Monday, November 30, 2009

Minutes from Nov 22 meeting at Peggy Epner’s studio in Allen

Members in attendance: Teri Lueders, Deanna Wood, Karen Chaussabel, VET, Linda Disosway, Junanne Peck, Antoaneta Hillman, and Peggy Epner

The next meeting will be at Deanna Wood’s studio in Sanger, January 17th. No December meeting.

Peggy discussed the possibility (very preliminary) of proposing a group show at PFAMily Arts, a new performing and visual arts center in the Lakeside shopping/dining development in Plano. (Next to Weir’s on Preston Road). It would be helpful if members could send some recent examples of their work (reasonable file sizes, please) to Peggy, so that she can make a presentation to the director of the facility.

Deanna Wood said that she would be following up on a possible show at the ArtCenter of Plano.
Junanne Peck and Peggy Epner will drive to Kilgore on Dec. 10 to pick up work from the Alchemy of Encaustic show. Please make arrangements with them to get your work. Donations will be accepted for gas and packing materials.

There was an impromptu discussion about materials and marketing between members.

VET is hosting a “Make It & Take It” studio day on Dec 5, 12 - 5pm. 235 Murray St., Dallas.

Linda Disosway is giving a shibori workshop at the Arboretum on Dec. 12.

Deanna Wood announced a Holiday Bazaar at the Encaustic Center Dec. 13, 11-3pm. There is still space available for selling small handmade goods.

Karen Chaussabel and Susan Sponsler currently have a show “Two Journeys” at the Encaustic Center.

Peggy Epner has work with several other artists at PFAMily Arts in Plano and will have work in a group show opening at the Bath House on Dec. 5.

The McKinney Avenue Contemporary is offering free membership to artists who create an ornament to auction at their Blue Yule event.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Alchemy of Encaustic

Here are some pictures from the installation of the "The Alchemy of Encaustic" exhibit currently up at Kilgore College's Anne Dean Turk Fine Arts Gallery, 1100 Broadway Kilgore, TX. The show will remain up during college hours through December 10.

Artists exhibiting are:
Rhonda Daniel, Brett Dyer, Peggy Epner, Nancy Ferro, Carolyn Fox-Hearne, Deborah Houston, Larry Kitchen, Jackie MacLelland, Cheryl McClure, Stan Pearson, Junanne Peck, Janet Reynolds, Juliana Robles, Carolyn Todd, Jan Velayas, Darlyne Hartman, Angela Hearne and Deanna Wood.