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seArts 2012 annual meeting 2.28.12

  1. 1. seARTS 2012 Annual MeetingFocus on Cultural Districts Follow us on Twitter @seARTSCapeAnn Gloucester, Cape Ann MA seARTS is an arts & cultural collaboration and membership organization serving all sectors of the arts on Cape Ann (Gloucester, Rockport, Essex, Manchester). Tuesday, February 28th 2012 Rockport Music – Shalin Liu
  2. 2. Agenda 6:00-6:30 6:30-7:00 PM • Welcome from Tony Beadle – Rockport Music • Welcome from President: James Caviston • seARTS Year in Review: Jackie • Board Matters: By-Laws & New Board Voting: Deborah Eliason • Speaker Intro: Anne Robinson 7:00-8:00 PM • Keynote Presentations : Ann Galligan & Herb Weiss 8:00-8:30 PM: Q& A/General Discussion 8:30-9:00 Mingling
  3. 3. WelcomeJames Caviston, PresidentseARTS Mission:The Society for the Encouragement of the Arts (seARTS) aspires tore-establish Cape Ann as a world-class center for working artists—in balancewith the unique character of Cape Ann as a maritime community.seARTS is a coalition of artists, cultural institutions, businesses, and municipalPartners working to galvanize multiple constituencies to advocate for andimprove the economic base for the arts on Cape Ann by:Linking artists to each other and to art organizations to patrons, sponsors and touristsMarketing Cape Ann’s thriving arts community and cultural programsDeveloping and implementing innovative programs and events to broadenawareness of, and access to, the arts on Cape Ann
  4. 4. 2011 – A Look Back – Year in ReviewJackie Ganim-DeFalco, Chair  Membership/Programs ◦ Newsblast improvements (ArtBytes, Profiles, etc..) ◦ Social Media Additions – Twitter @seARTSCapeAnn & Facebook ◦ Art Loan Programs ◦ Captains Courageous Festival ◦ Partner with An Artist ◦ Wearable Arts – Runway Show & Holiday Shows  Marketing ◦ American Style ◦ PR to support Events ◦ Website Planning for re-launch  Behind the Scenes: Collaboration, Planning, Finance ◦ Board Outreach ◦ Bi- Annual Cultural Meetings ◦ Cultural Economy Impact: MCC Cultural District Meeting @ City Hall; ongoing Survey work; Cultural District Planning with groups ◦ Financial Mgt/Sustainability
  5. 5. Membership, & Program Highlights
  6. 6. 2011 seARTS Member Support April/May 2011-April/May 2012 Total 2011 Members: 188 Individual Members: 150 Cultural Organizations: 22 Businesses: 13 Cultural Members – Sixth Meeting Coming Spring 2012 Newsblast reach: 1,552
  7. 7. Membership Kathleen Adams Deborah Flynn Aldrich Lindsay Crouse Cynthia Curtis Individuals Ken Hruby Helen R. Kamins Leroy Rangan Martin Ray Martha Wakefield Mark Warhol Willie S Alexander Marci Davis Stephen Kelley Patricia Yarborough Rokhaya Waring Nancy Alimansky Terry Del Percio- Linda M Kelly Reed Roberta Wayne Trudy Allen Piemonte Susan Kenna Heather Johnson Reid Theresa Weinheimer Tom F. Amend Rob Diebboll Ellen Korey-Lie Andree Robert Chris Williams Saira Austin Jay T DiPrima Adrian Lauterstein Kathy G. Roberts Beth Williams Mary Beth Bainbridge Loren Doucette Ellen J. (E.J.) Lefavour Judith Robinson-Cox Martha Wood Thomas Baker Cheryl Dyment Nancy LeGendre Joe & Maggie Rosa Heidi Caswell-Zander Ann Banks Deborah Eliason Pat Lowery Collins Richard Rosenfeld Anthea Zito Leslie D. Bartlett Thomas G. Enright Eva-Lynn Loy Wally Rowe John Bassett Adele Q. Ervin Camilla MacFadyen Rosella Sagall Geoffrey Bayliss Diane Faissler Brenda Malloy Roger