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Member News | September 2018

Hello Members!
Please welcome our new staff member Lynn Krumholz.  She has a wonderful background in sales and marketing communications.  Lynn will be working the Friday-Saturday weekend shift, changeover days and filling in where needed.  We are happy to have her!

MEMBER NEWS

Congratulations to Michael Sterling!  The Copley Society of Art recently contacted him with the news that his work was selected from many submissions by juror, Robert Klein from the Robert Klein Gallery, for their National Photography Show:  Elevated.  He has been awarded FIRST PLACE for his work, "Period Piece".  The opening reception is Saturday, September 15th, at 5:30pm, 158 Newbury Street, Boston.

"The Mansard Roof" a watercolor by Diane Bragdon has been accepted into the New England Watercolor Society's 2018 Biennial North American Open Exhibition.  The juror was Iain Stewart.  The exhibit runs September 16, 2018 to January 13, 2019 at The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden Street, Duxbury, MA.  The reception will be Sunday, September 16, 2 - 4pm.  

 

 

Finding Our Voices Press Release | September 2018

Exhibition at Levy Gallery by The Merrimac River Painters

PORTSMOUTH – The Merrimac River Painters will have an exhibit during the month of September featuring the artwork of twelve women who have been creating art together for 16 years. 
They meet every month to share goals, artistic adventures and just news about the current art scene. After all these years, they have come to know each other well and for this exhibition in the East Gallery of the Robert Lincoln Gallery, they are celebrating the maturity of their creative voices. 
Each artist contributes her own unique style, themes and meaning to the quality of the show. Exhibiting artists are Betsy Janeway, Jan Wittmer, Claudette Gammon, Ann Saunderson, Mary Ruedig, Kathy Tangney, Annie Lynch, Marilyn Eimon, Susan Levenson, Terry Heinzmann, Bonny Halsey and Dustan Knight.

Go & Do

“Finding Our Voices” – The Merrimac River Painters
Where: Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, East Gallery, 136 State Street, Portsmouth
When: Sept. 5 – Sept. 30. Opening reception, Friday, Sept. 7, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Gallery hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sundays from 12 to 5 p.m.

Artwork
“Queen Ann’s Lace”, acrylic on canvas by Dustan Knight
“Hot Rocks by a Cool Sea”, acrylic on canvas by Annie Lynch

 

Hot Rocks by Cool Sea by Ann Lynch

Hot Rocks by Cool Sea by Ann Lynch

Member News | August 2018

Debbie Mueller's oil painting "Morning Geometry"

Debbie Mueller's painting “Morning Geometry” has been awarded First Place in the Landscape division of Artist’s Magazine Annual Art Competition for artists with less than six years of painting experience (Student Division). The painting will be featured in the December issue of Artist’s Magazine. 

NHAA Exhibit at Sunapee
  NHAA Takes Part in the 85th Annual Craftmen's Fair. Twenty-seven New Hampshire Art Association juired artist including photographers, printmakers, painters and illustrators, will be
displaying and selling their work during the 85th annual League of NH Craftsmen's Fair.
  One of the oldest craft fairs in the country, the fair takes place August 4 through 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury.
  NHAA has had a long history with the League of NH Craftsmane having formed a partnership when the League no longer included a fine art category.
  Located in Tent A, NHAA artists include Barbara Stevens Adams, Phil Bean, Eileen Belanger,
Debbie Campbell, Davida Cook, Heather Crowley, Becky Darling, Sherie Dowsett, Holly Elkins,
Steve Genatossio, Roger Goldenberg, Maryclare Heffernan, Marylou Ashooh Lazos, Luci Lesmerises, Kent Maxwell,  Keri McAndrews, Judith Mckenna, Lisa McManus, Robin Oliver , Susan Peterson, Joshua Prince, Betty Quinn, Joe Reardon, Marilene Sawaf, Rosanne Stavola, and David Zerba.
A note of thanks to the members that help make Craftmen's fair successful especially to Debbie Campbell, our lead coordinator. 
 

NHAA’s Summer Exhibit at Sheafe thru Aug. 26
The New Hampshire Art Association’s 2018 summer exhibit and sale at Sheafe Warehouse in Portsmouth’s historic waterfront Prescott Park continues through Aug. 26 Paintings, photographs, small sculpture and notecards created by 50 artist members of the NHAA will
be displayed in the historic building. Demonstrations of artistic techniques and all
media will be scheduled on Sunday afternoons and hands-on children’s art activities (print-making, clay and carved stone sculpture, batik, and weaving) will be offered free of charge on Saturdays.

Photographer Larry Elbroch is exhibiting Images of Asia at the Aryaloka Buddhist Center Gallery, 14 Heartwood Circle, Newmarket, NH. Now throught August 31st www.aryloka.org

Shawn Pelech and JoAnn Portalupi have a Side-by-Side painting exhibition at the Morgan Gallery. This exhibit runs through September 1st. Located at Kittery Community Center, 120
Rogers Rd., Kittery Maine  www.kitterycommunitycenter.org

 

85th Annual Sunapee Craftsmen's Fair

Twenty-seven New Hampshire Art Association juried artists including photographers, printmakers, painters and illustrators will be displaying and selling their work during the 85th annual League of New Hampshire Craftsmen's Fair.

One of the oldest craft fairs in the country, the fair takes place August 4 through the 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury, NH. 

The grounds will be transformed into a fairground of white tents filled with fine craft created by more than 200 master craftsmen plus fine artists from NHAA, based in Portsmouth. NHAA has had a long history with the League of NH Craftsmen having formed a partnership when the League no longer included a fine art category.

Located in Tent A, NHAA artists include Barbara Stevens Adams, Phil Bean, Eileen Belanger, Debbie Campbell, Davida Cook, Heather Crowley, Becky Darling, Sherie Dowsett, Holly Elkins, Steve Genatossio , Roger Goldenberg , Maryclare Heffernan, Marylou Ashooh Lazos, Luci Lesmerises, Kent Maxwell , Keri McAndrews , Judith Mckenna, Lisa McManus, Robin Oliver , Susan Peterson, Joshua Prince, Betty Quinn, Joe Reardon, Marilene Sawaf, Rosanne Stavola, David Zerba. 

NHAA is a non-profit art association founded in 1940, and as such is the oldest statewide art association in New Hampshire and one of the oldest in the country. There are approximately 300 juried artist members representing a wide variety of visual arts mediums including: painting, photography, printmaking, sculpting, textile art, and mixed media. NHAA talented artists all live and work regionally throughout New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, and Vermont. NHAA is based out of the Robert Lincoln Levy, 136 State Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801. The Gallery is open year-round with new exhibits monthly.