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LAA News
June 2018
FUTURE - 2019 Spring Show April
 
2019 SPRING ART SHOW
CO-CHAIRS NEEDED
Each year two of our members graciously volunteer to head up a team to coordinate the LAA's Spring Art Show at the Plantation Club taking place in April. If interested in becoming one of our next co-chairs, please contact Betsy Slocum at bsartista@yahoo.com
 



 Updates
MERRILL LYNCH NEWS

ATRIUM GALLERY
AND
THE BOARDROOM GALLERY
WANTED!!

We are looking for one or two members to chair or co-chair the LAA/Merrill Lynch Gallery for the coming year. This would require a commitment of the first Wednesday of each month from 8:30 am till approximately noon for the in-take and hanging of the gallery's incoming works.
This is an ideal position for a new member as you will get to meet other member artists and become familiar with many mediums within the world of art. If interested, please contact Betsy Slocum at bsartista@yahoo.com 

CONGRATULATIONS
MERRILL LYNCH
SUMMER SOUTHERN COMFORT
AWARD WINNING ARTISTS...
- CAROL COLE 1 st Place -
- MOLLY CUSICK 2 nd Place -
- MARILYN FOLEY 3 rd Place -

These award-winning artists were selected by Merrill Lynch clients and staffers based on the over-all body of work they exhibited during the themed show.   Along with honorary ribbons of acknowledgement, each received a generous cash award from the folks at Merrill Lynch!

"CHILDREN GIVING BACK TO CHILDREN"
SILENT AUCTION

Held in conjunction with The Summer Southern Comfort by-invitation only opening reception, art from several Savannah elementary school children was silently auctioned with wonderful results. 100% of all proceeds, along with matching funds from Merrill Lynch, was given back to each participating school earmarked for their 2018-19 visual art's programs!

ATTENTION:
PHOTOGRAPHERS/SCULPTORS
FIBER ARTISTS/JEWELRY ARTISANS

DURING THE ENTIRE MONTH OF JUNE
THE LAA/MERRILL LYNCH ATRIUM GALLERY
WILL EXHIBIT ONLY WORKS DEVOTED
ENTIRELY TO YOUR MEDIUMS!
*No Size Limitations*
* RESERVATIONS REQUIRED*
*First Come First Served*
*Up To 3 Pieces Per Artist*
Reserve your spot today by emailing Gallery Chair, Betsy Slocum at bsartista@yahoo.com and include the number of pieces you'd like to exhibit with their approximate size.
NOTE: Due to a limited amount of space, sculptors may be required to bring a free-standing display pedestal.
Intake: Wednesday, June 6 / Pick-Up: Wednesday, July 5
 (If you are unable to drop-off or pick-up due to extenuating circumstances, contact Betsy to make special arrangements!)


COMPLIMENTARY OPENING RECEPTION
IN THE MERRILL LYNCH/LAA ATRIUM GALLERY
MONDAY, JUNE 11 FROM 5:30 TO 7 PM
HONORING PARTICIPATING
PHOTOGRAPHERS AND 3D ARTISTS

Open to the general public, this opening reception will feature works from more than twenty photographers, jewelry designers, fiber/quilt artists, sculptors, ceramicists, and mosaic artists!
The exhibit will be on display Monday through Friday from 9 till 4 until July 3.
NOTE : There will be NO regular in-take during the month of June due to the themed show. Normal in-take will resume Thursday, July 5 from 9 to 11 am. For questions, please contact Gallery Chair, Betsy Slocum at bsartista@yahoo.com 

THE LAA BOARDROOM GALLERY 
AT MERRILL LYNCH
IS PROUD TO PRESENT
THE ORIGINAL ART OF
CAROLE THIEME

The Boardroom, The LAA's newest venue, located within the Merrill Lynch building has been well received and comments extremely favorable. This Gallery is solely and privately open to groups who have booked meetings through Merrill Lynch. Many of these meetings are held on a regular basis by companies and organizations from the Savannah area.

A LAA member artist may apply for this consecutive TWO MONTH exhibit by sending a request application with two jpgs depicting the subject matter they wish to display. The requirements are up to 11 pieces with a maximum size of 30x30. Intake is usually the first Wednesday every other month.

To be eligible to exhibit in this venue one must be a member in good standing of The LAA and have performed two volunteer positions within six months of installation into this Gallery.

For info/apply contact Betsy Slocum, Gallery Chair at bsartista@yahoo.com

 LAA'S PLANTATION GALLERY NEWS

June intake at our Plantaion Gallery will take place on Wednesday, June 6 th between 9AM and 11AM. This month, ALL of the gallery walls will be available to you, so don't forget to participate!  Reminder:  All Spring Art Show winners should pick up their pieces at this time.

PLANTATION'S MEMBER WALL DRAWING WILL CONTINUE IN JUNE!
Each month, all members who hang one piece of their work on the Member Wall will be automatically entered into a drawing to win a terrific prize! The winner will be announced in the following month's LAA Newsletter. Prizes will be given out when winners come in to pick up their artwork. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Marie Tomlinson at inkstresse@gmail.com. 

ADDITION TO THE MONTHLY INTAKE FORM 
Beginning this month, members will have the option of including their email address in addition to their phone number on the labels that appear next to their artwork. The addition of your email address is OPTIONAL and should only be included if you wish to have it appear on your label.

LOOKING AHEAD TO JULY
REMEMBER... The theme for July is Vintage!!!

Intake for the month of July will take place on Thursday, July 5 th due to the 4 th of July holiday falling on the first Wednesday in July. Please plan to pick up your June pieces on July 5 th , even if you are not dropping off a new piece.

PLANTATION MEMBER WALL INTAKE GENERAL INFORMATION  
  • Intake is on the 1st Wednesday of each month 
  • One piece per member allowed 
  • Maximum size is 30x30 (framed with hanging wire) 
  • Art will be entered into a monthly surprise prize drawing
  • All art must be picked up the following month, even if you are not dropping off a new piece!
  • Please note that our member wall size has increased to accommodate more members' art.
For further information, please contact our Plantation Member Gallery Coordinator, Marie Tomlinson, at inkstresse@gmail.com. 





No GENERAL MEETING in July and August

Special Venues

The Landings Company

Landings Company Exhibit Opportunities 2019
If you would like to exhibit at the Welcome Center at the Landings Company, the following two-month slots are still available:
January/February 2019, May/June 2019, July/August 2019.
Contact Phyllis Tildes for details: artphyll@comcast.net or phone 598-9125.

Information for You

Cathy Sizer recently won an Award of Merit at the Honey Horn Art Show held on Hilton Head Island for her fiber work. 


To continue her healing process, Molly Cusick, photographer,  has finally begun her tree pilgrimage.  To again thank those LAA members who helped her regain financial and emotional stability,  she hopes you will enjoy reading her blog at  www.thetreepilgrimage.com.
There you will see photographs from her journey into nature as well as listen to what she is hearing. It is beautifully written. There is a link to subscribe at the bottom of the site page.

Theme Theme!!!!

THEME! THEME! THEME!
FOR JULY 2018
AT
THE PLANTATION AOM WALL


During the month of July, the LAA's Plantation Gallery will host a themed show for its members based on any VINTAGE/ANTIQUE subject matter.

So, if you have an idea based on something from yesteryear whether it be your grandfather's old jalopy to a bootlegger's case of vintage wine, now is the time to spin your version on canvas or with a camera! One (1) piece per artist with maximum size of 30"x30"

For information, contact Cyndi Pollack, AOM Gallery Chair at cyndipollack82@gmail.com

 



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