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

CityArtist Projects grant

Individual artists are the core of a creative community. The CityArtist Projects supports individual artists and curators residing in Seattle to develop and present their work. 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

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

NEXT Year

  • 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.

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Irene Gómez
Project Manager
Irene Gómez

Application

Applications for the 2019 cycle available in 2018
Cycle open to dance, music and theater.

Materials

Deadline

2018
0 days left to apply

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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Manage your award

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

Grants/Funding

Calls for Artists

Professional Development

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More Opportunities

City of Tacoma - Office of Art and Cultural Vitality
seeking an artist or artist team to design, fabricate, and install an outdoor sculptural artwork

Organization

City of Tacoma - Office of Art and Cultural Vitality

More Info

Rebecca Solverson

rebecca.solverson@cityoftacoma.org

2535915564

Fee to Apply

None

Deadline to Apply

1/11/2018

Description

Application Deadline: January 11, 2018, 11:59 PM
Budget: $50,000, all inclusive
Eligibility: Artists living in Washington or Oregon; 18 years or older

Panel will prioritize artists that have a connection to or otherwise reflect the Eastside community, and encourage artists of color, first and second generation immigrants, and Indigenous artists to apply

Opportunity
Metro Parks Tacoma is seeking an artist or artist team to design, fabricate, and install an outdoor sculptural artwork that reflects the vibrant, colorful and unique atmosphere of the Eastside Community Center and the surrounding community. The sculpture will be sited at ESCC’s west entrance/courtyard area, and may be freestanding or attached to the exterior of the building. Local and regional artists are encouraged to apply, with priority given to artists that reflect the Eastside community including artists of color, first and second generation immigrants, and Indigenous artists.

Questions?
Contact Rebecca Solverson at rebecca.solverson@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 591-5564

How to Apply

Visit www.cityoftacoma.org/artsopps for all the details and apply at https://tacomaarts.submittable.com/submit.

Link to Opportunity

www.cityoftacoma.org/artsopps

Posted

12/13/2017

artEAST
Urban art for artEAST exhibition

Organization

artEAST

Website

www.arteast.org

More Info

Josh Potter

info@arteast.org

Fee to Apply

20

Deadline to Apply

1/21/2018

Description

The continued movement of people to the Pacific Northwest has intensified opposing political ideas that were once unfamiliar to the region. While populations clash over the pros and cons of density, artEAST seeks to feature art that illuminates the individual self in urban spaces. For this show we are asking artists to submit both 2-D and 3-D visual works of any medium and style that subverts historically urban-related visual media. This includes but is not limited to graffiti, advertising, and signs. Situated at the edge of many of Puget Sound’s urban centers, artEAST serves both an urban and suburban population and expects the art in this show to incite conversations about the role art itself plays in an area that is being aggressively urbanized.

How to Apply

Visit arteast.org and view our submissions page. We use Submittable submission manager. Link provided below.

Link to Opportunity

http://arteast.org/2017/12/in-habit/

Posted

12/13/2017

Town Hall Seattle
The Membership Manager is a full-time position charged with managing and building Town Hall’s Membership program in raising nearly $270,000 annually. The position is responsible for servicing membership operations through gift processing, donor acknowledgment, membership renewals, and benefit fulfillment. This position will also manage solicitation and retention campaigns as well as stewardship for the General and Premier Membership (<$999). Key responsibilities include: Membership, Annual Fund, on-site and online giving campaigns. This position reports directly to the Development Director.

Organization

Town Hall Seattle

Website

www.townhallseattle.org

More Info

Kimberly Buchan

jobs@townhallseattle.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Town Hall’s Membership Manager is responsible for planning, managing and growing its general membership and annual fund program. Town Hall’s many program areas (arts, science, civics, literature, and family programs) have enabled a wide, and growing, range of funding relationships, and this position joins a team of development professionals. In addition to annual operations, Town Hall is in the midst of an exciting campaign to fund the renovation of our 100 year old building. The position offers an excellent opportunity for an early-career development professional interested in owning and growing a broad based membership program.

Position Description
The Membership Manager is a full-time position charged with managing and building Town Hall’s Membership program in raising nearly $270,000 annually. The position is responsible for servicing membership operations through gift processing, donor acknowledgment, membership renewals, and benefit fulfillment. This position will also manage solicitation and retention campaigns as well as stewardship for the General and Premier Membership (<$999). Key responsibilities include: Membership, Annual Fund, on-site and online giving campaigns. This position reports directly to the Development Director. The range for this position is $35,000-40,000 annually.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Strategizes, designs, and implements membership and annual fund campaigns, including, but not limited to: Annual Fund, General Membership and Premier Membership (<$999)].
• Manages Membership services and benefits for 3,600+ members. Designs and implements strategies to increase member acquisition and retention, utilizing direct mail, renewals, social media, on-site sales, electronic campaigns, online giving, upgrade campaigns, prospecting, donor stewardship and events.
• With support from the Development Manager, manages and executes gift processing and timely fulfillment of membership benefits and acknowledgements; processes accounts receivable (including cash, check, credit cards, and pledges). Refines gift entry systems, policies, procedures, and reporting as needed.
• Manages and tracks annual revenue and expense projections against budget and goals and responds to deficits and successes accordingly.
• Manages customer service and support to members.
• Works with Town Hall Marketing & Communications team to create materials to support and promote membership programs and campaigns including collateral materials, website and online giving tools; provides copywriting for appeals; works with mail house and print vendors.
• Works with the Special Events Coordinator in planning the season calendar of stewardship and cultivation events utilizing guest artist/speaker talent and other opportunities as they arise.
• Works with the Marketing and Productions teams to design and implement on-site membership sales program, featuring promotions and membership services.
• Other duties as assigned.



Qualifications
• BA/BS degree and minimum two years development experience and a strong background in both database management and membership strongly preferred.
• Proficiency in MS Office and Salesforce for nonprofits.
• Knowledge of Seattle donor base and philanthropic community.
• Ability to efficiently organize, prioritize work and meet deadlines.
• Ability to work with nonprofit boards and develop relationships with donors.
• Proven ability to coordinate with other management staff and consultants.
• Strong oral and written communication skills; finely developed interpersonal skills.
• Ability to adapt successfully to multiple tasks that occur in a rapidly changing environment.
• Highly energetic and self-motivated; ability to work as an individual or as a team.
• Comfortable working in a small office environment.

Compensation
• The range for this position is $35,000-40,000 annually.
• Position is full-time hourly non-exempt (40 hours/week); 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.


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.

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

How to Apply


Send cover letter, resume, writing sample and three professional references to:
Email: jobs@townhallseattle.org.
Review of applications will begin December 15, and continue until the position is filled.

Link to Opportunity

https://townhallseattle.org/job/membership-manager-2/

Posted

12/13/2017

Department of Art and Design, Middle Tennessee State University
An event based in performance, text, or the spoken word

Organization

Department of Art and Design, Middle Tennessee State University

Website

www.mtsu.edu/art/

More Info

Eric Snyder

eric.snyder@mtsu.edu

615-898-5532

Fee to Apply

Free

Deadline to Apply

2/11/2018

Description

Middle Tennessee State University's Todd Art Gallery is hosting Spoken Word on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The Department of Art and Design is currently accepting proposals from students, emerging, and mid-career artists whose practice is concerned with performance, text, and spoken word, especially at relates indirectly or directly to communication, education, socio-economic inequities, or literacy.

How to Apply

We just need your
Proposal
Artist statement &
5 images of recent work with a short description of the project or hyperlinks to your videos or performances on YouTube or Vimeo

Link to Opportunity

https://tinyurl.com/MTSUSpokenWord

Posted

12/13/2017

POP-Out Art Space
Container Art space for temporary rental for artists to help promote/market their art.

Organization

POP-Out Art Space

Website

TBA

More Info

Amy Barnes

amybarnes007@gmail.com

2064465208

Deadline to Apply

Ongoing

Description

We have an opportunity for artists who are looking to rent a small art gallery (20' container space) to showcase their artwork. We will provide the pop up container that can be delivered and picked up where ever they wish and rent the space from a few days to 2 weeks. We believe, as artists ourselves, that space in and around Seattle is expensive and difficult to find an appropriate space of which to showcase art. We feel like with the limited amount of space that a POP up art space would work perfectly for artists that wish to promote and provide good exposure.

How to Apply

We have 'a unique proposal with a cultural aspect' as said by Carol with Public Space Management-SDOT. She advised us to present to you.

We wish to present this to dept, of Arts and Culture, to see if we can work together in developing this idea and applying this to an appropriate art area that is currently being used for artists or for developing a space in which we could start. I understand that Kings Street Station and Plaza are possible opportunities for us. Please advise if we can collaborate on this idea.

Link to Opportunity

amybarnes007@gmail.com

Posted

12/13/2017

artEAST Art Center
Call for Art

Organization

artEAST Art Center

Website

www.arteast.org

More Info

Josh Potter

info@arteast.org

Fee to Apply

20

Deadline to Apply

1/21/2018

Description

How does the art you make help to define and empower you?
This exhibit seeks to explore how self-expression can lead to self-determination in a time when non-binary identities and individuals are fighting for their voice and autonomy. artEAST is interested in pieces that discuss how art can help traditionally oppressed and marginalized people empower themselves. artEAST will accept 2-D art from any artist but will give special consideration to queer and POC artists.
Submitted art should explore themes of identity and make a statement about the artist’s own self-actualization in the face of injustice.

How to Apply

Artists may submit up to three (3) works for the jury process, maximum size approximately 30 x 40″.
Work must be original, complete, and not previously juried at an artEAST exhibition.
Artists should submit a 100 word or less artist statement related to the work being submitted.
Items submitted for consideration must be the items that will be in the show, if accepted.
Exhibition Expectations

All 2-D work must be framed OR gallery wrapped canvas and wired ready to hang (no sawtooth hangers).
Artists are responsible for physical delivery, or shipping, and pickup of their accepted artwork(s).
You will be asked to sign the Gallery Release form and an Artist Inventory listing the piece(s) on intake.
A current W-9 form must be on file to pay commission on any sales, which will be processed at the end of the exhibition.
All sales will go through the artEAST Gallery sales desk.
A 50% commission fee will be taken on all exhibition sales

Link to Opportunity

http://arteast.org/2017/12/call-for-art-identified-exhibition-at-blakely/

Posted

12/13/2017

501 Commons
501 Commons’ Springboard for the Arts cohort program is now open for applications! Deadline to apply is Friday, December 15, 2017. Cohort is limited to 10 organizations.

Organization

501 Commons

Website

www.501commons.org

More Info

Catherine Nueva Espana

catherine@501commons.org`

2066826704 x 113

Fee to Apply

Sliding Scale Fee

Deadline to Apply

Ongoing

Description

501 Commons’ Springboard for the Arts cohort program is now open for applications! Deadline to apply is Friday, December 15, 2017. Cohort is limited to 10 organizations.

Springboard is a capacity-building planning program for arts, cultural, heritage, and design organizations. Participants set priorities, identify goals, and take action to improve capacity issues such as IT systems, volunteer management practices, fundraising, audience development, and board governance. Each organization will assess its organizational capacity, prioritize key issues that limit ability to fulfill its mission, and develop a 12-18 month capacity building plan, all the while collaborating with peers in an active learning environment.

To be eligible, you must be an organization in King County that has at least one full-time employee and an annual budget of at least $150,000.

Contact Catherine Nueva España at catherine@501commons.org if you have any questions.

How to Apply

To apply please visit https://www.501commons.org/services/vol-mgmt-and-cohort-programs/springboard or contact Catherine Nueva España at catherine@501commons.org.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.501commons.org/services/vol-mgmt-and-cohort-programs/springboard

Posted

12/7/2017

Kaikai Kiki
Applicant passionate for art needed as assistant for INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION PRODUCTION/ART HANDLING based in Seattle.

Organization

Kaikai Kiki

More Info

Paatela Fraga

paatela@kaikaikikiny.net

17182906837

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Necessary skills:
・Japanese fluency (written and spoken)
・English fluency (written and spoken)
・Deep interest in art
・Ability/willingness for year-round international travel

Ideal skills:
・Bachelor’s degree
・Experience handling art or working with art
・Experience with PC & Mac (especially Microsoft Excel)
・Ability to organize and coordinate a team
・Leadership and people skills
・Flexibility, willingness to learn a major plus

How to Apply

Email cover letter and resume to: paatela@kaikaikikiny.net

Link to Opportunity

Posted

12/7/2017

IUGTE
Is any Theatre Physical?... What is Physical Theatre Today?... Let's explore together!

Organization

IUGTE

Website

http://www.iugte.com/projects/lab

More Info

Lisa Rich

iugte.projects@gmail.com

Deadline to Apply

2/19/2018

Location

Retzhof Castle

Start Date

02/19/2018

Start Time

01:00 PM

End Date

02/24/2018

End Time

10:00 AM

Cost

550

Description

International Winter School of Physical Theatre

February 19 - 24, 2018
Retzhof Castle - Austria

Is any Theatre Physical?...
What is Physical Theatre Today?...
Let's explore together!

International Winter School of Physical Theatre is specifically designed to prepare participants for a professional practice, both within the educational context and within the professional development of performers.

