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January 6, 2014

Full Commission - January 6, 2014

MEETING OF THE FULL ARTS COMMISSION
Monday, January 6, 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 December 2, 2013 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, including an overview of the Mayor’s budget instructions and 2014-2016 two-year budget timeline.
     
  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 September 16, 2013.
       
    2. Motion to approve the Civic Design Review Committee Meeting Minutes of October 21, 2013.
       
    3. Motion to approve the Civic Design Review Committee Meeting Minutes of November 18, 2013.
       
    4. Motion to approve the Community Arts, Education and Grants Committee Meeting Minutes of December 10, 2013.
       
    5. Motion to approve the Visual Arts Committee Meeting Minutes of December 18, 2013.
       
      Community Arts, Education and Grants Committee Recommendations (December 10, 2013; link to agenda)
      Action
    6. Motion to approve the following individuals as grants application review panelists for Cultural Equity Grants:
      Leticia Hernandez, writer and community leader
      Julia Robertson, multimedia artist
      Janine Shiota, producer, writer, project coordinator, and Arts Commissioner
      Mica Sigourney, Artistic Director, OX
      Khan Wong, Senior Program Manager, City of San Francisco, Grants for the Arts
       
    7. Motion to approve recommendations to award 28 grants totaling $272,500 in the 2013-2014 cycle of Individual Artist Commissions–Performing Arts grants to the following individuals, and to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into grant agreements with each individual for the amounts listed:
      Alleluia Panis, $10,000
      Byb Chanel Bibene, $5,000
      Christy Funsch, $10,000
      Laura Arrington, $10,000
      Ledoh, $10,000
      Lenora Lee, $10,000
      Lily Cai, $10,000
      Sara Shelton Mann, $10,000
      Scott Wells, $10,000
      Sean Dorsey, $10,000
      Gang Situ, $10,000
      Jon Jang, $10,000
      Lisa Scola Prosek, $10,000
      Melecio Magdaluyo, $10,000
      Melody Takata, $10,000
      Pamela Z, $10,000
      Ben Randle, $10,000
      Edris Cooper, $10,000
      Erin Bregman, $10,000
      Eugenie Chan, $10,000
      Kevin Seaman, $10,000
      Lynn Marie Kirby, $10,000
      Marisela Treviño Orta, $7,500
      Maryam Rostami, $10,000
      Megan Finlay, $10,000
      Mica Sigourney, $10,000
      Niloufar Talebi, $10,000
      Sean San Jose, $10,000
       
    8. Motion to approve recommendations to award nine grants totaling $268,680 in the 2013-2014 cycle of Creative Space grants to the following organizations, and to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into grant agreements with each organization for the amounts listed:
      ABADÁ Capoeira San Francisco, $15,000
      Acción Latina, $20,000
      Croatian American Cultural Center, $20,000
      Joe Goode Performance Group, $20,000
      Brava Theater Center/Brava! For Women in the Arts, $50,000
      Chinese Historical Society of America, $16,000
      CounterPULSE, $50,000
      San Francisco Mime Troupe, $37,680
      Women’s Audio Mission, $40,000
       
      Civic Design Review Committee Recommendations (December 16, 2013; link to agenda)
      Action
    9. Motion to approve Phase 2 of the San Francisco International Airport Terminal 3 East Improvements Project, with the conditions of eliminating the number and further development of the penthouse design.
      Explanatory Document: Project illustration
       
    10. Motion to approve Phase 1 of the Glen Canyon Recreation Center, with the conditions of landscaping against the fence to keep people off the roof, making the upper windows at the rear of the building clear glass without columns or mullions, relocating the entrances of the restrooms to the side of the building, and eliminating canopies except at the main entry.
      Explanatory Document: Project illustration
       
      Visual Arts Committee Recommendations (December 18, 2013; link to agenda)
      Action
    11. Motion to approve Jennie Emiré Rodríguez, Executive Director of Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, and Carolina Ponce de León, art critic, as potential panelists for upcoming public art selection panels in Fiscal Year 2013-2014.
       
