Statement of Organization & Function
Executive Order No. 37, in progress
To review both permanent and temporary art installations proposed for exterior and major public interior spaces on campus. Primary responsibilities include overseeing the selection of artists, reviewing artists' proposals, reviewing site locations, and monitoring the progress of projects until completion. Members will ensure that the university experience is enriched by a meaningful and innovating public art program that supports the creation of contemporary art, fosters dialogue between artists and the community, and encourages new ideas about art within the university environment.
History of UWPAC
The Campus Art Collection Committee was established in 1969 as advisory to the President to facilitate these efforts. The name of the committee was later changed to the University of Washington Public Art Commission (UWPAC).