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Dive in to “My Swimming Pool” in the Seattle Presents Gallery

Juan Alonso-Rodriguez is filling the Seattle Presents Gallery with swimming pools from January 19 to March 20, and he needs your help! His project, “My Swimming Pool”, will incorporate ideas from people about their dream swimming pools, and how their swimming pool ideas might be reimagined through his painting process.pool

He writes, “I want to know what your ideal swimming pool would look like. Shape, size, color, setting or any other abstract idea you may want to put into it.”

To submit your dream pools to Juan, you can sketch, scan or email ideas to, with the subject line POOLWORKS. With your submission, please include a statement with your consent for Juan to use your submission either with your name, or anonymously.

You can visit Juan Alonso-Rodriguez at the Seattle Presents Gallery to discuss your ideal pool, on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. from January 20 to March 16. The submission of ideas will be ongoing throughout the residency.

Seattle Presents brings the city’s cultural vibrancy to the Downtown core. Here the city will present a variety of immersive installations, curated exhibitions pulled from the City’s Portable Works Collection, resident artists, and original artworks.

Painting by Juan Alonso-Rodriguez.