Upcoming Events

Opening Reception for “Portrait of a Landscapist”

Friday, February 24, 2017, from 6 – 8 pm

Manning Lobby, South Shore Art Center, 119 Ripley Rd., Cohasset, MA

for more information or www.ssac.org or 781.383.2787


Presentation: American Women in Art I

Monday, March 27, 2017, 2 pm

Schooner Cove, 35 Schooner St., Damariscotta, Maine

for more information see below or 207.563.4002




by Anne Heywood: educational and entertaining events for your art or social organization.

Women Artists: Their Images Throughout history, accomplished women artists have been generally overlooked. This presentation introduces you to a selection of great women artists and their works, as testimony to the long and distinguished history of women in the visual arts. About 1 1/2 hours.

American Women in Art I With pictures and brief commentaries, focus on nine prominent American women who lived from the mid-19th to the mid-20th century, and whose contributions in painting, sculpture, and photography influenced the future of American art. Includes Mary Cassatt, Georgia O’Keefe, and Dorothea Lange, among others. About 1 1/4 hours.

The Profession of Art Lecture Series Jump-start your art career with information and practical advice from an accomplished professional. Series of lectures addresses topics such as how to develop your best biography, how to prepare for gallery representation, and planning your career moves to gain professional credentials. Lectures are custom-tailored to your group’s needs. About 1 1/2 hours.

My Visual Journey See, hear, and meet the who, what, how, and why of a living realist artist’s work. Anne Heywood relates firsthand the stories and creative processes behind her work, while showing images of her paintings. A fun and relaxed event. About 1 1/2 hours.

“Safe and Healthy” Framing for Pastel Paintings Does your art budget not allow for hefty professional framing bills? Or perhaps you are tired of unsightly pastel dust dirtying the mats of your framed pastel paintings. Whether you do your own framing or not, it is always beneficial to know the “safe and healthy” pastel framing techniques presented in this interactive seminar. Topics include framing with a mat, framing without a mat, and framing for shipping.

Pastel Artist: A Visual History Discover the colorful past and different “looks” of the popular pastel medium. Brief and interesting commentaries on the lives of this selection of pastel artists accompany pictures of their works. About 1 1/2 hours, including a question and answer period.

Pastel Demonstrations Witness the creation of an original piece of art right before your eyes. Materials and processes explained while painting. Educational and entertaining. Landscape or pet portrait subjects. About 1 1/2 hours.