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 Vacaville Art League Meeting Minutes

Nov 19, 2013

 

Members and Guests: Karen Hansen, Dudley Owens, Ron Gallus, Marty Guzman, Roberto Valdez, Lenore Hubal, Christy Dougherty, Maricel Townsell, Janet Manalo, Dennis Sheil, Philip Venable, Philip Glashoff

 

Meeting was called to order by President Dudley Owens at 6:30 pm.

 

Philip Glashoff offered to bring one of his sculptures, “The Microscope”, to the Gallery to sell. The Gallery would be able to collect the commission on the sale. Glashoff also proposed putting a tent on the Merriment on Main Street, displaying his sculptures and other art work, representing the Gallery. A committee was formed and a meeting set on 11-26 at 6:30 pm to go over the logistics of putting up a tent.

 

Treasurer's Report-Marty Guzman reported the balance on Oct 31 was $15,442.36. On this day we had $13,992.16 in the account.

 

Susan White requested the Gallery purchase a new printer. Christy Dougherty made a motion to buy one. Lenore Hubal 2nd. Unanimously approved.

 

Discussion regarding the continuation of the City of Vacaville Student Art Show. Tabled pending further information. Roberto Valdez will contact the lead person in the Vacaville City government who is in charge of the arts and get a status on City run arts programs. Roberto will determine if the city will participate in the Cultural Arts Show.

 

The Gallery walls need to be painted. Board members will bring color swatches to the Jan 2014 meeting to determine a wall color.

 

Christy Dougherty feels VacaArts should have an Art League representative on their board. VacaArts meets on the 2nd Thurs of the month. Susan White will send something to the membership.

 

Maricel Townsell gave the VAL a check from Vacaville City Manager Laura Kuhn in the amount of $100. Susan White will send Kuhn a Thank You letter for her contribution.

 

Meeting Adjourned by unanimous vote after a motion by Lenore Hubal, 2nd by Karen Hansen. Meeting adjourned at 7:50 pm by President Dudley Owens.






Vacaville Art League Meeting Minutes

 

July 16, 2013

Members Present: Marty Guzman, Christy Dougherty, Dudley Owens, Karen Hansen, Ron Gallus, Janet Manolo, Philip Venable

Meeting called to order by President Dudley Owens at 6:35 pm. There was no quorum so no action would be taken on today's items.

Minutes were discussed.

Treasurer's Report: On June 28, 2013 there was $14,800.67 in the account. Sales amounted to $80.71 for the month. Ending balance as of July 16, 2013 was $14,590.06.

Susan White's report (in abstentia): Juried Art Show numbers:
$4690 in income
$4000 in entry fees
$420 7 new memberships (3 new/4 returnees)
$270 from the Silent Auction

$1683 in expenses
$450 Juror Stipend
$80 in ribbons
$775 in cash awards
$176 for food
$180 for misc Silent Auction materials

Juried Art Show-Susan wants to redo the categories for next year's Juried Art Show. Tabled until we start planning it again.

Discussion- a gift and thank you to Victoria for working at the Gallery on Friday nights.

Susan pointed out there is a new Art section of the Vacaville Reporter.

The Gallery now closes at 4 pm on Friday nights. Estelle will change the door sign and the voice mail message. Beatrice needs to change the website. Phil will notify the Reporter to change their Calendar entry for the Juried Art Show.

Critique of Juried Art Show. Good crowd at the reception. Quality of the jurors was deemed okay. Quality of the art work appeared to be better than previous years.

Meeting adjourned by President Dudley Owens at 7:12 pm.

Respectively Submitted,

Philip Venable, Secretary



June 18, 2013

Members and Guests: Philip Venable, Marty Guzman, Karen Hansen, Susan White, Christy Dougherty, Jim McMenamin, Nancy Lorenzo, Dudley Owens, Lenore Hubal, Dan Schallock, Roberto Valdez.

The meeting was called to order by President Dudley Owens at 6:30 pm.

Treasurer's Report-Marty Guzman reported on May 31, the account had $12,102.90. Sales amounted to $102.78. As of June 18 the account had a balance of $13,959.52.

Motion to accept the minutes made, second, and unanimous approval.

Marty Guzman made a motion to approve the filling of the vacant 1st VP position by Christy Dougherty, and filling the vacated 2nd VP position with Lenore Hubal. Motion seconded, Board vote is unanimous. Nominations for the vacant Board positions will be accepted at the July meeting.

Discussion about the Board members who worked at the Glasshoff show. Seemed to be a positive experience with no issues noted.

Estelle Kirkendall has been ill but will return the following week.

Discussion about the Juried Art Show. Catering has been set up. Hanging of the pieces will be on July 2 and 3. Hanging committee to be present.

Discussion about the Lightwriters Photo Contest and Show. It will run in Feb-Mar 2014 for 6 weeks. Dates to be determined.

Jim McMenamin asked if photos or art of nudes are allowed in the shows. Nudes are allowed as long as the work is tasteful and does not constitute pornography.

Christy Dougherty requested a disclaimer on Juried Art Show materials that all pieces submitted must remain in the show for the duration of the show. A member removed a piece last year prior to the end of the show.

Roberto Valdez said the Crocker Museum in Sacramento has an Origami Show on June 21.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:20 pm.

Respectfully Submitted,

Philip Venable - Secretary VAL

 



May 2013 Minutes

Guests and Members: Estelle Kirkendall, Dudley Owens, Karen Hansen, Ron Gallus, Marty Guzman, Christy Dougherty, Jim McMenamin, Philip Venable.

Meeting called to order at 6:30 pm by President Dudley Owens.

There was not enough officers for a quorum so no action was taken. Discussion only.

Treasurer Report: April 30-balance was $11940.26
May 21-balance was $11752.90
Sales for May-$148.43

Christy discussed the upcoming Glashof show and said all volunteer positions were covered.

Discussion on the Juried Art Show. Judges have been selected and all venues covered.

Vacaville Magazine published an article written by Susan White about Randy Tribo in the May/June issue.

Discussion regarding the poor showing at the reception for the Watercolor Show. It was felt the show was under publicized.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:22 pm, by President Dudley Owens.

Respectfully Submitted,

Philip Venable
Secretary

 


April 16, 2013


Guests and Members: Philip Venable, Susan White, Marty Guzman, Karen Hansen, Dudley Owens, Richard Gideon, Christy Dougherty, Maricel Townsell, Jim McMenamin, Roberto Valdez, Lenore Huber, April Zachary

Meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm by President Dudley Owens.

Treasurers Report-Marty Guzman reported the starting balance was $13813.93. There were $142.98 in sales. The final balance as of 4-16-13 is $11707.56.

A discussion took place about replacing Randy Tribo on the bank's signers list. Nothing decided.

A discussion took place about filling the vacant Vice President seat. Phil Venable made a motion to leave the seat unfilled until the June election. Second by Richard Gideon. Motion passed unanimously.

Discussion regarding a retrospective show featuring Randy Tribo's work. It was decided to incorporate it into the Cultural Arts Show.

Discussion regarding potential jurors for the Juried Art Show. Maricel was unsure about qualifiers for judging. Only requirement was they should be known artists. Judges will be paid and given a lunch. Marty Guzman made a motion to pay judges $150. Christy Dougherty 2nd motion. Vote 8-1 in favor.

Maricel Townsell is sponsoring guest jewelry artists during the Member's Open Show. No objection by the Board. Maricel will coordinate with Susan White.

Dudley Owens said the Student Art Show will continue, with a show to be scheduled for 2014.

April Zachary volunteered to be on the hanging committee for future shows.

The fee for the Juried Art Show will be $10 for VAL members, and $12 for non-members. A $5 service fee will be charged to any work that needs to conform to the hanging requirements.

Christy Dougherty- Reported the Gala went well. Susan White was honored at the event.

Roberto Valdez-State Fair Art Show rules have been posted on the their webpage.
Rush Ranch has an art show on April 27. Work must be submitted on April 26 and taken home at the end of the day on April 27. The theme is Nature. HYPERLINK "http://Www.rushranch.net/"Www.rushranch.net for more information.
Yolo County Fair will be in early Aug.

Meeting adjourned at 7:23 pm.

Submitted by Secretary Philip Venable

 



March 19, 2013 Meeting

Members and Guests Present: Dudley Owens, Marty Guzman, Estelle Kirkendall, Philip Venable, Karen Hansen, Joy Key, Mingan Tribo, Elan Tribo, Christy Dougherty, Richard Gideon, Emily Weiss, Maricel Townsell, Dan Schallock, Roberto Valdez.

Meeting was called to order at 6:34 pm by President Dudley Owens. Dudley announced the passing of Vice President Randy Tribo.

Randy's sons, Elan and Mingan, asked for a public reception to be held at the gallery, to remember the life of Randy Tribo, on April 6, 2013, at 6:00 pm. The reception would be a potluck. The Board approved the reception.

Treasurer's Report: Marty Guzman reported on Feb 28, 2013, the balance was $12,837.27. Sales were $361.56. The ending balance was $12,923.27

New member Dan Schallock was nominated to sit on the Board by Richard Gideon. Board approved by unanimous vote.

The Juried Art Show was discussed and the following Chair positions were filled to accomplish needs for the Show.

Jury Selection-Maricel Townsell
Publicity-Philip Venable
Receiving-Christy Dougherty/Karen Hansen
Jury Day-Christy Dougherty/Karen Hansen
Reception-Karen Hansen
Silent Auction-Lori Borchers

Roberto Valdez reported the Solano Land Trust Art Show will be April 27, 2013. April 6 is the deadline for submitting applications for the State Fair Art show.

