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Felicia Baca

Felicia Baca

Director, Salt Lake City Arts Council801-596-5000

Felicia Baca is the Director of the Salt Lake City Arts Council, acting as the chief arts and culture advocate for the City. She oversees the development, promotion, implementation, support, and strengthening of creative programs and policy.

Baca was previously with the Utah Division of Arts & Museums for eight years where she oversaw the visual arts program, including exhibitions, community partnerships, funding programs, and events. Baca has also served various roles at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Arts, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Tate Britain, and Salt Lake City’s YouthCity Artways program. She is currently serving on the Salt Lake County art acquisitions board, the Utah Museums of Fine Arts Collections & Acquisitions Committee, and KRCL’s community advisory board.

Baca is widely admired for her commitment to arts advocacy, especially on issues of equity and inclusion. She brings to this leadership position the knowledge, expertise, and passion required to continue to advance the arts in Salt Lake City.