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The Jeffersonville Public Art Commission, established in 2012, exercises legal authority to approve and site new public art on property owned by the City of Jeffersonville. Site-specific artworks identify Jeffersonville as a place with ingenuity and a great capacity for innovation. These artworks, both permanent and temporary, range from traditional to new media. It is the conviction of the Jeffersonville Art Commission that, in order to support a thriving artistic culture within the city, community involvement shall extend beyond everyday appreciation to meaningful engagement in the creation, evolving interpretation and ongoing care of artworks throughout Jeffersonville.
THE ROLE OF THE JEFFERSONVILLE
PUBLIC ART COMMISSION
Advise the community group or agency initiating a public art project on issues concerning the site, selection of a professional artist and commission of a public artwork.
Guide and monitor the design development process through reviews at various stages to ensure artistic and design quality, integration with the site and relevance to the community.
Approve the final design prior to fabrication.
Create an authentic yearly program plan that includes various art experiences which are community centric.
Assist in development and continued growth of the NoCo Arts & Cultural District
Jeffersonville Public Art Commission integrates art, cultural expression and design excellence into the public space to provide meaningful experiences that define the City of Jeffersonville’s sense of place.
Jeffersonville Public Art Commission envisions Public Art creating positive experiences of Jeffersonville’s historic and contemporary culture throughout the fabric of the city.
GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Jeffersonville Public Art Commission aims to further the role of art and culture in the public realm by:
Creating New Public Art
Creating Knowledge About Public Art
Involving our community in meaningful engagement