About the Committee
The Portland Public Art Committee is responsible for administering the Public Art Program to preserve, restore, and enhance the city-owned public art collection. The committee develops and presents to the City Council an Annual Art Plan that:
Recommends expenditures from the municipal percent-for-art allocation
Reviews potential gifts of art to the city’s collection according the Guidelines for the Public Art Ordinance
Seeks private donations to care for the public art collection
Recommends appropriate locations for the installation of permanent public art
Members are appointed to three-year terms. Members must live or work in Portland.
Experience with foundations and development or accomplishment as an artist is desirable. Experience, training, or expertise in one of the following disciplines is also desirable: architecture, landscape architecture, art curation, and commercial real estate or development.