February 2018 Board Meeting Minutes
- Category: Board Meeting Notes
- Published: Sat. Mar 10, 2018
Omaha Artists, Inc met on Feb 28, 2018 at Valentinos 108th and L.
Called to order by President, Linda Bernett. Minutes were approved.
Treasurers report of $6,499.13 by Jo Anne Nielsen
ANAC: Jo Anne Nielsen reported this was the last day to join ANAC. Dick Brown explained ANAC’s uniqueness as the only state wide art club constructed by all art groups in Nebraska. The annual ANAC conference will be held in Scottsbluff, June 20-23. See the newsletter regarding the selection show.
Art Shows: Sharon Clawson reported The Artful Letter take down date is Monday, April 2nd. 47 members displayed 88 pieces at Hot Shops. See the newsletter about the upcoming Lauritzen Gardens summer show.
Community Art Bridge: Linda Bernett informed that February’s class created abstract hearts. Ivy Miller will teach 3D birds to the March class.
Courtesy: Dorothy Tuma advised see newsletter for cards sent.
Fun Shop: Katie Johnson reported 32 artists at February’s Fun Shop taught by Susan Stevens, the 2017 recipient of the Omaha Artist Memorial Award.
Host: Patti Kounkel announced next month’s meeting will be at Joslyn Art Museum. It was strongly suggested to purchase lunch before noon due to large numbers of patrons. A $5 tour of Ed Roche, landscape artist, work will be offered to club members. June’s meeting will be held at Soaring Wings.
Membership:.Jo Anne Nielsen announced we now have 128 members.
Newsletter: Reports due Friday.
Programs: February’s program was given by Barbara Gerringer, Executive Director of Fremont Gallery. Titled “The Rebels became the Masters: How the Impressionists Shaped Modern Art”. Next month’s program is tour of special exhibit at Joslyn Art Museum.
President: Received applications for Genie Schafer and the Omaha Artists, Inc. Memorial Scholarships have been submitted. Winners will be announced at the March meeting.
Other Announcements: Gallery 15/16 “Over 65” show features five OAI artists. The show will be from March 1-April 9. On Saturday the Hot Shops have an artist garage sale on second floor, and several other activites.
Motion to adjourn – Patti Kounkel
Second motion – JoAnne NielsenRespectfully Submitted: by Barbara Egr, sec.