Art Association preparing for Christmas partyAlice Liles, Muleshoe Art Association November 12, 2021 0 COMMENTS
The Muleshoe Art Association met Tuesday, November 2nd, at the Heritage Center’s Santa Fe Depot.
President Ann Johnson called the meeting to order. Sandra Chancey called roll and read the minutes from the October meeting. Treasurer Misti Prater gave the treasurer’s report.
President Johnson reported that the screens and easels used in the spring show were moved to Heritage Center for storage by several members and Ann’s grandson Ethan Villa and friend Keilan Florez as well as Dick Chitwood who shared his pick-up to carry the equipment from First Bank and Trust to the Heritage Center’s barn.
A formal invitation was shared with the group from the Senior Citizen’s board of directors inviting the association to have the spring art show at the Senior Center. The date will be set soon.
Sandi Chitwood handed out a list for exhibits at Muleshoe Public Library and the Senior Center so members will know the schedule and when to display their work at each facility. She also announced that the Bailey County Civic Center is interested in having some paintings on display there. Details and information on this request will be forthcoming.
Melba Bratcher thanked Shirley White and Ann Johnson for the refreshments and reminded members to bring a dish to share at the December Christmas party.
President Johnson also asked members to consider helping with decorations and refreshments for the Heritage Foundation Christmas Open House after the Christmas parade on the evening of December 11th.
Guest Phil Gaasch shared some of his work and techniques with members and member Connie Navejar shared acrylic paintings and jewelry she has made using copper and Colorado rocks.
Nelda Hunt brought the door prize won by Melba Bratcher, and the meeting was adjourned.
The next meeting will be held December 7th at the Depot.
Members present were Ann Johnson, Shirley White, Mike Jones, Melba Bratcher, Sandi Chitwood, Nelda Hunt, Joella Flowers, Misti Prater, Dianne Brown, Sandra Chancey, and Connie Navejar.