The board will be reorganizing itself to take on this work, and establishing committees of community members to tackle some immediate tasks: Space & Building, starting now to evaluate potential sites and develop recommendations; Art Program & Operation, to plan and develop unique programs to serve local public interests; Finance & Fundraising, to secure an initial development grant, and develop and execute a fund-raising plan; and, Membership, to include more art appreciators, artists, artisans, businesses, and friends.
What talents can you contribute? Please contact Kate Petrie at 423-9684, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
+ For a summary of the initial CIAA development plan, please visit our Web site, www.ciaa@ jamestownri.com, or contact Jocelyn Donaghue at 423-3297 or email@example.com for a printed copy. Also contact Joce about membership.
An Arts Center at Fort
We will keep you posted about our request to the Town Council. The site itself may or may not prove feasible for our use, for a variety of reasons, but the request is an important start.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you can teach a CIAA-sponsored art or craft class through the Jamestown parks & recreation department, or contribute to the ongoing after-school art workshops at the Lawn Avenue School.
Didi Suydam is showing a compilation of new digital images at the Hunter Gallery, St. George's school, opening Thursday, Feb. 8. Peter Diepenbrock is completing a major sculptural commission for a Boston building. We'll try to include photos and details at a later date. For now, you can see Peter's work in "RISD: Routes," a juried show of regional RISD alumni, at the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, Mass.
Shows and Calls for Entries
- Close to Home
Library CIAA Shows: Currently work by Evelyn Thistle Rhodes' students, through Feb. 12. "Portraits Old & New" is next. Call Jillian Barber at 2335 if you want to contribute work.
Newport Art Museum, "The Newport Annual," (Members juried show.) Show opening Feb. 17.
South County Art Association, Open Juried Photography Annual. Enter March 8-11. Show opens March 15.
More Shows and Calls for
Entries - Spread Your Wings!
Los Angeles Printmaking Society Nineteenth Annual Exhibition, original work only. Enter by Feb. 10. Contact: www.LosAngeles- PrintmakingSociety.com, or (310) 633-0296.
The Art A-Fair, Laguna Beach, Calif.. All fine artists and master craftsmen (and craftswomen.) Enter by Feb. 11. Prospectus: www. art-a-fair.com, or (949) 494-4514.
The Rocky Mount Arts Center, Rocky Mount, N.C., Fiftieth National Juried Art Exhibition. All media. Enter by Feb. 12. Info: www.rocky-mount.nc.us/artscenter/ artists/html, or (252) 972- 1163.
Twenty-First Century Gallery, Broadway, Va., "Abstract and Non-Representational Works." Two-dimensional media. Enter by Feb. 15. Info: submissions@21stc enturyart.net, or 540-280-7569.
Wisconsin Designer Crafts Council, "Morning Glory Fine Craft Fair." Fine craft work only. Enter by Feb. 15. Info: (414) 259- 1440.
Find more opportunities to show and sell your work at www. artshow.com.
Links & Contacts
Our Web site, thanks to Cynthia Blair, has links to these and other arts-related sites: www. email@example.com
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your news items. Please put CIAA in the topic.