The City of Knoxville is working toward establishing a Public Art
Program to guide and manage art installations in public places.
This new initiative is being driven by citizen interest in beautifying
the civic environment as well as the citys need to effectively
manage the use of the public property. The Task Force's report can be viewed here.
TASK FORCE MEMBERS
Barbara Bernstein, Patron of the Arts
Mike Berry, Downtown Art Gallery
David Butler, Knoxville Museum of Art
Jeff Chapman, President, Arts & Cultural Alliance/McClung Museum
Richard Jolley, Artist
Alan Jones, Knoxville Airport Authority
William Lyons, City of Knoxville, (Chair)
Norman Magden, Professor, UT School of Art
Mickey Mallonee, City of Knoxville, Special Events
Eddie Mannis, Dogwood Arts
Marilyn Roddy, City Council
Anne Wallace, City of Knoxville, Policy & Communications
Madeleine Weil, City of Knoxville, Policy & Communications
Liza Zenni, Arts & Cultural Alliance
Leadership Knoxville Project Group
The group examined policies in other
Tennessee cities, including Nashville, Memphis, and Chattanooga.