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  1. 1. Annapolis Watercolor ClubSeptember 2012PRESIDENTS VIEWPOINT PRESIDENTS VIEWPOINT (Cont...d)Sept 2012 Museum for promoting our show to their supporters. Not onlyWelcome back! As you know the Annapolis Watercolorwere paintings sold at the reception but I was approached by twoClub begins its fiscal year in September. As such, for thepeople interested in becoming AWC members! Great work every-first time you have received a statement regarding your one!membership status. Thank you to all those who have soPlease note our meeting schedule for this fall has been altered apromptly sent in your club dues. We have an exciting year bit due to conflicting events at Maryland Hall.ahead with new exhibition venues, a great variety of dem-onstrators and workshops, plus our annual trip to New Once again welcome back! Best to you all, CathyYork. Thank you to all our volunteers for keeping our clubAWC Monthly Meeting Schedulegoing strong! We do, however, have a current need to fill September 5, Brenda Will Kiderasome of our most critical positions.October 10, Steve FlemingNovember 7, Betty KnuppFirst, we need a Recording Secretary; the secretary at- December 19, Holiday Partytends the monthly board meetings and records the minutes AWC SEPTEMBER MEETING:of the meeting. This is an important position and a great Featuring Brenda Will Kideraway to keep up with everything that is going on with theclub!Ms. Kidera is a classical realist painter, moving freely between oil, watercolor and acrylic in a variety of subject matter: land- scape, still life, floral, portrait and wildlife. She works both in theSecond, our Trip Chair position is open; the trip chairstudio and plein air. Her award winning paintings have been ex-organizes our annual trip to New York city and other trips hibited in many juried group and solo shows and galleries acrosscloser to home throughout the year. This job requires or-the US and her paintings hang in private, corporate, and publicganization and careful planning but is extremely rewarding!collections.Many thanks to Nadine Vauthier for taking on the web-Ms. Kidera is a signature artist member of the Washington Soci- ety of Landscape Painters , Baltimore Watercolor Society, Poto-master position from Annette Uroskie. Annette did a mac Valley Watercolorists , and she is a member of the Society ofwonderful job keeping our site current but decided it wasAnimal Artists , Oil Painters of America, Mid-Atlantic Plein-Airtime to allow another to fill this vital position. Nadine hasPainters Association and National Oil and Acrylic Painters Soci-proven to be quite capable and responsive and I know she ety. For over 15 years, she has taught group classes in a variety ofwill do great things for us! mediums at her studio and through Howard County Recreation and Parks. She also teaches workshops for various arts organiza-There are always less involved volunteer jobs available. tions. She has served as a juror of regional shows. Kidera was featured in Watercolor Magic magazine.Volunteering is a sure way to get to know other membersand contribute to the success of our club. Please contactKideras studio is surrounded by theme or any of our board members if you can fill any ofrural countryside, gardens and wildlifethese positions. Thank you for your consideration! which are inspiration for many of her paintings. Kidera lives in WoodbineAnd finally, Id like to acknowledge the hard work ofwith her husband, metal sculptor EdBrenda Larson and Dave Murphy for the success of our Kidera. Brenda will be demonstratingAnnual Juried Show at the Maritime Museum. The showwatercolor portrait painting; in particu-was beautiful and Im proud of everyone who entered andlar, she will demonstrate the layeringperhaps stepped outside of their comfort zone with the technique she devised 25 years ago totheme, Best of the Bay. We sold 9 paintings; 20 percent ofPopsicles paint portraits effectively, and in a con-Brenda Kideraall the paintings that hung in the show! There were a huge trolled manner.number of attendees at the reception; thanks to the
  2. 2. ANNAPOLIS WATERCOLOR CLUB SEPTEMBER BOARD MEETING BOARD MEMBERSThe AWC Board meeting will be held at the Severna Park Cathy Newman President410-507-1308 Library on 19 September 2012 at 6pm. The meeting is open Sue Corrigan-YoVice President 410-266-6471 to all members. Board members should advise if unable to OPEN Secretary410-757-3717 attend. Peter DeVriesTreasurer410-956-2940 DID YOU VISIT THE AWCMembers at Large WEBPAGE?Julie DunardTrip Chair 410-761-3940 AWC is very proud of our webpage thanks to webmaster,Brenda Larson/Co-chairNadine Vauthier! Nadine works very hard at keeping theDave Murphy Exhibitions most accurate information available for the AWC mem-Nadine Vauthier Webmaster410 -849-8523bers as well as anyone who chooses to visit. SometimesJulie RoskinWorkshop Co-Chair 410 - 571 1477news pops in between newsletters and