Past Workshop Instructors

Kathy Leader

Bob Burridge

Susan Gesundheidt

Martin Facey

Malka Nedivi

Gerald Brommer

Kathy Leader

Robert Burridge
Sylvia Torres 

Rachelle Mark

Mary Guzman

Christel Thompson

Sherrill Kahn

Jeannine Stein

Gerald Brommer

Tanya Mikaela

Kathi Flood

Jonathan Talbot

Caryl Levy

Jeanne Zinniker

Lois Ramirez

Kwei-Lin Lum

Phyllis Doyon

Barbara McIntyre


CAA presents workshops at which members study and create with a visiting artist. These sessions are extremely popular and are open to both members and prospective members.

In addition, our talented CAA members also hold collage and mixed media workshops. These events, as well as other regional and national collage workshops, are detailed in our email newsletter to members.

Next Workshop

Collage Processes as Metaphor

Three-hour Zoom Workshop with Andrea Burgay

Saturday, October 14, 2023, 9 AM - 12 PM, PDT

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Materials List

Most Recent Past Workshop

Abstraction in Collage - Composition and Techniques

Three-hour Zoom Demo/Workshop with Kathy Leader

Saturday, February 25, 2023, 11 AM - 2 PM, PST


 Past Workshops

Painting with Collage Shapes (and paint too!)

Two-hour Zoom Demo/Workshop with Bob Burridge

Monday, October 25, 2021, 5-7 PM, PDT 

Paper-Altering Using Acrylic Paint

Three-hour Zoom Demo/Workshop with Susan Gesundheit

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June 16, 2021 

Wit's End; Two Hands/Three Ideas; Maps to Becoming Your Art

Two-day workshop with Martin Facey

March 29 and 30, 2019 

Inspirational Biography

Two-day Workshop with Malka Nedivi

Friday-Saturday, October 26-27, 2018

One-day Workshop with Gerald Brommer

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Learn How to Make Altered Papers for Use in Collage

One-day Workshop with Kathy Leader

Saturday, February 25, 2017

  Have fun creating interesting papers for use in collage/mixed media work. Learn how to make successful compositions.

Postmodern Painter Meets the Contemporary Collage Artist

Three-day Workshop with Bob Burridge.

Friday-Sunday, December 2-4, 2016

  Loosen up, find your creative self in this three-day workshop led by internationally known mixed-media artist Bob Burridge.

Upcycling the Discarded
Two-day Workshop with Sylvia Torres

Tuesday - Wednesday . April 19-20, 2016

Discover the use of a new/old element in your artwork. In this two-day workshop, participants will use the discarded and the worn -- old books, maps, photos, letters, documents -- to create works of artistic beauty.  Sylvia will guide you through processes to resurrect and repurpose these delicate items of the past into works of precious wonder.

Functional Canvas Art
One-day Workshop with Rachelle Mark

Wednesday . January 27, 2016

In this hands-on workshop, Rachelle will demonstrate techniques on how to collage onto unstretched #4 heavy canvas, which will then be coated with heat-resistant acrylic varnish. The finished washable work can serve as placemats, floor paintings, or frameable art!

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