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. 

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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 

Executive Committee

Rebecca Kelly, Acting President
Artistic Director, Tahawus Center; Artistic Director, Rebecca Kelly Ballet
Au Sable Forks, NY and New York City, NY

Tony Kostecki, Co-Vice President and Treasurer
General Director, Seagle Music Colony
Schroon Lake, NY 

Deborah Fitts, Secretary
Executive Director, Lake Placid Sinfonietta
Lake Placid, NY

Margaret Gibbs, Past President 
Former Museum Director
Westport, NY

Board Members

Barbara Merle-Smith
Arts and Culture Enthusiast
Keene, NY 

Shawn Michener
Elizabethtown Community Hospital
New Russia, NY 

Charles Russell
Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University
Westport, NY 

STAFF

June Curtis
Administrative Assistant
Ticonderoga, NY

 

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