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By December 30, 2022No Comments

🥂Our Hours for the Holidays🍾


please stop in to fill out an application, or e-mail us for more info Must be able to work 2-3 days a week, mostly weekdays. Mondays a must.

Are you an artist with business & people skills? We are looking for someone to be a key part of our team. Our primary focuses for our customers are exemplary service and competitive pricing. We’re looking for someone with some retail experience, including inventory management, merchandising, marketing and sales, as well as a solid knowledge of various art supplies.

This is a part time position:  2-3 days week, 14-20 hours (may occasionally include weekends, and [rarely] evenings.)

Job Duties:

Greeting customers, offering assistance, escorting them to appropriate products; suggesting items.

Providing information on products.

Receiving shipments, checking stock, pricing product.

Assisting with social media, gallery exhibits, workshops & events.

Cleaning and organizing product and store.

Requirements –


must be able to lift up to 50lbs.

must have basic computer skills.

must be a team player.

must be VERY self-motivating.

must be VERY comfortable in a busy, multi-tasking environment

Save the Date!

“Little Treasures”

If you haven’t yet had a chance, stop by and find a sweet, handcrafted gift! All artwork in this show is $100 or less, and everything is made with love by local artists. This exhibit runs through Jan 30th, 2023.

Here’s a taste of what you’ll find this year…

Upcoming Classes & Workshops

Please remember that we have a small parking lot. If you are attending one of our demonstrations or workshops, and it is not a physical hardship for you, please park on one of the nearby side streets. We appreciate your consideration.

For more info on each class, click on the “click here” button for more info about each class, or click on the class title which will take you to our calendar!

Painting Hills & Fog with Pastels & an Underpainting with Jim Tyler

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When: Friday, January 6th, 10:30am-4:30pm

Ages: All

Homeschool Art Sessions with ArtSocial805

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Know anyone who homeschools? Help us spread the word about these awesome classes offered in our studio by ArtSocial805!

Segment 3 begins on January 9th

Beginning Watercolor with Jan French

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When: Fridays, January 13th, 20th, 27th & February 3th, 10:30am-1:30pm

Ages: All

(Class is full, please contact Jan to be added to the waiting list.)

Painting Eucs & Hills with Pastels with Jim Tyler

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When: Saturday, January 21st, 1:30pm-4:30pm

Ages: All

Painting Lupine View to the Ocean with Pastels with Jim Tyler

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When: Friday, February 24th & Saturday, February 25th, 10:30am-4:30pm

Ages: All

Beyond the Basics Watercolor with Virginia Mack

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When: Wednesdays, 10:30am-12:30pm

Ages: 16-100

Watercolor Without Fear with Virginia Mack

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When: Wednesdays, 1:30pm-3:30pm


Intro to Oil Painting with Spencer Collins

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When: Thursdays, 10:15am-1:15pm

Ages: 16+

Beginning Drawing for Kids with Spencer Collins

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When: Thursdays, 3:30pm-5pm

Ages: 8-13

Local Art News

Sketchbook Freedom with Vicky Hoffman

Vicky Hoffman enjoys hosting a sketchbook workshop either at the tail end of the current year or at the start of the new year. It’s designed for all artists looking to jump-start the daily practice of sketching, or for novices looking to explore sketch booking for the first time. If you’re interested, let her know by sending an email at

Date/Time: Saturday, December 31, 1:30 to 3:30pm

Cost: $50, includes the sketchbook and supplies. 

Plein Air Coastal Artists – Art Center Morro Bay

Join Art Center Morro Bay’s casual group of plein air painters on Wednesdays! This is a self-directed fun group of dynamic artists who enjoy painting and sketching outdoors. The group meets at pre-determined locations each week.

Next meeting is Wednesday, January 4th

For more information, contact: Kirsti Wothe, Director of Adult Education at Art Center Morro Bay

(805) 996-0937 or

Painting the Head in Oils with Warren Chang – Art Center Morro Bay

In this oil painting workshop, participants will get an inside look into Warren Chang’s art practice and learn how to paint a head to the final painting, using a limited palette.

Warren will give a slide presentation revealing his process of creating his unique narrative paintings. By the end of this 2-day workshop, each participant will have a final painting inspired by Warren’s unique approach to painting that gives a window into his practice.

When: January 14-15, 2023

Aquarius 2023 – Call for Artists – Art Center Morro Bay

The Central Coast Watercolor Society announces Aquarius 2023 California Open Watermedia Exhibition, to be held February 23 – April 3, 2023, at Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA.

Aquarius 2023 presents the best in watermedia painting, representing a wide range of subject material and techniques, from experimental to traditional, and encourages support for watermedia painting as a vital, enduring and expressive artistic medium.

The call for entries is open to CCWS members as well as to non-member watermedia artists residing in California. Submissions open December 1, 2022 and close at midnight January 8, 2023.

Submission Form

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– and remember –

To write, to paint, to make art of any kind is a great and true adventure.

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