Folklore Mexicano Tonantzin gave a brilliant performance of various traditional Mexican dances at El Centro de la Raza’s Cinco de Mayo event. Photo: Renee Jewel
Folklore Mexicano Tonantzin gave a brilliant performance of various traditional Mexican dances at El Centro de la Raza’s Cinco de Mayo event. Photo: Renee Jewel

Neighborhood & Community Arts grant

In 2018 the City is investing in a new online Citywide grants platform that will produce a better experience for applicants and aligns with race and social justice values by providing more equity in opportunities for artists and communities of color, is a major undertaking for ARTS and the City. While ARTS transitions to the new platform Neighborhood & Community Arts grant will continue to support creativity at a grassroots level, making investments in dozens of festivals and community cultural projects.

While the new grant platform is being built, ARTS' current grant platform, CultureGrants Online (CGO) will no longer be supported by WESTAF - as of June 30, 2018. This means that:

  • a number of grants will be hosted on interim platforms
  • organizations and individuals who have application material in the CGO system, will need to save application materials. ARTS will offer workshops and webinars to help guide you through this process. 
Open Date
12/31/2018
Close Date
12/31/2018
Eligible
Organization
Jenny Crooks
Project Manager
(206) 684-7084
jenny.crooks@seattle.gov

Application

Application will be available in August 2018

Materials

Deadline

Eligibility and Requirements

The Applicant must:

  • be a neighborhood arts council or local community-based group.  Groups representing underserved communities including low-income, immigrant and refugee communities, and communities of color are encouraged to apply.
  • not be funded through Civic Partners, City Artists, or smART ventures in 2018.
  • have a Federal Tax ID number and be based in the city of Seattle.  Groups applying are not required to be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit nor are they required to use a fiscal agent.

The Project must:

  • be previously produced and recurring,
  • have a significant arts and culture component,
  • be open to the public,
  • have insurance,
  • and take place within the City of Seattle no earlier than January 1, 2018 and produced in 2018 and 2019.

You may submit only one application per year to this program.  Eligible groups may submit applications for distinct projects to both Neighborhood & Community Arts (NCA) and Arts in Parks program as long as the projects meet the respective guidelines and eligibility.  If a single project qualifies for both PAP & NCA funding the application can be submitted for both programs but will only receive funding from one (not both programs).

Funding

Funded organizations will receive two (2) years of NCA funding support (for events in 2016 and 2017) of $1,200 per year to support direct project expenses:  artist fees, marketing and promotional fees, project management and personnel costs, supplies, equipment rentals or other production-related costs. There is no partial funding for this program.

This grant will not fund

  • fundraising efforts;
  • gifts;
  • organizations administrative costs not directly related to the project;
  • purchase of equipment or software;
  • food related costs.

Evaluation Criteria

Proposals submitted to the program will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Quality of Project: clear, well-conceived, authentic relationship to neighborhood or other community of interest, promotes arts participation and community relations.
  • Community Impact: project plan describes meaningful efforts to create community participation and reach a diverse audience.  
  • Feasibility:  the organization has a proven track record of presenting this and/or other event(s); evidence of community involvement and support; and clear realistic budget for the event. 

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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

The Neighborhood & Community Arts (NCA) program supports Seattle's neighborhood arts councils and community groups that produce events to promote arts and cultural participation and build community. In 2014, the program provided $1,200 each to 40 groups to support annual public festivals and events.

2017 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

Seattle Fiestas Patrias
A two-day Latino heritage festival with a community parade in South Park and activities at Seattle Center including live music, dance, food, a local Latino/a artists art exhibition, a health fair, a youth boxing tournament, children's activities, cooking demonstrations, and more.

The Soufend Art Show
An annual celebration of art and culture showcasing the South end of Seattle with three featured resident artists chosen yearly.

Seafair Indian Days Pow Wow
An annual event with music, traditional dancing, and food, held at Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center in Discovery Park. The event showcases a number of traditional dances, including Grass, Traditional, Jingle Dress, and Fancy dance. Our dancers ranges from golden age to tiny tots.

Families of Color Seattle Community Days of Play
The event brings together families of color in a joyful celebration of our multiracial and multicultural community. Featuring artists of color, each event will bring babies, children, parents and grandchildren together in a day of play, helping to build connections and support the vision that our children of color are born into a loving community that is racially and economically just.

Mexica New Year Celebration
A two day event at Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center that brings communities together to celebrate, preserve and promote indigenous culture here in the Northwest. The event consists of a traditional altar, an exhibition of murals, a photo exhibit, traditional Aztec ceremonies and dances. Ending in a feast for the whole community.

Chinese New Year Concert 2017
An annual concert presented by club members to the general public to celebrate Chinese New Year held at the Chong Wa Grand Hall in Chinatown in Seattle.

Rainier Valley Heritage Parade and Festival
The 25th Annual Rainier Valley Heritage Parade and Festival will continue to celebrate the diversity of Southeast Seattle with summertime fun right on Rainier Ave! For one day, SE Seattle residents have a day of play to honor who we are through art, entertainment, play, food, games, music, poetry, and family fun.

Cinco de Mayo
This event promotes cultural exchange and celebrates Mexican-American history and Seattle's diverse communities with dance, music, food, and a spirit of solidarity. This event is an opportunity to share Mexican-American culture and art with the larger community and share valuable traditions and cultural knowledge with people of all ages, races, and ethnicities.

Parkview Services Spring Dance
An annual spring dance for the Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled (IDD)Community. This event has been going on for about a decade, and is amazingly well-attended and beloved by attendees, volunteers and staff.

10th Annual Seattle Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival
The Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival at Seattle Center is comprised of performances, workshops, and history exhibits. This year we are celebrating our 10th Anniversary which will present the Rough Riders comprised of individually accomplished recording artists John Cruz, Henry Kapono and Brother Noland.

SeattleSings! 2017 A Choral Festival of the Greater Seattle Choral Consortium
A Festival presenting 35 of the GSCC Member Community Choirs from around the greater Seattle area. Each ensemble performs choral music of its choice, showcasing its unique, diverse repertoire speciality, including the work of local choral composers.

South Park Putts Out
A tradition in South Park during Seattle Night Out, the neighborhood transforms the grass parking strips into mini-golf putt-putt holes designed by local artists.

FIUTS CulturalFest International Culture Expo 2017
An annual two-day event held by FIUTS (Foundation for International Understanding Through Students) celebrates cultural traditions from around the world and promotes understanding and friendship between cultures.

Seattle Fringe Festival
A two-weekend festival packed with 25-30 producing groups, in six venues, (eight total days of shows.) The festival supports the work of Western Washington artists in a variety of genres in venues in Capitol Hill and Queen Anne neighborhoods.

WordsWest Literary Series
Every third Wednesday of the month hosts literary events that range from readings by published local and national authors, to craft discussions and guided writing explorations for every experience level. WordsWest also features West Seattle's Favorite Poem Project, wherein people from local, independent businesses or organizations join each event by reciting a favorite poem and sharing reasons why it is a favorite.

Fortheluvofit
An annual dance outreach and competition in Rainier Beach that lasts for two days offering dance workshops for underserved youth of color and who have social and economic challenges. Youth are provided a safe space to engage in positive life choices while expressing themselves.

BEGO 2nd Annual Ethiopian Block Street Festival
The second annual block street festival features Ethiopian performers, booth & table displays.

Polish Festival Seattle 2017
The festival celebrates Polish culture, traditions and contemporary achievements. It is produced in collaboration with the Polish Home Association and Polish-American community, who contribute their time, leadership and energy to the event at Seattle Center.

Balkan Night Northwest 2016
An annual festival showcasing Pacific Northwest Balkan musicians organized by an all volunteer committee at St. Demetrios Church.

BrasilFest 2017
A festival at Seattle Center celebrating the diverse culture of Brasil through music, dance and food.

STORY SLAM CONTEST
Promotes reading ,writing and public speaking for youth. Young writers and artists are invited to participate, must be original work and must recite within five minutes.

Arts in Nature Festival
A celebration of art, nature, and community featuring eclectic, multidisciplinary experience of art and performance takes place in the woods of Camp Long. Nature is explored through dance, theatre, music, visual arts, wandering performances, restoration activities, and the Museum of Sound, an installation art exhibition.

World Rhythm Festival 2017
The 24th annual festival offers over 100 music and dance workshops and performances, and gives participants the chance to hear, dance to, and play rhythmic music from around the world. In addition to a full roster of performances and workshops, the festival includes special programming for youth, a Friday night celebration performances, and an international marketplace.

Seattle Iranian Festival
The festival is a free event where Puget Sound residents and visitors can experience the music, dance, art, food and diverse cultures of Iran to share the richness and diversity of the Iranian culture with others and build bridges within and between communities in Washington.

Franklin High School Student Art Show
The fifth annual Franklin High School Student Art Show connects their multicultural arts programming with the community. As part of this event, two free workshops will be offered.

Alki Art Fair
A premiere summer arts showcase that takes place in Alki Beach Park in West Seattle. The fair features juried art vendors selling pottery, painting, drawing, metal, cloth and multi-media works. Over 30 local musicians from a variety of genres perform live on multiple stages.

Pista sa Nayon 2017
The 28th annual festival is a celebration of Filipino culture at Seward Park featuring music, dance, local artists and vendors from the community.

Kodomo no Hi (Children's Day)
The festival is a celebration of youth and children's culture in Japan and is a unique opportunity for children to experience and participate in cultural performances, demonstrations, games, and activities in a fun, immersive setting with local performing groups, instructors, booths and informational displays.

Beacon Hill Festival
The festival is a cornerstone annual event in the community that celebrates this tremendously diverse neighborhood through dance, music, art, food and a generous helping of community.

Seattle Jewish Film Festival 2017
The film festival is a 10-day cinematic celebration and examination of global Jewish and Israeli life, history, art, ideas and culture.

Beacon ROCKS!
A series of free, Sunday-afternoon, family-friendly, outdoor concerts held during the summer.

Indigenous Showcase
The showcase brings Indigenous filmmakers from around the world to Seattle to present critical work, and allows a local audience to engage these artists face to face.

Spirit of Indigenous People Festal
This is a celebration of American Indian and Alaska Native cultures and traditions through music, dance, arts & crafts, lectures, and other activities.

Welcome to Our Native Land Powwow & Coastal Celebrations!
Welcome to Our Native Land Powwow & Coastal Celebration! offers a Coastal welcome, dances, songs, teachings, storytelling, demonstration artists and crafts, and traditional canoes and Lakota tipis on display during Memorial Day weekend at Seattle Center.

Festa Italiana - the Italian Festival
The Italian Festival has been presented annually at Seattle Center since 1988, celebrating the joy of "All Things Italian," and features Italian and Italian-American art, music, dance, food and fun-filled activities for the entire family.

Tet in Seattle
Celebrates the most iconic holiday amongst the Vietnamese tradition, showcasing culture through visual and performing arts at Seattle Center.

Thai Festival 2017
An annual event celebrating Thai culture and community comprising of Thai cultural performances, activities booths, food vendors, and booths from local businesses.

PNA's Dia de los Muertos Festival
The festival begins with a procession and includes a community alter along with music and dance performances, and children's activities.

Seattle Improvised Music Festival
This the longest-running festival of free improvised music in the United States. The festival will host visiting and local artists to play in curated groupings over three days at the Good Shepherd Center Chapel in Wallingford.

Festival Sundiata Black Arts Fest
A celebration of the culture of people of African descent with Live music, dance, food, interactive activities, a marketplace of one of a kind gifts, round table discussions and a major art show.

The Columbia City Blues Festival 2017
The blues festival takes place during the Rainier Valley Heritage Festival weekend in August. It will present local artists paying tribute to America's iconic art form.

2016 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

Brazil Center
An annual event celebrating Brazilian arts and culture. This event brings participants together thru music, dance, film, food, craft, children's activities and exhibitions.
Cultura Viva/ CeAtl Tonalli
This two day celebration will begin with a photo art exhibition and three workshops, an ancestral ceremonial New Year celebration with Aztec dance and a traditional Mexika feast.
DAIPANbutoh Collective/Shunpike
A dance festival featuring workshops, repertory development, and performances with internationally acclaimed Latino Butoh dance artist Diego Pinon (Mexico) and a free public performance in Kubota Garden in Rainier Beach.
danielandsomesuperfriends
A festival of contemporary dance that includes master classes representing different styles and cultural backgrounds followed by rehearsals and performances saturday and sunday evenings.
Diop, Mr. Thione
The festival showcases the profound creativity and cultural resilience of peoples of West African origin and descent through music and dance performances, an African marketplace, an art gallery, a standing-room-only fashion show, traditional Senegalese cuisine, dance workshops and children's activities.
El Centro de la Raza
Celebrating Mexican-American history and Seattle's diverse communities with dance, music, food, and a spirit of solidarity. This event is an opportunity to share Mexican-American culture and art with the larger community and pass on valuable traditions and cultural knowledge to younger generations of all races and ethnicities.
Foundation for International Understanding Through Students (FIUTS)
An annual two-day event celebrating diverse cultural traditions from around the world and promoting understanding and friendship between cultures.
Friends of Little Saigon
An outdoor festival that brings the community together in celebration of Vietnamese-American arts and culture. The event features live performances, Vietnamese cuisine, and community programs and resources.
GLSEN Washington State
Taking place on Seattle's Pride Weekend, it's a night of music, dance, costume, and art.
Honkfest West/Shunpike
Honk! Fest West is a three-day roving musical extravaganza presenting street bands, dancers, acrobats and actors from across the U.S. and Canada.
Luck Ngi Musical Club
A Cantonese opera excerpt concert presented by club members to the general public to celebrate Chinese New Year.
Parkview Services
A community dance for people with disabilities at the North Seattle Community Center featuring a DJ, dancing and other activities. The dance is open to both disabled and non-disabled people who want to dance, eat and have a good time together.
Rainier Chamber Foundation
The parade showcases Southeast Seattle's diverse heritages through dance, music, athletic artistry, traditional dress, and creativity.
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation
This event celebrates Native-American culture through dance, music and food, and is open to the public. It serves as the most visible, and accessible event showcasing Native-American Culture for the general public in Seattle.
Urban Impact
A community youth dance competition to create safe space for young people to express and challenge themselves. This two-day event includes competition and workshops.
Vietnamese-American Community of Seattle & Sno-King Counties
A community Tet Celebration that focuses on bridging the generation gap through shared traditions, holiday foods and storytelling.
The Nature Consortium
A celebration of art, nature, and community featuring eclectic, multidisciplinary experience of art and performance takes place in the woods of Camp Long. Nature is explored through dance, theatre, music, visual arts, wandering performances, restoration activities, and the Museum of Sound, an installation art exhibition.
Seattle World Percussion Society
The 23rd annual festival offers over 100 music and dance workshops and performances, and gives participants the chance to hear, dance to, and play rhythmic music from around the world. In addition to a full roster of performances and workshops, the festival includes special programming for youth, a friday night celebration performance, and an International Marketplace.
Iranian-American Community Alliance
The festival is a free event where Puget Sound residents and visitors can experience the music, dance, art, food and diverse cultures of Iran to share the richness and diversity of the Iranian culture with others and build bridges within and between communities in Washington.
Mount Baker Neighborhood Center for the Arts/Shunpike
The fifth annual Franklin High School Student Art Show connects their multicultural arts programming with the community. As part of this event, two free workshops will be offered.
Alki Art Fair
A premiere summer arts showcase that takes place in Alki Beach Park in West Seattle. The fair features juried art vendors selling pottery, painting, drawing, metal, cloth and multi-media works. Over 30 local musicians from a variety of genres perform live on multiple stages.
Pista sa Nayon
The 27th annual festival is a celebration of Filipino culture at Seward Park featuring music, dance, local artists and vendors from the community.
Nikkei Heritage Association of Washington
The festival is a celebration of youth and children's culture in Japan and is a unique opportunity for children to experience and participate in cultural performances, demonstrations, games, and activities in a fun, immersive setting with local performing groups, instructors, booths and informational displays.
Jefferson Community Center/Jefferson Advisory Council/Associated Recreation Council
The festival is a cornerstone annual event in the community that celebrates this tremendously diverse neighborhood through dance, music, art, food and a generous helping of community.
Samuel and Althea Stroum Jewish Community Center, The
The film festival is a 10-day cinematic celebration and examination of global Jewish and Israeli life, history, art, ideas and culture.
ROCKiT Space/Shunpike
A series of free, sunday-afternoon, family-friendly, outdoor concerts held during the summer.
Rector, Ms. Tracy
The showcase brings Indigenous filmmakers from around the world to Seattle to present critical work, and allows a local audience to engage these artists face to face.
Seattle Indian Health Board
This is a celebration of American-Indian and Alaska Native cultures and traditions through music, dance, arts and crafts, lectures, and other activities.
Native Kulturz
Welcome to Our Natival Land Powwow & Coastal Celebrations! offers a Coastal welcome, dances, songs, teachings, storytelling, demonstration artists and crafts, and traditional canoes and Lakota tipis on display during Memorial Day weekend at Seattle Center.
Festa Italiana, inc.
The Italian Festival has been presented annually at Seattle Center since 1988, celebrating the joy of "All Things Italian," and features Italian and Italian-American art, music, dance, food and fun-filled activities for the entire family.
Bui, Mr. Thomas
Celebrates the most iconic holiday amongst the Vietnamese tradition, showcasing culture through visual and peformaning arts.
Thai Association of Washington
An annual event celebrating Thai culture and community comprising of Thai cultural performances, activities booths, food vendors, and booths from local businesses.
Phinney Neighborhood Association
The festival begins with a procession and includes a community alter along with music and dance performances, and children's activities.
Nonsequitur, Inc.
This the longest-running festival of free improvised music in the United States. The festival will host visiting and local artists to play in curated groupings over three days at the Good Shepherd Center Chapel in Wallingford.
Sundiata African American Cultural Association
A celebration of the culture of people of African descent with live music, dance, food, interactive activities, a marketplace of one of a kind gifts, round table discussions and a major art show.
The Royal Room
The blues festival takes place during the Rainier Valley Heritage Festival weekend in August. It will present local artists paying tribute to America's iconic art form.
Seattle Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival
The festival explores cultural roots and contemporary influences of Hawaii through live performances of hula and mele, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, a lei workshop, and a lively marketplace.
Dare to Dance
An annual, professional-quality showcase for original dances created and performed by dance enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels.
Seattle Gdynia Sister City Association
The 24th annual festival will increase awareness of Polish cinema in the Northwest and offer easy and attractive access to Polish history and culture through feature films, documentaries, animations, indi films, as well as meetings with artists that allow audiences to engage with actors, directors, and screenwriters about their work, inspiration, and career.

2015 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

17th of May Parade
17th of May Norwegian Constitution Day is celebrated in Ballard with a parade and brings together 10,000 people to celebrate Norwegian heritage and our local community.
206 Zulu Anniversary
A national hip hop/urban arts summit celebrating and highlighting some of the communities best Hip Hop artists, musicians and dancers. This 3 day event consists of performances, panel/community forums, dance competitions, workshops and more.
4 The Luv of It
A community youth dance competition to create safe space for young people to express and challenge themselves. This 2-day event includes competition and workshops.
Alki Art Fair
A summer arts showcase on Alki Beach featuring juried art vendors, musicians, and children's art area.
All 4 1 dancepalooza
A festival of contemporary dance that includes master classes representing different styles and cultural backgrounds followed by rehearsals and performances Saturday and Sunday evenings.
Annual Short Play Festival
Medicine Ball: Playwrights v. Poets is a variation on the short play festival form - presenting short plays by local playwrights, and series of poems by local poets - all written based on visual prompts selected from local artists.
APRIL Festival
Week-long small press and independent literature festival that serves to build community and encourages readers to seek out writing that is new and pertinent to them.
Beacon Avenue Artwalk
Hold two art walks in the Beacon Hill business district during the summer of 2015.
BrasilFest
An annual event celebrating Brazilian arts and culture. This event brings participants together thru music, dance, film, food, craft, children's activities and exhibitions.
Bridging the Generation Gap
A community Tet Celebration that focuses on bridging the generation gap through shared traditions, holiday foods and storytelling.
Celebrate Little Saigon
An outdoor festival that brings the community together in celebration of Vietnamese American arts and culture. The event features live performances, Vietnamese cuisine, and community programs and resources.
Chinese Arts & Culture Festival
The Festival will provide a comprehensive look at Chinese culture through performing arts, musics, visual arts displays, crafts and informational booths, workshops and interactive activities.
Chinese New Year Concert
A Cantonese opera excerpt concert presented by Club members to the general public to celebrate Chinese New Year.
Cinco de Mayo
Celebrating Mexican-American history and Seattle's diverse communities with dance, music, food, and a spirit of solidarity. This event is an opportunity to share Mexican-American culture and art with the larger community and pass on valuable traditions and cultural knowledge to younger generations of all races and ethnicities.
CulturalFest International Culture Expo
an annual two-day event celebrating diverse cultural traditions from around the world and promoting understanding and friendship between cultures.
Fiestas Patrias
A two-day cultural festival celebrating the richness of Latin American cultures and traditions, highlighting local and well-known artists, crafts, music, dance and food.
Georgetown Carnival
A visual and performing arts festival showcasing diverse work of neighborhood and regional artists. Traditional performing arts combine with challenging contemporary work in a colorful community celebration.
Guelaguetza
A day-long, family-friendly festival of live music, dance, and costumes from Oaxaca, Mexico.
Honkfest!
Honk! Fest West is a three-day roving musical extravaganza presenting street bands, dancers, acrobats and actors from across the U.S. and Canada.
Mexika New Year
This two day celebration will begin with a photo art exhibit and three workshops, with an ancestral ceremonial New Year celebration with Aztec dance and a traditional Mexika feast.
Multicultural Festival
An annual event that celebrates the cultural diversity of SE Seattle through the mediums of art, dance, drama, instrumental music and song attracting large crowds inside and outside of SE Seattle.
NEPO 5k Don't Run
An open, accessible, family friendly art event that provides opportunities for people to experience artwork directly, as part of their everyday urban environment through site-specific projects along the 5 kilometer route leading from Hing Hay park in the International District to Beacon Hill.
Othello International Music and Arts Festival
A one-day multicultural festival featuring musical, dance and theatrical performances from cultures in the greater Othello neighborhood.
Parkview Services Annual Spring Dance
A community dance for people with disabilities at the North Seattle Community Center featuring a DJ, dancing and other activities. The dance is open to both disabled and non-disabled people who want to dance, eat and have a good time together.
Rainier Valley Heritage Parade
The parade showcases SE Seattle's diverse heritages through dance, music, athletic artistry, traditional dress, and creativity. As one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the country, the local muti-cultural options are plentiful.
Seafair Indian Days PowWow
This event celebrates Native American culture through dance, music and food, and is open to the public. It serves as the most visible, and accessible event showcasing Native American Culture for the general public in Seattle.
Seattle Asian American Film Festival
A four-day event showcasing feature-length and short format films by and about Asian Americans across North America, with an emphasis on filmmakers from the Pacific Northwest.
Seattle Butoh Festival
Our dance festival will feature workshops, repertory development, and performances with internationally acclaimed Latino Butoh dance artist Diego Pinon (Mexico) and a free public performance in Kubota Garden in Rainier Beach.
Seattle Jewish Film Festival
A 10-day cinematic celebration & examination of global Jewish and Israeli life, history, art, ideas & culture.
Seattle Social Justice Film Festival
The festival showcases a series of short and feature-length documentaries and narrative films broadly related to social justice, with a special focus on prisoner justice in the U.S. The festival strives to forge new connections and inspire new conversations about justice through the innovative platform of film.
South Park Gay Pride Picnic
A community picnic in the Duwamish Waterway Park featuring live bands, drag performers, and activities for kids.
South Park Putts Out
A perennial summer event that turns the neighborhood into mini-golf greens with holes designed and built by local community artists.
Spirit of West Africa Festival
Celebrating 10 years, the festival will showcase the profound creativity and cultural resilience of peoples of West African origin and descent through music and dance performances, an African marketplace, an art gallery, a standing-room-only fashion show, traditional Senegalese cuisine, dance workshops and children's activities.
The Italian Festival
The 28th annual presentation of a community festival to celebrate the joy of "All Things Italian" featuring Italian and Italian-American art, music, dance, food and fun-filled activities for the entire family.
Tibet Fest
Showcases the unique Tibetan Culture and Arts through music and dances performed by our local artists as well as out of towners.
Wedgwood Art Festival
An annual two-day premier juried fine art show in NE Seattle. The main focus is showcasing local fine artists in a broad range of media and creating opportunities for the next generation to cultivate their creativity.
Women Who Rock
The 5th Annual unconference gathering that continues to expand definitions of women/women of color, rock, hip hop, music, space, gender, race, class, and sexuality through a film festival, community altar building project, an open mic showcase, and a collection of oral histories recorded at the conference.
WordPlay
An LGBT-targeted spoken word poetry festival with a recovery theme will include two workshops, a performance, and an artists reception.
World Rhythm Festival
Offering music and dance workshops and performances to thousands of participants and giving the chance to hear, dance to, and play rhythmic music from around the world.
Youth Pride Dance
Taking place on Seattle's Pride Weekend, it's a night of music, dance, costume, and art that would compare to any tribal festival, but could only be expressed by a genuine "tribe" of LGBT and allied youth.

