Meeting Dates and Times
CVWG member meetings are held January-November on the 4th Monday of the month except when these fall on holidays. Unless otherwise noted, we meet at 12:30 PM for social time and to post any new art we want to share. The meeting starts at 1:00 PM and usually ends by 3:00 PM.
Monthly Programs & Challenge! Topics
At each of our meetings, CVWG provides our members and guests a program related to water-media as well as give a Challenge! topic to inspire you to paint.
Programs: For 2023, our Director of Programs, Linda Abbey, has architected an impressive set of programs for your enjoyment. Many of our programs in 2023 will actively engage and immerse our attendees so please come prepared to engage.
Combining Camaraderie with Creativity. That is CVWG’s motto. We hope you enjoy this year’s program as we get together (respecting CDC guidelines). Wear a mask indoors except when eating and drinking. Wash your hands. And don’t come if you are sick!
2023 CVWG Programs will be exciting, interactive, and a little bit different. Details, including recommended materials, will be on the website and reminders and changes will be sent as blog posts as needed.
Challenge!: Our Director of our monthly Challenge!, Phyllis Koch Sheras, has lined up an interesting set of to get you painting every month. If you need more guidance on how the Challenge! works and fits into our monthly meetings, please refer to our Challenge! topics page.
For 2023, CVWG will meet on the following dates with the Programs and Challenge! topics listed. Members will be sent emails providing specific information and guidance.
|Meeting Date||Program||Challenge! Topic|
|January 23||Presentation and Marketing of Your Art with William “Bill” Snow||Winter Wonderland|
|February 27||Interactive Yupo Demo with Chee Ricketts||All You Need Is Love|
|March 27||Half-day Workshop with Peg Sheridan|
*** Workshop is fully subscribed. To get on the waitlist, email Linda Abbey.***
|April 24||Watercolor Demo with Toni Bragg||Spring has Sprung!|
|May 22||Meet at The Center to view CVWG’s “In the Garden” Exhibition||No Challenge|
|June 26||Painting Animals with Mary Shira||Favorite Flowers|
|July 24||Museum Visit||No Challenge|
|August 28||Watercolor Washes and Masking Fluid with Tammy Tatum||Still Life|
|October 23||Travels in France with Eleanor Cox||Fall Foliage|
|November 27 (tentative)||Annual Potluck Luncheon Members bring along a small (6″x8″) painting||No Challenge|
Challenge! topics and details are on our Challenge! page.
You can view, print, and download summaries of CVWG programs in 2023.
We meet in the Fellowship Hall at the Church of Our Savior, 1165 Rio Road E., Charlottesville, VA. The Fellowship Hall is toward the rear of the property:
- From Rio Rd, turn onto Huntington Rd;
- Immediately after the church building, turn right into the driveway/parking lot up a slight hill.
- The drive will turn into gravel;
- Proceed downhill to the main parking area;
- The Fellowship Hall will be on the right. There should be signs for Food Pantry or similar.