Four Seasons, a window installation by Tory Franklin
Four Seasons, a window installation by Tory Franklin

CityArtist Projects grant

CityArtist Projects program supports the development and presentation of work created by generative Seattle-based individual artists/curators. Awarded artists will need to offer a public presentation in city limits of Seattle. We support a broad range of artistic and cultural expression reflecting Seattle's diversity. 

This funding program focuses on different disciplines in alternating years. Priority is given to projects with clear public access as community impact and benefit. We encourage a broad range of artistic and cultural expression that reflects Seattle's diversity.

THIS Year (2018)

  • Dance/Choreography
  • Music/Composition
  • Theater/Performance/Scriptwriting

NEXT Year (2019)

  • Literary (except Playwriting)
  • Media/Film
  • Visual Arts

Traditional or multi-disciplinary projects are welcome, but must include one of the primary disciplines for the application year.

Open Date
5/2/2018
Close Date
7/11/2018
Eligible
Individual
Irene Gómez
Project Manager
(206) 684-7310
irene.gomez@seattle.gov

Application

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Cycle open to dance, music and theater.

Deadline

July 11, 2018

Eligibility

Applications from artists creating or curating work in dance, music and theater will be accepted. Traditional/ethnic and multi-disciplinary projects are always welcome, as long as a primary art form is one of the eligible disciplines listed.

Funding level

Requests/Awards range up to $8,000.

Funding may be used for

  • Direct project expenses
  • Salaries and fees
  • Supplies and materials
  • Equipment or space rentals
  • Insurance, licenses, permits
  • Publicity/marketing
  • Transportation
  • Documentation

This grant will not fund

  • organizations (Lead artist of an organization must distinguish proposed project from organization work.);
  • purchase of equipment, software or food;
  • recipients of the 2017 CityArtist Projects who have not completed any previously-funded CityArtist Projects or other program contracts at the time of application;
  • government-run programs and degree-granting institutions, or religious services, fundraising efforts, benefits, gifts, or organizational administrative costs.

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Want to get the word out about your arts or cultural event or exhibit? Here are some tips on sending out information to the public and local media.

Step 1. Gather all the details: who, what, where, when and why.

Step 2. Gather graphics for publicity. Gather photos, create a logo if necessary, work with a designer on the look and any printed materials.

Step 3. Write a press release and/or prepare a press kit and send to the media.


The Press Release

Press releases inform the media about your event and can inspire the media to publish a calendar listing or even cover the event. Click here for a description and example of the anatomy of a press release.

  • Try to let the media know what makes your event unique or relevant.
  • Be genuine. Exaggeration or inaccuracy will only hurt your chances of being a reliable media source. The more a press release reads like an actual news article, the better. Many smaller publications love releases they can print verbatim.
  • Press releases should look professional and be easy to read. Type double-spaced.
  • Make sure the organization's name, address, website and contact information is visible.
  • Include the media contact's name, direct phone line and e-mail address near the top of the first page.
  • Include a "pull date" (the last date of the event) near the top of the first page.
  • Include a headline that summarizes the event and invites people to read the details.
  • All the most pertinent information should be included in the first paragraph - the five W's. Who is presenting what, where and when? Why should people attend? Include information on how people can attend or buy tickets, locations of ticket venues or website, e-mail and/or box office phone-line information.
  • Additional paragraphs can provide more descriptive information about the event, artists involved and quotes.
  • Use your mission statement or general description of the organization at the end of the press release.
  • If the press release is longer than one page, write "-More-" at the bottom of each page. At the end of the last page, include "# # #" to indicate the end of the release.

The Press Kit

Press kits provide useful background information for members of the press writing previews or reviews of your arts or cultural event. A press kit should be organized in a folder and generally includes:

1) Organization Information (front to back on the left side of the folder)

  • Mission statement
  • Brief organizational history
  • Organizational brochure
  • Feature articles on the organization or lead staff
  • Board list
  • Business card for media contact

2) Specific Event Information (front to back on the right side of the folder)

  • Press release for the event
  • Photos or artwork related to the event
  • Event postcard or flyer
  • Event program
  • Artists' bios, if not in the program
  • Preview articles about the event

Note: Do not include reviews of the event or previous events in the press packet. Most reviewers do not want to be influenced by the opinions of others.


Online calendars

There are numerous websites with online events calendars to use to publicize your event. Here are few:


Daily and weekly papers

Send your press releases to local newspapers. Here are some of the dailies and weekly papers to begin with.


Neighborhood newspapers


Radio

Most radio stations accept a written public service announcement (PSA). Some will take a pre-recorded PSA. Check the website of the radio station you think best matches your audience. Many stations belong to the Puget Sound Broadcasters Association or Washington State Association of Broadcasters . Both organizations list links to their members.


Television

Seattle Channel , the city's municipal television channel, is committed to covering local arts and culture. Art Zone with Nancy Guppy on Seattle channel specifically covers the local art scene.

Local television stations are:


Funded Partners

More than $160,000 was awarded to 32 individual artists working in literary (except playwriting), Media/Film and Visual Arts, presented through the CityArtist Projects annual funding program, which assists Seattle artists in developing and presenting their work. The program supports new works, works-in-progress, or works taken to the next stage. This year 50% awards went to first time applicants.

2018 CityArists Projects

Roldy Aguero Ablao, Jr.
$5,250
Curate and create an installation of traditional Pacific Islander functional and decorative woven works for public celebration of the Lunar Year. 

Clayton Aldern
$6,000
Complete a manuscript of creative non-fiction on the relationships between climate change, environmental degradation, neuroscience, and mental health. A public reading with panels on selected essays will be offered.

Joanne Ardinger
$5,200
Finalize and screen a reproductive justice feature documentary about reproductive justice with post-screening panel talk.

John Harry Baluran
$7,600
Produce, direct, act and compose a short film about a day in the life of South Seattle, riders from the #7 bus route and the impact of gentrification. A community screening with performances and exhibit will close project.

Amy Benson
$6,800
Complete a new, hour-long documentary in a series illuminating the complexities of three first generation Nepalese female teens from a poor family as they work to become literate. The film closes with a public screening.

Jean Bradbury
$2,960
Create 50 new, life-size portraits that will become one large patchwork piece. Each of the 50 people interviewed use head coverings as an expression of their identity sometimes adapting with each generation.        

George Brown
$6,400
Edit archival footage of a 1990s public access program featuring episodes of NW Hip-Hop for a public screening.

Wendy Call
$4,084
Hold two workshops in English and Spanish and complete an essay collection about navigating grief, loss, and the cancer-industrial complex.

Alaia D'Alessandro
$5,200
Research, interview, and complete a four-part film capturing four local musicians that cross genres, genders and neighborhoods. The film will be screened with a concert.

Suzanne Edison
$4,500
Produce 10 new poems for a book based on interviews with scientists, medical providers, young/adult patients and caretakers living with/working on a variety of autoimmune diseases. The book will include photos and visual art pieces culminating in two readings with talks.

Amy Jean Enser
$6,400
Complete a feature documentary combining film and live stage performance based on 'Buckaroo,' a male revue that follows the visionaries behind the Moulin Rouge-inspired cabaret club.

Jolyn Gardner
$4,725
Curate and present a monthly virtual exhibit consisting of daylong pop-ups, showcasing work by 12 Seattle-based artists of the African Diaspora via smart device or wall-projections at non-traditional sites. A catalogue will be published.

Elke Hautala
$6,000
Complete feature documentary about the life work of renowned glass artist Preston Singletary, who seeks to preserve and evolve the Salish culture. There will be a public screening and talk.

Claudia Heron
$6,925
Present two, interactive, bilingual staged readings of poems honoring women killed in a wave of femicide in the 1990's in the border town of Juarez, Mexico. The poem highlights the ways in which the female body endures violence and injustices. Each reading will close with a bilingual discussion.              

Sibyl James
$1,200
Final edit and publication of a poetry collection inspired by musical genres. There will be four readings where intentional connection with diverse audiences can be made.

Robert Sparrow Jones
$4,931
Research and create a new series of large-scale paintings depicting the evolution of birds, featuring their plumage coloration, sensory ecology (how they interact with their environment), and habitat loss for a public exhibit. The artist will create a multi-age curriculum for potential school visits.

Eliaichi Kimaro
$4,800
Produce a series of 12 new, encaustic mixed media storyboards that were inspired by a recurring dream featuring the ability to breathe underwater, and explores the interdependence of our shared existence and the natural world. There will be a public screening and talk.

Jody Kuehner
$4,800
Develop and complete an installation and performance in collaboration with John Criscitellos.  The installation will feature a gallery swathed in fabric printed with physical landscape images that explore the de-sexualization of the feminine.  A panel discussion closes opening.

Fulgencio Lazo
$6,300
Create six new, 3D wood sculptures that reflects lives of immigrant workers, their journeys, families, innate beauty, and struggles for a public exhibit for International Workers' Day. Artists talks will accompany the exhibition.

Mita Mahato
$3,000
Create and produce a 40-page cut-paper comic book about ocean life informed by an Arctic Circle Residency in Norway. The manuscript will be accompanied by a series of workshops highlighting conservation art and environmental justice issues.

Natasha Marin
$6,000
Co-curate, assemble and present a story bank by/of mixed generation, multi-lingual Black creatives, which will be collected into soundscape elements for a live gallery experience.

Margaret Mullin
$7,200
Produce a 90-minute documentary film about late artist and champion of dance/AIDS, Ian Horvath including a restaging of two choreographic works.

Clyde Petersen
$6,000
Complete interviews and filming of a documentary about the musical history of Seattle band Earth and founder Dylan Carlson. As Kurt Cobain's best friend, Carlson pioneered the drone metal genre. There will be a public screening.

Leah L. Piepzna-Samarasinha
$6,400
Curate and produce a literary event with 12 queer artists with disabilities exploring the theme of disability resistance.

Myisa Plancq-Graham
$6,800
Film and edit short documentary stories featuring storytellers of the African Diaspora across all artistic fields for community screenings.

Jason Reid
$6,000
Produce a coming-of-age feature documentary following the main character through adulthood as he deals with his mother's disappearance, family dysfunction and healing. There will be an advance cut screening followed by a discussion.

Rafael Soldi
$4,550
Create a new photographic installation and sculptural objects that share the artists story of immigration. There will be a public exhibit/lecture and an international online platform.

Francine Strickwerda
$8,000
Create a 12-minute documentary film segment featuring a 64-year old Iranian American grade school counselor working with trauma-affected East African immigrant/refugee kids via Ultimate Frisbee. A community screening with discussion closes project.

Ann Teplick
$2,054
Research and write first draft of youth novel in poems that explores the impact of suicide on those left behind. Self-care poetry teen workshops and a joint public reading will close project.

Timea Tihanyi
$4,250
Create new work exploring the sculptural potential of 3D printed ceramics, for two public exhibits.

Monica Washington
$3,250
Create and screen two new short films and remount a digital comic to book for a daylong pop-up showcase with three artists examining the relationship between marginalized citizens from three historically oppressed groups.

Koon Woon
$1,800
Complete a full-length book of vignettes, ruminations and poems exploring immigrant life, bi-cultural adaptation, and exploitation in service of solutions.  Three readings will be scheduled with one senior center workshop.

2017 CityArists Projects

Ivan Arteaga
$8,000     
Create and perform new score for acoustic ensemble plus vocals accompanied by live electronics system and three dancers. Arteaga will hold open rehearsals-workshop.

Etienne Cakpo-Gbokou
$4,800
Develop and perform new work exploring innovative concepts set on fusing Western classical composers like Mozart, Bach and Vivaldi with traditional African dance from Benin.

Ana Maria Campoy
$4,500
Rehearse and perform a bilingual staging of the award-winning play Proof to raise awareness of mental illness and genius through a Latino cultural lens. Performances will be offered on three residential porches in three different neighborhoods.

Terry Crane
$4,800     
Create and present a full-evening, immersive performance with 12 artists combining circus, theater and dinner.

Alex Crozier-Jackson
$4,800
Choreograph and present a 10-artist, two-act dance performance influenced by colloquial speech, pop culture, a millennial mindset, appropriations of black culture, gay culture and feminism.

Jade Solomon Curtis
$7,200
Develop and present a mix of five remounted and one new solo work with music, motion-visual art and live mixed media, includes five artists. The work intends to subvert and denounce mass depictions of Blacks.

Hilary Field
$4,200
Compose, commission and perform new music by three musician-composers featuring guest artists from the North, Central and South America for classical guitar concerts integrating elements of classical, jazz, folk and contemporary genres.

Robert Flor
$4,331   
Present a full-evening original production with eight artists involving teen Filipino American girls' rejection of a traditional 'community queen' contest.

Sarah Foster
$5,250        
Create and perform a new hour-long theatrical clown production by three artists, examining friendship and physics as accidentally plummeting off a cliff.

Alice Gosti
$6,000    
Present a live, immersive installation dance performance and communal ritual with 19 artists that grapples with complexity of living in an object-based society.

Stephen Griggs
$4,800
Compose and perform an hour-long piece of narration with improvised music by a quintet exploring police use of force coinciding with anniversary of Native carver John Williams' death.

Kimberly Holloway
$6,000
Rehearse and present a contemporary dance work by nine artists inspired by childhood experiences with abusive control with workshop exploring healing through personal storytelling and concert.

Davida Ingram
$4,550    
Remount an interdisciplinary performance installation into an hour-long production with original music about the lived experiences of Black women focused on meditations of Ingram's paternal grandmother's death.

Leslie Law
$5,200       
Produce, record and broadcast a live radio theater performance episode with scripted story, original live music and sound effects for 30 artists.

Veronica Lee-Baik
$7,200
Conceive, choreograph and present an evening-length, multidisciplinary revamped version of Giselle focused on teen suicide and madness with special lighting design and sound compositions.

Jill Marissa
$4,400     
Create a mobile mini-circus performance hybrid for eight artists featuring a series of acts interwoven with storyline, musical numbers, new media and audience engagement.

Ricki Mason
$5,600          
Mason Re-interpret, script and produce a theatrical performance for 6 artists exploring Bible stories through shame, fear, misogyny, faith from a queer, absurdist, feminist perspective with comedic and poignant affect.

KT Niehoff
$5,200
Interpret and perform immersive dance, music environment for 15 artists-participants honoring and illuminating experiences of six guest contributors with unique-powerful connections to their body: an astronaut, athlete, transgender young adult, professional dancer, cancer survivor and a differently-abled person.

Serene Petersen
$5,200
Produce a live theatrical piece about transgender queer punk coming-of-age for 17 artists integrating stop-motion animation, and live music.

Peggy Piacenza
$4,800      
Direct and produce an evening-length premiere dance performance for five artists with an original score focused on life markers and asking questions about the human experience.

Elspeth Savani
$5,200  
Produce a remounted, full-evening Cuban dance-music retrospective of selected popular genres from 1880's to the present performed by 20 musicians and four dancers.

Che Sehyun
$4,800
Compose new music to fuse with a documentary of community-based, intergenerational, mixed race exchanges and performances with nine artists.

Michael Shantz
$5,600  
Perform a 30-minute, three-part suite for steel drum compositions modeled after three female archetypes from Yoruba (Nigeria) performed by nine female musicians, choreographers and dancers.

Jessie Smith
$5,200
Choreograph, film and complete a new work with stop-motion animation, music and other photo-media techniques for three dancers. Work will be installed at viewing stations across the city and close with a public screening and live, solo performances.

Timothy Smith-Stewart
$6,400
Develop, rehearse and present one part of an evening-length premiere of the multi-media performance for eight artists using movement that using movement to battle disaffection with oppressive systems, suicidal ideation and an overall hopelessness.

Ilvs Strauss
$4,400
Complete a two-act comedy script and perform an hour-long queer sci-fi play for 17 artists addressing lack of homeland for and fluidity of queer community-culture.

John Teske
$2,925     
Develop a series of new compositions that are algorithmically generated where each score and performance is unique while shaped by musical parameters, accessible on-line and premiered by an ensemble of six musicians with strings, winds, percussion and electronics.

Carol Thompson
$7,200
Workshop, edit, rehearse and present an evening-length, site-specific play for 11 artists in a house scheduled for demolition that explores themes of personal progress and citywide progress.

Storme Webber
$5,600
Produce a multidisciplinary performance installation for seven artists with dance, music, visuals and video projections from an historical lens of working class queer life in Seattle from the 1930's before any liberation movements.

Amontaine Aurore Woods
$3,005
Complete and produce a new play with 11 artists on activism that explores loss of dream, the subsequent effect on one's life and lives of future generations from the Black Panther Party to the 1999 World Trade Organization talks to the present.

2016 CityArists Projects

Samar Abulhassan
Lena: Novel-in-Poems: Producing a hybrid novel-in-poems chronicling the life of a daughter of immigrants. Reflecting on memory, longing and the Arabic alphabet ignited while exploring Pike Place Market and Seattle's waterfront. The project closes with a public reading.
$4,900
Christina Antonakos-Wallace
Reimageing Belonging - Northwest Stories: Filming interviews with Seattle residents about migration, racism and belonging through two workshops as part of a larger-scale venture with WINGS and ROOTS. The edited videos will be showcased at a live event where attendees will be invited to share stories.
$8,000
Rick Araluce
The Great Northern: Designing and creating a nearly full-sized train tunnel within MAD Art space in South Lake Union. The sculpture will be a rendering of the Great Northern train tunnel incorporating light and sound to fully immerse the audience.
$7,200
Quenton Baker
Ballast: Finalizing a book-length poem about the only successful American slave revolt in 1841. Using invented forms based on the 19th century secondary slave market, Baker will explore the manifold realities of the men and women present on the brig Creole, where the 1841 revolt took place.
$800
Corrie Befort
A Rendering: Finalizing a 30-minute dance film in two parts generated with sound artist Jason E. Anderson for a premiere at the Northwest Film Forum in fall 2016.
$4,800
Vaughn Bell
Being with the River: Creating a public installation including sound and images collected from contemplative paddling events on the Duwamish River. Visitors are encouraged to create rocks from clean river sediment and clay to be accumulated and used as a marker by the river.
$3,325
Zack Bent
Spires: A project exploring forest fire land as a tableau for photographs and sculptures while considering human relationships to natural disasters and the potential for rebirth.
$4,088
Therese Casper
The Underground Life of Piero Heliczer, a documentary film and multimedia experience: Presenting a work in progress of the documentary film and a display of Piero Heliczer's original works in letterpress printing and poetry. Original photographs including Andy Warhol's Factory and the first film shoot featuring the Velvet Underground will also be displayed.
$5,600
Katy Ellis
Anybody's Animal: Completing a poetry manuscript-in-progress and presenting it at a public reading as part of a writing class for children.
$2,400
Karen Finneyfrock
The Year We Ruined the House: Revising the author's third young adult novel and working with four teenage novelists providing them personal manuscript consultations on their own novels. Everyone's work will be presented at a public reading.
$8,000
Noel Franklin
Girl on a Road: Finalizing a storyboard for a full-length graphic novel and sample chapter of a book exploring female friendship, loss and life on the road. A young adult workshop and a public reading will close the project.
$3,600
Gail Grinnell
We Are a Crowd of Others: is an interactive installation co-designed with artist Sam Wildman that engages a diverse public while challenging the features that differentiate artist from audience. Collaboration and participation will engage the audience prompting questions about the role of family and performance in our lives.
$7,200
Catherine Grisez
Generating a new body of work using copper, mixed media sculptures, interactive installations and one community based piece. The public will be invited to participate in neighborhood events, culminating in an exhibition at Traver Gallery and in South Park.
$6,400
Lauren Grossman
Leviathan' Interactive Installation: Developing and fabricating a new interactive sculpture installed in the water tower of Volunteer Park. The audience is encouraged to engage in dialogue about cultural myths and monsters.
$5,600
Teresa Hulls
Feeding Ghosts: The Life of Sun Yi: Creating a research outline for a non-fiction graphic novel exploring themes of cultural identity, mental illness, generational inheritance, loss of language and mixed-race identity based on the life and legacy of author's grandmother, Sun Yi. A panel will be held to discuss themes from the graphic novel.
$5,600
Wes Hurley
Capitol Hill Season 2: Completing the remaining eight scenes of the second season of a queer web series parodying 1970s and 1980s TV shows based in Capitol Hill. A public screening will premiere the series.
$8,000
Jody Kuehner
Clock that Mug: Live creation of a new painting drawing from vintage feminist ideals and questioning present day queer/drag feminism. Clock that Mug pays homage to feminist performers Janine Antoni and Ana Mendieta who focused on the body as a canvas for social change and rebellion.
$7,200
Ingrid Lahti
Rippling Water, 2016: Create, fabricate, install and uninstall a new kinetic sculpture exploring natural metaphors, focusing viewers on the relationship between visual effects. The sculpture will be on display at the Heaven and Earth outdoor sculpture exhibition at Carkeek Park. The park will be restored to its original condition after the five month long exhibition.
$5,166
Fulgencio Lazo
International Children’s Day exhibit and celebration: will feature 10 new acrylics on canvas with themes based on the joy and fun of childhood to be on display at Casa Latina. The project will also include a one-day celebration for International Children's Day with tours, a bilingual (Spanish/English) artist talk and a hands-on art activity for children and adults.
$4,888
George Lee
City of Faces: Human and Non-Human Community Building in Rainier Valley: Build community and deter youth violence by constructing an outdoor hanging wall of cast human face bird houses. 30 local youths will participate by getting their faces cast and turned into birdhouses.
$2,575
Frances McCue
Demolishing Richard Hugo: Researching and creating first-person narrative for pre-production of a documentary film about the demolition of the current Richard Hugo House building. This will show building as a case study for the ‘erasure’ of old arts and cultural venues. A public screening event will be offered.
$5,600
Jessica Mooney
When I Find You: Completing a draft of a novel in progress exploring different stratas of violence, from domestic to global, from personal experience to ancestral memory. Passages will be presented in a collaborative reading centered around the theme of "Cultural Memory".
$3,500
John Mullen
Naked City: Finishing the first draft of a manuscript of autobiographical short stories about growing up in the closet, highlighting moments including cross-country hitch hiking, crash landing in Seattle and more. There will be a public reading of the manuscript.
$4,410
Frances Nelson
Light Gathers in Folds: Fabrication of a form of light architecture revolving around the movement of reflected and refracted light, a site-specific installation in Chinatown-International District's Nihonmachi Alley.
$5,600
Ellery (ET) Russian
Casting Shadows: is a multi-sensory installation piece comprising of approximately seven video comics portraying stories of people with disability and chronic illness. Each short video will be projected onto various surfaces within the exhibition space, feature pen/ink illustrations with text captions, and a soundscape. The exhibition will take place in a variety of venues.
$5,600
Juniper Shuey
Untitled: Build and dismantle an immersive visual art installation to create an interactive sculpture that hosts three heightened performances. Inspired by memory and the maps our brains create to house thought, the installation will fill an entire gallery for three and a half months.
$8,000
Imani Sims
2155: An Afro futurist Affair: Exploring what it means to envision the future through the eyes of People of Color through performing arts and a reading highlighting local artists' interactions with the idea of the African American aesthetic in the future. The multidisciplinary show will be staged at Gay City Arts.
$4,590
Xin Hui Tan
A Taste of Home: Completing shooting and post-production of a feature length documentary tracing 100 years of Seattle Chinatown ID's immigrant history through five signature heritage dishes, served by five of the oldest Chinese American family food establishments. Public screenings planned.
$5,600
Leah Warshawski
Big Sonia: Finishing a feature documentary about 89 year-old Sonia Warshawski the larger than life seamstress, Polish immigrant, only Holocaust survivor in Kansas City and local celebrity. A public screening will include educational discussions.
$6,400
Koon Woon
Paper-son Poet: Finishing and publish a memoir in a multi-genre format of poetry, short-fiction, creative nonfiction and straight memoir for four generations of a Chinese immigrant family in Seattle's International District where the author has lived for 25 years. Four public readings will take place.
$4,000

2015 CityArists Projects

Daniel Barry
Compose, perform new music for jazz orchestra that incorporates elements of classical, jazz and Brazilian traditions including an educational component.
$3,560
William Satake Blauvelt
Create and present new music/sound score incorporating the almost lost art of katsudo benshi (live film narration) for the classic Japanese silent film "A Story of Floating Weeds."
$3,200
Paul Budraitis
Rehearse and stage the play "Fireface" in a domestic residence or a neglected industrial or commercial space with bused-in audiences with actors and audience in close proximity.
$4,500
Codjo Etienne Cakpo-Gbokou
Develop and present new body of solo and group choreographic work exhibiting styles from both East (Zimbabwe/So Africa) and West (Togo/Benin) Africa for two public performances.
$5,200
Desdemona Chiang
Produce new bilingual ASL/English play about the intersection of hearing and Deaf culture and the controversy over cochlear implants featuring a mixed ensemble of Deaf and hearing actors.
$5,200
Anna-Lizette Conner
Create and produce a multidisciplinary work including performance and sound design and exploring death via the transitional world and the living world.
$3,600
Terry Crane
Complete and present an evening length contemporary circus show with director KT Niehoff inspired by The Library of Babel, by Jorge Luis Borges.
$3,200
August Denhard
Five performers present demonstrations and concerts exploring music along the Silk Road with cultural and historical context for the music including presentations or workshops to public school students and the general public.
$3,600
Nat Evans
Collaborate with eight West Coast composers and compose new pieces with field recordings while on a walking trek of the Pacific Coast Trail. The work will culminate with performances and school workshops.
$2,600
Christian French
Generate songs for a new Rock Opera with local composer and perform selections at a Duwamish River festival.
$3,600
Alice Gosti
Develop a five hour-long live performance that questions identity, community and where art belongs, and challenges the canonic boundaries of dance and that brings politics and history into the foreground.
$5,200
Steve Griggs
Commission a 45-minute program of narration with composed and improvised jazz music to be performed at the site of one sculpture by James Washington.
$3,300
Alex Guy
Compose, record and mix a musical score for "With Wings and Roots," a feature length documentary about immigration and belonging, with a screening event of the finished film.
$4,000
Dayna Hanson
Create and present a new solo-group quartet dance work based loosely on a discarded sheet of calculus problems as a visual blueprint for intricately patterned movement for premiere performances.
$6,000
Robin Holcomb
Compose new music for piano, voice and cello for two public performances and a studio recording.
$3,250
Wayne Horvitz
Complete a new 15-minute piece in three movements for full orchestra with an improvising soloist to be performed by the Seattle Symphony based on three poems by Richard Hugo.
$6,000
Kristianne Huntsberger
Develop and record stories of challenging experiences of 10 women of different ages and backgrounds. Closes with a draft script and recording.
$2,300
Christopher Icasiano
Compose, produce and present a new recording and create new student ensemble focusing on free-improvisation.
$3,250
Jessica Kenney
Complete recording of a voice-on-voice performance of classical and contemporary Persian poetry, lecture, and song-melody from mystical literature with four artists.
$3,600
Paul Kikuchi
Development and design of an online interactive experience of a multi-faceted website combining original music, photos, writings, and historic recordings with a 'Meet the Artist' event to discuss the work.
$6,400
Jody Kuehner
Pushing past performance category traditions, development and performance comes second in a triptych of gender-bending modern dance/drag solos exploring existential crisis. A journey to find peace in the unknown.
$3,600
Paul Kuniholm Pauper
Present a nine-artist participatory Garden Party Theatre parading wearable art with large public feast where gowns are given to young women for proms.
$2,400
Kyle Loven
Complete, rehearse, and present an evening-length performance incorporating multiple performers, objects, live video and original music. Work is inspired by conspiracy theories and explores how we as viewers and as humans process information.
$4,800
Donald McGreevy
The Temporal Nature of Stability is a minimalist symphony depicting the Chernobyl Disaster. Using modified electric guitars, acoustic instruments and organs, the music will illustrate the inclination toward patchwork solutions often applied to problems created by technological advancements.
$4,000
David Nixon
Record a soundtrack for an animated musical documentary film, the true story of a charismatic LSD-loving leader of a controversial Buddhist sect centered in Seattle in the 1970's, closing with a public screening.
$6,000
Angelique Poteat
Compose and present new music for orchestra with girls’ choir addressing pressures girls face from popular culture and society today from their own perspectives.
$6,000
Monica Rojas-Stewart
Produce a bilingual Peruvian holiday of De Inga y Mandinga exploring mixed ethnic-cultural heritage from an Afro-Peruvian perspective. Remount version invites a new partner, the Sound of the Northwest with Negro Spirituals, for a public performance.
$3,600
Michael Sauder
Create a 3-show performance series exploring original and experimental musical composition in a visceral environment with visual art works.
$3,400
Zoe Scofield
Create and present a new, evening-length choreographic work with an original Sacred Harp score in Southern Baptist a capella traditon. It will take place in an environment immersing audience in cacophony of song and dance.
$5,200
Mary Scott
Develop and present 8 new, solos for an evening-length dance works designed for experimentation. Work will be taken apart, transposed from stage to site-specific locations and reassembled in new orders.
$4,800
Tikka Sears
Collaborate and create a cross-cultural performance with Indonesian director Rachman Sabur of the Black Umbrella Theater exploring birth, re-birth, trauma and near death experiences through physical theater, storytelling and puppetry.
$7,200
Greg Sinibaldi
Create, record and premiere new music for a small jazz group and electronics based on the poetry of Sylvia Plath's book Ariel with lecture and demonstrations.
$6,000
Paul Taub
Commission and perform five new works for flute and up to five other instruments.
$6,000
Stokley Towles
Present a solo performance piece exploring the social and physical landscape of the Metro bus based on interview excerpts with transit drivers and observations of daily life on the bus.
$3,600
Rosa Vissers
Develop and perform a 20-minute choreographic-dance performance examining the effect of accidents on people, communities and their futures with 11 artists via interviews and research of past incidents with common themes.
$3,200
Hope Wechkin
Create a site-specific, cross-sector and multidisciplinary performance including imaging studies of brain activity that explores the experience of being 'in synch' with another, or 'withing.'
$3,200
Mirta Wymerszberg
Recreate and perform a children's theatrical work, the practice of 'el contador de cuentos', the storyteller of ancient Latin American children stories and songs, by two actors in Spanish. Rehearsals will close with two public performances.
$3,900

