Peggy Kirkwood talks about the value of a good brush.
From the President
By Gerri Aurre
The most important information this month is that the NCAA will be sending out its newsletter on a BLOG. Thanks to Doreen Lepore, our newsletter editor, you will be able to access Connections and the calendar of events on line. If all goes well, we will be phasing out the paper edition within the next few months.
This cost savings will enable us as an organization to use our non-profit status to further promote the arts locally.
We are also working on creating our Website. I have several sources but am still interested in reviewing some others. If anyone knows a local webmaster, I would appreciate hearing from you. I think that we should have examples of member's art on the site and links to your websites.
It's important that you get your correct E-mail addresses and website information, as well as your dues, in quickly to us.
Peggy Kirkwood was a really fine speaker this month and her hour passed very quickly. She gave good tips on the most important components and techniques of watercolor. I'd certainly recommend taking a class with Peggy. She was thorough and delightful.
The Lighthouse Center for the Arts continues to have the Brown Bag series of free demos on Fridays from 11 to 1.
There are still spots available to hang work at any of the Bank Atlantic branches. These venues are especially good for large pieces. The sign up sheets will be posted at the monthly meetings. Please don't hesitate to call me or any of the coordinators if you would like a spot. These banks are good exposure and hopefully we will be selling artwork as well. Sara Fisher sold a painting at the Abacoa branch.
The PGA branch is planning on giving us a show, with reception, in late January.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS:
October 31 - deadline to submit donated art to LCA for D'Art
November 1 - deadline for FL Women's Museum show
November 5 2:00 PM - Bank Atlantic Maplewood
November 6 2:00 PM - Bank Atlantic NPB
November 7 2:30 PM - Bank Atlantic Abacoa
November 10, 7:00 PM NCAA Meeting - Nancy Tart Oil Demo
November 12 3:00 PM Bacio's
November 13 3:00 PM Corner Café
November 18 2:30 PM Boulevard Restaurant
November 18 2:00 PM Bank Atlantic PBG
December 1 - deadline for application - Abstract Show - LCA
Ongoing at the Lighthouse Center:
Thursday nights 6-9 PM Open Studio Nude Figure Drawing
Fridays 11-1 PM Brown bag series