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Olathe Visual Artists ūüé® 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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Heads-Up: Different Meeting Date this Month

OVA meetings are now to be held the 4th Tuesday of every other month–except for this month. ¬†Due to a conflict, this month’s meeting will be on the 21st at 6pm rather than the 28th as it normally would be. ¬†Appologies for the inconvenience.

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Membership Dues

It’s that time of year again.
OVA membership dues are due this month.

Send $25 to:
Olathe Visual Artists, Inc.
14726 S Murray Ln
Olathe, KS 66062

Or just give it to John Burns, our Treasurer, at January’s meeting on the 26th.

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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
See you on the 23rd!

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Meeting tonight!

Our monthly meeting is tonight at 7pm at the First Art Gallery. ¬†You don’t have to be a member to attend. ¬†Map and Info

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Address Change

Please note that our mailing address has changed.  Any future correspondences should be sent to:

Olathe Visual Artists, Inc.
14726 S Murray Ln
Olathe, KS 66062

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