January 27, 2016 General Meeting Notes
- Category: Board Meeting Notes
- Published: Sat. Feb 6, 2016
Omaha Artists, Inc. general meeting was held on January 27, 2016 at Westside Community Center.
Called to order by President, Katrina Swanson.
Treasurers Report: $6889.37 per Jo Anne Nielsen.
ANAC: Association of Nebraska Art Clubs: See newsletter for list of paid members. Per Jo Anne Nielsen deadline to pay for year is February 23, 2016.
Art Shows: Sharon Clawson advises registration this Sunday Feb. 1, 2-4 pm at Jewish Community Center. Please note that JCC has 25% commission on sales. Postcards are available. Ken Heimbuch from Artists Cooperative will be judging. Reception is Sunday February 7, from 2-4 pm. April will be “Fairy Tales” at the Hot Shops. Note, that 3-D pieces have no size restrictions as no wall space is used. Limit of 3 pieces still apply.
Community Art Bridge: Carol Coppi has been involved in Community Art Bridge for 14 years. Per Carol there were 82 ESL students that attended in December. Each received a gift bag from Omaha Artists and made tissue stars. January class did Cardinals in Snow. February class will be compass design and taught by Carol Coppi.
Courtesy: Sympathy cards sent to families of Donna Golden and Sally Dryer.
Fun Shop: January Fun Shop was cancelled due to weather and rescheduled to April. February 17th, will be with Dottie Seymour teaching spirit masks. There will be a drawing for a free meal at the February luncheon.
Hostess: Carol McCall states have 31 today for the luncheon. When calling Carol for reservations you may need 1 before the number as long distance. May luncheon may be in lower level at Westside Com-munity Center. A new venue will need to be selected for next year.
Membership: Susan Stevens advises 6 new members since October.
Newsletter: This Friday is deadline for articles per Linda Bernett
Programs: Katrina Swanson announced that the program today is Debra Groesser, a plein air artist, and President of the American Impressionist Society.
Publicity: Postcards available for show at Jewish Community Center
Web Administrator: See Susan Stevens if any problem or want member site.
Motion to Adjourn Jo Anne Nielsen and 2nd by Sharon Clawson