City and County of San FranciscoSan Francisco Arts Commission

Wednesday, July 17, 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 accept into the Civic Art Collection two works by Gwynn Murrill titled Cougar III, 1996-2002, cast bronze, edition 7 of 9 and Tiger 2, 2002, cast bronze, edition 1 of 6 purchased for the San Francisco Zoo.
    2. Motion to accept into the Civic Art Collection a work by Vito Acconci titled Light Beams for the Sky of a Transfer Corridor, 2002, multiple unit installation commissioned for the San Francisco International Airport.
    3. Motion to modify contract with Genevieve Baird by extending Contract POAR02000025-01 to December 31, 2002 and increasing the contract by an amount not to exceed $10,000 for a total contract amount of $60,000.
    4. Motion to approve the mural design by lead artist Ellen Rodgers and SOMARTS/Mural Resource Center, at Marshall School, 1571 15th Street, funded by Neighborhood Beautification.
    5. Authorization to approve the following additional artist selection panelists for the Recreation and Parks Department Projects: Heidi Hardin, Jeannene Przyblyski, Rene' Yanez, Kate Randall, Mark Brest Van Kempen, and Lizzetta Lefalle-Collins.

  2. Collections
    Debra Lehane
    Collections Report

  3. Gallery
    Rupert Jenkins
    Gallery Report
    Construct 2 Update
    Collector Box Fundraiser

  4. Union Square
    Nina Dunbar
    Staff Report

  5. Airport
    Susan Pontious

    Report on lighting problems and discussion of plan to replace present art lighting fixtures with more efficient lighting.

    Report on meeting with Brown & Collins regarding public relations for Robert Arneson's Yin and Yang.

  6. Laguna Honda Hospital
    Susan Pontious
    Staff Report

    Motion: Motion to approve commission of an artist to develop a tile design for the Laguna Honda Hospital pool with a budget not to exceed $10,000 for design.

    Motion: Motion to approve Cliff Garten's design concept proposal for the Link Building glass curtain wall.

    Motion: Motion to approve the completion of the Design Development phase of Cliff Garten's design contract for the link building and two resident floors.

  7. Zoo
    Susan Pontious
    Staff report

  8. Moscone Center Expansion Project
    Jill Manton
    Project Update

  9. Cesar Chavez Bicycle Overpass Project
    Jill Manton
    Project Update

  10. Embarcadero Art Ribbon Project
    Jill Manton and Kristen Zaremba
    Staff update regarding proposed modifications

  11. King Street Historic and Interpretive Signage Project
    Jill Manton and Kristen Zaremba
    Staff update regarding Mission Bay Development impact on artwork

  12. Juvenile Hall Replacement Public Art Project
    Jill Manton and Kristen Zaremba
    Staff update regarding project delays and developments

  13. New Business

  14. Old Business

  15. Adjournment



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