Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Please join us for the first meeting of 2019 on Monday, March 18. Our presenter will be Pat Meyer who will share her one of a kind technique for making each still life she paints in oils uniquely hers.

Hardesty Library, 8316 East 93rd Street. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 17, 2019


CHECK ONE:   New Member________    Renewing Member________

Name ___________________________  Date ______________________
Address:  ________________________ City:______________ State:  ___ Zip:_________
Phone #:  ________________________ E-Mail__________________________________
Are you an instructor?_______  If so where/type________________________________
Working Media___________________________________________________________
How can Alpha Rho Tau help you?  ___________________________________________________  ________________________________________________________________________________
How did you learn about us?________________________________________________
Included is a photo for the membership book      ____y/n                             
Please attach with clear tape here or e-mail digital photo to
I Will Volunteer Time to Help Our Organization with/as:

Board Position (elected)
_____President                _____Vice President (Program Dir.)
_____Secretary                 _____Treasurer
Committees to serve on:
_____Historian                 _____Publicity                                  _____ Art Exhibits
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____ Host/Hostess          _____Scholarship                            _____Newsletter Editor
_____Cheer                       _____Raffle                                      _____Web site Manager
Dues are $30.00.  Make checks payable to Alpha Rho Tau
The dues year is from January 1 through December 31.
Applications are accepted at our meetings or by mail.

MAIL TO:             Alpha Rho Tau Treasurer                                                          
                                                                        P. O. Box 4290
                                                                        Tulsa, OK 74159

Scholarship Fund Donation (optional) $__________
Amount Paid_____________cash__check__check#____________

Contact ART Treasurer -
From the desk of the Treasurer:
Now that the holidays are over, and the new year is beginning it is time to renew your Alpha Rho Tau membership. The 2019 membership fee is still $30.00 and must include a completed membership form. Please check that you have included a current address, phone number and email address.  Checks received without a form will be deposited as soon as the missing form is received. Mail your renewal to:
Alpha Rho Tau Treasurer
P.O. Box 4290
Tulsa, Tulsa Ok. 74159
Your cancelled check is your receipt.  If you have any questions please feel to contact me. Looking forward to seeing you in March at our first meeting of the year.
 Treasurer- Pam Proctor   

Monday, November 12, 2018

It is hard to know where to start this month! Matt Moffett is the presenter at our meeting next week. This Friday you can come see lots of work by our own members! Quite a week.

ART Newsletter November 2108

Member’s Art Show reception. Boston Avenue Methodist Church, 1301 S Boston Ave

Friday, November 16 from 6-8 pm. in the Foyer of the Great Hall.

Parking lots are North and West of the church.  

Enter the North entrances and the Bishop's Hall entrance. 

The 13th St. entrance is a handicapped entrance on the lower level is available.  

          There will be seating in the library.


Next meeting November 19, 2018. Our presenter will be the esteemed Matt Moffett.

Hardesty Library @ 6:30.

Cookies and treats for the meeting:

If you are an “Angel,” please remember that we need 3 dozen healthy snacks (nuts, dried fruits, grapes, cheese etc.) or cookies (muffins, brownies, pretzels etc.) for the meeting.  “Decorators” plan on arriving a little early (6:15), so we can set up the table for all our “Angels” and members.  Decorator will be Nanda Thompson. 

Karen St. Clair, Carol Wise and Linda Alred will bring healthy snacks and cookies.

 If you are a member in attendance at the meeting, please thank these ladies.

Another rare opportunity!!! Last chance to buy $5 raffle tickets for a graphite portrait painted by Karen St. Clair - 1 person/1 pet. Tickets sold for $5 a piece at September, October, November meeting. Drawing at November meeting in time for holiday gift giving.

$$$$It’s time to think about paying your dues…

 Yearly membership dues are from January through December and are $35.00. You can start paying your dues for the 2019 year now. In order to be included in our membership book dues must be paid by March 1. Deadline for updated contact info and photos is also March 1. See the following for more info.

For new members: Each year ART puts together a membership booklet in which photos and contact information is included. Please send a digital head shot photo to  Joey Frisillo at  for inclusion in our book. I can also accept a photo via text but make sure to identify yourself when sending to me at 918-724-4832. If needed, a physical photo may be sent to Joey Frisillo, 1187 Bayshore Dr, Sand Springs, OK 74063. It will be returned if requested.

For renewing members: If you would like to change photos or update your contact info, please send to Joey Frisillo at

The 2019 book goes to press in early March. Thank you.

Christmas Party at Bread and Butter. Saturday. December 15th…details will be announced at the meeting J

There are 20 volunteers involved as officers or chairs for ART. Pats on the back to all!


Monday, November 5, 2018

The Deadline for the Artist Documentary Project has come and gone.

If you have not already applied, (if you have applied thru ART or TAG, ignore this)

it's not too late to be considered to be an Alternate Candidate for AlphaRhoTau.

An alternate will be asked to fill in if one of the subjects cannot fulfill the requirements of filming. 

