Members' News

Jane Ann Lehr Warkentin sold a watercolor painting, “Brownsville 1885” in July at the Corvallis Care Center. Jane Ann also had a painting “Roman Villa” selected into the Watercolor Society of Oregon’s Fall Show held in Prineville along with artwork by Kathryn Honey, Marjorie Kinch and Doyle Leek. Congratulations to all of you.

Norma Eaton reports that the Hanging Around Town site at the Country Club has requested that artists use the nails that are there or ask for assistance if you wish to move a nail/hanger at their site and to be sure that your art is at least 24″ x 30″ if you wish to use their site.

Norma is also in the process of preparing an anonymous sales survey for CAG sites that will be circulated in the near future. Currently, there are 11 hanging open spaces to fill for the fall. Check Hanging Around Town on this website.

Sue Habegger reports that after a visit to Grass Valley, CA in August, she bought a mobile home there and will be leaving on October 5. She will be having a moving sale at her place on September 28 & 29.

Anna Tewes reports that she sold 6 paintings at the Timberhill Athlectic Club this past month.

Ellen Borowski also sold a painting at Timberhill in August. Congratulations, ladies!

Paul Rickey is organizing a fund raiser for the Disabled American Veterans. The auction fund raiser will be held at the VFW Hall in Albany on the weekend of November 16-18. Paul says that a few Art Guild members have already donated paintings. Paul hopes that additional members are willing to donate paintings and hopes they will bring them to the October 1 meeting. He will be sure to deliver them in his van to the VFW Hall. Paul also expresses a sincere Thank You to all of you that have donated to assist with providing for local Veteran’s needs.