Taught by JPAA Members

Two Fridays, June 1 and June 8, 2018
10 am – 4 pm
Photographing, Preparing, and Organizing Artwork for Submission with Erik Gehring
Concord Art
37 Lexington Road, Concord, MA

In this two day workshop, Erik will photograph attendees’ work and demonstrate how to organize your catalog and streamline your workflow as you prepare images of your artwork for publicity and submission to exhibitions.  Sponsored by Concord Art.

Sunday, June 24, 2018
10 am – 12 pm
Erik Gehring
Natural Light Portraits
Old North Bridge, Concord, MA

Allie Richards and Erik Gehring will lead the group in wandering around the Old North Bridge in Concord. Male and female models will be provided.  Sponsored by Blue Hour Photo Ventures.

Any Friday!
Friday Afternoon Portrait drawing/painting
2 - 4pm every Friday (except holidays)
Menino Art Center
26 Central Avenue, Hyde Park

A live model is provided. Participants may make a $5.00 donation help cover the model fee. A weekly posting to the Art Center’s facebook page ( announces any cancellations and the name of the scheduled model.
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Build Your Own Workshop
with Jessica Burko
SoWa Boston, MA

Choose from creative arts and arts marketing topics, gather your friends, and schedule your workshop. Topics include: The Power of Arts Marketing, Writing for Artists, Paper Quilts, and Image Transfers. Click HERE for more information.

Francesca D'Elia
Watercolor Workshop

Learn how to create beautiful, pure color paintings, as taught by Watercolorist and Specialist Francesca D'Elia. By adapting the 1800 technique the"English Method". Francesca has developed a looser, freer, painting style, which will enable you to you to experience a faster, easier method of painting with the watercolor medium.
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Exhibitions Including
Art by JPAA Members

March 17 - June 24, 2018
Barney Levitt
'April Showers And May Flowers': New England Reborn
Trailside Museum
1904 Canton Avenue

A Juried Show featuring artwork inspired by springtime in New England

May 4 - July 6, 2018
Cristina Rosa Nelson
Curated Works, 2015-2018
Massachusetts State House
Room 243

The show consists of 17 collages and assemblages

Nelson 1, Dancing on One Thousand Columns.jpg

May 6 - June 29 , 2018
Erik Gehring
Boston Camera Club Members' Show
West Newton Cinema
1296 Washington Street
West Newton, MA 02465

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May 6 – June 2, 2018
Reception: Sunday, May 6, 2 - 5 pm
Erik Gehring
8th Annual Fine Art of Photography
Plymouth Center for the Arts
11 North Street, Plymouth, MA

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May 12 - October 21, 2018
Reception: Friday, June 29 from 4-6 pm
Allen M. Spivack,  OMOS Studios  Jamaica Plain, MA
Outdoor Sculpture Show at Elm Banks (MA Horticultural Society)
Elm Banks
900 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA (MA Horticultural grounds)

The 2018 outdoor sculptural show at Elm Banks is organized by the New England Sculptors Association in conjunction with MA Hort. Thirty-five sculptors have displayed their art throughout the beautifully landscaped gardens. Allen’s piece, called ’13 Qualities-The Mussar Series (2016 & 2018), a collection of 13 unique rectangles mounted on a base, is a reflection on his four-year mussar practice (a group practice for moral and emotional development). This 2016 piece was significantly refabricated for this show. See ‘before/after’ photos and more details at Allen’s website Visit for event details and opening/closing hours.

June 9 – September 28, 2018
Reception: Wednesday, June 13, 6 – 8 pm
Erik Gehring
Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Artists Exhibition
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street
South Boston, MA 02210

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June - July, 2018
Reception: June 11, 5:30 - 7pm
Joni Lohr
BNN TV Neighborhood Art Gallery
3025 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02119

The latest exhibit at the BNN TV Neighborhood Art Gallery with he theme of "Boston" will be on view during June and July. Please join us for a reception with the artists on June 11 at 5:30 pm. Open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

September 5 - November 4, 2018
Reception: September 8
Allen M. Spivack, OMOS Studios  Jamaica Plain, MA
9th Annual Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit
The Pingree School
537 Highland Street
South Hamilton, MA

The 2018 Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Show at The Pingree Show features the work of over 50 sculptors displayed throughout the campus. Allen’s piece, called ’13 Attributes’ (2018), is a collection of 13 organic shapes each with a unique ‘signature.’ Over 9 feet high, the piece reflects on the unique relationship between Moses and God during the incident of the golden calf. See Allen’s website for a fuller description of this piece.