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Student murals honoring the history of Rainier Beach High School

by Eboni Wyatt, excerpted by Tina LaPadula The Creative Advantage student residencies are flourishing at many Seattle Public Schools this spring. This spotlight focuses on a cool project collaboration with Urban ArtWorks, who is also a Community Arts Partner Roster. This March Urban ArtWorks piloted a new program at Rainier… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate new artwork at Rainier Beach Community Center, September 22

Celebrate the dedication of new public artworks by Roy McMakin and Jeffry Mitchell at the new Rainier Beach Community Center and Pool in the Rainier Beach neighborhood. The Seattle Parks and Recreation community celebration event will be 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 22 at Rainier Beach Community Center,… [ Keep reading ]

Seeking artist to create artwork for Rainier Beach’s Mapes Creek

We’re seeking an artist or artist team to develop site-integrated artwork for Seattle Public Utilities’ (SPU) Lower Mapes Creek Restoration Project in the Rainier Beach neighborhood. SPU is restoring lower Mapes Creek and creating an open-stream channel in Beer Sheva Park to improve habitat for juvenile Chinook salmon in Lake Washington…. [ Keep reading ]