Public Art Commission

Commission Overview

The mission the the Public Art Commission is to enhance public spaces with an engaging and diverse art collection, accessible to everyone.

The duties and responsibilities of the Commission include:

  • Advise the City Council and Staff with respect to all aspects of planning, programming, procurement, installation, operations, maintenance, restoration, and promotion of City-owned public art projects and artworks
  • Adopt criteria for review, selection, and placement of artwork for the City's public art program
  • Advise the City Council and Staff on matters related to arts and culture, including the development of policies, processes, and projects
  • Serve as advocates for the City's public art program
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by City Council or City Manager
  • Work in conjunction with other City boards and commissions as appropriate on public art projects on City-owned property and make recommendations as necessary to other boards and commissions and to City Council
  • Work in conjunction with the Design Review Board on public art projects and proposals to be located in the Central Business District.

The Public Art Commission was established on June 15, 2004.

At a Glance

Established byResolution 2016-10
Number on BoardSeven regular members and one non-voting youth member through the Youth Engagement Program.
Length of TermThree years
Council LiaisonCouncilor Dean Brookie
Staff LiaisonN/A
Regular Meeting TimeLast Tuesday of every month at 8:00 am
Regular Meeting LocationRiver City Hall

Current Members

NameAppointedTerm Expires
Barbara Noseworthy03/05/201801/31/2021
Josephine Bizantz, Youth Appointee05/24/201808/31/2019

Charles Leslie02/19/201901/31/2022
Carol Martin, Chair02/07/201701/31/2020
Karen Schain02/07/201701/31/2020
Erin Murphy, Vice Chair02/19/201901/31/2022