2014 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

17th of May Norwegian Constitution Day Celebration
A celebration of Norway's 200th anniversary Constitution Day with a parade, which brings together people in Ballard to celebrate Norwegian heritage and the local community.
206 Zulu 10th Anniversary
A national hip hop and urban arts summit celebrating and highlighting some of the community's best hip hop artists, musicians and dancers through performances, galleries, dance competitions, community forum and more.
4 The Luv of It
A community youth dance competition to create safe space for young people to express and challenge themselves. This two-day event includes competition and workshops.
Alki Art Fair
A summer arts showcase on Alki Beach featuring juried art vendors, musicians, and a children's art area.
APRIL Festival
A week-long small press and independent literature festival that serves to build community and encourages readers to seek out writing that is new and pertinent to them.
Beacon Rocks
Three half-day, family-friendly, themed neighborhood celebrations with concerts by local musicians, dance performances, a haiku contest, themed activities and competitions.
Chinese Arts & Culture Festival
The Festival will provide a comprehensive look at Chinese culture through performing arts, music, visual arts displays, crafts, informational booths, workshops and interactive activities.
Columbia City Blues Festival
A three-day blues festival during Heritage Festival weekend presenting local artists paying tribute to America's iconic art form.
CroatiaFest
The festival features music, dance and food from the Croatian culture. This year's festival will feature Dario Barisic, a traditional Croatian musician and singer and his band.
Festival Sundiata Black Arts Fest
Showcases art, education and entertainment which depict the colorful perspectives, culture and history of people of African descent.
Fiestas Patrias
A two-day cultural festival celebrating the richness of Latin American cultures and traditions, highlighting local and well-known artists, crafts, music, dance and food.
Filipino American History Month Arts Celebration
A presentation of excerpts from Victor Noriega's "Generations, Directions" symphony. Commissioned by the Oakland East Bay Symphony Orchestra, it features six movements entitled "Home, Arrival, The Bond, New Harana, Kuya and the Children's March" akin to the immigration experience.
Georgetown Carnival
A colorful and culturally inclusive Georgetown tradition showcasing the diverse communities in the historic Georgetown industrial arts corridor featuring contemporary visual and performing arts presentations throughout the neighborhood.
Guelaguetza
A day-long, family-friendly festival of live music, dance, costumes and food from Oaxaca, Mexico.
Heaven and Earth Six
Seattle's only outdoor public art exhibition in a forested urban park returns for a sixth year, building on the tradition of exploring connections between art, nature and community.
Hmong New Year
The festival allows participants to glimpse into the Hmong culture and witness the rich heritage of intricate clothing designs, musical instruments, and community.
Honk! Fest West
A three-day brass band music festival presenting street bands from across the United States and Canada.
Indigenous Showcase
This diverse program brings Indigenous filmmakers from around the world to Seattle to present critical work, and allows a local audience to engage the artists face to face.
iPlayz: Short Plays about Surviving the Digital Age
An annual short-play festival. This year's festival will explore themes about human beings in the digital age. It will include a panel of experts and utilize social media to allow audiences to engage with the festival in a more personal way.
Jefferson Park Jubilee
An annual event that celebrates the Jefferson Park neighborhood and the unique cultural history, which brings together different communities of Beacon Hill.
Karen Wrist Tying Ceremony
The Ceremony will celebrate ancient Karen traditions while promoting unity among the different ethnic groups of Burma and building community between refugees from Burma and the wider public of Seattle.
Mexica New Year Celebration
The festival includes traditional Aztec dancing, singing and drumming, multiple educational and hands-on art workshops, and a traditional Mesoamerican feast at Daybreak Star Native American Cultural Center.
NEPO 5K DON'T RUN
An annual artwalk connecting diverse neighborhoods and audiences. Each year local artists install and perform over 60 projects along the five km route connecting International District and Beacon Hill.
Othello Park International Music and Arts Festival
A multicultural one-day festival featuring musical, dance and theatrical performances from cultures in the greater Othello neighborhood.
Pagdiriwang - Philippine Festival
The Pagdiriwang, Philippine Festival showcases colorful tribal dances, songs, arts and hands-on activities of the various regions of the Philippines.
Rainier Beach High School Multcultural Concert
An annual event that celebrates the cultural diversity through the mediums of art, dance, instrumental music and song attracting large crowds inside and outside of Southeast Seattle.
Rainier Valley Heritage Parade Stage
The parade creates a venue for the SE Seattle communities to showcase its diverse heritages through dance, music, athletic artistry, traditional dress, and creativity.
ROOTS Picnic
An annual cultural event that invites the community to participate in activities that merges the music, art and tradition of the African diaspora with particular celebration for NW African American heritage.
Seattle Asian American Film Festival
A four-day event showcasing feature-length and short format films by and about Asian Americans across North America, with an emphasis on filmmakers from the Pacific Northwest.
Seattle Fringe Festival
The festival creates new opportunities for inexpensive self-production for individual artists to develop audiences for their work and raises the profile of fringe arts in the greater community.
Seattle Improvised Music Festival
The Seattle Improvised Music Festival fosters new relationships between visiting improvisors and Seattle-based musicians, while offering community members a festival of cutting-edge improvised music.
Seattle Jewish Film Festival
A 10-day cinematic celebration and examination of global Jewish and Israeli life, history, art, ideas and culture.
Social Justice Film Festival
The festival strives to forge new connections and inspire new conversations about justice through the innovative platform of art featuring short and feature-length documentaries and narrative films.
South Park Gay Pride Picnic
A community picnic in the Duwamish Waterway Park featuring live bands, drag performers, and activities for kids.
South Park Putts Out
A perennial summer event that turns the neighborhood into mini-golf greens with holes designed and built by local community artists.
Tet Festival
Celebrating Vietnamese Lunar New Years, the festival celebrates the cultural roots of Vietnamese heritage by promoting arts, music, performances, and foods unique to Vietnam.
The Italian Festival
The 27th annual presentation of a community festival to celebrate the joy of "All Things Italian" featuring Italian and Italian-American art, music, dance, food and fun-filled activities for the entire family.
Tibet Fest
The festival will share Tibetan traditions and educate the larger community through arts and crafts, visual and performing arts, children's corner, Tibetan food, and a Himalayan Bazaar.
View Ridge Party in the Park
A neighborhood community building event featuring music and art-making activities.
Wedgwood Art Festival
An annual two day premier juried fine art show showcasing local fine artists in a broad range of media and a diverse line-up of music and art activities for the whole family.
Women Who Rock
An unconference gathering that features dialogue workshops, a community altar that honors women involved in Seattle music scenes, oral histories collected at past events, an open mic showcase and a featured keynote performer who is a Women Who Rock elder.
Wordplay III
An LGBT-targeted spoken word poetry festival with a recovery theme will include two workshops, a performance, and an artist reception.

2013 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

9th Anniversary of 206 Zulu
A national hip hop/urban arts summit celebrating some of the communities best visual artists, musicians and dancers.
Aaina: South Asian Women's Focus
Celebrates and focuses on the artistic work of and about South Asian women.
ACCLIMATIZED: Heaven & Earth 5
A temporary outdoor art exhibition in Carkeek Park in northwest Seattle, with a wide range of ephemeral and more lasting projects.
All-4-1 Dancepalooza
Includes classes in various forms of dance followed by performances for dance students from all around Puget Sound.
APRIL
A week-long small press and independent literature festival.
Arab Festival 2013
Includes artistic performances by musicians, dancers and spoken word artists, educational and food booths, arts and crafts,children's activities, films and more highlighting the hospitality and vibrant culture of the Arab world.
Beacon Rocks!
Half-day themed celebrations in Beacon Hill with concerts by local musicians, dance performance, haiku competition, themed activities and competitions.
Columbia City ArtWalk
A monthly art event in the alleys of Columbia City between the months of May and September.
Cinco de Mayo 2013
Commemorates Mexico's unlikely victory, and celebrates the strength and resilience of the Mexican-American community with a festive array of music, dance, art and food at El Centro de la Raza.
Day of the Dead Festival
Features music and dance performances, a community altar, activities for children and food and drink at the Phinney Neighborhood Center.
Do It Yourself!: Sustainable Art Workshops
Celebrate ways in which we can produce sustainable, practical and beautiful art for the benefit of the Cascade community.
2013 Duwamish River Festival / Festival del Rio Duwamish
Attendees will enjoy interactive educational booths, kayaking trips, kid's art activities, and multicultural dancers, storytellers and musicians performing on a riverfront stage.
Empire Nights Open Mic & Arts Workshop
Provides a safe space for youth to express their voice through various art forms.
7th Annual Evening of Sevdah
A full length formal concert that celebrates the traditional urban love songs and culture of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Fauntleroy Fall Festival
Offers various local musicians, dance groups, kids crafts, a community wood working project, environmental stations, and historical lectures.
Festival Sundiata Black Arts Fest 2013
A cultural event celebrating the culture of people with an origin from Africa every year at the Seattle Center.
Fiestas Patrias Community Celebration
Celebrates the richness of Latin American cultures and traditions, highlighting local and well-known artists, crafts, music, dance and food.
2013 Filipino American History Month
The Filipino Community of Seattle will premier at the "2013 Filipino American History Month Embracing the Sacred" composer Weng Gavino's new Mass Setting with chorale music and traditional Filipino string orchestra.
Georgetown Carnival: Art, Music & More!
Showcases the diverse communities and artists in the historic Georgetown industrial arts corridor.
Guelaguetza 2013
A day-long, family-friendly festival of live music, dance, costumes and food from Oaxaca, Mexico
Honk! Fest West 2013
A three-day roving musical extravaganza presenting street bands, dancers, acrobats, and actors from across the U.S. and Canada in the streets Seattle neighborhoods.
Hmong New Year
The festival allows participants to glimpse into the Hmong culture and witness the rich heritage of the community.
Indigenous Showcase
A monthly screening of selected indigenous films from around the world.
The Italian Festival
Celebrates the joy of "All Things Italian," featuring art, music, dance, food and activities for the entire family.
Kodomo no Hi
Presents a unique opportunity for children to experience multiculturalism through a variety of demonstrations, performances, and participation in activities to celebrate the health and growth of all children.
Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival
Promotes, perpetuates and shares the Hawaiian culture in the Pacific Northwest by enriching and strengthening the Hawaiian community and celebrating the arts and culture of Hawaii.
16th Annual Masters of Scottish Arts Concert
Features world champion bagpipers, Scottish drummers, dancers and fiddlers from Scotland, Ireland and Canada.
Mexica New Year Celebration
Includes traditional Mexica (Aztec) dancing, singing and drumming, multiple educational and hands-on art workshops, and a traditional Mesoamerican feast.
Morgan Community Festival
An annual one-day event in Morgan Junction Park and includes community tents, children's activity and art area, and all-day music festival.
2013 Othello Park International Music and Arts Festival
A multicultural festival featuring musical and dance performances, and arts participation activities for the whole family.
Pagdiriwang - Philippine Festival
Showcases colorful tribal dances, songs, arts and hands-on activities of the various regions of the Philippines.
Seattle Jewish Film Festival
A 10-day and year-round cinematic celebration & examination of global Jewish and Israeli life, history, art, ideas & culture.
Seattle Improvised Music Festival
Fosters new relationships between visiting improvisors and Seattle-based musicians, while offering community members a festival of cutting-edge improvised music.
South Park Putts Out
Turns a residential block into a putt-putt golf course where local artists design the holes, in conjunction with Night Out Against Crime.
Spirit of West Africa
Showcases the music, dance, art and culture of the countries of West Africa, including traditional performances by world-class artists.
Tet Festival 2013
Celebrates Vietnamese Lunar New Years, and the cultural roots of Vietnamese heritage by promoting arts, music, performances, and foods unique to Vietnam.
Trolloween
A community celebration with performances, songs and workshops to celebrate the annual birthday of the Fremont Troll.
Wordplay
An LGBT-targeted spoken word poetry festival with a focus on the theme of recovery.

2012 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

All 4 1 dancepalooza
Three day intensive contemporary dance festival with performances and workshops presented by DASS Dance.
Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival
Celebration of Hawaiian culture, presented by Live Aloha as part of Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series.
Art Up PhinneyWood Art Walk
Monthly art walk held the second Friday of each month in Greenwood-Phinney.
Bastille Day Festival
Celebration of French culture presented by French Education Northwest as part of Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series.
BeatWalk
Live music by local musicians in multiple locations Columbia City neighborhood monthly.
Cantonese Opera Concert
Cantonese Opera presented by the Chong Hua Benevolent Association.
Celebrate Little Saigon
Vietnamese cultural festival and night market in the heart of Little Saigon.
Cinco de Mayo
Fifth of May celebration with music and dance presented by El Centro de la Raza.
CroatiaFest
Celebration of Croatian art and culture as part of Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series.
Day of the Dead Festival
Latino cultural festival and gallery exhibition presented by Phinney Neighborhood Association.
Edible Book Festival
Celebration of books, art and food presented by Seattle Center for Book Arts.
Festival Sundiata
Celebration of African/African-American cultural arts presented by the Sundiata African American Cultural Association.
Fiestas Patrias
Celebration of Latino culture presented by Sea Mar Community Health Center.
Georgetown Carnival: Art, Music & More!
Presentation of adventurous visual and performing arts throughout the neighborhood. Presented by the Georgetown Merchants Association.
Goddess Festival
Festival with live music and art presented by Babette's Events.
Guelaguetza
Music and dance from Oaxaca, Mexico presented by Grupo Cultural Oaxaqueno.
Heaven and Earth
Presentation of an outdoor art exhibition in Carkeek park presented by the Center on Contemporary Art.
Honk! Fest West
Roving marching band music festival.
Indigenous Showcase
Showcase of indigenous films from around the world presented by Longhouse Media, Northwest Film Forum.
Jazz Picnic
Jazz music festival presented by Pony Boy Records.
Loving Day Celebration
Festival celebrating mixed race and mixed heritage with visual and performing art presented by MAViN.
Luminata Lantern Parade
A night time illuminated parade of artists, individuals and community groups presented by the Fremont Arts Council.
Magnolia Summerfest & Art Show
Community arts festival presented by the Magnolia Chamber of Commerce.
Mastery of Scottish Arts
Celebration of Celtic arts presented by the Celtic Arts Foundation.
NEPO 5k
Eighty local artists present site-specific installations and performances along five kilometers of Seattle streets presented by NEPO House.
Onyx Fine Arts Collective
Showcase of visual artworks by artists of African descent from the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
Pagdiriwang
Festival commemorating the anniversary of Philippine Independence as part of Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series.
Pista sa Nayon
Filipino American cultural celebration.
Seattle Improvised Music Festival
Festival of improvised music.
Seattle Jewish Film Festival
Films, live performances and educational programs exploring the Jewish experience presented by the American Jewish Committee.
Sevdah North America
A formal concert celebrating the traditional urban love songs and culture of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Spirit of West Africa Festival
Showcase of West African musicians, dancers and artists presented by Thione Diop Productions as part of Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series.
Têt Festival
Vietnamese Lunar New Year celebration presented by Têt in Seattle as part of Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series.
Third WAVE/4th Annual Seattle International Butoh Festival
Butoh Festival featuring performances, workshops and educational forums presented by DAIPANbutoh Collective.
TibetFest
Celebration of Tibetan culture presented by Tibetan Association of Washington as part of Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series.
Turkfest
Celebration of Turkish culture presented by Turkish American Cultural Association of Washington as part of Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series.
Wedgwood Art Festival
Community arts festival presented by the Wedgewood Community Council.
Word Expressed
Readings by Filipino artists and writers presented by Pinoy Words Expressed Kultura Arts.
World Rhythm Festival
Festival of music and dance from around the world presented by the Seattle World Percussion Society.

2011 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

BeatWalk
Live music in multiple locations, Columbia City neighborhood, monthly.
Indigenous Showcase
Showcase of indigenous films from around the world presented by Longhouse Media, Northwest Film Forum.
Word Expressed
Readings by Filipino artists and writers presented by Filipino Community of Seattle.
Mastery of Scottish Arts
Celebration of Celtic arts presented by the Celtic Arts Foundation.
Tet Festival
Vietnamese Lunar New Year celebration presented by Tet in Seattle as part of Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series.
Seattle Improvised Music Festival
Improvised music festival presented by Seattle Improvised Music.
Cantonese Opera Concert-Celebrating the Year of the Tiger
Celebration of Lunar New Year presented by the Chong Hua Benevolent Association.
Transport Series
Contemporary music concert series presented by Washington Composers Forum.
Moisture Festival
A comedy and variety festival featuring aerialists, jugglers, comedians, dancers and more.
AJC Seattle Jewish Film Festival
Films, live performances and educational programs exploring the Jewish experience presented by the American Jewish Committee.
Edible Book Festival
Celebration of books, art, and food presented by Seattle Center for Book Arts.
Honk! Fest West
Roving marching band music festival presented by Honk! Fest West.
World Rhythm Festival
Festival of music and dance from around the world presented by the Seattle World Percussion Society.
National Film Festival for Talented Youth
Nation's largest film festival for youth.
Cinco de Mayo
Fifth of May celebration presented by El Centro de la Raza.
Iranian Festival
Celebration of Iranian Culture presented by the Iranian American Community Alliance.
Georgetown Super 8 Film Festival
Showcase of local filmmakers.
Spirit of West Africa
Showcase of West African musicians, dancers, and artists presented by Thione Diop Productions.
Chinese Arts & Culture Festival
Celebration of Chinese art and culture presented by the Washington Chinese Art & Culture Committee.
Guelaguetza
Music and dance from Oaxaca, Mexico; presented by Grupo Cultural Oaxaqueno.
Bastille Day Festival
Celebration of French culture presented by France Education Northwest.
Salon Ethiopia
2nd Annual Ethiopian New Year Festival presented by Salon Ethiopia
Wedgwood Art Festival
Community arts festival presented by the Wedgewood Art Festival.
Pista sa Nayon
Filipino American cultural celebration presented by Pista sa Nayon.
South Park Putts Out
Street festival with 9 holes of golf designed by artists, and members of the community.
Teahouse Concert Festival
Dance and music series presented by Reggie Bardach.
BrasilFest
Celebration of Brazilian culture presented by Brazil Center.
Central Area Community Festival
Central District arts festival, presented by Central Area Community Festival Association.
Othello Park International Festival
Community arts festival, presented by Othello Park Alliance.
TibetFest
Celebration of Tibeten culture, presented by Tibetan Association of Washington.
The Uptown Stroll
Visual and performing arts festival, presented by Art for Uptown.
Onyx Fine Arts Collective
Showcase of visual artworks by artists of African descent from the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
Jazz Picnic
Jazz music festival, presented by Pony Boy Records.
Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival
Celebration of Hawaiian culture, presented by Live Aloha.
Fiestas Patrias
Celebration of Latino culture, presented by Sea Mar Community Health Center.
Day of the Dead Festival
Latino cultural festival and gallery exhibition, presented by Phinney Neighborhood Association.
Tashiro Kaplan Open House
Annual open house of artists' lofts and galleries, featuring visual and performing arts; presented by Tashiro Kaplan Artist Lofts.
Playing French Seattle
Festival of plays in French, presented by Steeplechase Productions.
Turkfest
Celebration of Turkish culture, presented by Turkish American Cultural Association of Washington.
Hmong New Year
Hmong celebration of the New Year, presented by Hmong Association of Washington.