2014 CityArists Projects

Roberto Ascalon
Research and production of a manuscript of new and edited poems that generates an illustrated chapbook. A high school reading of selected pieces will be accompanied by musicians at the Massive Monkee headquarters.
$6,800
Mike Attie
Complete feature-length documentary film about a Vietnam War reenactment. Searching for solace from the ghosts of their own wars, a platoon of veterans head into the woods of the Pacific Northwest to recreate some of the darkest days of American history. A public screening will be offered.
$5,200
Erin Brindley
Complete first two chapters of the Cafe Nordo Cookbook, an interactive multi-media cookbook and compendium of the science, history, and philosophy of food based on previous shows. Chapters will be accessible via free download, and presented at farmers markets.
$5,200
Webster Crowell
Complete a partial feature-length adventure in episodic format for both big screen and download. The film will include live action as well as animated effects and title sequences.
$6,800
Karen Finneyfrock
Complete writing a young adult novel: a fictionalized account of the author's senior year in high school while facing repercussions of a friend's lies. Culminating with a reading and lecture at Nathan Hale High School.
$7,040
Eroyn Franklin
Complete first three chapters of of a graphic novel-memoir exploring a year spent living in European squats that culminates with a comic workshop plus public reading.
$3,960
Tory Franklin
Create daily fairy-tale narratives based on worldwide stories in a public window theater that explores working with removable materials at a storefront and workshop at The Vera Project.
$2,621
Sean Gallagher
Curate and document an intergenerational, multi-disciplinary and traditional event for Native American-Alaskan cultures in and alongside a newly created Umiak that illustrates the importance of community sharing with an exhibit, film, dance and gift-giving.
$5,200
Chad Goller-Sojourner
Write and self-publish a collection of narrative essays surrounding what happens when a black, transracial adopted boy, raised by white parents, ages out of honorary white and suburban privilege and into a world where folklore, statistics, and conjecture deem him dangerous until proven otherwise.
$3,229
Wynne Greenwood
Create a video archive of 17 separate video recordings of band performances in Northwest houses and punk clubs widely embraced by national and international queer, feminist and artistic communities. Excerpts from archive will be screened for youth and college-age audiences.
$3,801
Stephanie Guerra
Complete a young adult novel set in present day Las Vegas, where a seventeen-year-old protagonist is trying to support himself, find love, face dyslexia, and struggle to find an authentic identity in a world revolving around money. Closing includes readings and workshops.
$5,950
Salise Hughes
Produce a new, short film by manipulating layers of footage of rogue cop, horror, and film noir genres frame-by-frame with an original score for a public screening.
$3,250
Robert Hutchison
Complete a book manuscript including transcription and editing of interviews with Japanese architects and artists, personal essays, and photography executed by the author while in Japan for public lectures.
$3,250
Rachel Kessler
Complete and give a reading with slide show from a book-length manuscript about working as a hack in all aspects of life: writer, parent, partner and child. Employing poems and stories this tale of post-partum depression, broken noses, spilled milk, and sins of the generations unfolds.
$2,600
Yuri Kinoshita
Create an illuminated, floating teahouse that floats on water for open-air, traditional Japanese tea ceremonies in public places.
$3,200
Margot Quan Knight
Generate and exhibit a new body of photo-based work on the theme of conversation that explores photography's struggle to document the unseen. A public exhibit and an elementary school workshop will be presented.
$7,040
Natasha Marin
Complete original poem per Red Lineage adapted to allow others to contribute their own personal histories that echo, overlap and foster a sense of community despite real and/or perceived barriers. Produce interactive, multimedia archive, public workshop, and a screening and performance event.
$4,400
Jen Marlowe
Complete BAHRAIN: THE UNCOVERED UPRISING, a feature-length documentary film providing an in-depth look at the pro-democracy uprising in the Gulf Kingdom of Bahrain. Once complete, the film will be screened at multiple Seattle venues, and include discussions about the situation in Bahrain.
$5,720
Brian McGuigan
Complete the first draft of a book-length memoir entitled THE ANATOMY OF A GUN OWNER about my personal history with guns and violence and the fear and paranoia that led me to become a reluctant gun owner. Present two readings in South Seattle near the sites of shootings covered in the book.
$5,200
Larissa Min
Complete a manuscript exploring the intersections of development, conservation, social justice and global climate change in two of the world's last wild places, Antarctica and the Amazon, from a developing world's perspective with a public presentation.
$5,800
Sierra Nelson
Create new poems to complete a book manuscript with an interactive poetic structure inspired by the ancient Chinese divination method Book of Changes (I Ching). A series of audience-interactive group-divination performances of the new poems will be held.
$5,100
Kay Ray
Complete final re-edit of a documentary film based on interviews of American women instrumentalists in jazz from the 1920's to 1970's with public screenings.
$7,040
Paul Rucker
Create an installation comprised of lynching postcards brought to life through animation and original music, and wooden sculptures marking historic deaths related to the civil rights movement as part of a series demonstrating parallels between slavery and the prison industrial complex.
$7,040
Adam Sekuler
Complete early research and development phase of a dance film piece about abandonment derived from a multi-year residency experiment with choreographer Shannon Stewart and company of 15 set in an abandoned site in King County. Year-end work will have a public screening.
$4,125
Ward Serrill
Produce a short documentary following Seattle inventor, Peter Scott, as he creates the world's most fuel-efficient cook stove that saves forests and lives. Public screening planned.
$6,800
Rodrigo Valenzuela
Maria TV interweaves video of Latina domestic workers with reenactments of their jobs based on how they are portrayed in the media to highlight experiences of local under-privileged people. Work creates a connection and sensibility for an important and tangible political and cultural issue. A public screening will be offered.
$8,000
Danielle Villegas
Complete interviews, shoot and post-production of a 30 minute documentary focused on an indigenous North American concept of 'Two Spirit' for a public screening. 'Two Spirit' references a person who fulfills one of many traditional mixed-gender roles among Native American and Canadian First Nation communities.
$6,800
David Williams
Finish manuscript for a book exploring how and why Seattle shaped its physical landscape, including Denny Hill, the Duwamish Tide Flats, the historic shoreline, and Lake Washington Ship Canal. Free public presentations at community centers and museums will be scheduled.
$3,900
Allyce Wood
Produce new site-specific installation at a storefront comprised of video projection throughout the space, shimmering upon three-dimensional cut paper elements suspended.
$2,282
Carolyne Wright
Complete poems based on a sequence of intercultural encounters with girls and women that form a section of a book confronting family and national history, and the intersection of the personal and public arena.
$2,000
Ben Zamora
Create and exhibit an immersive, site-specific sculptural light installation representing Phase II MALA, a multi-year project based on Buddhist prayer beads creating a meditation mantra. MALA is built with 108 individual sections.
$4,400

2013 CityArists Projects

Kathya Alexander
Revise and complete a script Old Testament about homosexuality in the Black church and gang violence in the Black community, based on gang violence in The Old Testament. Material from community forums will be integrated into the production.
$3,000
Amontaine Aurore Woods
Expand conceptual aspects of a full-length, one-woman play (including multimedia) about a Black teen exploring revolutionary mindsets in 1970s suburban Seattle.
$3,000
Samantha Boshnack
Develop eight new jazz pieces that push parameters. These works will be performed by a new group of musicians covering a span of ages and experiences in disparate venues around Seattle including an elementary school. Final live concerts will be recorded.Develop eight new jazz pieces that push parameters. These works will be performed by a new group of musicians covering a span of ages and experiences in disparate venues around Seattle including an elementary school. Final live concerts will be recorded.
$4,500
Paul Budraitis
Completion of a playscript for non-verbal, image-based theatrical performances that follows the protagonist of the classic play "Death of a Salesman" into the afterlife highlighting his modern resonance.
$4,500
Catherine Cabeen
Development and presentation of a dance-theater performance blending historic scholarship and choreogrpahy based on Niki de Saint Phalle. A major theme of the work is criticism of female artists on accomplishment versus beauty. Events will engage UW students and participants from Reel Grrls.
$6,000
Rose Cano
Complete script development and staged presentations of a bilingual play based on Don Quixote and Sancho Panza as homeless characters. Performances will take place through a series of readings at local shelters and for homeless and advocacy organizations.
$8,000
Alex Chadsey
Further collaboration with multidisciplinary artists from Mexico, Los Angeles and Seattle plus immigrant youth in the development of new compositions culminating in two concerts/fandangos and video.
$8,000
Steven Cherena
Record, rehearse and perform traditional Afro-Cuban compositions descended from Yoruba folklore with sacred bata drums and vocals for a public concert.
$6,000
Kevin Connor
Create, record and present original compositions for Cuban tres and guitar showcasing similarities between Cuban tres and Gypsy Jazz guitar. New work will be performed at a community concert.
$4,500
Emily Doolittle
Present and record a concert of music based on sounds from nature performed by the Seattle Chamber Players with pre-concert talks and recording. Performances will be made available to middle school students and senior citizens.
$4,500
Dayna Hanson
Present a new, evening length dance theater piece blending details of 2012 school board shooting with studies of Chekhov's suicides and the Death Wish crime films.
$8,000
Wayne Horvitz
Create and record a set of instrumental songs for string trio with electronics and for piano with electronics that will be performed as a suite. The songs incorporate repurposed compositions, acoustic material and real instruments.
$4,500
Jessika Kenney
Compose, record and perform new work exploring secular court music, vocal traditions and fragments of classical literature from Iran and Java including innovative and open-ended translation processes.
$8,000
Paul Kikuchi
Compose, rehearse and perform a song cycle in five movements for six artists based on the artist's great grandfather's memoir. Culminating events will be two public performances, one of which will include a composer question/answer period.
$4,000
Jody Kuehner
Present new ensemble drag dance comedy of excess work inspired by small town fame to replicate and commodify our personas no matter how unflattering the results.
$6,000
Joan Laage
Research, create and produce a new retrospective, multi-disciplinary butoh piece focusing on gender and its relationship with to costuming, make-up, movement and themes for public performances and talks.
$2,000
Leslie Law
Rehearse, present and record live theater for radio show with poets and playwrights, composers and performers highlighting the Puget Sound region. Thematic episodes are all scored with original music and sound effects available online as podcast.
$6,000
Malika Lee
Debut the production of a full length stage play about an African American woman's journey with breast cancer. The project encompasses development, rehearsals, and production which will be in the Fall 2013.
$6,000
Hengda Li
Create and develop new collaborative dance drama with the Chinese National Acrobatic Troupe from Beijing based on a young boy's struggle to pursue his dream of becoming the best acrobat in the world.
$6,000
Etta Mamin-Lilienthal
Produce an environmental site-specific light installation based on Buddhist prayer beads and meditation mantra that will have a number of live performances over a two-week period in multiple spaces. The installation will be fully documented.
$6,000
Paul Mullin
Develop through research and collaboration with theatre artists a stage play that dramatizes current scientific and philosophical explorations of human consciousness. The process will culminate in a fully staged workshop production in 2013.
$4,500
Jason Parker
Select, arrange and record original jazz compositions by Seattle-based musicians for two public performances with four high school workshops-concerts.
$6,000
Terry Podgorski
Complete final script of Don Nordo, a new full-evening theatrical work about food culture issues with free readings and post-reading talks including performers, producers and supporters.
$3,000
Tamara Power-Drutis
Create, record, and present six derivative Northwest Americana works from mid-19th century through early 20th Century exploring the settlement era, railroads, mining communities, travel to the west and their influence on our local culture. Pieces will be accompanied by historical context and photos for school and public performances.
$4,500
Sarah Rudinoff
Create, rehearse and perform an original rock n' roll play, These Streets, with exhibit and oral histories inspired by the lives of women musicians from the 1990's Seattle grunge scene.
$8,000
Anna Telcs
Present a dramatic live show exploring the ritual of dressing, ceremony of fashion and exclusivity within the fashion industry based in part on textile archives research. Performances will be concurrent with fashion week 2013 and performed three times on single day with exhibit.
$6,000
Ann Teplick
Complete the first draft of a full-length play about homophobia among teens. There will be a community and school staged reading with post-play discussions led by director and representatives from King County Sexual Assault Resource Center.
$3,000
John Teske
Complete and perform two 60-minute performances of new concert music for a 26-piece ensemble of strings and woodwinds, exploring the subtleties of human consciousness, awareness and experience at two venues.
$3,000
Jenna Bean Veatch
Present a two-woman show via a collage of monologues, ballads, old photos, modern dance, and '60s pop songs that weave a sad story of a Ukrainian-American family's war-torn past. Work paints an unexpectedly whimsical picture of loss.
$4,500

2012 CityArists Projects

Juan Alonso
To further develop a new body of photographic work of a recent trip to Cuba giving some insight into what life is like for the average person living on this Caribbean island where the average U.S. citizen cannot visit and the Cuban citizens are not allowed to leave.
$2,000
Amy Benson
To complete and screen a full-length documentary exploring poverty and suicide among young girls in Nepal. Two showcases with post-screening panel discussions will be offered to communities with large Nepalese populations and teens.
$4,000
Zack Bent
Create an addition to a pop-up camper van as an installation-venue featuring six composer/musicians at five local festivals, inviting pedestrians and general public to engage.
$4,000
Cody Blomberg
In partnership with Safe Schools Coalition, complete a 12-piece series of paintings illuminating aspects of bullying GLBTG youth and potential interventions. After a month-long gallery exhibit, work will be shown at Washington Middle School with a panel discussion.
$4,000
Jean Bradbury
Continue exploration of small sustainable farms of Snoqualmie Valley via plein air studies and large studio paintings to be shown in venues where organic food is sold or its production is referenced. Public exhibits will take place at three farmers markets and at a Seattle Tilth event.
$4,000
Cris Bruch
Develop a performative, portable sculpture on a bicycle trailer to encourage interaction about food rituals and family recipes at six P-Patch sites in diverse, socio-economic neighborhoods.
$4,000
Wendy Call
Write and publish a chapbook of lyrical essays exploring patriotism, imperialism and environmentalism characterizing our national parks closing with writing workshops and one joint reading at the Klondike Gold Rush National Park Museum.
$4,000
Suzanne Edison
Create and publish new poems plus broadsides based on interviews and conversations with families raising chronically ill kids of ethnically diverse backgrounds with public readings at Seattle Children's Hospital, Odessa Brown Clinic and UW Schools of Social Work and Nursing.
$4,000
Michael Falcone
Complete final editing of a short documentary featuring the Fremont Troll as a community public art venture to premiere at the Fremont Outdoor Movies and UW School of Architecture.
$2,000
Karen Finneyfrock
Research and write four chapters of a young adult novel about a girl raised on a commune in the Pacific Northwest for one public reading and one combination reading-lecture at a north end high school.
$4,000
Elizabeth Gahan
Create a wall-mounted art installation at the South Park Community Center made of 3-D hexagonal patterns activated by vibrantly colored vinyl and lights with an interactive component inspiring neighborhood dialogue.
$4,000
Tatiana Garmendia
Transform a 2-D series into an installation of large-scale, silk paper burqas (traditional outer garments worn by some Islamic women) with burned calligraphic markings and sound recording accounts of violence from war survivors for a public exhibit at Seattle Central Community College.
$4,000
Chad Goller-Sojourner
Complete final draft of a manuscript focused recounting an eating disorder suffered by a fat, black, gay, bulimic adopted by white parents struggling with the diagnosis of a girl's disease. Public readings will be offered in partnership with LGBT agencies, the National Eating Disorder Association and the CD Forum.
$4,000
Mandy Greer
Develop a multi-platform project of performative photos and giant wearable works exploring weight, physical burden and labor. Interactive workshops, a blog and a residency in Ireland will culminate in a public exhibit.
$4,000
Serge Gregory
Complete a short film as composite myth told through native story fragments, visual allusion and complex sound design to be screened in partnership with Conservation Northwest and UW Department of American Indian Studies.
$4,000
Gail Grinnell
Create a 3-D, site-specific installation of complex layered drawings through which the public can move with tours and talks aimed at Pike Market Senior Center and a Montessori school.
$4,000
Victoria Haven
Complete walking tours, a published trail guide and an exhibition of physical, autobiographical artwork mapping a personal trajectory of studio space over time and reflecting current displacement of local artist live/work space. Historylink and Storefronts Seattle will partner on show and tours.
$4,000
Jill Hodges
Complete a short documentary exploring connections and complexities between adoptive and birth families of children in Guatemala. Adoption service agencies will partner on screening outreach and lead a panel discussion.
$2,000
Howard Hsu
A photographic series documenting the changing character of Seattle's industrial Sodo neighborhood exhibited at four galleries with presentations at four high school photography classes.
$2,000
Luke Johnson
Complete a draft manuscript of revised/new lyrical poems exploring isolation via Northwest urban/rural landscapes for a public reading and north Seattle high school visits.
$2,000
Marya Sea Kaminski
Draft a collection of 20 short stories inspired by brother's struggle with autism and other family dysfunctions. Two public readings will be held with extended outreach to local organizations serving persons with autism plus talks at high schools.
$2,000
Sarah Kavage
Create a large-scale, site-specific braided grass sculpture/venue for seven musical performances at Discovery Park, including the Daybreak Star Cultural Center, to provoke new park experience and viewer responses.
$4,000
Rachel Kessler
Compose, print and produce public health service messages/poems as laminated placards and books for display in public restrooms at sites including art venues, college campuses, high schools and small neighborhood businesses.
$4,000
Bharti Kirchner
Complete final draft of novel chronicling the life of a village girl employed by the East Indian Company in medieval India. Two public reading will target South Asian cultural organizations and UW students.
$4,000
Robert Kunz
Present a temporary sonic porthole via a large-scale, sound installation at Union Station featuring 15 layered broadcasts from train stations from around the world. Performances will target youth and senior populations from the International District.
$4,000
Fulgencio Lazo
With an all-ages team from Casa Latina, create a large-scale sand painting and mechanized carved sculpture reflecting immigrant themes of separation, hard work, nostalgia and struggle to adapt for installation at SAM's Olympic Sculpture Park in recognition of Day of the Dead.
$4,000
Margie Livingston
Create a new series of 3-D artworks made entirely of acrylic paint, bridging the space between painting and sculpture for a gallery exhibit of "paint objects" and a public talk at a local high school.
$4,000
Amanda Manitach
To print a series of four, limited edition, hand-bound issues of Folio, a local arts journal containing writing and artwork by regional artists for public distribution and readings, performances and presentations at Seattle Art Museum.
$4,000
Tess Martin
A stop-frame animated film series comprised of vignettes based on 12 taped interviews exploring human-animal connections with pets for a public park screening. Media programs serving young girls and Native American teens will be invited.
$4,000
Brian McGuigan
The completion of a lecture-slide show presentation chronicling struggles with weight loss and a workshop-performance targeting the health and fitness field with a focus on groups addressing childhood obesity.
$2,000
Donna Miscolta
Revise and create chapters of a current novel on race, identity and belonging. A flash fiction workshop with Latino students on the theme of growing up brown will close with a joint reading of work.
$4,000
Peter Mountford
Complete draft of a novel about a middle-aged widower who scandalously quits a well-established career with the World Bank. One reading and discussion will be offered in Spanish and one will be targeted to inmates in the correctional system.
$4,000
Serene Petersen
Final production of a short animated film exploring the struggles and transformative changes of transgender experience and encouraging dialogue on the subjects of visibility, safety and support. Screenings will be geared to the queer community and youth.
$4,000
Nancy Rawles
Produce an audio-book of a self-published novel about an urban school in disarray and the veteran public school teacher as champion. Free interactive readings will target populations struggling with literacy.
$4,000
Tivon Rice
Complete a sound and light installation incorporating urban sounds recorded in Seoul, Korea, and amplified through a kinetic sculpture for public presentation at Union Station.
$2,000
Adam Sekuler
Develop a series of videos for public screening that draw on stories, sounds and images and capture the essence of a neighborhood and serve as a record of the community.
$2,000
Nicki Sucec
Create a multi-media exhibit featuring a sculpture made of helicopter rotor blades symbolizing ascension along with audio-visual portraits of individuals recovering from adversity. A public exhibit will aim to combat stigma and inspire hope.
$4,000
Polly Sutton
Create a new body of sculptural cedar bark basketry incorporating invasive plant species in Seattle and using experimental gathering and preparation techniques for a public exhibition at a park's environmental center.
$4,000
Kevin Tomlinson
To produce a documentary featuring the professional and personal journey of reinvention of local and internationally recognized photographer Phil Borges for a public exhibit.
$4,000
Glenn Tramantano
Create a multi-media installation for public exhibit, including drawings, sculpture and video, that re-imagines the world of Oz based on research of gay history within the military.
$2,000
Hannah Viano
Design and produce a set of alphabet images using paper cut technique and silkscreen and relying on distinct Pacific Northwest flora and fauna for exhibit at libraries and community centers.
$2,000
Kary Wayson
Complete a book-length lyric poem divided into short sections that study the route of a daily Queen Anne neighborhood walk for a public reading that reaches local youth arts programs.
$2,000
Kevin Wildermuth
Identify two neighborhoods with a high volume of young adult pedestrian traffic to use QR codes and smart phones for viewing Oaxacan images paired with the specific location of QR code.
$4,000
Ben Zamora
Create a large-scale, site-specific light installation that transforms the Intiman Theatre courtyard and creates a space for performance and reflection for Seattle Center audiences.
$4,000

2011 CityArists Projects

Mimi Allin, interdisciplinary, The Lamplighter. To create a lamppost, inspired by the lamplighter in The Little Prince, to be illuminated and extinguished 1,440 times at neighborhood art walks and a gallery.
$2,000
Holly Arsenault, theater, Undo. To complete and present a public staged reading of a new full-length play exploring religion, commitment and family through the story of a familiar yet foreign ceremony.
$2,271
Byron Au Yong, opera/musical theater, Stuck Elevator. To complete a revised script with a performance, and to produce a CD, of a comic opera prompted by the true story of a Chinese deliveryman who was trapped in an elevator for three days.
$4,662
Scott Augustson, theater, Where the River Styx Meets Route 66. To complete development of a theatrical adaptation of the Odyssey and create puppets for a large scale silhouette puppet production.
$4,995
Tom Baker, music, Invisible Cities: String Quartet No. 1. To create the first of nine string quartet compositions based on the book Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino.
$3,996
Eric Banks, music/interdisciplinary, Approaching Ecstasy. To compose and develop a concert-length ballet for mixed double-chorus, string quartet, and eight dancers, inspired by the poetry of Constantine Cavafy.
$3,330
Jherek Bischoff, music, Ambient Orchestra. To create, present and record a performance of ten new compositions for forty-five-person orchestra, three conductors working simultaneously, and two sound operators manipulating live sound to create a wash of sound, melody and mood.
$6,660
Samantha Boshnack, music, The B'shnorkestra. To develop and perform nine original compositions for a 19-piece ensemble exploring multiple musical genres and unique instrumentation for school showcases, a lecture and two public concerts.
$4,009
Catherine Cabeen, dance/interdisciplinary, Crystallizing Space ("CS"). To complete research, early choreography, and a lecture-performance on the way to developing a new full-length work inspired by post-World War II painter Yves Klein.
$3,330
Etienne Cakpo, dance, Mikwaabo Benin. To create and present two performances of a new choreographic work juxtaposing traditional dance and music from Benin, Africa, with contemporary elements, including video projections from the region.
$3,996
Toby Campbell, music, Anomie Belle String Quartet. To compose and present a new piece for string quartet with accompanying electronic elements, using cross-genre sound and instrumentation.
$4,005
Alexander Chadsey, music, Sones Marineros. To develop new and in-progress musical works in son jarocho, salsa and jazz with a collaborative ensemble of musicians from Seattle, Los Angeles and Mexico.
$5,661
Carol Clay, theatre, little world. To develop and perform a puppet theater piece inspired by the grieving process. The work will utilize a reverse theatre-making process in which puppets and set design are created first, followed by character and script development.
$6,660
Terence Crane, theatre, Circus Syzygy. To create and present an original full-length circus show through residencies and rehearsals with local and international artists, culminating in a month-long series of performances.
$6,660
Christopher DeLaurenti, music, Thrill: A Jazz Madrigal. To compose a work, melding the voices of three Seattle-area jazz, blues, and gospel singers, that re-imagines the classic song "You're My Thrill" as a haunting Elizabethan madrigal.
$4,662
Lori Dillon, multidisciplinary, Interview Me. To research, rehearse and present four interactive multimedia performances that explore the roles of interviewer and interviewee through pre-recorded and real-time playback sound, film projection, and live theater.
$4,995
Ruthie Dornfeld, multidisciplinary, Music of Bards: From Modern Africa to Medieval Europe. To create a multi-disciplinary performance linking the traditions of African kora players and medieval European musicians and poets through music and recitation.
$2,000
Beth Fleenor, music, Mother May I. To develop a sound art and craft installation inspired by sound wave patterns that the artist will translate into unique cross-stitch panels.
$3,330
Levi Fuller, music, Songs About Books. To develop, perform, and record 25 all-new songs by five separate musicians, all inspired by books of the artist's choosing.
$6,573
Lori Goldston, music/multidisciplinary, Charismatic Megafauna. To create and perform a multimedia piece featuring solo amplified cello and a commissioned 16mm film that explores concepts of wilderness, the human condition, and the natural world.
$3,046
Bernard Hazens, multidisciplinary, Rola-Juggler. To refine and perform a solo circus act involving acrobatics, juggling and rola bola. The circus will be performed on a car retrofitted to serve as a movable stage.
$3,330
Fred Hoadley, music, Afro-Cuban Jazz Tribute to Charles Mingus. To arrange pieces of music by Charles Mingus for Latin Jazz ensemble; compose an original piece as a tribute to him; and rehearse, record and perform new Latin jazz works with an expanded version of ensemble.
$5,328
Robin Holcomb, music, New Music for Jazz Orchestra. To create, rehearse and produce an archival recording of a new work by the Washington Composer's Orchestra that interweaves composition and improvisation.
$4,995
Wayne Horvitz, music, Smokestack Arias. To research, create and perform a song cycle for voice, piano and pre-recorded electronic score based on the emotional impact of the Everett Massacre.
$4,995
Etsuko Ichikawa, visual arts/multidisciplinary, Firebird - Between the Eternal and the Ephemeral. To develop a new body of glass pyrographic work integrating a dance performance to Stravinsky with videotaping in a glass studio.
$1,500
Marya Sea Kaminski, theatre, The Bonnie Papers. To research and draft a play exploring Americans' cultural fascination with images of women with guns. Play research and writing will be done in collaboration with a dramaturg and script consultant, and will culminate in public readings.
$5,581
Paul Kikuchi, music, Paul Kikuchi - Union Station Concert. To develop and present new and existing music in the historic Great Hall at Union Station, taking advantage of the space's unique acoustics.
$4,728
Jody Kuehner, dance, Summer Squat. To complete, rehearse and perform an evening-length, site-responsive dance exploring the LGBTQ experience in Seattle for a performance at Gay Camp.
$5,214
Susie Lee, dance/visual arts, Thresholds. To develop, rehearse and present an improvisational and interactive new work in which a group of disparate performers, digital artists and computer scientists act out dream-influenced vignettes in unusual performance spaces.
$2,997
Kyle Loven, theatre, Blink. To complete, rehearse and present a one-man show incorporating intricate puppets, masks and original music inspired by the mystery of the night.
$3,996
Elspeth MacDonald, music, Snow Language. To perform and produce a multi-lingual full-length CD of original music and arrangements that fuse Latin American, jazz and pop elements.
$3,996
Etta Mamin-Lilienthal, multidisciplinary, Still. To produce an evening-length improvisational piece in which four artists explore the nature of the life cycle and the process of artistic collaboration.
$6,460
Natasha Marin O'Brien, multidisciplinary, Miki Kuro's Midnight Tea (MKMT). To present an interactive and participatory theatre piece, inspired by the Japanese Tea Ceremony and 1960s art "happenings," that involves performance artists, dancers, and live and electronic music.
$4,995
Rachel Matthews, music, New Orchestral Work. To create a new composition for orchestra in two movements and a recording of the premier performance by Philharmonia Northwest.
$5,328
Marissa Niederhauser, dance, the only sunshine. To develop and perform a new choreographic work that integrates projected images in an intimate setting, with a focus on personal investigation of a public performance.
$1,860
KT Niehoff, dance, Untitled. To create a year-long series of dance performances, videos, writing, events and sightings culminating in a full-length production that incorporates all previous elements, creating a sense of audience ownership and belonging.
$5,328
Haruko Nishimura, multidisciplinary, Collaboration in Three Mediums. To create a site-specific contemporary work that re-imagines fairy tales through comical and horrific butoh dance, artistic installation, and sculpture.
$6,660
Amy O'Neal, dance, All Adds Up. To create and perform a new evening-length dance piece that gradually accumulates dancers and musicians on-stage, from one performer to twenty over the course of thirty minutes, raising questions of overpopulation, information overload, and cultural crossover.
$5,328
Monica Rojas, multidisciplinary, Echoes Afroperuanos. To create, rehearse and perform a two-hour show blending theatre, music, and dance to explore the cultural contributions of African descendants to Peruvian culture.
$6,660
Ellie Sandstrom, dance, The Decline. To present a new group piece inspired by the field recordings of Alan Lomax. The work will balance technical precision with unique movement and sound to explore the cracks within human existence.
$3,596
Jovino Santos Neto, music, Jovino Santos Neto Quinteto - New Recording. To perform and record a CD of new original music, adding additional percussion, melodica, and flute to recently completed musical tracks.
$3,330
Hugo Solis, music, Sound Installation of the Washington Sea Coast. To produce a traveling sound installation inside a cargo container that explores the history, sights, and sounds of the Washington coast.
$5,328
Paul Taub, music, From Riga to Tblisi: Recording and Performance of Flute Music Written for Paul Taub. To produce a high quality CD of premiere pieces by prominent and emerging Baltic and Caucasian composers.
$6,660
Curtis Taylor, theatre, A White White Day. To workshop, design and stage an evening-length original play exploring the nature and high cost of loneliness as it occurs across liminal modern spaces.
$4,663

