Anna-Maria-ShannonPULLMAN, Wash. – The Pullman Arts Commission will present its annual Mayor’s Award to Anna-Maria Shannon, associate director of the Museum of Art at Washington State University, on Thursday at the Pullman ArtWalk.

A commission member, Shannon was chair for nine years and led efforts to place art on the Pine Street Plaza, install “Pullman Celebrates Art” banners downtown and initiate the annual art walk. She is working on fundraising and planning for the WSU museum’s new building.