The new director of the Laramie Public Arts Coalition will begin working remotely March 2nd and will move to Laramie in April. Laura Zorch McDermit and her husband are coming from Pittsburgh and she fills an opening created at the end of last year.
McDermit has spent her life working in the arts and heard about this job from her supervisor in Pittsburgh’s Office of Public Art who was part of Laramie’s public art plan in 2015.
As LPAC’s new executive director, Laura Zorch McDermit sees Laramie as a vibrant community excited about public art and she has several projects to work on in the coming months, including an improvement grant for the Greenbelt area and the need to fill two statue pedestals on the Snowy Range Road Bridge. LPAC is also looking towards reviving the Front Porch Music Festival and working on a community mural project proposal to the city