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Board Meeting

Sept. 22, 10am-12pm

Santa Clara City Hall cafeteria

Everyone Welcome!

SCVWS Workshops

All 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.

Mike Bailey
Composition for impact
Mike Bailey paintingNo Demo 
Workshop Friday Sept. 19 to Sunday Sept. 21
4 dots
Floy Zittin
Getting Started, Going Beyond Beginner
Zittin paintingNo Demo
Workshop Dates: Friday Oct. 3 to Sunday Oct. 5

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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!

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SCVWS Exhibits

Member Shows

Annual Member Show

The show will be held in October at the Rose Shenson Community Gallery at the Triton Museum of Art

Registration ends at midnight, Sept. 12th. Prospectus and Q and A are also posted on the exhibits page and the members only page.  Members can register from the members only page.

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Allied Arts
Mary P and John at Allied Arts

Join our regular plein air painters at the Triton Museum on Oct. 18. See a demo at 11 am of "Ink and Wash" techniques by Dick Zunkel.  Then watch or paint along with fellow artists who will happily talk to you about plein air painting.  Join with participants and observers at 2:00 pm for a reception and showing of the day's creations.  Take in the member show at the Shenson Gallery to make a full day of it.

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SCVWS Paint Sites

Paintsites  for  September/October

Thursday Paintsites

September 4: Syngenta Flowers (formerly known as Goldsmith Seeds), Gilroy

September 18: Mountain View Main Library/Pioneer Memorial Park, Mountain View

October 2: Moffett Field, Mountain View

October 16: Ardenwood Historic Farm, Fremont

October 30: Alviso Marina County Park Paintsite and Hike & Sketch

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Weekend Paintsites

Saturday October 18: Plein-air painting day and demo at Triton-Rose Shenson Gallery. 11:00 am.

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


September 25-26, See members only page for details and registration information.

Paintsite Blog

plein air Brad SantosYou 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.
Photo: Brad Santos at Hakone Gardens

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Former members should renew from the members only page.

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