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August 2023

2023 – 2024 Officers
President:  Open for Applications*
1st Vice President:  Open for Applications*
2nd Vice President:  Open for Applications*
Corresponding Secretary:  Open for Applications*
Recording Secretary:  Open for Applications*
Treasurer:  Patricia Daley
* Consider volunteering for one of these positions.

2023 – 2024 Directors
Membership Notices:  Jay Pacunas
Historian:  Gail Burke
Indoor Art Displays and Sales:  Linda Condon
Instructional Art Programs:  Leslie Altman
Member Showcase:  Cis Poremba
Membership Director:  Cis Poremba
Online Sales Administer:  Joan Swaluk 
Publications Editor:  Open *
Zoom Tech Director:  Jan Darcy
Website Manager:  Charlotte Simpson

*The position involves creating our monthly newsletter, designing exhibit promo posters, & promoting YAG events on social media platforms.

Upcoming Individual Indoor Art Displays









Yarmouth Town Hall:
August:  Linda Condon 
September/October:  Charlotte Simpson

South Yarmouth Library:
August:  Linda Coffey
September/October:  Linda Condon

Please contact Linda Condon if you would like to display your artwork in an exhibit for one or two months at any of the locations listed above. 
Linda is scheduling displays for the upcoming year.
Email:  lindacondon5

"Starry Night" by Charlotte Simpson

Introducing Gallery Artist - Joanne O’Bryan









Joanne has been drawing for as long as she can remember. She was influenced early on when her mother, a violinist, took her to art museums.  She studied art at the University of Utah, Salt Lake, received a B.S. in art at the Univ. of Wisconsin and has a Masters’ Degree in Art Therapy from Leslie University.  Joanne generally paints with acrylics.

Beach House

2023-2024 General Meetings

In-Person Monthly Guild Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month at the Yarmouth Town Hall (1146 Main St./Rt 28 Yarmouth MA, excluding the summer months of June, July, and August.  Members will receive a monthly email about alternatives to in-person meetings

Wednesday September 6th 2023 – YAG General Meeting
Please join us for our first In-Person Meeting at the Yarmouth Town Hall from 10 am to 12 pm.  
Members are encouraged to invite guests for a $5
guest fee to be applied to a future membership fee.

September Guest Artist Instructor:  Mary Moquin

View Mary’s website to learn more about her artwork and amazing career as a Cape Cod artist.  Mary has a Show at Cove Gallery in Wellfleet during the month of August.

Artist and Teacher






© Morning Accolades by Mary Moquin

Sept. Artist Showcase Presenter:  Rae Rylander 







© From the Backside by Rae Rylander


Interested in briefly sharing your artwork/art journey at the beginning of a meeting?  Contact Cis Poremba:  

2023 Member Survey

Thank you to all who took the time to complete our online survey.  The Yarmouth Board Members will review the results and all comments at our August Board Meeting.  We will share the survey results with all members on our website and in future newsletters.




Your ideas and suggestions will help us plan events for the 2023 – 2024 year and beyond.

Community Instructional Art Classes – 
Giving Back to the Community

YAG artists will have an opportunity this fall to inspire new artists of all ages by offering classes with a focus on beginner painting techniques in a variety of mediums.  We are looking for member artists to share their passions and expertise and teach an introductory class in any medium.  If you are interested and would like more information, please contact Charlotte Simpson at

Brewster Ladies Library July Exhibit and Reception

YAG Member Artists pose for a photo at our

Artist Meet-and-Greet Reception.    

Thanks to Cis Poremba’s organization & member participation and efforts, YAG had a successful exhibit and reception.  Artist member Jay Pacunas sold her watercolor painting titled “To My Beach”.

Gibson’s Sotheby’s International  Realty
September and October Exhibit and Reception

YAG artist members will be displaying artwork at the Sotheby’s Realty Office at 6 Route 6A in Orleans. Sotheby’s and the Yarmouth Art Guild Artists will hold a Reception with refreshments and music on September 7th from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Terry Simpson of Breeze sets the mood with his Jazz Music. Thank you Terry!

Upcoming August Member Exhibit

"After the Storm" by Rae Rylander

Dennis Public Library Exhibit and Reception


Ten YAG artist members will be displaying artwork at the Dennis Public Library 5 Hall Street Dennis Port from August 1st to August 31st.  The D.P.L. Library and Yarmouth Art Guildwill hold a Reception for all members and the public on August 3rd from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm.

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        Joan Swaluk                        Rene Kelly                   Pam DeYoung                               Leslie Altman                                  Candice Ronesi

Benefits of Yarmouth Art Guild Membership

•    Exclusive solo art displays for a month at the indoor venues of South Yarmouth Public Library and Yarmouth Town Hall (very high traffic areas) and Cape Media Center (when available).  Every member is eligible to have their artwork exhibited at these two locations and we are always looking for more sites and member participation.
•    Participation in Group Art Shows at the Cape Cod Cultural Center, Brewster Ladies Library, Dennis Public Library, Gibson Sotheby’s Realty Office, and other locations, as we can arrange.  The yearly exhibition at the Cape Cod Cultural Center in November is the only show requiring an entry fee.
•    Admission to our monthly General Meetings including a monthly artist demonstration.
•    Artist Showcase Presenter. Opportunity to introduce yourself and your art at one of our monthly General Meetings.

•    Art Gallery on the YAG Website.  For an additional $35, showcase your work on the  YAG website on your personal page, a potential sale location.  The fee covers adding your photos of artwork available for purchase and any maintenance of your personal display page, such as adding new works or removing works that have sold.
•    Yarmouth Art Guild Newsletter, The Paintbox.emailed monthly to your inbox.

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