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CONTRIBUTING MEMBERS SHOW
Mar
30
to Apr 19

CONTRIBUTING MEMBERS SHOW

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This show features works by RAA&M Contributing Artist Members whose work reflects a broad range of artistic styles and mediums, including Winner of the RAA&M Award for Excellence in Any Medium, Larry Grob, for his piece entitled Seaside, Swan’s Island, Maine.

Artwork : Seaside, Swan’s Island, Maine, Larry Grob, Pastel

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CAPE ANN REFLECTIONS
Mar
30
to Apr 11

CAPE ANN REFLECTIONS

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Tanya Hayes Lee presents twenty four new paintings that celebrate this unique land and the sea that governs its character. Here drizzly gray gives way to brilliant azure skies with high, wispy, pure white clouds. Scorching daytime sun relaxes into warm pink, yellow, orange and purple sunsets. Wintery yellow light, with the sun barely above the horizon, caresses long stretches of sand and water day after day. Every moment is breathtaking, as each sublime scene transitions seamlessly into the next from now until the end of time.

Artwork : Sunset on Bass Rocks, GloucesterTanya Hayes Lee, Oil

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REVISITING THE PAST: PEARSON, STONE AND CADY
Mar
20
to Apr 14

REVISITING THE PAST: PEARSON, STONE AND CADY

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From the Museum Collection at the RAA&M, Pearson, Stone, and Cady highlights former artist members from the Cape Ann School of Art. Now is your opportunity to add your own genuine Marguerite Pearson, Don Stone, and Harrison Cady to your art collection.

Artwork: Planting Time, Mildred Jones, Oil on Board, 1993

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OPENING RECEPTION - RAA&M STUDIO CLASSES & VETERANS’ CLASS SHOW
Mar
9
2:00 PM14:00

OPENING RECEPTION - RAA&M STUDIO CLASSES & VETERANS’ CLASS SHOW

Join RAA&M for this exciting exhibition that showcases artwork from our RAA&M Studio Classes and Veteran Classes. Our studio art classes provide instruction in a variety of mediums for students of all levels, and are conducted by some of New England’s most prominent artists and RAA&M Artist Members - Paul Ciarmitaro, Caleb Stone and Ron Straka. Our veteran’s art classes are provided in collaboration with the Veteran’s Services of Gloucester and generous RAA&M Artist Members.

Artwork: HeavenlyPatricia McCarthy, Oil on Canvas

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OPENING RECEPTION - SKETCH GROUP SHOW
Mar
9
2:00 PM14:00

OPENING RECEPTION - SKETCH GROUP SHOW

The RAA&M Figure Sketch Group consists of Artists Members, Contributing Members and Community Members who sought to work through a more comprehensive study of the figure from life or an opportunity to create a completed figurative work. This exhibition highlights some of the pieces completed during their weekly meetings. For more information, check out the Figure Sketch Group page.

Artwork: Chris, Nancy Jarvis, Oil on Canvas

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Opening Reception - WINTER GROUP SHOW
Mar
9
2:00 PM14:00

Opening Reception - WINTER GROUP SHOW

The 2019 Exhibition Season begins with a show featuring small works by our Painting, Graphics and Sculpture Artist Members, including Winter Group Show Award Winner, Olga Gernovski, for her piece entitled Sunflower in a Vase.

Artwork: Complimentary Reflections, Lynne B. Mehlman, Oil on Linen

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WINTER GROUP SHOW
Mar
2
to Mar 30

WINTER GROUP SHOW

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The 2019 Exhibition Season begins with a show featuring small works by our Painting, Graphics and Sculpture Artist Members, including Winter Group Show Award Winner, Olga Gernovski, for her piece entitled Sunflower in a Vase.

Artwork: Complimentary Reflections, Lynne B. Mehlman, Oil on Linen

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SKETCH GROUP SHOW
Mar
2
to Mar 16

SKETCH GROUP SHOW

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The RAA&M Figure Sketch Group consists of Artists Members, Contributing Members and Community Members who sought to work through a more comprehensive study of the figure from life or an opportunity to create a completed figurative work. This exhibition highlights some of the pieces completed during their weekly meetings. For more information, check out the Figure Sketch Group page.

