Next Meeting:

October 11 & 12, 2014


Christmas Party:

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Kathi Hotz

1st Vice President
Cindy Sayeedi

2nd Vice President
Marilyne Fitzgerald

Linda Perry

Elizabeth Watkins

Elizabeth Ann Zeller

Asst. Editor
Patt Morgan

Melinda Barnes

Past President
Marilyne Fitzgerald

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Marie Brown


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2013 DAGSO


August 30 & 31, 2014

No business meeting this month

October 11 & 12, 2014

Cheri Rol, MDA Seminar Cheri Rol, MDA Seminar

2-Day Oil Seminar with Cheri Rol, MDA

Please join us as we welcome internationally known artist, Cheri Rol, MDA. Art has been a major part of Cheri's life since she was little. She is one of the first 60 artists to receive the prestigious Master Decorative Artist title given by the Society of Decorative Painters. Cheri travel teaches across America and other countries like Canada, Argentina and Japan. You can view more of her work at . Saturday's class is the "Hydrangea & Copper Pot" and Sunday's class is the "Pewter & Rose Hips Creamer"

Supplies: Winsor Newton Artist grade oil paint colors: Titanium White, Cadmium Yellow Pale, Bright Red, Alizarin Crimson, French Ultramarine, and Burnt Umber. She also uses matching Alkyds to help speed up the drying time....Tit. White, Cadmium Yellow Light, Cadmium Red Medium and Alizarin Crimson. (She is providing a palette for $5.00 each day.)

Stylus, pencil, fine tip permanent marker, Paper towels or brush wipes, tissue (Kleenex), Palette Pad 9x12 or 12x16, Bent handle small palette knife, Odorless brush cleaner -Turpenoid (not the natural), Tracing paper, Graphite paper-white and grey, Tack cloth, C-thru graph ruler, Masking tape or 3M magic tape or drafting tape, Winsor Newton's Blending & Glazing medium (she will have some but bring a cup to put it in), Plastic wrap.

Brushes: Cheri will have brushes for sale at the seminar. Here is a list of what is needed: She uses red sable flats of a medium length. Droplet brush (sable short rounds for detail), Soft mop brush & a stiffer mop brush, and 10/0 liner brush.

Deadline to sign-up is Sept. 29th! (So Cheri can prepare surfaces.)

Date: Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 11th & 12th, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Short business meeting at 9:00 a.m.)
We Care Arts, 3035 Wilmington Pike, Kettering, OH 45429.

Download more information and sign-up form

For information please contact Cindy. Mail check (made out to DAGSO)
and sign-up sheet to Cindy.

Cindy Sayeedi
(937) 830-3786
or email at

Disclaimer: DAGSO is neither an affiliate nor a member of WeCareArts

Mistletoe Dreams Holiday Boutique

Always the First Saturday in November
Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Harmony Creek Church

(Previously Oak Creek United Church of Christ)
5280 Bigger Road, Kettering, OH 45440

Mistletoe Dreams Holiday Boutique is an annual one-day event designed to give members an opportunity to showcase their artwork and to possibly sell some quality art and crafts. Our boutique has built a reputation for quality handcrafted items and fine art. We do offer participation of outside vendors on a juried basis. However, members can enter whatever handcrafted pieces they choose to offer. While most items are painting related, we encourage you to use all your talents including baking, sewing, candle-making, card making, etc.

Member Participation: $ 15.00

You can enter however many items you choose. Other than the one time participation fee there are no additional charges. All items for the art gallery must be wire strung and ready to hang. All items will be interspersed and displayed throughout the room by committee members and volunteers.

For additional information please contact:
Alyssa Daniel at (937) 738-4925 or

Please send form and checks made payable to DAGSO to:
Alyssa Daniel P.O. Box 2251, Fairborn, OH 45324