March 23, 2016 General Meeting Notes
- Category: Board Meeting Notes
- Published: Tue. Apr 5, 2016
Omaha Artists, Inc. general meeting was held Wednesday March 23, 2016 at Joslyn Art Museum. Called to order by President, Katrina Swanson.
Treasurers report from Jo Anne Nielsen of $6624.26.
ANAC: Selection show will be at Hot Shops on Tuesday March 29 11-1pm. See guidelines in March newsletter. If selected paperwork needs completion and pay $7.00 entry fee for limit of 2 pieces.
Art Shows: Pat Lontor reports that registration for show at Hot Shops is Tuesday March 29, 11-1pm. Reception Sunday April 3, 2-4pm. Take Down Sunday April 24, 5-6:30pm. Have publicity post cards available for show.
Community Art Bridge: Per Carol Coppi March watercolor lesson by Lourdes O’Leary with 62 students. April will also be watercolor with Linda Hatfield doing “Faces”.
Courtesy: Per Dorothy Tuma check newsletter. Memorial donation will be announced due to passing of Harriet Otis.
Fun Shop: Katie Johnson reported great March class doing watercolor exercises with Marilyn Beig, with attendance of 21. April will be with Linda Bernett, rescheduled from January with oils.
Hostess: Patti Kounkel reports May is last luncheon at Westside Community Center. May luncheon may be in the lower level. September and October will be at Charlies on the Lake. Discussion regarding other possible venues.
Membership: April is start of drive for next member year which runs September thru June. Must fill out application each year.
Newsletter: Linda Bernett announced Friday is deadline for newsletter.
Programs: Joslyn Exhibit “ Go West” docent lead tour with OAI members Lavonne Tripp and Cheri Oelke.
Publicity: Postcards available for show at Hot Shops.
Webmaster: Susan Stevens is updating site.
Unfinished Business: Per Katrina Swanson there are 2 awards available yearly for Genie Schafer Scholarship and will be announced in April each $400.00. Deadline for Opal Parmenter Fellowship extended to April 30. Need posts filled for board next year, Secretary, and possibly Vice President. Also looking for someone to take over newsletter and programs.
Motion to Adjourn: Jo Anne Nielsen
Seconded Pat Lontor