Our Council


The Media Arts Council works to further its mission to actively support local artists and integrate a wide range of arts into the life of the entire community. M.A.C. seeks to:

  • Support artists by increasing opportunities to exhibit or perform their work in Media
  • Create opportunities to communicate information about art happenings throughout the area
  • Contribute to community arts events that appeal to all members of the community

Our overriding passion is the importance of arts in the community, and the Media Arts Council seeks to support all who take part.


A group of artists and residents of Media and surrounding communities met during 2004 to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing artists, art supporters and the community at large regarding the role of the arts in the community. This group evolved into the Board of Directors who moved to incorporate the organization as a 501c3 non-profit and establish it as a resource for the community. The Media Arts Council now has 14 volunteer board members and several volunteers working on multiple committees and connecting with other regional organizations to promote the arts where possible. In 2010, the Media Arts Council hired its first Executive Director, Judy Fowler, one of the original founding members and first president of M.A.C.

Board of Directors | 2021

Stephanie Sher, President
Adam Thurstlic, Treasurer
Courtney Brown, Secretary
David Decker
Brian Kors
Kaitlin McLaughlin
Caitlin McMahon
Rebecca Warda

Advisory Committee
Robin Beaver
Judy Fowler

Executive Director
Liz McClearn

What does M.A.C. really do?

Our work is organized into several committees made up of dedicated volunteers who bring their skills and enthusiasm to their teams. We have a lot on our plates, but recognize that we’re in it for the camaraderie too. We’re always looking for new volunteers, so please let us know if you’re interested in learning more about our committees.

And so much more…

As you can see, the Media Arts Council does a lot and needs your help to keep the ball rolling. Visit the Volunteer and Support the Arts pages for more information. And as always, we encourage everyone to become a patron of M.A.C. Your contributions go a long way to further the arts in our community. View our 2018-2019 Annual Report here

Contact us

MEDIA ARTS COUNCIL609-B W. State Street, Media, PA 19063

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