October 21st, 2016 Meeting Minutes

H.O.T. Clay Meeting, October 21st, 2016

Meeting called by: Carin Sankus
Note-taker: Lydia Knowles


  • Updates
  • Visiting Artist – Thank you card for Sunshine Cobb
  • Visiting Lecturer: Tanya Hartman
  • Re-Branding
  • Fall Sale
  • Mold Make-a-Thon
  • Mug Library
  • Fall 2017 Visiting Artist Nominations
  • Possibility of bringing in special effects makeup artist

Action Items:

  • Email entries for our new logo to c.sankus@ufl.edu by midnight on November 3rd.
  • See Stephanie to create the poster for the fall sale and volunteer for the publicity team.

Next meeting: November 4th. See you there!



Fall Visiting Lecturer Tanya Hartman:

  • November 10-11 – Studio visits. There will be a sign-up sheet for this.
  • November 10 – Lecture.


  • The new logo should:

⁃   Be representative of H.O.T. Clay and UF
⁃    Be legible in multiple sizes
⁃    Be appropriate for our organization

  • The new logo will be used on H.O.T. Clay posters, letter head, t-shirts.
    Email entries to c.sankus@ufl.edu by midnight on Nov. 3rd. We will vote on new logo at November 4th meeting (prize to winners).

Fall Sale:
•    Wednesday and Thursday, November 16th and 17th
•    Reitz Union main entrance
•    Each person is responsible for setting up and tearing down their work and signing-up for two shifts to man the tables
•    Need a team to volunteer to help with publicity
•    One volunteer to create H.O.T. Clay poster (See Stephanie)

Mold Make-a-Thon:
•    Molds are ready to be used. Pick them up from B12.
•    Clay for the gators is in B20 in front of the reclaim area
•    Glaze-a-Thon TBD before fall sale

Mug Library:
•    There are 5 new cup submissions that need blurbs written about them (usually taken from the artist’s website) and to be photographed and be catalogued before they are entered into the mug library.
•    https://bpracticalpottery.wordpress.com/muglibrary
•    Email: bfairbank@ufl.edu

Visiting artist (vessel-maker) for Fall 2017:

  • 1st: Chandra DeBuse
  • 2nd: Sam Chung
  • 3rd: Beth Lo

Possibility of bringing in special effects makeup artist:
•    Scott Fensterer
•    Ailynda makes motion to vote at the next meeting on whether or not to sponsor his visit. GV seconds motion.

Next Meeting: November 4th


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