Oct. 6, 2011–11% for Art Program–Jocelyn Young

Jocelyn Young is the Curator of Public Art and works for the Department of Public Works at the Municipality of Anchorage.

As the Curator of the 1% for Art Program she oversees over 440 works of art valued at $12 million dollars, in public buildings, parks and schools throughout Anchorage.

Each year the program adds from eight to fifteen works of art to the Public Art collection.  Jocelyn works with over 110 volunteers who donate over 2000 hours annually. She has a degree in communications from the University of Utah.

Prior to working at the Municipality of Anchorage, she was the Director of the Arts in Education Program for the Alaska State Council on the Arts for fifteen years where she worked extensively with artists and served on many regional and national projects and panels.

Marcus Tingle "Thunderbird Sunrise" East High School photo by Chris Arend

Marcus Tingle “Thunderbird Sunrise” East High School photo by Chris Arend