January 15 General Meeting and Notes
- Category: Board Meeting Notes
- Published: Mon. Feb 13, 2017
The general meeting was held on January 15, 2017 at Valentinos, 104th and Maple. Called toorder by President, Linda Bernett.
Treasurer’s report by Jo Anne Nielsen of $6404.89.ANAC: Per Jo Anne Nielsen the planning committee meeting will be held in York, NE on March 18. Dateand venue to be announced for the juried selection show in April
.Art Shows: Sharon Clawson brought invitation post cards for the Winter Show at the Jewish Comm. Center.The theme is “Something Old/Something New”. Artists can submit an old piece of art, which never receivedan awrd and or a new piece. See newsletter for dates and time.
Community Art Bridge: Linda Bernett reported December’s lesion was decoupaged plates with 70 students.The club also donated Christmas gift bags to the students. January’s lessons taught 65 students, on“Self-Expressions”, using oil pastels as resist to watercolor. February class will focus on snow men.
Community Art Reach: Sara Wamsat reported donations received at November pot luck luncheon. Moniescollected were split between Art Bridge and Art Reach.
Courtesy: See newsletter.
Fun Shop: Katie Johnson reported 18 at January Fun Shop taught by Linda Bernett with texture in mixedmedia. Advised working on setting up future Fun Shops for next year.
Host: See newsletter
Membership: Susan Stevens advises have 3 new members for a total of 120 currently.
Newsletter: Deadline for articles always Friday after meeting, so January 27.
Programs: Katie Johnson introduced, Martin McNabb, from Papio Creek Gems. Martin presented aninspiring and informative program, bringing examples of his body art using gems. Any Omaha Artists IncMembers who go into the shop may purchase a bag of gems which have been set aside with a discount.
Web Administrator: Susan Stevens is continuing to explore more user friendly membership applicationfor our site.
Other Announcements: Linda Bernett will be teaching an alcohol ink workshop at gallery in Malvern, Iowa.Becky Kinloch will also be at the gallery in Malvern, Iowa teaching a watercolor workshop on February 11.Carol Coppi is the featured artist at Tripoint Coffeehouse in Papillion. Mulhalls hosts artists everyWednesday starting at 9am. Members are encouraged to apply for scholarships.
Motion to adjourn-Jo Anne Nielsen
Second motion– Barbara Egr