December 2015 Meeting Recap

In case you missed it: December 6, 2015 Party Summary

We welcomed everyone to the 10th Annual Central Florida Watercolor Society Member In House Show and Holiday party, in the Germaine Marvel building, at the Art & History Museums – Maitland.

Members signed in and those with paintings had them numbered and displayed for the voting. Also, one free raffle ticket was given to each member. Mini paintings were displayed and as we ate our meal those who brought one took one out of a small box.

We thanked our volunteers and hospitality chair, Sharon Stitely. After guests were introduced we had a quick business meeting making a few announcement of upcoming events.
Dec. 12 – SOBO jpgs are due to Jane Brinckerhoff.
Jan. 3 – THERE IS NO JAN. 3RD MEETING OF CFWS! Please attend the “Make A Splash” Show Reception, Jan 8, at the Cassleberry Art House
Jan. 4 – Drop off for CFWS Non-Juried show ‚ “Make a Splash” at the CASSELBERRY ART HOUSE. Contact Mary Dall, Rita Watts or Jerry Snyder with any questions.
Jan. 8 – Reception at CASSELBERRY ART HOUSE (6-8pm)
Jan. 30 – Drop off paintings for JURIED Members show at SOBO 8:30-9:30. Three volunteers will take accepted paintings from Maitland Art Center A&H parking lot to SOBO
Jan. 31 – Janet King demo. at regular members meeting ‚ 1:30 – Germaine-Marvel building.
Feb. 1-2-3 – Janet King Workshop, Germaine Marvel building, Art & History Museums‚ Maitland. Use the ONE TIME coupon and get signed up. Only 1/2 down holds your spot. We are opening the workshop to non-members, but they are NOT eligible to use the $50 coupon.
March 6th ‚ CFWS member meeting‚ Nancy Larkin will be presenting a program from an illustrator point of view. Nancy also spoke about her Mennello workshop on Dec. 15.

Sally Hall, stood up to speak about the next Plein Air event on January 16 at the Mayflower Retirement Community, behind Crealde. She is hosting this event and described the lovely scenery there to paint and draw, and how to get there.

After the business was taken care of, we passed out ballots for the people‚ choice voting and the meal was begun. There were four tables filled with amazing appetizers, food, desserts, and drinks. It was all so delicious! We ate far too much!

As the meal was winding down, we began the raffle for donations from Art Systems, Fogo de Chao, Blick art materials, Kim Minichiello, Tom Jones, Laura Evans/Studio 17, Dana Daydodge and the estates of Dee Jansen and Connie Marcan. We had the one and only SANTA (Michel Olivier) help to hand out the prizes! Dave Williams did the raffle calls in a most entertaining way! What great fun we had and we laughed until we cried!