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 ARTS COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES

 

MEETING DATE:

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

PLACE:

City Hall – Conference Room

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:

7:10 p.m.

MEETING ADJOURNED:

8:38 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

 

 

Nina Ferrigno

X

 

 

Judith Mann

 

 

X

Meg Nash

X

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

Jennifer Conrad, Staff Liaison

Gerry Welch, Mayor

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Ms. Bradley, seconded by Ms. Nash, to approve the minutes of May 12, 2009.

AYES: BRADLEY, DRISSELL, EVANS, FERRIGNO, NASH

NOES: NONE

ABSENT: AHEARN, ALLEN, BAKKER, MANN

The May 12, 2009 minutes were approved.

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN THE ARTS AWARD NOMINEE

The nomination for the Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award will be revisited at the July meeting.

 

PLAN FOR PUBLIC ART - OUTLINE

The Commission discussed the outline prepared by Mayor Welch [Attachment A]. The Commission reviewed Sections I, II and III, then examined Section IV a and b [Attachment B]. Portions of the Artways Program will be useful for Section IV c.  Section IV d and e will be discussed at the July meeting.

 

ART & AIR

The Commission received an update on this year’s Art & Air fair.  

 

ST. LOUIS ARTISTS’ GUILD EXHIBIT

The opening of the St. Louis Artists’ Guild Greenspace exhibit is June 26. There are six pieces and installation begins at Kirkham and Gore soon.    

 

AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE

The Awards of Excellence program was kicked off at Art & Air.  Applications, brochures and posters are available from Mr. Drissell and also on the website.

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the Commission, the meeting was adjourned at 8:38 p.m.