About the LGAA

Welcome! We are a non-profit organization established in 1948 dedicated to the enrichment and support of the arts community. We feature monthly meetings with demos by well-known artists, member group shows, monthly peer art exhibits, contests, field trips, workshops, a plein-air group that goes on weekly outings, and a newsletter.

Meetings

LGAA General Meetings are held monthly on the Second Sunday, 1:00 - 3:00pm at 20 Cherry Blossom Lane at Congregation Shir Hadash in Los Gatos. It's a beautiful facility with ample parking and a wonderful meeting room. The meetings are free and open to the general public.

Shir Hadash See MAP for the location and directions.

August 11, 2019

Nancy Takaichi
Plein Air Painting and Tips

Nancy Plein Air Painting Nancy Takaichi will demonstrate painting en plein air and provide useful tips for a successful outing.

For additional details check the Meetings page.

At each meeting members are invited to bring a recent example of their work, which will be displayed in a Peer Gallery and voted on by members during the mid-meeting coffee break that includes light refreshments.

Near the end of the meeting our Awards Chairman announces the winners and presents the ribbons for three Artists of the Month. At the end of the year an Artist of the Year is chosen from the monthly winners based on a point system.

2019 Shows

The Fall Members' Juried Show JCC

show dates are October 11 - December 9 at the Addison-Penzak JCC in Los Gatos. Entries begin online Wednesday, August 14 at www.onlinejuriedshows.com. The deadline is Wednesday, September 4. The reception is Sunday, October 20, 4 - 6 p.m.

Prospectus: LGAA 2019 MJS PROSPECTUS

Refer to the Shows page for more details.

GBAO Reception June 28, 6-8pm GBAO exhbt

The Greater Bay Area Open (GBAO) is a juried competition and exhibition at the New Museum Los Gatos (NUMU). It is open to all artists throughout the greater bay area. The show dates are June 28 to September 8. Artist deadline is Friday, May 31. For details, the link to the prospectus is on the Shows page.

2019 Festivals

Triton Museum - Midsummer Multicultural Art Celebration
LGAA members' art is displayed on the Museum lawn area on Saturday, June 29th 12:00 noon - 7:00 p.m.
1505 Warburton Ave, Santa Clara.

Triton Midsummer Celebration

Saratoga Blossom Festival
The festival is Saturday, April 13 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Saratoga Heritage Orchard between the library and City Hall. LGAA members' art will be on display under the eaves of the Saratoga City Hall.