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Tag: Seattle City Light

Weekly Art Hit: ‘Ballard Sculpture Garden’ by Jeffry Mitchell

Weekly Art Hit heads into the ‘90s with Seattle artist Jeffry Mitchell’s Ballard Sculpture Garden from 1995. Mitchell created the two-part artwork consisting of a concrete frieze and a sculpture garden for Seattle City Light’s System Control Center in Ballard. The cast concrete frieze follows the upper portion of the center’s curving façade with a […]

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What we’re reading this week

Our weekly round-up of arts and culture news in the greater Seattle area. Capitol Hill Seattle Blog Egyptian Update: Request for proposals, Seattle media weighs in, rent and more datapoints June 21, 2013 With CHS breaking the news that the longtime operators of The Egyptian Theatre are planning to pull the plug on the Capitol Hill movie […]

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Lead Pencil Studio and Ned Kahn selected for Denny Substation artwork project

Seattle artists Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo of Lead Pencil Studio and California artist Ned Kahn will be members of the design team for Seattle City Light‘s (SCL) proposed Denny Substation project in Seattle’s Cascade neighborhood, near Denny Way and Stewart Street. The artists will develop permanent artwork that connects the new substation to the […]

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Seeking curator for temporary artworks at new City Light facility

We’re seeking a multi-disciplinary art curator or curator team with established curatorial experience to develop and manage temporary arts programming at the future site of Seattle City Light’s proposed Denny Substation in the Cascade neighborhood. The new Denny Substation will serve South Lake Union and north downtown and provide added capacity for serving the Denny […]

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Mobile artwork ‘Blue House’ provides tips on energy conservation, Nov. 24 and Dec. 8

The mobile artwork There’s No Place Like Home, also known as the Blue House, will travel to Seattle Center for Winterfest  at 4 p.m, Saturday, Nov. 24 and to the Green Lake Festival of Lights on Saturday, Dec. 8. Created by Lucia Neare’s Theatrical Wonders, the nearly 14-foot-tall Victorian house is accompanied by singing bears and gnomes […]

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It’s electrifying!

Last week Lanny Bergner installed his work Electrifying the Grid at Seattle City Light’s (SCL) South Service Center.  The piece is located in a conference room and consists of seven wall mounted painted MDF (a type of fiberboard) panels, each serving as backing boards for 16 patterned and burned stainless steel, mesh 3-D forms. The mesh forms are […]

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Seeking artist for new City Light facility

The Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Seattle City Light (SCL), seeks an artist or artist team to develop permanent, site-integrated artwork for SCL’s new Denny Substation. The substation will provide a new electrical power distribution system to serve the South Lake Union and Denny Triangle urban centers. The call is […]

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Artists selected for City Light service centers

    Detail of Kate Sweeney’s proposed artwork for City Light’s North Service Center.   Artists Kate Sweeney and Lanny Bergner will create new artwork for Seattle City Light’s North and South Service Center auditoriums, respectively. The North and South Service Centers are hubs for City Light’s work. Sweeney is a Seattle artist who explores […]

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Check out our January eNews

The Seattle Symphony will perform a free community concert at City Hall this month. We have new Seattle Arts Commissioners on board. We’re accepting applications for the 2013 Youth Arts funding program. Save the date for the Arts Education Forum. The city invests in neighborhood arts and cultural events. See the exhibitions “Staff Picks” at […]

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Adam Frank City Light artist-in-residence

Adam Frank will work as artist-in-residence at Seattle City Light, where he will study the utility’s energy conservation programs and develop a series of innovative projects to bring awareness to energy conservation. The conservation and sustainability residency will begin in November and run through December 2012. One of Frank’s first major projects will be to […]

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