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Unveiling Seattle City Light’s Public Art Plan

In 2021, we selected Kate Clark as Seattle City Light’s Artist-in-Residence. She was tasked with learning about the utility to develop a Seattle City Light Art Plan (16.9MB PDF) that would guide and inform public art projects into the future. The goal of the project was to create a long-term… [ Keep reading ]

Energized: Art at the Substation 

Two New Temporary Artworks on View at Ballard Seattle City Light Substations Energized: Art at the Substation, a year-long initiative at two inactive Ballard substations by the Office of Art & Culture 1% for Art Program and Seattle City Light, features outdoor installations by artists using utilitarian fencing as an… [ Keep reading ]

New Public Artwork: Connected Community by Julia Harrison 

Bringing together themes of community and the power of solar energy, artist Julia Harrison, installed a new public artwork Connected Community at the Miller Community Center located on 19th Ave. E on Capitol Hill in mid-March 2022. Seattle City Light and Seattle Parks and Recreation recently installed a rooftop solar… [ Keep reading ]

Aaron T Stephan selected for Thomas Street Corridor Public Artwork

Written by Maija McKnight Adjacent to the cultural hub of Seattle Center and under the shadow of the Space Needle, Thomas Street will be updated with a new design and significant pedestrian and bicycle upgrades in upcoming years. Thomas Street Redefined will create an important connection for people walking, biking, and rolling, linking South Lake… [ Keep reading ]

Still Essential: Free Art to Celebrate Water and Light Stewards, Grocery Workers, and More

As the second year of the pandemic comes to a close and the holidays approach, we’ve all gotten ever clearer about what is essential: the warmth of home, the simple pleasure of being able to turn on the lights, fire up the stove, and cook a delicious meal. The pandemic… [ Keep reading ]

Kate Clark Selected as Seattle City Light Artist-in-Residence

The Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) in partnership with Seattle City Light (City Light) has commissioned Kate Clark to be the utility’s Artist-in-Residence for approximately one year, starting in September 2021. Clark will work closely with City Light staff to learn about the utility’s operations and facilities, enabling her to… [ Keep reading ]

ARTS at King Street Station Reopens with ‘Close to Home’ Exhibit

ARTS at King Street Station is proud to announce its official reopening with the exhibit, Close to Home, on view from July 22 through August 14, 2021. Created by 14 BIPOC artists, this exhibit showcases artworks that explore definitions of “home” using abstract and literal representations of their experiences of home and place. About the Exhibit: Close to… [ Keep reading ]

Miller Community Center artwork feedback wanted

In late 2021, Capitol Hill’s Miller Community Center will become home to a new solar micro-grid and a new public artwork by artist Julia Harrison. The artwork concept embraces themes around solar energy including sustainability and emergency preparedness, the ideals of the community center, and input from the community. A partnership between Seattle City Light, Seattle Parks and Recreation, and Office… [ Keep reading ]

Solar Utopias Premiere Screening!

Here is the playlist from our YouTube Channel of the entire Solar Utopias screening, including an introductory video by curator Britta Johnson, all twelve films by local artists, and the Q&A with most of the artists after the program. The City of Seattle Office of Arts and Culture is excited… [ Keep reading ]

Solar Utopia explained by Seattle Artists

What is a solar utopia? Britta Johnson, artist and curator, posed that question to 12 regional film and video artists, asking them to respond with short videos that will be showcased online individually and as a compilation in January 2021. The artists envisioning Solar Utopias for this project are: Britta… [ Keep reading ]