Winthrop Art Association
Winthrop Art Association
February 2014 Newsletter
Demonstration, Tuesday, April 1st
Join us for a “Taste of India”. We will show how to wrap a Sari, color a Rangoli, and receive a Bindi and more.
Take a slide show trip thru “Incredible & Colorful” India. We will visit Bangalore, the Taj Mahal, At Agra, Jaipur, Deogarh, Udaipur, Varansi & Sarai At Toria.
Our demonstration meetings are held at the
This years Festival will be the weekend of April 25-27.
We have changed the order of the festival this year.
THIS YEAR THE WAA IS MORNING THE PASSING OF TWO VERY IMPORTANT AND BELOVED MEMBERS OF OUR BOARD
DOROTHY/D’VORA MAHONEY AND PHYLLIS SWARTZ. THE 2014 FESTIVAL WILL BE DEDICATED TO THEIR HONOR.
FYIMembers giving Art Lessons:
Robert Farris – is offering Oil Painting classes at his Woodend Studio. Call him at 781-593-2122.
Nan Howes – Watercolor classes learn the techniques of the medium. Call her at 617-846-5902.
Dawn Mahoney – Art lessons from the beginning! Learn many mediums. All ages’ welcome. Call her at 617-846-2644. Dawn also teaches art at the Senior Center in Winthrop.
Fall Day Trip
We have a fall day trip coming up. The date will be determined. We are going for a second chance to Mystic, CT. For info contact Dawn at 617-846-2644 and you can sign-up at the Festival.
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Board of the WAA please contact us. We are always looking for new members with new ideas.
The Clock Tower Gallery Exhibits
The next show: Revised and Revisited – The Art of Destiny Palmer and Stephen Hamilton. Opening Reception, March 7, 2014, 6:30 – 10:30, the closing reception, April 11, 2014, 6:30 – 10:30. Gallery hours: Thursday, 6-8pm and Saturday 2-4pm.
The Medford Arts Center (MACI) is seeking artists of various media for the first annual juried “Into the Mystic” Environmental Art and Film Festival for June 20-22, 2014 which will be held at Hyatt Place, 116 Riverside Ave., Medford. The opening reception is Friday, June 20th, from 6-9 pm. The festival is a collaboration of MACI, Green Medford, Mystic River Watershed Association. The City of Medford’s Office of Energy and Environment, and the Friends of the Mystic River.
The theme of the art is “The Mystic River” in any season. It can be representational, literal, or use found materials from the river area.
The Book Depot in the Winthrop Center is showcasing local artists. If you are interested, contact Suzanne Martucci, 11 Somerset Ave. Winthrop, 617-846-3099.
Contact Dawn Mahoney 617-846-2644, firstname.lastname@example.org or Diane Hayes, WAA President at 617-846-1007 with any information for posting.
The WAA has memorial or in honor of cards available for our members. The cost is a dollar each. They may be purchased from Beverly Barisano. Contact her at 617-846-5305.