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June General Meeting Notes

posted Jun 30, 2017, 2:30 PM by Dave Beebe   [ updated Mar 29, 2018, 2:19 PM ]

Welcome: Fran welcomed our visitors - oil painter Gloria Jean Schoenagle who just moved down from Pa, and Ginger Lee. 

Thanks went out to Dore’ Anderson and her committee for the Carrollwood Cultural Center Member’s Show. 

Good News and Happenings: Congratulations to the CCC award winners; Best of Show - Roland Descombes, Cypress 1. 1st Place – David Beebe, Habana Past Tense. 2nd Place – Gainor Roberts, Somewhere the Sun is Shining. 3rd Place – Carol Flagg, Orchids and Pears. Honorable Mention – Ruth Nienhaus, Spanish Flowers and Diane Harm, Fall Feast. People’s Choice – Virginia Butler, Dos Burritos. 

Officers’ Report: Treasurer Report – Bank Balance is $2267.71.    Members 51. 

1VP – The e-mail was sent out for the Cultural Center Show art pick up reminder with the change of date and time. 

2VP – The contract for the Bamboozle show has been signed and sent. Call to artist will go out next. They are interested in having more abstract art. That could be part of the theme. The show title and theme have not been decided yet. 

Committee Reports: Jimmie B. Keel Show; Dotty Baker will be chairman and Virginia Butler volunteered to help. This is for all members. Dates have been changed to Sept. / Oct., 2017. Drop off for art is Sept. 2nd from 9 – 12. Pick up of art is Oct. 28, 12 – 2.  Jennifer Hodges has been contacted and will meet with Dotty after returning from vacation. The reception is not scheduled yet. 

Bamboozle Show; Dore’ Anderson will be chairman. This is for active members only. Dates have been changed to Jan. 18 – Feb. 10, 2018. 

Taste of Tampa Show; Pat Beebe will coordinate it. This is for any member interested in participating. A one day exhibit on Nov. 4th during the two concert. She will be sending out a call to artist. 

Holiday Party; Diane Harm is the chairman. This year the board has decided to hold the event at a restaurant. Date is pending. Several places have been suggested, Stonewood, Black Rock, Brio, Rusty Pelican, Olive Garden… She will consider dates available for around the first week of Dec. and room capacity. Reservation might need to be made with a deposit by the members that plan to attend.  

Individual Art Shows; Artist are needed for a Halloween themed show at Bamboozle for Oct. 14 – Nov. 18. Contact Tim Gibbons at 

Announcements: Steve Sparks sold two of his photos from the CCC show. 

Dave Beebe has a photo club at the Life Enrichment Center. They meet once a month with scheduled field trips for photo shoots. 

Featured Artists was printed in the Community Magazine of Pasco County. 

Program: Art Challenge.  This quarter’s challenge is “Bird’s Eye View” picked by Sally Yoder, the last challenge winner. Members participated anonymously with projects completed during the past month.  All members present voted on their 3 choices. After the voting, the challenge participants were able to discuss information about their work. The winners are 1st Place – Dotty Baker, 2nd Place – Margret Thomas, 3rd Place – Paula Noblitt. They all received cash prizes. Next challenge will be announced at the August General Meeting.