Cultural Arts Advisory Commission

Meetings

  • 7 p.m.
  • The 3rd Tuesday of each month
  • Fairfield Community Arts Center
    411 Wessel Drive
    Fairfield, OH 45014

Members

  • Sherry Knapp-Brown, Citizen Representative
    Term expires:  March 31, 2020
  • Darin Newcomer Citizen Representative
    Term expires:  March 31, 2018
  • Judy Athey Citizen Representative
    Term expires:  March 31, 2018
  • Victoria Bailey Citizen Representative
    Term expires:  March 31, 2018
  • Eric Hanson Citizen Representative
    Term expires:  March 31, 2020
  • Joan Hume, Citizen Representative
    Term expires:  March 31, 2019
  • Beth Zimmerman, Citizen Representative
    Term expires:  March 31, 2019
  • Dennis Miller, Parks and Recreation Board Representative
    Term as assigned by Parks Board
  • Patricia Davis, Fairfield City School Board Representative
    Term as assigned by School Board
  • Debbie Pennington, Fairfield City Council Representative
    N/A

The Cultural Arts Advisory Commission consists of 9 members. The Parks and Recreation Arts & Programs Manager and Community Events Coordinator attend all meetings of the Cultural Arts Advisory Commission and may take part in all discussions of the Commission, but do not have the voting rights to any matter before the Commission.

Duties & Functions

The Fairfield Cultural Arts Advisory Commission shall serve as an advisory group to the Fairfield Parks and Recreation Board dedicated to the promotion of cultural arts activities within the City of Fairfield and specifically to:

  • Assist the Parks and Recreation Board in the education of the public about the importance of the arts to the community
  • Assist the Parks and Recreation Board in informing the public of arts activities available to the community
  • Assist the Parks and Recreation Board in enlisting the support of civic groups and businesses who can contribute time and/or money to the Arts in Fairfield. Assist the Parks and Recreation Board in the solicitation of available grants for arts programming
  • Assist the Parks and Recreation Board in the programming of its cultural arts facilities and exploring cultural arts opportunities for the City of Fairfield
  • Serve as a liaison with other cultural arts groups to expand the cultural arts opportunities for the City of Fairfield

Fairfield Friend of the Arts Award

The Cultural Arts Advisory Commission wishes to recognize those individuals or businesses that further the arts in Fairfield. Download an Application (PDF) for more information.