May 2017 Event Highlights

Blackburnian Warbler by Dennis Skillman

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Featured Artist: Dennis Skillman

Deep Woods Road by Dennis Skillman

Photographer Dennis Skillman is the Featured Artist May 2017. An exhibition of his works is on display at the Seacoast Artist Association Gallery now through the end of May. Meet the artist at his gallery reception on Friday May 12th 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Why I get up in the Morning
An exhibit of outdoor photography by Dennis Skillman

I am always searching for beauty and inspiration in landscapes and living things. The images in this exhibit highlight some of those moments captured with my camera. Each one brings me back to a sight, a place in time where I felt inspired by what I saw. Capturing that fleeting moment and sharing it with others is what drives my photography. Whether it brings back a memory of a favorite place or brings the viewer close to something they have never seen, the photos strive to capture the special nature of the subject.
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April 2017 Event Highlights

Standing Guard by Tony Baldasaro

  • Tony Baldasaro is the Featured Artist for April; reception is Friday April 7th 4-7 PM.
  • SAA theme show New England Portals is on display through the end of April – reception is also Friday April 7th 4-7 PM.
  • Second Sunday demo Mixed Media is April 9th 1PM.
  • New classes in April: Learn to Draw; coming in May – Colored Pencil and Drawing the Human Head
  • Call for art – 2017 theme show calendar is available; the May show is Sky Images – drop off is Apr 29th.

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Featured Artist: Tony Baldasaro

Vermont Sunset by Tony Baldasaro

Attend the artist reception for Tony Baldasaro, Stratham, NH on Friday April 7th at 4 – 7 PM at the Seacoast Artist Association gallery, 130 Water Street, Exeter.

As the artist featured in April, Baldasaro will be displaying New England works in Photography, with an emphasis on the Seacoast. Refreshments will be served.

Born and raised in New Hampshire, Tony has called the seacoast area of New Hampshire his home since 1997. He currently lives in Stratham, NH with his wife, three children, and two very excitable labs. In addition to photography, Tony has been an educator for most of his professional life. He has been a middle and high school teacher, and a school and district level administrator.
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Demo: Abstract Non-objective Mixed Media Painting on Canvas and Paper

by Gerry Willging

Sunday April 9th from 1-3 PM North Hampton artist Gerry Willging will be offering a demo in the SAA gallery on “Abstract Non-objective Mixed Media Painting on Canvas and Paper”. During this demonstration Gerry will show and explain her process of how to start an abstract painting with mixed media, including watercolor, collage, and acrylic, using the principals of design, composition, and values, which is one of the most important elements to hold a painting together.

Gerry will have examples of starts, middle, and finished paintings, explaining her layering process. She will also discuss juried shows and have a question and answer period. Visit her website at www.gerrywillgingdesigns.net. Gerry will begin offering classes.

2nd Sunday demos are offered free to SAA members. Donations from non-members are encouraged to aid our scholarship fund.

Eye of the Beholder

Come down to the SAA Gallery in Exeter to view the Eye of the Beholder theme exhibition through the end of March. This pairs a photographer with a painter who collaborate on a common image. Here’s the winners of this year’s show…

Best of Show: Roger Goun for his photograph “Smoke Screen” and Mary Jane Solomon for a watercolor interpretation, “Smoke Screen II”:

Smoke Screen (photograph) by Roger Goun

Smoke Screen II (watercolor) by Mary Jane Solomon


People’s Choice: Jason Meserve for his photograph “Shed at Lamson Farm” and Gwen Morgan for her watercolor interpretation, “Flowers at Lamson Farm”:

Jason Meserve (photograph) “Shed at Lamson Farm”

Flowers at Lamson Farm (watercolor) by Gwen Morgan

 

March 2017 Event Highlights

Barn Owl by Revelle Taillon

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Featured Artist Revelle Taillon

Revelle Taillon of Plaistow presents her work and those of participants in her classes

Daydreamer by Revelle Taillon

Attend the artist reception for Revelle Taillon, Plaistow, NH, on Sunday March 5th, from 3pm to 5pm at the Seacoast Artist Association gallery, 130 Water Street, Exeter. Refreshments will be served.

As the artist featured in March, Taillon will be displaying works with some of her students. The exhibit opens Saturday February 26th and runs through Friday March 31st.

Graphic designer, illustrator and artist, Taillon, has found a new niche. She has created beautiful artwork in several different mediums, but it is her work with colored pencils that has gotten the attention of local art associations and galleries alike. Over the last year and a half the artist has created over 50 new pieces in colored pencil, many focused on birds.

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Featured Artist Doris Rice and Friends

Doris Rice and Friends

A Touch Of Color! Doris Rice of North Hampton, NH presents : Watercolors by Doris Rice and Participants in her Classes

Attend the artist reception for Doris Rice and her students, on Sunday February 19th (rescheduled from Feb 12th due to weather) from 2 pm to 4 pm at the Seacoast Artist Association Gallery, 130 Water Street, Exeter.

As the artist featured in February Rice will be displaying a grouping of works in watercolor depicting Lovely Gardens and Individual Flowers to brighten your day! Refreshments will be served.
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