Now thru August 5th, 2018: CALL for Artists for ART IN THE ARBORETUM FALL SHOW The fall splend...June 22 @ 8:00 am - August 5 @ 5:00 pm
Franklin Square Gallery 130 E. West Street Southport, NC 28461 910-457-5450 Hours: Monday – Saturd...June 25 @ 10:00 am - July 19 @ 5:00 pm
History of The Brunswick Arts Council
Victor and Jeanne Gerloven, natives of Brooklyn, NY, dedicated their lives to art and education. For over 55 years, Victor taught art at the high school and college level; and after retiring to Brunswick County, he continued to teach art through the Associated Artists of Southport program for adults.
He received the N.C. Governor’s Award for Volunteerism and for over a decade tirelessly led the Brunswick Arts Council as president, while Jeanne, a retired Assistant Dean of the School of General Studies at Brooklyn College, New York City, served as the Council’s Secretary.
As a result of their diligent work, the BAC became the respected organization that it is today. Through the various programs to all the in the community, and assists and encourages local artists in achieving their lifelong goals.
2018-2019 BAC Board Members:
Executive Director: Susan Sims-Pritts
Gary Halberstadt – President
Reggie Smith – Vice-President
Vic Guarino -Treasurer
Liz Boyer – Secretary
JoAnn Staat – Visual Arts
Connie Enis – Student Arts Education
Linda Dorman – Performing Arts
Mari-Lou Wong Chong – Multicultural Programs
Open – Grants & Development
Mary Beth Livers – Oak Island Art Guild
Anne McGrath – Associated Artists of Southport
David Kilgore/Deborah Weber – Coastal Carolina Camera Club
Website: Sydnee Moore
Past Presidents: Barb McFall, Jeanette Serrents
Director Public Relations: Mary Beth Livers
Recording Secretary: Caroline Bailey