Marshfield Clinic, Weston Conference Room
February 18 th, 2010
Attendance: Bonnie Kostrzak, Pat Plunke, Sharon Dowis, Karen Aulik-Now, Chandra Witter, Dennis Zopp, Laura Nelke , Sandy Krumpas, Pat Gaska, H. Barbara, Kate’ Kleen, June Whinnie
Welcome Members and New Members!
Dennis Zopp – Still substitute teaching for 5 counties, 7 districts, still working Paramount photo shop. Hopes to have something for “Cattails”
June Whinnie - Painting away. Loves to lay out colors!
Laura Nelke - Water colorist. Does anyone know anything about the Artist in Residency at Nicolet College?
Sandy Krumpas - nothing in this show but will have things for the next show.
Karen Aulik Now – collage, acrylic landscapes. She’s cross country skiing a lot, training for the Birkebeiner ski race. Then going to Florida, but taking her acrylics!
Pat Plunket - just finished piece for “Cattails”. Got his second commission from Texas, a curling piece. He’s working on six different pieces.
Bonnie Kostrzak - Painter in oil and acrylic. Experimenting with grounds, collage variations, needs something new. Got to get going on some thing. Abstract is very difficult. She wants to let loose a little. Tired of winter, but saw a robin!!!!
Sharon Dowis – photographer, digital artist. In 2 shows Bethesda, Maryland, Vancouver, Washington. Has been hung (not hanged!) in ten states now. Woohoo!
Chandra Witter – glass artist but in school now and not making much art. Will try to get some photography in “Cattails”.
Pat Gaska – New member and a quilter. Trying all different stuff. Has items for “Cattails”.
H. Barbara – New member. Worked in art whole life. Likes oils because you can leave it and come back later…forever.
Kate Kleen – Works in water colors and art therapy for closed-head trauma victims, abused children, etc. Visiting her mom, H. Barbara from Denver.
Cattails and Flowers Just Say Cheese
Lighter Than Air Rhythm and Blues
“Cattails and Flowers” being hung on March 2nd. So far only 13 pieces but deadline extended to the 23rd of February
Please email all information, titles, artistic statements, etc. to Sharon Dowis ASAP!
Pat Plunket mentioned that he may be able to make pedestals with secure plexi-glass tops. Are we still interested??? I said probably.
Whinnie is securing professional decorators for the March 18th meeting to talk to us about “Decorator Art”
IDEA! For shows that are light on new artwork, maybe for an entry fee, we can display older art with the same theme (?) on the upper level. Or for a second, separate show(?)
Miniatures or 12 x 12 show
Something with out frames and mats (but how do we display them?)
More “Mind Over Matter”
Bring back “Colorama”
Maybe if the show is light the upper level can be named “A Retrospective” or “Members Gallery”
Four-fold brochures 11x17 to save cost, waste
Invite more speakers
Have a Party!!!
Include nonmembers, open to a statewide (juried) guild.
How to display unusual themes
Members are not getting enough paperwork, reminders in mail
Ideas for Speakers
Judge to talk about critiques
Lawyer, how to protect art on line
Professional decorators for colors, etc.
Parade of Homes professional
How to price art
Respectfully submitted by ChandraLyn. 297-0858