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ShoreLake Arts seeking Executive Director

ShoreLake Arts seeks a dynamic and experienced leader with a passion for community arts to serve as Executive Director. Acting with creativity, strategic vision, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a deep commitment to inclusivity, the Executive Director is responsible for ensuring that ShoreLake Arts fulfills its mission of “cultivating creativity and inspiring our community through the arts.” The Executive Director serves as the organization’s chief executive officer, directing and administering all programs, operations, and policies as well as supervising the professional staff. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors.

For a full job description, and to apply please visit our website at

Applications due October 15, 2021

Goodbye to Lorie Hoffman, outgoing Executive Director

We wish Lorie Hoffman the best of luck in her new role as the Arts Community Manager at the City of Bellevue. Lorie has been the Executive Director of ShoreLake Arts since January 2016 and led the organization through the launch of new programs, a major rebranding, and a pandemic! She is a passionate champion of the arts and she will be missed.

“I am so deeply grateful to the entire ShoreLake Arts family. Working here has given me the opportunity to meet truly skillful artists, passionate arts advocates, and a community willing to try something new. I’m a lucky person

-- for the better part of the last decade I’ve woken up every day and gone to work at a place I love. Thank you all for being part of that. I’ll see you all at Concerts in the Park!” - Lorie Hoffman

Hello to Quinn Elliot, Acting Executive Director

Leading ShoreLake Arts during the transition and through to the end of the hiring process is Quinn Elliot. Quinn’s experience includes past service as the Executive Director of the Kirkland Arts Center, and as a fundraiser at the New York City Opera. Quinn has also worked with historic redevelopment in Spokane, and currently works to find commercial space for creative businesses. Quinn is a firm believer that arts are a fundamental piece of the human condition.

“I am excited to join the ShoreLake Arts community during this transitional phase, and look forward to working together to build a joyful and art filled 2022” - Quinn Elliott



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