Primarily aimed at high-level dancers, choreographers, directors and actors who wish to extend their knowledge and skills through the practical investigations of how to:
develop the understanding of the dance and movement, performance and acting
be choreographer, couch, director of movement and dance
create professional performance in a limited rehearsal time
Practical sessions are designed to enhance understanding of performance making and rehearsal processes, and skills in pedagogy.

Winter School is a simple way that can help you formulate your personal unique approach to work with actors and dancers, through the intensive practical training based on the Ostrenko Brothers Method of performer's physical training and rehearsal.

Students may expect to encounter the techniques of such outstanding figures as V. Meyerhold, M. Chekhov, K. Stanislavski.

The course is taught by the experienced professional practitioners, experts in performing arts pedagogy, actors’ training, theatre directing and movement research in intercultural groups and projects.


Participation fee is 450 EUR (early bird reduced fee) / 550 EUR .

The fee covers participation in all events of the program - practical training and discussions. To be enrolled for this course participant should submit 100 EUR enrollment deposit by appropriate deadline (as part of the participation fee). The deposit is non-refundable.

Details: http://www.iugte.com/projects/lab

Information is available in English, Spanish and Russian

How to Apply

To apply for participation, please fill in the online Application Form : http://www.iugte.com/projects/lab/apply

If you have questions about this program, please contact iugte.projects@gmail.com

Participation fee is 450 EUR (early bird reduced fee) / 550 EUR .
The fee covers participation in all events of the program - practical training and discussions.

To be enrolled for this course participant should submit 100 EUR enrollment deposit by appropriate deadline (as part of the participation fee). The deposit is non-refundable.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.iugte.com/projects/lab

Posted

12/7/2017

Spectrum Dance Theater
Coordinates and maintains office duties and operations

Organization

Spectrum Dance Theater

More Info

Danielle Doell

staff@spectrumdance.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Part-Time Office Coordinator

Skills Required:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent time and task management
Solid knowledge of Google Drive, Quickbooks, and Box Office Database systems (PatronManager a plus!)
Computer and Internet savvy
Ability to remain calm and think quickly under stressful situations
Ability to address concerns in an upbeat, professional manner
Ability to take charge and create systems for full functionality and efficiency
Roles and Responsibilities:
Processes business mail, school registrations, and ticket purchases (scanning and emailing all bills/Accounts Payable to Spectrum accounting staff)
Schedules, assigns, and supervises the front desk staff (reception)
Collects and processes payroll for instructor/accompanist/company/contractor with timesheets (record keeping as directed)
Makes all bank deposits and maintains records in Quickbooks
Assists with Spectrum's bookkeeping, processing invoices and deposits in close collaboration with Spectrum's accounting staff
Keeps Spectrum staff well-informed by delivering registration and ticket sales data, identifying trends and opportunities that may improve program marketing (box office)
Coordinates and schedules a rental system with Part-Time Facilities Manager
Morning receptionist at the front desk, processing class payments and student sign in, supervises and trains front desk in PatronManager, Spectrum's customer and donor database
Partial responsibility of opening building and facilities Monday-Friday (coordination available with Part-Time Facilities Coordinator)
Organizes incoming applications and coordinates interview scheduling during a job search

Please email staff@spectrumdance.org, and russ@spectrumdance.org listing your respective interest with a cover letter and resume detailing your qualifications and expectations. INCLUDE IN SUBJECT LINE: Full Name_Spectrum Dance Theater_Preferred Position.

How to Apply

Please email staff@spectrumdance.org, and russ@spectrumdance.org listing your respective interest with a cover letter and resume detailing your qualifications and expectations. INCLUDE IN SUBJECT LINE: Full Name_Spectrum Dance Theater_Preferred Position.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

12/7/2017

Spectrum Dance Theater
Monitors the overall safety, cleanliness, and security of Spectrum's facilities

Organization

Spectrum Dance Theater

More Info

Danielle Doell

staff@spectrumdance.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Skills Required:
Excellent time and task management
Solid knowledge of Google Drive
Ability to remain calm and think quickly under stressful situations
Ability to address concerns in an upbeat, professional manner
Ability to take charge and create systems for full functionality and efficiency
Simple facilities repair knowledge and a “can-do” attitude!

Roles and Responsibilities:

Monitors the overall safety, cleanliness, and security of Spectrum's facilities
Complete necessary repairs and schedule any repairs with vendors as needed
Report facility problems that can’t be immediately repaired
Provide constant attention to all safety issues, ensuring emergency systems are operational through regular inspections and review of vendor maintenance contracts
Observe, direct and follow-up with janitorial service provider about cleaning duties
Schedules, assigns, and supervises the custodial staff for all events and weekly operations
Manage the facilities variable operating expenses for maintenance, repairs, and supplies
Regular shopping runs to stock materials for building maintenance and performances
Provides Box Office support for all in-house performances at Spectrum Dance Theater
Provides logistical support for Spectrum events, including the coordination and training of approximately 50 volunteers per year
Partial responsibility of opening building and facilities Monday-Friday (coordination available with Part-Time Office Coordinator)

How to Apply

Please email staff@spectrumdance.org listing your respective interest with a cover letter and resume detailing your qualifications and expectations. INCLUDE IN SUBJECT LINE: Full Name_Spectrum Dance Theater_Preferred Position.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

12/7/2017

Town Hall Seattle
For six months, an artist or scholar will be awarded an Inside/Out Neighborhood Residency and will co-curate events in one of our four neighborhood communities: Capitol​ ​Hill/CD​, Hillman​ ​City/Columbia​ ​City​, UW/Ravenna​, Phinney/Greenwood​. Each Inside/Out Neighborhood Resident will collaborate with our Neighborhood Steering Committees (NSC), attend Town Hall events, co-curate programs, and, at the end of their term, participate in a Showcase program with all of our 2018 Inside/Out Neighborhood Residents. All applicants must be at least 18 years old.

Organization

Town Hall Seattle

Website

www.townhallseattle.org

More Info

Ashley Toia

jobs@townhallseattle.org

Deadline to Apply

12/11/2017

Job Type

Part time

Description

Inside/Out​ ​Neighborhood​ ​Residencies
Spring​ ​2018

OVERVIEW
For six months, an artist or scholar will be awarded an Inside/Out Neighborhood Residency and will co-curate
events in one of our four neighborhood communities: Capitol​ ​Hill/CD​, Hillman​ ​City/Columbia​ ​City​,
UW/Ravenna​, Phinney/Greenwood​. Each Inside/Out Neighborhood Resident will collaborate with our
Neighborhood Steering Committees (NSC), attend Town Hall events, co-curate programs, and, at the end of their
term, participate in a Showcase program with all of our 2018 Inside/Out Neighborhood Residents. All applicants
must be at least 18 years old.

TIMELINE
All Residencies will take place January​ ​2018​ ​through​ ​June​ ​2018​.
Three co-curated programs will take place once per month from March​ ​2018​ ​through​ ​May​ ​2018​.
All four Inside/Out Neighborhood Residents will participate in an end-of-tenure Showcase on Thursday,​ ​June​ ​7,
2018​.

COMPENSATION
Each Inside/Out Neighborhood Resident will receive $5,000. Budget for co-curated programs will be separate from
that compensation.
Each​ ​Inside/Out​ ​Neighborhood​ ​Resident​ ​commits​ ​to​ ​the​ ​following:
● Attend a minimum of three Town Hall Seattle events (in addition to the three events they will be
co-curating) over the six month tenure and allow Town Hall to publicly promote their attendance at
events.
● Lead collaboration with their NSC to develop community programs.
● Co-curate and host three​ ​original​ ​Town​ ​Hall​ ​Seattle​ ​programs​, one program per month from March
through May 2018.
● Participate in and provoke dialogue with Town Hall Seattle audiences fueled by ideas raised at Town
Hall Seattle events through in-person and online engagements.
● Participate in a public Showcase program on Thursday,​ ​June​ ​7,​ ​2018​ with all four 2018 Residents.
● Tracking of attendance and engagement at each of their three co-curated events.
● At least 125 hours across the six-month residency.
Each​ ​Inside/Out​ ​Neighborhood​ ​Resident​ ​will​ ​receive:
● A stipend of $5,000.
● Membership at The Cloud Room on Capitol Hill. CloudRoomSeattle.com
● All-areas access to Town Hall Seattle events.
● Promotional support and documentation of all programs created for their Town Hall Seattle Inside/Out
Neighborhood Residency.

QUALIFICATIONS​ ​and​ ​SELECTION​ ​PROCESS
Residents will be selected based on the impact of their work so far, their excitement about collaborating with
committee members to create original programs, and their potential for innovation over the course of their residency.
Preference will be given to those exploring broader civic issues through their work and to those with deep
community ties. Town Hall especially hopes this residency will support people of color and members of the LGBTQ
community and other artists and scholars who feel underrepresented in our Seattle arts community.

How to Apply

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdt3ztwQ3po2qeoAbN4BQ0BpJW1kKNx08qNa2ZS7qEtGQe1Bg/viewform

Link to Opportunity

https://townhallseattle.org/in-residence/

Posted

12/7/2017

Glass Art Society
Bookkeeper, Part-time

Organization

Glass Art Society

Website

www.glassart.org

More Info

Helen Cowart

helen@glassart.org

206-382-1305

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Summary:

The Glass Art Society is an international non-profit membership organization founded in 1971 whose purpose is to encourage excellence, to advance education, to promote the appreciation and development of the glass arts, and to support the worldwide community of artists who work with glass. The Society strives to stimulate communication among artists, educators, students, collectors, gallery and museum personnel, art critics, manufacturers, and all others interested in and involved with the production, technology and aesthetics of glass. We are dedicated to creating greater public awareness and appreciation of the glass arts.

Maintain general accounting records, including financial transactions, managing accounts payable and receivable, reconciling bank statements, processing payroll, invoicing, federal and state tax deposits. Provide monthly financial reports (and other reports as requested) to Executive Director for review prior to submission to the Board. Scheduled duties include:

Weekly
• Deposit checks, and enter in QuickBooks
• Do credit card deposits, and enter in QuickBooks
• Do online deposits and enter in QuickBooks (can be done daily, also)
• Back up QuickBooks, burn two copies to CD
• Maintain finance files

Twice Monthly
Mid month: 15th:
• Payroll, and payroll report with check stubs to file
• Payables
• Liability (941) taxes
• Send personnel reports to Treasurer and Executive Director

End of Month: 30th/31st:
• Payroll, and payroll report with check stubs to file
• Payables
• Liability (941) taxes

Monthly
• Run a profit & loss reports (comprehensive and conference), and balance sheet for Executive Director in preparation for monthly Board meetings; change accounts as indicated by ED
• Go through bank statement, and enter any wire transfers, bank fees, automatic payments that are not already entered into QuickBooks
• Reconcile bank and investment statements within QuickBooks
• Run report to verify classes are assigned to correct accounts
• Track employee benefits, including comp time and holidays
• Run comprehensive and conference reports comparing this year with last year by month
• Send invoices and follow up on any outstanding balances

Quarterly
• Quarterly taxes: 941 Quarterly report, Washington State Labor & Insurance, Washington State Unemployed Insurance
• Print out benefits worksheet for employees to review and fill in the missing information

Annually
• Federal taxes: coordinate with outside accounting firm
• End of Fiscal Year activities.
• Process honoraria checks
• Process award checks
• Process auction artwork checks
• Work with accountant to prepare for annual audit, usually held in December
• Prepare employee W-2s, and 1099s for eligible vendors who have received over $600 in payment (honoraria, auction etc.)
• Policy and procedure manual updates

Important Dates
• 941 deposit due at end of each pay period (15th and 30th/31st)
• 1099 Tax forms due to IRS by February 28 (Usually filed by Jones & Associates)
• Mail W-9's to conference scholarship recipients residing in the US of $600 and over as soon as scholarships are accepted
• Mail W-9's to conference honoraria residing in the US of $600 and over as soon as they are accepted
• Oversee payment of taxes, licenses, and file required reports.

Other duties may include:
• Oversee/administer health care plan for employees
• Attend annual conference and oversee on-site money management and reconciliation
• Other duties as assigned from time to time

Reports to:

Operations and Program Manager

Qualifications and Skills:

The successful candidate will:

• Be collaborative in working with staff, Board, and partners
• Be flexible in responding to and working with shifting priorities of cyclical projects
• Be committed to an "all-hands-on-deck" approach to GAS's work, especially during conference season (this includes but is not limited to helping answer phone calls, assisting inquiries about navigating and using the website, helping with conference registration, and possibly traveling to/participating in the management of the conference)
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, non-profit environment
• Associate's degree, or equivalent education and/or accounting experience
• Strong planning skills; attention to detail and accuracy
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, and Quickbooks
• Experience with visual arts, especially glass, is desired


Glass Art Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer, encouraging and supporting diversity of glass art, artists, and employees. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume. No phone calls, please.

How to Apply

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to jobs@glassart.org. No phone calls, please.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.glassart.org/getinvolved.html

Posted

12/7/2017

4Culture
Gallery 4Culture has a thirty-five year history of exhibiting innovative and underrepresented art forms. Each season, we feature a dynamic range of King County artists—including early career artists—presenting solo and small-group shows.

