MEETINGS 2019 - 2020

We meet on the third Wednesday of the month, September through May. Please check the home page for notice of any cancellation. Meetings are free and open to the public.

Meetings held at The Arbors, 403 W Center Street, Manchester, Ct. The members' business meeting starts at 7:15 pm, followed by a guest artist demonstration (usually 7:30 pm). The meeting ends at 9 pm.

Any member entering artwork (one piece) in the Art of the Month competition should register between 6:45 pm and 7:10 pm. 

Our guest artist Jacqueline Jones demonstrated wave painting and covered such topics as composition, color, value, application and technique.Jacqueline has a BFA degree in Painting from the Lyme Academy College of Fine Art and an Associate Degree in Illustration from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. She exhibits year-round and has received numerous awards.

October 16

Michael Angelis

Monotype printing

Our guest artist Michael Angelis demonstrated mono-type printing - a direct printmaking process where the artist applies and/or subtracts pigment from a Plexiglas plate and prints the results on paper. Michael has a Bachelor's degree in Fine Art with a concentration in painting and printmaking. 

November 20

Jamilah Zebarth

Henna painting

Our guest artist Jamilah Zebarth gave a history and demonstration of henna designs. Jamilah learned the art of henna when she became schooled in Islam. She was drawn to henna as an alternate body form because it is natural and beautiful. 

December 18

Holiday party!

January 15

Carmen Canal


Our guest artist Carmen Canal will give an interactive drawing demo. Topics include line, value, shape, form, volume, and space. Bring a sketchbook, drawing pencils, eraser, and pencil sharpener.

February 19

Barbara Healy


Barbara Edlund Healy’s paintings reflect the quiet beauty of the New England coast.  Oil paintings are inspired by the diverse colors of light, atmosphere and nature.  She uses color to enliven peaceful landscapes, seascapes and gardens.  

March 18

April 15


May 20


Annual meeting and elections

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Manchester Art Association, Inc.

P.O. Box 1981

Manchester, CT 06045