The January meeting will be held at the Multnomah Arts Center (7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR 97219)


Let us take our first look at 2017 from a different perspective.  Our General Meeting on January 24th will have a different format from previous meetings.  We will have the first of two Panel Discussions.

What is a Panel Discussion? It involves a group of people gathered to discuss a topic in front of an audience, typically at scientific, business or academic conferences, fan convention, etc. 

The meeting format could be thought as a wonderful reference library at your fingertips.  The best part is that you are encouraged to participate.  Be an active audience member.   So write down your questions for this group now and bring them with you. 

Our first panel members and their expertise will be:

MICHELE CASSINELLI – As a “brick & mortar” store owner.
LANA ZOUBKOV – As a pattern designer
KARMEN SCHMIDT – Being a published artist
NATE ZIMMER – Insurance Agent with Artist Collection

Early-Bird Beading:  5:00pm to 6:15pm

2016 PBS Traveling library display

My Blue Segment by Maxi Starr - winner of 2016 PBS Traveling Library Display

My Blue Segment by Maxi Starr - winner of 2016 PBS Traveling Library Display

The 2016 show is in:  juried, awarded and now on it's merry traveling way. See a slideshow of the pieces here. Information on the theme - Kandinsky's painting "Blue Segment" can be found here.





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