KAA - 93 years
Kent Art Association

Welcome everyone!


Currently in the gallery:


Sept. 4 to Oct. 11, Thurs - Sun, 1-5pm (Open Labor Day & Columbus Day)
Congratulations to the award winners

Members and non-members alike are eligible to submit their best work to this open juried show. We are fortunate to have noted artists Frank Federico, Eileen Herman,
and W. David Herman as the jury of acceptance and awards.

Receiving Friday 9/2 3-5pm
Saturday 9/3 10am-12pm
Jury of Selection Saturday 9/3 1-3pm
Hanging Sunday 9/4 10am-12pm
Judging Sunday 9/4 1pm
Show opens Saturday 9/4 1pm
Awards Reception Saturday 9/10 2-4pm
Closes/Pickup Tuesday 10/11 1-5pm

Up next:

"Heros Welcome" by Anne Austin
"Hollyhock Light"
by Robert J. O'Brien AWS, NWS

The North East Watercolor Society presents its 40th International Show

October 23-November 5

A reception will be held on Sunday, October 23rd from 2pm to 4pm along with the conferral of awards. The gallery is open daily from 12:00 - 4:00pm.

"Highline 2" by Antonio Masi

This year's awards judge is Robert J. O'Brien AWS, NWS, an artist who is well known throughout New England and whose work has garnered awards far beyond the northeast. A full list of the selected artists is available at http://www.northeastws.com/.

Left: "Night Shift" by Lynn Ferris

All Media Workshop: Drama & Mood with Connie Horton

Wed-Fri Oct. 12-14, 10am–3pm

Veteran art teacher, Connie Horton will draw from the lessons of the Bauhaus School for this workshop. Artists are welcome to work in the medium of their choice (except acrylic), or try a new one.  Topics covered will include: the importance of drawing, how to really see, value sketches, color combos and composition.

To register or for more information, please contact the KAA gallery during business hours.

Download the materials list

"Dakota" Steel, wood, concrete 

"Dakota" by Chris Plaisted

On the Lawn: Sculptures by Chris Plaisted

The KAA gallery is proud to host the sculptures of Chris Plaisted. The lawn is home to the following four sculptures for the season:


New this year - we encourage photographers to join the KAA. Member photographers may submit their fine art photography to either the Small Works or the Portfolio show, run concurrently with our main gallery shows. In addition, there will be a dedicated photography show in the fall.

The 2016 KAA Show Calendar is available (revised as of 2/5/16). There are some exciting new opportunities planned for the year.

Download your printable PDF copy of the 2016 Calendar here.

Two new shows have been added to the schedule: a Fall counterpart to our popular Spring Juried Show, and the "Show for Shows" - a show aimed at connecting our member artists with area galleries. Stay tuned for more information!

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