Boulder Arts Commission

The Boulder Arts Commission was established in 1979 to increase awareness and support for the arts. It consists of five members appointed by City Council for five-year terms.

The Commission’s functions are:

  1. To promote and encourage the development and public awareness of and interest in the fine and performing arts in the city;
  2. To advise the city council in connection with all matters relating to the artistic and cultural development of the city;
  3. To perform such other functions associated with the arts as the council may from time to time direct;
  4. To make recommendations to the council with respect to annual budget appropriations for the arts;
  5. To assist in the preparation of applications for grants or other sources of funding for arts programs for the city;
  6. To administer the city arts grant program and other city arts programs pursuant to any authority provided therefor by ordinance of the council; and
  7. To advise and consult with local arts groups as requested by such groups or by the council.

Applications for Arts Commissioner

Applicants are required to be a resident of the City of Boulder. The term runs for five years. For more information to become an Arts Commissioner, please go to the City of Boulder’s website.

Boulder Arts Commissioners

Members of the community are encouraged to contact commissioners. Please be aware that, due to transparency rules any correspondence with the full commission will be included in the public record.

Term Expires Appointment Date Name Address
Zip Code
 2021  2016   Mark Villarreal, Chair 4140 Evans Drive
 2024  2019   Bruce Borowsky 1600 Range St #100
Boulder, CO 80301
 2023  2016   Kathleen McCormick, Vice Chair 3055 11th St
 2022  2017   Devin Hughes 1820 15th Street
 2020  2017   Erica Joos 1951 Vista Drive
847-910-1338 (c)