For many years, the beauty of the South Shore has been creatively expressed through the Scituate Arts Association (SAA). The SAA has nurtured the talent of budding artists, young and old, enriching the community with breathtaking works of art and appreciation of life in New England through the artist's eye.
Whether it reflects the innocence of a child, the angst of a teen, or the wisdom of an adult, the SAA is the perfect forum for visual communication using every medium imaginable.
The Scituate Arts Association is an important part of the community, from public art demonstrations, High School Scholarships, art and healing programs, to adult and children's classes, watercolor instruction, life drawing workshops or spending the day outdoors creating that unique landscape. The Scituate Arts Association runs a full range of programs that create...ART FOR LIFE.
The Scituate Arts Association in addition, is unique in having its own Art Gallery, located on Front Street in Scituate where many members have the opportunity to show and sell their creations. The SAA are also the stewards of the Historic Ellis House located on Country Way in Scituate. The Ellis House, a unique Victorian Mansion is home to all our indoor classes, workshops as well hosting 1/2 dozen studios for artist. With the addition of your help, we are in the process of restoring this unique home into its former glory.
If you have ever desired to wield a brush over canvas, inscribe in pen and ink, or transform wood into carved treasure, or just enjoy the company and talent of fellow artist, we then encourage you to become a member of the SAA and discover your talent that may lie within.
Watercolor - Oils - Portraits - Calligraphy - Woodcarving - Pastels...and more!email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reception: Friday, May 3 6:00 to 8:30PM Music provided by The Driftway Jazz
Artwork Shown: Garlic Garden Dance
by Mary Lopiccolo
Photo shown, Best-In-Show, Michelle Clark with "Sonata"
Michelle Clarke won Best in Show with her acrylic abstract “Sonata,” of which the jurors’ said, “Fascinating abstraction with enough structure to explore and keep interest; colors complement; variety of space both negative & postive.” The remaining Oil/Acrylic award winners were First, which was awarded to Janet E Landry-Borden for “Chaska.” Robert Beaulieu was recognized with a Second for “Holly Hill Farm Barn” and Karen Ross who placed Third with “Breaking Light.”
In the category of Pastel, Eileen Casey merited a First for her work “Just Being Koi,” with Donna Rossetti-Bailey’s painting “Around the Bend” receiving a Second. Chana Snyder’s “Timeless” was given a Third.
Maureen K Brookfield’s shimmering watercolor “City Slickers” won a First in her media. “Sardine Factory” by Stephen Holland was awarded a Second and Bruce W. Nickerson’s “Waiting for Spring” was Third. Virgina Wilson received an Honorable Mention for her brilliantly colored watercolor “Seaside Village.”
In Photography, Kathleen Mullins Mogayzel captured First with a captivating image of Boston in “Reflections of Boston.” Bart Blumberg’s “Venetian Alley” was recognized with a Second and Peggy Roth Major’s “Minot Sunrise” received a Third.
In Drawing, Graphics & Printmaking, Candace Clark’s yupo done with ink and alcohol of “Bloom Bonanza” captured a First with it’s blend of realism and abstraction and intense color. Julia Madden’s graphic work, “Helplessness” was awarded a Second while Amanda Davis’ whimsical illustration “Moonchild” received a Third.
This year, there were sufficient Mixed Media for separate awards. Edward Mikenas’ entertaining abstract, “Whimsical Blues,” was First. Kathleen Mullins Mogayzel’s once again caught the Juror’s eyes with a nest-based work “Rustic-Roost” and was recognized with a Second. And Judy Rossman’s sculpture “Lost Summer” received a First.
The latest video from Scituate Arts Association discusses the build and creativity of a still life. Watch Robert Beaulieu start with a blank canvas to a finished piece.
With your help, the Ellis Tower has now been repaired and painted.
Donate to the Scituate Arts Association and the Ellis House Preservation Fund.