General Meeting – Saturday, February 18, 2017

PRAA General Meeting

Saturday, February 18, 2017 10:00 – 1200

Join us for the February 18, 2017 Paso Robles Art Association general meeting to hear all that is new and to give your input and ideas.  We will start at 10:00am with new member docent training followed at 10:30 with our general meeting.  At 11:00 we will have a special presentation from Liz Hudson.  Please enter through the bright yellow door on Railroad Street as Studios on the Park is closed at that time.

The artist Elizabeth Hudson is painter who enjoys acrylic abstract to oil landscapes. She has painted on canvas, board, wall murals, wine barrels and a utility box for the City of SLO. Having a love of travel, many of her works are inspired by the places around the world she has visited. She attended many supplemental art classes growing up and graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in graphics. Since then she attended many workshops to further her knowledge including private mentorship with Leigh Hyams in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Her works has been shown in the San Luis Obispo art museum and participates in Open Studios through Arts Obispo. 

Elizabeth currently lives in Paso Robles with her husband and two young daughters and works out of her backyard art studio. 

“My presentation will cover: When I was able to call myself an artist and how I continue to grow creatively.”


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Gallery Shows 2017

PRAA  invites you to 1st Saturday Art Receptions and monthly exhibits with opportunities to bring home original artworks from Central Coast Artists!

January – Oceans  Reception Saturday, January 7, 2017

February – Masquerade  Reception Saturday, February 4, 2017, 5-7pm

March – Color  – Reception Saturday, March 4, 2017, 5-7pm

April – LIGHT – Art Reception April 1, 2017, 5-7pm

May – Love  – Art Reception May 6, 2017, 5 -7pm

June – Crowds –Art Reception June 3, 2017, 5 -7pm

July – American Spirit  – Art Reception 2nd Saturday, July 8th, 2017  Four Freedoms from President Roosevelt’s speech to the US congress in 1942. Norman Rockwell struggled with these lofty ideals and brought them to the American public in his folksy style.

Today, artist bring form to feelings and visualize the Four Freedoms in new ways.

Four Essential Human Freedoms

Freedom of speech and expression –

Freedom of every person to worship in their own way –

Freedom from want – economic understandings to secure a healthy peacetime life for it inhabitants –

Freedom from fear –

August – Extreme

Art Reception August 5, 2017 – 5-7pm

September – The Artist’s Choice

Art Reception – Saturday, September 2, 2017

The artist gives form to feelings and the unknown,

and refreshes our vision to see the world in new ways.

October – Costume

Costume Party – Reception Saturday, October 7,2016

November – Treasures – Open Theme

Reception – Saturday, November TBD, 2017

December – Holiday Treasures – Open Theme

Holiday Party – Reception – Saturday. December 2, 2017

Pick Up – New Show Bring In – Tuesday, January 2, 2018, 4-6pm