2010 CityArists Projects

Gala Bent, visual, Drawing a Parallel. To complete a new body of work consisting of large-scale drawings with graphite and gouache.
$3,000
Zack Bent, visual, Scout's Honor. To create a new series of photographs and sculptures representing the solitude and individualism of dying.
$6,000
Carrie Bodle, media, Sewing Sonifications. A sewing and sound art performance of data stemming from University of Washington oceanographic research in Puget Sound.
$5,000
Wendy Call, literature, Grief's Hidden Gifts. To write 10 essays plus offer writing workshops on grief and loss, based on cancer, end-of-life issues, hospice care and grieving.
$2,605
James Coupe, media, Surveillance Suite. To develop a cinema project consisting of seven gallery-scale video installations and sculptures from a network of cameras used in surveillance.
$4,000
Claire Cowie, visual, Tancredi et Clorinda. To create scenery and projected animated costumes for the staging of Monteverdi's short opera Combattimento di Tancredi et Clorinda.
$5,000
Chris Engman, visual, Time and Space. To create the final five of 15 pieces of photographic and video work for a solo exhibit in fall 2010.
$4,000
Garrett Fisher, visual, Psyche, a Web Opera. To curate and create a virtual evolution of the artist's live original opera Psyche, via a 10-part series of Internet films developed by several different artists.
$8,500
Claudia Fitch, visual, Floating Mechanism. To construct and install a 25-foot diameter sculptural tableau floating within Suyama Space.
$7,500
Felicia Gonzalez, literature, Swimming in Mercury. To complete a collection of short stories or flash fiction on three generations of a family's life.
$3,900
John Grade, visual, Circuit. To make a large-scale sculpture of thin stoneware in eight parts designed to change in direct response to an alpine location.
$10,000
Allison Green, literature, Trout Frying in America. To complete a memoir about growing up in the Northwest as a lesbian and writer-to-be influenced by the Tacoma-born writer Richard Brautigan, author of Trout Fishing in America.
$3,000
Mandy Greer, visual, Honey and Lightning. To develop a body of fabric installations and narrative photographs for a solo show revolving around the mercurial nature of human desire.
$10,000
Himanee Gupta-Carlson, media, Throwing Like a Girl and Proud of It: Feminism and Activism in Hip-Hop. To complete a book manuscript on Seattle's non-commercial hip-hop community with a focus on the women who participate and the artistic, cultural and civic engagement components.
$4,000
Annie Han, visual, Future Perfect. To explore multiple aspects of "uncertainty" as it relates to building construction through a 30-minute performance staged in a fragment of a building-like structure within a real excavated construction site.
$5,000
Victoria Haven, visual, 3D Translation of Linear Structures. To create a series of three-dimensional metal and resin linear structures that explore abstract ideas of built space.
$5,000
Jenny Heishman, visual, Ghosts in the Closet: Examining Contemporary Haute Couture as an Armature for a New Collection of Sculptures. To research and develop four sculptures that explore the deeper meanings of fashion in the relation of surface and the body beneath.
$3,000
Kevin Heutink, media, Out On A Limb. To produce a documentary film about Seattle's "Squirrelman," who became the face of homelessness when city officials evicted him from his elaborate tree house on Eastlake.
$10,000
Salise Hughes, media, New Work for Recycled Visions. To create, screen and tour a new hour-long work of experimental shorts using recycled film footage.
$10,000
Britta Johnson, media, Unearth. To make several large-scale outdoor video installations in different regional sites that illustrate natural processes in a landscape in an un-natural way.
$7,800
Tomiko Jones, visual, Passage. To create a multimedia installation mining the artist's own photos, family pictures and recorded oral history for a meditation on the migratory passage of humans across borders of geography, generations and identity.
$1,500
Margot Kahn, literature, Untitled. To research and complete a manuscript draft of three essays exploring shifting ideas of "territory" within landscape, family, politics and culture in eastern Washington, Montana and Wyoming.
$5,000
Jourdan Keith, literature, Coyote Autumn. To complete a creative non-fiction collection weaving tales of three women's lives as they journey through the landscapes of divorce, civil rights and Yellowstone.
$3,500
Sarah Jane Lapp, media, The Mistakes I Made. To produce a 90-minute edit of a partially animated/partially live-action 16mm documentary examining the artist's mistakes in life and filmmaking.
$5,000
Robert Lawson, media, Christiania: Our Heart is in Your Hands. To complete a 60-minute documentary about Christiana, a 38-year-old squatter community in Copenhagen, Denmark, for public television broadcast and a free outdoor preview screening.
$5,000
Isaac Layman, visual, Four Seasons. To develop a solo show of six large photo-constructions focused on the four defining spaces in the artist's home - kitchen, living room, bathroom and bedroom.
$5,000
Jack Mackie, visual, CEDAR@CEDAR. To create a marker of urban history, neighborhood and place by making and installing a bench made from a salvaged cedar tree formerly planted at 1st Avenue and Cedar Street.
$3,600
Cienna Madrid, visual, Mountain Home. To research and complete a novel based on farming and ranching communities set in the semi-fictional town of Mountain Home, Idaho.
$3,000
Narayan Mahon, visual, A Labor of Love. To create photographic portraits, documentary images and audio interviews of 10 Washington state craftsmen and women.
$3,000
Tess Martin, media, Plain Face. To complete a 20-minute stop-frame animated short inspired by a trip to Ghana and the issues of identity and alienation caused by being an outsider.
$3,300
Anne Mathern, visual, Atelier Method. To collaborate with a painter to produce a paired drawing and video using their distinct media to observe one another sharing a simple activity.
$1,500
Kelly McLain, visual, Perception. To create a series of seven small sculptural marionettes fancifully combining plant, human and animal forms for an exhibit at Harborview Medical Center.
$3,000
Gene Gentry McMahon, visual, Water Watching: Puget Sound and the Duwamish River. To create a series of paintings/visual dramas at specific sites on the Duwamish River and Puget Sound. The series will be for an exhibit and a workshop for teenagers to explore issues with these waters.
$3,000
Donna Miscolta, literature, Strong Girls and Other Family Stories. To revise a collection of 15 short stories looking at three generations of a family.
$2,605
Peter Mountford, literature, Kamikaze, a Novel. To complete a rough draft of a novel set in Bolivia in 2005 that investigates the fragility of identity with the narrative including sections in Spanish.
$4,000
Fiona Otway, media, Local Economies Documentary. To complete and screen a 90-minute documentary exploring how economic issues play out across varying cultures, age groups and class groups.
$5,000
Chauney Peck, visual, Bang, Universe, Everything. To create six large and 12 smaller pieces on paper in which numbers and data about nature may transform into patterns and surprising images.
$2,000
Holly Pendergast, visual, Facing War. To create and exhibit a group of stylized painted portraits of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, beginning with photo portraits and interviews. The goal of the final portraits is to look through the eyes of soldiers, rather than make a pro- or anti-war statement.
$3,000
Peter Pereira, literature, Poem Series: 15 Poems Exploring the History of Medicine. To write 15 poems about medical breakthroughs that also changed the way we see the body, illness, health, and recovery in ethical and social terms.
$4,000
Susan Rich, literature, Fire Poems. To complete a collection of poems inspired by a terrifying brush with wildfires in Spain that explore all aspects of fire—literal and metaphorical.
$2,500
Ward Serrill, media, TreeStory. To raise awareness of the meaning of trees to our communities through six radio documentaries in which Seattleites will share their connections to individual trees that have profoundly influenced their lives.
$5,000
Lynn Shelton, media, My Dinner With Shermdre. To create a feature-length film unfolding over the course of an hours-long fictionalized conversation between writer Sherman Alexie and musician Sean Nelson.
$8,000
Ghida Sinno, literature, Short Story Collection. A collection of eight narratives from various perspectives, thematically linked by the terrorist attacks of 2001.
$2,690
Francine Strickwerda, media, Oil & Water. To create an initial 10-minute segment of a full-length documentary that follows the lives of two young men connected by the far-reaching effects of rainforest contamination by oil exploitation.
$6,500
Whiting Tennis, visual, Matador. To create an outdoor sculpture of a reconstructed 1970 AMC Matador sedan made from salvaged wood which will then be allowed to decompose in place.
$7,000
Ann Teplick, literature, The Beauty of a Beet: Poems from the Bedside. To write 15 new autobiographical poems that explore struggle and beauty at the bedside of loved ones who are dying.
$4,000
Eugenia Toledo, literature, Photographic Letters. Three artists will write and publish a bilingual book with poetry, narratives and and photos that pays tribute to Latino women and men in Washington state.
$3,000
Emily White, literature, Whatever Happened to John West. To complete a novel about an alienated boy and his passage into young adulthood in 1980.
$3,000
Inye Wokoma, visual, The Geography of Community. To create a series of short documentary-style videos and town hall events focused on the Central District intersection of 23rd Avenue and East Union Street.
$8,500
Shawn Wong, literature, The Ancient and Occupied Heart of Greg Li. To complete the first draft of a novel about an Asian American in Europe thrust into new global worlds of language, business, fashion and communication.
$3,000
Laura Wright, media, Untitled. To create an installation that uses light, sound and sculpture to simulate the sensation of an Ohio summer night and that also functions as a small cinema for screening Super 8 films.
$5,000

2009 CityArists Projects

Zaki Abdelhamid, theatre, Sixteen Wounded. To produce and perform a play by Eliam Kraiem addressing the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. Focus will be on the human side of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict rather than the political: a story of identity, love and the struggle to overcome the dark past in favor of a bright future.
$4,000
Mimi Allin, theatre, Adopt-A-Poet. To create and perform in a project about a poet seeking employment for a poet residency at a corporation in Seattle. Providing poetry in uncharted territory creates dialogue about what it means to offer actual payment to an artist whose work typically only garners complimentary copies of small poetry publications. The poet gains insight and a space to work and the corporation gains access to the creative impulse through offering a workshop, reading and new chapbook of poems.
$5,800
Eric Lane Barnes, theatre, My Evil Twin. To produce a five-person show composed of a collection of songs, scenes, dances and dreams. The five intertwining storylines revolve around the dark corners we all hold in our minds, and the great (and often hilarious) lengths we go to in avoiding/denying them.
$4,000
William Satake Blauvelt, theatre, Minashigo (Orphan). To create and perform a 90-minute performance work based on the true story of Iva Toguri, a young Nisei (2nd generation Japanese American) woman, who was unjustly convicted of treason by the United States government for being the mythical World War II Japanese radio propagandist Tokyo Rose.
$8,000
Andrew Boscardin, music, New Jazz Music for Large Wind Ensemble. To support and present the creation of new music for large jazz ensemble with an emphasis on woodwinds premiere and recording. The music will use unique instrumentation that inverts the balance of the jazz orchestra sound by moving the dominance from the brasses to the woodwinds, and by adding timbres less often found in jazz in the form of multiple clarinets, oboe and bassoon.
$4,000
Brianca Delaney, theatre, Giving Birth To Death. To create and perform a project that combines short monologues, poetry and dance to express one woman's life experience of giving birth to endings. The piece honors the process of death to poverty, suffering, enslavement and nightmares that can strangle second chances. It inspires the courage and personal discovery that propels the character through the journey of overcoming deeply-rooted personal and societal challenges.
$1,500
Amy Denio, music, Musical Bench at Seattle Center. To compose and create an all-weather musical bench containing a large hand-crafted music box. A hand crank will turn either way, playing the melody either backwards or forward. In keeping with ecological concerns, it will be a relatively "green" installation - one that requires no electricity. It will provide an enchanting soundtrack for those who choose to sit upon this bench.
$6,600
Mary Ewald, theatre, COMING OF AGE. To perform a theater work dealing with the issue of ageism: the segregation, stereotyping and stigmatizing of people on the basis of age. It will delve into the metamorphosis of youth becoming adults and adults becoming elders. The work will have a collage structure incorporating scenes, monologues based on interviews, video and poetry.
$7,000
Amber Flame, theatre, Hands Above the Covers: Hairy Palms and Other Nightmares of a Church Kid. To create and produce a multidisciplinary full-length evening performance incorporating new, original music and stories about the experiences of being raised in a fundamentalist religion from a young age.
$3,000
Chad Goller-Sojourner, theatre, The Bus Stop: Destination Anywhere But Here. To write, develop and stage read a full-length play based on the characters, themes and storylines contained in "In God's Way." The play chronicles the lives of two very different women, and the friendship that develops during a chance meeting at a bus stop.
$4,800
Ben Gonio, theatre, "America Is In The Heart" (a work in progress workshop presentation). To perform a solo show workshop performance that will partially stage a work-in-progress multimedia format about the prolific Filipino American writer, poet and social activist Carlos Bulosan.
$2,000
Stefan Gruber, theatre, Psychic Portraiture. To create and perform a show in which the artist paints portraits of audience members with animated light on a stage arranged with a large-sized canvas. Symbols from the life of the model also materialize to decorate the portrait. In a banter with the model and audience, psychic details are intuited.
$5,000
David Hahn, music, What Is The Word: New Choir Music. To compose, perform and record a new musical work for nine-voice choir. The piece will be settings of four to five poems by Samuel Beckett, creating a new and satisfying piece of choral music. One goal of the new piece is to make sure, from a practical point of view, that the piece is "singable" and viable to be performed by a professional choir.
$4,000
Mark Haim, dance, Morphing Landscapes. To develop an evening-length performance piece based on a continually metamorphosing repetitive process. This process could best be described as a gradual, perpetual unfolding of movement images, embodied ideas and dramatic situations.
$5,000
Dayna Hanson, theater, Great Great Great Great Grandchildren of the Revolution. To create and perform a dance-driven rock musical bringing the Boston Tea Party, Paul Revere's legendary ride and other iconic moments of the Revolutionary War to life. The work blends dance, theater, music, design elements and testimonials to link revolutionary ideas to modern-day hopes and failures.
$8,000
Keri Healey, theatre, Torso. To research, write and workshop a new play based on a recent real-life murder case in Minnesota, to which the playwright has a personal connection. "Torso" (working title) will explore new and darker territory for the writer: violence, revenge and broken family relations in America.
$5,000
Robin Holcomb, music, String Quartet #2. To compose and present a new work for string quartet, which also includes a new composition for piano solo, culminating in three performances and a recording. Copies of the score will be made available to string quartets internationally and the recording will be included on an upcoming CD by the composer.
$6,000
Marya Sea Kaminski, theatre, Condomillennium: A Play About Fantasy and Real Estate. To develop and perform a full-length monologue play that investigates the inner-workings of people who have been affected by a major condominium project in their neighborhood. The play will combine real human stories with absurd fantasies to build a theatrical picture of the evolution of our urban landscape and our instinctual need for space and home.
$6,000
Elizabeth Kenny, theatre, When I Was Sick. To create a play that explores a patient's journey inside the most advanced healthcare system in the world - a journey that almost killed her - and how treatment by well-meaning, sophisticated practitioners for a common gynecological issue leads her on a two-year downward spiral of misdiagnosis through the complex medical and mental health establishments.
$5,000
Brian Kooser, theatre, Bloody Henry. To create a new puppet show wildly based on the life and times of King Henry VIII of England. It strives to bring artistic excellence to the puppet stage while creating a rich tapestry of riveting storytelling.
$8,000
Joan Laage, dance, Operation Theater: "body under the knife". To create and perform a multi-disciplinary theatrical production that creates a kaleidoscope of images, movement and sound revealing and commenting on surgical procedures and on the specialized world of the operating theater. The project views operation (surgery) as theater on the edge of life and death with the surgical knife embodying that edge, both physically and metaphorically.
$1,950
Tiffany Li Chin Lin, music, This Old Piano. To create, develop and exhibit two new instruments. These two instruments will be reconstructions, each from an upright piano that has been relinquished by its owner and no longer can function as a piano in its original form.
$5,000
Lois Mackey, theatre, Bullied by the Beast. To complete and present a full-length multimedia stage play about a character's sub-prime loan dilemma, a second mortgage and graduate school tuition. On the verge of losing her house, she places an ad on Craigslist searching for roomers in a last-ditch effort to save her home. Her new roomers, a white gay couple, are met with hostility from the black community as the State is preparing to vote on gay marriage.
$3,000
Derrick Mitchell, theatre, Flinch Not and Give Not Back. To create active dramaturgical environments geared towards the idea of third-person narrative dialogue that addresses the non-narrative subtext of the often striking images performance group Implied Violence is known for.
$8,000
KT Niehoff, dance, What I Really Want. To perform a dance spectacle/social evening that plays with physical and emotional proximity between artists and audiences. Five artists entwine with an intimate audience inside an enigma-tic cabaret space. The dancers cajole and flatter, nudging the spec-tators to enter farther into the world of the work and gamble with yielding to their emotional fissures.
$8,000
Haruko Nishimura, theatre, Dance Art Collaboration. To develop a multimedia performance using butoh dance and physical theater. Inspired by the Topsy-Turvey Doll toy - Little Red Riding Hood on one side, flip the dress over and the grandmother is on the other side. Flip over grandmother's bonnet and the wolf's face is on the other side of her head. Through manipulation of the costume and media, the three characters transform the audience's perception.
$10,000
Amy O'Neal, dance, too. To create a dance/video performance following the fragmented and dreamlike events of two dancers who encounter 50 other people duet style, but manage to miss each other while environ-ments and people constantly change. The duo meets people under varying circumstances and their inter-action with these strangers, friends and acquaintances creates a cut- and-paste dance of physical extremes.
$8,000
John Osebold, music, THE WEST. To create a stage performance deconstructing, debunking and celebrating the myths of the Westward Expansion and American imperialism. This multidisciplinary show will explore Lewis and Clark's discovery of the Pacific Northwest, subsequent growth of regional industry, and social impacts on the modern and future world.
$7,500
Serene Petersen, music, The Unspeakable. To create an audio-collage of stories from individuals and music groups in the Northwest, addressing issues of gender and queer identity, music and the intersections along the way. Topics include personal relationships with the physical body, hormones and transitions, visibility and safety, art, sexuality, mental health and family issues.
$5,000
Jessica Raymond, music, Jes Raymond. To arrange and produce a concert of songs, for a band of 12 musicians. The cycle of 12 songs use elements of old-time music, gospel, bluegrass and swing. All have themes of human cultural connection with the natural world, and many address finding that natural connection in an urban environment.
$4,550
Amelia Reeber, dance, this is a forgery. To perform an evening-length solo dance incorporating the visual element of video. There will be a soundscore that consists of previously recorded songs and a thematic armature of original music by composer/musician Sam Mickens.
$5,000
Max Reichlin, theatre, Her Mother Was Imagination. To perform the story of a girl whose mother was "Imagination," told through five exhibits in multiple media over a year and culminating in a theatre production. The project focuses on creating environmentally responsible art and encourages audience involvement. All electricity for the final play will be provided by two pedal-powered generators.
$6,000
Greg Ruby, music, Greg Ruby Quartet Recording and Performances. To create 10 new compositions, followed by a recording of those songs and followed up by live performances. The project will capture conversations between the artist and the genre often referred to as "Gypsy jazz."
$5,000
Murl Allen Sanders, music, She Blows Hot and Cold: A Piece for Chorus and Orchestra. To write a new piece for mixed chorus and symphony to be performed by Orchestra Seattle and Seattle Chamber Singers in their 2009/2010 regular season. The inspiration for this piece is to honor the memory of the artist's mother who died January 2, 2008.
$3,800
Elspeth Savani, music, Viva Cuba. To create a performance of Cuban music and dance with selected folkloric and popular styles represented, spanning from the late 1800s to the present. The show will be an evening-long performance involving 16 musicians and two dancers.
$8,000
Tikka Sears, theatre, Below U.S. To perform a multimedia storytelling, physical theater, music and satire work inspired by oral interviews with Latinos that span different classes, generations and nationalities. This original theater work explores the invisible walls and borders that divide communities.
$8,500
Stokley Towles, theatre, Seattle Waste. To develop a performance exploring local perceptions and behaviors around waste, recycling and conservation. The artist will explore the many facets of the waste stream and reveal the different environmental, social and logistical factors involved in how this city manages waste.
$7,000
Cuong Vu, music, Cuong Vu Trio Recording "Live in Seattle." To perform and record engagements in Seattle from which a CD will be made and released. The performances will include original compositions by the artist, as well as new approaches and treatments to literature from the traditional, standard jazz repertoire.
$8,000
Jennifer Zeyl, theatre, Sonic Tales. To design and coordinate the execution of the scenic environment for the work, a series of contemporary fairy tales told through intricately woven dance theater and live music, set in Joseph Cornell-inspired and video-powered landscape. This project will put the idea of heroism under a magnifying glass - exploring the tiny, everyday variety - exploding them into a new mythology.
$10,000

2008 CityArists Projects

Elizabeth Austen, literary, Incidental Graces. To write a series of 15 poems exploring the ramifications of choosing not to have children, articulating the ambivalent graces associated with finding small ways to mother the world.
$4,000
Heather Ayres, film, My Time with Betty. To complete post production, promotion and community outreach for a 12-minute film exploring mental illness.
$3,000
Wanda Benvenutti, visual, Boricua: Puerto Rican Life in the American West. To create and exhibit 20 black-and-white photos of modern Puerto Rican culture and community as seen throughout 11 Western states. 
$8,000
Emily Beyer, literary, Sightseeing. To complete a book of poems based on the four-line Sapphic stanza poem adapted from the ancient Greek poet. The poems will explore the growth and deterioration of imagination, people and scenery.
$6,200
Jennifer Borges Foster, literary, Uneasy Heavens Await Those Fleeing. To complete a poetry manuscript examining spirituality and identity from the perspective of a Portuguese-American Jew.  Includes stanzas from an epic poem Seraph and other poems.
$9,000
Drew Daly, visual, Visual Fiction. To create and exhibit a group of artworks that explore and exploit the separation that occurs between an object and the image of an object's forced perspective in sculpture, photos and videos.
$3,700
Suzanne Edison, literary, Healing Art of Poetry. To complete and publish a chapbook of poems dealing with the experiences of having a child with a chronic illness.
$5,800
Eric Eley, visual, Tunguska sculpture. To create and exhibit a sculpture inspired by a meteoric explosion in the air above Siberia at the turn of the 20th century. Fabricated in aluminum and powder coated, the work explores hidden structures in landscape and atmosphere.
$4,200
John Grade, visual, Meridian. To create a sculptural installation choreographed to collapse and evolve while sited within two contrasting landscapes.  The artist will capture the collapse of the sculpture on video.
$10,000
John Helde, film, Corn & Soybeans. To film and screen a documentary about a 21st century family farm, reaching back through 100 years of owners and tenant farmers, exemplifying those deeply tied to food growing life and those who know nothing about it.
$9,800
Andrew Hida, film, Slow Healing. To continue work on a multimedia documentary and formal portraits of returning war vets from Iraq and Afghanistan suffering traumatic brain injuries. 
$8,500
Salise Hughes, film, Recycled Visions. To create and screen a short film about change and regeneration. The artist manipulates recycled film footage, tearing it apart and rebuilding it, resulting in a handmade painterly effect and exposing another film underneath.
$3,700
Britta Johnson, film, 21 Landings. To complete production and present a screening of a stop-motion animated looped video depicting 21 attempted landings of a bird-like creature onto an icy, futuristic surface.
$2,200
Robert Lawson, film, Christiania: Our Heart is in Your Hands. To continue work on a feature-length documentary about a squatter community occupying an abandoned military base in Copenhagen, Denmark, where hundreds of young people declared the 84 acres a "free state."  
$8,000
Susie Lee, media, For these Unclosings. To choreograph and present performances of an event merging dance with media. The dancers' movements will be tracked in real time — the projected image supported by a complex network of artificial intelligence including robotics.
$7,500
Perri Lynch, media, Towards Mamori. To complete and present a series of multidisciplinary installations using recording equipment to collect field recordings and photographs of the rainforest and abundant wildlife in Amazon, Brazil.
$5,000
Jen Marlowe, film, Rebuilding Hope. To continue work on and screen a documentary film about three young boys who fled to the United States from South Sudan due to civil war.  Now in their twenties, they travel back to Sudan where stories shed light on their homeland and a precarious peace plagued by war.
$9,000
Gabriel Miller, film, Creative Currents. To create and screen a short film featuring three interconnected artists examining the connections between each other, an institution, and the impact of community and environment on their individual creativity. 
$9,000
Larissa Min, literary, Breaking English. To complete and present two readings of a book about displacement and remembering. The autobiographical work blends fiction and nonfiction, weaving fragments of a family's migration from Korea and Brazil into a larger context and collective history. 
$3,000
Mike Min, visual, Motel 3. To create a third and final site-specific visual and performance piece on the theme "transience in its most youthful state." Twelve artists will present an illuminated art regatta, while the audience observes via boat rides.
$10,000
Chad Morris, film, The Way of the Bboy. To complete, edit and screen a 75-minute documentary about local breakdancers.  The film documents a crossroads, focusing on breakdancing beginnings in the early '70s and its continuing cycle that is shaping the next generation of dancers.
$7,000
Heather Oaksen, media, A House Divided. Research and development for a documentary film chronicling the 15-year journey into manhood of five former juvenile offenders.  The artist will film short 'catalyst' videos to be distributed on portable media devices and a web site. 
$4,800
Joanne Petrina, visual, Duwamish Tribe - Portrait Narrative Series. To capture a contemporary perspective of the Duwamish people through photographs and interviews of selected members. A permanent exhibitition and several showings of the portraits with edited narratives will raise the visibility of tribal issues, identity and stories.
$8,000
Belle Randall, literary, The Collected Letters of Thom Gunn & Belle Randall. To edit correspondence between a mentor and student over 46 years, recording a cultural exchange between San Francisco and Seattle. 
$4,000
Bob Redmond, literary, Haiku Year. To complete and give a reading from a manuscript using Haiku and Haibun (prose form) following an artist's daily journey, including the Belltown neighborhood, the homeless, a P-Patch, the 2006 Capitol Hill massacre, immigrant grandfolks, birds, rats, and more.
$4,000
Jason Reid, film, Beijing to Shanghai Bicycle Documentary. To complete post production of a documentary in China filmed while bicycling 1,000 miles to explore the country's economics, sociology, technology, and environment, including views of Chinese people and a spotlight on the Olympics. 
$5,000
nko, visual, Monique Lofts Mural. To create a 4,900-square-foot mural on the Monique Lofts building with cascading geometric structures and an abstract architectural waterfall reacting to the surrounding architecture.
$5,000
Susan Robb, visual, Project Sea-Ice Life Boat. To underscore global warming by creating and exhibiting an environmental, relational artwork that equips Alaskan polar bears with large raft sculptures made of recycled oil drums to resemble a floating sea ice.
$5,000
Alex Schweder, visual, Stability. To create "performance architecture" with two 4-foot by 6-foot dwelling units on either end of a 24-foot balance beam. Each unit will be occupied for one week by an artist. Separated by kitchen and bath, each unit will move in relation to other to keep the building level.
$7,000
Shaun Scott, film, Notes from the Seat of Empire - Seattle 1909-2009. To create and screen a documentary film about the centennial of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Expedition and what it means to Seattle's minority populations by relating themes of immigration and imperialism. 
$3,000
Adam Sekuler, film, Interpretive Site: Pacific Northwest. To create a seven-minute dance inspired by and performed in Kosmos, Wash., and captured in a single shot on 35 mm. film. Kosmos, which flooded and remained underwater since 1968,  recently resurfaced. 
$4,500
Lynn Shelton, film, Humpday. Working in an experimental and collaborative style, the artist will create a comical and poignant feature-length film exploring interpersonal male dynamics and the round-about machinations men sometimes go through.
$8,000
John Sutton, visual, Mini-Mart City Park. To create a "sculptural intervention" using green building and art to turn a former gas station into an indoor city park and conservatory, commenting on contemporary society's civic roles/responsibility. 
$10,000
Lara Swimmer, visual, The Palouse Project. To create and exhibit a series of large-scale mappings of wheat growing regions in Southeast Washington and Northern Idaho, through photo montage, topography, structures, roadways and multiple layers of information systems superimposed.
$2,000
Curtis Taylor, film, Church Weather. To create a 15-minute film about a waking dream where perceptions are unstable, using technical tricks to combine old with new photography and a choir soundtrack. 
$3,500
Dan Webb, visual, Stone Carving. To create and exhibit a new body of work carving stone, marble, granite or alabaster for exhibition, exploring new ideas and themes for the artist. 
$5,000
Storme Webber, literary, Renegade Roots/Insurgent Souls. To create and perform a series of multimedia poems and performance pieces celebrating multi-ethnic family history and commonality of hybridity. Themes explore history, family, journeys, spirituality and transformation. 
$2,600
Mark Zirpel, media, Universal Theory. To create a mixed-media kinetic installation portraying the universe as observed phenomena. The exhibit will be designed by a series of orreries (apparatus displaying orbiting planets) powered by light analogous to the sun, with optical devices enhancing observations.
$7,000

