Kapiti Public Art Panel Established
Members of the Public Art Panel, L to R: Tracey Morgan, Janet Bayly, Deb Donnelly, Tane Moleta and Cr Jackie Elliot.
The Kapiti Coast Public Art Panel has been created as a result of the Kapiti Council's adoption of the Public Art Policy.
The Panel, chaired by Cr Jackie Elliott, is appointed by the Kapiti Council to oversee the public art programme, assisting the Council to implement the Public Art Policy. The Panel develops its own annual work programme, and makes recommendations to Council's Environment and Community Development (ECD) Committee . All final public art decisions are made by Council.
The Panel is made up of experts from a range of fields and consists of:
Deb Donnelly, Independent arts professional
The Panel sets its own meeting schedule; it is required to meet at least every six months. Since its formation, the Panel has met monthly.
Meetings are not public; however, any recommendations they make go to public meetings of Council's ECD Committee.
The Panel's work is performed in accordance with its Terms of Reference, the Public Art Policy, and the Council's Strategy for Supporting the Arts.
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