Nancy Takaichi and Randall Stauss 2018 Plein Air Oil Workshop at Lake Tahoe. Meeting August 13, 14, 15 from 9am to 4pm, the basics of drawing, perspective, composition, color and comfortably managing oil paints will be covered. Daily demonstration paintings will be given along with individual help, suggested goals and group critiques. Workshop cost is $325 with a required $150 deposit. For registration, contact Randall Stauss at (530)412-1753 rstauss82@gmail.com, or Nancy Takaichi at (408)406-7482 ntakaichi@gmail.com.

An Artist Getaway plein air painting vacation is scheduled for June 17, 18, 19 in Murphys, CA. For more information, see www.artistgetaway.com.

Ellen Howard will be teaching 2 three-day workshops: Mendocino art Center, June 21-23 from 9:30am to 4:30pm (go to mendocinoartcenter.org to register) and Filoli Gardens, Woodside, CA, from August 9-11 from 9:30am to 4:30pm (call Filoli at (650)364-8300 to register).

Nina Bricker's "Drawing In The Evening" classes continue at LGS Recreation - Adult Recreation Center on Main Street in Los Gatos on Tuesday evenings, 6:30 to 8:30pm. Check schedules, registration, and openings at LGSRecreation.org, or call (408)354-8700.

CALL FOR ENTRIES! Garden Party - Imagining the Human Designed Landscape July 20 - July 29 at 15155 Kennedy Rd and Paint Out on July 23, 9am to 12pm. No fees or commissions. See Facebook fb.me/kennedyroadartshow or contact hrshl@comcast.net for more info and see full Call for Art and Submission details in the Opportunities Binder on the LGAA information table at the May meeting.

Silicon Valley Open Studios - first 3 weekends in May, 11am to 5pm. 360+ artists, 28 cities, 150+ locations. See scos.org for more information.

Kay Duffy's Collage Workshop - Saturday, May 26. For details, contact K@kayduffywatercolors.com.

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