This is a list of the members that have not paid the extra $2.00 fee increase. Jean Braban, Anne Devish, Katherine Gazzetta, Mark Hunsicker, David Jasper, Carol Kuhfahl, Cheri Oelke, Julie Schram, Linda Sigler, Jeff Thelander and Therese Vaughn.
Please send your $2.00 to Jo Anne Nielsen, 16104 Ramblewood Drive, Springfield, NE 68059 or give to an ANAC committee member. The last date to pay for ANAC is February 25, 2015. These dues will enable you to participate in the ANAC annual Conference to be held in Columbus,NE, June 10 - 13, 2015.
More information will follow in the March and April newsletters, where the ANAC selection show will be held. If you have ANY QUESTIONS please feel free to contact either, Dick Brown, 712-328-8603 or Sara Wamsat 402-884-2277 or Jo Anne Nielsen 402-253-8162.
I hope you had a good Holiday Season. As we move into the new year we have a few deadlines coming up. The Genie Schafer Art Memorial Scholarship, established in loving memory of Genie, goes toward an art workshop of your choice. The application is due on February 1st. The Opal Parmenter Fellowship is to be used to pay for attending an art workshop and sharing what was learned with other Omaha Artist Members at a Fun Shop. The entry deadline is March 1st.
Congratulations to those artists who sold art work at the Fall Hot Shops Show!
Sally Calhoun ~ “Timeless Tradition” ~ acrylic
Theresa Rhodus ~ “Hattie’s Bloom” ~ acrylic
Dorothy Tuma ~ “In the Beginning” ~ mixed
Dorothy Tuma ~ “On the Old Farm Place” ~ mixed
Winter Art Show!
Jewish Community Center, 333 South 132nd St.
Registration: Sunday, Feb. 1, 1-3 pm Reception: Sunday, Feb. 8, 2-4 pm Take Down: Sunday, March 1, 1-3 pm
No theme, $15 entry fee for up to three pieces. The JCC takes a 25% commission, so price accordingly.
Size restrictions apply: The measurements refer to the outside edges of the frame.
Smallest– 3 pieces allowed when no larger than 11 x 14, or 25 inches total when adding the length and width together, (11 + 14 = 25)
Medium– 2 pieces if 24 x 30 or smaller (24 + 30 = 54 inches total).
Largest– 1 piece if larger than 24 x 30, but no larger than 40 x 40 (40 + 40 = 80 inches total).
Sculptures: Please call Sharon if you have a large sculpture to enter. There is not as much room at JCC and will have to decide on each large piece individually.
Art Show Guidelines: Please use the art show guidelines in the roster: clean mats, frames and glass, only new work done within last 2 years, nothing from past shows, proper wire hanger, canvas with no frame must have edges painted and be gallery wrapped (no staples showing).
Pieces are not to be removed prior to the take down day and time. If an exception is needed you must call Sharon. Many pieces were removed from the Hot Shops Show prior to the take down date without notice. If this occurs at this show, the offenders will not be allowed to enter the next OAI show.
Hours at the Jewish Community Center are Monday-Thursday 8 am –9pm, Friday 8am-5pm, closed Saturday, Sunday 11am-7:30pm.
Spring Art Show at Hot Shops!
Theme: “April Showers Bring….”
Registration: Wednesday, April 1, 5-8 pm Reception: Sunday, April 12, 2-4 pm Take Down: Sunday, April 26, 1-3 pm
Entry fee $15.00 for up to 3 pieces. Same size restrictions as the February Show at the Jewish Community Center– see above.
ANAC dues have gone from $10.00 to $12.00 per year. Please send your $2.00 to Jo Anne Nielsen, 16104 Ramblewood Drive, Springfield, NE 68059, or an ANAC committee member will be at the January and February Fun Shops and Luncheons. The Last date to pay for ANAC is February 25, 2015. Any questions please feel free to call either, Dick Brown 712-328-8603, Sara Wamsat 402-884-2277 or Jo Anne Nielsen 402-253-8162.
This is a list of those that still owe the extra $2.00.
Our annual Christmas lesson was taught by Lisa Lathrop on Wednesday December 10th. Each student was given a star ornament to decorate with tissue. Teachers also brought gloves, hats and sweaters for the students. Gift bags containing a box of crayons and candy were distributed as well.
Our thanks to Jeff Watts of “Big Ink” of Bellevue who donated lots of sweatshirts and tees….all sizes and colors. It was a happy finish to 2014.
Wednesday January 14th lesson is “Snowflakes” with Josie McKissick
Welcome cards were sent to Brian Stephan and Carolyn Mason. Thinking of you cards were sent to Lisa Lathrop, Cyndy Ulrich and Sympathy cards were sent to the family of Ollie Mae Sullivan and Lavonne Tripp
OAI- thank you for all the cards created at the Fun Shop, extras that were given later and some even found their way under my studio door!! Over 75 beautiful cards to chose from. Please know that your efforts and creativity is appreciated. The members who receive your cards are touched by your thoughtfulness.
Members gathered at Hot Shops this year for the annual holiday potluck and card making event.