The Art Center Affiliated Groups are groups of artists working under the Art Center, each with their own set of guidelines, meeting schedules, goals & exhibitions.

Each group gets a dedicated exhibit once per year at the Art Center.

INDEPENDENTS are those that are NOT in one or any of the listed affiliated groups. They are not considered a group. The "Independents" also get a dedicated exhibit once per year.

art association of corpus christi


President: Phil Stapleton, Email

Group Representative: Carolyn White, Email

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The Art Association meets the first Friday of each month, September through May, in the McDowell Studio at the Art Center. Refreshments are served at 1:00pm prior to the business meeting with an art demo following at 2:30pm.

barry brown clay studio


President: Tom Justice

Group Representative

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Prior to clay studio use, new members are required to attend Clay Studio Orientation.  Orientation is offered every Wednesday, in the clay studio at 5:30pm.  Just show up!  Contact the studio at with any questions or concerns.  New to clay?  Intro to Clay is available to those new members with little or no clay experience, and is highly recommended.  Click on the education tab for more information.

bay area art league

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President: Isabel Castillo

Location: McDowell Studio at The Art Center of Corpus Christi

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Bay Area Art League is a community of artists interested in promoting art at the local, state & national levels and to encourage individual growth through both working together and the exhibiting of work.

Meetings consist of addressing business, and followed by refreshments and an art demonstration.  Demos change monthly and vary across all mediums and artist styles.

corpus christi league for fine art photography


President & Group Representative: Ed Portis

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corpus christi highlights porcelain club

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President:  Susan Greathouse

Group Representative: Jeanine Barnes


Each meeting begins with the business portion, followed by a paint-along.

Exhibitions: a constant rotation of work is on display year-round in the Members Gallery at 
               the Art Center of Corpus Christi

Motto:  "Let the happiness unfold as the petal you paint on a rose."

nexus art collective


President: David Longnecker II

Group Representative: Marilyn Morgan

Connect: Facebook

south texas art league

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President & Group Representative: Les Glaze, Email