Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society is a lively arts community based in and around the 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.


New item: Matt Cutter - see classifieds.

Next board meeting: March 2022, 10 am, via ZOOM.  Members are welcome to attend.  Contact for an invite.

SCVWS Member Only Events


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** REGISTER For "A Fresh Set of Eyes" a Member's Only opportunity to receive a critique of your painting by a Professional Artist.  10 members accepted each session.


Next Session: TBD @ 11:00 a.m.

View past critique sessions. VIEW

Missed a past "Members Only" Zoom Session?  VIEW



Upcoming Workshops and Demos

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Missed a past demo?  Click here to view past Artist demo's on our Youtube Channel - View

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Upcoming SCVWS Paintsites

Paintsites and Blog Update: Paintsites will continue to meet two to three times a month until further notice. Blog will post artwork after each paint site.


Wildwood Park by Kay Duffy

Paintsites 2022 Schedule:

JANUARY 27 – PAINT SITE: Casa Grande, Almaden Road, San Jose

JANUARY 30 - WEEKEND PAINTSITE: Rosicrucian Museum Park, San Jose

FEBRUARY 10 – PAINT SITE:  Ainsley House, Campbell

FEBRUARY 17 – PAINT SITE: Rain Makeup Date

FEBRUARY 24 – PAINT SITE: Bernal-Gulnac-Joice, San Jose

FEBRUARY 26 – WEEKEND PAINTSITE: McClellan Ranch Preserve, Cupertino

Paintsites 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.
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SCVWS Exhibits
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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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