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April General Meeting Notes

posted May 28, 2017, 3:37 PM by Dave Beebe   [ updated Mar 29, 2018, 2:16 PM ]
: Fran welcomed all the members and guest, Judy Bales a print maker and Larry Greene an acrylic painter. Thanks, went out for bringing snacks. 

Officers’ Report:  Secretary’s minutes for the General meeting are available on the NTAL web site. 

Treasurer’s Report:  Bank Balance -  $2425.17      Members – 49 

1st VP Dave Beebe and 2nd VP Dore’ were not present. 

Committee Reports: Membership Show at Carrollwood Cultural Center: Call to Artist has gone out to members. The dates for the show run from May 29 for delivery to June 29th for pick up. Reception is June 9th.  $30 application fee for up to 4 entries. There will be prizes for awards and a people’s choice award. 

Good News and Happenings: Plein Air: The next meeting will be in Dade City at the Pioneer Museum. Bring a lunch. All are welcome. This Friday they will meet at Peter Knight airport in Davis Island. Information is available on the facebook page, North Tampa Plein Air Painters. 

Art Challenge will be announced at the May General meeting at LEC. 

Next General Meeting – May 25 at the Life Enrichment Center.  

Christmas Party will be at Compton Park, Dec. 20th. A signup sheet for volunteer opportunities was pass around to help with the membership show, Christmas Party and other duties. 

Jimmie B Keel is interested in a Show. No date yet but shows will start in July.

New Business: Vote to amend the by-laws of 1st VP duties needs to be done by membership vote. Duties added are to coordinate all social media content including NTAL website, Meetup, Facebook, Fine Art America Group and help maintain the NTAL board email contact list. Lynn Rattray made a motion to amend the by-laws of 1st VP duties. Dotty Banker second the motion. All in favor. The by-laws will be amended.  

Announcements: Barbara Craig is exhibiting with the Artist Guild at the Gadsden Art Center in Quincy FL. ( Diane Harn is showing with the CPSA Florida Chapter 113 at the Gainesville “Fine Art Center, “It’s Color Pencil 2017”, April 21 – May 19. Margret Thomas and Dore’ Anderson sold their artwork at the Bamboozle show. 

Joan Garcia’s dog Trusty, the S.E Guide Dog Super Hero’s project, will be revealed at Curtis Hixon on the 4th Friday of the month, along with 7 other artist and their dogs. Lynn Rattray is showing at Gallery at 14 Days in Ybor City.

Program - Show and Tell and Featured Artist: 12 Artist participated in the Show and Tell. The Featured Artist winner is Terry Smith for his watercolor painting. Congrats.