WARREN-NEWPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT Committee Report Art Acquisition Committee Monday, November 2, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Called to order 6:00 p.m. Committee Members in attendance Trustees Andrea Farr Capizzi Jo Beckwith* Non-Committee Members Diana Sills – WNPL Head of Youth Services Citizens WNPLD Staff Laurie Strycula Ryan Livergood Linda McCarthy Jan Marsh Kevin Getty-Head of Information Technology & Facilities Rocco Oddo – Art Instructor, Warren Township High School Kathleen Weinstein, Art Student, Warren Township High School Madeline Brueggemann, Art Student, Warren Township High School, & Library volunteer Hanna Freese, Art Student, Warren Township High School *Arrived at 6:07 p.m. 1. Public comment – None 2. Three art students from Warren Township High School presented rough sketches of their ideas for the student art project to be displayed in Coco’s Cove. Committee members appreciated their talents and offered advice on how to proceed with their inspiration for their final proposals. Final proposals to be presented on December 7, 2015. 3. Art Committee discussed Student Art Project and ways in which the Committee could help the students toward a successful project conclusion. 4. Laurie Strycula proposed sending website links and information to committee members about art in libraries. Requested time to inform members of her trip to a local art studio and possibility of the Committee receiving a presentation about different methods of commissioning sculptured works and seeking funding for such works. 5. Next meeting will be Monday, December 7th at 6:00 pm. 6. Adjournment at 6:50 pm.