Category Archives: Events

My Biggest Fan Visits at the GSAA Spring Show

My Grandson watches me paint at the last Greater Salem Artists spring show. This is a painting of a fantastic Beech Tree in our neighborhood. I am also doing a graphite pencil on paper of this subject. art show april 2014

My display of some of my paintings. I had four of my most popular paintings made into 500 piece puzzles. These puzzles are a great hit with the crowd. My matching blank note cards are also good sellers. Check out a link for Piece Time Puzzles for more information on these show april 2014 (2)

This painting of the Grape Islands, Lake Massabeic, NH was completed with just a pallet knife. art show april 2014 (3)

Thirty Seven Ears Wins People’s Choice Award

Linda Hall, President of the Greater Salem Artists Association, presented me with the ribbon for People’s Choice Award for my painting Thirty Seven Ears. This was presented at the conclusion of the Greater Salem Artists Association Spring Show on April 20, 2013.

You can follow the painting process I used to produce this work in three lessons I’m presenting on this home page.

2013-04-20 Don Whittemore receives award

Upcoming Art Show Has 35 Artist Showcasing Their Work

This year’s Spring Fling Art Show and Sale will be the largest in the Greater Salem Artist Association history! There are 35 artists signed up for the show. All mediums of fine art will be on display and available for sale.  There will be live music, a Cookie Walk, demonstrators and raffles for fine art and other prizes.

Don’t forget to visit  the “Judging Circle” in the adjacent gymnasium, where each artist will display their best work for judging.  You can also cast your vote for your favorite painting for the People’s Choice Award.  Ballots and programs will be available at the welcome desk. Admission is free.

I will be unveiling my new line of fine art puzzles at this show. These are four of my past, ribbon winning paintings custom-made into a 500+ piece puzzles.

I will also be displaying two models of a 17th century Camera Obscura I built using modern materials including foam-core, hot glue, an old magnifying glass and mirrors. This was a fun project.

2013 spring fling

Spring Fling Art Show and Sale

The Greater Salem Artists association will be holding their annual Spring Fling art show and sale on Saturday, April 20th from 10:AM TO 4:00 PM, at the Woodbury School in Salem NH. Stop by and see the wonderful art work this group produces.

2013 spring fling

I will be painting and displaying my work in the “Judging Room” ajacent to the main room. Hope to see you there.

Hearts to Art Show and Sale

I will be demonstrating my painting processes along with eighteen other local artists on Saturday, February 9th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 pm. This is an indoor show.hearts to art

Greater Salem Artists Assocation Winter Show Photos

The December Greater Haverhill Art Show went well. Here are a couple photos showing all the excellent work.  Click on the photos to enlarge them.  December, 2012.

GSAA xmas 1

GSAA xmas 2

Derry New Hampshire Public Library Display

I had fifteen paintings displayed in the Derry New Hampshire Public Library during the month of November. This is a great space to show your work.  The library is always looking for local artists to show paintings for one month.  You can contact the library at 603-432-6140.

Derry Libaray 1

Derry library 2


Winter Art Show and Sale

Fifteen of My Paintings on Display

I have fifteen paintings on display at the Derry New Hampshire Public Library through Friday, November 30th.  There  are still life, wildlife and landscapes in this group of works.  The library is located at  64 E. Broadway, Derry NH.  The library hours are:

9:30 am to 8:30 pm: Monday through Thursday

9:30 am to 5:00 pm: Friday and Saturday

Closed Sundays and Veterans Day, Monday, November 12th

Library telephone number is 603-432-6140

Moonlight on Lake Massabesic, New Hampshire

Acrylic on Canvas, 16 ” X 20 “

Greater Salem Artists Association Spring Show

The greater Salem Artists Association is having their Spring Fling Art Show and Sale.  I hope you can make it to this great event.