2010 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

BeatWalk
Live music in multiple locations, Columbia City neighborhood, monthly.
Indigenous Showcase
Showcase of indigenous films from around the world presented by Longhouse Media, Northwest Film Forum, monthly.
Word Expressed
Readings by Filipino artists and writers presented by Filipino Community of Seattle, Seattle University, Jan. 14 and Nov. 15.
Mastery of Scottish Arts
Celebration of Celtic arts presented by the Celtic Arts Foundation, Benaroya Hall, Feb. 5.
Tet Festival
Vietnamese Lunar New Year celebration presented by Tet in Seattle, Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series, Seattle Center, Feb. 6 -7.
Seattle Improvised Music Festival
Improvised music festival presented by Seattle Improvised Music; Chapel Performance Space at The Good Shepherd Center, Gallery 1412 and Washington Hall; Feb. 11-21.
Cantonese Opera Concert-Celebrating the Year of the Tiger
Celebration of Lunar New Year presented by the Chong Hua Benevolent Association, International District, Feb. 20.
Transport Series
Contemporary music concert series presented by Washington Composers Forum; Chapel Performance Space at The Good Shepherd Center; March 3; April 23, 24, 29; May 8;
July 17.
Moisture Festival
A comedy and variety festival featuring aerialists, jugglers, comedians, dancers and more at multiple neighborhood venues, including Fremont, downtown, Georgetown and Lower Queen Anne; March 11 - April 4.
AJC Seattle Jewish Film Festival
Films, live performances and educational programs exploring the Jewish experience presented by the American Jewish Committee, Seattle; Cinerama and SIFF Cinema; March 13 - 31.
Edible Book Festival
Celebration of books, art, and food presented by Seattle Center for Book Arts, Chapel Performance Space at The Good Shepherd Center, April 10.
Honk! Fest West
Roving marching band music festival presented by Honk! Fest West; performances in Ballard, Georgetown, and Wallingford; April 9-11.
World Rhythm Festival
Festival of music and dance from around the world presented by the Seattle World Percussion Society, Seattle Center, April 23-25.
National Film Festival for Talented Youth
Nation's largest film festival for youth; Seattle Cinerama, SIFF Cinema, EMP|SFM, Seattle Center; April 29-May 2.
Cinco de Mayo
Fifth of May celebration presented by El Centro de la Raza, Jefferson Community Center, May 2.
ArtSpring!
Festival showcasing young artists with disabilities presented by VSA arts, Seattle Center, May 4-5.
Georgetown Super 8 Film Festival
Showcase of local filmmakers, Georgetown, May 8.
Spirit of West Africa
Showcase of West African musicians, dancers, and artists presented by Thione Diop Productions; Seattle Center; May 8.
Chinese Arts & Culture Festival
Celebration of Chinese art and culture presented by the Washington Chinese Art & Culture Committee, Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series, Seattle Center, May 22.
Guelaguetza
Music and dance from Oaxaca, Mexico; presented by Grupo Cultural Oaxaqueno; Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park; June 26.
Bastille Day Festival
Celebration of French culture presented by France Education Northwest, Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series, Seattle Center, July 10-11.
Sounds Outside
Jazz and creative music festival presented by Monktail Creative Music Concern, Cal Anderson Park, July 17 and Aug. 21.
Wedgwood Art Festival
Community arts festival presented by the Wedgewood Art Festival, Wedgwood, July 17.
Pista sa Nayon
Filipino American cultural celebration presented by Pista sa Nayon, Seward Park, Aug. 1.
South Park Putts Out
Street festival with 9 holes of golf designed by artists, and members of the community. Presented by South Park Arts, August 3.
Teahouse Concert Festival
Dance and music series presented by Reggie Bardach, Coleman Park, Aug. 8 and 14.
BrasilFest
Celebration of Brazilian culture presented by Brazil Center, Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series, Seattle Center, Aug. 15.
Central Area Community Festival
Central District arts festival, presented by Central Area Community Festival Association, Garfiel Community Playfield, Aug. 21-22.
Othello Park International Festival
Community arts festival, presented by Othello Park Alliance, Othello Park, Aug. 22.
TibetFest
Celebration of Tibeten culture, presented by Tibetan Association of Washington, Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series, Seattle Center, Aug. 28-29.
The Uptown Stroll
Visual and performing arts festival, presented by Art for Uptown, Counterbalance Park, Aug. 28.
Northwest African American Fine Arts Exhibit
Showcase of Pacific Northwest African American Fine Arts (NAAFA) presented by Onyx Fine Art Collective, Art/Not Terminal Gallery, Sept. 3 - Sept. 29
Jazz Picnic
Jazz music festival, presented by Pony Boy Records, Magnuson Park, Noon to 5pm, Sept. 12.
Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival
Celebration of Hawaiian culture, presented by Live Aloha, Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series Seattle Center, Sept. 12.
Fiestas Patrias
Celebration of Latino culture, presented by Sea Mar Community Health Center, Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series Seattle Center, Seattle Center, Sept. 18-19.
Day of the Dead Festival
Latino cultural festival and gallery exhibition, presented by Phinney Neighborhood Association, Phinney Center Gallery, Oct. 5 to Nov. 26.
Tashiro Kaplan Open House
Annual open house of artists' lofts and galleries, featuring visual and performing arts; presented by Tashiro Kaplan Artist Lofts, Tashiro Kaplan Building, Oct. 7.
Playing French Seattle
Festival of plays in French, presented by Steeplechase Productions, Ethnic Cultural Theatre, November 12-14.
Turkfest
Celebration of Turkish culture, presented by Turkish American Cultural Association of Washington, Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series Seattle Center, Seattle Center, Oct. 16-17.
Hmong New Year
Hmong celebration of the New Year, presented by Hmong Association of Washington, Seattle Center's Festál world cultural events series Seattle Center, Seattle Center, Nov. 6.

2009 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

Tét Festival
Tét Festival: Vietnamese Lunar New Year, Seattle Center, Jan. 24 - 25.
Mastery of Scottish Arts
The Mastery of Scottish Arts Concert, Benaroya Hall, Feb. 6.
Seattle Improvised Music Festival
24th Annual Seattle Improvised Music Festival, Chapel Performance Space at The Good Shepherd Center and Gallery 1412, Feb. 13 - 15 and Feb. 20 - 22.
15th Annual Brazilian Carnaval
Columbia City, Feb. 28.
Festival Sundiata
29th year celebration, Seattle Center, Feb. 14 - 16.
Rainbow Bookfest
Writers of color share their cultural heritage and diverse perspectives, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center, Feb. 28.
The Moisture Festival
The world's largest comedy/variety festival, Hale's Palladium and ACT - A Contemporary Theatre, March 11 - April 5.
Children's Home Society
Celebration of African Cultures — designed by and for African immigrants, refugees and their children, Lake City/North Seattle, April 4.
American Jewish Committee, Seattle
14th Annual Seattle Jewish Film Festival, Cinerama Theatre and Museum of History and Industry, April 23 - May 3.
Seattle World Percussion Society
16th Annual Seattle World Rhythm Festival — drum and dance workshops and world music performances, Seattle Center, April 24 - 26.
The Georgetown Super 8 Film Festival
Residents of Georgetown share their creative ideas with the community regardless of their experience as a filmmaker or artist, Georgetown, May 2.
El Centro de la Raza
Cinco de Mayo 2009, Beacon Hill, May 2.
Southeast Senior Center
Seniors in a Cultural Groove — annual activity connecting elderly with the general arts community, Southeast Senior Center, May 16.
Seattle Chinese Art & Culture Festival
A Glimpse of China, Seattle Center, May 30.
2009 Pagdiriwang — AYPE Igorrote Village Revisited
The "AYPE Igorrote Village Revisited" will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle Center, June 6.
Fremont Arts Council
21st Fremont Summer Solstice Parade, Fremont, June 20, noon.
Guelaguetza 2009
Festival of live music, dance, costumes and food from Oaxaca, Mexico; Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park; June 20.
3rd Annual Artopia
Collaborative grassroots celebration of emerging and established artists and communities, Georgetown, June 27 - 28.
France Education Northwest
Bastille Day 2009 Celebration, Seattle Center, July 11 - 12.
Wedgwood Art Festival
Community celebration showcasing local artists and musicians, Wedgwood, July 18.
Crank It Up
Neighborhood event featuring bikes, bands and community building, South Park, Sept. 12.
Sounds Outside 2009
Free jazz/creative music and community festival, Capitol Hill, July 18, August 22.
Pista sa Nayon
20-year history of Pista sa Nayon, Seward Park, July 26.
Arab Center of Washington
2009 Arab Festival, Seattle Center, Aug. 1 - 2.
Othello Park International Festival
Othello Park Concerts, Southeast Seattle, August 23, 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Central Area Community Festival
Central District, August 22, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
BrasilFest 2009
Brazilian arts and culture, Seattle Center, Aug. 16.
Washington Blues Society
Annual Picnic, August 16, noon - 6 p.m., all ages
TibetFest
Celebration of Tibet Culture, Seattle Center, Aug. 22 - 23.
The Uptown Stroll 2009
Arts festival, Counterbalance Park, Aug. 29.
Korean Cultural Celebration
Art of the Korean traditional wedding ceremony with traditional and contemporary custom dress fashion show, Seattle Center, Sept. 12.
Turkfest
Turkish Cultural Festival, Seattle Center, Oct. 17-18.
Steeplechase Productions
Playing French Seattle — annual festival of plays in French language, Ethnic Cultural Theatre, Oct. 19 - Nov. 1.
Dia de los Muertos
Day of the Dead Festival, Cascade People's Center, Oct. 25 - Nov. 3.
Phinney Neighborhood Association
Day of the Dead Festival, Greenwood/Phinney Ridge, Nov. 6 - 28.
Hmong Association of Washington,
Hmong New Year Festival, Seattle Center, Nov. 7.
The Blue November MicroFilmFest
Greenwood/Phinney Ridge, Nov. 13-14.

2008 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

Mastery of Scottish Arts — Mastery of Scottish Arts Concert, Feb. 1, Benaroya Hall.
Sundiata African American Cultural Association — Festiva Sundiata Literary Café, Feb. 16 to 18, Seattle Center.
Beacon Hill News & South District Journal — Third Annual South Seattle Festival of Words and Photos, March 8, Rainier Valley Cultural Center.
Tasveer — South Asian Women's Film Focus, March 28 to 30, Central Cinema.
American Jewish Committee, Greater Seattle Chapter — Seattle Jewish Film Festival, April 3 to 5, Cinerama Theatre and Museum of History and Industry.
Georgetown Super 8 — The Georgetown Super 8 Film Festival, April 18 to 20, The Shop, 6225 Ellis Ave. S.
Arab Center of Washington — Mother's Day Hafla (celebration of motherhood and family); Saturday, May 3, 6 p.m. - midnight, Leif Erikson Hall, 2245NW 57th.
Thione Diop Productions — Spirit of West Africa, May 10, Seattle Center.
Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association, Delridge Day & Community Resource Fair, May 31, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., 4408 Delridge Way S.W.
East Precinct Crime Prevention Coalition — Good Vibe 2008: Promote Neighborhood Safety (hip-hop concert), Saturday, June 28th, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m., Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park.
SouthEast Effective Development — 6th Annual ArtsGumbo Kick-off concert, Saturday, August 27. 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.. Free event in Columbia Park featuring performances by ethnic ensembles.
!!ArtsLaunch!! — !!ArtsLaunch!! Forum Series, June 5, Tashiro Kaplan Artists Lofts and Oct. 25, The Chapel at the Good Shepherd Center.
Washington Chinese Art & Culture Committee — A Glimpse of China: Seattle Chinese Art and Cultural Festival, June 7, Seattle Center.
Fremont Arts Council — Fremont Solstice Parade and Pageant, June 21, Fremont at 1st Ave. N.W. and N. 36th St. to Gasworks Park.
Filipino Cultural Heritage Society of Washington — Pagdiriwang: Words Expressed: Filipina Women Writers; June 6, 7 and 8; Seattle Center and additional location TBA.
Chinese Arts & Music Association — 23rd Annual Spring Concert, June 22, Meany Hall, University of Washington.
The Center for Wooden Boats — Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival, July 4 to 6, Lake Union Park, Center for Wooden Boats.
South Park Arts — South Park Bikes and Bands, July 12, South Park Community Center.
Pista sa Nayon — Pista sa Nayon (Filipino American festival), July 27, Seward Park.
Washington Blues Society — Washington Blues Society 2008 Annual Summer Concert; August, date TBA; Magnuson Park.
Nature Consortium — Arts in Nature Festival, Aug. 23 and 24, Camp Long.
Tibetan Association of Washington — Understanding the Roots and Origins of Nangma Tradition, Aug. 24 and 25, Seattle Center and Greenwood Senior Center.
Korean-American Art & Cultural of the Pacific Northwest — Fifth Annual Korean Cultural Celebration, Sept. 6, Seattle Center.
Seattle-Oaxaca Fiesta Committee — Guelaguetza 2008 (festival of music, dance, costumes, and food from Oaxaca, Mexico); Sept. 7; Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park.
SLAM Festival — Seattle Latin American Music Festival, Oct. 9 to 11, Good Shepherd Center.
Turkish American Cultural Association — Turkfest, Oct. 18 to 19, Seattle Center.
El Centro de la Raza — El Dia de los Muertos Altar Exhibit: Day of the Dead Festival, Nov. 1 to 21, 2524 16th Ave. S.
Phinney Neighborhood Association — Day of the Dead Festival; festival, Nov. 7; gallery show, Nov. 7-21; Phinney Neighborhood Center.
Hmong Association of Washington — Hmong New Year, Nov. 8, Seattle Center.
Sevdah Institute North America — Evening of Sevdah: The Love Songs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Nov. 29, Town Hall.

2007 Neighborhood & Community Arts Partners
Organizations each receive $1,200.

Sundiata African American Cultural Association
Festival Sundiata Literary Café
Feb. 17 to 19, 2007, Seattle Center.
!!Arts Launch!!
!!Arts Launch!! Forum Series
April 5, May 3 and Nov. 1, 2007, Tashiro Kaplan Artist Lofts.
Tasveer (an independent film organization)
Aaina: South Asian Film Focus
March 16 to 18, 2007, 1411 21st Ave.
AJC Seattle Jewish Film Festival
Seattle Jewish Film Festival
March 17 - 25, 2007, Cinerama and Museum of History & Industry.
South Park Arts
South Park Art Walk
April and September 2007, 14th Ave. South.
Fremont Arts Council
Fremont Solstice Parade and Pageant
Workshops, May 6 to June 23, 2007
Parade, June 23, 2007, Fremont at 1st Ave. N.W. and N. 36th St. to Gasworks Park.
Greenwood Arts Council
Greenwood-Phinney Art Walk
May 11-12, 2007, various businesses on Phinney and Greenwood Avenues, from 60th Northwest to 87th Northwest.
Greater University Chamber of Commerce
University StreetFair, May 19 and 20, 2007, University Way Northeast.
Chinese Arts & Music Association
22nd Annual Spring Concert
May 20, 2007, Meany Hall, University of Washington.
Washington Chinese Art & Culture Committee
A Glimpse of China — Seattle Chinese Art & Culture Festival
June 2, 2007, Seattle Center.
Haller Lake Arts Council
3rd Annual Chili Palooza
June 23, 2007, Haller Lake Community Club.
Ballard Advisory Council
Jazz at Golden Gardens
July 27 and Aug. 24, 2007, Golden Gardens Bath House.
Pista sa Nayon
Pista sa Nayon (Filipino American festival)
July 22, 2007, Seward Park.
Magnolia Art Show
Magnolia Summerfest Art Show
Aug 3 and 4, 2007, 32nd Ave. W. and West Smith Street.
Cambodian Women's Association
Cambodian Cultural Heritage
Aug. 11, 2007, Seattle Center.
Washington Blues Society
Washington Blues Society Annual Picnic and Concert
Aug. 19, 2007, Magnuson Park
Central Area Community Festival Association
Central Area Community Festival and Parade
Aug. 18 and 19, 2007, 2323 E. Cherry St.
Tibetan Association of Washington
TibetFest
Aug. 25 and 26, 2007, Seattle Center.
The Nature Consortium
Arts in Nature Festival
Aug. 25 and 26, 2007, Camp Long.
Art for Uptown
The Uptown Stroll
Aug. 25, 2007, Counterbalance Park.
Korean American Art & Culture of the Pacific Northwest
4th Annual Korean Cultural Celebration
Sept. 8, 2007, Seattle Center.
Seattle-Oaxaca Fiesta Committee
Guelaguetza 2007
Sept. 8, 2007, Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Park.
Turkish American Cultural Association
Turkfest
Oct. 20 and 21, 2007, Seattle Center.
Phinney Neighborhood Association
Day of the Dead Festival
Festival: Nov. 2, 2007, Gallery Art Show: Nov. 2 to 24, 2007, Phinney Neighborhood Center.
Hmong Association of Washington
Hmong New Year
Nov. 3, 2007, Seattle Center.

Grants/Funding

Professional Development

Looking for or have a Space?

More Opportunities

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2019 season of site-specific artist installations. We're again offering two funding levels: $7,500 per standard project, and $15,000 per Criminal Justice Today project.

Organization

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

Website

http://www.easternstate.org/art

More Info

Annie Anderson

aa@easternstate.org

215-236-5111 x227

Fee to Apply

No fee

Deadline to Apply

6/13/2018

Description

More than eighty artists have created installations for Eastern State Penitentiary’s cellblocks and yards. Some of these installations were among the most successful programming the site has presented, and brought perspectives and approaches that would not have been possible in traditional historic site programming.

We seek installations that will explore Eastern State Penitentiary’s history, and evoke a broad range of emotions. We seek installations that will make connections between the complex history of this building and today’s criminal justice system and corrections policies.

We want to humanize these difficult subjects with personal stories and distinct points of view. We want to hear new voices—voices that might emphasize the political, or humorous, or bluntly personal. We want our visitors to be challenged with provocative questions, and we’re prepared to face some provocative questions ourselves.

In short, we seek memorable, thought-provoking additions to our public programming, combined with true excellence in artistic practice. If our definition of this program seems broad, it’s because we’re open to approaches that we haven’t yet imagined.

Surprise us.

How to Apply

For guidelines and to apply, visit http://www.easternstate.org/art.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.easternstate.org/art

Posted

1/31/2018

Museum of Flight
A juried exhibition showcasing aviation and flight themed photographs with prizes and gallery show at the Museum of Flight.

Organization

Museum of Flight

Website

http://www.museumofflight.org/

More Info

Sandy king

spiritofflight@museumofflight.org

Fee to Apply

$25 for first 3 images, $10 each additional

Deadline to Apply

4/13/2018

Description

The Museum of Flight in Seattle, WA is once again accepting submissions for its annual Spirit of Flight juried photography exhibition. Exhibit participation is open to all photographers, and photographs need only reflect the photographer's interpretation of the "Spirit of Flight". A jury of museum staff and volunteers will select a number of photographs to go on display in the Museum's Great Gallery. The show will run from June 16 - September 16, 2018. The Museum will also select three prize-winning images from the show to feature in the Museum magazine, Aloft. Each of the prize-winning photographers will also receive a one year membership to the Museum.

How to Apply

Please visit the Museum of Flight website in order to apply online via Smarter Entry. Link to website provided below.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.museumofflight.org/Exhibits/2018-Spirit-of-Flight

Posted

1/31/2018

Kirkland Arts Center
Clay? VII explores the versatility of clay as a medium of artistic expression.

Organization

Kirkland Arts Center

Website

kirklandartscenter.org

More Info

Geneva Baldauf

gbaldauf@kirklandartscenter.org

Fee to Apply

30

Deadline to Apply

4/20/2018

Description

Juried by University of Washington Professors Doug Jeck, Jamie Walker, and Michael Swaine

Kirkland Arts Center is proud to present the seventh installment of its international biennial juried contemporary ceramics exhibition, Clay? VII. Clay? VII explores the versatility of clay as a medium of artistic expression. Showcasing a range of subject matter, scale, and technique, the artwork of this exhibition is both a testament to the enduring legacy of clay and a particular glimpse into the future of the field.

Prizes
Firt Place $500
Second Place $350
Peoples Choice $200

How to Apply

All artists must enter through the online application. There is a $30 entry fee per artist and up to 3 pieces can be submitted for consideration. Please submit images in .jpg format according to the instructions on the application. All artists working with clay as a primary medium are eligible. Please contact our Gallery Curator at exhibitions@kirklandartscenter.org or (425) 822-7161 x102 with any questions regarding the online application. Late applications will not be considered.

Link to Opportunity

http://kirklandartscenter.formstack.com/forms/clayvii_application_2018

Posted

3/2/2018

Allied Arts Foundation
Allied Arts Foundation is pleased to announce Listen UP! Music by Women, a new grant opportunity for women composers and songwriters in Washington State. Open to submission now through April 30, 2018.

Organization

Allied Arts Foundation

Website

https://www.alliedarts-foundation.org

More Info

Jeff Crandall

jeff@alliedarts-foundation.org

206-353-9148

Fee to Apply

Free

Deadline to Apply

4/30/2018

Description

Listen UP! Music by Women, the Allied Arts Foundation 2018 artist grants program, is calling for submissions of new music by women and people who identify as woman composers and songwriters residing in Washington State.

This cross-genre music competition for new works by women composers and songwriters is the first opportunity of its kind in Washington State. The balance of opportunities for women in music has long been tipped toward men. Listen UP! Music by Women presents an opportunity for community dialog, expression and support for the under represented female talent in our state.

At least $15,000 in funds will be awarded. The amount and number of awards will be determined by a juried review of the work submitted.

There is no application fee.



Full details at: www.alliedarts-foundation.org

How to Apply

The application requires submitting up to two recordings of original, new work, a short statement about each recording, a statement about how the funds will be used, and a resume showing education and musical experience. Written scores will not be accepted.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.alliedarts-foundation.org/grants-sponsorships/for-artists/

Posted

3/2/2018

The Painting Center
The Painting Center, an artist-run gallery in Chelsea, announces a call for entries for its juried summer exhibition JuxtaPositions. We invite artists of all stripes to submit work that excites by forging new connections, and surprises by discovering unexpected juxtapositions.

Organization

The Painting Center

Website

https://www.thepaintingcenter.org/juried-exhibitions/

More Info

Shazzi Thomas

juried@thepaintingcenter.org

2123431060

Fee to Apply

40

Deadline to Apply

5/10/2018

Description

The Painting Center, an artist-run gallery in Chelsea, announces a call for entries for its juried summer exhibition JuxtaPositions. We invite artists of all stripes to submit work that excites by forging new connections, and surprises by discovering unexpected juxtapositions.

Creativity isn’t only about making entirely new things out of whole cloth. The creative process can involve seeing old things in new contexts; joining things that previously seemed completely unrelated; or turning conventions, tropes and ideas upside down and inside out. Sometimes, these juxtapositions are humorous; sometimes, they are enigmatic, or striking; sometimes, they are shocking. High and low, serious and funny, real and fake, observed and invented, political and personal…these are all choices an artist can make in his or her work…but they aren’t necessarily mutually exclusive.

In a culture that is stuffed full of imagery, icons, argument, products, brands and just plain junk, can we invent something new by mining, reframing, re-contextualizing, and re-conceiving some of the ideas and objects that make up the cultural moment in which we live?

How to Apply

JuxtaPositions is open to all media.

Exhibition Dates: June 19 - July 14, 2018

Deadline for Submission: May 10, 2018

Notification Date: May 18, 2018

Artwork Shipping/Delivery Dates: June 12 - June 16, 2018

Opening Reception: Thursday, June 21, 6 - 8 pm

Application Fee: $40 for 1 to 5 images

Size Limitation: Artwork that exceeds 36" in any dimension will not be considered.

Image Requirements: JPEGs must be 72 dpi. They should be at least 1600 pixels in any direction. Maximum file size for any individual image is 5 MB.

Link to Opportunity

https://thepaintingcenter.slideroom.com/#/login/program/41574

Posted

3/2/2018

Sunny Art Centre
A total cash fund of £6,000 is awarded to the art prize winners

Organization

Sunny Art Centre

Website

https://www.sunnyartcentre.co.uk

More Info

Mario

artprize@sunnyartcentre.co.uk

0044 + (0)2086165990

Fee to Apply

£25

Deadline to Apply

6/20/2018

Description

The Sunny Art Prize is an international art competition hosted by Sunny Art Centre, London. This fine art award is a global platform, giving an opportunity to emerging and established artists to showcase their talents to a wider audience. We aim to display artistic and cultural diversity to the international art scenes of London, Beijing, Guangzhou and Macau. Sunny Art Award will promote an exchange in creativity between Western and Eastern cultures.

We are looking for a variety of submissions which can range from two-dimensional works such as paintings, drawings and photographs, to three-dimensional sculptures, ceramics and jewellery.

A total cash fund of £6,000 is awarded to the art prize winners.


First Prize
£3,000, a public solo exhibition at Sunny Art Centre in London, a one month residency, and a show at our partners’ galleries.

Second Prize
£2,000, a group exhibition, a one month residency and a show at our partners’ galleries.

Third Prize
£1,000, a group exhibition, a one month residency and a show at our partners’ galleries.

30 Shortlisted Artists’ works will be exhibited during the summer at Sunny Art Centre, London. Out of these 30, 10 artists will exhibit their artworks at our partners’ galleries.
Accepted Media
Painting, Drawing, Illustration, Photography, Printmaking. Sculpture, Ceramic, Video Art &Moving Image, Installation.

How to Apply

Apply Now: https://www.sunnyartcentre.co.uk/artprize/online-submission/

Link to Opportunity

https://www.sunnyartcentre.co.uk/artprize/

Posted

3/2/2018

City of Auburn
The City of Auburn invites sculptors to submit applications for Auburn’s Downtown Sculpture Gallery. The works selected for this public art exhibition will be on loan to the City for a period of twelve months (12) and can be available for sale during that time.

