About Us

Arts Cheyenne Leaders

Arts Cheyenne has an 11-person Board of Directors representing the local cultural community.

Mike Morris

Mike Morris

Board President

Mike is the Natural Resource Program Principal at the Wyoming Department of Environment Quality.  He is also a performing musician.

Steve Knox

Steve Knox

Board Vice President

Steve is an art teacher at East High School, Laramie County School District #1 and a practicing fine art painter.

Joe Chenchar

Joe Chenchar

Board Secretary

Joe is a Deputy County Attorney for Laramie County and is also a multimedia card game developer.

Carey Hartmann

Carey Hartmann

Board Treasurer

Carey is the Laramie County Librarian and a practicing artist.

Jesse Dorst

Jesse Dorst

Board Member

Jesse is the Community and Media Relations Manager for the Laramie County Library.

Bria Hammock

Bria Hammock

Board Member

Bria is a contemporary wilderness painter, muralist and a graphic designer.

Daniel Jaspersen

Daniel Jaspersen

Board Member

Daniel is a professional magician, mentalist and public speaker.

Renee Jelinek

Renee Jelinek

Board Member

Renee is co-owner of the Paramount Cafe, Paramount Ballroom, and The Lincoln performance theatre.

J O'Brien

J O'Brien

Board Member

J is the Communications and Creative Arts Pathway Coordinator at Laramie County Community College.

Becky Tish

Becky Tish

Board Member

Becky is a community singer and the Assistant Director of the Cheyenne Chamber Singers.

Kris Whitfield

Kris Whitfield

Board Member

Kris is the Executive Director of United Way of Laramie County.

Bill Lindstrom

Bill Lindstrom

Executive Director

Bill is a long-time arts and culture advocate and arts organization manager.

Desirée Brothe

Desirée Brothe

Assistant Director

Desirée assists in operations of the Cheyenne Creativity Center and other various Arts Cheyenne programs. She is also the Artist Development Director for the Wyoming Women’s Business Center, and runs her business, Magpie Creations.

JoLynn Paulsen

JoLynn Paulsen

Content Creator

JoLynn manages content for Arts Cheyenne, the Creativity Center, and all other Arts Cheyenne programming. She is also a designer/production specialist at Trophy Creative. JoLynn’s hobbies include photography and attending concerts with friends.
Tatiana Thompson

Tatiana Thompson

Program Coordinator

Tati assists in workshop programming, gallery exhibitions, and the gift shop at the Cheyenne Creativity Center. She is a recent graduate of Laramie County Community College with a degree in Art as well as the Communication and Creative Arts Pathway. Tati is also visual artist in her spare time.

Partners

Arts Cheyenne’s Work Is Supported by Partners and Funders

Wyoming Arts Council

Supported in part by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Wyoming Legislature

Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund

Supported in part by a grant from the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund, a program of the Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources.

City of Cheyenne/Cheyenne City Council

Managing Cheyenne’s Art in Public Places through an MOU with the City of Cheyenne.

Cheyenne Community Development Organizations

Partnering with these community organizations to help Cheyenne be a more creative, vibrant place to live!

National Endowment for the Arts

The Kinetic Art project is supported in part by an award from the NEA. Arts Cheyenne is also supported in part by an American Rescue Plan Act grant from the NEA to support general operating expenses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Wyoming Workforce Development Council

Arts Cheyenne’s Emerging Artists Program is supported by a grant from the Wyoming Workforce Development Council.

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Mailing

PO Box 247
Cheyenne, WY  82003

Contact

info@artscheyenne.com
(307) 222-4091

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