Motion to adjourn by Philip Venable, second by Marty Guzman. Meeting was adjourned at 1917 hrs.

Respectively Submitted,

Phil Venable, Secretary


Feb 19, 2013 Minutes

Members and Guests:
- Philip Venable
- Susan White
- Dudley Owens
- Marty Guzman
- Roberto Valdez
- Richard Gideon
- Janet Manolo
- Jim McMenamn
- Lori Borchers
- Lenore Hubal.

Meeting called to order at 6:30 pm by Dudley Owens.

Minutes Approved.

Treasurers Report: As of Jan 31, balance $13849.00 total sales: $1516.22

Discussion by the Board on the building used by Fiesta Days committee. Nothing decided.

Reports:
Susan White
- Laura Napier passed away.
- Glashoff show will be June 1 & 2.
- Mar 10-Apr is the Student Art Show. Judges are needed for the categories, and help is needed to hang the art.
- Fairfield Daily Republic newspaper printed an article of Curt Tyner, Guest Artist at the current show. Jurors are needed for Juried Art Show.

- Discussion on reviving Art in the Park. Tabled for another meeting.

- Lenore Hubal-Mary Reisch had a Plein Aire workshop attended by 11 people. Another planned for March 9.
- A VAL member had a piece damaged at the Community Center. She took all her work down and nothing is currently hanging at the Community Center.
- The June show by Imagine Arts has been cancelled so the Watercolor show will be extended to cover the time period.

- Roberto Valdez-San Francisco Flyway show has been extended two more weeks.
- Solano Land Trust is putting on an Art Show in April at Rush Ranch.

Dudley Owens-Art, Wine, and Brew Fest will be 8-30 to 9-1, 2013, in Down town Vacaville.

Richard Godeon - Susan White is this year's nominee for the Vaca Arts Gala March 30, 2013. Nomination paperwork still needs to be submitted.

Meeting adjourned at 7:25 pm by Dudley Owens.

 


Jan 15, 2013 VAL MINUTES

Members Present:
- Dudley Owens
- Karen Hansen
- Lori Borchers
- Jim McMenimen
- Janet Manalo
- Lenore Hubel
- Christy Dougherty
- Richard Gideon
- Dan Shallock
- Mary Riesche
- Marty Guzman
- Susan White
- Estelle Kirkendall
- Anne Kohutanycz
- Martin Fleischer
- Roberto Valdez
- Philip Venable

Meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm by President Dudley Owens.

Treasurers Report: Treasurer Marty Guzman reported the ending balance was $13,816.38. Total sales from Nov 20, 2012, to Jan 15, 2013, were $2268.20.

Old Business
-The current show features Kurt Tyner as the Guest Artist, and League member Anne Kohutanycz as the Spotlight Artist.

Reports
- Susan White reported Joan McClain is resigning from the Board due to a family health issue. Mailings went out for the Student Art Show.

Richard Gideon thanked the Board for his Dec 8 reception. He said he will donate the Mickey Mouse sculpture he received back to the gallery upon his passing.

Roberto Valdez-Norman Rockwell exhibit at the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, runs until Feb 3. San Francisco Flyway Festival and Art Show runs Feb 8-10, at Mare Island, Bldg 825.

Upcoming Shows:
- Student Art Show-March 10-April 20, 2013
- Lightwriters Photography Club-April 27-May 10, 2013
- Juried Art Show-July 6-Aug 17, 2013

Susan reported Arts Council dues are now due.

Richard Gideon made a motion to adjourn, second by Karen Hansen. President Dudley Owens adjourned the meeting at 7:07 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Philip Venable-Secretary


NOVEMBER 20, 2012 VAL MINUTES

ATTENDED:

MEETING BROUGHT TO ORDER AT 6:45PM by Christy Dougherty, 2nd VP, in the absence of Dudley Owens, President, and Randy Tribo, 1st VP.

Secretary Phil Venable was absent. Susan White and Christy Dougherty took minutes.

TREASURER’S REPORT - MARTY GUZMAN

First Northern account balance as of October 31, 2012 - $18,313.35
Sales since last meeting - $979.51

OLD BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

Susan White, Gallery Manager

MEETING ADJOURNED 7:30PM


NO MEETING WAS HELD IN OCTOBER
NOT ENOUGH ATTENDANCE FOR A FORUM SO NO BUSINESS WAS HANDLED.


September 18, 2012, Meeting Minutes

Members and Guests present: Richard Gideon, Marty Guzman, Joy Key, Karen Howser, Dudley Owens, Janet Manolo, Randy Tribo, Philip Venable, Marcel Townsell, Beatrice Lackey, Christy Dougherty, and Linore Hubal.

Meeting called to order at 6:39 pm by President Dudley Owens. President Owens determined there was not a quorum and therefore no action items could be voted on.

Treasurers Report: Treasurer Marty Guzman reported income from July 17 through September 18, 2012, was $4292.52, with expenses at $3128.56, for a net income of $1163.96. As of August 31, 2012, VAL had a bank balance of $13,563.47.

Items for discussion: Per Susan White, who was on vacation, Christy Dougherty relayed the following information to the membership:

Philip Venable discussed bringing the Lightwriters Photography Club's annual photo contest to the Gallery, with the First, Second, and Third Place winners, plus Best of Show, being hung for show. The tentative date will be April 20, 2013. Details to follow.

It was noted VAL participation at the Solano County Fair's various art contests is minimal and we should be encouraging participation in local county fair exhibits. Most fairs offer cash prizes for First, Second, and Third place showings.

Janet Manolo said she no longer could maintain the VAL website due to her other endeavors. Beatrice Lackey volunteered to take over the website maintenance.

President Owens adjourned the meeting at 7:27 pm.

Philip Venable
Secretary


NO MEETING WAS HELD IN AUGUST
NOT ENOUGH ATTENDANCE FOR A FORUM SO NO BUSINESS WAS HANDLED.


BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
MINUTES JULY 17, 2012

MEMBERS PRESENT: Philip Venable, Phillip Glashoff, Lori Borchers, Christy Dougherty, Jim McMenimen, Victoria Ross, Janet Manalo, Karen Hansen, Susan White, Emma Green (guest of Christy)

MEETING called to order by President Dudley Owens at 1840 hrs.
MINUTES Approved as posted on the website.
BUSINESS President Dudley Owens broke down the numbers from the Juried Art Show.  The show brought in $3600.  Expenses were $1470 netting VAL $2130.  The Silent Auction brought in $930. A total of 3 art pieces sold at the show.  Of the total number of entrieds in the show, 178 were submitted by members, 57 by non-members.  VAL gained 3 new members, giving VAL 120 paid members.
Phil Glashoff gave the VAL a check for $1200 as a donation for the use of volunteers during his June show.  He thanked the VAL for their support for his last show and all previous shows VAL has provided volunteers for.  Phil said 2700 guests attended hos June show.  His next show will be Oct 13 and 14, 2012.  Country Joe McDonald is a possible entertainer on Oct 13, and Purple Haze, a Jimi Hendrix cover band, will entertain on Oct 14.  Phil will again select 2 to 3 artists from the VAL to sell at his Oct show.  5 Suisun Valley wineries will attend, with their representatives, to serve wines from their respective wineries, as a way to help local wineries expand their audience.
Jim Ball, of the Center for Imaginitive Reuse, discussed collecting recycled items for use by K-12 teachers for their art classes.  Jim discussed creating a memorial for the 59 Solano County servicemen who lost their lives in the Vietnam War, and creating a mobile art van to teach children about art.
Susan White said the public response to the Juried Art Show was positive.
Emma Green, President of Vaca Arts, was introduced by Christy Dougherty.  Emma discussed ways to improve integration of the Performing Arts with the Visual and Fine Arts.  Vaca Arts would like to share resources and partner with VAL on certain events to bring all the arts together.  Emma suggested a joint mixer with the two organizations.
Christy Dougherty said author, and Vaca Arts member, Dana Oldknow is having a book signing on Oct 12 and suggested the book signing be at the Gallery.  Approved by the Board.  Christy is also involved in a logo contest for Vaca Arts.  Art students at Vacaville and Will C Wood high schools are participating.  The winner of the contest gets $200, along with the winning student’s school art department.  Christy suggested VAL donate $200 for prize money.  No vote was taken.
Janet Manalo thanked VAL for the Art Divas’ exhibit and reminded us of the reception, to be held at the Gallery on July 28.  Desserts and wine will be provided.
Karen Hansen suggested having a potluck party with Vaca Arts at the Gallery during the Christmas season. Discussion followed with no definitive plans made.
Susan White said the next two shows are as follows:
The Vacaville Cultural Arts Show from Sept 8 to Oct 20, 2012
The Non-Juried Show (open) from Nov 3 to Dec 15, 2012
Karen Hansen suggested offering Randy Tribo some positive acknowledgement for all the work he does at the Gallery.  Discussion followed.  Item tabled until Sept meeting.
MEETING ADJOURNED at 1953 hrs.  Motion by Phil Glashoff, second by Jim McMenimen.  Unanimous.

Respectfully submitted,

Philip Venable
Secretary


VAL MEMBER MEETING – April 17, 2012 

In Richard Gideon’s absence, Christy Dougherty and Susan White took minutes.

ATTENDANCE:

MEETING BEGAN AT 6:30PM

MARCH 20, 2012 MINUTES APPROVED

TREASURER’S REPORT
As of today, there is $7,373.46 in Bank. Sales $26.00

MEMBER UPDATE

GALLERY MANAGER

VACA ARTS COUNCIL “GALA”
Dudley Owens, Christy Dougherty and her husband Randy attended the Gala.  Christy was honored by VAL.  Everyone felt Gala was very successful.  Dudley suggested next year VAL reserve their own table and encourage more attendance at this event.  

