In 1994 Alice was appointed to first Portland Percent for Art Public Art Committee where she served 15 years – including chairing the PPAC for 12 years
During her time on the Committee they:
- wrote the city’s guidelines for commissioning public art, including guidelines for partnering with community-initiated projects
- inventoried and documented Portland’s public art collection
- created and implemented a maintenance and conservation policy
- initiated conservation treatment for a number of works, including Our Lady of Victories in Monument Square, and The Little Water Girl who was reinstalled inside the new public library.
- commissioned new projects and managed gifts to the city, that included the Jewell Box Bus Shelter on Congress Street, John Ford statue at Center and Danforth Streets,Under Foot: decorative relief bronze bricks installed on the sidewalk at Longfellow Square, a collaboration between PPAC, community groups and Reiche School.
- Worked with the city to create guidelines and a review process to enable MECA and USM art students to install temporary public art projects in public spaces. Alice served on the PPAC review committee.
2011: Alice chaired the committee to write guidelines for Temporary Public Art
2011-present: serves on review committee for temporary public art proposals.
2014-2020: Founder, Board Chair and Emeritus board member, TEMPOart.
TEMPOart projects to date include:
American Dream, Lincoln Park, 2016
Mother’s Garden, Kennedy Field 2019
Gathering Stones, Fish Point 2020