Our mission is to promote creative expression in the pictorial and allied arts by fostering high standards, extending appreciation and encouraging cooperation and camaraderie among artists.
Membership is open to all artists and art supporters by application on the Membership page.
LGAA members (or those considering membership) as well as guests are welcomed to attend to watch the demo and meet the members.For additional details check the Meetings page.
Although she now works full time as an artist, Julia earned her Ph.D. in microbiology and worked for many years as a research scientist. She said, "My training in science taught me to observe carefully, which is crucial for a painter."
Julia has studied privately and in workshops with Suzanne Welch, Warren Chang, Mary Whyte, Susan Lyon and Rose Frantzen.
She is a member of Oil Painters of America and the California Art Club and lives and paints in San Jose, California.
Alvin is an accomplished transparent watercolor painter of still-life and landscape paintings.
He attended the Academy of Art in San Francisco with a full-time scholarship.
Over 35 years in advertising, design, illustration and corporate identities, earned him numerous awards and recognition in the San Francisco Bay Area.
He has accumulated many awards and ribbons since returning to his love of fine art in watercolor paintings after his retirement from Graphic Design in the mid 1990s. He is a signature member of California Watercolor Association.
Fall Members Juried Show
Dates: November 8 - January 6
Reception/Awards: November 13, 1:00-3:00pm
Juror: Mike Bailey, AWS/NWS
Location: Addison-Penzak JCC