AIM NEWSLETTER 3 OPEN EVENT/LAUNCH Thirty seven people attended the official launch of AIM on Tuesday March 3rd. It was a chance for members to talk about the group and our aspirations for the future. Stewart Goldie from Natures World kindly welcomed us on behalf of Natures World and visitors were given the opportunity to enjoy refreshments and see some of the work on display. AIM WEBSITE and E MAIL Thanks to Rob Blenkarn the AIM website is now up and running. The web address is www.aim4art.org.uk Please take some time to look at the site which has details of future events as well as information about the membership and our work. Rob has enabled everyone to have their own gallery - please contact him if you are interested. You may also contact the management committee by E Mail on: email@example.com CLEVELAND COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN LIBRARY (C.C.A.D.) Membership of the Library at C.C.A.D. is an exciting development for us. Members of AIM may join the Library at the Green Lane site in Linthorpe. Previous students at the college have missed this fantastic resource which has a massive range of information about art history , current artists and every aspect of the contemporary art world. Details of how to join are in the red AIM file. VISIT TO THE YORKSHIE SCULPTURE PARK 22ND SEPTEMBER 2009 A visit to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park has been arranged for Tuesday 22 nd September. During the morning the group will have a guided tour of the park and in the afternoon there will be a sculpture workshop. This will be an opportunity to work with materials such as stone and willow. Transport will be provided but members will need to make their own arrangements for lunch. The limit for the group will be twenty and members are asked to let us know as soon as possible if they would like to participate in this exciting opportunity. ORDERING ART MATERIALS AIM has group membership of SAA and members of AIM may purchase art materials from the SAA catalogue. Orders must be on the AIM Order Form and given with payment to Marilyn. Order Forms are in the Red File. ART WORKSHOPS AT NATURES WORLD David Newbold is booked for 30th June and Gloria Ronchi will be with us on May 12th. THANKS TO PETER HICKS Some members of AIM visited Peter Hick’s studio on April 4th. As always his work and words were an inspiration – thanks to Peter for a brilliant day.