Joe Young, a life-long artist & member for the last 5 years, accepted the invitation to become a board Trustee for PCAA (in the position vacated by Diane Raymond). Easily recognized by all members, Joe is seen here as usual sitting in his tent at a recent art festival. Congratulations, Joe.
New Logo Design
Contest winner and creator of the new logo, Sylvia Troust, is pictured with her original watercolor as she accepts her certificate of appreciation at the April 10th meeting. Congratulations, Sylvia!
New Marties Award Nominee
Betty Brain, the knowledgeable curator for the Annual PCAA Art Show was nominated by the board for consideration in the Arts Councils' mARTies Award for Visual Artist of the Year 2019. Good luck, Betty.
New Budget Finalized
Connie Murgolo, right, a long-time member of PCAA, former VP & Art Show Curator & current Treasurer, brought the 2019-2020 budget to the full board this summer. The board approved the new, working budget for the next year. Thanks, Connie.
A new member since March 2019, Laura Tiano, immediately stepped up to get involved in the organization. How wonderful. Laura became a Trustee in July & worked with the board all summer.
Denise Justice Classes
Long time member, Denise recently promoted her new September class schedule at The Artist's Nook with an email video.
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Mary Lou Knox
In August we learned with great sadness, the distressing news that we had lost one of our longtime members. Mary Lou will be missed by all.
New Board VP
Diane Raymond, above, with her Roseate Spoonbill at the Annual Art Show, has accepted the opportunity to step up from Trustee to Board VP when that position became available this summer. Congratulations, Diane.
Stuart Art Supply & The Nook
Neil Capozzi, owner of Stuart Art Supply & The Artist's Nook, is an active member & a knowledgeable expert on all things art. He's been an amazing member & friend of PCAA for many years. Thank you, Neil.
On Aug. 15
Kendra Deltano and Alice Shann visited the Blake Library to observe their display capabilities for our meeting there in January & were impressed with the high tech system ideal for art demos. As a result the board is researching the cost effectiveness of such a system at the Cummings Library.
Fun Demo Planned for Oct. 9th
At our first meeting of the new fall season members will be treated to a watercolor on aqua board demo by member, Sandy Lillis. You will not want to miss this fun new technique.
The single biggest PCAA priority is our Scholarship Program led by Chairperson, Betty Mulholland (3rd from right) congratulating 2 of the 3 new 2019 recipients, center. Other scholarship committee members are left to right: Sue Winocur, Joyce Gioeli, Betty Mulholland, Galen Guberman & Kendra Deltano.
Get Well Soon, Lynda
Lynda Feld had several back surgeries this year leading her to step away from the board temporarily.A Trustee for the last year, Lynda was responsible for the successful 2018 holiday luncheon. We wish her a speedy recovery & we're all anxious to see her back soon. Get well soon, Lynda.