Carlsbad-Oceanside Art League Mission
To promote art education and cultural appreciation in the community, by providing an experience for adults and youth artists alike, that will empower creativity for a lifetime. We are a volunteer-based organization that relies on its Membership to support the day-to-day operations of the North Coastal Art Gallery. Members are important to us as we appreciate the valuable time they offer in support of the arts.
History of North Coastal Art Gallery and Carlsbad-Oceanside Art League
The North Coastal Art Gallery is managed by the (COAL), Carlsbad-Oceanside Art League which is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, formed in August 1951, by a group of 5 emerging and established artists who lived in the Carlsbad and Oceanside area. The mission is to promote art education and cultural appreciation in the community whose primary purpose is to provide art enrichment to artists and the public at large.
Board of Directors
Cheryl Ehlers, [email protected]
Vice President, (Open)
Mary Lou Owen
Interim, Gertrude Lewis Co-Treasurer, Judy Richardson
Interim, Cheryl Ehlers
Director of Gallery Operations
Co-Gallery Manager, (Open)
Director of Art on the Green
Director of Programs
Director of Publicity – OPEN
We need dedicated volunteers to fill our existing vacancies for 2023, Interested? check them out and signup (here).
Thank you to all the Supporting Committee Chairs
Mary Lou Owen
Best of Show Artists
Lorraine Cote Graphic Assistant, Mark Watkins
Nancy Atherton West, Lorraine Cote, Videographer, Mark Watkins
Social Media (OPEN)
Instagram: Melissa Nabulsi; Facebook, OPEN; Calendar Posting, OPEN; Creative Writer, OPEN
Supporting Volunteers: Char Cee Colosia, Youth Programs Chair & Baffle Coordinator; David Rickert, Card Coordinator;