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 ARTS COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES

 

MEETING DATE:

Monday, September 10, 2012

PLACE:

City Hall – Conference Room

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:

7:18 p.m.

MEETING ADJOURNED:

8:40 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

NAME

 

PRESENT

PRESENT

(ARRIVED LATE)

 

ABSENT

John Ahearn

X

 

 

Davis Allen

 

 

X

Lauren Bakker-Arkema

 

 

X

Marilynne Bradley

X

 

 

Kathie Cahoon

X

 

 

Don Drissell

 

 

X

Melody Evans-Mess

X

 

 

Nina Ferrigno

 

 

X

Judith Mann

X

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

Mayor Gerry Welch, Council Liaison

Jennifer Conrad, Staff Liaison

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Ms. Bradley, seconded by Ms. Cahoon, to approve the minutes of August 13, 2012.

AYES: AHEARN, BRADLEY, CAHOON, EVANS, MANN

NOES: NONE

ABSENT: ALLEN, BAKKER, DRISSELL, FERRIGNO

The August 13, 2012 minutes were approved.

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

Ms. Bradley spoke with Scott Kerr of McCaughen and Burr. He is not moving at this time, so we will proceed with having the event there. The Commission discussed ideas for speakers and invitations.   

 

MISSOURI ARTISTS

The Commission discussed Sam Spicka, an artist submitted by Mr. Ahearn who is from Minnesota as well as Snail Scott, an artist submitted by Ms. Evans.  She is local. In addition, the Commission decided to contact Evan Lewis to see if there is something less climbable than the three pieces initially proposed as well as visiting Carol Fleming’s studio to see her functional pieces.  Ms. Evans will set up a tour.

 

CREATIVE COMMUNITY APPLICATION

Mayor Welch stated that the application was submitted and showed a copy to the Commission.

 

UPDATES

Art on the Town – Art on the Town is October 13.  Volunteers are needed. Set up is 8-11 and clean up is 4-6. There will be  pop-up concert by the Rootdiggers at 4 p.m. 

 

Awards of Excellence – Nominations are due September 14. Judging is October 4 at the Webster University Library.  

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the Commission, the meeting was adjourned at 8:40 p.m.