About the La Jolla Art Association

La Jolla Art Association was established in 1918 with a mission to advance the appreciation of fine art in southern California by providing exhibitions and educational opportunities to artists and the public through classes, workshops, and presentations. To learn more click here

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La Jolla Art Association presents...


The La Jolla Art Association's upcoming Exhibit will run from August 6 - October 1 and will feature approximately 50 pieces of art by six artists. The media featured includes acrylic, watercolor, oil, mixed media, digital art, and photography. LJAA will host a reception featuring these artists on Thursday, August 18 from 4-6PM. 

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Below are two collages with samples of artwork by the six artists participating in the Exhibit.
Artists include: First collage from top to bottom: Jose Luis Nunez, Dan Kilgore and Chris Conroe.
Second collage top row, Mark Sherman.  Bottom row from L to R: Eileen Manell and Beverly Brock. 

La Jolla Art Association presents monthly art demonstrations in the LJCC Courtyard

A New artist will present every fourth Thursday of the month.

Next Demonstration: Julie Sanderson

 September 22, 2022

Demonstration will be from 4-6 PM.

These demonstrations are free and open to the public.

This month La Jolla Art Association will feature artist Julie Sanderson who will be demonstrating how to paint on silk. "Silk is the newest medium I have been exploring. The shimmering surface of silk and vibrant colors of fiber-reactive dyes seem a great way to share my scuba diving experiences. Diving as deep as 120 feet to explore old wrecks, beautiful fish and interesting creatures, I gather images and inspiration. For reference, I use my husband’s radiant underwater photographs taken on our trips around the world. Silk is also a perfect medium for flowers, other images and wearable art."

Registration is required. For further information and to register, please contact the Center at 858-459-0831 or click here to register via email.

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Photo Credit: Union Tribune, Alexander Oleksyn, Linda Velasquez