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Special Holiday Concert: Susie Burke, David Surette & Kent Allyn

When:  Friday, Dec 8, 2017
Time:  7:30 PM
Where:  First Congregational Church of Kittery Point

              23 Pepperrell Rd, Kittery Point, ME

Susie Burke, David Surette, & Kent Allyn will perform in a Special Holiday Concert presented by the Kittery Art Association Music Series on Friday evening, Dec. 8th, at 7:30pm in the Parish Hall at the First Congregational Church on Pepperrell Road in Kittery Point.
Looking Ahead--> "Holiday Show & Sale" All-Member Show
Dates:  December 9th & 10th, 16th & 17th , 11 AM to 5 PM  
Reception:  December 10th, 4-6 PM    
Art Work* Drop Off:  Monday, Dec. 4th, 4-6 P M  
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Bring in your art work Monday, Dec. 4th, from 4-6 PM, for submission into this fun and festive show & sale here at KAA!   
Keep in mind, small art pieces sell more easily--take less space and cost less money for holiday giving.   
*Artists may enter an unlimited number of items for this event AND there will be no fee to submit items to this show!! 
Art Work Pick Up:  Monday, Dec. 18, 4-6 PM  
  "Food for Thought"  
All-Member Show
Spotlight Wall - Will Brewster
November 9 - December 3
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Our Spotlight Wall artist, Will Brewster, has this to say about being "put on the spot!": I was quite surprised to be asked to take the Spotlight Wall for this exhibit. Although I am from a family that has included professional artists, I never picked up a pencil learning to draw until the fall of 2005. Two years later, I took up watercolor. Whatever success I have had is due in large part to the patience and encouragement of my teachers: Carol Morley for drawing, DeWitt Hardy and Dustan Knight for watercolor.
Lilies by Will Brewster
Dingies by Will Brewster
To date, I have concentrated on landscapes especially those including some architecture.
In time, I hope to include interiors and figures. Art has taught me to look at what is right in front of me, to look and really see.  
It also has taught me that good drawing is essential to the final rendering of a scene in any medium. Art absorbs my attention and provides space away from the busyness of the world. ~William Brewster
Art Work Pick Up: Dec. 4th, 4-6 PM
KAA 2018 Exhibit Season
Thinking about next year's shows...
Here's a basic outline of the exhibit line-up we're working on for 2018:     
  6 to 8 All-Member Shows... dates and themes to be decided.
  Group Shows... to be determined depending upon applications received.
  Spotlight Wall... contact Deborah at deborahcrcotter@gmail.com or  
  207.752.7990 with your name and preferred season.  Spotlight Wall will   be determined by number of applicants, so definitely apply early!  
Beach Pea Baking Co. Exhibit  
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Featuring KAA artist Dianne Dean!
Exhibit scheduled to run through February 2018 

Watercolor by D. Dean
" Lily Tango"
by Dianne Dean

A snippet from the artist about her life, her art and her muse:  " Most of my life has been involved with music- playing, teaching, conducting- always interpreting.  Recently, I traded my baton for a paint brush; now, I try to interpret what I see.  Whether in the studio or en plein air, one is challenged with color, value, composition, etc.  I enjoy painting with oil and watercolor and have had the opportunity to study with fine teachers in each medium." ~Dianne Dean  

Oil by D. Dean
"Alan at Work"  
by Dianne Dean
If interested in having your artwork displayed at this totally cool and hip little establishment right here in Kittery, contact Betsy Wish bjwish@gmail.com.

Beach Pea is located at 53 State Road, Kittery, ME
Monday Figure Drawing  
Mondays 10 am to 1 pm
figure drawing

Cost remains at an affordable $10, or if too few people, fee is split among artists. 

Please bring your choice of medium.  Bring an easel if you need one.  Chairs and drop cloths are provided.  

For more info contact Bess Cutler by email at besscutler@comcast.net.
"Music is the shorthand of emotion." ~Tolstoy   
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             KAA Membership Renew 
Join or Renew your membership--get a special deal! 
KAA membership cards include a 20% discount at two local framing shops, D. Pratt Framer, LLC in Kittery, ME, and C.C. Moore Fine Art Framing in Portsmouth, N.H.  What a deal!

When you receive a mailing from KAA, check the mailing address.  Your membership is current through the indicated calendar year.  So, if the address includes "#2018" then you are current through December 2018.
SPECIAL DEAL:  If you join or renew your membership now, it will extend through December 2018.  So sign up today! 
  Text KAADOODLES to 22828 to sign up for the KAA d o o d l e s

The Kittery Art Association, a charitable organization incorporated by the state of Maine, sponsors a variety of public events in support of local artists and writers of all ages.  

Membership is $35 and expires each January.

JoinMembership applications are available on our website, or feel free to pick one up at the KAA Gallery located at 8 Coleman Ave., Kittery Point, ME.  We look forward to hearing from you, and thank you for supporting the Arts!