Home 2020-07-14T10:53:17-04:00

The Hollis Arts Society has presenters every ​2nd Wednesday of each month       (except for July) at 7PM.

​Light refreshments are served!
Free to members and first-time visitors.
​All others $5
Where: Lawrence Barn, Hollis, NH

Next Monthly Meeting

Wed Aug 12, 2020 7 pm

at Lawrence Barn in Hollis NH

August Presenter: Doug Caves Sr.

Release Of The Souls

dhcaves.com & portlandartgallery.com

My paintings come from a personal emotional response I feel from the people, places and circumstances I experience. I make paintings that explore how these emotions are evoked through the images on the canvas. The subtle play of light and texture across the structures and artifacts of the New England landscape inspire me. I build my canvases in layers of color and brush strokes that help me to draw out the personal feeling that I am experiencing and land it on the canvas. Through exploration and discovery, my process takes me through to an expression of those emotions. Through delicate shifts in tone and composition I find the right “mood” of what is I am trying to paint. I hope to evoke an essential emotion in the viewer that communicates that and draws you in, offering you a reason to pause.”

Doug Caves studied oil painting with Tom Morris of Fitchburg during his early teenage years and later attended the Fine Arts Program at Mt. Wachusett Community College studying art history, painting, drawing and sculpture and received the school’s Annual Purchase Award for his bronze sculpture “Head of Joy” in his last year of attendance. He has studied painting and drawing at the Worcester Art Museum and creative writing at Clark University. These days he paints frequently along the Southern Maine Coast and in the rural hills of Central Massachusetts, finishing his larger works in his studio. He currently offers classes in Landscape and still life painting through various venues and learning programs.


Art Pick-up for Rogers Library in Hudson NH

Saturday July 18 9:30 AM

Artist or HAS Member required to pick up and sign out art work.


West Pearl Gallery Art Show- May 16 Changeover canceled

The West Pearl Gallery building is closed to the public due to Coronavirus-

Dates for Spring Show Art pick-up and Summer Show Art Drop-off Coming Soon.

Summer Art Show’s Theme: Serenity

Hollis Arts Society Members with 2020 dues in good standing are invited to show Art work related to “Serenity” in our West Pearl Gallery’s Summer 2020 Art exhibit. Dates for Art drop off Coming Soon.


13th Anniversary of Hollis Arts Society Art Show & Sale

Saturday and Sunday November 7 and 8  9:30-4pm

New Members and Members in good standing welcome to apply. First come first serve.

Application and More Show Information found here


New Members always welcome!

Please check our MEMBERSHIP page!

Our members come from many surrounding towns in Massachusetts ​as well as New Hampshire!

Lawrence Barn