APS Board Meeting Minutes Dec . 6 , 2017
Attendance : Lise Fuller, Bev Saunders, Ronnie Benware, Diane Leifheit
This meeting firmed up dates of workshop s , events and scheduled meetings for 2018 .
Old Business :
Congratulations to Corey Pitkin for receiving the “ People ’ s Choice ” Award for “Once Mine ” and
Joan Reid for receiving the “ Personal Best ” Award for “ Daydreamer ” in the 2017 Annual Members
Show . Certificate and monetary award of $100 to each .
Lise reports that all 26 paintings were voted upon and the top 5 were…
“ Once Mine ” C. Pitkin, “ Storm Coming ” D . Leifheit, “ Fi rs t Snow ” R. Benware, “ Silent and Soft ” J. Ouimet,
and “ Rudy ” B. Saunders
Susan Whiteman is updating and cleaning up existing information. Please take note and respond to her requests in a timely manner. This is a time consuming task and we need to make it as easy as possible . We thank Corey for managing it all this time!
New Business: 2018 Marks 10 Year Anniversary 2008 – 2018
Membership Renewal Deadline: Jan 1 – Feb. 14. $25.00 After deadline, cost will be $30.00
Newsletter Submission & Deadlines: January – March 1 st Publication Da te: April 1 st
The newsletter will highlight a bit of history. Lise would like members to post/submit images from 10 years ago (then and now).
Membership Drive : Bev will send out Press Release to area about our 10 year Anniversary along with a call for new members.
Portrait Workshop II (Corey Pitkin) May 5 and 6 th , 10am – 4p m . ( $200.00 ) 1 0 maximum
One Day Paint out with Corey Pitkin in Rogers Park June/July ( Date TBD )
Wiawaka Painting Day and reception…Sat. June 30, 2018 Lunch is $ 12.00, $ 135 /night, Fri . & Sat. , $ 125 /night, Sun – Thurs. Meals included. ( Takeyce Walter Demonstration)
4th Adirondack National Pastel Exhibition: July 11, 2018 – August 11, 2018 Entry Deadline Sunday , May 20, 2018 (Online Juried Shows ) Alain Picard i s Selection, Awards Juror and Workshop Instructor….
Workshop by Alain Picard will be July 13 & 14. Cost: $ 275
Call for Committee Members VOLUNTEERS to help in planning and executing the National Show. Please contact Dave
Widlund Gallery @Tannery Pond 2018: Juried Award Members Exhibition, August 31 – September 27, 2018 with a reception on Thursday, Sept. 14, from 5 – 7 (Details TBD) Contact: Joann Quinlivan
Annual Members Exhibition and Meeting: October 1 – 31, 2018, Crandall Li brary People ’ s Choice and Personal Best Awards
Meeting Schedule: January 17, March 14, May 9, June 20, Sept 19, October 18 Meetings are held at Saunders Gallery (Bev ’ s @ Shirt Factory in Glens Falls) All members are encouraged and welcome to attend these meetings.
*Respectfully Submitted by Bev Saunders (Secretary) 1 2 / 30 /17