Artwork: Chris, Nancy Jarvis, Oil on Canvas

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RAA&M STUDIO CLASSES & VETERANS’ CLASS SHOW
Mar
2
to Mar 14

RAA&M STUDIO CLASSES & VETERANS’ CLASS SHOW

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Join RAA&M for this exciting exhibition that showcases artwork from our RAA&M Studio Classes and Veteran Classes. Our studio art classes provide instruction in a variety of mediums for students of all levels, and are conducted by some of New England’s most prominent artists and RAA&M Artist Members - Paul Ciarmitaro, Caleb Stone and Ron Straka. Our veteran’s art classes are provided in collaboration with the Veteran’s Services of Gloucester and generous RAA&M Artist Members.

Artwork: HeavenlyPatricia McCarthy, Oil on Canvas

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Opening Reception for LISBON PORTRAITS: OTTO LASKE’S ONE ARTIST SHOW
Dec
8
2:00 PM14:00

Opening Reception for LISBON PORTRAITS: OTTO LASKE’S ONE ARTIST SHOW

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The works in this show are conceived as a tribute to the elderly of Lisbon, Portugal, as well as elderly anywhere. They have two sources: (1) photographs Otto took in 2003 that were affixed to house walls in the medieval district of Mouraria, Lisbon, and (2) variations of self-portraits Otto took in Lisbon in 2009.

“My goal has been to evoke a symbolic – rather than realistic – sense of the person in focus. I’ve treated my photographic materials as components of an imagined portrait that unites the person portrayed with his or her surroundings and circumstances. In doing so, I’ve disregarded conventional boundaries between photography, painting, and graphics.”

- Otto Laske

 
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Opening Reception for UneXpected #10 : RAA&M Experimental Group
Dec
8
2:00 PM14:00

Opening Reception for UneXpected #10 : RAA&M Experimental Group

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The Experimental Group (EG) is part of the Rockport Art Association & Museum. The EG is a community of artists devoted to sharing and developing their ideas on artistic expression. As an ongoing forum for passionate communication, it delivers liberating and meaningful experiences for both artists and viewers.

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LISBON PORTRAITS: OTTO LASKE’S ONE ARTIST SHOW
Dec
8
to Dec 30

LISBON PORTRAITS: OTTO LASKE’S ONE ARTIST SHOW

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The works in this show are conceived as a tribute to the elderly of Lisbon, Portugal, as well as elderly anywhere. They have two sources: (1) photographs Otto took in 2003 that were affixed to house walls in the medieval district of Mouraria, Lisbon, and (2) variations of self-portraits Otto took in Lisbon in 2009.

“My goal has been to evoke a symbolic – rather than realistic – sense of the person in focus. I’ve treated my photographic materials as components of an imagined portrait that unites the person portrayed with his or her surroundings and circumstances. In doing so, I’ve disregarded conventional boundaries between photography, painting, and graphics.”

- Otto Laske

 
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UneXpected #10 : RAA&M Experimental Group
Dec
1
to Dec 30

UneXpected #10 : RAA&M Experimental Group

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The Experimental Group (EG) is part of the Rockport Art Association & Museum. The EG is a community of artists devoted to sharing and developing their ideas on artistic expression. As an ongoing forum for passionate communication, it delivers liberating and meaningful experiences for both artists and viewers.

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Color Transitions : Olga Gernovski's One-Artist Show
Nov
24
to Dec 6

Color Transitions : Olga Gernovski's One-Artist Show

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Color Transitions is an exhibition of oil paintings by artist Olga Gernovski that celebrates the sunlight through the leaves, through the flowers, and the inspiration of what nature is generously giving us every day. This exhibition represents fall, Olga’s favorite time of year - the most colorful season, and opens Thanksgiving weekend when people are grateful for many things in life.

“I wish for the people looking at my paintings to feel the acuteness of a red blossom, transparency of glass, rushing forces of nature and the thrill of human emotions. At those moments, lines flow as music and every artwork is a confession.”

- Olga Gernovski

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OPENING RECEPTION FOR WILD FLORA AND FAUNA OF CAPE ANN IN CUBES : PAUL CIARAMITARO - ONE-ARTIST SHOW
Nov
10
to Nov 21

OPENING RECEPTION FOR WILD FLORA AND FAUNA OF CAPE ANN IN CUBES : PAUL CIARAMITARO - ONE-ARTIST SHOW

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An exhibition of oil paintings by Gloucester artist, Paul Ciaramitaro, will open in the Marguerite Pearson Room of the Rockport Art Association & Museum.

Paul Ciaramitaro is primarily a realist painter, however he occasionally enjoys painting in a Cubist style and his creative explorations in Cubism are featured in this exhibit.

