The Arts Council of Lake Oswego and the City of Lake Oswego announce the search for new committee members for the Public Art Committee. The applicant must reside within the city limits of the City of Lake Oswego. Currently, we are recruiting for two positions and one alternate.

The Public Art Committee is a committee of the Arts Council of Lake Oswego, a 501c3 organization that contracts with the City of Lake Oswego to administer the public art program and collection. This committee is appointed to maintain and develop the City’s public art collection—including outdoor works as well as indoor portable works—and to provide oversight for the 1.5 Percent for Art process. The Public Art Committee develops policies and goals for the selection, placement, and maintenance of works of art acquired through the 1.5 Percent for Art Program. The committee has approval authority within the artist selection process, evaluates and/or causes to be evaluated by others the public art collection, recommends uses for Public Art Trust Fund monies when available, considers projects by private developers and citizens that would result in a piece or pieces of public art, and responds to any other public art initiatives.

The Public Art Committee meets once a month, or as needed, and members work together to keep the collection cataloged, cleaned, and maintained. At present, meetings take place on Zoom on the third Monday of the month at 2 pm.

Members are interviewed by a selection committee comprised of City Council members and the Arts Council Board members for the appointment of a three-year term. Members of the committee are artists, collectors, educators, docents, art historians, landscape architects, retirees, and community members who are interested in stewarding the renowned art collection of Lake Oswego.


Please submit your application by 5 pm on Monday, January 3, 2022. Please return the completed application to: or mail it to: ACLO, PO BOX 369, Lake Oswego, OR 97034

Should you want to talk with someone about this, please feel free to call 503-675-3738.

Lake Oswego City Hall
380 A Avenue
Lake Oswego, OR 97034