Minutes for African Americans for the Arts meeting at Hammonds House Museum – 7 March, 2017 at 6 pm.
Libation was offered by Herman McClenton at 6:10 pm
Minutes: Accepted as written.
Guest: Tim Legrown.
Treasurer’s Report – Tracey Murrell reported that our current balance is $4072.11.
Membership – Dues for 2017 remain $65. The deadline for full remittance of 2017 dues is March 31, 2017. Sorry, no prorating. Every application, even of former members, MUST be done on line. Chair Renata Brown gave an explanation of AAFTA’s two tier membership system. A flyer advertising this system will be placed on AAFTA’s Facebook page.
Marketing – AAFTA’s South Cobb art alliance exhibition at Maple House. Members are allowed to submit 3 pieces for $15 which will cover security, food, marketing and music all of which will be provided by the venue. Jurors: Shellton Tremble plus venue representative. Entry DEADLINE: April 8, 2017. EXHIBITION DATES: May 8 – June 19, 2017. Artists’ Reception Saturday May 13, 2017. Sheldon has also reached out to Art Papers, Creative Loafing, art-collecting.com. He has several ideas about other organizations AAFTA can partner with in order for artist members to exhibit more often. Herman suggests we negotiate with Gallery Eve regarding our Holidays Aglow event this month. Herman also gave us information about the SE Railway Museum.
Programming – No report.
Hospitality – No report.
Exhibitions – No report.
Minutes from African Americans for the Arts meeting at Hammonds House Museum – March 7, 2017 at 6 pm.
AAFTA Gives Back – No report.
Web site – Our sight needs more photos. Size to 72dpi. Free image resize. Send AAFTA action photos to Shellton or email@example.com
.Finance – No report other than Treasurer’s.
Doug Alston of Jaro Media Services still offering free access to AAFTA members.
Membership card are available.
Artist members are reminded to DONATE ORIGINAL ART for monthly auction.
With seven harambes meeting was adjourned