March 2019 Newsletter

Key Dates

March 11th, 2019: FALC General Meeting on Monday at 7:00 Quinlan Center, Craft Room, 10185 Stelling Rd., Cupertino.

March 18th, 2019: Next Steering Meeting on Monday at 7:00 at Panera.

2019-2020 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 2019 till December 2019)

Upcoming Shows

Fine Arts League of Cupertino Arts Field Trip

Cost: Free for FALC members

When: April 6, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

We’ll meet in the Quinlan Community Center parking lot at 8:00 AM and carpool to the park and beach.

FALC will supply bottled water and paper goods (plates, napkins, cups, etc.) All you’ll need to bring is a dish to share and whatever art supplies you’ll need to create your art.

Register at: Link to Register for FALC Field Trip at Butano State Park


SVOS Open Studios

Members please share your participating venue details

General Meeting

March 11th, 2019

FALC General Meeting, Quinlan Center, Craft Room, 10185 Stelling Rd., Cupertino

Monday, March 11th 2019/ 7:00 PM - 9 PM

Artfulnoons is an independent arts and crafts company located in Fremont. We custom design paper and home décor products curated with finesse. In addition, we also conduct arts and crafts workshops in and around Bay Area for local communities, social gatherings and businesses - big and small. One of our popular workshops is Tanjore Art. This art is a classical South Indian painting style. Embellished with rich flat colors, simple compositions, and glittering gold foils (bought from India), this art will elevate your home décor scene to the next level! Learn the intricate art with us.

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.

"Bay Watch", by Veronica Gross Viewpoints Gallery, March 2019 February 26 - March 30th, 2019 Artist's reception: Friday, March 1st, 5-8pm Reception is free and open to the public Viewpoints Gallery features an exhibition of watercolor paintings by Veronica Gross. Her "Bay Watch" collection is inspired by the water and landscapes of the San Francisco Bay area.


Shows to Enter

MARCH 2019 PAL Members Exhibition: Pacific Art League : This exhibit will display the work of our talented members and is open to all mediums and subjects. Whether you are a seasoned artist or just a beginner we want to showcase your work. Whatever you are inspired to paint, sculpt, draw, carve, photograph or create, here is your chance to exhibit in PAL's beautiful gallery in downtown Palo Alto.

EXHIBITION DATES: March 1 - 28, 2019 ELIGIBILITY: Open to all current Pacific Art League Members. Not a member? Join today! ENTRY FEE - Members: $40 for 1st entry, and $10 for each additional entry SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, February 8, 2019 SELECTION NOTIFICATION DATE: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 (by email) OPENING RECEPTION: First Friday, March 1, 2019, 5:30pm-8:00pm Winners announced at reception. AWARDS - 1st: $150 - 2nd: $75 - 3rd: $50 - (3 Honorable Mentions) COMMISSION 60% for Members SELECTION PROCESS 100 PAL member artists will be accepted. Artists can submit up to 3 pieces for the PAL judging committee to select from. ART INTAKE: Accepted works must be hand delivered to PAL on Friday, February 22nd (10am-4pm) or Saturday, or February 23rd (10am-2pm) ART PICK UP: Exhibited works must be picked up at PAL at the end of the exhibit on Friday, March 29th (10am-4pm) or Saturday, March 30th (10am-2pm) ONLY


Classes and Workshops

Textures Galore with Colored Pencil by Denise Howard, CPSA, CPX, UKCPS, MPAS Two-day Workshop Saturday and Sunday April 14-15, 2018 9am – 4pm. Learn how to create a variety of believable textures with colored pencils, from the roughness of tree bark, to the sheen of metal, to the wispiness of a spider web, and many more! Denise is the author of the new book 101 Textures in Colored Pencil, full of practical stepby-step drawing techniques for rendering a variety of surfaces and textures. She will share lessons from the book, including her knowledge of tools and color selection, selection, to help you conquer conquer textures that may have baffled you before. Space is limited to 20 students. Sign up by March 25, 2018 to reserve your spot!

Registration Form:

Location: James B. Murray Community Room, Milpitas Police Building, 1275 N. Milpitas Blvd., Milpitas, CA 95035 Cost: CPSA Members $120 Non-members $150

Daniela Friedmann mixed media workshop on textured surfaces at the Sunnyvale-Cupertino Adult Education School, on Saturday, April 7, 9 am - 2 pm. Address: 591 W. Fremont Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94087, (Room 14). Phone: 408-522-2700 Workshop: Experimental Painting on Creative Surfaces

Zoya Scholis conducts advanced, intermediate and beginners watermedia painting classes through the FUHSD Sunnyvale Cupertino Adult education and at the Cupertino Senior Center. She also conducts Mixed Media Workshops and Collage Workshops in the summer. For more details please visit Contact Zoya at

Stefan Bauman Weekly oil painting classes in Saratoga the first and third week of each month. Classes are on Mondays from 6-9pm and Tuesdays from 10am - 1pm Please call 415 606-9074 or email More Info at www.thegrandview.

Joy Kuo Teaching Chinese brush painting. Beginner or advance students on Wednesday mornings 10:00am -12:00pm at Joy's studio, 154 Quail Hollow Dr. San Jose, CA 95128 . $40.00/per class. Please call 408-598-6085 or email

Martha Zlatar is an Artist Success Coach who can help you define your unique goals for your art and support you in the process. Coaching is a wonderful way to be accountable for your actions. Martha will help you identify what you want to do, when will you do it by and how will you get it done. Please contact her for a complimentary half hour phone consultation at 415-839-8085 or email her at

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.

2019 FALC Board

President: Carrie Zeidman
Vice President:Janki Chokshi - Website and Newsletter
Publicity: Shubha Prithviraj
Treasurer: Shubha Prithviraj
Secretary: Gwendlyn Domingo
Membership: Gwendlyn Domingo
Refreshments: Kalpana Adesara
Demo Coordinator:Janki Chokshi
Online Gallery pages: Janki Chokshi
Artist of the Month Updates: Janki Chokshi
Panel rental: Carrie Zeidman
Greeting Table: Kalpana Adesara and Gwendlyn Domingo
Online mail: Shubha Prithviraj

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