Arts & Humanities Commission


The Arts and Humanities Commission has eleven members appointed by the City Manager, confirmed by Council. Terms are 3 years.

Current Commissioners:

  • Jack Hussey (President)
  • Faith Bowyer
  • Christian Cox
  • Peggy Edwards
  • Sue Montgomery
  • Rebecca Moran
  • Linda O'Connor
  • Treasure Barberich-Wyckoff
  • Celi Oliveto
  • 2 vacant seats

Annual Awards Ceremony

The City of Fairmont's Arts and Humanities Commission holds an annual awards ceremony to honor members of the local arts community. For information about dates for this event visit their Facebook Page [LINK]

2023 Awardees

  • Michael Swisher, MCPARC Community Band Director.
  • Dr. Alyssa Schwartz, Fairmont State University professor of music education and performance.
  • Melissa Ryan, local theatre artist.
  • Michael Stewart, local music artist.
  • Neil King, local jazz musician.
  • Eva Tennant, North Marion High theatre student.
  • Delayne Pyle, Fairmont Senior High music student.
  • Cecelia Moran, East Fairmont High visual arts student.
  • Bailey Phillips, Fairmont State University music performance student.

For more information, visit the Fairmont Arts and Humanities Facebook page.