The Franklin Art Association was established in 1971 to provide a forum for the promotion of visual arts; for the preservation of the finest artistic traditions by means of exhibiting works, conducting classes, lectures, and sponsoring other activities favorable to artistic expression and to provide friendly exchanges among painters, photographers and those interested in the fine arts.
Regular monthly meetings are held at the Franklin Senior Center, 10 Daniel McCahill St., a large building located diagonally across from the town common and across from St. Mary’s Church (directions), from 6:30-9:00 p.m. with a business meeting starting at 6:45, the first Wednesday of each month, September through June. Meetings are free and open to the public.
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Congratulations Spring Show Winners!
BEST IN SHOW
Rebecca Skinner for “Falling Down” (Photography)
Diane Choquette for “New England Harvest” (Watercolor)
1st Place – Paul Peterson for “A Long Deep Winter”
2nd Place – Dorothy Downing for “Jogging Trail”
3rd Place – Robin Wessman for “Salt Marsh”
Honorable Mention: Richard Fotland for “Sunrise, Tynemouth UK”
1st Place – Aivars Zandbergs for “Winter Glow”
2nd Place – Frank Robertson for “Lucky Lanterns”
3rd Place – Don Iacovelli for “Kids”
Honorable Mention: Lisa Bailey for “High Beams”
1st Place – Deborah Ryan for “Rain Shower”
2nd Place – Daydre Hamilton for “Solo”
3rd Place – Kris Occhino for “Connected”
Honorable Mention: Jerry Aissis for “Shadows of the Past”
1st Place – Joanne Willoughby for “Perfect Blues”
2nd Place – Susan Pratt Sheridan for “Chappy”
3rd Place – Stacey David for “Buoys”
Honorable Mention: Carol Freiswick for “Hat Shop”
1st place – Claire Griffin for “Crocus”
2nd Place – Diana Maley for “Beavertail Light”
3rd Place – Karen Pendleton for “Are You Talking to Me?”
Honorable Mention: Jane Alfieri for “Puppy Love”
1st Place – Margaret Munson for “Spanish Moss”
2nd Place – Judy Belben for “Alley in Yellow”
3rd Place – Marjorie Sardella for “Lamplight Along the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway”
Honorable Mention: Guy Occhino for “Lookouts”
Members Art Creation at May Meeting
The Franklin Art Association will meet Wednesday, May 6th, from 6:30 to 9:00 PM at the Franklin Senior Center, 10 Daniel McCahill Street, for our last meeting until September. Refreshments and socialization will begin at 6:30. The May meeting will be an opportunity to create art together, rather than have a guest artist. This fun session will offer a variety of still life arrangements for members and guests to draw, paint or photograph. Please bring all materials needed for work in the medium of your choice. Although still life arrangements will be set up, feel free to bring your own objects.
Meetings are free and open to the public.