Thursday, January 15, 2009

Minutes from January 2009 Meeting

Minutes
In attendance (Cindy Back, Alison Altergott, Virginia Maksymowicz, Molly Crowley, Michelle Wilson, Martha Knox, Marie Elcin, Joanna Fulginiti, Bonnie MacAllister, Regina Roff)

Thank you to Virginia Maksymowicz for her wonderful presentation on tax audits for artists!
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ACTIONS REQUIRED: (DEADLINE JANUARY 25TH)

WOMEN AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Email all forms to Virginia Maksymowicz, and mail all checks for ($5 per piece, up to 3) to:

1. Although you should mail your checks to the address
below, please remember to make them out to the Women's
Caucus for Art (NOT to Virginia personally).

2. Email all digital submissions to Molly Crowley (100 dpi, not large files) (DEADLINE JANUARY 25TH)

mmcrowley@gmail.com

3. Bring all physical pieces to the February 11th meeting.
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ACTIONS REQUIRED: PLASTIC CLUB
Located on Camac between Locust and Spruce
Exhibition shared with Diana Riukas and Pam Flynn solo shows (downstairs), upstairs WCA

We need a RSVP from you if you would like to particpate (DEADLINE JANUARY 25TH). RSVP to phila_wca@yahoo.com. Dues must be current for 2009 to participate.

Currently exhibiting are:
1. Alison Altergott
2. Virginia Maksymowicz
3. Cynthia Back
4. Molly Crowley
5. Bonnie MacAllister
6. Michelle Wilson
7. Martha Knox
8. Marie Elcin
9. Joanna Fulginiti

So far, we are saying that you may show work up to 36” (height) x 48” (wide). Once we measure the interest, we will have a final listing of size and amount of pieces you may show.

DROP OFF—SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22
HANGING—THURSDAY &/OR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26-27
TAKEDOWN—SUNDAY, MARCH 29 2-5
OPENING—SUNDAY, MARCH 1 2-5
PERFORMANCE—TBA

SURVEY: ACTION REQUIRED—Can you sit additional hours? What would be possible for you? Would you like to perform?

POSTCARD
Michelle Wilson will do the postcard. Images from Diana, Pam, and [you?]
Submit 300 dpi images to Michelle by January 12, 2009 to michelle_print@yahoo.com.
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FEBRUARY 11TH MEETING
1. Bring work for Women and the Environment
2. CRITIQUE: Bring up to three pieces.
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MEMBER NEWS:

Weave A Real Peace Annual Conference -

Weave a Real Peace (WARP) serves as a catalyst for improving the quality of life of textile artisans in communities-in-need.

We provide information and networking opportunities to individuals and organizations who value the social, cultural, historic, and artistic importance of textiles around the world.

At the Welcoming Place near Lancaster PA (and the home of 10,000 villages)

Molly Crowley of Rubia and WCA-Philadelphia will be speaking about Rubia, their work in Afghanistan and the Collaborative project with the Philadelphia Women's Caucus for Arts which resulted in the creation of the Women Helping women, Stitch by Stitch Quilt and Exhibition.

For more information:
http://weavearealpeace.org/
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From Michelle Wilson:
The Hybrid Book, International Book Art Conference and Fair
June 4-6, 2009
The University of the Arts, Philadelphia
www.hybridbook.org
hybridbook@yahoo.com
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Katie Haegele and Bonnie MacAllister performing at a Zine Reading on Nexus Radio (1650 AM)
Nexus (http://www.nexusphiladelphia.org/) at 1400 N. American St., on Sunday Feb. 1 from 2-4.
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Marie Elcin at Evolumia, Haddon Avenue. Collingswood, NJ
Saturday, February 14th
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Michelle Wilson at Moore College of Art and Design, April 2009. Artshop Window. http://www.moore.edu
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Alison Altergott at Twenty-Two Gallery
Members’ Exhibition
236 S. 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
www.twenty-twogallery.com
Opening Sunday, January 18, 2009 2-5
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Crane Arts Selects Presents:
The Love Armor Project
Curated by Robert Wuilfe
The Ice Box Project Shape
February 5-26, 2009
Wed-Sun 12-16 p.m. FREE
www.lovearmorproject.com
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