Public Art Advisory Commission

Public Art Advisory Commission Overview
The Commission shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Town Council and the Parks and Recreation Director or his or her designee to support the Town by establishing Windsor as an art destination that raises the potential for education, innovation, collaborative community engagement and cultural exploration. This Commission was established in 2015.

Meetings
Town Hall Council Chambers
9291 Old Redwood Hwy., Building 400, Windsor
Regular meeting schedule: First Monday of the month at 11:00 am.

Vision
The vision for Windsor is to be an art destination that raises the potential for education, innovation, collaborative community engagement and cultural exploration.

Current Projects


**Discovering Windsor through Art**
The 2021 Application period has ended. The next application period will be available in January 2022. To read the artist details, please view the Artist Handbook here

To download the complete map of the 2021 locations, please click this link here: 2021 Painted Utility Boxes 

 Any questions, please contact Olivia Lemen at olemen@townofwindsor.com 

Past Projects

Roundabout Sculptures
In January of 2018 the Town began the process to commission two sculptures for the Roundabouts on Old Redwood Highway. Click here to read more about that process. 

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Sculpture
Members
The commission is made up of five (5) members-at- large who serve a four (4) year term, each appointed by a Councilmember. Members-at-large are required to be residents of Sonoma County and shall demonstrate a commitment to art and culture in Windsor. Additionally, one (1) Town Council Member and one (1) Parks and Recreation Commissioner sits on the Commission.

Current Commissioners:
Malinalli Lopez, Chair
Term: 2022

Vacant, Vice Chair 
Term: TBD

Julian Cohen, Commissioner
Term: 2022

Kevin Gonyo, Commissioner
Term: 2024

Heather Cullen, Commissioner
Term: Temporary pending Special Election

Esther Lemus, Town Council Representative
Term:2021

Tanya Potter, Parks and Recreation Commission Representative 
Term: 2024

Vacant, Alternate Town Council Representative
Term: 2021

Council Adopted Public Art Policy
Roles and Responsibilities of the Commission: Resolution 3511-19

Contacting the Public Art Advisory Commission
Click here to contact the Public Art Advisory Commission.

Commissioner Reference Materials
(Please allow up to 45 seconds for download of these large documents.)

Commissioner Handbook
PAAC Priority Projects 2019-2021
Parks and Recreation Department Organizational Chart
Town of Windsor Adopted Budgets
Parks and Recreation Department Capital Improvement Plan Budget 
Windsor Parks and Facilities Map and Amenities
2030 Parks and Recreation Master Plan 
Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan
Town Green Diagram
Timeline Walk Town Green

Policies
Open and Public IV: A Guide to the Ralph M. Brown Act
Facility Use and Reservation Policy
Naming Policy for Parks and Recreation Facilities
Commemorative Program for Windsor Parks