The Salt Lake City Arts Council Board advises the the Office of the Mayor, City Council and Salt Lake Arts Council, an allied but independent non-profit organization, on the arts and arts related activities throughout the City and region. It also manages a number of arts functions for the City.
Salt Lake City Arts Council
54 Finch Lane
Salt Lake City UT 84102
Phone Office hours: M-F 9AM to 5PM
In-Person Office hours: Please review updated hours here.
Felicia Baca, Executive Director
- Art Barn
- Busker Fest
- City Arts Grants
- Finch Lane/Park Galleries
- Living Traditions Festival
- Twilight Concert Series
- Public Art Program
More info at saltlakearts.org
If you are interested in serving on this board, please fill out and submit an application online. The Mayor’s office will only contact applicants when considering them for specific appointments.
Third Wednesday of the month, beginning at 5:30PM – 7:00PM
Art Barn, 54 Finch Lane, Salt Lake City, 84102
Mayor Erin Mendenhall and the Salt Lake City Arts Council may appoint a minimum of fifteen members, serving three-year terms, to the Salt Lake City Arts Council. In general, members possess a background and enthusiasm for the arts, although no professional experience is required. Members of the Salt Lake City Arts Council are also board members of the Art Council’s non-profit organization.
Residency Requirement: Appointees should be City residents. Check your residency status here.
|Member||District||Serving Since||Term Expires|
|Torle Nenbee||1||2020||May 2026|
|Kate Jarman Gates||1||2022||Dec 2025|
|Marti Wolford||2||2022||Dec 2025|
|Sarah Longoria||2||2021||Sept 2024|
|Ebay Hamilton||2||2022||Dec 2025|
|Susan Koles Rickman||3||2019||Oct 2025|
|Katherine Potter||3||2018||June 2024|
|Thomas Kessinger||5||2022||June 2025|
|Hannah Nielsen||6||2023||March 2026|
|Kathy Davis||6||2020||May 2025|
|Richard Taylor||6||2022||Feb 2025|
|Jeff Driggs||7||2023||Feb 2026|
|Matthew Coles||7||2023||Feb 2026|
|Caitlin Tursic||7||2023||Sept. 2026|
|Vice Chair||Torle Nenbee|
|At Large||Kat Potter|
|Grants||Torle Nenbee, Marti Wolford, Kate Jarman Gates, Richard Taylor, Jeffrey Driggs, Hannah Nielsen|
|Nominating/Governance||Matthew Coles, Kat Potter|
|Strategic Planning||Thomas Kessinger, Ebay Hamilton|
|IDEA Organizers||Torlee Nenbee, Sarah Longoria|