We hope you're enjoying the summer months here at the Jersey Shore. Your Board has been actively planning the upcoming year of Member Exhibits and Demonstrations/Lectures. Once our planning is complete, we will post the information here and also send out an email. Please be sure you are subscribed to our NEWSLETTER so that you receive up-to-date information. Use the column to the right to enter your email address.
Our Member Exhibits will be live at our usual venues (Monmouth Beach Cultural Center; Middletown Township Public Library; and Middletown Arts Center.) Preliminary details are on the Exhibits tab. Receiving details are posted. Of course, if the situation changes, we will post it here and by email.
Our Member Meetings with demonstrators and lecturers will be held virtually via ZOOM until further notice on Wednesday evenings at 7pm.
Renewals for membership are requested now for the September 1, 2021 to August 31, 2022 year. Use PayPal or mail a renewal check to our PO Box (see address to the right). Individuals: $30; Households: $40.
Thank you for sharing your talents and promoting the missions of the ASMC. We'll see you soon!
Our first ALL MEMBERS EXHIBIT for our new year will be held at the Monmouth Beach Cultural Center from October 20-November 6. Submission forms must be completed online in advance (the form will be posted on 9/26/21 for one week here on this website on the Exhibit tab). It will be judged by Kathleen Beausoleil. No walk-in or paper registrations will be permitted. Accepted and confirmed artworks will be received on RECEIVING DAY: Saturday October 16 from 10am-noon at the Monmouth Beach Cultural Center. More details are in the Exhibit Prospectus. To participate, dues must be current for the 9/1/2021-8/31/2022 year. Interest in joining the ASMC? Go to our Membership tab for instructions.
NEW DATE TBA soon for General Membership Meeting
At this meeting you will be able to ask your questions about our upcoming Exhibit. Read the Prospectus before the meeting (date TBA). To view the demonstration and receive the ZOOM link, please subscribe to the Society’s electronic newsletter here.
CODES: A = Acrylic; O = Oil; PA = Pastel; PH = Photography; WC = Watercolor
Special Thank you to OceanFirst Foundation for their generous sponsorship of this Exhibit in 2021
Re-imagining the ASMC for 2021
Dear Members of the ASMC,
We hope you are all well and managing during this difficult time.
We want you to know that you are always in our thoughts and that your Board is actively engaged via ZOOM meetings (see photo below) to continue planning how we can provide value to our members without conducting traditional in-person activities and events.
With your health and safety in mind, the Board has decided that we will not schedule anything that requires an in-person presence for the foreseeable future.This year, we will see where we are and keep you informed here and through our e-newsletter.
In the meantime, we will:
If you have a computer, laptop, iPad, or smartphone as well as an email address, we know that we can connect you to our meetings/presentations with one-to-one guidance. Sue VanVolkenburgh, our Co-President, is our in-house expert and will guide you through the process by phone. Send us an email if you need assistance to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our mission is to promote the arts and encourage creativity. We are an active group of painting artists and photographers, many with professional designations, who love learning, enjoy creating art, and pay it forward with scholarships for college art students.
During 2021, please join us online at our lively and informative meetings with lectures and demonstrations by professional artists.
As a member, you may participate in any of up to four major Art Exhibitions in
November, January, March, and April. All exhibits are judged by professionals who award prizes and recognition ribbons. For sponsored exhibits, we provide monetary awards in five categories (three awards per category) to 15 artists.
For members who are professional artists with websites, we offer a free link on our
We also offer promotion of their shows to our email list.
Membership is $30/year for individuals; $40 for households; $10 for college students.
Our year starts Sept. 1 and ends August 31. Join us!
Check out our photos from recent receptions and demonstrations.
Thank you to Vince Matulewich for taking them!
ART SCHOLARSHIP FOR BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE ART MAJOR
The Art Society of Monmouth County offers 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 is administered in the name of the Art Society of Monmouth County.