Archive for 'Public Art'
University Bridge in a whole new light: artists Ian Campbell and Hayley Buckbee selected for lighting artist residency
Ian Campbell and Hayley Buckbee, two members of RSVR an art and design studio, have been selected for the University Bridge Lighting artist residency. The Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) commissioned Campbell and Buckbee to create a lighting concept and undertake an in-depth exploration of Seattle’s […][More]
Artist Susan Robb has been commissioned by the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to research, develop, and create a Public Art Plan for downtown Seattle. Robb will guide and influence the development of a public art plan that creates a robust, cohesive, and long-range vision for […][More]
Located at the corner of Rainier Ave. S. at 51st Ave. S. and Barton Place S. artist Peter Reiquam’s The King and Queen of Rainier Beach is an iconic sculpture inspired by Seattle Police Detective, Denise “Cookie” Bouldin and the chess clubs she has organized throughout the Rainier Beach community for over a decade. The […][More]
The Source: Art Thursday, May 12, 2016, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Waterfront Space, 1400 Western Avenue – Free and open to the public RSVP The City of Seattle will re-present Martha Rosler’s Seattle: Hidden Histories (1991), a set of one-minute TV public service announcements made in collaboration with local indigenous residents, including historians, linguists, and […][More]
Elissa Washuta has one of the most unique writing studios this summer. She was selected by the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to be the writer-in-residence in the northwest tower of the Fremont Bridge from June through August 2016. Washuta’s project will include an in-depth exploration […][More]
Poems will be accepted starting May 15 April 21, 2016 – In celebration of National Poetry Month and just in time for Earth Day, 4Culture and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture is proud to announce a brand new season of Poetry on Buses focused on the theme of water. The program has expanded […][More]
Celebrating Asian Pacific American History Month Friday, May 13 | 12-1 p.m. Bertha Knight Landes Room at City Hall 600 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104 Please join us for a special Lunch + Learn, celebrating Asian Pacific American History Month. Artists Akio Takamori, Diem Chau, and Humaira Abid will present their work and talk about […][More]
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 5:30 – 7 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m. Third floor, King Street Station 303 S Jackson St, Seattle, WA 98104 RSVP here Seattle is transforming the upper floors of King Street Station into a cultural hub. To create a dynamic and vibrant space that meets the community’s needs we need […][More]
Seattle is the perfect place to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Asian Pacific Americans have played significant roles in Seattle’s history and there is a thriving community with lots to explore including public art, museums, the Chinatown/International District and everything in between. Lunch + Learn Friday, May 13 | 12-1 p.m. Bertha Knight Landes […][More]
Posted: April 20th, 2016 under Art Beat, Events, News, Public Art.
Tags: arboretum, asian pacific american history month, burke museum, Chinatown/International District, densho, hing hay park, kubota garden, Seattle Asian Art Museum, seattle japanese garden, the 5th avenue theatre, the wing luke museum of the asian pacific american experience
The Northwest lost a great artist with the passing of Native American Artist Rick Bartow on April 2, 2016 at 69 years old. This Oregon artist was known for his transformational artwork: animal spirits and human spirits blended together in a cacophonous display of color and culture. His artwork is vivid and gripping and commands […][More]