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. You may send your dues beginning in November.  BUT 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 October 17th, 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 on November 3rd, 10:15am at the former Shorty's restaurant (also formerly Skeeter's and ScoJo's) at the Seaport. 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.

Call 609-597-3557 Pine Shores Art Association to register for classes:

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, 11th, 18th, 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.

Watercolor Classes in December

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
​For highlights of the Oct. 3rd Charcoal demo by Gallery Director, Tom Rutledge. Click here.

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

Matting & Framing Your Paintings with a Mission. This class by Pat Morgan took place on September 28th at her home in Beach Haven. She taught how to accent, not detract, from your beautiful art work by using professional matting and framing techniques.

The Stafford Library Show continues through October -- 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.

Janet Rogers demonstrates her 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

The 2016 Photography Show is now over. Click here to see a few of the entries.

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.

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 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

Museum Trip

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

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Departed from Pine Shores Art Association at 7.30am. Returning at 5pm
Reservations were $50 for members and $55 for non-members
Price includes bus, museum admission and tour

Call 609-971-3396 for other upcoming trips

On the Calendar
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

Monday, November 7th from 7pm,
followed by a Watercolor demo by Lisa Budd 

Wednesday, November 9th, 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.

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

Monday night Portraits have resumed. Next session is on October 24th, 7pm-9pm.  

An Acrylic class was given by Jason Ward. This class targeted the more experienced acrylic artist and also those who have completed Acrylic I and/or II and III.  This exciting Acrylic class was 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.


The Portrait Show reception and awards presentation took place on Monday, Oct. 3rd at 6:30pm followed by the monthly meeting at 7:30 and Gallery Director, Tom Rutledge's charcoal demo 

Stafford Library Show
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 evening, Sept 26th.

Joyce Ecochard and daughter
Mike Lipton
Portrait Show
September 29th - October 25th
(To see an image larger in the below slideshow, click on the image)
...and a few animal portraits as well !
New & Noteworthy
Honorable Mention went to Jim Oakley for "Seen it All"

All photos were taken by Paul Hartelius
1st Place was awarded to Grace Spano for her painting, "Li'l Jill"
Ed Rennar took 2nd Place for "Etched Expression"
Third Place was awarded to Paul Hartelius for "Going to Pieces"

The new Basic Watercolor Class will be held in 4 sessions on December 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th from 9:30-12:30 by June Merrifield. This class will guide you through basic watercolor skills. Click here for more information about this class.

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. Both ladies are very experienced instructors who can instruct you in obtaining the skills you need to get started and to expand your skills and improve.
These three paintings are in the show but not for voting, only exhibiting
Portraits by (left to right) Joyce Lawrence, Linda Coulter, and Tom Rutledge
Photo by Mary Walker