Vero Beach Art Club

Committee Chairs for the 2017-2018 Season

Shows & Sales Committee Chairs

Art by the Sea Fine Arts & Crafts Sale

Judy Rixom * h:772-562-1107 or c:772-453-9634
email: heyjude113@bellsouth.net

Sherry Haaland * 772-538-1673
email: info@pastelpets.com
 



Art in the Park Fine Arts & Crafts Sale

Caroline Frederiksen * 772-228-4995
email:  artbycaroline@hotmail.com

Eileen Farrell * 772-794-2489
email: eil8ken@yahoo.com


Art Trail

Eileen Lovre * 954-673-8137
email: ealovre@comcast.net

Joanne Johnson * 304-261-6733
email: wojomt@aol.com


New Dimensions Fine Arts & Crafts Sale

Paulette Visceglia * 302-256-3098
email: paulettevisceglia@gmail.com

George Paxton * 772-231-2297
email: georgefpaxton@yahoo.com


Under the Oaks Fine Arts & Craft Show

Jodi Woodall * c: 863-673-0083
email: hershellsart@yahoo.com

Alicia Quinn * 772-234-9218
email: aliciaq@comcast.net


Educational & Other Committee Chairs

Artists Gallery

Eileen Lovre is our Chair for the online Artists Gallery. She contact members who have signed up, to give them their login information and directions for managing their webpage. Please contact her if you are interested in joining our Artists Gallery or have any questions.

Eileen Lovre
email: ealovre@comcast.net


Correspondence

Deirdre Bugbee handles our correspondence with members, sending a card to wish them well when they are ill, or sending bereavement when a loved one has passed. Please contact Deirdre and the office if you know if someone in need of some words of encouragement.

Deirdre Bugbee * 772-231-8477 or 772-321-0513
email: hdbugbee@aol.com


Cultural Council Liaison

This position is now open. Please contact our President Rosemary Polsky-Newman if you are interested.

Rosemary Polsky-Newman * 917-689-5268
email: President@verobeachartclub.org


Education/Scholarships

Dawn Mill coordinates our Giving Programs with area schools, art teachers and other art organizations. She also spearheads the Scholarship program for local graduating seniors who wish to pursue an art related course of study at an accredited higher learning institution. See the Scholarship page for details.

Dawn Mill * 772-559-9795
email: dawn.mill@comcast.net


Festival of Trees

Each year we participate in Festival of Trees to help support the Riverside Children's Theatre. Our members create ornaments to match the theme chosen for the current year and also make a tree skirt and help with the decorating. The trees are auctioned off to benefit the Riverside Children's Theatre.

Bobbie Matus
email: glassylady1@bellsouth.net


Fun Czar

Our Fun Czar is always on the lookout for a fun event or outing to enrich our members in the area of art. From the Plein Air Paintouts we have at Rock City Gardens to trips to museums in Florida, she is always open to ideas.

Rosemary Polsky-Newman * 917-689-5268
email: President@verobeachartclub.org


Historian

Agnes Manganelli documents our history in albums and files to help up maintain an accurate record of our more than 8 decades. She is happy to accept newspaper or magazine clippings, historical articles or any other mention of our Art Club or one of its members. These may be dropped off in the office during normal office hours.
3001 Riverside Park Dr., Vero Beach (on Orchid Island) just inside the Education Wing of the Vero Beach Museum of Art.

Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm August - April. May - August we are closed on Fridays.

Agnes Manganelli * 772-794-0656
email: agnesmanganelli@gmail.com


Hospitality

Susan Ivy and Peg Phenicie are our volunteer coordinators for our Finger Foods during our Social time at our General Meetings held at the Vero Beach Museum of Art. They are always looking for volunteers and people to bring snacks on platters and would appreciate any help you could provide.

Susan Ivy * 772-217-7161
email: susanleeivy@icloud.com

Peg Phenicie * 321-693-2358
email: peg.phenicie@gmail.com


Indian River County Main Library Exhibit

Every quarter, our members submit artwork to be exhibited at the Indian River County Main Library. The exhibits are free to all members, and their contact information is available for patrons interested in purchasing their work. Please stop by to see our exhibits the next time you are there.

Lee G Smith * 772-978-0721
email: leegsmith@comcast.net

Rita Sprague * 772-794-9033
email: ritasprague@att.net


Luncheons

Our Annual Luncheon in May is also held offsite at a local restaurant and Holiday Luncheon is held each December at a local restaurant. Both events are organized by Agnes and fun for all to attend. She makes sure we have several wonderful meals to choose from at a discounted price.

Agnes Manganelli * 772-794-0656
email: agnesmanganelli@gmail.com


Membership Discounts     

Members of the Vero Beach Art Club receive discounts from local retailers, art supply stores, framers and printers to name a few. We are currently looking for a Chair or Co-Chairs who will strive to find the best discounts available for our current members. If you are interested, please contact our President. Be sure to click on the button below for the current list of participating providers.

