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Fall Children’s Classes

The Olathe Visual Artists Association is sponsoring art and clay classes for children.  

MONTHLY CLAY CLASSES
Ages 7- 16
Students will learn a variety of methods for creating with clay as well as glazing. Each class offers a different project to go with the season. All materials provided INSTRUCTOR: Ruth Bukovac
Dates: Sundays – Oct. 14, Nov.11
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm
Cost: $25 Per class per child or 4 classes $90. (per child)
Microsoft Word - 2018 fall FLYER.doc

WEEKLY DRAWING LESSONS
Ages: 7-15
Students will learn how to draw and shade still life, animals and portraits. Students will explore the mediums of charcoal, pencil, oil pastel, ink and chalk. All materials provided INSTRUCTOR: Ruth Bukovac
ON GOING
Dates: Sundays
Time: 3:30-4:30 or 4:30-5:30pm
Cost: $80.00 for 4 sessions One hour per session

COPPER RELIEF BOX TOP
Ages 7-16
Students will learn how to manipulate copper foil to create a raised design. Students will then use their foil design to cover a wooden box.
INSTRUCTOR: Ruth Bukovac
All materials provided
Dates: Dec. 2 Sunday
Time: 2:00-3:00
Cost: $25 per person
(Alternate dates/times are available.  Contact Ruth to discuss scheduling.)
Microsoft Word - 2018 fall FLYER.doc

ENROLL FOR ANY CLASS at THE First Gallery of Olathe located at 11951 Strang Line Road in the Olathe Station Shopping Center (Across from Old Chicago and next door to Game Stop)

Pay online using Paypal by going to your paypal account select Send & Request put firstgalleryolathe@gmail.com in the send money space then put the class and time in the description and check out or pay at the gallery

CLASS ENROLLMENT IS COMPLETE WHEN ENROLLMENT FEE IS PAID


Ruth Bukovac

681-1220
ruthbukovac@sbcglobal.net
Gallery Hours: Wed. – Sat. 10-6 Sun. 12-6pm

The Olathe Visual Artists Association is a non-profit group dedicated to promoting art in the community. Ruth Bukovac, (a certified Art Teacher) will teach all the classes. She has been teaching art for more than 40 years and is a retired art teacher from the Olathe Public Schools. The enrollment fee covers all the materials, equipment and expenses.

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August Meeting on Thursday

Our next meeting is coming up on Thursday (the 23rd).  6pm at the First Gallery of Olathe, as usual.  Directions and A Map

Please attend we will be introducing new members and have a lot to talk about.  Come share what you’ve been working on this summer!

Also:

  • If you’re a current member and you’d like to have a member page on the website,  please contact me.
  • If you have any art-related news to share, contact me or let someone at the meeting know and we’ll get it up here in the news and events section.

 

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January Meeting on Thursday

Our next meeting is coming up on Thursday (the 25th).  6pm at the First Gallery of Olathe, as usual.  Directions and A Map

We have a few things to do this time.

  • Time to pay your annual membership dues ($25)
  • Elections for group officers will be held
  • I think we’ll be talking about this summer’s art fair, also.

Also:

  • If you’re a current member and you’d like to have a member page on the website,  please contact me.
  • If you have any art-related news to share, contact me or let someone at the meeting know and we’ll get it up here in the news and events section.

This is a big meeting, especially since we’ve had to skip some recently.   I hope we get a good turnout.

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Please Note! Scheduling Correction.

The date for this week’s OVA meeting is on Thursday instead of the typical Tuesday.  The calendar had previously been marked incorrectly, so please take note.  It has been corrected.  The meeting will be at 6:00pm on Thursday, May 25th.

I apologize for any confusion or inconvenience.

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Olathe Visual Artists 🎨 March, 21st 2017 Agenda

March 21st,  2017 membership meeting minutes 6pm

Presiding officer – Dave Stewart – Meeting Minutes from Feb.( ) March Agenda( )

Treasures report –  John Burns reports & balance

Need an officer – secretary –

New business: Jamie Lavin – (guest speaker on marketing your artwork)

– On the Painted Trail…an OVA project

Old Business:

  1. Olathe Public Library – OVA member display: 2D art rotation monthly, no sales only promotion of artists & OVA. To begin as soon as display area is ready.
  2. . Your portfolio, your profile, your bio.( potential workshop). Dave Stewart will provide members with bio building assistance upon request.
  3. Ruth offering classes to OVA members at a 50%
  4. OVA meetings,day & dates: OVA MEETINGS NOW ON TUESDAY NIGHTS AT 6pm. ALSO, TO OCCUR EACH ALTERNATING MONTH. (Motion made and approved). OVA meeting dates for 2017: January 26 , March 21, May 25, July 25, Sept. 26, Nov. 28.
  5. OVA PURPOSE STATEMENT.- (Statement finished and ready to present to the membership).
  6. OVA to begin funding drive including auctions, grant procurement, member art sales. Any ideas? (Could elect a member as Grant/ fundraising Officer. Fund Raising and research ways of increasing revenue, online sales, art auctions, special event sales, go fund me…).
  7. OVA SCHOLARSHIP- applications were distributed at the Olathe H.S. Career Night, awaiting return, selections to occur at March meeting. Grant will be $1000.00 or 2 $500.00 to qualified applicants.

