The Colonie Art League was founded in 1974 by a group of area artists to further the advancement of visual arts. The Colonie Art League currently has a membership of close to 152 artists working in a wide variety of two-dimensional media.
The Colonie Art League mission is to:
Increase public awareness of original art produced in the Capital District
Enrich the cultural life of our region
Encourage the appreciation of art in the community
Provide educational programs for artists
Provide opportunities for local exhibitions of original art
Promote art as a career pathway for area high school students
The Colonie Art League goal is to:
Arrange art exhibits in public places
Raise funds to provide funding for high school graduate scholarships, prizes, and awards
Provide demonstrations and workshops with nationally known artists as instructors to further the education and experience for members
Conducting monthly meetings, encouraging a forum for artists to interact and openly exchange ideas, materials and information
OFFICERS 2023-24 and BYLAWS
The Executive Board & Standing Committees
As a not-for-profit New York corporation, the Colonie Art League, Inc. is governed by an elected Executive Board consisting of the following and the immediate past president of the organization.
Immediate Past President
VP/Show Co-Chair and Membership
Budget Chair, Publicity, New Member Liaison
Vince Forte, Jr.
Member Emeritus/Workshop Director