E. Salisbury J Beckwith Beverly Feinberg- Nancy B. Marculewicz Claire Sanford Janis R. Bell Moss Lawrence M Martin- Lynne Sausele David Benjamin Susan Field Bittman Richard W. Seeley (Carol) Coco Berkman M. Kristine Fisher Kathleen Masella Marcia Settipani Linda Lea Bertrand Frances C. Fitch Mary McCarl Sandy Shaw Ken Bonfield Edie Freedman Carol L. McKenna Rebecca Simpson Barbara and Al Christine Gauthier- Kathleen Miller Rebecca H. Siswick Boudreau Kelly Judith Monteferrante Sarah Slifer William Braunlich Stephan Gersh Edmund (Skip) Montello Rosamond Smith Susan Britt Bobbi Gibb David Montgomery Kate Somers Isabelle K. Brown Richard Giedd Ruth Mordecai Janet E. Souza Mary Buckley Lucy A. Gillard Kerry Mullen Ginni Spencer John Cameron Lynda Goldberg Sinikka Nogelo Sharon Stanton- Marlene Cann Susan Goldman Mary Lou Nye Russell, Ph.D Heidi Caswell-Zander Christian Michael OLeary June Steel James Caviston Gotfredson Susan Oleksiw Paul S Stetzer Dixie Clark Susan Guest- Michael Oleksiw Anna Stevens Julie Cleveland McPhail Patricia M. ONeill Michael Storella Katherine Coakley Michele Harrison Christy S Park Dave Stotzer Yhanna Coffin JoeAnn Hart Marcia Karen Petersen Diana Svahn David Coffin Marcia Hart David Piemonte Joanna C Swayze Mary D. Cole Mary Healy Deborah Poodry Marilyn Swift Pamela Courtleigh Leslie Heffron Marion V. Powers Lynn Swigart Anne Cowman Susan Hershey Susan Quateman Joan Swigart Anne Marie Crotty Judith Hoglander Beverly Quint Theresa M Testaverde Kathryn Hollett
  8. 8. Business & Cultural Members Business Members Cultural Organization Members 222 Arts & Wellness Center Art Harbor of Cape Ann Cape Ann Designs Cape Ann Artisans Cape Ann Forum Cape Ann Art Haven Cape Ann Healing Center Cape Ann Forum Stephen Dexter Cape Ann Museum Granite Shore Gallery Cape Ann Symphony Association, Inc. Ed Halsted Cape Ann Theatre Collaborative Island Art And Hobby City of Gloucester Tourism Judith Monteferrante Photography Gloucester Stage Company Local Colors Gallery Independent Christian Church, Unitarian Marty Morgan Pottery Universalist Random Arts Gallery Japescape Productions True North Gallery Lanesville Community Center The Visual Connection Image Research, Inc. Music at Edens Edge North Shore Arts Association North Shore Jazz Project Rockport Art Association Rockport Music Rocky Neck Art Colony Rose Baker Senior Center Art Program Sawyer Free Library & Gloucester Lyceum St. John’s Episcopal Church
  9. 9. New Members (anyone good thru 2012 or whojoined in 2012) Individuals Businesses Cultural OrganizationsTom F. Amend Kerry Mullen 222 Arts & Wellness Center Cape Ann TheatreJohn Bassett Sinikka Nogelo Ed Halsted CollaborativeLinda Lea Bertrand Mary Lou Nye Island Art And Hobby Japescape ProductionsSusan Boles Marcia Karen True North Gallery North Shore JazzIsabelle K. Brown Petersen The Visual Connection Image ProjectJohn Cameron Deborah Poodry Research, Inc. St. John’s EpiscopalMarlene Cann Leroy Rangan ChurchDixie Clark Kathy G.Julie Cleveland RobertsPat Lowery Collins Lynne SauseleTerry Del Percio- RebeccaPiemonte SimpsonDeborah Eliason Janet E. SouzaAdele Q. Ervin June SteelBeverly Feinberg- Susan QuatemanMoss Rokyaha WaringStephan Gersh Martha WoodSusan GoldmanMichele HarrisonMarcia F. HartLeslie HeffronKathryn HollettAnna KasabianStephen KelleyEllen J. LeFavourEva-Lynn LoyKathleen MasellaEdmund (Skip)Montello
  10. 10. First Newsletter! Sign up at desk toreceive one…..
