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SVOS Talk Art: Clay Monoprinting
with Martha Castillo

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Register Now for Silicon Valley Open Studios 2015.

It's time to form your groups and submit your registration package for this popular art event during the first three weekends in May.

To download a registration form and to get all of the information you need, click here for the info for artists page.

Remember! The deadline for registration is December 31, 2014. Don't wait until you're caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Get your group together and submit your registration right.

Want your art on the Cover?

The catalog cover art is a juried component and this year we will select the candidates from the first 50 registrations that we receive.

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SV TalkArt Wins WAVE Award

Congratulations to the team that produces the monthly SV TalkArt television program. Producers Nance Wheeler and Sally Rayn have won the Western Access Video Excellence (WAVE) award for the program "Clay Monoprinting with Martha Castillo" in the Instructional/DIY category. SV TalkArt produces ten shows each year which are shown weekly on public service channels throughout Silicon Valley.

SVOS University

The next sessioin of SVOS University is Wednesday, December 3rd from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm at the Pacific Art League at 668 Ramona Street in Palo Alto. Click here to get a map

The Gallery Relationship: Find It, Start It, Nurture It

If you're ready to begin planning for gallery representation, then this seminar by Melinda Cootsona is an ideal starting place.

This session is open to all artists and there is a $20 cover charge at the door.

Click here for more information about SVOS University.

Announcing Dates for SVOS 2015

Silicon Valley Open Studios is pleased to announce the addition of Pacific Coast communities for the May 16 - 17 weekend.

Weekend One: Northern Area May 2 - 3

Atherton, Belmont, Burlingame, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Hillsborough, Los Altos, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Mateo, Woodside

Weekend Two: Central Area May 9 - 10

Ladera, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Loyola, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, Stanford, Sunnyvale

Weekend Three: Southern Area and Pacific Coast May 16 - 17

Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Gatos, Milpitas, Monte Sereno, Morgan Hill, San Jose, Saratoga and, El Granada, Half Moon Bay, Miramar, Montara, Moss Beach, and Pacifica

Portrait of an Artist - Holly Van Hart

Holly Van Hart's latest painting series is all about possibilities. So is her life.

She is passionate about the possibilities and potential within each one of us.   She is a walking example of her belief that we all have the power within us to chase our passions.

She has recently left her successful high-tech career in the telecommunications industry and is now exploring the possibilities that come from being a full-time artist. She is dedicated to spending several hours a day in her studio and then at night while the kids are doing their homework, she spends time on the business side of her art that she calls her "homework." A recent  home remodeling project included an art hanging system that transforms the family living space into a personal gallery of her latest creations.

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