The Next Business Meeting of our 2022-23 season will be held on Wednesday,

January 4, 2023 AT 10:00 AM



(park in the side lot on Windermere St., and enter through the side door.)

(Note: There are no business meetings in December, or in June, July, and August.



WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2022 AT 11:30 am,


AT 11:30 AM

Please see the Christmas Luncheon page for menu and details.




JANUARY REFRESHMENTS: Mary Ellen Wolf, Linda Libby


MARCH REFRESHMENTS: Shirley Conrad, Connie Cawlfield

APRIL REFRESHMENTS: Richard Simpson, Joan Zivic

MAY REFRESHMENTS: Beth Collins, Patti Brougham



NOVEMBER 2, 1922




November 2022- Paint Box Guild Business Notes

President, Evelyn Rockett, called the meeting to order at 10:00am. Secretary, Patti Brougham’s October business notes were approved.

Treasurer, Suzanne Maxwell (sitting in for Linda Lippert), reported a balance of $3387.13.

Membership Chair, Richard Simpson, has a full roster of 40 members. A waiting list has been started.

Workshop Chairs, Susan Yeager and Nancy Smyth, featured the upcoming November workshop artist, Steven Briggs whose medium is watercolor. He and his wife, Sue, will be present. A supply list will be coming. Bring photos of landscapes and people in cityscapes. Any questions call Nancy at 720-232-5510.

Starting in February, workshops will be announced monthly and sign up will be at the monthly business meeting. Workshop attendees will be registered for the workshop when the fee is paid. Susan Yeager is sending out the list of the future workshop instructors for the rest of the year— February-May—so members can decide monthly instead of having to register for three or four workshops at a time.

Exhibit Chair, Linda Libby, filled the year with upcoming exhibits. Each member has to fulfill the requirement of hanging a painting in two exhibits a year- the year being June- May
Check the Paint Box Guild website ( for complete details:

November-December El Meson Restaurant
January-February Parker Library
April (pending) Belmar Library
April-August Littleton Hospital - theme of spirituality- photos of paintings will be submitted to Mary Williams.
May PBG Juried Show at Bemis Library
June-July St. Andrew’s Methodist Church- spirituality theme
September Malley Center
October Buck Center (pending)
November South Suburban Recreation Center

Social Chairs, Joan Zivic and Nancy Cox announced the December luncheon will be at Toast Restaurant at 11:30am. A menu choice was made and $24.00 covered the cost. A small painting gift exchange is happening-wrap your painting in Christmas paper and see whose painting you get!

Refreshment Chair, Pam Mason, thanked Merrie Wicks and Nancy Cox for the goodies. Spotlight Chair, Merrie Wicks (sitting in for Beth Narva) introduced Joan Zivic.

10:20-10:55 Break

Sunshine Chair, BJ McLean , is busy sending cards. Let her know if you know of someone who needs to hear from us.

Webmaster, Suzanne Maxwell, updates the PBG website, so log in and find out what’s new.

Facebook Facilitator and Historian, Connie Cawfield, has the history of the Guild from 1972-2022.

Summer Paint Out Chairs, Donna Hartman and Mary Clark had no report. Fall Trip Chair, Sue Williams, is taking deep breaths.

Old Business:
Miniature Show, Sunday, November 6th from 8 to 1. Check website for details.

New Business:
Commissions on sale of a painting-be sure to price your paintings to include a 20% commission that is asked by some venues. If the venue does not require a commission, 10%, goes to the Guild. More discussion is scheduled for our next meeting.
Merrie Wicks is collecting warm clothing in larger sizes for the Life Center. Please bring any donations to the luncheon.

11:30am dismissal
Respectively submitted by Secretary Patti Brougham




Paint Box Guild Business Meeting Notes

October 5, 2022

President Evelyn Rockett called the meeting to order at 10:00am. Secretary Patti


Brougham’s September business notes were approved.


Treasurer Linda Lippert (Suzanne Maxwell) reported a balance of $3367.93. Rent paid to the Church $85.00 for the month.

