Board or Committee Meeting
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 6:30pm

Agenda

 

Meeting-July 31, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

Agenda

  1. Take roll
  2. Review and vote on editing or accepting minutes from the June 12 meeting
  3. Conduct business

 

Business

  1. Special Guest
    1. Deborah Randall, Venus Theatre
  2. Ellicott City Fundraiser
    1. Art Activity
    2. Budget
  3. Public Art/Arts Education
    1. Bench Project
      1. Events:
        1. Friday, September 7 at 8:15 - Laurel Elementary School Presentation
        2. Saturday, September 15 – Pool House Tile Making Workshop
        3. Sunday, September 30 – Pool House Glazing Workshop
      2. Funding for remaining supplies
      3. Registration and Release Forms (including photo releases)
      4. Publicity
      5. Possible Sites
        1. Sweitzwer Park
        2. Avondale Mill
    2. Bringing Art to McCullough Field
      1. Project Idea/s
      2. Funding
  4. Artist Block Fair on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 from 1 – 4pm
    1. Mark your calendar
    2. One-hour longer (goes till 4pm instead of just 3pm)
    3. Event marketing and press
      1. Flyer/Design
    4. LAC members are encouraged to volunteer or participate
    5. Current Participant List:
      1. Lisa Madden (ceramics)
      2. Lisa Adams (paintings, prints, crafts)
      3. Angie O’Neal (watercolor, mixed media)
      4. Bobby Johnson (jewelry) 
      5. Mary Ann Liovsky (painting, watercolor, ink)
      6. Gina Keskula (paintings, décor signs, bath products)
      7. Shawnda D’Arcy (jewelry) 
      8. Vicki Bokhari (face painting) 
      9.  Julia Banks (paper crafts)
      10. Robyn Gaston-Carpenter (soaps, bath products)
      11. Beverly Perry (clothing, purses)
  5. Funding
    1. City of Laurel
      1. For projects and events, we can request funding from the Mayor’s Special Events budget
      2. There is $2,000 in the P&R budget for arts education/projects
      3. Appeal to City Council Members
      4. Begin planning for FY20 needs
    2. PG County Council Special Appropriations Grant
      1. Received $2,000 for spring public art project
      2. Will need to include financial report if/when we apply for our next grant through them
      3. We are eligible to apply again fall 2018 or spring 2019
  6. Artist Roster (12 artists registered. Last artist registered on July 16)
  7. Annual Board Elections in October 2018
    1. As detailed in the Ordinance, all board positions will be up in October:
      1. Chair
      2. Vice Chair
      3. Secretary
      4. Co-Secretary (optional)
      5. Treasurer
  8. Upcoming Meetings
    1. Tuesday, August 14 at 6:30pm
    2. Tuesday, September 11 at 6:30pm - our one-year anniversary
    3. Tuesday, October 9 at 6:30pm (day after Columbus Day) - elections
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