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Membership

Membership

MAA membership is open to anyone over 18 years old who enjoys art. Dues are $35 per year and we would love to welcome you as our newest member!The MAA year begins on the first Monday following Labor Day. (more…)

Meetings

Meetings

The January 8th, 2018 Meeting will be held at the Manchester City Library in the Winchell room located on the bottom floor. The meeting takes place from 6pm to 8pm.  (more…)

Newsletter

Newsletter

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Events

Events

MAA 2017/2018 Calendar of Events (more…)

Lending Library

Lending Library

MAA Lending Library currently has 40 instruction/”Inspirational” books and 8 DVDs available to MAA members who would like to borrow them. (more…)

Links

Links

Here are some links we think you might be interested in visiting (more…)

Showcase

Sharon Allen
Paul Carr
Elizabeth Craumer
Virginia Demers
Beverly Descoteaux
Paul Ducret
Richard Dye
William Earnshaw
Linda Feinberg
Judy Gelinas
Jason Gleneck
Michele Godbois
Tracey Goodwin
Barbara Huntress
Sean D. Jameson
Christine Keenan
Christine Kfoury
Dan Kuenzig
Diane Lachance
Laurie Lafleur
Guy Lessard
Dee Lessard
Aline Lotter
May Ly
Gail Major
Frank Moulin
Howard Muscott
Amy O’Boyle
James O’Donnell
Judy Palfrey
Rollande Rousselle
Joe Smiga
Joseph M. Thomas
Veronika Thomas
Anthony M. Williams
Thomas Wright
Sharon Allen

Sharon Allen

“Description of work: fine art originals including landscapes, seascapes, florals, and figuratives done from in studio from photos or en plein air. Mediums include acrylics, oils, pastels, and watercolor. Commissions welcomed.”- Sharon

Title:  “Late Afternoon on the Saco”

Medium:  Oil 6″ x 12″  Plein Air

email:  msjallen@comcast.net

website:  http://www.sharonallen.us/

 

Paul Carr

Paul Carr

“The purpose of photography is to hold the mirror up to nature” (Adapted from “Hamlet,” iii. 2,24)- Paul

Title:  “Walden Pond”

Medium:  Photography

email:  paulcarr@alum.mit.edu

website:  http://www.mirrorofnature.org/

Elizabeth Craumer

Elizabeth Craumer

“Soft, pastoral landscapes that make you reminisce for the days gone by.” – betsy

Title: “New England Legacy: The Stone Wall”

Medium: Pastel 20 x 24

email: betsy_craumer.comcast.net

website:  www.betsycraumerart.com

Virginia Demers

Virginia Demers

“Inspired by life and nature, I love to create art which touches everyone’s heart and soul. It’s my passion.”- Gin

Title:  “Ionilda (day of the dead)”

Medium: Pen and Ink with Oil Rouging 11″ x 14″

email:  roggin17@comcast.net

Beverly Descoteaux

Beverly Descoteaux

“My artwork does not always contain people, those that do are my favorites.
I like to capture people at work and at play in a realistic style.
I paint with acrylics and enjoy using the medium because of the speed at which it dries and
The changes I can make so quickly.”- Beverly

Title: “Old Men”

Medium: Oil

email: bevdeco1@comcast.net

Paul Ducret

Paul Ducret

“Wildlife, people and unique characters have all become subjects of my portraits. Whether it be through sculpture or drawing, I always create complex characters with soul and individuality.”- Paul

Title:  Koko

Medium: Colored Pencil

email:  paulducret@ymail.com

Richard Dye

Richard Dye

“I have drawn and painted since youth and am inspired by the natural world and wildlife. Many paintings include water and seascapes as I grew up near beaches, also do commission work.”- Richard

Title:  “Marsh Reflects the Heavens”

Medium:  Oil on canvas 18″ x 14″

email:  rdye.ecsi@hotmail.com

William Earnshaw

William Earnshaw

“Creative Collage” A new and exciting view of nature including landscapes, seascapes, and floral creations in watercolor collage.”- Bill

Title:  “Poppies”

Medium: Watercolor Collage 15″ x 22″

email:  bnle04@yahoo.com

website:  http://www.earnshawart.com/

Linda Feinberg

Linda Feinberg

“Landscapes, flowers, animals in acrylics, oils, pen and ink, colored pencil, watercolor. Cards, prints, originals. Poetry available on Amazon. Please visit my blog at “avisiblevoice.blogspot.com”.”- Linda