Membership Chairperson, Richard Simpson, reported a full membership of 40 members, however, Pat Dahl will move to Emeritus status leaving one space available.


Workshop Co-Chairpersons, Susan Yeager and Nancy Smyth had their first workshop with artist Bill Enyart. Fifteen people attended. In October, Elizabeth Rouland will paint a still life in oil. Her website is A few spots are still available.


Exhibit Chairperson, Linda Libby along with Fredia Cox, related and put in writing for each member, THE GUIDELINES for HANGING a PAINTING in a PBG show. Please refer to your copy of The Guidelines for Hanging a Painting or check your manual you received when you became a PBG member. Paintings will be rejected in the future if guidelines are not followed. Restaurant El Meson is the November place to hang our paintings. Check the website for information. Koebel Library paintings will come down October 31st at 10:00am.

Buck Center paintings will come down October 29th and time is 10:00 am, however, this may change so check the website for updated information.


Facebook Coordinator, Suzanne Maxwell, will put information on our facebook page for members showing in places other than the PBG places. The artist is responsible for sending Suzanne the information to be posted - Who, What, Where and When.


Refreshments were provided by Sue Williams and Donna Hartman.  


Spotlight Chairperson, Beth Narva, had no presentation.


Sunshine Chairperson, BJ McLean, was busy sending cards to many members. If you hear of a member who needs a card from us, let her know.


Social Chairpersons, Joan Zivic and Nancy Cox are busy securing a place for our Christmas luncheon. Toast Restaurant will be the location. See Christmas Luncheon page on the website for details.

Website Chairperson, Suzanne Maxwell, had no report.


Publicity needs a chairperson.


Historian, Connie Caufield had no report.


Library Chairperson, Sharon Chinn, explained our library checkout system for new members.

Fall Trip Chairperson, Sue Williams, declared our trip to Salida as successful. Many participants brought selections to share at this meeting.

Plein Air Painting Chairpersons, Maryellen Wolfe and Donna Hartman are busy planning for the summer paint outs.

New Business: artists presenting:
Richard Simpson and others online charity art auction for St.Francis

Cabrini- Saturday, October 8

Merrie Wicks- St. Andrews Church starting November 

Sue Williams- Littleton Hospital

Roseanne Gomez and Monique Moore- Capital Tea

BJ McLean, Fredia Cox and Suzanne Maxwell- Bemis Library- 


Welcomed new member Dorothy Fitzgerald, who enjoys painting in watercolor.

Linda Lippert is recovering from knee surgery.

Maria Bouzianne is limited in her activities. She is home and would love to hear from us.


The church secretary, Eleanor, restated that the Church door, where we enter, is to be locked at all times. Members may ring the bell, located at the right of the door or call Fredia Cox’s cell phone 303-229-7818 to be let inside.......Or knock on the windows in the room where we meet.


11:20 end business meeting BJ McLean and Monique Moore


Respectfully submitted by Patti Brougham


Paint Box Guild

Business Meeting Minutes

September 7, 2022

Meeting brought to order at 10:10 am by President Evelyn Rockett.

Introduced the 2022-23 Board:   President, Evelyn Rockett; Vice-President, Shirley Conrad;   Secretary, Patti Brougham;  Treasurer, Linda Lippert.

Secretary- May business meeting notes approved.

Treasurer-   balance at the end of August-  $1538.35.   Previous financial reports are available to see. The Church is raising our rent and that amount will be announced at the October meeting.

Membership Chair-  Richard Simpson announced a full membership of 40 members. Pat Dall became an Emeritus Member.   Connie Cawlfeld and Harry Postlethwait have returned and Dorothy Fitzgerald,  Jacquitta Green and  Gabriella Jaramillo are our newest members. A newly revised membership list is coming soon.

Workshop Chairs Susan Yeager and Nancy Smyth carefully selected a group of highly qualifed artists for this year’s workshops. Members signed up and paid for the first four selected teachers.  Bill Enyart, oil, is on the FOURTH Wednesday, September 28th at 10:00am. The website will post the supply list about two weeks before the workshop or sooner. Check for details.  Nancy Smyth can be reached at 720-2325510.


