March 22 General Meeting and Notes
- Category: Opportunities
- Published: Fri. Apr 7, 2017
General Meeting Minutes: Mar. 22, 2017 / 10:30 am @ Joslyn Art Museum
Called to order by President, Linda Bernett
Treasurers report of $5,455.77 by Jo Anne Nielsen
ANAC: JoAnne Nielsen reported the convention, “York in the Road; Art in the Air,” will be held June 7-10 in York, NE. Members are to drop off 1-2 pieces of art for the selection show Apr. 3 from 10-10:30 at Lutheran Church of the Master upstairs. Pick up will be at noon the same day.
Art Shows: Sharon Clawson reported our next art show at Hot Shops, Fusion of Artistic Minds, will be held at Hot Shops. Registration will be held on Tuesday, May 2 from 11-1:00 p.m. Sunday, May 7th from 2-4:00 p.m. will be the reception, and take down will be Sunday, May 28th from 2-4:00 pm.
Community Art Bridge: Linda Bernett reported the March lesson was compass design with 47 students attending! April’s lesson will be funky portraits.
Community Art Reach: Sara Wamset voiced a need for basic art supplies such as acrylics, paper, pencils, erasers, and crayons for donations.
Courtesy: See April newsletter.
Fun Shop: 24 artists attended the enjoyable March Fun Shop taught by Sara Wamsett as reported by our vice-president, Katie Johnson. Next month’s Fun Shop will be “Wonderland Paper Flowers & Other Flights of Fancy” by Nicolle Battalle. Also, Marilyn Beig and her daughter were recognized by the club for their hard work– set up/take down and carrying supplies from the church basement to the upstairs location for Fun Shops each month.
Host: April’s general meeting will be at Valentino’s south location. May’s meeting-Charlie’s on the Lake. June’s meeting to be at Patti’s home – date to be announced.
Membership: JoAnne Nielsen delivered the good news of more new members!!!
Programs: Katie Johnson introduced the guided tour by Joslyn docents, and OAI members, Cheri Oelke and Pat Lontor ~ “Enviromental Impacts of Hunting & Fishing.” Next month’s program taught by nationally acclaimed Nebraskan artist, Susan Hart – “It’s Never Too Late!”
President: Linda Bernett awarded the Genie Schaefer Memorial Scholarships to Mary LaVigne and Debi Kibbee. The Omaha Artists, Inc. Memorial Scholarship recipient was Susan Stevens. Also, our president manned the OAI booth at Kaneko educating interested people about OAI.
Unfinished/or New Business: Barbara Egr brought forth the idea of a Crane Day Trip, spring 2018, for members. She will gather information about prices/dates. Artists could photograph, sketch cranes or the Sandhills and a show would follow.
Motion to adjourn – Jo Anne Nielsen
Second motion – Sara Wamsett