The next Business Meeting will be held on Wednesday,

JANUARY 5, 2022 AT 10:00 AM



(enter from door near parking lot








President, Evelyn Rockett, called the meeting to order at 10:10am.


Vice-President, Donna Hartman, reminded everyone to remember to sign in at the front table.  Each member must attend two meetings per year.


Secretary, Patti Brougham, had no corrections to last month’s notes and  

October’s report was approved.


Treasurer alternate, Suzanne Maxwell, reported a balance of $2853.37.

An email from Linda Lippert sent congratulations to the winners of the PBG Juried Show.  December luncheon is $30.00.


Membership Chair, Richard Simpson, reported our membership is at forty members with one person on the waiting list.


Workshop Chair is open-  Beth Narva suggested having our own members present workshops this year.  The Guild would pay the instructor 

$200.00 for the presentation.  The instructor may charge a separate fee if supplies are provide by the presenter.  A workshop fee of $10.00 would be charged to the attendees——this idea was passed by a majority vote.

More information in new business.


Exhibit Chair alternate, Fredia Cox, sent out an email listing all of the exhibits and information for each.

January-March  Parker Adventist Hospital: if you want to participate send photo and information to Linda Libby ( no later than November 26th.  She will submit the entries to Mary Williams who will jury this show.   A reminder to members who sell paintings-  if the venue does not take a commission for sold paintings, the artist owes the Guild a ten percent commission.

November 7 Miniature Show at the Church 7am to 12pm.  


Social Chairpersons, BettY Carr and Cele Bergstrom, provided information for the December Luncheon at Landsdowne Arms in the Library room.  Pick an entree, pay $30.00 and bring a small (no larger than 5x7) wrapped painting.  See you on December 1st, at 11:30am.


Refreshment Chair, Pam Mason, thanked Bettye Carr and Joan Zivic for goodies.  January refreshments will be brought by Shianne DeTamble and Beth Collins.


Spotlight Chair, Beth Narva, chose Monique Moore to share her artistic learning with our group.


Sunshine Chair, BJ McLean, has been busy sending cards.  If someone in The Guild is in need of some positive words, please let BJ know so she can send a card.


Webmaster, Suzanne Maxwell, keeps us up to date on the web. For the latest information log into


Facebook Facilitator and Historian, Connie Cawlfield, no report


Publicity Chair is open


Library Chair, Sharon Chinn, no report


Summer Plein Air Chairs, Merrie Wicks and Marie Bouziane,  reported that Merrie will not be able to help Marie next year. Marie will need  another person to help.


Fall Trip, Sue Williams, is resting.


Designer, Suzanne Maxwell, needs pictures of the winning paintings from this year’s PBG Juried Show for the poster of the 2022 Show.


Old Business:  If the business Elsewhere in downtown Littleton stays open, PBG members many hang Winter scene paintings.  Freida Cox will keep us up to date on this venue. Look for an email from her about this.


New Business:  Five PBG members are interested in doing a workshop in 2022:  Beth Narva- Yupo paper and webbing, Richard Simpson- how his painting process works, Merrie Wicks- Zentangles, Pat Dall-ink resist.



11:30 adjourned

Respectfully Submitted, Patricia Broughan, Secretary





President, Evelyn Rockett, called the meeting to order at 10:10 on October 6th


Vice President, Donna Hartman, was present.


Secretary, Patti Brougham, made a correction to last month’s notes- B J McLean replaced Sharon Chinn for contributing to October’s refreshments.


Treasurer, Linda Lippert, reported $2853.37 in our account.  Suzanne Maxwell, will serve as interim treasurer during her absence.


Membership Chair, Richard Simpson, reported a full membership of 40 members.  No one is on the waiting list at this time.  Name tags for new members are in the works.


Workshop Chair is empty and needs someone to step up.  Susan Yeager was able to get artist, Raj Chaudhuri, to come on September 28th and provide a workshop for 20 members.  Thanks to all participants,  the workshop was very successful.

Future workshops are on hold and will be discussed at the November meeting.


Exhibits Chair, Linda Libby, reported that the rest of this year and next are filled with showings for every month.  Members need to continually check the website{} for the most current information.  Members are helping set up and take down different venues.

