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Full Commission - April 7, 2014 - Meeting Agenda

Full Commission - April 7, 2014

MEETING OF THE FULL ARTS COMMISSION
Monday, April 7, 2014
3:00 p.m.

City Hall, Room 416
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place


Agenda

  1. Roll Call
     
  2. Approval of Minutes
    Action

    Motion to approve March 3, 2014 Minutes.

    Explanatory Documents: Draft minutes
     

  3. President’s Report
    Discussion

    Current developments and announcements.
     
  4. Director’s Report
    Discussion

    Current administrative, budgetary and programming developments and announcements.
     
  5. Consent Calendar
    The following items are included in the Consent Calendar subject to withdrawal at the request of a Commissioner:

    Approval of Committee Minutes
    Action

    1. Motion to approve the Civic Design Review Committee Meeting Minutes of December 16, 2013.
       
    2. Motion to approve the Civic Design Review Committee Meeting Minutes of January 13, 2014.
       
    3. Motion to approve the Civic Design Review Committee Meeting Minutes of February 10, 2014.
       
    4. Motion to approve the Community Arts, Education and Grants Committee Meeting Minutes of March 11, 2014.
       
    5. Motion to approve the Civic Design Review Committee Meeting Minutes of March 17, 2014.
       
    6. Motion to approve the Visual Arts Committee Meeting Minutes of March 19, 2014.
       
      Community Arts, Education and Grants Committee Recommendations (March 11, 2014; link to agenda)
      Action
    7. Motion to approve recommendations to award 48 grants totaling $650,000 in the 2013-2014 cycle of Organization Project Grants (“OPG”) to the following organizations, and to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into grant agreements with each organization for the amounts listed:

      3rd i South Asian Independent Film Festival, $15,000
      Adobe Books Backroom Gallery, $5,000
      African & African American Performing Arts Coalition, $10,500
      AfroSolo Theatre Company, $15,000
      Bindlestiff Studio, $15,000
      Capacitor Performance, $15,000
      Chinese Historical Society of America, $15,000
      Chrysalis Studio, $13,000
      Circuit Network, $15,000
      Clerestory, $11,130
      CounterPULSE, $15,000
      Crowded Fire Theatre Company, $6,000
      CubaCaribe, $15,000
      Cultural Oddyssey, $15,000
      Cutting Ball Theatre Company, $15,000
      Dandelion Dance, $15,000
      Epiphany Productions, $15,000
      EXIT Theater, $15,000
      Fresh Meat Productions, $15,000
      Girl Talk, $12,250
      Jess Curtis/Gravity, $15,000
      Kulintang Arts Inc., $15,000
      Left Coast Chamber Ensemble/Chamber Music Partnership Inc., $15,000
      Melody of China, Inc., $15,000
      Mugwumpin, $15,000
      Mural Music & Arts Project, $15,000
      Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu, $15,000
      Playwrights Foundation, $15,000
      Queer Rebel Productions, $15,000
      Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project, $15,000
      Radar Productions, $15,000
      RAWdance, $12,000
      Root Division, $15,000
      SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts, $12,480
      San Francisco Camerawork, $15,000
      San Francisco Cinematheque, $8,000
      San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, $15,000
      San Francisco Hip Hop DanceFest, $15,000
      San Francisco Independent Film Festival, $14,000
      San Francisco Mime Troupe, $15,000
      San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, $15,000
      San Francisco Silent Film Festival, $15,000
      Scott Wells and Dancers, $15,000
      Shadowlight Productions, $15,000
      Southern Exposure, $15,000
      Still Here, $1,865
      Theater Flamenco, $15,000
      Writers Among Artists, $3,775
       

    8. Motion to approve recommendations to award 16 grants totaling $250,000 in the 2013-2014 cycle of Arts & Communities: Innovative Partnerships (“ACIP”) grants to the following individuals and organizations, and to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into grant agreements with each individual and organization for the amounts listed:

      ABD Productions, $15,000
      Asian American Women Artists Assoc., $25,000
      Au Co Vietnamese Cultural Center, $10,000
      Chinese Culture Foundation, $10,000
      Chinese Progressive Association, $10,000
      CounterPULSE, $10,000
      Elizabeth Gjelten, $10,000
      Emelle Sonh, $10,000
      Hospitality House, $25,000
      Jerome Reyes, $10,000
      Kulintang Arts, $25,000
      Navarette x Kajiyama, $10,000
      Out of Site: Center for Arts Education, $25,000
      Queer Cultural Center, $25,000
      Root Division, $20,000
      Small Press Traffic Literary Arts Center, $10,000
       

