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Welcome Lyn Diefenbach

2024 Member Meeting & Demo

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 6:30pm
Lyn is scheduled to present a pastel painting demonstration via zoom.

Special Thanks to All of the Artists Who Have Presented.

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Thank you
Karen Weihs

2024 Member Meeting & Demo

Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at 6:30pm
Karen presented a beautiful clouds and water oil painting demonstration with a palette knife.

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Thank you
Lisa Bernstein

2024 Member Meeting & Demo

Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at 6:30pm
Lisa presented a soothing oil painting of a creek at Ladew Topiary Gardens using brushes and a palette knife on a finished 11x14 canvas.


Special thanks to
Nancy Haggerty-Lyons

CAL sponsored a collage class, taught by CAL member Nancy Haggerty-Lyons, at the Colonie Library. Here are photos of some of the attendees work. Thank you, Nancy for offering this creative evening for adults.

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Thank you Caitlin Cadieux

2023 Member Meeting & Demo

Tuesday, November 7 at 6:30pm
Caitlin presented a LIVE nature art demonstration with colored paper and pencils at St. Matthew's Church. 
She is an art director, animator/illustrator, and is passionate about educating and sharing her artistic knowledge with everyone.


Thank you Ottavia Huang

2023 Member Meeting & Demo

Tuesday, October 3 at 6:00pm
Ottavia presented a fun ink & watercolor painting demonstration of a beautiful landscape. The event was LIVE at St. Matthew's Church.

Thank you Marion Reynolds

2023 Member Meeting & Oil Paint Demo

Tuesday, September 5 at 6:30pm

St. Matthew's Church in Latham

Marion Reynolds received a BA in studio art from Middlebury College, and an MFA in painting from Queens College CUNY. She also studied at the Center for Art Safety in NYC. She has taught art for 25 years at McGuffey Art Center in Charlottesville Virginia, The Douglass Street Artspace in Brooklyn, NY, and at The Art Center of the Capital Region in Troy NY.


Meet Ed Ticson

2023 Member Meeting & Demo

Tuesday, May 2 at 6:00pm
Ed Ticson is a lecturer in creative arts at Siena College and will present an Art History Talk about Women Artists in Paris, 1850-1900 at St. Matthew's Church in Latham.

We will also award the Student Scholarships.

Foot Tracks on Sand

Thank you Richard Boyer

2023 Member Meeting & Demo

Tuesday, March 7 at 6:45pm
Richard presented a desert landscape painting demonstration.

Thank you Ed Ticson

2023 Member Meeting & Demo

Tuesday, Febraury 11
Ed presented a portrait and figure drawing workshop at St. Matthew's Church in Latham.


Thank you Elizabeth Rhoades

2023 Member Meeting & Demo

Tuesday, February 7 at 6:45pm
Elizabeth presented a painting demonstration.

Thank you Dan Mondloch

2023 Member Meeting & Demo

Tuesday, January 3 at 6:45pm
Dan will present a painting demonstration.


Thank you Peter Keitel

2022 Member Meeting & Demo

Tuesday, November 1 at 6:45pm
Peter will presented a demonstration in acrylics.

Thank you
Ruth Crotty

2022 Member Meeting & Demo

Tuesday, June 7 at 6:45pm
Bottle Still Life masterfully done.

Fern Leaves

Thank you
Veronica (Vern) Fannin

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2022 Member Meeting & Demo

Tuesday, March 3 at 6:45pm
Beautiful Botanical Skills.



Thank you
Doug Dawson

2022 Member Meeting & Demo

Tuesday, March 1 at 6:45pm
Doug presented a pastel demonstration.


Thank you
Karen Woodin

2022 Member Meeting & Demo

Tuesday, February 1 at 6:45pm
Karen Woodin is scheduled to present a snow scene oil painting demonstration.


Thank you
Eden Compton

2022 Member Meeting & Demo


Tuesday, January, 4 at 6:45pm
Eden presented a beautiful gouache painting demonstration.

View Instagram video here.


Member Meeting & Demo

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 6:45pm
Scott Thomas Balfe presented a landscape oil painting demonstration. Thank you Scott.

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Member Meeting & Demo

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 6:45pm
Thank you to Maryanne Buschini for the oil painting demonstration of female figures.

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Member Meeting and Demo: 

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 6:45pm
Thank you to Jill Basham for the painting demonstration.

Member Meeting & Demo

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 6:45pm
Thank you to Kim Johnson for the watercolor demonstration of her cat.

Image by Dave Hoefler

Member Meeting and Demo

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 6:45pm
Thank you to Noreen Powell for the incredible painting demonstration.

2-Day Art Event

2-DAY Zoom Landscape Acrylics Workshop with Tom Myott
Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021


Thank you to Tom for a spectacular 2-day virtual workshop

Check out Tom's webpage.

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 7pm
General Meeting: Via Zoom
Thank you to Master Pastelist, Susan M. Story for her Pastel Demonstration.

Susan is a successful landscape painter working from her upstate New York studio. She is intrigued by complex interweaving of lines, textures and shapes: the chaos, as well as the order of nature.

Follow her on Instagram


Wednesday Nov. 11 & Thursday Nov. 12, 2020

Thank you Tony Conner for walking us through a two day watercolor workshop and teaching us some cool snow scene techniques via Zoom.

Day 1

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Day 2

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Tuesday Nov. 10, 2020: Tom Myott welcomed us into his studio for a demonstration of his painting style and practices. He works quickly with a sketch, then blocks of color with acrylic paint, then shading and ending with his trademark strategic placement of dots and dashes. Amazing work.

Oct. 6, 2020: Takeyce Walter provided an online demo in oil of an Adirondack water scene at our General Meeting. Takeyce is an accomplished artist in both oil and pastel. View the finished piece here.


Sept. 26, 2020: Robert O'Brien presented a watercolor portrait workshop for CAL members.

Image by Dan-Cristian Pădureț

Sept. 8, 2020: Tony Conner provided an online watercolor demo at out General Meeting. Tony is a master of watercolor landscapes.


March 2020: Ritvik Sharma presented a city-scape watercolor demonstration

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February 2020: Terry Teitlebaum demonstrated painting abstracts in oils on panel.
Image by Annie Spratt
January 2020: Eden Compton gave a demonstration of oil painting on linen.
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