Welcome! 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 adminstered solely by member volunteers. The gallery is open to the public on Wednesday from 10 am to 3 pm and Sunday from 1 pm to 3 pm. Admission is free. See map and directions below.
See FORMS for membership, registration and gallery information.
Pine Shores Art Association
Offering 30 years of service to fine arts and the community
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94 Stafford Avenue PO Box 886
Manahawkin, New Jersey 08050
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For a Look at the Fall 2014 Art Class Catalog, Click Here. For the 2014 Schedule of Artist Demos, Click Here.
Portraits of the Artists Doing Portraits
Paul Hartelius captured these images at a recent Monday night session. . .
Secret of Success for 3rd Annual Art Patron Show on July 20: Great Art, Great Company (About 125 Attended) and Great Food!
Click Here for Scenes of the Turnout, Drawing, Reception, and How It All Got Set Up Pine Shores Members Meet Claude Monet and Other Life-Size Art Luminaries As They Tour the Grounds for Sculpture on April 24 Bus Trip. To See More, Click Here.
2014 Art Harvest Show, Aug. 30-Sept. 25. Receiving: Wed., Oct. 29, 10am-Noon. Reception: Sunday, Nov. 2, 1-4 pm. Pickup: Dec. 3.
Cheryl Kirby, Editor of Echoes magazine is inviting our member artists to participate in an exhibit Oct. 4-5 at the Sea Glass Festival at Things-A -Drift in Surf City. This year, the annual Sea Glass Festival will include a contest for items picked up from the wrack line on the shores of Long Beach Island.
For more info, visit www.echoesoflbi.com
The 3rd lecture for 2014 will be Monday, October 20, 2014 at 7PM at
Stafford Library. Professor Lisa Festa, Ph.D. of Georgian Court
University will present the subject "El Greco, late 16th Century Artist:
Commemorating his 400th Anniversary."
The Artist Reception October 20, 2014 from 6-7pm will feature the artwork of Charleen Leslie, Charles Sulkowski, Karen Kolb and Jennifer LaVeglio.
These events are FREE. Register at PSAA 609-597-3557
or at the Library 609-597-3381.
There will be a refreshment table. Artwork is for sale through individual artists. Featured artists
artwork will adorn the Library's Gallery walls for the months of September and October.
Please come out , enjoy the art , meet and support the artists.
The 4th and final lecture for 2014 in Pine Shores 4 part series will take
place on Monday, November 17, 2014, 7 to 9PM. Kate Nearpass
Ogden, Ph.D., of Richard Stockton College of New Jersey will present
"The Art of China--A Personal Experience."
NEXT MEMBERS' MEETING
Monday,October 6 at 7:30 pm.
NEXT BOARD MEETING
Wednesday October 8 at 9 am
For more details on how to apply for the above events, go the Forms page or click here.
For lecture signup, click here.
For more details on how to apply for the above events, go the Forms page or click here.
For lecture signup, click here.
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Meet Our Newest Featured Instructor:
For more about this beloved artist, please click here.
. Receiving for the Art Harvest Show is Wed., Oct. 29-10am to Noon. Reception: Sunday, Nov. 2.
.Voting for 2015 Officers will take place at the Monday, Nov. 3 membership meeting, which starts at 7 pm. Scroll down for list of candidates.
. Reserve your seats for the PSAA Holiday Dinner, Monday, Dec. 8, at the Octopus's Garden.
Scroll down to Bulletin Board for details. Reservation form is enclosed with the November Newsletter.
. The Nov. 13 Bus Trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art is approaching: registration forms and deposits are due Nov. 3.
."The Art of China--A Personal Experience" is the Stafford Library lecture on Monday, Nov. 17.
. Check Out the Fall Course Catalog and the 2015 Classes; click here. . Lee Fricke to Teach Beginning Drawing: click here for details.
. Next Teen Art Workshop: Nov. 1, 8, 29, Dec. 23.
Saturdays, 4-6 pm. Scroll down to Bulletin Board.
. Check out our new Demos page. Click here. . The Art Harvest Show Will Feature Floral Interpretations--read the President's Message here.
