CWA Workshops

CWA presents several workshops annually for its members and for other interested artists. Each year we host 2-day, 3-day and 5-day workshops with nationally and internationally known artists. For more information, check the options under the Workshops tab. 

All of our workshops are held at:

      California State University
      Concord Campus
      4700 Ignacio Valley Road
      Concord, CA 94521

Prices are discounted for CWA Members.  To receive the Member Price, please log in, then choose Workshops to register.  If your membership has expired, you may renew and then receive the automatic discount.  

If you wish to join CWA, you can do so and then receive the discount. System messages are sent out on the hour, so you when you join, you should receive your confirmation message shortly.  See How to Register for more information. 

If you are paying your fees with a credit card that has a different name (like a spouse's credit card), please be aware that this can cause some confusion.  The name and email address given to PayPal will be the name and email in our registration record.  If you plan to do this, please help us avoid confusion by sending an email to show us how you wish your name to be shown to

Upcoming Workshops are described below.

To read about workshops from earlier this year and recent years, click the blue "Recent Workshops" button at the top or select it from the Workshops drop-down menu.  Brochures are also available from past years.

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Dick Cole - Re-imagining the Familiar

Dick Cole - Re-imagining the Familiar

Intermediate/Advanced, 4 Days, September 15-18

A past president of the National Watercolor Society (NWS), Dick Cole (AWS, NWS, CWA, WW) is an illustrator/watercolorist with over 40 years of experience. A graduate of UCLA and The Art Center College of Design, he has worked as a graphic designer, art director, and illustrator in New York, Palo Alto, and San Francisco. He has taught painting and illustration at the Academy of Art University, San Jose State University and Foothill College, and is an Artist Member of the California Art Club.

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Non Members Fee: $495.00 Members Fee: $440.00

This workshop takes place on:

Monday, September 15, 2014 - Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

To receive the Member Price, please log in, choose Workshops, then click the blue Sign Up Now button above.  If you are not a CWA member, you may click the Sign Up Now button at any time.  

Alternatively, you may print out the Registration Form, fill it out and mail it with your check to the name and address printed on the form.