The Salt Lake Art Design Board oversees the City’s public art program. As established by ordinance, the board designates certain funds for eligible construction projects to commission artwork. The Board also reviews and determines public art policy and is active in the artist selection process.
Agendas and Minutes
Ordinance and Governing Documents
Please see below for upcoming term expiration/vacancy dates.
If you are interested in serving on this committee, please fill out and submit an application online. Only applications submitted up to one year prior to a vacancy date will be considered. The Mayor’s office will only contact applicants when considering them for specific appointments.
First Thursday of the month, beginning at 3:00 p.m.
Art Barn, 54 Finch Lane, Salt Lake City
Mayor Erin Mendenhall appoints seven individuals, serving three-year terms, to the Salt Lake Art Design Board. One member must be an architect, no more than three members may be professional artists. Three of the seven must be residents who are actively interested in the visual arts and civic improvement of the City. The Director of the Salt Lake City Arts Council serves as an Ex-Officio member of the Board.
Residency Requirement: If not fulfilling a profession, must be a resident of Salt Lake City.
Powers and Duties
- Assist Arts Council in developing City-wide plan on encourage and strengthen art and culture
- Assess future arts construction projects
- Place Art around construction projects
- Foster cultural development of local artists and craftsmen
|#||Member||Council District||Profession||Serving Since||Term Expires|
|1||Aurelio Velazquez||2||Multimedia Assistant||2019||May 2022|
|2||Justin Johnson*||2||Web Design/Marketing||2019||May 2022|
|3||Nancy Rivera**||3||Artist||2018||April 2021|
|4||Larissa Trout||5||Marketing Director||2015||February 2022|
|5||Jann Hayworth||5||Artist||2016||October 2022|
|6||Joe Jacoby||6||Architect||2019||October 2022|
|7||Vacant||Artist/Arts Educator/Arts Administrator|
** Board Vice Chair
(801) 535-6512 or Katherine.Nix@slcgov.com