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EAG June 2019 News

President Notes June 2019

The Tuesday, June 11th meeting will be the last meeting for the 2018-19 year. We will once again end the year with a Potluck beginning at 6:00 PM with members bringing a dish. Last fall members chose our yearly group theme to be “Flowers” so participating members will showcase their version of the “Flower” theme. We will be in the kitchen. Entrance is in the back of the Park District Ron Diehl Center.


I was under the weather for the May 14th meeting but have heard raving reviews about our presenter, Watercolorist Chris Roberts! 22 members were entertained by Chris while he talked and completed a beautiful landscape in under 1 1/2 hours! The EAG members certainly appreciate Chris and his wife Vicki for taking time to travel to Effingham from Salem and share his talent with us!

Watercolorist Chris Roberts

Watercolorist Chris Roberts

Also, we want to thank Elizabeth Thursten & Robert Lumpp for providing refreshments for the group. I want to thank Stacey Zerrusen and Barb Brummer for filling in for me and thanks to Robert Lumpp for introducing his friend Chris to our members.
The EAG wishes to extend their sympathy to the family of Lora Hunter who passed on May 16th. Lora was a long time guild member.

Also, thank you Dale Wagoner for taking the following pictures during the presentation.

Artists Sharing Their Paintings
Members Elizabeth Thursten and Robert Lumpp each brought in a painting to share with the group.




2019 Jackie Anderson Scholarship Recipient

Callie McMahon was selected to receive the 2019 Jackie Anderson Scholarship of $1000. Callie is the daughter of Toby and Christine McMahon of Teutopolis. She will be attending Lakeland College in the fall. Pictured below left to right is Carolyn Lambert, Effingham Art Guild Scholarship Chairperson, Callie and her parents, Toby and Christine McMahon. Congratulations Callie!

Upcoming Events & Thank Yous

Hopefully everyone was able to deliver their art to the SBL Bonutti Clinic and making plans to attend the reception on June 19th.The reception and award ceremony, hosted by the SBL Bonutti Clinic, is from 7:00 to 9:00 PM (Artists should arrive by 6:30). The EAG appreciates the opportunity to display their art and wish to think all the Doctors and staff at the SBL Bonutti Clinic for their hospitality and hard work they put into the art show each year.
The reception for the 12×12 Show at Joe Sippers Cafe will be Wednesday, July 10th at 6 PM.
Drop off is Monday, June 24th between 6 AM & 7 PM at 114 S. 4th St. in Effingham.
The paintings will be on display all of July.
Entry fee is $15 for as many 12×12’s as you want to enter.
Mail your fee by June 24th to:
Jan VonBokel
8588 Dunbar Rd
Argentines, IL. 62501

The EAG wishes to thank the SBL Evergreen Clinic, Dr’s Malone and Flaig, and the staff for displaying our art and for inviting us to your opening reception May 30th.

‘Til Beth Do Us Part’

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