Also Noteworthy...

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS! An Urgent Message from the President. Click here.

PLEASE NOTE: Monday night Portraits have resumed.  Next session is on October 10th, 7pm-9pm.  (There will be no session on September 26th, as it is the Stafford Library history lecture that night.)

ART CHAT NEWS - We have a date for our first "Art Chat" (if someone thinks of a better name, let me know).This is a social gathering (bring your coffee and something to nibble on) at the building of the former Scojo's restaurant (also formerly Skeeters and Shortys) at the Tuckerton Seaport. The purpose is to talk shop, do a show and tell, and get advice on things that may not be working for you, but DO NOT bring supplies--this is not an active painting workshop. This is just an artists and art lovers gathering.
First gathering will be Thursday, October 6th, at 10:15am.

Call 609-597-3557 Pine Shores Art Association to register for classes:
Linda Ramsay's Plein Air Class Oct. 6th and 7th (both full days from 9:30-3:30)$50/members, $75 non-members. 

Jason Ward's Plein Air Class. This class is limited to 10 Intermediate to Advanced students and will be open to all mediums. It will be held on 4 Tuesdays (each 1/2 day), October 4th-25th from 9:30-12:30.  $50 members, $75 non-members.
Locations will be announced prior to each class and will meet at a different location.

Basic Watercolor Class.  This exciting new class held in 4 sessions on December 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th from 9:30-12:30 by June Merrifield will guide you through basic watercolor skills. June is a very experienced instructor who can instruct you in obtaining the skills you need to get started and to expand your skills and improve.  $50 member, $75 non-member. Click here for more information about this class.

The Sumi-E (Japanese) demo was on Aug. 1st - click here for highlights
Click here to see photos from Janet Rogers' Sept. 12th Watercolor demo.

A Charcoal demo by Gallery Director Tom Rutledge is scheduled for Oct. 3rd.
​Tom Rutledge's drawing class has been rescheduled for Sep.22nd and Sep.29th.

Artists Helping Artists meets Tuesdays, 6:30pm-8:30pm. 
No fee.

Matting & Framing Your Paintings with a Mission. This class by Pat Morgan is scheduled for September 28th from 9:30-12:30 at Pat Morgan's home in Beach Haven. $20 member, $30 non-member. Learn how to accent, not detract, from your beautiful art work by using professional matting and framing techniques.

The Portrait Show is returning--scroll down for details.

Jason Ward, a fine arts painter and illustrator, joins the teaching staff at PSAA.
For more information on this artist, click here

Click here for the list of Fall classes and workshops.  Need a class registration form? Go here to print one out.

Check out Pat Morgan's Figure Workshop, click here

Bob Heyer demonstrates his Watercolor Technique -- click here

The Painted Poetry show is now over. Click here to see entries!

The Art Patron Show is over until next year.  To see this year's entries - click here

The Black & White Show is over. For a a sampling of the 2016 Show entries, 
click here. 

For the 2016 Demos schedule, go to Events page or click here

Help Wanted for some important Pine Shores positions. Scroll down to Bulletin Board for job descriptions.

Visit our gallery to see the  
Show (now until Sept. 27th)
Kathy Crocker's selection of her various artwork is showing now at the Little Egg Harbor Library on Mathistown Rd. LEH. Five other PSAA artists are also exhibiting at the LEH library Sept. - Oct : Chuck Sulkowski, Debbie Arrants, Ray Haworth, Nadine Walther and Jill DeFelice. Reception was on Tues., Sept. 13th.

Joyce Ecochard, Nancy Camilleri, Mike Lipton and Mary Sinacore
will be exhibiting at the Stafford Library during September & October.
A reception will be held on Monday, Sept 26th from 6-7pm. Free event.
Refreshments available.

Pat Morgan had her painting 'Vintage Farm' accepted into the North
East Watercolor Society's 40th Annual International Exhibit at the
Gallery at Kent Art Assoc. Kent, CT - Oct 23rd-Nov 5th.

Pine Shores Art Association
Offering 35 years of service to fine arts and the community

On the Calendar
Museum Trip

Pine Shores Art Association
is hosting a bus trip to
The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
with an overview tour of the museum

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Departing from Pine Shores Art Association at 7.30am. Returning at 5pm

Reservations are $50 for members and $55 for non-members
Price includes bus, museum admission and tour

Please reserve your tickets by October 8th, 2016
Call 609-971-3396

Art Shows - 2016

September 29th to October 25th
Receiving: Wednesday, Sept. 28th, 10am to Noon
Reception and Awards ceremony: Monday, Oct. 3rd, 6:30pm to 7:30pm, 
followed by the regular meeting

The second judged show of 2016 runs from 
Oct. 27th through Nov. 29th
Drop off your best work on Wed., Oct. 26th between 10am and Noon
Cash awards and ribbons will be presented at the reception on Sunday, Nov. 6th, 
at which time participating artists will also vote for the "Artist's Choice" award winner

Now until Sept. 27th
Reception and Awards ceremony: Monday, Sept. 12th, 6:30pm to 7:30 pm, 
followed by the regular meeting and demo


Monday, October 3rd from 7pm,
followed by Gallery Director, Tom Rutledge's charcoal demo 

Wednesday, October 5th, from 9am to 12noon
followed by DYOT (Do Your Own Thing), from noon to 2:30pm

For more details on how to apply for art shows, go to the Forms page or click here.
For lecture signup, click here.

