Exhibits and Events - September 14, 2019 Meeting

Saturday, 14 September 2019 – General Membership Meeting
MEETING LOCATION: LEESBURG CENTER FOR THE ARTS
429 WEST MAGNOLIA STREET, LEESBURG

*****FIRST MEETING OF THE SEASON*****
WELCOME EVERYONE

AGENDA
♦ Need a few volunteers to come early to assist Orit with demo set up.
♦ Need a few volunteers to come early and count Living Waters exhibit People’s Choice ballots. Some ballots already counted.

50/50 – See Glenda. Bring a few one dollar bills!
10:00 a.m. – Welcome new members and guests – Deborah Shelley, President
Treasurer’s Report - Sharon Yutzy
Secretary’s Report – Carol Bertino: Approval of May 2019 meeting minutes.
Vice President’s Corner – Shari Williams: What’s happening in your world?
Receive any awards? Accepted into any juried exhibits? Have any sales?

Announcements
♦ DUE TO RECENT DEVELOPMENTS - THERE WILL BE SOME CHANGES TO THE PROGRAM INFO FLIER
♦ Need Volunteers for some Exhibit activities. See below. Way below…
♦ 2020 - Big Doin’s for PSCFs 10th Anniversary!!! All exhibit posters will have 10th Anniversary announcement.
♦ Pastel Journal Lending Library - great reference for new members and beginning pastelists. Check out a volume for a month!
PSCF has six binders of Pastel Journal magazines organized from the first volume in early 2000 to 2016.
Seven to ten magazines per binder. See Deborah. Many thanks to Donna Tweedle for donating the magazines.
♦ Portrait Society of America 2020 Annual Conference – Coming to Orlando! More info to follow.
♦ Announcements from members

Exhibit Info NOTE: All 2020 exhibit posters will have 10th Anniversary announcement.
♦ UPDATE - CHANGES TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE MEETING. LCFA November 1 - 24, 2019.
• RECEPTION: CHANGED from Nov 8 TO FRIDAY NOV 1 to coincide with First Friday activities, 6:30pm to 8:30pm. WE WILL HAVE A MEETING November 9.
♦ April, May, June 2020 – WOW, three months!! Living Waters and the Florida Landscape, Tavares, City Hall, downtown Tavares.
• Reception sponsored by the city of Tavares. Opportunity for 10th Anniversary Celebration. More Champagne and cake!!
♦ June 1 to June 30, 2020 - Casselberry Art House, Casselberry (south of Sanford). 20% commission on sales.
• Need artists and painting info by early February, 3 months prior to the exhibit.
• Art House would like a workshop or demo; NEED VOLUNTEERS FOR THE EVENT.
• Reception Friday June 12 with the City Second Friday event – 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Well attended.
• Opportunity for 10th Anniversary Celebration. More Champagne and cake!!

Workshops – Mark your calendars, both workshops are CONFIRMED!
♦ February 5, 6, 7, 2020 - Marla Baggetta, 3-day landscape. Demo at regular monthly meeting on Saturday, Feb 8, 2020.
Send in your registration deposit NOW, this workshop will fill up fast!!
♦ October 7-10, 2020 - Christine Swann, two 2-day workshops or one 4-day. Demo at regular monthly meeting on Oct 10.
Workshop Topics: Power of Pastel/Still Life; Law of Light and the Figure/Portrait.

Living Waters and the Florida Landscape exhibit People’s Choice award presentation. If some folks volunteered to count the ballots!
50/50 Drawing

PROGRAM 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.
DEMO: Architectural Elements with Orit Reuben
FYI: 2019/2020 Board
President – Deborah Shelley
Vice President – Shari Williams
Secretary – Carol Bertino
Treasurer – Sharon Yutzy
At Large - (appointed by President after elections, as per Bylaws)

♦ Exhibit Committee:
Deborah: Forms, budget, poster (coordinate with graphic designer)
Sharon: budget, receive registrations
Kay D, Lorelei: Sponsors
Linda H: type up exhibit cards
Sharon, Dale, Suzanne, Lorelei: hanging
NEED VOLUNTEERS FOR THESE ACTIVITIES:
Your name here! ______________________________________Need a few more folks to assist with check in/check out.
______________________________________Set out floor mats, before hanging (come early to painting drop off)
______________________________________Pick up floor mats, roll and store - at takedown (come late to painting take down/pick-up)
_______________________________________Distribute exhibit cards, set out paintings on floor mats.
Please contact Deborah if you can assist. Please volunteer to help, we need you!

♦ Workshop Committee:
Deborah: forms, flier, contract, assist with budget.
Sharon: budget, receive registrations
Donna: home host as needed.
NOTE: We are covered for workshops until November 2020, but could start planning ahead; instructors are booking for 2021.

♦ Website Admin – Jan Vermilya

♦ Facebook Admin – Sherese Mesko
“Art is not a matter of what you see, but what you make other people see.” Edgar Degas