Organization

4Culture

Website

https://www.4culture.org/

More Info

Jordan Howland

jordan.howland@4culture.org

(206) 263-1589

Deadline to Apply

1/8/2018

Description

Gallery 4Culture seeks solo, collaborative and group exhibition proposals in a broad range of media for our next season, which runs from September 2018 through July 2019. Ten (10) month-long shows by King County artists will ultimately be presented. The gallery is dark in December and August. Emerging artists and those whose approach to studio practice is underrepresented in commercial venues are encouraged to apply.

Selected artists, teams and groups receive curatorial direction, communications/PR support, and a $500 honorarium to help defray expenses. Artists are responsible for the delivery, installation and de-installation of their work, and for supplying and insuring all electronic equipment used in their show. The gallery space is adjacent to a busy conference room and open office; consequently, the sound levels of audio components will be restricted. While Gallery 4Culture is not a commercial venue, exhibiting artists are welcome to offer their works for sale. Any sale of art is handled directly between the artist and collector; 4Culture takes no commission.

How to Apply

Apply through online application https://www.4culture.org/grants/gallery-4culture/

Link to Opportunity

https://www.4culture.org/grants/gallery-4culture/

Posted

12/7/2017

SIFF Cinema
Assists the Development Department in procuring donations for the 44 nd Annual Seattle International Film Festival Opening Night Red Carpet VIP Gift Bags that are distributed to 500 guests on Thursday, May 17, 2018. Provides event support prior to and during SIFF 2018, May 17-June 10, 2018.

Organization

SIFF Cinema

Website

siff.net

More Info

interns@siff.net

206-464-5830

Deadline to Apply

1/5/2018

Job Type

Internship

Description

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Responsible for community outreach engaging with local business to obtain in-kind production donations using a
various means of communication including:
o Email Correspondence
o Cold Calling
o In-person meetings

• Record and track partner lead information
• Assist Special Events Manager with event contracts, logistics, and database management
• Provide overall organization of gift bag item inventory
• Foster positive donor relationships through follow-up and new partner recruitment
• Provide onsite leadership in assembling and distributing 500 gift bags
• Assist with volunteer management
• Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
 Strong written and verbal communication skills
 Interest in Non-Profit Arts Development
 Strong computer software skills, specifically in Microsoft Excel, Word, and databases
 Ability to take initiative, show good judgement, and manage projects from beginning to end
 Strong attention to detail, effective communication skils and a flexible attitude
 Experience in and keen sense of Customer Service industry
 Current enrollment or degree in a relevent field or equivalent work experience

How to Apply

Please send a letter of interest and resume to interns@siff.net indicating the job title in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.siff.net/Documents/HR/2017/HR_procurement-intern_job-description.pdf

Posted

12/7/2017

On the Boards
On the Boards is looking for a Director of Audience Services to manage the smooth operations of daily Box Office and Customer Service activities, and all Front of House activities.

Organization

On the Boards

Website

https://www.ontheboards.org/

More Info

Jessica Schroeder

jobs@ontheboards.org

206-217-9886

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

On the Boards, Seattle’s home for contemporary dance, theater and multidisciplinary performance, is looking for a Director of Audience Services to manage the smooth operations of daily Box Office and Customer Service activities, and all Front of House activities. This includes staffing the OtB Box Office, overseeing the FuBar concessions, supervising House Management staff and coordinating volunteer relations for the organization. This position is an integral part of OtB’s management team and will support OtB’s increased programmatic activities as we welcome our new Artistic Director and celebrate our 40th anniversary spanning 2018-2020.

How to Apply

Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to jobs@ontheboards.org by December 22nd, 2017. First round interviews will be conducted January 2nd-9th, 2018. Position will remain open until filled.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.ontheboards.org/sites/default/files/otb_dir._of_audience_services_17-18_season.pdf

Posted

12/7/2017

501 Commons
501 Commons’ Springboard for the Arts cohort program is now open for applications! Deadline to apply is Friday, December 15, 2017. Cohort is limited to 10 organizations.

Organization

501 Commons

Website

www.501commons.org

More Info

Catherine Nueva Espana

catherine@501commons.org`

2066826704 x 113

Fee to Apply

Sliding Scale Fee

Deadline to Apply

Ongoing

Description

501 Commons’ Springboard for the Arts cohort program is now open for applications! Deadline to apply is Friday, December 15, 2017. Cohort is limited to 10 organizations.

Springboard is a capacity-building planning program for arts, cultural, heritage, and design organizations. Participants set priorities, identify goals, and take action to improve capacity issues such as IT systems, volunteer management practices, fundraising, audience development, and board governance. Each organization will assess its organizational capacity, prioritize key issues that limit ability to fulfill its mission, and develop a 12-18 month capacity building plan, all the while collaborating with peers in an active learning environment.

To be eligible, you must be an organization in King County that has at least one full-time employee and an annual budget of at least $150,000.

Contact Catherine Nueva España at catherine@501commons.org if you have any questions.

How to Apply

To apply please visit https://www.501commons.org/services/vol-mgmt-and-cohort-programs/springboard or contact Catherine Nueva España at catherine@501commons.org.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.501commons.org/services/vol-mgmt-and-cohort-programs/springboard

Posted

12/1/2017

Kaikai Kiki
Applicant passionate for art needed as assistant for INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION PRODUCTION/ART HANDLING based in Seattle.

Organization

Kaikai Kiki

More Info

Paatela Fraga

paatela@kaikaikikiny.net

17182906837

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Necessary skills:
・Japanese fluency (written and spoken)
・English fluency (written and spoken)
・Deep interest in art
・Ability/willingness for year-round international travel

Ideal skills:
・Bachelor’s degree
・Experience handling art or working with art
・Experience with PC & Mac (especially Microsoft Excel)
・Ability to organize and coordinate a team
・Leadership and people skills
・Flexibility, willingness to learn a major plus

How to Apply

Email cover letter and resume to: paatela@kaikaikikiny.net

Link to Opportunity

Posted

12/1/2017

IUGTE
Is any Theatre Physical?... What is Physical Theatre Today?... Let's explore together!

Organization

IUGTE

Website

http://www.iugte.com/projects/lab

More Info

Lisa Rich

iugte.projects@gmail.com

Deadline to Apply

2/19/2018

Location

Retzhof Castle

Start Date

02/19/2018

Start Time

01:00 PM

End Date

02/24/2018

End Time

10:00 AM

Cost

550

Description

International Winter School of Physical Theatre

February 19 - 24, 2018
Retzhof Castle - Austria

Is any Theatre Physical?...
What is Physical Theatre Today?...
Let's explore together!

International Winter School of Physical Theatre is specifically designed to prepare participants for a professional practice, both within the educational context and within the professional development of performers.

Primarily aimed at high-level dancers, choreographers, directors and actors who wish to extend their knowledge and skills through the practical investigations of how to:
develop the understanding of the dance and movement, performance and acting
be choreographer, couch, director of movement and dance
create professional performance in a limited rehearsal time
Practical sessions are designed to enhance understanding of performance making and rehearsal processes, and skills in pedagogy.

Winter School is a simple way that can help you formulate your personal unique approach to work with actors and dancers, through the intensive practical training based on the Ostrenko Brothers Method of performer's physical training and rehearsal.

Students may expect to encounter the techniques of such outstanding figures as V. Meyerhold, M. Chekhov, K. Stanislavski.

The course is taught by the experienced professional practitioners, experts in performing arts pedagogy, actors’ training, theatre directing and movement research in intercultural groups and projects.


Participation fee is 450 EUR (early bird reduced fee) / 550 EUR .

The fee covers participation in all events of the program - practical training and discussions. To be enrolled for this course participant should submit 100 EUR enrollment deposit by appropriate deadline (as part of the participation fee). The deposit is non-refundable.

Details: http://www.iugte.com/projects/lab

Information is available in English, Spanish and Russian

How to Apply

To apply for participation, please fill in the online Application Form : http://www.iugte.com/projects/lab/apply

If you have questions about this program, please contact iugte.projects@gmail.com

Participation fee is 450 EUR (early bird reduced fee) / 550 EUR .
The fee covers participation in all events of the program - practical training and discussions.

To be enrolled for this course participant should submit 100 EUR enrollment deposit by appropriate deadline (as part of the participation fee). The deposit is non-refundable.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.iugte.com/projects/lab

Posted

12/1/2017

Spectrum Dance Theater
Coordinates and maintains office duties and operations

Organization

Spectrum Dance Theater

More Info

Danielle Doell

staff@spectrumdance.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Part-Time Office Coordinator

Skills Required:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent time and task management
Solid knowledge of Google Drive, Quickbooks, and Box Office Database systems (PatronManager a plus!)
Computer and Internet savvy
Ability to remain calm and think quickly under stressful situations
Ability to address concerns in an upbeat, professional manner
Ability to take charge and create systems for full functionality and efficiency
Roles and Responsibilities:
Processes business mail, school registrations, and ticket purchases (scanning and emailing all bills/Accounts Payable to Spectrum accounting staff)
Schedules, assigns, and supervises the front desk staff (reception)
Collects and processes payroll for instructor/accompanist/company/contractor with timesheets (record keeping as directed)
Makes all bank deposits and maintains records in Quickbooks
Assists with Spectrum's bookkeeping, processing invoices and deposits in close collaboration with Spectrum's accounting staff
Keeps Spectrum staff well-informed by delivering registration and ticket sales data, identifying trends and opportunities that may improve program marketing (box office)
Coordinates and schedules a rental system with Part-Time Facilities Manager
Morning receptionist at the front desk, processing class payments and student sign in, supervises and trains front desk in PatronManager, Spectrum's customer and donor database
Partial responsibility of opening building and facilities Monday-Friday (coordination available with Part-Time Facilities Coordinator)
Organizes incoming applications and coordinates interview scheduling during a job search

Please email staff@spectrumdance.org, and russ@spectrumdance.org listing your respective interest with a cover letter and resume detailing your qualifications and expectations. INCLUDE IN SUBJECT LINE: Full Name_Spectrum Dance Theater_Preferred Position.

How to Apply

Please email staff@spectrumdance.org, and russ@spectrumdance.org listing your respective interest with a cover letter and resume detailing your qualifications and expectations. INCLUDE IN SUBJECT LINE: Full Name_Spectrum Dance Theater_Preferred Position.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

12/1/2017

Spectrum Dance Theater
Monitors the overall safety, cleanliness, and security of Spectrum's facilities

Organization

Spectrum Dance Theater

More Info

Danielle Doell

staff@spectrumdance.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Skills Required:
Excellent time and task management
Solid knowledge of Google Drive
Ability to remain calm and think quickly under stressful situations
Ability to address concerns in an upbeat, professional manner
Ability to take charge and create systems for full functionality and efficiency
Simple facilities repair knowledge and a “can-do” attitude!

Roles and Responsibilities:

Monitors the overall safety, cleanliness, and security of Spectrum's facilities
Complete necessary repairs and schedule any repairs with vendors as needed
Report facility problems that can’t be immediately repaired
Provide constant attention to all safety issues, ensuring emergency systems are operational through regular inspections and review of vendor maintenance contracts
Observe, direct and follow-up with janitorial service provider about cleaning duties
Schedules, assigns, and supervises the custodial staff for all events and weekly operations
Manage the facilities variable operating expenses for maintenance, repairs, and supplies
Regular shopping runs to stock materials for building maintenance and performances
Provides Box Office support for all in-house performances at Spectrum Dance Theater
Provides logistical support for Spectrum events, including the coordination and training of approximately 50 volunteers per year
Partial responsibility of opening building and facilities Monday-Friday (coordination available with Part-Time Office Coordinator)

How to Apply

Please email staff@spectrumdance.org listing your respective interest with a cover letter and resume detailing your qualifications and expectations. INCLUDE IN SUBJECT LINE: Full Name_Spectrum Dance Theater_Preferred Position.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

12/1/2017

TeenTix
OVERVIEW OF POSITION: TeenTix seeks an individual who is passionate, imaginative, and invested in our teen community, arts access, and arts journalism to drive the re-launch of our arts criticism program, The TeenTix Press Corps. The ideal Press Corps Manager candidate will share our values, and be excited to grow, refine, and advocate for The Press Corps Program in our community on behalf of TeenTix. The Press Corps Manager will work closely with the Executive Director to develop and implement Press Corps program strategy, activities, and partnerships.

Organization

TeenTix

Website

www.teentix.org

More Info

Monique Courcy

Monique@teentix.org

206.233.3959

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

ABOUT TEENTIX: TeenTix is a 13-year-old, Seattle-based non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring equitable access to the arts for all teenagers. Since 2004, our unique, consortium-based approached to empowering teen arts participants has brought more than 75,000 teens through the doors of 75 partner arts organizations in Seattle and Tacoma, making TeenTix the central office of a community-wide effort to connect young people with arts experiences. We offer teens the tools to engage with the arts on their own terms, as leaders, patrons, critics, influencers, audience members, and advocates. Our vision is a healthy community whose diverse civic leaders value, support, and participate in a thriving arts sector. TeenTix is a well-established organization with the heart (and budget) of a start-up. We successfully transitioned from a City of Seattle public program to an independent non-profit organization as of June 2017.
We have three programs that work to overcome barriers preventing teens from participating in the arts: The TeenTix Pass Program – a free Pass for teens (ages 13-19) that provides $5 tickets to all 75 of our participating arts organizations in Seattle and Tacoma, The New Guard: Teen Arts Leadership Society – our teen advisory board that participates in high-level decision-making alongside our Board of Directors while engaging in arts leadership and administration training, and The Press Corps – an arts criticism program for teens that fosters critical thinking, resulting in empathetic and culturally competent writers.
We project our 2018 annual budget around $235,000, with 1 full-time salaried employee, 2 part-time salaried employees, 1 part-time hourly employee, and a host of dedicated teen and adult volunteers. CLICK HERE for our full staff, Board of Directors, Advisory Councils and New Guard Teen Leadership Board HERE. We are looking for a Press Corps Manager to join our staff.

