May 2 General Meeting/Election/Show & Tell

Pam welcomed everyone to the last general members meeting of the 2021 season.  We had our members election, of our four officers of the society, as first order of business.

Pam Chock (Merle) and Charlie (Charlotte) Cipes were unanimously reelected as co-presidents.

Richelle Siska was elected our new vice president.

Mary Dall was reelected as secretary.

Marilyn Rathbun, CPA, still working with Pam as our treasurer.

Congratulations to all! There was a great round of applause!

The last board meeting of our season is May 20. Members are invited to attend the fun! Learn what goes on behind the scenes!

There were some announcements from members: The Polk Museum of Art has a Toulouse-Lautrec exhibit up until May 23.

https://polkmuseumofart.org

Lakeland Art Guild Third Online Exhibition, CFWS member Ron Malone is in:  https://lakelandartguild.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=633638&module_id=416405

Lakeland Art Guild – 49th Annual Melvin Gallery Art Exhibition, CFWS members Marcela Moglia, Leslie Rossetti, Mary Kathryn Van Kleunen, Dorothy Cline are in:  https://lakelandartguild.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?page_id=0&club_id=633638

Richelle Siska put together a lovely slide show of art that our members have been working on over the last few months. The CFWS Show & Tell  were 14 wonderful pieces of art. Here they are:

Standing Tall by Mary Dall
Misty by Alice Dressner
Hope on the Horizon by Susan Greenlee-Mamon
Arbor Day Farmers Market by Stewart Jones
Eau De Parfum by Richelle Jarc (Siska)
The Queens by Judith Kaye
Yellow Crested Night Heron by Nancy Larkin
Four Owls by Roberta Lerman
Orchids by Marianna Ross
Floofing by Leslie Rossetti
Rock Landscape by Susie Schreiber
Bad Hair Day by Marion Wagster
Planting Time by Ann Worrall
Water Lily by Thouraya Zapara
Quantum Leap Winery by Teresa Chin

More paintings, and great art tips, were shared from our members at the zoom meeting:

Pat Shaer’s abstract
David Williams’ portrait
Dawn Shumard’s mother and child
Leslie holds up the Loew Cornell fine line pen
Paint fine lines with white for whiskers or do your signature with this pen.

https://www.amazon.com/Loew-Cornell-Fine-Line-Painting-2-Pack/dp/B011C4F9YY/ref=sr_1_2?crid=25AGLLUSHS3H&dchild=1&keywords=low+cornell+paint+pen&qid=1620422680&sprefix=low+cornell%2Caps%2C199&sr=8-2

Jane Brinckerhoff’s painting of Nehrling Gardens

Cheri Ptacek’s Girl on Beach
Mary Kathryn Van Kleunen’s White Bird
Faye Tambrino’s Landscape
Pam (Chock) Merle’s Seascape

      Pam had a great tip on using yellow frog tape to tape down your paintings. It is a low tack tape for delicate surfaces found here:

https://www.amazon.com/FrogTape-Delicate-Surface-Painting-280221/dp/B004Y6TJAS/ref=asc_df_B004Y6TJAS/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=193154321880&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=18132549816371865405&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9011518&hvtargid=pla-307142242740&psc=1

See how much action and information you can miss if you don’t come to the meetings!?  Our members are a wealth of inspiration and knowledge!

Keep painting!  Remember to enter the Summer of Art Online Show … and see you soon!