About

ABOUT

The Essex County Arts Council is a 501c3 non-profit organization serving Essex County in the beautiful Adirondack region of upstate New York. Download 2017 brochure here.

OUR MISSION

Essex County Arts Council promotes and advocates a vibrant culture for the arts through an effective county-wide system to proactively connect organizations, artists and students with full time and seasonal residents, and visitors.

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

Linda Dolly, Vie President
Owner, Linda Dolly Photography
Elizabethtown

Deborah Fitts
Executive Director, Lake Placid Sinfonietta
Lake Placid 

Margaret Gibbs, President 
Heritage Program Director, Lakes to Locks Passage
Westport 

Cory Gillilland
Curator Emeritus, Smithsonian Institution
Willsboro 

Rebecca Kelly
Artistic Director, Tahawus Center, Au Sable Forks, NY, and Artistic Director, Rebecca Kelly Ballet, NYC
NYC & Au Sable Forks 

Tony Kostecki, Treasurer
General Director, Seagle Music Colony
Schroon Lake 

Leslie Shipps, Secretary
Trustee, East Branch Friends of the Arts
Keene Valley