Committees in the Guild

Membership on a particular committee is a one-year commitment. Committees are to report their monthly activity, as necessary, to the 2nd Vice President.


Responsible for acquiring, saving, and maintaining all Public Relations information and documentation relating to the Guild, Gallery and Members. Coordinate with the Public Relations/Marketing committee to collect and maintain Guild information for archival records.

Brain Freeze Coordinator

The Guild's main charity event of the year, held the first Saturday of August. The chair oversees the planning and implementation of this event with their committee and the chosen charity. Coordinate with the Public Relations/Marketing committee on advertising this event.

Class Coordinator

Coordinates the registration and logistics for the classes given by the Guild: Take a Turn at the Wheel, and Chardonnay and Clay.

Community Outreach Chairperson

Charged with seeking out events, shows, exhibitions and projects that the Guild can participate in and initiate that would benefit members and further our stated mission. (i.e. In the Street, Festival of the Arts, participation/support of fund raising events, etc.)

Downtown Frederick Partnership Liaison

Attends and Coordinates gallery activities with the DFP, attending DFP meetings and supplying listings for the DFP brochure.

Frederick Arts Council Liaison

Attends FAC meetings.

Gallery Events Chairperson

Coordinates First Saturday and other gallery events.

Grant Coordiator

Responsible for applying for grants for educational purposes and arranging grant events.

Hospitality Chairperson

Responsible for organizing food and supplies for monthly meetings and guild activities, also, obtaining pertinent permits.

Membership Chairperson

Responsible for keeping track of memberships and related forms and dues, compiling membership lists.  Also, recruiting of new members.

Operations Manager

Responsible for gallery supplies, checking gallery bios and sending reminders to members.

Avonell Watson

Programs Chairperson

Responsible for monthly programs at meetings, field trips, workshops and any miscellaneous member programs. Committee is chaired by the 1st Vice-president.

Public Relations/Marketing Chairperson

Responsible for all publicity — including but not limited to Guild Newsletter, images, website, creation of printed materials, press releases and other public relations, distribution of printed material, maintenance of customer email lists and social media. Also includes developing and maintaining marketing materials to support the Guild and Gallery activities. This committee needs separate individuals to support/manage the different aspects of our social media interface (i.e. Guild webpage, Facebook, Instagram, email).

— Facebook

In charge of posting to the Guild Facebook page, and monitoring/responding to comments.

— Instagram

In charge of posting to the Guild Instagram account, and monitoring/responding to comments.

— Website

In charge of upkeep of Website.

Martha Morrison