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Meetings: We meet every Monday, September - November and January - May, except statutory holidays. The first Monday in June and December we have our end of season party meetings. Meetings are 7:00 to 9:00 pm, held at Kyle Centre, 125 Kyle St., (behind Port Moody Arts Centre).

Attendance: Members must attend 10 meetings to exhibit in the Catalogue section of the Fall Show (Category #1 Large Works). Signing the Attendance Sheet passed around at each meeting is our record of your attendance.

Membership Renewal:
Annual dues are payable by November 30th covering the period from January 1st to December 31st and are non-refundable. After that date, unpaid memberships will be cancelled. Fill in the Membership Renewal / Change Form (this will be emailed to members) and include it with your fees. Please pay by cheque if possible. Cheques must be post-dated for November 30, 2019 and handed in or mailed to; Port Moody Art Association 2425 St. John's Street, Port Moody BC V3H 2B2

Name Tags:
Please wear your name tag to all meetings, guest artist nights, workshops and art shows.

All new members must complete an application form from our website, bring it with them when they attend one meeting (not the AGM) before new member intake dates – first Business Mtg. in January and again in April. Anyone interested in joining the club must live in the Tri City area – School District #43 boundaries.

Sales Commission:
PMAA commission rate is 15%. Artists receive 85% of each painting’s sale price, before tax. Please price your paintings accordingly. There is PST of 7% added to each painting. There is no GST on our sales at this time. Be sure to check the Criteria for Presentation of Art Work and the Framing and Hanging Guidelines before you begin painting and having your Art Cards reproduced. December 2nd is our Annual Christmas Wind-up, come on out and enjoy an evening of socializing with fellow members. Associate Members are eligible to attend. Spouses and partners of members are also welcome.

Regarding Notices of Motion (NOM): A: General Rules 12 Amendments to Constitution, Bylaws and Rules may be brought forward at any business meeting, in writing, as a ‘Notice of Motion’. A written notice must also be made available to members, by newsletter, e-mail, mail, or in person, at least 30 days prior to voting. The Notice of Motion concerning a Bylaw / Rule amendment, change or addition may be ratified at the first business meeting in October or at the AGM (Annual General Meeting). Any change would need to be filed by the Board Secretary with BC Registries.

PMAA Outside Hanging Opportunities: Coquitlam City Centre and Poirier Libraries – organized by Alexine Law Mailing Address: Port Moody Art Association, 2425 St. Johns Street, Port Moody BC V3H 2B2

2019-2020 calendar




Topics and Deadlines - Please mark your calendar!!

September 2 No Meeting Labour Day
  9 Business Meeting Welcome Back
  16 Demo Dave Denton – Soft paste –
  23 Demo Caroline Licon – Sponge painting to Music –
  30 Workshop Based on demo by Caroline Licon
October 7 Meeting Fall Show Registration & Membership Renewal Registration and Fees for ALL CATEGORIES.
Registration for the Sea to Sky Show
  14 No Meeting Thanksgiving
  21 Fall Show Fall Show Instruction Night – Hanging and Framing, Ginger Lovell – Hanging Repairs, Jack Prasad ($5.00 per repair. Money to cover cost of materials). Bring your flubs for repair..
  28 Workshop General Time to finish paintings for the show
  31 Fall Show Art Intake for 52nd Annual Fall Show – (Your last name) A-L 7:00-7:30pm M-Z 7:30-8:00pm Bring paperwork & title cards for categories 2, 3 & 5 entries. Jack Prasad will provide hanging flub repairs for $5.00 per repair, bring money for possible repairs.
November 1 Annual Show Art Intake for Annual Fall Show (Your last name) M-Z 7:00-7:30pm A-L 7:30-8:00pm Bring paperwork & title cards for categories 2, 3 & 5 entries.
  2 - 3 52nd Annual Fall Show Opening night, 7:00pm Speeches 7:45pm, Close 9:30pm
  4 & 4 No Meeting  
  11 No Meeting Remembrance Day
  18 Business Meeting Fall Show Reports and any NOM’s
  25 Demo Sue Cowan – Landscape in Oil
  26 Guest Artist Demo by Verna Brown – “Pet Portraits”. She uses Acrylics in bright bold colours and paints pets with character and personality.
  30 Membership All membership renewal forms and fees must be received by November 30th
December 3 Christmas New Year Christmas Wind-up Details TBA *Merry Christmas from your Board of Director’s*
December 25 Merry Christmas!  
January 6 Business Meeting Intake of new members. Still Life Drawing – Bring a Sketchbook, Laura bringing props
  13 Demo Hilary Farmer – Oil painting of Flora
  15   Art drop off for Sea To Sky Show from 10am to 5pm at PMAC
  20 Workshop Floral Style
  23   Opening Night – Sea to Sky Show, 6-8pm. Wear your name tag if you are in show
  27 Demo Helena Maizin - Pastel Human Figure Portraits
February 3 Business Meeting Shop and Swap after meeting
  10 Demo Marney Rose
  17 No meeting Family Day
  24 Workshop Visual Texture
  28   Art pick up for Sea to Sky Show at PMAC
March 2 Business Meeting ...and AGM (Voting in Directors and NOMs)
  9 Demo Mark Pytlos
  16 Workshop CANCELLED on Style of Jan Kasparec
  23 Demo CANCELLED Steve Williams, Portrait Teacher
  30 Workshop CANCELLED Self Portrait from a photo
April 6 Business Meeting CANCELLED New Member Intake – Still Life Drawing – Bring a Sketchbook
  13 No Meeting Easter Monday
  20 Demo CANCELLED Barb Hague – Landscape in Acrylic
  27 Demo CANCELLED Tressessa Euley – Intuitive Painting
May 4 Business Meeting Informal Critique after meeting
  11 Demo Shari Pratt – Golden Representative
  18 No Meeting Victoria Day
  25 Demo Grazyna Wolski – Florals and Piglets in Oils
June 1 Wind up meeting TBA
      Enjoy the summer and remember first meeting is September 14, 2020

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