Paul Ciaramitaro, a lifelong resident of Cape Ann, began his love of art as a child. Over the years, he has been influenced by the Renaissance artists, as well as Aldro T. Hibbard, Emile Gruppe and especially Charles Movalli. In the 1970’s, Paul became a student of Movalli’s and was deeply inspired by him. He told Paul, “If you learn something from every painting you do, you will become an artist.”

In between his grueling hours as a commercial fisherman and dockworker, Paul sketched and painted in his spare time and worked hard to glean all that he could from his mentors. His commitment and talent led him to become a well-established and accomplished Cape Ann artist. His paintings have won many awards and his work can be found in both private and corporate collections, as well as in prestigious galleries and museums such as the Cape Ann Museum.

Over the past several decades, Paul has taught numerous classes and workshops, which have been widely attended, and he has served as a juror for many exhibitions. He is a juried artist member of both the North Shore Arts Association and the Rockport Art Association & Museum.

When asked about being an artist Paul says, “I’m serious about it. I’m passionate about it and I love it!”

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New Member Show
Nov
10
to Nov 25

New Member Show

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The Rockport Art Association & Museum is very pleased to announce and welcome our new exhibiting artist members in painting, graphics, sculpture and photography! 

Painting:
Harley Bartlett, Christopher Coyne, Jim Gibbons,
Stephen LaPierre,  Pamela Perras and Deborah Schradieck 

Graphics:
Jacqueline Harrington, Jane Keddy and Joe Smith
Sculpture:
Pamela Pindell
Photography:  
Anne Brooks and Melissa Cox

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Opening Reception - MEDLEY : BARBARA DONNELLY’S ONE ARTIST SHOW
Oct
27
2:00 PM14:00

Opening Reception - MEDLEY : BARBARA DONNELLY’S ONE ARTIST SHOW

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October 27, 2018 - November 8, 2018
OPENING RECEPTION: October 27, 2018, from 2 - 4 PM

Medley - An exhibition of paintings by Barbara Donnelly will open in the Marguerite Pearson Room of the Rockport Art Association & Museum. As well as painting New England, she has enjoyed painting abroad, studying the varying light, landscape and architecture in France, Ireland, Scotland, Canada, Puerto Rico, Portugal and China. Her work has found collectors in each of these countries.

“A New England native, I have a natural love of the seacoast. Wherever I am in the world, the water, boats, nearby villages and the local people have a spirit that engages me. To saturate my paintings with the color, light and life that embrace their true “essence” is my desire. To ‘capture the moment’ en plein air is pure pleasure.”  

- Barbara Donnelly

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MEDLEY : BARBARA DONNELLY’S ONE ARTIST SHOW
Oct
27
to Nov 8

MEDLEY : BARBARA DONNELLY’S ONE ARTIST SHOW

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October 27, 2018 - November 8, 2018
OPENING RECEPTION: October 27, 2018, from 2 - 4 PM

Medley - An exhibition of paintings by Barbara Donnelly will open in the Marguerite Pearson Room of the Rockport Art Association & Museum. As well as painting New England, she has enjoyed painting abroad, studying the varying light, landscape and architecture in France, Ireland, Scotland, Canada, Puerto Rico, Portugal and China. Her work has found collectors in each of these countries.

“A New England native, I have a natural love of the seacoast. Wherever I am in the world, the water, boats, nearby villages and the local people have a spirit that engages me. To saturate my paintings with the color, light and life that embrace their true “essence” is my desire. To ‘capture the moment’ en plein air is pure pleasure.”  

- Barbara Donnelly

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Cape Ann Plein Air Quick Draw
Oct
14
7:30 AM07:30

Cape Ann Plein Air Quick Draw

Cape Ann Plein Air

7:30 - 9:00 AM
Registration at RAAM at side gate. We will accept up to 120 artists total, including CAPA 40.
(Note: Rockport Music parking lot will be available for registration ONLY).

9:00 - 11:00 AM
Artists paint.
(Note: Maximum size will be 12x16 or equivalent (unframed); submitted work must be framed and ready to hang.)

11:00 - 11:30 AM
Artists drop off work at RAAM at side gate.

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Artwork hung and juried.

1:00 - 5:00 PM
Reception and artwork sales.
FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

2:00 - 2:15 PM
Awards announced.

The Rockport Art Association & Museum is looking for volunteers for a fast fun filled day starting at 7:00am.  If you can spare two or three hours helping register, assist with lunch for the artists and exhibition set-up, and clean-up, please contact Karen Berger goberger@gmail.com or 978-546-7399. RAA&M is always looking for volunteers in other areas as well, please feel free to sign up here as well.

