Monday, January 16, 2012

January Minutes

Jackson County Arts Minutes

Jackson County Arts met Monday, November 14, 2011 at 6:00 PM. Present were David Schock, Mary Schock, Fred Appelhanz, Katie Morris, Suzette McCord-Rogers, Donna Kuti, Judith Williams, and Rhett and Carol Totten who hosted the meeting at their home.

Old Business
We had introductions and gave a few updates of our artistic endeavors since we last met.
We continued talking more about goals for our organization.
Explore our own art interests and broaden our understanding of Art in the world.
Encourage one another in our own creative efforts.
Add members of different ages and races with a wide variety of abilities.
Provide Art related experiences.
Use our collective talents to beautify something in the community. Future mural?
Invite new members.
Pair up visual artists and writers. Artists make work inspired by writing.

Treasurer’s Report
Cash on hand as of 1-16-12 is $374.68. Suzette reported that all grant reports are turned in. Dues were collected.

New Business
We decided to make handmade Valentines before our February meeting, which we will trade.

Show and Tell
Donna showed a beaded piece that she is working on that depicts a cardinal. Carol read Fred’s new poem, “Within”.  Carol shared one of her newest books. “Elle.” Mary showed two butterfly quilt blocks and a watercolor painting of a parrot. Katie showed a clipboard that she altered and a mandala she is working on.

Next Meeting: Monday, February 13, 2012, 6:00 PM at Rhett and Carol Totten’s.

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