Welcome back from Winter break! I know, it was spring break, but I had to shovel, so it sure felt like winter break.
Wow! We had quite the turnout for this year's membership show! Glad to see everyone was arting away! We had 35 members submit 86 pieces of art! 60 were chosen for this year's show. Congratulations everyone! I am so looking forward to seeing everyone's work hung and hopefully seeing everyone at the reception on April 29th.
VENUE CHANGE! Please note that our Awards Event after the Artists' reception at the Library will be at Arts@Large, 908 S. 5th Street from 5-7pm, NOT at the 10th Street Theatre as previously announced. They are looking forward to sharing their interesting space with us.
Thank you to Dara Larson and Howard Leu, our judges, for selecting this year's pieces. That was a lot of work to go through. Keep it up MATA members!
Switching gears, as summer approaches our board also changes. We would like to see a rotation of people to help us out. If you are interesting in joining our board, helping out at our meetings and shows, please contact us. We would love to see new faces getting to know MATA better. For me, being a member of the board has helped me understand the MATA organization better and really rallied behind the idea of supporting our art educators and their art making process. I am proud to belong to MATA and am glad to have had the opportunity to serve as your president.
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