Exhibit Considerations

As we were setting up for the Annual Meeting it seemed like déjà vu. Every year the same things occur generally at the same time. Some things, like year-end meetings are required from a fiscal or administrative need, this I understand, but I wonder if it would be good to shake things up once and a while. Perhaps…
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Summer Art Camps

In response to parental feedback we have reorganized out summer camps to fit more easily with schedules. Children come for a longer time and less days. The early part of the week, Monday and Tuesday, is dedicated to students who have completed grades K-2 and Wednesday and Thursday are reserved for students who have completed grades…
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Last Day Of School

I’m not so old to remember the last day of school. Depending on the grade level, the day was blend of exhaustion, anticipation, excitement and a bit of sadness and regret. I’m considering this as about 75 high school students came through the gallery to complete their final exam. The exam required each student to look at an artwork…
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When Life Gives You Lemons…

Seeing Donna Watts’ oil paintings has me thinking how important it is to recognize the beauty of the everyday things–slices of fruit, bowls of flowers, or a treasured cloth. Centering ourselves on life’s simple pleasures can be important when life gets hectic–when life gives you lemons. This expression implies that lemons are perhaps a bad thing, bitter and sour, which is…
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Spring Fever

Yes, its not even May 1 and I’ve launched into full fledged “spring fever”. Defined as “a feeling of restlessness and excitement felt at the beginning of spring” we northerners feel this condition more than most. We are anxious to get outside, shed our winter coats and play in the sunshine. The past few days…
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