Looking for a great holiday gift for the artist in your family? Pine Shores Art Association offers Gift Certificates for art classes and/or gift memberships 

For more information, contact Pat Pelletier, Registrar, at patpelle@gmail.com

Also Noteworthy...

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

PLEASE be sure to give your current phone number and email address when you join PSAA or renew your membership. This will make it easy to notify you of class changes and other important updates.

Also, remember to renew your membership by the end of this year. Next year's dues will be increased by $5. This means $30 for single or $45 for couples. This is the first increase in over 20 years!

PLEASE NOTE: Monday night Portraits have resumed.  
Next session is on December 12th, 7pm-9pm.

See PSAA's Kite Painters on the Events page !

ART CHAT news - The Tuckerton Seaport has extended an invitation for Art Chat to continue. The next Art Chat will be held at 10:15am on December 15th at Seaport Shanty. Members can bring snacks, drinks, and something you are working on to share for fun or advice. Do not bring supplies--this is not an active painting workshop. This is just an artists and art lovers gathering.

Art Chats will be held on the first and third Thursdays of every month, but check the "Pine Shores Art" page on Facebook for any last minute changes or cancellations.

Classes in December
Call 609-971-8962 Pat Pelletier, Pine Shores Art Association registrar, to register for classes​ 

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

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

Check out the many entries from our shows this year...
The Painted Poetry Show... Follow the link here to see entries
The Art Patron Show is over until next year.  To see this year's entries - click here.
For a sampling of this year's entries in the Black & White Show, click this link
For the Photography Show entries, click here
The Portrait Show has ended. Click here to see the entries.
The Stafford Library Show is over. Scroll down for details.
The Fall Art Harvest Show is over until next year. To see this year's entries - click here .

...and the demos from our professional instructors...
Watercolor demo on Yupo paper by Lisa Budd was on November 7th, 7:30pm. Click here.
For highlights of the Oct. 3rd Charcoal demo by Gallery Director, Tom Rutledge. Click here.
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​.

The next demo is planned for January 9th. For the 2017 Demos schedule, go to the Events page.

Pine Shore Art NEWSLETTERS​ 'Artistically Speaking'
Click here for the November 2016 edition,
and here for the December 2016 edition.

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

Joyce Lawrence won an award for her oil painting, “Native Sun,” at the LBI Foundation’s national juried Plein Air competition.

Ilomay Pedicini, Mary Walker Baptiste, Tom Troyano, Paul Hartelius, Olga
Choulindina, Nancy Edwards, Irene Bausmith, Ed Rennar and Arlene Marcoe will
be exhibiting at the Stafford Library. A reception takes place on Nov. 28 from 6-7pm.

Both of Dennis Millar's paintings that were submitted - Man In Porto (gouache) and Wisp Of Smoke (oil) - have been accepted into the Philadelphia Sketch Club's 2016 Phillustration Juried Art Show. The show runs from November 11th through December 3rd,

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 Sep.- Oct: Chuck Sulkowski, Debbie Arrants, Ray Haworth, Nadine Walther and Jill DeFelice. Reception was on Tues., Sep.13th.

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

Five of Pine Shores’ fabulous artists and instructors - Pat Morgan, Bob Heyer, Carol Nace, Tom Rutledge and Lisa Budd - had their works accepted in the New Jersey Water Color Society’s 74th Annual Open Juried Exhibition. Exhibit runs Sept 26 - Oct 30, 2016. Reception is Oct. 30th, 1-4 PM. Middletown Arts Center, 36 Church St., Middletown, NJ 07748.

Pat Morgan's painting, 'Girl Talk,’ has been accepted into the Audubon Artists 74th Annual Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club form Oct 24-Nov. 4. Pat Morgan also 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. 23-Nov 5.

