Last Update: 3/28/18

Chapter 30-02 WAC

DEFINITIONS

WAC Sections

Scope of this chapter.
Definitions.


30-02-005
Scope of this chapter.

This chapter is to define terms necessary for the public to use commission programs and services, and to understand the rules of the commission. Staff may define and publish additional definitions as necessary to implement commission programs.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 43.46 RCW. WSR 10-23-102, § 30-02-005, filed 11/16/10, effective 12/17/10.]



30-02-010
Definitions.

The following definitions shall apply throughout Title 30 WAC:
"Accession" means to formally acquire a work of art for the state art collection, including the action of assigning an accession or control number to the work of art.
"Appeal procedure" means the procedure as established in WAC 30-12-036 (Request for review of denied applications) whereby an applicant may request a review of a denied application.
"Application form" means the printed, electronic, or web-based forms created and published by staff to be used in commission program applications.
"Application guidelines" means the published document that provides the public with information on how to apply for commission programs, including eligibility requirements, review criteria, deadlines, timelines, and appeal procedure. Application guidelines may be published in a printed format and/or in electronic format accessible through the commission's web site.
"Art advisory committee" means a committee formed by staff and a partner agency to develop plans and overall project specifications, and to make funding allocation decisions related to the state art collection.
"Art in public places program" means the visual art program of the commission established by the legislature in RCW 43.46.090 to acquire works of art and to develop, administer, and manage the state art collection.
"Art selection committee" means a committee formed by a partner agency, and approved by staff, to review and select artists to create works of art for the state art collection, or to review and select works of art for or from the state art collection, through a process facilitated by staff.
"Artistic disciplines" means dance, design, folk and traditional arts, media arts, music, literature, theater, visual arts, and interdisciplinary arts.
"Artistic excellence" means evidence of some or all of the following: Mastery of skills and techniques, communication of unique vision or perspective, professional approaches to process and presentation. Additionally, for groups and organizations, includes the contribution the artistic work(s) make to the development of the artists involved, the art form and the arts generally; or for services delivered, the contribution the services make to the development of a vibrant arts and cultural community in the state.
"Arts professional" means an individual who has professional work experience in the arts or an arts-related field.
"Board" means the board of commissioners, consisting of nineteen members appointed by the governor and four members of the legislature appointed to the Washington state arts commission pursuant to RCW 43.46.015.
"Chair" means the chair of the board, elected pursuant to WAC 30-08-050 and fulfilling duties as established in Title 30 WAC.
"Collections management" means the ongoing care, preservation, and maintenance of the state art collection, including activities such as the management of conservation, restoration, deaccession, documentation, inventory, labeling, loans, and resiting of works of art.
"Commission" means the collective entity of the Washington state arts commission, including the board, executive director, and staff.
"Commissioner" means an individual appointed to the board of the Washington state arts commission.
"Conservation" means treatment of malfunctioning or damaged works of art for the purpose of bringing them to a stable condition so that future routine and special maintenance can be effective. Conservation-related activities may also include examination and documentation.
"Creative district" means a land area designated by a local government in accordance with RCW 43.46.105 that contains either a hub of cultural facilities, creative industries, or arts-related businesses, or multiple vacant properties in close proximity that would be suitable for redevelopment as a creative district.
"Curator" means a qualified visual arts professional with past curatorial experience selected to recommend works of art for acquisition to the state art collection.
"Deaccession" means board action to remove an accessioned work of art from the state art collection.
"Disability" is defined in RCW 49.60.040(7).
"Eligibility requirements" means published standards by which applications are reviewed to determine if they meet the minimum required qualifications to apply for a commission program.
"Executive director" means that person employed pursuant to RCW 43.46.045 to carry out the functions of that chapter and Title 30 WAC.
"Grant" means a contract for arts or cultural services between the commission and an organization or individual, awarded through a competitive application process and approved or ratified by the board.
"Inventory" means a periodic survey of the physical state and current location of works of art in the state art collection.
"Local government" means a local governing body, city, county, town, municipal county, tribal government, or other entity as approved.
"Nonprofit" means incorporation under the nonprofit laws of the state of Washington or another state, and determination by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that the incorporated entity is exempt from taxation under Section 501 (c)(3) of the IRS code.
"Panel" means a group of individuals convened by staff to review applications, nominations, or staff recommendations based on published review criteria, in order to make recommendations to the board or executive director.
"Partner agency" means a state agency, K-12 public school, university, college, community college, or other public entity working with the art in public places program.
"Professional artist" means an individual who has a history of paid work as an artist.
"Public artist roster" means the board approved list of professional artists eligible to create visual works of art for the state art collection.
"Public benefit" means evidence of some or all of the following: Potential impact on the artistic, cultural, professional, or economic development of a community or individuals; and/or potential to broaden access to, expand and diversify the audiences for, and/or strengthen communities through the arts.
"Resiting" means the relocation of a work of art in the state art collection within the jurisdiction of a partner agency or between partner agencies.
"Restoration" means treatment that returns a malfunctioning or damaged work of art to a known or assumed state, often through the addition of nonoriginal material.
"Review criteria" means the standards used by panels to evaluate applications, nominations, or staff recommendations.
"Roster" means a list of approved arts professionals who have the skills and experience to address the needs of a specific commission program.
"Routine maintenance" means a regular procedure to preserve a work of art in the state art collection in proper condition: Clean, presentable, and in working order.
"Site responsive" means created, planned, or intended for a particular site. A site responsive work of art addresses both the physical characteristics of its location and the context of the community in which it is situated.
"Special maintenance" means anticipated but infrequent activities required to maintain aesthetic and/or structural aspects of the works of art in the state art collection, including integrity of the overall surface and/or individual elements.
"Staff" means employees of the Washington state arts commission, under the direction of the executive director, pursuant to RCW 43.46.045, employed to carry out the functions of that chapter, and Title 30 WAC.
"State art collection" means all works of art and select design models commissioned or purchased under RCW 43.17.200, 28A.58.055, 28A.335.210, 43.46.090, and 43.19.455.
"State-certified creative district" means a creative district whose application for certification has been approved by the commission.
"Teaching artist" means a professional artist who is dedicated to arts education as an integral part of his/her professional practice, and who has cultivated skills as an educator in concert with skills as an artist.
"Underserved" means populations whose opportunities to experience the arts are limited by geography, historical exclusion and marginalization due to race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, economics, disability, or other social or institutionally imposed barriers.
"Under-resourced" means a lack of access to specialized, professional, financial, or institutional expertise and communal knowledge, and/or working with neglected or dated infrastructures and limited or absent assets and resources resulting in lack of recognition, competitiveness, and cyclical absent or diminished funding.
"Washington state arts commission" means the collective entity of the Washington state arts commission, including the board and staff.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.46.110 and chapter 43.46 RCW. WSR 18-08-043, § 30-02-010, filed 3/28/18, effective 4/28/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.46.040. WSR 18-02-086, § 30-02-010, filed 1/2/18, effective 2/2/18. Statutory Authority: Chapter 43.46 RCW. WSR 10-23-102, § 30-02-010, filed 11/16/10, effective 12/17/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.46.040. WSR 95-15-040, § 30-02-010, filed 7/12/95, effective 8/12/95.]
Site Contents
Selected content listed in alphabetical order under each group