For regular users of our website, we hope this at-a-glance guide will quickly inform you of some of the latest updates.
Organizer and artist Ada Barber greeted the public at the 1st Manahawkn Fine Art Sale, held at the United Methodist Church on Saturday, May 31. For more pictures of the fun-filled event, please click here. Art Among the Stacks: 17 Pine Shores Members Exhibit Their Works in Stafford Library Summer Show. For More Shots of the July 1 Hanging, Please Click Here Paul Daukas, Marianne Reday and Kathy Crocker are all smiles in the audience at Ocean County College's Art & Community Center Gallery, where the awards were given out June 11. Below, left: the awards ceremony and right, a big crowd for the reception. For more pictures, please click here.
Sign Up for Summer Fun!
Mary Walker Baptiste attracts a budding artist at the Pine Shores booth during Stafford's Founder's Day 50th anniversary bash. Tom Rutledge's first-ever PSAA summer course for teens could be a big draw for new members. For more shots of the day's festivities, please click here. Richard McKinley's program for PSAA members June 17 drew a crowd of 45 and all attendees went home awed by Richard's amazing talent to paint gorgeous, sensitive landscapes and his wonderful rapport with students and audiences with his easy-going character and witty humor. His workshop students had spent all day in the heat on June 16 at Barnegat Light. To see the artists on location, go to Plein Air Group page or click here. Art Patron Show Open House June 29 Gives Bidders a Chance to Eyeball Their Favorites; To See More Pictures, Please Click Here
Most of these recent stories offer links to additional pictures.
So What Else Is Happening?
Southern Regional High School senior Marina Felmly, who spoke and displayed her art at the July 7 Pine Shores meeting, will be off to college in Florida this fall, her finances bolstered by a $1000 scholarship (the largest PSAA has ever awarded)
HELP WANTED (and appreciated!)
Pine Shores now boasts a growing membership of 318 ! Surely some of you have other talents besides your artistic abilities that you can share. We are always looking for new volunteers among our membership to help with the many functions required to keep our wonderful organization running smoothly. Please let us know if you can assist with hospitality (at shows or meetings) or with the gallery committee (general maintenance, purchasing, etc.). It’s a wonderful way to get better acquainted with some of the friendly people who keep Pine Shores going (and growing!). Call 609-597-3557 or email email@example.com
TTom Rutledge led this group of eight enrolled students, who one observer described as quiet, intense and focused.
The 16-month Seaport Calendar is a fundraiser and copies are available in the Seaport giftshop @ $15. The artwork is displayed in the Seaport Visitor Center until Labor Day. Right: cover art by Paul Hartelius. To see more of the calendar pages, go to Special Events page or click here.
Pine Shores Art Association is offering a Fine Art Class For Teens on November 1, 8, 29, Dec. 23 (4 days)
Saturdays from 4:00 PM to 6 PM
Fee is $50
The instructor is internationally know local artist Thomas E. Rutledge
The classes include demonstrations, instruction, and lots of individual attention.
Drawing, Composition, Transfer, Completion by the students in any Medium (watercolor, oil, acrylic, gouache, pastel, etc.)
Guidance on Portfolio Preparation.
To register mail the following information to Kathy Crocker 103 First Ave. Tuckerton NJ 08087 609-294-3165
Make checks payable to PSAA and indicate the name of the instructor on the check.
Include your name, address, phone number, and email address.
A crowd of 60 attended this poetry reading and reception Aug. 20 at the Surf City Library, where 18 artists and 18 poets, each inspired by the others' work, created new interpretations through painting and poetry. Click here for examples of the collaborators' work.
This summer marked the first Pine Shores art class for teen-agers. More teen classes are on the way. For details, see Bulletin Board.
Linda Ramsay, our new Featured Instructor, is a whirlwind on the art-exhibit circuit (above, in a pop-up gallery in the Victor Building in Camden). But she recently took time to hold an oil-painting plein-air workshop at her home overlooking Barnegat Bay. For a glimpse of that session, scroll down. Also, go to the Featured Instructor page or click here.
