Public Arts Commission

Art Takes Flight

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Overview

The Westfield Public Arts Commission is working to provide enhancements to the community and quality of our downtown. In the next coming months you will start to hear about our exciting plans to make our town more beautiful, more beloved and more economically productive with public art.


Meetings

  • 6:30 pm
  • Last Wednesday of every month
  • Municipal Building
    425 E Broad Street
    Council Chambers
    Westfield, NJ 07090

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

  • Alex Stone, Class 5/Resident
    Term Expires: December 31, 2022
  • Cheryl Rosario, Class 5/Resident
    Term Expires: December 31, 2021
  • Margaret Smith, Class 5/Resident
    Term Expires: December 31, 2022
  • Dawn Mackey, Class 1/Town Council Liaison
    Term Expires: December 31, 2021
  • Gwen Fisher, Class 2/Mayor or Designee
    Term Expires: December 31, 2021
  • Eric Hreha, Class 3/Town Historian or Designee
    Term Expires: December 31, 2021
  • Bob Zuckerman, Class 4/DWC Board or Staff Member
    Term Expires: December 31, 2021
  • Lee Schaefer, Alternate 1
    Term Expires: December 31, 2021
  • Michele Modestino, Alternate 2
    Term Expires: December 31, 2021

Additional Member Information

  • Mayor Appointment/Council Consent
  • Meets as needed
  • 7 Members and 2 Alternates: 

    The Public Arts Commission shall be composed of the following seven regular members:

(a) Class 1: one representative from the Town Council;

(b) Class 2: the Mayor or his/her designee;

(c) Class 3: the Town Historian or his/her designee;

(d) Class 4: one representative from the Board or staff of the Downtown Westfield Corporation; and

(e) Class 5: three residents of the Town of Westfield who hold no other municipal office, position, or employment.

Class 1, 2 and 3 members shall each be appointed for one-year terms. Class 4 and Class 5 members shall be appointed for two-year terms. Notwithstanding the forgoing, the initial terms of Class 5 members shall be one, two, and three years respectively.

The purpose of the Public Arts Commission is to review and consider applications for the creation of public art within the Town.


Mission Statement

The Westfield Public Arts Commission is working to provide enhancements to the community and quality of our downtown. In the next coming months you will start to hear about our exciting plans to make our town more beautiful, more beloved and more economically productive with public art.