JURIED ART SHOW
Chair Ron Gallus updated members on this event.

After much discussion, $50 will be awarded to each 1st Place winner in all 8 categories, plus ribbons.  No memberships awarded this year.

MEETING ADJOURNED:  7:40PM


 

VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
MARCH 20, 2012
 
MEMBERS PRESENT:  Richard Gideon, Deanna Elliot, Joseph Elliot, Joy Key, Lori Borchers, Ross, Karen Hansen, Dudley Owens, Juan Ramagos, Lenore Hubal, Marty Guzman, Ron Gallus, Jim McMenimen, Roberto Valdez, Maricella Townsend, Janet Manolo, Mai Ling Albert, Christy Dougherty, Randy Tribo, Gallery Manager Susan White.
 
MEETING Called to  order by President Dudley Owens at 6:30 pm
 
MINUTES:  Approved as posted on the web site.
 
TREASURER  Marty Guzman (Treasurer) reported tht as of 2-29-12 there was $6,623.00 in the Bank.  February Sales were $1,336.69.
 
BUSINESS
     Juried Art Show (Ron Gallus) has one judge obtained.
     Student Art Show (Randy Tribo) reception to be March 25, 1 to 5 pm.  Student Art Work posed on the web site.  Show has over 300 pieces
Show well reviewed.
 
NO OTHER BUSINESS
 
MEETING ADJOURNED at 6:55 pm
 
Richard D. Gideon
Secretary

 


 

Called to order at 6:30 pm by President Dudley Owens.

TREASURERS REPORT  In the Bank as of Jan 31, 2012, $8,934.34
BUSINESS
     GALLERY MAINTENANCE  Western Glass estimate $550 for the broken window in the Gallery.  Waiting on 2 more bids.  Graffitti on the side of the Gallery next to the parking lot, City painted over it.
 
FIESTA DAYS FLOORING. The flooring is soft and Fiesta Days Committee would like it replaced.  Maricel will check with the City.
 
SCREENING COMMITTEE  It was the Board's decision to reinstate a Screening Committee.
According to Policies and Ruls, the appointment will be made by President Dudley Owens.
 
STUDENT ART SHOW  Randy Tribo Chair.  Christy Dougherty suggested Student Art Show Judges be approved by the Board.  Susan will gather a list of Volunteer Judges.
 
JURIED ART SHOW  Ron Gallus Chair.  Ron still searching for 3 Jurors. Maricel will get names to Ron.  Payment to Jurors still in question.  Awards still in question.  Wording will remain the same as 2011 Prospectus "Cash Awards"  Determination will be made after we have a total for revenue from entries.  Raffle only.  Deanna Elliot and Lori Borchers offered to help with fundraising.  Sponsors will be advertising on FB website, JAS program, Art Works.  Get membership signups during Juried Art Show  at lower rate.  Place a Greeter at the door during the Juried Art Show Reception.
 
VACA ARTS COUNCIL GALA   Christy Dougherty will be recognized for 2012
 
PLEIN AIR EVENT.  Roberto will try to organize, wll speak to Dotty Schenk.
 
SUMMER SERIES  Saturday noon to 4pm
Nancy Lorenzo    Watercolor,  Penny Oliver   Mosaic   Collage Jo McLain & Barb Musial
Journal Making   Barb Musial  Beginning beading and wire wrapping   Beads on Main
 
PRESIENTS REMARKS
Check your attitude at the door.  Meetings should be non-threatening, non-intimidating and a place where everyone has a voice.
To be a member of the Gallery should be a fun experience and a place to meet other likeminded people.  All members are encouraged to be more welcoming to new members.
No one enters the Fiesta Days building without first notifying Susan or Dudley.  They in turn will contact Karen or Kelly  at Fiesta Days Office.  All members are responsible for their own frames, display tables, etc.  All changes to Gift Shop must go through Joy Key, Gift Shop Chair.
 
MEETING ADJOUNED
 
Minutes submitted by Christy Dougherty in Richard Gideon's absence

 

VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
JANUARY 17, 2012
GALLERY
 
MEETING called to order by President Dudley Owens at 6:35 pm
 
MEMBERS PRESENT;  Marty Guzman, Christy Dougherty, Randy Tribo, Mingan Tribo, Joy Key, Ron Gallus, Philip Venable, Lori Borcherss, Jo McLain, Janet Manalo, Bonita McCain, Demaries Isom, Jim McMenamin, Juan Ramagoza, Richard Gideon, Guy Gray, Deanna Elliot, Roberto Valdez and Susan White, Manager
 
REPORTS:
     TREASURER (Marty Guzman)  In the Bank, $7,605.06.  Nov-Jan Sales, $424.40
 
BUSINESS
     1.  Susan White, Manager.  Phil Glassoff wants to do a Saturday, March 24 Show-Memorial for Ross.  Estelle at home in Crockett under treatment.  Thanks to all who covered Susan when she was gone.
     2.  Dudley Owens, President.  Ordered 2 new transformers for gallery lighting.  90 pieces in the Art Show.
     3.  Vice President Randy Tribo.  Jurors for the Juried Art Show in April.  Need three jurors (paid)  Chair Ron Gallus, Co Chair Christy Dougherty.
 
COMMENTS
     Jim Ball reported that the recycle materials for the arts is now in Bowman's old store, its called Center for the Imaginative Arts.  Susan reported that the Yellow Brick Road store is closing.  Ron Gallus now has bumper stickers available from Susan.  Mingan Tribo would like to use the Gallery for a film.  Janet Manalo is requesting the Gallery for a Diva's Show after the Juried Art Show.  Approved by the Board for the last Saturday in July and to run until August 26.
 
ADJOURNED  7:15 pm
 
Secretary
Richard Gideon
 
NEXT MEETING OF THE VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL BE FEBRUARY 21, 2012, 6:30 PM AT THE GALLERY

 


 

VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
NOVEMBER 15 2011
 
MEETING called to order at 6:35 pm by President Dudley Owens.
MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Richard Gideon, Karen Hansen, Joy Key, Lori Borchers, Randy Tribo, Mingan Tribo, Christy Dougherty, Jo McLain, Ron Gallus, Joseph Elliot, Deanna Elliot and Lenore Hubal.
 
MINUTES   Approved.
 
REPORTS: 
          TREASURER:  Marty Guzman reported the there is $6,701.55 in the Bank.  October Sales were $1,157.32.
 
BUSINESS
     1.  Thanks to all for the Reception, for Dudley.
     2.  Need reminders sent for the Receptions.
     3.  Ron Gallus is to look into Bumper Stickers promoting the Arts and the Gallery.
     4.  Susan' report:  Has had the Shelly Dally shows and tea party planned.  Gallery to 
          get a cut.
     5.  Randy thanked the people who hung the present show.
     6.  Student Art Show Packets in process.  Show is March 2012
 
Secretary
Richard Gideon
 
NEXT REGULAR MEETING OF THE VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL BE JANUARY 17, 2012

 


 

VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
OCTOBER 18, 2011
 
MEETING called to order by President Dudley Owens at 6:35 pm.
 
MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Richard Gideon, Karen Hansen, Joy Key, Lori Borchers, Randy Tribo, Mingan Tribo, Maricella Townsend, Philip Venable, Christy Dougherty, Roger B Kientz, Janet Manalo, Jo McLain, Jim McMenemin, Roberto Valdez, and Susan White, Manager.
 
MINUTES FOR SEPTEMBER APPROVED.
 
REPORTS:
     TREASURER: Marty Guzman.  In the Bank, $8,045.44.  Sept Sales, $94.49
 
BUSINESS
A.  Glashoff Event went very well. Dudley and Susan thanked all the volunteers.
B.  Fund Raiser for Vaca High Art Department earned over $2,000.
C.  Janet Manalo presented the VAG with $92.50, representing 30% commission from ArtDivas' artwork sold at the Oct. Glashoff event.
D.  Board of Directors Meetings to remain on third Tues of the month.
E.  Non Juried Art Show, Nov 12 to Jan 7 will be $6 for members $12 for non members.
     Reception to be on Nov 12.
F.  Discussion on proper preparation of art work to be hung.
 
MEETING ADJOURNED at 7:10 pm
 
Secretary 
Richard Gideon

 

VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
 
MEETING called to order by President Dudley Owens ar 6:30 pm
MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Richard Gideon, Karen Hansen, Joy Key, Lori Borchers, Randy Tribo, Mengan Tribo, Maricella Townsend, Philip Venable, Christy Dougherty, Danielle Bancroft, Lenore Hubal, Jo McLain, Jim McMenemin, Deanna Elliot, Roberto Valdez, and Estelle Kirkendall Ass't Gallery Manager.
 
MINUTES:  Approved
 
REPORTS:
          TREASURER (Marty Guzman) In the Bank $5,995.45  August Sales $110.50
 
BUSINESS
A.  Glashof Event.  Susan has the list of names of the volunteers.
B.  Randy thanked the Hanging Committee for their work.
C.  On Line School was at the gallery. (Middle to High School Students)  Candidates for 
     the Student Art Show in March of 2012.
D.  Two potential Guest Artists.
E.  Disucssion on a possible Elementary School Student Exhibit.
F.  Discussion on a Quilting Exhibit.
G.  Roberto Valdez accepted Chair of the Plein Air Committee.
 
