Delhi Art Group Newsletter

March 2010

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Classes

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; 565 Andes Road, Delhi, New York.
With changing weather, if you are unsure about a class being held, please call the teacher, not the church, at least an hour in advance.  Thank you!

 
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Children's Art Exhibit

The Children’s Art Class had their third annual art exhibit at the Delhi Village Hall during the month of March.  Please visit our online Gallery to view the art of Monty Damone, Quinn Kelley, Aileen Ray Nealis, Kassie and Krys Moore and Elizabeth and Peter Niebanck.

Group Show in June

DAG will be putting on an art exhibit in the Delaware County Building, Delhi, for the month of June.   We will be setting up the exhibit on Wednesday, June 2, at 10 A.M.  You need to call  Susan Priest (746-3220) if you will be bringing an art piece so we can plan how we will be setting up the exhibit.  If you wish to hang, but cannot be there that day, you need to find someone who can bring your art  to the County Building  There are display cases if your art does not hang on a wall.  ARC members and children are also welcome to present their work..  This is a great opportunity for ALL of our members.

Matting Workshop

Ann Law will lead a workshop on mat design and cutting in her home (11646 State Highway 357, Franklin, NY) She needs to know who is interested and whether Saturday, May 8th or Saturday, May 15th is best.  You can call her at (607-829-8787).  This is a great opportunity to learn how to mat your artwork.

Workshops

Two other workshops have been planned....one on pastels by Karen Elkan and a collage workshop with Kay Parisi-Hampel. Dates have not been set but we would like to know if you are interested in attending.  Please call Susan Priest (607-746-3220) if interested.  Workshops will be scheduled on Saturdays.

Annual Meeting

We have two possible dates set.. Saturday, October 2nd or Thursday, October 7th.  Either one will be a luncheon.  We need to know if you would want to meet at a restaurant or have a pot luck.  Call Susan Priest, (607-746-3220).

Annual Group Holiday Show

This year's theme is "My Favorite."  Hanging in the main lobby of Fox Care, Oneonta, will be on December 1st at 10 A.M.  Every member is invited to participate.  Take down will be on Monday, January 3, 2011.

Fair On the Square Delhi, New York

There will be five Fridays in July for this very special event.  Please plan now for any, or all of the Fridays.  They are: July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30.  This venue provides an excellent way of displaying and selling your artwork.  More details to come in future newsletters.  It only cost a member $5 for each night you choose.

Delhi Fire Department Anniversary

The Delhi, New York Fire Department is celebrating their 150th anniversary this July.  They will be hosting a celebration on the Delhi Village Green all day, Saturday, July 24th.  They are offering spaces to vendors.  The Delhi Art Group would like to be represented on that day.  If you are interested in participating, please call Susan Priest at (607-746-3220).  Another great opportunity for those interested in selling their art.  Tentative cost per member is $10.

Harvest Festival, Delhi, New York

This annual festival will be on a Saturday in September.  Please consider showing with us.  The cost will be $10 per member.  This is in conjunction with parents' weekend at SUNY Delhi.  Last year's participants did very well in sales.  Hope to see you there this fall.

Grant Information

A number of our members donate their time and art to other organizations.  If you have done so in 2009-2010, please call our secretary, Kathy Moore, at (607-865-4734).  This is just for our records.  It can help us when we apply for grants.  Thank you.