Click on a featured image to view.
FAA Artist Demonstration
Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 6 p.m.
Dale Laitinen – Sierra Landscape
Please join us Thursday, July 14, for Dale Laitinen’s watercolor demonstration. The demo encompasses the process from sketchbook sketch to final brushstroke. Using primarily transparent watercolors, Dale will paint and explain his thoughts as the work progresses. His intent is a high designed, full sheet watercolor, of the high country wilderness.
Updates to the FAA Bylaws were approved by our members at the July 16, 2019 meeting. View the summary of the changes and a link to the full text of the bylaws.
14th Folsom Focus Photography Contest
October 7, 2022 to January 10, 2023
Sponsored by the Folsom Arts Association
at the Gallery at 48 Natoma
Rules, guidelines, and registration will be available in August.
Amateur photography contest for all ages. Submit your favorite photo that showcases Folsom from your own unique perspective. Capture life in Folsom using one of the four categories as your guideline. Entries will be accepted in two age groups (15 years of age and under, or 16 years of age and older) for each category. Awards will be given for each age group and category.
Visit Get ready for Folsom Focus Photography Contest for a list of this year's age groups and categories.
For Facebook users
We have started a Facebook group called FAA - Staying Connected. The intent of the group is to share what you have been working on, share resources that other members might find useful and anything else that will bolster our connectivity.
For those not on Facebook
Share a photo of your current work with other members by sending an image of your work to email@example.com. Include a brief description or comment and a website link (if you have one) and let's "Stay Connected!"
Learn more ...
While the state of California has reopened its economy allowing almost all businesses to reopen without restrictions, the City of Folsom has restrictions for indoor public settings. Bear with us as we work through the new rules.
The Gallery at 48 Natoma is OPEN for our monthly artists demonstrations. We are waiting to hear from Folsom Lake College regarding art camp and workshops.
Folsom Arts Association has added a New Member feature to its website. Upon joining FAA, new members are encouraged to provide a short self-introduction and one or two examples of any work they would like to share with our members and other website visitors.
Put a face to a name and further enhance the camaraderie of our group - ENJOY!
The Gallery at 48 Natoma has been bringing high quality, original art exhibits to our community since 2007. Most of the art on display is available for sale.
- Main Gallery: April 22 to June 30 - Famous Faces sculptures by Karen Calden Fulk and digital paintings by Michael Tofanelli.
- Community Gallery: April 22 to June 24 - El Dorado Hills Arts Association Open Studio Tour Preview.
Art Reception: April 22, 2022
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
The Gallery at 48 Natoma is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 p.m.
For questions, contact the gallery at: 916-461-6611, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ladies Valley Landback
Help Wanted and Call for Art Auction Items
American River Conservancy (ARC) is partnering with Cosumnes Culture and Waterways (CCAWW) on a fundraising event called the Ladies Valley Landback. ARC aims to give the Ladies Valley property to our local Native American community along with $25,000 in startup funding.
For the event, they are collecting nature-inspired art auction items. They are also looking for volunteers to help now and during the event.
Welcome to the FAA
Cultivating and supporting art appreciation is the force guiding the Folsom Arts Association. The diversity of arts in our group leads to spirited discussions with lots of laughs. We’re a group that enjoys getting together.
The Folsom Arts Association hosts monthly Artist Demonstrations (second Thursday) at The Gallery at 48 Natoma Street in Folsom. Workshops and Art Camps are held in the Folsom area and Art Classes, Workshops, and Shows are taught by members of the association throughout the year.