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SCVWS Membership Benefits

Become a Member of the Santa Clara Watercolor Society ... or renew your membership here!

SCVWS welcomes all those interested in the art of watermedia

arrow Join now   Annual membership contribution of $30 covers one full year. For example, if you signup in March 2021 your membership will expire at the end of March in 2022.

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Got questions about being an SCVWS member? Contact:membership email.

Membership benefits:

  • Monthly newsletter describing that month's painting sites and upcoming workshops, exhibits, classes, and social functions. We also include member news, and what's going on in the local art community. The newsletter is available in electronic form (pdf) and is emailed monthly to members and posted on the home page of the website.
  • SCVWS website provides up-to-date event information, artist resources, online registration for exhibits, workshops, paint sites and a member gallery.
  • Your own gallery page on the SCVWS site or a link to your own website. You can show two of your best watermedia pieces along with your artist statement and contact information. Upon creating or renewing your membership, you may contact the SCVWS webmaster to begin setting up your own page. Already have your own website? Email webmaster email with your URL and we'll link your name on the gallery page to your own site.
  • SCVWS-sponsored Workshops & FREE Demos, by nationally known watercolor artists (as many as 10 per year), offered at very reasonable rates.
  • SCVWS Exhibits are organized several times a year in a variety of venues, with an Annual Member Show at the Addison-Penzak JCC in Los Gatos. 
  • SCVWS Paint Sites, scheduled year-round except for major holidays, all members are invited to paint en plein air in small, friendly groups.  Groups meet on alternate Thursdays or one Sunday a month.
  • SCVWS Annual Holiday Party, for members and their guests to socialize.
  • Free Members Only Online Educational Tutorials or Q & A sessions.
  • 10% Discount at University Art & California Art Supply.

(SCVWS is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) corporation with tax ID# 20-1698771.  Your dues contribution may be deductible as provided by law.  Consult your tax advisor if necessary.)