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File #: 23-0149    Version: 1
Type: recommendation Status: Filed
File created: 1/31/2023 In control: Arts Commission
Agenda date: 2/9/2023 Final action:
Title: Percival Plinth Project Recommendation
Attachments: 1. Percival Plinth Website


Percival Plinth Project Recommendation


Recommended Action

Move to recommend the slate of sculptures recommended by jury to City Council for approval.




Whether to move forward the sculptures recommended this year for the Percival Plinth Project.


Staff Contact:

Angel Nava, Arts Program Specialist, Parks, Arts & Recreation, 360.753.8384



Angel Nava, Arts Program Specialist


Background and Analysis:

The jury met on Thursday, February 6 to review 22 submitted sculptures. The jury was comprised of Arts Commissioner Joe Batt, and artists Eileen Lagasse and Andrea Wilbur Sigo. Ms. Nava will present the slate of recommended sculptures during the meeting.

The Percival Plinth Project hosts loaned sculpture for an exhibition of one year along Percival Landing. During the month of July, the public is invited to vote for the sculpture they wish for the City to purchase.


Neighborhood/Community Interests (if known):

The Percival Plinth Project received 522 votes in 2022 via the City’s Engage page.



1). Approve the slate of sculptures for recommendation to City Council.

2). Make a different recommendation to City Council.

3)  Do not make a recommendation to City Council.


Financial Impact:

$33,000 from the Municipal Art Fund includes artist honoraria ($1,000 per sculpture) for loan of their artwork, purchase of the winning sculpture (up to $10,000) by vote, installation support and community kick-off.



Percival Plinth Project Webpage