In 1954, the club established an annual scholarship program for
deserving art students. This evolved into the Kingsley Art Club
Merit Awards. Each spring, Kingsley makes Merit Awards of $500 to
six promising art students enrolled in local community colleges.
A special recognition event is also held. The art faculties at
American River College, Cosumnes River College, Folsom Lake
Community College, Sacramento City College, Sierra College, and
Yuba College select the students to be honored. Receiving the
Kingsley Merit Award has made a difference in the lives of many
emerging artists in our community by supporting their continued
Kingsley also sponsors an art docent program at the elementary
school level. Additionally, it supports an annual high school art
show for students throughout the region.
Meet at the Museum to tour an exhibit featuring
photographer Dugan Aguilar (Maidu/Northern
Paiute/Achomawi) and editor Theresa Harlan (Kewa). The
exhibition celebrates the publication of their new
book, ”She Sang Me a Good Luck Song,” and a
retrospective exhibit of Aguilar’s work. Lunch following at
Peg’s Glorified Ham & Eggs, Roseville.
The deYoung exhibit “J.M.W. Turner: Painting Set Free” features
the luminous works of Britain’s greatest artist of the 18th
century. “Disney and Dali: Architects of the Imagination”, at the
Disney Museum, is the story of two giants of art and
entertainment, Salvador Dali and Walt Disney.
Well-known watercolor painter and portrait artist will talk about
his history as an artist, illustrated with example of his work,
including the 9′ x 20′ watercolors recently installed in the new
Sutter Medical Center.
A multi-disciplinary artist examines where she takes her dues for
her artistic expression. She will present some of her key
sources: found, noted or sketched, historic and talismanic and
how they inform her thinking.