Lancaster County Art Association


Begins June 1 continues thru Aug. 2
Drop off: Aug. 3-6 & Aug. 10-13, Exhibit: Aug. 19 - Sept. 7
Our Sketchbook Challenge is for everyone, ages 8+. Entry is $25 for adults & $15 for children & teens (8-16). Sketchbook is included in the fee. Have fun this summer and create a wonderful sketchbook. Awards will be given in different age groups. Check out the details on the attached flier that you can download by clicking HERE!


We are looking for a donation of either a used pottery wheel or funds to purchase one. We currently have to limit the number of students who can take our clay classes. We also several maintenance issues with our building that need to be addressed. Send your donation to : LCAA,149 Precision Ave.  Straasburg, PA 17579 or call the office at 717-687-7061. Thank you to those who have donated previously! 

LAF (Ladies Art Forum)

Meetings for critiques and discussion are held on the third Thursday of the month at 2 PM.
All women members of the LCAA are invited to join LAF. You may bring work for critique or just come and watch. To check on whether there are any changes in the meeting date and how many are planning to attend, please call the LCAA at 687-7061 on the Wednesday before the meeting between 1 and 5 PM.


We are looking for someone with graphic arts experience to help with our newsletter. We have several positions open on the board.
We are looking for someone to help in the office with organizing files.
Gallery sitters are needed to watch the gallery when the staff is off.
Assistance with mailings or other office work is needed.

The following positions are available to serve on the LCAA Board:
Vice President
House and Property: In charge of making sure that the building is in good repair and clean, inside and outside.

Looking for a volunteer to take over the Plein air group.
Suggested painting sites and emails of artists interested in Plein air will be provided.

Please contact Carol Herr at 717-687-7061 during gallery hours with your interest.


Elementary & the Middle

April 2 - 23
In the Kauffman Gallery

An exhibit of artwork by Lancaster County children from 1st through 8th grades.
Images of all the award winning artwork in both exhibits: "Elementary & The Middle" and “The Natural World” may be seen online by clicking this LINK.

Kiem Yeugeny Navarich: 8th grade Honorable Mention

The Natural World

April 2 - 23
A themed membership exhibit
In the Steinmetz Gallery

'Breathless', pastel by Dot Stepenaski

First Place Award: Dot Stepenaski, “Breathless”, pastel
Second Place Award: Jerry Brown, "Sky King”, watercolor
Third Place: Victor Capecce, "Stroll in County Park”, watercolor
Honorable Mention: Carol S. Herr, "Late Afternoon On the River”, oil on linen

'The Wise One', watercolor by Steven Weinhold

First Place Award: Steven Weinhold, "The Wise One”, watercolor
Second Place Award: Carolyn Sands, "Water Lettuce Study”, watercolor
Third Place Award: Katherine Collins, “Wolf”, watercolor
Honorable Mention: Gaylee Schachter, "The Herd”, watercolor
Honorable Mention: David Allen, "Kiwanis Park in March”, acrylic on board

Garden Show

Feb. 26-March 23
In the Kauffman Gallery

'Here Comes the Sun', metal sculpture by Matthew J. Leavell

First Place: Matthew J. Leavell, "Here Comes the Sun”, metal sculpture
Second Place: Jerry Brown, "At the Arboretum”, watercolor
Third Place: Sandra Desrosiers, "Pink Magnolias”, oil
Honorable Mention: Jennifer Cavalcante, "Daisy Mums”, photography
Honorable Mention: Beverley Felter, "In the Pink”, watercolor
Honorable Mention: Christi Hetrick, "Good Morning Sunshine”, oil on linen panel

'Looking Forward', oil by Carolyn Sands

First Place: Carolyn Sands, "Looking Forward”, oil
Second Place: Gaylee Schachter, "Springtime Flowers”, watercolor
Third Place: Sherell Morris, "Hills of Lancaster County”, watercolor
Honorable Mention: Kathryn Collins, "Rhod to Summer”, watercolor
Honorable Mention: Nella Seward, "Home Grown”, watercolor

'Digitied Artichokes', watercolor by Evanna Morris

First Place: Evanna Morris, "Digitized Artichokes"
Second Place: Steven Weinhold, "May Sprinkle"
Third Place: Tim Colyer, "Garden Fountain at Chanticleer"

Winter Membership Show

Jan. 15 - Feb. 16.
In the Kauffman Gallery

Watercolor:: 'Rainy Rooftops From the Library Window' by Jenna Minor Kline

First Place: Jenna Minor Kline, "Rainy Rooftops From the Library Window", ink/watercolor on paper
Second Place: Sandra Desrosiers, "Better Days" “oil
Third Place: Evelyn R. Burton, "Nocturne", cyanotype on Kinwaski paper
Honorable Mention: Molly Lengeman, "Growth", salt block sculpture
Honorable Mention: Tim Colyer, "Morning Light in a Time Long Past", watercolor
Honorable Mention: Jay Dombach, "Pontz Pond", oil
Honorable Mention: Beverley Felter, "Shear Pleasure", watercolor

Watercolor: 'To Be Of Use' by Marti Early

First Place: Marti Early, "To Be Of Use", watercolor
Second Place: Kathryn Collins, "Paris in April", watercolor
Third Place: Carolyn Sands, "Sunset at the Cove, Cape May", pastel
Honorable Mention: David Allen, "Spring Thaw @ Coatesville Reservoir”, acrylic
Honorable Mention: Gaylee Schachter, "The Barge", watercolor