Reminder: Edmonds Arts Commission looking for member to fill vacancy

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Are you looking for an opportunity that gives you a voice in the cultural arts community of Edmonds? The City of Edmonds seeks an Edmonds resident with a strong interest in the arts to fill a vacant four-year term on the Edmonds Arts Commission, starting in 2019.

Established in 1975, the commission is charged by city ordinance with “promoting the arts as an integral part of the community.”  Arts Commission core programs include Public Art and Rotating Visual Art Exhibits, Summer Concerts in the Parks, Write on the Sound Writers’ Conference presented every October, Cultural Tourism promotion and Community Cultural Planning.

The Arts Commission is made up of seven members who serve staggered 4-year terms. By ordinance, four of these positions must be filled by people professionally engaged in the arts.  This opening is a general position for a person with a strong interest and involvement in one or more arts disciplines (performing, literary, visual).

An individual desiring this appointment must be willing to invest the time that is required for “hands-on” involvement in programs and events, and must have an Edmonds address.

The application deadline has been extended to Friday, Dec. 14 at 5 p.m. The application and position description are available online under “Opportunities” at www.edmondsartscommission.org. Applicants should submit their application, a resume and a letter of interest by email to: [email protected] or mail to: EAC Nominations, 700 Main St., Edmonds, WA 98020. For more information, call 425-771-0228.

 

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