2024 Dues are Due by Jan 1, 2024…

Pay before March 1, 2024 to get the discounted rate

for participating in our November 2024 HAS Art Show & Sale

HAS 2024 Membership Application

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Canceled due to illness

Winter Workshop: Painting with Alcohol Inks

Teacher: Dana Haigh

at our HAS Gallery on West Pearl

100 West Pearl St Nashua NH

Sat February 24, 10-3:30-Canceled due to illness

10-12:00 noon- Learning the Basics- Instruction & Demo Session 
12-1 pm-Lunch break 
 1-3:30 pm  Make your own Alcohol Ink Art- with Presenter help

$62 plus workshop supplies ($15 if needed)

Supply list will be sent to attendees after sign up

Limited to 16 students

If Interested in participating Please Contact

Ron Weiss   nhinc2@gmail.com    or   Bob Trabucci    bobtrabucchi@gmail.com

Artist Bio: Based out of Groton Massachusetts, Dana has been creating Art for over 30 years. Although she works in several mediums, including watercolor and acrylics, alcohol ink is the medium she feels most connected to; the abstract fluidity she creates evokes the beauty of nature, while the figures and silhouettes present in her work represent the human connection to the natural world. The octopuses and other animals she enjoys painting represent the wonderful strangeness and beauty of nature.

Dana divided her childhood between New England and France; this early exposure to galleries and museums across Europe influenced her love of Art and its history. Although her early degree and career in Art History lead to working with other’s art rather than her own, she never lost the drive to create. Today, Dana’s primary job is being a mom to her three children. Creating art while being a mom can be challenging, but Dana hopes to set an example by following her passion; her young artists are understanding and often encouraging of her art obsession.

Dana’s award winning work has been featured in Sun Stone Studio in West Concord, MA, Greenbelt’s juried “Art in the Barn” show, the Attleboro Art Museum, Gallery Twist, the Topsfield Fair, several online shows run by Art Fluent, and many private collections.

To see more of Dana’s art please visit her website: www.dhaigh.artspan.com or follow her on www.instagram.com/danahaighart

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March Meeting

Wed March 13, 2024,   7pm    at the Lawrence Barn    28 Depot Rd Hollis NH

Liz Barbour of

PositivelyHollis.com

on creating an Edible Flower Garden.

 

Please return your Lawn Signs from our November Show!!

We are grateful you are a part of Hollis Arts Society.

 ​March-December 2024 meetings-Light refreshments served!

Free to members and first-time visitors ​All others $5

Membership renewal is due by March 1, 2024   HAS 2024 Membership Application

The Hollis Arts Society gathers every ​2nd Wednesday of each month at 7 PM 

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 Thanks so much to our Patrons and Artists who supported

our HAS November 2023 Art Show & Sale!

In 2023 we had the same number of Visitors/Shoppers to our Art Show

and nearly doubled our Sales compared to the previous 3 years.

We also had a great variety of artists and are so grateful you participated in our show!

 

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Upcoming Meeting Presenters

January 10, 2024: Peggy McWade 80 years of Art and a short Business Meeting electing board members and celebrating the numbers $ from our November Show

February 14, 2024: Rachel Benson Fiber Artist

March 13, 2024: Liz Barbour of PositivelyHollis.com will be presenting on creating an Edible Flower Garden.

April 10, 2024: Lou Heikkila and Mary Fish (HAS members) ‘hands only’ CPR and AED (automatic external defibrillator) class/ demo. You may watch or participate. We also cover choking relief and early recognition of strokes and heart attacks.

Please let us know if you are attending so Lou and Mary bring what they need for the # of folks attending.

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or see us on Facebook   https://www.facebook.com/HollisArtsSocietyNH

and Share our posts about HAS to increase awareness about us.

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Show your Artwork at our Gallery on West Pearl

 Members Only Shows
Artists requirements include framed art, short Artist Bio, and being at the Gallery as often as possible with the dates we are open.
Prices of your artwork should include a 25% Gallery Commission.
If you are interested in showing your work in our Gallery on West Pearl, Contact Bob Trabucchi
Would you like to show your work but you aren’t a Member?
Window Stained Glass by Bob Trabucci
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-HAS challenges…   WE NEED MEMBERSHIP HELP

     we’re doing more than ever before…
            we need help and backup in different  committee areas
   Please understand we have a Low Cost Art Society Membership BECAUSE we depend upon Volunteeerism to help…
now is the time to see how you can help out our Board Members and Committee Chairs!
         Please offer your ideas and suggestions on how you can help HAS  become  a  better and stronger Art Society

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Membership

Membership Dues for 2024 are DUE…even if you just paid in November.

2024 DUES ARE DUE January 1, 2024.

Dues must be received by March 1st, 2024,

For a greatly discounted rate to participate in our November Art Show & Sale.

HAS 2024 Membership Application

The benefit of being a Member in Good Standing

-Attend Free interesting meetings

-Your Artwork on our HAS website with a Link to your websites, social media, etc

-Participate by showing your Artwork at our Gallery on West Pearl

-Participate in HAS sponsored Art Shows

-Attend Art workshops at a reduced rate

-Pay a nominal fee to participate in our November Art Show

Don’t wait! Send in your Dues while it is on your mind. Still only $40/year.  

If you are confused about your Membership Status, call or email me.

Thank You,

Anne Wifholm-Membership Chair

Call 603-345-3462 or email wifholm@aol.com

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Seeking Member Participation!!

We know you love showing your work and artists are often introverts but we’d love to see you at our meetings, hear what you have to say, and maybe get some help from you too. We have a small group of members working hard handling 2+ volunteer positions to keep HAS running but we’d love your help!!

Participation provides social time with other artists. Get inspired and see what others are doing.

Check out our exciting list of upcoming Meeting Presenters (above)

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Open Board Positions for 2024

Booking our Monthly Presenters: 
-Search online for local artists, craftsmen, musicians, writers, performers, etc who may present for us.
-Contact them to see if they would present a 45 minute-1 hour presentation.
They receive a $50 payment for presenting and 1 year’s membership if they are interested.
-Contact them about giving us a few photos of their work and a short description of their presentation.
-Forward that info to Cheryl O’Donnell, Carolyn Maul, and Stacey Brideau for advertising 2 weeks before the meeting.
-Meet the presenter around 6:30pm, the night of our monthly meeting so they can set up before 7pm.

Grant Writer-We are seeking outside funding to help manage our annual expenses. We already know of local funding opportunities but need someone to file the applications for us and maybe write an essay showcasing HAS as a worthy recipient.

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New Members always welcome!

Please check our MEMBERSHIP page!

Our members come from many surrounding towns in Massachusetts ​as well as New Hampshire!

Local Meeting place for Hollis Arts Society-The Lawrence Barn

28 Depot Rd Hollis NH