KGS News March 2014

Spring is on the way!!

I know it is...  I know it is... I know it is...

And with spring, thoughts of the 2014 Kentucky Gourd Art Show.  By now, dues-paying KGS members should have received a show booklet and a newsletter with this year's workshops.  Full details are available here on our website. Look under the ART SHOWS and WORKSHOPS tabs.

If you are not yet a member, or if your dues have lapsed, go to the MEMBERSHIP tab, fill out the Membership application and mail it with your dues to Jan Banta-Briseño. We will send you a printed booklet when you do.

If you are a teacher and want printed youth booklets, please contact Janet Barnett at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  

Coming Up

Fun with a Purpose - If you missed our first "gourdament" gathering on March 8, (we had lots of fun and got some great ideas, too!) don't despair.  We will be meeting again at 9:30 am, Saturday, April 5, at Nona Boughman's house.  She lives in the Highview area, zip code 40219.  Contact Nona for directions to her house. You can reach her at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Short business meeting about the show at 9:30, workshop starts at 10:00.

We will be working on gift tags and name tags.  Please bring paints, brushes, and gourd shards.  Embellishments are also welcome.  Gourds/shards were donated by Pumpkin Hollow Gourds.  Look Ellen and Darrell up at the show and thank them for always supporting our gourd society!

Count the faces in this picture.  How many do you see?

name these KGS members who were at the last Gourdament Gathering
HINT:  Standing at right, in blue shirt, Nona Boughman. Seated at right is Bobbie Colgan.
           Can you identify our Judging Chair for the show, Jane Waits?

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or the witness protection view   smile

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