Please join us!
Next General Meeting
Sunday, September 19th, 2004, 10:00 am
at The Rhode Island School of Design
Waterman Building, Room 12, 13 Waterman St, Providence, RI
This general meeting will feature a presentation about Gretchen Halpert's
inspiring trip to Malaysia and Thailand with GNSI artist Paul Mirocha and
photographer Ron Faris. "We met with a group of botanical illustrators in
northern Thailand and drew together in the Queen Sirikit Botanic Gardens.
Our visit was written up in the country's leading gardening magazine. In
Malaysia, we followed renowned honey hunter, Pak-teh, and his entourage into
the forest to witness the midnight honey harvest. This event will become a
children's book illustrated by Paul Mirocha."
Meeting agenda: 10:00 am Refreshments and General meeting
COME MEET OUR NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS!
Topics: Future meetings, our member exhibit, workshops and outings.
Lunch (bring your own) followed by our speaker and past- president, Gretchen
Next Field sketching Outing! June 12th, 2004, 10:00 am
at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster, Massachusetts
The Museum is located just off Route 6A and overlooks a beautiful salt
marsh. Trails to the beach and trails through beech woods are available for
walking. The museum hosts some live exhibits, and a special traveling
exhibit called Edge of the Land. It also sponsors a variety of
nature-related art exhibits. Admission is $7. Directions: Use either the
Bourne or Sagamore bridges to reach Route 6. Take exit 9 at Route 134 North
to East Dennis-Brewster. Take a right at the light onto Route 6A and go
approximately 2 miles to the Museum on your left. The address is: 896 Route
6A Brewster. The phone is 508-896-3867. Travel time is about 1/2 hour from
the Canal. Please call or e-mail Louise Russell at 508-945-2845 or
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Member Exhibit! From Observation to Illustration
Call for Entries
Denison Pequot Sepos Nature Center, Mystic, Connecticut
Saturday November 20, 2004 ñ Friday January 14th 2005
Submissions due September 25th.
Please Join us! September is the Month to Renew your membership in the
Please make check payable to GNSI-NE and mail to Lori Messenger, 18 Shore
Garden Road, Hull, MA 02045.
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