Local Artists Guilds, Associations and Clubs

Bay Area Book Artists
Bay Area Book Artists is a group of independent artists bound together by a passion for the book arts. Since 1995, BABA has presented large and small exhibitions at galleries, museums and other public venues.

Calabash Club of Silicon Valley
The Calabash Club of Silicon Valley is the South Bay gourd patch of the California Gourd Society.  The club began meeting in 1993 to learn and explore the ancient art of gourd crafting.  This club of diverse artists enjoy a wide variety of activities – meetings, classes, festivals, work groups and more.  Club sponsors a Gourd Festival each October in San Martin, Ca. Newcomers are always welcome at any of our meetings and events.

Campbell Artists Guild
The Guild’s purpose is to unite those who have an interest in art who wish to work together to promote creative expression in various arts and to foster artistic development by making available workshops, demonstrations, and discussion of common problems.

East Valley Artists
Founded in 1957 by artists local to the eastern foothills of San Jose, California, East Valley Artists seeks to bring artists together for fun and fellowship, and to promote the arts in our community.

Fine Arts League of Cupertino
In 1963 a group of local artists founded the Fine Arts League of Cupertino (FALC) to promote and encourage the practice and appreciation of the visual arts. The membership for FALC is drawn from the cities of Cupertino, Los Altos, San Jose, Santa Clara, Saratoga, Sunnyvale and the other local communities surrounding it.

Japantown Art Association
The Japantown Art Association strives to connect, sustain and celebrate the arts of Japantown by providing a supporting platform for artists, arts organizations and art businesses.

Los Altos Art Club
The Los Altos Art Club is a non-profit educational organization founded in 1945. We are dedicated to the personal development of each member artist. Membership includes artists living in the general Los Altos, California Area.

Los Gatos Art Association
We are a non-profit organization established in 1948 dedicated to the enrichment and support of the arts community.

Olive Hyde Art Guild
The Olive Hyde Art Guild, a not-for-profit organization, supports the City-owned Gallery through volunteer activities and funding for special exhibits and projects

Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society
Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society is a lively arts community based in and around the South San Francisco Bay Area. We offer a variety of art-related activities, including workshops & demos, exhibiting opportunities, plein-air painting, and other special events for members and the general public.

South Bay Polymer Clay Guild
Join us to share ideas and an enthusiasm for polymer clay art work. We include jewelry makers, doll makers, sculptors, stampers, miniaturists, and anyone else who wants to learn more about and do more with polymer clay. Levels of expertise range from beginners through teachers and published artists

Sunnyvale Art Club
We are a non-profit educational organization and we serve and include the local art community providing the opportunity to members to show their art in monthly competitions, public local venues and annual art shows.