Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Next Meeting

Hi MCS'rs,

Sylvia M Koch would like to know if everyone that made some paper at the last meeting would be so kind to bring your piece back in so we can set them on a side table to a good look see. With the way things were and clean up it was hard to see what everyone made. Look forward to seen you all on June 1st 1:30-4:00 for Soul Collage at the 1710 Plainfield Road, Darien.

I think Mat board,glue and scissor are going to be need with magazines check the blog for more info or you latest newsletter.


MEETING REPEAT OF INFORMATION-------------------------------------------

SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 2008Kathy Boe will present our June program “SoulCollage.” Visit www.soulcollage.com for somehistory of the subject. Something completely newand different!Bring the following items:Several 5x8” pieces of mat board, a glue stick,scissors and magazines.NO MEETING IN JULY

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Winners of the AFA-Best of Best

Alliance of Fine Art, Best of Best show at Mayslake Peabody Estate
Judge: Roy Achilles
Awards Reception was May 18th, 2008

Best of Show-Gaylord Walter
1st-Dick Shipley
2nd-Tony Armendariz
3rd-Diana Narwrocki

Honorable mentions

Connie Nestler
Jacque France
Leah Tait
Mike Bessler
Maggie Kusru
Carol Baemracker
Mike Thompson
Bruce Peterson
Heide Parks
Helen McLuckie
Valerie Lorimer
Laura Lein-Svencner
Yvonne Thompson
Helen Roeder
Joe Adamik
Gregor Mahsyhmian
Marianne McKoveck
Darlene Hoekstra

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

New Info

Gallery Opening for Seniors!
Hello Artists, I am a member of Gallery 659 in Glencoe. We are hosting an Art Open for artists 65 and over in August. Entries are due June 30. For prospectus, see: http://www.gallery659.org/mature_audiences_prospectus.pdf If you are under 65, please pass this along to artists in the appropriate age group who you think may be interested. Please feel free to contact the gallery (or me) with any questions. Thank you! JudithJudith Joseph 1215 Wendy Drive, Northbrook, IL 60062 847-204-4043 judithstudio@yahoo.com http://www.judithjosephstudio.com

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Member Nancy Staszak Exhibiting

Midwest Collage Society member, Nancy Staszak has an exhibit at the Indian Prairie Public Library for the Month of May, Located on Plainfield and Clarendon Hills Road in Darien Ill. Stop by during Library hours.

Dale Lorens MCS Member exhibit

Dale Lorens a member of the Midwest Collage Society will be exhibit her work at the Rodwan Gallery.

Thursday, May 8, 2008

News Article about Midwest Collage Society

This is a little news article recently printed about the Midwest Collage Society. check it out.

4Art Inc. Gallery, Opening Reception May 9th,

Phase VI, 4ArtInc Gallery 1932 S. Halsted, Chicago Il. Will have it's Opening Reception May 9th from 6-10pm. The Gallery is located in the Pilsen area, Chicago Art District. Stop in and meet the artist and view there work. Midwest Collage Society Artists Laura Lein-Svencner will be exhibit a few piece of her work there also.

Chicago Calligraphy 2008 International Conference

Here's a site you might like to look into, Classes and workshops of all sorts. All classes and workshop will be in Naperville IL.


Sunday, May 4, 2008

More Hightlights from May's meeting

Sylvia couching a sheet of cotton rag plup to the cotton board
Sylvia stamping the objects in to the wet sheet of freshly formed paper.
Embossed images
Spraying with natural dye's from Twinrocker's
Members ready to get started on there projects. Sylvia gave a wonderful demo and we were so excited to give it a try.

Highlight of May's meeting

Good turn out of members
Sample stamping tools need or used in making the embossed papers.
Cotton Rag was used for this project, blender, plup and tub.
Items stamped in the sheet of paper.

June 1st Meeting at 1:30

SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 2008
Kathy Boe will present our June program “Soul
Collage.” Visit www.soulcollage.com for some
history of the subject. Something completely new
and different!
Bring the following items:
Several 5x8” pieces of mat board, a glue stick,
scissors and magazines.


All-day workshop from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. More details as the time gets closer.