Edmonds Arts Commission seeking new member

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11 Arts Commission LogoThe City of Edmonds is seeking an Edmonds resident with an interest in literary arts to fill a vacant four-year term on the Edmonds Arts Commission starting in 2016. The application deadline is Dec. 3 at 5 p.m.

The Arts Commission is made up of seven members who serve staggered four-year terms. By ordinance, four of these positions must be filled by people professionally engaged in the arts. This opening is for a person with professional experience in the arts and a strong interest in literary arts.

Established in 1975, the Commission is charged by city ordinance with “promoting the arts as an integral part of the community.” Arts Commission programs include: Public Art, three rotating visual art exhibit areas, Summer Concerts Series, the annual three -day Write on the Sound Writers’ Conference, tourism promotion awards to local arts organizations, cultural tourism projects, a variety of partnership programs in literary and performing arts, special opportunities in the arts for youth, and community cultural planning. An individual desiring this appointment must be willing to invest the time that is required and must be a resident of Edmonds.

The application and position description are available online at www.edmondsartscommission.org. For more information, call 425-771-0228.

Applicants should submit their application, a resume and a letter of interest by email to: frances.chapin@edmondswa.gov or mail to: EAC Nominations, 700 Main St., Edmonds WA 98020.

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