February 10, 2012
Mission Statement: The Agnes Pelton Society is a non-profit organization established to promote the life, art, and legacy of American Artist Agnes Pelton (1881-1961).
Goals: To establish a group of scholars and patrons who support the promotion of accurate information about American modernist Agnes Pelton (1881-1961). To centralize information related to exhibitions, publications, invited presentations, conference papers, events, and activities related to Pelton’s life and work. To support arts-related events, such as the production of Bringing Light to Life: Agnes Pelton, One-Woman Show, a theatre production. To promote the establishment of a future Agnes Pelton Museum in Cathedral City. And, to encourage continued efforts to establish Pelton’s reputation and stature among the nation’s exceptional 20th-century artists.
Established: This non-profit organization was established in January 2013.
Organization: The Agnes Pelton Society will have an advisory board of at least five elected individuals: Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer, Events Coordinator, and one member-at-large.
Membership: Founding members of the Agnes Pelton Society are: Peter Palladino, Simeon Den, and Nancy Strow Sheley.