Sunday, October 12, 2008

October meeting Recap

Our new meting time of 7pm seems to be working out well! This month's meeting was a bit business-y, reporting back from exhibition committee, discussing Martha Knox's upcoming workshop, and a reminder to all that membership renewal time is here!

Exhibition news:

- The Rubia quilt is headed off to Portland, Oregon next!

-We've had a tentative positive response from the Delaware Art Museum's Outlooks series pending further discussion

-It will soon be time to seriously plan for our 2 March shows, "Plastic at the Plastic Club" here in Philly, and "Women and Environment" in St Louis. Please remember that only active, dues-paying members are eligible for our exhibitions, and the Plastic Club show is an open members exhibition.

Workshop News:

Martha Knox is kindly offering a woodcut relief workshop on November 2nd at 12 pm at her studio in Germantown. There will be a $5 fee to cover the cost of wood and inks. Please come prepared with a drawing and paper to print on, as well as an X-acto knife and brayer if you own them. Please RSVP to marfknox@gmail.com ASAP so she knows how much wood to buy.

Upcoming:

-If you pay your dues prior to the end of this year you can pay the current membership fee. If you wait till after January 1st you will pay National's new membership fee. Save money and pay dues early!!!!! When you pay dues you have the benefits of participating in member exhibitions, getting discounts at Pearl and Utrecht, links to your website from the National Website as well as our blog, opportunities anouncements, and getting publicity for your shows on our blog. You can renew your membership online http://www.nationalwca.org/membership/membership.html or bring your checkbook to our next meeting.

-November meeting, Wednesday, November 12th, 7pm, we will have Heather Bryson, artist and owner of B Square gallery, with us to talk about her dual role as artist and gallerist. Heather has hosted a WCA member show in the past, is a graduate of Moore College, and is a jeweler whose work focuses on nature-inspired forms. Please join us and bring a friend!

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