About Us

Mission Statement

The Staunton Augusta Art Center, Inc. is a non-profit 501(C)(3) community art organization devoted to providing area children and adults, as well as visitors to the region, diverse experiences in the creation and appreciation of the visual arts. The Art Center supports artists and artisans by providing opportunities to exhibit and sell their work and by providing them employment opportunities through teaching.

2018 Board of Trustees

The management of the Staunton Augusta Center is vested in a volunteer Board of Trustees consisting of a minimum of ten members. The Board is nominated and elected by the existing Board. Trustees serve three year terms. The Board meets monthly.

Staunton Augusta Art Center

2018 Board of Trustees


Beth Young, President
Karen Hudson., VP, Programs
Greg Jones, Ph.D., VP, Standards
Barb Shue, VP, Development
Karen B. Shapcott, VP, Membership
Janne Heifetz, Secretary
Kathy Romig, Treasurer
Brigitte Cowan
Peggy Moye
Craig Peterson
Chris Smith
Kathy Thomas
Kaylor Vaughn


Beth Hodge, Executive Director

The Staunton Augusta Art Center Staff

Executive Director Beth Hodge speaks at the Art Center's Golden Gala.

Beth Hodge, Executive Director
E-mail: director@saartcenter.org
Phone: 540-885-2028

The Executive Director is responsible for the operation of the Art Center and oversees every aspect of its administration and activities including fundraising.

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