When: The 2nd Monday of the month. Note: In Jan, Feb, and March the club hosts carving seminars from 6:30 to 9:00 pm on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. Where: Meetings are held at the 40 & 8 Club (across the street from Gleason Works) 933 University Avenue, Rochester, New York: Social Time from 6:30 to 7:00 PM. General Meeting and/or programs from 7 to 9 PM.
Clean out the shop and library and bring along things to sell or
donate to the club auction. This is always a fun event and there are
bargains to be found!
Meeting Schedule: 2014-2015 September 8, 2014 - Annual Garage Sale and Club Benefit Auction Bring your unused tools, books, wood, etc. and sell them OR Donate them to the club auction held during the second half of the meeting. Treats, brief business meeting, presentation of new competition categories, plus plenty of social time.
October 13, 2014 - Al Jordan Al will talk to us about how to improve the design and presentation of carved pieces to make them more cohesive works of art. November 10, 2014 - Tony Filetti and Rob Lucci Tony and Rob will discuss and demonstrate how to knife-carve a caricature.
December 8, 2014 - Annual Pizza Social Pizza and social time. Teacher presentations of the winter carving class projects. Registration for carving class of choice. Class cost is $10.00 payable to the club plus supply costs determined by and payable to the individual teacher.
January 12 and 26, 2015 - Carving Classes
February 9 and 23, 2015 - Carving Classes
March 9 and 23, 2015 - Carving Classes
Note: There will be two meetings per month in January, February, and March for a total of six meetings. Several instructors will be teaching separate carving projects. Each project should require all six sessions to complete. Please consider teaching a class. See Don Buss for details.
April 18, 2015 - Annual Show and Competition This year the General and Bird Divisions will be divided into Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced classes. Some new categories have been added.
May 11, 2015 - Carving Critique Three show judges will critique 10 carvings for the general audience. After that, the judges will be available to give private critiques of your work. Please bring finished or in-progress carvings and take advantage of this opportunity to get feedback and constructive criticism.
June 8, 2015 - Annual DiBellas Social Exhibit of Show/Competition winners. Election of officers End of the year financial report. Social time and conversation with fellow carvers.
NOTE: Dues should be paid at the September meeting or mailed to our treasurer Mel Connell.
Note: In the event of a meet cancellation due to inclement weather, members will be notified as follows:
1. Members with email addresses on file will be notified the day of cancellation via email.
2. Notification of the cancellation will be posted on this website.
3. Members with no email or computer access should ask a fellow member who is "online."
Need a Mentor? Inquire at the next meeting or email us.