OVA Workshops- (Mark Weber –  Landscape Painting Workshop scheduled for April 1st, 10am-4pm $80.00 /non members, $50.00 /members- Pay at the gallery.

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Olathe Visual Artists 🎨 quarterly meeting MINUTES

January 26, 2017 membership meeting minutes 7pm

Presiding officer – Dave Stewart called the meeting to order 7:05pm

Treasures report –  John Burns reports & balance approved by members.

Meeting Minutes from Oct. 2016 – none available from the last meeting.

2017 officers – Dave Stewart – president (OVA /1st Art Gallery of Olathe partners director) davebstewart1@gmail.com

John Burns – treasurer

Need an officer – secretary -minutes by D.Stewart

New business:

  1. Olathe Public Library – OVA member display: 2D art rotation monthly, no sales only promotion of artists & OVA. To begin as soon as display area is ready.
  2. Stems plein air paint June 1, 2017. Members encouraged to participate. OVA donating art show grids May 28 to June 5. Dave will ask for trading grid use for help with storage fees or member discount to Stems participation fee at plein air event.
  3. Your portfolio, your profile, your bio.( potential workshop). Dave Stewart will provide members with bio building assistance upon request.
  4. Ruth offering classes to OVA members at a 50%
  5. New meeting day & dates: OVA MEETINGS NOW ON TUESDAY NIGHTS AT 6pm. ALSO, TO OCCUR EACH ALTERNATING MONTH. (Motion made and approved). OVA meeting dates for 2017: January 26 , March 28, May 25, July 25, Sept. 26, Nov. 28.
  6. OVA to adopt Louisville art association PURPOSE STATEMENT.
  7. OVA to begin funding drive including auctions, grant procurement, member art sales.
  8. OVA SCHOLARSHIP- applications were distributed at the Olathe H.S. Career Night, awaiting return, selections to occur at March meeting. Grant will be $1000.00 or 2 $500.00 to qualified applicants.

OVA Workshops- proposed (Mark Weber – oil or acrylic, Billy O’Donnell – plein air, Casey Kempter – Abstract, Dave Stewart – Venetian Plaster, other – marketing. Dave Stewart – portfolio bio, other?)

OVA Field Trip- proposed (Nelson Museum, Down town art fair/s, Plaza Art Show)

OVA Guest Speakers- M. Weber, Billy O’Donnel, other?

OVA SHOWS – 1st Art Gallery of Olathe – month of March, Olathe Public Library ( Indian Creek Branch) set up date to be announced.

OVA Partners/1st Art Gallery – director Dave Stewart – proposed OVA members to become 1st Art Gallery of Olathe associate members.

P Dave  –  1. Recruiter for associates – director needed (application for new member sign-ups).   2. Fund Raiser – Directors needed (research ways of increasing revenue, online sales, art auctions, special event sales, go fund me…).

 

February – 1st Saturday Reception at 1st Art Gallery of Olathe 2/4/17

– 1st Art Gallery of Olathe meeting, 2/9/17 6pm.

March.     – 1st Saturday Reception at 1st Art Gallery of Olathe 3/4/17

– 1st Art Gallery membership meeting will be on 3/7/2017, 6 PM.

– OVA meeting on 3/28/17 at 6pm.

April.        – 1st Saturday Reception at 1st Art Gallery of Olathe 4/1/17

– 1st Gallery meeting, 4/4/17

– End January 2017 Minutes –

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Workshop with Glenn Lavezzi

Clay Rodent 2 - LavezziOlathe Visual Artists are pleased to present a three-hour workshop with sculptor Glenn Lavezzi on Tuesday, August 23rd from 6-9pm.
 
Participants will enjoy a hands-on demonstration of Glenn’s adorable chipmunk figures and more. Everyone will be able to create a clay figurine and experience the creative sculpting process.
 
Only nine seats are left for this event which will take place at the First Olathe Art Gallery. Cost is $35 for members and $45 for non-members which include all materials, tools and firing of finished pieces. Seats will be reserved on a first come, first serve basis until all twelve spots are filled.
 
Fees will be collected on the 23rd.
 
Please fell free to contact Jane Kirk with any questions.
 
(913) 486-9108 or mamadragon9@sbcglobal.net
 
See you on the 23rd!

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