Community Services
Staff Liasion
Carrie Dyer, Community Services Supervisor
Phone Number
(530) 757-5626
Meeting Times
Second Monday of each month at 7:15PM (except August)
Meeting Place
Community Chambers Conference Room, 23 Russell Boulevard
Number of Members
7 Regular members
1 Alternative member

The Civic Arts Commission is one of the City Commissions for the City of Davis.

The Civic Arts Commission considers and makes recommendations to the City Council on cultural and artistic matters by:

  • generating public input concerning the arts;
  • reviewing arts contract proposals;
  • recommending art intended for public places.

The Civic Arts Commission may also review and make recommendations on the City of Davis budgets for arts programs, and facilities, and on the incorporation of art into the city's capital improvement projects.

Commission Members

Nikhil Joshi

  • Nikhil Joshi (Chair)
  • Marieke DeWaard (Vice Chair)
  • Susan Brady
  • Nina Gatewood
  • Jane Higgins
  • Casey Hutchins
  • Mary Anne Ingenthron
  • Carrie Whitecotton
  • Staff: Carrie Dyer, Community Services Supervisor

Carrie Dyer

  • Council Liaison: Dan Wolk, Mayor Pro-Tempore