Robbie Kienzle

Arts Liaison & Program Planner
Oklahoma City Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

As Arts & Cultural Affairs Liaison for the City of Oklahoma City, Kienzle coordinates arts and cultural initiatives to further the City’s economic, tourism and community development priorities.  Her post oversees Arts Commission matters and work with all of the departments, trusts and authorities of the City to implement the 1% for Arts ordinance established by the City Council in 2009 as well as the current Cultural Plan for the greater Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Prior to assuming her new post, she served for four years as Head of the Urban Redevelopment Division within the Planning Department.  She has worked for the City for 20 years and has almost 30 years of experience connecting arts, architecture and urban redevelopment to support the City’s growth and development.  Ms. Kienzle has previously served as the Director of the Festival of the Arts, Executive Director of the American Institute of Architects, Oklahoma Main Street Manager for the City of Shawnee, and a Visual Arts Consultant for Oklahoma City’s original MAPS projects and Transportation for America.