Sunday, November 04, 2007

Next Meeting November 14th

We are extremely excited about our November 14 meeting
because there is so much great activity for our
chapter.

We had originally asked you to make Artist Trading
Cards for the next meeting. Hold onto those because
we have a great exhibition with the International
Women's Caucus for Art, a wonderful opportunity for
you instead.

Did you know that the WCA is actually an NGO
(non-governmental organization) of the United Nations?
Environment and sustainability are important topics
for the Women's Caucus as a whole.

We would like for you to prepare a 4”x6” or Size 6
postcards made from recycled materials and reflecting
the theme of “Sustaining Our Environment” . On the
back of the postcard, provide your name, address and
the materials used to make the card.

We will present our postcards, and then we'll mail
them off to be part of the exhibition during the
February, 2008 WCA and College Art Association (CAA)
annual conferences at Ft. Worth-Dallas, Texas. At the
exhibition, works will be auctioned to benefit the
United Nations.

Don't worry. If you miss the meeting, the email below
tells you how to participate!

Also, don't forget to update your Irving Sandler files
(resume, statement, available work), and let us know
if you want to be part of "Environmental Distress" or
"Women Helping Women: Stitch by Stitch".

We have a new website in the works:
http://www.marycrowley.com/rubia/. We'll post your
links and images of you with your fabric for the show!


So save the date: November 14 at 6:30 at Moore
College of Art and Design (www.moore.edu for
directions.) And scroll down for more information on
the postcard show!
Theme: Sustaining Our Environment Postcard Exhibition

Sustain our environment!
The Women’s Caucus for Art

(WCA), a national women’s artists’ association and an
NGO of the United Nations, invite mail artists and
artists of all media to support the UN’s Millenium
Goal, “Sustaining Our Environment.” The Millenium
Goal’s objectives are:

· Integrate the principles of sustainable
development into country policies and programs;
reverse loss of environmental resources
· Reduce by half the proportion of people
without sustainable access to safe drinking water
· Achieve significant improvement in lives of
at least 100 million slum dwellers, by 2020

Submit 4”x6” or Size 6 postcards made from recycled
materials and reflecting the theme of “Sustaining
Our
Environment” by January 15, 2008 . On the
back of the
postcard, provide your name, address
and the materials
used to make the card.
Submissions will be exhibited
during the
February, 2008 WCA and College Art

Association (CAA) annual conferences at Ft.
Worth-Dallas, Texas. At the exhibition, works
will be
auctioned to benefit the United Nations.

Documentation on
http://wcaartwavesinternational.blogspot.com/. No
jury, no fee, no return. Postal delivery only.

Mail postcards to P. Otani, Curator, Sustaining Our
Environment, 263 Laidley Street, San Francisco, CA
94131 USA


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