OVERVIEW OF POSITION: TeenTix seeks an individual who is passionate, imaginative, and invested in our teen community, arts access, and arts journalism to drive the re-launch of our arts criticism program, The TeenTix Press Corps. The ideal Press Corps Manager candidate will share our values, and be excited to grow, refine, and advocate for The Press Corps Program in our community on behalf of TeenTix. The Press Corps Manager will work closely with the Executive Director to develop and implement Press Corps program strategy, activities, and partnerships.
This will be a part-time, hourly (20 hours/week on average) position with a starting rate of $16 - $18/hour, plus benefits as outlined below. Our optimal candidate will be willing to grow this position as The Press Corps and TeenTix Grows over the next few years.

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

PROGRAM STRATEGY:
• Work closely with the Executive Director to co-develop program strategy
• Maintain program budget of 15k for 2018
• Develop a Program Sustainability Plan with support from the Executive Director including but not limited to:
o A Press Corps Program How-To Guide
o A Press Corps Teaching Artist Handbook & Guidelines
o A list of Teaching Artists for future teaching opportunities
o A list of future partnership opportunities with Community Partners, Press/Media, Arts Partners
o A list of possible funding opportunities

PROGRAM FACILITATION AND IMPLEMENTATION:
• Scheduling/Coordinating Intensives – 3 during 2018
o Hire and Contract Teaching Artists
o Manage student registration processes
o Oversee teen transportation, food, attendance, and participation
• Secure Partnerships/Space
o Coordinate/Manage Teaching Artists, partners, & location
o Ensure space appropriateness, access, and supplies for Teaching Artist
• Co-develop or approve curricula with Teaching Artist
• Co-lead Press Corps Program outreach & advertising to teens with Director of Communications
o Assist with the development of online communication outreach strategies (including content creation for teentix.org, social media, emails, etc.)

EDITING & PUBLICATION:
• Serve as Manager and Editor for Blog
• Manage 5 year-round teen editors after TRACK 3
• Manage External Publication of teen reviews including but not limited to: Newspapers, Magazines, Blogs, Websites, High School Publications, College Newspaper Publications

PARTNERSHIPS:
• Identify and build relationships with future and existing partner opportunities in schools & amongst TeenTix Community Partners.

QUALIFICATIONS
TeenTix seeks a skilled, passionate, go-getter to serve as our Press Corps Program Manager, with previous experience working with youth development programs, arts journalism, non-profits, or education. We seek an energetic, organized, detail-oriented self-starter who can demonstrate collaboration and teamwork in a complex and fast-paced environment, who can work well with teens, and who can drive program development and growth.
An ideal candidate will have resilience, initiative, candor, a sense of humor, adaptability, creativity, and:
• A strong track record of:
o Working with teens or youth
o Writing and Editing training and practice – arts criticism a plus
o Time, project and work plan management of multiple work streams
o Thriving in a fast-paced environment
• Understanding and interest in the field of arts journalism and critique
• A love of viewing, discussing, dissecting art with other people
• Ability to get around the city on public or private transportation - driver’s license a plus
• The ability to collaborate or work autonomously as required
• The ability to see the big picture growth opportunities for The Press Corps, while staying attuned to important details for each TRACK
• A love of learning, and a desire to absorb new information and gain new skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, and an ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with a diverse range of people, from board members, to staff at partner organizations, to teen volunteers.
• Ability to work some evenings and weekends.
• A strong passion for social justice, especially issues affecting teens
• Enthusiastic commitment to the mission of ensuring equitable access to the arts for all young people, but especially for teens who have traditionally been excluded from arts participation, including teens of color, low-income teens, teens whose first language is not English, and teens with unstable housing.
• Entrepreneurial spirit, flexibility, and a desire to join a small, growing organization and pitch in where needed to move the mission forward (within the parameters of your schedule). This could mean showing up to staff an outreach table, proof-reading a colleague’s writing, or washing the dishes.

Desired:
• Someone with great attention to detail who takes pride in developing strong systems and structures
• Strong organization skills; ability to set good priorities and manage your own to-do list effectively; ability to balance enthusiasm with patience required to do things well with limited resources
• Affinity for and knowledge of the local arts community
• Affinity for teen culture and belief in the goodness of teenagers
• Great sense of humor

WHAT YOU WILL GET OUT OF THIS: This is a part-time, hourly, 20 hour a week (on average, possibly 15 – 25) position with a flexible, family-friendly schedule.

TeenTix is an organization that is deeply committed to helping our employees achieve their career goals and maintain a good quality of life while working hard at a small non-profit. The work is challenging, fun, inspiring, sometimes frustrating, but most frequently extremely rewarding. Your time will be respected and you will not be asked to treat yourself as an unlimited resource.

This is a great position for someone who would like to get to know the Seattle arts and education community really well, and is looking for an opportunity to lead the growth of a youth development program in our community. As the central office of a community-wide effort to engage young people with the arts, TeenTix enjoys amazing access to a wide variety of arts organizations and colleagues.

COMPENSATION: The hourly rate for this position is $16 - $18, depending on candidate’s experience and qualifications. Our ideal candidate will be someone who is interested in growing this position as The Press Corps and TeenTix grows.
• 20 hours/week, part-time hourly, non-exempt
• 12 days of vacation accrued during the first year of employment
• 8 sick days accrued each year
• 3 days personal leave each year
• 14 paid holidays each year
• Up to $50 parking or public transit reimbursement each month
• Health benefits will become available as the position grows

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ABOUT THE PRESS CORPS PROGRAM: The Press Corps promotes critical thinking, communication, and information literacy through criticism and journalism practice for teens. Since 2006, some of the city’s most talented professional arts critics from The Seattle Times, The Stranger, Seattle Globalist, Seattle Dances and more, have taught over 550 teens through workshops and intensives focused on arts criticism training, resulting in over 450 reviews of arts and culture events that live on the TeenTix Blog. In 2015, we put the Press Corps on hiatus and worked with task force of community members to address some of the program’s ongoing challenges, including lack of significant racial and socio-economic diversity amongst program participants, and staffing challenges.
The Press Corps will re-launch in 2018. Our updated Press Corps is designed to include racial equity and social justice priorities, and has an explicit goal of disrupting systems of oppression within arts media that have kept marginalized voices out of arts journalism. New program strategies center around accessibility - including tailoring class location, time of day, and cost to a particular teen population, and working closely with schools and TeenTix Arts and Community Partners.
The updated Press Corps Program has three tracks for participation, which will be taught by Teaching Artists. The Press Corps Manager will work with the Teaching Artist to program and facilitate at least one of each of the following tracks every year:
• TRACK 1: Basic Arts Criticism will focus on the basics of arts criticism, exploring topics such as: What is Criticism; Why Your Voice Matters; History and Ethics; Why Arts Writing Matters; What is Arts Coverage; and more.
• TRACK 2: 5-Week Arts-Going and Criticism Practice will train teens in arts-viewing and critique. Teens will attend 5 shows of various genres and publish 5 pieces of responsive criticism (writing, video, or audio). Themes will be curated based on art being presented in Seattle during that time (social justice, feminism, etc.).
• TRACK 3: Year-Round Journalism: Training and Practice in Editing Reviews for Publication will train teens in the practice of arts editing. Five teen-editors will be selected for a yearlong commitment and a 20-hour editing-intensive. The teen editors will work over the next year, responsible for assigning and editing reviews to graduates from TRACK 1 and 2 with the Press Corps Manager.

How to Apply

TO APPLY: TeenTix is an equal opportunity employer and is an anti-racist organization that actively works to identify, name, and correct institutionalized racism within our own organization, and to dismantle systems of oppression that have traditionally kept young people of color out of arts leadership positions. Young people and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply, send a resume, cover letter, links/attachments of two writing samples (critical reviews highly encouraged), and contact information for three references to: Monique@teentix.org
We will begin reviewing applications Dec 1, 2017, and will conduct interviews through December 31, 2017. We may choose to conduct a second round of interviews if necessary. We hope to have this position filled no later than January 31, 2018.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.teentix.org/jobs

Posted

11/28/2017

private
Annie’s Artist Flats in Olympia, WA is seeking 2-3 public artists to design and fabricate artwork for exterior locations. Open to professional artists within 120 miles of Olympia. Deadline: January 9, 2018.

Organization

private

Website

https://rfqanniesartistflats.weebly.com/

More Info

Alice Taylor

alicetaylorpam@gmail.com

360-229-8333

Fee to Apply

none

Deadline to Apply

1/8/2018

Description

Request For Qualifications
Public Art Opportunity
Annie’s Artist Flats, Olympia, WA

Application Deadline: January 9, 2018
Installation Deadline: September 30, 2018
Total Budget: $66,000
For information contact: Alice Taylor, alicetaylorpam@gmail.com (360) 229-8333

Description
Annie’s Artist Flats, a 4-story apartment building with street level commercial space and parking garage, is currently under construction in downtown Olympia. The new construction reflects the adjacent complex, Annie’s Artist Studios, currently under renovation, originally the 100-year old Montgomery Ward & Co. building. Artwork installation is coordinated with building occupancy around September 30, 2018.

Urban Olympia 4 LLC, the developer, is seeking 2-3 artists to attach flat, bas-relief, or sculptural artwork to pre-determined locations on the exterior of the building. Artwork will be applied/attached to concrete or brick. Durable materials should be utilized to withstand the saltwater environment.

Goals
The artwork should engage the space in an uplifting manner that creates excitement for the community by reflecting the physical, cultural and/or historic South Sound region and/or building architecture and use.

Eligibility
Open to established professional artists located within 120 miles of Olympia, WA. Only artists able to work within the structured anticipated timeline should apply. South Sound artists are encouraged to apply.

Submission Deadline
Submit digital materials to alicetaylorpam@gmail.com by January 9, 2018. If successfully transmitted, you will receive confirmation within two business days.

Anticipated Timeline
January 9, 2018: Applications due
January 24, 2018: Finalists notified
January 31, 2018: Site Visit
February 16, 2018: Artwork Concept Presentation
March - September 2018: Fabrication and installation

Installation Deadline
September 30, 2018, in conjunction with building occupancy.

Budget
The total budget of $66,000 will be split between 2-3 selected artists. The specific budget for each selected artist will be determined by each artist’s portfolio, medium, and location. Each budget will include design, travel, structural engineering, materials, fabrication, installation, artist fee, state and local taxes, and other associated project costs. It is anticipated that the developer will provide structural engineering for attachment points, lighting, and assistance with installation.

Architectural Documents
Click on links to view potential artwork locations (labeled A-E), vicinity map, floor plans, and elevations.

A0.0 Vicinity Map.pdf
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Art Location Key.pdf
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A0.1 Site Context.pdf
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A1.1 Site Plan.pdf
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A2.1 Floor Plan.pdf
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A3.1 Elevations.pdf
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A3.2 Elevations.pdf
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​Selection Process
​Walker John is the developer behind Urban Olympia 4. His mother, Anne John, is an artist and has her own gallery, Art at the Cave, in Vancouver, WA. The new spaces, Annie’s Artist Flats and the adjacent Annie’s Artist Studios are named for her.

Walker John and Anne John in consultation with the public art project manager and the architectural firm representative comprise the selection team. Selection will be made based upon body of work (appropriate materials, site responsiveness, and artistic excellence, as defined below), interest in this specific project, and ability to work within the timeline and budget. The team may or may not choose to conduct interviews or select artists.
Appropriate Materials: Ability to execute artwork utilizing durable materials that are appropriate for an exterior space in a saltwater environment;
​Site Responsiveness: Ability to create artwork that addresses the 
physical and/or community context of its placement, including the stated goal of the project; and
Artistic Excellence: Mastery of skills and techniques, professional approaches to process and presentation, and/or communication of unique vision or perspective.

Commission
Selected artists will enter into design and fabrication contracts with Urban Olympia 4 LLC, secure appropriate licenses (state and Olympia business and contractor’s, if required), and pay applicable taxes. Artists will coordinate work with Alice Taylor.
The contracted artists will:
Meet in Olympia twice with the developer, project manager, and architect during the design process; 

Design and propose an artwork for review and approval; and,
Work within the assigned budget and construction timeline.
It is anticipated that Urban Olympia 4 LLC will provide, in consultation with the artists:
Structural engineering for attachment points;
Lighting for the artwork; and,
Installation services, if feasible.

