Public Art Advisory Committee

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 Guide for Developers

Submit a Proposal

Regular Meetings

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

PAAC Members

Name Phone &
Steven Baker (479) 866-3246 10/01/21 No
Jerris Palmer (870) 240-3321 10/13/21 No
Johnetta Dexter (479) 866-0868 10/28/20 No
Lauren Haynes (917) 385-3975 11/01/20 No
Tim Robinson (479) 619-8888 01/01/21 Yes

Seeking Public Art Advisory Committee Members

The City of Bentonville is seeking residents interested in serving 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 public art. Members serve three (3) year terms.

Applicants must live in the corporate limits of Bentonville, be a registered voter and able to attend regularly scheduled meetings and occasional special meetings. Qualified applicants are art professionals, such as curators, art critics, art historians, art collectors, art fabricators, architects, landscape architects, and art educators. For questions, contact Shelli Kerr at or (479) 271-3122.

Interested residents may download an application at Applications are also available by calling (479) 271-3112.

Application deadline is October 5, 2018.

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

  1. Current Planning

    Physical Address
    305 SW A Street
    Bentonville, AR 72712

    Phone: 479-271-3122
    Fax: 479-271-5906