Art During the Pandemic

As you probably know, the LH Gallery, like most establishments, is closed until further notice. That applies to all scheduled activities like Art classes and events.

In the meantime, the LH Art Gallery Board have thought about ways to keep you inspired to create and to appreciate art.

Wendy shared this virtual museum:



People passing by Vincent van Gogh’s self portrait and snapping a photo at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam


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General Meeting and Monoprinting

This Sunday is our La Habra Art Association General Members Meeting.

Instructor: Mary Schultz

The meeting is open to the public and features a free workshop on monoprinting. Get to meet with fellow artists and art enthusiasts. Exciting things are happening and the calendar of shows for the year have been completed.

Hope to see you this Sunday at the La Habra Art Gallery.

Robot Rally Art Contest Guidelines

Official Rules

Theme for 2020: Robots for home use

Robotics isn’t just for left-brained linear, logical thinkers. Sure, you need to have some engineering know-how to tinker with all those moving parts. But there is also a need for good design. You can’t just have wires hanging around. You need to encase them somewhere and make it easy for the programming to function and interact with humans. The LH Art Gallery may be your stepping stone to a great robotic design as well as a venue to express your love-hate relationship with robots.

Below are the rules of the Robot Rally contest:

  • Entries may be in digital, oils, watercolors, inks, photography or mixed media. They can be 2-D or 3-D. You can make a painting, a drawing, a sculpture made of paper and cardboard, a digital image, etc.   All artworks must be easily transportable.
  • All 2-D entries should be framed and ready for hanging.
  • All artwork must be original with a focus on the robotic theme of the year.
  • No more than two entry submissions will be accepted for consideration from each artist.
  • Entries will be evaluated by a judging panel looking for creativity, craftsmanship and bringing that “WOW!” moment.
  • Entries accepted at the
    La Habra Art Gallery
    151 W. La Habra Blvd.,
    La Habra, CA 90631.
    Phone contact:  (562) 691-9739
    Saturday, April 25 from 12 noon to 4pm ONLY.
    No exceptions or special appointments. 
  • There is no online form to submit your entry; you need to physically come to the gallery with your art work. There you will pay for your entry fee, fill up an entry form, and sign a release form.
  • There will be 2 levels in the competition.
    An entry fee of $5 for students of High School level and below.
    And an entry fee of $10 for college level and professionals.
    Prizes of $100 for each level will be awarded.  A minimum of ten (10) entries must be received at each level for prize of $100 to be awarded. 
  • Announcement of winners and awarding of prizes will be on May 2, 2020 at the Robot Rally event.


    La Habra City Hall

    110 E La Habra Blvd, La Habra, CA 90631
    Event Hours – 9am – 2pm
    Announcement of winners – between 1pm – 2pm
  • All entries will be on display at the Robot Rally event at the La Habra City Hall on May 2, 2020.
  • All artworks must be picked up on May 2, 2020 after the Robot Rally at 2pm.
  • Any artwork left after May 2, 2020 will be disposed of.

The decision of the La Habra Art Gallery Board is final.

HS School Art Needed

Who can participate

The La Habra Art Association will showcase high school student art at the gallery in April 2020. That means students from La Habra High School, Sonora High School and Whittier Christian High School ranging from 9th to 12th grade are invited to participate.

The Art Association would also like to honor and award a $100 scholarship to a senior art student in each of the 3 schools at the April 24th reception.

What is acceptable

All 2-D (or flat) art media will be accepted. Artwork must be framed to be hung in the gallery. (tip: inexpensive frames can be found at Michaels, Walmart, Dollar Store, Thrift Stores, etc.) Box canvasses need not be frames unless they have open stapled edges.

Submission Guidelines

The “take-in” of artwork will be on Saturday, April 4th, from 12 noon to 4:00pm at the Art Gallery. Students will fill out a label for each art piece indicating:

  • Name of artist
  • Title of artwork
  • medium (ex. acrylic, oils, charcoal, etc)
  • indicate if the art if for sale (with the price) or not for sale
  • a signed permission from a parent or guardian


  • Take-in: Sat., April 4, 12 noon to 4pm
  • Exhibit dates: Sat., April 11 – Sun., May 17
  • Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 12noon to 4pm
  • Reception: Friday April 24, 4pm to 7pm
  • Pick-up of art: Sat., May 23, 12 noon to 4pm

Contact Info

  • Gallery (562) 788-1234
  • email:
  • Contact Persons:
    Mary Schultz – (714) 773-5174, email:
    Alan Liang – (562) 788-1234, email:


2020 Exhibit Calendar

February 1 to March 29

Reception: Saturday, Feb 8, 2pm

“Love Actually”

Love is in the air as we feature romantic artworks.

On February 14, Valentine’s Day, there will be live music. All are welcome. Fun starts at 6pm. Bring your singing voices and other instruments.


April 4 to May 16

Reception: Friday, April 24, 2pm

“Celebrating the Future”
Created by the La Habra High School Students

Futuristic and Robot art pieces to coincide with the Citrus Fair’s Robot Rally.


May 23 to July 5

Reception: Saturday, June 6, 2pm

“The Surrealistic World of Bobby Romero”

Bobby’s conceptual paintings were highly influenced by Salvador Dali.

July 11 to August 15

Reception: TBA

“Julia Kim Solo”


August 16 to September 27

Reception: TBA

“Alan Liang Show”


October 3 to November 21

Reception: Veterans Day, 2pm

“Veterans  and Patriots”

Artwork of the heroes among us. La Habra will celebrate its Annual Veterans Day celebration at the Community Center. Visitors are encouraged to walk over to the gallery for a reception and enjoy the exhibit.


November 22 to December 31

Reception: Saturday, December 5, 2pm

“LHAA Members Show”

Artwork of the members of the gallery. See the variety of styles and techniques of our local artists.

January 19, 2020 – LHAA Members Meeting with free painting workshop

Paint the beautiful world as Georgia O’Keefe, the “Mother of American Modernism,” sees it with Maud Shearer – Artez on January 19 starting at 2pm. We will be painting landscapes. If you choose to paint flowers, inspiration pictures will be on hand. Supplies are limited so feel free to bring your favorite paints, brushes, canvas or paper, and your choice of Georgia O’Keefe inspiration.

The workshop is free but donations are always welcome. We also ask that participants bring their favorite snacks and refreshments to share.

About the instructor

Maud holds a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, Masters of Science in Counseling, and active teaching credentials in Arts and Crafts. She has been a graphic designer, and an instructor, and interior designer and an instructor for Young Rembrandts. She is currently a time licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She uses art as a form of communication in her therapy with children and teens.

Movie Night: Thomas Kinkade Nov. 17


Enjoy a movie and support a cause!

A movie based on a year out of the life of renowned American artist Thomas Kinkade ( aka. The Painter of Light) and the effect he had on his hometown of Placerville, California.

Tickets for $2 each or $5 for 3 are available.  Tickets can be used to purchase snacks at the Concessions and join raffle draws.  There will also be silent auctions for gift baskets.

(All proceeds will benefit the La Habra Art Association)

La Habra Art Gallery
151 W La Habra Blvd., La Habra, CA  90631
Left building annexed to the La Habra Community Center

Website:     Email:

(562) 691-9739  |   (562) 383-3643



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