Friday, November 8, 2019


Meeting called to order by Pat Lester: thanked Kathy Lang for acting as President while Pat was out.

Treasurer report by Connie Dettmer: concerned the scholarship balance is $77.62.

December Special Event report by Jane Hittinger: 
  • GCWS will be painting Holiday cards at the December meeting. 
  • Bring your brushes and palette
  • Bring any items for a ‘White Elephant’ sale. Items must be in good condition; items do not have to be painting related. Proceeds benefit the scholarship fund. 
  • Members are encouraged to bring a food item to share at this event.

New (returning member) Member: Myrtle Blankenbuehler, was a member when GCWS first started. (She is 2 months shy of her 100th birthday and just getting back to watercolors. Myrtle was joined by her daughter-in-law (from Columbus).
Guest member Carolyn Geglein, a student of Deb Ward.

  • A sympathy card was sent around for Sue Giegler, her son passed away last week.
  • Tom Schroeder announced the OWS Board has agreed to host the SW Ohio Regional Show at the Mason Sinclair College in 2020 (February – May). No fees to OWS members, show is not juried. There will be awards. If sales are made a 20% commission will be charged. Tom will update us as information becomes available.
  • Chris Krupinski won ‘Best of Show’ in the NE Watercolor Show. Congratulations Chris!
  • Judi Clubb alerted members that there is a blue lens filter for glasses. Tinting could help with the difficulties of reading from the blue screens of telephones, computers and televisions. Color perceptions may be affected

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