The Commission is designed for an 11-member capacity. The Commissioners, all volunteers, are appointed by the Mayor of Richmond with the concurrence of the Richmond City Council to serve four-year terms. New candidates who wish to become active advocates for fine arts, performing arts, and literary arts in the Richmond community are encouraged to apply for vacant seats.
Those interested in joining should submit a short personal biography, along with the Commission Application Form available for download (PDF), or from the Arts & Culture Division. Send completed copies to both the City Clerk and the Arts & Culture Manager as indicated on the form.
Artists (visual, performance, literary) may also participate with the Public Art Advisory Committee. Commissioners can also be members of the Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC)
The Commission (RACC) welcomes visitors to the meetings scheduled on the fourth Thursday of each month. Volunteers from the community who are interested in assisting with Commission projects are encouraged to visit a Commission meeting or to contact the Arts & Culture Division.
RACC Artists Roster is a listing of individual artists (visual, performing and literary) who either live or work in West Contra Costa County (Richmond, San Pablo, El Sobrante, Pinole, Crockett, Rodeo, Hercules, El Cerrito, Kensington).
Complete the online Artist Registry Form to be included in the database of artists available for art projects in Richmond.