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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Other Noteworthy Events
Bulletin Board

Who's Exhibiting Where

​Seventeen Pine Shores artists are featured in a July/August exhibit at
Stafford Library in Manahawkin. Artwork is for Sale through participating
artists.Artists are: Elaine Marie Biddulph, Danny Ng, Giorgio Donnarumma,
Carol Neugebauer, Bob Neugebauer, Carlo Gaboardi,
Tom Troyano, Karen Kolb, Pat Shepherd, Paul Hartelius, Mike
Amato, Margaret Hartwell, Harriet Fink, Lee Fricke, Glenys Baulderstone,
Kathleen Delany and Ilomay Pedicini.

Artists wanted: PSAA/Library Art Show for September through October
2014 - Please call Ilomay Pedicini at 609-693-9351 or email at
dcped182@yahoo.com if you wish to be included. Artists must have 8-
10 paintings which can be for sale. There will be an artist reception.

Mary Sinacore will be showing at the Barnegat Library for the month of

 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.

For the 2014 Schedule of Artist Demos, Click Here.
Carol Freas
 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 Photography Show, Aug. 30-Sept. 25. Reception and judging, Monday, Sept. 8, 6:30-7:30 pm.

St. Mary’s is having their Annual Fine Art Show and Sale on Sat., Sept. 6 from 10-4 in the Parish Center. If interested, contact Linda Saladino at 609-660-8062 to find out if any spaces remain.

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

Monday,September 8 at 7:30 pm.
Wednesday September 10 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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Portrait Class Models

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Meet Our Newest Featured Instructor:
Lee Fricke
For more about this beloved artist, please click here.

.  Check Out the Fall Course Catalog; click here.
  . Oil Workshop and Plein Air Session with Linda Ramsay: for details, click here.
. Check out our new Demos page. Click here.
A New Twist to Our Art Harvest Show--read about it in the President's Message; click here.
 .   Photography Show winners: scroll down.
. The Next Stafford Library Group Show Is Coming--scroll down for details. 
Scroll Down for Latest Pictures from the  Plein Air Group
. Next Board Meeting: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 9 am.

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

What's Clickin'?
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)
And for a sampling of more entries, click Here!
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 psaa3@verizon.net

Glenys Baulderstone is currently working on plans for our next exciting museum trip coming this Fall. She is planning our visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art during the El Greco 400th anniversary exhibit. Look for more details coming soon.

Ilomay Pedicini has coordinated our next Art History lecture at Stafford Library (October 20) to coincide with the museum trip. The topic will be “El Greco . . . Commemorating his 400th Anniversary”.
More info in the next issue
Pine Shores' Biggest Art Exhibit Ever, the Black and White Show--with 81 Entries--Takes Up Every Inch of Space in the Gallery. Huge Crowd Turned Out for the Reception and Awards Ceremony, Monday, Aug. 6. For the complete list of winners, click here.

TTom Rutledge led this group of eight enrolled students, who one observer described as quiet, intense and focused.
Above: event coordinators Carol Freas, artist, and Richard Morgan, poet, at the Aug 20 reading and reception for the Painted Poetry Exhibit, on  view at the Surf City Library through Aug. 30. 

Where Words and Images Meet and Merge
Ahoy, Mateys! A 16-Month Calendar from Tuckerton Seaport--with Pine Shores Artists Among the Crew!
 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
September 6, 13 & October 4, 11 (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.
Pine Shores members Jackie Ostberg, Mary Sinacore and Pat Shepherd were on hand for the exhibit.
This summer marked the first Pine Shores art class for teen-agers. More teen classes are on the way. For details, scroll down to Bulletin Board.
photos by Pat Morgan and Paul Hartelius.
A Master at Work: Tom Rutledge demonstrates how to work in charcoal before a rapt audience of Pine Shores members at the Sept. 8 meeting. More shots from his demo can be seen by going to Demos page or clicking here.​ For scenes from Tom's charcoal drawing class, go to Workshops page or click here.
Gearing Up for Another Group Show at Stafford Library
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.
Embracing the Last Cool(!) Breaths of Summer, Our Plein Air Artists Have It Made in the Shade
Chris Ristow (above),  Ray Haworth  and Mee Kyung Sohn (below) find inspiration at Manahawkin Lake on Aug. 28.
Et Voila! A Few Examples of Plein Air Work This Summer
Lisa Budd's "Red & Yellow" sailboats  were captured at the bay in Surf City.
Ray Haworth (below left) and Paul Hartelius recorded these peaceful vistas at Manahawkin Lake.
Susan Weinstein preserved, on canvas, this replenished Brant Beach dune.
Pine Shores Photographers Capture a Wide World of Images
"The Fleet Is In" earned first prize for Linda Reddington.
"Versailles Grand-mere" got Mary Walker-Baptiste an honorable mention.
"North Carolina Barn," by Brianna Frost (left) ,was tied for second with Rich Bernstein's "Morning Mantis."
New & Noteworthy
Third place went to Margaret Hartwell's "Heirloom" (above). Judy-Kay Musselman got an honorable mention for "Just One Drop" (left).
Let's Hear It for the 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!
Below and right: two watercolors by Chris Ristow.