June 2020 Newsletter and On-line Meeting Information

Concord Art Association is a California 501c3 non-profit organization
June 2020
Volume 20  •  Issue 6
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Special Evening Meeting - Tuesday, June 9th

In order to provide more creative experiences for CAA members this summer, the Board of Directors has decided to add a second meeting in June. Join Board Members Lisa Fulmer and Catherine Hensiek on Zoom at 6pm on Tuesday, June 9th. Learn to create Artist Trading Cards-ATCs and to display them in hand-made books. Meeting registration information will be sent to members later this month. Above are ATCs by Catherine, using hand-carved stamps and oil crayons on watercolor paper.

Saturday Meeting - June 27th on Zoom!
Guest Artist - Diane Williams
Join CAA Members on Saturday, June 27th at 1:30pm for a talk by renowned Bay Area artist and instructor, Diane Williams, MFA. During her presentation, Diane will share images of her recent work and talk about her creative process. Diane is known for her very large-scale mixed media pieces. Her work is in collections such as: California State University, Sacramento, and CEO World Market, Oakland. Diane teaches at a number of studios including IANI in Benicia. Her work has won awards at many juried exhibitions throughout the years.

Please visit her website for a magical journey through a distinguished body of work. Meeting registration information will be sent to members later this month.

Expand Your Artistic World - Join the CAA Board!

The CAA Board of Directors is recruiting for a ninth board member. If you would like to hang out with other artists, work as a team member on exciting projects that benefit CAA and our community, enhance your leadership skills, and connect more deeply with artists in our area, please consider applying for the position. All CAA Board members are unpaid volunteers, but we receive incalculable benefits from the friendship and support we receive from each other.

For this position we are seeking someone with background in bookkeeping or accounting or as a treasurer of a non-profit. This Board member will back up our current Treasurer and learn all about how she handles CAA finances. If you are interested in meeting with current Board members to discuss the position, please email concordartassociation@yahoo.com.
NEW Members Only Benefit!
Sell Your Art Online at MadeinConcord.com

Lisa Fulmer is offering CAA members a special FREE trial opportunity in June to sell one piece of art on her newly redesigned and fabulous Made in Concord website. 

After the trial, CAA members will receive an exclusive discount on listing fees as well as the commission. Lisa is looking for art and craftwork in many categories in order to create a delightful online shopping experience for anyone looking to buy from local area artists.
Teaching Opportunity
Be a Guest Artist for Concord Live!

CAA is co-sponsoring with the City of Concord and Visit Concord a guest artist every month for the City's Facebook event, Concord Live! For June, we are seeking an artist who can lead a painting demo for a diverse group that may include those picking up a paintbrush for the first time. If you have experience teaching in an online environment and have great ideas for a fun and fast-paced program, please contact Catherine Hensiek at chensiekartist@yahoo.com for details. CAA will pay a stipend to the selected artist.