The Placerville Arts Association is El Dorado County’s oldest non-profit art group in continuous operation since it was formed in the early 1960’s. The current membership of approximately 190 includes both artists and patrons of the arts.
The purpose of Placerville Arts Association is to promote visual arts in the local community through art shows, exhibitions, art demonstrations, workshops, scholarships and art oriented field trips.
Placerville Arts Association provides community outreach programs by offering yearly scholarships to graduating high school seniors pursuing art related careers; awarding monetary grants to elementary school art programs; and donating a scholarship grant to the Sugarloaf Student Art Camp.
Our next general meeting will be April 19th at 1:30pm, at the Senior Center in Placerville.
Debbie Gualco will be our presenter this month. She draws and paints a wide variety of subject, including landscape, still life, portraits, and figures. She prefers to work from life, and paints in oil. She received her degree in Architecture from US Berkeley and is a founding partner of Reynolds Gualco Architecture and Interior Design. She recently founded Capital Artworks - Studio and Gallery in midtown Sacramento.
The show runs at the Government Center in Placerville from Monday, April 20, through Friday, April 24. Intake is Monday morning, April 20, from 8am to 9:30am. The reception and awards ceremony will be Friday afternoon, April 24, at 4pm after which the show will come down.