MEETING adjourned at 7:18 pm
 
Secretary
Richard Gideon
(will continue as Secretary

 

BOARD AND MEMBER MEETING - AUGUST 16, 2011

ATTENDANCE:
Board members:
Dudley Owens
Christy Dougherty
Randy Tribo
Marty Guzman
Maricel Townsell
Joy Key
Lori Borchers
Susan White
Mingan Tribo
Members:
Phil Venable
Jo McLain
Phil and Chad Glashoff
Guest:  Carmen Gray

President Dudley Owens called the meeting to order at 6:45pm.

TREASURER’S REPORT
Bank Balance as of July 29, 2011 - $6,700.67
Sales $272.06
Expenses $866.77 (quarterly taxes paid)

BOARD ELECTION

GUEST PRESENTATIONS

GENERAL BUSINESS

ACTION:  Susan will contact Richard Bammer about new hours.

MEETING ADJOURNED at 7:25pm.


VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING - JULY 19, 2011

Meeting called to order at 6:40 pm by President Dudley Owens.

MEMBERS PRESENT: Marty Guzman, Richard Gideon, Karen Hansen, Joy Key, Lori Borchers, Randy Tribo Mengan TriboSusan White, Manager and Estelle Kirkendall Ass't Mgr.

REPORTS: TREASURER (Marty)  In the Bank, $6,374.33.  June Sales: $492.76

BUSINESS: Since there is not enough members to conduct business or hold elections, everything is tabled until August 16, 2011.

MEETING  adjourned at 7:00 pm

Secretary, Richard Gideon


 

Vacaville Art League

Board and General Membership Meeting - June 21, 2011

Present: Randy , Dudley, Karen, Marty, Ron, Christie, Mingon, Lori, Janet, Lenore M., Susan White, Gallery Manager

Meeting called to order 6:40. Janet Manalo volunteered to take Minutes.

Vacaville Fire Dept. on the scene to check out the A/C. A burned-out belt had caused a problem. The bldg was never in any danger. Meeting continued.

Treasurer’s report: Marty reported $5006.77 in the bank acct as of May 31, 2011. Recent Sales: $958.68. Commission/ percentage to VAG not reported.

Glashoff Event discussion: Phil called the Gallery on Saturday, June 4th. Due to rain, and predicted minimal turnout, he no longer needed the VAL member volunteers. VAG lost a ‘potential’ $2000 revenue source. Members juried in for his June show not necessarily invited for October show.

Susan White report: Fiesta Days org paid 3 months of rent. Suggestion to closed VAG on Friday July 1 and Saturday, July 2 due to holiday. Motion made by Karen, 2nd by Marty; all approved. Gallery will be closed July 1&2. JAS art will be available for pick-up July 5-8. Susan will send email to membership/participating artists notifying them of change. JAS: 2 pieces of artwork sold. JAS income about $2100; $52 from ‘wine donation’ during reception. Art supplies in Gallery have sold well.

Board Elections:  Motion to postpone elections until July. Made by Dudley, 2nd by Randy. Susan will send email alerting membership to July meeting activity and need for attendance.

Next Exhibit: Animals, Animals, Animals.

New member Lenore introduced; 1st time to a meeting. She is interested in promoting art in the school system.

No further business. Adjourned at 7:05. Temp outside: 100 degrees.


VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND MEMBERSHIP MEETING
MAY 17, 2011
 
MEETING called to order by President Dudley Owens at 6:32 pm
MEMBERS Marty Guzman, Richard Gideon, Karen Hansen, Joy Key, Ron Gallus, Lori Borchers, Randy Tribo, Mingan Tribo, Phillip Venable, Jim McMenamin, Janet Manolo, Joseph Elliot, Deanna Elliot and Susan White Manager, Estelle Kirkendall Ass't
 
MINUTES   Approved
 
REPORTS:
          TREASURER  Marty Guzman reported in the Bank, $1,725.51  Sales, $248.00
                                Juried Art Show $2,439.50 (Gross)
 
BUSINESS
A.  Report on the Juried Art Show by Ron Gallus.  Judges were great!  Finished judging by
     by 1:30 pm.  Discussion by the Board on Awards.  Band will play at the reception, hopefully it will be outside.  No City purchase (Duh!)  Food for the reception will be furnished by VAL members plus one bottle of wine.  Reception to be held on May 21, 7-9 pm.  Many thanks to Ron Gallus for his Chairmanship of the Juried Art Show.
B.  Refrigerator.   Still looking.
C.  Susan, Gallery Manager, Thanked all who came to paint and spackle the Gallery.
D. Dudley reported that the Brian Hamlin Wake was held at the Vine Street Firehouse and was great.
E.  Membership drive starts in June.
F.  Janet Manolo handed out invitiations to the Glassoff Show.
G.  The Elliots volunteered their service for a fundraiser.  They do tattoo's.
H.  Janet Manolo reported that the web site is getting overloaded.  The Newsletter is taking a lot of space particularly the past editions.  Board recommended that she clear the file of past editions of the newsletter.  She also suggested that the Gallery sell ads in next years Juried Art Show Program.  Business card size is best.
 
ADJOURNED:  7:20 PM
 
Secretary
Richard D. Gideon

VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
APRIL 19, 2011
 
MEETING called to order by President Dudley Owens
 
MEMBERS PRESENT;  Marty Guzman,Richard Gideon, Karen Hansen, Joy Key, Ron Gallus, Maricel Townsend, Lori Borchers, Mai Ling Albert, Randy Tribo, Mingan Tribo, Phillip Venable, Frank Shiner, Jack Shiner, Jim McMenemin, Janet Manolo, and Susan White, Manager.
 
MINUTES:  Approved.
 
REPORTS:  Treasurer Marty Guzman. In the Bank $2,043,82,  March/April Sales, $253.03.
 
BUSINESS.
A.  Glassoff sign up.  Susan working on it.  This is important since a potential check from Phil Glassoff to VALG for the members that worked the event.
B  Juried Art Show Judges are selected and will judge.
C.  Student Art Show.  Well attended.
D. Insurance issues.  VALG prsented documentation to the City, we're covere.  Lease agreelment thr same.
E.  Vice President Randy Tribo.  Paint and Painging supplies are needed to paint the interior of the gallery.  Can get pain and supplies at Pacific Hardware at a reduced price using Dudley's contractors account.
F.  Salute to the Stars Gala by Vaca Arts Council, Joy Key received her award.
G.  Dudley reported that Brian Hamlin, a great friend of VALG,  is fatally ill.
H  Randy thanked all of the people that helped on the Student Arr Show.
I.  Karen moved and Jim 2nd to have an Abstract Show.  Passed.
J.  End of September to end of October,  City of Vacaville Art Show.  One wall to be dedicated for and Abstract Show.
K.  Mid October to end of November, A Non Juried Art Show\
L.  Member Show for December.
M.  Phillip Venable had difficulty in finding student musicians to play at the Juried Art Show Reception. Most of the bands/ musicians are booked.  Dudley to see if he can get a mucician.
N  Lowe's resales refurbished refridgerators,  Cheap.  Let Susan know about any donated Refridgerators.
M.  Karen moved to adjourn.  Maricel 2ne.  Passed
 
MEETING ADGOURNED 7:30
 
SECRETARY:  Richard D. Gideon

 

VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
MARCH 15, 2011
 
MEETING called to order by President Dudley Owens at 6:27 pm.
 
MINUTES  Approved
 
REPORTS
     Treasurer:  Marty Guzman reported that in the Bank is $1,840.65.  February Sales $190.00
 
 BUSINESS
     Student Art Show:  490 pieces.  Judging Friday March 18
     Juried Art Show:  Judges; McClellen, Glassoff, Livingstone.  Christy moved that although judges maybe a member of the Art League, they can be non-biased.  2nd by Karen, passed.  Call the artists that have been accepted in the show.   Reception will be May 21.  Buckingham Jazz Band will entertain.
     Manager:  Susan reported that the new Superintendent of Schools is coming to the Reception.   Crockery Museum trip was successful .  Painting the inside of the Gallery will be Saturday and Sunday May 7 & 8.  Fiesta Committee building is rented for $700.00 a month and they have been complaining.  City pays the insurance for both buildings.
    Christy moved that the Gallery reimburse Susan for her reservation to the Vaca Arts Gala.  Karen seconded.    Passed
     Philip Venable in formed the Board (he is a member of the Gallery)of his other organization the Lite Writers Rider Photo Club.  They will be having an Exhit in March.
For more info Google  Lite Writers.
 
MEETING adjourned at 7:40 pm.
 
SECRETARY
Richard D. Gideon

VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
FEBRUARY 15, 2011
 
MEETING Called to order by President Dudley Owens.
MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Richard Gideon, Christi Dougherty, Karen Hansen, Joy Key, Ron Gallus, Maricela Townsend, Lori Borchers, Doug Taylor, Roger Kientz, and Susan White, Manager.
 
MINUTES:  Approved
 
TREASUERS REPORT:  Marty Guzman reported there was as of January 31, $2,437.00 in the Bank.  As of February 1, $1,574.47  January sales were $99.50.
 
GUESTS:  Philip Glassoff.  Needs volunteers for his next two shows.  He would donate funds to the Art League and Gallery for their time at the shows.  His shows are not open to the public and are by invitation only.  The Shows are at his ranch in Suisun Valley.  He usually has between 2 and 3 thousand guests mostly collectors.  The jobs he needs covered are;  Meeter/Greeter, wine pourers, Sales, Food Service and a sales Grunt.
He needs these volunteers June 4th and 5th and October 8th and 9th.  Also at these two shows he is inviting Vacaville artist to display/sell their art work.  Gallery artists who wish to display/sell has to provide their own tent, table and chairs and will be there from12 noon to 5 pm both days. Any artist interested has to submit either photos or actual art work (several items) for approval from Phil.  It is also recommended that the artist have several pieces to show/sell.  Susan will send and e mail to the membership to see if anyone is interested either as a volunteer or display/selling artists.  Any questions ask Susan or Dudley.
 
