Art Alliance of Idyllwild


             World famous photographer Rick Rickman will be the guest judge for the upcoming Art Alliance of Idyllwild’s Eye of the Artist, its judged art show and fundraising auction set for Sat., March 7 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Caine Learning Center, announced AAI board member Kirsten Ingbretsen, owner of Acorn Gallery, and local potter Les Walker, organizers of the event.

             Rick Rickman is a Pulitzer Prize-winning Southern California photographer with 30 years’ experience. His work has been featured on many covers of Time and Newsweek magazines. His project and documentary work has appeared in publications such as National Geographic, Life, Sports Illustrated, and Smithsonian. Rick is an expert documentary, sports, and advertising photographer whose creativity is known worldwide. A former photo journalist, Rickman won his Pulitzer for photographing the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles for the Orange County Register.

             The Eye of the Artist is one of the Art Alliance’s most popular annual events, attracting donated original pieces of art that are auctioned during the evening. Highlights also include hors d’oeuvres, wine and entertainment. Net proceeds enable the non-profit organization to fund other artist events, public art workshops, and scholarships for local youths, and provide support for the community.

              Eye of the Artist will be at the Caine Learning Center, 54385 Upper Pine Crest Ave.    The public is welcome, and there is no admission fee. Art Alliance of Idyllwild is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization supporting artists in the community and keeping art alive in the classroom.
Sat., March 7 @ Caine Learning Center
ARTISTS!  Deadline to Register is March 4.
Biggest Art Party of the Year -- Sat. March 7  6-9 p.m.
Free Admission.  Public is Welcome.   Click here for details!




TWO Great Gifts that Support Art in Idyllwild!


 2015 Idyllwild Deer Sighting Calendars:     Full year of beautiful photography that showcases all 22 of our painted deer.  In addition to the images, the calendar lists the community events happening around town. Only $12 each or two for $20 plus tax.  

Idyllwild Deer Sighting Coffee Mugs:
 Only product in town that has the entire "herd" of deer.  Inside is hunter green and outside is wrapped with image of all 22 deer.  Only $10 each plus tax.


 CLICK HERE to purchase online!

 Or, mugs and calendars may also be     purchased at the following:


  • ArtEspresso (mugs only)
  • Higher Grounds Coffee Shop (both)
  • Idyllwild Area Historical Society (both)
  • Idyllwild Gift Shop (both)
  • IdyllAwhile Wine Bistro (mugs only)
  • Spruce Moose (both)
  • Town Crier (both)


  • S.  


Coming Up!

Upcoming AAI Events

Mon, December 15, 2014 • (see event details)
Sat, March 07, 2015 6:00 PM • Caine Learning Center on Upper Pine Crest
Sat, March 28, 2015 9:00 AM • TBD
Sat, April 11, 2015 5:00 PM • TBD
Sat, April 25, 2015 9:00 AM • TBD
Sat, May 02, 2015 3:00 PM • TBD
Sat, May 09, 2015 10:00 AM • ICC Grounds- Hwy 243 and Ridge View Dr (by the Shell Station)
Fri, June 05, 2015 • Multiple - See Event Description
Sat, June 13, 2015 10:00 AM • ICC Grounds- Hwy 243 and Ridge View Dr (by the Shell Station)

AAI Public Art Fund

Collected: $4,617.00
Goal: $10,000.00
Donate to the AAI Public Art Fund today! We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization; your donation may be tax deductible.
Printed Materials

Click on the following links to view 
the annual event card, the most recently
printed Gallery Guide, and AAI's Quick
Reference Card!



Telephone: 877-439-5278 , Address: PO Box 472, Idyllwild, CA 92549                     © Copyright Art Alliance of Idyllwild


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