Public Art Advisory Committee

The Public Art Advisory Committee works with staff to develop program policies and procedures and approves sites, budgets, selection methods, and proposals for public art in Oakland.


About the Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC): The PAAC is a nine-member advisory body to the City Council on programs and projects related to public art in Oakland. They meet on the first Monday of every month from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at City Hall.

Current Public Art Advisory Committee Members:

Charmin Roundtree-Baaqee (Co-Chair), Jennifer Kesseler (co-chair), Katerina Leventi, Sarah Miller, Eric Murphy, Michele Rodriguez.

Requirements: Committee members serve three-year terms, fulfilling the Committee’s requirements outlined on the PAAC website:

How to apply:

You can apply at this link: For questions, please contact the Committee staff member below.

Staff to the Committee
Kristen Zaremba
Public Art Coordinator, Cultural Affairs Division
Economic & Workforce Development Department
1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 9th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 238-2155

The Public Art Advisory Committee works with City staff to develop Oakland's Public Art Program and keep it running smoothly. The committee advises the City Administrator, Cultural Affairs Commission, Mayor, and City Council on matters pertaining to public art in Oakland. Members are appointed by the Mayor and approved by City Council.

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Map image for Public Art Advisory Committee, located at 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, CA 94612
1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Hearing Room 4
Oakland, CA 94612

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Meets the first Monday of each month from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

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