Organization

City of Auburn

More Info

Allison Hyde

ahyde@auburnwa.gov

253-804-5043

Deadline to Apply

4/19/2018

Description

Call to Artists
City of Auburn 2018-19 Downtown Sculpture Gallery

The City of Auburn invites sculptors to submit applications for Auburn’s Downtown Sculpture Gallery. The works selected for this public art exhibition will be on loan to the City for a period of twelve months (12) and can be available for sale during that time.

Each selected artist will receive a $1,000 stipend. At the conclusion of the exhibition a sculpture from the exhibition may be purchased for inclusion in the City of Auburn’s permanent collection. The purchase budget is $10,000.

Application deadline: April 19, 2018 at 10:59 p.m. Pacific Time


PROJECT DETAILS

City of Auburn’s Downtown Sculpture Gallery showcases ten sculptures throughout its historic downtown. Public art is an integral part of the exciting renewal efforts on Main Street and underscores the critical role that artists and public art play in the revitalization of Auburn’s urban core.

Duration of Installation
The selected sculpture will be on view for 12 months from September 2018 – September 2019.

Artwork Specifications
Artwork may be in any media and must be durable, suitable for outdoors and able to withstand the elements as well as interaction with pedestrians and the general public. Works may be functional or non-functional. Existing sculptures as well as artwork proposals are accepted. Proposals can be submitted as a sketch/illustration along with examples of other work that demonstrates artistry, proficiency and finish quality.

Artwork Location
The artwork will be located throughout Auburn’s downtown and locations assigned by City staff. If there are preferences, they should be stated in the application materials. Artwork can be either welded onto or bolted onto a steel plate that is attached to a concrete pedestal. The concrete pedestals cannot be drilled into for the installation of the artwork (with the exception of the flush concrete pad), steel plates fitting the existing bolt pattern can be utilized, or artists can provide their own steel plate to fit upon the surface of the pedestal.

Stipend
The artist will be awarded a $1,000 artwork loan contract. The artist is responsible for transportation and installation of the artwork (installation with some city assistance). The artwork is insured by the City for the time the sculpture is on display, but not insured for any damage incurred during installation and/or deinstallation. The City of Auburn will provide signage to identify the artwork and will be featured on the City of Auburn’s website and included in a promotional brochure and poster. A walking tour will be hosted and a video created featuring the artists. Past examples can be viewed here.

Purchases
At the conclusion of the exhibition, the selection committee may select a work or works to be purchased for inclusion in the City of Auburn’s permanent collection. This will be determined in Spring 2019. A budget of $10,000 has been set aside for this purpose. There will be a “People’s Choice” vote held online and via printed ballots throughout the duration of the exhibition. The winning sculptor will receive a $500 “People’s Choice Prize”. No commission will be taken from artwork sold to private sales, but the City reserves the first right of refusal.

How to Apply

Eligibility
Open to work by professional artists or artist teams living or working in the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California and Montana). Applicants may submit up to ten sculptures for consideration.

Design Parameters

Five of the ten pedestals are placed directly on the sidewalk and must conform to the following guidelines for pedestrian safety:
Artwork must not weigh more than 5000 lbs.
From base of sculpture to 7’ in height the artwork must be no wider than 3’ 8”. This is to ensure adequate pedestrian passage.
7’ to 12’ in height the sculpture can have a 5’ max width
Two of the ten pedestals are placed within a raised/narrow planter box that is approximately three feet in height and three feet wide. This location is best suited for smaller scale work that will be eye level.
One of the ten pedestals is adjacent to the sidewalk and can be approx. 12” wider (5’ maximum width) than the dimensions listed above.
One of the ten pedestals is within a raised planter box that is 20’ length x 5’ width and 18” pedestal is placed within the box. This artwork must fit within the planter area and be installed using the square pedestal base.
One of the ten is a flush to the ground concrete pad that is 4’ x 4’ and is adjacent to the sidewalk. The sculpture needs to fit within the 4’ x 4’ area and not extend past the base.

Artist Responsibility

Artist is responsible for transporting artwork to and from the installation site.
Artist is responsible for logistics of installation, including movement from the vehicle to the pedestal. Any special equipment required is the artist’s responsibility to provide.
Artist will provide detailed and specific installation instructions and work alongside a City staff to secure the artwork into place.
Artist will provide any special installation materials, including a pedestal if the artwork needs to be elevated above the 18” pedestal base for smaller artwork.
Artist must be able to demonstrate the selected artwork will be sound, safe, suitable for exhibition in the public realm, and meet all Artwork Specifications outlined.
Artist will be responsible for repairs needed that are due to build quality of the artwork duration of the exhibition.
Artist is responsible for complying with terms set forth in this RFP and will be required to sign a loan agreement with the City of Auburn.

Artist selection process and criteria
A selection panel including representatives from the Arts Commission, City of Auburn, and downtown business owners will review the submitted proposals. The panel will use the following criteria in the selection process:

Submission of all required application materials by deadline
Artistic excellence including technical competency
Suitability for the site including aesthetic content and public safety
Durability, able to withstand weather and interaction in a highly public area, and maintenance free for the duration of the exhibition.
Demonstrate structural soundness, safety and stability for an unsupervised general audience
Ability to attach to existing pedestal (2’ square and 18” in height) and fit within the size parameters

Application Guidelines & Requirements
All applications must include the following:

Artist’s statement (PDF)
Current resume or CV (PDF)
Digital images of the sculptures being submitted for consideration:
Up to ten sculptures can be submitted for consideration
Digital images per sculpture, maximum 3 minimum 1.
.jpg files only in format required by CaFE
.jpg files should be saved “Lastname_artworktitle1.jpg”, “lastname_artworktitle2.jpg” etc.
Artwork details (as outlined in CaFE upload process including: title, media, dimensions, date, etc.)
(Optional) Drawing/Photo/Description of the base of each artwork and how it will attach to the pedestals.

Timeline
February, 2018 - Announcement of Call to Artists
April 19, 2018 - Application Deadline
May 2018 - Review proposals and notify artists
September 2018 - Installation of Sculptures

Applications must be received by April 19, 2018 at 10:59 p.m. Pacific Time

Link to Opportunity

https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5158

Posted

3/2/2018

City of Shoreline Public Art Program
Purchases will be made from a group exhibition at City Hall comprised of juried artwork; up to $10,000 is available for purchases from this exhibition.

Organization

City of Shoreline Public Art Program

Website

htto://shorelinewa.gov/art

More Info

Dave Francis

dfrancis@shorelinewa.gov

206-801-2661

Fee to Apply

no fee

Deadline to Apply

4/21/2018

Description

The City of Shoreline plans to begin creating a Portable Works Collection to reflect the ongoing development of contemporary art in the region. Emerging and established artists living and working in northwest Washington are invited to submit samples of their work for consideration. Purchases will be made from a group exhibition at City Hall comprised of juried artwork; up to $10,000 is available for purchases from this exhibition. The theme for the exhibition is open (title TBD after submissions are all in and selections made); we are interested in a wide range of two-dimensional work that includes painting, collage, works on paper, photography, video art (artist-supplied equipment), encaustic, fiber art, mixed media, as well as small scale sculpture, ceramic, and glass (wall-mount or pedestal / vitrine to 17” max height).
Work must be dropped off in person; we are not equipped to ship.

How to Apply

Please submit the following five items by email to artentry@shorelinewa.gov with “Portable Works show” followed by your last name in the subject line. We suggest sending items 1, 2 and 5 as PDF documents; Word documents are also acceptable. If your email is over 15 MB in size, you may need to send attachments in several batches. Please do not send zip files or refer us to external fileshare sites such as Dropbox.
1. Artist's Statement
2. 3 page resume
3. Work samples (up to 6 images of existing artwork, 3MB or less, jpgs)
4. Image List

Link to Opportunity

http://shorelinewa.gov/calls

Posted

3/9/2018

yəhaw̓ Show
yəhaw̓ is an open call exhibition celebrating the depth and diversity of Indigenous art made in the Pacific Northwest.

Organization

yəhaw̓ Show

Website

https://yehawshow.com/

More Info

Curatorial Team

info@yehawshow.com

253-336-6477

Fee to Apply

None

Deadline to Apply

4/20/2018

Description

yəhaw̓ is an open call exhibition celebrating the depth and diversity of Indigenous art made in the Pacific Northwest. This show will be held in the newly renovated King Street Station in downtown Seattle in November 2018. All Indigenous creatives living in our region are invited to participate.

Everyone who applies will have work included in the exhibition!

This call is open to all Indigenous people living in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, and British Columbia. This includes residents of those states belonging to Native communities outside of the Pacific Northwest, and outside of what is currently the United States. Everyone is encouraged to participate regardless of age, professional experience, media, or tribal affiliation.

Additional Opportunities:
As part of the exhibition at King Street Station, there will be a free mentorship program for a cohort of 10-15 emerging creatives.

Exhibition applicants will also automatically be considered for free studio space, or additional programming, funding, and exhibiting opportunities as they become available through our growing list of partners.

If you are not a visual artist, but you have events that you would like to host in the exhibition space during the run of the show, or if you need a space to host a meeting or a community gathering, please reach out to us.

How to Apply

Apply online at https://yehawshow.submittable.com/submit.

Link to Opportunity

https://yehawshow.submittable.com/submit

Posted

3/9/2018

South Puget Sound Community College
The Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition is organized by The Gallery at the Kenneth J Minnaert Center for the Arts on the campus of South Puget Sound Community College. Artists working in all media and residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, or Wahkiakum counties are invited to submit an entry for consideration.

Organization

South Puget Sound Community College

Website

DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM Visit: https://spscc.edu/gallery

More Info

Sean Barnes

sbarnes2@spscc.edu

360-596-5527

Deadline to Apply

5/21/2018

Description

The Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition is organized by The Gallery at the Kenneth J Minnaert Center for the Arts on the campus of South Puget Sound Community College. Artists working in all media and residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, or Wahkiakum counties are invited to submit an entry for consideration.

PRIZES

> SPSCC purchase award (up to $1500)
> Merit Awards ($100/each and inclusion in the Merit Award Group Show during the upcoming exhibition season)
> Viewer’s Choice (winning artwork will be used for publicity the following season)
> All submitting artists will receive an exhibition catalogue.

SUBMISSION RULES

> Submit a completed entry form with images of up to 3 artworks. Images must be in JPEG format and not exceed 1920 pixels at the widest dimension. (Entry materials will not be returned).
> Artwork must have been created within the last 3 years, must not exceed 72” in the longest dimension, and must weigh less than 150lbs.
> Artists must live in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, or Wahkiakum counties.
> Artists must be 18 years of age or older to submit.
> Entry fee is $25 per artist.
> Artists have the option of selling their artwork. The Gallery retains a 25% commission on all sales.

IMPORTANT DATES

May 21: Entries due
June 8: Notification of accepted artwork
June 28, 29: Delivery of accepted artwork to The Gallery between noon – 6 p.m.
July 9: Exhibition opens
July 12: Opening reception and awards presentation
August 30: Exhibition closes
August 31 to September 3: Pick up of artwork between noon – 6 p.m.

Juror: Asia Tail
Asia curates special projects and art exhibitions, with an emphasis on empowering Indigenous artists. Some of these projects include creating the Contemporary Native Voices project for Tacoma Art Museum, Protect the Sacred at Spaceworks Gallery in Tacoma, which brought together work from 26 Native American artists and raised funds to fight the Dakota Access Pipeline construction in North Dakota. Her latest project, yəhaw̓, co-curated by Tracy Rector and Satpreet Kahlon, will open in November 2018 at King Street Station in Seattle.
Asia currently works part time as the Arts Program Coordinator for the City of Tacoma's Office of Arts & Cultural Vitality, and as a freelance consultant on advisory committees and selection panels for local arts organizations including Seattle Art Museum, Artist Trust, Pratt Fine Arts, 4Culture, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, Spaceworks Tacoma, and others.
Asia is from Tacoma, Washington where she is currently based. Asia is an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.

How to Apply

DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM
Visit: https://spscc.edu/gallery

Link to Opportunity

DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM Visit: https://spscc.edu/gallery

Posted

3/19/2018

South Puget Sound Community College
The Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition is organized by The Gallery at the Kenneth J Minnaert Center for the Arts on the campus of South Puget Sound Community College. Artists working in all media and residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, or Wahkiakum counties are invited to submit an entry for consideration.

Organization

South Puget Sound Community College

Website

https://spscc.edu/gallery

More Info

Sean Barnes

sbarnes2@spscc.edu

360-596-5527

Deadline to Apply

5/21/2018

Description

The Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition is organized by The Gallery at the Kenneth J Minnaert Center for the Arts on the campus of South Puget Sound Community College. Artists working in all media and residing in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, or Wahkiakum counties are invited to submit an entry for consideration.

PRIZES

> SPSCC purchase award (up to $1500)
> Merit Awards ($100/each and inclusion in the Merit Award Group Show during the upcoming exhibition season)
> Viewer’s Choice (winning artwork will be used for publicity the following season)
> All submitting artists will receive an exhibition catalogue.

SUBMISSION RULES

> Submit a completed entry form with images of up to 3 artworks. Images must be in JPEG format and not exceed 1920 pixels at the widest dimension. (Entry materials will not be returned).
> Artwork must have been created within the last 3 years, must not exceed 72” in the longest dimension, and must weigh less than 150lbs.
> Artists must live in Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, or Wahkiakum counties.
> Artists must be 18 years of age or older to submit.
> Entry fee is $25 per artist.
> Artists have the option of selling their artwork. The Gallery retains a 25% commission on all sales.

IMPORTANT DATES

May 21: Entries due
June 8: Notification of accepted artwork
June 28, 29: Delivery of accepted artwork to The Gallery between noon – 6 p.m.
July 9: Exhibition opens
July 12: Opening reception and awards presentation
August 30: Exhibition closes
August 31 to September 3: Pick up of artwork between noon – 6 p.m.

Juror: Asia Tail
Asia curates special projects and art exhibitions, with an emphasis on empowering Indigenous artists. Some of these projects include creating the Contemporary Native Voices project for Tacoma Art Museum, Protect the Sacred at Spaceworks Gallery in Tacoma, which brought together work from 26 Native American artists and raised funds to fight the Dakota Access Pipeline construction in North Dakota. Her latest project, yəhaw̓, co-curated by Tracy Rector and Satpreet Kahlon, will open in November 2018 at King Street Station in Seattle.
Asia currently works part time as the Arts Program Coordinator for the City of Tacoma's Office of Arts & Cultural Vitality, and as a freelance consultant on advisory committees and selection panels for local arts organizations including Seattle Art Museum, Artist Trust, Pratt Fine Arts, 4Culture, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, Spaceworks Tacoma, and others.
Asia is from Tacoma, Washington where she is currently based. Asia is an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.


How to Apply

DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM AT
https://spscc.edu/gallery

Link to Opportunity

https://spscc.edu/gallery

Posted

3/19/2018

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

Organization

South Puget Sound Community College

Website

https://spscc.edu/gallery

More Info

Sean Barnes

sbarnes2@spscc.edu

360-596-5527

Deadline to Apply

9/30/2018

Description

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

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

ABOUT THE GALLERY:

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

GUIDELINES:

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

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

GALLERY EXHIBITION SUPPORT:

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

IMPORTANT DATES

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

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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

For additional questions, contact sbarnes2@spscc.edu



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

How to Apply


SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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

For additional questions, contact sbarnes2@spscc.edu

Link to Opportunity

https://spscc.edu/gallery

Posted

3/19/2018

Seattle International Film Festival
The Festival Membership Intern position provides learning and professional development opportunities for someone entering the development, marketing and/or film festival industry. This internship works with the Membership & Development Associate with a range of membership projects, such as processing, communication and relationship management. This internship will provide the opportunity to directly assist in the creation of materials for SIFF Membership and for the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival.

Organization

Seattle International Film Festival

Website

siff.net

More Info

interns@siff.net

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Internship

Description

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
 Helps coordinate and complete membership transactions and mailings, which includes: monthly renewal
notices, weekly member card & benefits mailings
 Draft email communications to members on upcoming events, screenings, and special
offers/information
 Organize guest lists and RSVP tracking for member screenings/events
 Communicate promptly and professionally to mail and phone communications with members

QUALIFICATIONS
 Ability to take initiative, show good judgement, and manage projects from beginning to end
 Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
 Detail oriented with the ability to anticipate next steps or needs
 Comfortable speaking to large groups
 Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
 Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
 Current enrollment or degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience
 Available for 15-20 hours a week

How to Apply

Email a letter of interest and resume to interns@siff.net indicating Festival Membership Intern in the
subject line.

Link to Opportunity

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

Posted

3/19/2018

LIHI
We want to have a block party here with REWA

Organization

LIHI

Website

www.lihi.org

More Info

Jodee Thelen

jodi.thelen@lihi.org

296-639-1902

Deadline to Apply

12/7/2018

Description

Fall Block party with music and different cultural dances for the community to participate in. We would like to apply for a grant to fund the dancers, musicians and food to bring together the local low income housing residents on MLK between Genessee and Rainier streets. We would ask that all who live along this route connected by the sound link, would have music and dancing through out the day event to help connect the greater Seattle neighbors to our neighborhood and different cultures.

How to Apply

We would like to apply for a city grant partnering with our local non profits to bring culture and music to the Sound Link line for one mile up and down the stops.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

3/19/2018

The City of Tacoma’s Office of Arts & Cultural Vitality
The City of Tacoma’s Office of Arts & Cultural Vitality, in partnership with North America Asset Management Group, LLC (NAAM), is seeking an artist or artist team to participate as a lead artist on the design team.

Organization

The City of Tacoma’s Office of Arts & Cultural Vitality

Website

http://www.cityoftacoma.org/cms/one.aspx?objectId=1656

More Info

Naomi Strom-Avila

nstrom-avila@cityoftacoma.org

253-591-5191

Deadline to Apply

4/15/2018

Description

Budget: $295,000 all inclusive
Deadline: April 15, 2018, 11:59 pm
Eligibility: must live in Washington or Oregon, 18 years or older

Opportunity
The City of Tacoma’s Office of Arts & Cultural Vitality, in partnership with North America Asset Management Group, LLC (NAAM), is seeking an artist or artist team to participate as a lead artist on the design team and contribute art and design ideas for public spaces at the Tacoma Town Center complex. Spaces include but are not limited to the Fawcett Avenue thoroughfare, prominent corner of South 21st Street and Jefferson Avenue, and other streetscape improvements. In addition, the artist or artist team will create a signature piece of artwork for the site.

The lead artist or artist team will be encouraged to explore opportunities to enliven the Town Center’s public spaces through art and design and add to the growing outdoor art experiences in and around the Prairie Line Trail, Museum District, University of Washington – Tacoma campus, Greater Tacoma Convention Center, and Brewery District.

Additional funds will be available to commission Tacoma artists to create discrete and/or integrated artworks for the site. The lead artist or artist team will assist in determining potential locations and opportunities for these additional artworks and will participate on the artist selection panel.

How to Apply

https://tacomaarts.submittable.com/submit

Link to Opportunity

http://www.cityoftacoma.org/cms/one.aspx?objectId=1656

Posted

3/19/2018

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

Organization

CGTrader

Website

https://www.cgtrader.com/

More Info

Daumantas

daumantas@cgtrader.com

+37068227190

Fee to Apply

0

Deadline to Apply

9/30/2018

Description

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

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

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

How to Apply

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

Link to Opportunity

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

Posted

3/19/2018

Tieton Arts & Humanities
The 9th annual 10x10x10xTieton call for entry is now open! This international small works exhibition invites artists to submit works 10 inches by 10 inches by 10 inches or smaller, no media restrictions.

Organization

Tieton Arts & Humanities

Website

www.tietonarts.org

More Info

Megan

megan@tietonarts.org

509-406-9444

Fee to Apply

$30 for first two submissions. $10 for each additional artwork. Minimum two submissions required.

Deadline to Apply

6/15/2018

Description

All accepted works, to be featured in the exhibition at the Mighty Tieton Warehouse beginning August 11, are published in a fully illustrated, hand bound exhibition catalogue made right here at Paper Hammer Studio! Each accepted artist receives one free copy.

JURORS
Sean Elwood, former Director of Programs & Initiatives at the Creative Capital Foundation in New York and Monica Miller, Executive Director of Gallery One Visual Art Center in Ellensburg, WA.

TIMELINE
June 15: Submission Deadline
June 25: Artists Notified
August 11, 12 - 4PM: Opening Reception, find this event on Facebook
August 12 - October 7: Exhibition

ELIGIBILITY
Everyone! No geographic limits. All entries must be of original design and personal execution.

MEDIA
All media welcome. Works must be original and made within the previous three years.

SIZE
No piece may be larger than 10 inches x 10 inches x 10 inches, including frame or case.

How to Apply

All materials, including entry fees and images, must be submitted at callforentry.org.

Link to Opportunity

http://bit.ly/2Gq8f3n

Posted

3/19/2018

Create! Magazine
Art Magazine Call for Art

Organization

Create! Magazine

Website

https://create-magazine.com/callforart/

More Info

Create! Magazine

info@create-magazine.com

Fee to Apply

30

Deadline to Apply

4/30/2018

Description

Summer 2018 Guest Curator:
Jennifer Rizzo, Spoke NYC

Jennifer Rizzo is a Brooklyn based curator and the Director at Spoke NYC. Since 2011, Jennifer has been working in contemporary galleries in NYC with a passion for lowbrow and new contemporary art.

About Spoke

SPOKE is an art space specializing in new contemporary painting, sculpture and illustration with an emphasis in accessible programming. Started in 2010, the gallery now houses two locations, one in San Francisco’s Lower Nob Hill neighborhood and one in New York City’s Lower East Side. Each space rotates monthly exhibits that feature a wide variety of solo and group shows, many of which feature an international roster of represented artists.

About Create! Magazine

We connect our artists to a larger audience by featuring work in an archival limited edition print, our website, and social media platforms.

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

How to Apply

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

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

DEADLINE: April 30, 2017

ISSUE LAUNCH: June/July 2018 TBA

Link to Opportunity

https://create-magazine.com/callforart/

Posted

3/19/2018

Seattle International Film Festival
The Social Media & Digital Marketing Intern reports to the Digital Marketing Manager, and is responsible for assisting them in implementing SIFF’s overall communications and marketing plan. This position focuses specifically on digital communications -- to build awareness about SIFF within the community, and to increase film screening attendance and ticket sales.

Organization

Seattle International Film Festival

Website

siff.net

More Info

interns@siff.net

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Internship

Description

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
● Work with the Digital Marketing Manager to establish social media strategy and best practices
● Assist with management of social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Flickr, YouTube) and editorial calendar to ensure content is timely, relevant, engaging, and is approved and released on time
● Draft weekly e-newsletters to SIFF subscribers
● Prepare monthly updates and reports to track growth and success rates of campaigns
● Keep up to date and informed on new social media trends and adapt accordingly
● Ensure proper messaging is being executed online
● Identify leaders and influencers (internal/external) and engage them in brand activities
● Assist with website copywriting, proofing, and updating as needed

QUALIFICATIONS
● Ability to take initiative, employ good judgment, and manage projects from beginning to end
● Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
● Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
● Ability to meet deadlines and to anticipate next steps or needs
● Work effectively both independently and as part of a team
● Be available for 20 hours a week
● A bachelor’s degree (or currently enrolled student) in the liberal arts or
equivalent work experience
● Understands and can utilize emerging platforms, digital media, and web/social media management and measurement tools
● Adobe Creative Suite experience a plus
● Working knowledge of email marketing applications

BENEFITS
● Résumé building experience in marketing and communications, relationship management, and other aspects of community relations, marketing, and the film industry
● Great opportunity to learn about what happens behind the scenes of a year-round cinema and an international film festival
● Class credit (if applicable)

REFERENCES
● References should speak to the applicant’s sense of camaraderie, integrity, professionalism, responsibility, and flexibility

How to Apply

Email letter of interest and resume to interns@siff.net indicating Social Media & Digital Marketing Intern in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

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

Posted

3/19/2018

Youth in Focus
Youth in Focus seeks professional photography teaching artists for youth programs.