the webpage is aRon ThomasWorkshop Co-Chair 410 - 255 - 3577great place to update everyone on exhibits, workshops,Brigitte WhittelPublicity Chair301 805 - 8344 shows or other events. The page includes photos of ourNadine Vauthier Photographer 410-627-7549 events and a gallery of members works. One of theRita Grau Membership Chair 410-643-2605 benefits of membership is the opportunity to postHelen WaskeySunshine Committee 410-647-7933 your latest works on this page! Just contact Nadine forKaren McGadyNewsletter Editor 410 - 451- 0648 more information! Finally, AWC now offers a DVD li-Trish DotyPast President 410 - 544 - 1095 brary to members!Send articles to the Newsletter Editor: Karen McGady 1704 Grey Birch Court, Crofton, MD, 21114DATES TO REMEMBER 410-451-0648 or k.mcgady@gmail.com5 September , AWC Monthly Meeting, Presenter Brenda WillSend Membership dues to:Kidera Membership Chair7 Sept, Chesapeake College Annual Art Show is accepting 314 Five Farms Drive, Stevensville, MD 21666entries, by mail only.AWC Website:8 Sept- Paint Out Workshop at the Grachur Club in dena, MD by Caroline Councell, 9:30 am to 3 pm.19 Sept Workshop with Christine ONeill, MEMBERSHIP NEWS10 October, AWC Monthly Meeting, Presenter SteveFlemingThe reminders for 2012-2013 membership have gone out to7 November, AWC Monthly Meeting, Presenter Bettyall of our current members and I am getting a great responsefrom our members. Its also nice to see members filling out Knuppthe new section at the bottom of the invoice to volunteer for December 19, AWC Monthly Meeting, Holiday PartyAWC! Welcome to our latest new member Larry Booth. I amlooking forward to seeing everyone at our September meet-ing! -Rita Grau Membership Chair INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICYFall is here! Maryland Hall is part of the Anne ArundelSchool System and therefore, if school system night classes arecancelled due to weather, Maryland Hall will also be closed.Please check for the school schedule if we have a winter stormbefore any of our scheduled meetings.
  3. 3. UPCOMING SHOW OPPORTUNTIY The Chesapeake College Annual Art Show is accepting entries by 7 September not 17 Sept as advertised in their bro- chure, which is also on the AWC web site. They are accepting your entries ONLY by mail. Angela Harmon apologizes for any confusion this may have caused.. The contact informationIf you enjoy the Wyeth familys art, tours are now open forfollows: Chesapeake College, Arts & Sciences, 1000 Collegethe Andrew Wyeth studio (NCs - his dads studio) has hadDrive, Wye Mills, MD 21679tours for many years now. As far as I know, this is the firsttime it has been opened to the public. The tours are offered -Karen McGadythrough the Brandywine Museum. Here is the link for theNote from the AWC Newsletter editor: If you have news you wouldinfo: to share, contact me to be included in next months newsletter, or call me, 410.451.0648.The tours end in October. It doesnt say if they will restart inthe spring. Trish Doty, Past AWC President AWC CLUB MEMBER NEWS Congratulations to Sheila DeLaquil, who won Best in Show at the Art Leagues July All Media Exhibit (the Art League, Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 Union St., Alexan- dria, VA 22314, in July 2012.AWC IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS! Christine ONeill is showing some of her work at the Anna-As our President, Cathy Newman, mentioned, AWC needs a polis Maritime Museum, featuring new art from this past win-few members to step up to the plate and volunteer for some ter. The opening is Thursday, Aug. 30th from 5-7pm and eve-key positions. We need someone to act as Recording Secretary, ryone in the club is invited!and we need someone to volunteer to coordinate trips for ourmembership, as Trip Chair Wont you consider volunteering Ardythe Jolliffs painting entitled "Callaway Lilies" won theyour time and talents to our club? It is rewarding and interest- 1st Place Award, Professional category, at the Lancaster Arting, and you get opportunities to get so much better acquainted Associations Spring Members Show. Her painting entitledwith our talented membership. Thank you in advance for being "Skipjack Thomas Cylde" was accepted into the Pittsburghwilling to volunteer!Watercolor Societys 2012 Aqueous Open to be held at the 3rd Street Gallery in Carnegie, PA from 6 October to 3 No-The AWC is always looking for volunteers to help with our vember. Her painting entitled "Fanfare" was accepted into theregular meetings, at workshops, paint-outs, exhibits and social Rhode Island Watercolor Societys 19th Annual Show in Paw-events. The AWC officers do so many things to keep the Club tucket, RI. In addition, her painting entitled "Autumn Blues"going it is much appreciated when others help by stepping up was accepted into the Philadelphia Water Color Societysfor the greater good! Here is a list of positions which need to 112th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on