Friday, April 19, 2013

May 5th Meeting Carol Kazwick


Carol is a Chicago area based mixed media artist and instructor in hand papermaking and collage. Her artwork revolves around the themes of the natural world, landscape and the past. She holds a B.A. in art from North Central College and exhibits her work extensively in the Midwest. Her work is in the collection of the Kane County Judicial Building, the Hines Veteran Administration Hospital and is also in many private collections.
Carol Kazwick will be our guest presenter for May 5th meeting please join us if you decide to participate please bring the follow supplies.
 Supply list:
1-3 pieces of mat board, Bristol board or watercolor paper (140# or heavier)- approximately 11" x 14"
 xacto knife
cutting surface
glue stick (I will bring additional adhesives)
any 2-D materials that the artists would like to use. I will bring additional collage materials.

The particular technique that will be shared relates directly to composition and the topic of composition.    Handouts will be provided with information about composition. Carol will share with our Society her "No Fail Collage" process.

Monday, April 8, 2013

April's Group Critique

 The Midwest Collage Society wasn't able to have our guest Artist in at this time so we opted to do a Self Critique of our work with all our abilities our Education Chair came up with a great idea and divided us up into four groups we each shared about a piece we were in process or done with. The Chatter was good and loud and went on the whole meeting so it must have been a good everyone left with a smile on there face and ready for the next meeting.

New board members were voted in:

Jerrie Reimann-President
Tania Blanco- Vice President, Retreat chair
Laura Lein-Svencner Vice President, blog
Dale Lorens-Treasurer
Rachelle Hickey- Membership Chair
Eve Ozer-Publicity Chair
Nancy Staszak- Education Chair
Barb Boland and Pam Peterson-Exhibit Chairs
Barb Arntzen-Hospitality

New membership forms are located on bar at the top of the blog under the banner head, It's time to Renew your Dues.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

April's Annual Exhibit with MCS

Midwest Collage Society exhibit at Downers Grove Public Library

Our BOOK/ART exhibit is up at Downers Grove Public Library, and it looks great! Work will be exhibited until May 1, and the pickup is Saturday, May 4, from 10:00-11:00 am.