The Committee is a permanent standing committee of the Grants Pass City Council. Its members are appointed by the City Council. Committee members may not participate in any selection process where they have submitted a proposal or piece of their art for consideration by the Committee.
To advise the City Council on ways to make Grants Pass a cultural and aesthetic center for the arts. Our mission is to connect the community with creativity.
Public art covered by these guidelines includes any art placed in accessible, public locations that can be experienced free of charge. This includes art placed on both public and commercial land and building sites where it is accessible to the public. It does not include holiday or seasonal decorations. Public art can take many forms including:
- Environmental/ornamental work
- Fine art crafts
- Musical performances
- Video and media generated exhibits, etc.
Application to Place Public Art
Once the application to Place Public Art (PDF) is submitted to CoPA, the Committee will view the work and prospective location and make a recommendation to the City Council.
Please see Guidelines for Acceptance for Public Art. Upon approval, a contract will be signed by all parties.
Public Art Master Plan 2018