BGAA January General Meeting Minutes

BGAA General Meeting Kiwanis’s Park Building January 21, 2012

9:00AM – Welcome Visiting, food – provided by Andy Poole, magazine and book exchange

BGAA Business :

1. Four reasons people in BGAA: sell, socialize, learn, advance art community: Sell – Spring Show, Harvest Days, Socialize – quarterly meetings, Third Thursday social, Learn – Show, Thursdays, quarterly meetings (presentations, sharing art; add critiques, hands-on workshops), Community – Chamber, Show, HD children’s activity, CDM Services (more at April meeting). (Apparent equal interest in the three last items, less in the first)

2. Add additional shows: September joint show with MOSAIC at Gallery 360: Beth Johnson-Burger gave a presentation about the child/adult show, answering questions from members. A straw vote of participants was taken. There were enough members showing interest to add this show. Fall art bazaar in November/December – interest shown for Fall Show, not bazaar) Current shows: Spring Show & Sale - March 24-25 Harvest Days - 3rd weekend of July Studio Tour - July 28

3. Pat LaCroix announcement: Arts of Clark County, Clark County Arts Culture Summit cost $25.00 for the day with 140 positions available.

4. Linda Kliewer announcement: Clark County Arts Commission Meeting held the fourth Tuesday of every month at 6:30p.m.

5. Technology Presentation: Tom Wheeler gave a BGAA Website presentation using Photo Shop.

6. Guest Presenter: Michelle Allen gave a presentation of her art form and her road to becoming a commercial artist. She passed around catalogs of her art, personal art notebooks, and Moo Cards. Blub.com is one of the sites she gave where Moo Cards could be done.

7. Audit: Andy Poole requested member volunteers to conduct a general audit. ( Michelle Schaeffer & Beth Johnson-Burger volunteered to assist Treasurer with audit)

8. Spring Art Show: Changes - silent auction, fewer cash prizes, Theme - (Tree of Life) must be one of three.

Task List: Jane Poole handed out Spring Art Show task lists. Chair—Jane Poole Silent Auction – Andy Poole Reception – Linda Kliewer People’s Choice – Diane Springer Adjudication – Tina Hunter Check in – Cheryl Hazen Check out – Beth Johnson-Burger Music – Cheryl Hazen Hanging/Display – Melisse Laing Hosting – Vickey Schell Setting Up Venue – Linda Deal Fund raising—Jane Poole, Beth Johnson-Burger Publicity—Jane Poole, Beth Johnson-Burger Awards—Diane Springer Donations Drawing—Bev Winther

9. Art Share Meeting Adjourned at 12:00 p.m.

Comments

This is the first of the General Meeting Minutes I have posted and I will be posting the following ones soon.

Thank you for your patience.

Teresa