Art in Public Places Committee

The Art in Public Places Committee provides opportunities for community participation in public art.

Purpose

The Art in Public Places Committee’s purpose is to:

  • Provide advice and act as a resource to City Council and staff on the City’s Art in Public Places Policy
  • Propose and support activities, initiatives and events that benefit and advance art in the City
  • Raise awareness and understanding of the importance of public art in the City
  • Advise on strategies, policies and programs to achieve excellence in art in the public realm

Time Commitment

The Committee holds a minimum of three meetings per year. Further information is included in the Terms of Reference [PDF - 63 KB].

Eligibility

The Committee consists of seven members appointed by Council. Members must have experience and/or be trained in aspects of visual art. A minimum of two committee members must be visual artists. Other members should represent a variety of professions with expertise in public art, including the following: artists, artist administrators, art historians, art conservators and curators, architects, landscape architects and design professionals. One member is to be an Indigenous Knowledge Keeper. 

Membership

Members of the Art in Public Places Committee for term January 2022 - June 2023:

  • Elizabeth Matheson
  • Kim Dhillon
  • Matty Cervantes
  • Jessica Yarish
  • Derk Wolmuth
  • Danyelle Catini

For more information, call 250.361.0571 or email legislativeservices@victoria.ca.