  11. 11. 2011 Annual Meeting @Cruiseport
  12. 12. Art@Bass Rocks 2011 Awarded Viewers Choice Awards (need photos below) Jurors – Joy Day Buell, Debbie Clark, Juni Van Dyke Opening Reception with Joy Day Buell Featured Artists in BR Newsletter Total Sales since 2009: $8665"Exposes my work to a unique audience . . .Opportunity to meet new artist colleagues (andcurrent artist colleagues) . . . reception is unique…”Richard Seeley, Photographer Postcard by: E.J. LeFavour
  13. 13. Art @ Bass Rocks
  14. 14. Art@Cape Ann Medical Center Wrapped up program….
  15. 15. 2011 CaptainsCourageous Festival Moving to September 22, 2012 during Trails Cape Ann Museum & Sails Weekend Sawyer Free Library coordinated by Maritime Gloucester Schooner Cape Ann Community Cinema Adventure Schooner Adventure & Three Sheets to the Wind
  16. 16. Partner with an artistFive new works funded by a grant from Bruce J. Anderson andSelma and Bayness Andrews Funds Writer’s Center & Ten Pound Island Books Artist: Susan Erony Gloucester Marine Railways Artist: John Tagiuiri Captain Joe & Sons Artist: Abby Ytzen Rockport Council on Aging @ the Rockport Community House Artist: Elizabeth Harty Cape Ann Community Cinema & The Annie Artists: Rob Newton & Kristen MillerManaged by Sarah Slifer & Anne Robinson
  17. 17. Celebrate wearable art! Hosted by the Wearable Arts Group to Partnered with Mobius & Rising Design Tables decorated by each of 17 “selling” Poster by Edie artists Freedman Over 70 looks on the runway from 30+ designers & artists – local & invited Raised $15K for seARTS; sold $10K of art Publicity throughout the Boston area & special article in Cape Ann Magazine First seARTS Wearable Art Recognition Awards
  18. 18. Wearable Arts Celebrates 5 Years!
  19. 19. Cape Ann Magazine –Winter Issue
  20. 20. 5th Annual Wearable Art HolidayShow During Middle Street Walk Partnered with SF Library 17 participating artists $12,174.00 Sales with 15% to seARTS $866 to Library with all artists donating to Raffle Carol McIntyre, Harpist performing Poster by Linda Stockman
  21. 21. Great Progress & More Work Ahead for theCultural Economy……
  22. 22. Please Remember to Visit & Vote forGloucester as a Top 100 Small Art City
  23. 23. Finance, Planning, & Support
  24. 24. Financial Overview:Bill Braunlich,Treasurer Revenue Expenses SurplusFY 2011 $62,648 36,397 $24.251Oct. 1 2012 –Sept 30th, 2011FY 2012 $18,390 $22,774 ($4384)Oct 1 2011-Jan31, 2012Note 1: Two Annual Fundraisers were conducted within the same fiscal year.Note 2: Sale of artwork during the 16 month reporting period throughseARTS sponsored activities was $23,625
  25. 25. 2012 Plans Feb 28 - Annual Meeting Winter: Ongoing Cultural District Discussions/Connections Feb/March- Partner with An Artist - Call February-March – Bass Rocks Call Captains Courageous – goes on an Adventure! Spring – PWA Announcement/Call April: Cultural Organizations Spring Meeting June - Bass Rocks Opening Reception Fall: New Website Launch PWA Roll-out Sept: Cultural Organizations Fall Meeting Oct – Fall Fundraising Event December -Wearable Arts – Holiday
  26. 26. Partners & A debt of gratitude…… Sponsors: Fall Event Committee: Cape Ann Museum Art Haven Sawyer Free Bass Rocks Art Show Captains Courageous Library Jurors Readers & SponsorsCommittee Wearable Arts Bass Rocks Award Sponsors Golf ClubSelma & Bayness Andrews Fund Schooner Adventure Nor’East Volunteers Frameworks Gloucester House Celebrate Wearable Partner with An Artist Art! Hosting businesses & Wearable Art Holiday sponsors Show Fall Benefit Committee
