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Sept 2012 awc newsletter

  1. 1. Annapolis Watercolor Club September 2012PRESIDENT’S VIEWPOINT PRESIDENT’S VIEWPOINT (Cont...d)Sept 2012 Museum for promoting our show to their supporters. Not onlyWelcome back! As you know the Annapolis Watercolor were paintings sold at the reception but I was approached by twoClub begins its fiscal year in September. As such, for the people interested in becoming AWC members! Great work every-first time you have received a statement regarding your one!membership status. Thank you to all those who have so Please note our meeting schedule for this fall has been altered apromptly sent in your club dues. We have an exciting year bit due to conflicting events at Maryland Hall.ahead with new exhibition venues, a great variety of dem-onstrators and workshops, plus our annual trip to New Once again welcome back! Best to you all, CathyYork. Thank you to all our volunteers for keeping our club AWC Monthly Meeting Schedulegoing strong! We do, however, have a current need to fill September 5, Brenda Will Kiderasome of our most critical positions. October 10, Steve Fleming November 7, Betty KnuppFirst, we need a Recording Secretary; the secretary at- December 19, Holiday Partytends the monthly board meetings and records the minutes AWC SEPTEMBER MEETING:of the meeting. This is an important position and a great Featuring Brenda Will Kideraway to keep up with everything that is going on with theclub! Ms. Kidera is a classical realist painter, moving freely between oil, watercolor and acrylic in a variety of subject matter: land- scape, still life, floral, portrait and wildlife. She works both in theSecond, our Trip Chair position is open; the trip chair studio and plein air. Her award winning paintings have been ex-organizes our annual trip to New York city and other trips hibited in many juried group and solo shows and galleries acrosscloser to home throughout the year. This job requires or- the US and her paintings hang in private, corporate, and publicganization and careful planning but is extremely rewarding! collections.Many thanks to Nadine Vauthier for taking on the web- Ms. Kidera is a signature artist member of the Washington Soci- ety of Landscape Painters , Baltimore Watercolor Society, Poto-master position from Annette Uroskie. Annette did a mac Valley Watercolorists , and she is a member of the Society ofwonderful job keeping our site current but decided it was Animal Artists , Oil Painters of America, Mid-Atlantic Plein-Airtime to allow another to fill this vital position. Nadine has Painters Association and National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Soci-proven to be quite capable and responsive and I know she ety. For over 15 years, she has taught group classes in a variety ofwill do great things for us! mediums at her studio and through Howard County Recreation and Parks. She also teaches workshops for various arts organiza-There are always less involved volunteer jobs available. tions. She has served as a juror of regional shows. Kidera was featured in Watercolor Magic magazine.Volunteering is a sure way to get to know other membersand contribute to the success of our club. Please contact Kidera’s studio is surrounded by theme or any of our board members if you can fill any of rural countryside, gardens and wildlifethese positions. Thank you for your consideration! which are inspiration for many of her paintings. Kidera lives in WoodbineAnd finally, I’d like to acknowledge the hard work of with her husband, metal sculptor EdBrenda Larson and Dave Murphy for the success of our Kidera. Brenda will be demonstratingAnnual Juried Show at the Maritime Museum. The show watercolor portrait painting; in particu-was beautiful and I’m proud of everyone who entered and lar, she will demonstrate the layeringperhaps stepped outside of their comfort zone with the technique she devised 25 years ago totheme, Best of the Bay. We sold 9 paintings; 20 percent of “Popsicles” paint portraits effectively, and in a con- Brenda Kideraall the paintings that hung in the show! There were a huge trolled manner.number of attendees at the reception; thanks to the
  2. 2. ANNAPOLIS WATERCOLOR CLUB SEPTEMBER BOARD MEETING BOARD MEMBERS The AWC Board meeting will be held at the Severna Park Cathy Newman President 410-507-1308 Library on 19 September 2012 at 6pm. The meeting is open Sue Corrigan-Yo Vice President 410-266-6471 to all members. Board members should advise if unable to OPEN Secretary 410-757-3717 attend. Peter DeVries Treasurer 410-956-2940 DID YOU VISIT THE AWC Members at Large WEBPAGE?Julie Dunard Trip Chair 410-761-3940 AWC is very proud of our webpage thanks to webmaster,Brenda Larson/ Co-chair Nadine Vauthier! Nadine works very hard at keeping theDave Murphy Exhibitions most accurate information available for the AWC mem-Nadine Vauthier Webmaster 410 -849-8523 bers as well as anyone who chooses to visit. SometimesJulie Roskin Workshop Co-Chair 410 - 571 – 1477 news pops in between newsletters and the webpage