    12. Motion to approve and accept into the Civic Art Collection the commemorative sculpture, Adolph Sutro, 2013 by Jonah Hendrickson. The artwork measures 90 inches x 36 inches x 24 inches with a bronze sculpture bust of the former mayor Adolph Sutro mounted on a granite base with engraved text. The artwork is a gift to the City of San Francisco for City Hall from the United Humanitarian Mission. The final design was approved (Resolution No. 0401-13-101) and the artwork was dedicated on April 29, 2013.
       
    13. Motion to retroactively approve and accept into the Civic Art Collection the artwork Games of the World, 1995, by Hilda Shum. The artwork is 18 inches x 36 inches, mixed-media on paper. The artwork is a proposal for the artwork by the same name commissioned for the San Francisco Mental Health Rehabilitation Facility at San Francisco General Hospital and accepted into the Civic Art Collection (Resolution No. 0710-95-345).
       
    14. Motion to approve and accept into the Civic Art Collection the artwork, Spirit and Nature Dancing Together, 2013 by Ron Moultrie Saunders. The artwork consists of four black-and-white photogram images, each on a 60-inch by 48-inch porcelain enamel panel. The artwork was commissioned for the San Francisco Public Library, Bayview Branch. The final installation was approved (Resolution No. 0401-13-096) and the artwork was dedicated on February 23, 2013.
       
    15. Motion to approve and accept into the Civic Art Collection the artwork, Symbiotic Relationships, 2013 by Ron Moultrie Saunders. The artwork consists of five black-and-white photogram images. Each image is an archival pigment print on aluminum panel with plexi, measuring 44 inches by 55 inches. The artwork was commissioned for the San Francisco Public Library, Bayview Branch. The final installation was approved (Resolution No. 0401-13-096) and the artwork was dedicated on February 23, 2013.
       
    16. Motion to approve the mural design by Clare Rojas to be temporarily installed on the Warfield Building (982 Market Street) from January 2014 to January 2015 with grant funds to the 509 Cultural Center from the San Francisco Arts Commission’s National Endowment for the Arts grant.
       
    17. Motion to approve the preliminary concept for the project entitled LightRail designed by artists George Zisiadis and Stefano Corazza which consists of the installation of a two-mile-long LED artwork on Market Street from Van Ness Avenue to The Embarcadero which shall be managed by Illuminate the Arts, to be contingent upon community outreach and support, final design approval, final implementation and maintenance budget, and approval of all relevant City agencies.
       
    18. Motion to approve the proposed project outline for a temporary art installation at Patricia’s Green from mid-May, 2014 through mid-November 2014.
       
    19. Motion to approve the following artists for the 2013-2014 Two-Dimensional Artwork Registry:
      Jessalyn Aaland
      Nora Akino
      Lennell Allen
      Kathy Aoki
      Deborah Aschheim
      Amy Auerbach
      Jo Babcock
      Rob Badger
      Hyun Ji Bae
      Jennifer Bain
      John Bankston
      Tom Baril
      Suzy Barnard
      Brian Barneclo
      Steve Bartlett
      Louisiana Bendolph
      Timothy Berry
      Leo Bersamina
      Marianne Bland
      Val Britton
      Christopher Brown
      Mark Brown
      Squeak Carnwath
      Vicky Chen
      James Chronister
      Patricia Claro
      Greg Colson
      Elaine Coombs
      Alika Cooper
      Beatrice Coron
      Counterpoint Studio
      Binh Danh
      Eileen David
      Peter de Lory
      Michael Eade
      Christina Empedocles
      Kota Ezawa
      Evah Fan
      Caio Fonseca
      Bernadette Jiyong Frank
      Annie Galvin
      Cliff Garten
      Carmen Lomas Garza
      Linda Gass
      Sheila Ghidini
      Stanley Goldstein
      Rachel Granofsky
      Isca Greenfield-Sanders
      Michael Hall
      Frederick Hayes
      Adrienne Heloise
      Sonja Hinrichsen
      Ophelia Ho
      Cynthia Innis
      Josie Iselin
      Diane Jacobs
      Ivy Jacobsen
      Chris Johanson
      David Johnson
      Kevin B. Jones
      Todd Lanam
      Beryl Landau
      Bovey Lee
      Katja Leibenath
      Lisa Levine
      Hung Liu
      Peter Loftus
      Steven Lopez
      Sharon Louden
      Reagan Louie
      Paul Madonna
      Kara Maria
      Kegan Marling
      Vanessa Marsh
      Adam McCauley
      Nikki McClure
      Robert Minervini
      Kelly Neidig
      Kelly Ording
      Siddharth Parasnis
      Maria Park
      Hendrik Paul
      Tahiti Pehrson
      Michele Ramirez
      Eric Rewitzer
      Lance Rivers
      Mary Robertson
      Lordy Rodriguez
      Clare Rojas
      Rom Moultrie Saunders
      Shan Shan Sheng
      Jenn Shifflet
      Tim Sullivan
      Deth P. Sun
      Seiko Tacchibana
      Jason Tannen
      David Tomb
      Martin Webb
      Pamela Wilson-Ryckman
      Sarah Winkler
      Lena Wolf
      June Yokell

