Marietta Arts Council, Inc. is a Georgia nonprofit group of volunteers working in the City of Marietta to enrich the artistic and cultural landscape of the City of Marietta through advocacy, education, and public art. In 2018, The Marietta Arts Council partnered with the City of Marietta to kick off a weekend celebrating the thriving art scene in Marietta at the inaugural Mountain to River TrailFest with performances, mural installations, and a sculpture garden along the new urban trail connecting Lewis Park to Brown Park, running through downtown Marietta.


Board of Directors

Bonnie Reavis: Chairwoman
Zenith Design Group, The Brickyard, The Loft Art Gallery

Andy Gaines: Vice-Chairman
General Manager
The Historic Earl & Rachel Smith Strand Theatre

Amanda Sutter: Treasurer
Executive Director
Marietta Visitor’s Bureau

Stokes O’Shields: Secretary
Gallery Director
The Loft Art Gallery

Lindsey O’Shields: TrailFest Chairwoman
Local Artist and Scenic Art Designer

Jennifer Boykin
Boykin Creative Studios

Steve Byrne
Mauldin & Jenkins

Manda Costoulas
Marketing Director
The Historic Earl & Rachel Smith Strand Theatre

Dana Johnson
Executive Vice-President of Economic Development & Executive Director
Select Cobb

Donna Krueger
dk Gallery

Holly Tuchman
RobertKent Galleries & Frame Shop

Advisory Board

Trevor Beemon
Executive Director
Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society

Mary Nye Bennett
Artistic Director
The Lyric Theatre

Amber Byrd
Gallerist & Owner
A.R.T. on Anderson

Katy Ruth Camp
Cobb Life Magazine, Cobb Business Journal, and Marietta Daily Journal Features

Jan Galt
Executive Director
Marietta Museum of History

Jim Gilbert
Managing Partner
MaxVision, LLC

Miné H Hashas-Degertekin, PhD
Associate Professor, Urban Design Course and Studio Coordinator
Kennesaw State University | Architecture Program

Vanita Keswani
Senior Director of Programs & Community Engagement
Cobb Travel & Tourism

Katelyn Ledford
Senior Account Executive
Marietta Daily Journal

Sally Macauley
Executive Director
Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art

Angella Ocheltree
Hypnotist, Life & Performance Coach
Right Path Hypnosis & Wellness

Courtney Spiess
Marketing & PR Coordinator
Marietta Visitor’s Bureau

Allen Bell
Arts Education Manager
Georgia Council for the Arts

Harrison Long
Interim Chair Department of Dance
Kennesaw State University

Meryl Manfre

Gina Duncan
My Rooftop Stories



Community Engagement

Public Art

Public Art Master Plan

Project 23squared

Keys to the City

Franklin Gateway CID


International Women’s Day (Sunday, March 8, 2020)



Annual Gala


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