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Our members enjoy great benefits throughout the year. SOCALPAPA offers members demos by well-known professional artists, juried art shows and sales, weekly paint-outs, paint-aways to interesting locations outside of Orange County and a fun holiday party to end the year.
An initial artist membership is $70 for the first calendar year. Renewals are $45 in subsequent years.  Renewals can be made during the first quarter of the year,  thereafter the membership price reverts back to $70. 
We love our art patrons - your membership is a cool $35/year.
Student memberships are $35/year.
Join our group of enthusiastic outdoor painters - be part of the fun - and click here to sign up:

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Kevin Davidson
Kevin Davidson Demo - Water Color:  September 22, 2017                                                                                                    
Location:  Irvine Regional Park, Orange. 
For additional details, please click on the Events/Events Calendar.     

October 20: JoAnn Royal, location to be determined.


                         FEATURED ARTIST    Greg LaRock

"Making it look realistic, yet having a loose, painterly feel is my ultimate goal in a successful painting".

SOCALPAPA member Greg LaRock is also a signature member of LPAPA, AIS and ASMA. Greg has won numerous awards nationwide, is a sought-after instructor for workshops and inspiring teacher to our members during his now yearly demo.  We look forward to another session, Greg.

To learn more about Greg's work and his impressive list of professional recognitions, please click this button: Greg LaRock


BACK BAY ART SHOW & SALE - Juried Show Award Winners - July 14, 2017

Congratulations to the Award Winners! What Beautiful Work. Well over 1,000 people attended our Show and Sale.


1st Place - Janine Salzman - Canyon Morning                 2nd Place - Tony Salvo - Morning At Big Bend                 3rd Place - Steve Wang - Back Bay Reflections                 Hon.Mention - JoAnn Royal - Creeks Running  

            Hon.Mention - Al Carlson - Entrance Irvine Park     Hon.Mention - Steve Kell - Caspers Park                     Hon.Mention - James McGee - Gnarly Sycamore              Artists Choice Award - Sung Su - Refreshing Morning                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
   OC Parks Award - Terry Ann Stanley - Majestic Oak   Robinson Award - Terry Ann Stanley - Overcast Day at Back Bay                                Juror Gil Dellinger                     Patrons and Guests Viewing The Juried Show