Full Commission - February 7, 2022 - Agenda
MEETING OF THE FULL ARTS COMMISSION
Monday, February 7, 2022
Remote Meeting via video and teleconferencing
This meeting is being held by teleconference pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 and the Fifth Supplement to the Mayoral Proclamation Declaring the Existence of a Local Emergency.
During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) emergency, the Arts Commission’s regular meeting room, City Hall, Room 416, is closed. Meetings of the Arts Commission will convene remotely.
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Arts Commissioners: Roberto Ordeñana, President; Janine Shiota, Vice President
Yakuh Askew, JD Beltran, Charles Collins, Suzie Ferras, Yiying Lu, Nabiel Musleh, Linda Parker Pennington, Abby Sadin Schnair, Marcus Shelby, Kimberlee Stryker, Debra Walker, Paul Woolford; Rachael Tanner, ex officio (non-voting)
AB 361 Legislation Impact
Discussion and Possible Action
Discussion and possible motion to adopt a resolution setting forth findings required under Assembly Bill 361 that would allow the Arts Commission and its subcommittees to hold meetings remotely according to the modified Brown Act teleconferencing set forth in AB 361.
Explanatory Document: Draft resolution
Approval of Minutes
Motion to approve January 10, 2022 Minutes.
Explanatory Document: Draft Minutes
General Public Comment
(This item is to allow members of the public to comment generally on matters within the Commission’s purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Commission’s consideration.)
Current administrative, budgetary, legislative and programming developments and announcements.
Staff Presenter: Director of Cultural Affairs Ralph Remington
Arts Commission FY 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 Draft Budget
Discussion and possible motion to approve proposed Fiscal Year 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 Arts Commission budget.
Staff Presenter: Rally Catapang, Deputy Director of Finance & Administration
Explanatory Documents: FY23 and FY24 ART Operating Budget, FY23 and FY24 Capital Budget, budget memo
Committee Reports and Committee Matters
Executive Committee – Roberto Ordenana, Chair
Discussion: Report from the Executive Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Program.
Civic Design Review Committee – Kimberlee Stryker, Chair
Discussion: Report from the Civic Design Review Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Program.
Visual Arts Committee – Suzie Ferras, Chair
Discussion: Report from the Visual Arts Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Program.
The following items are included in the Consent Calendar subject to withdrawal at the request of a Commissioner.
Motion to approve the Civic Design Review Committee Meeting Minutes of January 24, 2022.
Motion to approve the Executive Committee Meeting Minutes of January 21, 2022.
Motion to approve the Visual Arts Committee Meeting Minutes of January 19, 2022.
Civic Design Review Committee Recommendations (January 24, 2022, link to agenda)
Motion to approve the Small Project Review of Sunnydale HOPE SF Phase 1A3.
Executive Committee Recommendations (January 21, 2022, link to agenda)
Motion to approve an allocation of $300,000 from the Public Art Trust to contribute to the implementation of sculptural street furniture for the Minna Natoma Art Corridor, which is a voluntary initiative funded in large part by Public Works, that integrates the work of artists into the street infrastructure with artist designed paving and sculptural street furniture on Minna and Natoma Streets between Transbay and Third Street along Minna and between Transbay and SFMOMA along Natoma. This project is located within the SOMA Pilipinas Cultural Corridor.
Visual Arts Committee Recommendations (January 19, 2022., link to agenda)
Motion to approve El son de la Mision, a mural design by artist Carlos Gonzalez. The mural will be installed on 681 Florida St. at Bryant St., in District 9. The mural is a triptych, measuring: 16.9 ft. by 14.3 ft.; 16.9 ft. by 15 ft.; 16.9 ft. by 14.3 ft. The project is funded by the Mission Economic Development Agency. The artwork will not become part of the Civic Art Collection.
Motion to approve Peace in the Heart of the Community, a mural design by artist Ross Holzman. The mural will be installed at Guadalupe Elementary School on 859 Prague St. at Cordova St. The street level wall measures 5 ft. by 42 ft. and doorway wall measures 12 ft. by 18 ft. The project is funded by a grant from the San Francisco Arts Commission and private donations. The artwork will not become part of the Civic Art Collection.
