The San Antonio Arts Commission is comprised of 15 members, all appointed by the Mayor and City Council to make recommendations related to arts funding and public art for the City of San Antonio. The Department of Arts & Culture works directly with the San Antonio Arts Commission.
In an effort to enhance the arts and culture in our city and establish best practices, the San Antonio Arts Commission was created on April 2, 2015 uniting the former Cultural Arts Board and the former Public Art Board. The San Antonio Arts Commission includes several volunteer citizen subcommittees related to specific creative areas.
- Public Art: Freda Facey (Chair), Rene Barilleaux, Linda Hardberger, Yadhira Lozano, Jessica Rae Sanchez, David Alcantar, Veronique LeMelle, Cassidy Fritts, Erin Murphy, Meredith Doby
- Centro de Artes: Yadhira Lozano (Chair), Susana Segura, Paloma Cortez, Sarah Gould, PH.D., Ellen Riojas Clark, PH. D., Monica Sosa, Kathy Vargas
- Arts Funding: Susana Segura (Chair), Emily Fleisher, Eileen Kret, Katrin Blucker Ludwig, Anna Chowdhury, Tim Hedgepeth
- Performing Arts, Film & Music: Suhail Arastu (Chair), Tiffany Jenkins, Mark Rogers, Kausi Subramaniam, Carlos Alvarez, Ada Babino, Joan Carroll, Dora Fitzgerald, Sarah Silver Manzke, Alexandra Perez
If you'd like to serve on a committee of the San Antonio Arts Commission, please complete and submit the application. Please note: Applications will be accepted throughout the year. Committee appointments will be made in January of each year.