PINE SHORES ART 
A S S O C I A T I O N

Message from 
Pine Shores Art President

Linda Saladino






VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES


Attention Members
We need your help!!!

MEMBERSHIP CHAIRPERSON, computer knowledge needed.


Also Noteworthy...

What's New & Noteworthy

Upcoming & recent DEMOS
(click on the blue​ title link to see highlights of that demo)   

                                                       



                           
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Nancy Barch
Bob Heyer
Jill DeFelice
Tom Rutledge
Carol Freas
Ellen Gavin
Mary Walker-Baptiste
Renee Leopardi
Andrea Sauchelli
Lisa Budd
Kim Cesaretti
Tom Rutledge
Nancy Edwards
Glenys Baulderstone

Demonstrations
Collage
Watercolor
Problem Solving
Gouache
Watercolor
Oil Painting
Watercolor Crystals
Working with Pastels
Abstract Painting
Transparent Watercolor
Acrylic
Charcoal
Watercolor
Sumi-e

'Artistically Speaking', the monthly newsletter of Pine Shores Art, is now available on line.  

Click here to enlarge or print out the 
SEPTEMBER 2020 EDITION.

Previous editions:

August 2020

July 2020

June 2020

May 2020





Thought you may want to know...

Work In Progress added to our menu...
check them out

Find out about 
POP our Pine Shores Outreach Program. Click here.
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Portrait Classes Need Models
Models are needed for portrait classes on Sunday afternoons, from 1 to 3pm, and 
Monday evenings, 7 to 9pm at the Pine Shores Art gallery.

Compensation is $25 per session.
If you are interested in posing for our artists, contact the PSAA Office at 609-597-3557.
​Click here to see examples of our fine portrait paintings.
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Pine Shore Art's 2020 adult class schedules are now available in print at the PSAA Gallery. Or click Weekend and Evening Schedule and the Weekday Schedule to print out from this website. 
There are a number of additions, changes and fee corrections since the last version.

Please review our sign-up and refund policy before you sign up for classes.
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Remember to renew your membership
The dues for 2020 are $30 for single or $45 for couples. Click here for a renewal form.  
When you renew, please let us know if your contact information has changed. ​  
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Monday evening Portraits - the next portraiture session is scheduled for 
xxxxxxx, from 7 pm-9 pm. The fee is only $5.

Thursday evening Life Drawing - the fee is just $10 - is scheduled for 
xxxxxx, from 7 pm to 9 pm.

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ART CHAT - Nancy Glines 

The next Art Chat session is scheduled for: 
Thurs. xxxxx, at 10am

Dear Art Chat Attendees:
In light of the news regarding the Corona virus, I went on the Ocean County Library website and learned that they are cancelling all Library programs and the use of meeting rooms and spaces by outside groups through March 31st. Therefore, the next possible Art Chat will be April 2nd. It's impossible to know when the Library will be back to business as usual but, I'll check the Library's website and keep you posted.

Stay well, enjoy the lovely Spring weather and keep creating. We'll have a lot of new Art and Photography to share when we meet again.

Art Chat was formed for the purpose of sharing a common interest in Art and Photography with anyone who wishes to attend. Participating Artists are asked to bring a painting or photograph to share but, it's not required. The goal is to encourage and share knowledge in a friendly and helpful environment. 

Many thanks to the Tuckerton Library for making the Museum room available for our meetings and making us feel very welcome. The only policy that they have requested that we follow is that we do not bring Nude works of Art to our discussions at the Library. Anyone with interest in that subject is encouraged to contact Pine Shores Art Association for information and classes.  Art Chat sessions are twice monthly, on the first and third Thursdays of the month.

For last minute cancellations or changes, please check PSAA's Facebook page or 
the oceancountylibrary.org for Library closings or other pertinent information.

Hope to see you at Art Chat! 

- Nancy Glines

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Also, the Borough of Beach Haven is currently showing 'Boomers, Bouncers & Hanging 10' artwork in its new facility. Most of the art is by our Pine Shores Artists. 

The very experienced instructors at Pine Shores Art can help you to obtain or improve the skills you need to get started. Read about them on the About Our Instructors page.

Artists Helping Artists meet on Wednesdays, 2:30-4:30pm. No fee. We hope to see you on 
Wednesday, April 8th.

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

Check out the many entries from our previous shows...
The Painted Poetry Show... follow this link to see information on our last show.
The Art Patron Show... to see last year's entries - click here.
For a sampling of our last Black & White Show entries, click this link
For last year's Photography/Digital Show entries, click here.
The Portrait Show... click here to see the 2018 entries.
The 2019 Fall Art Harvest Show... click here.

...and a few demos from our professional instructors...

Navigate to the Demos page to see excerpts of various media by our instructors:
Check out scenes from Gallery Director, Tom Rutledge's Gouache demo,
An Abstract demo by Andrea Sauchelli in Acrylic,
A Transparent Watercolor demo by Lisa Budd,
Highlights of a Pastel demo by Renee Leopardi,
The Sumi-e (Japanese) demo by Glenys Baulderstone,
Kim Cesaretti's Acrylic demo, and many more.
On the Calendar




Meetings

NEXT MEMBERS' MEETING
has been postponed

NEXT BOARD MEETING
Wednesday, September 9th
teleconference by email invitation

Artists Helping Artists is canceled

'POP' MEETING
Our Pineshores Outreach Program
See Special Events

For more details on how to apply for art shows, go to the Forms page.
For lecture signup, click here.

