Our Mission

The specific purpose of Collage Artists of America (CAA) is to promote interest and participation in, and the study, appreciation and support of, collage, assemblage and related mixed-media art by providing resources such as educational programs, instructional workshops and art exhibits to its members and the public. To further maintain ties to the community, CAA awards an annual scholarship to a deserving art student. Collage Artists of America is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.


2021 Meeting Dates          May 21 online                          September 24 venue TBD            November 19 venue TBD  

Exhibits                            FALL EXHIBIT                     Picking Up the Pieces            November 1-30, 2021. SFVACC-Score.  Juror: LaMonte Westmoreland

Workshops                            Susan Gesundheit demo             June 16 on Zoom. Details to follow.

Meetings are held on Fridays. Doors (or Zoom) open 10:45 am. Meeting 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. 

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The easiest way to join CAA or renew membership is to click HERE.  Online payments are also accepted for Exhibit and Workshop fees.

Artists Online
Active CAA members may edit their profile page to include a link to their collage-related website. To have your site included on the ARTISTS page, email your website URL to the Web Manager at btabachnick@csun.edu

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Join CAA's public Facebook group to connect with the global collage community.

Next Meeting

Friday, May 21, 2021

Details to follow

Most Recent Past Meeting

Friday, March 26, 2021

Guest artist: Della Wells


Della Wells is a self-taught artist who began drawing and painting in earnest at the age of 42 and her creative process stems primarily from her personal experiences embellished through the art of storytelling into visual work. Wells' work has been written about and has appeared in several publications. In 2011, an award winning play that was inspired by her life '' Don't Tell Me I Can't Fly'',  debuted in Milwaukee and has been performed in many venues.  She illustrated a children's book "The Electric Train" by Nanci Mortimer. She also has exhibited extensively in galleries and museums. Her work is in over 100 private, corporate and museum collections including North Western Mutual Insurance, Milwaukee Bucks and The Wright Museum of Art.  Her dolls, cards and collages are currently sold at The Smithsonian”s National African Museum of History and Culture in Washington DC. Click here for more details about her many accomplishments.

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