The artwork should strengthen the identity of this facility and should create a sense of place for both employees and visitors. It should give vibrancy to its public spaces, humanize the plaza, and make employees and visitors feel welcome. Themes should respect the building’s purpose, but need not be limited to judicial subject matter.
Also bear in mind that even if you work is selected by the committee and give the green light the rather conservative judges in the courthouse could prevent it from happening. In July of 2009 after the Public Arts Commission had approved a sculpture by Ray King but the courthouse rejected it. Full story at Style Weekly.