NEWTON ST CYRES ART GROUP

Newton St Cyres Art Group, Newton St Cyres, Nr Exeter

Guidelines/Membership Application Form

 

NEWTON ST CYRES ART GROUP – GUIDELINES

1) The OBJECT of the Group is to foster interest in and to encourage the practice of ARTS in general. The Group shall consist of full Members and Honorary Members.

2) A yearly subscription (currently £20) becomes due at the April meeting Late payers may be subject to a penalty. Non-payment, after notice of default renders any member liable to have his/her name removed from the Register of Members.

3) The election of Members to the Group rests with the Committee.

4) The Officers of the Group shall consist of a Chairman, Vice-chairman, Treasurer, Secretaries and a Committee who shall be elected. Duration of the post of Chairman shall not be more than three years.

5) The Committee consists of General Secretary, Membership Secretary, Speakers Secretary/ies, Exhibition Secretary and Assistant Exhibition Secretary, and other Members as may be required. In the case of a vacancy the Committee shall have the power to appoint a Member of the Group to serve until the Annual General Meeting.

6) The Committee shall be responsible for all business transactions, the admission of new members, the arrangements and regulations for the Annual Exhibitions and the organising of activities to further the object of the Group.

7) The Annual General Meeting of the Group will be held in April to elect Officers and Committee Members, to receive the reports of the Secretary and Treasurer, to discus Exhibitions and any questions that may arise.

8) All cheques drawn on the Banking Account must be signed by two of three authorised Officers of the Group.

9) The property of the Group belongs to the Group as a whole. The ongoing care and responsibility of the property rests with the Committee.

10) To protect the aims of the Group, attendance at a minimum of three meetings in a year is required in order to exhibit work at the Group's exhibitions. Exhibitors must Steward for at least one session at each exhibition. Exceptions to this rule may be made at the discretion of the Committee.

11) Any alterations or additions to these Rules must be approved at the Annual General Meeting.

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I agree to abide by the Rules of The Group

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Please complete and return to:- Sue Trembath, Whiterose, East Village, Crediton, EX17 4DA

Telephone 01363 866439