The Fort Mill Art Guild will not be renewing its lease at 213 Main Street in 2010 due to the current economic climate. They are exploring partnerships and alliances with other arts organizations and businesses that will allow them to fulfill our educational mission as a 501c3 corporation.
Marcia Kort Buike, President of the Fort Mill Art Guild, says:
We are extremely grateful to the entire community for its support of and participation in our programs this year. We would like to mention the following people for their extraordinary efforts on our behalf: The City Council of Fort Mill (particularly Mayor Danny Funderburk and City Manager David Hudspeth) for their bold and progressive move to subsidize the guild.
Jim Buike, Jim Harper and the Arts Council of York County for their generous financial contributions and support .
Virginia Dauth for the donation of her professional services as Gallery Director, and as tireless volunteer laborer
Rick Austin & Tom Cassen for their pro bono work as instructors
The staffs of our local print media: The Fort Mill Times, The Herald, Charlotte Observer, Lake Wylie Pilot and YC Magazine, and particularly Michael Harrison and Toya Graham of The Fort Mill Times for their unwavering support in providing media coverage of our programs
Our Guild members who paid their dues and volunteered their time
For more info on and the future of the Fort Mill Art Guild visit their website at www.fortmillartguild.com.