Welcome to the Society of Western Artists, a representational fine arts society located in Northern and Central California.
WHAT WE DO....................................... In support of the arts, the Society of Western Artists offers demonstrations and workshops by nationally recognized artists and juried competitions for our members. The aim of SWA is to encourage and promote our artists as well as to bring a closer relationship between the fine artist and the public.
Artist demonstrations are held monthly and several workshops are offered throughout the year. SWA’s major show is our Annual Exhibition and numerous juried competitions are offered in our Redwood City Gallery.
Each artist accepted in the shows accumulate points toward their esteemed Signature Award. SWA is a member of the Council of American Artists Societies. Our membership of approximately 300 artists or patrons of the arts is dedicated to the pursuit of fine representational art and continuing education. THE SAN FRANCISCO CHAPTER……………….. The San Francisco Chapter is located in the Northern California city of Redwood City, approximately 20 miles south of San Francisco. Located in the Redwood City Art Center at 2625 Broadway Street it is the headquarters for SWA. Monthly meetings/artist demonstrations are open to the public and are held on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Please see "ARTIST DEMONSTRATORS" for our calendar of meetings.