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Art Recognition Nominations Is Now Closed! 

The Richland Arts Commission is accepting nominations to recognize local contributions made in support of the arts in 2017. This award will honor two recipients, one individual and one organization (for profit or not-for-profit).

To make a submission, complete the nomination form, attach a letter of recommendation and email to, or deliver to:

Richland Arts Commission
Attn: Patty Roe
Richland Community Center
500 Amon Park Drive, Richland WA 99352.

Note: Recipients who have been recognized in the last five years are not eligible.

Nominations are accepted through Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. 


  • Council Chamber at City Hall - 505 Swift Blvd., Richland, WA 99352
  • First Wednesday of each month - 6:00 pm


  • Richland Community Center - 500 Amon Park Dr., Richland, WA 99352
  • Third Wednesday of each month - 6:00 pm

Agendas & Minutes

Arts Commission Work Plan 2018

Richland Municipal Code for Arts Commission

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are also available following approval. 


Term Expiration Date

Jeffrey Kissel, Chair

March 31, 2020

Tom Nirider, Member

March 31, 2021

Yichien Cooper, Member

March 31, 2019

Anne Spilman, Vice Chair

March 31, 2020

Melinda Garza, Member

March 31, 2021

Jeff Peterson, Member 

March 31, 2020

Sabastian Marichalar, Youth Member

March 31, 2019



The Arts Commission supports City Council in encouraging and supporting art within Richland to improve the quality of life, strengthen economic development and revitalize the community. It is an advisory body to City Council and staff to provide expertise on visual and performing arts to enrich the cultural life of the community.





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