How to Apply

Submit the following set of documents:
*Letter of Interest 1.) State your artistic vision and approach to public art. 2.) Address how your experience has prepared you for this specific project. 3.) Provide the budget range that you require. 4.) State the material/s that you would use for either a) a flat or bas relief artwork on a 10 ft X 12 ft flat surface or b) a suspended sculptural object for a 2 ft x 9 ft space. Not to exceed 350 words. (DOC or PDF format)
*Professional resume/CV (limit 2 pages). (DOC or PDF format)
*Eight images of relevant past work, preferably created within the past 5 years. 1000 pixels on the long side, 72 pixels/inch minimum, file size less than 1 MB, each image numbered and titled uniquely in the sequence to be viewed by the selection team. (JPEG format)
*Annotated image list in one document corresponding to the 8 artwork images. Provide the same sequential number and unique title of each image file name along with title of work (if different than unique title), dimensions, materials, date of work, location, budget, commissioning entity, and 10-word descriptor of goal. 
(DOC or PDF format)
*Two professional references from past projects, including email addresses and telephone numbers. (DOC or PDF format)

Link to Opportunity

For complete RFQ visit: https://rfqanniesartistflats.weebly.com/

Posted

11/28/2017

City of Redmond Arts Program
Redmond seeks a new poet laureate for 2018-2019

Organization

City of Redmond Arts Program

Website

redmond.gov/arts

More Info

Jessica Rubenacker

jarubenacker@redmond.gov

425-556-2367

Fee to Apply

0

Deadline to Apply

12/16/2017

Description

2018 Redmond Poet Laureate
Applications due on FRIDAY, December 15, 2017 at 5:00 PM PST

Program Dates: January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2019 (24 months) (one year guaranteed, potential for second-year renewal)

Budget:
Artist Fees: $10,000 ($5,000 per year)
Project materials: $10,000 ($5,000 per year)

Duties of the Redmond Poet Laureate:

1. Broaden the awareness of poetry.
2. Express the spirit of Redmond culture through poetry.
3. Raise the level of discourse during discussions and debates in the City.

The Poet Laureate will be expected to develop a proposal that achieves the goals of the program. Activities and special projects can include but are not limited to readings, workshops, composing original works, public art projects, and partnerships with the library or local schools. You do not need to be a resident of Redmond to apply but must have some ties

How to Apply

The application and additional information can be found at this website:
http://redmond.gov/cms/One.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=201458

HOW TO APPLY
1. Submit an application by Friday, December 15, 2017.
2. Finalists may be asked to interview with the selection panel.

PROCESS
1. The selection panel will recommend a candidate to the Arts and Culture Commission
2. The Arts and Culture Commission will make a recommendation to the Mayor and City Council
3. A finalist will be recommended to the Mayor and the City Council for confirmation.
4. The confirmation process will include interviews with both the Mayor and City Council.

ELIGIBILITY
Eligible nominees must meet the following requirements:
- Be a writer of any of the recognized literary forms, including poetry, fiction, biographical work, creative non-fiction, playwriting, etc..
- Have a substantial body of work published, with active projects in the last five years
- Share a connection with Redmond

SELECTION CRITERIA
Applications will be selected through a selection panel. Criteria for selection will be:
- Quality and strength of past artwork
- Potential to make a significant contribution to the cultural life of the City
- Commitment to the role of poetry in civic life
- Demonstrated connection to Redmond
- Demonstrated experience serving a linguistically and culturally diverse community
- Availability of the artist for a term of up to 24 months

APPLICATION MATERIALS
Please submit the following items:
1. Completed Poet Laureate Application Form
2. Resume or CV of professional activities and achievement (maximum of 4 pages). List in chronological format (not narrative). Include significant awards and training, selected exhibitions, performances, presentations and/or publications.
3. Samples of Original Written Works limited to 20 works (plays, poems, songs, stories of fiction, biographical work, creative non-fiction) or 10 pages, whichever is shorter.

Link to Opportunity

http://redmond.gov/cms/One.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=201458

Posted

11/22/2017

Abrams Chiro Clinic
Artists are invited to apply to the 2018 schedule with a busy Chiropractic Clinic in Greenwood - a PhinnyWood Art Walk participant.

Organization

Abrams Chiro Clinic

Website

http://www.abramschiropractic.com

More Info

Rachel Crick

crick.rachel@gmail.com

303 257 2000

Deadline to Apply

Ongoing

Description

• Artists are invited to apply to show their work at a busy Chiropractic Clinic in the Greenwood neighborhood. The clinic is part of the PhinnyWood Art Walk.
• Artists must have enough work to fill the large clinic. There are multiple exams rooms, a large lobby, a large treatment room, and a lengthy hall. Artists must be available to hang their work on Saturday afternoons. Art hangs for one month.
• Artists are encouraged to view the space before applying. If you feel you can’t fill the space with your own work – and have knowledge of another artist who may be willing to share the space – please apply with the requested information for both artists.
• The clinic is part of the PhinnyWood Art Walk, artists are expected to be on site for the art walk – which is the second Friday of the month. The clinic will not facilitate sales, but will provide contact information for potential buyers, we do not take commission.

How to Apply

Please e-mail the following application materials to crick.rachel@gmail.com
• Five digital images that show the type of work you do.
• A resume and/or personal statement.
• Contact information including your website.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

11/20/2017

Abrams Chiropractic Clinic
Artists between the ages of 13 and 21 are encouraged to submit art work to be considered for a May 2018 group show.

Organization

Abrams Chiropractic Clinic

Website

http://www.abramschiropractic.com

More Info

Rachel Crick

crick.rachel@gmail.com

303 257 2000

Deadline to Apply

2/1/2018

Description

Young Artist Group Show.
Artists between the ages of 13 and 21 are encouraged to submit art work to be considered for a May 2018 group show.
Exhibition Date: May 2018
Opening Reception: May 11th and May 12th – during The Big One – PhinnyWood’s large arts event that features art in 70-80 businesses in the Phinney-Greenwood neighborhood.
Submission Deadline: Entries must be received no later than Thursday, February 1, 2018


• Chosen artists may be invited to hang up to four pieces, depending on the number of applicants. There are multiple exams rooms, a large lobby, a large treatment room, and a lengthy hall. Artists must be available to hang their work on a Saturday afternoon. Art hangs for one month.
• The clinic will not facilitate sales, but will provide contact information for potential buyers, we do not take commission.
• Artists must be available to be on location for the opening reception on May 11th and 12th, and should plan on inviting friends and family to the event.
• Content must be G-Rated and suitable for the general public.
• Each artist is responsible for hanging their own work. You will need your own hanging hardware, tools, and any other materials that may be needed.


How to Apply

Please e-mail the following application materials to crick.rachel@gmail.com
• Five digital images that show the type of work you do.
• A resume and/or personal statement.
• Contact information including your website (if applicable).

Link to Opportunity

http://www.abramschiropractic.com

Posted

11/20/2017

Pacific Northwest Ballet
Corporate Relations Manager

Organization

Pacific Northwest Ballet

Website

www.pnb.org

More Info

Pacific Northwest Ballet

apply@pnb.org

2064419411

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

SUMMARY

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Corporate Relations Manager is responsible for raising in excess of $900K in funds from corporate sponsors and ArtsFund, including all aspects of development and management of corporate relations strategies for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. This full-time, salaried position reports to the Director of Development and collaborates frequently with key board of trustees members.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Sponsorships and Solicitations
• Secure renewed annual and event sponsorships from current roster of 30-40 cash and in-kind sponsors through corporate foundation grant applications and corporate sponsorship proposals
• Design and create sponsorship proposals in cooperation with Marketing that integrate business building and promotional opportunities.
• Coordinate major sponsorship requests with members of PNB's Board of Trustees.
• Solicit major in-kind gifts such as yearly hotel rooms, airline vouchers, wine, chocolate, etc.
• Build corporate sponsor roster by pursuing prospects identified by trustees and through research, approaching at minimum 40 new prospects annually.
• Coordinate with Seattle Center and Seattle Opera on corporate giving programs and sponsorship requests for McCaw Hall.
• Staff liaison for ArtsFund, including grant writing, benefits administration, and event coordination.

Benefits Administration
• Oversee benefits administration, including all sponsor recognition in PNB publications and onsite (marketing collateral, website, McCaw Hall signage, etc.), complimentary ticket requests, special event invitations, signage, etc. for corporate sponsors.
• Troubleshooting ticket, event invitation, and other special requests as needed.
• Maintain Encore corporate donor recognition list.
• Prepare corporate donor mailing lists for donor events; communicate benefits to corporate funders (i.e. corporate ticket discounts to share with employees).



Research and Relationship Building
• Research corporate sponsors and donors online and through business publications as well as in cooperation with PNB Trustees.
• Develop and maintain corporate prospect lists.
• Develop and maintain personal relationships with corporate donors through personal relations.
• Cold-call corporate prospects to present and forge new corporate giving opportunities.
• Produce acknowledgement letters and final reports for all corporate funders.

Reporting
• Code corporate gifts and pledges for data entry, process acknowledgement letters, and maintain electronic and hard copy files with all relevant cultivation, solicitation, and reporting materials.
• Reconcile contributed revenue and expense reports for campaign with Accounting.
• Manage monthly corporate campaign reports for the Board of Trustees and weekly reports for Executive Director and Development Director.
• Maintain corporate solicitation reports to track pending requests, renewals and new prospects as well as promotional partners and in-kind requests.
• Maintain and update corporate information including tracking and recording of solicitations and contacts with corporate donors and prospects; research notes, financial information; and all relevant grant awards and reporting information.

Committees and Staff Liaison
• Advise Special Events Chairs on corporate giving processes and opportunities.
• Attend meetings of the Board of Trustees and other committees as requested.
• Work development events, including donor lounges and receptions, to cultivate prospects and steward donor relationships.
• Perform other duties as assigned and needed to achieve development department goals.

Qualifications
• BA in public relations, business management, marketing, or closely related field.
• Four (4) years related experience in area of corporate sponsorships
• Significant experience and success in developing major sponsorships, with an entrepreneurial approach, integrity, and energetic drive for success.
• Consummate networker and strategist regarding people.
• Exceptional speaking, persuading, selling and visioning skills; Ability to speak and write in a compelling way about PNB’s funding and programmatic goals.
• Professional and resourceful, with the ability to work independently and as a team player, to take initiative and manage multiple deadline-driven tasks and projects simultaneously.

How to Apply

Go to https://www.pnb.org/aboutpnb/employment/ for full job description. Submit cover letter and resume to apply@pnb.org.

PNB values diverse perspectives, and life experiences; people of color, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.pnb.org/aboutpnb/employment/

Posted

11/20/2017

The Vera Project
The Marketing & Communications Coordinator facilitates Vera marketing, community relations, social media and communications efforts.

Organization

The Vera Project

Website

theveraproject.org

More Info

Jessica Schollmeyer

hiringcommittee@theveraproject.org​

206-956-8372

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

The Marketing & Communications Coordinator facilitates Vera marketing, community relations, social
media and communications efforts. The position reports to the Executive Director, and works with the
Talent Buyer and Development Coordinator to plan and execute all marketing, promotions, and
communication for the organization. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail-oriented,
energetic, and highly organized, have an interest in media and communications, especially where they
intersect with the music and arts nonprofit industries. We seek someone who is ready to fiercely
embody the meaning of VERA, which stands for ‘Veri Et Recti Amici,’ meaning ‘True and Sincere Friends.’

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and 3 references to hiringcommittee@theveraproject.org​.
Position is open until filled. Applications received on or before November​ ​27th​ will be given priority
consideration.

Link to Opportunity

https://theveraproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Marketing-Communications-Coordinator-Job-Description-2017.docx.pdf

Posted

11/17/2017

Pacific Northwest Ballet
Temporary/Part-Time position

Organization

Pacific Northwest Ballet

Website

www.pnb.org

More Info

Human Resources

apply@pnb.org

206-441-9411

Deadline to Apply

1/9/2018

Job Type

Part time

Description

SUMMARY
The Company Operations Assistant is a temporary, part-time, project based position responsible for assisting the Director of Company Operations in assigned administrative and logistical tasks involving PNB operations, company dancers, guest artists, and touring. The position runs January 8, 2017 through July 20, 2017. Hourly rate = $16-$18 /hour DOE. Schedule: 20 hours/week (flexible to individual’s schedule).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Organize WA State L&I Time Loss files and calculate dancer work hours on a monthly basis.
• Compile and prepare select contracts for distribution.
• Coordinate materials for work visas in a timely manner.
• Support office’s effort to maintain filing system and other data projects.
• Participate in logistical planning and execution of Company’s June/July 2018 tour to Paris.
• Maintain office presence and support in Seattle while Company is in Paris.
• Provide guest artist support as assigned.
• Provide ongoing administrative support to the Director of Company Operations.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Minimum 2 years of office support or event management experience required.
• Students pursuing BA in Business, Arts Administration, Liberal Arts or related field are welcome to apply.
• Superb attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills.
• Strong verbal communications skills and demonstrated ability to write and speak clearly.
• Positive, “can-do” attitude, with a high degree of initiative.
• Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities.
• Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

How to Apply

Go to https://www.pnb.org/aboutpnb/employment/ for full job description. Send cover letter and resume to apply@pnb.org

PNB values diverse perspectives, and life experiences; people of color, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

11/17/2017

Recology CleanScapes
The Artist in Residence Program at Recology CleanScapes is a unique opportunity for King County artists. The five-month residency includes access to discarded materials at Recology's recycling facility in South Seattle, a monthly stipend, and access to a studio space.

