Cultural Arts

Cultural Arts Commission


The Coronado Cultural Arts Commission was established by the City Council on September 26, 2011. It is a seven-member commission charged with providing recommendations and taking action to "foster the development and enjoyment of performing, visual, cultural, and other arts in Coronado" by:

  • Recognizing and encouraging groups and organizations that enrich Coronado life by bringing cultural and artistic works of art and providing access to a variety of performing arts offering a diverse mix of events;
  • Recommending to the City Council policies and practices to develop and promote the arts;
  • Advocating for nonprofit and private arts groups operating in and for the benefit of the citizens of Coronado;
  • Encouraging educational art experiences for children and citizens;
  • The acquisition and exhibition of quality works of art; and
  • Submitting an annual report to the City Council on the 'State of the Arts in Coronado and the activities and plans of the Coronado Cultural Arts Commission.

Kelly Purvis, Sr. Management Analyst (Arts and Culture)  serves as the liaison to the Cultural Arts Commission. She can be contacted at (619) 522-2633 or kpurvis@coronado.ca.us



City Public Art

The Cultural Arts Commissioners serve a three-year term with the option to serve a second term. They meet on the first Thursday of every month.

Member

Appointed

Re-Appointed

Term Expires

Eligible for Re-Appointment






Helen Kupka

05-21-19


12-31-20

Yes

Brad Willis

12-17-19


12-31-22

Yes

Sherril Altstadt

04-05-16

12-05-17

12-31-20

No

Mariah Gillespie

10-17-17

10-01-19

12-31-22

No

William Lowman

06-07-16 10-16-18

12-31-21

No

Maryellen McMahon

02-21-17

10-16-18

12-31-21

No

Lei Udell

07-18-17

12-05-17

12-31-20

No

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