Arts and Culture Commission

A Community Inspired and Connected by Arts and Culture

The Redmond Arts and Culture Commission (RACC) is a nine-member, Mayor-appointed, Council-confirmed advisory commission. The Commission advises the City on arts policies and programming and sponsors programs in tandem with the Redmond Parks and Recreation Department and community organizations.

For more information on current City of Redmond arts programming, visit the Arts & Culture page.




 Savita Krishnamoorthy             

05/17/2016-03/31/2019-First Term                             

 Jane Wither

05/07/2013-03/31/2019-Second Term

 Stephane Boss

05/07/2013-03/31/2019-Second Term

 Marko Coady

07/03/2018-03/31/2020-Partial Term 

 Tifa Tomb

06/20/2017-03/31/2020-First Term

 Kari Tao

06/20/2017-05/31/2020-First Term 

 Victoria Bartow

04/01/2018-03/31/2021-Second Term

 Cheri Fowler

04/01/2018-03/31/2021-Second Term

 Risa Coleman

04/01/201/-03/31/2021-Second Term

Meeting Agenda

Cancelled/Rescheduled Arts & Culture Commission Meetings:

April 11, 2019
Arts and Culture Commission Meeting
City Hall, Council Conference Room
6:30 to 8:30 PM

Upcoming Arts & Culture Commission Meetings:

April 17, 2019
Arts and Culture Commission Special Meeting / Retreat
City Hall, Conference Center, Room 130
6:00 to 9:00 PM

April 22, 2019
Arts and Culture Commission Meeting
Los Pajaros Gallery (7945 Gilman St, Redmond, Washington 98052)
6:30 to 8:30 PM

May 9, 2019

Arts and Culture Commission Meeting
City Hall, Council Conference Room
6:30 to 8:30 PM

May 14, 2019
Joint Meeting with City Council
City Hall, Council Chambers
7:30 to 8:30 PM

Typically Meets:     Monthly on 2nd Thursday  Please check the agenda for any changes in date, time or location of meetings.

Time:        6:30pm

Location:  Conference Room (first floor), Redmond City Hall Council, 15670 NE 85th Street, Redmond, WA

Meetings are open to the public.  If you would like to submit an item for discussion, please contact the Cultural Arts Administrator a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the meeting at

Past or current agendas and minutes available. Please contact the Cultural Arts Administrator a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the meeting at

Join the Arts and Culture Commission

There is currently one commission vacancy. If you are interested in applying, please click on the “Community Service Application” link below and submit a completed online application.

There is no deadline for applications, but interested residents are encouraged to submit an application by April 2, 2019.

Should you have any questions about the position or commission, contact Carolyn Hope, Park Planning & Cultural Arts Manager, at or 425-556-2313.

Community Service Application


Become a Youth Advocate

Youth Advocates give input to the Arts and Culture Commission on matters such as programming and art in the community. They lend important perspective to the Redmond Arts and Culture Commission, learn about public service, network and serve within the arts community, and explore career opportunities.

  • Are you 16-26 years old and live, work or study in Redmond?
  • Do you want to network with others in the arts community?
  • Would you like to share your views about culture in your community?
  • Do you want to get involved with the visual, performing, or literary arts?
  • Do you have three to four hours per month to serve your community?

There are currently no vacancies for the Youth Advocate positions. If you are interested in applying for a future vacancy, please fill out and return all the application materials and we will put it on file. Send to Carolyn Hope , Park Planning & Cultural Arts Manager, at

Youth Advocate Application