1975 timeline

Board Members and key volunteers in 1975: Adele Nichols, Laura Rothstein (president), Madge Ames (treasurer), Florence Daly (newsletter editor), Irma Bell (program chairman), Gary Hoyle and Alice Darlington (art rental program), Gary Hoyle, Helen Matz, Bob Acheson

August 23, 1975 — KVAA Summer Art Festival organized by Rhoda Oakly, Florence Daly & Helen Batz.

August 1975 Partridge Memorial Scholarship Fund depleted; recieved other memorial gifts of $162 and $500. Bake sale grossed $145. Rent $2,118, dues $460, gifts $1,278, gross sales $8111; building repair $475, total assets $1,903. January 1975 – need membership committee; trouble getting gallery sitters. — from notes on KVAA history by Sharon Reishus, 1996

December 1975 – KVAA Members’ Christmas Show

November 1975 – art by students and faculty from the Portland Art School; supported by a grant from the Maine Commission on the Arts & Humanities

October 1975 – Paintings by Lina Burley of East Boothbay and Stuart Rossof Brunswick and Georgetown.

September 1975 — Thirteen Potters Thirteen Printmakers — the potters: John & Toby Allen, Brenda Anderson, Patt Franklin, Ron Garfinkel, Peter Green, Marnie Libby, Abbott Meader, Joshua Nadel, Adele Nichols, Sharone Ventimiglia, Rhoses Wright; the printmakers: Dan Cake, Nicholas Dean, Alan Hynd, Harriet Matthews, Abbott Meader, John Ogden, Paul Plumer, Jr., Edgar Sewall, Estelle Shevis, William Shevis, Margaret Sturgis, Anthony Vaja. Part of a community wide series of exhibitions called Maine Harvest: 200 Years of Arts and Crafts in Maine

August 1975 — Invitational Show

July 1975 – Invitational Show: Peter Cook, Peter Hanks, Robert Eric Moore, Anthony Vajs, John Ireland Collins, Phyllis Riedel, Stephen Howard, Consuelo Eames Hanks, Halle Johnson, Eva Marco, Louise Webber, Alan Hynd, Anne Hamblen, Nancy McGuire, Barry Norling, Paul Marco and Herman Schwargereit.

June 1975 – Member’s Show

May 1975 – Retrospective of late charter member Mary Preble

March 1975 – Indian Arts and Culture; an exhibition of artifacts and crafts from the collection of Mr. Peter Terry.

February 1975 – Parade of the Dolls: an exhibition of antique and collectible dolls, cosponsored by the Current Events Club of Hallowell