SUNNYVALE ART CLUB

The Sunnyvale Art Club (SAC) was originally founded in 1959 as "Community Arts and Crafts" by Mrs. Emma Swails. The original charter states: "May all our creative arts be given equal consideration and may all our members share equal rights".
We want our club to be a pleasant, educational and supportive place for our members.
New members are welcomed in all our activities and events and we are more than willing to answer your questions at any time.
All cultures and traditions are welcomed. No residency or geographical limits apply to membership.


When: Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Where: The Meeting Room,Creative Arts Center at the Sunnyvale Community Center,
550 East Remington Dr. Sunnyvale, CA. See link to map:
Sunnyvale Community Center Map

Who: We are a group of very friendly , supportive (and yes, very "artistic") people from the general Sunnyvale area and neighboring cities, who work in various media.
Artists of all levels are welcome!

What: We offer monthly demonstrations , monthly club contests based on themes, refreshments and a social atmosphere of camaraderie and support.


Membership Benefits

--Monthly Newsletter
--Monthly Demonstration by a professional artist
--Monthly Art Competitions open to all members (monthly themes).
--Monthly awards for first, second and third place winners of monthly competitions.
--Annual Artists of the Year awards.
--Gallery Shows, including Annual Members Show.
--Art-on-loan program : exhibit your art work at local businesses and stores.
--Personal Gallery Page on this SAC site and links to your own if available.
--Group Exhibitions such as the Sunnyvale Public Library (Juried show)
--Social Gatherings, a chance to meet and mingle with other artists at the
Monthly Meetings, the August Auction-Pot Luck and the December Holiday Dinner.


Becoming a Member

Membership is $30 per year beginning January 1 for a single membership or $35 for a family membership. After July 1st, membership is $15 until the end of the year.
There is an extra fee of $10.00 if you want your monthly newsletter to be delivered by U.S. mail rather than by email.
To join, submit the following membership form :

Sunnyvale Art Club Membership Form

Print the form, fill it out, and mail
with your check (payable to "Sunnyvale Art Club") to:

Sunnyvale Art Club
PO Box 70252,
Sunnyvale, CA 94086-0252

or bring them to our next meeting.

Once a member, we will be creating your own gallery in this website.


For further membership information, contact our Membership Chair,
Pat Rittener using our Contact page and indicating "membership" in the message title.
For website questions contact our Webmasters, also using our Contact page

For the Art on Loan program, please download these forms:
Art on Loan: Exhibit Guidelines
Art on Loan: Notice to Scheduled Showing Artists
Art on Loan: Registration Form


2013 Club Officers and Chairs


President-----------------------------LaVonne Carrick
Vice President-----------------------Penny Nolan
Secretary-----------------------------Jayashree Sadasivan
Treasurer-----------------------------Cathy Ordonez

Membership-------------------------Uma Narayan, Ketaki Adi
Newsletter editor--------------------Jenny Tang
Newsletter Dispatcher--------------Tanushri Mathur
Demo Program----------------------LaVonne Carrick
Website Master----------------------Matthew Courtney, Jean Xiong
Monthly Competition---------------Mage Lanz, Ketaki Adi
Hospitality/Refreshments---------Barbara Wilson, Una Reed
Exhibits-------------------------------Chris MacDonough
Publicity------------------------------Barbara Baker
SunShine-----------------------------Bonnie Luthy Lloyd
Auction Night------------------------Chris MacDonough, Diana Yu Johnson
Sunnyvale Library Show------------TBD
Event Photographer-----------------Barbara Wilson