Demo: Fabric Art by Nancy Morgan

Downtown Exeter by Nancy Morgan

Downtown Exeter by Nancy Morgan


Join award-winning fabric artist Nancy Morgan for a fabric art talk and demonstration. Nancy will bring her sewing machine, fabric and thread to demonstrate and explain the basic techniques of creating her Fabric Art pieces. Examples of her work will be available for viewing and there will also be plenty of time for questions and answers.

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Russian Iconography: 1,000 Years of Tradition

Mother of God of Vladimir

Mother of God of Vladimir – (wood, egg tempera, 23-k gold) – by Marina Forbes


Marina Forbes presents Russian Iconography: 1,000 Years of Tradition on Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Seacoast Artist Association Gallery at 130 Water Street in Exeter, New Hampshire, as part of the SAA’s Second Sunday art demonstration/lecture series.

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September Event Highlights

Far From Home - by Anita Freeman

Far From Home – by Anita Freeman

See our events page for a calendar of SAA activities.

August Event Highlights

Morning MIst -by Laura KIng

Morning Mist -by Laura King

  • SAA theme show Along the Coast is on display the month of August – opening reception is August 5th 4-7 PM. Congratulations to Laura King, a new SAA member from North Hampton, who was awarded ‘Best of Show’ for her oil painting, “Morning Mist”.
  • The Featured Artist is Dave Thompsen – his show “H2O” is on exhibit August & September – opening reception is August 5th 4-7 PM.
  • Mystery Kits are selling out fast! Stop by the gallery to buy your kit for the October theme show. Participants can attend our demo on how to use the kit August 14th 2:00 PM.
  • Art classes in pastel, drawing, and watercolor – see our Class and Workshop schedule.

See our events page for a calendar of SAA activities.

Featured Artist: Dave Thompsen

Sailing off Rye

Dave Thompsen and The Seacoast Artist Association invite you to join us for our
Featured Artist Reception:

When: Friday, August 5th, 5:00 to 7:00
Where: SAA Gallery, 130 Water Street, Exeter, NH 03883
Gallery phone (603)778-8856
http://www.seacoastartist.org

As the artist featured in August and September, Dave will be displaying his photographs that capture the essence of water in his exhibition “H2O“…

Water. A precious resource. A playful medium. The stage for an infinite number of photographic possibilities. This series of photographs by artist Dave Thompsen celebrates water in every scene, whether it’s under two sailboats racing off Rye New Hampshire or pouring from a fountain at Fuller Gardens in North Hampton.

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July Event Highlights

Purple Rain - by Tony Baldasaro of Stratham - awarded Best of Show

Best of Show – Purple Rain – by Tony Baldasaro

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June Events

Yellow Coneflower

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28th Annual Scholarship Awards

The Seacoast Artist Association celebrated it’s 28th year awarding students scholarships to financially assist those talented student artists who are planning to continue their education in the area of the visual arts.

This year, there were 18 submissions from local high schools and these were judged by Bill Childs, Barbara Cowan and Pat Corbin. Judging was difficult and close and six students tied for three top awards.

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Featured Artist: Renee Giffroy

Renee cropped_As the SAA Featured Artist for June/July, Renee Giffroy from Rye, New Hampshire will be displaying a unique photographic perspective of the images captured from the hulls of boats. “Boatscapes” is a colorful celebration of the beauty that can found in the mundane. Through her photographic eye, Giffroy takes what is often overlooked and transforms it into extraordinary pieces of art.

Attend the artist reception on Saturday June 11, 2016 from 1-3 pm at the SAA gallery. Refreshments will be served.
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