Welcome

Dedicated to Advancing Education and Appreciation of Art

California Legislature awarded the NCSFA Recognition of our Dedication to the Arts

Award Winning Members

About Us

Mission Statement

NCSFA is a non-profit group, dedicated to fostering the appreciation 
and education of fine art in our community. 

We meet on the second Tuesday of the month, 12:30-3:00 pm, September through May at Carmel Mountain Recreation Center

10152 Rancho Carmel Dr. San Diego 92128.

 We currently have over 60 members.


The NCSFA offers seven demonstrations and one critique. Other opportunities include informal critiques, paint-outs, annual members shows and juried shows with reception, member exhibit opportunities, a quality emailed newsletter, this website, workshops and art field trips. The website also offers a free web-link for our members' own artist websites. Your dues support the art community: we fund scholarships for Poway Unified School District's college-bound high school art students, and offer a generous cash award to an artist exhibiting fine art at the San Diego Fair. In December, we offer a paint out, with a luncheon following. We don't meet formally June, July, August.  Scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors continuing their education in the field of art. 

Our History 
The organization known today as North County Society of Fine Arts (NCSFA) was established on May 20, 1993 as "Poway Art League"(PAL). On November 26, 1996 the organization was renamed North County Society of Fine Arts. On July 26, 2001 we were granted 501(c)(3) status. NCSFA was formed for the purpose of unifying local artists, providing programs in various media and techniques, and furthering art education by granting scholarships to local high school graduates entering college as art majors.

Pati Johnson

President

Meet Up

Online Lecture
Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Oceanside Museum of Art
(free but must register)

Click here to register for this free event and receive directions to access the live stream from any device.

 

Did you know that over $10 billion dollars of art are stolen per year?

 

Learn about high profile cases such as a brazen jewel heist at the Dresden Green Vault museum, the shocking forgery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, and more—without leaving the comfort of your own home! 

 

Join Robin Douglas for a high stakes lecture of mystery and intrigue as she explores some of the most significant art heists, forgeries, and recoveries of all time. Presented via Zoom, get ready to travel the globe by meeting the characters and stories behind the world’s most notorious art thefts followed by a digital Q and A.

 

In association with OMA Book Club, this virtual lecture is the perfect companion to their Winter Series on art crime.

Meetings

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Check Back here for possible online meeting

12:30-1:00: Socialize and setup

1:00-3:00: Meeting and demo

3:00-3:30: Clean up

Workshop 

Tuesday,April 24, 2020

Elaine Harvey Cancelled

Mixed Watermedia Collage

12:30-1:00: Setup

1:00-4:00: Workshop

4:00-4:30: clean up

Our Meeting Space:
Carmel Mountain Recreation Center
10152 Rancho Carmel Dr. San Diego 92128 

Officers

2019-2020

OFFICERS
President - Pati Johnson

Past President - Sharon Ford
1st VP - Programs - Vita Sorrentino
2nd VP - Membership - Sue Robertson
3rd VP -Exhibits 

    Escondido Show - Pat Titus, Janet Keto

    PCPA - Sharon Ford, Betty Rexford

4th VP - Scholarships - Betty Rexford, Sharon Ford and Sue Ann Daffara
5th VP - Art Tours - JoLind Eckstein

Newsletter Editor - Sharon Ford
Recording Secretary - Lois Goodman
Treasurer - Sue Robertson
Website - Barbara Kokaska

CHAIRS 2019-2020
Auditor - Jack Robertson

December Holiday Luncheon - Open

Corresponding Secretary - Janet Perkin
Hospitality - Pat Patapow 

Informal Critiques - Doris Bertch

Membership Badges - Sue Robertson
Publicity and Historian - Ahna Street

RB Library - Cheryl Boeller

Workshops - Janet Keto and Michele Kruck

 

Join the NCSFA

 
 
 

Events at a Glance

Oceanside Museum of Art Lecture Online
Friday, April 3rd 7-8 pm (free but must 
register)

Click here to register for this free event and receive directions to access the live stream from any device.

 

Did you know that over $10 billion dollars of art are stolen per year?

 

Learn about high profile cases such as a brazen jewel heist at the Dresden Green Vault museum, the shocking forgery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, and more—without leaving the comfort of your own home! 

 

Join Robin Douglas for a high stakes lecture of mystery and intrigue as she explores some of the most significant art heists, forgeries, and recoveries of all time. Presented via Zoom, get ready to travel the globe by meeting the characters and stories behind the world’s most notorious art thefts followed by a digital Q and A.

 

In association with OMA Book Club, this virtual lecture is the perfect companion to their Winter Series on art crime.

2019-2020 

(subject to change)
Sept 10, 2019 Meeting Nancy Oleksa
Sept 24, 2019 Workshop Nancy Oleksa

Oct 5, 2019 Saturday -  Show Entry deadline
Oct 8, 2019 Meeting Mike Steirnagle 
Oct 22, 2019 Workshop Sharon Ford
Nov 12, 2019 Meeting Elaine Harvey  
Dec 10, 2019 December Lunch & Paint out
Jan 14, 2020 Meeting Joan Bonetti 
Jan 28, 2020 Workshop Joan Bonetti 
Feb 11, 2020 Meeting Linda Doll 
Feb 25, 2020 Workshop Sharon Ford  
March 10, 2020 Meeting Angelika Villagrana
March 24, 2020 Workshop Elaine Harvey Cancelled

April 14, 2020 Meeting Elaine Harvey Cancelled*
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Check back for other online substitutions

April 19, 2020 SPRING FLING Cancelled
April 28, 2020 Workshop Angelika Villagrana Cancelled
May 12, 2020 Linda doll Meeting Critique