2007 CityArists Projects

Tom Baker, music, Hunger: The Death of Tamsen Donner
To compose and produce an hour-long chamber opera based on historical text by Ruth Whitman of the pioneer spirit of the Donner Party and American West.
$5,500
Eric Banks, music, The Seven Creations
To compose a new work and present ancient melodies in a cappella oratorio for antiphonal chorus The Esoterics.
$8,000
Lori Dillon, multidisciplinary/dance, Performance Memoirs
To create an interactive dance/theatre multidisciplinary-media experience to be performed in a hotel room including a live Web stream and complimentary gallery installation.
$5,000
Thione Diop, traditional ethnic music, The Spirit of West Africa
To present a five-hour West African dance and music concert and workshops.
$3,500
Wayne Horvitz, music, The Heartsong of Charging Elk
To create and present new work for a music composition oratorio about a historic show predicament.
$9,000
Raymond Houle, dance, Against the Grain/Men in Dance
To create and perform male dance in contemporary society and throughout history.
$1,500
Jessica Jobaris, dance, Stuck in Ugly
To develop and present touching and comedic music-dance stories.
$5,500
Brian Kooser, theater, Dracula: A Case Study
To create and present a new puppet show based on Brian Stoker's Dracula, written and directed by Kooser with live music featuring Bunraku, traditiional Japanese puppetry.
$10,000
Matthew Kwatinetz, multidisciplinary/theater, War of the Roses
To complete one work-in-progress and present a Shakespearean adaptation of theatrical music performances with episodes streamed on the Web.
$8,500
Gregg Loughridge, multidisciplinary/theater, Mary's Secret
To create and present new work using actors mixing classic black-and-white film imagery with the multidisciplinary media of the 19th century.
$6,000
Elspeth Savani Macdonald, traditional ethnic music, Elspeth Savani and Friends
To develop music and present a concert of original boleros, sambas and folkloric vocal music from Mexico, the Caribbean and South America.
$2,600
Ryan Mitchell, multidisciplinary/dance, Our Summary In Sequence
To create and present a multi-disciplinary piece focused on two Pillar Pieces and interconnected over three months through symphonic/dance work.
$6,000
Todd Jefferson Moore, theater, Everybody's Mainstream
To create a theatrical script from 300 hours of interviews detailing the struggle over survival of the Skagit River.
$7,000
Paul Mullin, theater, The Ten Thousand Things
To develop and stage read a play intended to evolve for 10,000 years, illuminating ideas embodied by the Clock of the Long Now.
$6,500
Lucia Neare, multidisciplinary/theater, Lullaby Carriage
To remount and present an outdoor, interdisciplinary "dream theater" piece with expanded ensembles and moving sets.
$10,000
Michael Nicolella, music, M3
To compose and present one large-scale original composition and one large-scale arrangement for classical guitar trio.
$6,000
Haruko Nishimura, dance
To create and present partnerships with a dance, theater and music artists culminating in four complete works.
$9,500
Hossein Omoumi, music
To create a recording of a pieces of classical Persian music, including original compositions based on multilingual poetry in Farsi and English.
$7,500
John Osebold, multidisciplinary/theater, Magic Mouth/BacklogAnalogue
To present a full-length work blending deconstructed/re-arranged compositions and absurdist theater.
$5,000
D.K Pan, multidisciplinary/dance, Tengu and the White Rabbit
To develop and present an original story about love and relationships integrating dance-theater, music and video performance.
$7,500
Mary Sheldon Scott, multidisciplinary/dance, Geography
To create and present a new dance-music performance about how we map and navigate changing and compromised worlds.
$5,000
Tikka Sears, multidisciplinary/theater Work Created Under Compulsion
To complete and present a multidisciplinary-media musical theater production inspired by individuals worldwide forced to create to stay alive.
$8,000
Wally Shoup, music, New Wally Shoup Trio Project
To create, present and record a new set of jazz compositions for an avant-guard trio with alto sax, percussion and piano.
$5,400
Greg Sinibaldi, music, Greg Sinibaldi Recording
To develop and present new music and produce a CD incorporating electronic and acousitical elements.
$7,200
Cheryl Slean, theater, SITE (Seattle Indie Theatre Experiment) SPECIFIC
To commission and present a series of short, new "Padua-esque" plays staged outdoors in site-specific locations.
$5,000
William Smith, music, Jazzopera
To compose, record and present a lecture performance combining classical music with elements of various jazz styles.
$8,500
Julie Tobiason, dance, Seattle Dance Project 1
To create and present an original dance work exploring music, timing and personal styles by exchanging video and visit from NYC choreographer Pat Catterson.
$9,000
Annette Toutonghi, multidisciplinary/dance, Pants
To create and present a one-act work including theatrer, film, dance and live music offering a glimpse into personal isolation, anxieties, vulnerability and aspirations.
$6,000
Jason Williams, multidisciplinary/theater, Automata
Create and present a new theatrical re-creation of the silent movie experience combining acrobatic performance, music, videography and stage magic.
$4,800
Stuart Williams, traditional/ethnic music, Evergreen Fiddler
To record and produce a CD and tunebook of "old time" unique styles and techniques for tunes collected over 30 years from fiddlers in Washington and Oregon.
$6,000
Jennifer Zeyl, theater, Hedda: Blah, Blah, Bang
To direct a reconstruction of Hedda Gabler, a classic Henrik Ibsen play.
$5,000

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South Puget Sound Community College
The Gallery Committee is seeking proposals from independent Native curators living in the Pacific Northwest for the annual Native American Art Exhibition to be held in February of 2019. ABOUT THE EXHIBITION: For the past ten years, The Gallery has been host to an annual exhibition featuring works by local indigenous artists, including youth. Opening receptions have included cultural performances and the spoken word. Exhibitions are well attended, most recently drawing more than 800 individuals from campus and surrounding communities.

Organization

South Puget Sound Community College

Website

https://spscc.edu/gallery

More Info

Sean Barnes

sbarnes2@spscc.edu

360-596-5527

Deadline to Apply

9/30/2018

Description

THE GALLERY at the KENNETH J. MINNAERT CENTER FOR THE ARTS

CALL FOR GUEST CURATOR
The Gallery Committee is seeking proposals from independent Native curators living in the Pacific Northwest for the annual Native American Art Exhibition to be held in February of 2019.
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION:
For the past ten years, The Gallery has been host to an annual exhibition featuring works by local indigenous artists, including youth. Opening receptions have included cultural performances and the spoken word. Exhibitions are well attended, most recently drawing more than 800 individuals from campus and surrounding communities.

ABOUT THE GALLERY:

The Gallery is 1200 square feet. The walls are made of drywall backed with ¾” plywood. There is an 11’ ½” high Unistrut grid system with track lighting throughout, four 4’ x 6’ movable hanging walls, and approximately twenty pedestals of various dimensions.

GUIDELINES:

The guest curator will
• Be involved in all aspects of exhibition planning and execution including contacting artists and selecting work, inviting performers, creation of didactics and labels, artwork handling/installation and take-down.
• Draw upon their scholarship and knowledge of regional Native art to create and present a rigorous, professional, informative, and unique exhibition that is respectful of Native tradition.
• Arrange for complementary performances or events (music, dance, spoken word, etc.). See exhibition support below.
The exhibit will
• Highlight work by Native artists, adult and youth, from local and regional tribes, and/or Native artists from other locations who now live in the area.
• Engage viewers and the community and celebrate the art and culture of Native community members.
• Include artwork created by local Native youth during the annual FIRE Summit.

The curator may not include their own work in the exhibition.

GALLERY EXHIBITION SUPPORT:

- $2500 curatorial honorarium for contacting artists, selecting work, inviting performers, creation of didactics and labels, artwork handling/installation and take-down.
- $1000 budget towards complementary performances or events (music, dance, spoken word, etc.).
-Installation assistance, including space preparation and lighting.
-Design, produce, and mail posters and postcards.
-Provide catering for the opening reception.
-Manage daily operation of gallery space for the duration of the exhibition.

IMPORTANT DATES

Proposals due: September 30, 2018
Curator notification: October 9, 2018
Exhibition installation: February 4 – 7, 2019
Opening reception: February 8, 2019
Closes: March 8, 2019
Take-down: March 9 – 12, 2019

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Please submit a PDF including the following to sbarnes2@spscc.edu:
1) Curatorial CV
2) Exhibition narrative (max. 500 words) describing show concept and rationale for suggested artists/artworks and performers.
3) Representative images and brief bios for at least 3 prospective artists. Please caption each image with title, artist, medium and date of completion.
4) Contact information for two professional references. References may be contacted if your proposal is selected.
5) Technical requirements.

For additional questions, contact sbarnes2@spscc.edu



Phone: (360) 596-5527 Website: www.spscc.edu/gallery

How to Apply


SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Please submit a PDF including the following to sbarnes2@spscc.edu:
1) Curatorial CV
2) Exhibition narrative (max. 500 words) describing show concept and rationale for suggested artists/artworks and performers.
3) Representative images and brief bios for at least 3 prospective artists. Please caption each image with title, artist, medium and date of completion.
4) Contact information for two professional references. References may be contacted if your proposal is selected.
5) Technical requirements.

For additional questions, contact sbarnes2@spscc.edu

Link to Opportunity

https://spscc.edu/gallery

Posted

3/19/2018

CGTrader
CGTrader’s Digital Art Competition - Awards valued at $60,000

Organization

CGTrader

Website

https://www.cgtrader.com/

More Info

Daumantas

daumantas@cgtrader.com

+37068227190

Fee to Apply

0

Deadline to Apply

9/30/2018

Description

CGTrader, one of the leading 3D model marketplaces in the world with over 1.2 million users, has started the Digital Art Competition, which welcomes all CG artists (both 2D and 3D): https://www.cgtrader.com/digital-art-competition !

Upload up to three works to each of the available six categories: Character Illustration, Character Concept Design, Environment Illustration, Environment Concept Design, Object Design, and Object Concept Design. All submissions will also have the opportunity to achieve the Public Award nomination.

There are no entry fees, and artworks do not have to be created exclusively for the competition, so feel free to show everyone your best and favourite works. For more details, visit the competition page and be sure to check out the Categories & Prizes section!

How to Apply

Submit your best artwork(s) to the corresponding category(-ies). There are a total of six different categories: Character Illustration, Character Concept Design, Environment Illustration, Environment Concept Design, Object Design, and Object Concept Design. You can submit up to 3 different works per category. A single artwork can be submitted only once by assigning it to a relevant category.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.cgtrader.com/digital-art-competition

Posted

3/19/2018

URBAN PARKS ART Public Description The Downtown Seattle Association sees art as serving a unique and important role within the partnership between DSA and Seattle Parks and Recreation to manage both Occidental Square and Westlake Park. Our public spaces are reflections of our city and we at the DSA feel strongly that these two critical public arenas should serve to bring greater opportunities to the artist community here in Seattle, as well as showcasing world-class art within our downtown core.

More Info

Deadline to Apply

9/30/2018

Description

Eligibility and Requirements
Funded organizations or individuals can allocate funding as they see fit toward: artist fees, marketing and promotional fees, project management and personnel costs, supplies, equipment rentals or other production-related costs, required permits (see DSA parks permit)
and no more than 10% for food-related costs. Funds may not be used for fundraising, gifts, organizational administrative costs not directly related to the project or the purchase of
equipment. There is no partial funding for this program. Applicants can apply for the following levels of funding. Only groups with a demonstrated history of producing public artwork can apply for funding at $3,000 level and above.

Funding Levels for Rotating Temporary Art Installations and Productions:
• $1,500 (Requires no track record for public production.)
• $3,000
• $5,000

This grant will not fund
• fundraising efforts;
• gifts;
• organizations administrative costs not directly related to the project;
• purchase of equipment or software;
• Food related costs above the allowable 10%.

Additional funding opportunities available at an ad hoc basis please see our announcement section for RFQs and RFPs.

Evaluation Criteria
The goals of Urban Parks Art are to support and increase the presence of art in downtown public spaces, bring a greater number of users into our public spaces, increase engagement of historically underserved communities, support and increase the number of positive, family-friendly interactive activities downtown, celebrate diversity and promote artistic expression.

Proposals submitted to the program will be evaluated on the following criteria:
• Quality of Project: Clear, well-conceived, authentic relationship to the community, promotes arts participation and community relations.
• Community Impact: Project plan describes meaningful efforts to create community participation and reach diverse and underserved audiences. Organizations and individual artists representing underserved communities including low-income, immigrant and
refugee communities, and communities of color are encouraged to apply.

• Feasibility: The organization/individual has a proven track record of producing this and/or other installations, or if applying for the $1,500 amount has a clear plan for how the installation will address concerns of the site. Has evidence of community involvement and support; and clear realistic budget for the event. Artists should demonstrate a proven ability to collaborate on design teams, with design professionals, and with community stakeholders.

Project Timeline
There are two annual open call periods a year for artists to choose from depending on when they hope to have their art displayed. Artists should specify park preference within their application.
• FIRST OPEN CALL PERIOD
Artist call open Aug. 1 through Sept. 30.
Applications due Oct. 1. Selected artist notified by Oct. 31.
Installations installed mid-January through mid-March.
• SECOND OPEN CALL PERIOD
Artist call opens April 1 through May 31.
Applications due June 1. Selected artist notified made by June 30.
Installations installed mid-September through mid-November.

Application Materials
All applications must be submitted digitally by emailing: callsforartists@downtownseattle.org.
Applications must include:
• Letter of interest (not to exceed 2,000 characters). Please provide a statement describing your interest in this project, addressing how you are qualified, as well as your interest in improving the public realm, urban design, and community engagement.
• Résumé.
• Three references.
• Up to 16 images of past works. Where possible, submit examples of projects completed in the public realm.
• Image identification list (not to exceed 500 characters for each image).
• Four visuals of design concept including vignettes, plans, drawings etc.
• Park preference (Occidental Square or Westlake Park).

Selection Process
The selection process will be completed by a panel of arts and design professionals, DSA staff and City staff members who will review the applicants’ images, qualifications, and other materials. Depending on the scope of the project, applicants may be requested to take part in
an interview process.

How to Apply

Application Materials

All applications must be submitted digitally by emailing: callsforartists@downtownseattle.org.
Applications must include:
• Letter of interest (not to exceed 2,000 characters). Please provide a statement describing your interest in this project, addressing how you are qualified, as well as your interest in improving the public realm, urban design, and community engagement.
• Résumé.
• Three references.
• Up to 16 images of past works. Where possible, submit examples of projects completed in the public realm.
• Image identification list (not to exceed 500 characters for each image).
• Four visuals of design concept including vignettes, plans, drawings etc.
• Park preference (Occidental Square or Westlake Park).

Selection Process
The selection process will be completed by a panel of arts and design professionals, DSA staff and City staff members who will review the applicants’ images, qualifications, and other materials. Depending on the scope of the project, applicants may be requested to take part in
an interview process.

Link to Opportunity

https://downtownseattle.org/programs-and-services/parks-and-public-spaces/public-spaces/

Posted

4/11/2018

call for poems to end death penalty in WA

More Info

Sarah Zale

sarahzpoetry@gmail.com

360-460-8589

Deadline to Apply

12/31/2018

Description

Call for Poems: Death Penalty
The death penalty is not about whether people deserve to die for the crimes they commit. The real question of capital punishment in this country is, do we deserve to kill?
― Bryan Stevenson, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

A total of 110 executions have been carried out in Washington State and its predecessor territories since 1849. Five executions have taken place since the death penalty was re-enacted November 4, 1975. Eight men are currently on death row. They can choose death by lethal injection or hanging.

On February 11, 2014, Governor Jay Inslee instituted a moratorium on capital punishment. He and Attorney General Bob Ferguson introduced legislation to abolish the death penalty in Washington State on January 16, 2017.

Efforts to ban the death penalty fizzled out in the Washington State Legislature during the final week of the 2018 legislative session. Senate bill 6052 marked the most successful attempt in the past five years — and possibly ever — to erase the state’s death penalty and replace it with life in prison without parole. But it wasn’t enough in the end.

Status of states regarding the death penalty: with, 31; without, 19; in moratorium, including Washington State, 4.

Readings set in Port Townsend at Northwind Art Center Reading Series and Imprint Books / Writers’ Workshoppe in Port Townsend. More locations wanted.

How to Apply

CALL for POEMS—Repeal of DEATH PENALTY. In support of WA Governor Jay Inslee’s moratorium and a repeal of the death penalty, send poems for a chapbook for readings in WA. Poems for chapbook deadline: July 1, 2018. Deadline for OUT-OF-STATE and more WA poems for an anthology: Dec.31, 2018. In progress: anthology publisher and locations for readings. Contact & submissions--Sarah Zale: sarahzpoetry@gmail.com Send max. 3 poems as attachments with bio.

Link to Opportunity

tps://www.facebook.com/pg/Call-for-WA-poets-206497636615739/posts/?ref=page_internal

Posted

4/23/2018

Artzine
International art prize with €8000 prize pool

Organization

Artzine

Website

https://artzine.com

More Info

Marina Gragera

marina@artzine.com

+34653341689

Deadline to Apply

10/1/2018

Description

From May 21st, the Artzine Art Prize 2018 will be open to artists from around the globe. With a prize pool of €8000, Artzine is calling talented artists to submit their artworks in the categories of abstract art, figurative art and urban art.

Submissions are open to all members of the international arts community, and prize entry is free of charge. Members of the public are also invited to take part by voting in the People’s Choice award, which will commence on June 11th.

How to Apply

Submissions are to be uploaded via the artzine.com website. Full details are available on the prize page.

Link to Opportunity

https://artzine.com/prize-2018

Posted

5/25/2018

Leschi Business Association
Art Festival celebrating community and diversity.

Organization

Leschi Business Association

Website

LeschiArtWalk.com

More Info

Cara Ross

cararosslmp@comcast.net

2063225118

Fee to Apply

30

Deadline to Apply

8/31/2018

Description

Visual Artists and Craftpersons are invited to show and sell their work at the Leschi Business Association’s 7th Annual Art Walk. Artists living or working in the Central, Madrona and Leschi neighborhoods are strongly encouraged to apply. Our mission is to promote community and the arts in our neighborhood.
We will provide canopies, tables & chairs (one 6’x2 1/2’ table & two chairs for each 10’X10’ booth). You may order more than one booth. Parking will be provided for one vehicle per vendor.
In addition to the artist’s booths there will community organizations represented, a music stage and children’s activities.

How to Apply

Contact Diane Snell at Leschinews@comcast.net

Link to Opportunity

LeschiArtWalk.com

Posted

6/8/2018

Pat Graney Company
Prison Project Volunteers in Writing, Dance, Visual Arts, ASL

Organization

Pat Graney Company

Website

www.patgraney.org/education

More Info

Cait Wyler

ktf@patgraney.org

2063293705

Deadline to Apply

9/1/2018

Job Type

Internship

Description

Internships available for KTF/The Prison Project. Internship begins the first week of September and goes through mid-November. KTF/ The Prison Project is an arts-based educational program that is offered at Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women in Belfair, WA, 20 minutes south of Bremerton. The program offers 2.5 hour classes twice weekly for women who reside at the Prison, which culminates in performances for residents of the institution, staff, and invited members of the general public. For further information, please contact Cait Wyler: ktf@patgraney.org. Thank you!

How to Apply

Contact Cait Wyler, Prison Project Coordinator: ktf@patgraney.org for further information and details about the project.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

6/8/2018

S&R Foundation
2019 S&R Foundation Washington Award Application is now live!

Organization

S&R Foundation

Website

sandr.org

More Info

Molly Turner

m.turner@sandr.org

Deadline to Apply

8/3/2018

Description

The S&R Foundation Washington Award recognizes talented emerging artists working in visual
arts, music, and dance.

This year we are excited to announce the amount of the Washington Award will be increased to a cash prize of $10,000. The Awards Committee may designate a Grand Prize winner who will receive an additional $5,000.
Additionally:
• Award winners become part of the S&R Foundation network of
artists, scientists, and social entrepreneurs.
• Award winners will be invited to the Washington Award
Ceremony in Washington D.C. in Spring 2019.

Applications close August 3, 2018.

How to Apply

To learn more and apply visit https://bit.ly/2LIrAig

Link to Opportunity

https://bit.ly/2LIrAig

Posted

6/8/2018

57 Biscayne/Good Arts Gallery
Call for artists to create visions of the future, for an exhibit May - August 2019 at the Good Arts Gallery

Organization

57 Biscayne/Good Arts Gallery

Website

goodartsoncherry.com

More Info

Jane Richlovsky

jane@janerichlovsky.com

206-353-6885

Fee to Apply

NO FEE!! This is run by artists for artists.

Deadline to Apply

8/15/2018

Description

Face it, things are bleak. Climate change, police brutality, gun violence, inequality, blatant racism, authoritarian populism threatening our democracy . . . you get the idea. It’s difficult not to feel discouraged and fearful. Outrage and fear are the primary notes struck in the press and amplified in the echo chambers of social media. It’s tempting for artists to just keep riffing on dystopian themes.

How about, instead, artists make a conscious effort to shape our reality towards “the good life”?

We are looking for artwork in which artists envision a hopeful future. Maybe your new and improved world is one of racial equality, gender equality, or the absence of these categories altogether. Maybe you imagine how we get around without burning fossil-fuels, or imagine new living spaces and configurations of cities and towns that nurture communities.

Pragmatism and fancy, macro and micro, cyberpunk and hippie, are equally welcome in this show. We are looking for work that doesn’t require the viewer to wonder what your vision is, i.e., art that is illustrative and representational rather than abstract.

How to Apply

Submit 3 examples of existing work and a sketch or two of the piece you would create just for this show, along with a brief verbal description of your vision for a more hopeful future and what that would look like.

Based on past work and the sketched outline of your idea, we'll invite artists to create work for the show.

Deadline for submissions: August 15, 2018
Notification: September 1, 2018
Images due for publicity: March 1, 2019
Delivery of work: April 2019

Link to Opportunity

http://goodartsoncherry.com/ourtopia/

Posted

6/29/2018

Washington State Convention Center
Group Quarterly Exhibits

Organization

Washington State Convention Center

Website

www.wscc.com

More Info

Diana Cross

diana.cross@wscc.com

2066945182

Deadline to Apply

8/24/2018

Description

Rotating exhibits are booked quarterly through this call, following a screening and selection process by an Art Advisory Committee, comprised of Convention Center Board Members and art professionals . More than 179 exhibitions and displays have been featured since the program's inception in 1991. Many of these exhibits feature local artists, although a number of them are juried national or international exhibitions specifically for the Center. The Galleria is a free public space and has established a reputation of being a high quality exhibit site with tremendous daily visibility. The Washington State Convention Center’s Art Program was established with a mission to provide an environment that enriches the experience of all who pass through the facility. These guests include convention delegates, tradeshow and event participants, theater attendees, and local residents who use the facility everyday as a link between downtown Seattle and First Hill.

How to Apply

See Call for Artists on Website

Link to Opportunity

https://www.wscc.com/about/art/rotating-gallery

Posted

6/29/2018

Northwest Chorale
All parts welcome to join NWC for the upcoming season!

Organization

Northwest Chorale

Website

/www.nwchorale.org

More Info

Janice

nwchoraleinfo@gmail.com

2069928397

Fee to Apply

The suggested dues are $75/fall season, $75/spring season

Deadline to Apply

9/25/2018

Description

Come and Sing with Northwest Chorale! Join us for the 2018-2019 Season! All vocal parts welcome: Sopranos, Altos, Tenors, and Basses

If you are looking for a place to sing that will challenge and satisfy you at the same time, NW Chorale may be just the place for you. The Chorale currently consists of approximately 60 singers from the greater Seattle area. Members come from all walks of life, but have one thing in common – a love of music.

Rehearsals begin on September 10th, 2018 and take place Monday nights 7:00-9:30 PM at Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 12509 27th Ave. NE, Seattle.

Even if you haven’t sung since your high school or college choral days, never fear; we are a friendly, inclusive, and active organization. So ... come and sing with us!

For more information, please visit us at www.nwchorale.org or email us at
nwchoraleinfo@gmail.com

How to Apply

Rehearsals begin on September 10th, 2018 and take place Monday nights 7:00-9:30 PM at Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 12509 27th Ave. NE, Seattle.

Sing with your section: Auditions are held informally by section and take place during the first several weeks of rehearsals (which being on Monday September 10th at 7pm at Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 12509 27th Ave. NE, Seattle). We request that members be able to read music, blend with your section, and keep up with rehearsals.

The suggested dues are $75/fall season, $75/spring season, plus a small amount for purchasing scores when necessary.

For more information, please visit us at www.nwchorale.org or email us at
nwchoraleinfo@gmail.com

Link to Opportunity

www.nwchorale.org

Posted

6/29/2018

Seattle JazzED
This position is the lead for handling program logistics, included but not limited to student registration, student form collection, program attendance, and family and student communication as it pertains to program schedule and tuition. This position will often be the staff contact for families and teachers during program hours, which will include some evening and weekend hours.

Organization

Seattle JazzED

Website

www.seattlejazzed.org

More Info

Britt Madsen

britt@seattlejazzed.org

206-324-5299

Deadline to Apply

8/15/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

Position Description
This position is the lead for handling program logistics, included but not limited to student registration, student form collection, program attendance, and family and student communication as it pertains to program schedule and tuition. This position will often be the staff contact for families and teachers during program hours, which will include some evening and weekend hours.

The Program Manager is an integral part of the 5-person JazzED administrative team. Because we are a relatively small enterprise, we have an “all hands on deck” philosophy. For big events like concerts, community events and the annual gala fundraiser in March, all staff pitch in even though event tasks may fall outside the scope of one’s normal job.

