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Meeting Packet - Boulder Arts Commission - 09/15/2004 BOULDER ARTS COMMISSION AGENDA September 15, 2004 5:30 p.m. Boulder Public Library CALL TO ORDER APPROVAL OF MINUTES DISCUSSION ITEMS 2005 Budget Reductions Approval of final reports for Adjei Abankwah, Lemon Spongecake and Ana Claire Set dates for 2005 Major Grant process 28'h Street artist selection E-Town, Boulder Arts Academy and Colorado Mahlerfest request for Macky Auditorium MINI-GRANTS Mary-Laurence Bevington Rebekah West (Video) Ken Bernstein (Slides) Robynn Butler Fringe Festival - Don Berlin (7:30) ADJOURNMENT CITY OF BOULDER, COLORADO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS MEETING SUMMARY FORM NAME OF BOARD/COMMISSION: Boulder Arts Commission *DATE OF MEETING: 9115//04 NAMEITELEPHONE OF PERSON PREPARING SUMMARY: Donna Gartenmann, x4113 NAMES OF MEMBERS, STAFF AND INVITED GUESTS PRESENT: Commissioners: Patti Bruck, John Decker, Ann Moss, Michael Smith, Ginger Zukowski Staff: Liz Abbott, Donna Gartenmann, Tina Walker Guests: Penny Barnow, Don Berlin, Ken Bernstein, Mary-Laurence Bevington, Robynn Butler, Lawrence Kampf, David Ortolano, Vern Seieroe WHAT TYPE OF MEETING (CIRCLE ONE X REGULARi rSPECIALI [QUASI-JUDICIAL]; OUTLINE OF AGENDA (USE ONE ADDITIONAL PAGE IF NECESSARY): WHAT WAS DISCUSSED, TABLED; WHAT ACTION WAS TAKEN; PROVIDE VOTE TALLY OF ANY VOTES TAKEN: Approval of Minutes: Unanimously approved as received Approval of Final Reports: Lemon Sponge Cake, Adjei Abankwah and Ana Claire- unanimously approved. 2005 Budget: The Commission unanimously approved budget reductions for general fund and .15%. BMOCA: Vern Seieroe, board president, requested $5000 to meet an unexpected emergency at the Museum. The funds will be repaid by 12/31/04. The Commission unanimously approved the request. Macky Auditorium requests: Requests for rent-free space for the Boulder Arts Academy, etown and the Colorado Mahlerfest were unanimously approved, Mini-Grant (Attendance is required) Marv-Laurence Bevington: Bevington submitted a $600.00 request to produce Fool for Love. The performance will be held at the Dairy Center for the Arts. Bevington was unanimously awarded $600.00. Rebekah West: West asked for $593.00 to produce three documentaries on Boulder artists. The work will be shown on CATV upon completion. West was unanimously granted $593.00. Ken Bernstein: Bernstein requested $600.00 for the tile mural project located on the plaza under the Boulder Public Library. Tiles were made by Boulder Valley School students. The Commission unanimously approved the proposal. Robynn Butler: Butler is producing a photography exhibit focusing on issues related to mothers in Boulder who have adopted international babies. The project was awarded $600.00. Fringe Festival: Don Berlin, Lawrence Kampf and David Ortolano discussed the potential of a Fringe Festival in Boulder in 2005. The group is seeking funds from the community. Commission members agreed to fund the project contingent on letters of support from arts organizations and businesses. Adjournment: 9:00 .m. ATTACH BRIEF DETAILS OF ANY PUBLIC COMMENTS LIMIT TO ONE PAGE : TIME AND LOCATION OF ANY FUTURE MEETINGS, COMMITTEES OR SPECIAL HEARINGS: October 20, 2004, 5:30 p.m. Main Library, Boulder Creek Meeting Room *THIS FORM MUST BE SUBMITTED WITHIN FIVE DAYS FOLLOWING THE MEETING. SEND TO: CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE FOR WEEKLY INFORMATION PACKET COPIES TO: CENTRAL RECORDS, BOULDER CITY CLERK'S OFFICE Special Transit A participating United Way agency. Your Community Link September 8, 2004 Boulder Arts Commission Po Box 791 Boulder, CO 80306-0791 Dear Boulder Arts Commission, Greetings from Special Transit! On behalf of the Board, the staff and the 2,000 people who use Special Transit, we sincerely thank you for the remainder of the grant for our 25`I' Anniversary. Your $200.00 award is truly appreciated! T Sinc •ely, a ~4 Lonna Kottke , 41+ V AA, jp Executive Director r' LKlmt W ' JJa f 4880 Pearl Street Boulder, Colorado 80301-2454 303-447-2848 9 FAX 303-447-0686 • www.specialtransit.org Boulder VAley SChoWhiriCt Spirit Camp mum bers Seajleft), Owen, Skylar, and MAP push an the Ali - kinetiescripture a * .cam in the foyer of the r North Boulder % i Recreation Center ,k. R . a ~ • { while (OOkmg up - 1p 'p+~ e ) y' . to watch the - 4 w 61, "K array of mere ment thouoout r E . ~y v the piece. th m 1 rf M DAWM ~i Ho~pro'un/C'.tNawa j: Dscrl patterned concrete walls with in terms of the arts," he said, explaining that it's a aluminum wall treatments, the Gartenmann said of the symbolic Power hand beauty) to the, le great thing to because it graphics and wind vane ele "corridor" that stretches from doesn't even require a new meats to highlight the space. 