PRESIDENT:  Dudley met with City personnel to talk about the Gallery.  Dudley made it clear that the Art League is happy where they are.  The lease will be unchanged which is $1.00 per year.  The Art League will continue to keep the Studio and an income producer.
There are problems with the Gallery and under the present financial crises the City can do nothing about our problems.  The house structurally sound the siding is deteriorating as are the window frames.  The heating and air conditioning need to be up dated.  When the City is out of the present crises then they will revisit our problems.
 
BUSINESS:  Richard reported that the Art League and Gallery has selected Joy Key to be honored at this years Salute to the Stars Gala on March 26, 2011 at the Vacaville Opera House.  Dudley will make the presentation.  Richard also informed the Board that the Vaca Arts Council is able to sponsor a fund raiser by producing a show of local performers both professional and non professional.
 
Meeting adjourned at  7:30 pm
 
Secretary
Richard D. Gideon

VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
January 18, 2011
 
MEETING called to order by President Dudley Owens at 6:35 pm
MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Richard Gideon, Christi Dougherty, Karen Hansen, Joy Key, Ron Gallus, Mingan Tribo, Randy Tribo, Maricela Townsend, Lori Borchers, Jim McMinemen, Janet Manolo, Fumie Reid, Roberto Valdez, Victoria Ross, Mei Ling Albert, Suzanne D'Arcy and Susan White, Manager.
 
GUESTS:  Jim Ball updated his project on recycling.  He is setting up a display at the Greenbeans Coffee House. One wall will be young artists and the other wall will be adult artists with art work priced below $200.00.  Jim has talked to Laura Kuhn, Vacaville's City Manager, about setting up an Art Festival, similar to Laguana Beach's Saw Dust Festival.
Jim would like the the Art League work with him in developing a festival.  Looking at Lagoon Valley specifically the old Nursery.
 
MINUTES   Approved
 
REPORTS
        TREASURER:  Marty Guzman reported in the Bank Dec. 31, $1,530.79.  In the Bank as of Jan. 18, $1,839.86.
 
Richard Reported that Vaca Arts Council is sponsoring a benefit show at the Leisure Town Hall on March 6 for the Leisure Town Singers.  He asked that the Gallery let him display 5 or 6 gallery owned paintings at the Show.  Can't sell at the Town Hall but an informational tag telling who to contact if interested in purchasing a paint will be on each painting.  Richard also reported on the request for names of Board Members who have missed three meetings in a row, unexcused.  Only one member and she no longer wants to be on the Board of Directors.
 
VICE PRESIDENT  Randy reported that the Student Art Show is coming up soon.  The reception for Mayor Augustine was well done.  Many City Hall people attended.
 
PRESIDENT  Dudley reported that Brian Hamlin of the Reporter who is a great friend and supporter of the League and Gallery is in Vaca Vallery Hospital, condition is serious.  If you know Brian or have worked with him, please send a card.   Dudley thanked all the women who worked in the Gallery setting up the Gift Shop.  Joy painted the kitchen.
Dudley also requested that members write letters to the editor of the Reporter telling how great the Gallery is and how very important it is to the Community.
 
BUSINESS:  Spot Light Artist for the "Images Show"  will be Roberto Valdez.
Joy is the Chair of the Gift Shop Committee and is looking for items such as jewelry, small sculptures, fabric prints, etc.  Contact Joy if you have items that will sell.
Discussion was held on organizing trips to San Francisco DeYoung Museum and the Sacramento Crocker Museum.  Don't really need a bus, a van or even car pools will work.  Susan to send e mails to the members to see if anyone is interested in going on trips to San Francisco and Sacramento.  Looking at February 20 to go to The Crocker Museum in Sacramento.
Board Members are to think about nominating a person to be honored by the League and Gallery at the Vaca Arts Salute to the Stars Gala on March 26 at the Opera House.  Will be asked for their nominee next meeting.
 
MEETING ADJOURNED  7:30 PM            Secretary Richard D. Gideon

VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
November 16, 2010

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Richard Gideon, Kristi Dougherty, Karen Hansen, Joy Key, Ron Gallus, Mengan Tribo, Randy Tribo, Frank Shiner, Jack Shiner, Maricela Townsend, Lori Borchers, Jim McMenimen and Susan White Manager.

MINUTES  Approved

REPORTS
      TREASURER Marty Guzman reported that in the Bank as of 10-29-10, $4,401.16  Oct Sales $236.50  In the Bank as of Nov 16, $2,966.02

(Secretary Information)  The Vacaville Art League and Gallery Board of Directors meetings are informal.  Many subjects are discussed, clarified and implemented.  Only those subjects which are formally moved and seconded and voted on are reported in the Minutes.  Any subject that requires a change in Art League Policy and expenditure of funds other than the monthly bills are moved and voted on.  The Minutes may appear brief but lenghthy and complicated discussions are not recorded.  R Gideon

BUSINESS:
     Member Open Show comes down next week.  Gallery closed Nov. 25 & 26.
Nov 23 to Dec 30, Member Show with Miniature Show.  Juan Ramagos Spot Light Artist.
Member Open Show Dec 4 to Jan 22.  Karen moved to close the Gallery for 2 weeks the end of January  Jim McMenimen seconded.  Passed.
Feb 5 to March 5 "Images Show" Photo based art work.
Student Art Show  March 20 to Apr 30.
Reception to be held on Dec 4 for Mayor Len Augustine.  Randy to donate a paint to be presented to Mayor Augustine from the Art League and Gallery.  Present City Council members and County Board of Supervisors to be invited.  Contact will be made to Jim Craig who is a singer and guitarist to entertain at the reception.

GIFT SHOP COMMITTEE:  Glass cases have been delivered.  Gift Shop Committee has a plan and is in process.

DISCUSSION  on the Gallery needing major repair out side and a discussion on the Vacaville Reporter.

MEETING ADJOURNED   7:45 pm                     SECRETARY  Richard Gideon


 

VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING OCTOBER 19, 2010
MEETING Called to order by President Dudley Owens at 6:30 pm
MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Richard Gideon, Kristi Dougherty, Karen Hansen, Barb Musial, Joy Key, Ron Gallus, Mengan Tribo, Randy Tribo, Frank Shiner, Jack Shiner, Marecela Townsend, and Susan White, Manager
MINUTES:  Approved
TREASURERS REPORT:  In the Bank 9-31-10 $4,367.31  Sept. Sales $1,252.00 (includes the Non Juried Art Show)
(Secretary Information)  The Vacaville Art League and Gallery Board of Directors meetings are informal.  Many subjets are discussed, clarified and implemented.  Only these subjects which are formally moved, seconded and voted on are reported in the Minutes.  Any subject that requires a change in Art League Policy and expenditure of funds are moved and voted on.  The Minutes may appear brief but lenghthy and complicated discussions are not recorded.  R GIDEON
GUESTS:  Mrs. Libby from the Friends of Animals Organization asked for an Animal Exhibit as a fund raiser and proposed 1/3 to the Gallery and 1/3 to the Friends of Animals Organization.  Randy reported that June has been set aside for the Animals Exhibit.
Jim Ball updated his project on Recycled Art.  He doesn't have a site yet for collecting recyclables.  Would like to have a recycling event during the month of the Annual Student Art Show Exhibit.  Jim is willing to help with grant writing with the Gallery.  
BUSINESS:  Vice President Randy Tribo extended his THANKS to the Non Juried Art Show volunteers and to the Hanging Committee.  Randy also reported that the Gallery needs to be repainted inside before the next Annual Juried Art Show in the Spring.
Kristi expressed the THANKS of the Board of Directors to Randy for all of the work he does for the Gallery.  Barbara Musial will be in charge of publicity for the Gallery, she is currently the Newsletter Editor.  Manager Susan White reported she will keep the Wednesday hours of noon to 7 pm and the new Friday hours noon to 7 pm will be coverd by a volunteer.
BOUTIQUE COMMITTEE:  Will have a truck available to transport a donated glass case.  Gift Shop membership is $30.00  Joy has donated a small glass case for the Boutique.  THANKS
EXHIBITS:  NON JURIED ART SHOW, October 6 to November 13
.MEMBER SHOW WITH MINIATURES, November 23 to December 30.  Spot Light Artist will be Juan Ramagos.
MEETING ADJOURNED  7:30 PM SECRETARY   Richard D. Gideon



VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING SEPTEMBER 15, 2010
GALLERY
MEETING called to order by President Dudley Owens at 6:36 pm
MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Richard Gideon, Kristi Dougherty, Mai Ling Albert, Karen Hansen, Janet Manalo, Barb Musial, Joy Key, Lori Borchers, Ron Gallus and Victoria Ross (Volunteer covering for Susan White, Manager)
MINUTES:  Approved
REPORTS: TREASURER:  Marty Guzman reported that in the Bank as of 8-31-10, $4,713.92.
BUSINESS
Manager Susan White is on vacation and thanks were expressed to Victoria Ross for covering.  Discussion on the Gallery being open on Fridays evenings.  Dudley moved, Karen seconded that the Gallery will be open on Friday evenings.  Passed.   Susan will be asked if she will shift from Wednesday evenings to Friday.  If not then Friday evenings to be covered by volunteers starting Oct 1, 2010.    Richard will submit a Vaca Arts free ad to the Reporter announcing the new time schedule.  Kristi moved and Karen seconded that Wednesday evenings be cancelled.  Passed.  Joy moved and Karen seconded that Saturday will go back to the 12 to 4 pm schedule.  Passed
The Annual Juried Art Show Committee should begin to seek and select jurors soon.
Karen reported on the status of the Boutique.  In process.
Discussion was held on an exhibit featuring animals.  To be a fund raiser and a portions of the funds to be donated to the Animal Organization.
EXHIBITS:  Oct 6 thru November 12, Non Juried Art Show
November 23
thru December 30, Member Show with Miniature Show, Juan Ramagos to be Spot Light Artists.
MEETING ADJOURNED  7:40 pm
SECRETARY    Richard D. Gideon

VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
AUGUST 18, 2010

MEETING called to order by Vice President Randy Tribo at 6:35 pm.

