Delhi Art Group Newsletter

April-May 2011

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Classes

Reminder: Reminder: As our Catskill weather is still "iffy," please call the teacher if you think the class might be cancelled due to bad weather.

Jeanette Koji Painting Class 607-746-3399 every 2nd and 4th Monday; 1PM-3PM, Community Room, Delhi Senior Center, 7 Main Street, Delhi, New York.

Susan Priest Drawing Class 607-746-3220 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 607-746-3220-- 10:30-Noon.  Back to regular schedule ..... the fourth Saturday of every month at the Immanuel Luther Church basement, 565 Andes Road, Delhi, New York.

 
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 Children's Art Exhibit

 Congratulations to student members of Susan Priest's Children's Art Class for a very successful art exhibit in March at the Delhi Village Hall.  They are: Elizabeth and Peter Niebanck, Aileen Nealis, Quinn Kelley and Monty Damone.

Workshops

The dates are set!  Don't miss these opportunities to learn new techniques and to hone your artistic skills!  Jeanette Koji has agreed to give a workshop: Crinkled Rice Paper, on May 10, 2011 from 10 A.M. to 1 P.M. in the community room of the Delhi Senior Living Community, 7 Main Street, Delhi, New York.  Koji will demonstrate how to use crinkled rice paper with various mediums.  This is a gorgeous technique and we are privileged that Jeanette will show us how to do it.  The cost will be $10 for members and $15 for non-members.  Please RSVP to Jeanette if you would like to take this class.  Her number is 607-746-3399.  Supplies to bring are: Masai rice paper (available locally at Artware, Oneonta, New York), watercolor paper (140 lbs and up), watercolor and acrylic paints and brushes.

We plan to have a Drawing Workshop with a live model on August 27, 2011, 10 A.M.-1 P.M., in the basement of the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 565 Andes Road, Delhi, New York.  $10 fee for members and $15 for non-members. RSVP to Susan Priest at (607) 746-3220.

A Pastel Workshop is being considered, based upon member interest.  If you would like this workshop, please contact Susan Priest.

Rotating Artist Program


If you haven't paid your dues for this program, please send your $15.00 check ASAP to Ann Law, Treasurer, 11646 State Highway 357, Franklin, New York 13775.  We have guaranteed locations where we rotate the artwork every three months.  This is a fantastic opportunity and great exposure!

Fair on the Square

Winter is on its way out (thank goodness!) and we are ready to welcome warm weather activities.  Before you know it, it will be time for the Fair On the Square in Delhi, New York.  Held on the five Fridays in July.  The cost is minimal--$5.00 per night.  Exposure and sales are great.  Please call Susan Priest as soon as possible at (607) 746-3220.

Call for Entries 

Anyone interested in creating a work of art to be used on the Fair On The Square tee shirts can contact Sue Priest at (607) 746-3220.  The pieces need to be submitted by the end of April for consideration by the Fair Committee.  Subject matter relating to Delhi.  No larger than 9 x 12 inches.  Any medium.  Prize: free tee shirt.

Member News

Caroline Huyck, one of DAG's founding members, is now staying at her daughter's house in Sidney, New York,  (607) 563-2965. She would like to hear from her DAG friends.  If you would like to send her a get-well card, or visit,  the address is: Mrs. Caroline Huyck,  c/o Mrs. Linda Olmstead, 8 Highland Avenue, Sidney, New York 13838. (607) 563-2965

Miscellaneous

Please mark your calendars to help us ell our fundraising BBQ Chicken in mid-October.  More details to follow.