February 2020 Newsletter

Key Dates

February 10th, 2019: FALC General Meeting on Monday at 7:00 Quinlan Center, Craft Room, 10185 Stelling Rd., Cupertino.

February 17th, 2019: Next Steering Meeting on Monday at 7:00 online using Zoom.

Painting change is on Feb 10th.

Members are requested to bring upto 3 paintings for the painting change.

Members are requested to notify at the front office once they drop paintings that those paintings are for the painting chage.

Kindly dont leave the painting without informing as the staff might not know what to do with them.

2020-2021 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

Artist of the month:

FALC first Workshop and Red Rock Cafe Show Pictures


February 1 - 28th

General Meeting

February 10th, 2019

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

Monday, February 10th 2019 7:00 PM - 9 PM

After years of international travel and activism, journey of Sonya turned inward when she sat her first 10 day meditation retreat in 2013. Soon after, she found her way back to her long lost love of art. But this time, she gained a new understanding of the power of creativity to foster self realization and discovery. She went from years of creative drought and denial that she was an artist at all to being a prolific painter motivated by the intrinsic joy of creating. Now she wishes to share the gift that creativity has brought her with the world.

In the February 10, 2020 artist demo, Sonya will demonstrate her loose, gestural style of abstract painting in series as well as her framing process.


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 janki_chokshi@hotmail.com along with a picture of the display if you have one.

Los Gatos Art Association 2019 Fall Members' Juried Show: When: Friday, November 1, 2019, Where: Addison Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Rd,. Second Floor Gallery, Los Gatos, CA, 95032

See 84 pieces of LGAA members' original art juried in by Kim Lordier, noted Pastel Artist of the Bay Area. The art is on display in the second floor art gallery at the Addison-Penzak JCC, 15833 Oka Rd in Los Gatos from October 11th through December 9th seven days per week except for holidays noted on the web site apjcc.org. ARTISTS RECEPTION Sunday, October 20th 4-6 pm at the same location. See the awards presentation and enjoy live music, wine, and refreshments with the artists.

Gallery 9 September Exhibit Vessels A Ceramic Art Exhibit : When: Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 11:00am - 5:00pm Where: 143 Main St, Los Altos, CA, 94022 Reception: Friday, September 6, 2019 - 5:30pm

Shows to Enter

2020 Left Coast Annual Juried Exhibition: Calling all California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii fine art visual artists. Sanchez Art Center invites you to enter its 2020 Left Coast Annual, juried by Carin Adams, Curator of Art at the Oakland Museum of California. Four juror awards will be given: two Exhibition Awards ($250 to each artist, plus an exhibition in 2021) and two Merit Awards ($250 to each artist). Submit up to 20 entries, including jpegs and up to 6 videos, by registering on Cafe (www.CallForEntry.org), where you can create your personal profile, upload images, and submit your entry. The entry fee is $15 per image/video. The entry deadline is 11 pm PST, January 28, 2020. For complete information and to enter: www.callforentry.org

Call for artist for Mora Park: City Of Mountainview Visual Arts Committee(VAC) sseks to commission an artist, or an artist team, to create the design and commission for Public art for Mora Park. Application will be accepted from: Nov.21st 12:00 noon(PST)- Jan 8th 11:00 PM.(PST) For more details visit http://www.mountainview.gov/depts/comdev/publicart.asp


Classes and Workshops

Denise Howard- Colored Pencil on Dura-Lar Film January 26, 2020 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where : The Foster 940 Commercial St., Palo Alto

Registration via the Pacific Art League https://pacificartleague.asapconnected.com/Courses.aspx?CourseGroupID=37108 (scroll down to listing)

Textures in Nature with Colored Pencil February 9, 2020 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where : Pacific Art League 668 Ramona Ave., Palo Alto https://pacificartleague.asapconnected.com/Courses.aspx?CourseGroupID=37108 (scroll down to listing)
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 https://www.ace.fuhsd.org. Contact Zoya at zoya@artforpersonalgrowth.com

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 martha@artmatch-coach.com
Member of FALC Kathy Qi has started a website for artists for selling and promoting their work. website: http://www.key2arts.com/ Key2ARTS.com 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:Shubha Prithviraj
Vice President: Janki Chokshi - Website and Newsletter
Treasurer: Divya Eby
Secretary:Sriharsha Annadore
Membership: Anandhi Pugazanthi
Publicity: Geeta Taneja
Refreshments:Anandhi Pugazanthi
Demo Coordinator:Janki Chokshi
Online Gallery pages: Namratha Prithviraj
Artist of the Month Updates: Namratha Prithviraj
Panel rental: Janki Chokshi
Greeting Table: Anandhi Pugazanthi
Online mail: Shubha Prithviraj

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