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Richard Gideon, Kristi Dougherty, Mingan Tribo, Mai Ling Albert, Karen Hansen, Janet Manalo, Suzanne D'Arcy, Barb Musial, Joy Key, Lori Borchers, Jerry Friese, Jack Shiner and Susan White Manager.

MINUTES  Approved

REPORTS
     TREASURER (Marty) In the bank 7-3-10 $2,897.44.  July Sales $2,107.00
(Secretary information)  The Vacaville Art League and Gallery Board of Directors meetings are informal.  Many subjects are discussed, clarified and implemented.  Only those subjects which are formally moved and seconded and voted on are reported in the Minutes.  Any subject that requires a change in Art League Policy and/or expenditure of funds are moved and voted on.  The Minutes may appear brief but lengthy and complicated discussions are not recorded.  RGideon)

BUSINESS  (Susan)1.  A Candidate for the Vacaville City Council has requested to use the Gallery for a reception.  Donation to the Gallery was encouraged.  2.  Need art work for the Travis Air Force Ball at Travis AFB, members to be contacted.  3.  21 people are interested in a matting and framing workshop.  4.  A member has suggested an "Animal Exhibit" as a fund raiser for the Gallery and an animal protection organization.
Marty moved and Kristi seconded that the line in the membership form concerning Tax Deduction be removed.  Passed
PRESENTATION:  Member D'Arcy presented plans for conducting a Watercolor Workshop to be held at the Gallery or Studio (to be co ordinated with the Fiesta Committee).  It would be a 5 day workshop and cost $200 for Art League Member and $235 for a non member.  The Art League and Gallery would receive part of the fee.  Workshop would be from 9:30 am to 4 pm Monday thru Friday.  Minimum of 5 students, maximum 20.
BOTIQUE COMMITTEE:  Committee formed with Karen, Joy, Mai Ling, Kristi plus Susan and Estelle.
MEMBER REQUEST:  Jerry Friese requested information on Spot Light Artist.
MEMBER THANKS.  Janet Manolo expresed her thanks for the support of the Art Diva's Show.  She also requested that a document be made itemizing all the things and exhibiting artists needs to know about the Gallery.  Also need a policy on Guest Artists.  A New Board of Director Packet was discussed.

EXHIBITS:  City of Vacaville Cultural Arts Student Art Show, August 21 thru September 25
October 6 thru November 13  Non Juried Art Show
November 23 thru December 30 Member Show, with Miniture Show.  Juan Ramagos Spot Light Artist.

MEETING ADJOURNED AT 7:45 PM.                   SECRETRY Richard D. Gideon


 

VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
JULY 21, 2010

MEETING CALL TO ORDER by President Dudley Owens

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Randy Tribo, Richard Gideon, Christy Dougherty, Mingan Tribo, Maricel Townsend, Roberto Valdez, Jim McMenamin, Mai Ling Albert and Susan White Gallery Manager.

MINUTES    Approved

TREASURER Marty Guzman.  In the Bank 6-30=10  $3,540.43   June Sales $1,338.00  Juried Art Show Silent Auction, $530.00

(Secretary Information)  The Vacaville Art League and Gallery Board of Directors Meetings are informal.  Many subjects are discussed, clarified and implemented.  Only those subjects which are formally moved and seconded and voted on are reported in the Minutes.  Any subject that requires a change in Art League Policy and expenditure of funds are moved seconded and voted on.  The Minutes may appear brief but lengthy and complicated discussions are not recorded.  R. Gideon)

NEW BUSINESS
City of Vacaville Cultural Arts Student Art Show August 21 thru September 25.
Non Juried Art Show October 6 thru November 13.
Member Show with Miniature Show and Juan Ramagoso Spot Light Artist  November 23 thru December 30.

Gallery Manager Susan White suggested that Receptions, during nice weather, be held out on the patio with live music.  Richard will contact Vaca High School and W.C. Wood High School Jazz bands to play at the receptions.  All Board Members agreed.

Meeting Adjourned at 7:30 pm                    Secretary Richard D. Gideon


 

MEETING called to order by Vice President, Randy Tribo at 6:36 pm.

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Mingan Tribo, Richard Gideon Kristy Dougherty, Joy Key, Janet Manalo, Ron Gallus, Karen Hansen, Maricel Townsend, Lori Borchers, Mary Rieche, Susan White, Manager and Estelle Assistant Manager.

MINUTES:  Approved.

REPORTS:  
           TREASURER (Marty).  In the Bank, $1,959.19.  May Sales, $648.20.

           (Secretary Information).  The Vacaville Art League and Gallery Board of Directors meetings are informal.  Many subjects are discussed, clarified and/or implemented.  Only those items which are formally moved and seconded and voted on are reported in the Minutes.  Any item that requires a change in Art League Policy or expenditure of funds are moved and voted on and appear in the Minutes.  The Minutes may appear brief but lengthy and complicated discussions are not recorded.  R Gideon

GUESTS:  Jim Ball (former Community Services Director) presented his program for using recylable items for art projects.  Would like to keep the League and Gallery in the loop for his future development.  Vacaville would be the headquarters for a tri County area.
Mary Rieche, Mark Lillis and Carol Levin presented a request from The Leaven (a religious group) that the Art League and Gallery Membership has helped before, are asking for donations of art work for their fund raising event.

NEW BUSINESS:  Randy presented his request that a Life Membership Category be established at $750.00  Discussed.  Kristy moved Joy 2nd, Passed  A request was also presented to establish a Group Membership Category with a limit of 10 exhibiting members, cost $90.00.  Joy moved  Mingan 2nd  Passed.  A Miniature Show to be considered for exhibit.  Susan White Manager, reported that the broken window was repaired thanks to Lori Borchers brother.

ELECTION:  The following members were elected as Board of Directors.
Lauri Borchers, Roberto Valdez, Mary Hromalik, Jack Shiner, Frank Shiner.
Kristy moved Marty 2nd to elect.  Passed

The following members were elected as Executive Board.
President, Dudley Owens, Vice President, Randy Tribo, 2nd Vice President,Kristy Dougherty, Secretary, Richard Gideon, Treasurer, Marty Guzman
Kristy moved Marty 2nd to elect.  Passed

MEETING ADJOURNED AT 8:37 PM                     Richard Gideon, Secretary 


 

VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
MAY 19, 2010

MEETING called to order at 6:30 pm by President Dudley Owens.

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Randy Tribo, Richard Gideon, Kristi Dougherty, Joy Key, Janet Manalo, Mingan Tribo, Ron Gallus, Karen Hansen, Maricel Townsend, Robert Valdez, Jim McMenamin, Lori Borchers, Mai Ling Albert and Assistant Manager Estelle.

MINUTES:  Approved

REPORTS:
          TREASURER: Marty Guzman reported that there is $722.93 in the Bank.  April Sales $314.00.  Juried Art Show:  Cost $1,414.00  Income $4,165.00   Profit $2,750 22.

SECRETARY INFORMATION  The Vacaville Art League and Gallery Board of Directors Meetings are informal.  Many subjects are discussed, clarified and implemented.  Only those subjects which are formally moved and seconded and voted on are reported in the Minutes.  Any subject that requires a change in Art League Policy, and expenditure of funds are moved and voted on.  The Minutes may appear brief but lengthy and complicated discussions are not recorded.  R Gideon

BUSINESS:  1. Discussion on Hard Drive back up for Gallery data.  Ron to investigate the method.  2.  Window needs to be replaced.  Will have to be done by hand since the casings are so old.  3. Joy Key recommends  a power point presentation with an exhibit.
4. President Owens tabled the Board of Directors vote on mailing costs.  Kristy volunteered to pay for 220 mailings. ($44.00)  No action taken.

OLD BUSINESS:  JURIED ART SHOW:.  Randy THANKS all who worked on the show.
Janet commented that there were duplicate entries in the Juried Art Show.  Art work given awards in the past were re entered and won again.  A sign will be posted for next years show that previoius winning art work is not acceptable.  Discussion on Judges seeing all  entries prior to judging.  Several methods were suggested.  JPG submissions discussed.  Next years Juried Art Show should start now looking for Judges and setting up the criteria for the show.  Will need a Chairperson.

MEETING ADJOURNED AT 8:10 PM                       Secretary  Richard D. Gideon


VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

APRIL 21, 2010

MEETING called to order by President Dudley Owens at 6:35 pm
MEMBERS PRESENT;  Marty Guzman, Randy Tribo, Richard Gideon, Christy Dougherty, Joy Key, Janet Manalo, Mingan Tribo, Ron Gallus, Karen Hansen, Maricel Townsend, Robert ?, Jim Mcmenamin and Estelle, Ass't. Manager.

