You’re invited to the dedication of Celeste Cooning's artwork Bounty at the Jackson Park Golf Course Perimeter Trail opening celebration, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28. The trail is located at 1000 N.E. 135th Street. Bounty serves as a threshold for the trail and creates a sense of place at[More]
Posted: September 13th, 2013 under Art Beat, Events, Public Art.
Tags: artwork, Celeste Cooning, Dedication, Jackson Park Golf Course Perimeter Trail, Public Art
A blue structure, activated with bright and bulbous flora and fauna, stands in a natural divide between the Maple Leaf Park playground and ballfields. Jean Whitesavage and Nick Lyle's 12-foot Gazebo (1996) contains sculptural forms of plant and animals indigenous to the Pacific Northwest. Forged steel components of the gazebo include 10-foot[More]
Posted: August 29th, 2013 under Art Beat, Weekly Art Hit.
Tags: artwork, Gazebo, Jean Whitesavage, Maple Leaf, Nick Lyle, Permanent, Public Art, Weekly Art Hit
On the northeastern edge of Beacon Hill along a narrow stretch of Sturgus Park above I- 90 sits a grid of 35 small identical granite houses on top of polished gray pavers. One house is missing from the grid. This 36th house appears on a column atop a grassy hill facing the[More]
Posted: August 22nd, 2013 under Art Beat, Public Art, Weekly Art Hit.
Tags: artwork, Equality, Ken Leback, Permanent, Public Art, Rolon Bert Garner, Weekly Art Hit
As many Seattleites know, one of Seattle’s public beachfront treasures is the shoreline between Alki Point and Duwamish Head. From there, one can look out to the city’s shimmering downtown across Elliott Bay, and also catch views of the islands, beaches and coves of Puget Sound that surround our city in natural[More]
Posted: August 15th, 2013 under Art Beat, Weekly Art Hit.
Tags: Alki beach, artwork, Donald Fels, Elliott Bay, Joe Fedderson, Juane Quick-To-See Smith, permanent artwork, Public Art, Weekly Art Hit, West Seattle Cultural Trail
You open the door at the Columbia Public Health Center and are instantly greeted by a floating array of colorful, furry fabric creatures in the two-story skylight atrium. The artist, who goes by the name Monad, created The Unity and Oneness of All (1992) using a variety of colors and textures of[More]
Posted: July 26th, 2013 under Art Beat, Public Art, Weekly Art Hit.
Tags: artwork, Columbia Public Health Center, Monad, Permanent, Public Art, The Unity and Oneness of All, Weekly Art Hit
Last week, artist Brian Goldbloom installed his new artwork Pillar of the Community at Fire Station 30 in the Mt. Baker neighborhood. The carved granite sculpture features a classical column as a 14-foot-tall fire hose with fittings inspired by firefighting equipment and the architecture of nearby Franklin High School. At the bottom[More]
Posted: July 15th, 2013 under Art Beat, Public Art.
Tags: artwork, Brian Goldbloom, Fire Station 30, Mt. Baker, Pillar of the Community, Public Art
The Alaskan Way Viaduct Observation and Demolition Unit is a collaborative, temporary art installation developed by Seattle artist Dane Youngren in response to the ways downtown Seattle is changing as a result of the viaduct replacement, tunnel boring and seawall projects. The project will be take place July 1 through August 10[More]
Posted: June 20th, 2013 under Art Beat, Public Art.
Tags: Alaskan Way Viaduct Observation and Demolition Unit, artwork, central waterfront, collaborative, Dan Youngren, Public Art, temporary artwork
Seattle artist Jen Dixon is closing in on completing artwork that will become part of the Linden Avenue North Complete Street Project, located on the eastern side of the street within the 13200 and 13500 blocks of Linden Avenue North. Recently the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and Office of Arts and[More]
Posted: June 19th, 2013 under Art Beat, Public Art.
Tags: artwork, Jen Dixon, Linden Avenue North Complete Street Project, Playland, Public Art
Take a journey throughout the city and discover Mark Lere’s Seattle Scatter Piece, begun in 1981 and completed in 2005. The installation thematically connects the four Seattle neighborhoods of Beacon Hill, Interbay, Laurelhurst and Bitter Lake through the repetition and transformation of the iconic image of a boat. These reiterations of the[More]
Posted: June 14th, 2013 under Art Beat, Weekly Art Hit.
Tags: artwork, Mark Lere, Public Art, Seatte Scatter Piece, Weekly Art Hit
UPDATE: This blog post has been updated with a new image of artwork by Mimi Allen from Art Interruptions 2012. Twelve emerging artists have been selected to create temporary art installations along the Beacon Hill Neighborhood Greenway and the Central Waterfront for the project Art Interruptions 2013, in partnership with the Seattle[More]
Posted: May 30th, 2013 under Public Art.
Tags: Art Interruption, artwork, Beacon Hill Neighborhood Greenway, central waterfront, Public Art, temporary artworks