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On February 1st, 1966, the Roseville Community Projects Incorporated (now Blue Line Arts) held its first outreach exhibit in an old Bank of America building in Downtown Roseville, directed by David Fiddyment, the first Board President. With the help of devoted board members, volunteers, and donors, the organization has grown over the years, still holding true to its original intent: to support the arts.

The Roseville Community Projects Incorporated bought the Haman House in 1974 to house the Roseville Arts Center. For the next 30 years, this center created exhibitions supporting visual and performing arts in the community. With the dramatic growth in Placer County at the turn of this new century, Blue Line Arts’ board of directors recognized a need for change in order to successfully continue its mission. In 2003, the Board of Directors decided that the art center needed its own home in order to grow.

In February 2008, after selling its former facility and completing a successful capital campaign, the newly-dubbed Roseville Arts opened its new, state-of-the-art gallery, known now as Blue Line Arts. This new 5,000 square-foot facility allowed for exhibition space for established and emerging artists, as well as an education space for children and adults. The organization underwent yet another name change in February of 2013 to coincide with the 5 year anniversary of the creation of the new gallery; changing from “Blue Line Gallery” to “Blue Line Arts,” this change is not only to provide more opportunities to residents of Placer County, but it is also an effort to return to the original mission of the Roseville Arts Center.

Our Mission

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We endeavor to continue our 50 years of service, providing accessible arts education for all, presenting high caliber art exhibitions, bridging the arts, artists and business to fuel the creative economy, activating communities with art and creative fun!

Blue Line Arts showcases the works of regional and national artists, and offers flexible exhibition space suitable for small musical performances, lectures, parties, and demonstrations.

As a non-profit organization, Blue Line Arts is entirely funded by memberships, grants, sponsorships, fund-raising events and other donations.

Board of Directors

Eric McIntosh

President

Workflow Consultant, Zoom Imaging Solutions

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Raymond James Irwin

Vice President, Membership

Fizz Champagne & Bubbles Bar / Artist

Entrepreneur and community leader, Raymond James Irwin, is pleased to serve as board member for Blue Line Ar...

Bill Halldin

Director

President, Halldin Public Relations Inc.

Bill is the owner of a public relations firm as well as a Sierra College trustee. He has been with the organi...

Sheree Meyer

Director

Dean of College of Arts & Letters Sacramento State

Sheree Meyer has been a member of the Sacramento State Hornet family since 1991—as a Professo...

Jennifer Jackson

Vice President, Arts & Business

An avid member of the Sacramento art community, Jennifer is the Co-Founder and Principal at Grigio Art Consulting, a firm that curates artwork for healthcar...

Lisa Marasso

Director

Northern California native Lisa Marasso holds an MFA in Art Studio from the University of California Davis earned in 2005. Currently occupying a studio at Ve...

Charlotte Radmilovic

Director

Charlotte Radmilovic is the Chief Accounting Officer for Rabobank, N.A.  She joined the bank in early 2012 and is responsible for all aspects of the bank’...

Staff

Brooke Abrames

Co-Interim Executive Director

Brooke Abrames, Co-Interim Executive Director, is our designated giving specialist – helping The Blue reach its goals for corporate gifts, fundraising, and...

Gallery Ambassador

Elaina Swanson, our Gallery Ambassador, is the newest member of the Blue Line Arts staff and a Roseville local. She oversees guest services, social media, an...

MaryTess Mayall

Co-Interim Executive Director

MaryTess Mayall, Co-Interim Executive Director, started as a Gallery Assistant intern for Blue Line Arts in 2016. Now she is delighted to lead the Blue in c...

Tony Natsoulas

Exhibitions Consultant

After receiving his M.F.A. at UC Davis in 1985, Tony has been a professional artist, showing in galleries/museums around the world, has been commissioned to ...