LOCA invites everyone to engage in seasonal arts challenges on Instagram. Creative types can get inspired by sharing photos of their artwork that follows fun and easy themes. We want every type of artist to be involved, said artist and LOCA board member Lisa Mansour, From first-timers to professional artists, we love seeing everyones creativity shine through.”

As we leaf summer behind, LOCA is introducing the fall theme, Grateful Leaves. To participate, create any art focusing on beautiful autumn foliage. Mandala arrangements, sunbursts, leaf rubbings, transfer prints, tracings, pressings, and cutouts are all encouraged. Upload your leaf art to instagram and be sure to tag @locaarts and use the hashtag #locaartschallenge.

Mandala by Lisa Mansour