is aRon Thomas Workshop Co-Chair 410 - 255 - 3577 great place to update everyone on exhibits, workshops,Brigitte Whittel Publicity Chair 301 – 805 - 8344 shows or other events. The page includes photos of ourNadine Vauthier Photographer 410-627-7549 events and a gallery of members’ works. One of theRita Grau Membership Chair 410-643-2605 benefits of membership is the opportunity to postHelen Waskey Sunshine Committee 410-647-7933 your latest works on this page! Just contact Nadine forKaren McGady Newsletter Editor 410 - 451- 0648 more information! Finally, AWC now offers a DVD li-Trish Doty Past President 410 - 544 - 1095 brary to members!Send articles to the Newsletter Editor: Karen McGady 1704 Grey Birch Court, Crofton, MD, 21114 DATES TO REMEMBER 410-451-0648 or 5 September , AWC Monthly Meeting, Presenter Brenda WillSend Membership dues to: Kidera Membership Chair 7 Sept, Chesapeake College Annual Art Show is accepting 314 Five Farms Drive, Stevensville, MD 21666 entries, by mail only.AWC Website: 8 Sept- Paint Out Workshop at the Grachur Club in dena, MD by Caroline Councell, 9:30 am to 3 pm. 19 Sept– Workshop with Christine O‘Neill, MEMBERSHIP NEWS 10 October, AWC Monthly Meeting, Presenter Steve FlemingThe reminders for 2012-2013 membership have gone out to 7 November, AWC Monthly Meeting, Presenter Bettyall of our current members and I am getting a great responsefrom our members. It’s also nice to see members filling out Knuppthe new section at the bottom of the invoice to volunteer for December 19, AWC Monthly Meeting, Holiday PartyAWC! Welcome to our latest new member Larry Booth. I amlooking forward to seeing everyone at our September meet-ing! -Rita Grau Membership Chair INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY Fall is here! Maryland Hall is part of the Anne Arundel School System and therefore, if school system night classes are cancelled due to weather, Maryland Hall will also be closed. Please check for the school schedule if we have a winter storm before any of our scheduled meetings.
  3. 3. UPCOMING SHOW OPPORTUNTIY The Chesapeake College Annual Art Show is accepting entries by 7 September not 17 Sept as advertised in their bro- chure, which is also on the AWC web site. They are accepting your entries ONLY by mail. Angela Harmon apologizes for any confusion this may have caused.. The contact informationIf you enjoy the Wyeth family’s art, tours are now open for follows: Chesapeake College, Arts & Sciences, 1000 Collegethe Andrew Wyeth studio (NCs - his dads studio) has had Drive, Wye Mills, MD 21679tours for many years now. As far as I know, this is the firsttime it has been opened to the public. The tours are offered -Karen McGadythrough the Brandywine Museum. Here is the link for the Note from the AWC Newsletter editor: If you have news you wouldinfo: like to share, contact me to be included in next month’s newsletter, or call me, 410.451.0648.The tours end in October. It doesnt say if they will restart inthe spring. –Trish Doty, Past AWC President AWC CLUB MEMBER NEWS Congratulations to Sheila DeLaquil, who won “Best in Show” at the Art Leagues July All Media Exhibit (the Art League, Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 Union St., Alexan- dria, VA 22314, in July 2012.AWC IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS! Christine O’Neill is showing some of her work at the Anna-As our President, Cathy Newman, mentioned, AWC needs a polis Maritime Museum, featuring new art from this past win-few members to step up to the plate and volunteer for some ter. The opening is Thursday, Aug. 30th from 5-7pm and eve-key positions. We need someone to act as Recording Secretary, ryone in the club is invited!and we need someone to volunteer to coordinate trips for ourmembership, as “Trip Chair” Won’t you consider volunteering Ardythe Jolliffs painting entitled "Callaway Lilies" won theyour time and talents to our club? It is rewarding and interest- 1st Place Award, Professional category, at the Lancaster Arting, and you get opportunities to get so much better acquainted Associations Spring Members Show. Her painting entitledwith our talented membership. Thank you in advance for being "Skipjack Thomas Cylde" was accepted into the Pittsburghwilling to volunteer! Watercolor Societys 2012 Aqueous Open to be held at the 3rd Street Gallery in Carnegie, PA from 6 October to 3 No-The AWC is always looking for volunteers to help with our vember. Her painting entitled "Fanfare" was accepted into theregular meetings, at workshops, paint-outs, exhibits and social Rhode Island Watercolor Societys 19th Annual Show in Paw-events. The AWC officers do so many things to keep the Club tucket, RI. In addition, her painting entitled "Autumn Blues"going – it is much appreciated when others help by stepping up was accepted into the Philadelphia Water Color Societys“for the greater good”! Here is a list of positions which need to 112th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Pa-be filled, if we are to function as a viable club: If you are inter- per to be held at the Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA from 5ested in helping in any way, please speak with any of our offi- October through 17 November."cers. We are more than willing to find a place that fits your timeand interest – be it a one-time event or something on an ongo- -Karen McGady, AWC Newsletter Editoring basis. AWC is a fun and easy group to work with –PLEASE JOIN US! - Karen McGady, AWC NewsletterEditor
