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Directors Report

Below you'll find the most recent Directors Report. This report is given to the OCAF Baord of Directors each month prior to the Baord meeting.

Membership

Current Membership Totals - 399

  •  Renewing = 230
  •  New = 150
  •  Rejoining = 7
  •  Honorary = 12

Last Month’s Totals - 391

  •  Renewing = 231
  •  New = 139
  •  Rejoining = 10
  •  Honorary = 12

Facilities

1902 OCAF Center —

  •  Conference Room: Writers Group each Monday 1:30 to 4 PM

Oconee Historical Society: Third Monday of each Month 6-8 PM

Perspectives Committee: Second Monday at 6 PM

  •  Members Gallery: Set up for Jose Luis Yamunaque & Kate Tremel exhibit 
  •  Main Gallery: Set up for Perspectives- ongoing
  •  Repairs: Jordan Air Repaired AC units in Main Gallery of 1902 Building

School St. Studios —

  •  Painting & Drawing Classroom: 9 AM to 5 PM Mon-Thurs, Gainesville State College

OCAF classes begin September 6th.

  •  Pottery Studio: Ongoing open studio and OCAF classes begin September 6th.

Rocket Hall —

  • · Perspectives: Set-up complete, landscaping underway.

Exhibitions

Current —

Perspectives GA Pottery Invitational

Opening Reception: Aug. 26, 6-8 PM

Upcoming —

Georgia SMALL Works

October 7 through November 12, 2011

Drop off of artwork is September 30 through October 1, 10 AM to 4 PM.

Education

OCAF Art Education —

17 new art classes/workshops have been posted to the web-site. Pamphlets of the information will be developed and printed in time for Perspectives Opening Reception!

Marketing & Communications

OCAF Artists Data Base —

The Artist Data Base is up and running now (finally) and anyone who wants to add their information is encouraged to do so (see link below) and please tell any friends you have that are artists that this a new membership benefit. I received one comment that the menu link should be moved, and I agree it will take a little time to do that though, but I’m planning on making it its own menu link at the top of the page!

http://www.myocaf.com/index.php?option=com_ocafartistdir&Itemid=160

Sponsorships

John & Becky Quackenbush —

John Q. renewed his OCAF sponsorship of $2,500 on July 27th and gave us $600 for a window to be placed in him and his wife’s name.

Outreach

American Craft Week —

I’ve been able to steer this committee to develop a marketing program that consists of postcards and posters and have been drafted to do the layout for this material and am hoping these efforts with this committee will bear fruit over time and we can build the American Craft Week interest in Oconee County.