Title:  “By the Bridge”

Medium:  Acrylic on canvas 16″ x 20″

email:  lhfeinberg@gmail.com

website:  http://www.lindafeinberg.com/

Judy Gelinas

Judy Gelinas

“I feel that art is one way to express one’s inner peace. Painting is something that teaches you to relax and to enjoy your surroundings and to appreciate what we have.”- Judy

Title: Lazy Bog

Medium:  Pastel

email:  JudyGelinas@comcast.net

Jason Gleneck

Jason Gleneck

“Computer Generated Art, Digitally Enhanced Portraits, and Photography specializing in Landscapes of New Hampshire and Boston.”- Jason

Title:  “Moonlite Over Capital”

Medium:  Night Photography in Washington, DC

email:  jaygLeneck@juno.com

website:  http://www.gleneck.net/jayson/jayson.html

Michele Godbois

Michele Godbois

“Landscapes, Florals, Still Life Primarily Pastel and Watercolor.”- Michele

Title:  “Sap Buckets ll”

Medium: Pastel

email: gdbois@metrocast.net

Tracey Goodwin

Tracey Goodwin

“I paint simply for the love of it, I use oils and acrylics and enjoy painting wildlife and landscapes.”- Tracey

Title:  “Closer Look”

Medium:  Oil 24″ x 36″

email:  tannegoodwin@gmail.com

website:  http://www.traceyannegfineart.com/

Barbara Huntress

Barbara Huntress

“I enjoy using handmade papers from around the world with watercolors, and by applying various techniques, producing images that resemble watercolor paintings.”- Barbara

Title:  “Mossy Cascade Collage” 8″ x 10″

Medium: Watercolor

email:  bhuntress@comcast.net

Sean D. Jameson

Sean D. Jameson

“Phenomenon Art the Future of Fine Art”- Sean

Title:  “Flow”

Medium: Acrylic 20″ x 24″

email:  sdjameson05@gmail.com 

website:  http://phenomenonart.com/

Christine Keenan

Christine Keenan

“I am constantly inspired by vibrant color and currently enjoy the spontaneity of creating with alcohol inks and Yupo paper.”- Christine

Medium:  Mixed Media made on Yupo paper using alcohol inks 8″ x 10″

Commissions accepted

email:  ChristineKeenan@ymail.com 

Christine Kfoury

Christine Kfoury

“I enjoy the lightness and fluidity of watercolor, focusing on color and capturing the essences of nature in landscapes and individuals in figurative work.”- Christine

Title: “Late Summer Marsh”

Medium: Watercolor 30″ x 23″

email:  chris@nhsoccer.com

website:  http://www.chriskfouryart.artistswebsites.com/

Dan Kuenzig

Dan Kuenzig

“Capturing the beauty and wonder of nature in watercolor and oil paintings, especially children at play and seascapes, is my artistic passion. Commissions welcome.”- Dan

title: Playing by the Garden

medium: Watercolor on Paper  11″ x 15″

email:  dan@bookwks.com

website:  http://www.dankuenzig.com/

 

Diane Lachance

Diane Lachance

“Drawing has been my life-long passion. Today I enjoy pencil, pen and Ink, color pencil, acrylics and watercolor.”- Diane

title: “Giraffe”

medium:  Pen and Colored Pencil 8″x8″

email:  timetotangle@comcast.net

website:  http://www.timetotangle.blogspot.com/

Laurie Lafleur

Laurie Lafleur

“I have worked in all media, but acrylic is the choice of the moment. Any interesting subject finds its way to my easel. Very grateful that the “baby pictures” series have earned me a mention in Who’s Who in American Art.”- laurie

title:  “Twin Arch Bridge”

medium: Oil

email:  DonLaurieL@comcast.net 

Guy Lessard

Guy Lessard

“Guy Lessard Fine Art Photography.”- Guy

medium:  Photography

email:  me@guylessard.com

website:  http://www.guylessard.com/

Dee Lessard

Dee Lessard

“Oil paintings, Portraits and Still lifes. Commissions welcomed.”- Dee

title:  “A-Peeling Series; Orange Pekoe”

