Laurel Sherrie
Pt. Buchon Trail, Cliff Shadows
Oil on canvas

The Painters Group

The Painters Group (TPG) is an artist group formerly affiliated with SLOMA, and includes artists working in a wide variety of painting mediums: oil, acrylic, encaustic, watercolor, pastel, drawing, mixed media, and digital. All levels and styles are welcome.

As a member of TPG/CCAC, you are invited to send information on your current exhibitions to be posted on the website. Join us now to put your work before a wider audience! There are also active FaceBook and InstaGram accounts to serve this group for announcements, sharing work, and discussion.

Questions? Contact The Painters Group

TPG - Upcoming & Ongoing Events

  • CALENDAR ALERT: Note the change of March's meeting date--
    holds its next meeting March 18, 1pm, at Flo Bartell's studio in Los Osos. Explore the art of encaustics! Flo will talk about the origins of encaustic painting, basic materials and techniques, requirements for an encaustic studio set up, safety, storage, and resources, and will guide those interested in making a small encaustic painting. Directions will be sent to TPG members in March.
    RSVP/Questions to 
  • See the Calls for Entries page for information on "Power of Red" at Art Center Morro Bay and "Flowers & Flutterbys" at Art Central SLO
  • TPG announces an upcoming exhibition, Brushstrokes 2023, to be held September 21-November 6, at Art Center Morro Bay, with submission deadline of
    August 1. The Call For Entries will be available soon on this website.
  • Plein Air Painting 
    -- Meet at Art Center Morro Bay Wednesdays, 9:30am, paint on location, brown bag lunch and peer critique. Self-directed. 9:30am-12pm. Contact Kirsti Wothe.
  • -- Thursday Painters group, active since 1973, welcomes newcomers. 9am-12pm. Bring a lunch and something to sit on for lunch critique. March 2: Los Osos Oaks; March 9: Los Osos/Baywood Park; March 16: La Cuesta Ranch; March 23: Dallidet Adobe; March 30: Morro Bay State Park Marina. For info:,,
  • NEW NoCo Plein Air group: Friday Outsiders Plein Air Painters: 9am-12pm. March 3: Santa Margarita; March 10: Templeton; March 17: Mission San Miguel; March 24: Atascadero; March 31: Estrella Adobe, Paso Robles.  For info, contact Sandy:

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