Omaha Artist Inc. General Meeting Minutes May 22,2019 at Charlie's on the Lake, Omaha, NE. Meeting called to order by President Katie Johnson. New Members and guests welcomed. Secretary Judy Freeland general meeting notes approved as written.
Treasurer's report by JoAnne Nielsen, $3,360.15
ANAC: Albion, NE Conference, June 19-22. JoAnne Nielsen will pick up art at Soaring Wings meeting, June 12. $15 fee and properly packaged with artist ID. Pick up date, June 24, 11:00 am at Lutheran Church of The Master.
Art Shows: Sharon Clawson reminds us Hot Shops pick up is Tuesday May 28, 11-1. "Farm to Kitchen" is the theme of the La Casa November show.
Community Art Bridge: No report, Linda Bernett absent
Community Art Reach: Nothing to report, Sara Wamsat absent
Courtesy: Barb Mathewson reported 3 new members.
Fun Shop: Shirley Schmidt reported 21 in attendance for Poa Poa Ng class on pointillism. Neva Cozine is co-chair. Nancy Ralston is moving. Future Fun Shops announced in newsletter. Next year 2019-20 all months are filled.
Host/Hostess: Patti Kounkel and Carol McCall arranged Soaring Wings Winery to host our June 12 meeting. Board meeting 11:30. Potluck lunch at 12:30 with General meeting to follow.
Membership: JoAnne Nielsen reported 164 members. July 1 is the deadline to get membership and dues ($22) paid. ANAC dues are $34.
Programs: Barbara Egr has been working on program schedule for 2019-20 .
Publicity: Nia Karmann, new co-chair working on OAI presence in Omaha and surrounding small towns/communities.
Unfinished Business: Dick Brown presented the newly constructed By Laws and Constitution. Unanimous vote to approve.
Scholarship presented to Margaret (Peg) Watkins.
New Business: A group email will come from Katie Johnson in July explaining our "Christmas In July". July 24 at Lutheran Church of The Master when we will paint ornaments donated by Carl Monico. Event will include garage sale and free lunch. Sharon Clawson will share information of garage sale items donated by the Roy and Joy Long family – details of this event in the June Newsletter.
Board members for 2019-2020 to retain were voted upon and approved:
- Katie Johnson-President
- Barbara Egr-Vice President
- Judy Freeland-Secretary
- Jo Anne Nielsen-Treasurer
Installation of Officers in June.
Motion to adjourn: Dick Brown. Motion 2nd: Carol Coppi