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Imminent Mode ALL Ages Workshop Engages Artists of Every Age

by Tina LaPadula, Arts Education Project Manager and Jenny Ku, King Street Station Programming Lead The Creative Advantage and Public Art teams in the ARTS office, joined forces with curators and artists Anouk Rawkson, Jordan Christianson, and other IMMINENT MODE: US artists to host a special all-ages workshop centered on… [ Keep reading ]

Where’s the Party: New 1% for Art Public Artwork Concept for Highland Park 

Perched at the apex of Highland Park Drive a larger-than-life Steller’s Jay will soon watch over the neighborhood. This new artwork concept, tentatively titled “Where’s the Party” by artist Matthew Mazzotta was selected by a community selection panel to be part of the upcoming Seattle Department of Transportation Highland/Holden Intersection… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Announces Proposed Efforts to Beautify City: Address Surge in Graffiti  

Includes Many Hands Art Initiative which will create a more beautiful Seattle Mayor Harrell detailed elements of his One Seattle Graffiti Plan to beautify Seattle and address a surge in graffiti through new strategies and proposed budget investments. Mayor Harrell’s plan includes six major pillars one of which is… [ Keep reading ]

Norie Sato’s new permanent artwork installed on the waterfront  

Unfurling a Gesture (The Nature of Persistence), artwork by Seattle artist Norie Sato has been installed at the Union Street Pedestrian Bridge. Two elements designed by Sato – a screen wall, and a monumental sculpture – grace the new pathway, elevator and stairs that provide access to Alaskan Way and… [ Keep reading ]

Art Interruptions 2022 explores history, connection, and portraiture along Delridge-Highland Park Neighborhood Greenway 

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) in partnership with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), commissioned four emergent public artists to create temporary art installations along the Delridge-Highland Park Neighborhood Greenway for Art Interruptions 2022. The artworks will be installed on City-owned infrastructure offering passers-by a brief ‘highlight… [ Keep reading ]

Rock Stack, Seattle’s newest artwork, unveiled in Lake City Park 

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) celebrates the newest permanent public artwork located in Lake City Park (12510 33rd Ave. NE), Rock Stack, by artist Elizabeth Gahan. Conceived by Gahan, the artwork strives to embody the community’s aspirations for the new park as a safe gathering space that… [ Keep reading ]

ARTS presents the Public Art Boot Camp Class of 2022-23 and the full list of upcoming workshops

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) investment in training the next generation of public artists is the Public Art Boot Camp. These selected artists will create culturally relevant artworks that resonate with Seattle’s diverse population. Public Art Boot Camp provides training to artists who are ready to translate… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Center Art Activations: Summer 2022

In August, four new artists created unique temporary art installations at Seattle Center. The Seattle Center Art Activations provide visitors new opportunities to view and interact with the Seattle Center campus. Artworks range from sculptural and conceptual, to comical and surprising with an element of grandeur. The 2022 Seattle Center… [ Keep reading ]

FLOW: Art Along the Ship Canal Summer 2022

FLOW: Art Along the Ship Canal continues with four new artists this summer with new installations by Perri Rhoden, Allyce Wood, Malayka Gormally, and Marsha Rollinger. Commissioned by ARTS in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), these temporary installations tell a visual story of the unifying nature of water, how… [ Keep reading ]

New Podcast Saltwater Soundwalk highlights the people, land and water of Seattle

Saltwater Soundwalk is a podcast that takes listeners on a journey from Gas Works Park along the Burke Gilman trail to the entrance of the Ship Canal at the Fremont Bridge and explores the people, land, and waterways that define Seattle. Artists Jenny Asarnow and Rachel Lam (Anigiduwagi enrolled Cherokee Nation)… [ Keep reading ]