Creative Connections via the Arts.

General Question? 541-754-1551 or Email The Arts Center

Cynthai-SpencerCynthia Spencer | Executive Director

Cynthia Spencer, ED advances access to the arts in service of our community.  She spent 30 years as a studio potter while also advocating for the arts through work for the Oregon Potters Assn and Corvallis Fall Festival. She is a Celebrate Corvallis (2015) Patron of the Arts Award recipient.

Email: – Ext. 654

Hester Coucke | Curator Public Exhibitions

Hester Coucke is Curator of Public Programs. She oversees Exhibitions in our two galleries,  in rural communities, at Austin Building at OSU. She coordinated the community-based Exhibition Committee.  She also serves on and leads collaborations with other arts groups.

Email Hester Coucke – Ext. 658

jen-corneliusJen Hernandez-Cornelius — Arts Integration and Education Outreach Coordinator

JenC coordinates arts experiences for youth On Site, and in schools, libraries through treatment and living centers, and with community partners.  FMI: Education Program Outreach .

Email Jen Cornelius – Ext. 655


Joni King | Graphics Coordinator

Joni King is the creative graphic designer producing our printed materials for publication, distribution, print, and publicity for The Arts Center. She also manages our membership database.

Additionally, Joni assists with building rentals.

Email Joni King – Ext. 657

KrKrista staff photo 7_21_16ista Rich | ArtShop Manager

Krista oversees the acquisition of new and existing regional artists represented in the shop. She also assists artists with the art of selling their art.

Email Krista Rich – Ext. 656

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Ellen Fuller | Business Manager

Ellen Fuller manages The Arts Center bookkeeping, financials, personnel and business matters.

Email Ellen Fuller – Ext. 653



Laura Young  |  Communications & Development Coordinator

Laura Young helps build program capacity through grant writing, strategic planning, and building community partnerships. She has an M.A. in Arts Administration, B.A. in Studio Art and Certificate in Art Therapy. 

Email Laura Young  – Ext 652


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Jen Bouton | Community Engagement Coordinator

JenB engages college students and community members at The Arts Center through meaningful volunteer and internship opportunities.

Email Jen Bouton – Ext 662

rinee1Rinee Merritt | Website Communications (Content)

Rinee Merritt contracts with us to keep information current on our website and via events on social media.

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