Delhi Art Group Newsletter

September 2009

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Jeanette Koji Painting Class – every 2nd and 4th Monday; 1PM-3PM, Community Room, Delhi Senior Center, 7 Main Street, Delhi, New York.

Susan Priest Drawing Class – every 2nd and 4th Thurs.; 1 PM-3 PM; Immanuel Lutheran Church basement, 565 Andes Road, Delhi, New York.  

Susan Priest Children's Art Class -- every 4th Sat.; 10:30-Noon; Immanuel Lutheran Church basement, 565 Andes Road, Delhi, New York.

September only--on September 26, 2009, from 10:30 A.M. to Noon, come to the DAG tent at the Harvest Festival-Delhi, New York on the Village Green.           Mrs. Priest will have sketch boards and pencils.  Children will draw scenes at the festival "Plein Aire" style.

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The Beginning Collage Art Workshop, offered by Kay Parisi-Hampel, and the Watercolor Pencil Workshop, offered by Susan Priest, were thoroughly enjoyed by attendees.  What a wonderful opportunity to learn new art techniques and meet fellow members.  Thanks to Kay and Susan for a job well done.

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Future Workshops

 Painting on Crinkled Rice Paper, if interested please call Jeanette Koji (607- 746-3399).

Mat Cutting and Design Techniques, if interested please call Ann Law (829-8787)

We need a minimum number of students to offer these workshops, please let us know if you are interested.

Harvest Festival

The annual Harvest Festival in Delhi will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2009.  Set-up between 8-9 A.M.  The Festival runs from 9 A.M. to 4 P.M.  There is a $10 fee per artist for exhibiting at this event.  Mail your check to Ann Law, 11646 State Highway 357, Franklin, New York 13755.  Also, please RSVP to Susan Priest at 607-746-3220 if you plan to be there so she can reserve your space.

Theme Show--"Celebrate!"

The Board voted on a theme show entitled, “Celebrate,” to be held at Fox Care in Oneonta in December. You have plenty of time to work on your entry.  Any medium is OK.  Photography is OK.  Work must be framed and wired for hanging.  Hanging of the show will be on Tuesday, December 1st at 10 AM.  As a courtesy, Susan Priest will bring your artwork to Oneonta that day.  You must bring her your entry no later than Monday, November 30th.  Call her at 607-746-3220  to make those arrangements.  Take-down of the show will be on Monday, January 4, 2010 at 10 AM.  All participants in the show are responsible for picking up their artwork.

Fundraiser--October 16th

We only have one fundraiser each year---selling Wilson’s BBQ chicken in Delhi.  We receive a portion of the proceeds that day, thanks to the generosity of Niles Wilson and family.  We’ve been assigned October 16th this year, from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M., in the parking lot of the old Great American on Main Street, Delhi, New York..  Please mark that date on your calendar now.  The booth must be manned by DAG members.  Come sit for an hour at our booth and help out.  If you can’t sit, please come into town and buy some chicken that day.  Please call Sue Priest at 607-746-3220 or email to volunteer.

Annual Meeting

October 9th is the tentative date for DAG's Annual Meeting.  5:30 P.M., Pot Luck supper.  To be held in the basement of the Immanuel Lutheran Church.  RSVP to Susan Priest  (607-746-3220, if you can make it.

Rotating Artist Program

Just a reminder that only $15 will entitle you to belong to this special program which enables you to show your paintings and photography at Fox Care, Oneonta; Fox Hospital, Oneonta; Medical Imaging, Oneonta; O’Connor Hospital, Delhi; O’Connor Clinic, Delhi; National Bank of Delaware County in Walton and Hamden; and the Village of Delhi.  In addition, your artwork goes on the website.  Exhibits are hung for 3 months.  If you don’t have many pieces to show, you can share a spot with someone.  Call Jeanette Koji if interested.  607-746-3399.