Local Clay Minutes
March 10, 2011
Attendance: Judith Cross, Pat Brooks, Merry Newcomer, Karen Washburn, Kris Anderson, Frank Gosar, Kay Irish, Anne Glancy, Annie Heron, Ziggy Blum, Katie Swenson, Leslie Friedman
Secretary’s report - Frank moves and Merry seconds that we accept the Minutes as corrected.
Treasurer’s report - Total Income: 1292.50, Total Expenses: 3168.55,
Balance forward for 3/1/11: $ 3213.07Well within budget.
President’s report – We received thank you letters from LCC and Umpqua Community College for our scholarship donations.
Workshops – Tea and Frank gave workshops which were both standing room only. Anne Glancy thoroughly enjoyed the hands-on workshops. Annie attended the Lisa Orr workshop. Lisa thinks outside the box and stimulated lots of thought.
Clay in Ed – school budgets are being slashed. Clay in Ed is a good way to help generate enthusiasm for the arts. Contact Maryanne Smith for details. firstname.lastname@example.org
Clay Fest – budget is $23,268, with a cushion of $2,000. Frank can email a spreadsheet if anyone wants a detailed list. Karen moved and Ziggy seconded approval of the budget. Passed.
Demos – no report
Empty bowls – Food for Lane County’s Artist Appreciation Dinner May 6. The Throwathon will be at Clay Space March 26 11-4:00, with trimming on March 27 noon to 3 or 4:00. The Empty Bowls sale will be at Clay Space on May 20.
Webmaster – Merry updates new members on the website. Sam Rodriguez would like to post announcements on our Facebook page.
The By-Laws need to be reviewed because the webmaster job description isn’t listed. There are probably other outdated policies. Merry, Ziggy and Annie will form a subcommittee.
Kay moves and Merry seconds that we adjourn.
Next meeting, May 11 at Georgies.
The Demo featured Frank Gosar’s painting techniques. He even shared his overglaze recipes! It was a delightful demo!
Local Clay Treasurer's Report
Balance brought forward 1/12/11 $ 5089.12*
2011 Membership 1020.00
Workshops (Duong & Gosar) 272.50
Total Income: 1292.50
Treasurer, postage 8.80
Network Solutions, web hosting 59.75
Tea Duong 150.00
Frank Gosar 150.00
Lisa Orr 1250.00
Lane Community College 750.00
Umpqua Community College 750.00
Total Expenses: 3168.55
Net for period -1876.05
Balance forward for 3/1/11 $ 3213.07
*This is corrected from the previous Report. The Year-End balance included an $8.80 postage charge that should have been in the Clay Fest Budget.