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Welcome to the Online Public Art Registry!

This online registry details all the art works owned by the city.  The list below indicates the artist and is grouped by year of purchase, from the most recent in 2014 to back as far as 1967.  Each click takes you to a unique piece of work and its location, giving you the opportunity to view the art piece in person as well.

If you would like a copy of the Public Art Registry,
please come by the Civic Arts Office 
or contact
mmerker@ci.berkeley.ca.us 
The Civic Arts Office is open 
Monday through Friday, 9am - 5pm. 
We are located at 2180 Milvia Street, Fifth Floor


Image Title Artist Location Date Added to Collection
William Byron Rumford Memorial Sculpture Dana King Median at Sacramento and Julia 2016
  Dayton James Jessica Phrogus Civic Center, 5th Floor 2014, Civic Center Art Exhibition Purchase Prize
  My Ancestry Erika Gagnon Civic Center, 4th Floor 2014, Civic Center Art Exhibition Purchase Prize
  Fast Food #1 & #5 Isabella La Rocca Civic Center 2013, Civic Center Art Exhibition Purchase Prize
The Siren's Lament      Lisa Levine Civic Center 2014, Civic Center Art Exhibition Purchase Prize
  Utility Boxes Various Artists Various Locations 2014
       Inspiration Tree and Information Tree Marion Coleman  North Branch Library 2012, commissioned artwork from public call
  Covered Pier at Berkeley Aquatic Park Cuneo & Poole Civic Center 2012
  Black Bear Gary Nakamoto Civic Center 2011, Civic Center Art Exhibition Purchase Prize
  Bookshelves Eric Powell Claremont Library      2012
  Read Here Now      Mary Marsh Civic Center 2011, Civic Center Art Exhibition Purchase Prize
  Just Waiting for You to Look Mary Marsh Civic Center 2011, Civic Center Art Exhibition Purchase Prize
  Spectrascape Ene Osteraas & Wowhaus Studio West Berkeley Library 2013
  Canopy of Circles and Vertical Garden Gina Dominquez South Branch Library 2012
  See It Made Jim Rosenau Civic Center, 6th Floor  2011
  Figure 2 Gary Lapow Civic Center 2012
  Open Circle Jeffrey Reed & Jennifer Madden Cesar Chavez Park 2010
  Lorek      Marion Coleman Civic Center 2013, Civic Center Art Exhibition Purchase Prize
  Skate Away Jon Fisher Civic Center 2009
  Berkeley Big People      Scott Donahue I-80 Bike and Pedestrian Overpass   2009
  Turtle Island Scott Parson Civic Center 2008
  Roman Tree Magnolia Editions 1947 Center Street 2008
  Portrait of Neil Marcus Brenda Prager 1947 Center Street 2008
  Untitled Tapestry Dominic Taylor City of Berkeley Recreation Administration Office, 2701 Telegraph Ave 2008
  Berkeley Rail Stop John Wherle West Berkeley Rail Stop 2008
  Corporation Yard Gates Eric Powell Corporation Yard 2007
  A Mural in Tribute to Maudelle Shirek Mildred Howard & Daniel Galvez Old City Hall, outside City Council Chambers 2006
  Frances Albrier Memorial Plaque Donna Graves, Project Curator San Pablo Park 2006
  Unique and Everyday Kids Isis Rodriguez      San Pablo Park Recreation Center Courtyard 2006
Kaleidoscope Elisa Kleven Berkeley Central Library Story Room 2006
  The Barn Owl Michael L. Smith City Hall, First Floor      2006
  HERETHERE Steve Gillman & Katherine Keefer Intersection of MLK and Adeline 2005
  Untitled Lithograph Roy Deforrest 1947 Center Street, 1st Floor 2004
  The Artist as Builder Michael Schnorr 1947 Center Street, 1st Floor 2004
  Forest Path Stephen McMillan 1947 Center Street, 3rd Floor 2004
  Tahoe Stephen McMillan 1947 Center Street, 3rd Floor 2004
  Sawtooth Ridge Stephen McMillan 1947 Center Street, 3rd Floor 2004
  Insomnia Diptych Julia Kjelgaard Civic Center 2004
  Poetry Panels Various Poets Addison Street Between Milvia and Shattuck 2003
   s-Hertogenbosch John Toki Corner of Shattuck and Addison 2003
  An Earth Song for Berkeley Wang Po Shu Shattuck and Center Street median 2003
  Make Art Lynne-Rachel Altman Addison Street Arts District 2002
  Natural History Discs Jenny Cole Addison Street Arts District 2002
  Peace Bell Bruce Hasson City Hall Courtyard 2002
  Expanse Carolynn Haydu Currently in storage due to construction. 2002
  Library Gates Miles Karpilow Berkeley Central Public Library 2002
  From the Elk Tracks to the BART Tracks Alan Leon The Ohlone Greenway at Gilman Street 2002
  Good Fortune Diana Maria Rossi Addison Street Arts District 2002
  Tree Roots Rebecca Schwarz Addison Street Arts District 2002
  In Berkeley Nancy Selvin Addison Street Arts District 2002
  Day Song & Night Song Sofie Seigmann Addison Street Arts District 2002
  World Drums April Watkins Addison Street Arts District 2002
Quail Bill Creitz Cordonices Creek Bridge, on the Ohlone Greenway at the Berkeley/Albany border 2001
Cat & Dog Mary Fuller Becky Temko Tot Park, 2424 Roosevelt Street 2001
  Mobile Trio with Bird Susan Levine Public Safety Building Lobby, 2100 MLK Way 2001
  Triptych Susan Levine Public Safety Building Lobby 2001
  Sgt. Jimmy Rutledge Bust Lawrence Noble Front walkway of Public Safety Building 2001
  Ronald Tsukanamo Relief Lawrence Noble Public Safety Building, to the left of the entrance 2001
  Untitled David Bowman Public Safety Building, First Floor Lobby 2001
  Adobe Arch Archana Horsting Currently Being Relocated 2000
  Four Double Panels Chris Knipp Public Safety Building 2000
  Four Double Panes III Chris Knipp Public Safety Building 2000
  Traces Hiroki Moriune Public Safety Building 2000
  Paul Robeson Collection Various Artists Civic Center, Sixth Floor 2000
  Dead Artichoke Cheryl Simone Civic Center 2000
  Sound of the Earth Seiko Tachibana Public Safety Building 2000
  Spiritual Turn Kazuko Watantabe Civic Center 2000
  Intersection Kazuko Watanabe Public Safety Building 2000

Eternal Conversation with Myself Claudia Bernardi Currently Being Relocated 1999
Moveable Bicycle Mural Tricia Tripp Berkeley High School Campus 1998

Ohlone Mural Jean La Marr Ohlone Park, Hearst and MLK 1995
  Sky Window (Kota Kyoto) Kati Casida Cesar Chavez Park 1994
  World Wall of Peace Various Berkeley Students Civic Center Park 1988
  Guardian Frederic Fierstein West end of University Ave at the Berkeley Marina 1986
  Calliope Joseph Slusky Berkeley Marina, western tip of University Ave 1981
  Potters Wall Andrew Werby and Willard Middle School Students Willard Park on Derby Street 1978
  Berkeley Spring Robert Horning Civic Center, 2nd Floor 1978

The City and Its People Romare Bearden Currently In Storage 1973
 W-Wareham Shoshone William Wareham North End of Berkeley Aquatic Park 1970
  Berkeley Pier Sundial Unknown Berkeley Marina Pier 1970
  Stone Lantern Artist Unknown; gift of Berkeley Sakai Association Old City Hall, front garden 1967

 

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