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THE OLDEST ART ASSOCIATION IN GEORGIA


The Association of artists and patrons has been continually in existence since 1920 when a group of Savannah ladies led by Mrs. Mills B. Lane began meeting in their homes. Thanks to members' dedication over the years it has continued to thrive.


What does membership in SAA get you?


Community: A network of artists of different media with different levels of experience. We teach each other!

Savannah Art Association Gallery at 232 Bull Street .

Free Gallery Space: SAA members exhibit and sell at the Savannah/Hilton Head Airport Art Gallery, Atlantic Foot & Ankle, Pace Lighting Gallery on Chatham Parkway in Savannah.

Website: Members may use SAA website to display their works online & have a link to their personal website or webpage.

Facebook presence

Free booth at First Saturdays on the River.

Annual Plein air paint out event.

Workshops by nationally known instructors.

Playshops led by SAA members sharing their expertise.

Educational general membership meeting programs.

Newsletter sent bi-monthly, Brushstrokes, includes an "SAA Artist of the Month". Members may advertise free.

Shows Local venues such as TA CA Restaurant and Oatland Island.

Community service like High School Competition, installation & reception at the Jepson Museum, and the Children's Holiday playshop at Oglethorpe Mall.

Group Plein Air painting, sketching or photographing our lovely city.


General membership meetings are monthly, except for June, July and August. A calendar, available online and mailed to members, lists meetings, events and other SAA news. Annual dues are $50 artist, $75 family, and $25 student.


We cordially invite you to join or renew your SAA membership today!



Mission Statement


The Savannah Art Association will promote a community awareness and appreciation of the visual arts in the Savannah area. It will encourage local artists to show and study the arts. The Association will conduct art exhibitions, workshops, classes, will operate its own gallery and will engage in other appropriate activities that will help accomplish its mission.


It shall operate as a non-profit corporation, registered in the State of Georgia and certified as a 501(c) (3) tax-exempt, non-profit corporation by the Internal Revenue Service.


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Board members


Ed Eckstrand: President
Carol Anderson: Vice President, Operations
Barbara Gentry: Secretary
Jill Buckner: Treasurer
Cathy Sizer: Publicity
Martha Love: Hospitality, Membership
Rebecca Marcussen: Fundraising
Margie Gravina Sone: Programs, Facebook
Grace Rohland: Special Projects
Andrea Stark: Programs, Newsletter
Bobbie Kraft: Gallery Manager


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Sharon Saseen Workshop



"Taking the Mystique out of Abstract II"


An exploration in design using stained papers, collage materials and fluid acrylics.


Friday and Saturday, February 3 and 4th 9:00 a.m-4:30pm Cost $200.


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SAA Gallery is Here!



After Several Months of Planning,
We have Finally Opened the Gallery!!


Located at 232 Bull St. on Chippewa Square,
We Currently Have Over 40 Members Displaying Their Works!


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Tony Couch Workshop



This will be a thorough workshop, with Tony doing a full sheet demonstration painting each morning, plenty of time for you to paint in the afternoon, and a critique at the end of the day of all the work done that day, each day.

Monday through Thursday November 27-30, 2017!


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    Featured Artist


I am inspired by landscapes and architecture all around me, lines and forms that I find sexy and interesting always draw me in for a closer look. I express the divine in me through bold colors, lines using Acrylic/mixed media bringing up emotions of joy, laughter and fulfillment.





Photo Galleries



2016 Christmas Party!


It was a potluck this year and the food was superb. Many people used their A level recipes.

We ate too much, had some fun, and enjoyed the company - pretty much everything you could want from a Christmas Party!

Kids Christmas Ornaments!


Our Christmas ornament painting for kids at Oglethorpe Mall always results in some great pictures - this year, by Carol Anderson!


Dick Blick Reception


We had the reception for the exhibit at Dick Blick's Studio.
It coincided with some demos by Telfair show artists and the downtown art walk. As always, the pictures look better up close and in person!

Congratulations to the 2016
Paint Out Savannah Winners!


Event Coming Soon!


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SAA Archives



Upcoming Events


2016

Event Calendar


April


Saturday, April 1st

10 a.m.

Plein Air Group meets at Ft. Pulaski. Lunch to follow


Wednesday, April 5th

5 p.m.

SAA Board Meeting 5 p.m. at the The Woods Clubhouse


Saturday, April 8th

10 a.m - 1 p.m.

Playshop with Carol Anderson, Watercolor on mini canvas Generation One Cost $20


Sunday, April 9th

2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Grand Opening of the SAA Gallery, at 232 Bull Street


Saturday, April 8th

10 a.m - 3 p.m.

Playshop with Carol Anderson. Watercolor on mini canvas at Generation One. Cost $20


Saturday, April 15th

ISCAP at Forsyth Park. Earth Day volunteers needed! Call 232-7731


Saturday, April 15th

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Oglethorpe Mall painting Easter with the Kids at 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Call to volunteer 232-7731


Monday, April 17th

10 a.m.

Plein Air Group meets at the Wildlife Refuge, 10 a.m. Bring your own food and drinks


Wednesday, April 19th

6 p.m.

SAA General Meeting at the Savannah Airport Gallery


Saturday, April 22nd

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

ISCAP Reception at the SAA Gallery, 232 Bull Street


May


Saturday, May 3rd

5 p.m.

SAA Board Meeting at The Woods Clubhouse


Saturday, May 6th

10 a.m.

Plein Air Group Forsyth Park


Tues/Wed, May 9th & 10th

Art is changed out at the SAA Gallery. $40 per space for 2 months, SAA Members only


Saturday, May 13th

10 a.m - 1 p.m.

Playshop, Monoprints with Grace Rohland at Generation One. Cost $15.


Saturday, May 20th

10 a.m.

Plein Air Group meets at the UGA Aquarium on Skidaway Island


Monday, May 29th

10 a.m.

Plein Air Group meets at Monterey Square 10 a.m.



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Workshops, Youth Visual Arts Classes, and Adult Visual Arts Classes


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