CAA Calendar


Sept. 11, 2018 ~ Doris Ettlinger

Tuesday Sep 11, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Watercolor and Illustration. She will do a Power Point presentation on her illustration and discuss her career as an illustrator. she will then demo her process of using watercolor on gessoed illustration board.

October 9, 2018 Robert Demarest

Tuesday Oct 9, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Robert Demarest’s background is in medical illustration. His professional work has appeared in dozens of medical textbooks, journals and magazines, and he has won prestigious awards in his field. He is also an accomplished watercolor painter, as well an an author of several books on both medical and artistic subjects. For many years, Robert was the chief medial illustrator a Columbia’s medical college. During his tenure there, he met the artist Jaime Wyeth, who wished to increase his knowledge of human anatomy to improve his portrait work. Robert helped Jaime achieve this goal and this association led to an opportunity to meet many members of the illustrious Wyeth family. Robert’s presentation on October 9th will recount his personal experiences with one of America’s most prominent art families. Robert has been selected to participate in our program because several CAA Members attended an earlier lecture on this subject and recommended it as informative and fascinating.

Nov. 13, 2018 Phyllis And Victor Merriam

Tuesday Nov 13, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Collaborative printmakers, husband and wife. They do experimental, post-digital printing using technology few have seen. Laser woodcuts, for example, Some 3-D technology. They also teach and have been artists-in-residence at National Parks. They both contribute to every print, and they do not always agree. Should be interesting.

Dec. 11, 2018 Annual Holiday Party And Steve Zazenski

Tuesday Dec 11, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Along with our Annual Holiday Party, Steve will share his work featuring beautiful watercolor landscapes, primarily of New Jersey and New England. He has developed a series of workshops and classes entitled "A Logical Approach to Watercolor"


January 8, 2019 Annual Critique

Tuesday Jan 8, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Barbara Scullin, renowned and Award Winning New Jersey artist will conduct our Annual Critique of CAA Members work.

Feb. 12, 2019 Hiromitsu Kuroo

Tuesday Feb 12, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

He will do a power point presentation on his unique paintings on origami-folded canvas. He will bring canvas and materials to demonstrate a portion of the process.

April 9, 2019 Amy Silberkeit

Tuesday Apr 9, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A very versatile artist, Amy does botanical art, printmaking, fabric collage, puppet making and dioramas. She will speak mainly on her exquisite lithography work. Since she is a traditionalist, it will make an interesting juxtaposition to the Merriam's experimental printmaking (see Nov 13, 2018 event).

May 2019

Wednesday May 1, 10:00 am - Friday May 31, 10:00 am


May 15/16 , 2019 Two Day Workshop

Wednesday May 15, 9:30 am - Thursday May 16, 4:00 pm

Each day will offer a different subject. More details will follow.