Pelham Public Library is closed until Monday April 6th. Pelham Art Association has cancelled all classes as well as tomorrow’s workshop with Wendy Palermo. We will provide an update when classes return – watch our website or Facebook Page for updates.

Stay home & healthy – we look forward to returning to regular scheduled events soon!

September 2019 Updates :)

Are you ready to get painting?? We sure are!!  Welcome back for another colourful year 🙂 Check our website for updates – check back often, as changes to workshops /classes OR in case of cancellation, the info will be posted on the website as well as our Facebook page. You can “Like” us on Facebook to automatically see any new posts.


General Meeting Thursday, September 5, 2019

Regular Scheduled Classes start back up on Thursday, September 12, 2019

Workshops start with the first one scheduled for Saturday, September 21, 2019


Pelham Art Association’s November Show!!

Work has to have been done within the last two years. They must have clean mats, no scratched frames or damaged glass and be properly wired and ready for hanging.

Receiving: Thurs. Oct. 31, 2019

Time: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Take Down: Thurs. Nov. 28, 2019

Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

The November Show & Sale will be open for public viewing November 1-28, during regular library hours at the Fonthill Branch



PAA June Members Show

Open to all members of the Pelham Art Association

-No Entry Fee
-Enter up to 4 Paintings
-Work has to have been done within the last two years. Canvases must have finished edges if left unframed.
-Artworks must have clean mats, no scratched frames or damaged glass and be ready for hanging.

Drop off:
Friday, May 31, 2019
4:30-5:30 P.M.

Pick up:
Saturday, June 29, 2019
2-4 P.M.

The June Art Exhibition will be open for public viewing from June 1-29th, based on regular Library Hours.

Festival Room of the Pelham Public Library
43 Pelham Town Square
Fonthill, ON L0S 1C0

Contact for more info:
Mary Powley
Phone: 905-892-4625

PAA – General Meeting

Pelham Art Association General Meeting

Time:  1 – 4 p.m.

Festival Room, Pelham Public Library, Fonthill Branch
43 Pelham Town Square
Fonthill, ON L0S 1C0

Bring 1/2 sheet mid-tone colour paper, pencil, white & black marker.

Contact Mary:
Mary Powley
Phone: 905-892-4625


Multi-Medium Acrylic Collage Figurative Workshop with Gloria Kingma

Welcoming Back – Gloria Kingma

“Multi-Medium Acrylic Collage Figurative Workshop”

We will be working with torn paper, acrylic paint, markers, stamps, and stencils to create beautiful figures and portraits. Start collecting interesting paper and supplies for this fun workshop, only 2 weeks away.

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2019

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Member Fee:  $50.00     Non-Member Fee: $70.00

Contact Mary if you would like to attend:
Mary Powley
Phone: 905-892-4625

Members’ December Show


The Members’ December Show is open for public viewing from

December 1st – 29th, based on regular Library Hours.


Festival Room of the Pelham Public Library

43 Pelham Town Square
Fonthill, ON L0S 1C0

Pelham Art Association Members will have art on display and for sale (unless stated otherwise). If you are interested in purchasing a painting or wish to acquire additional information contact:

Mary Powley via Phone: 905-892-4625 

OR Email: 

Facebook Page:


Dirty Pour Painting-on a Dollar Store Budget

Dirty Pour Painting

No Teaching – Members Fun Day 🙂

Free for Members

Just bring your own supplies – List Below (Dollar Store supplies)


Thursday, October 4, 2018

9:30 am until you finish (room is ours until 4pm)


Dirty Pour Painting Supply List:

  • Small plastic or Styrofoam cups
  • Popsicle stir sticks
  • Auto Lubricant spray
  • Elmer’s White School Glue OR Mod Podge
  • 4 paint colours of your choice
  • Aluminum Tray(s) (Turkey/Casserole size- larger than your canvas)
  • Canvas ( 1 or 2) Suggested size approx. 10×10″ or 12×12″
  • Drop cloth / paper towels / rags / latex or vinyl gloves (optional)
  • Couple of shallow cardboard boxes (like pizza or Pepsi box) to carry paintings home in

If you have any questions email Mary Powley here or Tracy Greening here