Commitment to Equity
Seattle JazzED believes that achievement of our core mission - to empower ALL students with exceptional music
education - requires an organization-wide commitment to dismantle systemic racism, sexism, and economic
inequality by keeping these issues centered in our work. We will strive to understand, support and reflect the
communities that we serve.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Ownership of Program Registrar functions and resources
-Development and implementation of registration and tuition collection systems
-Oversight and tracking of program enrollment, tuition collection, scholarship coding, family communication
and stewardship
-Coordinate (most) day-to-day program logistics communication with families
-CRM management: Maintain database of students and families
-Manage relationships with online vendors for registration related products
-Other duties as assigned
The ideal candidate will have:
-2-plus years of work experience in youth development or program management or other relevant fields.
-Passion for youth development, music education
-Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
-Professional, friendly and timely email and phone communication skills
-Able to work independently when needed
-Experience using email programs like MailChimp or Constant Contact, database systems, and Microsoft
Office
Other qualifications
-A commitment to dismantling systemic racism, sexism and economic inequality by keeping these issues centered in your work.
-Having or pursuing a college degree is preferred but not required.
-You must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Compensation
$40,000/year. Position is full-time non-exempt (40 hours/week); some regular evening and weekend hours required. Benefits package includes fully paid medical & dental insurance. Generous vacation, sick leave and holidays.

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to Britt Madsen
britt@seattlejazzed.org

Link to Opportunity

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/56ec36287c65e44921a975cb/t/5b351b06352f53d22dbd3042/1530206983034/Seattle+JazzED+Program+Manager+Position+Description.pdf

Posted

6/29/2018

Administrative Director
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will collaborate in setting the vision and lead Music Center in its mission of cultivating exceptional and transformative musical experiences.

Organization

Administrative Director

Website

www.musiccenternw.org

More Info

Kendal Keyes

kendalkeyes@musiccenternw.org

2065268443

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Music Center’s new Executive Director will join an organization poised to be a cornerstone of not only the Aurora Licton-Springs neighborhood, but also the greater Seattle metro area. With the challenges of Seattle’s income inequality, the need for accessible, high quality arts experiences is greater than ever. The new Executive Director, in partnership with the Board and staff, will lead Music Center into its next phase of growth and innovation.



Music Center is governed by a committed Board of Directors who have launched a $2 million capital campaign to purchase and improve the current facility. The campaign has already seen a broad base of community support under the direction of a dedicated Steering Committee and professional fundraising consultants. The new Executive Director will join a campaign with the foundation for success already in place.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will collaborate in setting the vision and lead Music Center in its mission of cultivating exceptional and transformative musical experiences. S/he oversees Music Center’s 30+ teaching artists and an administrative staff of 3 FTE. The Executive Director has the primary responsibility for development, implementation and execution of programs, fundraising, and strategic partnerships.

How to Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter and résumé to search@musiccenternw.org.

Link to Opportunity

www.musiccenternw.org/jobs

Posted

7/16/2018

Outskirt Press
Short Fiction/Poetry/Art Submissions

Organization

Outskirt Press

Website

outskirt-press.com

More Info

Meg Gray

outskirtpress@gmail.com

4148610032

Fee to Apply

free

Deadline to Apply

9/1/2018

Description

Outskirt Review is a bi-annual print journal publishing the works of women and non-binary creators with a focus on Seattle-based talent. The goal of Outskirt Review is to showcase talent and give voices to creators often overlooked in mainstream media. Contributors may publish up to 3 pieces of short fiction, poetry, or visual art. See outskirt-press.com for additional information.

How to Apply

Submit work to outskirtpress@gmail.com along with a short bio describing yourself as a creator. Please send submissions as individual documents or attachments.

Link to Opportunity

outskirt-press.com

Posted

7/16/2018

4Culture
Creative Consultancies provides an opportunity for creative thinkers, artists or organizations, to work in residence with a King County city.

Organization

4Culture

Website

4culture.org

More Info

Charlie Rathbun

charlie.rathbun@4Culture.org

(206) 263-1607

Fee to Apply

no fee

Deadline to Apply

8/30/2018

Description

Attention King County artists and creative thinkers! Apply for a Creative Consultancy – an opportunity to work in residence with a local city on seeking and implementing creative solutions to the challenges faced by communities throughout King County. Apply by August 30, 2018

How to Apply

Please read the guidelines and apply on line.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.4culture.org/grants/creative-consultancies/

Posted

7/16/2018

Seattle Opera
Seattle Opera Programs and Partnerships Department is in search of an Education Stage Manager for our upcoming Youth Opera – Odyssey by Ben Moore and Kelley Rourke.

Organization

Seattle Opera

Website

www.seattleopera.org

More Info

Britney Schroeder

britney.schroeder@seattleopera.org

206.676.5557

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

We anticipate approximately 80 young performers for this year’s production, ranging in age from 7 to 18 years old. The show is approximately 50 minutes in length and performs at Cornish Playhouse. We rehearse on Thursday evenings (4pm-9pm) and Saturdays (10am-3pm). Rehearsals will be held at TPS until we move into our new building later this year (around November).
Additional information:
- Rehearsals begin October 4th, 2018. The SM team will start their prep the week before (24Sep) and will be expected to attend the Parent/Student Orientation Mtg on September 29th.
- We do not rehearse the week of Thanksgiving (November 18th-24th) and or during Winter Break for the schools (December 16th-29th).
- We move to Cornish Playhouse for tech week (23Feb2019-28Feb2019).
- Performances are 01Mar2019 (7PM), 02Mar2019 (2PM and 7PM), and 03Mar2019 (2PM).
- We anticipate the SM team working approximately 11-13 hours/week, with the exception of tech week, which may average closer to 30-35 hours.


How to Apply

If you’re interested in this Education Stage Management opportunity and would like more information, please email Britney Schroeder (Production Manager, Community Projects) at Britney.schroeder@seattleopera.org

Link to Opportunity

https://seattleopera.org/globalassets/downloads/job-descriptions/education-stage-manager.pdf

Posted

7/16/2018

Seattle Opera
Seattle Opera is accepting applications for a School Programs Stage Manager, this is a short term, hourly non-exempt position working between 20-40 hours depending on School Tour activities. We expect work to be available starting in September and running through May 2019.

Organization

Seattle Opera

Website

www.seattleopera.org

More Info

School Programs Stage Manager

jobs@seatleopera.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

POSITION DESCRIPTION

SCOPE & PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
The School Programs Stage Manager is responsible for supporting the School Tour program during the school year. This program is designed to engage individuals and groups in the component parts of opera.
The ideal individual will possess initiative, a collaborative spirit, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to handle multiple programs and projects of varying natures simultaneously. Success in this role requires someone who is imaginative, highly motivated, and who can work in a self-directed manner. This role necessitates someone who reflects and inspires creativity, fosters lifelong learning, seeks to provide multiple entry points to the world of opera, and facilitates meaningful exchanges, building capacity for opera throughout our community. This full-time, non-exempt position reports to the School Programs Manager, Programs and Partnerships.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This hourly position is tasked with supporting all aspects of the Programs & Partnerships Department’s School Tour program and will typically work 40 hours per week. The School Tour is a 45-minute opera geared toward young audiences with two casts of five singers each, plus one pianist. This touring production visits approximately 50 elementary schools in Washington State during the 3 month touring season.

The Tour Coordinator must be able to:
• Run all School Tour;
• Successfully run technical rehearsals and call a show;
• Write, distribute, and file Rehearsal and Performance Reports;
• Work closely with the Production Manager and School Programs Manager to ensure shows stay within scope and on schedule;
• Load/unload the touring van for each School Tour performance (with help from the performers) and set up all necessary sound equipment, scenic pieces, costume racks, and props;
• Create an availability calendar for all School Tour performers;
• Attend all School Tour Production Meetings;
• Work with the School Programs Manager as well as teachers and principals to schedule all School Tour performances according to singer availability;
• Communicate effectively with both internal and external parties;
• Act as the Programs & Partnerships Department on-site liaison and facilitator for all
School Tour performances, including leading the post-show question and answer session with student audiences;
• Perform additional duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
Stage Management experience
Knowledge of opera and arts education
Ability to read music
Experience working with young people
Touring experience a plus
Knowledge of, and sensitivity to, issues of social justice and racial equity
Excellent communication skills (writing and speaking)
Experience with body mics and sound equipment a plus
Administrative experience is a plus

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be able to work nights and weekends
Position requires incumbent to lift 40 pounds or more with or without assistance
Valid driver license and a clean driving record
Able and willing to drive a rental truck or van to performance venues across Washington state


COMPENSATION
Salary DOE.

How to Apply


CONTACT
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@seattleopera.org with “School Tours Stage Manager” in the subject line. No phone calls please. Seattle Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Link to Opportunity

https://seattleopera.org/globalassets/downloads/job-descriptions/school-tours-stage-manager.pdf

Posted

7/16/2018

Create! Magazine
Create! Magazine is pleased to announce a new call for art for the two year anniversary issue, which will coincide with Miami Art Week. Artists from all countries are welcome to submit work in any medium, and incorporate and subject or theme.

Organization

Create! Magazine

Website

www.createmagazine.com

More Info

Sarah Mills

info@createmagazine.com

Fee to Apply

35

Deadline to Apply

9/29/2018

Description

Create! Magazine International Print Issue 12
Miami Edition + Two-Year Anniversary Issue​

https://createmagazine.com/callforart/

Create! Magazine is pleased to announce a new call for art for the two year anniversary issue, which will coincide with Miami Art Week. Artists from all countries are welcome to submit work in any medium, and incorporate and subject or theme.

GUEST CURATOR:

Kaly Scheller-Barrett, Hashimoto Contemporary

Kaly Scheller-Barrett is a visual artist and secret poet hailing originally from Bavaria. Drawing heavily from her extensive training in craft technique, Kaly’s work attempts to blur the boundaries between fine art and craft practices, asking the viewer to un- and re-frame their preconceptions of material. Kaly recently completed an MFA in Sculpture at California College of the Arts where she taught Craft Theory and is currently the Associate Director of Hashimoto Contemporary​.​

About Create! Magazine

We connect our artists to a larger audience by featuring work in an archival limited edition print, our website, and social media platforms. We are passionate about providing opportunities for emerging and mid-career artists.

Create! Magazine is a bimonthly digital and print independent publication for artists, designers and creative entrepreneurs. Our issues have been featured by Art Miami Fairs, Apartment Therapy, Stack Magazines, Study Breaks, Secrets of Green and more.


WHERE TO FIND: Copies will be available in our online shop and at several retail locations in Miami, London, New York, Amsterdam, Wilmington (DE), Philadelphia and more.

FEE: $35

ELIGIBILITY: Artists 18 and older are welcome to apply with works in any medium: painting, sculpture, digital, printmaking, fiber, photography, mixed media, installation and more. Artists from all countries are welcome to submit. All themes are welcome.

SELECTED ARTISTS: Artists selected by the guest juror will receive a 2-page spread including a brief bio, website, and 2 images in print and digital formats. Published artists will receive a complimentary digital issue and will be listed with images, details and information on our website/social media for life. All featured artists will automatically be considered for any upcoming curatorial projects and exhibitions organized by our team.

DEADLINE: September 29, 2018

Have a question? We are here to help! Send us an e-mail to info@create-magazine.com.

How to Apply


https://createmagazine.com/callforart/

Link to Opportunity

https://createmagazine.com/callforart/

Posted

7/16/2018

N/A
Looking for existing 2-D work by black artists in the Seattle Area.

Organization

N/A

Website

www.khadijatarver.com

More Info

Khadija Tarver

khadija.tarver@gmail.com

42534650077

Fee to Apply

0

Deadline to Apply

Ongoing

Description

Open call for current 2-D works by black artists in the greater Seattle metropolitan area.

SIX WALLS AT PRITCHARD PARK is a temporary installation occurring August 23 - August 25 at Pritchard Island Beach Park (a 20 minute walk from the Rainier Beach Light Rail station). It is part of the Arts in the Parks program.

The call for art opens July 18, 2018 at 12PM PST. The first 25 artists to successfully complete the application will be selected. Each participating artist will receive $50. All participating artists will need to work with the organizer to drop off work in Seattle by early August.

Artists of all ages welcome. The guiding purpose of this installation is to provide space for artists to show anything they want.

This project is funded by Seattle Arts and Culture in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation.

Please contact Khadija Tarver (khadija.tarver@gmail.com) with any questions.

How to Apply

To apply, complete the 6-question submission form. The form opens at 12PM PST on July 18. The first 25 successful submissions will be chosen.

Link to Opportunity

https://goo.gl/forms/4Ms2xaOm9HPNvfpX2

Posted

8/13/2018

OVERVIEW: This position is responsible for the planning, creation and implementation of programs and resources for K-12 students and educators at the Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM). This is an exciting opportunity to develop new dynamic and engaging programming for diverse K-12 audiences that create connections between the museum’s collections and visitors’ lived experiences and perspectives. Working closely with Curatorial, Communications, Technology and other Education staff, this position will develop innovative interpretive strategies and programs to make the museum accessible and responsive to learners of all ages. This is a full time position and is supported by SAM and foundation funding for a two year term.

Website

http://visitsam.org/careers

More Info

Deadline to Apply

8/15/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

MUSEUM EDUCATOR, SEATTLE ASIAN ART MUSEUM


OVERVIEW: This position is responsible for the planning, creation and implementation of programs and resources for K-12 students and educators at the Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM). This is an exciting opportunity to develop new dynamic and engaging programming for diverse K-12 audiences that create connections between the museum’s collections and visitors’ lived experiences and perspectives. Working closely with Curatorial, Communications, Technology and other Education staff, this position will develop innovative interpretive strategies and programs to make the museum accessible and responsive to learners of all ages.

This is a full time position and is supported by SAM and foundation funding for a two year term.

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO: Manager of School and Educator Programs

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Aligning with best practice, develop new models of K-12 programs at SAAM that center equity and creativity for all students.
2. Research, design and create new K-12 school tour and art workshops materials for the SAAM reinstallation:
a. Support creation and implementation of tour plans, docent trainings, and evaluations on the SAAM reinstallation.
b. Support in creating out of school resources for families and kids visiting the SAAM.
3. Develop, assess and deliver professional development workshops including Educator Workshops & Educator Previews for K-12 educators designed to help them connect SAAM content with their classroom curriculum.
4. Develop and grow community relationships to support K-12 programs and outreach.
5. Working with Education staff and docents, develop and train new volunteer and community-led tours for students and the general public.
6. Support creation and implementation of out-of-school programs for K-12 audiences, including Family Festivals and drop-in making activities.
7. Working with the Interpretive Technology team, support the creation of K-12 digital learning resources for SAAM.
8. Design, produce, and assess interdisciplinary instructional materials on art and culture from SAM's permanent collection and temporary exhibitions including, but not limited to, online interactive presentations and SAM Outreach Suitcases. Align all materials with Washington State, Common Core and National Core Arts education standards.
9. Participate in and support the Creative Advantage initiative within the Seattle Public Schools system.
10. Regularly assess effectiveness of and implement changes to K-12 programs and resources based on teaching artists and participant feedback collected through surveys and one-on-one dialogue.
11. In collaboration with SAM’s Communications department generate and coordinate development of marketing materials for SAAM K-12 programs.
12. Represent and promote SAM's school and educator programs at museum, art, and education related meetings, workshops, and conferences at a local, regional, and national level.
13. Participate in Education and Public Programs meetings.
14. Perform other duties as required or directed.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
1. Commitment to equity and inclusion.
2. Deep knowledge or interest in Asian art & culture. Ability to grow existing and new relationships with community partners and organizations.
3. Bachelor’s degree in Art or Museum Education, Art, Art History, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree preferred.
4. Three (3) years relevant work experience.
5. Experience supervising volunteers and working knowledge of related human resources issues.
6. Working knowledge of new technologies and practices in education and museums.
7. Demonstrated experience in developing arts-based, arts integrated lesson plans and interdisciplinary educational experiences.
8. Preferred experience leading professional development workshops or seminars for educators.
9. Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively and to project a professional image when giving and taking information in writing, in person, and over the phone.
10. Demonstrated proficiency and accuracy using MS Office products, including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and other software programs.
11. Strong organization and coordination skills.
12. Ability to work independently, motivate self, and work collaboratively on project teams.
13. Ability to work with co-workers, volunteers, and the public in a professional manner in a variety of tasks.
14. Ability to work well under pressure and to research, coordinate, and implement multiple tasks simultaneously.
15. Ability to work accurately with close attention to detail and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Ability to work in a fast paced, multitasked environment; ability to be receptive to changing priorities and work well under pressure; excellent time management, problem solving, and analytical skills.
16. Ability to adhere to Museum policies and to support management decisions in a positive, professional manner.


The Seattle Art Museum will consider reasonable accommodations for those applicants with disabilities who may need a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions/duties. Please contact the Human Resource Department for additional information.

Seattle Art Museum is committed to diversity and inclusion. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.


How to Apply

TO APPLY: Please visit http://visitsam.org/careers for specific instructions on how to submit SAM employment application, cover letter and resume.

Deadline: August 15, 2018

Link to Opportunity

http://visitsam.org/careers

Posted

8/13/2018

ArtsFund
ArtsFund invites King County artists at all levels of practice and community members to submit images of finished artwork that creatively illustrates the positive impact arts can have in our community.

Organization

ArtsFund

Website

https://www.artsfund.org

More Info

Casey Moser

opencall@artsfund.org

Deadline to Apply

8/21/2018

Description

ArtsFund invites King County artists at all levels of practice and community members to submit images of finished artwork that creatively illustrates the positive impact arts can have in our community.

In King County, arts are doing tremendous work to advance community priorities, but this impact is not well understood by many outside the arts sector. In the fall of 2018, ArtsFund is releasing a Social Impact Study documenting the positive impacts of the arts in advancing community priorities and is seeking pre-existing or newly created artworks to illustrate the report.

Submissions are invited in each of the following areas:

-Youth and Education
-Health and Wellness
-Neighborhood Vitality

Arts and arts-based strategies are valuable tools in addressing racial and social injustice and bridging the cultural divide. Submissions that represent the diversity of King County are strongly encouraged.

Through research, data, stories, and the artworks selected, ArtsFund’s study will show that arts involvement improves academic and social outcomes for youth across socio-economic status; in and out of medical settings, arts have direct impact on individual and community health, leading to longer lives, better lived; and arts in neighborhoods are linked to positive social determinants and community cohesion. ArtsFund is looking for submissions that will symbolize and provide an artistic narrative for each area, showing why arts and culture matter in King County.

AWARD
One artist in each area will received a $1,000 award for the non-exclusive reproduction rights. These three selected works will be featured in publications and presentations related to the study, both digital and online, as well as on the ArtsFund website.

Additional submissions in each category will also be selected to be featured on the ArtsFund website in an online gallery.

DEADLINE
Submissions will be accepted starting at 9:00 am PDT on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Applications are due by August 21, 2018 at 11:59pm PDT. Applications submitted after deadline will not be accepted.

ABOUT ARTSFUND
ArtsFund is a Seattle-based nonprofit dedicated to strengthening the community by strengthening the arts. Through leadership, advocacy, and grantmaking, ArtsFund supports a network of over 120 arts and cultural organizations in throughout the Central Puget Sound Region. Since its founding in 1969, has awarded more than $81.6 Million in grants. For more information about ArtsFund, click here.

CHARACTERISTICS OF SUCCESSFUL SUBMISSIONS
Artwork will be selected on the basis of the following primary criteria: artistic merit and articulation of the theme. The panel may also consider other information provided in the application.

ArtsFund welcomes submissions of all art and visual media that can be represented two-dimensionally in print and online. This includes (but is not limited to) paintings, drawings, graphic images, photographs, storyboards, collage/mixed media, etc.

Although your piece must relate to the given area, feel free to think about these areas broadly. Also, your work does not need to specifically allude to King County.

Strong submissions will not just be documentation of work that fits each theme, but an artistic representation of it. The strongest submissions will be images that celebrate the arts’ role in the particular area and that would provide strong visuals online, in print, or projected.

Artworks that contain graphic depictions of violence, sexually explicit imagery, and/or nudity are discouraged.

Note: Artworks may need to be resized or cropped depending on the medium in which it will be used; however the work will not be substantially altered from its original form. In all instances, the work will be displayed with full attribution. See call rules for more information.

SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
A three-member panel will make the selection:

-Pete Dapper, Founder and Creative Director, Dapper Ad
-Bryan Ohno, Artist and President & Director of Bryan Ohno Gallery
-Alane Simons, Artist and Photographer

The panel will select three awardees, one in each area, who will receive $1,000. These three artworks, as well as additional selected artworks, will also be featured on ArtsFund’s website in an online gallery. All notifications regarding application status will be provided via email. Winners and those selected for inclusion in the online gallery will be notified of the selection panel’s decisions in early September 2018. The results will not otherwise be made public until the release of ArtsFund’s Social Impact Study in October, 2018.

ELIGIBILITY AND LIMITATIONS
-This call is open anyone who lives or works in King County and is over 13 years of age; applications by individuals aged 13-18 requires a parental consent form.

-Only original artwork created by the applicant is eligible.

-Submission of existing artwork is encouraged; however, the applicant must have full ownership of and rights to the piece and, if selected, will grant ArtsFund rights to use the image into perpetuity. See full details in call rules. In all instances, the work will be displayed with full attribution.

-All submissions must come from a single person (no groups or teams).

-You may submit one piece per category; however, you may not receive awards in multiple categories.

-Current ArtsFund Board members, Advisory Committee members, employees, and the immediate family members of all of the above are not eligible to apply.

-ArtsFund reserves the right not to select any of the applicants.

-Selection and funding are contingent upon a signed Letter of Agreement between the artist and ArtsFund and submission of a W9.

Please see the full call rules (available at https://www.artsfund.org/news/social-impact-study-rules) for additional rules and guidelines.

How to Apply

APPLICATION
The application will be available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/artsfundsisopencall starting July 17, 2018 at 9:00 am PDT. Please only submit one piece per area (maximum of three submissions).

A PDF of the application, the call rules, and answers to frequently asked questions are all available here: https://www.artsfund.org/news/social-impact-study-open-call

Link to Opportunity

https://www.artsfund.org/news/social-impact-study-open-call

Posted

8/13/2018

Seattle Music Partners
Seattle Music Partners currently seeks talented and dedicated instrumental teaching artists.

Organization

Seattle Music Partners

Website

www.seattlemusicpartners.org

More Info

Sallie Baldwin

sallie@seattlemusicpartners.org

(206) 270-9646

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Seattle Music Partners currently seeks talented and dedicated teaching artists in the following disciplines: Brass (Trumpet) (Trombone), Strings (Cello, Viola, Violin), Woodwinds (Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone), Percussion (Mallets & Snare)

Who We Are: Seattle Music Partners’ free after-school program is an innovative combination of weekly music instruction and mentoring for underserved youth. SMP also provides a unique opportunity for skilled musicians to give back.

We offer one-on-one music instruction to as many as 100 students at various elementary schools in the Central District. Participating students receive twice weekly instruction - one focused on general music concepts and ensemble playing (group lessons), with the other focused on individualized lessons, guided practice and mentoring. SMP provides instruments and transportation without charge to all participants.
Job Summary: Teach instrumental group lessons and music theory concepts to children in 4th and 5th grades in accordance with SMP’s music education goals. This is a paid position, offering a session rate.

Specific Responsibilities/Teach Children To:
-Care for and maintain the integrity of the instrument;
-Understand standard music vocabulary including pitch, rhythmic notation, dynamics, key and time signatures, etc.;
-Prepare and rehearse appropriate groups (full ensembles and/or sectionals) for select concerts and events;
-Interact with young students: mentor and inspire them to succeed;
-Actively participate in teaching artist and staff development sessions;
-Other duties as assigned.

Requirements and Qualifications:
-Advanced musicianship on one instrument, as well as teaching knowledge of a secondary instrument in the same instrument family;
-Ability to teach in mixed instrumental groups with students of different musical levels;
-Ability to work effectively with children of diverse backgrounds and learning styles; Ability to involve, cultivate, and honor the contributions of students who participate in classroom activities in many different ways.
-Experience teaching beginners, teaching in a group setting and leading ensembles;
-Experience with student assessments;
-Effective, positive, and strong behavior management skills;
-Superior verbal communication skills;
-Strong people skills, and the ability to maintain tact, diplomacy and the strictest confidence as needed;
-Completion of a successful background check.

Seattle Music Partners seeks candidates whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to social justice and inclusion in music education. SMP is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by law. Diverse applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Time Frame / Commitment: Candidates need to be able to honor a commitment to teach two afternoons a week, after school (apx. 3:15 - 5:45PM) beginning in October 2018 and lasting through mid-June 2019.

How to Apply

How to Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter stating why your background experience and career aspirations make you a compelling candidate to sallie@seattlemusicpartners.org. SMP will be interviewing qualified candidates over the summer to fill open positions to start this fall.

For more information, please visit www.seattlemusicpartners.org.

Link to Opportunity

www.seattlemusicpartners.org/employment

Posted

8/13/2018

Arte Ponte
Open call for an art fair during Miami Art Week

Organization

Arte Ponte

Website

www.arteponte.org

More Info

Estela

hello@arteponte.org

Deadline to Apply

10/1/2018

Description

The exhibition will take place from the 4-9 December 2018.

Once a year Miami is the centre of the art scene. If you are an artist with a strong exhibition history, or an emerging artists from a reputable educational institution working in any genre using any media (mixed media, video, glass, resin, canvas, paper) you are welcome to apply.

How to Apply

To apply visit www.arteponte.org (opportunities, open calls). Please read the guidelines before applying.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.arteponte.org/en/opportunities-en/open-calls/calls-to-artists-miami-art-basel-week-2018

Posted

8/13/2018

Town Hall Seattle
Town Hall Seattle seeks an Event Lead to manage day-of-show logistics and public safety at Town Hall-produced events.

Organization

Town Hall Seattle

Website

www.townhallseattle.org

More Info

Dana Feder

jobs@townhallseattle.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Position Description: Event Lead (part-time, temporary)

Town Hall Seattle seeks an Event Lead to manage day-of-show logistics and public safety at Town Hall-produced events. Reporting to the Production Director, the Event Lead works in concert with the Front of House Lead and venue staff to ensure a clean, safe, and customer service-oriented environment for our patrons. The Event Lead serves as liaison to Inside/Out venues, artists, speakers, press, and other event personnel. Duties include event set-up, day-of-show event coordination, and strike/load-out. Shifts vary in length and shift times vary based on event needs. Evening and weekend hours are required.

Duties
• Prepare for events by reading through provided materials; formulate a plan for managing the event, and impart this plan to event personnel.
• Pack event supplies; transport equipment and event personnel to Inside/Out venues using a personal vehicle (not required), carshare, or rideshare.
• Transport equipment and event personnel back to Town Hall offices post-event.
• Complete box office deposit after each event.
• Oversee hourly production staff. Coordinate equipment load-in, set-up, and strike with Front of House Lead and Sound Engineer. Restore venue to pre-event state and to rental agreement specifications.
• Prepare the event space; work with venue representative to ensure that each space is clean and presentable, with signage set. Perform safety and accessibility check before event partners arrive and prior to opening doors to the public.
• Work with day-of-show production team, introducer, and “talent” to coordinate event start; transition event to Q&A and moderate questions, as needed.
• Manage emergency situations involving building occupants, ensuring safety of those involved as audience members as well as event crew.
• Assist with day-of coordinating of ASL interpreters/CART services for patrons.
• Assist members of the public with a variety of special needs (including early and reserved seating for injured or disabled persons).
• Actively engage in work with a professional demeanor and positive attitude as a member of the Town Hall team.
• Complete detailed house report for every event.
• Attend regular production meetings.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
• Minimum of one year of experience in theater, event management, or the performing arts.
• Strong organizational, leadership, and customer service skills and the ability to work quickly and independently, to think clearly under pressure, and to maintain a calm and friendly demeanor when dealing with the public.
• Proven success working with the public, preferably in an events-related capacity.
• Familiarity with aspects of event production (e.g. lighting, sound, audio/visual, staging, etc.).
• Punctuality and dependability.
• Detail-oriented with the ability to take a strong and decisive lead as a supervisor but work well as a team member.
• Receptive to feedback and willingness to engage in continuous improvement.
• Ability to communicate in an effective and pleasant manner with diverse venue and partner groups.
• Demonstrated problem-solving skills and the ability to think on one’s feet.
• A professional demeanor, outgoing, and a positive attitude about working with the public.
• Facility with taking strong initiative, seeing beyond a list of tasks to the bigger picture.
• Applicants must be able to work a varied and flexible schedule including evenings and weekends (minimum of three weekends per month), lift and carry up to 25 lbs., and work on their feet for several hours at a time.
• Work schedule as assigned by Production Director and as dictated by monthly event calendar (10-20 hours per week); ability and willingness to work long hours when necessary.

How to Apply

Submit resume and cover letter outlining specific qualifications and your interest in Town Hall to jobs@townhallseattle.org, with Event Lead in the subject line. Resumes requested by August 3, 2018, but position will remain open until filled.

Compensation
• Starting hourly rate is $18.50/hour. This position is part-time, non-exempt.
• Paid sick leave per Washington state law.
• This position is seasonal, September-December, with opportunities for advancement starting February 2019.

