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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.

CALENDAR - 2014

September 26: CAA Member Meeting – MatJames Metson

November 21: CAA Member Meeting

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

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Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be held on September 26, 2014, 10:30am – 1pm.

Guest Artist: Matjames Metson

Matjames Metson is an accomplished self-taught Assemblage Artist. He is an intuitive artist that rescues images and found objects and creates new, repurposed and intricately hand-crafted and embellished, woodworking assemblage and collage structures from them. Metson crafts his pieces by hand, using chairs, cigar boxes, corks, credenzas, keys, knives, mousetraps, nails, vintage photographs, pencils, toys, wooden rulers, wooden matches and various other objects to tell his haunting tales. more...

This meeting will be held at the Pickwick Gardens Conference Center in Burbank. Directions are included at the bottom of the Meetings page.

CAA Presents Layered – Member Juried Exhibition

June 14 – July 1, 2014

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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.