       

    20. Motion to approve the project outline for the Marina Earthquake Memorial Project, which calls for creating an artwork commemorating the San Francisco Fire Department and Marina community’s response to the Loma Prieta Earthquake, and approval to re-allocate $435,894 in art enrichment funds generated by new construction of Fire Station 16 and the Public Safety Building to the Marina Earthquake Memorial.
       
    21. Motion to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to modify Merge Conceptual Design’s contract to modify their scope of work to develop a design for the Marina Earthquake Memorial.
       
    22. Motion to approve the Public Art Project Outline for the Glen Park Recreation Center.
       
    23. Motion to approve the Public Art Project Outline for the Randall Museum.
       
    24. Motion to rescind Resolution No. 1007-13-244 to approve the conceptual proposal by Anthony Discenza for the 2014-2015 Art on Market Street Kiosk Poster Series and to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into contract with the artist to develop and complete six (or more) unique poster designs for an amount not to exceed $8,000.
       
    25. Motion to approve the conceptual proposal by Anthony Discenza for the 2014-2015 Art on Market Street Kiosk Poster Series and to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into contract with the artist to develop and complete 36 unique poster designs for an amount not to exceed $12,000.
       
    26. Motion to approve the Construction Document Phase deliverables (final lighting design) for a sculpture by Merge Conceptual Design at San Francisco International Airport: Terminal 3, Boarding Area E.
       
    27. Motion to approve the installation of a ceramic tile mosaic, titled Windmills, 2013, by Kelly Ording, at Palega Recreation Center.
       
    28. Motion to approve the Final Design Phase deliverable by Bill Fontana for the North Beach Branch Library.
       
    29. Motion to approve the Final Design Phase deliverables (rendering) by Randy Colosky for the Central Subway Yerba Buena/Moscone Station Construction Barricade along Folsom Street to be on display for one year beginning in early 2014 (exact date to be determined).
       
  6. Draft 2014-2019 Strategic Plan
    Action

    Discussion and possible motion to approve draft 2014-2019 strategic plan.
    Explanatory Document: Draft strategic plan
     
  7. 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.
         
      2. Action: Discussion and possible motion to approve the following individuals as grant application review panelists for Community Arts and Education:
        Justine Topfer, San Francisco Arts Commission staff
        Susie McKinnon, North of Market/Tenderloin Community Benefit District Associate Director
        Rey Cayetano, Sixth Street resident and photographer
        Tracy Everwine, Central Market Community Benefit District Director
        Ivan Vera, Central City Hospitality House Community Arts Program Manager

        Explanatory Document: Panelist biographies
         

    4. Street Artists Committee—Gregory Chew, Chair
      1. Discussion: Report from the Chair of the Street Artists Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Program.
         
    5. Visual Arts Committee—Barbara Sklar, Chair
      1. Discussion: Report from the Visual Arts Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Programs.
         
  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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