Connecting artists to art enthusiasts



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Annual Artists’ Pot Luck and Swap Meet

In partnership with the Pacific Art League

Join us for our annual pot luck dinner and art swap meet on Sunday, September 11, from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm. The location is Grant Park at 1575 Holt Avenue in Los Altos

Bring your own stuff:

  • Food to share
  • Picnic stuff – plates, silverware, cups, napkins, etc.
  • Table, chair or blankets as desired

Bring unwanted art materials (not finished artwork) that you want to sell, trade, share or donate.

We will accept donations of art material to the Pacific Art League to support the following programs:

  • The New Day
  • Veterans Art Program
  • Kids Camp Program

Thinking joining SVOS 2017 but want more information?

Some of the Board members and staff will be on-hand to talk and answer your questions. Applications for SVOS 2017 will also be available for pick-up.

Location: -- Grant Park at 1575 Holt Avenue in Los Altos

Date: - Sunday, September 11, 2016

Time: - 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm

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Connecting Artists with Art Lovers

Silicon Valley Open Studios is an event that encourages a close personal relationship between artists and art enthusiasts.

Our mission is to educate artists about the business of art, help promote their art business, provide guidance for emerging artists, and to create an easy, educational, and enjoyable art-buying experience for the art enthusiast.

2017 Open Studio Dates - 11am to 5pm

WEEKEND 1: Northern Area - May 6th - 7th

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

WEEKEND 2: Central Area - May 13th - 14th

East Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, Stanford, Sunnyvale, .

WEEKEND 3: Southern Area/Pacific Coast - May 20th - 21st

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

Portrait of an Artist:
Deborah Bobby - Artist and Jeweler

By Apala G. Egan

Yellow and mauve, the colors of spring, show up in the pieces of jewelry created by artist Deborah Bobby. So do reds, blues and other shades. The subtle gleam of etched copper permeates through many of her pieces.

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