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  • Photographing of digital entries for 62nd NOAA – by Rutger Becker..
  • 62nd Annual NOAA Juried Painting Exhibition – opened Sept. 15, 2018 in Moonbeam – Award winner Hilkka Pellikka. Also accepted Kathy Godfrey, Lotte Steube, Lucille Norman and Phyllis Dorman.
  • AAS Sept. meeting guest speaker – Thang of L&D
  • Artists of the Month: Rutger Becker – April, Kathy Godfrey – May, Lucille Norman – October, Sharon Mulligan – November.
  • AAS Executive: Wendy Easterbrook - President, Gary Manzo – Secretary, Judy Henderson – treasurer, membership & website, and Nancy Caldwell – NOAA Rep.

Winter Festival of Art Opened on Feb. 2nd with the theme `Shadow`

Algoma Art Society’s 70thAnniversary Celebration opened on March 1stat the Sault Ste. Marie Museum and remained on display until May 31st 

This 34 painting display included 20 by current members and 14 by past members, 9 or who are deceased. The oil painting entitled "Bridal Viel Falls in Agawa Canyon" was by Stuart MacDougall, the first president of the Algoma Art Society when it first formed in January 1948. This painting was donated to the Sault Ste. Marie Museum. The exhibition also contained a painting entitled "Mist on the Hill" by Dan Murray, a founding member and one of the first vice-presidents of the Algoma Art Society. The graphite sketch by Rita Tuckett was entitled "Backyards - Downtown Sault Ste. Marie" dated 1968.  Rita Tuckett was also an active Society member who went on to become a well-known television and movie actress starring in movies such as "Agnes of God" with Jane Fonda.  Rita passed away in 2005. Also included in the exhibition are paintings by past members who are no longer with us, such as Fran Pond, Janina Kryweinczyk, Katie Kopec, Doris Foster, Eddie Kosiba, and Sally Moorhouse.


A John Keast (1922-2011) painting was included as a Silent Auction with proceeds going to the AAS

John Keast taught and inspired many Algoma Art Society members. He knew Varley of the Group of Seven well and painted in the Group of Seven style. Art is spiritual, explained Keast, who leaves a bit of himself in every painting. Robert Nowosielski was the winner of the John Keast painting with the highest bid.

The Opening was well attended by members and local media such as SooToday.


 April 2018 AAS Meeting - Rutger Becker featured artist

May 2018 AAS Meeting - Josie Jones featured artist

Art Happening at SSM Museum - Art display by Judy Henderson and Lucille Norman

June 24th - Plein Air and Pot Luck at Bellevue Park

July 2018 - Algoma Art Society Art Exhibition - 350th Anniversary of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan at 1668 Winery

July 2018 - Senoir Citizen Centre Art Show & Sale at Roberta Bondar Pavillion

October 2018 AAS Meeting - Lucille Norman featured artist

62nd NOAA displayed at L&D Art Gallery & Framing in November and December 2018

Support and Resources

City of Sault Ste. Marie Art Gallery of AlgomaSault Area Arts Council  Northern Ontario Arts Association Arts Council of Sault Ste Marie