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Fire Station 31 Groundbreaking & Upcoming Public Art

On Feb. 5, our Public Art Program Manager, Jason Huff, and Director Gülgün Kayim joined Mayor Bruce Harrell, Fire Chief Harold Scoggins, Acting Director Kiersten Grove of Finance and Administrative Services, and City and community leaders for a groundbreaking on the future site of Fire Station 31. Mayor Harrell said… [ Keep reading ]

Beacon Hill Public Art Bike Tour

Grab your helmets and join us for a FREE bicycle tour of public art in the Beacon Hill neighborhood. Partnering with Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture is offering a family-friendly, seven-mile (round trip) bike tour for all ages and abilities that will take you from… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Fire Stations art tour

Public artwork has been a mainstay in Seattle since the 1% for public art ordinance was passed in 1973. Seattle is home to more than 400 artworks whose locations span public buildings, and public spaces including parks, neighborhoods and community centers. With so much art to see in Seattle it… [ Keep reading ]

‘Pillar of the Community’ installed at Mt. Baker fire station

Last week, artist Brian Goldbloom installed his new artwork Pillar of the Community at Fire Station 30 in the Mt. Baker neighborhood. The carved granite sculpture features a classical column as a 14-foot-tall fire hose with fittings inspired by firefighting equipment and the architecture of nearby Franklin High School. At… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Art Hit: ‘Tidal Wave Story’ by Ellen Ziegler

Located on the front lawn of  Fire Station 13 in Beacon Hill is Ellen Ziegler’s Tidal Wave Story from 1987, seven bench-like forms ranging from 12 to 18 inches high, placed in a curve. Ziegler worked with architect I. Mervin Gorasht to meet the community’s needs in remodeling the fire… [ Keep reading ]

Lynch’s sculpture dedicated at Greenwood’s Fire Station 21, Dec. 3

     Perri Lynch; Moment to Moment; 2011; stone, glass, LEDs and steel; 12’x28″x28″. Located at Fire Station 21 in Greenwood. Photo courtesy of the artist. Celebrate Seattle artist Perri Lynch’s new public artwork Moment to Moment at the opening of the new Fire Station 21 at 7304 Greenwood Ave…. [ Keep reading ]

December eNews now online

The next Youth Arts application cycle will open Thursday, Dec. 15. Join in Cultural Space Seattle, a  free, two-day event to help shape policies to keep and create affordable space for artists and arts organizations, Dec. 6 – 7 at Town Hall. Celebrate Perri Lynch’s new public artwork at the… [ Keep reading ]

Rob Ley to create artwork for West Queen Anne fire station

Artist Rob Ley will create a permanent artwork for Fire Station 20 on the west side of Queen Anne Hill. The fire station is expected to open in 2014 at 15th Avenue West and West Armour Street. Ley is a Los Angeles, Calif.-based artist trained as an architect who creates multi-dimensional public… [ Keep reading ]

New artwork at Hawthorne Hills neighborhood fire station

Mel Katz completed a new public artwork at Fire Station 38 in the Hawthorne Hills neighborhood last Thursday. Alex, Michael, Harold is made up of three abstract painted aluminum sculptures resembling small trees. Katz designed the artwork to create a colorful counterpoint to the straight lines of the building and… [ Keep reading ]