Creating Art on Maryland's Eastern Shore

Who We Are

The Working Artists Forum started meeting in Easton, Maryland in 1979. In 1981 the group became a legal affiliation to the Academy of the Arts. This affiliation was terminated in 1991 and The Working Artists Forum became a not for profit corporation May 20, 1991. 


Our Objectives

Since 1979, WAF has been a juried organization of working professional artists from diverse professions and geographic locations, who meet monthly at the Academy Art Museum for demonstrations, group critiques and lively discussion.  Membership has grown from 13 original charter members to 102 members today. WAF members actively show their work on the Eastern Shore, as well on the Western Shore across the Bay Bridge, both separately and together; and have pieces in private and corporate collections throughout the United States and abroad. Although members have received numerous awards and prizes in countless competitions and shows, a strong interest remains in pro bono work for the community, and donations are made each year to the art classes in our area schools.

OFFICERS

PRESIDENT -   Betty Huang
VICE PRESIDENT - Georgette Toews
                                            RECORDING SECRETARY - Mary Ford                                       
CORRESPONDING SECRETARY - Amy Cummins
TREASURER - Barbara Zuehlke
ARCHIVIST - Judy Weaver
MEMBERSHIP - Nancy Thomas
NEWSLETTER - Janet DiNapoli, Judy Wolgast, Pat Lang
PUBLICITY - Barbara Watson

CHARTER MEMBERS

MILDRED DROEGE  *   MARY EKROOS  *   TERESA FREDERICK  *  ESTHER HENRY
MARTHA HUDSON  *   BARBARA JABLIN  *  BETTE LIST  *   GEORGANNE MASTEN
DOROTHY NEWLAND  *    MARY RIECKERT  *  JEAN SNYDER  *  BETTY WISE  *  JOYCE ZEIGLER