Howard Friedland featured guest at SMArts January meeting

SMArts Meeting – January 22, 2018

Erin Graf called the meeting to order and explained that she would be filling out the term of president this year. She reminded members to check out the exhibit in the atrium at the library. It features the local group the BeeClectics, many of whom are members of SMArts and it will be up through February. Erin welcomed guests and invited them to introduce themselves.…

DG House talked about her art at the Southwest Montana Arts meeting

SMArts Meeting November 20, 2017

Linda Williams called the meeting to order at 9:30 asking for guests or new members.  She reminded everyone that there was to be a free lunch in the meeting room at noon sponsored by the Bozeman Cultural Council, a Bozeman non-profit who is reviving its work and hopes to gauge interest and ideas from artists and community members.  All were welcome to stay for lunch…

Lyn St. Clair featured artist for Southwest Montana Arts, Bozeman MT

SMArts Meeting – October 16, 2017

President Eileen Kenney called the meeting to order at 9:30 by; welcoming all and asking new members and guests to introduce themselves. Two new members and two guests made brief introductions. Eileen reminded members that dues are payable and said that Treasurer Shirley Elliott reports a balance of $4209.22 as of October 16. President Kenney said that she had only gotten 8 responses in the…

Southwest Montana Arts guest speaker John Potter

SMArts Meeting September 2017

President Eileen Kenney called the meeting to order at 9:30 with her expression of gratitude to Suzan Strobel for her past two years as president.  She also recognized the officers: Eileen Kenney, president; Suzan Strobel and Linda Williams, vice presidents; Cheryl Genovese, secretary; and Shirley Elliott, treasurer.  She also reminded members that the $20 dues are due in September and to send them to Shirley…

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SMArts Meeting May 2017

Southwest Montana Arts Meeting Minutes May 17, 2017 President Suzan Strobel called the meeting to order at 9:30 with a thank you for Geri Ward, Linda Williams, Louise Payovich, and Diane Greenwood for bringing refreshments and Priscilla Westesen for making the coffee. Suzan asked for someone to volunteer to help Priscilla with the coffee next year. New member Dan Gerken introduced himself. Ferna Surdahl passed…

Jerolyn Dirks works on copper

SMArts Meeting April 2017

Southwest Montana Art Association Minutes – April 17, 2017 On April 17, 2017, President Suzan Strobel called the meeting to order and thanked Marge Fehrer, Eileen Kenney, LeeAnn Ramey, and Betty Hackman for the refreshments and Priscilla Westesen for brewing the coffee. Two guests Molly McCall and Amber Blazina introduced themselves. Suzan then explained that Sarah DeOpsomer from the Library Foundation has asked for help…

Peter Jones nearly done.

SMArts Meeting – March 2017

Southwest Montana Arts Meeting – March 20, 2017 Minutes President Suzan Strobel called the meeting to order at 9:30 by thanking Marcie Raches, Peggy Ryan, and Marie Melton for the refreshments and Priscilla Westeen for the coffee. She reminded members that Marge Fehrer, Eileen Kenney, and LeeAnn Ramey signed up for next month. Also, Suzan reminded us that April is the art swap and sale.…

TJ CUNNINGHAM clouds over dead creek

SMArts Meeting – February 2017

Southwest Montana Arts Association Minutes February 27, 2017 President Suzan Strobel called the meeting to order at 9:30 and thanked Eileen Tenney and Barb Deschamps for providing the wonderful refreshments and Priscilla Westesen for making the coffee and setting up chairs with the help of her son. Suzan asked for names of people willing to take over the responsibility of president and vice-president next year.…

Jake Gaedtke -Two-of-a-Kind

SMArts Meeting January 2017

Southwest Montana Arts Association Minutes January 23rd, 2017 Linda Williams called the meeting to order at 9:30 in Suzan’s absence. She thanked Gloria Dennis and Merna Kolstad for the refreshments and Priscilla Westesen for taking the responsibility of making the coffee. Linda said that we will need new officers for next year and will be voting in May for the new board. She asked that members…

Morgan Irons -Field Waltz - Oil

SMArts Meeting – November 2016

Southwest Montana Arts Meeting Minutes  November 21, 2016 President Suzan Strobel began the meeting with a thank you to Joan Pribanic and Lesley Bredvik for bringing wonderful refreshments. She reminded members that Helen Donvan has arranged for an art show at Town and Country in December for those who want to show paintings from the paint-outs last summer. Helen asked for people to let her…

SMArts Meeting – October 2016

Southwest Montana Arts Meeting October 17, 2016 President Susan Strobel called the meeting to order and welcomed everybody at 9:35. She thanked Bonnie McCallum, Pat Hamlin, and Ruth McGann for supplying treats and said we are no longer going to make coffee, but coffee could be brought in by members or purchased at the coffee shop. Susan reminded everyone that the $20 dues are payable…

SMArts Meeting – September 2016

Southwest Montana Arts Association Minutes for September 19, 2016 Linda Williams, acting for President Suzan Strobel, called the meeting to order at 9:25 by welcoming members to the new season. She told attendees that we are trying to have name tags for each member. If a member’s nametag was wrong or if they have just joined, then should let Suzan Strobel know so one can…