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.

Please click here for more information about the City of Alameda's Public Art Program.

Residents of Alameda are invited to submit applications online or you can download here(PDF, 311KB) and file with the City Clerk’s office via hand delivery or mail (2263 Santa Clara Avenue, Room 380, Alameda, CA 94501), via email ( or via fax (510-865-4048).
Applications are valid for one year. Applicants are considered for any vacancies which occur during the year their application is valid. If you remain interested in serving and are not appointed within a year of submitting your application, please be sure to submit a new, updated application.  


Additional information on the application and appointment process is available here. 

Members First Appointment      Current Term Expires    
Adam Gillitt 07/01/2016 06/30/2024
Robert Ferguson 09/07/2021 06/30/2025
Liz Rush 03/20/2018 06/30/2027
Peter Platzgummer 09/07/2021 06/30/2027
Jennifer Hoffecker      09/07/2021 06/30/2024

Regular PAC meetings are scheduled for the third Monday of every other month, starting in April, in Room 360 at Alameda City Hall (2263 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501). 

Click here to view all City meeting agendas, minutes, and videos.


If you would like to join our public art mailing list for regular updates, please contact Walker Toma at


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