Monday, September 17, 2012

Alpha Rho Tau Newsletter September, 2012

Alpha Rho Tau Newsletter

September, 2012

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You

Thanks to Karen Lamb for her donation of watercolor paintings by her mother, Kathy Lamb. Thanks to Jacques Gonzales for donating a darling flower arrangement to the raffle table and to Deborah Kingsbury for her donation of a brand new portable wood easel!  These two great items will be on the raffle table for September @ $1.00 per ticket.  You also will have the opportunity to win a Jerry Yarnell print which he donated to the club.  This will be a special raffle and the winner will be drawn at our October meeting.

Next General Meeting is September 17, 2012

The next meeting of Alpha Rho Tau will be held at 6:30 Monday evening, September 17th, at the Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St., Tulsa.

Everyone really enjoyed our August speaker, Richard Coones, amazing presentation of techniques for perspective drawing.  September’s speaker is Gil Adams who will be doing an oil demo of plein art techniques for landscapes.

Door Prizes

The lucky winner of the original Dorothy Dent oil was Jacque Gonzales!  Congratulations to Grace Coones for winning Mary Maslanka’s lovely fall oil and Mary Oswald for winning the Chagall print donated by Karin Cermak. The professional framing of our door prizes is by Jacque Gonzales, courtesy of Ziegler’s.

Our door prizes for September are gorgeous fall oil by Delores Creekmore, a perky little pig by Delores Wadsworth, and a happy scarecrow watercolor by Kathy Lamb, donated by Karen Lamb. Be sure to sign in for your winning chance.

September 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. Our Sept. 17th meeting “Decorator” will be Mary Oswald and our Sept. “Angels” are: Elnora Herron, Deborah Kingsbury, Maria Reynolds and Hannelore Ramanayake.

Thanks to our August “Angels”: Mary Oswald, Loretta Bailey, Carol Mulcare, and Deborah Kingsbury. Many thanks to our decorator, Jacque, for bringing a gorgeous purple silk flower arrangement.

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

Can You Volunteer?

1. Sandy Willihite has volunteered for the Elections Committee, but she can’t do this on her own.  We need three other members to help her.

2. Due to changes in procedures at the library, we need some able-bodied men to help set up the tables before our meeting.  We need you there at 6:00.  Won’t you please volunteer?

Art Shows

October 6th - Utica Square show.  Drop off time is between 08:30 and 09:30 AM. Each artist is expected to volunteer one hour at the Utica Square show.  The show work schedule is attached and also posted on our web site. If you are showing but not signed up to work, call Norman Dietert, 918- 369-2251.

October 15th – Deadline for entry into ART members’ show at TCC.

Now it’s time to get ready for our Annual Members’ Show at TCC! This is a wonderful opportunity for our club to showcase the terrific artwork of ART.  This show will hang all of November, and we need every member to participate!  You can enter up to 3 paintings, size limit of no more than 30 x 36, including the frame, at $10.00 per entry.

The information sheet and entry forms are attached to this newsletter and both are posted on our web site for your convenience.  The deadline for entry is October 15th and you can mail your entry, prior to that, to Byrene Culver. Byrene's address is 8006 S. 75th E. Avenue, Tulsa, Ok 74133.

DUES for 2013?
Yes, you can pay them now. Contact Byrene Culver.

October Board Meeting
The ART Board Meeting will be held on Monday, Oct. 1st.  We’ll meet at Ziegler’s; our regular time at 10:30 am and goodies will be provided! Please plan on attending.  Thanks!

Opportunities – Sharing information which may be of interest to our members. Not a venue for advertising.

1. Art Splash

Art Splash is an e-newsletter whose mission is to receive “Opportunity Information” & pass that information to Oklahoma artists of all forms (visual, tactile, auditory, literary & culinary). This includes but is not limited to artist calls, searches, and classes, seminars, workshops, and festivals, theatrical, musical and educational opportunities. This is “not” a forum for advertising “Upcoming Events”.  Art Splash lists opportunities throughout Oklahoma.

If you are interested in receiving the e-newsletter please e-mail Art Splash with a “yes add me to the list” then put their e-mail address in your contact list.

2. Tulsa Artists' Coalition (TAC)

The Tulsa Artists’ Coalition is a volunteer-run, non-profit organization of artists and art supporters formed to encourage and support emerging and established contemporary artists in Tulsa and surrounding communities.  Organizes show and art walks; centered in the Brady District of Tulsa.

3. Philbrook Museum of Art  ( Festival of Trees Entry forms and guidelines are attached. For more information, contact the museum; 918.748.5382.

Festival Of Trees Entry Form

Festival Of Trees Guidelines

Festival Of Trees Artist Timeline