Saturday, January 10, 2009

President of Brush Strokes

I have been elected president of Brush Strokes for 2009.  During December, I worked to staff all of the positions we need to manage exhibits, workshops, publicity, etc., and the members came through and filled all of the defined openings.  We had our first meeting of 2009 last Friday, and it started off in mass confusion... the Coronado Center said that "someone" had called and cancelled the meeting, so as members arrived, all of the room setup still had to be done.  The Coronado Center folks did a great job recovering.  We had our first Painting of the Month vote, and it was a big hit.  Don Pohlman won with a great abstract dyptic in acrylic, which is hanging in Coronado Center until February 13.  In all, the meeting was hectic, but fun.  I've attached a photo of (left to right) June Harris, our secretary, me, and Marlene Gremillion, our vice-president, who is also responsible for our meeting programs.  Our treasurer John Keller missed the photo-op.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Exhibit at Woodlands Auditorium

Just this week, I received an unplanned opportunity to exhibit paintings in the Woodlands Auditorium lobby at Ponce deLeon Center in Hot Springs Village with friend and fellow artist John Keller.  The two of us hung over 50 paintings on short notice, and they'll be there until the end of February.  I have already had several people tell me that it's an impressive show, so if you have a chance to stop by and see it, please do so.  I think you will find it worthwhile.