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Meetings, Demos and Workshops 2019 

The Fallbrook Art Association meeting is at the Fallbrook Woman's Club, located at 238 W Mission Rd. in Fallbrook, every 3rd Saturday of the month. It begins at 8:45 am with a 9:15 critique session done by guest artist, members are encouraged to bring one piece of their artwork to be critiqued by the guest artist. A 10:15 business meeting is followed by 10:30 -12 pm Guest Artist Demonstration, lunch break then a Workshop from 1-4 pm for those interested. The public is invited to join with member artists at these meetings.

The workshop is open to both beginners and advanced painters, members and non-members. The cost for members is $40 ($35 to the artist, $5 to FAA), and the cost for non-members is $50 ($45 to the artist, $5 to FAA). To register, call Carol Reardon at (760) 731-6677. Participants need to register in advance by sending in checks to reserve a spot. Reardon will email participants a list of supplies to bring, and the class agenda. 

Next Meeting: November 16, 2019
FAA to Welcome Guest, Steve Gruber

Steve Gruber is a 4th generation San Diegan who began as an artist in his boyhood. At the age of 15, he won first place in a citywide art contest juried by noted artist Robert Landry. Landry took Steve under his wing for several years and taught him the fundamentals of “the California school” of watercolor which was born out of the 1930’s impressionists who painted both the urban scene and landscapes in the state. Here is an example of Steve’s loose and colorful landscapes, this one evoking a fall scene Steve considers himself a second generation watercolorist of that style, focusing on landscapes using bold color and strokes, transparent washes and contrast, and working “en plein air “ when possible, capturing the land, harbors and hills, the farms, roads and towns around him. Steve travels widely and teaches workshops through art associations and other venues

Steve Gruber, November Demonstrator