California Art Club

88th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition
Ayres Hall at the Los Angeles Arboretum in Arcadia is the site for the 88th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition of paintings and sculptures by California's Contemporary-Traditional artists. One hundred twenty artists are exhibiting approximately 200 paintings and sculptures through June 22, 1997. Ayres Hall will be open daily during the Exhibition from 9:00AM to 4:30PM.
First Place Medals were granted at the awards ceremony on June 14 to: Daryl Bryant in the Still Life category for Bean Jug; Steve Huston in the Portrait/Figure category for The Goldon Boy; Roo Li in the Seascape/Marine category for Resurgance; Joseph Mendez in the Landscape category for New Mexico Winter. (Right: CAC president Peter Adams exchanges affections; Below: Joseph Mendez with a student)
The Best of Show award was granted to Jove Wang for a 48 x 72 inch painting titled Father.
Ribbons were also awarded to Peter Adams, John Asaro, Donna Barnes-Roberts, John Bohnenberger, Neil Boyle, Kanya Bugreyev, Don Durborow, Esther Engelman, William George, Dan Goozee', Rick Humphrey, Jack Johnson, Marguerite Lyons, Stephen E. Mirich, Bobbie Moline-Kramer, Daniel Pinkham, Alexey Steele and Rosita H.Tseu.
The Exhibition was juried by California Art Club Signature Members: Louise DeMore, David Jonas, Alexander V. Orlov, Joyce Pike and Beatrice Stuart.
The Resource Library Magazine and Traditional Fine Arts Online, Inc. are underwriters of the Exhibition. (Above: members and guests enjoying the exhibition; Right: CAC vice-president Stephen Mirich with artist member Karl Dempwolf)
The California Art Club, established in 1909, is the Western United States' largest art association with approximately 250 artist members and 750 patron members. Membership is currently closed to additional artists, however patrons may join this excellent association by calling 1-310-583-9009.
CAC publishes a monthly newsletter with scholarly articles, calendar of events and citations on artist members' awards, exhibitions and publications. Monthly meetings are held on the first Sunday of the month. Founders of TFAOI have been advocates, financial patrons and volunteers for CAC events for the past three years.
Address: California Art Club / P.O. Box 92555 / Pasadena, CA 91109-2555 / PH: 818/583-9009.
(Above right: Elaine Adams (left) with Dan Pinkham and an unidentified member;
Above: Barbara Hazeltine with Emma, mother of Elaine Adams.)

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