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“Sand, Sea, Surf” by Robert Merchant Opening Reception for the two artists is on Sunday, October 21st 3-5 PM Upon graduating from Pacific High school in San Bernardino and serving in the Army and getting married Robert was awarded a full scholarship at a prestigious school of...

Artist reception September 22nd from 3-5 pm When I was little, I blew through reams of paper drawing people and animals. Back in New York, a neighbor taught me to paint with oils, and I was on my way to becoming a famous artist I moved on...

Hello there.  I’m Kris Bussard, RAA’s new President. In her final article, our outgoing President, Maggie Macro, noted that she “stood on the shoulders of giants.”  Boy, I can certainly agree with that!  We have been blessed with amazing volunteers, and at the top of the...

Reception on Saturday, Sept 8, 3-5pm Holly Warner is a Yucaipa native who began selling vibrant watercolor, acrylic, and mixed media paintings in 2016. Holly believes that a painting should offer more than a snapshot of a scene. It should accomplish what a cell phone picture...

Thursday nights from 7 - 9 pm: Aug 9, 23, 30 Sept 6, 13 Fee $95    RAA members $70 Holly Warner is offering a watercolor class for beginning through advanced artists. Each week we will explore a new theme and applied technique. This session will cover: sunsets...

Taught by Rusty Parenteau Saturday September 22, 11am -4pm Drawing and coloring are some of my earliest memories. In my early teen years. I seriously wished I could learn how to draw people.  As it happened, my brother in law was studying for his mortuary science exam...

Growing up in the Inland Empire, I showed an early interest in art.   I sketched and painted all through elementary, junior and high school.   Taking the occasional art class.   During that time I also played football for 5 years and graduated from Eisenhower High School...

Joint Show: Shirlee Fisher & Amber Marie Smith Amber Marie Smith was born in Redlands, California. She graduated in 2011 from California State University: Long Beach with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Ceramics. After graduating she stayed at Cal State Long Beach for a...

Opening Reception: Saturday June 30, 3 to 5pm I am looking forward to being the featured artist June 30 to July 25. For those of you who don’t know me, let me introduce myself. I grew up in Southern California drawing the animals and mountains and...

What an amazing year it has been serving as your president.  I "stood on the shoulders of giants", as past president Liz Coviello laid the groundwork for the successful year we have had. We have overcome some challenges too. We have continued our adjusted opening hours;...