ASHLAND PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION
I. CALL TO ORDER
December 18, 2020
Chair Andy Stallman called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m. via Zoom.
II. ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA
||Aaron Anderson, Assistant Planner
Joel Heller (absent)
Stephen Jensen, absent
III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Public Arts Commission regular meeting of November 20, 2020
Chair Stallman made a correction to the minutes on page 2. Under MAP Phase 1: Masterworks – Stallman, the second sentence, “Commissioner ??? would consider it”
, should read “Commissioner Smith would consider it”
Commissioner Friend made a correction to the minutes on page 2 as well. Under MAP Phase 2: RFQ Release – Friend, the first sentence, “Commissioner Friend explained they sent RFQs to over contacts using Sendinblue”
, should read “Commissioner Friend explained they sent RFQs to over 200 contacts using Sendinblue”
Commissioner Friend/Smith m/s to approve the minutes as corrected. Vote by Hand: ALL AYES. Motion passed.
IV. PUBLIC FORUM
V. LIAISON REPORTS
• Council Liaison – Jensen - None
VI. PROJECT UPDATES
• Parks & Recreation Liaison – Heller - None
• Community Development Liaison – Anderson - None
• Power of Art: voiceover – Jensen
Tony Heald recorded the voiceover Monday, December 14, 2020. The recording would be edited and inserted into the PowerPoint presentation. Councilor Jenson would meet with the stakeholders regarding next steps.
• MAP Phase 1: Masterworks – Stallman
Chair Stallman contacted Jennifer Andrews regarding the final art for the project. Some illustrations required additional time, but the expectation was the work would be ready to review the first week of January. Once the artwork was
approved, fabrication would begin.
VII. OTHER BUSINESS
• Commission Vacancies – Andy
The Commission discussed recruiting possibilities for the vacancy. Suggestions included an art student from SOU or someone on the list for the selection committee.
VIII. PAC WORKPLAN
• Review HUB Artwork Submissions
Chair Stallman commented the Study Session on December 16, 2020 went well. The group discussed having a fourth or 5th place for the art selection in case of the top three references did not check out. The Commission would discuss the matter further during their meeting on January 8, 2021.
Commissioner Friend would draft acceptance and rejection letters.
• Selection Panel
The Commission discussed candidates for the selection panel. They determined seven members would be enough.
The Commission discussed changing the mailing date for the notice. They agreed to stick with the original plan and mail the notice Wednesday, December 30, 2020. The notice would be published in the newspapers Monday, January 4, 2021. The Commission went on to review the notice and the recipients.
Meeting adjourned at 9:17 a.m.
January 15, 2021