Organization

Youth in Focus

Website

www.youthinfocus.org

More Info

Ashley Mouldon

ashleym@youthinfocus.org

206-723-1479

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Youth in Focus offers both B&W Darkroom and Digital Photography Classes to youth ages 13-19 throughout the year in eight-week quarters. Additionally, we offer a variety of photography Partner Program and workshop opportunities based on interest and teaching artist expertise.

Hours for our quarterly classes and partner programs vary throughout the year.

We seek professional teaching artists with ample experience teaching photography to at-risk youth, professionally practicing photography, and writing/implementing a syllabus or lesson plans.

How to Apply

If you are interested in becoming a Youth in Focus Teaching Artist, please send your Resume/CV, a cover letter, and a completed background check form to jobs (at) youthinfocus (dot) org. Additionally, please complete the application here:
http://www.youthinfocus.org/teaching-artist/

As an equal opportunity employer, Youth in Focus is committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. Youth in Focus does not discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.youthinfocus.org/teaching-artist/

Posted

3/23/2018

InterIm CDA
InterIm Community Development Association and the Danny Woo Art Wall Steering Committee invites visual artists to submit qualifications to develop a site integrated, community-based public art piece to be located on the retaining wall along the north side of S. Main Street outside the Danny Woo Community Garden entrance at 620 S. Main Street Seattle, WA 98104. The art piece will be installed on a concrete retaining wall, which is divided into “panels” with steel beams. The art piece should extend at least 10 panels long. This project has the potential to extend and connect to a larger project, as part of the activation and beautification of the I-5 underpass at Jackson St and 8th Ave. Examples include and are not limited to: 3D installation, tile mosaic, semi-permanent mural.

Organization

InterIm CDA

Website

www.dannywoogarden.org

More Info

Lizzy Chong Baskerville

lbaskerville@interimcda.org

2066241802

Deadline to Apply

4/15/2018

Description

Project Background:
Creating artwork on the South Main Street wall was part of the recommendations that came out of the 2003 Urban Design Plan and was discussed in two charrettes that were conducted this past year. The two charrettes cumulatively involved about twenty community stakeholders that discussed how to beautify South Main Street. The 2003 Urban Design Plan was a year-long planning process, which involved at least 100 community members.

Eligibility & Selection Criteria:
We are seeking a person or team who meet the following qualifications:
- Demonstrated experience with public art.
- Aesthetic excellence in the design and execution of completed projects.
- Ability to design, fabricate, install and/or oversee the fabrication and installation of commissioned work.
- Consider the physical constraints of the site, installation permitting requirements, and resistance to vandalism.
- Ability to apply a racial justice lens and an understanding of cultural and historical context of the Nihonmachi/Chinatown International District to the process and final product.
- Engage community at least in the conceptual phase of the design.
- Ability to work with an existing steering committee comprised of community stakeholders.

Project Budget:
The total budget for the Danny Woo Community Art Wall Project is $15,000, with approximately half of the budget going to artist fees and half going towards funding for the artist/artist team, management, fabrication, and materials.

Project Timeline:
Phase 1 – Artist Search
April 13th: Deadline for submission of artist qualifications
April 20th: Steering Committee selects 2-3 finalists
May 24th: Finalists present concepts/fabrication models/panels to Steering Committee for review
May 31st: Final artist selected via evaluation rubric; artists notified with committee and public feedback
Phase 2 – Design Development: June – July
Phase 3 – Implementation: August – September
Phase 4 – Unveiling/Opening Celebration: Late September

Cultural and Historical Significance of the Site:
Nihonmachi (Japantown) is a neighborhood was once a vibrant community of Japanese immigrants that suffered from cultural abandonment when the population was forced to leave during the Japanese internment. As early as 1891, Nihonmachi served as the heart of Seattle’s Japanese American community, and at its height the area thrived with a variety of businesses including bathhouses, barber shops, theaters, a health clinic, and dry goods stores that extended at least 22 square blocks. During WWII 7,000 Japanese Seattle residents were forcibly removed.
The Danny Woo Community Garden was founded in 1975 and is located in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District at 620 South Main Street. The Garden is approximately 1.5 acres and contains nearly 100 plots that are cultivated and cared for by elderly Asian immigrant residents of the neighborhood. The garden is also home to a children's garden, chicken coop, outdoor kitchen, and fruit tree orchard. As the largest green space in the Chinatown/International District and Little Saigon area, the Danny Woo Community Garden is an essential place for the surrounding community to engage with nature, access safe and healthy food, and build cohesion with neighbors.
Asian American Activism: Leading up to the Garden’s creation in 1975, the Chinatown-International District was already a hub for community engagement and activism. Spearheaded by the Filipino-American civil rights leader “Uncle Bob” Santos, the Chinatown-International District became the center of Seattle’s Asian American empowerment movement in the 1960s. Working with other influential Seattle civil rights leaders, Santos successfully rallied community members and businesses together to protest various developments that would threaten the well-being of the neighborhood and its residents. In 1971, Santos became the leader of InterIm CDA and immediately set to work developing and enhancing health services, recreation, and affordable housing in the Chinatown-International District. The main goal of Santos and InterIm was to resist the gentrification of their neighborhood, and to prevent the neighborhood from “succumbing to outside commercial influences.”
Resources:
Chin, Doug. Seattle’s International District: The Making of a Pan-Asian American Community. Seattle, Wash: International Examiner Press, 2001. Print .
Sanders, Jeffrey C. Seattle and the Roots of Urban Sustainability: Inventing Ecotopia. Pittsburgh, PA: U of Pittsburgh, 2010. Print.
Santos, Bob and Gary Iwamoto. Gang of Four. Seattle, Wash: Chin Music Press, 2015. Print.
Santos, Bob. Hum Bows not Hot Dogs. Seattle, WA: International Examiner Press, 2002. Print.

How to Apply

This is a request for qualifications. No specific proposals for artwork will be accepted at this time. Applications must include all of the following for consideration:

- Artist’s statement of interest, considering the cultural and historical context of the site (1 page)
- Resume(s) of artist(s)
- Three professional references
- Submit digital materials as a pdf attachment via e-mail or provide link to website or portfolio
- Self-addressed stamped envelope for return of materials (if sending physical materials)
- 5 to 10 images with a max size of 2MB 72dpi. Up to 2 of 10 work samples may be video work, edited to 2:00 max, in Quicktime format or available on YouTube or Vimeo. Please label your images by name and number in the following format: LastName_01, LastName_02, etc.
Email Qualifications to: lbaskerville@interimcda.org
Subject: Danny Woo Art Wall Application
Mail Qualifications to:
InterIm CDA
c/o Lizzy Chong Baskerville, Garden Manager
310 Maynard Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98104
www.interimicda.org | www.dannywoogarden.org
Deadline: April 13th, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Link to Opportunity

www.dannywoogarden.org

Posted

3/23/2018

Office of Arts & Culture
yəhaw̓ is an open call exhibition celebrating the depth and diversity of Indigenous art made in the Pacific Northwest. All Indigenous creatives living in our region are invited to participate, and everyone who applies will have work included in the exhibition.

Organization

Office of Arts & Culture

More Info

info@yehawshow.com

253-336- 6477

Deadline to Apply

4/20/2018

Description

The title of the show, yəhaw̓, is drawn from the Coast Salish story of Native people from all tribes uniting around a common cause and lifting up the sky together. In the spirit of the story, this exhibition will be a collective portrait of Native America, including creatives of all ages and stages in their careers, from Urban and Reservation communities, working in contemporary and traditional materials, and in ways that may or may not be widely recognized as Native. And just as, historically, Indigenous makers seamlessly imbued utilitarian objects with spiritual and artistic meaning, we seek to challenge the false divide between craft and fine art, as well as high and low art, by equally valuing all objects as part of our cultural continuum.

The exhibition will also be accompanied by mentorship opportunities to support continued artistic development in the Indigenous community, and we hope that all exhibition participants will gain experience and exposure, and create sustaining relationships.

We are giving up curatorial control through the open call process to empower Native artisans to retake ownership of their representation. By creating an opportunity for the community to speak for itself through a wide range of individual and sometimes conflicting perspectives, we aim to unsettle assumptions and begin a critical new dialogue about what Native American art is and can be. We hope yəhaw̓ will reflect a nuanced, inclusive, and community-driven narrative that firmly establishes Native creatives as belonging in the here and now.

How to Apply

https://yehawshow.submittable.com/submit

Link to Opportunity

https://yehawshow.com/

Posted

3/23/2018

Trendy Crafts
teach after school craft classes at public elementary school

Organization

Trendy Crafts

Website

www.trendycrafts.org

More Info

Elizabeth Chapman

thetrendycrafters@gmail.com

206-605-0067

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Freelance/Consultant

Description

Instructors needed for after school enrichment classes held at public elementary schools. Classes meet once per week for one hour. May work up to 5 days. Pay is $20 per hour.

How to Apply

www.trendycrafts.org

Link to Opportunity

Posted

3/23/2018

IT'S LIQUID GROUP
CALL FOR ARTISTS

Organization

IT'S LIQUID GROUP

Website

http://www.itsliquid.com/call-surfaces-venice-may-nov-2018.html

More Info

Remigio Schifano

remigio.itsliquid@gmail.com

+39.3387574098

Fee to Apply

200

Deadline to Apply

4/16/2018

Description

SURFACES FESTIVAL consists of 3 main exhibitions: BODIES (May 26 – July 12, 2018), PLACES (July 27 – September 13, 2018), and SPACES (September 28 – November 25, 2018), focused on different themes, an Experimental division dedicated to video-art and performing art and the Venice Architecture Academy.
All selected works of architecture, photography, painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art will be presented during the whole festival in Venice.

The Experimental division of SURFACES FESTIVAL composed by monthly different appointments about video-art and performance art works.

The Venice Architecture Academy is an intensive experience that offers different prospective on the whole world of Architecture. The Academy is composed by the VAAD – Venice Art + Architecture Days, with a rich program of talks, workshops and meetings during the opening days of SURFACES FESTIVAL and the Summer Architecture Academy, with courses on Architectural main themes, from Interior Design to Urban Planning.



For more information or to take part in the selection, send an e-mail to lucacurci@lucacurci.com

How to Apply

For more information or to take part in the selection, send an e-mail to lucacurci@lucacurci.com

Link to Opportunity

http://www.itsliquid.com/call-surfaces-venice-may-nov-2018.html

Posted

3/23/2018

SIFF Cinema
The Director of Philanthropy is SIFF’s lead individual fundraiser and is responsible for generating and executing a strategy that builds support across all areas of individual giving: individual gift initiatives, special events, and membership. Specific areas of focus include furthering a culture of philanthropy at SIFF, Board of Directors support and building and maintaining donor relationships. The Director of Philanthropy sits on the SIFF organizational leadership team. This position is responsible for management of the staff and workflow of the Philanthropy Department, including gift solicitation processing and acknowledgement, supporter/donor analysis, membership program implementation, philanthropy communication strategies, and special events implementation.

Organization

SIFF Cinema

Website

siff.net

More Info

siffjobs@siff.net

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Planning, Donor Relations & Engagement
● Create, maintain, and manage an annual individual giving strategic plan and associated budget
● Directly solicit funds for SIFF
● Identify and create new individual fundraising programs, in collaboration with staff
● Manage donor base including recruitment, stewardship, and retention, in collaboration with staff
● Work with the Executive Director, Artistic Director, and Board of Directors to optimize their roles in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting donors
● Strategize, create, manage, and execute fundraising events, in collaboration with staff
● Craft, and execute SIFF membership program, in collaboration with staff
● Generate regular reports for annual fund, prepare mailing lists, provide computer processing as needed
● Oversee the fulfillment of donor and member program benefits
● Maintain personal contact and good relationships with SIFF supporters

Leadership & Management
● Serve as primary liaison between the Philanthropy Department and SIFF Leadership, continually ensuring a culture of Philanthropy within the organization
● Provide strategic planning goals and leadership for the Development Department as well as participating in the strategic planning of the organization overall
● Lead, support, and supervise the Special Events Manager in the coordination of fundraising events such as Sip For SIFF and Red Carpet Experience
● Lead, support, and supervise the Membership and Development Associate in the daily administrative and strategic planning duties of the membership program
● Lead, support, and supervise the Donor Relations Officer in the daily administrative and strategic planning duties of the individual gifts program
● Perform necessary performance reviews/appraisals for direct reports and necessary coaching and guidance
● Work closely with the Board of Directors and Development Committee, providing leadership of fundraising initiatives and tactics

Database & Finance
● Ensure accurate and timely processing of gifts and acknowledgments
● Provide accurate reporting systems, consistent processes and procedures
● Maintain up-to-date donor records/profiles and prospect research
● Generate and oversee day-to-day management of departmental budget: providing detailed reports of contributed income, forecasting weekly and monthly income
● Work with the Finance Department to: create, communicate, and closely track budgeted goals versus actual income, gift processing, and keep expenses within budget

Marketing and Communications
● Work with the Marketing and Communications (MARCOM) Department to provide regular updates for supporter publications, annual reports, and other donor acknowledgement collateral
● Coordinate initiatives with MARCOM regarding individual giving and fundraising including supporter messaging, website updates, upgrade campaigns, member appeals, and collateral materials
● Ensure ongoing supporter/donor/member communications including annual fund renewal notices, gift acknowledgment and stewardships mailings
● Craft language and tone for supporter/donor-related correspondence

Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Skills Required/Experience:
● A minimum five years of experience in a similar management role, or in a role demonstrating increasing level of skills and responsibility, preferably in an arts organization
● Strong background and experience in client solicitation, follow up, and management through membership programs and/or fundraising experiences
● Demonstrated talent for managing a large portfolio of relationships in a timely manner
● At least five years of experience with individual development including annual and capital campaign fundraising events
● Experience with planned giving and endowment campaigns a plus
● Experience in hospitality or events
● Demonstrated superior leadership, management, and interpersonal skills
● Demonstrated ability to work with diverse, creative personalities
● Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team
● Strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize, problem-solve, and multitask
● Superior written and oral communication skills
● Strong demonstrated computer skills including MS Office, FileMaker Pro, and fundraising software proficiency
● Bachelor’s Degree and/or Master’s Degree preferred in arts management, non-profit development, or a relevant discipline

How to Apply

Email letter of interest and resume to siffjobs@siff.net indicating Director of Philanthropy in the subject line. Please include three professional references.

Link to Opportunity

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

Posted

3/23/2018

ON THE BOARDS
On the Boards, Seattle’s home for contemporary dance, theater and multidisciplinary performance, seeks a Finance Manager. This person is detail-oriented, and has proven experience and success in finance management and accounting in a fast-paced environment. This position requires a leader with a minimum of three years of accounting, finance, and audit experience. They will, ideally, have experience in a complex nonprofit with multiple programs.

Organization

ON THE BOARDS

Website

www.ontheboards.org

More Info

Sara Ann Davidson

jobs@ontheboards.org

206-217-9886

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

On the Boards, Seattle’s home for contemporary dance, theater and multidisciplinary performance, seeks a Finance Manager. This person is detail-oriented, and has proven experience and success in finance management and accounting in a fast-paced environment.

This position requires a leader with a minimum of three years of accounting, finance, and audit experience. They will, ideally, have experience in a complex nonprofit with multiple programs.

This is a part-time exempt position (60 hours per semimonthly pay period). Eligible for company paid medical, vision, and dental insurance as well as short-term and long-term disability, accidental death and dismemberment and life insurance. Additional benefits include a subsidized ORCA card and/or parking pass and generous paid time off including 12 holidays, vacation, and sick leave. Compensation: $45,000 - $50,000 commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Email cover letter, resume, and three references to jobs@ontheboards.org (subject line: Finance Manager Search) Position open until filled. Final candidates will be subject to a background check.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.ontheboards.org/sites/default/files/ontheboards-financemanager-2018.pdf

Posted

3/28/2018

Seattle Architecture Foundation
Part-time, paid, teaching position for youth architecture workshops

Organization

Seattle Architecture Foundation

Website

http://seattlearchitecture.org/

More Info

Kathryn Higgins

kathryn@seattlearchitecture.org

2066679184

Deadline to Apply

4/30/2018

Job Type

Part time

Description

SAF School Programs Design Instructor

This is a Part Time Paid Position with the Seattle Architecture Foundation.


Project Description

SAF serves students through after-school programs at middle schools throughout Seattle, providing workshops designed to connect students to the built environment through hands-on design and modeling projects. Our teachers work on-site at local schools with the assistance of local architects and in collaboration with Out-of-School Time (OST) offices.
Current school partners are: Asa Mercer International MS, Hamilton International MS, Madison MS, Washington MS, and The Northwest School.

Qualifications

• 1-2 years of experience working with middle or high school students
• Some study, practice, or demonstrable interest related to architecture, design, urbanism, and/or civic engagement
• Commitment to working within a racial, gender, and class equity framework
• Willing to submit to background check

Basic Expectations

• Instructors will attend any orientation sessions at schools before the start of their session, and lunch time and evening recruitment (paid) as available
• Lead lessons and activities on-site at SAF partnered schools
• Participate in trainings and planning sessions by SAF
• Support and delegate to SAF volunteer support in the classroom
• Ability to work collaboratively with the SAF Program Director and school partners to meet theneeds of students

Term

• Summer Assignments: We are currently hiring for the start of our summer session which is July 9- August 16, 8:30AM-10:30AM, M-F.
• After school assignments: We currently offer OST courses at four middle schools throughout Seattle. Assignments are 1 day a week for approximately 2 hours (generally between 3:30pm - 5:30pm) with some hours for training and prep time. Each class lasts approximately 8-12 weeks. Programs run concurrently throughout the school year, so there are opportunities to work multiple school sites.

• Additional opportunities with occasional workshops during the school day, both at SAF offices in Downtown Seattle & and on-site at area schools, and other summer partnerships.

• Priority will be given to candidates with availability for both summer and school year assignments.

Compensation

The Design Instructor is an hourly position at $17-$20/hour, DOE.

Benefits

• Gain experience teaching Design, Architecture and Neighborhood focused curriculum to middle school youth, with opportunities to collaborate in the design of curriculum.

• Sharpen communication and presentation skills.

• The opportunity to work with amazing students throughout the region to encourage their passions and demonstrate how they can effect positive change in their community through architecture & design.

• Network with professionals in the Seattle architecture & design community.

• Attend most SAF tours and events for FREE.

How to Apply

E-mail a brief letter of interest outlining your skills and experience, résumé and 3 references to Kathryn Higgins, Program Director, at kathryn@seattlearchitecture.org by April 27.

Link to Opportunity

http://seattlearchitecture.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/2018-Summer-SAF-Teacher_Description.pdf

Posted

4/2/2018

Organization

freelance

Website

manhula.wix.com/marcelinomanhula

More Info

marcelino manhula

manhulamarcelino@gmail.com

+270729468929

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Internship

Description

looking for mosaic art project any where

How to Apply

opoortunity

Link to Opportunity

mosaic art work

Posted

4/2/2018

Seattle Architecture Foundation
The exhibit intern will work on all aspects of exhibit preparation, installation through duration of exhibit

Organization

Seattle Architecture Foundation

Website

http://seattlearchitecture.org

More Info

Kathryn Higgins

kathryn@seattlearchitecture.org

2066679184

Deadline to Apply

4/30/2018

Job Type

Internship

Description

SAF’s Annual Architectural Model Exhibit will showcase recent work from local designers to engage visitors in how design happens and the changes in their city. The Model Exhibit Intern will be responsible for working with exhibit committee members and the Program Director to develop programming ideas, coordinate communications with special guests and speakers, assist with producing program descriptions/press release info and promote programs through social media, and general exhibition assistance with the 2018 exhibit.

How to Apply

E-mail a brief letter of interest outlining your skills and experience, a résumé and 2 references to Kathryn Higgins, Program Director at kathryn@seattlearchitecture.org by April 13, 2018

Link to Opportunity

http://seattlearchitecture.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Exhibits-Intern.pdf

Posted

4/2/2018

Camp Solomon Schechter
Camp Solomon Schechter invites professional artists or artist teams to submit their qualifications for consideration to design, fabricate, and install donor recognition artwork at our facility in Tumwater, WA.

Organization

Camp Solomon Schechter

Website

https://www.campschechter.org/

More Info

Jef Nobbe

jnobbe@campschechter.org

206.693.3039

Deadline to Apply

4/30/2018

Description

Camp Solomon Schechter invites professional artists or artist teams to submit their qualifications for consideration to design, fabricate, and install donor recognition artwork at our facility in Tumwater, WA.

Schechter (www.campschechter.org) has a 60-year tradition of fun, friendship, and Jewish education in the Pacific Northwest. We create a unique, welcoming, and spiritual Jewish environment, offering an innovative experience for youth of all denominations entering 2nd - 12th grades. We are located an hour south of Seattle, Washington, and two hours north of Portland, Oregon, nestled in the shadow of Mt. Rainier in Tumwater, Washington. Our spectacular 180-acre wooded facility features breathtaking views of our private lake, where campers can swim and paddle boat. Hiking in the untouched beauty of our own forests and protected wetlands augment our exciting outdoor program.

For this project, Schechter will commission an artist or artist team to design, fabricate, and install:
- An outdoor donor “wall,” i.e., a display in a conspicuous location at camp that lists the names of the people, foundations, and companies that contributed to our recent capital building project; and
- Naming opportunity “plaques,” i.e., individualized displays honoring people, foundations, and companies that committed funds to the capital building project in exchange for having their name associated with a building, room, driveway, or the like at the camp.

For this call, the terms “wall” and “plaques” are being used loosely and, even though we initially envisioned this project to be metalwork, we encourage artists using other media (or cross-media) to apply and let us know how your medium/media fit this project – examples include resin, hard plastics, epoxy, concrete, plaster, or stone.

Since our facility is primarily a summer camp and outdoor-focused, a traditional wall is less appealing to us. We would like the artist or artist team to work with our project committee to find a creative way to recognize the donors to our capital campaign that embodies Schechter and Jewish summer camping. For example, one idea that has been discussed is a donor fence where metal bands, with the donors names etched or cut into the bands, are woven around metal fence posts. It could be finished off with canoe-shaped flower boxes on top to tie it into the camp logo and the numerous canoes that are seen throughout camp. This, of course, is only one idea, and we look forward to the creative process to find the right concept that fits the camp.

The naming opportunity “plaques” should coordinate with the donor “wall” and will include named buildings, rooms, mezuzahs, driveways, walking paths, and even a tree and a fishing hole.

The budget for design, fabrication, and installation, inclusive of all artist fees, travel, materials, etc. is $25,000. (Room and board will be provided separate from this budget while the artist or artist team is working at camp.) Art should require limited maintenance and withstand the area’s climate. Artists should also consider the high amount of activity at camp, not only during the summer but also in the “off-season.”

