Our weekly round-up of arts and culture news in the Greater Seattle area. 18 artists, $137,500: The 2013 Artist Trust awards The Seattle Times, Melissa Davis Artist Trust, which supports Washington artists through grants, professional development and other resources, announces the recipients of the 2013 Irving and Yvonne Twining Humber Award, as [More]
We’re now accepting applications for the 2014 CityArtist Projects funding program that supports Seattle-based individual artists working in visual, literary (excluding playwriting) and media arts. Artists working in traditional/ethnic and multidisciplinary projects that incorporate one of these primary performing arts disciplines may also apply. Applicants may request up to $8,000 to support [More]
If you’ve taken advantage of Seattle’s beautiful summer days by taking a dip at Green Lake Community Center’s Evans Pool, you’ve seen Seven Figures (1989) by artists Ann Troutner and Paul Marioni on the north wall of the pool. Evans Pool is one of the most heavily used public swimming pools in [More]
Check out Portland, Ore. artist Adam Kuby’s artwork Hydro-Bio-Geo at the celebration for the completion of Seattle Public Utilities’ (SPU) Madison Valley Stormwater Project. Join city of Seattle elected officials, SPU staff and community members at Washington Park to celebrate the completion of the project, take a self-guided tour of the new [More]
Good news! Today Mayor Mike McGinn announced that the city of Seattle will deepen their partnership with Seattle Public Schools (SPS) to invest in arts education. Investment dollars will ensure that every student in the Central Pathway of Seattle Public Schools receives a minimum of two hours per week of arts education [More]
Our weekly round-up of arts and culture news in the Greater Seattle area. The 2013 Genius Awards Finalists Get Their Cakes! The Stranger, Kelly O And the nominees for the 2013 Genius Awards are... Jinkx and Jerick: From ‘Rent’ to RuPaul The Seattle Times, Melissa Davis Fans of Seattle performer Jinkx Monsoon [More]
Posted: May 9th, 2013 under Art Beat.
If you’re near Seattle City Light’s Canal Street facility at Northwest 45th Street and Sixth Avenue Northwest, especially at dusk or later, you’ll see some of the “activities” happening inside through the softly glowing windows. Six back-lit silhouettes in the large upper-story windows are part of Barbara Noah’s artwork Forms of Power, [More]
Below is a selection of events that our office has funded for the month through our smART ventures grant program. SmART ventures is a Seattle-based, flexible awards program that encourages innovative ideas, creates community impact, and provides new access for individuals and groups not served by our other programs. SmART ventures seek to [More]
Here come the ’80s! Weekly Art Hit has featured artworks from the ’70s to celebrate our public art program’s 40th anniversary, and now we move on to the next decade with Black Lightning, created by Ronald Bladen in 1981. The artwork was a collaborative project of the Seattle Arts Commission and Seattle Center, [More]
Our weekly round-up of arts and culture news in the Greater Seattle area. Region’s arts groups rake in the NEA grants The Seattle Times, Melissa Davis SIFF, Bumbershoot, the Tony Awards…lots of nominations and announcements coming out this week. Now it’s the National Endowment for the Arts’ turn: of 817 nonprofit groups’ [More]
Posted: May 2nd, 2013 under Art Beat.