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July Meeting Minutes

posted Aug 23, 2018, 3:42 PM by Dave Beebe   [ updated Dec 12, 2018, 6:01 PM by North Tampa Arts League ]
Welcome:  Joan Garcia welcomed all to the meeting in Diane’s absence.  Joan welcomed new members Carri-Ann, Julie and Mike Gibson, and guest Bhala.

We had an introduction from each of our members, and news of each of their art sales, shows, etc.

Officers’ Report: 

Treasurer:  Bank Balance - $2,253.98.  Members:  41. 

Old Business:

The underwater scene composed of several small paintings, painted by our NTAL members will be on display at the Pasco Library. 

The winner of last month’s art challenge, Alan Metzger will announce the next challenge at the August general meeting.

General Business:

Our August 23rd general meeting will be held at LEC, with Joose Hadley demonstrating Framing & Presenting Your Art.

Our November meeting will be held the Thursday after Thanksgiving at LEC.  The theme will be “Painting and Wine”.   Alan Metzger agreed to lead a painting class, subject of his choice, and everyone will paint along while enjoying wine, and food.

Volunteer Activities: 

We have positions available on the Board:  VP of Marketing – Handles our newsletter, social media and publicity.  VP of Events – organizes committees for our art shows and events.

December Holiday party Chairman – Plan this year’s pot luck event at Compton Park.

The club needs more opportunities to show art – each member was asked to come up with some ideas, restaurants, banks, frame shops -

Dotty Banker volunteered to be Chairman for this year’s Holiday Party.  Discussion followed about not being allowed wine at Compton Park for the party.  John Henne will check and see if this is now a possibility.  The group discussed LEC as an option to have the Christmas party as well.

John Henne suggested having a rummage sale at one our meetings, possibly the September general meeting. 

Show and Tell and Featured Artist:

Several members participated in the Show and Tell and Featured Artist Program.  Marie Schadt is the featured artist winner.