Friday, May 31, 2013

Photography Class - June 19th

Digital Camera For Beginners

Treasure Coast Photography Club
 Digital camera for beginners

This class is designed to help familiarize you with your digital camera and covers the basics you need to get started taking better pictures.

Treasure Coast Art Association
223 Avenue A
Ft. Pierce, Florida

Date & time
June 19, 2013
6 - 9:30 p.m.

Jeff Linn
Robbie Sheets
John Bradford

Class size
Maximum 14 Students

$25.00 per Student
Class outline
·        Photography Basics
·        Sensors, Pixels & Formats
·        Lenses & On-camera Flash
·        Composition & Shooting Styles
·        Digital Workflow
what you will need…
·        Camera
·        Camera Manual
·        Fresh Batteries

·       Memory Card

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Mother's Day

Everyone enjoyed making gifts for mom on Saturday May 8, 2010

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

April Artist Awards

First Place went to Jeannette DeHart's photograph entitled "Tranquil Moments"

Sandy Evoy's Black Forest Valley captured 2nd place

Tookie Nibert won an honorable mention for her mixed media work entitled "Liam at the beach"

Monday, February 8, 2010

January 2010 Artist Awards

1st Place - Puddin Pop by Rene' Laigo, Oil on Canvas

2nd Place - Backus Studio by Leslie Szakacs, Oil on Canvas

3rd Place - Baby Girl by Runa Saunders, Oil on Canvas

Honorable Mention - Island Quilt Shop by Bob Patarcity

Monday, February 1, 2010

TCAA - Now On FaceBook and Twitter

The Treasure Coast Art Association (TCAA) is now on FaceBook. Log in and give us your comments and see photos from the 2009 event. Come back often as we are attempting to get them all from various artists. Many new events are being scheduled for 2010 -- another exciting year in the World of Art in historic Downtown Fort Pierce.

TCAA is now on -- follow our happening and come have a creative time with us.

January Artist Reception for Jenene Doelman

Jenene Doelman’s art exhibit in January included paintings from her travels in Italy, as well as glass art and mosaics. Doelman is recognized as one of the Treasure Coast area’s noted artists. She has won numerous awards for her paintings and glass sculptures.

Jenene is a 2010 participating artist in the St. Lucie County Art in Public Places WOW III exhibit. Her glass sculpture of a tarpon is currently on display at the foot of the North Bridge on North Hutchinson Island in Fort Pierce. (Photo attached)

Great Italian food, music and vino was enjoyed by over 35 people who attended the event on Saturday, January 23 from 2 to 5 PM

Monday, November 30, 2009

Artful Holiday Tree Auction & Holiday Art Festival - December 3, 4 & 5

The 1st Artful Holiday Tree Auction and Holiday Art Festival was a Success

Treature Coast Art Association along with other non-profits, and arts and craft vendors are proud to announce that the event raised more than $1,000 for non-profit organizations. It was a wonderful time enjoyed by all despite 2 days of rain. For more photos go to FaceBook and become a fan or

The Treasure Coast Art Association is grateful for the ability to donate the proceeds from the trees silent auction to the following organizations that were individually selected by each artist who designed their tree: Treasure Coast Homeless Services Council – artist Runa Saunders; Treasure Coast Hospice – artists Jerry & Judy Ross, Don Rhodes; Treasure Coast Habitat for Humanity – artist Jenene Doelman; Indian RiverKeepers – artists Kathleen Powell, Sandy Bates and Jeanne Johansen; Dogs and Cats Forever – artist Rene’ Laigo; Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Lucie County – artists the bigs & littles, Dana Pazusas and Jeanne Johansen; SafeSpaces – artists members of Unity of Fort Pierce; Children’s Home Services – artist Celeste Briglia; Zora Neale Hurston Florida Foundation (Zora Fest) – artist Jeanne Johansen; TCAA’s arts programs – artists Anna Nibert, Jerry & Judy Ross, Mary Bennett, and Runa Saunders; .and Law Enforcement Against Prohibition – artist Ethel Rowland.

The artists are already getting ready for the 2010 Artful Holiday Arts & Craft Festival & Tree Auction for Charity on Friday December 3 and Saturday December 4 with the possibility of including Sunday December 5. It will take place again at the Orange Blossom Business Center.