medium:  Oil on Canvas

email:  deelessard@yahoo.com

website:  http://www.deelessard.com/

Aline Lotter

Aline Lotter

“Primarily landscapes in oil, many en plein air.”- Aline

title: “Partners in Crime”

medium: Oil

website:  http://www.paintingsbyaline.com/

May Ly

May Ly

“My inspiration comes from the challenges in capturing a person’s likeness, expressions, thoughts and bringing paintings alive by depicting the complexities of different skin tones.”- May

title:  “Mayor Baines”

medium: Oil on Linen 36″ x 36″

email:  mailyartstudio@gmail.com 

Gail Major

Gail Major

“I loose all sense of time when at my easel. I enjoy painting seascapes, animals and still lifes in oil and pastel.”-Gail

title:  “Sailor’s Delight”

medium: Oil 16″ x 24″

email:  gmaj23@comcast.net 

Frank Moulin

Frank Moulin

“A retired newspaper artist, Frank paints realistic and semi-realistic watercolors, collages and acrylics. Plus he teaches all phases of watercolor.”- Frank

 

Howard Muscott

Howard Muscott

“To chase the golden light is to live forever.”- Howard

title:  “Lynx in Black and White”

medium: Photography 20″ x 28″

email:  hmuscott@seresc.net

website:  http://www.chasingthegoldenlight.com/

Amy O’Boyle

Amy O’Boyle

title: Miss Alabama (Allie)

medium: Pastel

email:  amcroteau@gmail.com

website:  http://www.acroteau.tripod.com/

James O’Donnell

James O’Donnell

“I’m a traditional landscape artist who paints in both Oil and Watercolor. I strive to capture a moment in time through light, texture and color. I love painting landscapes and seascapes of New England from Maine to Cape Cod.”- James

title:  “Summer Clouds”

medium:  Oil 16″ x 24″

website:  http://www.jamesodonnellartist.com/

Judy Palfrey

Judy Palfrey

“I love to paint a wide variety of subjects from flowers to landscapes. In recent years my work has been mostly in watercolor, yet painting in acrylics and oils are also exciting and fun for me. I do commissions and murals in homes and businesses.”- Judy

title:  “Morning Light”

medium: Watercolor

email: Looncovearts@metrocast.net

website:  http://www.fineartamerica.com/judypalfrey

Rollande Rousselle

Rollande Rousselle

“A palette knife artist in love with colors.”- Rollande

title:  “Japanese Poppy”

medium: Oil 16″ x 20″

email:  Rollande4@gmail.com

website:  http://rollande-rousselle.fineartamerica.com/

Joe Smiga

Joe Smiga

“Through photography, I express myself visually about my ideas of what is beautiful to me. I work with numerous images, I have no limits.”- Joe

title: “The Loan Canadian Chipmunk”

medium:  Photography

email:  jpsmiga@myfairpoint.net

Joseph M. Thomas

Joseph M. Thomas

“My goal in art is to prompt reflection and celebrate beauty through photography.”- Joe

Title:  Crossing Over

Medium:  Photography 8.5″ x 15″

email:  jthomas@tandtfineart.com

Veronika Thomas

Veronika Thomas

I work with oils on a variety of subjects. Subject matter consists of whatever captures my attention, so I am always excited about what I paint. – Veronica

Title:  Peace In The Valley

Medium:  Oil on Canvas 16″ x 24″

email:  vthomas@tandtfineart.com

Anthony M. Williams

Anthony M. Williams

My medium; acrylic, water color. My subject matter is varied; old houses, old cars to exotic birds. Also commissioned murals.

Title:  Manchester of America / Manchester Today and Yesterday

Medium: Acrylic * Watercolor * Murals * Logos * Faux Finish

Artist Comments: Instructor / Commissioned Work

email:   AMWPAINTS26@yahoo.com

website: http://tonywilliamsart.com

Thomas Wright

Thomas Wright

We are surrounded not by the pristine perfect beauty of our imaginations, but a glorious beauty that is only enhanced by its imperfections. Remember to open your eyes and your heart and look for the beauty in your life, whether it be in a railroad station waiting room, a flower at your feet or in the eyes of an angel. – Tom

Title: “Our First Sunset”

Medium:  Digital Panoramic Photography, 8 x 34

Artist comment:  MAA Gallery; “Zephyrs”, Theme Award

email:  info@digitalvistasimaging.com

website:  http://www.digitalvistasimaging.com/

 

 

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