Warren-Newport Public Library District
Board of Trustees
Committee Report Form
Committee: Art Acquisition Committee
Date and Location of Meeting: February 1, 2016
Members Attending: Laurie Strycula, Linda McCarthy, Jan Marsh, Kathleen Lovelace, Jo Beckwith, Ryan Livergood
Also: Diana Sills, Kate Knutson, Madeline Brueggeman, Kathleen Weinstein, Patty Sawin
Summary of Meeting: Jo Beckwith called the meeting to order at 7 p.m.
Jo Beckwith moved and Ryan Livergood seconded that the Andrea Farr Capizzi be approved to attend the meeting by
phone. The motion passed on a unanimous voice vote. The first call was not able to be completed.
Public Comment: None
Announcement of Art Shows:
Wright Gallery at the College of Lake County: Artist/Members Show from January 15 –
Lake County Discovery Museum Postcard Art Competition: Winners will be exhibited at area libraries.
The call was completed successfully. Andrea joined the meeting at 7:11 p.m. and took over her duties as Chair.
WTHS Students Madeline and Kathleen showed the preliminary sketches of 10 mural panels. The top 5 depict the reality;
the bottom 5 depict fantasy, using techniques of Mexican folk art.
A discussion between students and committee members regarding, materials, hanging options, details, vibrancy of colors.
Timing and delivery dates of reporting and viewing progress were also discussed. It was decided that WTHS would be
given an advance for purchase of materials and Committee Members we view progress at the high school as individuals
and not a committee field trip. Completion is expected prior to August 2015 so that seniors can participate in the
dedication ceremony. The piece does not yet have a name.
Meeting adjourned at 7:45 pm.
WNPLD Form April 2013