Public Art Advisory Committee


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150 Years of Bentonville!

Now accepting proposals for Bentonville's 150th Anniversary celebration! We are looking for proposals that include elements of community engagement while recognizing Bentonville's Sesquicentennial.


2022 Installations

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Train Station Park

2022 Canoe Canoe_3

Canoe Canoe by Jeff Zischke

Lake Bentonville Park

POP! - 9

POP! by Quartierdes Spectacles

Lawrence Plaza

This was a temporary piece that has been removed.

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  1. Community Enhancement

    Physical Address
    305 SW A Street
    Bentonville, AR 72712

    Phone: : 479-271-3122

  2. Shelli Kerr

    Comprehensive Planning Manager, AICP

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

Submit a Proposal

Proposal Process Flowchart

Strategic Public Art Plan (2021-2024)

2021 Installations

Guide These, My Hands by Danielle Hatch and Traci Rae Manos

Train Station Park

This was a temporary piece that has been removed.

2020 Installations

Seven artworks were installed on public property in 2020. See below!

2020 Art Feeds and Sunshine School

Sunshine School Mural by students at the Sunshine School with ArtFeeds

Citizens Park

2020 Color FULL

ColorFULL by Chance Snider and Sugar Creek Elementary Art Club

Park Springs Park

2020-06 Box Turtle

Box Turtle by Steven Feilbach

All-American Trail

2020 Flight

Flight by Bob Doster

Lake Bentonville Park

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

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Almost Forgotten Osage Prairie by Jonathan Perrodin

Lake Bentonville Park

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 Art in Public Places policy.

Public Art Map

Submit a Proposal

Proposal Process Flowchart

Strategic Public Art Plan (2021-2024)

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

Position Name Phone &
1 Steven Baker (501) 529-1717
2 Grant Cottrell
(417) 825-8279
3 Chad Nicholson
4 Kate Schaffer (501)520-1850
5 Brittany Vernon (469) 315 4620 12/31/2023
6 Clint Schaff

(424)209-5602 12/31/2023
7 Tom Hoehn, Chairperson (585) 474-1976 12/31/2023
Ex-officio Beckie Seba, City Council
(479) 402-7947