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Board Meeting

July 28, 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.

3 dotsMichael Reardon
A Plein Air Experience

Reardon artDemo Sunday July 13
Workshop, three days, July 25 to 27

three dots
Lian Zhen
Chinese and Western Style Painting
zhen paintingDemo Aug. 17, 7 to 9 pm (note unusual time)
Workshop Tuesday to Thursday, August 19-21

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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

FFF Mitsi Shine
artist Mitsi Shine

The "Fast, Fresh and Friendly" Show is now open at Hobee's Restaurant in North San Jose (Montague expressway).  Stop by to see it and vote for you favorite painting!

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Annual Member Show

The show will be held in October at the Rose Shenson Community Gallery at the Triton Museum of Art

Registration will open August 4.  Prospectus and Q and A are now posted on the exhibits page and the members only page.

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SCVWS Paint Sites

Paintsites  for  July/August

Thursday Paintsites

July 17: Rengstorff House, Mountain View

July 31: Paintsite and Hike & Sketch, Don Edwards Wildlife Preserve, Fremont

August 7: Rosicrucian Museum Park, San Jose

August 21: Gamble Garden, Palo Alto

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Weekend Paintsites

August 16: Gilroy Gardens, Gilroy, CA. Free admission for SCVWS artists. 

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


September 25-27, See members only page for details and registration form.

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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Former members should renew from the members only page.

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