Ellen Wilson, Public Art Project Coordinator


In her position as the Public Art Project Coordinator, Ellen works with local, regional, and international artists, sub-contractors, and City of Boise staff on a variety of projects, ranging from growing the City's fine art collection to implementing large-scale public art projects.

Ellen's lifelong dedication to her local art community has allowed her to excel in non-profit fundraising, community outreach, and event coordination. She has acquired a unique understanding of the complexities of public art as both a participating public artist and arts administrator. 

Ellen earned her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Boise State University. Her education and her experience growing up in this community have fostered a strong desire to ensure that Boise’s cultural expansion is reflected in public art and continues to celebrate the city's ever-growing diversity.