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
Contact or visit us
94 Stafford Avenue PO Box 886
Manahawkin, New Jersey 08050
email: psaa3@verizon.net




The next Art History lecture at the Stafford Library will take place on Monday, May 12 at 7 PM. Prof. Kate Ogden of Stockton College will present “Odyssey - the Art of Edward Hopper and Maurice Prendergast”. There will be an artists’ reception preceding the lecture from 6-7PM for the PSAA artists exhibiting at the library. More information will be in the next newsletter.The next Art History lecture at the Stafford Library will take place on Monday, May 12 at 7 PM. Prof. Kate Ogden of Stockton College will present “Odyssey - the Art of Edward Hopper and Maurice Prendergast”. There will be an artists’ reception preceding the lecture from 6-7PM for the PSAA artists exhibiting at the library. More information next month.

Receiving for the Spring Show will take place on April 30, from 10-noon. One original work may be submitted with a $10 entry fee. The exhibit runs from May 1-27. Reception and awards on Sun., May 4, 1-4 PM.

Join us at 1 PM on Thurs., May 1st to help clean up the gallery before our Spring Show. Bring cleaning supplies. Let Irene know if you can join us. Email: ibbausmith@msn.com or call 609-597-8268

Heads up to artists! This show has been a success for the past 2 years,
so let’s keep up the good work! Registration forms for art donors will be
sent out next month and the artwork will be due in early April. The same
hanging requirements as for our shows will apply.

PSAA and the United Methodist Church of Manahawkin will be sponsoring
a Fine Art Sale on May 31st.  Please register early so we can plan ahead! For details, see the poster above.

Our next exciting outing will be a docent led tour of the Grounds for
Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ on April 24. Look for registration forms in
your email, on this website and in the next newsletter.

Monday,  May 5 at 7 pm.
Wednesday, April 9 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.

TD Bank Affinity Program

Portrait Class Models

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Right: the Sunday portrait class. Berlow right: a Monday night portrait session. Below left: Tom Rutledge teaches a watercolor class.
photo by Lois Mullen.
photos by Paul Hartelius,
Other Noteworthy Events

For an inside look at a Pine Shores executive board meeting,  click here.
Bulletin Board

​Who's Exhibiting Where

Linda Ramsay has a solo Art Show through March and April at the Pyramid Club in Philadelphia; an Opening Reception will be on April 2nd, 5-8 pm
Linda also had a painting accepted into the exhibit “Clothesline Musings -Art Inspired by Clotheslines” at the Painted Bride, 230 Vine St, Philadelphia. Opening is April 4, 5-7 pm; Exhibit ends 4/12. And she is  part of the Three Artist Exhibit at Gloucester County College, March 21 – April 25

Ray Haworth will be showing in the meeting room at Little Egg Harbor Library during April.

Tom Rutledge is teaching a spring semester drawing class at the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University in New Brunswick through May 2014.

Elaine Marie Biddulph's photograph “Buzzing Around” has been accepted into the 10th Annual Jersey Shore Juried Art Show at Belmar Arts Council and the artwork will be on display until April 11.

Paintings by  PSAA artists Carol Freas, Carol Neugebauer and Joyce Berson will be on exhibit at the Stafford  library during the months of March and April.

Please notify Margaret Hartwell by the 14th of the month before issue

For the 2014 Schedule of Artist Demos, Click Here.
Carol Freas
Willy Mueller
Paul Daukas
Clam-oring for a Good Cause, Part II
Around the Gallery
The Spring Show is upon us! A teen art program, a black & white show and a new look for the Art Harvest Show are coming our way. Read all about it on the President's Page or click here.
Coming Soon to a YouTube Site Near You:
Our First Pine Shores Video! Featuring Demo Dynamo Danny Ng! Look for the link to be posted here shortly.
Portraits of the Artists Doing Portraits
 Paul Hartelius Captured These Images at a Recent Sunday Afternoon Session. Feel Free to Join the Fun!
Doin' Their Own Thing
Art work by Stafford intermediate school students, part of the post-Sandy Clamshell Project  was hung by Lois Mullen (left) and  Pat Shepherd on PSAA's gallery walls.
Wednesdays, from 10am to 2:30pm, are an excellent time to bring your paintings and drawings to work on at Pine Shores (as Irene Bausmith is doing, left) and get expert advice from masters like Tom Rutledge (as Harriet Fink is doing, below). Photos by Paul Hartelius. 
photos by Paul Hartelius.
 Check Out the Newest Course Offerings April Through June.
Go to Workshops Page or Click Here!
Pat Shepherd Receives Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission Award April 3 for Her Years of Community Service Through PSAA
Several of her Pine Shores pals were on hand as Pat Shepherd became the  2014 recipient of a Special Award of Merit for work in founding and maintaining the Pines Shores Arts Association. The award was presented Thursday, April 3, preceded by a 6:30 pm reception at Ocean County College. As OCCHC Division Director Timothy G. Hart explained in his letter to Pat: "The commission believes that your efforts as an advocate for the arts in Ocean County have enriched the cultural fabric of our community. We desire to make a public gesture of our deep admiration and gratitude for your efforts." Pat, your friends and colleagues at PSAA second that emotion!

Introducing an Art Expert
​At the March 17 art history lecture at Stafford Library, event coordinator Ilomay Pedicini introduced Lisa Festa, an art history professor at Georgian Court University, who spoke on French fauvism and German expressionism. In spite of the bad weather, there were still 18 in attendance for the lecture and the preceding reception for PSAA artists Carol Freas, Carol Neugebauer and Joyce Berson.  
photograph by Paul Hartelius.
Take A Stroll Along Ruth Kramer's Elegiac Beachscapes, Valleys and Lakefronts: Her One-Woman Show at the Pine Shores Gallery Kicked Off With a Reception on April 5 and Will Remain on Exhibit Through the End of the Month.
To see more of Ruth's pastels, go to Featured Artist page or click here.
Ruth (left) is congratulated at her April 5 reception by Carol Freas and Irene Bausmith
Mary Sinacore is officially sworn in as Pine Shores' Secretary by Lois Mullen at the April 7 members'  meeting.
Taking the Oath
Lisa Budd shows how to paint cityscapes (such as the Philadelphia vista below) during her demo at the April 7 members' meeting. Links to videos of her demo, along with those of other PSAA artists, will be posted shortly.
Creating Urban Magic
Photos by Paul Hartelius.


Joyce Lawrence, Intro (beginner) Oil Portrait, May 2, 9, 16, and 30th, 10am - 1pm.

Sandra Jones, Tempera Resist, May 22 and 23, 9:30a-3:30p.
Hello members, there has been a good response to having a workshop or classes in colored pencils. For those of you who expressed interest would you please let me know as soon as possible if you would want a workshop - two Mondays July 7 and 14, 9:30-3:30 or Saturday classes, August 9, 16, 23 and 30, 12:30 - 3:30. Please respond to Pat Morgan, email: pmorganstudio@comcast.net.
Thank you. ~Pat
Pick Up Your Pencils!