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October 2016 General Meeting - Show & Tell

posted Oct 27, 2016, 3:17 AM by Dave Beebe   [ updated Feb 26, 2017, 12:35 PM ]

Photos from this meeting have been published to our MeetUp page. 

Welcome: Lynn welcomed our visitors Don Evans, Carrie Horne, Susan Miller, Rosa Torremocha, Bill Bellgraph and Helen Pelikan.

Thanks went out to: 
  • Lloyd, for a well-organized show and reception at the Stirling Gallery. 
  • Awards for the show were supplied by Blick so make sure to visit the store and thank them. 
  • All the reward recipients present were recognized and congratulated.
  • And to Virginia and Margret for bringing snacks. 

Good News and Happenings:
  • The Stirling Show was a great success in establishing  good recognition for NTAL members. It received glowing remarks. 
Officers’ Report:
  • Secretary’s Report:  The Board Minutes are available on the website.
  • Treasurer’s Report:  Bank Balance $2,027.29.    Members 56.  (By the end of the evening 3 guest joined totaling 59 New Members) 
  • 1st VP Report:  The Featured Artist P.R. has been very good.
Committee Reports: 
  • Stirling Gallery Show art pick-up is Monday Oct. 31. Lloyd sent out an e-mail with the times. Make sure art work is picked up from the same location you dropped it off at the times listed.
  • Feature Artist Procedure was explained by F.A. coordinator Paul Noblitt. This is the 4th quarter F.A selection. John Henne will be sending out the P.R. for the winner. We are currently looking for a place to display their work.
  • Holiday Party Update: The room is reserved at Compton Park for Dec. 7. Dotty needs volunteers and will be setting up committees.  
Old Business:  
  • Volunteers still needed for Marketing coordinator and Program coordinator.
  •  Remember that to be eligible to participate in the smaller shows you need to be an active member by volunteering.
  • New Business:
  • Bug Spatter Gallery owner, Fran Byers, has offered NTAL a month long show. The board decided on the Jan. 28th date that was offered. 
  • Terry Smith is currently exhibiting at Bugs Splatter Gallery. 
  • Marie Schadt has 3 miniature pieces accepted in a national show in Washington D.C.
  • Hernie Vann will be in the Art Harvest at Dunedin in Nov. 
  • Lynn Rattray has a show at Jimmie B. Keel Library Nov. – Dec.
  • Joan Garcia volunteered for the 5x5 at Tampa Museum and encourages all to participate next year. Participants were turned away due to a maxed limit so submit early next year.
  • Plein Air Somewhere is in Dade City Oct. 28.
  • 3 new members joined by end of the meeting.  Rosa Torremocha (Restorations),  Bill Bellgraph (oil),  Helen Pelican (oil).
Show and Tell and Featured Artist: 
  • Many participated in Show and Tell. With so many participants, a time limit will need to be kept to 5 minutes. 
  • Hernie Vann was selected Featured Artist for this quarter by tonight’s attendees.
  • Virgina Butler, last quarter’s F.A., was presented with her ribbon.