|Attending: Cris Winters, David
Zwierankin, Burdette Parks, Sandra Hildreth, Shawn
Halperin, Tim Fortune, Mark Kurtz, Colleen O’Neill
ArtWorks Business Organization:
Options have been narrowed down to Fractured Atlas 501c3
NFP with possibly an additional 501c6 NFP status which
would cover all possible grant category applications.
David will look into the logistics and cost of applying
for 501c6 status. Fractured Atlas charges $95.00 to get
$195 is charged if there is more than one access user. A
final decision and vote will be made on our Business
Organization on March 18th, 11am at the Guild by
the executive committee.
Business Sponsor Committee: Business Sponsorship
is up from last year. Burdette supplied updated sponsor
list. Members should send any missing or potential new
sponsor names to Burdette asap. Sandra will supply
Burdette and Tim with the Chamber Business List for
contact. Tim will group final list by 2-3 sponsors and
can supply copies of testimonials if needed. Deadline
for committal and payment by Business Sponsors is APRIL
Studio Tour 2014: New Studio Tour dates will be:
July 20th (Sunday) and September 27 & 28
(Sat&Sun). Raising the $65 entrance fee is still
under consideration; fees for other Studio Tours are
usually much higher. Cris and Sandy met with Sheri Cross
and Sue Young of the Jay/Wilmington, and they will be
helping with the Studio Tour in some capacity. A budget
is being determined for the new combination
ArtWorks/Studio Tour Publication, then proposals will be
sought from graphic designers for the design work.
Arts Trail Report: Great turn out for
the first meeting. Saranac Lake was chosen as the first
location since we have the greatest number of working
artists in our area, here is link to article in
Adirondack Daily Enterprise- http://bit.ly/1lxmSAz
Next Meeting: Tuesday, April 8, 8:30am at the Artist
Saranac Lake APP: An app for mobile devices is
being developed for the Saranac Lake Chamber of Commerce
members. David will provide more info at next meeting.
This will be another way for visitors to find artists
and our businesses.
Art Events Poster: Sandra will put together a 14”
x 17” and possibly a smaller version poster of ArtWorks
events that will be distributed throughout our area
year-round. The poster will be printed at no charge to
us by the Saranac Lake Chamber. Volunteers needed for
distributing and putting up the posters.
Art Walks: It is up for more discussion as to
whether Professional Members should not be charged the
additional $65 fee to participate in ArtWalks. To be
determined at next meeting.
All Members are welcome to attend!