The Elko Art Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization based in Elko, Nevada with the mission to promote all art forms in the greater Elko area. EAF is governed by a all volunteer board of directors that meet monthly and are highly motivated to make Elko a regional art destination.
The foundation was formed as a sister organization to the City Elko Arts & Culture Board that is a governing advisory board to the Elko City Council. The Elko Art Foundation works closely with the EACAB and serves as a fundraising arm and local arts council for the art community in the entire Elko area.
Elko, Nevada is the largest population center in northeastern Nevada and serves a vast geographical area. Public art and the developing a strong cultural community raises the standard of living of all residents and makes a compelling and interesting place for visitors to the area.
Peace Wheel at the Elko Peace Park.
Jerod is a native of Elko and loves his community and the culture that surrounds it. He volunteers time and talent to many non-profits and culture entities.
Simone is a professional visual artist, muralist, and former professional dancer. She seeks to promote the arts in Elko through a hands-on approach and has examples of her work all over the community.
Sandy is a local radio celebrity. She has a morning show on Mix 96.7, and a twice weekly art, culture, and entertainment show, on Talk 107.7. It can also be heard at anytime at www.elkobackstage.com. Sandy is also active in theater arts, a visual artist, and great supporter of all things art in Elko.
Catherine works as an architect and is passionate about making Elko the greatest art destination in the world, ...or at least the intermountain west.