The City of Santa Barbara is committed to supporting and promoting the arts as an essential component of the quality of life in our community. In 1985, the City Arts Advisory Committee and its subcommittee the Visual Arts in Public Places Committee (VAPP) were established by resolution. The resolution included guidelines whereby all art installations on publicly owned land, and whether permanent or temporary, were subject to a specified review process.
The Public Art Oversight Committee will:
|Length of Term||
The initial PAOC members who are appointed by their respective committees upon the formation of the PAOC shall serve the following term (hereinafter referred to as the “Initial Term”: members of the PAOC selected from the Airport Commission, VAPP Committee, CAPP Committee shall serve an Initial Term of (3) years, and may be eligible for another three (3) year term; members of the PAOC selected from the City Arts Advisory Committee, ABR, and Santa Barbara County Arts Commission shall serve an Initial Term of (2) years, and may be eligible for another three (3) year term. The Santa Barbara Airport Director, Santa Barbara County Arts Commission Visual Arts Coordinator, and the Art Program Curator shall serve an unlimited term for so long as such positions continue to exist and are filled by their respective agencies. In the event such a position no longer exists or is not filled by the respective agency, a member of the public whose primary place of residence is the City of Santa Barbara may be elected by the PAOC to fill the vacant position for a term of three (3) years.
After the expiration of the Initial Term all PAOC members who are appointed by their respective committees shall serve a term of three (3) years and may be eligible for another three (3) year term. If a PAOC member leaves his or her position on the member organization identified in A. i through viii above, his or her replacement to that member organization will take over the exiting member’s position on PAOC for the remainder of the PAOC members existing term.
|Meeting Schedule||PAOC members will meet no less than three, but no more than six times a year, as needed, in support of the SBA Public Art Program.|
The Airport Director shall designate an Airport Public Art Program Curator who may be a City employee or an independent agency or consultant who meets the qualifications and experience to provide the required services.
|Staff||Airport Department, (805) 967-7111.|