Link to Opportunity

https://townhallseattle.org/job/event-lead-2/

Posted

8/13/2018

Town Hall Seattle
Town Hall Seattle seeks a Front of House Lead to support the Event Lead in managing day-of-show logistics and public safety at Town Hall-produced events.

Organization

Town Hall Seattle

Website

www.townhallseattle.org

More Info

Dana Feder

jobs@townhallseattle.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Town Hall Seattle seeks a Front of House Lead to support the Event Lead in managing day-of-show logistics and public safety at Town Hall-produced events. Working as a member of the production team, the Front of House Lead runs the nightly box office and conducts membership outreach. They oversee front-of-house volunteers at event shifts and act as the primary audience liaison at Town Hall programs. The ideal candidate will develop a familiarity with and passion for Town Hall’s mission and programs to act as a friendly and effective advocate for the organization. Shifts are typically 4-5 hours in length. Evening and weekend hours are required.

Duties
• Prepare event supplies; transport equipment and personnel to Inside/Out venues with Event Lead.
• Prepare and load in event supplies; set-up and strike furniture for each event (e.g. tables, chairs, and music stands, signage, etc.). Restore venue to pre-event state.
• Load in supplies; coordinate set-up and breakdown of event, leaving venue to partner specifications.
• Act as the primary point of contact for event volunteers.
• Represent the organization to the public with a high level of customer service.
• Process ticket transactions with cash and credit cards.
• Encourage audience engagement with upcoming programs/events.
• Complete all box office reports, deposits, and paperwork, including membership paperwork.
• Support box office tracking, reporting, and data collection.
• Be comfortable with the multitasking required at a busy event.
• Other tasks related to promoting the programs and mission of Town Hall.
• Work with venue staff to maintain presentable condition of building exterior, venues and lobbies, restrooms, waste receptacles, etc. Refresh as necessary throughout events.
• Coordinate accessibility efforts with Event Lead. Assist members of the public with special needs (including early and reserved seating for mobility impaired persons).
• Actively engage in work with a positive attitude as a member of the Town Hall team.
• Assist Event Lead in emergency situations involving building occupants.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
• A minimum of two years of experience in customer service roles required.
• Proven success working with volunteers and/or the public, preferably in an events-related capacity.
• Familiarity with box office procedures, volunteer oversight, and experience with donor and membership cultivation.
• Highly accurate with attention to detail.
• Flexible, collegial, and self-directed working style with a sense of humor.
• Ability to handle cash and reconcile nightly box office earnings; computer skills and willingness to organize and train others.
• Passionate about the performing arts, cultural advocacy, and books.
• Ability to work quickly and independently, to think clearly under pressure, and to maintain a calm and friendly demeanor when dealing with the public.
• Proven success working with the public, preferably in an events-related capacity.
• Familiarity with aspects of event production.
• Punctuality and dependability.
• Ability to consistently display a positive, friendly, and energetic attitude and professional appearance.
• Applicants must be able to work a varied and flexible schedule including evenings and weekends (minimum of two weekends per month), lift and carry up to 25 lbs., and work on their feet for several hours at a time.
• Work schedule as assigned by Production Director and as dictated by monthly event calendar (10-20 hours per week); ability and willingness to work long hours when necessary.

How to Apply

To Apply
Submit resume and cover letter outlining specific qualifications and your interest in Town Hall to jobs@townhallseattle.org, with Front of House Lead in the subject line. Resumes requested by August 3, 2018, but position will remain open until filled.

Compensation
• Starting hourly rate is $17.50/hour. This position is non-exempt.
• Paid sick leave per Washington state law.
• This position is seasonal, September-December, with opportunities for advancement starting February 2019.

Link to Opportunity

https://townhallseattle.org/job/front-of-house-lead/

Posted

8/13/2018

Museum of History & Industry
The primary role of the K-12 and Youth Programs Educator is to support the Education Department’s mission in presenting and developing high-quality education programs to a broad audience. The K-12 and Youth Programs Educator is responsible for program delivery, program supply maintenance, and some administrative support of the department, as well as assisting with the development, evaluation, and facilitation of a variety of Education programs. This individual also contributes and participates in reaching the overall education/museum goals and projects. The K12 and Youth Programs Educator reports to the Education and Youth Programs Manager and is a member of the Interpretive Services Department.

Organization

Museum of History & Industry

Website

www.mohai.org

More Info

Ethelyn Abellanosa

human.resources@mohai.org

206.324.1126

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Key Responsibilities:
• Facilitate high-quality school and youth programs as part of a team of educators, including direct instruction or support of all on and off-site K-12 programs, youth and family programs, and teen programs.
• Efficiently coordinate the details of the Portable Museum program, including maintenance, and related materials, including inventory, preparation/receiving, cleaning, etc.
• Support a variety of programs in collaboration with the Education team, including teen programs, family programs, Education Department internships, summer camps, department events, etc.
• Assist with the development and evaluation of new school, teen, and family programs, including development of curriculum materials, teacher resources, etc. which support MOHAI’s mission and current & upcoming exhibits, as well as local and national education standards.
• Ensure that all interactions are culturally responsive, respectful, and based on a foundation of MOHAI’s commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility.
• Deliver programs and develop activities that are responsive to a variety of student needs.
• Manage MOHAI’s Education collection of historic artifacts, replicas, and other primary resource materials.
• Maintain classroom organization and tidiness, setting up before and cleaning-up after programs.
• General administrative support for Education and Youth Programs team.
• Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
• A minimum of 2 years of experience teaching in an informal or formal education setting. Bachelor’s Degree in History, Education, or related field preferred.
• Experience and passion for working with youth and diverse communities.
• Exceptional presentation and public speaking skills.
• Ability to actively problem-solve, work independently as well as part of a team.
• Work effectively in a high-volume, high-energy environment; keep a positive attitude under pressure.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary.
• Ability to move/carry up to 50 pounds.
• Valid Driver’s License.
• Enthusiasm for MOHAI’s exhibits, programs, and mission.

How to Apply

Please e-mail letter of interest, resume, and three references to:
Human.Resources@mohai.org

No phone calls, please.

MOHAI is a 501(C)3 Organization and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Link to Opportunity

https://mohai.org/about/#opportunities

Posted

8/13/2018

Town Hall Seattle
Town Hall Seattle seeks an experienced journalist or political analyst to develop a series of public programs this Fall 2018 aimed at educating and empowering our community about this year’s election. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable discussing national politics, but especially tuned-in to local and regional elections and ballot initiatives. They should be comfortable writing and speaking to an audience about politics in a way that cuts through the noise and develops deeper understanding and engagement. Applicants may not be directly affiliated with any 2018 campaigns, and must be willing to develop programs that fairly represent opposing sides. Their role is to act as an audience surrogate and to convene and moderate broad-based conversations.

Organization

Town Hall Seattle

Website

www.townhallseattle.org

More Info

Edward Wolcher

jobs@townhallseattle.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Scope of Work

This is a three month, part-time contract position running from September-November 2018
Develop three public programs on the 2018 election. One should focus on local and statewide politics, one should focus on national politics, and one should be a post-election round-up.
Write 3 regular, short blog posts for Town Hall’s website
Participate in 3 Town Hall Seattle podcasts (in development) as a guest or interviewer.
Participate in at least 2 Town Hall Seattle Civics lecture events as a moderator and/or host post-event community discussions.
Qualifications

Professional experience as a political journalist or analyst
Strong connections to Seattle and Washington State politics
Knowledge of 2018 elections issues and candidates
Comfort with diverse and marginalized communities
Passion for community empowerment and political education
Compensation

This is a contract position paid a stipend of $3,000: $1,500 ($500/ea) for programming three public programs, and $1500 ($500/monthly) to cover blogging, podcasting and community engagement.

How to Apply

To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter detailing your background and interest in the position to jobs@townhallseattle.org, with “Elections Correspondent” in the subject line. Include links to published work, a professional website (if any) and any videos of public programs you’ve organized or been involved in (if any).

This position is meant to support emerging voices in political journalism. Women, young people, people of color, LGBTQ+, people with disabilities and members of other groups traditionally underrepresented in political discourse are strongly encouraged to apply.

**Applications are due by August 10th, 2018**

Link to Opportunity

https://townhallseattle.org/job/town-hall-seattle-2018-elections-correspondent/

Posted

8/13/2018

Museum of Northwest Art
The Museum of Northwest Art seeks an experienced registrar to join our team of museum professionals to help us realize our mission to engage visitors, both within and beyond the MoNA community. This position is responsible for assisting with the management of MoNA’s collections and for incoming and outgoing loans of art to the museum. Reporting to the Curator, the Registrar is part of the museum team and responsible for, but not limited to, all aspects of the care and management of objects owned by or on loan to MoNA, the handling of both collections in accordance with approved policies, and in alignment with museum best practices.

Organization

Museum of Northwest Art

Website

http://www.monamuseum.org/

More Info

Chloe Dye Sherpe

chloed@museumofnwart.org

3604664446

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Assistant Registrar Description The Museum of Northwest Art seeks an experienced registrar to join our team of museum professionals to help us realize our mission to engage visitors, both within and beyond the MoNA community. This position is responsible for assisting with the management of MoNA’s collections and for incoming and outgoing loans of art to the museum. Reporting to the Curator, the Registrar is part of the museum team and responsible for, but not limited to, all aspects of the care and management of objects owned by or on loan to MoNA, the handling of both collections in accordance with approved policies, and in alignment with museum best practices. Key Responsibilities • Maintains records in a sound and secure manner that provides current and accurate information on each object, including its location, catalogue information, status, and condition, and responds to general inquiries about the collections. • Manages the collections management database system. • Works with curator and collections committee to deaccession and accession works following best practices. • Manages all incoming and outgoing loans, including transportation arrangements, to MoNA of art and objects related to its collections, acquisitions, and exhibition program. • Responsible for record-keeping systems (electronic and paper), administration of insurance policy, documentation, storage, care, handling/packing, condition, display and security of objects (in permanent collections and on loan). This position will be primarily accountable for the thoroughness, accuracy and the proper documentation and filing and storing of all object records (both digital and paper). Accountable for managing orderly records, files, and retrieval systems for MoNA collection (exhibition history, location, provenance). Produces accurate and timely reports (e.g. in conjunction with appraisals, inventories, insurance purposes, exhibitions), for leading inventories, audits, and spot-checks as required. Accountable for working with curators and other museum staff to ensure that forms (e.g. loan forms, deed of gift) are meeting AAM standards and are approved by MoNA. Qualifications • Bachelor's degree in art history, studio art, museum studies, or related field and/or equivalent combination of experience or training required. Master's degree in Museum Studies, Art History or related field desired. • Knowledge of accepted museum registration practices, art handling techniques, US customs and copyright laws, and risk management practices and standards. Experience in records management, art transport arrangements, accessioning and deaccessioning, loan management, exhibition management, database management, and administrative and supervisory experience. • Excellent organizational and communication skills and demonstrated leadership ability. • Demonstrated experience with PastPerfect is desired. Knowledge of nomenclature, metadata standards and best practices in the field required. • Confidentiality, discretion, and flexibility are a must. • Must be capable of working collegially with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, conservators, museum professionals, scholars, collectors, lenders and the general public on a daily basis and foster a cooperative work environment.
About the Museum of Northwest Art
The Museum of Northwest Art is renowned for the quality and focus of its collection of over 2,400 artworks. MoNA collects and exhibits contemporary art from across the Northwest, including Alaska, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington, fostering essential conversations and encouraging creativity. The museum aims to provide a rich experience with thoughtful context and personalized attention for visitors from our diverse community.
The museum's acclaimed education program, MoNA Link, has served nearly 8,000 students and over 140 teachers in the school districts of Anacortes, Burlington-Edison, Concrete, La Conner, Mount Vernon, Sedro-Woolley and Stanwood-Camano. MoNA Link provides comprehensive art education for students from pre-K to middle school. The outreach program meets the needs of the underserved, including the homeless, youth in juvenile detention, and assisted living residents.
MoNA offers free admission and is open seven days a week to ensure access to all. The museum has received the Governor's Award for significant contributions to arts and culture, and the facility’s renovations by Henry Klein Partnership Architects received an honor award from the American Institute of Architects.

How to Apply

Application deadline is ongoing. The position is part-time (30 hours a week) with flexible hours. Apply with cover letter and current resume sent to Chloé Dye Sherpe, Curator, chloed@museumofnwart.org. Position will remain open until filled. Find out more about MoNA at www.monamuseum.org. EOE

Link to Opportunity

Posted

8/13/2018

Nordic Museum
The Executive Assistant provides primary administrative support to the Executive Director/CEO and serves as communications liaison to the Board of Trustees

Organization

Nordic Museum

Website

www.nordicmuseum.org

More Info

Michael Ide

michaeli@nordicmuseum.org

20678957077012

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
• Act as “entry point” for Executive Director/CEO. Interface with all levels of internal/external contacts; requires exceptional discretion, discernment, judgment, initiative and follow-through.
• Manage Executive Director/CEO’s calendar, national and international travel.
• Draft, edit, and proof Executive Director/CEO’s internal and external correspondence, speaking points, presentations, articles, and reports.
• Support Executive Director/CEO’s outreach efforts and assist with the production of promotional programs.
• Liaise with Board President, Trustees and committee leadership; facilitate Board communications, attend and take minutes at appropriate Board and committee meetings.
• Maintain Board records and Trustee information, draft and organize Board and Board committee meeting materials, prepare executive reports, and assist with governance projects.
• Plan and organize meetings, events, dinner programs and receptions.
• Collaborate across departments to manage shared calendars and space allocation for meetings and museum functions.
• Accurately track and document Executive Director/CEO’s expenses and reimbursements.
• Facilitate and manage logistics for special projects and drive completion of deliverables.
• Represent the Museum at Museum sponsored programs and other community events as required.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects with high energy and strong problem-solving skills.
• Ability to effectively work under pressure, use independent judgment and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints.
• Ability to follow complex oral and written instructions; interpret and present information effectively.
• Excellent communication, effective listening and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to anticipate challenges, take initiative and provide solutions to achieve department and organization objectives.
• Must be able to quickly and accurately assess priorities.
• Proactive in meeting important deadlines.
• Highly organized and detail oriented.
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of highly sensitive data, records, conversations.
• Excellent verbal, writing and editing skills: English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary.
• Adaptable to changing business situations and environments.

REQUIREMENTS
• BA or equivalent + 5 years relevant experience
• Occasional weekend and evening work
• Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint
• Proficient in PC platform
• Valid drivers’ license
• Ability to lift 20lbs
• Ability to be seated/standing for extended periods


How to Apply

To apply: Please submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements via email to hr@nordicmuseum.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

Application close date: Open until filled.

Link to Opportunity

http://nordicmuseum.org/about/jobs

Posted

8/13/2018

Beacon Arts
Beacon Development Group seeking a teaching artist to create a mural for display at El Centro de la Raza on N. Beacon Hill. Mural will be executed in partnership with tchildren and youth that represent the diversity of people BDG serves, and incorporates the experience of living on Beacon Hill from a child’s perspective.

Organization

Beacon Arts

Website

www.beacon-arts.org

More Info

Lorelei Amato

whosthere@loreleiamato.com

206 409 7849

Deadline to Apply

8/15/2018

Description

Beacon Development Group is seeking a teaching artist to facilitate the creation of a 7’ x 11’ mural to be displayed near their office at El Centro de la Raza on N. Beacon Hill. The intention is to create a mural in partnership with the children and youth of the El Centro community that represents the diversity of people BDG serves, and incorporates the experience of living on Beacon Hill from a child’s perspective.

Requirements:
Applicants should demonstrate experience working with children and youth, ideally on collaborative and/or large-scale projects. Experience with art addressing social justice issues a plus. Please include images or links to relevant projects.

Funding:
Beacon Development group is providing $2000 to fund this project. Proposals should include a budget outline for production costs and artist stipend.

How to Apply

Proposals are being submitted via Beacon Arts, a non-profit serving artists and audiences on Beacon Hill. Proposals should be submitted via their Calls for Artists page.

Link to Opportunity

beacon-arts.org/propose-projects

Posted

8/13/2018

Town Hall Seattle
Town Hall Seattle seeks a Development Coordinator to coordinate operations in gift management and donor stewardship in support of the organization’s development goals. This position is well suited for a highly-motivated individual with strong administrative and customer service skills. The position will gain valuable experience and exposure in a fast-paced setting while helping support Town Hall’s advancement goals.

Organization

Town Hall Seattle

Website

www.townhallseattle.org

More Info

Kate Nagle-Caraluzzo

jobs@townhallseattle.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

This role is a full-time position charged with supporting work across all departmental efforts. The majority of time allocated will support Town Hall’s membership program, serving our 5,500+ members through gift processing, acknowledgments, membership fulfillment, and customer service. In addition to the work with the membership program, this position will support Institutional Giving and the Capital Campaign on an ongoing basis and will work on special projects as assigned. This position reports to the Donor Relations and Membership Manager, and will work closely with the Database Administrator, Institutional Giving Manager, and Capital Campaign Director.

Reflecting the creativity and concerns of our region, Town Hall’s program aspires to host the broadest possible range of voices and interests. Diversity within the organization’s staff advances our mission and work. Consequently, Town Hall supports the goals of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action as essential to its institutional values, and to a democratic and pluralistic society.

Primary Responsibilities:

Individual Giving / Membership – 70%

Process gift acknowledgement and membership benefit fulfillment in a timely manner
Process accounts receivable (incl. cash, check, credit cards, and pledges)
Refine policies and procedures to streamline gift processing systems and ensure database integrity
Serve as membership point person for telephone, email and in-person inquiries
Manage a small team of volunteers to assist with mailings and data management
Institutional Giving – 10%

Process grants via Salesforce and generate acknowledgment letters
Compile grant attachments and program data
Draft grant reports
Filing as needed
Capital Campaign– 10%

Build prospect packets and coordinate packet inserts
Process capital gifts and generate acknowledgment letters
Update prospect records monthly in Salesforce
Special Events– 10%

Support Talk of the Town (Town Hall’s annual fundraiser) and other special events, as needed)
Qualifications

College degree and two years office experience, preferably in a non-profit organization
Excellent computer skills required; experience with QuickBooks (preferred) and donor databases (required). Salesforce experience a plus.
Aptitude with numbers; bookkeeping experience a plus
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Proven organizational and time management skills
Highly accurate with attention to detail
Flexible, collegial working style with a sense of humor
Enjoys working with the public; customer service experience highly desirable

Compensation

Hourly wage: $18.26-$20.19 ($38,000-$42,000/year)
Position is full-time (40 hours/week, non-exempt); ability to work flexible hours; occasional evenings and weekends, as needed.
Benefits package includes fully-paid medical and dental insurance, fully subsidized bus pass, and matched 403(b) plan. Generous vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

How to Apply

Send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to:

Email: jobs@townhallseattle.org.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information about Town Hall or to access this job description online, please visit our website at: www.townhallseattle.org.

Link to Opportunity

https://townhallseattle.org/job/development-coordinator-2/

Posted

8/13/2018

Whitdel Arts
Exhibition Opportunity in Detroit

Organization

Whitdel Arts

Website

http://www.whitdelarts.com

More Info

JenClare Gawaran

jenclare@whitdelarts.com

Fee to Apply

$15 for members/Free for members

Deadline to Apply

9/5/2018

Description

Call-For-Entries: Boys Will Be Boys

Whitdel Arts is currently accepting submissions and proposals for Boys Will Be Boys. This exhibition will explore different archetypes of masculinity, today’s societal pressures on men, and ramifications of institutionalized expectations. Masculinity has a long and varied history, but with the current climate, the constructs of manhood have come to the forefront of conversation. With this exhibition, we aim to continue the conversation on the limitations and outcomes of the concept of masculinity. This exhibition will be held at Whitdel Arts in the Fall of 2018.

Exhibition dates: September 21st - November 3rd, 2018
Reception: Friday, September 21st, 7-10pm
Criteria: Work in all media is eligible. Work must have been created within the last 3 years.
Submission Deadline: September 4th, 2018 by 11:59pm.

How to Apply

View the entire call with details on how to submit here: https://tinyurl.com/y7yr33gq

Link to Opportunity

https://tinyurl.com/y7yr33gq

Posted

8/13/2018

Jack Straw Cultural Center
A detailed look at microphone types, pickup patterns, placement and use, both for live and studio applications.

Organization

Jack Straw Cultural Center

Website

http://www.jackstraw.org

More Info

Levi Fuller

levi@jackstraw.org

206-634-0919

Deadline to Apply

8/23/2018

Location

Jack Straw Cultural Center, Seattle

Start Date

08/22/2018

Start Time

06:00 PM

End Date

08/22/2018

End Time

10:00 PM

Cost

$70 member; $95 non-member; $50 visually impaired

Description

A detailed look at microphone types, pickup patterns, placement and use, both for live and studio applications. Students participate in extensive listening and recording exercises with live music. All experience levels are welcome; we'll cover some basics of theory and history but mostly be engaged in interactive mic use and comparison.

How to Apply

To register call Jack Straw Cultural Center at 206-634-0919 with your credit card to pay the deposit or full class fee.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.jackstraw.org/programs/ed/adult/workshops_current.html

Posted

8/13/2018

Jack Straw Cultural Center
Learn the basic skills of recording and editing sound with audio editing software.

Organization

Jack Straw Cultural Center

Website

http://www.jackstraw.org

More Info

Levi Fuller

levi@jackstraw.org

2066340919

Deadline to Apply

8/24/2018

Location

Jack Straw Cultural Center, Seattle

Start Date

08/23/2018

Start Time

06:00 PM

End Date

08/23/2018

End Time

10:00 PM

Cost

$70 member; $95 non-member

Description

Learn the basic skills of recording and editing sound with audio editing software. We'll learn two different programs, both free or affordable, and see the advantages and disadvantages of each. Audacity is open-source free-download software used for audio and video production; GarageBand is a very affordable recording and music production program from Apple. Learn to record, edit, and process sounds in each environment, for interview, story, video, and music applications. Followup intensive instruction available also.

How to Apply

To register call Jack Straw Cultural Center at 206-634-0919 with your credit card to pay the deposit or full class fee.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.jackstraw.org/programs/ed/adult/workshops_current.html

Posted

8/13/2018

Jack Straw Cultural Center
Learn techniques for high quality field recording of music, ambience, sound effects, and voice with portable equipment.

Organization

Jack Straw Cultural Center

Website

http://www.jackstraw.org

More Info

Levi Fuller

levi@jackstraw.org

2066340919

Deadline to Apply

8/26/2018

Location

Jack Straw Cultural Center, Seattle

Start Date

08/25/2018

Start Time

09:00 AM

End Date

08/25/2018

End Time

05:00 PM

Cost

$135 member; $160 non-member; $80 visually impaired

Description

Learn techniques for high quality field recording of music, ambience, sound effects, and voice with portable equipment. Useful for radio and TV producers, as well as sound artists and engineers. Students will practice field recording and listen to their work.

How to Apply

To register call Jack Straw Cultural Center at 206-634-0919 with your credit card to pay the deposit or full class fee.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.jackstraw.org/programs/ed/adult/workshops_current.html

Posted

8/13/2018

Photographic Center Northwest
PCNW seeks a motivated individual with experience pitching, developing, and managing sponsor-based partnerships; managing membership programs; and fundraising events. PCNW aims to increase development revenue in 2018-19 by expanding our regional business partners and individual donor base.

Organization

Photographic Center Northwest

Website

www.pcnw.org

More Info

Terry Novak

opportunities@pcnw.org

Deadline to Apply

8/17/2018

Job Type

Part time

Description

PCNW seeks a motivated individual with experience pitching, developing, and managing sponsor-based partnerships; managing membership programs; and fundraising events. PCNW aims to increase development revenue in 2018-19 by expanding our regional business partners and individual donor base.

The ideal candidate will approach projects and problems strategically and creatively, and is outgoing, detail-oriented, highly motivated, and a quick study. This position is part of the development/fundraising team, supports and reports directly to the Associate Director and works closely with the Marketing Manager.

Job Responsibilities:
• Cultivation and management of 5–7 revenue-generating partnerships, annually (45% of time)
• Oversight of membership program (35% of time)
• Project manager of spring fundraiser (20% of time; concentrated at certain times of year)
• Supports AD in other fundraising activities

Required Qualifications:
• Outreach experience—including sponsorship, partnerships, membership, or events
• Event planning; preferably with fundraising component
• Strong writing skills
• Strong communication skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office
• Bachelors degree, or equivalent work experience


Preferred Qualifications:
• Familiarity with Salesforce
• Experience working with diverse populations from artists to Fortune 500 corporations
• Familiarity with the photographic medium
• Ability to effectively multi-task
• Ability to collaborate with small, agile teams


Salary: DOE, range starting at $22,500; reports to the Associate Director

Benefits:
Salaried part-time position; 24 hours/week with a flexible, mutually agreed upon schedule. Some commitments on nights and weekends required. Healthcare benefits offered after 90-day trial. Generous vacation; opportunity to enroll in classes and workshops; free facilities usage; and available free parking.

How to Apply

To Apply:
Submit a cover letter and resume to opportunities@pcnw.org. No phone calls, please.

Deadline August 16th. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Link to Opportunity

http://pcnw.org/support/opportunities/

Posted

8/13/2018

Museum of Pop Culture
MoPOP seeks a part-time Museum Educator to engage visitors through tours, drop-in interactions, and school programs. Reporting to the Director of Education + Programs, the Museum Educator is expected to work collaboratively as part of a dynamic team of committed, passionate educators. will facilitate outreach programs and work within our galleries facilitating activities to enhance our visitors’ experience. The Museum Educator serves as an integral member of our front-line staff and must be able to interact with the general public, students and teachers, and groups. This position is three to four days a week with additional on-call availability, roughly 15-26 hours per week, and includes weekend, evening, and holiday hours.

Organization

Museum of Pop Culture

Website

www.mopop.org

More Info

Jason Porter

jasonp@mopop.org

2062623424

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

The ideal candidate is:

Engaging….loves to interact with the public, with learners of all ages; open to experimenting with various strategies to get conversations and interactions going between and among visitors.



Collaborative…works effectively with other museum staff, volunteers, and community members to create engaging tours, gallery encounters, and educational experiences.



Dynamic…. works with vigor to create experiences for adult, family, and school visitors that expand beyond the tried and true, imbued with creativity and experimentation.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):



Facilitates school programs for multiple grade levels via in-museum tours and workshops and as part of the MoPOP mobile outreach program.



Implements a variety of activities and visitor interactions including gallery tours, activity carts, storytelling, facilitated dialogues, art-making activities, etc.



Creates and implements new curriculum associated with museum content.



Welcomes visitors to MoPOP in a friendly and hospitable manner.



Qualifications (Education/Experience/Certifications):

College Degree preferred; 3+ years of experience in Informal or formal education with students of various ages is required; or an equivalent combinator of education and experience.

Background in performing arts is a plus.

Possess excellent customer interaction skills and public speaking abilities.

Work well with a diverse group of colleagues,

Exhibit Flexibility for the changing needs of each day, and the ability to handle a fast-paced environment.

Weekends and holidays required.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Passion for a variety of popular culture genres (music, sci‐fi, film, comic books, etc.)



Work Environment & Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk. The job regularly requires the employee to stand for long periods of time, both indoors and out, as well as walk, climb or balance, crouch, and stoop. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 30 pounds, and occasionally up to 50 pounds.

How to Apply

https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=12812&clientkey=F92B512A03014D8D68A8910278240902

Link to Opportunity

https://www.mopop.org/jointheteam

Posted

8/13/2018

City of Auburn
The City of Auburn seeks applications from artists for exhibitions in three different gallery spaces during the 2019 calendar year.

Organization

City of Auburn

Website

www.cityofauburn.gov/arts

More Info

Allison Hyde

ahyde@auburnwa.gov

253-804-5043

Deadline to Apply

9/19/2018

Description

The City of Auburn is seeking artists and/or artist groups working in two-dimensional or small three-dimensional media to exhibit their work at three City of Auburn gallery spaces during 2019. Galleries are within City operated buildings including City Hall, Auburn Senior Center (Cheryl Sallee Gallery) and Community and Event Center. Artists and/or artists groups of diverse mediums are encouraged to apply, including but not limited to: printmaking, painting, drawing, mixed media, textiles, mosaic, glass, recycled materials, photography, calligraphy, collage, fiber art, ceramics, jewelry, metal sculptures, etc.

How to Apply

To apply, or for more information, visit our call to artists on CaFE: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5638

Link to Opportunity

https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5638

Posted

8/13/2018

City of Auburn
The City of Auburn seeks applications from NW installation artists to activate the window-front gallery for three month long exhibitions in 2019.

