Founder and Community Advocate

Jeff Hurst

Jeff Hurst has been a working artist, primarily as a lighting designer in the film and television industry, for 45 years. In 1985 he co-founded Teatro Dallas, the Southwest’s oldest Latinx theater organization, with Cora Cardona, and he
has been active in the local arts community ever since. Along with others, he was an active participant in the writing of the original Cultural Policy, and subsequently in the development of the Latino Cultural Center. He currently resides in Mexico City.

He currently serves on the Municipal Library Board.