OAK ISLAND ART GUILD
Jan. 12, 2018 MINUTES
The meeting was called to order at 9:04 by President Mary Beth Livers. There were 28 members present.
Ted Bodenschiaze spoke about a project he is working on with the town. There will be a test firing of pottery on the beach Jan. 26. There will be a $12 fee for White Moon clay. The pit fire test will take 3-4 hours. If the test goes well there will be a larger pit firing in March.
Susan Sims-Pritts, BAC Executive Director, was introduced and spoke about BAC. Mary Beth stated our relationship with BAC. Members of OIAG can join BAC for $10.00.
Grassroots grant is written to support monthly workshops, Ocean Trails nursing home project, and children’s art camp for 9- to 13-year- old students during spring break (this year April 3, 4, and 6). OIAG will be working with the Recreation Center for this project.
Eight new members were introduced.
Alma Sroka gave the report for January. We started the year with $14,082.79.
Ocean Trail operating expense ($25.46)
US Postal service box rental ($86.00)
Ending checking balance $14,001.33
Arts by the Shore lost $224 last year. Total CD balance $9894.29 (11/30/17)
Dick Staat, chair of Rec Center exhibition and Featured Artist, reported about artists’ paintings in the Rec Center. Paintings are rotated every 2 months. See Dick about being a Featured Artist.
Bonnie Pendergast, Chair of Ocean Trails project, asked for more people to help with nursing home classes.
As Chair of Workshops/Programs, Bonnie asked members if they knew of an artist who would be interested in doing a workshop. Instructors are paid $160. Allie Lull will do the February 12 workshop with alcohol paint.
Penny Prettyman asked whether supplies could be paid for with grant funds. We’ll have to question BAC.
The meeting was adjourned.
Workshop following meeting supervised by Dick Staat, Phyllis Riley, and Kim Kirk: 4” x 4” painting for the BAC Gala (May 12). Each ticket holder will receive a 4” x 4”.
Submitted by Joyce Grazetti, Secretary