Organization

Recology CleanScapes

Website

https://www.recology.com/artist-in-residence/

More Info

Danielle Gambogi

dgambogi@recology.com

206-519-9630

Fee to Apply

NA

Deadline to Apply

1/15/2018

Description

The Artist in Residence (AIR) Program at Recology CleanScapes is a unique art and education program that provides King County artists with access to discarded materials, a stipend, and a studio space at the Recology CleanScapes recycling facility. Modeled after the Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco, Recology CleanScapes hopes to encourage people to conserve natural resources and promote new ways of thinking about art and the environment, by supporting artists who work with recycled materials.

During their residencies, artists have scavenging privileges and access to the company’s art studio. Artists speak to school classes and adult tour groups about the experience of working with recycled materials. At the conclusion of their residency, Recology CleanScapes hosts a public exhibition and reception for the artists featuring the artwork made during their residency. When the residency ends, artists contribute artwork to the program’s permanent collection and these pieces continue to be shown in off-site exhibitions that promote recycling and reuse.

How to Apply

Visit https://www.recology.com/artist-in-residence/ to find out more and access our online application.

Direct link to application: https://recologycleanscapes.slideroom.com/#/permalink/program/39835

Link to Opportunity

https://www.recology.com/artist-in-residence/

Posted

11/17/2017

Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council
Apply today to become one of the 70+ artists that make up the beating heart of the 2018 Shoreline Arts Festival!

Organization

Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council

Website

http://www.shorelinearts.net/

More Info

Kevin Sheen

publicity@shorelinearts.net

12064174645

Fee to Apply

20

Deadline to Apply

2/28/2018

Description

Apply today to become one of the 70+ artists that make up the beating heart of the 2018 Shoreline Arts Festival!

Submit your application between November 1st – December 31st and qualify for the 50% off application fee early bird special! Special offer code: EARLYBIRD

This free community event will gather 10,000+ art lovers at Shoreline Center on June 23 & 24 and the vibrant Artist Marketplace is situated on its most prominent street front, with booths occupying the large space between the Shoreline Center building and 1st Ave NE.

5 Reasons why you should apply to the Shoreline Arts Festival Artist Marketplace:
• Over 10,000 art lovers come to this keystone community event each year.
• Celebrating its 28th year, the Shoreline Arts Festival has a lot to brag about and is planning for improved event flow and expanded advertising in 2018.
• Location! Show & Sell your work in the art-loving neighborhoods of North King County from the Festival’s most prominent street front.
• With over 70 artists participating in the Artist Marketplace, the festival is a vibrant event with an incredible community of artists.
• Water, snacks, booth sitters, & artist/member lounge are available for selling artists to make sure you have the best weekend possible!

How to apply
Submit your application and $20 application fee online via Call for Entry by 10:59pm on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018.

Remember to apply the coupon code when you are ready to check out.

Eligibility
• All work must be handmade. No commercially produced work, kits, or imported goods
• All work must be original and created by or under direction of the artists(s).
• Artist(s) must attend the entire Festival (June 23, 10am – 6pm and June 24, 10am – 5pm).
• Items must match type & quality submitted for jurying. No work by non-juried artists.


Booth Specifications
Two types of outdoor booth spaces are available:
• 10’ x 10’ uncovered, on asphalt: $175
• 10′ x 20′ uncovered, on asphalt: $350

All booths must withstand Northwest weather conditions, with canopies weighted against wind. Tables & chairs are available for rental. Overnight security is provided. In addition to booth fee, a Shoreline business licenses may be needed.

Jurying
The jury panel includes working artists, gallery managers, and/or Festival directors, who determine the balance of categories and select the artists. Category sizes are based in part on average sales from previous years, and the organizers strive for a well-balanced mix of art types and price points, with emphasis on quality of craftsmanship and vision. Jury decisions are confidential.

How to Apply

Apply on CallForEntry.org

Link to Opportunity

https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4831

Posted

11/14/2017

The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts
Layers: The Evolving Art of 3D Printing provides a unique experience to engage the artistic side of 3D printing and advanced art-making technologies. Displaying artworks by multidisciplinary creatives, this exhibit offers 3D printed art as a voice among Fine Art. Submission Deadline: 1/28/18

Organization

The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts

Website

lakewood-center.org

More Info

Selena Jones

festival@lakewood-center.org

15036361060

Fee to Apply

35

Deadline to Apply

1/29/2018

Description

The 2018 Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts is proud to present The Special Exhibit - ‘Layers: The Evolving Art of 3D Printing’, an exhibition merging art, technology and science.

In this exhibition, curators Briana Thornton and Ben Dye are working with The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts to create a public space displaying artworks by multidisciplinary creatives, designers, artists and engineers. The artists featured create works of art using 3D printing as a means of product or reference. The goal of the curators is to facilitate a space where 3D printed art can have a voice among Fine Art.

Layers: The Evolving Art of 3D Printing creates a free and unique experience where audiences can engage with the artistic side of 3D printing and advanced art-making technologies. Artists are inherently curious and the introduction of consumer 3D technology has allowed creatives to explore the uncharted medium of 3D printing. Curators Ben and Briana believe that this medium deserves a place in the world of fine art. They are calling on artists to submit work created by means of 3D printers and/or 3D programs. This can include: sculptures, jewelry, fashion/wearable objects, moving images and animations, and unique objects/installations.

The challenge and goal of the curators is as follows: Art inherently has soul. An artist who creates through analogue means creates work that is a reflection of oneself, society, or at times is an abstract concept that becomes tangible through their creation. Technology and computers are inherently ‘soulless’ or lack depth further than determinable algorithms and mathematics. The goal of this exhibition is to show, argue and conclude that art created via technology can still have depth and meaning that originates from the deliberate intention of the artists.

ELIGIBILITY
Submissions are encouraged from artists working with 3D printers. All work must be original and created within the last three years.

Works Eligible
● Unique fine art objects (object(s) must be original or a series of up to 5 limited editions).
● Artworks must be original designs developed by the applying artist.
● Solo artists or group makers may apply.
● All submitted pieces must be for sale and available for sale during the Festival.
● Any material that can be printed with a 3D Printer is acceptable.
● Artwork must be ready to be displayed on a pedestal. If artwork is to be adhered to wall or hung, it must come ready to hang or install and with all necessary installation materials.
o NOTE: Artwork will be displayed on shelves or pedestals.

Entries
● A maximum of three works may be submitted per artist.
● Entries must be received no later than the date listed on the calendar below. The Special Exhibit reserves the right to decline any accepted artwork upon delivery if the condition or quality is other than represented in the electronic entry.

Calendar
● Artist application available online: 11/1/2017
● Application deadline: 1/28/2018, 11:59pm
● Jury results emailed to artists: 2/28/2018
● Festival hours:
○ Friday & Saturday, June 22 & 23, 2018, 10:00am – 9:00pm
○ Sunday, June 24, 2018, 10:00am – 5:00pm
● Pick up unsold art:
o Sunday, June 24, 6:00-6:30pm
o Monday, June 25, 11:00am – 1:00pm

How to Apply

Apply at https://www.lakewood-center.org/pages/Special-Exhibit-call-for-entry-2018

Your application must include:
● Detailed information about each submitted artwork, including medium and dimensions.
● Images:
o Artists may submit 1 static image per art object or 1 video/recording per digital artwork installation, up to 3 artworks in total.
o Static image sizing requirements: Images must be in JPEG or JPG format, maximum of 4000x4000 pixels, minimum of 1000 pixels on the shortest side.
▪ Note: Need assistance in formatting your images to the correct size? Visit Larry Berman’s Jury Images. When formatting your images, select 1920x1920 ZAPPtm on the order form under Action. ZAPPtm-formatted images are accepted by our application software. There is no charge for this service. However, donations are gladly accepted to keep this free service available.
o Video/sound requirements: a single link to a video/recording can be shared in place of a static uploaded image. This recording MUST represent the piece as you intend it to be seen in the exhibit, including installation requirements which the artist must provide with the piece.

Payment for Application
To ensure that the jury sees your entry, your non-refundable entry fee of $35.00 must be paid online at the time of submitting your application. This fee covers up to three artworks. Artists whose work is not accepted for inclusion into the Special Exhibit may apply the fee to the Open Show.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.lakewood-center.org/pages/Special-Exhibit-call-for-entry-2018

Posted

11/9/2017

The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts
Guided by the incredible beauty and rich history of the Pacific Northwest, this exhibit promotes and showcases the work of regionally and nationally recognized makers in a broadly inclusive venue. This year it explores an exciting and rigorously contemporary approach to the arts and crafts movement. Submission Deadline: 2/23/18

Organization

The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts

Website

lakewood-center.org

More Info

Selena Jones

festival@lakewood-center.org

15036361060

Fee to Apply

35

Deadline to Apply

2/24/2018

Description

Applications for the 2018 Art in the Park juried show are now available. Our summer exhibition is guided by the incredible beauty and rich history of the Pacific Northwest. We promote and showcase the work of regionally and nationally recognized makers in a broadly inclusive venue. This year we are exploring an exciting and rigorously contemporary approach to the Arts and Crafts Movement aesthetic.

Art in the Park, located in George Rogers Park, is an outdoor booth show open to artists of all persuasions who produce original, hand-made, fine art and craftsmanship, and we welcome in particular contemporary makers who embody the best of the Arts and Crafts movement aesthetic.

Categories
Artists may apply in these categories:
● New Media: New media art is usually defined as a genre that encompasses artworks created with new media technologies, including digital art, computer graphics, computer animation, virtual art, Internet art, interactive art, video games, computer robotics, 3D printing, and art as biotechnology. Artists and makers working under this category are highly encouraged to submit electronic editions of new media work to exhibit and sell to the public in a boutique-style booth display.
● Emerging Artist: We welcome those artists who show significant potential, but have yet to be significantly recognized in their professions. Typically, this applies to a young artist just out of school, but we also welcome people of all ages who are in the very beginning of their careers as artists.
● 3D Mixed Media: Work that combines multiple materials to form an object intended as a work of art. This category includes the use of found objects, use of recycled materials, and assemblage to create new forms.
● Ceramics: Original functional or non-functional works created by the artist from clay, porcelain, stoneware, and/or earthenware. We welcome ceramics artists whose work may challenge the assertion of a functional and non-functional relationship. Not permitted: machine-made or mass-produced work.
● Digital 2D Art: Original work for which the image, or the manipulation of other source material, was created by the artist using a computer. All work must be in limited editions, signed and numbered on archival-quality materials. Not permitted: Traditional photography. Even if taken through the digital process, it must be entered under Photography.
● Drawing: Original compositions hand-drawn by the artist using pen, pencil, charcoal, pastel, ink, wax, crayon, etc.
● Fiber-Decorative: Decorative works handcrafted by the artist from natural and synthetic fiber. Fiber includes basketry, embroidery, weaving, tapestry, papermaking, leather, straw, and fabric. Plastic fiber is also permitted under this category. Not permitted: mass or factory-produced work.
● Fiber-Wearable: Clothing and fashion designers are highly encouraged to apply. Wearables intended as objects of utility, beauty, and art. Not permitted: mass or factory-produced work.
● Glass: Original functional or decorative works that have been handcrafted by the artist by glass blowing, fusing, molding, casting, or kiln forming. Works may be etched or engraved and be of any size. Not permitted: any form of mass-produced work.
● Jewelry: All jewelry must be designed and handcrafted by the artist. This may include jewelry that is made primarily from metals, gems, stones, precious metal clay (PMC), flame-worked beads, clay, wood, fiber, etc. that is made by the artist. All jewelry displayed at the show must have been juried in the Jewelry category. A maximum of 15% of a piece may consist of commercial findings. Jewelers must label their PMC jewelry as such. Not permitted: commercial components (e.g., beads, glass, gems, pearls, metal, or other elements not made by the artist) that are strung or assembled and/or twisted on wire, with no substantial work done by the artist. Commercial casts, molds, mass production, or production studio work is not permitted.
● Functional Metalwork: Functional, non-sculptural work handcrafted from metals with the purpose of being used as a tool. This category includes tools of all persuasions such as knives, saws, shovels, and pitchforks. All sculptural metalwork should be submitted in the Sculpture category. Not permitted: production studio work.
● Painting: Original compositions that are created by the artist in oil, water-based media, and encaustic media. Painters whose work challenges those material assertions are also welcome to submit under this category.
● Photography: Original compositions created by photographic processes that begin with a camera lens. Prints must be made from the artist’s original negative or digital image and be processed by the artist or under his or her direct supervision. The photographic process (including digital alteration, hand-painting, or over-painting, etc.) must be displayed with the photograph. Prints must be signed, numbered, and dated in a limited edition. Prints must meet “archival quality” standards.
● Printmaking: Printed works for which the artist hand-manipulated the plates, stone, blocks, composite reliefs, or screens and which have been signed and numbered in a limited edition. Not permitted: photocopies, giclées, offset reproductions, and machine-produced images are not considered print originals. They are reproductions of the original print and must be labeled as such.
● Sculpture: Three-dimensional, stand-alone works incorporating materials that are carved, modeled, constructed, or cast. Media examples include metal, stone, ceramic, hand-built clay, blown glass, and wood. Sculpture that has a utilitarian purpose, like a fountain, are welcome to apply under this category. If recycled materials are used, they must be modified or used in a way that is different from their original function.
● Woodworking: Original functional or non-functional work that is hand-tooled, machine worked, turned, or carved primarily from wood by the artist. Painted and/or wood assemblages, which are primary pieces not created by the artist, should be entered in 3D Mixed Media.
● 2D Mixed Media: Work that combines more than one medium such as paint, collage, and ink to create original works of art with a one-sided orientation. In order for mixed media to accepted as such, the work should clearly be the product of different surface materials.
BUY/SELL, IMPORTED, OR PRODUCTION WORK IS NOT PERMITTED.

