We have a packed schedule for 2024! Our members range from beginning artists to skilled professionals. All you need to join is enthusiasm for visual arts and $25. Just complete the membership form below and mail it with a check for annual dues ($25 for an individual or $35 per family) to Siskiyou Artists Association, P. O. Box 1654, Mount Shasta, CA 96067.

SAA is a non-profit organization governed by bylaws filed with the State of California.

2024 SAA Officers:

PresidentAnne McTavish
Vice PresidentCindy Corrales
SecretaryLinda Richter
TreasurerSharon Swingle

2024 SAA Committee Chairpersons

Art Show Chair/Silent AuctionJoy Price
Membership/Social MediaBea Duran-Whiteman
HospitalityDarlene Ball
NewsletterCindy Corrales
ProgramsSandi Dublestein/Barbara Soule
PublicityCheryl Petty
ScholarshipsHoward Jones/John Adamson
Web SiteSharon Swingle

2024 Board Advisors

AdvisorBetty Swartz
AdvisorBetsey Shuteroff
AdvisorSuzanne Mamedalin
AdvisorJoy Price

The above Officers and Chairpersons constitute the SAA Board of Directors.

Monthly Meetings

General meetings begin at 2:00 p.m.; however, if you plan to bring your art to a critique meeting, be sure to be there with your artwork no later than 1:30 p.m.

2024 SAA Meeting Schedule

February 18th @ 2 PMGeneral Meeting; Award Trophy, Critique by Ron Richards
March 17th
@ 2 PM
General Meeting & Critique or Demo, artist TBA
April 14th
@ 2 PM
General Meeting; Critique by Willo Balfrey
May 19th
@2 PM
General Meeting; Critique, artist Chris Schneider
June 9th
@ 2 PM
General Meeting; Critique by Chris Messer
July 21st
@ 1:30 PM
General Meeting; Critique, artist TBA
Aug TBANo General Meeting. Deliver artwork for SAM Art Show. Show Critique Artist Carol Jenkins
Sept. 15th
Tent. @2 PM
General Meeting; TBA
Oct. 20th
@ 2 PM
General Meeting, select Officers, Show & Tell
Nov. No Meeting
Dec. No Meeting

All SAA meetings this year are to be once again held at the Lake Shastina Community Center (click this link for directions and a map), 15244 Driftwood Lane, Lake Shastina. At each critique meeting, up to two Artworks of the Month are selected by a vote of the members and guests present. At the October meeting, members vote for the Artwork of the Year from among those works selected at the critique meetings. Click HERE to see our past award winners!

Critique Criteria

  1. The artwork must be submitted by 1:30 p.m. on the critique meeting day.
  2. Artists may submit one piece of art per critique meeting.
  3. The artist must be present.
  4. Unless otherwise requested, art must be dry and ready to hang or display. Watercolors must be matted but do not need to be framed.
  5. The artist’s name, the title of the piece, and the medium used must be noted on the back or bottom of the work.
  6. Guests may present art work to be critiqued.
  7. Two artworks will be selected by vote of the members present as Artworks of the Month.
  8. The winning artworks and artists will have their picture taken for media and the website. Winning artists are reminded to make themselves and their artwork available to the photographer immediately at the close of the meeting.

All critiques are conducted by professional artists and art instructors from Northern California or Southern Oregon.