Welcome to the LGAA

We are a non-profit organization established in 1948 dedicated to the enrichment and support of the arts community.


LGAA General Meetings are held monthly on the second Saturday, 1:00 - 3:00pm at the Los Gatos Adult Recreation Center: 208 E. Main St., Los Gatos.

Meetings are free and open to the general public.

LGAA Meeting location

A well-known Bay Area artist presents a demonstration.

July 8, 2017: 1-3pm

Zoya Scholis
Abstract Art Demo in Acrylics Using a Palette Knife

August 12, 2017: 1-3pm

Peggy Milovina Meyer
Animal Portrait Demo using Colored Pencils

For additional details check the Meetings page.

Members are invited to bring a recent example of their work - which will be displayed in a Peer Gallery and voted on by members.

Near the end of the demonstration, our Awards Chairman announces the winners from the Peer Gallery and presents the ribbons for Artists of the Month.

2017 Shows

The Art in the Council Chambers is a show featuring members' artwork that runs from April 1 through June 29.

The Greater Bay Area Open (GBAO) is a juried competition and exhibition open to all artists throughout the greater bay area between Carmel and Napa and runs from June 15 to August 19.

Refer to the Shows page for more details.

Plein Air Group

The Los Gatos Art Association sponsors an outdoor painting event every Monday at selected locations. The schedule and location of future and previous events is found on the Plein Air page.


Current LGAA members are listed on the Members page. Many members have provided examples of their work and a link to their website.


the Palette is published every other month, starting in January. PDFs of the current and previous issues is available on the Membership page.
LGAA Members are encouraged to send newsworthy items to the Newsletter Editor for:
Member News - accolades, awards and achievements of our members;
Classes - future classes open to and of interest to our members;
Opportunities - shows and competitions open to our members (with contact for further details).


Membership is open to artists of all levels and art supporters. See the Membership page on how to join.