Chaffee Art Center

Rutland Area Art Association DBA Chaffee Art Center

Our Mission is to nurture the essential relationship between the arts and our community through EXHIBITION, EDUCATION, COLLABORATION.

Our Vision is to create a larger Arts Campus to increase opportunities for our community’s involvement, and delight, in the Arts.

Founded in 1961, the Rutland Area Art Association, Inc. is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization.


Board of Directors


Dimitri Ampateillos

Vice President

Theresa Haywood


Deb Lindholm

Members at large

Barbara Giancola

Rob Henrichon

Paolo Zancanaro


Robert Hooker



Executive Director

Jim Boughton, [email protected]

Marketing & Art in the Park Director

Sherri Birkheimer Rooker, [email protected]


Chaffee Art Center accepts resumes from students interested in gaining experience in gallery management or art education. Please submit a letter of interest and resume to: [email protected]


The Chaffee Art Center has many different types of volunteer experiences; please email us at [email protected] if you would like to volunteer.