Town of east fremantle Public Art panel

Following the adoption of the Public Art Strategy, Council appointed a Public Art Panel.

The role of the Public Art Panel is to oversee and make recommendations to the Council on matters related to:

  •  the strategic direction, policy and public program matters of the Town of East Fremantle Public Art Strategy;
  •  the development of public art project briefs;
  • the de-accession, relocation, removal and disposal of public artworks; and
  • to assess and determine the suitability of percent for public art proposals submitted in accordance with the Town’s Percent for Public Art Policy
  • Consider the recommendations of specialist selection panels
  • Assess the implementation of the public art annual action plan.

 For a copy of the Public Art Panel Policy please click here

Panel Members:

  • Deputy Mayor Cr Jenny Harrington - (Chair)
  • Mayor Jim O'Neill
  • Tony Jones - Artist
  • Carmel O'Neil - Artist
  • Nikki Liley - Artist
  • Wendy Robertson - Artist
  • Soula Veyradier - Artist
  • Gary Tuffin - Chief Executive Officer
  • Karen Dore (Administration Facilitator)

For more information about the Town's Public Art Panel or Public Art Policies, please contact Karen Dore on (08) 9339 9342 or email kdore@eastfremantle.wa.gov.au 

The Public Art Panel has been busy since their appointment, meeting on a regular basis - below is a summary of recent actions:

Action Plan Four (4) Year Plan has been prepared and endorsed
Hubble Street Mural

Completed - click here to view the completed work

The Process for having this work undertaken included:

  1. Invitation to submit an expression of interest
  2. Request to three submittors to supply a concept, based on the local Art Strategy
  3. Three concepts were reviewed by the Panel, with one being recommended to Council
  4. Council endorsed the selection
Roundabout Artwork  Completed - Artwork on loan from Tony Jones was installed in two roundabouts in Preston Point Road - these installations coincided with landscaping in the roundabouts.
George Street Festival Art Exhibition 2018 & 2019 Thanks to the tireless efforts of Tony Jones and his team, the Festival Art Exhibition of Local Art was filled with amazing artwork. Congratulations!
Richmond Raceway Trotting Booths Underway - completion scheduled for June 2020
Silas Street Roundabout Underway - completion scheduled for June 2020 (noting that there have been some delays due to technical requirements, this date may be extended)