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 has been with the Utah Division of Arts and Museums since 2012 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 Blocks community advisory board 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.