Art in Public Places: Recent Purchase Recommendations (September 2019)

Posted on Sep 27, 2019 in Acquisition Award Selection Committee, Art in Public Places Collection, Art in Public Places Program, Blog Post, Relocatable Works of Art

SFCA Purchase Recommendations Approved September 2019

The SFCA Board of Commissioners considered the following SFCA Recognition Awards artworks as purchase recommendations for the Art in Public Places Collection of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts at the General Meeting of September 18, 2019. All purchase recommendations were approved.

Exhibit: “Merge”

Exhibit Location: Hawai‘i Pacific University Art Gallery (Kāne‘ohe, O‘ahu)
Exhibit Dates: July 7 – September 6, 2019
AASC VACs:  Carl Jennings, Kloe Kang, Greg Northrup
SFCA Staff:  Elizabeth Baxter, Karen Ewald, Jonathan Johnson

SFCA Recognition Awards

  • Alina Kawai, “When Spring Never Ends”, acrylic paint and mixed media
  • Kana Ogawa, “Ki”, acrylic, oil on canvas

These artworks were nominated by an Acquisition Award Selection Committee (AASC) typically composed of Visual Art Consultants (VACs), SFCA Board Commissioners, and SFCA staff. The role of the AASC is to make recommendations to the SFCA regarding the purchase of works of art, including the review, nomination, evaluation and selection of the recommended artworks for acquisition.

For more information on how to invite an AASC to visit an exhibit, and how to volunteer as a Visual Art Consultant: SFCA Art in Public Places Program: Relocatable Works of Art.