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

=> October 2022 NEWSLETTER <=

Next board meeting: September 19, 2022, 10 am, via ZOOM.  Members are welcome to attend.  Contact workshops@scvws.org for an invite.

Member Only Events

Upcoming Exhibits

Submissions are now closed.

Thank you to all the members who submitted images. Artist acceptance emails were sent on September 26th.


Save the date for the Online reception & General meeting:

October 9, 2022  (1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Zoom link will be posted on day of the event.

exhibit flyer

See Exhibits page for submission details & links to view past challenges

August Instagram Raffle Winner: Mayumi Schmidt!



View the 54th Annual Show Awards

View the Reception Pictures

 View past critique sessions & Member only Youtube Videos:  VIEW 


Upcoming Workshops and Demos

2023 Workshops now open!  Enroll Now: 

Join us for a free demo by Dale Laitinen at Hoover Theatre

Date: October 2nd @ 1:30 p.m. - Spots open for Workshop!


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

Upcoming Paintsites

Paintsites Update: Paintsites will continue to meet two to three times a month until further notice. 
Paintsites 2022 Schedule:


OCT 6 -THUR PAINT SITE:   Queens Pumpkin Patch, Saratoga

OCT 13 -THUR PAINT SITE: Pigeon Point Lighthouse, Pescadero

OCT 20 -THUR PAINT SITE: Guglielmo Winery, Morgan Hill 

OCT 27 -THUR PAINT SITE: Wunderlich Park, Woodside



"Wildwood Park" by Kay Duffy

Paintsites Blog You can view past paintings (up through May 1, 2022) on our blog. We are moving to a new Private Facebook Group.  Visit the Members only page for more information.
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