September Board Meeting Notes
- Category: Board Meeting Notes
- Published: Wed. Oct 9, 2019
Omaha Artist Inc. General Meeting, September 25, 2019 at Charlie’s on the Lake. President Katie Johnson-Welcomed guests and called meeting to order.
Secretary, Judy Freeland-Minutes in newsletter -approved.
Treasurer, JoAnne Nielsen Report: Checking $6,027.86
A.N.A.C. The 2020 conference would be held in Fremont, June 10-13, 2020. The theme is “Art in Sight”.
Art Shows: Sharon Clawson announced La Casa will host our art November 4th. Registration on 11/4 at 11 to 1pm. Reception will be Monday, Nov. 11th, 5-7 pm. Take down January 6, 2020, 11-1pm. There will be a limit of three pictures . Theme is “From Farm to Kitchen.”
Jan. 31st The Jewish Community Center will host our art. Registration on the 31st from 11-1pm. Reception will be Sunday, Feb. 9th from 2-4pm. Take down to be announced. There will be no theme.
Our spring show will be at Hot Shops April 28 – May 31 with registration April 28, 11-1pm. Reception is May 3, 2-4pm and take down May 31st, 11-1pm.
Community Art Bridge: No new report this month.
Community Art Reach: Sara Wamsat - No new report.
Courtsey: Barbara Mathewson, no cards sent yet this month.
Fun Shop: Shirley Schmidt, Neva Cozine, and new co-chair, Sheila Scarborough. Twenty two attended the Fun Shop Wednesday, September 18th. $88 was collected. Nancy Lepo demonstrated ink pointillism. Her examples were stunning. Thank you, Nancy. Wednesday, Oct. 16 Fun Shop, Marilyn Beig will demonstrate gesso over watercolor.
Host/Hostess: Carol McCall and Patti Kounkel have planned our first evening Board meeting. Wednesday, October 23 will begin with Board meeting at 5:30pm at the DC Center, 11830 Stonegate Dr. Buffet Dinner will begin at 6:30, A general meeting will follow with the program on metal art given by Janna Harsh from Impact Nebraska Art. Please make your reservation by October 14th to Carol McCall.
Membership: Susan Stevens announced 167 members, 119 active. Remember to get your dues in to Jo Anne or Susan.
Programs: Barbara Egr announced the program speaker at our evening meeting in October will be Janna Harsh from Impact Nebraska Artist. She will discuss her skills in metal art. January meeting program will be Paula Wallace speaking on the topic of “so you wanna publish a book!”.
Publicity: Sharon Clawson will be promoting art shows with cards available by the Fun Shop or the General Meeting/Program. Nia Karmann is trying to find contact names for the media.
Webmaster: Susan Stevens reported no new information.
Vice President: Barb Egr advised the roster will be ready for the printing shortly. .
President: Announced Patti Kounkel will be the Event Coordinator for the Gala and Jo Anne Nielsen and Susan Stevens will be heading up the OAI Cookbook!
Unfinished Business: October 16 Fun Shop and October 23 Program are the deadlines to get ornaments in for our tree in the Shriners Festival of Trees.
New Business: A big thank you to Linda Jones and her brother, Mike Jones who donated $100 toward a train to go around the OAI Tree . Members signed a card for Mr. Jones.
Motion to Adjourn by Barbara Mathewson Seconded by Laurie Taylor