2015 Schedule Thursday, January 15th, 2015 There will be an ArtForms board meeting at 9:30am at David Jacquez’s gallery, El Jardin de Las Cruces, 4010 N. Valley Drive, Las Cruces, NM .  We will be discussing and making final decisions regarding LOA month.  All members are invited to attend. IMPORTANT NOTICE The times and dates for pickup for the member show art has changed.  Following is the new schedule.  Sorry for any confusion. Monday, March 2nd MAS Art  -  12:00 to 2:00 Rio Grande Theater  -  2:30 to 4:30 There will be a representative at each location during the times specified.  Each artist will be responsible for picking up their art work at each location.  Tuesday, March 3rd Main Street Bistro  -  9:00 to 11:00 There will be a representative at this location during the times specified. Thursday, March 19 There will be an ArtForms board meeting at 9:30am at David Jacquez’s gallery, El Jardin de Las Cruces, 4010 N. Valley Drive, Las Cruces, NM.  All members are invited to attend. Thursday, April 9 There will be an ArtForms board meeting at 9:30am at David Jacquez’s gallery, El Jardin de Las Cruces, 4010 N. Valley Drive, Las Cruces, NM.  All members are invited to attend. Thursday, May 14 There will be an ArtForms board meeting at 9:30am at David Jacquez’s gallery, El Jardin de Las Cruces, 4010 N. Valley Drive, Las Cruces, NM.  All members are invited to attend. Thursday, June 11 There will be an ArtForms board meeting at 9:30am at David Jacquez’s gallery, El Jardin de Las Cruces, 4010 N. Valley Drive, Las Cruces, NM.  All members are invited to attend. Sunday, June 14 The annual ArtForms business meeting will be held on Sunday, June 14th at the West End Art Depot from 1 to 3pm.  If you haven’t yet visited WeAd, this is a perfect time to do so.  To see a map for the location click here.  We will be electing officers at this meeting so you are encouraged to attend.  The officers to be elected are President, Treasurer and Member at Large.  If you wish to nominate someone for any of these positions please send your nomination, with the word ‘nomination’ in the subject line, to ArtForms Artists Association <nmartforms@yahoo.com>.  Since we only have four meetings a year, we ask that all members attend this meeting. Thursday, July 9 There will be an ArtForms board meeting at 9:30am at David Jacquez’s gallery, El Jardin de Las Cruces, 4010 N. Valley Drive, Las Cruces, NM.  All members are invited to attend. Thursday, August 13 There will be an ArtForms board meeting at 9:30am at David Jacquez’s gallery, El Jardin de Las Cruces, 4010 N. Valley Drive, Las Cruces, NM.  All members are invited to attend.        Thursday, September 10 There will be an ArtForms board meeting at 9:30am at David Jacquez’s gallery, El Jardin de Las Cruces, 4010 N. Valley Drive, Las Cruces, NM.  All members are invited to attend. Thursday, September 17 There will be a member meeting on Thursday, September 17 in the Roadrunner Room at the Branigan Library.  The meeting will begin at 5:30pm.  Since we only have four meetings a year, we ask that all members attend this meeting.  The public is invited. Thursday, October 8  Artist Mercado de Las Cruces artist presentation meeting.  The nonprofit, Artist Mercado De Las Cruces will be having an Artist Presentation Meeting from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, at the Roadrunner Room located on the second floor of Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave.  The artist Mercado De Las Cruces is a permanent indoor location that will house up to 30 artists booths where artists will develop an artistic community working individually and together to form a diverse and unique collaborative spirit that will showcase our Southwestern artistic culture. Resident artists will be able to build their individual businesses by building relationships with the customers who come to the Mercado. The Artist Mercado De Las Cruces will become a destination point people from the local area, the Southwest and throughout the United States will visit in order to experience our unique creative culture our resident artists develop.   Interested artists will learn at the presentation meeting how the non-profit Artist Mercado De Las Cruces will promote and market the Mercado to local customers as well as customers throughout the United States. With this customer base, the individual resident artists will be able to build their businesses. At the Presentation Meeting interested artists will learn how the creative community the non-profit Artist Mercado De Las Cruces develops will benefit their businesses as well as benefit Las Cruces.  All artists are invited to attend the meeting – creativity takes many forms. The Artistic community the Artist Mercado De Las Cruces develops will be made up of visual artists, illustrators, musicians, authors, poets, performing artists, master craftsman and more. For more information, call Merriam Kathleen at 6394621 or RSVP to hereinlascruces@gmail.com. Thursday, October 15      There will be an ArtForms board meeting at 11:30am at David Jacquez’s gallery, El Jardin de Las Cruces, 4010 N. Valley Drive, Las Cruces, NM.  All members are invited to attend. Thursday, November 12     There will be an ArtForms board meeting at 9:30am at David Jacquez’s gallery, El Jardin de Las Cruces, 4010 N. Valley Drive, Las Cruces, NM.  All members are invited to attend. Thursday, December 10     There will be an ArtForms board meeting at 9:30am at David Jacquez’s gallery, El Jardin de Las Cruces, 4010 N. Valley Drive, Las Cruces, NM.  All members are invited to attend. Sunday, December 20 Join us for a Las Cruces Arts Association and ArtForms JOINT HOLIDAY GET TOGETHER on Sunday, December 20th from 1:30-3:30pm.  Set-up at 1PM at the Community Enterprise Center, 125 N. Main, next to the Bistro.  Please bring a dish to pass and a holiday gift of can goods or non perishable food for Casa de peregrinos donation.  Some wine, beer and punch will be provided but if you have preferences please bring your own.  Guests are welcome.                                                                                                                                                                                                        2016 Schedule Thursday, January 14, 2016     There will be an ArtForms board meeting at 9:30am at David Jacquez’s gallery, El Jardin de Las Cruces, 4010 N. Valley Drive, Las Cruces, NM.  All members are invited to attend.    Thursday, December 10     There will be an ArtForms board meeting at 9:30am at David Jacquez’s gallery, El Jardin de Las Cruces, 4010 N. Valley Drive, Las Cruces, NM.  All members are invited to attend.