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Board Meeting

June 26th, 10:00 am

Santa Clara City Hall Coffee Shop
Members are invited!

View and/or download our "Year-at-a-Glance Calendar"

SCVWS Workshops

Upcoming Workshops 

Next Demonstration open to all: Iain Stewart (May 7, 2017)

All of our demos and workshops are held at the Historic Hoover Theater, 1635 Park Ave., San Jose unless otherwise noted. All demos begin at 1:30 pm and all Workshops start at 9:00 am.

Note: Please check below for last-minute changes to workshop and demo schedules before you attend.

4 dotsIain Stewart
From Sketchbook to Studio
StewartDemo: May 7
Workshop: Monday May 8 to Thursday May 11, 2017

image: Gothic Quarter

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 Members and non-members are welcome to participate in our workshops.

Demos are free, and open to the public - everyone welcome!

Mailing address: SCVWS Workshops, P.O. Box 403, Ben Lomond, CA 95005

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SCVWS Exhibits

Member Shows 

 Annual Member Show
My Favorite Memories

March 1 to April 30, 2017
Jewish Community Center, Los Gatos

Reception Sunday, March 19, 11:30 - 2:00 pm

View the winning paintings

2017 show postcard

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 Summer Palette Winners

hobee show postcard

See the winners of the Popular Choice Vote on the Exhibits page.  Awards were presented at the Holiday Party.

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SCVWS Paint Sites

Paintsites  for April/May

Thursday Paintsites

April 6, Tulip Garden in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

April 13, Hakone Gardens, Saratoga

April 20, Agnews Historic Park, Santa Clara

April 27, Hidden Villa, Los Altos Hills

May 4, San Jose Municipal Rose Garden

May 11, Skyline Ridge Preserve, Skyline Blvd

May 18, Arizona (Cactus) Garden, Stanford

May 25, Santa Clara Historical Site TBD

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Weekend Paintsites

April 22, Hidden Villa Los Altos Hills

May 20, Saratoga Farmers Market

As always, see your newsletter for full details and maps.  Members may also see details from the members only page.

Paintsite Blogs

paintsite group

You can view recent paintings on our blog. Members can post their painting to the blog as well, by following  the instructions on the members only page.
Image: Wildwood Park Painters by Kay Duffy

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The paintsites group is painting at historic sites in Santa Clara County, preparing for "Art on the Lawn" in August.  Paintings created in recent years are on a new blog. Please visit:

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Former members should renew from the members only page.

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