Resolution 14-075 Accepting Donation from Bunnell Street Arts Center for Fanciful Loon Windsock Sculpture for Bishop's Beach Park
A Resolution of the City Council of Homer, Alaska, Approving and Accepting the Donation From the Bunnell Street Arts Center of a Fanciful Loon Windsock Sculpture by Alaskan Artist Rachelle Dowdy to be Placed at Bishop’s Beach Park. City Clerk/Public Arts Committee.
CITY OF HOMER
Public Arts Committee
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, APPROVING AND ACCEPTING THE DONATION FROM THE BUNNELL STREET ARTS CENTER OF A FANCIFUL LOON WINDSOCK SCULPTURE BY ALASKAN ARTIST RACHELLE DOWDY TO BE PLACED AT BISHOP’S BEACH PARK.
WHEREAS, Bunnell Street Arts Center issued a Request for Proposals in conjunction with the Old Town Artist in Residency project for a new sculpture in Old Town; and
WHEREAS, Representatives of Bunnell Street Arts Center selected Alaskan Artist Rachelle Dowdy’s art sculpture of a fanciful loon with a windsock to be placed at Bishop’s Beach Park; and
WHEREAS, Rachelle Dowdy is a talented artist whose work is held in many public collections throughout the State of Alaska; her artwork is a fanciful loon sculpture with a windsock that provides an instant visual cue to the wind conditions; and
WHEREAS, Bunnell Street Arts Center would like to donate the artwork to the City’s art collection and has completed the required application for the donation; and
WHEREAS, The Public Arts Committee has reviewed the request for donation to the City of Homer and recommended that the City Council approve and accept the donation and incorporate it into the Municipal Art Collection.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of Homer, Alaska, hereby approves and accepts the donation from the Bunnell Street Arts Center of a fanciful loon windsock sculpture by Alaskan Artist Rachelle Dowdy to be placed at Bishop’s Beach Park, and incorporates it into the City’s artwork collection.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council this 23rd day of June, 2014.
CITY OF HOMER
MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, MMC, CITY CLERK
Fiscal Note: N/A