(2) Minimum expenditure required. 44.57(2)(a)(a)
Except as provided in par. (b)
, at least two-tenths of one percent of the appropriation for the construction, reconstruction, renovation or remodeling of or addition to a state building, including but not limited to amounts appropriated for design and supervision, site preparation, equipment and administrative and personnel costs, shall be utilized to acquire one or more works of art to be incorporated into the structure for which the appropriation was made, or displayed inside or on the grounds of that structure and to fund all administrative costs that the board incurs in acquiring one or more works of art.
If the state building to which this section applies is located contiguous to other state buildings, the advisory committee acting under sub. (3)
may apply the funds set aside under par. (a)
to the acquisition, including all associated administrative costs, of one or more works of art to be incorporated into one of the other contiguous buildings or to be displayed on the grounds of one or more of the contiguous state buildings.
After selection of the architect for any project subject to this section, the board shall convene an advisory committee for the purpose of reviewing and recommending works of art to be incorporated into the structure.
The advisory committee shall consist of at least 5 members appointed by the board, including:
At least 2 persons who are artists, art educators, art administrators, museum directors or curators, art critics or art collectors.
At least 2 persons who are project managers, architects, users of the building or members of the building commission.
After review of the recommendations of the advisory committee convened under sub. (3)
, the board shall make the final selection of the artist and the work of art to be incorporated into the project. The board shall ensure that the aggregate of works of art selected under this section represent a wide variety of art forms executed by the broadest feasible diversity of artists, except that the board shall give preference to artists who are residents of this state.
The board shall enter into one or more contracts to procure the work of art selected for the project. Except as provided in subd. 2.
, the contracts shall provide for sole ownership of the works of art acquired under this section in the state of Wisconsin.
If the work of art to be acquired is an existing work of art and is no longer subject to the control of the artist originating the work of art, the contract shall provide sole ownership in the state of Wisconsin, subject to the existing obligations, if any, of the owner to the originating artist. If the work of art selected is a work of art which is owned by the artist originating the work of art or if the work of art has not been executed on the date of the contract, the contract shall provide for sole ownership in the state of Wisconsin, subject to the following rights retained by the artist unless limited by written agreement between the board and the artist:
The right to reproduce the work of art, including all rights secured to the artist under federal copyrights laws.
(5) Board responsibilities.
After acquisition of the work of art under sub. (4)
, the board shall:
Ensure proper execution of the work of art, if the work of art is a new work of art.
Ensure that the work of art acquired under this section is properly installed within the public view.
Cooperate with the bureau of facilities management and consult with the artist or the artist's representative to ensure that each work of art acquired under this section is properly maintained and is not artistically altered without the consent of the artist or the artist's representative.
Ensure that any work of art acquired under this section is maintained and displayed on the grounds of the state building for at least 25 years, unless the board finds that earlier removal is in the public interest. When the board, in consultation with the agency making principal use of the building to which the work of art is appurtenant, determines that the work of art should be removed, the board shall loan the work of art to an accredited museum in the state or to an educational or other appropriate public institution capable of maintaining and exhibiting the work of art.
Arts incubator grants and loans. 44.60(1)(a)
"Arts incubator" means a facility that provides nonprofit arts organizations or individual professional artists with shared support services and with office, storage, studio, gallery, performance or other work or living space at a lower rent than the market rate in the community.
"Nonprofit arts organization" means a nonprofit corporation organized under ch. 181
for the purpose of furthering the arts.
"Nonprofit business development organization" means a housing and community development authority created under s. 66.4325 (1)
, redevelopment corporation, as defined in s. 66.405 (3) (s)
, redevelopment authority created under s. 66.431 (3)
, community development corporation, as defined in s. 234.94 (2)
, or any nonprofit organization whose primary purpose is to promote the economic development of a particular area or region in the state.
The board may award a grant not exceeding $5,000 to a nonprofit business development organization or a nonprofit arts organization to fund a feasibility study of the need for and the initial design of an arts incubator in a particular region of this state.
The board may award a grant or loan not exceeding $50,000 to a nonprofit business development organization or nonprofit arts organization to fund the initial development and operation of a proposed arts incubator, including equipment purchases, building acquisition and rehabilitation and staff costs, after considering all of the following:
The qualifications of the proposed arts incubator's management and staff.
The availability and cost of office, storage, studio, gallery, performance or other work or living space in the community.
The support and involvement of local businesses, the local financial community, local governmental units and the local arts community.
The cost-effectiveness of the arts incubator.
The effect of the arts incubator on the local economy and the community in which it is located.
The financial viability of the proposed arts incubator.
At the request of the board, the department of tourism shall assist the board in evaluating proposed projects under this section.
History: 1989 a. 31
; 1995 a. 27
Wisconsin regranting program. 44.62(1)(b)
"Municipality" means any city, village, town, county or federally recognized American Indian tribe or band in this state.
Subject to sub. (3)
, the board shall award grants under the Wisconsin regranting program to local arts agencies and municipalities. Grants shall be awarded from the appropriation under s. 20.215 (1) (f)
No grant may be distributed under sub. (2)
unless the local arts agency or municipality makes a matching fund contribution that is equal to the amount of the grant awarded under this section. Private funds and in-kind contributions may be applied to meet the requirement of this subsection.
The board shall promulgate rules to implement and administer this section.
History: 1995 a. 27