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. 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.
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|
|Annie Dayton||1||2016||October 2022|
|Torle Nenbee||1||2020||May 2023|
|Matthew Castillo||2||2016||October 2022|
|Sarah Longoria||2||2021||Sept 2024|
|Susan Koles Rickman||3||2019||October 2022|
|Katherine Potter||3||2018||May 2021|
|Josanne Glass||5||2021||Sept 2024|
|Thomas Kessinger||5||2022||May 2025|
|Cale Newhouse||5||2022||May 2025|
|Sonali Loomba||5||2021||January 2024|
|Andrea Ashdown||6||2020||May 2023|
|Kathy Davis||6||2020||May 2023|
|Richard Taylor||6||2022||May 2025|
|Vice Chair||Kat Potter|
|At Large||Kathy Davis|
|Grants||Andrea Ashdown (Chair), Susan Koles Rickman, Torle Nenbee|
Sonali Loomba, Kathy Davis, Richard Taylor
|Nominating/Governance||Josanne Glass, Erika Hill (Chair)|
|Strategic Planning||Thomas Kessinger, Annie Dayton (Chair)|