MINUTES:  Approved

REPORTS:  TREASURER Marty Guzman reported that as of March 31, 2010 in the Bank was $2,836.86.  March Sales  $90.00

(Secretary Information)  The Vacaville Art League and Gallery Board of Directors meetings are informal.  Many subjects are discussed, clarified and/or implemented.  Only those subjects which are formally moved, seconded and voted on are reported in the Minutes  Only a subject that requires a change in Art League Policy and/or expenditure of funds are moved and voted on.  The Minutes may appear brief but lengthy and complicated discussions are NOT recorded.  R.Gideon

BUSINESS;  Christy moved and Joy seconded that the Art League and Gallery produce a Second Non Juried Art Show this year.  Passed
Fund raising was discussed.  An informational packet is to be assembled.  Need a Chair Person for a committee to contact sponsors, businesses and/or corporations.

JURIED ART SHOW:  Randy needs help at the Gallery for receiving art work, which will be Tues April 4 through Saturday April 8,  12 - 4 pm.  Prizes were discussed and it was decided that a % of the fees will be used for prizes.  Christy moved that each juror will give a special award (cash) all media and one Best Of Show. Joy seconded.  Passed.

NEW BUSNESS;  Ron Gallus volunteered to reformat the Newsletter.  Plein Air painting was discussed.  Christy moved that $30.00 be charged for an ad of 1/3 of a page in the Juried Art Show Program.
Particulars for the Diva's Art Show were discussed and clarified.

Meeting Adjourned at 7:55 pm                                            Secretary Richard Gideon


VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
MARCH 17, 2010

MEETING called to order at 6:36 pm by President Dudley Owens.

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Randy Tribo, Richard Gideon, Kristi Dougherty, Joy Key, Janet Manalo, Mingan Tribo, Mei Ling Albert, Ron Gallus, Karen Hansen and Susan White, Gallery Manager.

MINUTES:  Approved.

REPORTS:
     TREASURER: (Marty Guzman)  In the Bank, $3,669.79  Feb Sales $475.25
          Fiesta Committee rent reduced from $1000 to $700 per month

BUSINESS:
     Dudley Thanked Susan, Gallery Manager, for the article in the Vacaville Magazine about the Gallery.
     Karen Hansen will be the Honoree from the Art League and Gallery at the Salute to the Stars Gala.  Dudley will present the award and will also introduce Susan as the Gallery Manager to the arts community.
     Marty Guzman suggested net working with the Vacaville Museum and other venues around town.  Joy Key suggested net working with surrounding communities.  Could use Arts in the Park to do the net working.
     Randy Tribo thanked the staff and jurors for the Student Art Show.  Exhibit has had many visitors both adult and students.
JURIED ART SHOW:  Randy reported tha the show still needs jurors.  Several names were suggested.  Ribbons for the Juried Art Show will be given in 8 catagories and will be First Place, Second Place and Third Place and one ribbon for City Purchase ($500.)
Randy needs people for Jury Day plus food on May 2.  Art work will be handled carefully without gloves.  Need items for the Silent Auction and Raffle.  Membership to be contacted.  Ron Gallus will do the Juried Art Show Program which includes list of entries, winners and the names of jurors.

NEW BUSINESS:  Need to repaint the out side sign.  It was suggested that the Gallery contact Lazard Hazard Waste Co. to see about getting the wine out of the cellar.  It was reported that the  lights in the Gallery have been on in the early morning.  Need shows for September - October, also May - June, also July - August.  Mingan Tribo is to make and post a sign by the desk with a listing of requirment for having art work ready for hanging.
If the Hanging Committee has to do it there will be a $5.00 fee for each piece of art.

MEETING ADJOURNED AT 7:45 PM             SECRETARY  Richard D. Gideon


VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
FEBRUARY 17, 2010
 
Meeting called to order at 6:30 pm by President Dudley Owens
MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Randy Tribo, Richard Gideon, Kristi Dougherty, Joy Key, Janet Manolo, Mingan Tribo, Marianne Post, Mei Ling Albert, Ron Gallus, Karen Hansen, Jim McMenemin, Maricella Townsend. (Sign in sheet lost, these are the members I remember) RG.
MINUTES:  Joy moved and Jim 2nd approval.  Passed
GUEST:  Cindy Farrell spoke to the Board about the need for artists to instruct students in the Vacaville Unified School Districts After School Program.  Notice will be sent to membership asking for volunteers.  Contact Susan if interested.
 
NEW BUSINESS:  Mary Rieche requested the Art League and Gallery participate in the May Artisan Fair which is a fundraiser for a youth outreach program in San Francisco that is Church sponsored.  It was decided that the membership will be contacted and those that wish to participate may do so.  The League and Gallery as an organization will not.
Janet Manolo inquired about hanging a metal sculpture in the Gallery.  Not an easy thing to do and dangerous, another method is being explored.
 
REPORTS:  Treasurer Marty Guzman reported that as of the end of Jan. 2010 there was $702.36 in the Bank.  Richard is to contact Amy McElwain the only two signators left on the CD and cash it since it had matured and there would no penalty for cashing it.  The amount of the CD is$3,000.00.+  Kristi moved and Mingo 2nd to cash the CD.  Passed
 
JURIED ART SHOW.  Marty moved and Mingo 2nd to raise the entry fee to $15 for memers and $20 for non members.
Marianne moved and Kristi 2nd that the Jurors be paid $200. Passed
A committee was formed to overhaul the Juried Art Show policies.  Members of the committee are: Kristi Doiugherty, Karen Hansen, Randy Tribo, Dudley Owens, Maricella Townsend, Joy Key and Gallery Manager Susan White.
 
NEWSLETTER: Marianne Post, current Editor of the Newsletter will be leaving Vacaville soon and a replacement Editor is needed.  If interested contact Susan at the Gallery.
 
MEETING ADJOURNED    7:45 pm                    SECRETARY Richard Gideon
 
NOTE:  There is always a lot of discussion at the Board Meetings.  If you are interested in the workings of the League and Gallery then if you are a Board member of not you should attend the meetings.  The discussions are informative and give a great insight to the workings of the League and Gallery.
RG.

 


VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
JANUARY 20, 2010

Meeting called to order by Vice President Randy Tribo at 6:40 pm

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Randy Tribo, Richard Gideon, Kristi Dougherty, Joy Key, Janet Manalo, Mingan Tribo, Marianne Post, Mei Ling Albert, Ron Gallus

MINUTES (as posted on the web site) Approved

GUEST:  None

NEW BUSINESS:
     Treasurer's Report:  Marty reported that there is $1,720.20 in the Bank.   December Sales, $750.00,

VICE PRESIDENTS REPORT:  Randy.  1. Juried Art Show May 8 to June 16.  Receiving April 27 to May1.  Reception May 8.  No Chair has been named so the entire Board of Directors will serve as a group Chair.  Need to find 3 Jurors.  Joy moved and Marty seconded that all art work submitted for the Juries Art Show be “Exhibit ready”; if not a fee of $5.00 will be charged for the Hanging Committee to make it ready.  Passed.  It was also suggested that the artist whose work is not ready, to be given instruction on how to do it.

STUDENT ART SHOW:  Joy Key moved and Mingan Tribo seconded that Randy be authorized to purchase plainer ribbons and the Paul Gobal Medal.  Will have the same categories.

OTHER VENUES:  Artists have been notified that several venues are available.

SPOTLIGHT ARTISTS:  Members are to be contacted.

JANET MANALO:  The Art Dealers Exhibit is ready to go and will have their Reception on July 11.  Golden Workshop is scheduled.  Janet also suggested that members join Face Book on line for Social Networking.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: None

Meeting Adjourned at 8:15 pm

Secretary   Richard D. Gideon

NOTE  There is always a lot of discussion at the Board Meetings.  If you are interested in the workings of the League and/or Gallery then if you are a Board Member or not you should attend the meetings.  The discussions are informative and give great insight into the workings of the League and Gallery.

RG


VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
November 18, 2009

Meeting called to order by President Dudley Owens at 6:35 pm

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Randy Tribo, Richard Gideon, Kristi Dougherty, Joy Key, Karen Hansen, Janet Manalo, Mingan Tribo, Marianne Post, Mei Ling Albert, Penny Oliver, Ron Gallus

MINUTES: Approved

REPORTS:
          Treasurer:  Marty reported in the Bank $4,183.15.   Income: $1,214.76

PRESIDENTS REPORT:  Dudley.  A.  Received $1,500.00 from Advocate for the Arts.
          B.  Fiesta Committee needs repairs done in the studio.

VICE PRESIDENTS REPORT:  Randy. 1. Karen moved and Kristi seconded that the Art League and Gallery rejoin the Vaca Arts Council.  Passed.  2.  Jan 16th Reception for the Open Show, Guest Artist, Curt Tyner.  Open show runs from Jan 16 to Feb 20, 2010.
3. Student Art Show, Reception March 7 runs to 17 April, 2010.  4.  Juried Art Show Reception May 8, 2010 runs till June 19,  5. Notices are being sent to members to exhibit in several venues available.

GALLERY MANAGER AND ASS'T. Susan and Estelle reported that Hemlock School would like artist to demonstrate techniques to students.   Last reception had 21 attending and several donated funds.

