Public Art Board

This Board has been created to provide expert community input on public art for The City of Calgary.

- Promote awareness and understanding of the importance of high-quality public art.
- Recommend and advise on public art policies, guidelines, plans and issues as they relate to the City of Calgary.
- Review all public art project plans to ensure established criteria are met.
- Review all acquisitions and donations of public art according to established criteria.
- Act as a resource to City Council and to its boards, agencies and the administration on all public art matters.
- Support Public Art staff in carrying out the Mission of the Public Art Policy.
- Prepare an Annual Report to Council.
6 Citizens-at-Large
2 Visual Artists
1 Representative from Calgary Arts Development Authority
2 Councillors

Citizen members to be chosen from a broad range of individuals with experience or interest in public art such as:
- Arts Administrators
- Arts Consultants
- Art Curators
- Museum Professionals
- Art Historians
- Heritage Professionals
- Architects
- Landscape Architects
- Design Professionals
- Business Representatives
- Civil Engineers
- Conservators

Non-voting Members:
Superintendent - Public Art
3 years - Maximum of two terms served in succession
Term Expiry Month:
Day:  3rd Monday
(changing to 3rd Wednesday in January 2019)
Time:  5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:  Cliff Bungalow Arts Centre - 2105 Cliff Street SW
Resource Staff:
Thompson, Jennifer (403-476-4338)
Administrative Contact:
Augusto Romero (A/Manager, Arts & Culture)
City of Calgary | Mail Code #63
PO Box 2100 Stn M
Calgary AB T2P 2M5
Reports To:
to Council through the SPC on Community and Protective Services.
Public Art Board

ChairVice ChairMemberRoleCurrent AppointmentExpiry Year
   Anthony EagleCitizen-at-Large20172020
   Paul FeskoCitizen-at-Large20182021
   Anuradha GobinCitizen-at-Large20162019
   Tamara MarajhCitizen-at-Large20142020
  Linda ShaikhVisual Artist20152021
   Kayla SimpsonVisual Artist20182019
   Joey StewartCitizen-at-Large20162019
   Katherine WagnerRepresentative from Calgary Arts Development Authority20142019
  Councillor Shane KeatingCouncillor20182019
  Councillor Evan WoolleyCouncillor20182019

Authority  Description Decision
1. 2004 January 12, CPS2003-95 Approved the Public Art Policy and Operations Guidelines.
2. 2004 June 21, Council Policy Manual Nine (9) representatives from specified disciplines; Liaisons with the Public Art Program; and Annually reports to the SPC on Community & Protective Services.
3. 2006 June 19, CPS2006-34 CADA Annual Report. Begins the process of becoming Calgary's single arm's length arts authority.
4. 2009 July 13, CPS2009-33 Amendment to Public Art Policy and Board composition with the addition of a Calgary Arts Development Authority (CADA) representative.
5. 2014 May 26, PFC2014-0254 Public Art Policy Review CSPS014.
6. 2018 October 22, Organizational Meeting Motion Arising: to amend the Corporate Public Art Council Policy, CSPS014, to add two Councillors to the member composition.