California Art League



General membership/demonstration meetings are held quarterly at the San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center in Tarzana.  Meetings are on the third Tuesday of the month, starting at 7pm. The SFVACC is located at 18312 Oxnard St., Tarzana, located one block east of Reseda Blvd., about 4 minutes drive north of the 101 Freeway. Visitors and guests are welcome to join us.

Board Meetings

Board meetings are on the second Tuesday of the month. All members are invited to participate in board meetings. There are many tasks that must be carried out to keep CAL viable and running, and we can use help. Contact Ken Ronney if you would like to help keep the club up and running.

Demo with Kevin Davidson

Ellen Slavett and Anna T. Kelly Ellen Slavett, left, receives her raffle prize, an oil painting titled "Narcissus" by Anna T. Kelly, right, on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. The CAL event featured Kelly who demonstrated her painting techniques and discussed her journey as an artist. Kelly, a highly accomplished painter, won CAL's Best of Show award at Red which is on exhibit at the Blinn House through March 10, 2017. You can enjoy more of Kelly's artwork on her website at

Upcoming events

    • 19 Feb 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 23 Apr 2018
    • 11:59 PM
    • SFV Arts and Cultural Center, 18312 Oxnard St., Tarzana, CA 91356

    The entry period for CAL''s summer National Open Exhibit "Expressions" is now open.  Full details can be found on the prospectus at CAL Expressions prospectus (2).docx.

    Entry will be by digital photos at  The exhibit is open to all artists in a wide variety of 2D and 3D mediums.  Artists in any location in the US are welcome to enter.  Membership in CAL is not required.

Past events

03 Oct 2017 Gold Medal Exhibit "Glow" Opens October 3, 2017
18 Jul 2017 Gold Medal Exhibit "Glow" is now open for entries
20 Jun 2017 June Demo meeting with Lisa Mozzini-McDill
10 Jun 2017 "Dreams" exhibit opening reception
09 Jun 2017 "Dreams" exhibit at the Blinn House
25 Apr 2017 "Whimsy" exhibit at SFV Arts and Cultural Center April 25 thru May 14
20 Apr 2017 CAL's Summer Juried Exhibit, "Dreams" open for entries
18 Apr 2017 April Demo with Linde Caughey
21 Mar 2017 March Demo with Kevin Davidson
21 Feb 2017 February Demo with Preston Craig
24 Jan 2017 Spring International Open Exhibit "Whimsy" open for entries
17 Jan 2017 January demo speaker Anna T. Kelly
03 Dec 2016 Winter Art Exhibit "Red!" at Blinn House
02 Nov 2016 Winter Art Exhibit "Red!" deadline for applications
29 Oct 2016 Artists' Reception for "Spirits of the Night"
25 Oct 2016 CAL's annual Gold Medal Exhibit, "Spirits of the Night"
18 Oct 2016 October 2016 Demo
04 Jun 2016 Reseda Rising Night Market and Art Fair
04 Jun 2016 "A Moment in Time" opening reception and awards presentation.
27 Feb 2016 "Art in a Free Society" opening reception
23 Feb 2016 "Art in a Free Society" exhibit opens, Feb 23 thru March 12
22 Feb 2016 CAL's upcoming Open Exhibit, "Art in a Free Society". Take-in Feb 22
16 Feb 2016 Feb Demo program "Photographing your paintings"
19 Jan 2016 January demonstrator and General Membership meeting
19 Dec 2015 "Fire and Ice" Reception at Blinn House, Pasadena
17 Nov 2015 November General membership/Demo meeting
20 Oct 2015 October general Membership / Demonstration Meeting
20 Oct 2015 Winter Art Exhibit "Fire and Ice" applications being accepted
19 Sep 2015 Gold Medal Artists Reception and Awards presentation Sept 19
15 Sep 2015 General membership meeting & demo Sept 15
15 Sep 2015 CAL's annual Gold Medal Exhibit
13 Sep 2015 Gold Medal exhibit take in Sept 13, noon to 2:00
11 Sep 2015 Exhibit take down At Blinn House Sept 11
04 Aug 2015 Jurying-in for all Associate and new members in August
16 Jun 2015 June 16 CAL Demo and General Membership Meeting
10 Jun 2015 Gold Medal Exhibit registration now open to CAL members
28 Mar 2015 Call to Artists: My Favorite Subject Open Juried Art Exhibit
08 Mar 2015 Take-down of "Native Beginnings" exhibit
06 Mar 2015 Take-down of "Short Stories" exhibit at Blinn House
21 Feb 2015 "Native Beginnings" Exhibit Opening Reception
17 Feb 2015 "Native Beginnings" Juried Art Exhibit
15 Feb 2015 Final weeks of "Short Stories" Exhibit at Blinn House
28 Sep 2014 Gold Medal Exhibit Opening Reception & Awards
27 Sep 2014 Gold Medal Art Exhibit at Blinn House
26 Sep 2014 Take in for "All That Glitters" gold medal exhibit
26 Sep 2014 "Summers Past" takedown and art pickup
12 Aug 2014 Jurying-in for Associate members
28 Jul 2014 Gold Medal Exhibit, Entries accepted thru Aug 20
27 Jun 2014 Open Exhibit "Summers Past": Runs thru Sept 26
22 Jun 2014 Summer General Membership meeting brunch and demonstration
19 Apr 2014 Celebrating Women Opening Reception
28 Mar 2014 Celebrating Women art exhibit
23 Feb 2014 CAL Winter Brunch with Demo
12 Feb 2014 Jury Day for Assoicates to become Exhibiting Member
01 Feb 2014 "Celebrating Women" Exhibit Applications
18 Jan 2014 In the City Exhibition: Reception/ No Host Bar and Sales
27 Oct 2013 October Membership Meeting with Vadim Zang
05 Oct 2013 "Magical " Reception
27 Sep 2013 Magical: A Small Works Exhibition; prospectus attached
01 Jul 2013 "Kaleidoscope" CAL Exhibiting Members Exhibition, prospectus attached
18 Jun 2013 General Membership Meeting
08 Jun 2013 CAL Open "Journeys" Reception
08 Jun 2013 CAL Open Exhibition, Journeys (Prospectus Attached)
05 Jun 2013 CAL Board Meeting: Special Jurying for new Associate Members
16 Apr 2013 Quinton Bemiller to demo at CAL Membership Meeting on April 16
19 Mar 2013 Paul Melzian to demo at CAL Membership Meeting, March 19
09 Mar 2013 CAL Annual Gold Medal Show
19 Feb 2013 February Membership Meeting 2013
12 Feb 2013 Jurying of Associate members to become Exhibiting Members
27 Jan 2013 California Art League Annual Luncheon
09 Jan 2013 January Board Meeting
16 Dec 2012 Field trip to the Getty Villa
20 Nov 2012 November Membership Meeting
17 Nov 2012 Small Works Show and Holiday Sale
16 Oct 2012 CAL October Membership Meeting
19 Jun 2012 General Membership Meeting
03 Jun 2012 Summer Exhibition
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