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2022 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Presented a first-year update on the strategic plan to the community.

  • Added two new board members.

  • Further increased our social media and online presence.

  • Hosted first ever Appraisal Day and Silent Auction raising $6200.

  • Expanded online activities with new technologies such as a streaming Longley program.

  • Earned a grant from Orcas Island Community Foundation to support the Longley exhibit.

  • Partnered with the Archipelago Collective for a world premier sold out concert.

  • Received $20,575 in funding and recognition from the County and Town lodging tax funds for out-of-county marketing.

  • Conducted a personalized membership recruitment drive for lapsed members.

  • Launched a membership drive to thousands in the Greater Seattle area via direct email.

  • Threw a long-desired appreciation party to recognize the SJIMA volunteers.

  • Campaigned & received funding to develop a student-tour docent program from SJICF.

  • The Hospitality Committee returned to present two outstanding receptions.

  • Restarted Art For Fun and Family Art Days and packs continued.

  • Created an exploratory study group for a possible Executive Director.

  • Added two new members to the Exhibition Committee.

  • Conducted an Around the Islands Day to increase countywide awareness.

  • Received a glowing review in Art Access for our spring exhibits.

  • Created a task force to assess our website and make recommendations.

  • Installed eight new exhibits in 2022, several with newly created art just for the SJIMA.

  • Inventoried the exhibition history/archives in preparation for a new web site.

  • Culled and organized a lending library for members in the workshop space under the leadership of Lynn Roochvarg.

  • Partnered with Alchemy Art Center for artist talks.

  • Sponsored three supplementary Art As A Voice talks for LOOKING INTO KABUL

  • Donors completed their 5-year pledge commitment.

  • Brought in a professional to kick-off fundraising efforts.

  • Linda Chowdry prepared to become the SJIMA board president.

  • Promoted a wine and chocolate membership recruitment event.

  • Began the effort to put all documents and photos on a board member-accessible site. (legal papers, documents, exhibitions, contracts, financial reports, policies and more)

  • Artists’ Registry celebrates it’ 12 th year supporting our area artists.

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