Catina Crum, Public Arts Assistant
Catina Crum endeavors to promote and diversify the Public Art Collection for the Boise City Department of Arts & History. She believes in developing ample opportunities for the community, as well as emerging and professional artists, to engage and explore art and culture within Boise, Idaho. Catina helps to coordinate and facilitate future departmental Public Art plans and processes while working to identify areas of opportunity. She actively manages new projects for the Public Art program while striving to employ sustainable collection management methods.
“Public Art is a source for community transformation that reflects our community’s ideals and aspirations. Our City’s Public Art collection serves to create cultural opportunities while highlighting historical and cultural events in a manner that beautifies our city in a memorable way.”
Born and raised in rural Twin Falls, Idaho, Catina earned an Associate’s Degree in Art from the College of Southern Idaho and a Bachelor of Fine Art, with an Emphasis in Drawing and Painting, from Boise State University. She has received multiple honors; such as regional recognition for Outstanding Writing in the State of Idaho, recognition as a noteworthy Fine Arts Performer and she was awarded a grant by a local program, the Alexa Rose Foundation. An interdisciplinary artist in her own right, she hopes to aid in the growth and development of the City by promoting programs and opportunities that will continue to highlight everything Boise has to offer.