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Game on for the recently installed artwork The King and Queen of Rainier Beach

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 […]

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Meet the newest artist to grace Fremont’s eclectic universe: Elissa Washuta

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 […]

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Georgetown Festival Street Dedication

This Saturday, June 13 from noon to 10 p.m. Georgetown will be celebrating at the Georgetown Carnival. In addition to tool races and performances there will also be a dedication for the newly redeveloped Georgetown Festival Street, featuring Revolution an artwork by Georgetown resident Chris McMullen. The Office of Arts & Culture, in partnership with […]

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Jen Dixon’s artwork ‘Playland’ installed, tour this Saturday

This week, Jen Dixon and her team of volunteers installed her new artwork PlayLand as part of Seattle Department of Transportation’s (SDOT) Linden Avenue North Complete Streets Project. Playland consists of repurposed SDOT road signs used to create a large, colorful collage that mimics the contour of a roller coaster. The artwork takes its name […]

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Jennifer Dixon’s artwork dedicated at Linden Avenue North, July 13

Celebrate the dedication of Jennifer Dixon’s new public artwork Playland at Linden Avenue North (between North 130th Street and North 135th Street) in the Bitter Lake neighborhood. The Seattle Department of Transportation’s (SDOT) community celebration event will be 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 13 in front of Bitter Lake Community Center at 13035 Linden […]

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Seeking waterfront art program manager

The Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs and Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) are seeking a senior project manager to coordinate arts activities and implement public art projects for the Central Waterfront. This position is currently funded at half-time and is a term-limited position (two years) with benefits.  At the end of two years, the […]

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Art underfoot at sidewalks around the city

Look beneath your feet and you’ll see sidewalk artwork by Seattle artist John Fleming at 12 locations throughout Seattle. Intended to draw the attention of pedestrians through beauty, surprise and humor, the inlays introduce the element of the unexpected into the everyday sidewalk. There are two different designs, each a four-by-four-foot square. The inlays are […]

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