Dedham Art Association Board Members

Naomi Y. Wilsey 

Barbara Reynolds

Exhibits Interim Chair
Denning Aaris

Chris Roberts

Recording Secretary:
Randa Khuri

Corresponding Secretary:
Lauras Kelly

Jo Ann Appel
Nora Ouellette
Nancy Sally

About Us
The Dedham Art Association (DAA) is a non-profit organization wtih a commitment to enriching our communities through art.

The Association has a long history and continues to grow. We offer art demonstrations and workshops by professional artists that are educational and highlight diverse media and techniques.

We enhance the quality of life through art exhibits that are open to the public. 
Please join us!
Our meetings are held at:

The Endicott Estate
656 East Street
Dedham, MA 02026
Annual membership fee is $25.00. The membership includes free admission to art demonstrations, a weekly painting group, and  discounted art workshops.
Art demonstration events are $5.00 for guests.

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Exhibit Policy for Members: 

Fall Members' Exhibit

Our members are exhibiting at the Webster Bank, 1000 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA. Pictured above, Catherine Perrone with her "Green Vase" oil painting. The exhibit is on view through January 3, 2019. 

Welcome to New

Members who have joined us  are: Kerry Brock, Gail Hansen, Margot Hurley, Cindy Mootz, Mark Richards and Vanessa Tedesco.

To become a member, please click on the Membership Form link.

From the Plein Air Committee:

Here's a list of potential locations for plein air painting. Contact Jean Veigas 781-449-4324 or jveigas@whitneyveigas.com
if you have additional locations to add to the list. 

Places for Plein Air
We asked our members, "What Are Your Favorite Art Books?"

Here are lists from our members and supporters:

  • Originals, American Women Artists, Eleanor Munro
  • A History of America Art, by Daniel M. Mendelowitz
  • The Artist's Way, by Julia Cameron
  • Jennifer Bartlett, by Marge Goldwater
  • The Art of Creative Thinking, by Rod Judkins
  • Georgia O'Keefe, by Roxana Robinson
  • The Renaissance and Mannerism in Italy, by Alastair Smart 8.) "Show Your Work" by Austin Kleon
  • Henri Matisse- A Retrospective, by John Elderfield
  • Painting Summer in New England, by Trevor Fairbrother 

  • The Art Spirit, Robert Henri
  • Alla Prima II Everything I know about Painting, Richard Schmid
  • Lessons in Classical Painting, Juliette Aristides
  • Oil Painting Essentials, Gregg Kreutz
  • The Artist’s Guide to Sketching, Gurney & Kinkade
  • Watercolor, John Pike
  • Making Color Sing, Jean Dobie
  • Oils, Trevor Chamberlain
  • Light and Mood in Watercolour, David Curtis
  • John Singer Sargent Watercolors, Erica E. Hirshler and Teresa A. Carbone

  • Alla Prima, Al Gury
  • Alla Prima, by Richard Schmid (both I and II)
  • The Elements of Landscape Oil Painting, by Suzanne Brooker
  • Still Life Painting Atelier, by Michael Friel. 

  • Watercolors and Drawings of the French Impressionists, Horst Keller
  • All the many Master Drawings books...
  • The World of Art  Sandra Forty
  • Janson's History of Art
  • Art Past and Present
  • The Group of Seven
  • 30,000 Years of Art
  • Drawings by Pierre-Paul Prud'hon Elderfield and Gordon
  • Charles Bargue Drawing Course
  • Anything about the 17th Century Dutch Masters

  • Acrylics Tips and Tricks  by David Cuthbert
  • Terry's Top Tips for Watercolour Artists  by Terry Harrison
  • Watercolor Painting  by George James
  • Drawing 1  by Walter Foster
  • People  by Walter Foster
  • Flowers  by Walter Foster
  • Street Scenes  by Walter Foster
  • Watercolor  by Philip Berrill

  • George Innes and the Visionary Landscape, Adrienne Baxter Bell
  • The Art of North America, Wolfgang Haberland
  • Portrait of an Artist, by Laurie Lisle
  • The Watercolorist's Essential Notebook, Gordon MacKenzie

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