9th Street and Canyon Avenue pu;v building. Plus, it exposes artists The first phase will continue to 28th Street and Spruce Street to the community and to each in the fall with public art at the -and of course, theUniverstryof Boulder enhanced by focal. ark other, he said. street's intersection with Colorado. "It's been quite an experi- Arapahoe Avenue, and eventu- It includes arts "venues" ence to get to know all these ally the project will tackle the such as the Boulder Dushanbe By CAT CARROU its grant recommendations are bimonthly newsletter', artists are artists," be said. While per- north end of the street, past Teahouse, the Boulder Public For Co1ordo DA4 subject to City Council approval, able to start projects and create formance artists are often forced Pearl Street. Library and dozens of galleries, n times when budget- Gartenmann, who has been beautiful things. to work together, Zeff said visual The final step will be a phase museums, stores and gathering crunching abounds, one with the commission for 16 "To see that start up money artists are unique because they around the new 29th Street Mall. places. The commission over- might guess public fund- years, said the money Is well go to a group and then watch it typically work independently. "It's definitely a mull-year sees two of the biggest venues, ing for the arts would be spent. expand is like watching your open Studios featured 84 process," Gartenmann said. BMoCA and the Dairy. one of the first things to go. Aside from aesthetic kids grow up," she said. artists in its first year, and this other recent projects "The city doesn't get But this is not so ins improvements on the quality of Open Studios, an event in its year's forthcoming l0thanniver- include the Dance Bridge and involved with thekitjdsofpro- Boulder, and Boulder Arts ' life In Boulder, the commission tenth year that literally opens the sary event on Oct. 3, 4, 9 and 10 the Canyon Cultural Corridor. gramming they do," she said. Commission Director Donna has statistics to prove that the studio doors of many Boulder has expanded to show the work "A year ago this past May, However, they do receive oper- Gartenmann said it makes arts are worth public funding. artists each fall, is one program of 144 artists. we got the Dance Bridge up and ational support and Crartenmarm sense. According to a study commis- that benefited from the com- "It's a wonderful way to visit running," she said. "We have a said she essentially works as a "It's phenomenal what the sionedin 2001, the arts actually mission. - our best artists in Boulder,"Zell large dance population here." landlord for the buildings, arts bring in," she said. "It's . help boost economic growth. "We've gotten puts from said. The program provides an which are technically owned by something that people don't Americans for the Arts found them for a long time," founder Another way, also sponsored arts resource center for the the city. think of in terms of economic 'similar results in its "Arts and and Executive Director Gary Zeff by the commission, is simply dance community to congregate She said it's a great thing that vitality, but it's huge." Economic Prosperity" study, said. "Without the Boulder Arts driving down the street. together, she explained. One Boulder is so supportive of the The commission, founded which points out that unlike Commission, it would be very One of its latest projects is main goal is to encourage pub- arts. 25 years ago to provide grants many other industries, the arts hard for us to do what we do." adding some pizzazz to 28th lic participation in dance by pro- "A creative community is the for local artists, has expanded to also prompt spending in areas Zeff moved to Boulder 11 Street. Phase one of the project, viding publicity and other, kind of place that businesses are support artists, programs and such as hotels and restaurants years ago and started the pro- from the cross streets of services, drawn to when they relocate," local arts venues such as the through its events. grans as a way to continue his Baseline to Arapahoe, Is in The Canyon Cultural she said. "It's part of what makes Boulder Museum of More importantly, - own art The open studio con- progress. - Corridor is a way to provide Boulder a great place." ContemporaryArt (BMoCA) and Gartenmann said, the commis- cept started in San Francisco Its development is visible on publicity for all forms of local the Dairy Center for the Arts. sion has a direct impact on about 30 years ago, and today it the underpass at 28th Street and arts. Money from I'- city's gen- artists in