Scheduling conflicts between the artists and filmmakers do occur. 

Because the students will be graded on this project, we need a back-up. 

There is an opening for one more.

Please consider applying as soon as possible.

Thank you

The Artists Documentary Project Application:
App due on Wed, Oct 17, 2018- DEADLINE PAST


Selected Artists announced in Jan 2019
Filming of Artists in Feb & March of 2019
*Premiere Event 6pm, Tues April 23, 2019 at Hardesty Library
If you are interested in being considered as subject of a documentary short film, by members of the award winning Jenks High School Film Class led by the nationally recognized instructor Clifton Raphael please consider the following and then supply the necessary information by Oct 16th.

Copy and paste the following questions with your answers into email to:

Or Print and fill in and snail mail to:

Clifton Raphael 11242 S. Locust Circle Jenks OK 74037

For all other inquires regarding Artist Documentary Project EMAIL: Lori Abrams Rauchwerger, Executive Director ofThe Artist Documentary Project

Requirements & Considerations

IF you are member of both AlphaRhoTau Civic Art Assoc (A.R.T.) and Tulsa Artists Guild (TAG), you can only apply through One group; the choice is yours.

Only those who have not yet been a subject of the Project can apply. If you have already been featured, you Can recommend another member of A.R.T. by submitting their name via email to:
Subject line: Artist Doc Recommend Email:

Member in good standing

First, are you currently a member in Good Standing with your AlphaRhoTau yearly

membership dues Paid? Do you plan to be in AlphaRhoTau Civic Art Assoc. in 2019 ? If your answer is Yes proceed. IF not & you wish to be part of this project, pay the dues immediately to the Treasurer of AlphaRhoTau for the remainder of 2018, to qualify for consideration for 2019.

Also 2019 dues must be paid prior to filming. In Jan of 2019 the treasurer will be asked to verify that the candidates selected are members in good standing with AlphaRhoTau. Failure to have your dues paid will forfeit your chance.

Be Available The students will be graded on this project. You must accommodate their schedule. You must supply current contact information.
You must be available in the allotted times the students have scheduled for filming in February of 2019.

There cannot be any delays or an alternate Artist will be chosen.


*You will need to commit to attending the Premiere Tues, April 23, 2019

You would need to allow the student videographers into your homes and/or studios while you’re creating your art in whatever media you work with. You would then be interviewed—not while you’re working—either before or after they’ve filmed you working. What you say in the interviews would then be combined with shots of you working to create the finished artist video profiles. You would need to be flexible enough, to allow the student videographers to return if necessary for a follow-up shoot.

If you accept those terms, please provide the following info:

NAME: Contact Info

How long have your been member of AlphaRhoTau Civic Art Assoc.?

Can another member of AlphaRhoTau give a reference for you? If so, provide their name and contact info.

How do you create your art, thru painting, drawing, sculpting, photography, etc. Online sites where your Art can be viewed
Recent exhibits or awards

1. What makes your Art and/or your journey to become an Artist unique from other artists?

2. What will you do with the video? Will you use it to promote your art, if so how?

3. What will this video mean to you?

Who else besides yourself would you like to see chosen for this Project? Please name a single AlphaRhoTau member in good standing. 

Lori Abrams Rauchwerger
Executive Director The Artist Documentary Project
"Partum Vel Intereo” -- “Create or Die"

Alpha Rho Tau General Meeting Minutes

October 15, 2018

President, Randy Oxley opened the meeting at 6:30p.m.

One new member was introduced as well as guests.

A motion was made by Sandi Wilhite and 2nd by Charlotte Lough to approve the minutes from the September meeting, approved by all.

Thank you to the table decorator, Kay Holmes and the Cookie Angels:  Phyllis Ogilvie, Shelly DePriest, Randy Oxley and Becky Deed.

Charlene Pennington gave the treasurer report:  Beginning balance-$7643.93, Deposits-$235.00(Plein Air entry fees, Expenses-$474.47(Speaker and Plein Air supplies), Ending balance-$7404.46.  Scholarship Fund-$3067.00.  Members to date:  132

Plein Air Tulsa/Linda Dunbar announced that almost 50 artists have sign up for this years show.

Gary Cupp announced the slate of officers and committee chair persons to be presented for next year.

Todd Sparks announced that the deadline for the Boston Ave Show is tonight.  Drop off will be November 9th from 8 to 10a.m., the reception will be held November 16th from 6-8p.m. and pick up will be November 30th from 8-10a.m.


Karen St. Clair, Vice President introduced our guest speaker/artist Dale Martin,  he demonstrated a landscape in Pastels.  After the demo, Karen announced that our  presenter for November  will be Matt Moffett who is famous for pet portraits.

Tom Sowell won the 16X20 print from In Graphic Detail and Robert Freeman won the 2nd prize.

If you would like to donate a painting for next month’s door prize, Ziegler’s will frame it at no cost.

The next general meeting will be November 19th at 6:30p.m.

Meeting adjourned at 8:07p.m.

Respectfully submitted by Pat Rogers, secretary