EXHIBIT OFFER:  Janet Manalo presented information on an exhibiting group.  Consider their exhibit for June 29 through August 7.  Kristi moved and Marty seconded to accept the offer. Passed

COMMITTEES:  No reports

MEETING ADJOURNED AT 7:35 pm                   SECRETARY: Richard D. Gideon


VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
OCTOBER 21, 2009

MEETING called to order at 6:35 pm by President Dudley Owens

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Randy Tribo, Richard Gideon, Christy Dougherty, Joy Key, Karen Hansen, Janet Manalo, Maricell Townsend, Mingan Tribo, Steve Duncan, Marianne Post, Robert Valdez, Jim McMenimin, Meiling Albert, ????, Meg Ricole?

MINUTES:  Approved.

GUEST: None.

NEW BUSINESS: REPORTS
     TREASURER: Marty Guzman reported that there is $4,183.15 in the Bank.

     COMMITTEE REPORTS:  None

     INTRODUCTION OF THE NEW GALLERY MANAGER:  Susan White.

FIRST VICE PRESIDENT RANDY TRIBO'S REPORT
    A.  The Annual Non-juried Art Show, November 20, 2009 to January 9, 2010.  Receiving November 10-14.  Reception November 21, 7-9 pm  Fees to remain the same $6.00 for members and $8.00 for non members.  Steve Duncan is the Chairperson of the show.  Pick up after the show will be January 5-9, 2010.
    B.  Basement Clean out will be scheduled in the Spring of 2010.
    C.  Gallery will be CLOSED, December 25,26,27, and 28.  Also December 31, January 1,2,3,4 will reopen on January 5, 2010.
    D.  Art work needs to be replaced in The Surgery Center, Ulatis Community Center, and  at Vacaville Toyota.  Randy is in charge.
    E.  Christy moved that the League purchase 2 transformers for the lighting in the Gallery. Joy seconded.  Passed.
    F.  Randy announced that January and February 2010 will be a Members Open Show.

GALLERY MANAGER AND ASS'T.  Richard will meet with Susan and Estelle and go over the Policies and Procedures for the Gallery.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: None

MEETING ADJOURNED AT 7:35 PM

SECRETARY    Richard D. Gideon


VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
SEPTEMBER 16, 2009

Meeting called to order by President Dudley Owens at 6:45 pm

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Randy Tribo, Richard Gideon, Kristi Dougherty, Joy Key, Karen Hansen, Janet Manalo, Maricella Townsend, Mingan Tribo, Steve Duncan.

MINUTES:  Not approved

GUEST:  Mark J. Lillis from the Leven organization.  Moved by Joy, seconded by Marty that the Vacaville Art League support the Leven organization with donated art work.  The Leven is a grassroots effort to show love and compassion to neighbors in the form of after-school tutoring, mentoring and family suport for elementary school students.

NEW BUSINESS;  Miniature Exhibit. (See VP Tribo's report)

REPORTS:
       Treasurer:  In the Bank, $5,800.00  Sales will be reported next month for June, July, August, and September.  Marty Guzman has volunteered to attempt the Treasurer's position.  Andy Suihkonen will give Marty On The Job Training.
       A.  6 resumes were submitted for Gallery Manager.  5 will be interview on September 23 and 24 at the Gallery at 7 pm
       B.  Vice President Randy Tribo reported that a Miniature Show could be planned.  Kristy moved and Maricella seconded that such a show be planned.  Passed.  Receiving for the show will be September 22.  Exhibit opens October 6.  Reception October 10.  Exhibit closes November 10.  Requirement for entry any item under 8 inches.
      C.  "Relay for Life" artwork to be replaced at the Surgery Center.
      D.  Non Juried art show needs a chairperson.  Receiving for the show will be November 10 - 14.  Exhibit opens November 20 ends the first of January.  Reception will be December 5.

COMMITTEES:   No reports.

ELECTION:  Moved by Joy, seconded by Karen that Steve Duncan be re elected to the Board of Directors..  Passed

MEETING ADJOURNED  7:40 pm

Recording Secretary
Richard D. Gideon


VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
JULY 15, 2009

MEETING CALL TO ORDER by President Dudley Owens at 6:45 pm

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Randy Tribo, Ron Gallus, Richard Gideon, Kristi Dougherty, Joy Key, Beverly Black, Karen Hansen, Janet Manalo, Suzanne Bruce, Jim Mc Menamin, Maricell Townsend, Mingan Tribo, Roberto Valdez, Estelle Kirkendall

MINUTES:  Approved

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
a.  Three letters expressing interest in the Gallery Managers position.
b.  Hiring Committee formed: Joy, Karen, Randy, Maricell, Richard and Kristy.
c.  Inspections are to be made of the "dead" fire alarms and lights, report sent to the Vacaville Fire Department.

NEW BUSINESS:  Soroptomist Club is sponsoring a visit by "La Vida Nueva" from Oregon.  They are Zapotec Women bringing an exhibit of rug weaving.  The Gallery will feature the exhibit on September 14, 2009.  B. Membership dues were discussed and the Family Membership requirement in particular.  Kristy moved and Joy seconded that a Family Membership be all inclusive for families regardless of age and/or address.

REPORTS:
     Treasurer:  In the Bank, $4,523.06  Sales will be reported at the next meeting for June and July.

COMMITTEES:
     Fundraising.  L Napier, not present
     Community Services Commission:  Richard reported that the Arts Advisory Committee is about to fold.
     Maintenance:  Steve Duncan, not present
     Workshops.  Mai Ling Albert, not present
     Receptions:  Karen thanked the members of her committee for doing an excellent job at the last reception.
     Hanging:  Rand and his committee are doing an excellent job.
     Phone:  Jim McMenamin had no report.
     Membership:  No Chair, no report
     Guest Artist:  Randy is still in process of obtaining an artist.
     Art and Soul:  Randy reported that he met with the City and they want to repeat the event next year.
     Non Juried Art Show:  No Chair , no report.

ELECTION:
a.  Mingan Tribo was elected to the Board of Directors.
b.  Executive Board Members were elected to remain in their present positions.  Beverly Black resigned as Second Vice President and was replaced by Kristy Dougherty.  All positions to be elected, moved by Karen and seconded by Joy.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:  The Board of Directors will meet Wednesday, July 22 at 6:30 pm to rewrite the Job Description for the Gallery Manager.

COMMENTS:  Discussion was held on meeting structure and leadership.

MEETING ADJOURNED AT 8:30 pm

Recording Secretary
Richard D. Gideon

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VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY
SPECIAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
JUNE 17, 2009

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER at 6:40 pm by President Dudley Owens

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Beverly Black, Marty Guzman, Kerry Rowland-Aurich, Randy Tribo, Kristi Dougherty, Joy Key, Karen Hansen, Marianne Post, Richard Gideon, Ron Gallus, Steve Duncan, Mai Ling Albert, Maricella Townsend.

BUSINESS:  President Owens read the letter of resignation from Manager Judie Muncie.  Discussion followed.  President Owens informed the Board that Estelle will keep the Gallery open.  President Owens to send e mails to the Membership informing them of the resignation of Manager Judie Muncie and the plans to keep the Gallery open.

MEMBERSHIP MEETING:  Members arrived at the meeting for their regularly scheduled meeting.  The membership present were informed of the Managers resignation and discussion was held.  Membership present recommended that the Board of Directors meeting and the Membership meeting be held on the same day.  Board of Directors Meeting early at 6:00 pm and the Membership Meeting at 6:30 pm on the third Wednesday of the month.  Kristi Dougherty moved and Karen Hansen 2nd.  Passed.

JULY 15 WILL BE THE NEXT MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AT 6:00 PM AND THE MEMBERSHIP MEETING AT 6:30 PM.

MEETING ADJOURNED at 7:10 pm

SECRETARY
RICHARD D. GIDEON

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VACAVILLE ART LEAGUE AND GALLERY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
JUNE 9, 2009

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER at 6:40 pm by President Dudley Owens

MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marty Guzman, Randy Tribo,Ron Gallus, Richard Gideon, Kerry Rowland-Aurich, Kristi Dougherty, Joy Key, Beverly Black, Karen Hansen and Judie Muncie, Manager.

MINUTES:  Approved

NEW BUSINESS

REPORTS:
     Treasurer. In the Bank, $3,342.00  May Sales, $1,601.50  Gallery, $469.22
     Manager Report:  Membership is 160.  Memberships for 2009-10 have been sent.
          Carpets need to be cleaned.  Bathroom and kitchen need to be painted.  Some kind
          of blind for the front windows to curtail the heat build-up in the Gallery.  Recommend
         a "free membership" for Janet Manaolo.  Joy Key moved approval, Bev Black 2nd.
          Passed.

COMMITTEES
     Fundraising:  Laura Napier (not present)  Kerry will look into non-profit agencies for grants.
     Community Services Commission:  Richard is keeping track of the Arts Advisory Committee.
    Maintainence:  Steve Duncan (not present)
     Workshops:  Mai Ling Albert (not present)
     Receptions:  Karen reported that she will not be at the next reception but her committee will handle it.
     Hanging:  Randy and his committee have been doing an excellent job.
     Phone:  Kristi had no report
     Membership:  Judie handled the sending of the 2009-10 membership forms.
     Guest Artist:  Randy is still looking to have Mike Rios.
     Art and Soul Event:  Randy will get together with the City and evaluate the event.  Would like to continue event and include Plein Air artists.  Need more signage for next year.  Plan to do 2 murals and get T-shirts.
     Non Juried Art Show:  Judie requested that the exhibits be scheduled through Christmas Holidays, also exhibits in June, July 2010 and again in September, October 2010.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

COMMENTS.  Discussion by Manager and Board of Directors.

MEETING ADJOURNED:  8:45 pm

SECRETARY
RICHARD D. GIDEON

 

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