Public Art Commission

The Arts Commission reviews, evaluates, selects, maintains, and documents all artwork, public art, and public murals within the city. The Commission may advise the City Council and City Manager on the management, execution, installation, or placement of the artwork, public art and public murals and will recommend guidelines for adoption by the City Council for the selection and placement of the artwork giving preference to Oregon artists. The Commission meets every other month on the third Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers beginning in January of each year.

Committee Member Serving Since Term Expires
Kat Thoreson 8-2022  6-2025
Cole Mallette 8-2022  6-2023
Kim Steen 3-2015  6-2024
Laura Reid 1-2020 12-2023
Beth Melendy 6-2014  6-2023
Lore Christopher 6-2014  6-2025
Felicia Squires 1-2019  6-2024
Youth Liaison: Katherine Klein 9-2022  6-2023

For information on how to display art in the gallery, please click here. 

Emerging Artists & Student Artists: Click here for information on displaying your art.

Cultural History Pole carving photos:   Pole #1   Pole #2