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The mission of the Lancaster County Council of the Arts is to enrich the quality of life in Lancaster County by building a vibrant community connecting arts, culture, and economic vitality through education, advocacy and collaboration.
We work for a Lancaster County in which...
Art is an inseparable and defining characteristic of our community.
Our residents have equitable access to a wide array of artistic experiences.
Lancaster County's cultural heritage is sustained and amplified through the arts.
Lancaster County is seen as a regional hub for arts and culture.
Creative sector investments can attract businesses to Lancaster County.
Debbie's deep passion and love for the arts began as a tiny spark during beginner piano lessons in elementary school, a passion she has pursued throughout her life. Debbie is now a well-known pianist in Lancaster County and acts as Director of Music/Accompanist at St. Luke United Methodist Church. Outside of LCCA, she serves with many local organizations, including the Health and Wellness Commission, the SC Fellowship of United Methodist Musicians, and the USC Lancaster Town-Gown Advisory Council.
An Indian Land native, Eric has been involved in the arts in the community for many years.Eric has held several professional roles over the years starting in a large regional ad agency in the creative department and working in staff development and education for a regional hospital system. He shares his love of music as the Director of Music at Osceola UMC in Indian Land. Eric has been fortunate to travel extensively for work and pleasure and brings his love for art and cultural experiences to his work at the LCCA.
Originally from Hartsville, South Carolina, Liz made her way to Lancaster after living in New York City working for a structural engineer. A lifelong lover of all art forms, she decided to go back to her roots and join the LCCA team. When she is not working to promote the mission of the LCCA, Liz can be found trying and cooking new recipes, traveling, and enjoying time with her family.
After graduating from Converse College with a degree in Art therapy, Liz Bell moved back to Lancaster County as an advocate for the arts. Since 2003, she has been providing art therapy services to special needs students in the Lancaster County School District. In 2005, she became involved with LCCA's mission to introduce the arts to other populations in the community. In her capacity with LCCA, Liz travels to Southside Early Childhood Center and the Disabilities and Special Needs Workshop to lead them in various art activities.