Organization

City of Auburn

Website

www.cityofauburn.gov/arts

More Info

Allison Hyde

ahyde@auburnwa.gov

253-804-5043

Deadline to Apply

9/19/2018

Description

A program of the City of Auburn, Art on Main selects regional artists to install 3-dimensional or multi-media art installations in a public window-front exhibition space in downtown Auburn. The program offers a $1,000 artist stipend to support the creation of new work and site-specific projects, or the installation of existing work.

How to Apply

For more information or to apply, visit our call to artists on CaFE here: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5637

Link to Opportunity

https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5637

Posted

8/13/2018

City of Auburn
The City of Auburn seeks applications from artists and arts organizations that are seeking support for art related projects which will directly benefit the City of Auburn residents in 2019.

Organization

City of Auburn

Website

www.cityofauburn.gov/arts

More Info

Allison Hyde

ahyde@auburnwa.gov

253-804-5043

Deadline to Apply

10/23/2018

Description

About the Project Support Grant Program:
Established in 2002, the primary purpose of this program is to provide support to arts-related projects and programs within the City of Auburn. The goal of the program is to encourage the growth, innovation, excellence and accessibility of the arts programs, as well as offer opportunities for local artists to create new work and share that work with the community through a free public component.
The City of Auburn Arts Commission allocates funding support it receives from 4Culture (Cultural Development Authority of King County) to community arts organizations and special projects through its Arts Sustained Support Program. All funds awarded through this program are dependent entirely on receipt of funds from 4Culture. Funding is typically awarded for $500 - $2,000 and is determined through a competitive application process. Strong applications will have a significant community impact through the arts and will demonstrate innovation and excellence in the field.

How to Apply

To apply or for more information on the funding application guidelines, please visit our website at: http://www.auburnwa.gov/things_to_do/arts_entertainment/call_to_artists.htm

Link to Opportunity

http://www.auburnwa.gov/things_to_do/arts_entertainment/call_to_artists.htm

Posted

8/13/2018

Seattle Women in Jazz
Board Members are currently sought to help shape Seattle Women in Jazz.

Organization

Seattle Women in Jazz

Website

www.seattlewomeninjazz.com

More Info

Jessica Davis

Jessica@seattlewomeninjazz.com

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Volunteer

Description

OPPORTUNITY:

�� BE INSTRUMENTAL IN SHAPING SEATTLE WOMEN IN JAZZ’S FUTURE ��

Board Members Sought
Seattle Women in Jazz is currently seeking to expand its board with new members. As a board member, you will be directly involved with shaping our upcoming events.

Seattle Women in Jazz is the first organization of its kind locally to specifically highlight some of Seattle’s best jazz artists and bands, led by and/or comprised of women. Seattle Women in Jazz also works to engage youth in the art of jazz, to honor our elders of jazz, and to reach out to potential new audience members and those who would not otherwise get to attend a jazz concert. The organization produces concerts throughout the year, including its annual fundraiser, "Jazz Shout," which occurs every March in recognition of Women's History Month.

The most important qualities we seek in our board members are a belief in our mission and a passion for jazz and the artists we serve. We are looking for members who represent a diverse and wide range of backgrounds, talents, expertise and skills, such as legal, financial, press and public relations, marketing, event planning, performing, fundraising, or other business backgrounds, including those who may have previous non-profit experience.

The term of board members is a minimum of two years, renewable term, with an expected time commitment of 5-10 hours of service each month. Board members must also attend regularly-scheduled monthly meetings. This is a volunteer position.

If you are interested in serving on the board, or if you would simply like additional information, please email Jessica Davis at jessica@seattlewomeninjazz.com.

How to Apply

If you are interested in serving on the board, or if you would simply like additional information, please email Jessica Davis at jessica@seattlewomeninjazz.com.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

8/13/2018

Gallery 110, Seattle WA
Gallery 110, a non-profit artist-collective gallery, is seeking a full-time Director.

Organization

Gallery 110, Seattle WA

Website

www.gallery110.com

More Info

David Haughton

apply@gallery110.com

206-624-9336

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Gallery 110, a non-profit artist-collective gallery, is seeking a full-time Director. We seek a candidate with previous art gallery experience who will oversee marketing and sales: advising on promotions and exhibitions that stimulate public interest while developing relationships with artists, clientele, the arts community, and the press. The Director maintains sales records, contracts, documents, archival records, client database, and the Gallery’s website. We offer a base salary of $18,000/year plus a generous commission on sales and expect the Director to be present in the gallery during business hours (noon-5pm Thursday – Saturday) with flexible additional hours to complete promotional, managerial and operations duties as needed.
We are looking for a Director who is in love with art, has a confident ‘eye’ for good art, and can articulate and share that enthusiasm with others, promoting investments in our artists’ work. In managing Gallery 110 you will have the opportunity to to join a successful contemporary art gallery and through your vision propel it onto the regional and national stage.

How to Apply

Send resume/C.V. and cover letter of interest to: apply@gallery110.com.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.gallery110.com/job-posting/

Posted

8/13/2018

The Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas
Seeking visionary Executive Director with well-honed nonprofit leadership and management skills and experience helping nonprofits thrive and grow.

Organization

The Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas

Website

http://fearlessideas.org/

More Info

Audra Eng

edsearch@fearlessideas.org

4157104898

Deadline to Apply

9/1/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

The Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas (BFI) launched its programs nearly 13 years ago, in October 2005. BFI believes that the power of words, well-written and well-spoken, can open doors to important opportunities. Our writing, publishing, and after-school tutoring programs prepare students, ages 6 to 18, to succeed in our diverse world by developing strong writing skills, championing different communication styles, and helping kids share their stories. All programs are free and open to families from any socio-economic background (http://www.fearlessideas.org).

The Job
We are seeking an Executive Director who can embrace the qualities that have made BFI a valued and successful organization focused on inclusivity, creativity, and community. This person is able to inspire creativity in children, volunteers, and staff; encourage kids to let their individuality shine; and teach them that even their zaniest ideas are worth writing down and sharing with others.

We are seeking a visionary Executive Director with well-honed nonprofit leadership and management skills and experience helping nonprofits thrive and grow. Our Executive Director must also have a talent for attracting donors, a passion for investing in the potential of each student, and a gift for running an organization with grace and humor (preferably equal parts wry and wacky).

Job Responsibilities

Leadership
• Collaborate with the board and staff to promote, distinguish, and carry out the mission of BFI.
• Respect and nurture the expertise, creativity and commitment of BFI's wonderful staff; oversee the hiring, development, and productivity of new staff to guarantee their success at BFI.
• Guide and sustain the excellence of BFI programs, events, and activities with their unique and quirky character in tact.
• Make sure our programs meet the requirements of funding sources and achieve the intended outcomes for the kids involved.
• Motivate parents, partners, and potential funding sources to support and further our mission.
• Develop collaborative and mutually beneficial alliances with youth organizations, nonprofits, arts organizations, families, schools, foundations, corporations, local officials, and community partners.

Fiscal Management
• Develop, implement, and monitor BFI’s annual budget in collaboration
with financial staff and the BFI Board of Directors.
• Make sure that incoming donations, grants, foundation awards, and other funding meet the revenue goals of the annual budget, including adequate cash flow.
• Guide the development of annual financial and development plans to support each year's programmatic goals.
• Take the lead role in ongoing fundraising for the organization, including cultivating, engaging, and stewarding donors and other funding sources at all levels of giving.
• Oversee the planning and execution of outreach and fundraising events.

Operations
• Establish and ensure the necessary administrative and operational systems are in place to support organizational goals.
• Oversee BFI administrative functions, including finances, human resources, facilities, technology, communications, store operations, and program evaluation.
• Support staff responsible for the training and management of volunteers to sustain a vibrant volunteer pool, while ensuring that each volunteer is a good match for the program or project he or she supports.
• Make sure that evaluation and record-keeping processes accurately capture and report all BFI activities, frequency of participation in BFI youth programs, and notable trends, achievements, and problems or issues.
• Ensure that BFI technology and information systems are maintained, monitored, and updated as needed, and that funding is available for the technology required for efficient operations.

Outreach, Brand Development, and Marketing
• Work with staff to develop and implement an annual marketing communications plan to increase the visibility of our work and keep supporters well-informed.
• Oversee all public communications — including emails and letters, social media postings, the web site, newsletters, brochures, and public relations materials — to preserve the unconventional spirit, voice, and messages of BFI. (As a foundation director once said, “Your newsletter is the only one I read start to finish every month.”)

Board Relations
• Report to the board, attend each meeting, and keep the board thoroughly informed of BFI's progress and any obstacles to success.
• Personally engage each board member in BFI's work to build a lasting commitment; enlist his or her support whenever needed to help achieve immediate and long-term goals.
• Collaborate with staff on routine presentations to the board that highlight what, how, and where programs are occurring, as well as their desired outcomes, problem areas, and notable achievements.
• Work with the board to develop a strategic plan, monitor its implementation, and measure progress on an annual basis.
• Help the board identify, recruit, and develop active board members who can support the work of BFI in multiple ways.
• Assign and oversee staff liaisons to board committees so committees have the information and support necessary to fulfill their objectives.

Experience and Qualifications
• Personality: Charismatic, open-minded, articulate, child-friendly, and in possession of an excellent sense of humor.
• Education: Bachelor's degree in education, arts, or other relevant specialty from an accredited college or university. Preferred: Masters degree in education, nonprofit management, or other relevant specialty.
• Nonprofit: Four to six years' experience managing nonprofit youth programs, staff, and operations, with notable experience in education and/or the arts.
• Leadership: Ability to guide, mentor, delegate, listen, problem-solve, and make timely and effective decisions.
• Financial: Experience creating and managing budgets, overseeing financial and fundraising staff, and working with staff and board to sustain financial health.
• Fundraising: Experience as a nonprofit development director and/or demonstrated ability to secure funding from corporations, foundations, and other sources, while inspiring individual donors to give.
• Network: Access to a strong and diverse network of connections throughout Seattle and the Northwest.
• Collaboration: Experience working with many different cultures and constituents, including donors, community organizations, parents, teachers, volunteers, and children.
• Communications and Public Speaking: Outstanding written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills; a public speaking style that can clearly convey the spirit and purpose of BFI while holding the audience's attention.

Compensation
Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and competitive with nonprofit executive director salaries in the Northwest. The job also includes a stipend for health care, flexible work hours, and a generous vacation policy.

Starting Date
November 2018


The Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse applicant pool for this position that includes persons of color; women; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered persons; and disabled persons.

How to Apply

Please email your resume, along with a one-page cover letter and three references, to edsearch@fearlessideas.org. Your email’s subject line should read “Executive Director.” We are accepting applications through August 31, 2018. Please no phone calls.

Link to Opportunity

http://fearlessideas.org/_assets/uploads/BFI-ED-JobDescription.pdf

Posted

8/13/2018

ACT Theatre
ACT – A Contemporary Theatre, a professional not-for-profit arts organization in Seattle, is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Director of Development. The theatre operates on a $6M operating budget, 40% of which is generated from contributed income.

Organization

ACT Theatre

Website

acttheatre.org

More Info

Samie Detzer

samie.detzer@acttheatre.org

2062927660

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

The Director of Development is a member of the senior management team and is responsible for the overall fundraising operation. The Director leads a team of development professionals to identify and secure funding support for the mission and the facility.

A successful candidate takes pride in the work of the theatre and the landmark facility, telling the story of ACT’s mission in compelling ways to the donor community to earn their support and financial investment.



Beginning annual salary: $75,000 – $85,000
A-rated health insurance plan
Parking space optional
Complimentary ACTPass

How to Apply

This position is open until filled with an immediate start date available. To apply, please send a current résumé and cover letter stating how your qualifications, experience, and goals are a match for this position to:
Becky Witmer, Managing Director becky.witmer@acttheatre.org

Please include in the subject line: Your Last Name, Director of Development Position

No phone calls, drop-ins, or physical mailings please.
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of this position. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.
ACT is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in all aspects of its programming and organization.

Link to Opportunity

https://acttheatre.org/about/work-with-us/

Posted

8/13/2018

Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council
The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is currently accepting submissions for 6X6NW, a community art exhibition event featuring an estimated 700 works of art. Each artwork must be 6 x 6 inches and artists may enter up to 10 works of any medium (2D or 3D). There is a $6 fee to register. Registration is free for children 18 and under.

Organization

Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council

Website

www.shorelinearts.net

More Info

Tara Shadduck

events@shorelinearts.net

12064174645

Fee to Apply

6

Deadline to Apply

9/28/2018

Description

Call for Artists: 2018 6X6NW – A Unique Community Art Exhibition

The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is currently accepting submissions for 6X6NW, a community art exhibition event featuring an estimated 700 works of art. Each artwork must be 6 x 6 inches and artists may enter up to 10 works of any medium (2D or 3D). There is a $6 fee to register. Registration is free for children 18 and under.

Entries will be exhibited during 6X6NW on October 6, 2018 and offered for sale to the public for $36 each. The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council will receive a 60% commission on any works sold and artists may elect to waive their 40% commission and contribute their work(s) as a full donation to benefit the Arts Council’s community arts programming and events.

Interested in taking pART? Registration and participation is open to all — no art background is required! For information and registration visit: www.shorelinearts.net/6X6NWCall. Registered participants will receive 6 free tickets to the event at Shoreline Community College on October 6 (a $60 value). Prizes will be awarded in several categories, including People's Choice.

Entries Due: All 6 x 6 works of art must be received to the Arts Council office at the Shoreline Center by September 28 or postmarked by September 29. Please, no late entries! Earlier is better. Arts Council Address: 18560 1st AVE NE Shoreline, WA 98155

Now in its third year, 6X6NW is a program of the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council and will be held on Saturday, October 6 in the Student Union Building at Shoreline Community College – 16101 Greenwood Ave N, Bldg. 9000, Shoreline, WA 98133.

How to Apply

You can apply/register your works on our website.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.shorelinearts.net/event-program/6x6nwcall/

Posted

8/13/2018

Bremerton Symphony Association
Bremerton Symphony has an immediate opening for a positive, energetic, and detail-oriented individual to coordinate daily operations at our administrative office in downtown Bremerton, assist with production and program coordination, and oversee a wide variety of tasks associated with our seasonal activities and events.

Organization

Bremerton Symphony Association

Website

bremertonsymphony.org

More Info

Anna James Miller

amiller@bremertonsymphony.org

3603731722

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 10AM-4PM plus 17 events (Oct-June)
Location: Bremerton plus local travel within Kitsap County
Compensation: $15 per hour plus incentives
Reports To: Executive Director
Start date: ASAP

Mission: We unite and enrich West Sound communities by sharing
a passion for live music, preserving artistic tradition, and supporting music education.

Vision: The West Sound will be an inspired community of supported and
connected local arts and artists with opportunities for citizens of all ages to explore creativity and develop talent, and a dedicated home for music within a thriving local economy.

Values: We are committed to community, accessible education, creativity, and transformational music experiences, respectful, fair, and open communication and interaction, stewardship of resources and relationships.

Position Summary: The Office & Operations Manager is responsible for a wide range of administrative duties at Bremerton Symphony’s office, located upstairs in the United Way building in downtown Bremerton. The Symphony’s programs include Bremerton Symphony Orchestra, Chorale, and Youth Symphony. The office manager supports all these programs through day-today administration, ticketing, and marketing support. The position demands a highly motivated, organized, outgoing, self-starting individual, capable of working within sometimes ambiguous parameters, problem solving, and providing the highest possible level of service to Symphony artists, patrons, volunteers, staff, board, and donors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Office administration:
• Answer a multi-line phone, checking voicemail daily, and routing calls
• Anticipate and meet administrative needs of the Executive Director
• Frequent remote communication with ED during planned leave from mid December through February or March.
• Process ticket orders including inbound/outbound sales and fulfillment.
• Generate donor acknowledgement letters weekly.
• Assist with planning and facilitation of two major fundraisers each year.
• Marketing support including MailChimp e-newsletter preparation from
provided text and graphics.
• Distribute of press releases and input of events onto community calendars.
• Attend community events such as service clubs, Chamber, GreenDrinks, etc.
• Update organizational website via WordPress.
• Attend weekly staff meetings.
• Manage internal production schedule and alert ED to upcoming deadlines.
• Sales including ad and sponsorship follow up, invoicing, and lead
generation, with pay incentives for new advertisers and sponsors.
• Membership program management including incentives for exceeding
financial benchmarks.
• Personal interactions in our community and workplace aligned with
Symphony values.
• Other duties as assigned.

Program support:
• Process program registrations and schedule auditions.
• Collecting tuition payments including inbound and outbound phone calls.
• Follow up with unpaid accounts including phone, e-mail, and letters.
• Anticipate and meet administrative needs of Music Directors.

Production support:
• Box office support during concerts and events including sales and will call.
• Coordinate concert and event volunteers.
• Manage, track, and properly file artist, venue, and vendor contracts.
• Track rehearsal rental hours used by all ensembles and initiate monthly rent check request.
• Occasional assistance backstage or with load in/out of concert equipment when needed.
• Coordinate and participate in production meetings with Stage Manager and Music Directors.
• Schedule piano tunings and instrument/equipment rentals when needed.

Desired Traits:
• Ability to work independently, with general direction.
• Passion for music and/or arts education.
• Outgoing personality and friendly demeanor.
• Highly organized.
• Commitment to Symphony mission, vision, and values.
• Local candidates within Kitsap County will be given priority.

Qualifications:
• General knowledge of music and arts education.
• Knowledge of and connections within the Kitsap community.
• Minimum of two years relevant experience - could include administrative,
customer service, hospitality, or similar.
• Accuracy and high attention to detail.
• Communication skills: fluency in the English language, proper use of
grammar and spelling, keen eye for proofreading and editing.
• Computer skills: advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Mathematical Skills: ability to calculate accurately figures and provide
correct change during rapid transactions.
• Clear Washington State background and credit check.
• Ability to lift up to 40 pounds and transport heavy items safely utilizing
moving equipment.

Work Environment and Conditions: Bremerton Symphony has a non-smoking office located in downtown Bremerton with provided nearby reserved parking. The noise level is low to moderate and there is very limited exposure to physical risk.

Conditions of Employment: Employment will be on an at-will basis and may be terminated at any time for any reason upon written notice. A performance review will be performed annually. Bremerton Symphony Association is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply

To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter highlighting qualifications,
relevant experience, plus availability and commitment to all 2018-19 concert dates and events to Executive Director Anna James Miller at
amiller@bremertonsymphony.org - candidates will be reviewed on a rolling
basis.

Link to Opportunity

http://bremertonsymphony.org/wp-content/uploads/2018-OOM-JOB-DESCRIPTION-1.pdf

Posted

8/13/2018

ArtsWest
ArtsWest seeks artists of ALL AGES to exhibit their artwork in the C-shaped Gallery that is also the lobby of the theater. It is the mission at ArtsWest to produce artistic events that provoke conversation, incite the imagination and use live theater as a powerful agent of change. We are seeking artwork that enhances our 2018-2019 theater season entitled Beyond Ideas.

Organization

ArtsWest

Website

https://www.artswest.org

More Info

Laura

Lee

206-938-0963

Fee to Apply

10

Deadline to Apply

8/23/2018

Description

GALLERY: Located inside ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery, 4711 California Ave. SW, Seattle WA, our Gallery consists of 100 linear feet in a C-shaped configuration. Hours: Thurs. & Fri. 2-7:30PM, Sat 2-7:30PM.

SUBJECT MATTER: The title of ArtsWest’s 2018-2019 Season, Beyond Ideas, is taken from the poem ""A Great Wagon"" by the 13th century Sufi mystic Rumi. In it, he speaks of the existence of a field, a place of common ground beyond ideas of who's right and who's wrong, where talk is cheap and even the distinction between ""me and you"" ceases to make sense in the face of the fullness of the world. Today, we're rediscovering an ugly power and reward in talking at each other rather than to each other. With the advent of digital and social media, we can talk at each other with impunity, hiding behind the shield and the mask of the screen and the soundbite. This season asks: what does it feel like to actually hear and see each other? We are encouraging artists to submit work that speaks to the heroic effort for truthful human contact. We are able to accommodate all wall-mounted visual art, small space for ceramics, no video installations.

DELIVERY & PICK-UP: Artwork must be hand-delivered and picked up on a date and time that is coordinated with our Technical Director. There is very limited storage on site. Most installations occur on the weekend, Mondays or Tuesdays.

DEADLINE: AUGUST 22, 2018
Artists will be notified as soon as decisions are made.

How to Apply

Email the following (or mail equivalent):
1. Completed Information form to: laural@artswest.org
2. Attach up to 6 Hi Res JPEG files of artwork or please provide a link to your portfolio or website.
3. Email is preferred. If unable to email, mail the application including the completed information form with CD containing up to 6 JPEG images. Please note that CD will not be returned to you.
4. Agree to a non-refundable fee of $10 to help us offset our Gallery costs.

LENGTH OF EXHIBITS: Exhibits run concurrently with our theater production dates – ensuring that both our visual art and theater performances play to clean spaces and maximum audiences. The length of these exhibits vary between 4-5 weeks in length.

SIZE RESTRICTIONS: We do not restrict the size of the artwork as long as it can be safely displayed.



ART SALES: Contact information of interested buyers will be provided directly to artists to complete purchase transactions. No sales commission is charged and ArtsWest is not a 3rd party in the sales of art.

LIABILITY: Please be advised that every reasonable precaution will be taken during the receiving, installation, exhibition and return of your artwork but ArtsWest employees, volunteers and patrons do not assume responsibility for loss or damage that might be incurred during this process. All work needs to be of substantial enough nature to withstand these procedures. We encourage each artist to carry their own insurance and to be involved in installation/de-installation.

DEADLINE: AUGUST 22, 2018
Artists will be notified as soon as decisions are made.

ALTERNATE MAILING ADDRESS:
4711 California Ave SW, Seattle WA, 98116
Attn: Laura Lee – Managing Director
laural@artswest.org
www.artswest.org

Link to Opportunity

https://www.artswest.org/gallery/artist-submissions/

Posted

8/13/2018

Path with Art
The Operations Manager will be responsible for general office operations including but not limited to managing contracts, records archival, daily bookkeeping, financial reporting, HR Support and basic administrative tasks. A strong candidate will have proficiency in all facets of MS Office suite, Quickbooks, and basic accounting principals. The ideal candidate will be a team-player, clear communicator, detail orientated, flexible in nature, extremely organized, and have the ability to manage multiple priorities with a positive disposition.

Organization

Path with Art

Website

pathwithart.org

More Info

Sheeka Arbuthnot

info@pathwithart.org

2066500669

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
· Manage purchase orders and office needs

· Vendor relations

· IT support management

· HR support

· Compliance issues

· Contract support

· Conduct weekly bookkeeping, process payroll, and produce financial reports

· Assist in the development and implementation of systems and procedures for all staff to maximize efficiency in administration

· Telephone, general email, and mail processing

· Management of filing and records maintenance

· Other duties and responsibilities as needed


QUALIFICATIONS
A strong candidate will:

· Believe in Path with Art’s mission

· Be self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively

· Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Possess strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills with the ability to manage priorities and workflow

· Demonstrate a high level of professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues

· Understand basic financial management practices

· Have proficiency with Quickbooks, MS Office Suite, especially Excel

· Familiarity with Mailchimp, Salesforce, Cloud Storage platforms, social media management platforms, and Adobe Creative Suite is a plus, but not mandatory

· Possess a Bachelor’s degree or have demonstrated related experience; three to five years or equivalent combination of education and experience.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS
· Ability to lift up to 40 pounds, accurately read written information, and work with computers.

How to Apply

Please, no phone calls about this position. To apply please submit a cover letter and résumé to jobs@pathwithart.org, attn: Sheeka Arbuthnot

Link to Opportunity

https://www.pathwithart.org/operations-manager

Posted

8/13/2018

Fremont Arts Council
Seeking large-scale art installations, movable creations, experiences, and performances for our autumnal equinox celebration at Green Lake Park

Organization

Fremont Arts Council

Website

www.fremontartscouncil.org

More Info

fac@fremontartscouncil.org

Deadline to Apply

9/10/2018

Description

Luminata is closer than you think! September 22nd at 6:30 pm we will gather at Green Lake Park to bid farewell to summer and move gently into autumn with our annual illuminated celebration. As always, full participation is open to the public. Carry your handmade lanterns in the procession with your family and friends. Bring a spectacular glowing installation or performance to help fill the park with warmth and light.

Do you have an illuminated creation or performance piece swimming in your mind, in progress, or created and itching to get out into the world? The Fremont Arts Council is seeking proposals for large-scale art installations, movable creations, experiences, and performances for the event! Please submit your proposal by midnight Saturday, September 8th.

If you need a little push getting something spectacular off the ground, Artist Grants are available to those who apply by midnight Friday, August 17th.

To get the gears turning, come out to the Powerhouse on Tuesday, August 7th for the monthly Powerhouse Events Leadership Team meeting. Have “just an idea”? We may be able to pair you and your idea with an existing group! Have a fully designed and detailed plan? You may meet someone else with an installation or experience that would be a wonderful complement to your own!

Events Team Meeting
Tuesday, August 7th 7:00 PM
The Powerhouse 3940 Fremont Ave N

How to Apply

Apply online:

Artist Grant Application Deadline
Friday, August 17th at midnight
https://fremontartscouncil.org/luminata-art-grants/

General Application Deadline
Saturday, September 8th at midnight
https://fremontartscouncil.org/luminata/

Link to Opportunity

https://fremontartscouncil.org/luminata-art-grants/

Posted

8/13/2018

Museum of Northwest Art
The Museum of Northwest Art seeks an experienced registrar to join our team of museum professionals to help us realize our mission to engage visitors, both within and beyond the MoNA community. This position is responsible for assisting with the management of MoNA’s collections and for incoming and outgoing loans of art to the museum. Reporting to the Curator, the Registrar is part of the museum team and responsible for, but not limited to, all aspects of the care and management of objects owned by or on loan to MoNA, the handling of both collections in accordance with approved policies, and in alignment with museum best practices.

Organization

Museum of Northwest Art

Website

http://www.monamuseum.org/

More Info

Chloe Dye Sherpe

chloed@museumofnwart.org

3604664446

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Key Responsibilities
• Administers an accurate inventory of all MoNA’s collections.
• Maintains records in a sound and secure manner that provides current and accurate information on each object, including its location, catalogue information, status, and condition, and responds to general inquiries about the collections.
• Manages the collections management database system.
• Manages all incoming and outgoing loans to MoNA of art and objects related to its collections, acquisitions, and exhibition program.
• Assists the Consulting Collection Manager with managing the Museum objects in storage or on display in the Art Museum.
• Coordinates photography of the Art Museum collections.
• Responsible for record-keeping systems (electronic and paper), inventory procedures, administration of insurance policy, documentation, storage, care, handling/packing, condition, display and security of objects (in permanent collections and on loan).

This position will be primarily accountable for the thoroughness, accuracy and the proper documentation and filing and storing of all object records (both digital and paper). Accountable for managing orderly records, files, and retrieval systems for MoNA collection (exhibition history, location, provenance). Produces accurate and timely reports (e.g. in conjunction with appraisals, inventories, insurance purposes, exhibitions), for leading inventories, audits, and spot-checks as required. Accountable for working with curators and other museum staff to ensure that forms (e.g. loan forms, deed of gift) are meeting AAM standards and are approved by MoNA.

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in art history, studio art, museum studies, or related field and/or equivalent combination of experience or training required. Master's degree in Museum Studies, Art History or related field desired.
• Knowledge of accepted museum registration practices, art handling techniques, US customs and copyright laws, and risk management practices and standards. Experience in records management, art transport arrangements, accessioning and deaccessioning, loan management, exhibition management, database management, and administrative and supervisory experience.
• Excellent organizational and communication skills and demonstrated leadership ability.
• Demonstrated experience with PastPerfect is desired. Knowledge of nomenclature, metadata standards and best practices in the field required.
• Confidentiality, discretion, and flexibility are a must.
• Must be capable of working with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, conservators, museum professionals, scholars, collectors, lenders and the general public on a daily basis and foster a cooperative work environment.

About the Museum of Northwest Art
The Museum of Northwest Art is renowned for the quality and focus of its collection of over 2,400 artworks. MoNA collects and exhibits contemporary art from across the Northwest, including Alaska, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington, fostering essential conversations and encouraging creativity. The museum aims to provide a rich experience with thoughtful context and personalized attention for visitors from our diverse community.

The museum's acclaimed education program, MoNA Link, has served nearly 8,000 students and over 140 teachers in the school districts of Anacortes, Burlington-Edison, Concrete, La Conner, Mount Vernon, Sedro-Woolley and Stanwood-Camano. MoNA Link provides comprehensive art education for students from pre-K to middle school. The outreach program meets the needs of the underserved, including the homeless, youth in juvenile detention, and assisted living residents.