TD Bank Affinity Program

Portrait Class Models

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If you are interested in getting more involved with your Pine Shores organization, 
now is your chance to work more closely with the volunteers 
who serve on the board and committees. 

We are looking for a members to act as  Grant Writer Committee Chairperson, 
Gallery Maintenance Committee Storeroom Coordinator, and a 
Public Relations Press-Release Writer. Contact Paul Hartelius at 609 549-6833

Stafford Library Assistant. Ilomay Pedicini is seeking a member 
to help her arrange the quarterly art history lectures.
Contact number: 609-693-9351.

“POP” program. We need at least two more “POP” program volunteers to
help occasionally with taking art projects to local assisted living facilities. 
Contact Linda Saladino at 609-660-8062.

Assistant Treasurer. Peg Mahan is seeking an assistant treasurer to work with her.
Contact Peg at 609-698-1225

Backup Newsletter Editor. Margaret Hartwell is seeking a backup newsletter editor 
Contact number: 609-339-1420. 
Position details will be posted on the bulletin board.

 Contact us by phone, e-mail or snail mail, or in person during 
an open session or after a board meetng.

New & Noteworthy
To print out the above TD Bank forms, please click here.
Monday night Portraits have resumed. Next session is on October 10th, 7pm-9pm.  There will be no session on September 26th, as it is the Stafford library history lecture that night.

By popular demand, an Acrylic class will be given by Jason Ward. This class will suit the more experienced acrylic artist and also those who have completed Acrylic I and/or II and III.  This exciting Acrylic class will be held on 4 Mondays: September 19th, September 26th, October 3rd & October 10th, from 9:30am-12:30pm - $50 members $75 non-members.

Fall Art Class Updates


Make checks payable to PSAA and indicate the name of the instructor on the check
Mail to Kathy Crocker, 103 First Ave., Tuckerton NJ 08087

Contact Kathy Crocker at 609-294-3165 with questions

We are a non-profit organization that provides educational opportunities for artistic, cultural and social development. Qualified artists provide instruction in various art media to beginners as well as professionals. Our members are informed of exhibits and places to show their work. An interest in art is all that is required to become a member.

PSAA is operated and administered solely by member volunteers. The gallery is open to the public on Mondays, 7pm to 10pm; Wednesdays, 10am to 3pm; and Sundays, 1pm to 3pm.  Admission is free.  

See FORMS for membership, registration and gallery information. 
Please give us your feedback. Contact Webmasters Mike Lipton at and 
Dennis Millar at
Pine Shores Art Association is equipped for the hearing impaired and is wheelchair accessible. Special assistance/accommodation available upon request.
For contact information, click here.
This program is made possible in part by a grant administered by the Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission from funds granted by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.



The 4th and final Lecture for 2016 in Pine Shores 4-part series will take place
on Monday, November 28, 2016, 7-9pm, at the Stafford Library.
Kate Nearpass Ogden, Ph.D., of Stockton University will speak on the subject
"Pop Art - Jasper Johns, Robert Roushenberg, David Hockney and Andy Warhol." 

Also, on November 28, preceding the lecture, the Artists’ Reception at 6-7pm 
will feature artists: Ilomay Pedicini, Mary Walker-Baptiste, 
Tom Troyano, Paul Hartelius, Olga Choulindina, Nancy Edwards, Irene Bausmith, 
Ed Rennar and ArleneMarcoe.

Free Events. 

Register at Pine Shores 609-597-3557 or the Library 609-597-3381.

A refreshment table will be available for your enjoyment. Artwork will
be for sale through individual artists. Come enjoy the camaraderie of fellow artists
and those interested in art while reviewing a fun subject such as Pop Art.


St. Mary's Show Aug. 27,  2016
Amanda and Carol Sapp.
Ed and Ada Barber.
Eileen Dayton.
The Admitting Committee

<- left to right is Nancy Edwards, Elaine Burnette, Harriet Fink and Connie Purves
Dee Turba and Nancy Edwards
Ed Rennar and Willy Mueller
Harriet, Connie, Bob Novak, and Mike Lipton
Tom, Dee, and Nancy welcoming exhibitors at the framing checkpoint
Tom Rutledge, Gallery Director
Ramond Avila and Bob Novak taking a break
Dee, adjusting wall hangers for the next photo
...and more...
The reception and awards presentation took place on Monday, Sept.12th at 6:30pm prior to the monthly meeting. Members voted for their favorites at the reception. This show includes over 45 entries and will remain on exhibit through Sept.27th.

Check out this slide show of many of the entries. Our photographers love to capture animals... over 20 bird, fish, and other creature entries are on display!

Photos by Paul Hartelius
Stafford Library Show
Joyce Ecochard, Nancy Camilleri, Mike Lipton and Mary Sinacore will be exhibiting at the Stafford Library during September & October.

A reception will be held on Monday, Sept 26th from 6-7pm. Free event.
Refreshments available.
Joyce Ecochard and daughter
Mike Lipton
A very popular show - the turnout was more than 60 !
As presented by PSAA President Paul Hartelius, 1st Place prize goes to Nancy Edwards for her photo "Bad Hair Day"
...and the Honorable Mention Award goes to Nadine Walther