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Board Meeting

June 29th, 10:00 am

Santa Clara City Hall Coffee Shop
Members are invited!


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.

4 dots

Frank Eber

Atmospheric Watercolor Painting
EberDemo: Sunday, June 7, 2015
Workshop dates: Monday, June 7 to Thursday, June 11.
Wait Listed

4 dots

Karen Bieber

Urban Landscapes
BieberNo Demo
Workshop dates: Monday, August 17 to Thursday, August 20.

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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 

Shades of Summer

July 7 to August 29
Saratoga Library

Prospectus and details are posted on the exhibits page. 

Register from the members home page. 


1 model - 3 fabulous artists
3 points of view

Saturday, July 18, 2015
10:00 am to 2:30 pm
Los Altos Hills Town Hall

Artists Myrna Wacknov, Christopher Schink and Mike Bailey will paint portraits of the same clothed, live model for 2 hours.  Lunch at noon, followed by presentations from the artists.

Tickets are $25 for members and $30 for non-members and may be purchased online only. (Members need to log in before signing up to get the member discount.)

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No Limits - Freedom to Create

March 9 to Aug. 28, 2015
Los Altos Hills Town Hall
Reception and Awards
Sunday, April 19, 2-5 pm

This is a juried show, including all forms of watermedia and allowing up to 3 paintings per artist.

Photos of winners are posted on the exhibits page.

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SCVWS Paint Sites

Paintsites  for May/June

Thursday Paintsites

May 7, San Jose Municipal Rose Garden

May 14, Arizona (Cactus) Garden, Stanford - Cancelled, but Saturday May 16 will be at the same site.

May 21, Sunset Magazine Gardens, Menlo Park

May 28, Guadalupe Oak Grove Park, San Jose

June 4, Santa Teresa County Park, San Jose

June 11, Los Altos Redwood Grove

June 18, Agnews Historic Park, Santa Clara

June 25, San Juan Bautista Mission

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Weekend Paintsites

Saturday, May 16, Arizona (Cactus) Garden, Stanford

Saturday, June 20, Santa Teresa County Park, San Jose

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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PHOTOBOOK for Sylvia and Jenny

View the book by clicking here.  You can also order a copy for yourself!


Become a Member!

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Former members should renew from the members only page.

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