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Printed design on silk by Maryann

Printed design on silk by Maryann
Printed design on silk by Maryann

Friday, July 2, 2010

Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for Artists

Kansas City has a group of people who (are/will) to work with artists on a "Pro Bono Legal & Accounting" problems.  I have spoke with them and had mentioned that we have members all over the state (MO & KS), and that was no problem for this group so far.

Please view their website at for the  Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts -  A thriving arts community contributes to a positive economic and social environment for all of us.

Please use:

Thursday, July 1, 2010

For SDA members who are MoFA members also

MoFA Summer Update-June 30, 2010

MoFA extends our condolences and sympathy to the family and friends of Robin Quint who passed away June 20, 2010.   We are saddened by the loss of her incredible spirit. 

Fibrations deadline is July 23.  Prospectus is in the summer newsletter and on the MoFA website:   Take this opportunity to participate in an all MoFA members exhibit, happening in Springfield, Missouri.  Remember you can initiate a MoFA exhibit in your area. These exhibits replace our traveling show. 

Mark your calendars! February 25-27, 2011 is the date for the MoFA Retreat at the Rickman Center in Jefferson City.  Details coming in the fall newsletter

Speaking of Fibers will be the MoFA members’ show for Innovations in Textile 9. The venue is the Morton May Gallery at Maryville University. Dates are October 1-31, 2011. Details and prospectus will be in the fall newsletter.

Fall newsletter deadline is August 15, Send news!

Thank you to Barb Zapulla who has volunteered to be the MoFA Exhibitions Coordinator. Thank you to Judy Cobillas, Connie Zullo and Rosemary Claus-Gray who are our regional reps. And another thank you to J. Penney Burton, our new student rep.
We sill need reps from the Southwest region, the Northwest region, the Northeast region, South Central and Greater Kansas City regions.. If interested, contact Bonnie Black at

Congratulations to Jill Choate who has been included in two instructional basketry/gourd books, Antler Art for Baskets and Gourds-she’s on the front cover (Oct. 2010) and Weaving on Gourds  (Dec. 2010)b  

Needle , an online magazine is looking for artists to submit articles (so is Network, our MoFA  newsletter)
If interested here is the link for Needle:

Don’t forget-Leandra Spangler is offering  some terrific classes in july. Contact her at .