Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Alpha Rho Tau Newsletter - March 2014

The first General Meeting of 2014 will be held Monday, March 17th. The meeting will begin at 6:30 PM at the Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St., Tulsa, OK 74133.
Our guest speaker is Jim Brown from the Gilcrease Museum. His presentation is entitled "Taos and the Southwest."

Help Wanted

Art Rho Tau seeks Hospitality Chairperson. Qualifications: pleasant smile, able to make coffee and set table. Pay (if desired) is first dibs on delicious cookies and brownies. We are an equal opportunity employer (no discrimination based on sex or age). For more information contact Shelly DePriest (918) 827-6863.

Hospitality News 

THANK YOU! We appreciate all the members who signed up to be "Cookie Angels."
You will receive a call or an email as a reminder each month before our meeting.

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.

Our March "Angels are: Glenda Moon, Carol Wise and Carol Mulcare.
Thanks again and we'll see you on Monday, March 17th!

Membership Dues

It is past time to renew ART memberships for 2014. Memberships are again $25.00 for the year. If you have not already done so, you may renew your membership at the meeting on March 17th, 2014, or you may mail your renewal to our treasurer:

Byrene Culver
8006 S. 75th E. Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74133

Dues must be paid by March 17th in order to participate in the PRYORITY SHOW & SELL ART FEST in May.


The Alpha Rho Tau member directory is being updated. INFORMATION CHANGES & PHOTOS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO Mary Oswald by the March meeting in order for them to be included in the 2014 directory.

Alpha Rho Tau Show: 8-23 May

Our first show of the year will be in the busy Retail & Commerce area between Bixby and Tulsa. This select spot, First Pryority Bank, 10632 S. Memorial, is often the site of other art exhibits, With your participation this can be another successful exhibit.

ELIGIBILITY: This exhibit is open to all A.R.T. members who have paid in full their annual membership dues on or before Monday, March 17th, 2014.

In this exhibit we will be showing the first 55 pieces entered. They must be new works not exhibited before. One work per Artist: the entry fee is $10.00. Maximum size of art entered is 13" x 16" (including the frame). Deep Wrap Gallery Canvas' are welcome, maximum size is 13" x 16". Works must be gallery ready with picture wire (no saw-tooth hangers).

 Monday, March 17th          Applications will be available. (Attached to this blog)
Monday, April 21st             Deadline for entry
Thursday, May 8th              Deliver Artwork 9:00am - 11:00am
Thursday, May 8th              ARTISIT RECEPTION 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday, May 9th                   Exhibit opens at First Pryority Bank
Friday, May 23rd                 Pick up artwork 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

*Note: All unclaimed artwork will be available for pickup by appointment only.  $15.00 fee. Ken Brown, (918) 949 - 1956 or


Carla Hefley was in a feature article in the latest issue of Tulsa Lifestyle Magazine with a should out to Alpha Rho Tau. Carla was featured in a section call Star Student.

Janie Crean, Mary Oswald, Karen Cermak, Cindy Parsons and Madelyn Raska are Alpha Rho Tau members who will be featured artists in the Tulsa Performing Arts center show "Diversity in Art," April 1-28, 2014.

Other Art shows

The Tulsa Artists' Coalition has issued an "Invitation to artists" for a 5 x 5 Show and Sale. See the PDF document at

Attached is the latest Call for Art from the MEME Gallery in Tulsa, OK. The theme for this show is Martyrs, Saints & Sinners. For additional information, contact Lanette @