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Welcome to the Award Winning* NCSFA
*California Legislative Award
PO Box 291 Poway CA 92074
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|First Place 2017
"Behind the Blue Doors"
|Vita Sorrentino "San Andreas"
Best of Show January 2017
Bargain selling art supplies: Sat, Sep 9, 9 am-1:00 pm
At JoLind's home. "Plein aire easel, a backpack, pastel and w/c papers, quality wood block tools and fine wood blank boards and paper, wet canvas carriers canvases, and various artist's paintings, mine and others, I can't take with me." Jo Lind
Next Meeting Tuesday, September 12th
The Value of Values
1 pm meeting
pictured at left: "Portrait of an American Woman", 84" x 60"
by Stephanie Goldman
Tuesday, Sept 19 Members Only
OFFSITE, upstairs at the Rancho Bernardo Library, 17110 Bernardo Center Dr
Check back for Time. Questions? Contact Informal Critique Chair Doris Bertch
NCSFA Members Show. October 2017
Entry Deadline Monday, September 25th!
Escondido Municipal Gallery
Complex: Expressions Gallery. Sue Ann Daffara and Pat Titus,
Show Coordinators. 262 E Grand Ave, Escondido, CA 92025, Open Tuesday and Thursday - Saturday, 11 am - 4 pm.
Juror Michael Steirnagle
Reception Saturday, October 14th, 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Awards presentation at 6 p.m., please bring finger food.
Prospectus and to register online
Pictured at left: First Place 2016: Cheryl Boeller, Lake Wohlford
Scholarships for 2017 totalled $4000
The NCSFA Scholarship Committee, Margaret North, Jan Bowersox, Sue Ann Daffara and Sharon Ford received applications from six of the nine local high schools. We selected and awarded 6 scholarships of various amounts. We had $4000 total this year to divide amongst these very talented student applicants. Read more here
Would you please consider making a scholarship donation? It is 100% deductible. Anything you can give is greatly appreciated
NCSFA Award Winners 2017 CLICK HERE to for more Award Images
|Best of Show 2017
First Place 2017
"Behind the Blue Doors"
NCSFA 2017 San Diego Fair Winner
Julie Bradbury Bennett, our
$100 Awarded by the NCSFA
for her oil painting "Enchanted Cove"
Our Meeting Space:
Link Your Artist Website
|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.
Driving on Rancho Carmel Dr,
turn at the stop light at Provencal Pl
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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.
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EVENTS AT A GLANCE (subject to change)
Sept 11 Board Meeting 1-3 RB Library
Sept 12 First Demo Meeting -Stephanie Goldman-"The Value of Values" 12:30-3pm
Sept 19 Informal Critique presented by Doris Bertch at the RB Library 12-3pm
NCSFA Art Show Entry Deadline Monday, September 25th
Sept 26 Mixed Media workshop featuring Claire Lise Anderegg at Recreation Center
October 2nd Board Meeting 1-3pm at the RB Library
October 10th Demo Meeting at the Recreation Center featuring Roberta Dyer
October 24th Workshop by Christine Bowman at Recreation Center 12:00-3:00pm Soft Pastel
November 6th Board Meeting 1-3 RB Library
November 14th Demo Meeting Chuck Mc Pherson demonstrating Abstract Watercolor
December 12th Café Merlot
January 8th Board Meeting 1-3 RB Library
January 9th Demo Meeting 12:30 to 3PM at Recreation Center Featuring Sally Phillip
February 5th Board Meeting at RB Library
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 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