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Fine Arts Association Meeting News
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 • Posted September 23, 2009

The new officers of the Fine Arts Association of the Hill Country (FAAHC) met Aug. 21 at president Dana Butler’s home for our first work session of the year 2009-10. We have an exciting and varied Calendar of Events and special programs planned for our members. Current membership is at 43 artists, photographers, craftspeople, musicians, dancers/thespians, writers, and others who simply enjoy and support the ARTS in our part of the Hill Country.

We invite all who are interested in any/all of the monthly events to contact one of our officers for membership info. Yearly dues are just $25., and entitles each member free access to most of the programs, and especially, participation in the May Art Show & Gala. The FAAHC Christmas Dinner & Show alone will give you a year’s worth of entertainment. Laughter is guaranteed!

Published here is an abbreviated calendar of the coming year’s activities:

September 18 - Presentation by Renee Walker, Poet, 11 AM, Mason Library

October 16 - Welding demo and workshop presented by Riley Kothmann, 10 AM, Rancho Rimar

-Break for lunch-

Introduction to Soldering, Nan Loeffler, with participants hands-on, create pair of silver earrings, 1 PM, also, Rancho Rimar

November 7 - FAAHC Fall “5 x 7” Show and Sale, Northside Cafe

November 20 - Home Tours: Kacey Butcher’s new “off-the-grid” home, and Carol Conlee’s tour of home, studio and art collection, plus a hands-on demo, painting blindfolded to music!

December 12 - FAAHC Christmas Dinner & Show

January 15 - Travel to New Braunfels, visit potter Linda Nowell’s studio, demo on carving pottery

February18-19 - Painting workshop presented by Warren Taylor, head of the Art Dept. at Midland College. Location: Dana Butler’s home

March 19 - Workshop presented by Susan Summers, Pysanky”(Ukranian Easter Eggs), at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Brady

April 16 - Music program, “Oldies and Goodies”, presented by Carol Holmes and Diane Evans

April 30-May 1 - FAAHC Art Show & Gala

To contact officers for membership info: Dana Butler —347-4781

Dorrett Townsend —258-4655

Carol Holmes —265-4495

Judy Uherek —265-4480

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