Calendar
Artist applications available online November 1, 2017
Applications due February 23, 2018, by 11:59pm.
Jury results emailed to artists March 16, 2018
Early bird booth fee discount deadline March 30, 2018 by 5:00pm
Deadline for regular booth fee April 20, 2018 by 5:00pm
Cancellation date for 50% refund April 27, 2018 by 5:00pm (No refunds after this date.)
Booth assignment & info packet May 2018
Load in Thursday, June 21, 2018, 9:00am – 5:00pm (Setup times are staggered & assigned by booth location.)
Show hours for Art in the Park
Friday & Saturday, June 22 & 23, 2018, 10:00am – 8:00pm*
Sunday, June 24, 2018, 10:00am – 5:00pm

* The Festival remains open until 9:00pm on Friday and Saturday. This allows Art in the Park artists to visit other Festival exhibits after closing at 8:00pm.

How to Apply

Apply at https://www.lakewood-center.org/pages/Art-in-the-Park-2018-Call-for-Entry

● Artists must register with an accurate email that will be working throughout the application process until show date. This email address will be used to notify you of your status. Notification of accepted/waitlist/declined status will be emailed to the email address you entered to register for EntryThingy. Please check your application email inbox for all correspondence. NOTE: Festival notifications will come from “alerts@entrythingy.com”. Place this address in your address book to be sure you receive notifications.
● Artists may enter in multiple categories by submitting a separate entry for each category and paying the application fee for each entry.
● Up to two artists may collaborate on single artworks in one category and enter using one entry form. Both artist names are required on the application.
● No brokers, galleries, or artist representatives are eligible to apply.

Special Instructions
Provide a completed application submitted through EntryThingy on the Lakewood Center for the Arts website. Your application must include:
● Description of Work: Briefly describe the materials, process, and inspiration used in the design and execution of your artwork.
● Images: Five (5) digital images: four (4) of your artwork and one (1) of your overall booth. See image formatting requirements on EntryThingy.
● NOTE: The booth shot is very important. Please, NO photos of you, your name, your customers, your website, the name of your business or town.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.lakewood-center.org/pages/Art-in-the-Park-2018-Call-for-Entry

Posted

11/9/2017

The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts
Artifacts of a Journey is an exhibit of completed artworks documenting the process an artwork takes on the road to creation. The exhibit explores the changes we make to our original ideas while creating the physical object, and the byways and cul-de-sacs our minds take while getting there. Submission Deadline: 2/18/18

Organization

The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts

Website

lakewood-center.org

More Info

Selena Jones

festival@lakewood-center.org

15036361060

Fee to Apply

35

Deadline to Apply

2/18/2018

Description

Artifacts of a Journey is an exhibit of completed artworks documenting the process a work of art takes on the road to creation. The exhibit explores the changes we make to our original ideas while creating the physical object, and the byways and cul-de-sacs our minds take while getting there.

In response to the Festival’s Special Exhibit whose media is 3D printing, Artist’s Vision is asking our applicants to compare the process of information transfer that takes place in digital making with the process of thought and action that takes place in physical making. Art is a process, and in this exhibit that process is both the topic and the end result. Artists are invited to submit both traditional and non-traditional artworks that answer this question: what is your process of making and how does your art reflect this journey? Be creative, be playful, and dig into the rich inspiration that is your individual process.

*If your piece is of digital format (projection, film, time lapse, etc.) and requires electricity, please be specific in your submission of the power sources you will need.

ELIGIBILITY
Works Eligible
● Two dimensional work in any medium is acceptable as long as it is smaller than 6ʼ x 8ʼ and can be displayed on the wall using picture hanging rods.
● Three dimensional pieces are eligible as long as they are smaller than 6ʼ (height) x 4ʼ (width) x 2ʼ (depth) and the artist can provide the appropriate sculpture stand for their presentation.
● Wall-hung work can be hung framed or unframed and must include proper picture hanging hardware (no zigzag hardware). Please note: curators will not construct any hanging devices. Work must be delivered ready to hang on a wall.
● Digital works (Film, projections, time-lapse, etc) are accepted but the artist must explain the type of power source needed for their submission. All cords, connectors, etc., must be provided by the artist. All TV’s, monitors, projectors must be provided by the artist. Tables and stands for monitors or to support digital work must be stated by the artist when turning in their artist acceptance form. Because all artworks in the Festival must be for sale, all accepted digital artworks must clearly state what the sale of the artwork will include.

Entries
A maximum of 3 works may be submitted per artist. Entries must be received no later than the date listed on the Calendar below. The Artist’s Vision Juried Exhibit reserves the right to decline any accepted artwork upon delivery if the condition or quality is other than represented in the electronic entry.

Calendar 2018
● Artist applications available online – November 1, 2017
● Application Deadline – February 18, 2018
● Jury results emailed to artists – March 4, 2018
● Delivery of accepted art: June 17, 2018, 1:00 – 4:00pm
● Festival hours:
○ Friday & Saturday, June 22 & 23 of 2018, 10:00am – 9:00pm
○ Sunday, June 24 of 2018, 10:00am – 5:00pm
● Pick up unsold art:
○ Sunday, June 24, 6:00-6:30pm
○ Monday, June 25, 11:00am – 1:00pm

How to Apply

Apply at https://www.lakewood-center.org/pages/Artists-Vision-call-for-entry-2018

Your application must include:
● Detailed information about each submitted artwork, including medium and dimensions.
● Images:
o Artists may submit 1 static image per art object or 1 video/recording per digital artwork installation, up to 3 artworks in total.
o Static image sizing requirements: Images must be in JPEG or JPG format, maximum of 4000x4000 pixels, minimum of 1000 pixels on the shortest side.
▪ Note: Need assistance in formatting your images to the correct size? Visit Larry Berman’s Jury Images. When formatting your images, select 1920x1920 ZAPPtm on the order form under Action. ZAPPtm-formatted images are accepted by our application software. There is no charge for this service. However, donations are gladly accepted to keep this free service available.
o Video/sound requirements: a single link to a video/recording can be shared in place of a static uploaded image. This recording MUST represent the piece as you intend it to be seen in the exhibit, including installation requirements which the artist must provide with the piece.

Payment for Application
To ensure that the jury sees your entry, your non-refundable entry fee of $35.00 must be paid online at the time of submitting your application. This fee covers up to three artworks. Artists whose work is not accepted for inclusion in Artist’s Vision may apply the fee to the Open Show.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.lakewood-center.org/pages/Artists-Vision-call-for-entry-2018

Posted

11/9/2017

Art Workshop Inc
Part Time after school enrichment

Organization

Art Workshop Inc

More Info

Christine Awad Schmalz

theartworkshop7@aol.com

972-898-6767

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Part time Art instructor needed for after school program in North Seattle area, Everett and Bothell starting in January 2018. Classes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Must have fine art background and like working with kids. Must have reliable vehicle. $50.00 per class (three days a week) plus travel reimbursement. We will provide training, class projects and supplies. Please send resume.

How to Apply

Send CV and 3 imagines of your artwork to theartworkshop7@aol.com

Link to Opportunity

Posted

11/9/2017

Grade Studios
You will be working on Murmur, a large-scale, kinetic, wood and steel sculpture. Full and part time internships available starting now.

Organization

Grade Studios

Website

JohnGrade.com

More Info

Sarah Fetterman

sarah@gradestudio.org

Deadline to Apply

12/21/2017

Job Type

Part time

Description

You will be working on Murmur, a large-scale, kinetic, wood and steel sculpture. Murmur is based on Grade’s exploration of the Arctic landforms called Pingos. Arctic botanist A. E. Porsild borrowed the word to describe a particular formation of earth-covered ice mounds that dot the Arctic and sub-Arctic landscapes. Working in collaboration with Reilly Donovan, we will introduce an immersive mixed reality component to the sculpture using untethered headsets. We will incorporate spatial mapping, imagery, and sound collected from the source of inspiration along Alaska's northern arctic coast. “I don’t think I have ever been so profoundly moved by a landscape before,” said Grade. Murmur will be exhibited at the Mystic Seaport Museum in Connecticut in January 2018 and at the Anchorage Museum in Alaska in May 2018.

At Grade Studios, we create large-scale site-specific sculptures inspired by changing geological and biological forms and systems in the natural world. The studio’s sculptures are exhibited internationally in museums and galleries, and outdoors in urban public spaces, sculpture parks, and nature. Current and upcoming exhibition venues include the Smithsonian Museum of American Art; the Seattle Art Museum; the Anchorage Museum; the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland; and the Arte Sella Sculpture Park in Trento, Italy.

If you are proficient in woodworking and/or CAD, please apply for an internship. This opportunity is available starting now and continuing through the end of December. We are looking for people who are interested in joining us very soon, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST!

How to Apply

Intern Questionnaire: Grade Studio Murmur

Our team of 18 people encompasses a wide range of backgrounds with a diversity of skills and interests. Internships are unpaid and can range from two to five days per week for one to three months.* Our goal is to employ and integrate your existing skills as well as to introduce you to skills you would like to learn or develop further.

Submit completed application to sarah@gradestudio.org


BACKGROUND:

Please briefly describe your background. Add a link to your artist website if applicable:


What are your strengths and skills? (Highlight below and supplement with details)

Woodworking (carving/carpentry/boat-building)
Metalworking (welding experience)
Metal casting (steel/aluminum/bronze/other)
Plaster/wax/paper casting
Plastics casting/fabrication
Fabrics/sewing
Electronics/lighting design
Kinetics/mechanical
Engineering
CAD 3-D modeling/Rhino
Photography/Photoshop
Drawing/painting
Video/editing
Sound recording/composition
VR/AR coding
Social media/press relations
Research (area of expertise/interest)
Other


What are your goals/expectations for this internship?


Are you seeking academic credit for the internship?
If so, what specifically is required of the studio for this?


We are seeking to build a diverse community that is inclusive of all races, national or ethnic origins, ages, religions, sexual orientations, gender identity and expressions, and veteran status. We will also work to accommodate people with special needs/disabilities.

*This is an unpaid internship but partial need-based scholarships may be available.

http://www.johngrade.com/#/projectwithdescription/MURMUR/true
https://polarlab.anchoragemuseum.org/projects/john-grade

Link to Opportunity

johngrade.com

Posted

11/9/2017

Shunpike
This call is for proposed installations with Shunpike's partner properties for our nationally-recognized Storefronts program

Organization

Shunpike

Website

www.shunpike.org

More Info

Dan Hudson

info@shunpike.org

2069051026

Fee to Apply

Free through November 27th

Deadline to Apply

12/4/2017

Description

CALL SUMMARY

Storefronts provides temporary, no-cost, street-facing display space in Seattle for installation of 2-D or 3-D artwork. The art work is presented in a locked storefront or display vitrine and is viewed, through windows, for a period of up to four months.

Program Requirements:

Works shall be existing or new works created for temporary installation.
All visual media are accepted.
Content must be G-Rated and suitable for the general public
All materials and consumables required for installations are the responsibility of the artist. This includes hanging hardware, temporary walls, tools, ladders, and any other materials that are required to safely and completely install the artwork.
Artists are responsible for producing and maintaining high-quality work for the duration of the installation, and will be asked to provide repair on request.
One application per artist or arts group
The selection panel is seeking high quality, flexible, and dynamic installations that utilize display windows to their fullest potential and engage with the general public both day and night. In support of Shunpike's commitment to achieving greater Racial Equity across the independent arts sector, submissions from artists of color are particularly encouraged.

Stipend: $500, with no allocation for travel or materials expenses.
Eligibility: Washington State residents over 18 years of age, creating original works, who have not shown in a Storefronts window before.
Deadline: December 4, 2017. Please note that there is no fee for Early-Bird applications submitted by November 27th. From November 28 - December 4 there will be a $25 fee for submissions.

ABOUT THE PROPERTIES

As Shunpike partners with a wide range of properties, available storefronts are quite diverse; and we cannot guarantee any specific property, neighborhood, or timeframe for placement. The Storefronts Manager will match proposals with available spaces at Shunpike’s sole discretion, in consultation with the artist.

All projects will be subtenants of Shunpike, and all subleases will be subject to the terms and conditions of Shunpike’s master lease with the applicable property owner.

The following is a summary of current spaces. At this time, 100% of our spaces are shallow display vitrines.

Neighborhood: South Lake Union

Property Owner: Amazon
Number of Vitrines: 8
Vitrines range from 15″- 30″ in depth, and from 3′ – over 20′ in width, and 5′ – 10′ in height.
Vitrines are not climate controlled and contain ambient humidity and, in some cases, strong sunlight/heat.
Not all vitrines have power, although most do
Lighting is timer-controlled track lighting provided by Amazon. Any additional electrical components must be UL certified, meet fire code, and be approved by Amazon engineers.
Access to Amazon vitrines may require security access and badges arranged 48 hours in advance.
Neighborhood: Bellevue

Property Owner: Meydenbauer Center
Number of Vitrines: 2
Vitrines are 29″ in depth, and vary from 6.5′ – 8′ in width and 8′ – 10′ in height
Vitrines have somewhat challenging access – some through 34″ square hatches and a ladder down into the space
Not all vitrines have solid back walls for wall-mounted or 2-D work, so suspended work is often preferred in these spaces
Lighting is timer-controlled LED lighting.
Vitrines do not have power on site, though there is power nearby

How to Apply

SUCCESSFUL PROJECTS ARE:

Compelling– artistically strong in concept and execution, compelling to a diverse audience, and actively seeking to engage the public.

Viable– agile, adaptive, innovative, and achievable with the time, funds, and spaces available. We love a grand idea, but make sure you can deliver exceptional work with 1month’s notice. Existing work is often a better choice due to these concerns.

Relevant– responsive to, and engaging with, diverse audiences, themes, neighborhoods, and landscapes. Public engagement is a central consideration for all proposals, so please make sure to demonstrate how your project engages a diverse audience.

Examples of successful projects:

Storefronts South Lake Union series, June 2014
Barbara De Pirro (Installation) – Metamorphosis 2015
Karrie Hovey (Installation) – Endangered 2014
Philip LaDeau and Serrah Russel, February 2015
PANEL REVIEW

All applications to the Storefronts program are reviewed by an independent panel based on relevance, viability, community engagement, and creative merit.

Storefronts panelists include professional artists and arts administrators, local business owners, real estate professionals, and community advocates.

Materials required for submission include:

$25 application fee (unless within Early Bird window)
Artist Bio, 400 words or less
Artist Statement, 400 words or less
4-6 representative work samples with related work list
Project Proposal, including:
Brief conceptual statement, 400 words or less
Detailed technical and space requirements
Budget and source of funding (proposals may be self-funded)
Timeline required to prepare your project from date of notification– 2 months or less is preferred
Mock-up, sketch, or detailed written description of the project in a hypothetical space
TIPS and TROUBLESHOOTING

Successful roster projects can adapt to a variety of spaces and communities dependent upon what is available. Be clear about proposal requirements, and understand if they are too restrictive this reduces the chances of being placed.

Shunpike will offer placement to artists with the best match of available resources in the 12-month duration of the roster, at Shunpike’s sole discretion, often with no more than 8 weeks of notice.

It is highly recommended that the proposal be concise, written in direct language, and specifically detail what will be experienced in the storefront space by the general public. Highly conceptual art jargon and overlong descriptions are best avoided.

It is highly recommended to compose your application in a Word document, check the word count, and copy/paste your responses into the application form.

Shunpike is not able to offer technical support for the online application system.

INCOMPLETE AND LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

QUESTIONS?

Contact: info@shunpike.org

Link to Opportunity

https://shunpike.submittable.com/submit/94589/storefronts-2018-call-for-artists

Posted

11/2/2017

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center
Port Angeles Fine Arts Center is seeking an innovative Gallery and Program Director to curate gallery shows and a five acre park

Organization

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center

Website

www.pafac.org

More Info

Jean Fleischfresser

jeanfleisch@gmail.com

3604529164

Deadline to Apply

1/2/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description



Port Angeles Fine Arts Center PAFAC

Job Announcement
Gallery and Program Director

The Port Angeles Fine Arts Center is currently seeking an innovative Gallery and Program Director to curate gallery shows and a five-acre art park, providing high quality art experiences and exhibits for travelling visitors and local community members alike. The Center is less than a mile from the Olympic National Park Visitor’s Center and approximately 18 miles away from Hurricane Ridge. The grounds are perched atop a wooded hill overlooking the City of Port Angeles, the Port of Port Angeles, and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Vancouver Island, BC can be seen across the Strait, and Victoria, BC is just a ferry ride away.

The Center operates one indoor gallery with several exhibits annually. The surrounding art park in Webster’s Woods houses hundreds of outdoor sculptures in a wooded setting accessible to the public via a series of self-guided trails. The works of art installed can blend in with the forested surroundings, surprising viewers upon discovery, and sometimes provide stark contrasts to the natural setting. As they are exposed to the elements, the works are also in a constant state of change.

The Gallery and Program Director’s primary tasks will be generating engaging exhibitions and curating both the gallery and the art park. This person will reach out to the local community and connect with regional, national, and/or international artists and jurors. The PAFAC is run by a small staff, which includes an Executive Director, an Administrative Coordinator, volunteers and docents. The Gallery and Program Director oversees the exhibits and curation and will report directly to the Executive Director. The Executive Director works with the Board of Trustees and Board of Directors, the City, and other community organizations on a variety of administrative and organizational aspects of the Center’s operations, including business development, budgeting and human resources. Both Directors collaborate on event programming, marketing, and cultivating educational opportunities through both the exhibits and the art park. Consider this unparalleled curatorial opportunity at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, on the Olympic Peninsula, where the mountains meet the sea. Visit our website http://www.pafac.org/gallery-and-program-director.html for job description and application detail


Gallery and Program Director: Job Description


Nature of Work:
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Gallery and Program Director plans and manages the exhibitions and events of the Fine Arts Center. The Director will develop and present a yearly program calendar for the Executive Director and Board of Directors.

The Gallery & Program Director coordinates all gallery and some event related activities of the Center working with the Executive Director, Board of Directors and volunteer committees. The Director assists the Executive Director in achieving program and exhibition goals and objectives outlined in the Center budget and strategic plan. The Director also oversees operations of the gallery, outdoor art park and the docent program.

The position requires working a flexible schedule including most weekends and some evenings.

Essential Job Functions:
Essential job functions are those functions that the individual holding the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of reasonable accommodation.) The following duties are not inclusive of all duties and the incumbent performs other related duties as required.

• Curate gallery and outdoor art park exhibitions.
• Develop and build docent program. Recruit and supervise docents and volunteers.
• Draft budgets for exhibits and events. Submit and review with Executive Director.
• Assist with grant writing that is specific to art related proposals.
• Develop long-range plans for programs and activities.
• Curate and design visual art exhibitions or arrange for the showing of traveling exhibitions.
• Arrange loans of artwork and schedule with artists and lenders; negotiate gifts of artwork with artists and donors.
• Transport or arrange transport of artworks for exhibition.
• Develop supplementary programming in support of the exhibitions, including lectures, performances, readings, workshops and tours.
• Compose, design, and arrange publication of interpretive and promotional materials.
• Marketing, communications, social media and graphic design for the Center’s exhibits and events.
• Recruit art education program support (contract work or volunteers).
• Create strategies to increase number of attendees (and the diversity of attendees) to gallery and art park events.
• Remain current in the field of art and exhibition design.
• Create and/or contribute to the Center’s quarterly art publication.
• Gallery maintenance
• Other duties as assigned

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:
Work is performed in an office environment and requires sitting and utilizing a keyboard and PC work station for extended periods of time. Physical labor includes installing and de-installing exhibits which requires bending, stooping and lifting-up to 50 pounds. It also includes regular outdoor walks on art park trails and property.

Qualifications:
Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in Art, Art History, Studio Art and/or Art Education, or a combination of training and equivalent professional work experience will be considered.
• Master’s degree is desirable.
• Must possess strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising skills and experience engaging a wide range of stakeholders and diverse populations.

Experience:
• Must have proficient computer skills with graphics and desktop publishing software as well as office programs, fluency with design and publishing in both printed and electronic formats.

Other Requirements:
• Good driving record and possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid State of Washington driver’s license within thirty (30) days of employment. Must have own vehicle.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Thorough professional grounding in the visual arts and their presentations
• Strong knowledge of various types of styles of contemporary art work and art making methods as well as modern methods and practices of preparing gallery exhibitions and displays of works of art.
• Knowledge of and ability to develop and conduct effective educational programs.
• A broad range of contacts in the regional art world
• Strong verbal and written and verbal communication skills. Public speaking skills and ability to communicate with volunteer board members, the public and artists.
• Good organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks effectively.
• Creative problem solving skills.
• Ability to prioritize, schedule work and meet deadlines.
• Ability to work independently, be self-directed and work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people and organizations.

Salary: $42,000 a year, plus $400 per month towards health care costs.

Application Materials:

• Resume (including exhibition history)
• Marketing portfolio
• Two writing samples

Application deadline: January 2nd

How to Apply

Please visit our website http://www.pafac.org/gallery-and-program-director.html for job description and application details.

Application deadline: Jan. 2nd
no phone calls please

Link to Opportunity

http://www.pafac.org/gallery-and-program-director.htlm

Posted

11/2/2017

city of lynnwood
looking for 30 creative people or teams to create large “art eggs”.

Organization

city of lynnwood

Website

www.lynnwoodarts.org

More Info

fred wong

fwong@lynnwoodwa.gov

4256705502

Fee to Apply

0

Deadline to Apply

12/16/2017

Description

The City of Lynnwood, WA is looking for 30 creative people or teams to create large “art eggs”. We will place 30 art eggs throughout the city, for the “Eggs-plore Lynnwood” Egg Hunt.

$200 for each artist
Apply by December 15, 2017

Questions, please contact us at fwong@lynnwoodwa.gov or 425-670-5502

How to Apply

Go to www.LynnwoodArts.org
Download, complete, and email application.

Link to Opportunity

www.LynnwoodArts.org

Posted

10/27/2017

WomenCinemakers
WomenCinemakers is now accepting submissions from female filmmakers, directors and producers for its biennial edition. WomenCinemakers opens up a new space for women directors to share their powerful films and ideas, encouraging mutual exchange where the filmmakers and critics can converge to discuss the becoming of the film industry. Browsing through WomenCinemakers, you’ll find interviews and essays about emerging and established women filmmakers, reports from international film festival such as Cannes and Berlin, with a special look at female artists and professionals embracing leading roles in front of and behind the camera.

Organization

WomenCinemakers

Website

http://womencinemakers.com/

More Info

Francis L. Quettier

womencinemakers@berlin.com

6205386106

Fee to Apply

No application fees

Deadline to Apply

2/28/2018

Description

We are looking for shorts, documentaries and features written, directed or produced by women.
There are four categories that can be entered:

• Independent Cinema
• Documentary
• Dance Video
• Performance
• Experimental cinema

How to Apply

In order to submit your work to the WomenCinemakers Biennale please fill the following

application form: http://womencinemakers.com/submit.php

before February 28th. You can fill out our submission form or email us [womencinemakers@berlin.com] your proposal including a link to your video and a short description of your film.

DEADLINE February 28th, 2018

Link to Opportunity

http://womencinemakers.com/

Posted

10/16/2017

Arts West
Are you looking to get your start in theater? ArtsWest offers comprehensive, full-time and part-time apprentice programs for high school, undergraduate, graduate students, and recent graduates from around Seattle and the country. ArtsWest is dedicated to creating apprenticeship opportunities that maximize your specific skill set and develop future professionals in your chosen field.

Organization

Arts West

Website

http://www.artswest.org/

More Info

(206) 938-0963

Deadline to Apply

1/31/2018

Job Type

Part time

Description

Multiple Apprentice Positions Available.

ArtsWest apprentices will:
Receive relevant training and be given specific responsibilities and projects under the guidance of experienced theater professionals
Be encouraged to seek out creative solutions for every challenge
Participate in group sessions with key staff and management to gain a rich understanding of how a midsize and nimble non-profit arts organization functions
Learn internal industry knowledge
Receive school credit (if approved by school)

Other benefits include:
Access to ArtsWest facilities and resources
Admission to productions and special events

Hours:
Hours are part-time and flexible, with a minimum of 15 hours a week for administrative, marketing and development positions (hours may vary depending on area of internship).

The standard apprenticeship is 10-week, but 16-week and 24-week internships are also available.


How to Apply

Apply Online: http://www.artswest.org/education/apprenticeships/

DUE DATES: We field applications in all areas throughout the season for productions creative/administrative projects. Applicants interested in multiple projects need only apply once. You will be contacted if an interview is required.

Fall Deadline: September 30 // Project Time: September-December
Winter Deadline: October 31 // Project Time: December-March
Spring Deadline: January 31 // Project Time: March-June

Link to Opportunity

http://www.artswest.org/education/apprenticeships/

Posted

9/13/2017

Network of Ensemble Theaters
NET/TEN grants encourage open-ended explorations without the pressure of finished products or projects; they are designed to be flexible and to support a wide range of activities.

Organization

Network of Ensemble Theaters

Website

http://www.ensembletheaters.net/

More Info

netten@ensembletheaters.net

323-638-4870

Deadline to Apply

4/11/2018

Description

Over the past five years, NET has awarded $650K to 141 projects to support relationship building and knowledge sharing among NET members, ensembles, and independent artists, as well as cross-sector and cross-discipline partners. NET/TEN grants encourage open-ended explorations without the pressure of finished products or projects; they are designed to be flexible and to support a wide range of activities.

Multiple grants available, visit https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bx0xYMfkoNYpMzVjaUVUQTN2S0U/view
to for specific details pertaining to each grant.

How to Apply

Download guidelines at:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bx0xYMfkoNYpMzVjaUVUQTN2S0U/view

and apply at:
http://www.ensembletheaters.net/grants

Link to Opportunity

http://www.ensembletheaters.net/grants

Posted

9/6/2017

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