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The meetings of the Guild are held the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM. Now meeting are being held live in Boyer Gallery of The Hill School Center for the Arts (Click Here for a map to this location).

Information on how to register for a meeting and to connect to the ZOOM Meeting if available will provided in the description of the event when it becomes available.

Meeting are held in September, October, November, March, April and May. There are no meetings during the months of January, February, July and August.

The meetings are free and open to anyone interested in art.

More information on getting the ZOOM Meeting app is available at https://zoom.us/meetings. You can download Zoom Mobile Apps by clicking on the either of these: iPhone or Android. Or, you can download and install the desktop version at Zoom Client for Meetings.

May 17, 2022

Jean Esther

Jean Richard Esther will be talking about his experience and plans in teaching the next generation youth about doing animation and production of animated works using many examples from his past projects. He will also be sharing what’s happening now at his new studio near Reading.

Jean Richard Esther has worked as a professional artist for over 5 yrs. Born in Martinique, a small French Island in the Caribbean, He moved to the United States at age 5 and lived in New York, Long Island. Today a resident of Berks County, having lived here for five years. Jean is known for his portrait drawings and comic Illustrations along with design, painting, cartooning, and mural painting. He has done a number of commissioned artwork, custom logos, and participated in many community events. As well as writing and illustrating an independent graphic novel called Meta Sabian. Growing tremendously from this experience, he opened his own art service company, Art Corner (www.artcorner.net).

Art Corner was founded in 2007 by Jean Richard Esther. it was created to promote and inspire others in the arts. Specializing in art consulting, art classes and Commission work in illustrations, fine arts, portrait drawings, logo designs, and mural projects.

Artist Rhonda Counts says, “[Jean is] One of my favorite young artists in the Reading area, Jean is one of the most enthusiastic artists I have the pleasure of knowing. He has encouraged so many young artists in the area. I met him through Studio B, when he was in instructor for young school aged artists. I encourage young artists to hear this talk“

This meeting will be held at 7 PM in the Boyer Gallery of The Hill School Center for the Arts at 760 Beech St. in Pottstown, PA.

Even though The Hill School policy is that masks are optional for indoor spaces; however, The Guild is encouraging masks be worn that cover both the nose and mouth for this meeting.

Or you can also attend via ZOOM. ZOOM information for this talk is as follows:

Join Zoom Meeting using a web browser at

or using the ZOOM app with

Meeting ID: 833 7707 0240
Passcode: 060764

In either case please, click the button below, or go to https://www.picktime.com/PAAGmeeting to register for this talk:

To learn how to participate using ZOOM click on Classes to get the ZOOM Meeting #, and Passcode.