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Board Meeting

July 24th, 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: Soon Y  Warren (August 20, 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.

NEW!! 2018 workshops calendar on one page! 
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4 dotsSoon Y Warren
Vibrant Paintings
WarrenDemo: August 20, 2017
Workshop: Monday Aug. 21 to Wed. Aug. 23, 2017

image: Cherries with Reflection

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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 

Member Summer Show

Inspired by a Favorite Book

August 1 to August 31, 2017
Los Altos Public Library, Los Altos

Registration opens June 12.  More information and prospectus are on Exhibits page.


Annual Member Show

My Favorite Memories

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

View the winning paintings

Below:  Popular Choice Vote 1st Place  "I ain't smiling" by Elwira Barbara Maszara

2017 show popular choice

See more cartoons by Dick Zunkel:
SCVWS Paint Sites

Paintsites  for July/August

Thursday Paintsites

July 6, Wunderlich Park, Woodside

July 13, Alviso Marina County Park

July 20, Mountain View Heritage Park

July 27, Senior Safari Walkabout, Happy Hollow Zoo, San Jose

August 3, Allied Arts, Menlo Park

August 10, Rosicrucian Museum Park, San Jose

August 17, Lucie Stern Community Center, Palo Alto

August 24, Woodside Store and Filoli Artist Access, San Mateo County

August 31, Hike & Sketch and Paint Site, Rancho Del Oso Nature Center, Davenport

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Weekend Paintsites

Weekend paintsites is taking the summer off. Announcements to follow.

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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