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Get to know the artists. They want you to ask questions about their art.

Vase by Jane Walker

SVOS Talk Art: Colorful Whimsy
with Florence de Bretagne

Coming Events

Artist Photo Session - September 20th

Bring three pieces of your artwork for professional photography. Look for an announcement to our e-mail list in mid-August

"Water, Water Everywhere..." - Juried SVOS Exhibit September 27 to November 15

This exhibit is open to all participants of the most recent SVOS event. Call to artist will come in early August.

Artists Meet and Greet Reception October 1

In this kick-off to the 2015 SVOS registration, you can meet other artists to form groups, ask questions about registering for Silicon Valley Open Studios and sign up for volunteer positiions.

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Announcing Dates for SVOS 2015

Silicon Valley Open Studios is pleased to announce the addition of Pacific Coast communities for the May 16 - 17 weekend.

Weekend One: Northern Area May 2 - 3

Atherton, Belmont, Burlingame, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Hillsborough, Los Altos, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Mateo, Woodside

Weekend Two: Central Area May 9 - 10

Ladera, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Loyola, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, Stanford, Sunnyvale

Weekend Three: Southern Area and Pacific Coast May 16 - 17

Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Gatos, Milpitas, Monte Sereno, Morgan Hill, San Jose, Saratoga and, El Granada, Half Moon Bay, Miramar, Montara, Moss Beach, and Pacifica

Portrait of an Artist - Holly Van Hart

Holly Van Hart's latest painting series is all about possibilities. So is her life.

She is passionate about the possibilities and potential within each one of us.   She is a walking example of her belief that we all have the power within us to chase our passions.

She has recently left her successful high-tech career in the telecommunications industry and is now exploring the possibilities that come from being a full-time artist. She is dedicated to spending several hours a day in her studio and then at night while the kids are doing their homework, she spends time on the business side of her art that she calls her "homework." A recent  home remodeling project included an art hanging system that transforms the family living space into a personal gallery of her latest creations.

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