Bemis Library hosted the juried show. Take down 10:00am, October 30

French Press Coffee Shop. Take down 2:00pm, October 31

Buck Center- November 1- 9:00am drop off  20% commission on any sale goes to the Center

Fricklin Hall at the Church- Miniature Show- November 7-  drop off 7:00am/ pick up noon

Lone Tree Recreation Center- November 30 10:00am drop off-December 30 9:00am takedown

ElseWear Collectables in downtown Littleton may have or has closed.  Further information coming.



Social Chair, Betty Carr, has not committed to a place for our December Luncheon.

Most likely it will be at Angelo’s Restaurant.  Bring check or money to the November meeting to secure your reservation.  Cele Bergstrom will replace Rosemary Laughlin, who has stepped aside because of health issues.


Spotlight Chair, Beth Narva, introduced Linda Lippert as our guest artist.


Sunshine Chair, BJ McLean, was not present.


Refreshments Chair, Pam Mason, thanked Merrie Wicks and Patti Brougham for their October refreshments.  November meeting goodies will be brought  by Joan Zivic and Betty Carr.


Webmaster Chair, Suzanne Maxwell, reported that our website is run by WIX.  There is a 90% effectiveness rating for our site- meaning we have over 80 new visitors looking at our site.


Facebook Chair, Connie Cawlfield, was not present.


Publicity needs someone to represent our Guild.


Library Chair, Sharon Chinn, was not present.


Summer Paint Out Adventures Chair, Merrie Wicks, reported this year has ended and it will begin again in June, 2022.


Fall Trip planner and host, Sue Williams, told many a tale of our trip to, Trinidad, CO, including our adventures with nocturnal painting.  Her research of  YouTube nocturnal artists proved very helpful to many.  A group photo was posted on line of all who attended.  Richard Simpson reported an online program called Gimp, similar to Procreate, that he uses for his photography and thus his references for his paintings.


Old Business:  


New Business:  

Past chair for our workshop events, Susan Yeager, is stepping down after providing the Guild with two years of working with various artists.  

This chair is now vacant and needs someone.  Bring your ideas for discussion at the November business meeting on how we can continue with this most cherished opportunity to work with different artists.


November 7 at Fricklin Hall at the Church the Guild is hosting a Miniature Show.

Coordinator, Fredia Cox, strongly advised active members be at the Church at 7:00am to drop off and help set up their spot to display their items.  This will be a new location so depending on time and the number of people present, things may get too chaotic and artists will need to leave.  This show can include crafts, jewelry, small paintings etc. as long as the item is made by you.  MAKE SURE EACH ITEM IS CLEARLY MARKED WITH YOUR INFORMATION so the selling transaction goes smoothly.  You will not be present!  10% commission goes to the Guild.  Pick up is 12’oclock sharp!


It takes a village- thanks to our juror Rick Brogan for judging our annual show at Bemis Library.  Drop off and hanging of the Show went smoothly thanks to the many volunteers.  Susanne Maxwell provided the poster and the program for this Show. A correction was made in the pamphlet for Merrie Wicks entry from Misty Blue Morning to Living Color.  

Covid restrictions are still in effect and a reception was not provided.

Meeting adjourned 11:15 


Submitted by Patti Brougham






Paint Box Guild September 1, 2021 10:10am


President, Evelyn Rockett, welcomed everyone back to our first meeting of the year.


Vice-President, Donna Hartman


Treasurer, Linda Lippert, reported a balance of $2983.90.  Those members who paid last years dues do not have to pay this year since our Guild was not able to function because of the Covid Pandemic.  If our balance becomes insufficient to cover our costs, Linda may revisit this issue later in 2022.


Membership Chair, Richard Simpson, sent out a list of members for the 2021-2022. New members include:  Karen Shaw, Bonnie Bressmer, MaryEllen Wolf, Beth Collins, Joan Zivic, and Richard, Simpson.  The membership is full with no one on the waiting list.  Updates will be emailed to membership.


Workshop Chair is vacant and needs to be filled.  

However, Susan Yeager, contacted Raj Chaudhuri, to teach a class on September 29, 10:00-3:00 at the church.  If you signed up for the workshop, send a check of $20.00 to treasurer, Linda Lippert, 8566 E. Kettle Avenue, Centennial, CO 80112. Check must be received by September 21st., no payments will be accepted after this date.  If you signed up and cannot commit,  you have the responsibility of contacting the next person on the waiting list. Susan Yeager has posted an email about this.


