Regional Public Art Networks

Local and regional public art networks are ad hoc groups of public art professionals that meet to discuss specific public art issues in their community. Meetings rotate among host agencies and serve as a networking tool between experienced public art administrators and those new to the field. Sharing of best practices advances the field locally and promotes standards of excellence for public art professionals nationally.

The following regions have organized public art networks. Please contact the representative listed to find a local public art network meeting in your area. If you have a network not listed, or if there is not a network in your region and you would like to lead one, please let us know. Send an e-mail to  pan@artsusa.org

NowPAC – Northwest: Peggy Kendellen, Public Art Program Manager, Regional Arts and Cultural Council, Portland, OR

Northern California Public Art Administrators Network (NorCal PAAN): Steven Huss, Cultural Arts Manager, City of Oakland, CA

Minnesota: Kirstin Wiegmann, Director of Education and Community Engagement, Forecast Public Art, St. Paul, MN

Public Art Coalition of Southern California: Jian Gorman, Program Coordinator, MetroArt, Los Angeles, CA

Greater Chicago-Central Midwest: Jon Pounds, Executive Director, Chicago Public Art Group, IL

Texas Public Art Administrators: Carrie Brown, Public Art Project Manager, City of Austin Cultural Affairs Division, TX

Florida Association of Public Art Administrators: Christopher Hubbard, Public Art Specialist, City of Clearwater, FL

Arizona: Jessica Rajko, Artist Services Coordinator, Arizona Commission on the Arts


Spinning Our Wheels, 2012 - Port of Seattle, Sea-Tac, WA

Public Art Network Award

Every year, the PAN Council selects and presents the Public Art Network (PAN) Award in recognition of innovative and creative contributions and/or exemplary commitment and leadership in the field of public art. It can be given to either an individual or an organization, either public or private. The award is presented at the annual Public Art Network Preconference. (The PAN Award is not a project award. Please refer to the PAN Year in Review below for project recognitions.)

PAN Year in Review

The Americans for the Arts Public Art Network Year in Review annually recognizes outstanding public art projects that represent the most compelling work for the year from across the country. Two or more public art professionals serve as jurors to review hundreds of project applications and select 50 projects from across the country to include. The Public Art Network Year in Review is the only national program that specifically recognizes public art projects. Recognized projects are available on CD-ROM in our Online Store and include a PowerPoint presentation, data and project list, and hundreds of beautiful photos that are excellent advocacy and educational tools.

To review prior project selections, please reference the Year in Review presentations below. For more questions about Year in Review, contact us at pan@artsusa.org.

2013

 

Order the 2013 Year in Review CD-ROM that includes a PowerPoint presentation, project data, and more than 300 jpeg project images.
 

2012

Project List 
(PDF, 36KB)

Order the 2012 Year in Review CD-ROM that includes a PowerPoint presentation, project data, and more than 300 jpeg project images.
 

2011

Project List 
(PDF, 36KB)

PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4,
Part 5, Part 6
 

Script 
(PDF 372KB)

2010

Project List
(PDF, 36KB)

PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4
 

Script
(PDF, 319KB)

2009

Project List
(PDF, 206KB)

PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
 

Script
(PDF, 64KB)

2008

Project List
(PDF, 20KB)

Flash Presentation (EXE)

 

Script
(PDF, 2,718 KB)

2007

Projects List
(PDF, 61KB)

PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5
 

Script
(PDF, 36KB)

2006

Projects List
(PDF, 14KB)

PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4
 

Script
(PDF, 191KB)

Looking for resources prior to 2006? The Public Art Network has archived YIR resources dating back to 2000. Please contact us for more information.

 

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