March 2021 Newsletter

Key Dates

March 8th, 2021: FALC General Meeting on Monday at 7:00 Zoom Meeting.

March 15th, 2021: Next Steering Meeting on Monday at 7:00 online using Zoom.


2021-2022 FALC Membership

To participate in FALC sponsored shows and exhibits, one must be juried in as a exhibiting member. Artists who have submitted 3 pieces of original art which meet with the approval and acceptance of the voting members will be awarded "Exhibiting Membership". Jurying in will take place at most meetings.

Membership for continuing members is $45.00 per year, January through December.

$45 - full year membership

$25 - half year membership (Jurying after June 2021 till December 2022)

Upcoming Shows

PAST Artist of the month:


FALC congratulates Geeta Taneja for being chosen for Distinguished Artist of Cupertino of 2020. It is an honor that Geeta works as a steering committee member and FALC member since 2016. Her recognition by City of Cupertino is a testament to her contemporary and impressionist art styles. She creates her work with Water color , acrylics and oils. A great story teller of her experiences through her artwork.

General Meeting

March 8th, 2021

FALC General Meeting, Zoom Meeting

Monday, March 8th 2021 7:00 PM - 9 PM

Sriharsha Annadore is a fine arts photographer having passion to tell visual stories. His story subjects often include intricate human relationships, wildlife conservation, natural history, fragile ecosystems, urban human life, national parks and anything local to california. Sriharshas passion in photography started when he was volunteering as a porter for wildlife research scientists in India where he picked up the technical aspects of film/slide development, later on transitioning to digital. He publishes his work mainly through online forums and website where he sells custom prints. He also enjoys teaching photography as an art to varied interest groups. Regular photo field trips for kids to national wildlife refuges, targeted workshops like night landscapes, astrophotography, street candid life, national parks in different seasons etc., He also teaches photoshop for other artist colleagues in areas of image compositing for reference photos. Sriharsha is active as a member in FALC since 2018 where he volunteers for publicity chair.



Shows to See

FALC does not endorse the classes, venues and events listed below. We simply list any information that we determine would be of interest to our members. If you have a show or reception that you would like to list in this section, please send the information (under 50 words) to along with a picture of the display if you have one.

New Works by Jan Grady: New Works by Jan Grady. Exhibit runs March 3-28, 2020. Gallery reception: Friday, March 6, 5-8pm. Reception is free and open to the public. Gallery hours: Mon-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 11am-3pm. Viewpoints Gallery, 315 State St., Los Altos, CA 94022 . 650-941-5789.


Shows to Enter

The City of Mountain View Visual Arts Committee (VAC) seeks to commission an artist, or an artist team, to create the design and commission for public artwork for the Rengstorff Park Aquatics Center. The City intends to bid the construction of the new aquatics center in summer 2021 and complete construction in 2022. The expectation is for the selected pieces to be installed by the artist during the construction phase. All applications must be submitted online via CaFe at, an online application system for calls for entry. There is no charge for artists to apply or use CaFe. Applications that are mailed, faxed, or hand-delivered will not be considered, as this is an online system. Applications are due by January 27th, 2021 at 12:00 P.M. (PST). For detailed requirements and application instructions please see the Call for Artists for each park below: Call for Artists- Request for Qualifications


Classes and Workshops

Member of FALC Kathy Qi has started a website for artists for selling and promoting their work. website: is a FREE community service for artists to exhibit and sell their own original, prints, and cards of artwork with very low commission rate.

2021 FALC Board

President: Shubha Prithviraj
Vice President: Janki Chokshi - Website and Newsletter
Treasurer: Divya Eby
Secretary: Sriharsha Annadore
Membership: Anandhi Pugazanthi
Publicity: Geeta Taneja, Sriharsha Annadore, Kalpana Adesara
Demo Coordinator: Janki Chokshi
Online Gallery pages and web Master: Namratha Prithviraj
Artist of the Month Updates: Namratha Prithviraj
Panel rental: Janki Chokshi
Greeting Table: Anandhi Pugazanthi
Online mail and News letter updates: Shubha Prithviraj, Anandi Pugazanthi, Kalpana Adesara.

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