General News · 31st August 2015
Janet - Old Schoolhouse Art Gallery
Well, the summer is over and so is the 2015 Gallery Season!
Thank you all who worked so hard to make it another very successful season. Susan John and the Potter's Guild members; Christer Ekstrom; Naomi Cairns; John Preston, Richard Trueman, Steve Musial; Ayami Stryck, Hisako Stryck, Ester Strijbos; Kathleen Horne, Lynn Marttila, Oriane Lee Johnston, Caz Ratcliffe and the 25 Gallery Members who participated in the Members Show......they all presented us with creative and varied and spectacular shows.
Thanks to our behind the scenes Board Members who kept things humming along: Kristen Scholfield-Sweet, Denise Gibbons, Lynne Barker, Janet Turpin, Meinsje Vlaming, Carina Verhoeve. To Richard and Carol Trueman for hosting on the Friday openings and to Doug Brown for such welcome opening night libations. To Doug Butt who patched and painted after each show. To Richard Trueman for photographing the shows and writing thoughtful and insightful reviews for the Tideline. To Laura Balducci for moving us forward with needed PR and to Kathleen Horne for creating and maintaining our new Facebook page. To Chris Napper who made and put up screens to keep us cool. A big thanks to our intrepid groundskeepers; Rod Lee and Peter Henbury who keep up appearances. And, of course, the community who came and enjoyed and purchased; almost 1300 visitors.....
Ah Cortes......what a great place to be.