SCVWS Exhibits

The Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society sponsors member shows and provides information on other exhibiting opportunities for artists in watermedia. Although you must be a member to enter our shows, everyone is welcome to come and see the exhibits, which are always free and open to the general public. Contact the exhibits committee by emailing exhibits email. If you'd like to know more about joining SCVWS, visit the Membership Pages

Bridge/Bridges Fall Member Show

Theme:  Bridge/Bridges

Exhibit Runs  Sunday August 26 - Sunday November 4, 2018  at the Palo Alto Bridge Center, 432 Stierlin Road, Mountain View
Open to the public only for about an hour before or after a game.  Games last about 4 hours.  Check website for game times, and (suggested) contact the game director about visiting:

Literal bridges, but also very abstract interpretations of bridge ( including the card game ) and bridge compositions or symbolic  bridges are welcome.  There is no fee, and there will be no reception.  Size: no larger than 36 inches framed.  One painting per person.  Show is limited to 36 persons, first-come basis.

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Registration opens Friday June 29 and closed Saturday Aug. 18 (show is full).

Cafe La Tartine Summer Member Show

Theme:  Take-Out Art

Exhibit ran  Sunday July 1 - Tuesday July 31, 2018  at the Café La Tartine, 830 Middlefield  Road, Redwood City


Annual Member Show

 The show was a huge success!  Visit the Awards page to see the winners.

2018 show postcard

Juror: Linda Covella

jurorLinda has a BA from UC Santa Cruz and an MFA from Parsons School of Design in New York City.  She has extensive teaching experience including over ten years in the art department at Notre Deame De Manur University.  She has worked for the Community School of Music and Arts as the Art School Director  for over a decade.  She has exhibited extensively including in New York and Santa Cruz and her work is held in private collections.