June 15, 2011
Wednesday June 15, 2011
25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 70
1. Consent Calendar
1. Motion to approve the following former Visual Arts Commissioners to serve as panelists for the Artist Selection Panels during the months of June, July and August, 2011: Lawrence Rinder, Jeannene Przyblyski, and Leonard Hunter.
2. Motion to approve the final designs for TITLE TBD poster series by artist Ian Heubert for the Art on Market Street Program 2010/2011, a total of 36 posters to be installed in 18 bus shelters on Market Street from August 8, 2011 to October 21, 2011.
3. Motion to accept into the Civic Art Collection the following artworks, commissioned for and located at Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center:
Reflection, 2010 by Diana Pumpelly Bates, a bi-fold stainless steel entrance gate;
Patterns of Time and Place, 2006 by Suzanne Biaggi, a fountain installation of basalt, water and black pebbles, located in the northeast courtyard (courtyard F) of the north residence building;
Bloom, 2010 by Jonathan Bonner, an installation of five lathe-turned granite stones in the northwest courtyard (courtyard B) of the north residence building;
Seasons of Memory, 2008 by Beliz Brother, a series of fourteen photographs on glass panels and glass and stainless steel light boxes located on the third floor of the north and south residence buildings;
Woven, 2004-2010 by Lewis deSoto, a series of thirteen tapestries located on the east and west walls of the pavilion building’s first floor hallway;
Laguna Line (The Possibility of the Everyday), 2010 by Cliff K. Garten, a cast bronze handrail located on the east and west walls of the pavilion building’s first floor hallway;
Re-Connection/Re-Cognition, 2008 by Linnea Glatt, a series of ten molded fiberglass, button-shaped sculptures located in the north courtyard (courtyard E) of the north residence building;
Summer’s Goldfinch, Rollers and Cumulus, 2009 by Diane Andrews Hall, a series of three tapestries located on the first floor of the north residence building;
Untitled and Untitled, 2010 by Arlan Huang, four glass block windows with blown glass elements located in the northwest corner of the pavilion building’s first floor hallway and ten glass panels with blown glass rondels located on the fourth floor of the north and south residence buildings;
My Time, Spring, Summer, Winter and Untitled, 2005-2010 by Terry Hoff, a series of fifteen multimedia and chalkboard installations located on the second floor of the north and south residence buildings;
Landscape, Skydancing and Horizontal Feeling, 2008 by Takenobu Igarashi, two terracotta wall reliefs located in the mezzanine dining and living rooms, one suspended aluminum and steel sculpture located in the mezzanine atrium, and seven wood and terracotta reliefs located on the mezzanine floor or the north residence building;
somewhere, 2009 by Cheonae Kim, two glazed ceramic tile installations located on the north and south walls of the aquatherapy room;
NEVERODDOREVEN, 2004-2010 by Living Lenses (Louise Bertelsen and Po Shu Wang), a redwood sculpture located in the south courtyard (courtyard J) of the south residence building;
Water, Fire, Earth and Air, 2008 by Anne Chamberlain and Bernie Lubell, a series of six photographs on glass panels with stainless steel light boxes and four tapestries located on the sixth floor of the north and south residence buildings;
Building the Iron Horse and The Four Elements, 2008 by Owen Smith, three ceramic tile mosaics located in the entrance lobby and eight ceramic tile mosaics and six glass fiber reinforced concrete reliefs located on the fifth floor of the north and south residence buildings.
4. Motion for the Director of Cultural Affairs to increase the artist honoraria for Elizabeth Axtman and Travis Somerville in response to the SFAC Gallery award of $15,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts for the exhibition they will participate in. Elizabeth Axtman to receive an additional $1500 (making her total honoraria $3000 - see previous approval for $1500 Resolution # 0502-11-121) and Travis Somerville to receive an additional $1000 (making his total honoraria $3000 - see previous approval for $2000 Resolution #0307-11-057). With the increase in funding, each artist's project will be expanded accordingly.
2. SFAC Gallery
Presentation of SFAC Gallery’s 2012 exhibition calendar.
3. General Hospital
A. Presentation of Construction Documents Phase deliverables by Cliff Garten for artwork for the General Hospital Acute Care Unit: Entry Drive Median.
Motion: Motion to approve the Construction Documents Phase deliverables (finalized lighting plan, site plan and refined sculpture designs for integration into architectural construction documents and final budget) by Cliff Garten for artwork for the General Hospital Acute Care Unit: Entry Drive Median.
B. Presentation of Construction Documents Phase deliverables by Anna Valentina Murch for General Hospital: Plaza.
Motion: Motion to approve the Construction Documents Phase deliverables (revised design of specific elements, modification of site plan, final budget and mock-up of stainless steel seating element) by Anna Valentina Murch for General Hospital: Plaza.
C. Presentation of fabrication samples for two dimensional artworks for potential installation in corridors and waiting rooms of the General Hospital Acute Care Unit.
Motion: Motion to approve the direction (as represented by initial fabrication samples) of the implementation of the two dimensional artwork program for corridors and waiting rooms of the General Hospital Acute Care Unit.
6. Art on Market Street Poster Series 2012
Presentation of past work of six artist finalists and one alternate, recommended by the Art on Market Street Artist Selection Panel, for the development of a proposal for the Art on Market Street Poster Series for 2012.
Motion: Motion to approve the following six finalists and one alternate as recommended by the Art on Market Street Artist Selection Panel—Julie Chang, Felipe Dulzaides, Christina Empedocles, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Paul Madonna, Deth P. Sun, and alternate Ala Ebtekar—for the development of a proposal for the Art on Market Street Poster Series 2012 and to authorize the payment of an honorarium not to exceed $250 for each finalist to develop preliminary artwork proposals.
7. SOMA West Skatepark
Presentation of revised artwork opportunities at SOMA West Skatepark.
Motion: Motion to approve revised project outline for SOMA West Skatepark.
8. Central Subway
Update on Central Subway projects.
9. Public Utilities Commission
Presentation of revised Memorandum of Understanding with the Public Utilities Commission.
Update on de-accessioning of Masquerade in Black by Jay De Feo.
11. New Business
12. Old Business
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