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Arts Commission


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The City of Federal Way Arts Commission is a group of nine volunteer members who are appointed by the City Council to develop and oversee the city's various arts programs. The Arts Commission advises and/or recommends to the City Council on all areas of the arts, including the fine arts, literary, performing, visual and cultural.  Please reference the following 2017 Work Plan.


  • James Stiles
  • Gary Gillespie
  • Daniel Hershman, 2017 Chair 
  • Mary Blacker   
  • Fran Tanner
  • Vickie Chynoweth, 2017 Vice Chair   
  • Mary Tynan  
  • Tina Callanan      
  • Dana Fox, Alternate
  • Iveta Felzenberg, Alternate


7:30 am - 9:00 am
First Thursday of each month

Federal Way Community Center
876 South 333rd St.
Federal Way, WA 98003

Current and past meeting packets and agendas

Federal Way Public Arts Flipbook
City of Federal Way Public Art Book      


Call to Artists / Non-profit Organizations:


  • Municipal Court -Student Art Contest
  • 1st prize $100/ 2nd $50, 3rd $25 for each school age
  • May 1st deadline for entries
  • Info / Entry Form


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Cody Geddes
Recreation Supervisor

Trisha Plucknett
Administrative Assistant

Bo Du
Recreation Coordinator

876 S. 333rd St.
Federal Way, WA  98003

Ph: 253.835.6910

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm