The Sunshine Cultural Arts Center

Growing East St. Louis through the Arts

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Founder and Executive Director, Sylvester “Sunshine” Lee leads the Sunshine Cultural Arts Center. He is supported by a team of talented staff and board members.

The board serving the Sunshine Cultural Arts Center is diverse and rich in experience. Coming from a variety of professional backgrounds, the members of the Sunshine Cultural Arts Center board set policy and serve as the organization’s legal owner and final authority responsible for efficient and effective use of resources.

Most importantly, each member shares the vision of the Sunshine Cultural Arts Center and is dedicated to promoting the arts as a necessary component to a complete and fulfilling life. We understand that the arts are essential to revitalization and strive to fill gaps where our services are needed most.

Board of Directors

Jennifer Adams, President

Amber Howlett, Vice President

Alisa Simms, Treasurer

Wealthy Simmons, Assistant Treasurer

Angela Armstead, Secretary

Valerie Adams

Shantay Wakefield

Robert Gill.