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Tag: Calls for artists

Public Art Boot Camp Training

This spring the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) is offering an intensive two-day basic training overview on how to work successfully in the area of commissioned public artwork. Invested in cultivating and training the next generation of public artists, ARTS has created a free training to prepare artists who are ready to translate their […]


Seeking artists to develop temporary artworks for Westlake Park

In collaboration with Seattle Parks and Recreation (Parks), we’re seeking two artists or artist teams to each create temporary, site-specific public art projects for downtown Seattle’s Westlake Park, located at 401 Pine St. The selected artists will create artworks that activate the park during summer 2013.  The call is open to artists who are Washington […]


Seeking atmospheric or weather-related artwork

We’re seeking two-dimensional or three-dimensional artworks depicting weather-related or atmospheric phenomena for a competitive, direct purchase for Seattle Public Utilities‘ Portable Works Collection. Artwork should reference air, water, temperature or light and may or may not be representational. All types of media will be considered. Artists working in color are encouraged to apply. The call […]


Seeking artist to create artwork for Landsburg Park, southeast of Seattle

We’re seeking an artist or artist team to create artwork for Landsburg Park as part of Seattle Public Utilities’ (SPU) Landsburg Facilities and Chlorination Project. The Landsburg Facilities site is a pristine forested area in the western foothills of the Cascade mountain range, 28 miles southeast of Seattle in the Cedar River Municipal Watershed. The […]


Check out our April eNews

Our director Vincent Kitch celebrates 50 years of arts in Seattle and The Next Fifty. We’re seeking artists to create temporary art installations along Greenwood Avenue North and the Central Waterfront. We’re also seeking an artist to develop artwork for the Lower Mapes Creek Restoration Project in Rainier Beach. We’re opening a new Cultural Facilities […]


Seeking artists to create temporary artworks for city sidewalks, parks

We’re seeking artists to create temporary art installations along Greenwood Avenue North and the Central Waterfront for the project Art Interruptions. Art Interruptions encourages artists to install artworks on city sidewalks and parks and offer passers-by a brief interruption in their day with a moment of surprise, beauty or humor. Possible locations for artworks include […]


Check out our October eNews

Our director Vincent Kitch talks about art adventures and budget. The 2012 CityArtist Projects funding program for individual artists is now open. Learn about our Neighborhood & Community Arts (NCA) funding program. We’re seeking two artists to create semi-permanent, site-specific installations for Seattle City Light’s North and South Service Centers. Stokley Towles’ does a free, […]


Seeking artists for roster, artist-in-residence for Seattle City Light

We currently have two calls for artists open! The  application deadline for both calls is 11 p.m., Monday, Aug. 29 (Pacific Daylight Time). We’re seeking approximately 50 to 75 artists for a juried roster of professional artists eligible for consideration for future public art projects. The projects will be at city utility facilities, parks, in the […]


Our August eNews is now online

Seattle Public Schools just announced a $1 million planning grant to enhance arts instruction in the schools. We opened two calls for artists. The 2011 Mayor’s Arts Awards are coming up soon. The Seattle Mural at Seattle Center’s Mural Amphitheatre is getting a facelift. And Pioneer Square’s Occidental Square has turned into an experimental art gallery. […]


Artist-in-residence sought for Seattle City Light conservation programs

We’re seeking an artist-in-residence to highlight Seattle City Light’s conservation projects, beginning this fall. The artist will study the utility’s energy conservation programs and develop a series of innovative projects to bring awareness to conservation.  Seattle City Light, the first carbon-neutral utility in the nation, released its 2010 annual report this week. The artist-in-residence will […]

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