Board Meeting

June 23, 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.

Michael Reardon
A Plein Air Experience
Reardon artDemo Sunday July 13
Workshop, three days, July 25 to 27

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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

Fast, Fresh, and Friendly

Our next exhibit will be in July at Hobees in North San Jose (Montague expressway).  The theme is Hobees slogan "Fast, Fresh, and Friendly".

Registration opens Wed. May 21

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Other Member Exhibit: 

Palo Alto Baylands Exhibit
March, April & May 2014

badlands by Kaaren
Baylands by Kaaren Marquez

SCVWS Paintsites group and other members are showing paintings specifically related to the Palo Alto Baylands at the Palo Alto Baylands’ Nature Preserve, The EcoCenter, 2775 Embarcadero Way, Palo Alto, CA 94303The show is open during March, April and May (until the 30th).  There is also a collection of matted, unframed Baylands’ art.  All pieces are for sale.  Please stop by to enjoy these paintings in their beautiful location.
The opening hours are:  Mon, Thurs, Fri  11am – 1:30pm, and Saturday 10am-3pm. Closed Tues, Wed, Sun

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SCVWS Paint Sites

Paintsites  for  March/April

Thursday Paintsites

April 3: Santa Clara Mission Cemetery

April 17: AeroDynamic Aviation, San Jose

May 1: Dun Vien Buddhist Pagoda, San Jose

May 15: Memorial Park, Cupertino

May 29: Alum Rock Park, San Jose, Paint site and Hike & Sketch

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

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Weekend Paintsites

May 17: Chitactac-Adams Heritage Park, Morgan Hill/Gilroy

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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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Become a Member!

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Former members should renew from the members only page.

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