DETROIT, June 11, 2015 — Maria Marcotte, CEO of Birmingham-based marketing agency Brogan & Partners, has been elected to chairman of the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center (BBAC) Board of Directors. Marcotte previously served the BBAC chairman elect.
The BBAC serves the Detroit region’s visual arts community. Its mission is to enhance the quality of life in the region by promoting the appreciation, understanding and practice of the arts.
“Maria is an active and supportive member of the board,” said Annie VanGelderen, president and CEO of the BBAC. “She’s not only a successful businesswoman, she’s a voracious and talented student of the arts. We look forward to her continued work as chairman of the board.”
Marcotte joined the BBAC Board of Directors three years, and dozens of classes ago. She credits the BBAC and its talented instructors with helping nurture her insatiable artistic endeavors.
“The BBAC lives its vision of art for all,” Marcotte said. “I am so proud to be a part of this amazing organization, which makes a real difference in the lives of our community members.”
About Brogan & Partners
Brogan & Partners creates and converges advertising, social media and mobile media with an emphasis on brand engagement and a specialty in marketing to women. Since its start in 1984, Brogan & Partners has built a solid reputation on results-driven campaigns that build brands, transform opinions and deliver consistently excellent ROI for its clients. The agency is headquartered in Birmingham, Mich. and has a service office in Cary, NC. For more information, visit www.brogan.com.
About the BBAC
The Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts, has been providing “art for all” since 1957, and is a regional art center committed to promoting visual arts experiences. Each year, more than 500 classes are offered for all skill levels and ages, preschool to senior citizens. Throughout the year, more than 9,000 individuals are served by classes, workshops, art camps, ArtAccess programs, special events and exhibitions that are free and open to the public. The BBAC also supports hundreds of artists each year, with opportunities to teach, exhibit and sell their work. The BBAC is a 25,000-square-foot facility with nine classrooms studios, four exhibition galleries and retail Gallery Shop. For more information, visit BBArtCenter.org.