Exhibition Chair, Linda Libby (Fredia Cox)- due to an extensive list, it is best to check the website for specific details. The whole year is posted. There are two places listed for September 13- Koebel Library ( hanging ) and September 28-Community Credit Union- ( take down ) Also, members can get ideas for the “Spirituality” themed exhibits.

Refreshment Chair, Pam Mason, asked members to share a month with another member and bring treats to one of the business meetings. September was sponsored by Pam Mason and BJ McLean.

Spotlight Chair, Beth Narva, filled us with highlights of her life.

Sunshine Chair, BJ McLean is busy sending cards to members. Call her if you know someone in our membership who needs a card.

Website Chair, Suzanne Maxwell, reminded us of the website information:  If you are using your phone: to access the menu tap the three lines in the upper left side and the menu drops down. You can then find the information you need.

To access the membership list- password PBG123 is required.

In the Members Gallery each member may post four paintings. If you are replacing an existing painting with a new one, send Suzanne a message as to which painting you are replacing.

To take a picture of your painting (no glass in the frame) use your phone and send it to Suzanne at

Facebook Chair, Connie Cawlfield, posts our work on our PBG Facebook page. If you have a Facebook page you can ask to become a friend on our page and post your work.

Social Chairs are Nancy Cox and Joan Zivic.  Thank you to Betty Carr and Cele Bergstrom for many years of chairing this event.


Library Chair, Sharon Chinn, had no report.


Summer Paint-out Chairs have two new faces: Donna Hartman and Mary Ellen Wolf. Thank you to Merrie Wicks and Shianne DeTamble for providing places to plein air paint this past summer.


Designer Chair, Suzanne Maxwell, will design a poster for the upcoming PBG Juried Show.


New Business: It was voted in that a PBG business year concludes at the end of May each year. Therefore the end of 2022 was May 31st.


Old Business:

11:20 Meeting adjourned.  BJ McLean and Harry Postlethwait

Respectfully submitted by Patti Brougham



Paint Box Guild- May 4, 2022

President, Evelyn Rockett, called the meeting to order at 10:05 am. Vice President, Donna Hartman will be moving to Texas and Shirley Conrad will be our new Vice President.


Vice President Donna Hartman

Secretary, Patti Brougham, received confirmation of April’s business notes—stand approved.


Treasurer, Linda Lippert, reported a balance of $1989.03

Membership Chair, Richard Simpson, reported two vacancies in our membership.


Workshop Chairpersons, Susan Yeager and Nancy Smith are gathering information for the upcoming workshop schedule stating in the Fall of 2022. Once the workshop artists have been confirmed for the September-January dates, Susan will send out an email to let the membership know. Suzanne Maxwell will post the information on the PBG website. Information may be coming in August.


Social Chairpersons, Betty Carr and Cele Bergstrom presented the information for the June 1st luncheon. Members will congregate at the Lansdowne Arms Restaurant at 11:30.


Refreshment Chair, Pam Mason, thanked Cele Bergstrom and Nancy Cox for today’s selection.


Spotlight Chair, Beth Narva, introduced Shirley Conrad.


Exhibits Chairperson, Linda Libby, has secured a place each month for us to display our talented artists’ work. We hang at the Denver Community Credit Union for the summer. ALL upcoming venues can be viewed on the PBG website soon. Keep painting fellow artists.



Sunshine Chair, BJ McLean, sends cards to members for various reasons. She can only do her best if we let her know if someone needs a card,


Webmaster, Suzanne Maxwell, reported some computer problems with our website which made it difficult for members to use. Things are fixed now and she will post any information the Guild needs to read on the website. Please make it a habit of checking our website to keep current on news.


FacebookFacilitator/Historian needs someone to occupy this position. Connie Canfield is no longer available.


