Monday, April 16, 2012

Alpha Rho Tau Newsletter April 2012

Door Prizes
Yes! We are having door prizes this year.
Congratulations to Ida Mae Sells for winning our March Door Prize, a lovely Iris watercolor by Jan Douglas and framed by Ziegler’s. Many thanks go out to Jacque Gonzales for the gorgeous framing job! Our door prize for April is a fabulous giclee donated by Carol Mulcare.  Be sure to sign in for your chance to win!

Next General Meeting is April 16, 2012
Thanks to all 30 members who braved the weather to come to our March meeting!  Our speaker, Don Pearson, was enjoyed by all! We are looking forward to hearing from Doug Henderson at our April meeting. This award winning photographer will show slides of his work in Africa.  Doug's website is

Our next General Meeting will be held April 16, 2012.  The meeting will begin at 6:30 PM at the Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St., Tulsa, OK 74133.

April Hospitality News
THANK YOU!  We appreciate all the members who signed up to be “Cookie Angels” and “Table-Scape Decorators!!”
If you are an “Angel,” please remember that we need 3 dozen sweets (brownies, mini muffins, cookies, or any treat of your choice) 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. For our April 16th meeting, our “Decorator” will be Suzanne Magee. Our April “Angels” are: Karen Lamb, Suzanne Magee, Carol Mulcare and Mickey Henderson.  Thanks to our March “Angels”:  Norman Dietert, Mary Oswald, Ida Mae Sells, Janie Crean, and to John Fingerlin for his darling miniature paintings & Peonies table decoration.

Thanks again and we’ll see you at our April meeting!

ART Fest Update – free bonus entry

LET’S MAKE A DEAL!  We have a lot of room to fill with art work, so Norman Dietert has come up with a fabulous deal for all our members; enter 3 paintings and get a bonus entry for free!! That’s 4 paintings for $30.00! Remember, your overall dimensions have been increased to 30 x 36¸ so this is a good opportunity for those of you who like to paint on a larger scale.  April 16th is the deadline for ART fest, which will be held at the Tulsa Art Center, 10632 S Memorial in Tulsa.  Send your completed entry forms (3 entries + 1 bonus information on the back) to Byrene Culver or bring it, with your entry fees, to our April meeting.  Your postcard invitations will be given to you at the meeting.  Let’s have a good turnout for this show and think…SELL!!!

More information on the ART Fest was in the March newsletter. Information may be accessed at the Alpha Rho Tau website: Art Fest Information Sheet

Member Exhibits

Delores Creekmore is having her paintings on exhibit at the First Pryority Bank during the months of April, May, and June.

Raffle Table News

Cleaning out your studios? Keep ART in mind!  We can use all your old art magazines (bundle in groups of 3), art books, canvases, and brushes for our raffle table.  Remember your donation helps support our scholarship fund.

Please contact Jacque Gonzales at Ziegler’s, with news of any member who is ill, having surgery, or has experienced a loss.  She will send out a card from Alpha Rho Tau.  Thanks.