    9. Motion to approve the grants appeals process for Cultural Equity and Community Arts and Education grants.
       
      Civic Design Review Committee Recommendations (March 17, 2014; link to agenda)
      Action
    10. Motion to approve Phase 3 of the DuPont Courts Restroom Project, contingent upon (1) extending the overhangs out in two directions by a couple of inches to clear the corner angle; (2) recessing flashing and concrete; (3) painting the doors, metal grill and flashing a dark charcoal; (4) extending the tile along the full length of the wall, with administrative review of the final design of the corner treatment; (5) moving the door to the end of the wall to eliminate the return; (6)  integrating the stainless steel signage into the tile surface by replacing the appropriate tiles with the stainless signage; (7) using stainless steel for all hardware; (8) clumping plants rather than spacing them out, and using low-growing plants such as phormium at the entry of the ramp and taller plants such as ceanothus toward the higher part of the ramp to disguise it.
       
      Visual Arts Committee Recommendations (March 19, 2014; link to agenda)
      Action
    11. Motion to approve poster design featuring illustrations by artist Rhonel Roberts for a Third Street Poster and Light Pole Banner series for the T-Line. The posters will be displayed in 15 transit stops facing the street on the T-Line from April through September, 2014.
       
    12. Motion to pay an honorarium of $2,000 to artist David Best for the development of a sculpture proposal for Patricia’s Green to be presented to the Arts Commission, the Recreation and Park Commission and the community for FY 2015-2016 in collaboration with the Black Rock Arts Foundation, with the balance of funding to come from the Black Rock Arts Foundation.
       
    13. Motion to approve the gift proposal from the Pirkle Jones Foundation to the City of 148 selenium toned gelatin silver photographic prints by Pirkle Jones, and two selenium toned gelatin silver prints by F. W. Quand, printed by Pirkle Jones.
       
    14. Motion to approve the Broadway Chinatown Streetscape Improvement Public Art Project Outline.
       
    15. Motion to approve the Moscone Expansion Public Art Project Outline calling for a light sculpture for the enclosed pedestrian bridge and additional exterior artworks.
       
    16. Motion to approve the Public Art Project Outline for the Masonic Avenue Streetscape Improvement Project.
       
    17. Motion to approve the Final Design Phase deliverables by artist Jovi Schnell for the SOMA West Skatepark.
       
    18. Motion to approve the selected finalists; Mark Brest van Kempen, Jackie Brookner and Stacy Levy, and Dan Corson, with Adam Kuby as an alternate, as recommended by the Alameda Creek Watershed Public Art Project Selection Panel to develop conceptual proposals for the Alameda Creek Watershed Public Art Project.
       
    19. Motion to approve the Public Art Project Outline for the 2015-2016 Art on Market Street Kiosk Poster Series.
       
    20. Motion to approve the Conceptual Design Phase deliverables (artwork rendering) by Kelly Ording for the paving design of Ocean Avenue Public Plaza (project formerly referred to as Phelan Loop Plaza in Resolution No. 0909-13-203).
       
    21. Motion to approve the selected artists, Ursula von Rydingsvard and alternate Rachel Feinstein, for the San Francisco International Airport: Terminal 3, Sculpture Opportunity as recommended by the San Francisco International Airport Three-Dimensional Selection Panel, pending approval by the Airport Commission.
       
    22. Motion to approve the selected artist Yayoi Kusama for the San Francisco International Airport: Terminal 1, Sculpture Opportunity, as recommended by the San Francisco International Airport Three-Dimensional Selection Panel, pending approval by the Airport Commission.
       
    23. Motion to approve the purchase of the artwork, High Heels for Going to Heaven, 2013 by Yayoi Kusama in the amount of $360,000 plus applicable sales tax from David Zwirner Gallery, New York, for the San Francisco International Airport: Terminal 1, Sculpture Opportunity, as recommended by the San Francisco International Airport Three-Dimensional Selection Panel, pending approval by the Airport Commission.
       
    24. Motion to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into contract with James Melchert for an amount not to exceed $95,000 for an artwork at San Francisco International Airport: Terminal 1, Secure Connector, pending approval by the Airport Commission.
       
    25. Motion to approve the selection of Ben Trautman for the Randall Museum Public Art Project as recommended by the Randall Museum Public Art Selection Panel.
       
    26. Motion to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into contract with Ben Trautman for an amount not to exceed $63,000 for the Randall Museum Public Art Project.
       
      Executive Committee Recommendations (March 24, 2014; link to agenda)
      Action
    27. Motion to approve poster designs developed by graphic designer Joy Liu, featuring portraits by photographer Damien Maloney and poetry excerpts by youth from the San Francisco Arts Commission’s WritersCorps program, contingent upon final design approval by President Beltran. The posters will be displayed in fifteen transit stops facing the platform on the T-Line from April through September, 2014.
       
