Lighting artist residency
The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) seeks a lighting artist or lighting artist team for a unique project-based artist residency in the southwest tower on the University Bridge. The selected lighting artist(s) will undertake an in-depth exploration of Seattle's three historic bascule bridges: the University, Fremont, and Ballard bridges, and create a conceptual plan for lighting each bridge.
Public Art Project Manager
Established artists living in Seattle or within 100 miles of Seattle are eligible to apply. Artist teams of no more than two people are eligible to apply if able to show evidence of past collaborative work. Students are not eligible to apply.
The project budget is $15,000 USD ($5,000 for residency, $10,000 for concept, scope, and cost estimates in lighting plan), inclusive of all residency costs, documentation of project, applicable taxes, and development of the lighting plan for the three bridges in consultation with Arts & Culture staff and SDOT engineers.
This project is funded by Seattle Department of Transportation 1% for Art funds.
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