Ilomae Pedicini (left), event coordinator, poses with Pine Shores member Jennifer LaVeglio. who, with Karen Kolb, Charles Sulkowski and Charleen Leslie, will display their paintings through November. Join all four for an artists' reception on Oct. 20, from 6-7 pm. The event preedes the third art history lecture for 2014, "El Greco, late 16th Century Artist, Commemorating His 400th Anniversary." Prof. Lia Festa, PhD of Georgian Court University, will present the subject. Register at PSAA, 609-597-3557, or at the Library, 609-597-3381. Both events are free. Refreshments will be served.
Let's Hear It for the Photography Show Winners!
Top: Linda Reddington. Below (l.-r):
Brianna Frost, Rich Bernstein, Margaret Hartwell, Judy-Kay Musselman and Mary Walker-Baptiste.
PS. This was new member Brianna's first Pine Shores art show!
PSAA President Paul Daukas presented the awards.
. . . . and Barnegat-based photographer Robert Kirsch came up with these unusual interpretations (below) of another portrait class. Feel free to join the fun!
Willy Mueller's Sept. 27 Reception Celebrates His Romantic Vision of the Natural World
Pine Shores member Louisa Lavelle traveled all the way from Baltimore to attend the festivities. To see more of Willy's work, click here.
Watercolorist Bob Heyer Teaches His Streetwise Style in a September Workshop to Remember
Go to Workshops page for more views of Bob's class.
For a Look at the Black & White Show winners, click here.
Who's Exhibiting Where
Joyce Lawrence will be showing at the Signature Artists Exhibition at the Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton College at 220 Fairmount Ave., Atlantic City, NJ.Oct. 10–Nov.24.
Tom Rutledge had a painting accepted into the 72nd juried exhibition of the New Jersey Watercolor Society at Middletown Arts Center. The show runs through Oct. 26.
Pat Biesty (and I am told, Lisa Budd, Mikkey Tarantino and Bob Heyer) also had paintings accepted into the juried NJWCS show at Middletown Arts Center.
Award winning Danny Ng will be displaying his oils and acrylic paintings at the Waretown Branch of the Ocean County Library for the month of November. Not only does he manage to capture his subjects in an amazingly realistic style, but they are often suffused with individual personality.
Amanda Sapp recently had a photograph licensed and printed by Epicurious Magazine. Her "Sicily Beach" photo appeared in their August 2014 issue as part of a special feature they did on food from different regions of Italy.
Harriet Fink will be having her annual display at the Waretown Library for the months of December and January.
Paul Hartelius, Mary Walker Baptiste, Irene Bausmith, Elaine Marie Biddulph, Joan Dandeo and Ilomay Pedicini will be exhibiting at theStafford Library through the months of November through February.
This year’s Art Harvest Show will feature floral interpretations of some of the artists’ works.
Receiving date for art show is Wed., Oct. 29 from 10-noon.
There is a $10 entry fee and over $700 in awards.
If you would like your art to be considered for interpretation by a floral arranger, you must submit a photo of your art to Irene Bausmith (firstname.lastname@example.org) by October 7. The prospectus sent last month misstated the duration of the show: It runs from Oct. 30 through Dec. 2. Pick up Dec. 3.
The reception (featuring the floral interpretations) will take place on Sunday, November 2, from 1-4 PM. The judge for this year’s show will be Anthony Migliacco.
A Gorgeous Fall Day for Linda Ramsay's Plein Air Workshop
The bayfront vistas outside her High Bar Harbor home provided inspirational backdrop on Sept. 26. Look for Linda on our Featured Instructor page soon
photos by Irene Bausmith.
Still Life in Pastels: Linda Coulter Shows How It's Done. Go to Demos Page or Click Here.
2015 PSAA BOARD NOMINEES
President: Paul Hartelius
Vice-President: Adam Baulderstone and Kathy Crocker
Secretary: Mary Sinacore
Treeasurer: Peg Mahan
Trustee: Paul Daukas
Because two candidates have been nominated for Vice-President, voting will be by secret ballot at the Nov. 3 meeting. Proxy ballots have been sent by mail to all members so that those who cannot attend may vote by mail. Signed proxy ballots must be received by Oct. 30.