March 16, 2011
Wednesday March 16, 2011
25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 70
1. Consent Calendar
1. Motion to approve the temporary six month installation of two Karen Cusolito sculptures, Dandelion and Valiant Flower to be located at 1125 Market Street and the sidewalk of UN Plaza, respectively. The installations are part of The ARTery Project, funded by the National Endowment of the Arts/MICD grant and Burning Man.
2. Motion to approve the final designs for Once Upon a Time poster series by artist Elisheva Biernoff for the Art on Market Street Program 2010/2011, to be installed in 36 kiosks on Market Street from May 1 to July 31, 2011.
3. Motion for the Director of Cultural Affairs to approve an extensive modification of an existing mural by the original artist Max Allbee on the guard rail along the sidewalk on either side of Mission Street on the bridge over Alemany Boulevard and Highway 280, between Trumbull and Bosworth streets. The modification to the mural is the result of extensive community outreach and efforts to better depict the diversity of the community.
4. Motion for the Director of Cultural Affairs to approve two murals by lead artist Heidi Hardin with artists Malik Seneferu and Eustinove Smith on the fence outside the Southeast Community Facility Commission (“SECF”) building located at 1800 Oakdale Avenue. The murals, New Neighbor Mural Project: Civic Leaders with Their Constituents depict members of the community, SECF Commission members, and elected officials.
2. Southern Exposure Performance
Southern Exposure, a nonprofit San Francisco arts organization, seeks design approval to present a public performance on Market Street as part of The Cries of San Francisco, a multimedia art project by artist Allison Smith, on June 4, 2011. Executive Director of Southern Exposure, Courtney Fink, will make a presentation to the Visual Arts Committee detailing the performance.
Motion: Motion to approve a public performance to be presented by Southern Exposure, a nonprofit San Francisco arts organization, on Market Street between 5th Street and the Embarcadero, as part of The Cries of San Francisco, a multimedia project by artist Allison Smith, on June 4, 2011 between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
3. Special Program for the San Francisco Arts Commission’s 80th Anniversary
Luis R. Cancel
Discussion and possible motion to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to provide a $5,000 honorarium to Anthony Torres to curate the exhibition Shared Histories: Latino Artists in San Francisco, 1930-2012, part of the special programming associated with the 80th Anniversary year of the San Francisco Arts Commission in 2012.
Motion: Motion to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to provide a $5,000 honorarium to Anthony Torres to curate the exhibition Shared Histories: Latino Artists in San Francisco, 1930-2012, part of the special programming associated with the 80th Anniversary year of the Arts Commission in 2012.
4. Review of Public Art Program Current Contracting
Review of current Public Art Program Artist Selection and Contracting processes.
5. Public Safety Building
Presentation of revised Public Safety Building Public Art Program Outline and finalists as recommended by the Public Safety Building Artist Selection Panel.
Motion: Motion to approve the revised Public Safety Building Public Art Program Outline.
Motion: Motion to approve the selected finalists as recommended by the Public Safety Building Artist Selection Panel for the public art projects associated with the Public Safety Building: Police Memorial Site finalists – Shimon Attie, Larry Kirkland, Paul Kos and Catherine Wagner; Fire Station Site – Franka Diehnelt/Claudia Reisenberger, Donald Lipski, and Matthew Passmore (Rebar Group); and South Plaza Site – Lawrence Argent, Douglas Hollis, Paul Kos, Matthew Passmore (Rebar Group) and Roxy Paine.
Motion: Motion to approve the payment of an honorarium in the amount of $1,500 per finalist plus travel expense reimbursement for out-of-town artists for the Public Safety Building Art Project orientation and panel interviews: Police Memorial Site finalists – Shimon Attie, Larry Kirkland, Paul Kos and Catherine Wagner; Fire Station Site – Franka Diehnelt/Claudia Reisenberger, Donald Lipski, and Matthew Passmore (Rebar Group); and South Plaza Site – Lawrence Argent, Douglas Hollis, Paul Kos, Matthew Passmore (Rebar Group) and Roxy Paine.
6. Chinese Recreation Center
Presentation of final design for Colette Crutcher’s artwork at the Chinese Recreation Center.
Motion: Motion to approve final design for the artwork by Colette Crutcher for the exterior of the Chinese Recreation Center and authorization to proceed with fabrication of the artwork.
7. Art on Market Street Program
Presentation of conceptual design for kiosk poster proposal by Ian Huebert.
Motion: Motion to approve conceptual design of the Art on Market Street kiosk poster proposal by artist Ian Huebert.
8. Transbay Terminal
Project updates for Transbay Terminal.
9. Planning Code Update
Presentation of the updated Planning Code, Section 429.
10. New Business
11. Old Business
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