How to Apply

To apply, submit the following materials to jnobbe@campschechter.org:
• A succinct letter of interest, indicating your vision and approach for the project
• A professional resume or CV with qualifications
• Three professional references with current contact information
• Visual support materials of previous work; 10 images max
• Annotated image list to accompany any submitted images

All submissions must be received by the end of the day on Monday, 4/30/2018. Interviews with selected candidates will take place in early- to mid-May with selection of artist or artist team to occur by the end of the month. The design, fabrication and installation of the artwork will take place during the summer of 2018.

Jewish artists are strongly encouraged to apply.

Questions? Contact Jef Nobbe at jnobbe@campschechter.org or 206-693-3039.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.campschechter.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Calling-All-Artists-Capital-Campaign.pdf

Posted

4/2/2018

Gallery110
Gallery 110 is seeking a full-time Director. A candidate with previous art gallery experience who will oversee marketing and sales

Organization

Gallery110

Website

www.Gallery110.com

More Info

David Haughton - Board Chair

haughton-art@shaw.ca

604 525 2412

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Gallery 110, considered one of the best independent non-profit galleries in the Seattle/King County area, exhibits the work of our member artists, affiliate artists, and guest artists, as well as organizing and hosting an Annual International Juried Exhibition, now in its ninth year.
Gallery 110 is seeking a full-time Director. A candidate with previous art gallery experience will be preferred. The Director oversees marketing and sales: advising on promotions and exhibitions that stimulate public interest while developing relationships with artists, clientele, the arts community, and the press. The Director maintains sales records, contracts, documents, archival records, client database, and the Gallery’s website. We offer a base salary of $18,000/year plus a generous commission on sales and expect the Director to be present in the gallery during business hours (noon-5pm Thursday – Saturday) with additional hours to complete promotional, managerial and operations duties as needed.
We are looking for a Director who is in love with art, has a confident ‘eye’ for good art, and can articulate and share that enthusiasm with others, promoting investments in our artists’ work. In managing Gallery 110 you will have the opportunity to make the gallery more successful, propelling it onto the regional and national stage.

How to Apply

Send resume/C.V. and cover letter of interest to: apply@gallery110.com.
More details on Gallery 110 website: https://www.gallery110.com/job-posting/

Link to Opportunity

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

Posted

4/2/2018

Hugo House
Scholarships available for summer writing camp

Organization

Hugo House

Website

www.hugohouse.org

More Info

Ana Lester

ana@hugohouse.org

2064559713

Deadline to Apply

Ongoing

Description

Scribes summer writing camps provide an opportunity for middle- and high-school students to engage intensely with creative writing. Programming includes instruction from accomplished writers, field trips, writing activities, craft exercises, and exposure to a diverse range of genres, forms, and writers.

Since its launch in 1998, Scribes has not just been a place where young people receive high-quality arts instruction, but has been the hub where young writers from diverse backgrounds are able to find community and voice.

Scribes camps take place at Hugo House and at partner locations around the city: Henry Art Gallery, and MOHAI (Museum of History and Industry).

How to Apply

Submit a scholarship application at: https://hugohouse.submittable.com/submit/107586/scribes-2018-scholarship-request

Link to Opportunity

https://hugohouse.submittable.com/submit/107586/scribes-2018-scholarship-request

Posted

4/6/2018

School of Art + Art History + Design
Chief administrator support responsible for managing daily operations

Organization

School of Art + Art History + Design

Website

https://art.washington.edu/

More Info

Risa Morgan Lewellyn

risam@uw.edu

206-685-2552

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

The School of Art+Art History+Design (SoA+AH+D), has an outstanding opportunity for an Administrator.

The Administrator reports to the Director of the School of Art + Art History + Design (SoA+AH+D) as the chief administrative support responsible for managing daily operations of the School. SoA+AH+D has 40 FTE faculty and 23 staff members serving approximately 600 undergraduate majors, 60 graduate students and more than 1,000 non-majors enrolled in courses. The Administrator along with the Directors of Academic Services, IT Services, Visual/Web Services and the Jacob Lawrence Gallery are the senior staff leadership who report to the Director. The Administrator acts independently and responsibly, given general direction from the School’s Director and within the University's policies and procedures; responsibilities include general administration, business planning, financial management, personnel, facilities support, research project support, development, and other functions as necessary. Specific duties include:

Financial Management
• Manage $10 million annually in revenue distributed among 131 budgets.
• Oversight on all state budgets (more than $6 million per year), including expenditures, verifying balances; and providing monthly budget reports.
• Oversight on all self-sustaining budgets (approximately $1 million annually)
• Oversight on all endowed funds and associated operating funds (approximately $3 million)
• Work with fiscal staff to create budget projections and analyze spending patterns
• Provide other reports as requested by the School Director or other decision makers and alert the Director to potential allocation deficits or unusual expenditure patterns.
• Estimate revenue from endowed funds and provide guidance on allowable uses of gift funds and ensure gift funds are used in a timely fashion.
• Work with fiscal staff to create and maintain financial reports; oversee budget reconciliation, create and maintain budget forecasts.
• Work with Advancement and marketing staff to ensure gifts are transmitted and acknowledged in a timely fashion.

Research Support
• Manage grants (pre- and post-award).
• Assist faculty with grant submissions, including budget preparation, internal and external electronic forms and sponsor reports.
• Oversee research budget reconciliation and preparation of monthly reports.
• Provide guidance to investigators and staff regarding federal, state and university grant policies and procedures.
• Work with fiscal office on fiscal procedures enabling prompt responses to investigators’, the Chair’s and campus administration’s requests and to assure compliance with federal, state and university policies.

Daily Operations
• Oversee daily operations of the School associated with Workday/payroll, procurement, accounts payable and receivable and other administrative functions.
• Serve as the liaison to the College of Arts and Sciences Shared Services unit, which provides Workday/payroll transactional support.
• Work with fiscal staff on all payment to individuals, procard, procurement and reimbursement functions.
• Provide guidance to the School community regarding UW, state and federal policies and procedures that impact School activities.
• Review business processes in tandem with other members of the senior staff to ensure the best service to the School community.

Human Resources
• Directly supervise 8 permanent staff (seven Instructional Technician II staff plus Budget Fiscal Supervisor).
• Supervise occasional hourly staff as needed.
• Provide guidance to all other staff and staff supervisors regarding HR policies.
• Ensure that all applicable policies and regulations regarding personnel are followed (e.g. hiring; assigning, reviewing and approving work, training, performance evaluation, disciplinary actions).

Facility
• Manage 98,000 square feet distributed among three facilities.
• Work with Building Coordinators and Administrative Coordinator to manage physical plant issues in all three buildings.
• Ensure compliance with UW, state and federal regulations related to equipment and materials used in art studios, appropriate safety training for SoA+AH+D faculty, staff and students.
• Oversee access to SOAAHD facilities.
• Oversee facilities maintenance and liaison with appropriate campus units such as Facilities Services.
• Provide guidance to the School director on facility projects and upgrades, ensuring they are completed on budget and on time.

How to Apply

Go to the University of Washington website, click on the JOBS link at the very bottom of the page. Follow the prompts for a staff job.

Link to Opportunity

https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=154193&szCandidateID=0&szReturnToSearch=1

Posted

4/6/2018

Seattle Music Partners
Seattle Music Partners is looking for a new executive director for our thriving non-profit music-education program.

Organization

Seattle Music Partners

Website

seattlemusicpartners.org

More Info

Marnie O'Sullivan

marnieosullivan@gmail.com

206-353-0968

Deadline to Apply

4/28/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

Seattle Music Partners (SMP) seeks a full time Executive Director who is passionate about music education and equity to lead the organization into the next chapter of its life. We seek a dynamic, inspirational leader to build upon our strong foundation, deepening the quality of instruction we offer in our tutoring and ensemble programs, and continuing to improve outcomes for our students.

ABOUT SEATTLE MUSIC PARTNERS
SMP’s mission is to cultivate a diverse and vibrant music-making community by eliminating economic barriers to quality music expression and experiences, particularly for children. Our program matches skilled volunteer tutors, one-on-one, with students who wish to learn to play music, and further engages students through ensemble experience.

Founded in 2000, SMP began as a grass-roots project at Seattle’s Leschi Elementary School to increase access for underserved students to the many music-making experiences available in Seattle, especially at Washington Middle School and Garfield High School. Over the years, we have expanded to serve over 100 children each year at four elementary schools, along with additional lessons and ensemble opportunities for middle school students all at no cost to participants. SMP is an established and respected community organization, with 4 full-time staff, 10 part-time teaching artists, more than 100 volunteer tutors, and an annual budget of over $400,000. For more information about SMP, please visit our website: www.seattlemusicpartners.org

ABOUT THE JOB
The Executive Director provides strategic leadership as well as management of the operations and administration of the organization. Working in collaboration with the Board of Directors and staff, the Executive Director is responsible for:

Leadership and Vision: Ensure the organization is engaging in long-range strategy that achieves its mission and provide leadership in building organizational systems and structures.
Fundraising and Communications: Oversee and implement a comprehensive development plan, build and maintain relationships with donors, and ensure the organization effectively markets itself and its program to prospective students, families, schools, donors, and other constituencies.
Financial Management and Fiscal Oversight: Manage the fiscal security of the organization and ensure sound financial practices.
Board Engagement: Keep the Board well-informed regarding the management and condition of the organization and encourage high participation, collaboration, and communication of Board members.
Staff Management and Program Oversight: Maintain a positive and strong organizational culture; Manage, coach, mentor, and motivate staff; Develop strategies for building, sustaining, and evaluating programming; Support program activities as needed.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The ideal SMP Executive Director must share our commitment to the core goals of excellence and equity in music education, particularly for students from less-affluent families and students of color who are consistently underrepresented in our region’s top music programs. The Executive Director is a strong leader who can deepen the quality of instruction we offer in our tutoring and ensemble programs and continue to improve outcomes for our students.

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following demonstrated competencies:

Strong Fundraising and Resource Management – As the lead fundraiser for the organization the candidate must have demonstrated skills in identifying and securing sources of funding, managing fiscal and human resources, and fulfilling legal responsibilities connected with the management of a non-profit organization.
Demonstrated Commitment to Equity – The candidate must be a culturally competent leader with a strong commitment to closing opportunity gaps, identifying and effectively communicating about barriers to achievement and the resulting achievement and opportunity gaps.
Effective at Building and Sustaining Culture – The candidate must be able to influence, establish, and sustain a culture both within our program and within our partner schools that is reflective of a sustained focus on a shared mission and vision for the improvement of music learning and teaching.
Engaging Communities – The candidate must have a track record of effective communication and partnering with families and community members to promote learning and support the recruitment of a pool of tutors, staff, and teaching artists that reflects the diversity of our community.
Instructional Leadership and Commitment to Music – the candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to music education.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s Degree is required as well as leadership or management experience working in schools or non-profit organizations.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
This is a full-time exempt position that reports to the Board of Directors and requires a willingness to work some evenings and weekends. The expected salary range is $65K - $85K, depending upon experience and skills. SMP offers generous vacations aligned with the Seattle Public Schools academic calendar. The SMP office is located at 200 Broadway Suite 100, in Seattle’s Central District.

How to Apply

TO APPLY
To apply, please submit a resume and detailed cover letter that describes your specific interest in working with our organization and why your background makes for a compelling candidacy. These materials should be emailed to jobs@seattlemusicpartners.org with “Executive Director Inquiry” in the subject line.

SMP is an inclusive organization, fostering and drawing on leadership from communities of color, LGBTQ communities, immigrant communities, and emerging leaders. We strongly encourage applicants from these communities to apply. SMP is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment and program policies of SMP are nondiscriminatory with regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation.

SEARCH TIMELINE

Posting Date: April 4, 2018
Closing Date: April 27, 2018

Consideration will be given to applications as soon as they are received, and interviewing will begin in early May. We anticipate making a hiring decision by late May and have a new Executive Director start in June.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.seattlemusicpartners.org/smpexecutivedirectorjob.html

Posted

4/6/2018

Seattle International Film Festival
The Festival Volunteer VR Zone Docents​ help patrons comfortably and successfully experience a range of VR/360 experiences, under the direction of the VR Zone Venue Manager. This includes assisting with setup running and troubleshooting of VR/360 hardware, headsets, and motion controllers.

Organization

Seattle International Film Festival

Website

siff.net

More Info

volunteers@siff.net

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Support the VR Zone Venue Manager in greeting, orienting, and providing tech suppor for guests
● Answer basic questions guests may have regarding the headsets or content
● Support the Festival Venue Manager in facilitating smooth entry, clearing, and cleaning of SIFF VR Zone spaces.
● Extend excellent customer service
● Ensure a positive experience for all SIFF participants and volunteers

QUALIFICATIONS:
● Prior experience and/or knowledge of VR/360 systems and headsets preferred.
● Comfortable with technology and a willingness to learn.
● English language fluency
● Ability to stand for extended periods of time
● Ability to commit to at least 4 shifts, including:
○ Required VR Volunteer Training – (May 13th, 2 PM - 6 PM)

IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:
● Be organized
● Possess a service-oriented demeanor; customer service experience a plus
● Have a clear and constructive communication style
● Have strong interpersonal skills and positive attitude
● Have demonstrated ability to lead a diverse and rotating team of volunteers
● Have the ability to adapt quickly
-Remain calm in the face of chaos

BENEFITS:
● (1) voucher per two hours worked.
● Class credit (if applicable)

DATES OF POSITION:
● VR Volunteer Training – (May 13th, 2 PM - 6 PM)
● Festival Shifts - May 16 - June 10, 2018

How to Apply

Email letter of interest and resume to volunteers@siff.net indicating VR Zone Docent​ in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

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

Posted

4/6/2018

Seattle International Film Festival
The Festival Volunteer House Coordinator​ supervises and coordinates venue crew volunteers, under the direction of the Festival Venue Manager.

Organization

Seattle International Film Festival

Website

siff.net

More Info

volunteers@siff.net

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

PRIMARY SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
● Venue Crew Volunteers

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Serve as the primary on-site contact for venue crew volunteers
○ Greet, orient, and support venue crew volunteers
○ Assign venue volunteer positions for each screening
○ Check with volunteers during their shift to ensure they completing their tasks successfully
○ Ensure volunteer sign-in sheets are completed and vouchers are distributed
● Support the Festival Venue Manager in facilitating smooth seating, clearing, and cleaning of houses
● Provide excellent customer service, and ensure a positive experience for all SIFF participants and volunteers
● Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
● English language fluency, both oral and written
● Ability to use a radio while on shift (Training provided)
● Comfortable working with technology (mobile phones, laptops)
● Ability to stand for extended periods of time
● Ability to work outdoors in all weather
● Ability to lift 20 pounds
● Ability to commit to 80 hours, including:
○ Venue Crew Volunteer Training​ – (May 5th 10 AM to 11:30 AM)
○ House Coordinator Training​ – (May 5th, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM)
○ SIFF 2018 Opening Night ​– May 17
● Prior Festival Venue Crew experience is helpful. Willing to train the right service-oriented, service-experienced candidate.

IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:
● Be organized
● Possess a service-oriented demeanor; customer service experience a plus
● Have a clear and constructive communication style
● Have strong interpersonal skills and positive attitude
● Have demonstrated ability to lead a diverse and rotating team of volunteers
● Have the ability to adapt quickly
● Remain calm in the face of chaos

BENEFITS:
● (1) SIFF 2018 Festival Admit 1 Pass
● (1) SIFF Annual Enthusiast Membership
● Class credit (if applicable)

DATES OF POSITION:
● Venue Crew Volunteer Training – (May 5th 10 AM to 11:30 AM)
● House Coordinator Training – (May 5th, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM)
● Festival Shifts - May 17 - June 10, 2018

How to Apply

Email letter of interest and resume to volunteers@siff.net indicating Festival House Coordinator in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

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

Posted

4/6/2018

Green River College Helen S. Smith Gallery
Helen S. Smith Gallery on the Green River College Campus is currently accepting proposals for solo or curated group exhibitions that will take place January 2019 through December 2019.

Organization

Green River College Helen S. Smith Gallery

Website

https://www.greenriver.edu/community/get-involved/art-gallery/

More Info

Sarah Dillon Gilmartin

sdillon@greenriver.edu

2538339111 x4213

Deadline to Apply

Ongoing

Description

Overview:
The Helen S. Smith Gallery on Green River College’s main campus was named in honor of the college Foundation’s first President. In addition to being one of the college’s founding members, she was known as a strong advocate for the arts in the community. Now 50 years and counting, the gallery continues to carry on her legacy by presenting compelling and innovative exhibitions featuring emerging and established Northwest Artists throughout the year. The gallery also highlights works by Green River student artists twice annually.

What we are looking for: As a gallery on an academic campus, we are interested in hosting solo and group curated exhibitions that contribute to or engage social, cultural or conceptual dialogue. The Visual Arts Program at the college features painting, drawing, ceramics, photography and design. Though we favor exhibitions which highlight media being taught on campus, we are open to proposals that employ wider experimentation.

How to Apply

GUIDELINES
Project Description: In a cover letter, please introduce yourself and your artistic background. Please include a working title for your proposal or the exact title you plan to use for the exhibition. Please include a brief artist’s statement and describe exactly what we should expect from your exhibition. Address themes/content as well as media. Optional: you would like to address the exhibition more specifically in terms of how the space will be used, here is our gallery floorplan. Further, please also indicate if the work samples submitted are new work being created for the exhibition or if they are past work examples of your direction. Name your cover letter Last Name, Cover Letter.pdf.
Work Samples: Please submit up to 15 high quality JPGs (no larger than 2MB). Label files as 01, Last Name, title.jpg, 02, Last Name, title.jpg, etc. If you are proposing a group exhibition, samples of works by all participating artists should be included to provide a compelling overview of the exhibition proposed.
Image List: Upload one Image List as a pdf. (Please label the file: Last Name, Image List.pdf.) Include artist name, title, media, size and year for each image. List the images in order according to the corresponding image file numbers as outlined in the file naming process above.
CV: Please include a CV/resume as a pdf labeled Last Name, CV.pdf.
Submission Process: Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis, but deadline to apply for next season is July 1st, 2018. To submit your digital files, please visit: https://www.dropbox.com/request/iMQh0itxRhssfahsP6rA which is a Dropbox Data Collection site. You will be able to upload your files to this site provided they are under 2MB each. Once uploaded, you will not be able to see or change them.

THE FINE PRINT
The Helen S. Smith Gallery invites artists to present a closing artist talk or panel discussion with each exhibition. We typically provide a stipend for your participation in this event. As a general rule, artists are responsible for shipping and any associated fees with preparing the work for exhibition. The gallery has a limited budget, but we are open to discussing additional programming, which may include a modest contribution toward those expenses, subject to available funding.
The gallery is committed to promoting our exhibitions through press releases, local and regional arts calendars, college PR resources, print and social media.

Installation date-range will be provided to the artist, and the artist is encouraged to hang their own show, though we are willing to work with you individually if assistance is needed. De-installation occurs after the closing reception concludes.

The Helen S. Smith Gallery does not take a commission on works sold. All inquiries regarding sales will be forwarded directly to the artist.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.greenriver.edu/community/get-involved/art-gallery/call-for-artists/

Posted

4/6/2018

Tateuchi Center
This position delivers a range of support activities across all aspects of a busy, fast-paced arts non-profit office. The office assistant is an essential part of a small team — that includes highly engaged volunteers — driving relentlessly toward the goal of raising the money to build, open, and operate Tateuchi Center, a performing arts center planned for the Eastside. Flexibility, willingness to collaborate, and a positive attitude are essential.

Organization

Tateuchi Center

Website

tateuchicenter.org

More Info

Sofia Babaeva

sofiab@tateuchicenter.org

4264620108

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Reports to: Assistant Campaign Director
FLSA Status: Non-exempt, part-time position, preferably 10 to 16 hours/week
Creation Date: November 15, 2017
Revision Date: March 26, 2018
Hours: Flexible TBD
Salary Range: $12-$15 per hour


POSITION PURPOSE
This position delivers a range of support activities across all aspects of a busy, fast-paced arts non-profit office. The office assistant is an essential part of a small team — that includes highly engaged volunteers — driving relentlessly toward the goal of raising the money to build, open, and operate Tateuchi Center, a performing arts center planned for the Eastside. Flexibility, willingness to collaborate, and a positive attitude are essential.

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES include but are not limited to the following:
• Accurately file all types of documents in digital and analog formats.
• Assist with different types of mailings and packet preparation: monthly accounts payable, fundraising mailings, Board Committee meeting materials, etc.
• Operate office machines, such as photocopiers and scanners, voice mail systems and computers.
• Compute, record, and proofread data and other information, such as records or reports.
• Responsible for maintaining office supplies inventory, ordering materials as necessary and requested.
• Responsible for maintaining cleanliness and supplies in Preview Center, emptying trash and printing, assembling and delivering marketing materials, brochures, etc. as necessary.
• Complete projects as requested with particular attention to accuracy and deadlines. Examples include Internet research and data entry of prospective donors into SalesForce as well as record updates
• Assist with pre-event planning, including mailing invitations, preparing nametags and other printed collateral, and assisting team with other miscellaneous pre-event necessities.
• Assist with meeting prep and set-up as needed– make RSVP/Confirmation phone calls, set up refreshments, prepare meeting materials, set up ability for attendees to participate via conference call.
• Run errands as necessary.
• Upon request, provide meeting options or arrange appointments.
• Upon request, complete documents such as expense reports.
• Coordinate troubleshooting involving computer hardware or software with outside vendors.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS
A strong interest in non-profit organizations and/or the arts.
Strong organization and time & project management ability.
Office and event management experience, preferably within a nonprofit.
Demonstrable computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, and the use of standard office equipment.
Ability to balance working in a team environment with self-directed projects.
Dependable, flexible, and self-starting is essential.
Problem-solving and decision-making are essential in our fast-paced environment.
A cheerful disposition, willingness to do whatever it takes, “can do” attitude, collegiality, professional appearance, and excellent references will be required. And a sense of humor always helps.

TEAM TATEUCHI AGREEMENTS
Tateuchi Center strives to set an example as a collaborative community-builder. Everyone associated with Tateuchi Center is dedicated to realizing and living the following vision, mission, and commitments:

Our mission is to transform lives and enrich the community by presenting artistic, cultural, educational, and entertainment experiences of the highest quality to all within our reach.

Our vision: Tateuchi Center will continuously enhance the quality of life in our region, using the transcendent power of the Arts to open hearts, engage minds, and create understanding and appreciation among the diverse communities we serve.

Our commitment: Tateuchi Center is committed to the power of the Arts in human lives. We will present artistic, cultural, educational, and entertainment experiences of the highest quality—great performances that reflect the diverse interests and honor the cultures and customs of our neighbors. We will expand arts education opportunities, provide a performance home for select regional arts organizations, promote the interests of working artists; engage and develop new audiences, encourage participation in the arts, contribute to the economic vitality of the region, and serve as a cultural center for Eastside residents. We will do these things with a level of integrity, care, and professionalism that will earn Tateuchi Center widespread acclaim for the excellence of its programs and services.

