Advisory Committee of Street Artists and Crafts Examiners - September 29, 2016 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
September 29, 2016 - 9:30am
401 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 125
San Francisco, CA 94102



Thursday, September 29, 2016
9:30 a.m.

401 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 125 (ground floor)

Regular Meeting

Committee members: Renee de Cossio, Josie Grant, Susan Tibbon, Jacqueline Thompson


1. Roll Call.

2. Public Comment.
(This item is to allow members of the public to comment generally on matters within the Committee’s purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Committee’s consideration.)


3. Screening of New Artists and Additional Crafts.
( * = New Street Artist)

  September Screening  
List of Screening Applicants
  9:30 a.m. Craft
1 Yumeng Zheng*  embellished apparel 
2 Diane Knight* sewn children's clothing
3 Ryan Dempsey silkscreened t-shirts
4 Anne Walker* paintings; prints of original artwork
5 Norman McHenry* heat tranfer t-shirts; posters of original artwork
  10:00 a.m. Craft
6 Gregory Custodio* photography
7 Cynthia Haynes* digital collage
8 Laura Mendoza* sea glass earrings & necklaces
9 Liz Byas* drawing/decorating on paper cups and plates
10 Juan Manuel Alvarez all pipes decorated with sculpture, paint, and/or resin
  10:30 a.m. Craft
11 Jessica Harrigfeld wire jewelry
12 Bonnie Walters collage and mixed media art and greeting cards

4. Committee discussion on matters relating to Advisory Committee and Street Artists Program. 


5. New Business and Announcements.
(This item is to allow the Committee to introduce new agenda items for consideration, to report on recent arts activities and to make announcements.)

6. Adjournment.

AV at 8:20 a.m. 9/26/2016


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