the area. can be seen all over the world, 'College Avenue; artists George "It was to establish an eral fund and aE rcent por- By providing grants adver- he said. Peters and Melanie Walker used awareness of what Boulder has tion of a .15 peit-rnt local tax tised in the Boulder Arts "lts all the snme content " Is FC)R EVERY ] 3C:~oD-VT ' 5 Sample Boulder's dance harvest in mid-September with a free weekend of continuous performances at the Boulder Public Library Auditorium. Saturday, September 18 & Sunday, September 19, 2004 Boulder Public Library Auditorium, 1000 Canyon Blvd. Schedules available at local studios and the library branches or by internet at www.artsresource.org/dance Schedule subject to change; check the website r after September 15 for any changes. Call the Dance Bridge at 303441-4391 for more information. 10:30-10:45 a.m. Maria` FY. 10:45-11:00 a.m. Airbourne Dance 11:00-11:15 a.m. Nicole Phillips and jenny Hightower 11:1.5-12:00 p.m. Mosaic Movement Arts 12:00-12:30 p.m. Kim Olson/Sweet Edge ~ 12:30-1:00 P.M. Jenna Woods °k¢ 1:00-1:30 p.m. Vern & Loretta Zurick, "Thunder & Lightning, Inc." 1:30-2:00 p.m. Turning the Wheel Productions, Inc. 2:00-3:00 p.m. Faustwork Mask Theater 3:00-3:20 p.m. Corazon Flamenco/Monica Lettieri s" KV: 3:20-3:40 p.m. Jodi McCall 3:45- 4:00 p,m. Amber Dawn 4:004:30 p.m. Danse Etoile 4:30-5:00 p.m. Joanna Rotkin Marv Wnni 5:00-6:00 p.m. Dance Films:;enr wee Canadian Dance Festival A Very Dangerous Pastime Cathy Gauch /Aircat Aerial Arts Kim Olson/Sweet Edge Bare Nancy Smith/Frequent Flyers Productions, Inc. 12:30-1:00 p.m. Blue Moon Dance Company 1:00-1:15 p.m. ConcettaTroskie 1:15-1:30 p.m. Peg Posnick 1:30-2:00 p.m. Hora Romaneasca 2:00.2:15 p.m. Atli Smith and Sarah Leversee 2:15-2:45 p.m. Yuki Ojika and Julie Wolfrum A 2:45-3:15 p.m. Mosaic C.A.M.P. 1 g~ 3:20-3:40 p.m Lynda White ' 3:454:15 p.m. Mosaic Move On f 4:204:40 p.m. Mary Wohl Haan/ HAAN DANCES 4:40-5:00 p.m. Natasha/Silk Road 5:00 -6:00 p.m. Dance Films Canadian Dance Festival A Very Dangerous Pastime Nancy Smith/Frequent Flyers Productions Inc. Kim Olson/Sweet Edge Bare Cathy Gauch /Aircat Aerial Arts bV 3f: :>V 2:E.~c,~C: :'~•C..:?1 Y14 Y.1J.`^F:~; Y! ;fil;4 01,~ St?Ldcler September 17, 2004 -r; To: Penny Barnow Vern Seieroe Boulder Museum of Contemporary Arts From: Donna Gartenmann fM9 0 P Boulder Arts Commission Liaison The Arts Commission members thank you for your candor at the BAC meeting ' ' • ' last night regarding the financial status of BMoCA. The Commissioners have fi agreed to loan the Museum $5000.00 with repayment due by 12/31/04. In the event payment is not received by December 31, 2004, the $5,000.00 will be `ii p deducted from the 2005 operational support. ~ yyyS As you know, the Museum came before the Arts Commission in 2003 with an identical request for emergency funds. The BAC agreed to a loan, with an expectation of repayment by the end of the year. Members of the Commission ` ,6g were very disappointed when repayment did not occur. 17 a w:< 4 To make certain you understand and agree with this arrangement, I ask that you I z ` please sign and date this letter and return it to the Arts Commission office. f F r, a i f Vern Seieroe Date 7 Penny Barnow Date 1 74 "'1 ~4 1 CITYAO F B" 0 U" L OV*'- E R A 121'T 5 C VA"M M 15 54 10 N September 17, 2004 To: Penny Barnow Vern Seieroe Boulder Museum of Contemporary Arts From: Donna Gartenmann-j§ Boulder Arts Commission Liaison The Arts Commission members thank you for your candor at the BAC meeting • ' • ' last night regarding the financial status of BMoCA. The Commissioners have agreed to loan the Museum $5000.00 with repayment due by 12/31/04. In the event payment is not received by December 31, 2004, the $5,000.00 will be ` 4 . deducted from the 2005 operational support. ~4.vk~~'tl?~~1 1 I~M~ }xr~p 5{` y rstti 1 As you know, the Museum carne before the Arts Commission in 2003 with an identical request for emergency funds. The BAC agreed to a loan, with an „ i expectation of repayment by the end of the year. Members of the Commission were very disappointed when repayment did not occur. 3 aid, ~ r AJ~~- u 7 ' To make certain you understand and agree with this arrangement, I ask that you please sign and date this letter and return it to the Arts Commission office. , r-1 f C N -er ! ~ I R f 1~`' f t3 ~Ya.! . '1 h1 I`-, 14 ` V a s y.~ Seieroc Date If J*? If) x 3, Penny Barno-,N, Date 4 1 T' yl ~ S r! ti~ M M Dk 10 N BOUL KAM' C- - Boulder Public 1 i . rr fe , 01, 4NII. Event 9004 ENHANCING THE Commu CY THRouGH INFORMAnoN CUI `I m, W it' W . E3 r i. U E R . L 1 B . C: O . U S r e~ ! t~ r y ~•.1 a Tyr r i Aft 1 r. 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