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Board Meeting

April 17th, 10:00 am

Santa Clara City Hall Coffee Shop
Members are invited!

Beyond the Obvious Reveal Monday March 27, 9:00 am - see below

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

SCVWS Workshops

Upcoming Workshops 

Next Demonstration open to all: Paul Jackson (April 2, 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 dotsPaul Jackson
Painting the Transparency and Reflection of Glass
JacksonDemo: April 2
Workshop: Monday April 3 to Thursday April 6, 2017

image: Compulsion Dimensions

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Beyond the Obvious Reveal

Monday, March 27, beginning at 9:00 am and ending with a potluck lunch.  Instructor Mike Bailey shows the progress made by workshop participants during the 10 week course. Location: Historic Hoover Theater (where we hold demos and workshops).

 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 March/April

Thursday Paintsites

NEWS!,The January 18, 2017 edition of the “Santa Clara Weekly” newspaper contains a very nice one page article about the Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society and the Thursday paintsite group.  Maria Judnick, reporter for the Santa Clara Weekly, attended the January 12 paintsite at the Triton Museum, talked to the artists, and included quotes from many of them.  Here is the link to the article: article

March 16, Saratoga Heritage Orchard

March 23, Kirk-Farrington House, San Jose

March 30, Santa Clara Mission

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

April 13, Hakone Gardens, Saratoga

April 20, Santa Clara History Site TBD

April 27, Hidden Villa, Los Altos Hills

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Weekend Paintsites

April 22, Hidden Villa Los Altos Hills

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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