Friday, November 16, 2012

November 2012 Meeting Summary

Thank you to Trudy Vrchota for hosting our meeting and providing the best chocolate chip cookies.

Leadership posts for 2013:
President, Trudy Vrchota
Treasurer, Danette Polglase
Memberships, Danette
Member list coordination/updates, Susan Mathis

Budget for 2013 - current actual balance approx. $300
Guild Membership, MN Tile Association - Paid until 2014
Guild Membership, NE Mpls. Arts Association - Due for 2013
MN Tile Festival (Sept.) - on hold until status of festival established
Food and refreshments for shows (approx. $100 per show)
Additional tools to outfit traveling workshop bin - to be determined

Holiday potluck and tessarae exchange - no meeting, just social
December 12, 2013, 7:00- 9:30
Good time to pay 2013 memberships - $25
Host - Beth Karjala
1700 Lexington Ave. South (apt. 406), Lilydale 55118
Directions going south on 35E, St. Paul:
Just south of the Mississippi River,
Exit South on MN Hwy. 13 (Sibley Memorial Highway)
Left at Lexington Avenue
Left at second driveway into the parking lot
Please bring food for potluck and a bag of tessarae to exchange

February 13, 2013 Meeting
Host - Barb Steen, St. Louis Park - details and directions forthcoming
Topic - Tools and Tricks of the trade
Bring your used tools to donate to our traveling workshop bin.

Spring Members' Show - Hopkins Center for the Arts
1111 Main Street, Hopkins, MN  55343
Coordination by Janine Irisari
Drop off art - Tuesday, March 5
Reception - Thursday, March 7
Show - March 7 thru April 14
Pick up art - Monday, April 15
Center hours - 8AM-8PM M-F; 10AM-8PM Sat.; 12-5PM Sunday
Full details at February 13 Guild meeting

April 10 Meeting
Host - Micah Bach Kinder, South Mpls.
Topics - Fused glass demonstration, using a special oven within a microwave
     3-D Art challenge - members bring a 3D mosaic piece for discussion

June 12 Meeting
Host - Susan Mathis, Woodbury
Topic - Photographing mosaics

September 11 Meeting
Host - Mosaic-on-a-Stick (new location), St. Paul
Fall Members' Show kickoff
Members' Choice and People's Choice awards

November 13 Meeting
Presentation - Springboard for the Arts

December 11 Meeting
Host - Beth Karjala
Members bring mosaic candle holder - prizes for choice 

We look forward to Trudy's leadership in 2013.  It has been a pleasure to be prez the last three years.  Thank you for all your support and hard work.  You are all an inspiration.  I will remain heavily involved.  - Gil

1 comment:

  1. THANK YOU Gil for all your hard work the past 3 will be a hard act to follow in your capacity as the president of Mn. Mosaic Guild!
    I have enjoyed my brief experience with the Guild and have met many wonderful and very talented members...
    Here's to a mosaic filled 2013!