Winthrop Art Association

September 2014 Newsletter

P.O. Box 520010 Winthrop, MA 02152


Tuesday, October 7th  “Meet & Greet”  at the Cultural Center to open this year’s season.  There will be light refreshments and time to meet the board and discuss the upcoming year.

Tuesday, October 14th “Demonstration”.  Our own WAA member Gale Dwyer will be the Guest presenter for the Fall Demonstration.  Gale will show her amazing quilt techniques. Don’t miss this exciting demo.

Meetings are held at the E.B. Newton Cultural Center, 45 Pauline St., at 7:30 on the first floor.  


October Day Trip

We will be going to Mystic Seaport in Mystic, CT on Sunday October 5th.  The cost of this trip will be $58. 

Please contact Dawn if you plan to attend any of these dates at 617-846-2644 or


Members 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.

Member Chuck Guest received “Best in Show” for his portfolio on September 20th at the Art Show at the Malden River Festival held at the Park at River’s Edge in Medford, MA.  The judging was on each entrants’ entire portfolio not individual piece.

The Clock Tower Gallery Exhibit

 “Monsters Who Don’t Know They’re Monsters” will run from October 1 to October 31, 2014 at the Clock Tower Gallery, EB Newton Cultural Center.  Meet the Artist Reception, October 25th 1:00 – 4:00 PM.  This is Rhode Island-based artist Jason Freeman’s first solo exhibit in MA. This exhibit will showcase dozens of colorful character portraits from his folio of over 1,000 Monsters…who don’t know they’re monsters.  Gallery hours: Thursday, 6-8pm and Saturday 2-4pm.

For future exhibits at “The Clock Tower Gallery” in the E.B. Newton Cultural Center, contact Joanne Hillman at

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. 

If you have something you wish to put on the Web Site, contact Debra Martelli at 617-846-8518 or email her at

Contact Dawn Mahoney 617-846-2644, or Diane Hayes, WAA President at 617-846-1007 with any information for posting.

Dues Are Due!
WAA dues are $25 per year.  Send your dues to Dawn Mahoney, 49 Bartlett Rd., Winthrop, MA 02152.  Make checks payable to the Winthrop Art Association.  

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.