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:

"Hollyhock Light" by Robert J. O'Brien AWS, NWS
"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

Next KAA Show:

Photo by John Clery
Photo by J. H.Clery

Photography Show

November 10-27

Download the prospectus

After 20 years the Kent Art Association is excited to announce our first photography Juried show.  We welcome our members and invites photographers working in all mediums and styles to participate, including both experimental and mixed‐media techniques. We are pleased to have J. H. Clery, John Kane and Peter Seltzer judging the show.

Photo by John Kane
Photo by John Kane

The show is open to all professional and amateur photographers ages 18 and older. All styles of photography using  both traditional and digital creation in the process will be accepted (film, digital, unaltered, alternative process, mixed media, digital manipulations, or elements of one or more processes) so long as the image is photographically created. All photographs must be originals executed and altered by the photographer only.

The show will be closed Thanksgiving Day and open late for the champagne stroll, Friday Nov 25 and Saturday Nov 26.

Photography Show
Nov. 10-27, Thurs-Sun, 1-5pm
Receiving Monday 11/7 3-8pm
Hanging Tuesday 11/8 10am-12pm
Judging Tuesday 11/8 12-2pm
Show opens Thursday 11/10 1pm
Awards Reception Saturday 11/12 2-4pm
Pickup Saturday 12/3 1-5pm

"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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