December 5, 2005
Contact: Jan Koske
Phone: (360) 337-4650
Citizens Sought for County Art Board
ORCHARD, WA—If you are a local artist or knowledgeable in the arts,
the Kitsap Board of County Commissioners would like to encourage you to
apply for District 2 and District 3 openings on the Art Board. The Art Board
promotes and encourages private and public programs that further public
awareness and develop an interest in the arts and cultural properties.
The ordinance that established the “1% for Art Program” tasked the Art
Advisory Board with:
Establishing a system of coordination with the
County Capital Improvement Program to ensure that works of art are
integrated into public facilities.
Developing criteria for the selection of artists or
works of art.
Making recommendations to the commissioners on any
artists, works of art or sites for public art funded by the Capital
Making recommendations to the commissioners on the
support of any art programs and advising them on any arts or cultural
properties and programs.
Commissioner District 3 applicants are also being
An Application may be obtained at Kitsap County Volunteer Services,
Department of Administrative Services, 614 Division Street, Port Orchard.
Application packets are available
online or by
mail. Please contact Jan Koske at (360) 337-4650 or
email. Applications must be
submitted no later than 4:30 p.m. on December 30, 2005.