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.


Victoria Bartow

Stephane Boss

Risa Coleman

Savita Krishnamoorthy

Lara Lockwood, Chair

Amy Mayes

Cheri Rudolph

Kris Shankar

Jane Wither, Vice Chair

Jing Jing Wang, Youth Advocate
Anna Galipeau, Youth Advocate

Current Meeting Agenda

 Meets:       Monthly on 2nd Thursday 
                    Please check the agenda for any changes in date, time or
                    location of meetings.
Time:         **7:00 pm

Location:   Redmond City Hall, 15670 NE 85th St., Council Conference Room, 1st floor

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

We do not have any vacancies at this time, however if you are interested please download, fill out and return a Community Service Application along with your Resume to Jessica Rubenacker at

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?

To apply, please download, fill out and return a Youth Advocate Application by May 15, 2016 to Jessica Rubenacker at

Youth Advocate Application