Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs

Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs is seeking candidates! 

The Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs was established in 1991 to support the Mayor and serve as four major roles for Denver Arts & Venues: oversee the 1% for public art program, serve as trustees of Denver’s cultural plan, IMAGINE 2020, advise on arts and cultural issues, and act as ambassadors to the community.

The Commission on Cultural Affairs seeks candidates that represent Denver’s diverse community and is specifically looking for leaders with qualifying background and experience. For more information click here

Interested applicants should complete the online application form and send a resume and responses to the supplemental questionnaire by noon on Friday, June 23 to Nicole Medina at

The Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs acts as an advisory board to Denver Arts & Venues' cultural programs Department. The Commission is comprised of dynamic and accomplished Denver leaders in the areas of the arts, business and education, all of whom are appointed by the Mayor. The Commissioners are strong advocates of the arts and culture, and are committed to the mission and goals of Cultural Programs and Denver Arts & Venues. Meetings of the Commission are open to the public. They are held on the first Tuesday of every month at 4:00 p.m. Call 720-865-4314 for details.

Mayor Hancock with members of the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs
2016 Mayor's Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture


2016 - 2017 Commissioners

Co-Chair Stephanie Blake, Blake Communications
Co-Chair Bobby LeFebre, Poet, Performer, Cultural Worker
Rachel Basye, Art Students League of Denver
Kyle Chism, Turner Construction Company
Josh Comfort, Real Estate Development Services
Ann Daley, Captiva Resources
Kate Greeley, Denver Public Schools
Rick Griffith, MATTER
Leslie N. Herod, LNH Solutions
Sarah Kurz, LiveWell Colorado
Evi Bachrach Makovsky, NAI Shames Makovsky Realty
Michael Mowry, Mowry Studio
Sean O'Connell, Live Nation Worldwide
Chandler Romeo, Artist
Maruca Salazar, Museo de las Americas
Margie Soo Hoo Lee, Soo Hoo Design Associates
R. Tony Smith, Cherry Creek Arts Festival
Maren Stewart, iQu Strategies
Alvina Vasquez, Strategies 360
Derrick Velasquez, Artist
Bobbi Walker, Walker Fine Art
Evan Weissman, Warm Cookies of the Revolution
Dustin Whistler, Forte Commercial Real Estate

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June meeting

The Commons on Champa
1245 Champa Street, 3rd Floor
Denver, CO 80204