Council is seeking expressions of interests from people who live or work within the City of Mitcham with a passion and knowledge of community and public art for membership of the Mitcham Art Advisory Group (MAAG).
The purpose of MAAG is to advise Council on significant public or community art projects, particularly providing recommendations on the awarding of public art grants and other matters.
MAAG is an advisory body, and their recommendations will guide Council on decisions relating to public art
The membership of MAAG will consist of community members who have demonstrated interest/experience in community/public art, or other relevant skills and experience. The group will meet a minimum of two times a year or more as decided by the Group. Membership on MAAG does not attract an allowance. Members of MAAG are not able apply for Public Art Grants during their two-year term on MAAG. Diversity in membership is encouraged through the recruitment and selection process.
Selection Criteria for The Mitcham Art Advisory Group
A Selection Panel will assess all applications against the criteria. Short-listed candidates may be invited to an interview with the Selection Panel, at which the motivation, cultural fit and ability to foster and promote public/community art in the City of Mitcham will be assessed.
In order to be selected for the Mitcham Arts Advisory Group, we require a short written application to be sent that addresses the following selection criteria along with a current CV:
- Strong involvement and/or strong interest in public or community art
- Strong community networks and linkages in the area of public/community art
- Other relevant skills/experience which would complement/benefit MAAG
- Ability to constructively participate in an advisory capacity
Please send applications to :
Expression of Interest – Public Art
Telephone Rebecca Olthoff on 8372 8128 for more information.
12pm, Monday 24 April 2023