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Seeking artist for artwork at West Seattle fire station
The Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the Department of Finance and Administrative Services and the Seattle Fire Department, seeks an artist to develop a permanent site-integrated or free-standing artwork for Fire Station 32 in West Seattle.

The selected artist will work with the community, firefighters, city staff and the design team to develop art integrated into the facility or create a site-specific, durable, three-dimensional, free-standing artwork within the limited ground space. The artwork should address the work and spirit of the firefighters and the unique character of the surrounding neighborhood.

Eligibility: Open to established professional artists residing in the Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska) and California.

Budget: The selected artist will receive a commission of $90,000, inclusive of all costs to design, fabricate and install artwork. The artist will first receive a contract for $10,000 to design the artwork. Following design approval, the artist will receive a contract of $80,000 for fabrication and installation of the artwork.

Deadline: 11 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 (Pacific Standard Time).

Application: Click here to apply.

Info: Marcia Iwasaki, public art project manager, (206) 233-3946.

Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs
City of Seattle
(206) 684-7171
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Image: Steve Gardner, The Call, 2012, aluminum and cast glass, four 8'x4' bas-relief glass panels. Located at Fire Station 6 in Seattle's Central District neighborhood. Photo by the artist.