Motion to approve Psychedelic Golden Gate Skate, a mural design by artist Aimee Bruckner. The mural will be installed at the 6th Avenue Skate Area in Golden Gate Park. The mural measures 93 ft. by 28 ft. The project is funded by an in-kind grant from Church of 8 Wheels. The artwork will not become part of the Civic Art Collection.
Motion to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to increase the contract with Lite Brite Neon Studio LLC from $72,854 to $80,454 (an increase of $7,600) for additional design services for an artwork by Andrea Bowers (DBA Radical Patience Inc.) for the San Francisco International Airport: Harvey Milk Terminal 1 Underpass Lighting Project. Additional design services are to resolve a conflict between the artwork and the Airport’s signage program.
Motion to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to increase the contract with Andrea Bowers (DBA Radical Patience Inc.) from $151,000 to $160,500 (an increase of $9,500) for additional design services for the San Francisco International Airport: Harvey Milk Terminal 1 Underpass Lighting Project. Additional design services are to resolve a conflict between the artwork and the Airport’s signage program.
Motion to approve the selection of five local artists: Cody Andresen, David Alan Boyd, John Chiara, Janet Delaney, and Mido Lee to document Treasure Island for a period of one year, as recommended by the review panel.
Motion to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into a contract with Cody Andresen, David Alan Boyd, John Chiara, Janet Delaney, and Mido Lee for an amount not to exceed $15,000 each for photographically documenting the ongoing development of Treasure Island for a period of one year.
Motion to approve the selected finalist (to be announced at meeting) for the Mission Creek Park Expansion Public Art Project, as recommended by the artist review panel.
Motion to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into contract with the selected finalist (to be announced at meeting) for an amount not to exceed $535,000 for the design, fabrication, transportation, and consultation during installation of an artwork for the Mission Creek Park Expansion Public Art Project.
Motion to approve Traveler, 2022 (51” x 71”, mixed media on paper, $4,000) by Adrian Arias, a two-dimensional artwork for purchase and display at the Alameda Creek Watershed Center, as recommended by the artist review panel.
Motion to approve list of additional two-dimensional artworks for licensing, reproduction, and display at the Southeast Community Center at 1550 Evans, as recommended by the artist review panel:
David Pushia, Jr., Tai’s Grandchildren, 2021, digital reproduction on aluminum, $500
Emilio Perez Duarte, Thrash, 2021, digital reproduction on aluminum, $500
Frida Calvo, Radiant Joy, 2021, digital reproduction on aluminum, $500
Juliana Martinez, Reading, 2021, digital reproduction on aluminum, $500
Kunta Gary, Navigator, 2021, digital reproduction on aluminum, $500
Michelle Zhao, Night Market, 2021, digital reproduction on aluminum, $500
Miracle Hampton, Route 66, 2021, digital reproduction on aluminum, $500
Sabrina Denman, By the Beach, 2021, digital reproduction on aluminum, $500
Motion to approve the Project Plan for an artwork at the SFWD Headquarters at 2000 Marin.
Motion to approve, as installed, the San Francisco International Airport’s Kadish Gallery’s Community/Documentary exhibition, and Terminal 3 Courtyard 3 Connector Project’s Harlem of the West exhibition.
New Business and Announcements
(This item is to allow the Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration, to report on recent arts activities and to make announcements.)
Posted 2/2/2022, adv, 3:05 p.m.
The meetings of the San Francisco Arts Commission will be held virtually due to public health emergency.
Agenda Item Information / Materials Available
Each item on the agenda may include the following documents:
1) Department or Agency or report;
2) Public correspondence;
3) Other explanatory documents.
During the pendency of the closure of the Commission’s offices during the COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place Order and related disruptions to on-site business processes, explanatory documents listed above, as well as documents created or distributed after the posting of this agenda to the Arts Commission will be available only electronically, please contact: Commission Secretary Alyssa Ventre at Alyssa.firstname.lastname@example.org or 415-252-2255. PLEASE NOTE: The Arts Commission often receives documents created or submitted by other City officials, agencies or departments after the posting of the Arts Commission agenda. For such documents or presentations, members of the public may wish to contact the originating agency if they seek documents not yet provided to the Arts Commission.
