Wednesday, September 28, 2016


October 2, 11am-2:30pm.
Kathleen Schönauer, one of our new MCS members, will be presenting a workshop ""Uncovering the Mandala".
Participants should bring: glue, sticks, scissors, magazines, drawing compass and drawing materials of choice.  

November 612-2:30pm.
Our November artist will be Kelly Pocci from the Book and Paper Arts Guild. Her program will be on Mail Art.

December 612-2:30pm.
Holiday Party  

The Collective Muse at the Aurora Public Arts Commission (APAC) continues through September and endsOctober 22nd.
Pick up dates will be that next week ---TBA. Probably noon to 4pm ---  Wed 10/26Th 10/27Fri 10/28Sat 10/29
This is our last scheduled exhibit for 2016.
Gallery hours at APAC are noon to 4pmWednesday to Saturday and during "First Fridays"   Oct 7,  6-9pm.
20 E. Downer Place - third floor. Bring your friends if they haven't seen the show yet!

Prizes for the Aurora show will be awarded at the October 2nd regular meeting in Darien. 
Ribbons are at the show so the public can see which works got awards. You will get your ribbons when you pick up your work.See attachment for a list of award winners and judge's comments.

Rena is planning a reception for a national ceramicists exhibition FridayOctober 7th from 6--9PM.   
It could serve as a closing reception for us too. 
There will be refreshments and a cash bar again for anyone who missed the first time (or just wants to come again with more friends)

Please start thinking about Remnants and Remembrances August 25th --October 10 at the Chicago Cultural Center.
They will want a list of artists and art works a few months in advance---so you have fair warning!  Get working!
There is a lot of space, so everyone can have at least one large or possibly two medium/smaller entries.

Themes for upcoming shows
Curious Discoveries   Downers Grove Library
Visual Music in Our Souls   Vogt Art Center
Open Spaces   If These Walls Could Talk Gallery in Aurora

It was a warm (literally) and wonderful 5 days at Camp Mack. A big thank you to Tania for organizing it, Laura for leading drum circles, Cherie for leading Soul Collage, Ellen for leading Tai Chi, Cherie and Mary Warner for alcohol ink pendant demo and Margaret for demonstrating her alcohol ink techniques.

Nancy Savaiano Rosenberg has solo exhibit at the Chicago Cultural Center from October 14 through December 9. This is the same Renaissance Gallery that our group will be in early next year. 

FYI - All members may submit news. Send items (without formatting, please) to Joan Lucht.

An opportunity to be part of the St Thomas art fair in November. No cost to exhibit but 20% of sales support Haiti education fund. Cherie and Tania are doing it. For application and details send email to Tania.

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