Sarah Bell is a graduate of SUNY New Paltz with a Master of Science in Visual Arts Education. She currently teaches in the Carmel Central School District. Her favorite medium is oil painting, and her personal artwork focuses on portraiture of people and animals. Sarah also enjoys working with clay, creating both decorative and functional pieces.
Heidi Stein is a mixed-media artist who makes art daily and exhibits locally. Since 2014, she has gravitated toward gel printing to create painted papers with visual texture and pattern. Gel plate printing fuels her love of paper, vintage books, magazines, ephemera and recycled materials. Heidi contintues to explore the creative process of gel print-making using various texture tools. Then, she collages the prints together to make works of art.
Monica is a New York based vocal instructor with over 35 years of teaching experience. She has studios in NYC and Westchester/Putnam counties. She has taught voice classes at the Professional Performing Arts School in Manhattan, Master Classes for arts councils in Westchester County, New York, and at the University of Hartford’s Hartt School of Music. Her students are currently performing on Broadway, National Tours, off-Broadway, regionally, and appearing in commercials, television and movies. Alumni include: Lea Michelle, Scarlett Johannson, Ashley Tisdale and Laura Bell Bundy.
I consider myself to be kind of an illusionist. By simply scribbling, in a process of tightly controlled chaos, on a blank piece of paper with a fine-point pen, I can trick the observer’s eye into seeing what I want it to see; a jaguar peering from beneath a bush, a barn falling into disrepair, two men chatting on the street, etc.
My work has been displayed, among other places, at the Ridgewood Art Institute, the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, the Belle Levine Art Center, The Flywheel Gallery, and the Lake Carmel Arts Center. I currently live in the Hudson Valley with my beautiful wife and two awesome children.
Rosalie is a painter, illustrator, and graphic designer. She has exhibited her paintings in New York, New Jersey, Colorado, Nova Scotia, and California. Her art work has been reviewed in many newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, The Bergen Record (NJ), and ArtNews Magazine. Rosalie has also designed books, fabric, housewares, brochures and corporate logos for such clients as Warner Communications, King Features, Bloomingdales, and The National Organization of Women. She was also an art director for a housewares company. She attended Cornell University, got her BFA from Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, and her MFA from California Institute of the Arts. Locally, Rosalie has taught art workshops at the Mahopac Public Library, at the after school program at Fulmar Road School, and is presently teaching drawing and painting at PAC.
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PAC is always interested in discussing volunteer opportunities and values the help that volunteers provide. A variety of options exist including gallery sitting, administrative tasks and landscape work.
The board of directors of the Putnam Arts Council recognizes support & sponsorship by our many members & friends, and acknowledges particularly the following:
NY State Council on the Arts & Putnam County Government.
PAC’s programs and services are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Governor and the NY State Legislature. Public support is also provided by Putnam County Government.
Additional revenue is generated by the Putnam Arts Council through membership, educational and creative programs, fundraising efforts and through donations from the public and private sectors.
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