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The specific purpose of Collage Artists of America is to promote interest and participation in, and the study, appreciation and support of, collage, assemblage and related mixed-media art by providing resources such as educational programs, instructional workshops and art exhibits to its members and the public.


CAA Juried Member Exhibition:
A Material World
February 6–26, 2015

2015 General Meetings:
January 23
March 27
May 29
September 18
November 20

Time: Fridays, 10:30 am–1:00 pm at the SFV Arts & Cultural Center

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Next Meeting

Friday, March 27, 2015, 10:30am – 1pm * NEW LOCATION FOR 2015!

Guest Artist: Lorraine Bubar

Lorraine Bubar is an artist, art educator and passionate advocate for the arts. She studied art, biology and animation at UCLA and Yale and worked for many years in the animation industry, creating special effects and animation for television commercials, feature films and film titles.Throughout her animation career, Lorraine's watercolor paintings were shown in numerous exhibitions. She is currently an exhibiting artist at TAG, The Artists' Gallery in Santa Monica's Bergamot Station and at Chemers Gallery in Tustin, California. 

Lorraine is currently working in the art of papercutting. Using simple materials and tools, she cuts and layers papers to create intricate artworks. More info...

Studio Visit: MorYork

The Studio and Gallery of Clare Graham

April 16, 2015

Join us on a journey of discovery as we explore the wonderland that is Clare Graham's world. A life-long collector, Clare creates remarkable and delightful large-scale sculptures, artwork and furniture from his vast store of unusual materials: bottle caps, buttons, tin cans, dominos, scrabble tiles, and much more.

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This is a CAA members-only event. Participation is limited. Maximum number of attendees is 25 on a first-come basis.  Directions, parking and area information (shops, galleries, restaurants) will be sent to participants upon receipt of payment.

CAA Presents A Material World – Juried Member Exhibitition

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February 6-26, 2015

Creative Arts Center Gallery, Burbank, CA 91506

Our esteemed juror, Stas Orlovski, selected a very eclectic, contemporary show for the Burbank Creative Arts Center Gallery venue. For images of the award-winning art, see A Material World exhibit page.

CAA Presents Layered – Member Juried Exhibition

June 14 – July 1, 2014

View images of all the winning entries

The Juror of Selection and Awards was Caryl M. Christian Levy, whose artistic expertise encompasses a range of mediums including painting, music, performance, and printmaking. More details...

CAA Presents Squared –  Juried Open Online Exhibit

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May 1 - July 1, 2014

Collage Artists of America opens its 2014 Exhibit Schedule with a Premier Event

View images of all the winning entries

All pieces can be viewed at: onlinejuriedshows.com

CAA Scholarship Award

To maintain ties to the community and to promote the study of collage, Collage Artists supports an annual scholarship for a deserving art student.

2014 Scholarship Winner: Ashley Mistriel

Ashley Mistriel is a graduate student at California State University, Northridge. She uses collage, transfers and illustration to create simple yet profound images that reflect the themes that revolve around the importance of family as a unit. In 2008, Ashley was accepted into the CSU Summer Arts Residency in Florence, Italy. In 2009, she received a BA in Illustration from CSUN. Ashley's work has been featured in American Illustration issues 31 and 32, and at several galleries in the Los Angeles area.

We are pleased to grant Ashley Mistriel the 2014 Collage Artists of America Scholarship Award, and look forward to following her career.