TD Bank Affinity Program

Portrait Class Models

FOR CANCELLATIONS DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER
LISTEN TO WOBM FM 92.7 OR VISIT wobm.com /closings 
HELP WANTED
Note from Pine Shores Art President Linda Saladino

Many thanks to all our members who entered the "Springish
Show", and congratulations to all our winners! What a beautiful show it was. Thanks to our gallery committee and webmaster. I am looking forward to our new show "Touch of Blue". 
    We were hoping to have some news about being back in the building, but unfortunately the situation remains the same. In the meantime, look for eblasts about upcoming online classes, and Ocean Twp is sponsoring some outdoor PSAA classes (see event calendar on pg 2). 
    We received an overwhelmingly positive response to looking into leasing or buying a building. I assure you if we take that step, it will be after careful financial consideration. Should it become necessary, our membership fees would increase, but it is our goal to remain affordable for all. I will be
speaking to the Stafford Township Administrator this month.  Let's hope I can have good news as a result of that discussion.
    So keep the faith and stay safe and well. We will be together
again! Love to you all. 
    Linda
SEPTEMBER
online Touch of Blue Show
Click here to see more entries
See our members' Judged SPRING-ish Show in the 
Pine Shores Art ONLINE gallery

Judge: JOE MILLIGAN

NOTE:
Because of the deteriorating situation due to the coronavirus, the bus trip scheduled for April 22nd to the Museum of Modern Art in NYC has been canceled.   

Arrangements are being made for the exact same trip in October.
Big and exciting change to the September Show. It is a special online members Touch of Blue Show
See this Show here !
PLEASE NOTE:

All drop in / portrait / figure drawing sessions including Tuesday evening DYOT and Wednesday DYOT/Artists Helping Artists are canceled until further notice.

Events from the middle of April will be addressed when we know how long this closure will be in effect.

Hi All,

I just learned that Pine Shores may have Liability insurance that will cover Art Chats in the Park.  I'm waiting for more details but, will keep you posted. I'm leaning towards an Art Chat on the first Thursday in September (Sept. 3rd) to give me time to get the proper documentation and permission from Ocean County.  
Hope everyone is doing well,

I look forward to seeing you and, we can discuss where and when we might have another Art Chat.  

Nancy Glines
(8/17/2020)
PLEASE NOTE:

At this time the cancellations are as follows:

All drop in / portrait / figure drawing sessions including Tuesday evening DYOT and Wednesday DYOT / Artists Helping Artists.
LAST MONTH...
LIBRARY LECTURER SCHEDULER
Work with Stafford Librarian. Will train. Mentioned below too.

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We also need someone to check the PSAA email account on a regular basis. Please contact Linda Saladino at lasjes5@comcast.net if you can help out.  
We will train you on how to access the email accounts. Takes five minutes and these are the easiest volunteer jobs ever, so please don't hesitate if you can help us out.


LIBRARY LECTURES – Immediate need... We need an organizer for the Library Art History Lectures which are done quarterly with lectures by local Art History Professors. Also the position will include organizing PSAA artists to exhibit on a quarterly basis at the Stafford Library. Dates & lectures are set for 2020. They can call Ilomay Pedicini 609-693-9351 for information. She will help train and guide a volunteer on the process. Also need people to help hang the exhibit at the Library. Only needs 1-2 hours of time per month.

 COMMUNICATIONS - We need help to write and cover events to provide blurbs to social media and the website. And a writer to get bio information about featured artists and visiting art class instructors. 

WEBSITE  ASSISTANT - contact Dennis Millar - dfmillar@gmail.com

ASSISTANT  TREASURER – Anyone out there good with Quickbooks? 
Have some Accounting experience? 

MAINTENANCE - click here for volunteer duties list

OFFICE  ASSISTANT  - click here

This is your organization and we need you all to help keep it going, so please, if you can help out, we would love to have you on our teams.

We are also looking for a member to act as

Education Chair 

Grant Writer Committee Chairperson or assistant for Paul

Gallery Maintenance Committee Storeroom Coordinator

Public Relations Press-Release Writer
Contact Paul Hartelius at 609 549-6833

Stafford Library Lectures. We are seeking a member 
to arrange the quarterly art history lectures.
Contact number: 609-693-9351 mentioned above

“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


Position details will be posted on the bulletin board.

Our Fight Against the Virus !
Pine Shores Volunteers Team Up with the Seaport Stitchers to Make Masks and Thank You Cards
Read these awesome stories here
CALENDAR  OF  EVENTS  FOR  SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER
Members special theme 
2020 Touch of Blue Show

Judge:  Susanna Anastasia

NO REGISTRATION FEE !

This exhibition is
ONLINE 
September 1-September 30th

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Following in October is our special theme

For the Birds Show
ONLINE.  See flyer attached !
NEW this Fall...
Watercolor Crystal Class !

Pine Shores Partners with Township of Ocean to Present Art Class
See the Press Release here