The Student Art Show and Reception was held at the Mountain Arts Gallery on Saturday, April 20, 2024. 

2024 Student Art Contest Awards

The event was a huge success!! Family, friends and Gallery members attended to show their support for these wonderfully creative students. Dave Ficke was the MC and did a great job in presenting the awards to the winners. The awards were for 3 different categories...Mixed Media, Photography and Ceramics. The monetary prizes ranged from 1st Place $300.00, 2nd Place $200.00 and 3rd Place $100.00. Best in show was $500.00. 

Going up the stairs from L to R: Lilyan Allen, Tomas Viramontes, Brianna Nikas, Alexandria Shugard, Mackenzie Cerwin, Isaiah Stiansen, Jasmine Bahena, Zoe Brotzler.

The students were excited and proud of their artwork! We want to thank all of the Gallery members and family who helped with the reception, bringing fabulous homemade food and drink for the event, displaying the artwork of the students and supporting these students. Thank you also, to everyone who attended this inspiring Art Show!

Mountain Arts Gallery is awarding 4 students from Rim High School with scholarships. The scholarships will be presented to the students on Monday, May 20, 2024 at Rim High School Auditorium. Mountain Arts Network continues to educate the community by collaboration with schools and charitable organizations and to promote the arts and culture in general. 

Low-Cost Art Classes

Check out what we have planned for you to enjoy during
Spring, Summer & Fall at the Community Arts Center this season.


at the Lake Arrowhead Community Arts Center

Sign-up at


with RICK ROTANTE from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

In Progress

Email: or 909-233-0425

Cost is $30.00 per (3 hours) 
Classes are Pre-Paid for the month.
No refunds for missed classes.
Payments are due, in full, on the first Tuesday of each month. 

If you are frustrated, your drawings are off, not drawn well, misshapen, this is the class for you. Both classes will show how to construct any form or object and create amazing finished drawings. Class covers design, composition, placement, lines, shading, dimension and perspective.

Supplies list: 18x24 newsprint pad. , Several General 6B soft charcoal pencils, Stadler hard eraser, Kneaded eraser, Stick of white blackboard chalk. Materials supplied for first class.


with RICK ROTANTE from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Starts May 1st

Email: or 909-233-0425

Cost: $35/session; $125 for series of 4 sessions.

If you are new to oil painting or have taken oil painting before and wish to continue your study, I look forward to meeting you and helping you learn new skills.

Bring your own supplies.


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