MoNA offers free admission and is open seven days a week to ensure access to all. The museum has received the Governor's Award for significant contributions to arts and culture, and the facility’s renovations by Henry Klein Partnership Architects received an honor award from the American Institute of Architects.


How to Apply

To Apply Application deadline is ongoing. The position is 30 hours a week with flexible hours. Apply with cover letter and current resume sent to Chloé Dye Sherpe, Curator, chloed@museumofnwart.org. Position will remain open until filled. Find out more about MoNA at www.monamuseum.org. EOE

Link to Opportunity

http://www.monamuseum.org/assistant-registrar

Posted

8/13/2018

City of Lynnwood Arts Commission
Lynnwood Rec Center Art Gallery / 2019 Exhibition / Call for Artists

Organization

City of Lynnwood Arts Commission

Website

www.LynnwoodArts.org

More Info

fred wong

fwong@lynnwoodwa.gov

4256705502

Deadline to Apply

10/1/2018

Description

Lynnwood Arts Commission invites youth artists (under 18) in Washington State to apply to exhibit in the popular Lynnwood Recreation Center Art Gallery. Each exhibit will be about 2 months long during 2019. Deadline is Sept 30, 2018. Questions, please contact us at fwong@lynnwoodwa.gov or 425-670-5502

How to Apply

Go to website and download application at bottom of page.
http://www.lynnwoodwa.gov/PlayLynnwood/Arts/Art-Exhibits.htm

Link to Opportunity

http://www.lynnwoodwa.gov/PlayLynnwood/Arts/Art-Exhibits.htm

Posted

8/13/2018

City of Lynnwood Arts Commission
Lynnwood City Hall Art Gallery / 2019 Exhibitions / Call for Artists

Organization

City of Lynnwood Arts Commission

Website

www.LynnwoodArts.org

More Info

fred wong

fwong@lynnwoodwa.gov

4256705502

Deadline to Apply

10/1/2018

Description

Lynnwood Arts Commission invites Washington State artists to apply to exhibit in the beautiful Lynnwood City Hall Art Gallery. Each exhibit will be about 2 months long during 2019. Deadline is Sept 30, 2018. Questions, please contact us at fwong@lynnwoodwa.gov or 425-670-5502

How to Apply

Go to website and download application at bottom of page.
http://www.lynnwoodwa.gov/PlayLynnwood/Arts/Art-Exhibits.htm

Link to Opportunity

http://www.lynnwoodwa.gov/PlayLynnwood/Arts/Art-Exhibits.htm

Posted

8/13/2018

Seattle Arts & Lectures
SAL seeks a Marketing Coordinator to increase the visibility and impact of the organization, our mission, and programs. The ideal candidate for this position has a love of the mission, an eye for detail and design, a passion for data and databases, a flair for writing and storytelling, a talent for relationship building with a diverse span of people, and a commitment to racial equity and social justice. The Marketing Coordinator will join a small but passionate team of book lovers to support and implement marketing, advertising, communications, and engagement efforts for all of our programs but with a focus on our Public Programs which includes the Literary Arts Series, Journalism Series, Poetry Series, Women You Need to Know Series, SAL Presents, Hinge, and Summer Book Bingo.

Organization

Seattle Arts & Lectures

Website

http://www.lectures.org

More Info

Amanda Carrubba

salhr@lectures.org

2066212230 x14

Deadline to Apply

8/31/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

Organization Overview:
Since 1987, Seattle Arts & Lectures (SAL) has championed the literary arts by inspiring and engaging readers and writers of all generations in the greater Puget Sound region. We provide children and adults with opportunities to meet writers and cultural thinkers; to read and reflect upon novels, poems, and other literary works; to encounter new ideas and artistic creations; to develop their own writing; and to engage in meaningful and open discussions about literature, culture, and society. We believe these activities are essential to the development of a more creative, thoughtful, and democratic society. SAL fulfills its mission through these programs: Literary Arts Series, Poetry Series, Women You Need to Know Series, Journalism Series, Hinge, SAL Presents, Summer Book Bingo, and Writers in the Schools (WITS).

At SAL we value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our work and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Position Overview:
The Marketing Coordinator works with the Associate Director to implement marketing, advertising, communications, and engagement efforts to increase the visibility and impact of the organization, our mission, and programs.

The Marketing Coordinator works with the media, coordinates print pieces and emails, contributes to our social media presence, works with partner organizations, and promotes SAL events to engage people of all ages and backgrounds to become or return as ticket-buyers, subscribers, donors, and friends. The Marketing Coordinator reports to the Associate Director and works primarily with the Public Programs team (including the Content Editor and Box Office Manager). The Public Programs team drives the outreach and sales for all ticketed events and the engagement around our free Summer Book Bingo program. While a large part of this position is focused on ticket sales and earned income, we are also seeking to diversify our audiences through creative and grassroots methods. The Marketing Coordinator also supports the Writers in the Schools (WITS) and Development teams.

The ideal candidate for this position has a love of the mission, an eye for detail and design, a passion for data and databases, a flair for writing and storytelling, and a commitment to racial equity and social justice. The ideal candidate is an extroverted book person who enjoys building relationships with a diverse span of people—from media partners and donors to grassroots organizations and individuals at events. The Marketing Coordinator must be able to know when to multi-task and when to dive deep; must be a team-player in a highly collaborative environment; to think both quantitatively and qualitatively; to look simultaneously at the big picture and to listen to the individual story.


Responsibilities:
Marketing & Advertising (30%)
• Coordinate the design, production, and timely delivery of all ads to media.
• Maintain and cultivate existing media sponsorship relationships; procure contracts, in-kind forms, and make sure that contract specifications are fulfilled on both sides.
• Cultivate new media relationships, including sponsorships and paid opportunities.
• Coordinate the design and production of all Public Programs and Development print pieces, including, but not limited to: our annual brochure, two annual postcards, the Annual Report, fundraiser invitations and collateral, our annual subscription campaign, and others. Support Writers in the Schools (WITS) print productions as needed.
• Manage relationships with graphic designers.
• Seek creative and cost-effective opportunities for marketing and advertising.
• Coordinate social media advertising on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Track and analyze trends and insights.
• Manage and update SAL’s TRG Database and respond to list-trade requests from other organizations.
• Attend monthly lunchtime Market the Arts meetings (currently held at Seattle Center) and stay abreast of best practices in marketing and outreach, as well as network with other local marketing practitioners to make connections and engage with the local arts community.

Communications (20%)
• Produce engaging pre- and post-event emails and all one-off emails through MailChimp.
• Generate engaging and fresh content for event programs and coordinate the design and printing of these programs.
• Contribute compelling content to bi-weekly newsletters, the website, and the blog.
• Copyedit all external-facing communications.
• Execute a social media strategy with content crafted for each of our social media brands.
• Track and analyze social media engagement based on trends and organizational focus.
• Help ensure that SAL’s visual and tonal brand is upheld in all external-facing communications.
• Coordinate audience survey tactics, including the distribution and collection of surveys at events and online at the end of the season. Coordinate the entry and analysis of this data.

Community Engagement (20%)
• Represent the organization at the majority of SAL’s Public Programs, WITS, and fundraising events (approximately 35 events a year). Duties may include relationship-building, public relations, supporting media and community partner tables, handling press and partner comps, or other support roles as needed. Evening hours required; typically, 1-2 times/week September – May. See lectures.org for full schedule of events.
• Seek creative opportunities for deepening and expanding community engagement overall.
• Coordinate audience engagement and audience building efforts, focusing on specific subgroups identified by our strategic plan.
• Answer phones, take ticket-orders, and provide excellent front-line customer service and support to all SAL’s stakeholders.

Public Relations (15%)
• Generate and distribute well-written press releases as needed.
• Maintain an up-to-date list of current press contacts.
• Respond to feedback from the public on social media and via email and phone.
• Cultivate relationships with editors and reporters and pitch creative ideas for stories.

Other (15%)
• Track spending, manage actuals-to-budget, and coordinate vendor payments and invoices.
• Attend and contribute to weekly Public Programs planning and marketing meetings and Staff meetings.
• Participate in ongoing equity work and trainings.
• Attend cultivation events, SAL celebrations, and community functions as needed.
• Work with marketing interns.
• Gather reporting data for the Board as requested and occasionally present as needed (typically one time a year).
• Greet and direct office visitors and delivery people and staff the office intercom.
• This is a small team; we all pitch in to help each other out and our work is always evolving. The ideal candidate will be flexible, joyful, and up for the variety of kinds of work that a small non-profit encounters on the day-to-day.

Desired Qualifications:
• Passion for SAL’s mission and a love of stories and storytelling.
• One year of experience and a successful track record in implementing outreach and marketing programs, preferably in an arts/non-profit context.
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a dynamic, creative, highly collaborative team in a fast-paced, open-office environment. Must be a self-starter yet able to work under direction.
• Curiosity, a growth mindset, and love of continuous learning.
• Demonstrated flexibility, initiative, and ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
• Strong attention to detail, and a love of managing and analyzing data.
• Excellent relationship-building skills, passionate storytelling and persuasive writing skills, and a professional and joyful outlook.
• A commitment to racial equity and social justice.
• Exceptional customer service skills with excellent follow-through and commitment to protecting confidential information.
• Working knowledge of donor/ticketing database programs (PatronManager preferred) and proficiency with any of the following highly desirable: Microsoft Office, Mac platform, MailChimp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, SEO, Google Analytics, and Google Ads.
• Proficiency with InDesign, Photoshop, and design experience a plus.
• An awareness of the Seattle non-profit community, literary organizations, local media, and grassroots organizations all a plus.
• Evening/weekend hours required; typically 1-2 times/week September – May. See lectures.org for full schedule of events.
Compensation & Benefits:
This is a 40 hours/week full-time exempt position. Salary is $32,000-36,000 per year (commensurate with experience and qualifications) with a benefits package, including:
• generous paid time off, including 20 vacation days / year starting your 2nd year (15 days in year one) as well as sick, personal, and holidays;
• 100% of medical, vision, and dental insurance covered;
• 403(b) retirement plan pre-tax distribution;
• flex time as appropriate;
• support and budget for professional development and growth.

Hiring Process & Timeline:
• We will begin scheduling phone interviews in late August.
• We will begin in-person one-hour interviews in September.
• Finalists will be invited to a second-round, two-hour interview (comprised of several shorter interviews with different teams), and we will make an offer shortly thereafter.
• We would like to have the selected candidate start in mid to late October.

How to Apply

To Apply:
No phone calls, please.

Send a resume and thoughtful, well-written cover letter that addresses how your background and skills relate to the position.

Submit applications electronically to salhr@lectures.org. The email subject line should be Marketing Coordinator, and please include your last name in file names of your attachment(s).

Open until filled. For best consideration, please submit no later than August 27, 2018.

Seattle Arts & Lectures
340 15th Ave E, Suite 301
Seattle, WA 98112

Link to Opportunity

https://lectures.org/opportunities/marketing-coordinator/

Posted

8/13/2018

Foster/White Gallery
Fine Art Sales / Marketing

Organization

Foster/White Gallery

Website

www.fosterwhite.com

More Info

Phen Huang

resumes.fosterwhite@gmail.com

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Foster/White Gallery is hiring a full-time Sales Associate. Hours are, Tues - Sat. 10 - 6 pm and after 8 p.m. on First Thursday. Foster/White Gallery is one of Seattle’s most established and well respected galleries. We represent professional artists selling to the most discerning client.

The ideal candidate must have a proven record in luxury sales. We are looking for an energetic, warm and engaging personality to create and maintain client relationships. A high level of attention to detail and knowledge of fine art are essential to success.

This is first and foremost a sales position. Other responsibilities include press communications, managing inventory, gallery maintenance, and exhibition installation.

Requirements:
- Exceptional customer service
- Superior oral and written communication skills
- High level of professionalism and maturity
- Ability to work within deadlines and under pressure
- 3 – 5 years experience in fine art sales, high end retail or a similar environment.
- Logical thinking and problem solving skills
- Heavy lifting ability (50 lbs)
- Comfortable working on a 12 ft ladder
- Computer knowledge essential
- A valid driver’s license

Experience with the following is considered an asset:
- Commercial gallery sales or luxury sales experience
- Adobe CS, Microsoft Office
- Arts administration, art history, communication, marketing
- Art handling experience

How to Apply

Stop by the gallery and introduce yourself with resume, cover letter and writing sample. Our address is 220 Third Avenue South in Seattle.

If hand delivery is not an option, we will also accept an email response with the following criteria: Write to us at resumes.fosterwhite@gmail.com with a cover letter detailing your aptitude for sales along with a writing sample which demonstrates an ability to communicate effectively about art. Resumes submitted without a cover letter and writing sample will not be reviewed.

Please no phone calls.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

8/13/2018

SIFF Cinema
Reporting to the Artistic Director, the Programming Coordinator is responsible for handling the day-to-day administrative needs of the Programming Department while communicating with all appropriate parties, both in and out of the organization, to ensure seamless planning for mini- festivals, SIFF Cinema, and the Festival.

Organization

SIFF Cinema

Website

siff.net

More Info

siffjobs@siff.net

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Ensure submissions are processed accurately
o Enter submitted films into the SIFF database
o Communicate with filmmakers about the status of their film
o Manage the library of submitted films

 Ensure programming team runs smoothly
o Work with the Director of Programming to ensure that programmers have all necessary information and support, including the prescreening department
o Request screeners for consideration and communicate with filmmakers on status
o Schedule film introductions with the programmers and outside introducers
o Produce necessary materials, documents, and information for programming meetings
o Arrange travel, hotel, and other details for the programming team going to other festivals when needed
o View features and short films in consideration for the Festival and participate in programming discussions
o Prepare programming board and materials for Film Festival scheduling
o Assist in end of Festival catalogue mailing

 Attend to the day-to-day needs of the programming department
o Oversee the daily workflow of the Programming Interns, both part-time and full-time, with tasks, assessment and daily management of needs
o Assist in general film tracking and assure complete information is obtained

 Provide coordination for mini-festivals
o Collect materials to distribute and organize to other departments
o Arrange flight and hotel details for incoming guests
o Manage ground transportation via ground transportation volunteers for guests

 Collect festival materials
o Work with accepted filmmakers to ensure that all materials associated with their
film are delivered to SIFF in a timely and complete manner
o Work with MarCom to distribute materials to the correct departments

 Oversee jury schedules
o Organize SIFF Film Jury members (15-20 people), including initial travel arrangements, and work with Guest Relations to make sure all information is correct and available
o Prepare daily schedule for SIFF Jury Members while they are at the festival
o Work with Print Traffic to ensure availability of the prints/DVDs needed to ensure all jury members view the films in competition

Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
 Attention to detail and strong time management, organizational, and multi-tasking skills; able to set priorities, meet deadlines and work independently
 Ability to collaborate internally and externally, and cultivate strong relationships with a diversity of community partners, donors, and colleagues
 Excellent oral and written communication skills
 A positive and professional attitude with strong diplomacy skills and professionalism; this includes the ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times
 Ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams in a shared office environment

Preferred Skills:
 Experience using Microsoft Office, specifically proficiency with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
 Experience using Google Apps, specifically Drive, Docs, and spreadsheets
 Familiarity with a comprehensive database (FileMaker) and point of sale interface (Luminate). Training provided as needed
 Experience with non-profit arts institutions, interest in film desirable

COMPENSATION:
 Hourly non-exempt, 40 hours/week with O/T, benefits and vacation package. Salary available upon request.

How to Apply

TO APPLY:
Email a letter of interest and resume to siffjobs@siff.net indicating programming Coordinator in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

siff.net

Posted

8/13/2018

SIFF
The Institutional Partnerships Coordinator is responsible for supporting the partnerships/ development department in all aspects of sponsorship tracking and fulfillment. Not only does the Institutional Partnerships Coordinator work closely with all members of the Partnerships team, they will also engage with all departments within SIFF to ensure timely and accurate fulfillment of sponsor/donor deliverables. The Institutional Partnerships Coordinator reports to the Director of Partnerships.

Organization

SIFF

Website

siff.net

More Info

siffjobs@siff.net

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Sponsorship team
 Assist account managers in drafting contracts, acquiring signatures, maintaining organization, recording/updating information in the database and invoicing for collections
 Oversee information in development database and ensure that it is entered consistently and accurately for tracking
 Provide reports for tracking contract execution, department income, receivable materials, deliverable fulfillment, ticketing and cash collections, and account reconciliations
 Maintain organization of department files on shared drive
 Maintain and/or create content on all sponsor-related webpages of the SIFF website
 Process all sponsor ticketing and prepare fulfillment packages
 Create on-screen materials as needed and oversee activation
 Manage all aspects of sponsor branding (i.e. ad and logo placements) in SIFF publications and marketing materials
 Manage scheduling, content and tracking for sponsor social media placements
 Manage department calendar and work with team to meet appropriate deadlines
 Serve as recorder at department meetings
 Serve as interdepartmental liaison for relaying sponsorship information to other departments

Team Support
 Enter sponsorship account information and history into database
 Generate acknowledgement letters, tax letters, and thank you notes
 Track all invoices and follow up on payment issues
 Provide fundraising campaign support as needed
 Provide event support as needed
Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
 Attention to detail and strong time management, organizational, and multi-tasking skills; able to set priorities, meet deadlines and work independently
 Ability to collaborate internally and externally, and cultivate strong relationships with a diversity of community partners, donors, and colleagues
 Excellent oral and written communication skills
 A positive and professional attitude with strong diplomacy skills and professionalism; this includes the ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times
 Ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams in a shared office environment

Preferred Skills:
 Experience using Microsoft Office, specifically proficiency with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
 Experience using Google Apps, specifically Drive, Docs, and Spreadsheets
 Familiarity with a comprehensive database (FileMaker) and point of sale interface (Luminate). Training provided as needed
 Experience with non-profit arts institutions, interest in film desirable

COMPENSATION:
 Hourly non-exempt, 40 hours/week with O/T, benefits and vacation package. Salary available upon request.

How to Apply

Email a letter of interest and resume to siffjobs@siff.net indicating Institutional Partnerships Coordinator in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

siff.net

Posted

8/13/2018

Town Hall Seattle
Town Hall Seattle seeks an Institutional Giving Manager to lead and grow its portfolio of foundation, corporate and government partners in close collaboration with the Development Director.

Organization

Town Hall Seattle

Website

www.townhallseattle.org

More Info

Kate Nagle-Caraluzzo

jobs@townhallseattle.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Town Hall Seattle seeks an Institutional Giving Manager to lead and grow its portfolio of foundation, corporate and government partners in close collaboration with the Development Director. Founded in 1998 and now serving more than 110,000 attendees through more than 400 events annually, Town Hall fosters community and creativity through arts, education, humanities and civic programs. In addition to annual operations, Town Hall is nearing the end of an exciting campaign to fund the refurbishment of our 100-year-old building. This position offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced grant writer with knowledge of the arts and both local and national institutional funders.

Reflecting the creativity and concerns of our region, Town Hall’s program aspires to host the broadest possible range of voices and interests. Diversity within the organization’s staff advances our mission and work. Consequently, Town Hall supports the goals of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action as essential to its institutional values, and to a democratic and pluralistic society.

Position Description
The Institutional Giving Manager is a full-time position charged with building upon and managing Town Hall’s Institutional Giving program, which supports a $2.2M annual operating budget and a $27M capital campaign. Currently, institutional funding provides approximately 40% (about $550,000) of Town Hall's annual contributed income. This position reports directly to the Development Director. The Development Department also includes a Capital Campaign Director, Individual Giving Manager, Membership Manager and Special Events Coordinator. In addition, close collaboration with the Executive Director, Program Director, and General Manager will be critical for success.

Primary Responsibilities
• Write and prepare proposals to support annual and capital fundraising initiatives.
• Manage contracts and reporting requirements.
• Build and maintain relationships with institutional funders.
• Work collaboratively with Town Hall staff to prepare annual budgets and reports.
• Work with staff to identify projects and programs in need of support, and to develop the case for support.
• Manage a calendar/tracking system to ensure that all deadlines are anticipated and met.
• Research, identify and qualify potential new funders.
• Partner with the Individual Giving Manager to develop and implement a corporate giving/membership strategy.
• Manage and secure corporate sponsorships for Town Hall events.
• Other writing projects and research as assigned.
Qualifications
• BA/BS degree required; emphasis on writing, such as liberal arts, public relations, journalism, or related field.
• Minimum of three years’ experience in proposal writing.
• Proficient in prospect research.
• Experience with corporate sponsorship programs a plus.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Proven organizational and planning skills; ability to manage deadlines.
• Accuracy and attention to detail.
• Knowledge of Seattle-area arts and civic community desirable.
• Experience with Salesforce a plus.
• Experience working with budgets, preparing financial spreadsheets, and tracking expenditures.
• Ability to adapt successfully to multiple tasks that occur in a rapidly changing environment.
• Highly energetic, enthusiastic, and self-motivated; ability to work as an individual or as part of a team working in a small, fast-paced shop.

Compensation
• $24.04/hr-$28.85/hr, annualized to $50,000-$60,000/year
• Position is full-time non-exempt (40 hours/week); ability to work flexible hours including occasional evenings and weekends, as needed.
• Benefits package includes fully-paid medical & dental insurance, fully subsidized bus pass, and matched 403(b) plan. Generous vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

How to Apply

Send cover letter, resume, two writing samples and three professional references to:

Email: jobs@townhallseattle.org
The position will remain open until filled.

For more information about Town Hall Seattle or to access this job description online, please visit our Web site at: www.townhallseattle.org

Link to Opportunity

https://townhallseattle.org/jobs/

Posted

8/13/2018

Sidestreet Arts
A celebration of cups and the western US artists who make them

Organization

Sidestreet Arts

Website

http://www.sidestreetarts.com

More Info

Cathi Newlin

gallery@sidestreetarts.com

503-327-8064

Fee to Apply

25

Deadline to Apply

10/1/2018

Description

The left coast cup show
Give 100 potters each a pound of clay and tell them to make a cup, and you'll end up with 100 different interpretations of what a cup is.
​The Left Coast Cup Show is a celebration of west coast ceramic artists and what the Cup means to them. From practical and utilitarian, to over-the-top whimsy, to utterly impractical, here's your chance to show us your vision of one of clay's most humble yet intimate forms.
Accepted artists may submit up to 5 cups into the show.
​Open to all ceramic artists in Ca, Or, Wa and Ak

How to Apply

Please visit https://www.sidestreetarts.com/call-to-artists.html
for prospectus and application.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.sidestreetarts.com/call-to-artists.html

Posted

8/13/2018

Seattle International Film Festival
Reporting to the Artistic Director, the Public Cinema Programs Manager will conceptualize and supervise cinema screenings and audience engagement programs for SIFF year-round venues to better connect Seattle-area communities, SIFF, our mission and our films. This position will contribute to the organization’s overall strategic planning, our vision to expand the reach and impact of our programs to a broader and more diverse audiences and will collaborate with other staff on approaches to cinema promotions, theatre experiences, equity and social justice, community programs and partnerships, and other year-round fundamentals.

Organization

Seattle International Film Festival

Website

siff.net

More Info

siffjobs@siff.net

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Public Program Management
•Lead innovative programming through year-round on-and off-site screenings, community partnerships, and events, with an aim to more meaningfully connect SIFF programs to current and future audiences.
•Create programming strategies for calendar screens, a combination of new independent film releases, repertory programs, interactive events, and collaborations with outside organizations and artists.
•Create opportunities for audience engagement, including panel discussions, forum events, and filmmaker interactions.
•Be an active physical presence at cinema screenings, events, programs, and in the film community, including introducing programs, working with guests for screenings, and providing a resource for audience interaction.
•Manage Public Programs (such as VR Zone, WebFest, Documentary Grant) in collaboration with the leadership and programming/education team.
•Research and implement new programs by communicating with distributors, other ground-breaking exhibitors, and potential collaborators.
•Maintain a database of all programs, working directly with distributors/collaborators to negotiate costs and manage all in-house aspects of cinema bookings.
•Collaborate with the marketing department on strategies for cinema programs, including approaches to in-cinema marketing, advertising, printed materials, and social media.
•Copy-write all content for printed materials (such as monthly flyers, calendar, ad copy), as well as website and digital copy.
•In collaboration with Festival Programming Manager, have working knowledge of "mini-festival" programs.
•Participate in programming for the Seattle International Film Festival (May/June).
•Work with the Rentals Manager to maintain a balance of first run, calendar, SIFFSupports, and rental events in the cinemas.

Strategic Planning
•Actively seek, through diverse and unique programming, to bring in new audiences, develop meaningful connections, and work to create a place for communities and film art of all forms.
•Build program budgets, evaluating and re-calibrating programs as needed by assessing costs and benefits.
•Find creative ways to increase the profile of first run bookings and "eventize" new releases.
•Work with programming team on new programming opportunities and brainstorm ways to interweave programs with development, marketing, education, and other departments.
•Increase audience retention and enthusiasm by finding opportunities to combine cinema programming with membership benefits, value added promotions, and other loyalty programs.
•Work with Operations team on ways to continually improve the patron experience and general year round operations.

Administrative
•Work with the Cinema Coordinator to set weekly showtimes and confirm and share information across the organization, as well as to film listing services.
•Work with the Programming Coordinator and Marketing team to ensure delivery of promotional materials.
•Manage the Cinema Program Intern.

Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
•Knowledge of film exhibition practice, ideally gained through experience programming at a cinema, museum, festival, or film archive
•Experience working directly with meaningful and equitable community partnerships and audience engagement initiatives
•Knowledge of commercial film distribution, including familiarity with specialty distributors, studios and archival collections
•Intellectual curiosity, creativity, and enthusiasm for bringing distinctive film and video programs to a broad public in accessible ways
•Strong time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills; able to set priorities and meet deadlines as well as work independently and with minimal supervision
•Proven project management skills with the ability to take a project from conception through completion
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Ability to collaborate internally and externally, and cultivate strong relationships with community partners, donors, and colleagues
•A positive and professional attitude with strong diplomacy skills and professionalism; this includes the ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times
•Ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams in a shared office environment
•Knowledge of Mac OS and MS Office, Filemaker, Google mail, calendar, and Drive, and Adobe Acrobat. Able to learn new programs for website interface and ticketing systems
•Experience with non-profit arts institutions desirable

COMPENSATION:
•Full time exempt with benefits and vacation package. Salary available upon request.

How to Apply

Email a letter of interest and resume to siffjobs@siff.net indicating Public Cinema Programs Manager in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.siff.net/about-siff/work-at-siff

Posted

8/13/2018

ACT Theatre
The Ticket Systems Associate is a power user of the Tessitura database. This staff member designs the path for how a performance is built, priced, promoted, tracked, sold, and reconciled via all points of purchase through ACT’s primary database platform, Tessitura.

Organization

ACT Theatre

Website

acttheatre.org

More Info

Amy Gentry

amy.gentry@acttheatre.org

2062927660

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Key Responsibilities

Build ticketing campaigns for Subscriptions, ACTPass Memberships, Single Tickets and all events with a ticket or reservation on the ACT Theatre calendar
Work closely with ACT’s Digital Marketing and Database Manager to ensure proper function of the campaigns and purchase paths online using the TNEW application withing Tessitura
With the ticket office manager and assistant ticket office manager, implement dynamic pricing and zone mapping for all campaigns
Run automated payment programs
Supervise annual subscriber ticket printing project
Assure proper financial postings for ticket office transactions
Manage American with Disabilities Act (ADA) seating inventory and sales practice according to current Washington State & Federal Laws
Assist the Marketing Department with reporting, analysis, proofing, projections
Provide support for other departments as needed and perform other duties as assigned
Abilities Required

Excellent organization skills, able to plan ahead, meet deadlines and goals while simultaneously managing multiple projects.
Read and interpret documents such as instructions and procedure manuals
Calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages
Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations at one time
Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of database software; internet software; order processing systems; spreadsheet software and word processing software, i.e., MS Word and Excel, and ticketing software (preferably Tessitura).
Knowledge and Education

Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferred
Previous experience in a constituent business arena (subscriber, membership, development, event management, etc.) a plus, especially in arts or Tessitura environment
Training could be provided in particular areas such as advanced Tessitura, HTML, T-stats
Compensation & Benefits

Beginning annual salary: $40,000
A-rated health insurance plan
Complimentary ACTPass

How to Apply

To Apply

Position open until filled, with a desired start date in early September, 2018.
Please send a current resumé and cover letter stating how your qualifications, experience, and goals are a match for this position to: Amy Gentry, Director of Sales & Marketing, amy.gentry@acttheatre.org
Subject Line: Last Name, Ticket Operations Associate Applicant
No phone calls, drop-ins, or physical mailings please.

ACT is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from people of color and women. This position will remain open until filled and until a diverse and qualified pool of candidates is identified. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply.

Link to Opportunity

https://acttheatre.org/about/work-with-us/

Posted

8/13/2018

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