Percent for Art Program: The Role of Public Art in Enhancing the Environment, Increasing Civic Pride and Promoting Economic Development
Dorka Keehn is the Principal of Keehn On Art (keehonart.com), an art consulting firm that works with real estate developers on their building's art programming particularly their public art requirements. She serves as a San Francisco Arts Commissioner and chairs the Visual Arts Committee that commission's all of the city's public artwork. Additionally, Dorka is the co-founder of Sites Unseen (sitesunseen.org), a project that is activating neglected alleys with art installations in downtown San Francisco. She also led the fundraising effort for The Bay Lights, the $12M 25,000 LED light installation by artist Leo Villareal for the San Francisco Bay Bridge.