“You are a great facilitator…You warmed the group up the first hour and lo and behold the process worked and pictures were produced. It felt good to turn out something in a medium I have not felt comfortable with.”

— Margot Mikita, A.P.R.M., Psychotherapist, West Hartford, CT


“I am pleased to write this letter…recently benefited from your talents and we have had excellent feedback regarding your unique workshop…Of note, a senior arrived today asking that we have you back on a weekly basis, as you have inspired her to discover hidden talents and she looks forward to using her skills of artistic expression…We look forward to working with you again in the future.”

— Judy Tanner, Programs Director, Woburn Council on Aging, Woburn, MA


“It was a real pleasure working with Mr. Maichack. He provided images and text for press releases and flyers, set up the workshop area…cleaned up afterwards (this is not always the case with people I’ve hired for programs!). More than that, he is professional, friendly and eloquent and I was immediately confident of his abilities.”

— Susan M. Hansen, Teen Services Librarian, West Hartford Public Library, West Hartford, CT


“I have heard from numerous people that your workshop was a HUGE success — many are hoping for a return visit from you in the future!”

— Patty Ward, Clinton Cultural Council, Clinton, MA

“Greg’s presentation was enthusiastic, intelligent and creative. He thoughtfully planned every aspect of his program. He received excellent evaluations from the attendees, who thoroughly enjoyed themselves…I would not hesitate to invite him to another workshop here at the Wellesley Free Library.”

— Elise Maclennan, Assistant Director Library Services, Wellesley Free Library, Wellesley, MA

“If our patrons could have had their wishes, the Art of Pastel workshop would be meeting every week! The room was full of questions, laughter and enthusiasm…Mr. Maichack was also easy to work with from the programming point of view. He sent artwork for our newsletter, arrived early (!) and had the set-up and clean-up down to a science.”

— Maggie Holmes, Director, Richards Library, North Attleborough, MA

“He’s a talented teacher who clearly has a deep understanding and love of his subject…Finally, I see in the way his students relate to him that he is generous and has the ability to foster a community of artists in a very short period of time. I recommend him highly.”

— Robert J. Barba, Director, Community Services, Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA

“Unequivocally one of the library’s most successful programs. All those in attendance asked us to have you give more workshops at the library.”

— Dina G. Malgeri, Director, Malden Public Library, Malden, MA

“I have heard many favorable comments…

‘He did an excellent job, and if there was a category above excellent, I’d give it to him.’

‘He was well organized, very knowledgeable and extremely helpful’.

‘He gave a warm welcome from the start and had the unique talent of blending strangers from the start into a congenial group. We felt like family.’

‘He made sure each person’s needs were met.’ “

— Rose M. Smoolca, Chairperson, Dudley Cultural Council, Dudley, MA

“We were surprised and thrilled at the response…I asked participants to fill out a survey after your program to get some feedback. They all found the workshop very enjoyable and very informative and they all want more programs like yours.”

— Joan F. Noonan, Director, Auburn Public Library, Auburn, MA