Calendar of Events

 
Throughout the year, the York Art Associatin hosts art exhibits, special interest groups, and lectures by noted artists, curators, and creative thinkers.  We also host a variety of special events including music, dramatic and literary performances, parties, and fundraisers.  Please check this page regularly to find out about ongoing opportunities to explore your artistic interests and interact with other members of this active creative community.

Upcoming events

    • 06 Nov 2014
    • 12:00 PM
    • 30 Nov 2014
    • 5:00 PM
    • York Art Association

    The Great (Conserved) Outdoors

    Photography Show

    November 6 - 30

    Thurs through Sunday, 12 to 5 pm

    Open, Juried Show


    "First Tracks" by Tom Gilmore


    Show:
     The Great (Conserved) Outdoors

    Show Description:  

    The Fall Photo Show is designed to encourage entrants for this show to get outside and explore the many land trusts and conservation areas around Southern Maine and bring back photos of the land, the shore, the wildlife, or their family enjoying these spaces. Photographs taken from any National/State Park or other natural and unspoiled area are also acceptable.

    Juror: Tim Gaudreau

    Media: Photography Only

    Show Dates: November 6 - 30,  Thurs to  Sun, 12- 5 pm

    Opening Reception: Friday, November 7, from 5-7 pm

    Pick Up at Closing:  Sunday & Monday, November 30 & December 1 from 4 - 6 pm

      • If you have any questions about this show, please contact Tom Gilmore at Tom Gilmore at tgilmore001@maine.rr.com

      • 17 Nov 2014
      • 9:00 AM
      • 24 Nov 2014
      • 12:00 PM
      • York Art Association

      Silk Master Artist Workshop
      with
      Susan Wierzba





      Instructor: Susan Wierzba

      Dates: Two Workshops - Monday, November 17 and Monday November 24, both 9 am to 12 noon.

      Cost: $50 each workshop ($90 if you take both) payable to York Art Association

      $20 per workshop for materials (payable to Sue at workshop)

      These color-rich classes will provide students with the basic knowledge of silk painting. Learn about Jacquard artist-grade dyes, types of resists, the use of texture, how to select the right brushes, and methods for stretching silk.

      This small, informal class will include hands-on instruction. Students will make two scarves each week. All Silk Scarves will be used. Methods will include:

      Week 1: Free Form– Loose, colorful and easy, and Shibori - Japanese pole wrapping

      Week 2: Soy wax resist, - A little more control, and a Compression Resist method.

      At the end of the classes the instructor will take the scarves home to steam, wash,and iron them to have ready for students to pick-up the following week.

      Class size limited to 8 students. Please sign up and pay for class in advance.

      Contact:  Diane Johnson at gallerymanager@yorkartassociation.com, 207.363.4049 or Susan Wierzba at susanwierzba@gmail.com, 207-361-4541.

      Artist Biography

      Sue Wierzba is an experienced watercolor painter. She is inspired by flowers andlandscapes. Her passion for these subjects even brought her to Giverny, France topaint in Monet's garden. Her big bold flowers are inspired by Georgia O’Keefe’s loveof close-up and natural images. As a watercolor painter she found the transition to silk painting easy. Wierzba enjoys the variety of texture, and vibrant colors achieved by working in silk.

      Make a check payable to York Art Association for the appropriate fee amount ($50 for one class, $90 for both classes)

      If taking one workshop, write the name of the workshop on the check.

      Send to York Art Association, PO Box 74, York Maine 03909. Attn: Pat Dateo

      Reservation will be confirmed via email upon receipt of your check.

      YAA reserves the right to cancel workshops due to insufficient interest.

      Full refund in case of cancellation by YAA

      • 08 Dec 2014
      • 4:00 PM
      • 09 Dec 2014
      • 6:00 PM
      • York Art Association



      Holiday Art Show and Sale

      Dec 11-14 and Dec 18-21, 10 am - 5 pm

      Thursday through Sunday





      Show Description: 

      This is a Holiday Art and Craft Show. Work being sold includes  artwork, crafts, jewelry, sculptures, fiber art, original art work, wood items and cards. 

      Show Dates: Dec 11 to Dec 21, Thurs-Sun, 10 am to 5 pm

      Opening Reception: Friday, December 12, from 5 to 7 pm

      Show Fees:  No Entry Fee - our gift to our community of artists

      Drop Off Dates:  Mon & Tues, Dec 8-9, 4 to 6 pm

      Pick Up at Closing:  Sunday & Monday, December 21-22, from 4 - 6 pm

      • Open to Members and Non-Members
      • Artists will be allocated a 4' (wide) x 8' (tall) wall space or a 3'x6' table to display artwork, crafts, jewelry, sculptures, fiber art, original art work, wood items and cards. 
      • Note: Space is limited and artists must make a reservation by contacting Annette Brennan at 207-361-7600 or abimages4u@gmail.com or contact GalleryManager@yorkartassociation.com. Please specify whether you want wall space or table space.
      • Space will be awarded on a first come serve basis
      • Artists will receive confirmation via email after they register 
      • All works must be for sale and YAA receives a 30% commission on all sales.
      • Work must conform to YAA Hanging Guidelines.  Click here.
      • Artists submit artwork at their own risk.  YAA is not able to accept responsibility for loss or damage.
      • Show and Gift Shop agreements and label forms can be found on the YAA website (Click on SHOWS then SHOW FORMS). Forms will also be available at the gallery but completing them in advance will save time during intake. Please visit the website for hanging guidelines.
      Note: Artists who participate in this show must agree to gallery sit for 2.5 hours. Sitters will be needed on Thursdays and Fridays from 9:30 am to 5 pm and from 9:30 to 12:00 noon on Saturday and Sunday. This can be done on Sign up Genius, which will show up on your email after you register, or at time of intake.

      • 11 Dec 2014
      • 10:00 AM
      • 21 Dec 2014
      • 5:00 PM
      • York Art Association



      Holiday Art Show and Sale

      Dec 11-14 and Dec 18-21, 10 am - 5 pm

      Thursday through Sunday





      Show Description: 

      This is a Holiday Art and Craft Show. Work being sold includes  artwork, crafts, jewelry, sculptures, fiber art, original art work, wood items and cards. 

      Show Dates: Dec 11 to Dec 21, Thurs-Sun, 10 am to 5 pm

      Opening Reception: Friday, December 12, from 5 to 7 pm

      Pick Up at Closing:  Sunday & Monday, December 21-22, from 4 - 6 pm

      • 12 Dec 2014
      • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
      • York Art Association


      Holiday Art Show and Sale

      Reception

      December 12 from 5 to 7 pm





      Show Description: 

      This is a Holiday Art and Craft Show. Work being sold includes  artwork, crafts, jewelry, sculptures, fiber art, original art work, wood items and cards. 

      Show Dates: Dec 11 to Dec 21, Thurs-Sun, 10 am to 5 pm


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