Winthrop Art Association Newsletter

Winthrop Art Association
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September 2011

The Winthrop Art Association News

October Demonstration

The WAA will open the season with a demonstration of body art.  We will have Tattoo Artist Joe ZAZA Peterson present the Art and History of Tattooing.  His web site is “ZAZAink”

The demonstration will take place at the new cultural center at the E.B. Newton School.  The date is Tuesday, October 4th. At 7:30 PM.

October Day Trip

We are planning a fall day trip to Ogunquit, ME. on Sunday, October 23rd.
The cost is $35 per person.  (A $15 deposit is required)  All are welcome! 

We will start at the Ogunquit Museum of American Art, then to Perkins Cove for lunch on our own, after lunch a stop at the Kittery Outlets where we will be given a coupon book for the outlet stores. After shopping we will venture home.

The WAA is planning a Holiday Fair at the Cultural Center on Saturday, November 19th from 9AM to 2PM.  For information, contact Dawn at 617-846-2644.  The cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.


EB Newton Cultural Center

The WAA has an ongoing exhibit of our members on the first floor of the Cultural Center. 
Contact Beverly Barisano for future exhibits at 617-846-5305.

Beverly Brody Barisano will have a one-woman exhibit at the Clock Tower Gallery in the Cultural Center
from September 12th thru October 28th.  Opening reception will be October 16th, Sunday, 1PM to 5PM. 

Gallery hours are Fridays 6PM to 8PM and Sundays 2PM to 5PM.


Members Giving Art Lessons

Robert Farris – oil painting classes 781-593-2122

Nan Howes watercolor classes 617-846-5902

Dawn Mahoney – Lessons for children and adults of Basic Art/All Media. 
The cost is $20 for one and a half hours.
Dawn also has an art class at the Senior Center at 35 Harvard St., Winthrop on Thursday, 10AM – 12PM.
The cost of this class is only $6 because it is a Senior Center Offering. 
Call Dawn if interested at 617-846-2644.


Member: Sylvia Whiting is inviting you to her Photography Show
“Images From Nature & America” scheduled for:
Saturday, September 10, 2011
125 Cliff Avenue, Winthrop
1:00PM 5:00PM

The Winthrop Cultural Council Shows For future displays in The Clock Tower Gallery at the E.B. Newton School and Cultural Center.  Please send copy of your work with your contact information to Joann Hillman at

Sad News:  Life member Allen Moran passed away Tuesday, August 30th.  There will be no service.  His ashes will be sent back to his family in Bridgeport, CT.  If you would like to honor him please give a donation to the American Diabetes Foundation in his name


September is the beginning of the WAA’s fiscal year.  If you wish to stay a member of the WAA please send in $20 for one year’s membership. 
If you do not wish to maintain your membership, please contact membership chairperson, Brenda Curry at 617-846-5375 and we will take you off our list. 
Please send your dues payment to Brenda Curry at 291 River Rd., Winthrop, MA 02152, make checks payable to the Winthrop Art Association.