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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 2018 Work Plan.


  • James Stiles
  • Melissa Preiser
  • Daniel Hershman, 2018 Chair 
  • Mary Blacker   
  • Karen Brugato
  • Fran Tanner
  • Vickie Chynoweth, 2018 Vice Chair   
  • Alyson Soma
  • Iveta Felzenberg      
  • Dallas Frakes, Alternate
  • Joslyn Pocock, 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


Public Art

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


Municipal Court Student Art Contest "What Liberty Means to Me"

2018 Winner Slide Show Movie



Call to Artists / Non-profit Organizations:






Cassie Swan
Recreation Coordinator Arts & Events
Ph: 253-835-6928

Cody Geddes
Recreation Supervisor

Trisha Plucknett
Administrative Assistant

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

Ph: 253-835-6910

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