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
email: psaa3@verizon.net

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Tuckerton Seaport is giving Pine Shores members a chance to exhibit their works every month.  Contact  President Paul Hartelius for deadlines and framing specifications.

​Our exciting 4th Annual Art Patron Show will be held on July 26. The receiving/ gallery hanging will be on June 24th at Pine Shores. This year we will have a size limit in which the greatest dimension must not exceed 16 inches. ! If you have any questions, please call Mary Walker-Baptiste (609-242-0799) or Pat Morgan (609-207-6809). 

St. Mary’s is having their Annual Art Show and Sale on Saturday, August 29, 2015. It will be held at the Parish Center from 10:00A.M.to 4:00 P.M. They are looking for artists who are interested in participating. It will be a Fine Art Only 
show and any proceeds will be divided between Family Promise and St. Vincent de Paul.The entrance fee for a 10 foot x 10 foot space is only $25 and a 10% commission will be taken on all sales. If interested, please contact Linda Saladino at (609) 660-8062 for further details and registration forms.

 Yvonne Yaar, an arts advocate and volunteer with the Downtown Toms River Business Improvement District (and a fabulous glass artist) is compiling a database of Ocean County artists that do outdoor sculpture (metal, clay, etc., any medium appropriate for our weather), and a list of artists that do outdoor murals. If you are interested in being contacted regarding upcoming opportunities for commissioned works or competitions please email her at YaarArt@gmail.com and put “Outdoor Sculpture” or “Outdoor Mural” in the subject line. She’ll need your full name, preferred email address, mailing address and phone #. She’ll also take information about a website if you have one.  

Monday, July 6 at 7 pm
Wednesday, July 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.

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 member to act as recording secretary at our 
monthly board meetings and general membership meetings. 
The duties include recording the minutes of these monthly 
meetings and reading the minutes of the general meetings. If you 
are interested, please email Kathy Crocker at kcrocker63@comcast.net
with your contact information.

There is also an opening for a hospitality chairperson. Contact 
Irene Bausmith for more information at 609-597-8268 or 

Other Noteworthy Events

Who's Exhibiting Where

​PSAA artists Jane D'Orto, Lee Fricke and Bev Golembeski are among 6 artists showing during the July and August "Flora and Fauna" exhibit at the Little Egg Harbor branch of the Ocean County Library. 

Jane D'Orto, Linda Coulter, Amanda Sapp and Pam Pontrelli are exhibiting at the Waretown branch of the Ocean County Library during the month of July. Join them at the reception on Saturday, July 18 at 11 am.

Lisa Budd's watercolor painting "Yellow Jacket" has been accepted in the LBI Founation's National Juried Competition Works on Paper. Exhibit dates are July 4-24.

Harriet Fink will be exhibiting at the Barnegat branch of the Ocean County Library during July and August.

Please notify Margaret Hartwell by the 14th of the month before issue at
mmmush2000@verizon.net or 609-597-1208 if you wish to be included in this section

Two Great Library Shows at Stafford and Barnegat--scroll down for pictures.
 Pine Shores artists win big at Seniors Show--scroll down for details.
Art Patron entries are hung in the gallery--scroll down for a glimpse and scenes from  the open house.
New Art Museum Bus Trip! And the Black & White Show Returns! Scroll down to Bulletin Board for details.
Correction: There is a misprint in the summer classes brochure: The Teen classes with Tom Rutledge are only for 4 Saturdays – Sept. 19, Oct. 3, 17 & 31 – and the time should state “4:00 – 6:00 PM”.
 The LBI Artists Open Studio Tour will take place on June 27 & 28. Visit www.lbiartists.com for a list of locations.
Our own member/instructor, Linda Ramsay is inviting members to sit on her deck and paint “en plein air” during the Open Studio tour. The address is 26 Antioch Rd. Barnegat Light and overlooks the water and marshes in High Bar Harbor. Bring snacks, a beverage and your easels and paints. Please let Linda know if you are interested. Her email is linda@willow-graphics.com
Check Out the Summer and Fall Course Catalog--Go to Workshops Page or Click Here!
Plein Air Sessions Begin Again--scroll down for the schedule.
Art Patron Show Preview-- click here for a glimpse and scroll down for a slideshow.
Become a Patron of Pine Shores Art! To download the Participation Form that will enable you to bid for an entry in this year's Art Patron Show, click here.
Enter Painted Poetry II. Scroll down to Bulletin Board for details.
  For the Most Up-to-Date Schedule of 2015 Art Shows, go to that page or click here.

