The Public Art Commission functions in an advisory capacity in matters pertaining to art in public places. Areas of focus include:

  • Reviewing, selecting, and approving proposed art work
  • Devising methods of selecting and commissioning artists with respect to the design, execution, and placement of art
  • Advising the City in matters pertaining to the quality, quantity, scope, and style of art
  • Advising the City on the amount of public art funds to be expended on specific art projects
  • Reviewing and maintaining an inventory of art and advising in matters pertaining to the maintenance, placement, alteration, sale, transfer, ownership, and acceptance or refusal of donations
  • Recommending consultants
  • Seeking grants, donations, gifts, and other funding methods for art
  • Educating the public about art
Membership: Five members (List of board members)
Meeting Schedule: Every other month (August, October, December, February, April, June), on the Second Monday at 3:00 p.m.
Length of Term: Four years
Responsible Department: Community Services Department
Qualifications/Conditions: Must reside or have a business within the geographic boundaries of the General Plan
Compensation: None
Financial Disclosure: Must submit conflict of interest statements
Training: City staff provides an initial orientation and ethics training in accordance with state law.
Agenda: https://www.escondido.org/PAC-agendas.aspx
Minutes:  https://www.escondido.org/minutes-2.aspx
Audio: https://www.escondido.org/boards-and-commissions-meeting-audio.aspx