Meet The Team
Arts & Special Events Director
Kelley was born and raised in Morrison, Colorado and moved to Utah in 2017. She earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado Boulder, go Buffs! Her professional background is in hospitality and she started working for the City of Moab in early 2021. She believes that the Moab Arts scene is one of the reasons Moab is such a special and unique place. When she is not at work she can be found exploring canyons, visiting with friends, and being a chicken mom. Kelley is happy to be a part of the community and looking forward to contributing to the art and events around town.
Associate Arts Director
Born in Flint, Michigan, Melisa holds a BFA in Graphic Design from Columbia College Chicago. Melisa brings an enthusiasm for socially-engaged art and building creative community, drawing from her past experiences as an independent curator, public artist, farmer, freelance exhibit and event identity designer, co-founder of a small cassette tape label, and letterpress printing demonstrator. She looks forward to facilitating contemporary, meaningful, and accessible art experiences for and with the Moab community. When she’s not printing or binding books, she enjoys hiking, reading, and sharing home-cooked meals with friends.
Originally from Minnesota, Patty moved out west to attend Colorado College where she studied Economics and French. She has been living in Utah for the past few years, spending winters in Park City and summers in Moab, and is excited to be a full time Moab resident.
Patty is looking forward to being an active part of the arts community as the MARC assistant and bring events to town that will be fun for people of all ages.
Outside of work, you can find Patty exploring the area by bike, foot or boat, or playing board games with friends.