Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Alpha Rho Newsletter

March 2018

First Meeting of the year!!

Our next General Meeting is Monday, March 19, 2018, 6:30p–8:30p.

Hardesty Regional Library / 8316 E 93rd Street, Tulsa

Carlene Christophine Wallace

Our presenter for the March meetings is Carlene Christophine Wallace.

Ms. Wallace is a direct descendant of the European tradition, and a
classically trained studio artist, whose work adorns homes throughout the United States. 

Website at See her statement below:

Let’s Grow!

With your help we will be able to foster art and promote the appreciation of art on a new level:

Who would you like to see attending the Alpha Rho Tau Art Shows???

The FIRST thing we have to do is build our invitational email list.:  We need each of our membership to make a list of people to invite to our Art Shows, etc.
Each member will be responsible to provide a list of 5 valid email addresses of people they know.
Along with each list, kindly submit a suggestion for a venue for a future art exhibit.


~ If you submit 10 email addresses we will give you a raffle ticket for a chance to win a nice gift at our April 16 meeting.

~ For each 10 additional addresses you give you will get another raffle ticket. 

Please send your lists of valid emails to Linda Dunbar at:

Note:  Each of the addressees will be able to opt out of our email. 
The email addresses we collect will not be sold or otherwise distributed.

March Table and Munchie Volunteers

Table decorators: Susan and Clyde Stanford

Cookie Angels: Carol Wise, Janie Crean and the Stanfords

Thank you to all who have signed up for table décor and bringing munchies!

Becky Foust has a few more dates to fill so be sure and sign up to help!   

Members Sharing Art

Susan Hensel & Mary Oswald will be sharing in March.

Thank you Susan and Mary – we are looking forward to seeing your art!

You must sign up in advance to share your work at the meeting.

Please contact Janie Crean if you would like to share up to 2 pieces of your exciting
new work! 

918-520-6386  /

Plein Air Tulsa!

Painting in the Osage 2018

October 19th - 21st, 2018

September Plein Air Workshop

Be ready to get those art supplies out and start honing up your skills for Plein Air artwork.  Joey Frisillo will be hosting a Plein Air Tulsa! workshop with the Plein Air Tulsa judge, Charles Harrington sometime in September of 2018. Mr. Harrington will demonstrate and teach the participants his method of painting en plein air with acrylics.  All mediums will be welcomed.  More information will be coming soon.

Applications will be ready soon.  Be sure to like the Facebook Page and watch for more information.

We need your support!

Plein Air Tulsa! will offering sponsorships to our members for helping to put on an event as large as this. Levels of sponsorships will be $25, $50, $75 and $100.  As a sponsor your name will be posted on our sponsor’s page and banner.

Upcoming Alpha Rho Tau Art Events

Applications and rules will be available at our 1st meeting this year on March 19, 2018, so please attend.

The Rose Festival Show – May 5, 2018, 8:00 am to 3:00p

Roses are the theme, however you can enter whatever you want; they
would just like a few rose pieces.

One day show.

Set up:          the evening before.

Entry fee:      $10.00 per piece.

Maximum sizes:  16” X 20” with frame, or 16x 20 gallery wrapped.

(That means if framed, a small piece probably no larger than 11” X 14”)

We will be accepting 40 pieces. If there is enough room, we will accept another piece from artists on a waiting list.

The Performing Art Center Show – June 6-June 29, 2018

Theme: “Some Like it Hot”

Set up:           June 1, 2018    

Entry fee:       $15.00 per piece.

Maximum sizes:  16” X 20” with frame, or 16x 20 gallery wrapped.

We will be accepting 40 pieces. If there is enough room, we will accept another piece from artists on a waiting list.

Woody Guthrie Center August 3, 2018

1 day only judged and juried, plus people's choice.

Theme:  "This Land."

Art in the Square, Utica Square October 6, 2018

1 day only, set up early, show starts at 10:00 a.m.

More information on upcoming events TBA from VP and Program Chair Karen St. Clair

Call for Artists

Bartlesville Art Association 65th Annual Spring Show – April 7 - 27, 2018

Price Tower, Bartlesville

Awards* Best of Show $500  /  * First Place $250  /   * Second Place $200  /   * Third Place $150   / * Student Award $150  /   * Up to 5 Merit Awards $75 each  /   * People’s Choice Ribbon* (awarded at end of show) 

Go to for information and prospectus.

And Now for Someone Completely Different

Our newest member, Lindsay Patterson, has volunteered to take over the position of Newsletter Editor starting with the April edition, as yours truly is moving away from the glorious skies of Oklahoma.  A big round of applause to Lindsay!

All the best to y’all!

Robin Hutchings

Newsletter Editor