Mark Sarazen - President

Mark worked in the prepress industry before starting his own Digital Fine Art Printmaking business, Sarazen Editions, in 1997. Sarazen Editions was one of the first companies to use inkjet technology to produce archival prints.

After moving to Ossining from Chicago, he attended his first meeting of the Ossining Arts Council in 2009 and within four months had become its new President.  

Since then Mark has been tirelessly rallying troops to the OAC cause, with rewarding results. The OAC now boasts around 100 members, and important links have been forged with various arts and local government organizations throughout Westchester County.

Anne Zimmerman - Secretary

Anne Zimmerman is an artist and art educator who has taught art in Westchester County for 25 years. She specializes in needlefelted paintings and has exhibited in local galleries, including the Look Art Gallery in Mahopac, NY. She has worked as an artist for Sherwood Forest Designs Inc., taught portraiture at The Hudson River Gallery and most recently worked as a recreational art therapist for SPARC in Yorktown, NY.  She is currently an art teacher at St. Augustine School in Ossining, NY.

John Wunderlich - Vice President

John Wunderlich is a native of Ossining. He is a watercolorist and an advocate for the great outdoors having vacationed in the Adirondack Mountains since childhood. John is also the current President of the Ossining Historical Society Museum

Helen Arbor Young - Treasurer

Helen is a photographer who takes her inspiration from the majestic views of the American Southwest, the Hudson Valley and the Connecticut shoreline. Her photographs have been published in calendars and in the book, Images of America: Teatown Lake Reservation. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Connecticut River Museum. She happily serves on the Board of Directors for the Ossining Arts Council. 

Elsa Rubenstein - Publicity Director

Elsa Rubenstein enjoys working in various media including acrylics, oils and pastels. A former publicist and business writer, she currently serves as the OAC's publicity director. Elsa has been a member of the OAC since 2009. She lives in Briarcliff Manor with her husband, Bob.