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"

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NEXT Informal Critique
Tuesday, March 20th, 12:30 pm at the RB Library
Members Only
OFFSITE, upstairs at the Rancho Bernardo Library, 17110 Bernardo Center Dr

NCSFA Workshops
Tuesday 12 - 3 pm at the Carmel Mountain Rec Center:

NCSFA Workshop March 27th

Linda Doll
“Shadow and Light”

Read more or sign up and pay, here

Linda Doll watercolor, "Text Talk"

Spring Fling Art Show and Reception, Saturday, April 7th
no cost to artist
To better assist you, please sign up by Friday March 23. Deadline March 30th but there will be less online assistance after March 23

NCSFA Members and Scholarship Winners, RB Library Exhibiting Artists
One-Day Art Show and Reception with Music
Sponsored by the NCSFA and the Rancho Bernardo Friends of the Library

Show and Reception 1 - 3 pm (take in 11 am-12 pm)
1:30-1:50 pm vocalist Emily Peterson with pianist Anna Dunford
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, as well as a miniature piece. 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. You, 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 at 1:30 pm. She will be accompanied by pianist Anna Dunford. Read more about the musicians on the sign up page.

REGISTER HERE: Registration Form. It is more important to know if you are participating than what your piece is. Artists will fill out labels at entry. This show is for NCSFA members, scholarship winners and other artists who have displayed their work at the RB

Pat Titus' Waterlilies
Emily Peterson Clasical Singer
Emily Peterson, vocalist
Anna Dunsford, pianist
Anna Dunford, pianist

Next Meeting: Tuesday, April 10th


Carol Thomason
Abstract Acrylic

Tuesday April 10th

Social 12:30 pm
Demo 1 pm

about the meeting and Carol here

Lines Of Communicatin by Carol Thomason

Art Trip Laguna Art Museum and Hilbert Museum Sign up now, Read more HERE
Tony Dulap's famous Minimalist work

Saturday, April 21
Minimalism to Movies

Laguna Art Museum, Tony Delap
Hilbert Museum, Motion Picture and Animation

Sign Up, for more information, and to pay, Here

George James California Artist at the Hilbert Museum

NCSFA Workshop April 24, 2018

Chuck McPherson
"Abstract Workshop"

Read more or sign up and pay, here

Chuck McPherson's absstracted painting
Previous Workshop: Sharon Ford Taught "Painting on Slate". These works can be included in--addition to your larger sized artworks--in the Spring Fling Art Show. See more photos HERESlates done in Sharon Ford's Workshop

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

The NCSFA will be demonstrating for the fair on Wed, June 27th. If you would like to participate in this fun outing to represent  our group, please contact Sharon Ford  Thanks!

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

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"

Would you please consider making a scholarship donation? It is 100% deductible. Anything you can give is greatly appreciated
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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.

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EVENTS AT A GLANCE (subject to change)
March 20th Inforal Critique at the RB Library
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
June 27th Fair demonstrating -- contact Sharon to participate