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ART RECEPTION FOR JOHN BURNS ~ JULY 7th, 6-9 pm

The First Art Gallery of Olathe would like to personally invite you to an art reception on July 7th 6-9pm in honor of our Featured Artist John Burns.
John has been a valued member of First Art Gallery of Olathe for many years and a member of Olathe Visual Artists.  He has been happy to be the treasurer for both organizations and one of 16 artists who display their wonderful art in the gallery. John is ready for a new chapter in his life, so he will be retiring from the gallery and will become an Emeritus member. Everyone at the gallery wishes him the best, we hope many of his friends and family come to help him celebrate a long and successful art career. The evening will include complimentary refreshments and live music provided by guitarist Jacob Weakland. The Olathe Visual Artists will also have a special display up all month as well.

The reception is being held at the First Art Gallery of Olathe 11951 Strang Line Rd. in the Olathe Station Shopping Center

Original Acrylic Paintings by John Burns

Artist Statement
I did not start out as a child loving to paint or draw. I was 45 years old when after watching Bob Ross on TV, I decided to try my hand at it. It was not too bad for the first try, so I continued on. I attended three week long classes that Bob and his assistants provided. I became a Bob Ross certified instructor. I taught for about 8 years. I have been painting in oils but decided to try acrylics and have been painting in that medium ever since.
John W Burns
Olathe, Kansas

John will have his paintings specially priced to sell, since he will be moving on!

To see more information about John Burns visit his website

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Olathe Station Art Fair

A “New Art Destination” for exibiting artists and art lovers is arriving on June 9 &10 of 2018!  You won’t want to miss this 1st annual outdoor Fine Art Fair located just outside of Kansas City, in beautiful Olathe, Kansas. The goal of the OLATHE STATION ART FAIR is to enrich the lives of others by exhibiting quality art as well as promoting the advancement & appreciation of the visual arts throughout the Midwest & beyond. Our event also features live muscians, food & drinks, vendors, restaurants & hotels all within a beautiful new outdoor venue.

More information can be found here:  http://olathestationartfair.org/

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Meeting Canceled

Our president is sick today, so the monthly meeting tonight is canceled.

Next meeting we will have to hold elections for 2018.

If you have art at the gallery for the OVA show, you have until the first January reception to pick it up. (6th)

Someone should be at the gallery until 6:00pm if you still want to pick up your art today.

We hope Dave feels better soon.

 

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Changes to Upcoming Meetings Schedule

Hello fellow-artist,

This Thursday night’s meeting is cancelled per Dave. He has been working hard all month on the art fair with many of you, as you know and he has to cancel Thursday night. Contact him if you need more info. We will not meet in October. We will meet on November 30th to talk “fair” and hang art for the December OVA show. Thanks for all the hard work happening on many fronts of the art fair.

Don’t forget the Saturday night gallery reception on November 4th.

Carry on…
Kim Taggart

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NEW ART FAIR!

Olathe Visual Artists is excited to announce that we are co-sponsoring the first ever Olathe Station Art Fair to be held June 9th & 10th 2018 at 119th and Strang Line Road!  Committees have been formed and we encourage all members to be involved to make this fair a huge success!

2018 Art Fair 12018 Art Fair 2

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July Meeting Minutes

Here’s the minutes from our July Member’s Meeting.

July 17 Meeting

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Personal Branding Workshop (free event)

What is your brand position? Do you have a consistent, memorable look across all your marketing platforms?

Come learn about how you can have a recognizable, repeatable look that communicates the quality of what you represent.

Kim Taggart of TAGG ART DIRECTION will give a short presentation on business cards, logos and branding.
Wednesday, June 14 at 7:00pm at First Olathe Art Gallery.

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