City and County of San FranciscoSan Francisco Arts Commission

Wednesday, June 19, 2002

3:00 p.m.

25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 70


Explanatory documents are available for public inspection and copying at the Arts Commission office, 25 Van Ness Ave, Ste 240, San Francisco CA 94102 during regular business hours. Tel: 415-252-2594.

Public comment in regard to specific items will be taken before or during consideration of the item.

The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound producing electronic devices.

  1. Consent
    1. Motion to approve six original posters designs by artist Megan Wilson to be exhibited in Market Street kiosks from August 16 to November 14, 2002 as part of the Market Street Art in Transit Kiosk Poster Series.
    2. Motion to approve an artist selection panel pool including Megan Wilson, Laurie Lazar, Darryl Smith, James Bewley, Isis Rodriguez, Steve Pon, and Carmen Lomas Garza to recommend artists for the 2003 Market Street Art in Transit Kiosk Poster Series.
    3. Motion to approve the mural design by lead artist Gabriela Lujan and SOMARTS/Mural Resource Center, at 48 Balmy Alley, funded by Neighborhood Beautification.
    4. Motion to approve the mural design by lead artist Jessica Sowards and youth from the Boys and Girls Club, Mission Unit, at 685 Florida Street, funded by Neighborhood Beautification.
    5. Motion to authorize Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into final contract with Liz Diller and Ric Scofidio for artwork for the Moscone Expansion project in an amount not to exceed $355,000.

  2. Collections
    Debra Lehane

    Informational Presentation: Proposed Monument to the Abraham Lincoln Brigade at Harry Bridges Plaza.
    Presenters: Linda Lustig, Abraham Lincoln Brigade Memorial Committee, Regina Almaguer, Project Manager, Ann Chamberlain and Walter Hood artists.

    Collections Report

  3. Gallery
    Rupert Jenkins
    Gallery Report

    Motion: Motion to approve honoraria payment of $1,500 to Stephanie Snyder for catalog design and essay writing - Film Show.

  4. North Beach Pool Project
    Judy Moran (for Nina Dunbar)
    Staff report and design presentation

    Motion: Motion to approve artist Vicki Saull's revised design concepts for North Beach Pool and the adjoining Recreation Center.

    Motion: Motion to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to increase Vicki Saull's existing contract with City (CT280PUB4312) by $32,000 in new Art Enrichment funds generated by the facility's new capital improvement budget, so that she can fabricate and install the designs approved above.

  5. Airport
    Susan Pontious
    Project Report: Airport denial of Arneson Installation

    Motion: Motion to approve the following pool for potential jurors for the selection of sculpture for Boarding Area C: Karen Tsjimoto, Steven Nash, Lizzette LeFalle-Collins, Janet Bishop, Jim Melchert, and Connie Lewallen.

  6. Laguna Honda Hospital
    Susan Pontious
    Staff Report

    Motion: Motion to approve a new project: 5 landscape sculptures with budgets between $30,000 and $50,000.

  7. New Business

  8. Old Business

  9. Adjournment



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