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Maine Arts Commission Award

2018 Maine Arts Commission Award for Community Organization goes to………. Schoodic Arts for All!

The mission of Schoodic Arts for All

The mission of Schoodic Arts for All is to bring artists and community members together to provide year-round cultural events and activities that hold value for our community.


Schoodic Arts for All will nurture a vital arts center offering diverse programs and activities that inspire a wide range of enthusiastic participants. We will continue to be a creative and economic magnet, drawing people to live, work, and visit Downeast Maine. Multi-generational involvement in Schoodic Arts for All will develop leaders of the future who carry forward the original dream of honoring and sustaining the vibrant

communities of the Schoodic Peninsula.


A. Encourage participants of all ages to express themselves creatively and gain a lifelong appreciation for the arts and creative spirit.

B. Celebrate creativity through a wide range of workshops, events and performances.

C. Serve as a community anchor by maintaining and operating facilities for public benefit.

D. Gain broad recognition, response and support for SAFA’s inclusive year-around programming.

E. Sustain a strong Schoodic Arts for All.

Schoodic Arts for All Staff


Colt Neidhardt

Executive Director

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Anna Woolf

Program Development/

Education Coordinator

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Lisa Salsbury

Database  Manager/

Graphic Designer

Paula Ann DiGati

Office Manager/

Performance Assistant

Jennifer Lee Morrow

Finance Manager

Colt Neidhardt, Executive Director


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Year Round Staff

Colt Neidhardt, Executive Director

Anna Woolf, Program Development/Education Coordinator

Lisa Salsbury, Database Manager/Graphic Designer

Paula Ann DiGati, Office Manager/Performance Assistant

Jennifer Lee Morrow, Finance Manager


SAFA in the Community

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