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Res 17-25 Establishing a Public Art Competition Advisory Committee TOWN OF WESTLAKE RESOLUTION NO. 17-25 A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS ESTABLISHING A PUBLIC ART COMPETITION ADVISORY COMMITTEE (COMMITTEE), DEFINING THE COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES, APPOINTING MEMBERS, AND DEFINING TERMS OF SERVICE. WHEREAS, The Town of Westlake adopted a Public Art Plan via Resolution 17-09 on February 27, 2017 which calls for the creation of a Public Art Program of which this Public Art Competition Advisory Committee; is an important part, and WHEREAS,The Town of Westlake recognizes the importance of Public Art to Westlake's economic development, preservation of value, and improving quality of life; and WHEREAS,The Town of Westlake welcomes the partnership that this committee and its membership will establish between the Westlake Public Arts Program and the larger Arts Community of the Dallas/Ft. Region; and WHEREAS, The Town of Westlake seeks to build upon this partnership to establish a Public Arts Program that will promote new and rising talent and bring masterpiece art works to the Town; and WHEREAS, the Town Council finds that the passage of this Resolution is in the best interest of the citizens of Westlake. NOW THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE,TEXAS: SECTION 1: That all matters stated in the Recitals hereinabove are found to be true and correct and are incorporated herein by reference as if copied in their entirety. SECTION 2: That the Town Council of the Town of Westlake, Texas does hereby appoint the following individuals to become members of the Public Art Competition Advisory Committee and serve an initial two (2) year term, after which membership may be renewed by Council for an additional period, to be determined by the Town Council. 1. Rebecca Lawton: Former Head Curator of the Amon Carter Museum, Ft. Worth 2. Judy Deaton: Head Curator of the Grace Museum, Abilene I Sue Canterbury: Associate Curator of American Art, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas 4. Terry Oldham: Former Director of the Albrecht Kemper Museum, Kansas City 5. Barry Whistler: Owner of Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas 6. Cheryl Vogel: Owner of Valley House Gallery, Dallas 7. Paloma Anoveros: Curator for The Charles Schwab Company and former Curator San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco Resolution 17-25 Pagel of 3 8. Katie Blair: Senior Design Manager, The Charles Schwab Corporation 9. Chris Worley: Owner of Chris Worley Fine Art SECTION 3: The Town Council of the Town of Westlake establishes the following mission for the Public Art Competition Advisory Committee: The Westlake Public Art Competition Advisory Committee is founded to establish a partnership between the Town of Westlake and distinguished representatives of the Regional Arts Community that will jointly pursue a Competition based Public Arts Program in Westlake Texas which cultivates excellence in public art, nourishes and develops new and emerging talent, provides a venue for the recognition and promotion of such unique talent, and seeks masterpiece in public art works overall. SECTION 4: The Town Council of the Town of Westlake establishes the following responsibilities and priorities for the first terms of the Public Art Competition Advisory Committee: I. Advise the Town Council and Town's Public Art Consultant team regarding organization and strategies for the Public Art Competition Program. 2. Advise the Town Council and the Town's Public Art Consultants regarding means and methods for establishing the inaugural Public Art Competition Event and other events that may follow. 3. Formulate a"charge to the Artist"for the inaugural Public Art Competition Event and other events that may follow. 4. Recommend an inaugural Public Art Competition budget 5. Provide curatorial oversight for the selection of artists 6. Jury the inaugural event and select the finalists (more than 1) 7. Present the finalists at such events as are created for the recognition of the finalists. 8. Award the winner chosen from the finalists in conjunction with the Town. SECTION 5: This Committee is established for a period of two (2) years and shall be considered for extension at the end of that two (2) year period, as stated in SECTION 2 of this resolution. SECTION 6: If any portion of this Resolution shall, for any reason, be declared invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction,such invalidity shall not affect the remaining provisions hereof and the Council hereby determines that it would have adopted this Resolution without the invalid provision. Resolution 17-25 Page 2 of 3 SECTION 7: That this resolution shall become effective from and after its date of passage. PASSED AND APPROVED ON THIS 191h DAY OF JUNE, 2417. t. 6 i Laura Wheat, Mayor ATTEST: KeO Edw , Town Secretary OF W Thomas E. Brymer wn Nfanager APPROVED AS TO FORM: �© m ,4,'L. sudion Lowry � own Attorney 7'P-X AS C Resolution 17-25 Page 3 of 3