By popular demand, we are adding another Portrait in Oil workshop with Joyce Lawrence. Tuesdays July 7, 14, 21, and 28th from 1PM to 4PM (PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A CHANGE IN TIME FOR JOYCE'S CLASS - A CHILDREN'S CLASS IS SCHEDULED AT PSAA IN THE MORNING!!) $75 Members $85 Non-Members.
Students will learn the process of painting the head from a live model including the visual principles of each stage of development while learning the keys to getting a likeness. Value, tone, light, and shadow separation will be explained. Joyce will do demonstrations and introduce the students to a sound foundation for continued growth! The class includes the model fee and is open to intermediate and advanced students.

To register: Send a check payable to PSAA and indicate the name of the instructor on the check to Kathy Crocker, 103 First Ave. Tuckerton, NJ 08087. Questions? Call Kathy at 609-294-3165.
To view the winning Spring Art Show entries, click here.
To view a sampling of  Art Patron Show entries, click here.

Summer Plein Air Schedule

Hi everyone -
Mark your calendars for plein air outings in June and July.
It's time to dust off your easels and get outdoors! 

June 11th
June 16th
June 25th
June 30th: 
Let see the ocean this week - in Beach Haven June 30th, 9am - noon
at the Fifth Street pavilion on the oceanfront. Public restrooms are 4 blocks south on
Center Street. Directions: Route 72 East to Long Beach Island. Turn right at end of Causeway
(heading south on LB Blvd)....go about 5 miles, past Bay Village (9th Street) in Beach Haven.
Left turn on 5th Street. Go 3 blocks to ocean. 

July 7th
July 16th
July 21st
July 30th

The dates are alternating Tuesdays and Thursdays based on feedback from last year. Locations
to be determined, suggestions are always welcome. We typically meet about 8:30 -9am.
I'll send out location info on the weekend prior...stay tuned.

--Lisa Budd

New & Noteworthy
This painting of the Barnegat Lighthouse  dock basin by Linda Coulter was done at the June 25 plein air session.
Pine Shores Artists Take Seniors Show by Storm

President Paul Hartelius writes: Attended the 39th annual Senior Citizens Art Exhibit reception  at Ocean County College today (June 25)  with a bunch of PSAA members, including Margaret Hartwell. She tallied that we had 24 members entered, of whom 10 got ribbons, so we did very well! Here's a photo of the gallery at today's reception. Best of our group was Linda Saladino with first place in the non-pro pastel group for her "Catch a Wave." She now moves on to compete statewide against the winners in other counties. Maryann Gunia took 2nd place. In the  professional pastel category, Irene Bausmith took 2nd place and Margaret Hartwell won an honorable mention.  Pat Shepherd earned 2nd place for professional mixed media/collage and Rich Boscarino won 3rd place in the non-professional mixed media/collage. In the non-professional sculpture category, Paul Daukas took 2nd place and Albert Stietzel took 3rd. In watercolor non-professional category, Ray Moran won an honorable mention and Mary Walker-Baptiste took 2nd place. 

55 Paintings for Art Patron Show Hung at PSAA Gallery on June 24
Dee Turba
Joyce Ecochard
Maryellen Wernick
Ramon Avila Valentin
Tom Rutledge
Lou Baptiste and Mary Walker-Baptiste
Irene Bausmith, Linda Ramsay and Tom Pickel
Irene, Mary and Connie Purves
Margaret Hartwell created this photo collage of the June 24 hanging of Art Patron Show paintings at the Pine Shores Gallery. After a month on display, the paintings will then be transferred to the Stafford Firehouse for the July 26 auction. For more views of the hanging, scroll down this page.  To see a sampling of the entries, click here.
Art Patron Show Themes
Still Lifes
People & Animals
To freeze the slideshow on any one image, click your mouse on it (if you're using a computer) or tap the screen (if you're using a tablet or smartphone). The show will resume a few seconds later.
Bob Novak
Sunday Open House Gives Art Patrons a Chance to Survey Their Favorites
Pine Shores Artists Participate in the June 27-28 LBI Open Studio Tour
Pictured at left: Carol Freas, Linda Ramsay, Lisa Budd and Robert Sakson (a past Pine Shores art show judge).
Read All About It! Two Great Library Shows Are Launched!
Above: Irene Bausmith, Danny Ng and Jan Becker. Below: Lee Fricke, event coordinator Ilomay Pedicini and Irene.
The Stafford Library Summer Show--for more pictures, click here.
Harriet Fink's One-Woman Show at Barnegat Library
Pictured: Harriet and husband Joel. Willy Mueller and Paul Hartelius (who took all these shots) helped with the July 1 hanging.