November's Announcement - Fun - Getting Artful...
The ornaments have been sewn, painted, sculpted, wired, weaved, stretched, glued, and sprinkled with glitter. The ribbons have been cut, twisted, fluffed, and placed. The trees have been assembled, bolted, and glued. The mall has been decorated and Santa's chair is in place. His arrival's confirmed and the musicians alerted.

When Santa arrives at 6 PM on Thursday December 3, the tree veils will come down, the tree lights will go; and hardworking, proud artists of the Treasure Coast Art Association and volunteers from local churches and organizations will breath a breathe of relief as people and businesses places bids to purchase for their home and/or office these marvelous tree creations made with love to be enjoyed for years to come. Trees' proceeds will go to local charities to help families, children, dogs and cats this coming year.

Come out to the Orange Blossom Business Center (mall) at 4300 Okeechobee Road, Fort Pierce, and be a part of this wonderful event. Years of joy and happiness to the bid winners who garnish these trees made with skill and love. Good tidings of joy and success to our local charities whose deeds make a difference indeed for so many each day of the year.

Happy Holidays to You! Don't forget to stop into TCAA on Avenue A, in Fort Pierce for holiday gifts you'll find nowhere else and help the artists teach others art and the skills of helping others this coming year 2010.

Story & Photos By Jeanne Johansen

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

November winners

First Place is The Saxophone Player by Mary Standley, 2nd Places are Abe Cordova and Gini Fripp. 3rd place is Leslie Szakacs. Jenene Doelman got first place at the Orchid Society and best mixed media prizes for her orchids.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Artsy Pie Social & Artist Reception

Trase Rowland and Runa Saunders look on as professional artist Don Rhodes draws on the computer graphics tablet.

Runa Saunders and Alison Cunningham sell each other their work while, Alison's mother, Ann Cunningham attempts to secure the awarding painting, "Head Dress" by Runa Saunders, for a special place in her home all in fun.
Great fun, great food and great art at the Treasure Coast Art Association.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Music on the Plaza and more upcoming events

Wednesday, October 14, Artists Reception & Pie Social

Saturday, October 31 Halloween Party - Costumes optional -- Bring a scary painting or mask to display.

Saturday, November 1: New art show & contest with prizes

Sunday, November 2, Free to TCAA members show at Music on the Plaza (Darrell Raines Blues Band & Ben Robinson BLues Band) This is a free show for members (TCAA) is paying the entry free. It can only be paintings and the gallery rules apply (90%/10% donation).

Photo of the last Music on the Plaza

October's Winning Art

This month's winners are First Place Alison Cunningham's photo "Rose Balestrino"
2nd Place is Jacklyn Balestrino's "Parrot Flower"
3rd Place is Allen Smith's "Nude in the Grass"
Honorable Mention is Runa Saunder's "Head Dress"

Friday, September 25, 2009

September's Winning Paintings

This month's winners are Kathleen Powell in first place with "Ocean Treasure".
Harriet Brenner came in second with "Les Bouleau."
Kathryn McEachorn is in 3rd place with "Magnolias."
Abe Cordona has honorable mention with "Real Peace."

Friday, August 7, 2009

August's Winning Paintings

Here are the August winners, I got 1st place for "Round Island Oak"! :oD
Second place is "Just Hangin Out" by Runa Saunders. Third place is "BeeLicious" by TeeJ Brewster. Honorable Mention is "Autumn" by Anna Abernethy.

Saturday, August 1, 2009

July Winning Paintings

Ist Place is Anne Abernathy's "Dreamer". Second Place is Kathleen Powell's beautiful felted basket. Third Place is "Let Freedom Ring" by Runa Saunders. Honorable mention is Artistic Endeavors in Collage by Debbie Perdue.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

June Paintings

Its been awhile since I have been able to up-date this, my off-line life has been keeping me busy.

The gallery has been painted and all sorts of new activities have been planned. Here are this months paintings. Tookie (seated) is shown painting the gallery and Strawberry (Terry Gallozzi) We have sad news Strawberry passed away recently. The officer was our judge this month.