The Rancho Bernardo Art Association (RBAA) provides programs, workshops, exhibits and social activities related to art for its membership. The fourth Thursday of the month, March 27 at 7 p.m., they will be sponsoring a painting demonstration by Claire-Lise Anderegg, a mixed media painter and instructor. The meeting is free to members. Non-members are welcome. A $5 fee is charged to non-members, which will apply to their membership fee if they decide to join RB Art Association within thirty days. The meeting is held at the RB Swim and Tennis Club, located at 16955 Bernardo Oaks Dr.,Rancho Bernardo, CA  92128.

For the month of  March, Nancy Kempf, RBAA member, is the featured artist on the RB Art Association’s website or

Ren Daniels, Artist/Author and member of the Rancho Bernardo Art Association, will be exhibiting her award winning paintings at Café Merlot during the month of March. A cooking class featuring some of the recipes in her Art/ Louisiana Style Cookbook will be held on Fat Tuesday, March 4, at the restaurant. The public is invited, but reservations are required for the event. Café Merlot is located at 13330 Paseo del Verano Norte in the Rancho Bernardo Winery, and the Cafe Merlot contact is 858-592-7785.

Also in March, award winning artist Roman Chavez will be exhibiting his latest works of art 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.

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 the website