We are looking for six passionate community members to join Council's inaugural Public Art Advisory Panel. The panel will represent the aspirations and needs of the community, and support Council by ensuring the integrity and quality of permanent public art proposals.
Role of the group
The Public Art Advisory Panel will assist Council in meeting the objectives of the new Public Art Policy.
Specifically, the objectives and functions of the voluntary panel are to:
- Bring professional skills and knowledge to the process of public art acquisition, management and disposal
- Involve local, esteemed arts professionals
- Be entrusted to represent our diverse community with recommendations for decisions on commissioning, siting and decommissioning of pieces
- Participate in quarterly meetings that may include research (additional meetings may be held if necessary and by agreement of the majority members).
Key Selection Criteria
We are seeking volunteers who can demonstrate strong skills, knowledge and expertise in public art and/or who have a deep connection with the creative identity of Mount Alexander Shire.
We're keen to hear from people with a variety of skill sets that may play a role in public art, such as artists, curators, architects, developers, heritage consultants, planners etc.
It is important that the panel represents a broad range of views that represent the diversity of the community.
We strongly encourage applications from young creatives aged 18-25 years, First Peoples, people living with a disability, culturally or linguistically diverse groups, and the LGBTQIA+ community. Please contact us about your access requirements for this application.
It is expected that each member of the panel contributes meaningfully to meetings in a fair and unbiased manner, looking beyond personal interests for the benefit of the community.
Express your interest
Please complete the expression of interest form below by 12:00AM Sunday 29 October 2023.