Exhibits Chair, Linda Libby, is looking for someone to co-chair!  She needs someone to cover her position when she is traveling.  She has sent out a calendar that includes all of our commitments for hanging our art at different establishments around the city.  She posted the September schedule on the website-  A copy of the Exhibit Form is also found on our website.

Fredia Cox will be heading up the juried show at Bemis Library, October 4th., 10:00 drop off time.  The Prospectus will be sent to the membership and can be accessed on the PBG website. There are no size restrictions. Rick Brogan is the juror.  One or two paintings may be submitted and there is a $5.00 fee to enter, per[1]  artist[2] .  If a painting is not accepted, the artist will be called and is responsible for coming and getting the painting by 1:00.  There will not be a reception due to Covid restrictions.


The Social Committee Co-Chairs, Rosemary Laughlin and Betty Carr, had no reports. 

Two luncheons are scheduled for this year, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 and Wednesday, June 1st 2022. 


Refreshment Chair, Pam Mason, has every month filled. Thank you to Pam, Fredia and Sharon for hosting the September meeting.


Spotlight Chair, Beth Narva, introduced a new format for this member/artist

monthly presentation:  

  1.  A 10 minute summary of your life- background ( where you grew up, family)

  2. When you got the art bug ( influential artists, how long you have been painting)

  3. What brought you to the Paint Box Guild

  4. Bring samples of your art and be available to talk to members during the break about your masterpieces  

Evelyn Rockett started us off with a BANG!


Sunshine Chair, B J McLean sends out many cards each month to our members for various reasons whether it be a thank you note,  a condolence card, even a get well card!  If you want a card to be sent from our Guild, be sure and contact B J. She appreciates your input!


Website Chair, Suzanne Maxwell, puts everything about our Guild on the   Meeting notes, calendar, exhibits, forms,  juried show information, fall trip information and much more.  You can access an extensive description of our exhibit calendar under Exhibits. Scroll down and you will find it.  Check it out!

You will need a password to access the Membership pages

Suzanne also answers inquiries that come through our email address:

If you are a member and would like to show some of your work in our member gallery on the website, email your pictures , 3 to 4 paintings ( photographed without the glass ),to Suzanne at

Suzanne needs pictures of the paintings that won ribbons at the 2019 Juried Show so she can make a poster for the upcoming show.


Facebook Facilitator, Connie Cawlfield, can post your paintings on the Paint Box Guild wall in Facebook.  Contact her for further instruction.  ( )


Publicity Chair, Nancy Smith, had no report.


Library Chair, Sharon Chinn, restated where our library is located in the locked cupboard and members can check out books on the honor system.  The specific art media is shown on the front of the book crate.  If you want to donate a book, contact Sharon (


Summer Paint Out Chairs, Merrie Wicks and Maria Bouziane, provided various places to paint on each Wednesday this summer.  Because our weather may continue to be warm and dry, Wednesday, September 15 at Marie Bouziane’s garden, Wednesday, September 22 at Reynold’s Landing are logged in as painting opportunities.  If the weather takes a turn the plein air day will be cancelled.


Fall Trip Coordinator, Sue Williams, will have a meeting with those members going to Trinidad after this business meeting.  The Fall Trip dates are Tuesday, September 21-Friday, September 24.


Old Business: for the new members The Guild paints every Wednesday at the Church from 10-3 weekly!  Come and join us for a day to paint with others, bring your lunch and enjoy!


New Business:  Fredia Cox is co-hosting the juried show in October and will be calling on new members to help.

The Miniature Show at Ficklin Hall at the Church is Sunday, November 7, 7-12 o,clock.  Each participating member must bring his/her things ( small paintings, jewelry, cards etc. ) to sell to the church at 7am and set up their own display.  Pricing is up to each artist and 10% of their sales go to the Guild.  Items not sold need to be picked up at 12:00 the same day.


Meeting adjourned 11:25am, motioned by Donna Hartman and a second by B J McLean.

Respectfully Submitted

Patricia Brougham







Paint Box Guild
Business Meeting Minutes 
November 3, 2021