Purpose: To create a lasting cultural legacy for Illinois, the Capital Development Board Act (20ILCS3105/14) sets aside one-half of one percent of the appropriation for each state-funded public building for the acquisition of public art. To ensure that the art meets the highest possible standards, it is selected by a Fine Arts Review Committee (FARC) composed of art professionals as well as communityand civic representatives.
Authority: Capital Development Board Act Number 20ILCS3105/14
Contact: Linda Norbut Suits, Art-in-Architecture Coordinator
Phone #: 217-782-9561
Fax #: 217.782.8625
Composition: The Act requires the Chair of the County Board to appoint two members from the local area to the Fine Arts Review Committee. Appointees must be 'familiar with the local area and...knowledgeable in matters of art'.
Meeting Date/Time: The Committee will meet approximately six-eight (6-8) times on a project-by-project basis.
Notes: This project will run its course in approximately two years.