Monday, February 2, 2015

Alpha Rho Tau Newsletter
February, 2015
Next General Meeting is March 16, 2015 at Hardesty Regional Library

On Monday, March 16, 2015, we will meet at Hardesty Regional Library at 6:30 pm as usual.  See you there.

Our Presenter at that meeting will be Rachel Wimpey of Willowbrush Gallery in Tulsa.  The topic is “Using Watercolor and Gouache.”  Rachel is a dynamic artist, teacher and gallery owner living and working in Tulsa, Ok.  She is the owner of Willowbrush Studio and Gallery, the largest fine art gallery in Oklahoma, with 10,000 square feet of studio and gallery space.  Rachel is represented exclusively at her gallery, along with many other local, national and international artists.  She will demonstrate the use of watercolor and gouache combined in a painting.

February Membership News 

2015 Membership Dues are due now.  We have not purged the email list yet, so if you are reading this and your dues are not yet paid, please pay them soon.

February Exhibit Committee News 

Deadline for application submissions for the AHHA show end soon.  Be sure to read the rules listed below and get those submissions in right away!

Alpha Rho Tau Premier AHHA Art Exhibit

The Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa will be hosting Alpha Rho Tau’s art show in their 2nd floor DIY Gallery in the AHHA Bldg. It will consist of Original, two-dimensional Fine Art created by Alpha Rho Tau members in good standing. Opening day for this show is a Brady district “First Friday”.  Only the first fifty (50) eligible entries will be accepted into this show.  Additional information, including notice of show and entry forms is included in the attachment.

To be eligible to enter the Alpha Rho Tau Premier AHHA Art Exhibit, you must have paid your 2015 membership dues by December 30, 2014.

***Be sure to completely fill out the application and return THREE pages!  Pages 2, 3, and 4 MUST be included with your payment.***

Aplications are attached to this newsletter and can be mailed to:
Byrene Culver, 8006 South 75th E. Ave, Tulsa, OK 74133                            
Phone number is 918-250-9747

Each artist needs to prepare a bio of themselves to be turned in later for this show.

February Website News

Thank you to everyone who has participated in adding new photos and information to the Website/Blog.  If you have not taken time to check it out, please do.  

Our group has a Facebook Page and a Pinterest Board.  Please send in your photos of paintings, interesting articles, and information of interest to our group to:

February Hospitality News

Our March 16th  meeting “Decorator” will be Jacque Gonzales and our “Cookie Angels” are: Carol Wise, Randy Oxley, and Carol Mulcare.

February Raffle News

We need your raffle donations for upcoming meetings.  If you have art related items you can donate, please contact Sister Eugenia or bring them to the upcoming meeting.  

Also there is still the need for someone to agree to help with the raffle.  Please consider volunteering to help Sister in transporting and storing raffle prizes.  For more information concerning this contact Karin Cermak or Sister Eugenia.

The following is a list of the 2015 A.R.T. Meetings

March 16th, 2015
April   20th, 2015
May   18th, 2015 
June  15th, 2015
July   20th, 2015 (Will meet across the library in the Pecan Room)
August       17th, 2015
September 21th, 2015
October     19th, 2015
November 16th, 2015
December  5th, 2015 - Christmas Party at First Watch
11:30 til 1:30