newsletterSanta Clara Valley Watercolor Society is a lively arts community based in and around the Southern San Francisco Bay Area. We offer a variety of art-related activities, including workshops & demos, exhibiting opportunities, plein-air painting, and other special events for members and the general public.

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Next board meeting:  November 9, 10 am, via ZOOM.  Members are welcome to attend.  Contact for an invite.

Upcoming Workshops and Demos

artist paintingArtist: Sarah Yeoman 
Watercolor Impressions

"Live" Online Demo: January 10, 2021
"Live" Online Workshop Dates: January 25-27, 2021 - Enroll here

Award winning watercolorist Sarah Yeoman, will lead you through a three day workshop focusing on helping you bring your creativity to light and aid in dispelling the myth that watercolor is difficult and unforgiving.

If you need help, Email us at: We'll have the geek squad help you.                                                                             Image above: "3 Crows"       

Note:  Please check for last-minute changes to workshop and demo schedules before you attend.

To view the Alvaro Catagnet Online Demo, click the link: LINK
(Note: the link to view the demo will be available here until October 9th)

2021 Workshops Brochure (registration opened September 1st)


Upcoming Paintsites

Thursday October 8:Mount Madonna Ruins, Watsonville
Thursday October 15: Santa Clara Mission Cemetery, SC
Thursday October 22: Martial Cottle Park, SJ
Thursday October 29: Spirits of New Almaden, SJ
Saturday October 31: Virtual Halloween
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Paintsite Blog 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 by Kay Duffy
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2020 postcardAnnual Member Show: 20/20 visions of art.

The show was held at the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center in Los Gatos, CA. from February 20 to April 19.

View the award winning paintings

SCVWS also hosts online member shows.  View Member Online shows.

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Former members should renew from the members only page.

Cartoons by member Dick Zunkel
Dick has finished a new book of his cartoons.  Read about it at

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