At the December Holiday Meeting it is a BAA tradition to select one of our member artists to do the presentation. The 2019 honoree was Jacqueline Smith. Here's Jacqueline at work creating a lovely pastel landscape painting. Jacqueline also described many of the items she uses in her painting.
November is the time for the Annual Fall Member Show at the Bethlehem Public Library. The show ran through the end of November.
See the gallery to the right for pictures.
Most of the pictures in the show are for sale. Hit the button below for a price list. There is also a button to view a series of photos of the show reception taken by BAA member Michael Joyce.
Melody Davis kicked off the new year with an excellent presentation on Modernism in Art at the September meeting. Melody is an associate professor and the program Coordinator for Art History at the Sage College in Albany, and has authored several books. She gave a very informative and entertaining summary of the modernist movement. Explaining how various artists used color and shape to break from the traditions of the past.
The Annual BAA Picnic this year was held at the beautiful home of Hillary Raimo in Altamont. Many thanks to Hillary for hosting us. This event closes our year and we resume meeting in September.
The Bethlehem Art Association held a Member Art Exhibit and Sale at the Bethlehem Reformed Church in Delmar on November 9, 2019. BAA member Michael Joyce created a wonderful photo gallery of the event that can be seen by hitting the button:
Dorothea Osborn provided us with a mixed media acrylic demonstration at the October 2019 monthly meeting. Dorothea also conducted the Fall Workshop on November 16 at the Delmar Presbyterian Church. Meeting attendees had the opportunity to get a preview of the workshop. At the workshop Dorothea continued to develop the painting she started at the monthly meeting and demonstrated a variety of techniques and materials that can be used to create exciting and interesting abstract paintings.
May is the month for the Annual Spring Juried Show.
Close to 60 pieces were on display. The show judge, Belinda Colon, shown here with Bob Lynk's Best in Show painting, is the current curator at the Arts Center of the Capital Region.