Julie Gautier-Downes

Executive Director

Julie Gautier-Downes is the Executive Director of the Richmond Art Collective, an Adjunct Instructor, and a Board Member for Art Salvage. Julie is passionate about facilitating creative growth, educational, and professional development opportunities for artists in Eastern Washington.

Executive Director Since: September 2018
RAC Member Since: February 2017

Ira Gardner

Board Member - Member Artist Representative

Ira Gardner has taught photography, multimedia, and documentary video production for over 20 years at Spokane Falls Community College and served as chair of the Applied Visual Arts department for eight years. Ira has also served as chair of the Northwest Region of the Society for Photographic Education and as a member of the board of directors for the Richmond Art Collective and Spokane Film Project.

Board Member Since: May 2018
RAC Member Since: February 2017

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Laura Carpenter Truitt

Board Member

Board Member Since: May 2018

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Rebekah Wilkins-Pepiton

Board Member

Board Member Since: May 2018

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Stefani Rossi

Board Member

Board Member Since: October 2019

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