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November 17 General Meeting Minutes

posted Nov 18, 2016, 11:44 AM by Dave Beebe   [ updated Feb 26, 2017, 12:36 PM ]

Welcome: Lynn welcomed our new members Helen Pelican, Donald Evans, Patti Touchtone, Bill Bellgraph, Diane Harm, and Rosa Torremocha. and visitors Sally Yoder, Rose Singleton and Christian Howard. 

Thanks went out to: Paula Noblitt and Joan Supkay for the Featured Artist event. And Dotty Banker for Plein Air Somewhere. 

Congratulations to Hernie Vann for winning the Featured Artist. 

Good News and Happenings: Pat Beebe had 3 works accepted in the Brandon Square Off.

Marie Schadt has work accepted in the Artisans In The Garden show in Tallahassee. 

Joan Garcia’s piece in OPA sold. 

Lynn had an Article in the St. Pete Times covering her Jimmie B. Keel Library show. Also 4 pieces were
accepted for the Randy Higbee Gallery show in Costa Mesa, Calif. 

Officers’ Report:  
Secretary’s Report: Board Minutes for November are available at the NTAL website.
Treasurer’s Report: Membership - 60. Bank Balance - $2,083.42.
1st. VP Report: Changes for Featured Artist procedure will be reviewed in January. One change was
announced. Members who are selected for Featured Artist may not participated in selection for 12
2nd VP Report: NTAL will have a show at Bamboozle in March, and a show at Bug’s Splatter in
February. Volunteer opportunities are available for these events.

Committee Reports: 

Holiday Party: December 7, 6-8 at Compton Park. Bring a dish and beverage of choice. Tea, water and
coffee will be served. No alcohol allowed at Compton Park events. Marie and John will provide
entertaining games.

Announcements: Condolences go out regarding Mary Ellen Bitner. Service will be held Saturday Nov.
19, 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church. 

Carly will be doing demos at AOE for their customer appreciation day December 10. 

Blick currently has 60% discounts on custom printing and framing Nov. 25 – 27. 

Art Magazines available for free at LEC. 

Program: Gaston McKenzie Demonstration. He is a world traveled and renown watercolor artist with an
architecture background. He used to live in London now holds Plein Air events and classes locally and at
the Life Enrichment Center. Members participated in a watercolor project using Gaston’s technique.