Achieving these aspirations depends on employees’ observance of the following guideposts:
• Positively promoting the mission, vision, and inevitability of Tateuchi Center.
• Consistently demonstrating our culture of inclusiveness, actively facilitating everyone working together.
• Treating every person encountered with respect, courtesy, thoughtfulness, and appreciation.
• Strictly adhering to the ethical and confidentiality standards of the organization.
• Safeguarding the confidentiality of donor information and internal operations at all times.
• Reporting real or perceived conflicts of interest to the Executive Committee.
• Ensuring, within the scope of their job responsibilities, that the resources granted to Tateuchi Center as a non-profit corporation and a public trust are used carefully, prudently, and always with the purpose of advancing the mission. This ideal encompasses effective time usage and maximized productivity.




Performing Arts Center Eastside (PACE) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit formed to fund, design, build, and operate a regional performing arts center in Bellevue, WA, described as “the downtown of the Eastside.” PACE is currently engaged in a $195MM capital campaign to realize the vision for what will be known as Tateuchi Center (our DBA) in recognition of a $25MM gift from the Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation. Opening in the fall of 2020, Tateuchi Center will present a range of performances woven from many strands: from classical music and ballet, from bluegrass and jazz, from Nashville and from around the world, our programming will mirror our diverse community and include renowned authors and speakers, emerging artists, and legendary performers. Regional treasures and major touring companies will delight our audiences in the 2,000-seat Arakawa Concert Hall and the 230-seat Studio Theatre & Arts Education Pavilion. Tateuchi Center will serve as a confluence for arts, education, and entertainment, strengthening the Eastside community by turning strangers into neighbors and friends through shared experiences. Visit www.tateuchicenter.org for more information.

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Sofia Babaeva by email: sofiab@tateuchicenter.org

Please submit your letter and resume no later than April 25, 2018.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.tateuchicenter.org/office-assistant-final-updated-3-26-18/

Posted

4/6/2018

Seattle International Film Festival
The Festival MARCOM Photography Intern position provides learning and professional development opportunities for someone entering the photography, marketing, and/or film festival industry. This internship works with the Marketing Manager and Festival photographers to take photographs of the people, places, and happenings at various venues and events throughout the Festival for use by the Marketing and Communications team. This internship will provide the opportunity to directly assist in the capturing of images in support of our marketing and public relations strategy to increase attendance and engagement with the 2018 Seattle International Film Festival. Internship will provide the opportunity to create a professional portfolio of event photographs.

Organization

Seattle International Film Festival

Website

siff.net

More Info

interns@siff.net

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Internship

Description

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
-Assist with photography coverage for SIFF red carpets, forums, parties, and other Festival events
-Help the Marketing Manager to fine-tune best practices and desired results


QUALIFICATIONS
-Must be at least 21 years of age
-Currently enrolled (or recently graduated) in college, graduate school or a professional training program, ideally in the liberal arts, photography. Equivalent work experience acceptable if this internship furthers the candidate’s professional training.
-Must be available to be scheduled days or evenings, 20 hours a week throughout the entirety of Festival (May 17 through June 10, 2018)
-Ability to show good judgment, strong attention to detail, and manage projects
-Flexibility and initiative to spot and maximize photo opportunities at events
-Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
-Conscientious punctuality for events and to meet deadlines
-Work effectively both independently and as part of a team
-Ability to communicate professionally over the phone and email
-Responsible for transportation to assignments
-Provide and use own DSLR equipment

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
-Please provide relevant photograph samples along with resumé, or link to online portfolio
-Agree to the following terms and conditions, if hired:
-Provide all hi-resolution photos within 12-24 hours by email, download link, thumb drive.
-Grant SIFF permission to use, reproduce, and alter any portion of the images provided for SIFF promotional and internal use which includes, but is not limited to, SIFF’s website, Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, printed materials, and presentations.

BENEFITS
-Résumé and portfolio building experience photography, marketing and communications, and the film festival industry
-Hands-on learning from established photography and marketing professionals in film festival event photography for use by a marketing and communications team
-Great opportunity to learn about what happens behind the scenes of an international film festival
-Class credit (if applicable)
-Access to Festival programming with a SIFF 2018 Staff Pass throughout the duration of the internship

REFERENCES
Please provide at least three references that should speak to the applicant’s sense of camaraderie, integrity, professionalism, responsibility, and flexibility.

INTERNSHIP DATES
-Part-time (20 hours/week) April 23 - June 12, 2018

How to Apply

Email your resume, letter of interest, and three references to interns@siff.net. Please indicate Festival MARCOM Photography Intern in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

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

Posted

4/6/2018

Columbia City Gallery
The exhibit dates are August 15 - September 23, 2018. Artists in all media (2D, 3D and video) are encouraged to submit artwork completed within the past three years that reflects the theme: ROAR! Your Voice. Your Story. Our Truth. $1,000 will be awarded for First Place.

Organization

Columbia City Gallery

Website

www.columbiacitygallery.com

More Info

Betsy Fetherston

betsyf@columbiacitygallery.com

2067609843

Fee to Apply

25

Deadline to Apply

6/24/2018

Description

The Columbia City Gallery is pleased to announce a Call for Entries for its 13th Annual Juried Exhibit. Jurors for the exhibit are Dwana Holloway (Studio e), Naomi Ishisaka (photographer and journalist) and Elisheba Johnson (Public Art Project Manager, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture).

The exhibit dates are August 15 - September 23, 2018.
Artists in all media (2D, 3D and video) are encouraged to submit artwork completed within the past three years that reflects the theme: ROAR! Your Voice. Your Story. Our Truth. $1,000 will be awarded for First Place.

For a $25 entry fee, you may submit up to 3 pieces of artwork for consideration. Entries must be submitted via Café (callforentry.org). You may upload 3 images of all 2D/3D artworks and up to 2 videos per entry. The entry fee can be paid online through PayPal or by mailing a check or money order payable to the Columbia City Gallery. Your entry is not complete until payment is received.

How to Apply

For a $25 entry fee, you may submit up to 3 pieces of artwork for consideration. Entries must be submitted via Café (callforentry.org). You may upload 3 images of all 2D/3D artworks and up to 2 videos per entry. The entry fee can be paid online through PayPal or by mailing a check or money order payable to the Columbia City Gallery. Your entry is not complete until payment is received. Visit our website at http://www.columbiacitygallery.com for prospectus and to apply.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5315

Posted

4/11/2018

Hilltop Artists
Rewarding opportunity for a detail-oriented, creative self-starter.

Organization

Hilltop Artists

Website

hilltopartists.org

More Info

Jillian Foss

jfoss@hilltopartists.org

253-571-7720

Deadline to Apply

4/28/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

In this position, you will be a key team member, with responsibilities in the following main areas:

-Special Events: lead fellow team members in planning and implementing fundraising and special events – most critically, Hilltop Artists signature fundraiser, the Better Futures Luncheon.
-Donor Development: collaboratively design and implement donor development strategies and timelines, donor communications, reporting, and data entry.
-Administration: input and maintenance of office systems including database, digital and paper filing, record keeping, and organizational phone and email.
-Volunteer Program Management: administer and coordinate volunteer recruitment, orientation, retention, and recognition.

Requirements:

-Minimum of five years of event, development, and/or nonprofit experience, with increasing levels of responsibility and independence.
-Experience planning and organizing events.
-Demonstrable understanding of relational donor development and a passion for building philanthropic communities.
-Volunteer management experience with a record of well-managed projects, including ability to train, orient, and supervise volunteers.
-Effective database skills – accurate and consistent database entry skills.
-High level of integrity and ethical awareness.
-Commitment to equity and social justice; willingness to engage in personal and professional growth.

Desired Skills:

-Bachelor’s degree
-Experience planning and leading significant fundraising event, including sponsor solicitation, table captain management, and auction coordination.
-Familiarity with Salesforce, Google Suite, Microsoft Office
-Professional experience using online communication platforms, such as Constant Contact, WordPress, and various social media outlets.

Environment: You will have your own desk in a shared office with a part-time Accounts Manager, Deputy Director, and Communications and Administrative Associate. The office is located within our large hot shop at Jason Lee Middle School. The hot shop itself is active and loud – often with rock and roll music on – and filled with students for much of the work day. Your space however, will be relatively peaceful.

This is a fast paced, creative, and demanding job that requires a strong sense of self-care, balance, and joy in the mission.

Salary range: $37,000 – $41,000 annually depending on qualifications, 40 hours/week, full benefits: generous paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, medical, dental, and life insurance.

Hilltop Artists in Residence is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency and will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, ethnicity, gender, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, socioeconomic status, or status with regard to public assistance.

How to Apply

Application Deadline: April 27, 2018 or until the position is filled.

Application Materials: cover letter, resume, and a sample thank you letter.

Writing Sample Directions: Please write a sample donor thank you letter that is no longer than one page and appropriate for mailing via post to a Hilltop Artists donor.

Please send application materials in a single PDF document to info@hilltopartists.org with subject: (Your Last Name) 2018 Events and Development Manager.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.hilltopartists.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/HA-Events-and-Development-Manager.pdf

Posted

4/11/2018

Sounds Unlimited
Looking for outgoing personalities for Once-In-A-Lifetime Events

Organization

Sounds Unlimited

Website

www.asoundsunlimited.com

More Info

Erin Oriani

party@northwestdj.com

2063644000

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

What is a Party/Event DJ?
A Party DJ takes people on a journey throughout the night's festivities using music. They are fun and outgoing while keeping a professional edge.

No Experience Required.

You don't need equipment, music, or experience. We will provide it all -- we train free of charge and will get you out earning money fast!

Tons of shows in the first two weeks of June!

Want to work every night for two weeks? We've got the bookings to keep you busy. After that you can work the summer or the next 5 years if you want. It's your choice and we've got the clients to keep you busy!

Job Requirements:

Must be available for regular Saturday night work
Must have a great, upbeat attitude coupled with a professional appearance and demeanor
Must have a passion for music
Must have your own reliable transportation & insurance, (a friend's ride won't cut it!)

Auditions and interviews scheduled for the next two weeks!

How to Apply

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TalentDJ

Link to Opportunity

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SkilledMC

Posted

4/11/2018

Crybaby Studios
1 band or musician will be awarded 3 months access to a private studio with a recording rig, microphones, 5 pc. drum kit, and PA to create and rehearse 24 hours a day. This grant is intended for artists in need of a space to make noise but cannot currently afford a rehearsal studio or recording time.

Organization

Crybaby Studios

Website

http://crybabystudios.com/

More Info

crybabystudios@gmail.com

Deadline to Apply

5/1/2018

Description

1 band or musician will be awarded 3 months access to a private studio with a recording rig, microphones, 5 pc. drum kit, and PA to create and rehearse 24 hours a day. This grant is intended for artists in need of a space to make noise but cannot currently afford a rehearsal studio or recording time.

How to Apply

Please fill out the form in the link to apply for the 6/1/18 to 8/31/18 grant cycle. ALL applications must be in no later than midnight on 5/1/18. *required info

Link to Opportunity

http://crybabystudios.com/applyforgrant/

Posted

4/11/2018

Inscape Arts
Exhibition: The residency will culminate in a solo show in the residency/gallery space during our open house in late November or early December 2018.

Organization

Inscape Arts

Website

http://inscapearts.org

More Info

susanna.inscape@gmail.com

Deadline to Apply

5/8/2018

Description

The AIR space is a studio space (approximately 17 x 22 feet, white drywall walls, concrete floor, no windows) on the first floor of Inscape that also doubles as our small gallery. During the residency you’ll use it as your work space and during the Open Studios in Fall it will be the site of your show. This is a studio-only residency – not live/work.

Residency Requirements

Artists are required to work onsite for a minimum of 10 hours a week for the duration of the residency period.

Artists are responsible for their own materials.

Artists are expected to exhibit artwork at the end of their residency period, which can include finished work or work in progress.

Artists must be over the age of 18 and not currently enrolled in a degree program.
Selection Process

Residencies will be awarded to artists who submit thoughtful, compelling and relevant applications that consist of high quality work. Inscape is a large community of diverse artists and we’ll also be looking to see how applicants and their goals fit into the overall community.
Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the residency?
Residency time varies, but it is approximately 2 – 5 months and is posted along with the call to artists.

What is the studio like?
The studio is 400 square feet with concrete floors, 11 foot tall ceilings and white walls. There is no natural light, and lighting is provided by overhead fluorescents. There are two 120v outlets in the room.

What access will I have to the studio & building?
Artist-in-Residents will be given a key card and have 24/7 access to the studio and building.

Is there parking? Loading?
Yes, there is limited parking for the building and you will be given a parking spot for the duration of the residency. (Inscape is only a few minutes walk from the International District public transit station; biking and public transportation are encouraged!). There is a loading bay in the back of the building that you have access to via a freight elevator.

What type of media is accepted?
All visual art media is accepted. Please note that there is limited ventilation in the studio, so strong solvents are not allowed. There is a spray booth in the basement for use of solvents or fixatives.

What facilities does the building have?
There are general use bathrooms on the floor and a utility sink that is always available. In addition there is a spray booth and freight elevator.

Is the studio handicap accessible?
Yes.

Other questions about the residency program?
Contact Susanna Bluhm, Inscape Communications and Community Coordinator at susanna.inscape@gmail.com.

How to Apply

http://inscapearts.org/residency-program/artist-in-residence-application/

Link to Opportunity

http://inscapearts.org/residency-program/

Posted

4/11/2018

Green River College
Call for Exhibition Proposals Helen S. Smith Gallery on the Green River College Campus is currently accepting proposals for solo or curated group exhibitions that will take place January 2019 through December 2019

Organization

Green River College

Website

https://www.greenriver.edu/

More Info

Susan Dillon Gilmartin

sdillon@greenriver.edu

Deadline to Apply

7/1/2018

Description

Overview:
The Helen S. Smith Gallery on Green River College’s main campus was named in honor of the college Foundation’s first President. In addition to being one of the college’s founding members, she was known as a strong advocate for the arts in the community. Now 50 years and counting, the gallery continues to carry on her legacy by presenting compelling and innovative exhibitions featuring emerging and established Northwest Artists throughout the year. The gallery also highlights works by Green River student artists twice annually.
What we are looking for: As a gallery on an academic campus, we are interested in hosting solo and group curated exhibitions that contribute to or engage social, cultural or conceptual dialogue. The Visual Arts Program at the college features painting, drawing, ceramics, photography and design. Though we favor exhibitions which highlight media being taught on campus, we are open to proposals that employ wider experimentation.
GUIDELINES
Project Description: In a cover letter, please introduce yourself and your artistic background. Please include a working title for your proposal or the exact title you plan to use for the exhibition. Please include a brief artist’s statement and describe exactly what we should expect from your exhibition. Address themes/content as well as media. Optional: you would like to address the exhibition more specifically in terms of how the space will be used, here is our gallery floorplan. Further, please also indicate if the work samples submitted are new work being created for the exhibition or if they are past work examples of your direction. Name your cover letter Last Name, Cover Letter.pdf.
Work Samples: Please submit up to 15 high quality JPGs (no larger than 2MB). Label files as 01, Last Name, title.jpg, 02, Last Name, title.jpg, etc. If you are proposing a group exhibition, samples of works by all participating artists should be included to provide a compelling overview of the exhibition proposed.
Image List: Upload one Image List as a pdf. (Please label the file: Last Name, Image List.pdf.) Include artist name, title, media, size and year for each image. List the images in order according to the corresponding image file numbers as outlined in the file naming process above.
CV: Please include a CV/resume as a pdf labeled Last Name, CV.pdf.
Submission Process: Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis, but deadline to apply for next season is July 1st, 2018. To submit your digital files, please visit: https://www.dropbox.com/request/iMQh0itxRhssfahsP6rA which is a Dropbox Data Collection site. You will be able to upload your files to this site provided they are under 2MB each. Once uploaded, you will not be able to see or change them.

THE FINE PRINT
The Helen S. Smith Gallery invites artists to present a closing artist talk or panel discussion with each exhibition. We typically provide a stipend for your participation in this event. As a general rule, artists are responsible for shipping and any associated fees with preparing the work for exhibition. The gallery has a limited budget, but we are open to discussing additional programming, which may include a modest contribution toward those expenses, subject to available funding.
The gallery is committed to promoting our exhibitions through press releases, local and regional arts calendars, college PR resources, print and social media.
Installation date-range will be provided to the artist, and the artist is encouraged to hang their own show, though we are willing to work with you individually if assistance is needed. De-installation occurs after the closing reception concludes.
The Helen S. Smith Gallery does not take a commission on works sold. All inquiries regarding sales will be forwarded directly to the artist.

How to Apply

Project Description: In a cover letter, please introduce yourself and your artistic background. Please include a working title for your proposal or the exact title you plan to use for the exhibition. Please include a brief artist’s statement and describe exactly what we should expect from your exhibition. Address themes/content as well as media. Optional: you would like to address the exhibition more specifically in terms of how the space will be used, here is our gallery floorplan. Further, please also indicate if the work samples submitted are new work being created for the exhibition or if they are past work examples of your direction. Name your cover letter Last Name, Cover Letter.pdf.

Work Samples: Please submit up to 15 high quality JPGs (no larger than 2MB). Label files as 01, Last Name, title.jpg, 02, Last Name, title.jpg, etc. If you are proposing a group exhibition, samples of works by all participating artists should be included to provide a compelling overview of the exhibition proposed.

Image List: Upload one Image List as a pdf. (Please label the file: Last Name, Image List.pdf.) Include artist name, title, media, size and year for each image. List the images in order according to the corresponding image file numbers as outlined in the file naming process above.

CV: Please include a CV/resume as a pdf labeled Last Name, CV.pdf.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.greenriver.edu/community/get-involved/art-gallery/call-for-artists/

Posted

4/11/2018

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

More Info

Deadline to Apply

9/30/2018

Description

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How to Apply

Application Materials

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

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

Link to Opportunity

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

Posted

4/11/2018

A Special Evening of Inspiration, Imagery and Inclusion.

More Info

Mark Santistevan

Santistevan4@gmail.com

2069405921

Deadline to Apply

Ongoing

Description

Are you a photographer, painter, sculptor, jewery artist or textile designer? If so, here is your chance to showcase your talent and original creations at the inaugural Art Walk hosted by Our Lady of Guadalupe School in West Seattle. We are currently seeking submissions for our September 29 event. Please submit your proposed creations by Saturday, April 30 for entry. Booths are limited.

How to Apply

Contact : Veronica Foster
vkwebbfoster@gmail.com

Link to Opportunity

Posted

4/23/2018

(206) Q
(206) Q is pleased to announce our Pride 2018 Open Call! Local queer artists are invited to submit their work for consideration. Our next show will be a one night only event at the end of June in conjunction with Seattle Pride. All submissions will also be considered for future events.

Organization

(206) Q

Website

https://www.facebook.com/206QueerArts/

More Info

Rafi Lazerson

206qsubmissions@gmail.com

3057616611

Deadline to Apply

5/6/2018

Description

(206) Q is pleased to announce our Pride 2018 Open Call! Local queer artists are invited to submit their work for consideration. Our next show will be a one night only event at the end of June in conjunction with Seattle Pride. All submissions will also be considered for future events.

(206) Q is a celebration and a recognition of the exceptional creative queer talent in the seattle area. In a climate of attempts to quiet queer presence it is a platform for local lgbtqia+ artists to tell their stories and share their art.

Eligibility
Local queer artists working in any media are welcome to apply
All works must be ready to hang or install on day of show
Both existing works as well as proposals for not yet realized work to be completed for the exhibition are welcome for consideration.

How to Apply

Artists seeking participation in (206) Q should email submissions to 206QSubmissions@gmail.com by May 5th 2018.

Please provide the following information in your application:

• Name and preferred pronouns
• Email
• Why do you want to show your work at (206) Q? (100 words or less)
• Describe the existing work or the proposed work you intend to create for the exhibition
• Attach up to 5 titled images
• Describe how the images relate to your proposal and if they are examples of proposed work or if they are the exact work that will be shown.
• Artist statement
• CV
• A link to your website (optional)
• Instagram handle (optional)

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to view your submission. We are excited to see your work.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

4/23/2018

MoBitE Foundation Post Graduation

Website

ww.buddy4study.com

More Info

kevin

gellerross086@gmail.com

Deadline to Apply

4/12/2018

Description

MoBitE Foundation Post Graduation Endowment Scholarship 2018 is for students who have completed graduation and are looking to pursue their post graduation in any stream in the year 2018. The students should be from a recognized University/Institution/College.

How to Apply

http://www.buddy4study.com/post-graduation-endowment-scholarship

Link to Opportunity

http://www.buddy4study.com/post-graduation-endowment-scholarship

Posted

4/23/2018

Chihuly Garden and Glass
Customer Service, Educator

Organization

Chihuly Garden and Glass

Website

www.chihulygardeandglass.com

More Info

Hilary Lee

hilaryl@chihulygardenandglass.com

2067534936

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

The Exhibition Host is responsible for providing initial visitor contact with all visitors while advancing their knowledge through museum tours and other educational programs. They will answer guest questions in an efficient manner while promoting a positive and professional attitude. Maintain and control an even flow of all Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibition visitors.

Experience & Skills Required:

-Proven great guest service skills.
-Professional appearance and attitude.
-Ability to effectively communicate using the English language.
-Knowledge of Seattle and surrounding area preferred.
-Team player attitude.
-Ability to react quickly and correctly in a fast paced environment.
-Comfortable working with a diverse population and varied points of views.
-Excitement for learning and teaching.
-Attention to detail and accuracy.
-High school diploma or equivalent.

Physical Demands:
-Ability to walk, stand, reach, and lift entire shift. Ability to lift 25 pounds. Typical shift is approximately 8 hours.

How to Apply

Please apply on Chihuly Garden and Glass Website under "careers"

Link to Opportunity

https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=SPACENEEDLE&cws=43&rid=1738

Posted

4/23/2018

Seattle International Film Festival
The Festival Digital Content Associate is responsible for coordinating and executing the production of SIFF 2018 digital video and photography content for SIFF’s digital and social platforms. This position focuses on building awareness of, and excitement for, SIFF and the Seattle International Film Festival within the online community and increasing festival screening attendance and ticket sales.

Organization

Seattle International Film Festival

Website

siff.net

More Info

siffjobs@siff.net

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
 With Digital Marketing Manager, develops on-location digital video and photography content strategy and plans to support Festival films and programs.
 Brings new approaches and thinking to content ideation, including thinking around content adaptations for digital and social channels.
 Provide digital video and photography coverage, producing content as planned at SIFF 2018 locations. This includes interviewing subjects (Festival guests, staff, volunteers, etc.) planned or spontaneous as opportunities arise.
 As needed, edits video content produced, as well as create and apply graphic assets, color correction, music, etc.
 Oversees distribution of video content across all social platforms
 Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong storytelling skills
 Displays in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and how each
can be deployed
 As a voice of the organization in a media-driven environment, ability to exercise good judgment and discretion at all times is required
 Experience interviewing subjects for print or video content, along with strong interpersonal skills.
 Experience using content management systems and basic knowledge of html
 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
 Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, be detail and deadline-oriented, and
 take initiative
 Ability to collaborate with all areas of the organization, and to provide exceptional service both internally and externally

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT:
 April 30 - June 15, 2018

How to Apply

Email letter of interest and resume to siffjobs@siff.net indicating Festival Digital Content Associate in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

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

Posted

4/23/2018

Artist Trust
The Communications & Outreach Intern assists with projects related to Artist Trust’s marketing, communications, and outreach activities.

Organization

Artist Trust

Website

artisttrust.org

More Info

Erika Enomoto

internhiring@artisttrust.org

206-467-8734

Deadline to Apply

5/25/2018

Job Type

Internship

Description

Six-month internship, July – December 2018
Average of 12 hours/week

Artist Trust is a nonprofit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Artist Trust is recognized as a national model for direct funding and professional development of working artists and has invested over $10 million in individual artists throughout the state since its inception in 1986.