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Opening Reception - ILLUMINART : Judy Schmid - One Art Show
Oct
13
2:00 PM14:00

Opening Reception - ILLUMINART : Judy Schmid - One Art Show

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Judy’s latest series is entitled SELFIES - These are not a visualization of simply her outer self (EXTERIOR), but a visualization of her inner self (INTERIOR).

Just as life is a journey, so is the pursuit of art; every day brings new discoveries, challenges, surprises, and some successes. Also some failures, hopefully, the learning kind. My art will always be of the moment, learning from each creation, using that knowledge to continue to experiment.

At this point, I cannot stand by and watch a great number of my fellow Americans descend further and further into irrational and immoral hysteria --- I ask myself: What is going on? How does one cope? The mind cannot support moral chaos for long. Visualizing my frustrations has given me an outlet for all of this stress, and also great satisfaction. 

Imagine, after 35 years as a graphic designer, solving other people’s problems, to be turned loose in a studio, with all the tools necessary for creating a completely new way to express my self every day . . . I am in heaven!”

- Judy Schmid

Image : Selfie - Psyched, Judy Schmid, Illuminated Encaustic Painting

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ILLUMINART : Judy Schmid - One Art Show
Oct
13
to Oct 25

ILLUMINART : Judy Schmid - One Art Show

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Judy’s latest series is entitled SELFIES - These are not a visualization of simply her outer self (EXTERIOR), but a visualization of her inner self (INTERIOR).

Just as life is a journey, so is the pursuit of art; every day brings new discoveries, challenges, surprises, and some successes. Also some failures, hopefully, the learning kind. My art will always be of the moment, learning from each creation, using that knowledge to continue to experiment.

At this point, I cannot stand by and watch a great number of my fellow Americans descend further and further into irrational and immoral hysteria --- I ask myself: What is going on? How does one cope? The mind cannot support moral chaos for long. Visualizing my frustrations has given me an outlet for all of this stress, and also great satisfaction. 

Imagine, after 35 years as a graphic designer, solving other people’s problems, to be turned loose in a studio, with all the tools necessary for creating a completely new way to express my self every day . . . I am in heaven!”

- Judy Schmid

Image : What’s Beyond, Judy Schmid, Illuminated Encaustic Painting

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Abstract Visions Opening Reception
Oct
6
2:00 PM14:00

Abstract Visions Opening Reception

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Abstract Visions showcases many ways in which photography can be considered abstract based on natural experiences of the environment. Digital photography (camera and digital darkroom) bridges the gap between traditional photography (camera and darkroom) and other art mediums, creating a stimulating new art form while continuing to use the traditional concepts of color, form and composition.

ARTWORK : Skip Montello, Photo Montage

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Abstract Visions
Oct
6
to Oct 21

Abstract Visions

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Abstract Visions showcases many ways in which photography can be considered abstract based on natural experiences of the environment. Digital photography (camera and digital darkroom) bridges the gap between traditional photography (camera and darkroom) and other art mediums, creating a stimulating new art form while continuing to use the traditional concepts of color, form and composition.

For Law, long exposures are like using the camera as a paint brush, blurring the motion of waves to create new patterns and textures in a single image. Keeping the shutter open throughout the cycle of a wave, shows the movement as the subject of the artwork. New landscapes and patterns appear and colors shift in tone and hue through this process. Other images without frame of reference continue to expand her definition of abstraction.

“It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera… they are made with the eye, heart and head,” said Henri Cartier-Bresson.


For Skip, his ability to see and compose is based on perspectives - angles, distance, perch, light, color, patterns, reflections and image space. Subjects are coupled with Skip's own knowledge of the sky, earth and sea. Weather patterns, dew points, air temperatures, winds, sunrise or sundown, all provide the palette from which he creates a backdrop to a sometimes serendipitous; choice of focal point.

"What I see through the camera lens (and sometimes in my mind’s eye) is what I strive to reproduce in the final image," said Skip.

ARTWORK : Atlantic Waves: Grave and Movement, Law Hamilton, Photography

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UNEXPECTED #9 Opening Reception
Sep
30
2:00 PM14:00

UNEXPECTED #9 Opening Reception

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As part of the RAA&M, the Experimental Group is a community of artists devoted to sharing and developing their ideas on artistic expression. As an ongoing forum for passionate communication, it fosters liberating and meaningful experiences for both artists and viewers. UnExpected #9 is the newest installment in a series of exhibitions that showcases the range of artistic styles and mediums explored by members of the Experimental Group.

ARTWORK : The Space Between, Janet Wolahan, Oil on Canvas

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