"To promote the practice of and interest in the creative arts and to afford a means
of education, encouragement,
and opportunity for cooperation in art creation among
persons interested
in such endeavors."

Club Bylaws


 2018 Club Board & General Meeting Minutes

The April 23 Rural Rembrandt meeting was called to order by President Sue DeLain at
1:30 pm.Kaci Koltz read the Secretary report.
Gary LeBouton gave the treasurer’s report with a final balance of $2071.16.

Snacks were provided by Mary Crnkovich. Thank you! Next month is Kathy Sletten.
Three new members were welcomed: Angela Shay from Wautoma, Nicole Pezin from Montello,
and Susan Jolin from Waupaca.
Members were reminded that membership and website fees were due that day.

The Wautoma WRAP show will be on Saturday June 1 from 9-3 at the Wautoma Senior
Center. Entries must be submitted online (https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eDJ8PFETlIXZFgF).
The deadline for entering is May 15, which is before our next meeting. You may
enter 3 works and the cost is $30. Setup will be Friday night and Saturday
morning, bring your own easels. Lunch on June 1 will be potluck.

NOTE:Pat Spear’s name and address is on WRAP form to send the $30 entry fee. Pat would like you to send the check to Ginny Jungwirth 2904 Oakwood Lane, Oshkosh WI 54904

The $100 fee for Helen Klebesadel’s mixed media workshop was due at the meeting. The
workshop will be at the Marion town hall on May 8 and 9 from 9-3. If you signed
up for the workshop and did not receive a list of supplies, please contact Pat
Spear at patspear@uniontel.net.

Kathy Sletten talked about the club show in July, which will be held at the Wautoma
Senior Center on July 20-21. The judge will be Pat Dobrinska. This year’s awards
will be as follows: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category with Honorable
Mentions awarded for the children and prisoners; Best of Show; Helen Jensen
Memorial award for best pastel painting; Memorial award in honor of Rural
Rembrandt members who have passed; and People’s Choice.

Club show categories this year will be: watercolor, oil, acrylic, photography,
pastels, other 2D, 3D, and two new categories - fiber arts, and drawing
(graphite and colored pencil).
Sue DeLain called for raffle prize donations for the show. Kathy Sletten passed
around a committee sign up sheet.

Kathy Sletten informed the group that a demonstrator is still needed for the October
meeting. Please get in touch with Kathy if you know an artist, particularly one
that is not a painter.
Members were reminded that the changing of the PAC artwork will be next month before the
meeting, from 12:20-1:00.
The demo for next month will be Mel Kolstad from Fond du Lac, who will be showing
paper making.
The meeting was adjourned, followed by members showing their winter challenge
pieces, “View From My Window.”

Mary Crnkovich, Secretary