Public Art Advisory Committee


PAAC Opening_social mediaThe City of Bentonville is accepting applications to serve on the Public Art Advisory Committee. This City Council appointed board serves in an advisory capacity to the Mayor, City Staff and City Council on policy matters pertaining to art on public property.

Applicants must be a registered voter, reside in the corporate limits of Bentonville and able to attend regularly scheduled monthly meetings, plus occasional special meetings. Qualified applicants are arts professionals, such as curators, visual artist, art critics, art historians, art collectors, art fabricators, architects, landscape architects, and art educators. Members serve three (3) year terms.

Interested residents may obtain an application by calling 479-271-3112 or visiting the website at

Application deadline is 5 p.m. Monday, September 28, 2020.

Recent Installations

Open Heart

Open Heart by Matthew Duffy 

Southwest Bentonville in the roundabout at Bright Rd and Gator Blvd

Universal Inseparability

Universal Inseparability by Ben Pierce

Intersection of NW A Street and Tiger Blvd

About the PAAC

The Public Art Advisory Committee is appointed by the Mayor and approved by City Council. They are responsible for:

  • Serving in an advisory capacity to City Council for recommending artwork to be placed on public property
  • Providing technical advisement on the development of a public art program
  • Following the adopted Public Art Policy (PDF)

Public Art Map

Submit a Proposal

Public Art Guide for Developers

Regular Meetings

  • 12:00 p.m.
  • 2nd Tuesday of each month
  • Community Development
    305 SW A Street
    Bentonville, AR 72712

Agendas and Minutes


PAAC Members

Name Phone &
Steven Baker (501) 529-1717
09/30/21 No
Dylan Turk
(501) 766-3522 
10/31/21 No
Jerris Palmer (870) 240-3321 10/31/21 No
Aaron Kohn (216) 870-4792
10/31/21 No
Johnetta Dexter (479) 866-0868 10/31/20 No
Lauren Haynes (479) 657-2445 10/31/20 No
Tom Hoehn (585) 474-1976 06/30/23 No
Tim Robinson (479) 619-8888 12/31/20 Yes
  1. Comprehensive Planning

    Physical Address
    305 SW A Street
    Bentonville, AR 72712

    Phone: 479-271-3122

Comprehensive Planning provides staff support for the Public Art Advisory Committee.

Submit a Proposal