Public Art Commission

Background and Purpose

The Public Art Commission (PAC) was created to enrich quality of life through the provision of public art. The primary role of the PAC is to make decisions and recommendations to City Council regarding the selection and installation of public art, and other matters relating to the quality, quantity, scope, and style of art in public places.

The PAC meets on an as-needed basis.  Please refer to the Upcoming Public art Commission Meetings page below to see if meetings are scheduled and for the meeting agendas. 

Interested in providing input on future public art programming in Alameda?

Please join the Public Art Commission for a working session to discuss upcoming priorities for the City of Alameda Public Art Program.

The working session will be held on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 6pm, in City Hall Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue. The agenda item is :

  • Public Art Program Prioritization Working Session. Working Session to Identify and Prioritize Future Public Art Programming for the City of Alameda

Please click here to download the meeting agenda.  You can download the staff reports for each agenda item by clicking on the item number (i.e. 2017-5039), and the exhibits by clicking on the listed attachments.  


To apply to the Public Art Commission, download and complete an application form(PDF, 169KB)  and submit it to the City Clerk's office.   Additional information on the application and appointment process is available here.  

To forward information to Commissioners, please contact the Community Development Department at (510) 747-6894.

Members First Appointment      Current Term Expires    
Adam Gillitt 07/01/2016 06/30/2020
Mark Farrell 9/19/2017 06/30/2021
Liz Rush 3/20/2018 06/30/2019
Daniel Hoy 06/19/2012 06/30/2019
Sherman Lewis          10/16/2012 06/30/2020

Click here to view all City meeting agendas, minutes, and video by date.