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Wellington Art Society Presents Jessica Ransom, Director Of Artist Services At Cultural Council Of Palm Beach County At First Season Meeting Wednesday, September 13. New Exhibit “Creative” Opening Reception Is October 3

The Wellington Art Society will feature a presentation by Jessica Ransom, Director of Artist Services at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at the Wellington Community Center. The event includes a meet and greet, a member spotlight, a brief meeting and Jessica’s discussion.  In addition, mark your calendars for a new municipal art exhibition, “Creative” going on now through November 24, 2023, at the Wellington City Hall. The public is invited to the Opening Reception on Tuesday, October 3, 2023. Enjoy the original artwork of 24 artists and 70 works of art in various media including oil, acrylic, watercolor, ceramics and photography.  The Rickie Report shares all of the details and a sneak peek.  The public is welcome to ALL WAS events!







Public Is Invited To


Wellington Art Society Meeting


Wednesday, September 13, 2023


5:30 pm



Wellington  Community  Center


12150 Forest Hill Blvd.   Wellington, FL





Jessica Ransom,

Director of Artist Services

at the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County




For more information contact: Heather Bergstrom,




Jessica Ransom manages, curates, and oversees installation of all exhibitions as the Director of Artist Services at the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County. The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County is the only organization solely dedicated to supporting arts and culture in the Palm Beaches. In its’ sustaining effort to foster growth of the cultural sector, the Council provides support services to cultural organizations and creative professionals, administers public and private grant programs, advocates for cultural funding, enhances local arts education, and promotes cultural tourism.






Jessica serves as the primary contact for professional visual artists in Palm Beach County and leads the Council’s Artist Resource Team. Jessica has held positions throughout the art industry as an art advisor and appraiser, developing clientele for a fine art handling firm, and managing the contemporary art space Culture Lab at City Place. Her experience includes advising private collectors on purchases, sales, and appraisals, overseeing both private and public art installations, and managing all aspects of art loans. Jessica received her master’s in the History of Art and the Art Market from Christie’s Education in New York City. She is the current chairperson of the City of West Palm Beach Art Life committee and is a board member of Impact the Palm Beaches.

For additional information on the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County, please visit their website at




WAS Announces New Exhibition

“Creative”  and  “Concepts”








Opening Reception:

Tuesday, October 3, 2023



5 – 7  pm



Wellington City Hall

12300 Forest Hill Boulevard, Wellington FL, 33414

Now through November 24, 2023



Free and open to the public weekdays from 8 am to 5 pm.


Enjoy the original artwork of 24 artists and 70 works of art in various media including oil, acrylic, watercolor, ceramics and photography.

All artwork in the exhibition is for sale and a portion of the proceeds goes toward WAS Scholarship and Outreach Programs. To arrange the purchase of artwork hanging in the exhibition, please email


Featured   Artists are:

Barbara Bailey

 Heather Bergstrom

 Betty Brodie

 Nancy Cinieri

 Ayesha T DeLorenzo

Kim Hope DiGiacomo

Nancy Fried

 Cynthia George

Jan Gmitter

 Laura Jaffe

Lou Ann La Bohn

Nancy Lee

 Joseph Marcou

 Paul Marshall

 Rose Gong Monier

 Susan Mosely

 Susan Oakes

Lucille Pallante

Leslie Pfeiffer

 Ava Rhodes

Marion Roberts

Carl Stoveland

Cindi Taylor

 Elaine Weber





The Wellington Art Society is a non-profit charitable organization in its 42nd year. It is open to artists of all mediums and patrons of the arts, allowing both local and regional artists to display their artwork in local galleries, interact with other artists and serve the community through their art. For further information about the Wellington Art Society, please visit  




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