LISA CREMIN NAMED TO MAYOR FRANKLIN'S PUBLIC ART ADVISORY COMMITTEE - 10/18/04
Mayor Shirley Franklin announced the appointment of a nine member Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC), October 18, 2004, to advise the Mayor and the Bureau of Cultural Affairs on the City's Public Art program, through letters transmitted to Council President Lisa Borders and the Atlanta City Council. Mayor Franklin's appointees are a diverse group, representative of the arts community and the city, while staying true to the recommendations outlined in the Public Art Master Plan. Mayor Franklin said, "I am pleased to appoint a distinguished group of artists, related professionals and arts advocates to the Public Art Advisory Committee. I look forward to meeting with them and to receiving their recommendations on the implementation of the City's Public Art Master Plan."
The recent establishment of the Trust fund for Public Art along with the appointment of the PAAC demonstrate the Mayor's commitment to full implementation of the Public Art Master Plan under the administration of the City's Bureau of Cultural Affairs in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. PAAC will address the serious issues facing the City in determining the future direction of Public Art in Atlanta, including the percent for art ordinance, the Noguchi Playscape, and the maintenance of the City's public art collection.
The Public Art Advisory Committee members are appointed in 3 categories:
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