Taught by JPAA Members

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.
To schedule a workshop with Francesca CONTACT:


Exhibitions Including
Art by JPAA Members

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
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
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.


July 17 - September 11, 2018
Jamaica Plain Art Association Member Exhibition at JP Licks
JP Licks
659 Centre Street
Jamaica Plain MA 02130

The 2018 summer exhibit at JP Licks features a variety of local art in a wide range of mediums from JPAA members. Please come and explore what your neighboring JP artists have been up to lately!

July 28 - August 30, 2018
Opening Reception: August 13, 5:30pm
Tamara Safford
3025 Washington Street
Egleston Square
Roxbury, MA 02119

Solo exhibition including tv interviews hosted by Glenn Williams and Janice Williams.

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.

October 4 - 31, 2018
Opening Reception: October 4, 2018 (last First Thursday), 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Kim Andrea
Solo Show: All At Once
Unlimited Sotheby
673 Centre Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

A collection of 20 works by artist Kim Andrea in gouache on paper. All are from a an abstract series entitled "States of Being".