September 14, 2019
Called to order at 1:37 pm by President Betty Bolerjack
7 members in attendance
Show and Tell:
Leann had cabochons she had covered with ice resin (a two part resin), Connie had bracelets made with copper wire and clay, Tom had made a giraffe bottle of hope and Betty had her finished Bead and Clay project from last month.
The images are posted on our Facebook and Yahoo pages
Yahoo pages https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/OKPolyClay/photos/photostream
Our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/okpolyclay/?fref=ts
Program: Today’s program was presented by Lori Luli using stencils and silk screen on polymer clay.
Minutes of the August 10, 2019 meeting were approved after a Motion by Lori and a second by Leanne. Laura volunteered to record the minutes today.
Program schedule for the following months was presented:
October – Cheryl Reich – Cane making
November – Cheryl Reich – Covering a glass ornament with a cane
December – Christmas Party
January 2020 – Making Bottles of Hope
February 2020 – Leanne Kelly – Vase mold
Treasurer – LeeAnn Kelley
Membership: 26 paid members
Treasurer’s report was approved after a motion by Laura and second by Tom.
Bottle of Hope Coordinator – Tom Gibson reports we still need more Bottles of Hope
Librarian – there was a concern related to Polymer Studio due to the illness of Sage Bray. It was noted that we had received the latest edition last month and Laura had returned it to the library today.
Laura shared a website called Curious Mondo which offers free live tutorials
Retreat – Tom Gibson: Canyon Camp has been confirmed. We have received 2 proposals. Tom will post the proposals online and request previous retreat attendees to vote on which they prefer. Motion by Laura and second by Kathi to authorize Tom to confirm with artist who is chosen by the poll. Motion approved. Will have artist set up by meeting in October.
Website: Laura moved and Lori seconded to authorize Betty to move forward with Siteground for website host. Will contract for 3 years at 3.95/month and $30 for transfer to the new site.
- State Fair demonstration will be Sunday, 9/15/19, tomorrow. Betty passed out the Tickets and parking passes. Demo is 2-6 pm.
- Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center is now scheduled to open in March 2020. October and December we can meet in the church, but in November we will meet at Betty’s house.
- Next inchie swap is in October
Drawing: Bags brought by Laura and Tom, drawings won by Connie and Lori. Next drawing in November.
Inchies: next inchie swap is October. Fall theme.
Next Meeting: October 12, 2019
Submitted by: Laura Clarkson