Public Art Committee

This Committee acts in the public interest on all matters relating to the Public Art Ordinance including the selection, placement, and maintenance of works of public art throughout the County. The Committee provides public input in the administration and planning of the Public Art Program, and serves as a liaison to the Hillsborough County visual arts community.

Membership:

The membership of this Committee shall be appointed by the BOCC and shall be comprised of seven members. Composition is specified as follows:

  • 1 member from the Arts Council of Tampa / Hillsborough County
  • 1 member from the Board of Trustees, of the Tampa Museum of Art, Inc.
  • 1 member from Board of County Commissioners or their designee
  • 3 members who are private citizens of Hillsborough County with demonstrated knowledge and appreciation for visual art
  • 1 member who is an architect, planner, landscape architect, or developer in Hillsborough County.

As the need arises, the Committee may appoint ex-officio members to provide expertise or otherwise represent a particular interest unique to a location or characteristic of a work of art

Terms:

Members shall serve three year terms. No member shall serve for more than two full three year terms.

Authority:

Hillsborough County Public Art Ordinance 10-1 repealing Ordinance 88-31, 89-32, and 94-3 adopted January 6, 2010.

Special requirements:

One member who is a private citizen must reside in the unincorporated area of Hillsborough County.

Meetings:

Quarterly
23rd Floor, County Center
601 E. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33602

Contact:

Dan Myers, Sr. Architect
Real Estate & Facilities Management Services
601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 23rd floor
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 307-1035

Members:

Member Position/Appointed By Dates of Service
Mr. Gregory Green USF - School of Art & Art History, College of the Arts 07/16/2014 -
12/31/2017
Mr. James Kallaher Private Citizen 12/31/2012 -
12/31/2018*
Ms. Maureen Morrison BOCC Designee 01/23/2014 -
12/31/2019*
Mr.Juan Ricardes Architect 02/15/2017 -
12/31/2019
Mr. James Steele Private Citizen 07/20/2016 -
12/31/2017
Ms. Georgia Vahue Arts Council of Hillsborough County Representative 10/1/2017 -
9/30/2020

*Reappointed