    28. Motion to endorse proposed anti-graffiti legislation before the Board of Supervisors, introduced by Supervisor London Breed and cosponsored by Supervisors Mark Farrell, Scott Wiener and Katy Tang, as follows:
      File No. 140261. “Ordinance amending the Park and Police Codes to ban convicted graffiti offenders from bringing graffiti and etching tools, etching cream, and slap tags into parks or on Municipal Transportation Agency vehicles; amending the Public Works Code to extend the administrative process and potential administrative remedies to graffiti offenses committed on public property; amending the Public Works Code to permit the City to pursue civil remedies, including injunctive relief, civil penalties, attorney’s fees, and repayment of abatement costs, against graffiti offenders; and making uncodified findings.”
       
  6. Committee Reports and Committee Matters
    1. Executive Committee—JD Beltran, Chair
      1. Discussion: Report from the Executive Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the agency.
         
    2. Civic Design Review Committee—Cass Calder Smith, Chair
      1. Discussion: Report from the Civic Design Review Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Program.
         
    3. Community Arts, Education and Grants Committee—Sherene Melania, Chair
      1. Discussion: Report from the Community Arts, Education and Grants Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Programs.
         
    4. Street Artists Committee—Barbara Sklar, Chair
      1. Discussion: Report from the Chair of the Street Artists Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Program.
         
    5. Visual Arts Committee—Dorka Keehn, Chair
      1. Discussion: Report from the Visual Arts Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Programs.
         
  7. Public Art Trust
    Discussion

    Presentation from staff and discussion of Public Art Trust and draft guidelines.

    Explanatory Documents: Draft Fact Sheet, Draft Public Art Trust Guidelines
     

  8. Public Comment
    Discussion

    (This item is to allow members of the public to comment generally on matters within the Commission’s purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Commission’s consideration.)
     
  9. New Business and Announcements
    Discussion

    (This item is to allow the Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration, to report on recent arts activities and to make announcements.)
     
  10. Adjournment
    Action

     

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Notices
Explanatory documents listed above, as well as documents created or distributed after the posting of this agenda to the Arts Commission will be available for public inspection and copying at the Arts Commission office, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 345, San Francisco, CA 94102, during regular business hours. Info: Sharon Page Ritchie, 415/252-2591. PLEASE NOTE: The Arts Commission often receives documents created or submitted by other City officials, agencies or departments after the posting of the Arts Commission agenda. For such documents or presentations, members of the public may wish to contact the originating agency if they seek documents not yet provided to the Arts Commission.

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Citizens interested in obtaining a free copy of the Sunshine Ordinance can request a copy from Mr. Darby or by printing Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code on the Internet, http://www.sfgov.org/sunshine/

ACCESSIBLE MEETING POLICY

Per the American Disabilities Act and the Language Access Ordinance, Chinese, Spanish, and/or American Sign Language interpreters will be available upon request. Additionally, every effort will be made to provide a sound enhancement system, meeting materials in alternative formats, and/or a reader. Minutes may be translated after they have been adopted by the Commission. For all these requests, please contact Sharon Page Ritchie, Commission Secretary, at least 48 hours before the meeting at 415-252-2591. Late requests will be honored if possible. The hearing room is wheelchair accessible.

利便参與會議的相關規定

根據美國殘疾人士法案和語言服務條例,中文、西班牙語、和/或美國手語翻譯人員在收到要求後將會提供翻譯服務。另外,我們將盡力提供擴音設備。同時也將會 提供不同格式的會議資料, 和/或者提供閱讀器。此外,翻譯版本的會議記錄可在委員會通過後提供。上述的要求,請於會議前最少48小時致電 415-252-2591向 Sharon Page Ritchie, Commission Secretary, 提出。逾期提出的請求,若可能的話,亦會被考慮接納。聽證室設有輪椅通道。

POLITICA DE ACCESO A LA REUNIÓN

De acuerdo con la Ley sobre Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (Americans with Disabilities Act) y la Ordenanza de Acceso a Idiomas (Language Access Ordinance) intérpretes de chino, español, y lenguaje de señas estarán disponibles de ser requeridos. En adición, se hará todo el esfuerzo posible para proveer un sistema mejoramiento de sonido, materiales de la reunión en formatos alternativos, y/o proveer un leedor. Las minutas podrán ser traducidas luego de ser aprobadas por la Comisión. Para solicitar estos servicios, favor contactar a Sharon Page Ritchie, Commission Secretary, por lo menos 48 horas antes de la reunión al 415-252-2591. Las solicitudes tardías serán consideradas de ser posible. La sala de audiencia es accesible a silla de ruedas.

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