Rancho Bernardo Art Association artist, Sherry Roper will be exhibiting her artwork at Café Merlot during the months of March and April 2013. The pubic is invited but reservations are recommended for the restaurant. Call Cafe Merlot at 858-592-7785 for reservations. Café Merlot is located at 13330 Paseo del Verano Norte in the Rancho Bernardo Winery.

For the month of March RBAA member, Barb Jahelka is the featured artist on the RB Art Association’s website: www.zhibit.org/rbaa or www.ranchobernardoart.com.

Also, award winning artist and book publisher Ruth Hohberg will be exhibiting her latest artwork in the gallery at the Bernardo Winery Tasting Room. The gallery is located at 13330 Paseo Del Verano. The tasting room is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Rancho Bernardo Art Association provides programs, workshops, exhibits and social activities related to art for its membership. The 4th Thursday of the month is their regular meeting day. There will be an oil painting demonstration on Thursday, Mar. 28 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The demonstrating artist is Charles Pinkney, a well-known portrait artist. He will demonstrate a portrait in oil.The meeting is held at the RB Swim and Tennis Club, located at16955 Bernardo Oaks Dr. Members are free and non-members are welcome for a $5 cost.

Founded in 1971, the Rancho Bernardo Art Association cooperates with the community and surrounding  areas in matters pertaining to art. Membership is open to individuals interested in art and meeting others who share the same interests. For more information visit www.ranchobernardoart.com or call Phyllis Hensperger at 858-675-2262. For more details about different events or for pictures for news items contact Sharon Ford at sharnplfd@yahoo.com or Ren Daniels at 858-674-5586.