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Board Meeting

August 29th, 10:00 am

Santa Clara City Hall Coffee Shop
Members are invited!


SCVWS Workshops
Next Demonstration open to all: Artist Ken Hosmer (August 7, 2016)

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 dotsKaren Frey
A Watercolor Painting from Concept to Completion
FreyNo Demo
Workshop Dates: Sunday June 26 to Wednesday June 29

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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 

Summer Palette

Our summer show will be held at Hobee's Restaurant in north San Jose from June 26 to August 26. 

Reception Saturday, July 9, 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Come and vote to select the People's Choice awards, with ribbons for first, second and third place.

There is a postcard image on the exhibits page that you can use if you want to email your friends about the show.

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Annual Member Show

We have changed the date for our Annual Member Show to the spring of 2017.  Details will be provided in the August newsletter.

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SCVWS Paint Sites

Paintsites  for June/July

Thursday Paintsites

June 23, Sierra Azul Nursery & Garden, Watsonville

June 30, Duc Vien Buddhist Pagoda, San Jose

July 7, Shoreline Park, Mtn View

July 14, Maison du Lac (private estate), Summit Rd, Los Gatos

July 21, New Almaden Historic District, San Jose

July 28, Downtown Los Altos with potluck lunch to follow at a member's home

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Weekend Paintsites

Weekend Paintsites is taking July off. See you in August.

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

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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