Members Classes & Events 2022

de Young Museum - Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs

Ramses the Great - Bus Trip

We are excited to announce our first bus trip after a 2-year hiatus due to the pandemic!

January 24, 2023
Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs
de Young Museum, San Francisco

Variation on a Theme - Kitty Challenge

Gallery at 48 Natoma

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.

Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom

Main Gallery: January 27 to April 6, 2023 - Commentaries in Cloth

Community Gallery: January 19 to April 3, 2023 - Quartz Quilts

Opening Reception
Friday, January 27
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 or

Folsom Parks Recreation - Folsom Art Center

Now Hiring - Art Instructors

Do you have a passion for art and want to share your talent, skills, and knowledge?

The Folsom Art Center is a fun and creative place that offers art classes for all ages. We are looking for artists to join our teaching team for adult-level photography, watercolor, and drawing classes, as well as a variety of teen and youth art programs.

Teachers are independent contractors and receive a percentage split of class fees.

To learn more, contact Cindy Abraham at 916-461-6611 or

Natural Bridge, Bryce Canyon by Marie Gonzales - California State Fair

Marie Gonzales

Great news! Marie Gonzales' artwork, "Natural Bridge, Bryce Canyon" received the Award of Merit at the California State Fair. The artwork will be on display at the Fine Arts Exhibit till the July 31. Maria would be delighted if you were to stop by the exhibit at the fair!

Call to Artists - Ladies Valley Landback Help Wanted and Call for Art Auction Items

Ladies Valley Landback - Call for Art Auctions Items

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.

Melissa Lobach, Development Manager
American River Conservancy

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Banners on Parade 2022

Call to Artists! Applications for Banners on Parade 2022 is now available! Visit Placerville Art on Parade for information.

The theme for this year's parade is California Seasons. The deadline for entries is February 28.

Placerville Art on Parade is a non-profit organization that hosts the annual Banners on Parade. This community art project displays painted art items at outdoor locations on Main Street in Placerville for the enjoyment of the public.

Here's to another successful year!

Bill Robinson

El Dorado Hills Art Studio Tour 2022

El Dorado Hills Arts Association

Art Studio Tour 2022
May 21-22, 2022
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

15 studios - 43 artists - FREE to the public!

Mark your calendar for the upcoming Art Studio Tour. It is going to be a great weekend!!

Click to preview the brochure.
Click to preview the map.
Click to view the list of artists.

Folsom Focus Photography 2022

Folsom Focus Photography 2022

14th Photography Contest
Award Winners

October 7, 2022, to January 10, 2023
Sponsored by the Folsom Arts Association
at the Gallery at 48 Natoma

Congratulations to all photographers!

Seventy-one entries from amateur photographers of all ages are currently showcased at the Gallery at 48 Natoma, Community Gallery.

Photographers with unique perspectives from all ages submitted work in four categories. If you haven't had a chance to see the photography, please stop by the gallery. It's a fantastic show!

Photographs from the award winners are online!

Best of Show image: Folsom Wildlife "Bon Appetit" by Lynn Sakai.

Winnie and Ruby's Folsom ABC Adventure By Author and Illustrator Brian Wallace

Brian Wallace

Winnie and Ruby's Folsom ABC Adventure
By Author and Illustrator Brian Wallace

Congratulations to Brian Wallace on the launch of his new book "Winnie and Ruby's Folsom ABC Adventure."

Written and illustrated by Brian, the book features Folsom’s most famous animal friends, Winnie (The Sutter Street Pig) and Ruby (Ruby’s Books). It is an A to Z alphabetical adventure that highlights the best things about Folsom.

Folsom Telegraph: City themed children's book featuring two popular 4-legged residents.

Mary Russell - It's a Small World Members Show

FAA Members Show - It's a Small World

January to March, 2022

Community Gallery at 48 Natoma

We are excited to present “It’s a Small World Members Show.” The show coincides with “Small Expressions” in the Main Gallery.

“It’s a Small World” can be depicted in a variety of ways; e.g., a small work of art, a view of another country, culture, or international theme representing our commonality, or other interpretation of the interconnectivity of our world. The doors are open to the latitude as how you want to express “It’s a small world.

Congratulations to the 2D, 3D, and Honorable Mention Award Winners!