August marks a changing point for the Pelican Bay Arts Association as Violet and Len Burton and Sean Solomon move to the Medford area. We have come to rely on all of them for help with many activities and will miss them.

Violet and Len at Chet's during an Art Walk

Len an...


Our PBAA featured guest artist for July is the mother of member Terri Hagstrom, the late Lois Green Cohen, Lois is a long and illustrious career as a fine artist, a designer and illustrator working in the movie industry, and later, as a painter of the universe for the...


Dottie Walden is an Orgeonian who was transplanted to Hawaii when her husband, Walt, took a civil service position there in 1967. Their house was nine miles from Black Sands Beach. She called it Liquorice Beach. In 26 years they created a botanical garden on their prop...

Thanks to everyone who helped make the
2017 Azalea Festival Art Show a success. We had
over 525 visitors attend the show this year and
many positive comments about the quality of the
art. Thanks to the many artists who shared your
talent with the community.

Thanks to th...


Barbara Ridlebaugh was born in Toledo, Ohio and grew up in Birmingham, Alabama. Her mother was very strict and would have Barbara go to her room to do her homework. But Barbara wanted to draw and would crumple up her drawings and throw them in the waste-basket. One day...


The PBAA artist featured in our gallery for May is Les Cornish, someone best known for his distinctive pastel seascapes and fishing-boat-themed paintings, as well as for wildlife, architectural and landscape art.

Born in South Africa, Les creates art with both oils and...


Frank Gustafson was born in rural Kansas City. His first introduction to art was finger painting in kindergarten where he received his first award for getting the most paint on himself and his clothes.

He attended Kindergarten through 12th grade in Kansas City. One time...


Our featured artist for April is De’De’ Nicholls, a painter who is equally comfortable in oils, water-colors and acrylics. Or, as she describes it, “I paint in watercolor for discipline, oil for patience and acrylic is my happy medium.”

De’De’, who grew up in Los Gatos,...

The 2017 Azalea Festival Art Show and Sale is rapidly approaching. The dates of the show are Memorial Day weekend, May 27-28.  The deadline for registration will occur on Saturday, April 29, before you receive the next newsletter.

 In-person registration at Manley Art C...


Pelican Bay Art Association announces that applications are now available for the Annual Azalea Festival Art Show and Sale which will be held Saturday, May 27, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM and Sunday May 28, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.  The show will be he...

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