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Artists of Bristol on the Delaware

Meeting Notes for November 8, 2017

 

Presiding Officer:  Gail Bracegirdle                                       Number Attending: 26

 

Treasurers Report: Gene Williams announced a balance of $10,919.98 in our account; $8012.04 is allocated for art programs in the Bristol Boro school district. We have six new members and received commissions on sold work.  Expenses included CFA rental for our wall space.

 

Guests: Staci Tantum spoke about 21st Century Community Learning Centers and distributed information for anyone interested in volunteering as an instructor for art or craft projects in the Bristol school district. Contact her at Staci@LBC21stccic.org

 

Lower Bucks Hospital: Pat Riffe informed us that there were two sales at our ongoing exhibit at the hospital, and a Christmas Bazaar is planned for December 1.  She discussed the possibility of AOB having a display of inexpensive artwork for sale.  If you are interested in offering work for sale at this event, contact her at priffesix@comcast.net. The reception for the artists who are currently exhibiting on the walls will be on November 19 from 1 to 3 PM contact her regarding refreshments. Additionally, a discussion ensued as to permitting artists to exhibit framed prints that would lower the cost of the art for sale given the venue.  A vote was suggested, but not taken.

 

Holiday Party: Refreshments are needed for our annual holiday party and a list was circulated.  If you are planning to come please contact Janice Rhodes at martyisart@aol.com or Kitsie Seldan at nonaustin@yahoo.com.

 

Announcements: Pat Riffe announced her participation along with other local artists at Levittown’s Holiday Art Show at the Framed to Perfections Art Gallery, 8728 New Falls Road, Levittown, on Saturday, November 11 from 11 AM to 3 PM. There will be music, food, and wine.

 

The business portion of the meeting concluded, Gail B. introduced Paul Mordetsky, who brought some of his original artwork and did an engaging on-screen presentation of his works of varied styles in oil, drawings in inks and oil pencil.

 

REMINDER

 

The next meeting of the Artists of Bristol will be our annual Holiday Party and take place on Wednesday, December 13 at 6 PM at the Silver Lake Nature Center on Bath Road in Bristol Township.