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2040 84th Ave SE
Mercer Island, WA
Contact: Sarah Bluvas, Arts & Culture Coordinator
Email: sarah.bluvas@merce. . .
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Arts Council Committees

The Mercer Island Arts Council encourages community members to get involved by joining an Arts Council committee! Learn more about the six current committees below.

Arts Council Chair
Erin Vivion

Arts Council Vice Chair
Amy Barnes

Mostly Music in the Park
Co-chairs: Matt Lome and VACANT
​This committee facilitates the Mostly Music in the Park (MMIP) series, a long-standing tradition on Mercer Island. 

Community Relations
Chair: Damian Schwiethale
​This committee collaborates with Parks & Recreation staff to coordinate a variety of efforts related to public relations and community outreach. 

Public Art
Chair: Erin Vivion
This committee promotes and educates the public about the City's Public Art Collection. 

Chair: Amy Barnes
This committee works with Parks & Recreation staff to program the Mercer Island Gallery (indoor space at the Mercer Island Community & Event Center) and the Greta Hackett Outdoor Sculpture Gallery.

Chair: Erik Gordon
This committee fosters appreciation for literary arts by collabroating with Parks & Recreation staff to produce/sponsor literary artists, groups, and events such as Shakespeare in the Park and Classics on Film.

Special Projects
Chair: Gaylene Vaden
This committee assists in coordinating special programs and projects as they arise. In 2019, this committee primarily focuses on stewarding the City's exploration of the Certified Creative Districts program.

Interested in volunteering for Arts Council events or committees? Click here to fill out our volunteer form, or reach out to Sarah Bluvas at to learn more.

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Mercer Island Arts Council Committees.pdf

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