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Core Values

With integrity and transparency, Lufkin Creative serves as a responsible partner and trusted broker to encourage and facilitate artistic and cultural growth in Lufkin and Angelina County.


Lufkin Creative amplifies community voices while promoting the proposed cultural district’s uniqueness and its many creative enterprises.


Through collaboration and inclusiveness, Lufkin Creative uses art and culture as a catalyst for economic growth, artistic expression and enhanced quality of life for all.


Lufkin Creative provides opportunities for artists, creatives and scholars from all mediums to encourage and to engage residents and visitors in the arts in innovative ways.

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To cultivate and support an authentic and collaborative thriving arts community.


For Lufkin to be a vibrant, creative, inclusive community that inspires and engages everyone through the arts. 

Children engaging in a leaf printmaking activity, pressing an inked leaf onto paper. Their hands are covered in paint, reflecting the creative and hands-on nature of the project. The background features a colorful, paint-splattered workspace, highlighting the vibrant and artistic environment.

Lufkin Creative Board of Directors


Executive Committee

Executive Director: Jackie Zimmerman

Co-chair: Sally Alvis                                   Co-Chair: Becca Chance

Chair Elect: Becky Cota

Secretary: Terra Fidone

Treasurer: William Rothhauser


Board Members

Anya Lundberg

Aubrey Prunty

Caitlyn Kirkland

Cori Hooton

Diana Throckmorton

Emily Hyatt

Erin Gentry

Jansen Davis

Kivana Ford

Robbie Kuykendall

Rudy Flores

Sarah Levine

Sibyl Delgrolice


Guessippina Bonner

Tara Hendrix

Tara Watson-Watkins

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