Internship Summary: The Communications & Outreach Intern assists with projects related to Artist Trust’s marketing, communications, and outreach activities. The responsibilities, benefits, and required skills and qualifications for this internship include:

Responsibilities
• Work closely under supervision of the Communications Manager;
• Draft content for Artist Trust blog, monthly e-newsletters, social media, and more;
• Generate creative ways to present the stories of current and past grant recipients, donors, corporate partners;
• Support special projects as it suits one’s learning goals.

Benefits
• Statewide networking opportunities in the arts and nonprofit sector;
• Become part of a knowledgeable and ambitious team of nonprofit and arts professionals;
• Gain experience with MailChimp, Submittable, and Adobe Creative Suite;
• Develop communications strategic planning and management skills;
• Access to Artist Trust programs, workshops, and events;
• A letter of recommendation/reference upon successful completion of the internship.

Required Skills and Qualifications
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong attention to detail, and highly organized;
• Ability to adapt to change, able to see the “big picture,” and has a sense of humor;
• Prior experience with database entry and conducting research;
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint;
• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram;
• Strict adherence to professional discretion and confidentiality;
• A passion for the arts and interest in arts administration or non-profit administration;
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, willing to ask for direction when needed;
• Dedication to and enthusiasm for Artist Trust’s mission and experience with social justice and/or racial equity work preferred;
• Ability to commit to a six-month internship at 12 hours each week.
• Note: This internship is suited for aspiring nonprofit arts administrators seeking entry-level experience. Applicants need not be enrolled in or a graduate of a college degree program. Interns are not entitled to a job at the conclusion of their internship period and are not entitled to wages for their time.

This position is closely supervised by the Communications Manager and works collaboratively with the Artist Trust Programs and Development teams.

Compensation
The Communications & Outreach Intern will be rewarded a $1,000 stipend after successful completion of a six-month internship (unless contracted through a university as a work study student).

How to Apply

To Apply
Preference given to applications received by May 25, 2018, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Please email the following to internhiring@artisttrust.org with “Communications & Outreach Intern” in the subject line:
• Cover letter describing qualifications and what you will bring to the position;
• Professional resume;
• Two writing samples (press releases, published article, blog posts are acceptable);
• Three professional references with contact information.

About Artist Trust
Artist Trust is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all EOE and ADA requirements. We are committed to employing a racially diverse workforce. People of color, transgender and gender nonconforming people, people with disabilities, and low-income people are encouraged to apply. For more information about AT’s commitment to racial equity, visit https://artisttrust.org/index.php/about/equity

Link to Opportunity

https://artisttrust.org/index.php/about/jobs#communications_outreach_intern

Posted

4/23/2018

Artist Trust
The Graphic Design Intern assists with design projects related to Artist Trust’s marketing, communications, and outreach activities.

Organization

Artist Trust

Website

artisttrust.org

More Info

Erika Enomoto

internhiring@artisttrust.org

206-467-8734

Deadline to Apply

5/25/2018

Job Type

Internship

Description

Six-month internship, July – December 2018
Average of 12 hours/week

Artist Trust is a nonprofit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Artist Trust is recognized as a national model for direct funding and professional development of working artists and has invested over $10 million in individual artists throughout the state since its inception in 1986.

Internship Summary: The Graphic Design Intern assists with design projects related to Artist Trust’s marketing, communications, and outreach activities.

Responsibilities
• Work closely under supervision of the Communications Manager;
• Produce attractive and informative print and digital collateral in accordance with Artist Trust brand guidelines;
• Generate creative ways to present the stories of current and past grant recipients, donors, corporate partners;
• Support special projects as it suits one’s learning goals.

Benefits
• Statewide networking opportunities in the arts and nonprofit sector;
• Be part of a knowledgeable and ambitious team of nonprofit professionals;
• Gain experience with MailChimp, Submittable, and Adobe Creative Suite;
• Develop work samples for your design portfolio;
• Access to Artist Trust programs, workshops, special events;
• A letter of recommendation/reference upon successful completion of the internship.

Required Skills and Qualifications
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong attention to detail, and highly organized;
• Ability to adapt to change, able to see the “big picture,” and has a sense of humor;
• Excellent visual communication skills, strong attention to detail, and highly organized;
• Experience working with content management systems and databases, HyperText Markup Language (HTML), photo editing, social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram;
• Strict adherence to professional discretion and confidentiality;
• A passion for the arts and interest in arts administration or non-profit administration;
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, willing to ask for direction when needed;
• Dedication to and enthusiasm for Artist Trust’s mission and experience with social justice and/or racial equity work preferred;
• Ability to commit to a six-month internship at 12 hours each week.
• Note: This internship is suited for aspiring nonprofit arts administrators seeking entry-level experience. Applicants need not be enrolled in or a graduate of a college degree program. Interns are not entitled to a job at the conclusion of their internship period and are not entitled to wages for their time.

This position is closely supervised by the Communications Manager and works collaboratively with the Artist Trust Programs and Development teams.

Compensation
The Graphic Design Intern will be rewarded a $1,000 stipend after successful completion of a six-month internship (unless contracted through a university as a work study student).

How to Apply

To Apply
Preference given to applications received by May 25, 2018, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Please email the following to internhiring@artisttrust.org with “Graphic Design Intern” in the subject line:
• Cover letter describing qualifications and what you will bring to the position;
• Professional resume;
• Three examples of past design work (print and digital are acceptable);
• Three professional references with contact information.

About Artist Trust
Artist Trust is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all EOE and ADA requirements. We are committed to employing a racially diverse workforce. People of color, transgender and gender nonconforming people, people with disabilities, and low-income people are encouraged to apply. For more information about AT’s commitment to racial equity, visit artisttrust.org/index.php/about/equity

Link to Opportunity

https://artisttrust.org/index.php/about/jobs#graphic_design_intern

Posted

4/23/2018

Artist Trust
The Development & Events Intern works with programming staff to support fundraising efforts, including the Artist Trust membership program, corporate sponsorship, grant prospecting, annual fund appeals, major gift efforts, and early-stage prep for the Artist Trust 2019 Benefit Art Auction. The Development & Events Intern will gain a broad range of exposure to all of the major functions of a non-profit development team, and valuable experience in key areas of interest identified by the intern.

Organization

Artist Trust

Website

artisttrust.org

More Info

Erika Enomoto

internhiring@artisttrust.org

206-467-8734

Deadline to Apply

5/25/2018

Job Type

Internship

Description

Six-month internship, July – December 2018
Average of 12-20 hours/week

Artist Trust is a nonprofit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Artist Trust is recognized as a national model for direct funding and professional development of working artists and has invested over $10 million in individual artists throughout the state since its inception in 1986.

Internship Summary: The Development & Events Intern works with programming staff to support fundraising efforts, including the Artist Trust membership program, corporate sponsorship, grant prospecting, annual fund appeals, major gift efforts, and early-stage prep for the Artist Trust 2019 Benefit Art Auction. The Development & Events Intern will gain a broad range of exposure to all of the major functions of a non-profit development team, and valuable experience in key areas of interest identified by the intern. The responsibilities, benefits, and required skills and qualifications for this internship include:

Responsibilities
• Brainstorm fundraising ideas for expanding Artist Trust’s base of support, especially concerning events and monthly giving;
• Assist with lead-up planning and event production for salons, our October event for grant recipients and donors, and the March 30, 2019 fundraising auction, especially sponsorship acquisition (cash and in-kind) and logistics for early-stage art procurement;
• Assist with corporate sponsorship procurement
• Update donor database;
• Assist with research and data compilation for grant applications and reports;
• Provide input on and support for new and ongoing projects per intern’s learning goals;
• Other special projects as assigned.

Benefits
• Build skills and knowledge of arts administration and nonprofit development;
• Broad exposure to diverse development skill set and responsibilities;
• Gain working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and event management systems;
• Experience in planning and execution of special events;
• Networking opportunities in the arts and nonprofit sector;
• Observation of board and/or committee meetings, according to interest and availability;
• Work with a knowledge and ambitious team of nonprofit professionals;
• A one-year Artist Trust membership;
• Free access to Artist trust programs, workshops, and events
• Professional mentorship from staff;
• A letter of recommendation/reference upon successful completion of the internship, by request.
Required Skills and Qualifications
• Ability to commit to a six-month internship with an average of 12-20 hours per week, with occasional evening availability;
• An interest in nonprofit development, a passion for Artist Trust’s mission, and commitment to racial equity work;
• Strong attention to detail and professional discretion;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite;
• Proficiency with database input and output, or willingness to learn;
• Experience with social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and blogs;
• Proficiency in conducting online research;
• Positive and focused attitude, willingness to learn and ask questions, and good humor.
• Note: This internship is suited for aspiring nonprofit and/or development professionals seeking entry-level experience. Applicants need not be enrolled in or a graduate of a college degree program. Interns are not entitled to a job at the conclusion of their internship period and are not entitled to wages for their time.

This position is supervised by the Annual Fund & Events Manager and works closely with the entire Development team, with occasional collaboration with the Communications team.

Compensation
The Development & Events Intern will be rewarded a $1,000 stipend after successful completion of a six-month internship (unless contracted through a university as a work study student).

How to Apply

To Apply
Preference given to applications received by May 25, 2018, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Please email the following to internhiring@artisttrust.org with “Development & Events Intern” in the subject line:
• Cover letter describing qualifications and what you will bring to the position;
• Professional resume;
• Three professional references with contact information.

About Artist Trust
Artist Trust is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all EOE and ADA requirements. We are committed to employing a racially diverse workforce. People of color, transgender and gender nonconforming people, people with disabilities, and low-income people are encouraged to apply. For more information about AT’s commitment to racial equity, visit artisttrust.org/index.php/about/equity

Link to Opportunity

https://artisttrust.org/index.php/about/jobs#development_special_events_intern

Posted

4/23/2018

Artist Trust
The Artist Grantmaking Intern provides support on Artist Trust’s seven grant programs for Washington State artists. The intern will assist with grant selection panels, provide administrative support on the funding programs, and help maintain applicant data.

Organization

Artist Trust

Website

artisttrust.org

More Info

Erika Enomoto

internhiring@artisttrust.org

206-467-8734

Deadline to Apply

5/25/2018

Job Type

Internship

Description

Six-month internship, July – December 2018
Average of 12 hours/week

Artist Trust is a nonprofit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Artist Trust is recognized as a national model for direct funding and professional development of working artists and has invested over $10 million in individual artists throughout the state since its inception in 1986.

Internship Summary: The Artist Grantmaking Intern provides support on Artist Trust’s seven grant programs for Washington State artists. The intern will assist with grant selection panels, provide administrative support on the funding programs, and help maintain applicant data. The responsibilities, benefits, and required skills and qualifications for this internship include:

Responsibilities
• Assist with grant selection panel preparation and day-of coordination (see required dates below);
• Ensure that grant applicant’s eligibility and work samples comply with grant guidelines;
• Maintain updated grant applicant and recipient data in Raiser’s Edge;
• Process submissions to the Artist Trust Opportunities and Events web pages;
• Create visuals for recipient presentations to the AT board of directors;
• Assist with pre-application and post-panel feedback to artists;
• Collaborate on direct promotion to artists about grant opportunities;
• Research, evaluate, and expand web-based, grant resources for artists for publication on the AT website;
• Provide support for events;
• Other special projects as assigned.

Benefits
• Build skills and knowledge of arts administration;
• Learn what makes a successful grant application and observe the full cycle of grantmaking;
• Networking opportunities in the arts and nonprofit sector;
• Gain experience with Raiser’s Edge; Expression Engine; Submittable; and Adobe Creative Suite programs;
• Identify and learn professional development skills through intern mentorship program;
• Learn how to gather stories from recipients to use for social media and annual reporting;
• Access to Artist Trust programs, workshops, and events;
• Work with a knowledgeable and ambitious team of nonprofit professionals;
• A letter of recommendation / reference upon successful completion of the internship.
• Opportunities to act as an on-site AT liaison at Seattle-based artist programs (please note: this requires some evening and weekend availability, the schedule for which is set at least six weeks in advance).

Required Skills and Qualifications
• Availability from 9am-5pm on 9/ 9, 9/10, 9/16, 9/17, 10/25, 10/26, and 11/2 is required;
• Ability to commit to a six-month internship with an average of 12 hours a week as grant panel weeks will require additional hours.
• Dedication to and enthusiasm for Artist Trust’s mission;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• Strong attention to detail;
• Comfort working with Microsoft Office software, especially Excel and Powerpoint;
• Strict adherence to professional discretion and confidentiality;
• A passion for the arts or an interest in arts administration;
• Commitment to promoting racial equity in the arts;
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
• A sense of humor;
• Note: This internship is a particularly suited for a working artist who wants to learn more about the grantmaking process. Applicants need not be enrolled in or a graduate of a college degree program. Interns are not entitled to a job at the conclusion of their internship period and are not entitled to wages for their time.

This position reports to the Program Director and works closely with the entire Artist Trust Programs team.

Compensation
The Artist Grantmaking Intern will be rewarded a $1,000 stipend after successful completion of a six-month internship (unless contracted through a university as a work study student).

How to Apply

To Apply
Preference given to applications received by May 25, 2018, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Please email the following to internhiring@artisttrust.org with “Artist Grantmaking Intern” in the subject line:
• Cover letter describing qualifications and what you will bring to the position;
• Professional resume;
• Three professional references with contact information.

About Artist Trust
Artist Trust is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all EOE and ADA requirements. We are committed to employing a racially diverse workforce. People of color, transgender and gender nonconforming people, people with disabilities, and low-income people are encouraged to apply. For more information about AT’s commitment to racial equity, visit our website.

Link to Opportunity

https://artisttrust.org/index.php/about/jobs#artist_grantmaking_intern

Posted

4/23/2018

Artist Trust
The Program Administration Intern works with programming staff to deliver workshops and other programs to Washington State artists. Through skill-building at the Artist Trust office and in the community, the Artist Programs Intern will gain valuable experience working on the programming team of an artist-supporting organization.

Organization

Artist Trust

Website

artisttrust.org

More Info

Erika Enomoto

internhiring@artisttrust.org

206-467-8734

Deadline to Apply

5/25/2018

Job Type

Internship

Description

Six-month internship, July – December 2018
Average of 12 hours/week

Artist Trust is a nonprofit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Artist Trust is recognized as a national model for direct funding and professional development of working artists and has invested over $10 million in individual artists throughout the state since its inception in 1986.

Internship Summary: The Program Administration Intern works with programming staff to deliver workshops and other programs to Washington State artists. Through skill-building at the Artist Trust office and in the community, the Artist Programs Intern will gain valuable experience working on the programming team of an artist-supporting organization. The responsibilities, benefits, and required skills and qualifications for this internship include:

Responsibilities
• Process submissions to the Artist Trust Opportunities and Events web pages;
• Act as an on-site AT liaison at Seattle-based artist programs (please note: this requires some evening and weekend availability, the schedule for which is set at least six weeks in advance);
• Collect and analyze participant data for programming metrics and outreach efforts
• Research, evaluate, and expand web-based resources for artists for publication on the AT website;
• Prepare materials for artist programs;
• Assist with direct communication to artists about scheduling programs;
• Help coordinate artists during Office Hours;
• Opportunity to gather stories from participants to use for social media and annual reporting;
• Maintain program participant tracking and evaluation records;
• Provide support for events and outreach opportunities;
• Other special projects as assigned.

Benefits
• Gain experience and knowledge of arts administration and programming strategies;
• Exposure to the ins and outs of running statewide arts programs;
• Learn key factors of a competitive grant application;
• Networking opportunities with industry professionals in the arts and nonprofit sector;
• Gain experience with Raiser’s Edge; Expression Engine; Submittable; and Adobe Creative Suite programs;
• Develop racial equity, event preparation, management, and evaluation skills;
• Access to Artist Trust programs, workshops, and events;
• Work with a knowledgeable, fun, and ambitious team of nonprofit professionals;
• Identify and learn professional development skills through intern mentorship program;
• A letter of recommendation / reference upon successful completion of the internship.

Required Skills and Qualifications
• Dedication to and enthusiasm for Artist Trust’s mission;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• Strong attention to detail;
• Comfort working with Microsoft Office software, especially Excel and Powerpoint;
• Strict adherence to professional discretion and confidentiality;
• A passion for the arts or an interest in arts administration;
• Commitment to promoting racial equity in the arts;
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
• A sense of humor;
• Ability to commit to a six-month internship averaging 12 hours a week.
• Note: This internship is particularly suited for aspiring nonprofit arts administrators seeking entry-level experience. Applicants need not be enrolled in or a graduate of a college degree program. Interns are not entitled to a job at the conclusion of their internship period and are not entitled to wages for their time.

This position reports to the Program Manager and works closely with the entire Artist Trust Programs team.

Compensation
The Program Administration Intern will be rewarded a $1,000 stipend after successful completion of a six-month internship (unless contracted through a university as a work study student).

How to Apply

To Apply
Preference given to applications received by May 25, 2018, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Please email the following to internhiring@artisttrust.org with “Program Administration Intern” in the subject line:
• Cover letter describing qualifications and what you will bring to the position;
• Professional resume;
• Three professional references with contact information.

About Artist Trust
Artist Trust is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all EOE and ADA requirements. We are committed to employing a racially diverse workforce. People of color, transgender and gender nonconforming people, people with disabilities, and low-income people are encouraged to apply. For more information about AT’s commitment to racial equity, visit artisttrust.org/index.php/about/equity

Link to Opportunity

https://artisttrust.org/index.php/about/jobs#program_administration_intern

Posted

4/23/2018

City of Redmond
Artists are cordially invited to submit proposals for art installation(s) inspired by the Art Nouveau movement.

Organization

City of Redmond

Website

www.redmond.gov/arts

More Info

Janet Lee

jlee@redmond.gov

425-556-2316

Deadline to Apply

5/21/2018

Description

Artists are cordially invited to submit proposals to provide new or existing temporary artworks as part of So Bazaar Night Market in Redmond, Washington. The festival is sponsored by the City of Redmond:

“So Bazaar” is a pop-up night market held for three evenings in August. For the past three years, the So Bazaar Night Market has drawn a crowd of over 2,000 every night who come to the Thursday night market to experience an evening of music, food, and art in other-worldly settings created by artists. This year, the event will explore creative culinary experiences through evenings inspired by the Art Nouveau movement.

Installations should help create a unique dining experience that draws inspiration from theme. Artists are encouraged to be playful and take creative liberty in their interpretation of theme and materials.

How to Apply

1. Download Request for Proposal from City of Redmond website.

2. Attend optional site-walk through on Friday, April 27, 2018

3. Complete Application by Monday, May 12, 2018

3. Submit Application to: Janet Lee, Arts Coordinator at jlee@redmond.gov

Link to Opportunity

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

Posted

4/23/2018

call for poems to end death penalty in WA

More Info

Sarah Zale

sarahzpoetry@gmail.com

360-460-8589

Deadline to Apply

12/31/2018

Description

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

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

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

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

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

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

How to Apply

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

Link to Opportunity

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

Posted

4/23/2018

Its Liquid
call for architects, designers and artists from all over the world

Organization

Its Liquid

Website

http://www.itsliquid.com/

More Info

Elena Miatto

itsliquid.exhibitions@gmail.com

Deadline to Apply

4/26/2018

Description

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: DEADLINE APRIL 26, 2018.

SURFACES FESTIVAL - BODIES. At Ca' Zanardi ant The ROOM contemporary art space, Venice. (from May 26 to July 12, 2018)
ITS LIQUID International Art and Architecture Festival.

BODIES is the first appointment of SURFACES FESTIVAL which will be organized in Venice at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space and Ca' Zanardi. The festival focuses on the concept of Surfaces, analyzing the bound between human and urban spaces, the human identity and the city.
The festival will give the opportunity to artists, architects and designers to share their works and their experiences during the months of the exhibition.

All selected works of architecture, photography, painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art will be presented during the whole festival in Venice.

For more information or to take part in the selection send an e-mail to lucacurci@lucacurci.com

How to Apply

Selection is open to video art, photography, painting, sculpture/installation, art performance and experimental dance. Artists, photographers, video makers and performers are invited to submit their works and projects by e-mail to lucacurci@lucacurci.com

Link to Opportunity

http://www.itsliquid.com/call-bodies-surfaces-festival-venice-2018.html

Posted

4/23/2018

Oragenius Inc
Art Competition

Organization

Oragenius Inc

Website

https://connect.orangenius.com/art-elevated/

More Info

Kate Flanagan

kate@orangenius.com

9196192327

Fee to Apply

15

Deadline to Apply

6/30/2018

Description

Talented artists from around the world are invited to submit images of their works to be considered for Art Elevated, a public art initiative launched by the Garment District Alliance in partnership with Orangenius, a technology platform for the arts community. Art Elevated’s panel of esteemed arts jurors will select 90 artists’ works to be replicated on banners hung on lampposts throughout the world-famous Garment District in the heart of midtown Manhattan, creating a fantastic aerial art gallery that will remain on view from September 3 to October 30, 2018. Art Elevated is an opportunity to have your work fly high and be seen by tens of thousands of people a day. In addition, a First, Second, and Third prize selections will be awarded $1500, $1000, and $500! The two-month exhibition is expected to be viewed 21 million times, as New Yorkers and people from around the world are drawn to the Garment District as a destination for dining, shopping, and fun.

How to Apply

https://connect.orangenius.com/art-elevated/

Link to Opportunity

https://connect.orangenius.com/art-elevated/

Posted

4/23/2018

Delaware Art Museum
Through a dynamic partnership with the Chris White Community Development Corporation, a teaching artist/curator will engage with the Delaware Art Museum and Chris White Gallery for a one-year residency from September through August.

Organization

Delaware Art Museum

Website

www.delart.org

More Info

Eliza Jarvis

ejarvis@delart.org

302-351-8522

Deadline to Apply

5/1/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

This unique program affords a teaching artist/curator an opportunity to gain on-site experience working within the various communities the Delaware Art Museum and Chris White Gallery serve. Valuable skills in setting curricula, developing partnerships, engaging with artists, and exhibition planning and execution will be supported and gained through an extensive mentorship program with Chris White Gallery Committee Members and staff in the Delaware Art Museum’s Curatorial and Learning & Engagement departments.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in the dual roles this residency supports, extensive interest in and knowledge of community-based creative practices, strong communication and interpersonal skills, respect for diverse communities, a desire for collaboration and continuous learning, and an understanding of the potential for arts and culture to impact social change. Experience in teaching and planning youth art classes and supporting exhibition projects is preferred. The unique abilities the teaching artist/curator brings to this residency will in turn impact the Shipley Artist Lofts residents, the Delaware Art Museum staff, the Chris White Gallery Committee, and the constituents the two organizations support.

How to Apply

Direct all materials to Eliza Jarvis at ejarvis@delart.org. The deadline to submit is May 1, 2018. Selection will be made by May 31, 2018.
The selected teaching artist/curator will be required to complete the Shipley Artist Lofts Rental Application.

Complete proposals include:
• Cover letter
• Resume with contact information for two professional references
• Curatorial statement (200 words maximum)
• Teaching philosophy (200 words maximum)
• Lesson plan
• 3 examples of past work with students (photographs and/or work samples)
• 3 Examples of own work (photographs and/or video)
• Installation images of past curatorial projects (if applicable)

Link to Opportunity

https://www.delart.org/about/opportunities/#chriswhite

Posted

4/23/2018

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