New Art Shows Monthly

We replace the artwork every month. The Carlsbad-Oceanside Art League offers its Members the opportunity to display their art and sell it in the North Coastal Art Gallery. All shows are judged and awarded. Artists can signup for the shows here.

OPEN ANNUAL SHOWS are offered to all San Diego artists twice a year and judged with awards and monetary prizes. Check the show page here.

Promising Youth Artists

Part of COAL | NCAG mission is to encourage young artists to explore their creativity and share their art with the community. Recipients are selected from all over San Diego County, and we provide the opportunity and encouragement to exhibit and explore our gallery. Artists are awarded for their talent and technical abilities at each grade level 2st – 12th. Applications are open form May 2024. See you then. Visit the video on YouTube.

Signup application for May 2024. More details here.

Demonstrations Offered

Monthly the Carlsbad-Oceanside Art League offers the public, and its Members the opportunity to paint with a professional artist, FREE to all. Enjoy learning how the professionals do it! You may always bring your preferred mediums to use.

To secure your painting table SIGNUP/RSVP

For further details, contact Nancy Atherton West or Lorraine Marie Cote @ [email protected]

Demonstration Schedules: 2023 Every Thursday, January 5, February 9, March 9, April 6, May 4, June 9, July 6, August 10, In-house Paint Along, September 7, and October 5 is an interactive educational Panel (3 artists), a discussion of Sales, Pricing and Social Media (SIGNUP) here for this, walk-ins welcome. Review our flyers on our Events page here.

Art on the Green @ The Carlsbad Inn

Art on the Green is open every weekend (weather permitting), for the public to enjoy all forms of artwork for sale.

Artists are encouraged to join and participate in trying their hand at direct sales in a lovely venue, please call Deb Capetz at [email protected] to “get the scoop”. Entrance is fee-based; Members: $20/day and $35 for both days. on-Members (juried in) $40/day and $75 for both days. Must have a Sellers Permit, (see info here), and no commissions are paid to the Gallery.

@ the Gallery – Artist Demos & Artist Sales

Demonstrations: Meet and greet the gallery Members, and enjoy watching them paint for the public out front. Join in, or simply watch and be amazed at the artist’s process of creating works during the week.

Artist Sales: You never know what our local artist might have created for sale. All local artwork is sold also in front of our gallery during business hours.

FREE to members. You simply need to signup on the schedule provided and you will be provided your guidelines. Signup here.