Our office, in partnership with the Department of Finance and Administrative Services and Triad Development, Inc., seeks up to eight emerging artists to develop temporary large-scale, colorful panels for the fence surrounding the Civic Square construction site in downtown Seattle. The Civic Square site is located between Third and Fourth avenues and Cherry and James streets.
The art project is intended to celebrate Seattle’s vibrancy, cultural life, history and position in the forefront of environmental sustainability. Artists should submit images of existing artwork in any two-dimensional medium. Fabricators will produce the panels from selected artwork. The panels, which will be installed on the fence in late summer or early fall 2010, will be exhibited for approximately one year.
A selection panel will choose up to six images per selected artist. The call is open to emerging professional artists living within 100 miles of Seattle. An emerging artist is considered to be an artist in the early stage of his or her career (five years or less).
Application deadline is 11 p.m., Monday, June 21. To preview the call and link to the online application, click here.
Funding for the Civic Square temporary artwork program is provided by Triad Development, Inc.
Image: Fence surrounding Civic Square site on Fourth Avenue between Cherry and James streets.