Publicity Chair, Shianne DeTamble, met with Sonja at our Juried Show at Bemis Library which resulted in a great article in the Independent newspaper. I think Shianne is a good fir for this job,,,,,,,,thank you, Shianne.


Plein Air Chairpersons, Merrie Wicks and Shianne DeTamble will send out information as to where the group will meet for the Wednesday Plein Air sessions. A monthly schedule ( June, July and August ) will be posted on the website. An email will remind members each week where the group will gather. Remember you do not have to be a member to attend, however, if we are gathering at someone’s residence, one needs to check with the host/hostess.


Library Chair, Sharon Chinn, made it clear that members can check out books and bring them back........the honor system.


Fall Trip Chair, Sue Williams, is out scouting for our trip. New Business


Old Business


Adjourned 11:30
Respectfully submitted on May 10, 2022 by Patti Brougham




Paint Box Guild April 6, 2022 Business Meeting

10:15 President, Evelyn Rockett, brought the meeting to order.


Vice-President, Donna Hartman, reminded members to sign the roster at every attended meeting. Our by-laws require attendance of three meetings per year.


Secretary, Patti Brougham, received approval of the March business meeting notes.


Treasurer, Linda Lippert, reported a balance of $2263.05. Dues were suspended for the past year because of the Covid pandemic but will resume September 2022-2023.


Membership Chairperson, Richard Simpson, introduced two new members, Marina Koustas and Jay Wangsai. Our membership is once again at full capacity. Gabrielle Jaramillo is next on our waiting list.


Workshop Co-Coordinators Susan Yeager and Nancy Smyth will fire up our workshop events next fall. If any member has a suggestion for a workshop, please see Susan.


Exhibits Chairperson, Linda Libby (via Fredia Cox), encouraged everyone to check the website for the list of venues and dates for is up to date. Beth Narva sold a painting at Parker Adventist Hospital. Mary Willams will review paintings to hang at the Denver Community Credit Union. We may have a new venue in November, El Meson Restaurant, in Littleton. Stay tuned........thanks Richard.

Social Chairpersons, Betty Carr and Cele Bergstrom, had no report.


Spotlight Chairperson, Beth Narva, introduced Richard Simpson to tell us about himself and his art journey.


Sunshine Chairperson, B J McLean, is back at it. Members are encouraged to email member, Rosemary Laughlin, as she navigates another hospital stay.


Webmaster, Suzanne Maxwell, encouraged new and old members to send her 2-4 photos of some of their work to be posted in the Members Gallery. Just take a picture with your phone and text or email it to Susan. The website for our Guild is: all lower case:


Facebook Facilitator/Historian needs a new Chairperson,


Publicity Chair, Shianne DeTamble, contacted the Littleton Independent newspaper, questioning a lack of publicity for the Paint Box Guild. Two attempts were submitted for our juried show and there was no publicity. Reason: lots of news to put in and a small space to publish it so...................


Library Chairperson, Sharon Chinn, explained the Guild’s Library system for the new members. The honor system- borrow, use, return.

Plein Air Summer Paint Out Wednesdays is co-chaired by Merrie Wicks and Shianne DeTamble: it will begin on the second Wednesday in June. Places to paint will be posted on the website.


Old Business:
Paint Box Guild Juried Show: Thanks to many who stepped up to make the show and reception a success, especially Monique Moore (juried show), Pam Mason (reception), Linda Lippert (floral arrangement).Roseann Gomez (ribbons) and last but not least, Suzanne Maxwell (poster, cards, and program)
Show winners include: Sue Williams (Best of Show), Sue Williams (First Place), Richard Simpson (Second Place), Merrie Wicks (Third Place). Honorable Mention goes to: Linda Lippert for two of her paintings and Evelyn Rockett.
Ribbon winners please send a photo of your painting to Suzanne Maxwell to be used for next year’s publicity for our show.


New Business:
Pat Dall showed us how to get “inspired” to paint. She takes an image of a painting in a magazine and crops an area, then uses that image to spark a design and voila! Try it! Thanks, Pat, you’re a doll ( Dall )!