Bernadette Darder is Artist for the Month of November at the Lacey Library, Forked River, N.J

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

On the Calendar
Art Shows - 2016

Nov. 30th through Dec. 28th
Drop-off 1 or 2 of your works of art on Wed. Nov. 30th, 10am-noon


Monday, January 9th from 7pm,
followed by a Acrylic demo by Danny Ng

The next Board Meeting will be on Wednesday, January 4th, 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

LISTEN TO WOBM FM 92.7 OR VISIT wobm.com /closings 


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. 

Attention Members!

We are also 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
Any member who is interested in being considered for the 2017 “Trustee-at-Large” position, 
please notify 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 Peggy at 609-698-1225 or Kathy Crocker at 609-294-3165.

Backup Editor. Margaret Hartwell, our Newsletter & Membership editor, 
is seeking someone to assist her or take over as Membership editor
Contact number: 609-339-1420.

Phone Communication Specialist. We are looking for someone 
to retrieve and field phone messages, daily. Contact number: 609-294-3165.

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 board meetng.

To print out the this TD Bank forms, please click here.

Monday night Portraits have resumed. Next session is on December 12th, 7pm-9pm. 

The Basic Watercolor Class by June Merrifield on December 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th has been cancelled.​
Please call the registrar Pat Pelletier for credit or refund if you have signed up for this class.

Fall Art Class Updates


Make checks payable to PSAA and indicate the name of the instructor on the check
Mail to Pat Pelletier, PSAA Registrar, 5 One Eye Way, Waretown, NJ 08758

Contact Pat Pelletier at 609-971-8962 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 Wednesdays, 10am to 2:30pm; and Sundays, 1pm to 3pm.  Admission is free.  

See FORMS for membership, registration and gallery information. 
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 took place
on Monday, November 28, 2016, 7-9pm, at the Stafford Library.
Kate Nearpass Ogden, Ph.D., of Stockton University spoke 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 
featured artists: Ilomay Pedicini, Mary Walker-Baptiste, 
Tom Troyano, Paul Hartelius, Olga Choulindina, Nancy Edwards, Irene Bausmith, 
Ed Rennar and ArleneMarcoe.

You can contact Pine Shores 609-597-3557 or the Library 609-597-3381 for more information.

    2016 Deck the Walls
November 30th to December 28th
The Basic Watercolor Class by June Merrifield on December 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th from 9:30-12:30 has been cancelled.

Jason Ward has an upcoming class on December 19th, 9:30 to 3:30pm on Winter Scenes , Intermediate to Advanced.  Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor or Gouache medium. For a scene from Jason's class earlier this month, follow the link here.

The Intermediate Watercolor-Figures Class by Pat Morgan will be held in 2 sessions, on December 15th and 16th from 9:30-3:30. Check out Pat Morgan's Figure Workshop, click here.

Classes each cost $50 member, $75 non-member. These very experienced instructors can help you in obtaining or improving the skills you need to get started.
Stafford Library Fall/Winter Show Hanging
Clockwise from left: Arlene Marcoe showing off her painting. Then, Ed Rennar and Library Director Ilomay Pedicini adjusting frame wires. Followed by Ilomay and Nancy Edwards with their wildlife paintings. Then, Olga Choulindina with her still life painting. And finally, Mary Walker-Baptiste, Ilomay, and Tom Troyano with their art. 

Please give us your feedback. Contact Webmasters Mike Lipton at tahmal@verizon.net and 
Dennis Millar at dfmillar@gmail.com
Photos of the tree decorating at the Seaport on November 19th. Decorators included Kathy Crocker and Lee Fricker and her grandson Robbie, and Paul Hartelius. Our tree is part of this year's Festival of Trees and is located in the former Restaurant on site. 

Visitors will vote for their favorite non-profit group tree by casting their votes with donated dollars in designated money jars. The group with the most dollars wins the distinction of Festival of Trees champion for the year. 

2016 Festival of Trees at the Seaport Museum in Tuckerton
New & Noteworthy
Our third annual holiday-themed art show aims to fill the gallery's normally bare walls in December with evocative winter scenes. Below are this year's entries. 
Photos by Paul Hartelius