Gallery Committee Meeting Notes from 8/20/13

Gallery Committee Notes 8/20/13

  • We welcomed Renee Reedy into the gallery committee. Renee has joined our board and is going to be the board member responsible for the gallery committee.
  • Check out the artist opportunity page on the CAC website for updates on shows and other opportunities like artist retreats.
    • Go to www.columbus-arts.org
    • Click on the "Get Involved" tab at the top of the page
    • Click on the "Artist Opportunities" tab at the left of the page.
  • The Gallery Committee also has its own page in which I will be posting notes from that month's meeting.
    • Go to www.columbus-arts.org
    • Click on the "Get Involved" tab at the top of the page
    • Click on the "Groups That Meet At CAC" tab at the left of the page
    • Click on the "Gallery Committee" tab
  • Joe MacGown is doing an artist talk on August 28 at 5 pm for MUW students, but it is open to the public. We are trying to target younger patrons, specifically ones from MUW and State, so it would be helpful for them to see members of  the gallery committee and be able to ask them questions.
  • Columbus will be having an art walk on September 5 from 5-7 pm. Downtown businesses are hosting local area artists, and there will be musicians playing on the street corners. A list of participating businesses can be found on Main Street's Facebook page. The CAC and Renee Reedy's studio will also be having openings.
  • During our ARTfordable show in November, Jacquelyn Junkins' class from Annunciation will be showing a project that is inspired by Joe MacGown's work. We will be putting their artwork up in the front of the gallery, near the front desk.
  • How we stand on the 2014 show schedule:
    • January - Civil Rights Open Call (working on finalizing these details)
    • February - Federica Landi (accepted,) Giulio Asso (accepted) and MUW ceramics students (still need to invite)
    • March - Roger Stephenson (accepted)
    • April - Caterina Mendolicchio (accepted)
    • May - MUW Alum Graphic Designers
      • Blaine Gerrard - accepted
      • Erik Studdard - not answered
      • Jonathan Cumberland - not answered
      • Hayley Gilmore - accepted
      • Nick Adams - not answered
    • June - Kenn Brown (not answered) If anyone knows Kenn Brown and is willing to talk to him about showing, please let me know. If he does not respond by then end of August, I will be moving onto another artist.
    • July - Michael Davis (accepted) and Mary Jane Everett (accepted)
    • August - John Labovitz (accepted,) Jessica Peterson (no response) and Glen House (no response.) If anyone knows Jessica or Glen and is willing to talk to them about showing, let me know. I will be moving onto new artist at the beginning of September.
    • September - Landscape show with Linda Cambre (accepted,) Rick Anderson (emailed, no response,) and Jamie Tate (accepted). Again, if anyone knows Rick, let me know so we can work on getting a response from him.
    • October - Helene Fielder (accepted)
    • November - ARTfordable (100 under $100)
    • December - ARTfordable (100 under $100)
  • Changes to Gallery Committee
    • In our hopes of increasing meeting attendance, we have moved the meeting time from 1 pm to 3 pm. Meetings will still be the third Tuesday of the month unless otherwise noted.
    • Along the same note, in hopes of increasing our team that hangs and takes down shows, we will be taking down shows the Tuesday before the opening of the show and hanging the Wednesday before the opening. However, this is flexible because we understand that some takedowns take less time than others. We will try and have the next show's artwork at the CAC in case there is time to hang on the Tuesday. Of course, this will change if it does not work for the artists.

                

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