Public Art Advisory Committee

The City Council formed the Clarkston Public Art Advisory Committee to promote a sense of ownership and community pride through public art contributions in public facilities and spaces for residents and guest that come to the City of Clarkston. The Public Art Advisory Committee will work to facilitate access to and appreciation for art and cultural heritage and enjoyment of public places.

The Clarkston Public Art Advisory Committee membership will consist of Ten Clarkston resident members - Four (4) will be appointed by the Mayor, and Six (6) who will be appointed by the City Council.  Additionally, one City Council members will serve on the Public Arts Committee and will act as the primary liaison between the Public Art Advisory Committee and the Clarkston City Council and staff.

Residents of the City of Clarkson, 18 years of age and older, may submit an application for Public Art Advisory Committees.

All appointments to the Public Art Committee shall be for a two-year term. Members may be removed or replaced at the discretion of the Mayor or City Council, consistent with the original appointing authority.

The Public Art Advisory Committee is tasked:

  • Advise the Mayor, City Council, and City Manager with recommendations on the arts for approval.
  • study, assess, and render advice on projects, plans, partnerships, and City programs related to art, and shall bring forth any issues or concerns to the City’s elected officials about public art
  • will recommend art projects that may be implemented within the City and collect data and disseminate information on city art in other communities for further development of art initiatives
  • will work to promote private-public partnerships for the benefit of art along trails, streets, and within public parts

 City of Clarkston residents wishing to be considered for appointment to the Clarkston Public Art Advisory Committee must complete the Public Art Advisory  application submit to the City Clerk Tracy Ashby at tashby@cityofclarkston.com, or via Google Docs -Public Art Advisory Committee Application.  You may include a letter of interest and resume or statement of qualifications with your emailed application.  Applications will be accepted until the Committee positions are properly filled.  Please check back for the status of the Committee formation.