MEMBERSHIP - JOIN NOW
Our members enjoy great benefits throughout the year. SOCALPAPA offers members demos by well-known professional artists, juried art shows and sales, weekly paint-outs, paint-aways to interesting locations outside of Orange County and a fun holiday party to end the year.
Membership is $65 per calendar year. Renewals are made during December and January of each year. Please be aware that should you choose to join our group late in the year, or renew late, we will be unable to grant an extension of the fee into the following year.
We love our art patrons - your membership is a cool $35/year. Student memberships are $35/year.
Join our group of enthusiastic outdoor painters - be part of the fun - and click here to sign up: Member Signup / Information
BACK BAY JURIED ART SHOW & SALE
In Partnership with the Newport Bay Conservancy and Orange County Parks
JURIED SHOW: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12 THROUGH FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2018
DISPLAY SHOW & SALE: SATURDAY/SUNDAY OCTOBER 20 AND 21, 2018
Show participation is open to Members only.
Muth Interpretive Center, 2301 University Drive, Newport Beach.
For additional details, rules and the Prospectus
, click here: Documents
Artists who were accepted to participate in the Back Bay Weekend Exhibit and Sale may submit images to www.onlinejuriedshows.com between September 2 and September 23 for the juried portion of the event. Be sure to read the Prospectus carefully before submitting your images.
FEATURED ARTIST John White
John is an award winning artist born and raised in Southern California. He has been drawing and painting his entire life and studied graphic design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. After a long career in design and advertising, John retired to spend time painting, both studio and plein air. He also heads up the advertising program at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles.
John participates in plein air competitions all over the western states and participates in various shows. John is a member of Oil Painters of America, Southern California Plein Air Painters Association, Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, National Acrylic Painters Association and the California Art Club.
To see more of John's art, please click here: John White Studios
First Impression 9x12 Finished Art: First Light - Seine River 24x30 First Impression 12x9 Finished Art: Threading The Needle 24x18