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The 2017-2018 year has been an exciting one. We held seven meetings with local artists who demonstrated their skills. We also had four major art exhibitions with prizes going to 48 works of art.
We are grateful to the Middletown Township Public Library for hosting our meetings and exhibitions. A special thank you to all of our supporters and sponsors for helping to support our mission of education and promotion of the arts.
For 2018-2019, we are developing exciting programs and major exhibits.
If we have an October or November Exhibit (moved from February), please let us know if you are interested in being a Chairperson.
EXECUTIVE BOARD: September 2018-August 2020
· Co-President: ERNEST ANTHOLIS,JR Co-President: HELEN ANTHOLIS,
o Presides at all meetings; enforces by-laws; manages board members; etc.
· Co-First Vice Presidents: Programs: STEPHANIE FRANK AND LUCILLE DELLERT
o Schedules Demos/Lecture Speakers; Provides information to Publicity Chair: Ensures Hospitality Committee has refreshments for meetings; Collects attendance sheets at meetings; Manages the 50/50 raffle
· Second Vice President: Membership: BILL PRIHEL
o Collects Dues; Keeps records of membership lists; Informs Corresponding Secretary of new and renewed members who maintains spreadsheet; Informs President and Exhibit chairs of member dues delinquencies: Attends Receiving Days
· Third Vice President: Exhibits:VINCE MATULEWICH
o Schedules and manages exhibits; provides ribbons and paperwork; assigns and supports Chairs and Receptions for shows
· Assistant Vice President – New Member Outreach: SOL HARA
o Assists Membership VP and Presidents with recruiting new members and encouraging renewals
· Treasurer:NANCY CAGLIOSTRO
o Deposits receipts; writes checks; provides financial reports to Board members for membership dues, shows expenses and meeting receipts; files IRS forms, etc.
· Corresponding Secretary: LINDA ROEMER
o Communicates with members by email and written correspondence; maintains member lists; mails yearly schedule; handles incoming correspondence
· Recording Secretary: PENELOPE MARZEC
o Records minutes at Board Meetings and sends to Board Members for review; keeps records of attendance at board meetings; keeps list of committees
· Publicity Secretary: TOM WILCZEWSKI
o Prepares Press Releases and informs the Media of upcoming meetings/show/news
Additional ASMC Managers and Chairs
· Website Director – Helen Antholis: maintains the website
· Emails Manager – Theresa Joseph Trocchia: sends email reminders and announcements to members
· Hospitality Manager– Patty Chasey: arranges for coffee/tea/pastries setup and cleanup at meetings
· Exhibit Chairs– schedule dates, book rooms, mount exhibits, obtain judges, prepare programs, host receptions – Chairs for 2018-2019:
o Vince & Irene Matulewich: Toni Wilczewski Memorial Photography Exhibit
o Ken & Joyce Klohn & Ernie & Helen Antholis: Oldies But Goodies Show
o Linda Hart/Florrie Hill/Paul Clark/Diane Steinmetz: Ruth Crown Memorial Exhibit
o One additional Show/Exhibit: TBD: Chairs TBA
· Past Presidents – Stephanie & Doug Frank
o Ken Klohn, Pat Farley, the late Toni Wilczewski, Lucille Dellert, Tom Wilczewski
· ASMC Advisor – Tom Wilczewski
· Nominating Chair and Parliamentarian – Vince Matulewich
· Show Receiving Assistants: Cathy Delano, Caren Flynn, and Dana McKay
To be a sponsor of our organization or of a particular show, please contact Ernest Antholis at email@example.com
Congratulations to our members who won awards at our April RUTH CROWN MEMORIAL ART SHOW. Pictures from the Reception will be up soon.
In the meantime, the March OLDIES BUT GOODIES SHOW was a huge success. This was our largest show this year with 35 artists and 62 submissions. To see photos of the Reception, click here.
Meetings and exhibits take place at the Monmouth Beach Cultural Center
REMAINING EXHIBITS 2018: (click on link to Upcoming Exhibits tab for more details)
Enjoy photos on last tab: Photos from Demonstrations and Receptions.
Also, take a look at some of our artists' paintings and photographs on the tab: Upcoming Exhibits & Art Galleries
Please join us at our lively and informative meetings with lectures and demonstrations by professional artists. We meet on the third Wednesday of the month during the Fall and Spring. For information on upcoming meetings, click on the above tab:
As a member, you may participate in any of our four major Art Exhibitions (January, February, March, and April). Click on the tab:
For a nominal donation, artists may link their websites from our
ART SCHOLARSHIP FOR BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE ART MAJOR
The Art Society of Monmouth County is pleased to announce a $500 Grant to the Brookdale Community College Foundation for an Art Scholarship to a Monmouth County art student with 24 credit hours and a 3.0 GPA.
The Scholarship will be administered in the name of the Art Society of Monmouth County during the upcoming academic year. This replaces the ASMC's Annual High School Merit Award.
Our 2017 award recipient was Christina Berndt. Congratulations, Christina!
MARCH 2016 UPDATE:
Congratulations to the winners who received their awards at the May 16 member meeting:
Oil/Acrylic: 1st: Mary Kliauga; 2nd: Nancy France-Vaz; 3rd: Rose Marie Kelly
Watercolor: 1st: Janet Furlong; 2nd: Frank Colaguori; 3rd: Janice Voorhees
Pastel: 1st: Sol Hara; 2nd: Leonia Mroczkowski; 3rd: Ernest Antholis
Photography: 1st: Vince Matulewich; 2nd: Marilyn Baldi; 3rd: Fran Geroni
Mixed Media/Other: 1st: Vicky Culver; 2nd: Paul Clark; 3rd: Ken Klohn
February 27 AWARDS RECEPTION: Winter Break Photography Exhibit at Monmouth Beach Cultural Center
At Saturday's lovely reception, awards were presented to our talented photographers. Here is the awards list for the 2016 Winter Break Photography
First Place: Lois Wilkes, "Getting a Ticket to Ride"
Second Place: Joan B. Myers, "Apple Sorbet"
Third Place: Anthony Porto, "Pebble Beach"
Honorable Mention: Vince Matulewich, "Barn & Stable, Allaire Village"
Honorable Mention: Linda Hart, "Prickly Flight"
Thirty-one entries were submitted by 18 photographers. Congratulations to all! It was a great show! Special thanks to Vince Matulewich for chairing the show, Jill Kaiser for judging the works, and to the members who helped with registration and mounting the exhibit - Stephanie Frank, Irene Matulewich, Sol Hara, Ernie Antholis.
Dr. Robert Nardolillo gave a fascinating watercolor demonstration at our January meeting!
Thank you for sharing your talent with us!
Blakes's Bowls by Blake Patterson demonstrated this bowl-making process on September 17 at our General Membership Meeting and Demonstration at the Monmouth Beach Cultural Center.
Artist Demonstrations from 2013-2015:
Roberta Carter Clark painting a live watercolor portrait of Norma Wokas
Liz Schippert shows members how to gild with gold
Jim Kent shows how to paint in an abstract expressionism style.
Photos by Doug Frank and Helen Antholis