Sunday, October 14, 2007

Minutes from October meeting

MEMBER NEWS
Congratulated “Bird Show” Participants: Marie Elcin,
Alison Altergott, Karin Morris, Heather Sundquist,
Bonnie MacAllister, Michelle Wilson
Show was curated by Marie at Grace Episcopal Church in
Merchantville, NJ (to get your work, contact Marie
marieelcin@hotmail.com)

Members participating in Lion Arts Project at Penn
State Delaware Campus: Bonnie MacAllister, Kathy
Dobash, Katrina Kiefer, Madeline Adams) 96
participants total
Sat, Oct 20 3-4 is the opening at the library and the
lions will be picked up to be painted.
http://www.de.psu.edu/Information/Community/lionproject.htm?cn7

TRIPS
Trip to Michener Museum in Doylestown, PA on Sunday,
Oct. 21. If you are interested, please contact Marie
Elcin 215-423-4884 home, 215-567-1088 work). If you
can carpool, take folks, etc.
http://www.michenermuseum.org/


Philadelphia Open Studio Tours

October 20-21 East of Broad, Oct. 27-28 West of Broad

Members: Pamela Birmingham, Carol Taylor-Kearney,
Cynthia Back, Angela Victor, Sibylla Benatova, former
pres Michelle Ortiz
www.philaopenstudios.com
(Alison Altergott is planning a group tour of POST.
Contact her at aealtergott@yahoo.com or 610.306.3096.
)

ART CARD EXCHANGE
at NOVEMBER 14th Meeting
Would anyone like to participate in an art card
exchange? Create some art cards (2 ½ x 3) and bring
to the next meeting. (6 or so)

EXHIBITIONS COMMITTEE
Diana Riukas, Bonnie MacAllister, Marie Elcin on the
Exhibitions Committee
Meeting at Marie’s on October 27 at 2 (2651 Tulip
Street, 19125).

EXHIBITIONS (must pay dues to participate)
#1)
"Women Helping Women: Stitch by Stitch"
exhibit with www.rubiahandwork.org
May 2008
Opens May 2, 2008
City Government Building, Wilmington, DE (and other
sites TBA)
new Rubia/WCA website coming soon!

We distributed Fabric for the Rubia Show
Bonnie has all of the fabric 215.222.1758 (home) or
bmacallister@earthlink.net

Must be 10”x10”

Please observe the motifs of the Afghan women as seen
on the Rubia site and create your response and
interpretation of the theme through images of the
poppy, the rubia logo, etc. as found on
www.rubiahandwork.org (see attached handout)

Rubia is a project of Social & Environmental
Entrepeneurs (SEE), a registered 501(c) [3], which
provides non-profit status. Rubia serves women in
Afghanistan, offering education, skills training and
income opportunities through the promotion of their
traditional handwork. Rubia is committed to building
sustainable business in a fragile environment,
empowering women while respecting traditional ways,
reviving and preserving traditional crafts.

#2)
ENVIRONMENTAL DISTRESS
May 2008
Opens May 2, 2008
City Government Building
All dues paying members are eligible to have a piece
in this show.

DUES
Reminder:
October is New Member Month—You must renew your dues
to be in shows! Everyone must renew for 2008.
http://www.nationalwca.org/wcadocs/application2008.pdf

your options:
Pay via internet to Nationals (credit cards, paypal.)
Print out & mail check to Nationals.
Pay locally by bringing form to next meeting with
check.
Pay locally by mailing form to our treasurer, Virginia Maksymowicz.
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