  27. 27. Just to name a few…… Sponsors and Donors Volunteers Acme Merchandise & Apparel Margaret Spencer Bass Rocks Golf Club Kathleen Valentine Cape Ann Savings Bank June Steele Clark Linehan Photography Carri Hnatowicz Deborah Coull Salon Dermatique MedSpa +Fall Benefit Committee: Eliason Law Office Susan Boles, Edie Freedman, Cindy Edie Freedman Hendrickson, Kristine Fisher, Intershell Seafood Corporation Judith Monteferrante, Stephanie Maryanne and Tom Kiely Mason, Pamela Morss, Peg Nolte, Majorek Medical Group Incorporated Gay Raftery, Ellen Shea, Margaret (Jed Speare, Jane Wang) Spencer, Candace Wheeler, Beth Rising Design Boston (Ellen Shea) Williams, Becky Williams, Jane Rockport National Bank Wang, Judith Wright Scanzani & Associates Scroo Cookin’ Manuel Simoes And everyone who we may have in Top Dog Studio advertently missed --- Thank Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates you… Terry Weber Willow Rest Granting Organizations The Boston Foundation Bruce J. Anderson Foundation Selma and Andrew Bayness Fund
  28. 28. Thank you! Clare Higgins, Kathleen Valentine & many others working behind the scenes..... Sponsors Event Volunteers Community Media
  29. 29. Local Media! Good Morning Gloucester GoodMorningGloucester
  30. 30. 2011 fundraiser contributors011 Sponsors!2 Most Creative Table: 1st Prize: Cape Ann Savings Bank 2011Benefit Donors Fashion Designer Award: Sponsored by Rockport National Bank 2011 Captains Courageous Festival Honorary Mention Fashion: Sponsored by Eliason Law Office and Scanzani & Associates Sponsors Runway “Artist” Award: 1st Prize: Top Dog Studio Runway Honorary Mention: Maryanne and Tom Kiely Wearable Arts Contribution Awards from the seARTS Board: TBA Special thanks to: Manuel Simoes for his Videography services on behalf of Good Morning Gloucester Terry Weber for her professional writing Clark Linehan Photography Deborah Coull Salon Edie Freedman, Graphic Designer Kathleen Valentine for her web support Peter Hood, Bass Rocks Golf Club Jed Speare, Director of & Jane Wang for sharing their Runway Show Ellen Shea, Rising Design Boston for finding models, managing the Runway : Scroo Cookin 185 Washington Street, Gloucester Willow Rest, 1 Holly Street, Gloucester, GloucesterFunders The good people of….seARTS wished to gratefully acknowledge past support from the Essex County Community Foundation and the Mass Cultural Council
  31. 31. Board; Nominees; By-Laws 2011: Bill Braunlich, Anne Robinson, Beth Scanzani*, James Caviston, Jacqueline Ganim- DeFalco, & Deb Eliason* 2012: New Advisors who we welcome gratefully! Judith Monteferrante, Steve Brettler, Beth Williams 2012: New Board Members to vote in today: Kristine Fisher, Bill Bode, Susan Boles*moving toadvisory role
  32. 32. SPECIAL GUESTSCommunity LeadersKeynotes: Ann Galligan, associate professor and co-director of the Cultural and Arts Policy Research Institute at Northeastern University in Boston Herb Weiss - Economic and Cultural Affairs Officer, Rhode Island
  33. 33. Tonight’s Sponsors- Thank You!
  34. 34. Please Remember to Visit & Vote forGloucester as a Top 100 Small Art City