The Los Gatos Art Association

is a non-profit organization dedicated to the enrichment and support of the arts community.

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.

Monthly meetings are held where artists can interact and make connections, followed by an art demonstration.

The LGAA also sponsors major annual shows, a weekly Plein Air group and participates in several Bay Area artist exhibitions and community galleries.

Where we meet:

All General Meetings are held at the Los Gatos Adult Recreation Center: 208 E. Main St., Los Gatos.

Member Benefits include:

  • a Bi-monthly Newsletter
  • inclusion of Member Artists' Website links on our Members Gallery page
  • eligibility to participate in the monthly Peer Review
  • opportunity to volunteer for committees, local art events and association activities

Membership Dues

(due January 1st - based on calendar year):

Membership Type Annual Dues
Individual $45
Senior (65 & over) $40
Student (18 & under) $25
Family - one membership
+ $15 for each additional member

New Members joining mid-year:

April - December - $34.
July - December - $23.
October - December - $12.

Membership purchase/renewal:

To become a member or renew your membership, download the Membership Application Form, print it, fill it out and mail it in with your check
OR
download the Membership Application Form, print it, fill it out and mail it in and click the checkbox below, which reveals the PayPal button to pay online.

By applying for membership (or renewal) in the Los Gatos Art Association, I agree to abide by the aims and purposes of the Association as set forth by the by-laws.

2017 LGAA Officers

President: Jeff Chase
Vice President: John GIannotti
Recording Secretary: Jane Loomis
Treasurer: Syd Dunton
Corresponding Secretary: Helen Scheel
Membership: Ali Seif
Newsletter Editor: Linda Oberquell
Webmaster: Marilyn Loomis
Parliamentarian: Maralyn Miller
Historian: Betty McGuire

Committee Chairs

Awards: Vernon Dittenbir & Betty McGuire
Programs: Open Position (Helen Scheel, temporary chairperson) Helen Scheel
Publicity: Jane Loomis
Plein AIr: Rebecca Lillis White
Los Gatos Museums Liaison: Elke Groves

LGAA Newsletter

the Palette is published every other month, starting in January. 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).

At this time we do not seek or accept advertising in the Palette.

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