September 16, 2015 General Meeting Notes
- Category: Board Meeting Notes
- Published: Wed. Oct 7, 2015
Omaha Artists, Inc. general meeting was held at Westside Community Center on Wed. Sept. 16th, 2015.
Called to order by President Katrina Swanson.
New member Pam Gabriel welcomed.
Treasurer Report by Jo Anne Nielsen of $6971.41.
ANAC: Per Jo Anne Nielsen conference will be June 8-11, in McCook NE. “Go to the Art Hot Spot”.
Art Shows: Sharon Clawson advised of next show at Esprit, 178th and Maple.
Art Bridge: Carol Coppi reports loss of volunteers replaced by Linda Hatfield, Linda Bernett and Linda Leary. Example board of past work in classes brought to review. The Art Bridge program teaches art classes as part of the ESL- English as Second Language OPS programs for refugees of Burma, Bhutan, Somalia, and Sudan. This is 13th year and presently has over 60 students, splitting into 2 lessons of 30.
Art Reach: Kristina Swanson reported for Sara Wamsat, and advises that the program provides art supplies to the Children’s Lied Transplant Center. Gathered at the November Fun Shop/Pot Luck Meeting.
Courtesy: Dorothy Tuma advised to check newsletter for cards sent. Memorials were provided to the family of Lisa Lathrop, and Joslyn Museum in remembrance of Pat Hanson and Helen Patany.
Fun Shop: Katie Johnson states September Fun Shop was tissue paper collage with Lucy Hartman. October 21, will be Linda Bernett with Alcohol Inks with Zentangle Twist.
Hostesses: See newsletter for menu choices. Let Carol McCall know if any special diets requests needed.
Newsletter: Linda Bernett notes that deadline to submit articles is Friday, September 25th.
Programs: Per Dori Settles the October program will be Kim Hawkes with pottery. The presenter at todays September luncheon is Kathy Byrnes from Canvas and Cabernet, a venue for classes of paint and sip.
Publicity: Postcards will be available for at registration of our next show per Sharon Clawson.
Website: Susan Stevens advises open for suggestions to improve website.
Vice President: Katrina Swanson reported that rosters should be mailed out next month.
Other Announcements: Katrina Swanson has show at Artists Cooperative Gallery, opening Friday Oct.2 along with Dar Van de Vort and Doyle Howith.
Motion to adjourn Pat Lontor and 2nd by Katie Johnson .