Many LGAA members teach classes or lead workshops. To be added to this list or to update your information, contact the webmaster.

Classes with Kay Duffy - watercolor classes continue at Hakone every 2nd and 4th Monday, 9:30 to noon; $20/class. She is also planning a July collage workshop. Contact her for the date, yet to be determined.

Ellen Howard is presenting a workshop at Art Attack on Sunday, July 16, from 10:00 - 3:00 p.m. focusing on water reflections and clouds. The cost is $150. For more information, go to or call (650) 552-0001.

If you'd like to see more of Ellen's work, her web site is Ellen Howard Art


"By the Beautiful Sea" 3RD annual painting show at The Cottage, 15155 Kennedy Rd, Los Gatos, the last 2 weekends in July. Public is invited and the show is free. Also on exhibit will be Hershel Abelman's Salute to Monet: The Early Years. An additional plein air event will happen on the property on Monday, July 24, 9 a.m. - 12 noon, also free. More information at or call (408) 358-6950.

Last Thursday Sketchers is on summer break after the June meet up but will resume in September. Contact Bobbie Frederickson for more information.

GBAO - The 2017 Greater Bay Area Fine Art Juried Competition and Exhibition, being held in Los Gatos at NUMU, the New Museum of Los Gatos, will be open until August 19.

REMINDER - Participating artists in the GBAO need to pick up their artwork from NUMU on Sunday, August 20, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


Volunteer Opportunity One of our most fun positions is still available, Program Chair, the person who sets up our demo artists... it's a great way to meet many of the best artists and teachers in the valley and share in the duties of your club. If you're interested in this position please call Jeff Chase, LGAA President, at (408)354-2349. You can also see a complete description of the position on the information table at the next LGAA meeting.

Benicia Plein Air Gallery's 2nd Annual Paint Out - August 26. Entry and prize information on under 2017 Paint Out. Enter before July 26 for a discounted entry fee. Judge - Randal Sexton. Benicia Mayor will present the awards. Ribbons, Cash and Prizes worth over $2000. Reception music by Gringa Any questions, please email

Additional Artist Getaways, Workshops, Art Vacations, Exhibits, Calls for Art, Websites of Interest... will be listed in an Opportunities binder on the Information Table at LGAA monthly meetings.

Local Links

Art Museums/Galleries
The Museums of Los Gatos
The San Jose Museum of Art
Gallery Saratoga
Triton Museum of Art
Anno Domini
Works San Jose Gallery
Institute of Contemporary Art
Palo Alto Art Center
Santa Clara University
MACLA (Center for Latino Arts)

Art Leagues and Associations
Campbell Artists Guild
Fine Arts League of Cupertino
Coastal Arts League (Half Moon Bay)
Fremont Art Association
Los Altos Art Club
Northern California Art Fusion
Pacific Art League
Saratoga Contemporary Artists
Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society
Santa Cruz Art League
Silicon Valley Arts Coalition
Sunnyvale Art Club
Valle del Sur Art Guild

Marketing for Artists
Absolute Arts
Art Storm
red dot blog
Wet Canvas