Town seeking applicants for open positions on Friday Harbor Arts Commission

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor

The Town of Friday Harbor is accepting applications for two open positions on the Friday Harbor Arts Commission. Commissioners are unpaid volunteers who represent the interests of the town, community and local artists in advising the town council on the cultivation, selection, acquisition and placement of public art.

One position is to be filled immediately with a term expiration of December 2020. The second position is for a youth member for the 2019-2020 school year. This is an opportunity for a 16- to 19-year-olds to experience public service and influence the town’s artistic direction.

Interested parties with experience, background or involvement with visual, performing or literary arts should provide Mayor Farhad Ghatan with a Letter of Interest and examples of their art and/or experience. Applicants are advised to review the FHAC guidelines at Application review will continue until the positions are filled.

Questions and application letter should be directed to the Town of Friday Harbor, ATTN: Julie Greene, 60 Second St., P.O. Box 219, Friday Harbor, WA 98250;; 360-378-2810, ext. 229.

The FHAC was formed in February 2015 with the appointment of eight commissioners, including one youth member. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month.