Rosemary Polsky-Newman * 917-689-5268
email: President@verobeachartclub.org


Members' Invitational Exhibit

The Members' Invitational Exhibit is held each fall in the Hazel Education Studio Gallery of the Vero Beach Museum of Art. Vero Beach Art Club members are able to exhibit one piece of artwork for display with contact information and pricing if the item is for sale.

Dorinda Walker * 772-532-1402 or 772-564-8517
email: circularmotionclayworks@yahoo.com

Margaret Goembel * 772-234-7280
mgoembel@comcast.net


Miracle Mile Banners

Miracle Mile Banners are up for one year in the Miracle Mile Plaza on 21st St between US Hwy 1 and Indian River Blvd. Members are able to purchase a banner to be displayed from January until Thanksgiving (when they put up the holiday banners). ABC Printing will work with your artwork to design the banner and then add your contact information. Please click on the button below for more information.

Randy Singleton * 269-479-6542
email: singletonstudios@gmail.com


New Member Social

Every quarter we hold a New Member Social to welcome our new members to our Club. Current members may offer to volunteer their home for these events to earn volunteer hours for events. Click on the button below for details.

Lizdiel Ramos-Hering * 772-453-6600
email: vbacnewmembersocial@gmail.com


New Member Welcome

Al is our Welcome to the Vero Beach Art Club greeter mailing our packet to our new members. It included the current newsletter, discounts, a membership card and more.

Al Norton * 772-778-9843 or 609-226-1643
email: albenor209@comcast.net


Newsletter Mailing        

While most of our Art Club members view their newsletter on our website, Susan mails a hard copy to members who do not have internet access or the ability to view it online.

Susan Gancher * 772-778-2779
email: sgancher@bellsouth.net


Open Studios

Open Studios are held each week from late September through mid April. There are two sessions, the Thursday Open Studio features a nude model, while our Friday Open Studio has a clothed model. Both sessions are open to anyone while Art Club members receive a discounted price ($10 for members, $15 for non- members).

Cathleen Hahn (Figure Life) * 361-649-0141
email: cathejhahn@yahoo.com

We are currently in need of a chair for our Portrait Open Studios. If you are interested, please contact our President.Rosemary Polsky-Newman * 917-689-5268
email: President@verobeachartclub.org


Photography Volunteer Coordinator

Our Photography Volunteer Coordinator schedules our volunteer photographers to take pictures at all of our events, meetings, award or check presentations, and other important functions. Photos are posted on our website, social media and used for advertising to promote our events. If you are interested in being a volunteer photographer, please feel free to contact her. All photos online, in social media or in print remain the property of the photographer and are not allowed to be used or reproduced without the artists permission.

Susan Gancher * 772-480-1418
email: sgancher@bellsouth.net


Programs - Guest Demonstrators at our General Meetings

Our Programs Chair schedules the Guest Demonstrators at our General Meetings. We can use members, non-members or anyone with an art related topic for our members to learn about different mediums, techniques and more.
Paulette Visceglia * 302-256-3098
email: paulettevisceglia@gmail.com

 


Publicity and Public Relations Director

Our Publicity/PR Director Chair oversees all of our Press Releases, Advertising, and work with our Committee Chairs to make sure all of their needs are met. The Chair will contact local media organizations to, place ads and submit press releases as needed. We are currently looking for a Chair for this position. Please contact our President if you are interested.

Rosemary Polsky-Newman * 917-689-5268
email: President@verobeachartclub.org


Sponsorship Coordinator

Our Sponsorship Coordinator keeps our database of generous Sponsors who make our shows possible. This person works closely with our Sponsorship Committee Members for each event and researches new Sponsors. If you are interested in being a Sponsor, please contact her.

Sue Dinenno * 772-321-8701
email: suedinennovbac@gmail.com


Volunteer Coordinators:

Our Volunteer Coordinators keep a record of volunteers and supply our Committee Chairs or others within the Club with that information as needs arise for volunteers. If you would like to volunteer in any capacity from being a Welcome Greeter to doing set up at an event, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Chairs or simply fill out a Volunteer form from the link below.

Co-Chairs:
Eric Frederiksen
772-345-6051
email: highlivers12@gmail.com

Stephanie Lovallo
772-664-2297
email: danlo434@aol.com


Welcome Greeters - at our General Monthly Meetings

Our greeters make sure you are properly welcomed to our monthly meetings and offer assistance/direction to our Sign In Table, help you find information and more. Be sure to say hello!

We need volunteers. Please contact the office if you are interested 772-231-0303.


Workshops

Throughout the year we hold Workshops in different mediums lead by artists. Some artists are local and members of our Club, others travel from other areas. We are always looking for new ideas for Workshops and people who are interested in leading a Workshop. Please click on the link below to fill our an idea form. Currently we are restructuring our workshops and looking for a Co-Chair. If interested, please contact Dorothy Napp Schindel.

Dorothy Napp Schindel * 772-234-1621
email: dnschindel@gmail.com

Susan Gancher * 772-778-2779
email: sgancher@bellsouth.net