Taught by JPAA Members


March 10 – 31, 2018
Saturdays 9:30am – 12:30pm
Instructor:  Terry Boutelle
Painting Studio Class
Eliot School
24 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain

Geared toward intermediate and advanced students who want individualized attention.  Students may work on their own projects with guidance and feedback from an experienced instructor, or may paint from provided subject matter.  Challenge your comfort zone, push your boundaries, work in a vigorous environment with constructive criticism.

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April 9 - May 14, 2018
Mondays 10am – 12:30pm
Instructor:  Terry Boutelle
Mixed Media Painting

Combining various methods and materials within an artwork can add new dimensions to a 2-dimensional surface.  Explore combining decorative paper, text, stencil, plaster, found objects, and more into your artwork.  Experiment with methods of drawing, collage, frottage, relief, papier mache, decoupage, printing, and more.   Each class will focus on a method or material that the student can incorporate into a finished work.

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Wednesdays, April 18–May 23, 2018, 7 – 9:30pm
Terry Boutelle
Acrylic Painting Class
Mother Brook Arts Center
123 High Street
Dedham, MA

For experienced and beginning painters who want to work on assigned projects or on their own projects with guidance and feedback. Newcomers will learn about color and composition and how to begin a painting. Experienced painters will find ways to infuse their process with new vigor and be challenged to experiment with the edges of their comfort zone.  A live model or still life will be provided for each class. For more info:

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.
Questions? Email:

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.
To schedule a workshop with Francesca CONTACT:


Exhibitions Including
Art by JPAA Members

January 1 – May 8, 2018
Erik Gehring
Tree Talk Online Exhibition
Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA

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January 26 - March 16, 2018
Barney Levitt
Newton Art Association Juried Member Show
Mosesian Center For The Arts
321 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA

Newton Art Association's members' work

February 1 – March 23, 2018
Erik Gehring
Members Prize Show
Cambridge Art Association
University Place Gallery
124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

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February 5 - March 31, 2018
Barney Levitt
Lumina Show
Lumina Mind Body
522 Post Road
Wayland, MA

Framingham Guild Juried member show

February 16 - March 24, 2018
STITCH: syntax/action/reaction
curated by Jessica Burko
New Art Center
61 Washington Park
Newton, MA 02460

STITCH explores fiber as creator of culture, language, & identity. Traditional & unexpected materials are employed to expose new ways of piecing together disparate ideas. Artists incude: Sarah Meyers Brent, Merill Comeau, Angela Drakeford, Samantha Fields, Judith Leemann, Michelle Lougee, Victoria Marsh, Maria Molteni, Andrew Mowbray, Bob Oppenheim, Destiny Palmer


February 22 - April 7, 2018
New England Mosaic Society Members Exhibition 2018
Richard Youngstrom, contributing artist
Somerville Museum
1 Westwood Road
Somerville, MA 02143

This juried show brings together the finest mosaic art created by New England mosaic artists and continues a tradition of mosaic art shows at the museum starting in 2007 and 2009. Many styles and subjects are exhibited as well as the work of featured artists. The show also includes a salon exhibit of smaller works and a series of workshops open to the public(see website for workshop dates).

March 8 - April 12, 2018
Opening reception: Thursday, March 8, 5:30-7:30pm
Barney Levitt
Winter Members' Show: 'In The Style Of'
Copley Society of Art

158 Newbury Street
Boston, MA

A juried show of Copley Society Members.  Juror: Tom Kellaway, Editor of American Art Review.

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