Northern Area Council

Board Members

 Janice Bettiga James Woglom  Gini Gyorkos Bobbie Rae Jones Ross Roadruck
Janice Bettiga
James Woglom
Past President
Gini Gyorkos
Bobbie Rae Jones
Ross Roadruck



A Message the Northern Region Past-President, Gini Gyorkos:

As a member of CAEA many opportunities for learning as well as giving back are there for all of us. The Northern Region Board would love to hear your ideas on events, art happening days, or if you have an interest in participating in the following areas:


Additional Northern Region Board Members:

High School Rep: Amber Woodward
Middle School Rep: Jaime Shilen
Elementary School Rep:
Museum Rep: TBD
Art Happening Chair: TBD
YAM Greater Sacramento Region Chair: Li Ezzell [email protected]
Youth Art Month Committee Reps. in different areas: TBD


Region Meetings

Our goal in the Northern Region is to gather locally and network as an area.  Please consider gathering with fellow art teachers and art lovers and meet us online. Simply call in and connect with the rest of the Northern Region by phone, Skype, or FaceTime. All are wanted and welcome. Relax put up your feet and share your hopes wants and desires! Email Janice Bettiga to get connection at Meetings which are held in Sacramento, San Jose and across the Northern Region.  Simply call in and connect.  Relax put up your feet and share your hope wants and desires!

Contact Janice Bettiga [email protected] for exact meeting location.


Youth Art Month

Please visit our YAM page for all YAM information. Your CAEA membership needs to be current to participate. To join, please visit

2019 Sacramento YAM Exhibition
  • Artwork photos, label/statements, artists consent forms, teacher agreements due to Michael Dittmer: February 4, 2019
  • Artwork Drop Off: February 25, 2019
    • Crocker Art Museum
      216 O Street
      Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Show Runs: February 28 – March 31, 2019; Crocker Art Museum
  • Reception: Sunday, March 10, 2019, 1:00 – 2:30 PM; Crocker Art Museum

For further information contact:
Michael Dittmer [email protected]


CAEA Regional Award Recipient - Northern Region

Barbara Hughes

Dr. Barbara Hughes
Outstanding Visual Art Educator of the Year


Northern Region Resources

Blue Line Arts

Blue Line Arts is a non-profit organization and active community resource established to promote the arts in Roseville, California.  Blue Line Arts showcases the works of regional and national artists, complete with flexible exhibition space suitable for small musical performances, lectures and demonstrations. A special children's gallery provides a dedicated location for children's programs.


Arts and Business Council of Sacramento

The mission of the Arts & Business Council of Sacramento is to promote partnerships between the business community and arts organizations in order to enhance the economy and enrich the quality of life in the Sacramento region.