Mendocino County Art Association (MCAA) is the oldest art association in Mendocino County. Artists of all media, skill levels and interests are welcome to join our group for inspiration, support and camaraderie.
On these pages, you will find the many benefits available to members (from education programs to an Open Studio). We would love to have you join and participate in as many activities as possible.
Navigate through our website by clicking on the navigation menu items to the left of any page or on most underlined text. Remember to reload the page to make sure you are viewing the most recent information, because things can change.
Let's make our Treasurer happy and get those dues in as soon as possible. Remember, benefits for Members include discounted fees for attending the education events and getting preferential treatment when a class is limited in size.
This item is a long-term project undertaken by the Mendocino College and I've been asked to help share the details with our members. You may want to become personally involved, or know someone that can use this information. Many of us have have taken classes at the college and it remains a vital resource to the entire community. -Svetlana
Click HERE for the letter from Doug Browe, Gallery Director of Mendocino College, that has details about the Phoenix Project.
at our November meeting and Svetlana made a collage with her own personal impressions of the artwork shared. If you were there, you know what a great day it was...and if you missed it, we hope this will encourage you to join us in 2019. Click HERE to see the collage.
there will be a show at the Corner Gallery in March featuring California sculptor GG Wasserman. Don't miss it!
nor a coordinator for our educational offerings, Svetlana will send out a bulletin to the membership each month with dates for our upcoming events and programs.
Details with specific instructions on registration and costs, if applicable, will be included as they become available. The bulletins will also be posted on this website under Newsletters.
in MCAA is the ability to hang seven or more of your paintings in local banks and shops for up to two months! The artists are responsible for hanging and removing their artwork, and the locations do not participate other than providing a place to show off your talent. Member Shows information can be found on the Member Benefits page.
...has shared some resources that may be helpful to artists now and in the future:
The Community Foundation of Mendocino County supports relief efforts at NCO, Inc. and NCO may be able to link you to local resources.
The Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF+) has emergency relief grants and interest-free loans available for eligible artists working in craft disciplines. Guidelines and eligibility are available on the CERF+ website. The application process is quick and easy, with a rapid response of 2 weeks to give artists the help they need as soon as possible.
The Joan Mitchell Foundation's Emergency Grant Program is available for painters and sculptors who have suffered physical losses due to a natural disaster that relate to their artistic practice. Click here to learn more.
MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. A directory of resources for musicians and other artists is available on the MusiCares website.