October 2015 Blog Posts (10)

5th Annual Will Rogers State Historic Park Art Show

Event Dates: 11/7/2015 - 11/7/2015

Location: Will Rogers State Historic Park

1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd.…

Added by Elena Roché on October 31, 2015 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Last Day to Enter

A quick reminder to all members. Today is the last day to enter the 2015 Call for Signature Members. Entries will not be accepted after Midnight, October 31, 2015 Pacific Time. No exceptions!

Added by Director, Signature Services on October 31, 2015 at 10:28am — No Comments

Topanga Autumn, Early Morning Plein Air, part 1

Early mornings in autumn are a great time for plein air painting in Southern California. The sun rises around 6:30 to 7 A.M. giving you a reasonable chance to capture that very delicate sunlight on the mountains. In the early morning the air temperatures are between high 60s and low 70s, just right, and the insects, like the Canyon Fly, are not out yet. Some mornings can be very misty providing the opportunity to create paintings with a hazy atmosphere. Other mornings bring low humidity and…


Added by Elena Roché on October 26, 2015 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

En Plein Air at King Gillette Ranch

I had a great time with my dear friends, the Allied Artists SMMS. A lot was happening at this plein air paint-out. Over twenty members and non-members joined us despite the hot weather.


I arrived…


Added by Elena Roché on October 23, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Art Renewal Center Exhibits

I'm writing you on behalf of the Art Renewal Center, and I wanted to notify the California Plein Air Painters about an exciting upcoming exhibition.  Every year, the ARC holds a Salon style arts competition for works of realism. This year, the winners are going to be exhibited at the European Museum of Modern Art in Spain next month. Our show will be exhibited alongside the very…

Added by Director, Signature Services on October 22, 2015 at 6:06pm — No Comments

Thanks to Art of the West Magazine; New Signature Member Publication Awards

It’s a pleasure to share the news that Art of the West Magazine has signed on as a Publication Sponsor for our 2015 Signature Membership Selection Event.


Join us as we celebrate the announcement of the following Awards for our 2015 Signature Member…


Added by Director, Signature Services on October 21, 2015 at 12:32pm — No Comments

The Signature Member Process; A Primer

This article is a general discussion of the Signature Member or Signature Artist process and is intended for those artists who have not yet gone through this procedure. In many organizations, Signature status is the highest level of achievement and reflects art that possesses professional caliber. Some organizations are now adding Masters levels as the ranks of Signature Members have swollen.

The beginning of the…


Added by Director, Signature Services on October 12, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

Make the Most of Your Event Postings

We urge all of you to take advantage of the many ways that CPAP can help promote your events, exhibits, workshops and other announcements.

One way is to post your event on our Events Page but don't stop there! You'll get lots more exposure if you also add a brief note about the event to our News Page. Search Engines are much…


Added by Director, Signature Services on October 11, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

Only Three Weeks Remaining

There are only three weeks remaining to enter your art and become a CPAP Signature Member. Entries close at midnight on October 31, PDT so don't wait.

Our friends at the California Art Club have two events of note going on. Their Call for Artists for the 105th Annual Gold Exhibition is coming to a close on October 16. They also have a Call for Artists out for an upcoming exhibit called Traversing the Globe…


Added by Director, Signature Services on October 10, 2015 at 4:17am — No Comments

CPAP Alliance with Art Renewal Center

We are very honored to be accepted as an affiliate of the Art Renewal Center, one of the largest and most respected sites online. Their site has over 5 million visitors annually and a membership of over 500,000. This will allow us to display and promote our major events on their site including CPAP Exhibits and Events. We strongly urge you to visit their site and take advantage of their many programs. Our posting appears…


Added by Director, Signature Services on October 2, 2015 at 4:13pm — No Comments

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