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Theme Show: Small Works for Giving


The 2017 Small Works for Giving Show is hung and ready for the sales to begin!!! There were over 70 submissions, which should offer something to please almost everyone. Come shop early for your first choice, but return often, as sold items will be replaced with new pieces. Original art makes a perfect gift, pleasing both the receiver, and the creator. The Artists’ reception will be held Friday November 3rd from 4-7 and the show will remain up until after Christmas.

Enjoy these images as a teaser…
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November Event Highlights

Look Mom! I can fly! by Kevin Talbot

Featured Artist: Kevin Talbot

Down the Hatch by Kevin Talbot

You are invited to attend the artist reception for Kevin Talbot on Friday November 3, 2017 from 4pm to 7pm from at the Seacoast Artist Association gallery, 130 Water Street, Exeter.

As November’s featured Artist Talbot will be displaying his photographs. These are printed on metal and have a clean, fresh look, and are ready for hanging without the extra expense of glass, matting and framing. Refreshments will be served.

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NH Open Doors

The Seacoast Artist Association Gallery and Shop is participating in NH Open Doors, a New Hampshire touring and shopping event that is happening on Saturday, November 4th, and Sunday, November 5th. During this weekend, artists, craftspeople, farms, retail shops and other businesses in the seacoast and throughout the state are opening their doors and featuring special activities for all ages, including craft demonstrations, food samplings, special sales, and more. Fall is a great time of year to tour New Hampshire’s scenic highways and country roads, and to shop (tax-free) for New Hampshire-made gifts.

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Monotype Demonstration

A Monotype demonstration will be held on Saturday, Nov 4th, 10:00 to 2:00 pm at the SAA Gallery, 130 Water St., Exeter, NH.

What is a Monotype?

Monotype is an intriguing hybrid among printing techniques. It is neither a print nor a painting, but a unique combination of both. The method is named because it is one image (mono), painted or drawn with printer’s ink directly on a plate and then transferred to paper. The printing of an image from a clean, un-worked surface results in a quality that is open and free which easily allows innovation. The monotype is a singular image and cannot be replicated.

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October Event Highlights

Snowy Owl Eyes by Charlene Yelle

Featured Artist: John Baumann


As the artist featured in September, John W. Baumann of Exeter, NH will be displaying works in digital photography. Attend the artist reception for John on Sep 8th 2017, from 4-7 pm at the Seacoast Artist Association gallery, 130 Water Street, Exeter. John’s seascapes, landscapes and fine art photography expresses a sense of historical narrative, but with the strength of abstract compositions.
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August 2017 Event Highlights

by Joanne Ravgiala


SAA members exhibiting in the region:

  • Debra Woodward and Peggy Murray at the NHAA’s East Gallery on 136 State St. in Portsmouth 8/2-26 – reception Sat Aug 5th 5-8PM (live music 6-8).
  • Doris Rice at the Blue Moon in Exeter NH June through Aug – reception Sun Jul 23rd 3-5 pm
  • Laurie Levesque and Eunice Miller at Breaking New Grounds in Market Square Portsmouth NH through August

See our events calendar for more activities.

Eggplant by Gal Santos