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Maryland Public Art Commission

The Maryland Public Art Commission implements Maryland's formal public art program through sculptures, murals and other works in an effort to enhance the cultural landscape of Maryland communities. Created in 2005 and comprised of 12 members.​


Randall Griffin headshotRandall M. Griffin is the Chair of the Maryland Public Art Commission and chaired the Maryland 9/11 Memorial project. He is retired and was the CEO of Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT). Griffin worked 39 years in real estate management, development, acquisitions, marketing and finance including Vice President of Development for EuroDisney Development in Paris, France. He also serves on a number of non-profit Boards and has served on the National Aquarium Board, the Maryland Business Roundtable for Education, the BWI Partnership and the Greater Washington Initiative.



  • Randall Griffin, Howard County
  • Leslie Kahn, Montgomery County
  • Judy Kwon, Anne Arundel County 
  • Kathy O'Dell, Baltimore County
  • Liling Tien, Baltimore County
  • Rodney Tissue, Washington County


  • Elizabeth Hughes, Maryland Historical Trust
  • Elaine Bachmann, Maryland State Archives
  • Molline Jackson, Maryland State Arts Councilor
  • Anne Klase, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Comptroller


Liesel Fenner​, Maryland Public Arts Program Director
Maryland State Arts Council
175 W. Ostend Street 
Baltimore, MD, 21230