Monday, July 14, 2014

Alpha Rho Tau Newsletter

July, 2014

Next General Meeting is July 21, 2014

The next meeting of Alpha Rho Tau will be held at 6:30 Monday evening, July 21st  at the Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St., Tulsa.

Everyone really enjoyed June’s speaker, Mikel Donahue and his wonderful presentation.  The July speaker will be Virgil Lampton speaking on the topic “Juried Shows”.  Professor Emeritus of TU, Virgil earned BA and Masters of Arts degrees at Pittsburgh State University in Kansas and also studied at the University of Denver and Kansas City Art Institute. His work has been exhibited in galleries across the US and is in many private collections, including the Phillips in the International Building in NYC, Rockefeller Center, and the Upjohn Co., in Tokyo Japan. Virgil specializes in painting. His works have won many awards, been included in juried exhibition and shown in the Arts and Humanities Gallery in Tulsa. 



Northeastern State University Art Show


You have kept your paint brushes busy so now it’s time to exhibit your artwork in a great venue for exhibits.  For your convenience, we highlight some important information found in the revised entry form (6/08/14) for the 2014 Art Show at N.S.U.

Deadline for entry is Monday, July 21st (monthly meeting)

Send your entry form and fee to Byrene Culver, Treasurer

8006 South 75th E. Ave, Tulsa, OK 74133   OR   deliver your entry form and fee to Byrene the night of our monthly meeting (July 21st).



·         Limit of up to 3 entries per artist with a canvas size of no more than 30”x36” plus frame.  Fee is $10 per entry.


·         OR—for those who like to PAINT BIG, we welcome ONE oversized painting per artist with canvas size of no more than 48”x60” PLUS frame with entry fee of $15.  In addition to ONE oversized painting, you may enter ONE painting canvas size 30”x36” PLUS frame and entry fee of $10.


·         If using a Gallery Wrap canvas it must be a minimum of 1 ½” deep (one and a half inches).


Please read all the information on your 6/08/2014 revised entry form.

An artist/teacher has been selected to judge the show.

The Art Exhibition Committee looks forward to seeing you on Monday, July 21, at our monthly meeting and on August 4 when you deliver your art work.

For your convenience the ART exhibit Information Sheet, Application, and a map of the NSU campus showing the location of the Art exhibit area are attached.

Below is the link to NSU for driving directions to the NSU campus.


July Hospitality News

Thank you! We appreciate all the members who signed up to be “Cookie Angels” and “Table 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.

Thanks to our June “Angels”: Marti McNabb, Janette Head and Charlotte Lough.