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Thursday, September 23, 2010

ATTENTION OOPS MEMBERS: Paintings for show due NOW!

Dear fellow OOPS artists...

As you know, our gallery show "OOPS 2" will be on display at the Council for the Arts during the month of October. I just spoke with Executive Director, Connie Wenner, and she needs your five OOPS paintings turned in by Tuesday, September 28th. She will hang the show on Wednesday the 29th. Make plans to attend the Opening reception on Sunday, October , 2010 from 2:20-4:00 PM.

The following OOPS members were included in the Arts Alive article and should have at least 1 and up to 5 pieces turned in for the show...

Bernie Rosage Jr., Mitchell Morton, Stephen Greer, Karen Crenshaw, Dean Remington, Pat Boni, Patsy Lain, Penny Morton, Sherry Thurston, Tom McKenny, Susan Cheatham, Ann Lees, Bonnie Rogers, and Olivia Rosage.

I realize we have other members who haven't painted with us for a while... you are still invited to turn in any paintings done at any OOPS Paint Out or Event within the past year and half. Connie will not accept previously exhibited works.

  • Turn in up to 5 paintings per member
  • Must be turned into the Council for the Arts by Tuesday, September 28th by 4:30PM. Council for the Arts,826 New Bridge St, Jacksonville NC 28546 (Hours M-F 8:30am-4:30pm)
  • Paintings must be framed and ready to hang (using wire).
  • Paintings must be labeled with the following info: Name, Title, Medium, and Price if artwork is for sale (Gallery gets 25% comm)
  • Contact Connie with any questions at 910-455-9840
  • Invite your friends to the show and make plans to attend the opening reception.
  • OCTOBER 2010, 3rd - 29th - "OOPS 2"
    Jacksonville based group: Onslow Outdoor Painters Society (OOPS) will showcase their latest paintings of our surrounding region.
  • Opening Reception Sunday, October 3th from 2:30pm till 4:00pm.

Thanks for everything!


Saturday, September 18, 2010

October Paint Out at Octagon House ~ October 10th


WHEN: Sunday, October 10, 2010 from 1PM until... gates will NOT open before 1PM.
This date and location was organized by Donna and Earl Tyree.

WHERE: Historical Octagon House, Cedar Point, NC.

WHY: Simply put... we LOVE plein air painting!

Newbies welcome... all mediums and skill levels... simply show up with your gear and be prepared to have fun!

What the heck is OOPS and how do I join the FUN?


The directions to Shell Pointe - Cedar Point, NC at the Yellow Octagon house are:

Go Hwy 24 N/East
Go past the Bicentenial Park in Swansboro that's on the Left
Go over the two bridges
Go to Cedar Point and pass the Best Western Motel that's on the Left
Get ready to make a Left turn after going 2 or 3 blocks past the Best Western Motel
Turn Left here - it will be Masonic Ave - it is marked with yellow and blue flags
Follow road all the way to the end - there will be a gate.
The Gate will not be open until after 1:00 PM upon request of owner
Beautiful place to paint with plenty of shade and picnic tables
Owner asked our permission to take some photographs

Date : October 10, 2010 @ 1:00 PM

This should be a wonderful opportunity for plein aire painting at such a beautiful spot !!
Contact person is : Bryan Lassiter - Cell : 1-252-342-5562
Hope to see you all there
donna & earl tyree