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Get to know the artists. They want you to ask questions about their art.

Vase by Jane Walker

SVOS Talk Art: Painting in Layers
with Elyse Dunnahoo

SVOS events now showing

The Main Street Cafe - Art Instructors of the Pacific Art League

The August exhibit at this popular cafe and art venue features the artwork of 5 instrustors from Palo Alto's Pacific Art League. Stop by for coffee or lunch and view the works of Cathy Zander, Kay Culpepper, Terry Eden, Steve Curl, and Brian Coral.

This exhibit opens August 2 and continues until August 30.

The location is The Main Street Cafe & Books, 134 Main Street, Los Altos, 9

The Artists Reception

Here's a chance to meet the artists and discuss their work. The reception will be Thursday August 27th from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

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Coming Events

Sunnyvale Art Club Exhibit - August 30 to September 27


Artist Potluck and Art Swap - September 14th

Join us on Sunday, September 14th at 3:00 pm at Heritage Oaks Park in Los Altos (at the corner of Miramonte and Portland a few blocks from Foothill Expressway)


  • Food to share and your own beverage
  • Any art or craft materials (NOT fininshed art work) tha you wish to sell, trade, barter, or donate. i.e. paper, paint, frames, easels, pens, brushes, pastels, etc.
  • A blanket, tarp, or table to set out the art materials


Artist Photo Session - September 20th

Bring three pieces of your artwork for professional photography. Look for an announcement to our e-mail list in mid-August

"Water, Water Everywhere..." - Juried SVOS Exhibit September 27 to November 15

This exhibit is open to all participants of the most recent SVOS event. Call to artist will come in early August.

Download the Prospectus Prospectus here

Artists Meet and Greet Reception October 1

In this kick-off to the 2015 SVOS registration, you can meet other artists to form groups, ask questions about registering for Silicon Valley Open Studios and sign up for volunteer positiions.

Registration Opens for Silicon Valley Open Studios on October 1

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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