GSAA Shows

During the GSAA "year" (from September to May) we hold two different art shows and sales to showcase the talents of our members and visiting artists, the Winter Art Show and the Spring Fling Art Show.

2022 GSAA Winter Art Show & Sale

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The 2022 Winter Art Show and Sale is a GSAA members-only show that will be taking place from December 1 - 3, 2022, at the Kelley Library in Salem, NH. Any GSAA members interested in participating in this year's show will need to complete and submit the show application by November 22nd at the very latest.

You can download the Application for this show under the Application section of the website.

  • November 22: Applications due

  • November 30: Artists drop off for show (3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

  • December 1: Show open to public (10:30 am - 8:30 pm)

  • December 2: Show open to public (9:00 am - 8:30 pm); Artists Reception from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

  • December 3: Show open to public (9:00 am - 1:00 pm); Artwork pickup from 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

2021 Winter Art Show Highlights

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Thank you to all who helped make our show a success, and congratulations to the following show winners:

Acrylic

1st place - Pat Pereira, "Plum Island"

2nd place - Diane Amaro, "Ducks' Hideaway"

3rd place - Pat Pereira, "Melinda's Garden"

Oil

1st place - John Kessler, "Summer at the Farm"

2nd place - MaryLou Sears, "Light Through the Island of Trees"

3rd place - Charlotte Huebner, "Early Casts"

Honorable Mention - Margaret Moon Hames, "Suns Up"

Watercolor

1st place - Debbie Lockwood, "Show Offs"

2nd place - Pat Pereira, "Peace"

Other Media

1st place - Charlotte Huebner, "Ellie"

2nd place - Linda Hall, "Abandoned"

3rd place - Sandra Kavanaugh, "Winter Walk"

Honorable Mention - Debbie Lockwood, "Lazy Day"

Special Awards

Best in Show - Sandra Kavanaugh, "Gentle Giants"

Chuck Morin Award - Margaret Moon Hames, "Old Friends"

Founders Award - Barbara Barclay, "Ready for Snow"

Kelley Library Award - John Perkins, "Two Visitors to a Clematis"

Lancaster Award - Sandra Kavanaugh, "Gentle Giants"

People's Choice Award - Margaret Moon Hames, "Old Friends"

 

Salem Intergenerational Council’s Lending Library Project

The week of September 19, 2021, the Salem Intergenerational Council’s lending library was dedicated at the Ingram Senior Center. The project was a year in the making and supports youths and seniors through literacy and art. Five Salem High School CTE students designed and built the four buildings. When a call for artists went out through the senior center and six members of the Greater Salem Art Association took up the challenge. They designed and painted both the insides and outsides of the buildings. Their design revolves around the seasons and resurrection gardens. The Seasons of Our Lives library, as it is now named contains books for children in the spring and summer houses and adult books in the fall and winter houses. If you have a chance, go by the Ingram Senior Center to see the artwork art. Be sure to check out both the inside and outside work. Great job GSAA artists!

Click on the image below to view the various pictures of the completed birdhouses and the artists who helped complete each:

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