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OCLive! provides artists of all ages a dynamic and equitable platform to showcase their work and connect with a vibrant community. Whether you are a visual artist, performer, maker, or creator, OC Live offers the perfect stage for your talent. Check out our simple and free application process and join us in celebrating the arts, creativity, and community. Apply now and become part of a diverse, energetic and creative Orange County, NY, community.

Goals and Objectives

1. Invest in Orange County by championing the arts

2. Build new and more diverse audiences while deepening their engagement with the arts

3. Foster community engagement in arts and culture

4. Extend and strengthen the presence of the arts in Orange County

5. Support initiatives that nurture thriving arts and cultural sectors



Gilbert Guaring, President – UAP, Rock Tavern NY

Chris DiFilippi, Vice President – CEO, Rocky Bagels – Cornwall NY

Janet Howard Fatta, Past President – J Howard Studios, Independent Artist – Warwick NY

Michelle Figliomeni, Secretary – OC Historical Society, President – Washingtonville NY

Katelyn Tymczyszyn, Treasurer – RBT CPAs LLC, Accountant – Middletown NY

Gary Schuster – J&G Law, Partner – Walden NY

Lotus Do – National Academy School of Fine Arts, Former Educator – Cornwall NY

Jonathan Gatsik – Regal Bag Studios, Billy Joes Ribworks, The Academy Poughkeepsie, Entrepreneur – Newburgh NY

Barry Lewis – Regional Foodbank of Northeast New York, Sr Public Affairs Officer – Woodbourne NY

Jennifer Schneider – Drake Loeb PLLC, Managing Partner – Montgomery NY

Rosanna Scimeca – Savaggi Bank Arts, Director – Newburgh NY

Jonnie Wesley-Krueger – Hudson Valley Credit Union, Manager of Organizational Development – Pine Bush NY

Denise Romero – Mid Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union, Director of Community Impact – Middletown NY

Our Staff

Todd Hulet
Todd HuletExecutive Director
Brandi McLendon
Brandi McLendonOperations Assistant

All of the programs and services of the Orange County Arts Council focus on CREATING a fertile and supportive environment for the arts, CONNECTING the arts community with other leading industries and INSPIRING the public to actively participate in the arts.

Orange County Arts Council is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and the Orange County Executive’s Office.