Adjourned: 11:20
Respectively submitted by Patti Brougham


Paint BoxGuild MARCH 2, 2022

President, Evelyn Rockett, called the meeting to order at 10:05

Vice-President, Donna Hartman, reminded members to sign in on the attendance sheet to get credit for this month.

Secretary, Patti Brougham, received approval for the February business meeting notes.

Treasurer, Linda Lippert, reported a balance of $2554.09. She renewed our PBG trademark with the state and we should be good until 2027.
She also paid the Church rental for March and April.

Membership Chairperson, Richard Simpson, reported our membership is at 38 members. We have 2 spaces available. Karen Shaw and Gwen Rafferty have left.

Workshop Phantom, via Evelyn Rockett, thanked Beth Narva for a wonderful and very successful workshop working with Yupo paper and webbing. On March 16th, Merrie Wicks, will show us how to Doodle and Beyond. Check the PBG website for workshop supplies.
If a space in a workshop becomes available, the waitlist will be the first place to check for someone to fill the spot. If a workshop spot is filled by a non-member, that person will pay $20.00 as declared in a motion by Fredia Cox and approved by PBG members attending the business meeting. Workshops will follow the snow day rules of the Littleton school district- if the schools close because of snow, there will be no workshop either.

Exhibit Chairperson, Linda Libby, requests members to check the website for all the up to date information.
Parker Adventist Hospital February-April.
Columbine Library March-April

Bemis Library, PBG Juried Show, April 1st. bring your painting(s) at 10:00am. Prospectus is on the website. Reception on April 3, 2-4pm- members are asked to participate- bin work ( up to 10 pieces ) can be brought by those artists who are participating in the juried show (availability only at the reception- bin work cannot be left unattended - all

transactions must be done away from the interior of the library). Show poster and program provided by Suzanne Maxwell.
Denver Community Credit Union hangs in May.
Elsewhere Collective in downtown Littleton would love to have some spring flower paintings. Kelsey Johnson is the owner. If a painting sells, a 30% commission is taken by the store.

Social Committee- no report
Refreshments brought to you by Suzanne Maxwell and Richard Simpson

Spotlight Artist, Colorado native Cele Bergstrom, entertained us with her life story.

Sunshine Keeper, BJ McLean, is keeping up with the cards.

Webmaster, Suzanne Maxwell, reassured us the everything you need to know about the Juried show is on the website.....information is under Juried Show heading. In her spare time, she will print the program, invitation cards and poster for our show. Remember there is a PBG Members Gallery on the website where members can show up to 4 paintings ( old paintings can be switched out with new ones- send a picture of your new painting to Suzanne and let her know which one of your 4 you are switching out )

Facebook and Historian, Connie Canfield had no report.

Publicity Newbie, Shianne De Tamble, contacted Sonja, at the Littleton Independent to include our exhibits at Parker Hospital and Columbine Library. Our juried show information results will be published next month. Littleton is set on promoting Littleton as an “artful destination”.

Librarian, Sharon Chinn, reported that the books on animal drawing and painting will be found in the Special Subjects bin.

Plein Air Fun in the Sun is being provided by Merrie Wicks along with Shianne De Tamble- it starts the second week in June and will be every Wednesday. The scheduling will be done just 1-2 weeks at a time. Let the team know if you have a garden to paint !

Panic stricken, Sue Williams, needs time to plan the Fall Trip. Old business-

New Business-thanks to the nominating committee-Suzanne Maxwell, Nancy Cox, Linda Lippert and Ruth Miles for providing names for our Board 2021-2022: President-Evelyn Rocket, Vice President Shirley Conrad, Secretary-Patti Brougham and Treasurer-Linda Lippert.

Beth Narva provided a popsicle stick to decorate and use when we zoom.

Fredia and Sharon are showing at Capital Tea on Broadway.
Sue and Linda are taking a pastel class with Cliff Austin at the Curtis Center. The Whistler Cassat exhibit is at the Denver Art Museum.

Meeting adjourned at 11:30am Respectfully submitted by Patti Brougham