Terry Albert Thumbnail Painting Terry Albert
Lois Athearn
Amy Zoe's Website click here Amy Zoe Bekier
Doris Bertch Art dotcom Doris Bertch
Bird of Paradise Lori Chase
Pat Dispenziere Watercolor Artist Pat Dispenziere
Linda Doll
Dee Durbin Website Dee Durbin
"Lady in the Shadows" by Sharon Ford Sharon Ford
Memories of Virginia II Jane Genet
Girl With Hibiscus by Lois Goodman Lois Goodman
Still Life Ruth Hohberg
Alan Katof Alan Katof
Carol Mansfield
La Vonne Misner LaVonne Misner
La Jolla Sunset

Joyce Nash

Underwater Fantasy Janet Perkin
click here for Kathryn Peterson
The Art and Poetry of Mamto Sharma Mamta Sharma
91 Zen Garden Vita Sorrentino
Artwork by Lydia Velarde Lydia Velarde
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Carol Mansfield's 2017 first place award winner "Protest"

Welcome to the Award Winning*


*California Legislative Award
PO Box 291 Poway CA 92074

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High School Seniors: Scholarship Applications Online Now!
Apply before Monday, Midnight, March 12
$4000 awarded to six students in 2017
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First Place 2017-2018
Carol Mansfield

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Next Meeting: Tuesday, February 13th


Toni Williams

Tuesday March 13th

Social 12:30 pm
Demo 1 pm

about the meeting and
view more of Toni's art here


NCSFA Workshop Tuesday, February 27th

Sharon Ford
Painting on Slates

Details and to Register & Pay

Slate Tiles by Sharon Ford

Spring Fling
NCSFA Members and Scholarship Winner's One-Day Art Show and Reception with Music
Sponsored by the NCSFA and the Rancho Bernardo Friends of the Library
Saturday, April 7th
Show and Reception 1 - 3 pm (take in 11 am-12 pm)
Rancho Bernardo Library Community Room, upstairs

17110 Bernardo Center Dr

Come see the art of our scholarship winners! and bring paintings your own painting to display. If you have easels please bring them! Sign ups for your art is coming soon.

This event is free. The Rancho Bernardo Friends of the Library is generously hosting the reception.
The NCSFA will provide the art and set up the art show.

This event is being held by the library in appreciation for all of the local artists who have shared their personal art work at the Rancho Bernardo Library, celebrating local art and our scholarship artists. ayou, as artists are responsible for taking your art home with you when you leave. You may bring another NCSFA artists's artwork as long as they have entrusted you to be responsible for taking it back with you.

Vocalist, Emily Peterson, first place winner of the southern California Classical Singer competition and ranked third, nationally, for the American Prize Schorr Award, is scheduled to sing at the event.

Pictured: Pat Titus' Waterlilies and Emily Peterson, vocalist

Emily Peterson Clasical Singer

More NCSFA Workshops

Lori Chase's watercolor on this slate tile
Tuesday 12 - 3 pm at the Carmel Mountain Rec Center:
Feb 27, 2018 Sharon Ford  ~    painting on slates
March  27, 2018 Linda Doll ~  “Shadow and Light”
April 24, 2018 Chuck McPherson ~ "Abstract Workshop"
at right, Lori Chase's (Workshop VP) artwork on Slate

Sharon Ford featured at UBS

Sharon Ford Abstract Sharon Ford's acrylic painting on canvas Sharon Ford Abstract acrylic painting Sharon Ford abstract acrylic on canvas

Cheryl Boeller Rancho Bernardo Library

pictured at right: Cheyrl Boeller's
"Lake Wolford"
"Grandpa Joe"

You can combine your visit with a concert: Wednesday, Jazz OR Classical music, 6:15 pm
See the paintings and concert schedule online

Lake Wolford Garndpa Joe by Cheryl Boeller

Clink link to see more artwork from
anet Perkin's workshop, held in August

Near right: Vita Sorrentino
Far right Lydia Velarde

Vita's artwork Lydia's artwork

Paint Outs
Paint Outs Wednesdays(Usually) 9 - noon
Inland Painters Group invites the NCSFA to attend their local paint outs. Please feel welcome
Times and Locations posted weekly on Facebook

Art Trip Los Angeles County Museum of Art see Chagall photos HERE
Marck Chagall at work on a stage set Ahna with ballet costumes by Marc Chagall at LACMA Just Added: Photos of our trip to the LA County Museum of Art to see Chagall’s Fantasy of the Stage and much, much more

See PHOTOS of this incredible trip to LACMA

NCSFA MEMBERS' Escondido Art Show Coming November 2018
NCSFA Members Show More Artists awards here

Carol Mansfield's 2017 first place award winner "Protest"

Pat Titus' 2nd place winner, "Cielo Village

Lois Athearn's 3rd place winner, "Iban Tribesman on the Delok River"

First Place
Carol Mansfield

2nd place
Pat Titus 
"Cielo Village"

3rd place
Lois Athearn 
"Iban Tribesman on the Delok River"

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NCSFA Fair Award Winner 2017
NCSFA 2017 San Diego Fair Winner
Julie Bradbury Bennett, our $100 Awarded by the NCSFA for her oil painting "Enchanted Cove"
NCSFA Fair Award 2017 Julie Bradbury Bennett

Our Meeting Space:

Carmel Mountain Recreation Center
10152 Rancho Carmel Dr. San Diego 92128

There is ample close-in parking with no steps.
The meeting room is at the front of the building.
The room is equipped with a full kitchen.

Directions: Driving on Rancho Carmel Dr, turn at the stop light at Provencal Pl

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Carmel Mountain Rec Center 10152 Rancho Carmel Dr

Link Your Artist Website
MEMBERS: Have an artist's website? Contact the web administrator to get it linked on our website

MEMBERS: Teach workshops?
Link your to workshop website on our NCSFA Workshops page and also to our home page. One or two photos, and a one or two sentence general description of your school, should be supplied to accompany your workshop link and can be added or edited once a quarter.  The website will only post workshop links for members and also NCSFA sponsored workshops. No non-member workshops.

Tribute Virginia Cassidy

To our NCSFA members,

Virginia Cassidy, a  former member in NCSFA and one of our charter members in Poway Artists League, the organization which became North County Society of Fine Arts, died December 13, 2017.

Virginia’s art sometimes had a southwestern feeling and always had an original graphic sense. It sold at our exhibits at Poway Center for the Performing Arts.

She held leadership roles in our early organization and hosted tables for our scholarship teas.

photo at right: Virginia with Kirsten at Scholarship tea. Date unknown.

Virginia and Kirsten

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EVENTS AT A GLANCE (subject to change)
February 13th Demo Meeting Rec Center 12:30 -3PM Sherry Krull Beaton-Painting with Acrylics
February 27th Workshop by Sharon Ford slate with acrylics at Rec Center 12-3pm
March 5th Board Meeting at RB Library
March 13th Demo Meeting
March 27th Workshop at Recreation Center 12-3 pm Featuring Linda
April 2nd Board Meeting RB Library 1-3
April 7th Spring Fling Art Show
April 10th Demo Meeting
April 24th Workshop Watercolor Abstract by Chuck McPherson 12-3pm at Rec Center
May 8th Board Meeting RB Library 1-3
May 9th Demo Meeting Recreation Center