1. Agenda items will normally be heard in order. Please note, that on occasion a special circumstance may necessitate that an agenda item be taken out of order. To ensure that an agenda item is not missed, it is advised to arrive at the beginning of the meeting. All agenda changes will be announced by the Chair at the top of the meeting.
2. Public comment will be taken before or during the Committee’s consideration of each agenda item. Each speaker will be allowed to speak for the time allotted by the Chair at the top of the meeting or up to three (3) minutes.
3. During General Public Comment, members of the public may address the Commissioners on matters that are within the Arts Commission’s jurisdiction and are not on the agenda.
4. Any person speaking during a public comment period may supply a brief written summary of their comments, which shall, if no more than 150 words, be included in the official file. Written comments pertaining to this meeting should be submitted to email@example.com.
Electronic Devices Prohibited
The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers, and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting, except as necessary to participate remotely. The Chair may order the exclusion from participation of any person responsible for improper disruptions to this remote meeting.
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A recording of this meeting will be available online after the meeting at the following address: https://sfgov.org/arts/audio-archive-8.
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Accessibility Meeting Policy
Per the American Disabilities Act and the Language Access Ordinance, Chinese, Spanish, and/or American Sign Language interpreters will be available upon request. Additionally, every effort will be made to provide a sound enhancement system, meeting materials in alternative formats, and/or a reader. Minutes may be translated after they have been adopted by the Commission. For all these requests, please contact Commission Secretary Alyssa Ventre at least 48 hours before the meeting at 415-252-2255. Late requests will be honored if possible. The hearing room is wheelchair accessible.
根據美國殘疾人士法案和語言服務條例，中文、西班牙語、和/或美國手語翻譯人員在收到要求後將會提供翻譯服務。另外，我們將盡力提供擴音設備。同時也將會提供不同格式的會議資料， 和/或者提供閱讀器。此外，翻譯版本的會議記錄可在委員會通過後提供。上述的要求，請於會議前最少48小時致電415-252-2255向Alyssa Ventre提出。逾期提出的請求，若可能的話，亦會被考慮接納。聽證室設有輪椅通道。
POLITICA DE ACCESO A LA REUNIÓN
De acuerdo con la Ley sobre Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (American Disabilities Act) y la Ordenanza de Acceso a Idiomas (Language Access Ordinance) intérpretes de chino, español, y lenguaje de señas estarán disponibles de ser requeridos. En adición, se hará todo el esfuerzo posible para proveer un sistema mejoramiento de sonido, materiales de la reunión en formatos alternativos, y/o proveer un leedor. Las minutas podrán ser traducidas luego de ser aprobadas por la Comisión. Para solicitar estos servicios, favor contactar a Commission Secretary, Alyssa Ventre, por lo menos 48 horas antes de la reunión al 415-252-2255. Las solicitudes tardías serán consideradas de ser posible. La sala de audiencia es accesible a silla de ruedas.
Patakaran para sa pag-access ng mga Miting
Ayon sa batas ng American Disabilities Act at ng Language Access Ordinance, maaring mag-request ng mga tagapagsalin wika sa salitang Tsino, Espanyol at/o sa may kapansanan pandinig sa American Sign Language. Bukod pa dito, sisikapin gawan ng paraan na makapaglaan ng gamit upang lalong pabutihin ang inyong pakikinig, maibahagi ang mga kaganapan ng miting sa iba't ibang anyo, at/o isang tagapagbasa. Ang mga kaganapan ng miting ay maaring isalin sa ibang wika matapos ito ay aprobahan ng komisyon. Sa mga ganitong uri ng kahilingan, mangyari po lamang makipag ugnayan kay Commission Secretary Alyssa Ventre sa 415-252-2255. Magbigay po lamang ng hindi bababa sa 48 oras na abiso bago ng miting. Kung maari, ang mga late na hiling ay posibleng tanggapin. Ang silid ng pagpupulungan ay accessible sa mga naka wheelchair.