Board and Staff

The Board of Directors and staff of the Arts Council of York County are made up by a diverse group of individuals who work in the arts or are otherwise committed to bringing the arts to the forefront in York County.

​BOARD OF DIRECTORS

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

Melanie E. Jones, President 

  York Technical College

Priscilla Nealy, Vice President

  Photographer

Nicki Nash, Immediate Past President

  Founders Federal Credit Union

Erica Smith, Treasurer
  Vinyet Architecture

Michael B. Smith, Secretary

  Morton & Gettys


BOARD MEMBERS

 

Mike Baker

  Individual Artist

Ashley Beard

  South Pointe High School

Jeff Bellantoni

  Winthrop University

Sonja Burris

  Visit York County, SC

Hali Christopher

  Westminster Catawba Christian School

Michelle DiEduardo

  Community Volunteer

Matthew L. Dosch

  Comporium Communications

Eric D. Eaddy

  Carolinas Healthcare System

Evan Goetz

  City of Rock Hill

Brian Hovis

  Comporium Communications
Kirk H. Irwin

  Friday Arts Project

Dr. John Jones, Jr.

  Rock Hill School District 3

Alison Mallard

  Culture & Heritage Museums

Amy Overcash

  Allen Tate, Realtor

Lori H. Patrick

  First Citizens Bank
Gale Teaster

  Community Volunteer

Terry Windell

  Overhead Station

 Suzie Wright

  Community Volunteer

STAFF

Debra Heintz

Executive Director
heintzd@yorkcountyarts.org



Karen Collins

Underexposed Film Festival yc

Festival Director

kcollins@yorkcountyarts.org

 

Jesslyn Armstrong

Graphic Designer | Administrative Assistant

jarmstrong@yorkcountyarts.org

Melanie Cooper

Marketing & Communications
mcooper@yorkcountyarts.org

 

Amanda Foshag

Marketing & Communications Assistant

afoshag@yorkcountyarts.org

Michael Gentry

Gallery Manager
mgentry@yorkcountyarts.org

Lynn Hope

Interim Office Manager

lhope@yorkcountyarts.org

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COMMUNITY PARTNERS

HOURS
 
Center for the Arts

Monday – Thursday | 9 AM - 6 PM*

*Open from 5 - 6 PM by appointment 
Friday | 9 AM - 5 PM
2nd & 4th weekends each month:
Saturday | 10 AM - 2 PM
Sunday | 2 - 4 PM

 

Gettys Art Center

Monday – Friday | 9 AM - 5 PM

CLOSED

 

New Year's Day | Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Easter Monday | Memorial Day

Independence Day | Labor Day

Thanksgiving Thursday & Friday

Christmas Eve | Christmas Day | Boxing Day

Affiliate & Artist Member Login

The Arts Council of York County is headquartered in Old Town Rock Hill. Downtown Rock Hill is a state-recognized Cultural District in South Carolina.

 

Support for this project is provided by the SC Arts Commission (which receives funding from the NEA), Rock Hill Accommodations Tax Grant Fund, York County Accommodations & Hospitality Tax,  the ACYC Annual Campaign, and Comporium Communications.  For visitors information including lodging, contact the York County Visitors Center at 888-702-1320.

EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY

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