Post Office Box 4631
Walnut Creek, CA 94596  USA

John Giannotti, Golden Arches
John Giannotti Golden Arches

Joseph Tringali, California Flyway
Joseph Tringali California Flyway

Rita Sklar, Dogpatch Saloon
Rita Sklar Dogpatch Saloon

Jessica de Jesus, Setting Fast
Jessica de Jesus Setting Fast

Thomas Lavin, Bus Stop
Thomas Lavin Bus Stop

Patricia Pierce, Beach Romp
Patricia Pierce Beach Romp

Judy Rowe, Repairing the Street
Judy Rowe Repairing the Street

California Places and People - Award Winners

April 14 - June 21, 2024
Village Theatre and Art Gallery, Danville

 Congratulations to the award winners of the California Places and People CWA Member Show. Thank you for your participation!

View the List of Award Winners and all Accepted Paintings



June Newsletter

CWA June 2024 Newsletter


Plein Air News

Contra Costa Plein Air

Contra Costa Plein Air is a friendly group of artists who get together to paint at scenic locations around the Bay Area and beyond. The paint-out schedule is random, usually weekdays, with dates and locations inspired by the weather and members' suggestions. New artists are always welcome! There is no fee to participate.  

Click here for posts of upcoming paint-outs on their blog, or click here to visit Contra Costa Plein Air on Facebook.



Community Outreach Art Supplies Sale

at GREAT SAVINGS to our CWA Members!

Community Outreach Sale



We Need You

Now is your chance to be a CWA board member! The positions of President and Communications Director are open. Please contact former CWA President Carol Husslein for more information and say you want to volunteer. You can read the description of the positions in the CWA bylaws.

CWA Store

54th National Exhibition



Next General Meeting Zoom

June 19, 2024 at 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm PST with David Savellano, MCWA, NWS

General Meeting - June 19, 2024 - David Savellano
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Upcoming Workshop

Michael Reardon - Watercolors Techniques for Landscapes, Cityscapes and Seascapes - IN PERSON
September 27-29, 2024, All Levels Welcome

In this workshop we will work on techniques to strengthen your skills in watercolor landscape painting. Fundamentals covered will include creating a strong composition, evoking a sense of light through the use of values, and manipulating color for its full expressive effect.

2024 Michael Reardon - September 27-29, 2024 Workshop




Give the Gift of Creativity


Make this a special year of gifting with a one-year gift membership or workshop for your special someone.  



See the calendar for all the upcoming events

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