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 ARTS COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES

 

MEETING DATE:

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

PLACE:

City Hall - Conference Room

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:

7:05 p.m.

MEETING ADJOURNED:

8:05 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

NAME

 

PRESENT

PRESENT

(ARRIVED LATE)

 

ABSENT

John Ahearn

 

 

X

Davis Allen

X

 

 

Lauren Bakker-Arkema

X

 

 

Marilynne Bradley

X

 

 

Don Drissell

X

 

 

Melody Evans-Mess

X

 

 

Judith Mann

 

 

X

Meg Nash

 

 

X

 

ALSO PRESENT

Jennifer Conrad, Staff Liaison

Gerry Welch, Mayor

 

Prior to opening the meeting, the Commission discussed volunteering at the Art & Air Fair.  

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Ms. Bradley, seconded by Mr. Allen, to approve the minutes of April 14, 2009.

AYES: ALLEN, BAKKER, BRADLEY, DRISSELL, EVANS

NOES: NONE

ABSENT: AHEARN, MANN, NASH

The April 14, 2009 minutes were approved.

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN THE ARTS AWARD NOMINEE

The Commission viewed the websites of potential nominees.  More discussion will follow

 

ARTWAYS PROGRAM

Mr. Allen and Mr. Drissell distributed a new listing of Public Art Site Criteria, updated to include suggestions and ideas from the last meeting. 

 

The Commission discussed next steps for the plan, including meeting with Jill McGuire of the Regional Arts Commission at an upcoming meeting.

 

PUBLIC ART

Ms. Conrad stated that the Brother Mel piece should be on site soon. Commission members will be notified when it is, so they can advise on placement.

 

ST. LOUIS ARTISTS' GUILD EXHIBIT

Ms. Conrad stated that the agreement between the City and the Guild is in process.  Ms. Bradley stated that the artwork submission deadline is this week. 

 

ARTS BROCHURE

Ms. Bakker is working on revisions to the brochure for possible distribution at Art & Air. 

 

OZARK THEATER

The Commission discussed recent changes to the Ozark Theater, and thinks that Mr. Stevens has good ideas about the direction he is moving in. 

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the Commission, the meeting was adjourned at 8:05 p.m.