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Welcome our new Executive Director
Araceli Solis

“I am extremely excited, humbled, and honored by the amazing opportunity to love, serve, and care for my community via the arts in the role of Executive Director of the Dona Ana Arts Council.  I look forward to making a difference alongside the DAAC team by working collaboratively with community members to support and grow the organization’s vision and mission.” – Araceli Solis
 
Araceli Solis is the outgoing art teacher at Sierra Middle School. With over 20 years of experience in the field of education and serving in a variety of roles, Araceli is excited to embark on a long-awaited professional pursuit with the Dona Ana Arts Council.  Araceli believes in serving others, providing for her family, and making the most of opportunities. She is an advocate for change.  She believes in expanding her expertise, learning new skills, and contributing to the community.  Araceli is a multi-talented Chicana artist and experienced educator.  Araceli is a powerful force in the workplace and uses her positive attitude alongside her tireless energy to bring out the best in others.  Araceli is inspired daily by her husband and two children.  In her free time, she enjoys reading, creates art, exercises, travels and enjoys time with loved ones.  Araceli loves to share her passion for the arts and life, love for education, and making the world a better place.  Araceli is the change she wants to see in the world for our present and future generations.

WELCOME

TO THE

DOÑA ANA ARTS COUNCIL

Proudly serving Las Cruces and Doña Ana County with art events, festivals, education, support and advocacy.

The Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) is a non-profit 501c3 organization.   Donations are tax deductible.

We are located at the DAAC Arts & Cultural Center, 250 W. Amador Ave., in downtown, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

WELCOME

TO THE

DOÑA ANA ARTS COUNCIL

Proudly serving Las Cruces and Doña Ana County with art events, festivals, education, support and advocacy.

The Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) is a non-profit 501c3 organization.

We are located at the DAAC Arts & Cultural Center, 250 W. Amador Ave., in downtown, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Volunteer Opportunities

Put your time to great use with many opportunities at the Doña Ana Arts Council, including the Renaissance ArtsFaire, the Las Cruces Arts Fair, the Arts & Cultural Center or children’s art programs.

WE NEED A FEW

Volunteers

Put your time to great use with many opportunities at the Doña Ana Arts Council, including the Renaissance ArtsFaire, the Las Cruces Arts Fair, the Arts & Cultural Center or various children’s art programs.

“Feed Your Mind Speaker Series”

Art History and Cultural Lectures for the Feed Your Mind Lecture Series. Feed Your Mind offers new, fresh, and exciting topics for the upcoming lecture series. As we get the lecture topics from this year’s presenters, we will be updating and posting here with all the new information and images. February 25th, 2023 we will be joined by local artist Bob Diven for his

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