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May 15 General Meeting - Voting and Presentation

May 15th meeting - vote for your officers  

 

Don't forget, at our May General Meeting we will be voting for our officers. If you are interested in serving, please contact any of our current officers for information. We'd especially like apprentices to assist current officers and to learn how our group operates, and assist as needed.
 
We also need several people to fill volunteer positions. Our priorities at this time are Newsletter Editor, Publicity Chair, and several Exhibit so-chairs to run our fall shows. The Newsletter Editor compiles information on speakers, shows, and workshops on a monthly basis, so we can post the newsletter online and mail it to the few members without internet access. Our Pubilcity Chair writes and submits press releases to print and internet media, and looks for ways to publicize our group and events. The Show Co-chairs, manage the  show process, from announcing the shows on the CaFe system, selecting jurors, notifying selections, hanging the exhibit, and managing the receptions.                              

 

May 15 General Meeting - Gabriel Campanario, Seattle Times Sketch Artist will give a presentation.

 

Gabriel Campanario is a Spanish-born journalist and illustrator best known for his award winning Seattle Times blog and weekly column, Seattle Sketcher.  Campanrio is also the founder of Urban Sketchers, an online community and non-profit organization dedicated to fostering the art of on-location drawing.

 

“The beauty of sketching is that, almost by definition, a sketch can be completed as simply and quickly as you like. It can involve making a fifteen-minute sketch of the view from your window or whipping out a collapsible sketching stool and spending an hour or two capturing the way the light hits that beautiful old church. In either case, sketching stops the clock and lets your mind turn off all the noise…it has the power to turn a moment of boredom into a creative pastime. In a sense, urban sketching can be more about the experience than the result…sketches bring back memories in a way photos don’t, evoking the sounds, smells, and recollections of the places in which you created them.”

 

Gabriel is the author of several books on urban sketching:

The Art of Urban Sketching

Architecture and Cityscapes

People and Motion

 

Blog: http://www.seattletimes.com/seattlesketcher

  

Last Updated on Monday, 21 April 2014 10:42

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Volunteer at the EAFA Gallery

You can sign up online to work a shift at the EAFA Gallery! Here's how:

  1. Go to www.gmail.com
  2. Sign in with the username: eafaexhibits and password: seattledc1
  3. Click 'Calendar' on the black bar at the top of the page to see the current work shift assignments.
  4. Click on a time/date and 'Create Event' to sign up for a shift.

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For Your Information

Newsletter Items Due
Thu Apr 24, 2014 @12:00AM

Deadline for Newsletter submission for next month. Late items will not be published. Send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


EAFA Board Meeting
Thu May 01, 2014 @10:00AM - 12:00PM

Contact the President for meeting location.


EAFA General Meeting
Thu May 15, 2014 @10:00AM - 12:00PM

First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue, Upper Campus, Rooms 105/106, (9 Blocks North of Bellevue Square)


Contact EAFA

President:
Stan Chraminski
chraminski@comcast.net

Newsletter Editor
Yiota Georgas
eafanews@gmail.com

For Information:
info@eafa.org

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EAFA
P.O. Box 50446
Bellevue, WA
98015-0446

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Enter your painting at the EAFA General Meetings for prizes from Daniel Smith!

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EAFA Survey

Thanks to everyone who filled out the EAFA Survey. We appreciate all the thoughtful comments and suggestions. The board members will be discussing the survey topics to see where changes can be made to improve EAFA, and will report back throughout the year.

Upcoming EAFA Speakers:

  • April 2014: Lin La Mer - oil
  • May 2014: Gabriel Campanario - Seattle Times Urban Sketcher

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