Frederick Arts Commission

About the Frederick Arts Commission

The Arts Commission was established by ordinance in 2000 by the Board of Trustees as an advisory body to the board for the administration of the Art in Public Places Program. Commission responsibilities include advising the Board of Trustees on what art projects to pursue, where to place such art, and with which artist to commission these projects.  


  • Shelly Guenther, Chair
  • Tami Showers, Vice Chair
  • Karen Kress
  • Tumara Rogers
  • Bethany Steen
  • Rafer Burnham, Trustee
  • Meghan Martinez, Staff Representative


Currently there are two vacancies on the Frederick Arts Commission. If you are interested in joining the commission, please submit an application and a questionnaire.  Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2017.

  1. Community Canvas Program
  2. Art in Public Places
Community Canvas Program

The Community Canvas Program is a joint effort with Frederick Power and Light to create bright, active murals on Town of Frederick utility equipment.  The Frederick Arts Commission is not accepting applications at this time.