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Kittery Art Association presents ’Water, Water Everywhere’

KITTERY POINT - The Kittery Art Association's newest exhibit, an all-member show titled "Water, Water Everywhere," opens on Thursday, Aug. 20. Admission to the show is free and all are welcome.

The art association's spacious and airy gallery is limiting visitors to a maximum of four at a time, who must wear a face mask. Hand sanitizer is available at the door. The exhibit will also be available for virtual viewing on the association's website, www.kitteryartassociation.org.

Given the KAA's location on the Seacoast in general and Kittery Point in particular, this show provides its members the opportunity to share their many and various interpretations of the omnipresent and all-important element of water.

The gallery's Spotlight Wall for this show will feature the "Beach Stone" series of works by member artist Maryse Newton.

In her own words, "Shaped by the ocean, smoothed, sunned, old stones are wiser with every tide. In my series Beach Stones, I first paint layers of color washes ... The colors I choose are gathered from the sea during my day-to-day walks along the coast. The ocean provides my mind the joy of opening up, letting tension go, and refreshing my spirit. My intention is that these abstract works offer a peaceful joy that relaxes the soul … ."

Kittery Art Association is located at 8 Coleman Avenue in Kittery Point, Maine. The gallery features the work of Seacoast artists in monthly shows. The association welcomes new members and art appreciators of all ages. KAA also sponsors poetry readings, figure study sessions, and plein air outings plus special interest groups.

When not battling a global pandemic, the association also hosts music events, workshops, films and other happenings in its fire-stations-turned-art-gallery space just off of Route 103. For more information, go to www.kitteryartassociation.org, or contact KAA at info@kitteryartassociation.org or call (207) 451-9384.

Go & Do

What: Kittery Art Association's All-Member Show "Water, Water Everywhere"

When: Aug. 20 to Sept. 13

Where: Kittery Art Association, 8 Coleman Ave., Kittery Point

Admission: Free, public is invited

More info: Visit www.kitteryartassociation.com

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