PAA1st Place "The Band"

PAA1st Place "The Band"

by Joyce Campbell

PAA 2nd Place "Belonging"

PAA 2nd Place "Belonging"

by Phillippa MacDuff

PAA 3rd Place "Sea Creature"

PAA 3rd Place "Sea Creature"

by Sherry Lynn Morris

Honorable Mention "Mother Lode Cowboy"

Honorable Mention "Mother Lode Cowboy"

by Lucille van Ommering

Honorable Mention "The Natural World"

Honorable Mention "The Natural World"

by Cheryl Gleason

Honorable Mention "Untitled (#54)"

Honorable Mention "Untitled (#54)"

by Elizabeth Dolbec-Oliveras

Award of Merit "Morning Has Broken"

Award of Merit "Morning Has Broken"

by Randy Honerlah

Award of Merit "Aria Las Vegas"

Award of Merit "Aria Las Vegas"

by Darrell OSullivan

Award of Merit  "Crazy Day on the Tower Bridge"

Award of Merit "Crazy Day on the Tower Bridge"

by Gerrit van Ommering

Award of Excellence "Delta Smelt w/Poppies"

Award of Excellence "Delta Smelt w/Poppies"

by Adrianna Griffin

Award of Excellence "Midnight Bloom""

Award of Excellence "Midnight Bloom""

by Hannan & Alana Nicholsn van Altena

Award of Excellence "Recovery"

Award of Excellence "Recovery"

by Joyce Sakato Rau

Anita Wolff Award "Dog Beach"

Anita Wolff Award "Dog Beach"

by Jeannine Bringman

Best Of Show "Kitchen Chaos 1"

Best Of Show "Kitchen Chaos 1"

by Karen Burns

WELCOME

Placerville Arts Association (PAA) Placerville Arts Association promotes the creative work of its members, provides opportunities for sharing ideas among artists, and invites public interest through a variety of visual art events.

Placerville Arts Association provides community outreach programs by offering yearly monetary grants to local school art programs.

Placerville Arts Association is the oldest non-profit art group in El Dorado County in continuous operation since the early 1960s.

The current membership includes both artists and patrons of the arts.

Current Events

PAA 56th National Mother Lode Art Exhibition

Show has closed, but you can still view it online:

View Entire Show online at www.paa.gallery

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PAA Holiday Brunch

Dec. 14, 2022

10 am

Join us on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 10:00 AM to celebrate the holiday’s with our annual PAA Holiday Brunch.  This year brunch will be at Buttercup Pantry in Placerville.  We will order from the menu and Buttercup Pantry has graciously agreed to separate checks.  No need to pay in advance this year, but Cathy Keil, our brunch organizer extraordinaire,  would appreciate a text to 530-333-3699 or an email to cathy.keil@sbcglobal.net with your RSVP.  Your plus one is welcome.  Please let Cathy know in your RSVP, the number that will be in your party.  Speaking of parties, we will be doing an art gift exchange this year.  Wrap up a piece of your art, real pretty and we will party on with an exchange.

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Board Meeting

No board meeting in December 2022

2023 Board Meetings

Everyone invited to attend.

Raley's Conference Center, 166 Placerville Drive,

10am

Jan. 6, Feb. 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, Sept. 8, Nov. 3
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Tuesday "Art Time" 

at the Placerville Senior Center is Back!

Tuesdays, from 9:30-noon,

in the large Crafts Room.

Come draw, paint, share ideas, art or knowlege, or just come to visit with other artists. There are tables, chairds and a sink for clean up. If you are painting, please consider bringing a table covering. All PAA members are welcome. 937 Spring Street. Questions! Contact Carolyn Cunningham ar (909) 525-5774.

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Membership

Your membership dues are vital to PAA and are due in January of each year. The dues cover our expenses which include, paying program presenters, offering member shows, paying show judges and insurance. Member dues are $35 for an individual and $60 for a couple. 

See more >>

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PAA Monthly Meeting

January 16, 2023

Monday

2:30 - 4:30 pm

IN PERSON!

at the Senior Center, 937 Spring St, in Placerville

A presentation will be given by PAA member and teacher, Joyce Martin. "FROM INSPIRATION TO COMPOSITION."  She will focus on oil painting but will relate the concepts to all media and processes.

View past meetings on youtube >>

Future meeting dates:

Feb. 30, March 20, April 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20

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