  4. 4. WATERCOLORS IN MINIATURE SHOW• Presented by the Annapolis Watercolor Club and the Benfield Gallery, running from September 19 thru Octo- ber 20 2012.• This is a non themed show open to the public and will be juried by Kelly Richard.• Each artist may bring up to 3 works that must be original, completed within the last 3 years. Artwork can not exceed 10 inches in any direction, including the frame.• Show entry fee is $10.00 for members., $ 20.00 for non– members. Commission is 50%• The show is accepting 30 to 40 paintings. The address is below for your convenience: Plein Air Painting at Linthicum Walks Benfield Gallery Photos courtesy of Nadine 485 Jumpers Hole Rd Vauthier, AWC Photographer Severna Park, Md. and Web Master 410-544-2299Please check the AWC rules for juried shows. Send Formsand Checks to: Brenda Larson 818 Coachway Annapolis, Md 21401WATERCOLORS IN MINIATURE CALENDARAugust 13 Delivery of art to be framedSept 10 Forms and checks must be inSept 13, 14 Receiving of artwork at Benfield Gallery 10 - 5PM.Sept 15 show will be juriedSept 17 non selected art can be picked up from 10-5 PMSept 19 Exhibit beginsSept 29 Reception to meet the artists 2-4 PM If you are in theshow, please show up 15 min. before hand.Oct 20 Close date of showOct 22,23 Pickup of unsold painting 10-5 PM MINIATURES IN WATERCOLORS (Cont...d)IMPORTANT! IMPORTANT!ARTIST INFORMATION-mail w/ check by Sept 10, ARTIST INFORMATION-mail w/ check by Sept 10,2012. No late entries accepted. 2012. No late entries accepted.NAME___________________________ NAME___________________________ADDRESS______________________ ADDRESS______________________PHONE_________________________ PHONE_________________________EMAIL__________________________ EMAIL__________________________PRICE__________________________ PRICE__________________________TITLE__________________________ TITLE__________________________ARTIST INFO- PUT ON BACK OF ART ARTIST INFO- PUT ON BACK OF ARTNAME__________________________ NAME__________________________TITLE__________________________ TITLE__________________________PRICE__________________________ PRICE__________________________EMAIL__________________________ EMAIL__________________________
  5. 5. AWC Members Offering Classes Ron Thomas “Watercolor and Oil Painting Classes” Students of all levels are welcome! Tuesday, Severna Park AC Moore Store, formerly Old Navy, 6pm til 8:30pm Thursday, AC Moore Store Glen Burnie, 6pm til 8:30pm Beginners Welcome. All Levels. $15 per class. Maryland Federation of Artists (MFA) Bring what you have, I’ll help with the rest. SHOW OPPORTUNITY MFA is looking for entries in their annual Small Wonders Call Ron Thomas. 410.255.3577 or call competition. The prospectus can be found on their web Glen Burnie Store, 410.582.9346 site, Open to artists residing in USA, Puerto Rico and Canada, submit your JPEG entry through MFAs On-line Entry Program at for entry application and to download a prospectus. Juror: Laura Amussen, Director of Exhibitions and Art Col- a Miniatures Group Meeting lection Coordinator, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD. Photos courtesy of Nadine Cash Awards: $1000. Vauthier, AWC Photographer and Web Master Submitted to AWC by Trish Doty, Past President. Paint Out with Carolyn Councell We are fortunate to have available to us the following work- shop. Please contact Carolyn if you are interested either by phone, (410) 437-5474, or email her at the following address: AWC Newsletter Notes What: Paint Out WorkshopPlease do not hesitate to let me know if you are involved in ashow, community service project, have sold a painting (or Where: the Grachur Club in Pasadena, MDmore!) or head a group that is doing something with watercol-ors. Include your photos! Just remember “Newsy Nine- When: 8 September, from 9:30 am to 3 pm.teenth” That means that if you get an article to me by the19th, I will do my best to get your news into the next month’s Cost: $15.00 a personnewsletter.Want to advertise in this newsletter? There are two tiers The Grachur Club is on the Magothy, so if the weather isavailable to you. If you have a one time event, the fee to ad- not good, the workshop will be held indoors.vertise it is $10.00. If you have ongoing classes, workshopsor other events, there is an annual advertising fee of $50.00.—Karen McGady, Editor
  6. 6. Annapolis Maritime Museum Annual Watercolor Show June 2012 Annapolis Maritime Museum Annual Watercolor ShowPhotos courtesy of Nadine Vauthier, June 2012AWC Photographer and Web Master Photos courtesy of Nadine Vauthier, AWC Photographer and Web Master Newsletter Editor 1704 Grey Birch Court Crofton, MD 21114