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Opportunities

Opportunities is a one-stop shop for the latest arts-related jobs, funding sources, calls for artists and training opportunities. You may also submit an opportunity in one of the categories below. We moderate submissions, and listings are posted at the discretion of staff. It may take a couple of business days for your listing to appear.

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Kaikai Kiki New York, LLC
Kaikai Kiki New York LLC, Art production/management company, has immediate availability for an exhibition production coordinator.5/18/2016
Recology CleanScapes
The goal of the Artist in Residence Program (AIR) is to use art to inspire communities to think critically about waste, and encourage individuals to recycle and conserve natural resources. 5/15/2016
Orcas Island Film Festival
The Orcas Island Film Festival, Orcas Open Arts and SIFF invites filmmakers to explore the San Juan Archipelago and use it as a canvas to create short films that inspire.5/13/2016
Northwest Boychoir & Vocalpoint! Seattle (Northwest Choirs)
Receptionist for busy non-profit children’s music organization near UW5/31/2016
MLFA
Artist and Artisan Booth Applications Open 6/15/2016
Chihuly Garden & Glass
The Bookstore Operations Manager is responsible for attaining store sales goals, customer service, policy and procedure standards, merchandise presentation, human resources management, expense management, and loss prevention for the Chihuly Exhibition.5/27/2016
Feast Arts Center
If you have been looking for a space to work on your creative endeavors look no further! Starting this May, Feast will be making studio space available for rent to independent artists!5/27/2016
Summit Arts at First Covenant Church
"Community" Group Exhibit // May-June5/13/2016
City of Beaverton Arts Program
Sculptors are invited to submit images of existing sculptural works for temporary placement (24 months) in prominent outdoor settings in Beaverton, seven miles west of Portland, Oregon. 5/2/2016
SOIL Artist Run Gallery
We are looking for contemporary performance around the themes Body, Risk, and Future5/23/2016
Leschi Business Association
Community celebration of the Arts 8/31/2016
Ceramistas
Ceramistas Seattle invites several emerging artists to join their studio in a work trade agreement. They exchange studio space for 20 hours a week assistance in and around the studio.5/1/2016
Pacific Science Center
The Pacific Science Center currently seeks Seasonal Exhibit Installers to assist in the installation and de-installation of our travelling exhibits. This employment opportunity is seasonal, full time or part time, non-exempt with an hourly rate of $14.75/hour. 5/31/2016
Pacific Science Center
Pacific Science Center seeks temporary staff to join for our upcoming traveling exhibit, The Art of the Brick. May 2016- September 2016.5/2/2016
Mukilteo Arts Guild
Call to artists for the Mukilteo Art Festival8/3/2016
Spokane Arts
Spokane Arts and the City of Spokane are inviting artists to submit designs for five new tree grates to enhance the pedestrian experience downtown.6/12/2016
Spokane Arts
Spokane Arts and Parks seek a lead artist to develop artwork and identify further art opportunities for the redevelopment of Riverfront Park.5/6/2016
City of Federal Way
The Federal Way Arts Commission is seeking qualifications from artists and designers interested in creating a site-responsive outdoor public artwork.5/6/2016
Mukilteo Arts Guild
Holiday Art Mart 201610/1/2016
SPU portable works call
The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) invites artists to submit images of available two-dimensional artwork that is a visual exploration of the meaning of water and its relationship to our lives for a competitive direct purchase for SPU’s Portable Works Collection. Artworks may be included in the 2016-2017 Poetry on Buses program.6/7/2016
The Vera Project
Partner with Vera to bring our audio education program into more communities4/26/2016
4Culture
Grants that ensure organizations are equipped with the tools they need.5/18/2016
Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
The Broadway Center for the Performing Arts seeks qualified applicants for the position of part-time Event Aide/Concessionaire (est. 20 - 32 hours per week).5/5/2016
Recology CleanScapes
The goal of the AIR Program is to use art to inspire communities to think critically about waste, and encourage individuals to recycle and conserve natrual resources.5/15/2016
ArtEAST
Puget Sound area artists are invited to illuminate the dark, misty and mysterious corners of Northwest winters by creating three-dimensional candelabras.5/8/2016
Spokane Arts
Artists from the state of Washington are invited to submit designs for five new tree grates to enhance the pedestrian experience and enliven downtown Spokane with more public art.6/12/2016
Poetry on Buses <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
“Your Body of Water” Poetry on Buses 2016-2017, has expanded to offer community sourced poetry in nine languages on a broad range of bus, rail and station venues. Residents in King County, Washington is eligible to submit one poem up to 50 words in length on the theme of water online starting May 15 through September 30.9/30/2016
Art Frankly
3-5 Paid Interns Needed5/17/2016
Seattle JazzED
This position is an important component of our organizational vision and is responsible for developing our music education strategy and implementing educational programming as it relates to this strategy.5/31/2016
Hilltop Artists
Want to be part of an awesome glass arts organization? Hilltop Artists has a rewarding full-time opportunity for a Development and Administrative Associate who is a highly experienced, detail oriented, and creative self-starter with strong collaborative and writing skills.5/6/2016
A1 Doors, Inc. - Business
Kent Company has large wall mural project5/17/2016
Hilltop Artists
A rewarding full-time opportunity for a Development and Administrative Associate who is a highly experienced, detail oriented, and creative self-starter with strong collaborative and writing skills.5/6/2016
Performing Arts & Event Center
Request for Qualifications for public art at the Performing Arts & Event Center Federal Way, Washington $350,000 Public Art Commission, RFQ Submission Deadline: May 6, 20165/6/2016
Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
Fort Nisqually Living History Museum is seeking submissions for a juried art exhibit that will open at the Fort in September 2016. “Inspired by Fort Nisqually” is made possible with support from the Fort Nisqually Foundation. The foundation is offering a purchase award and several cash prizes. 7/29/2016
Open Studios
Clark County Open Studios is a juried art event, offering a unique opportunity for you to gain further recognition as an artist by opening your studio doors to the public.5/31/2016
Black Box Gallery
This juried group photography exhibition will examine contemporary landscape and architectural photography. 5/10/2016
Hugo House
Applicants for the position should be practicing, published writers of prose as well as accomplished and dedicated writing teachers who are experienced working with writers of all levels in a traditional workshop setting, as well as on a one-on-one basis as a mentor offering criticism and professional-development advice. The prose writer-in-residence should feel comfortable providing mentorship in fiction and nonfiction.4/30/2016
Ardor Creative Media
Come work with an up and coming arts non profit!5/12/2016
Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council
Show your art to 10,000+ people and win prizes at the Shoreline Arts Festival6/13/2016
Ardor Creative Media
We are now accepting submissions for the June 13 2016 edition. Cine-City is a bi-monthly showcase and networking event for all ages and skill level within the local Seattle area and Surrounding Suburbs. We offer prizes to the top 3 winners.5/5/2016
Ardor Creative Media
“A Very Pitchin’ Brunch” is a first of its kind networking event that invites local filmmakers to come together over light brunch fare, to listen to other local filmmakers pitch film proposals.4/23/2016
AlliedArts
The 2017 Juried Artist Series will consist of 8 shows a year and will feature one to four artists per show.8/26/2016
STONE SOUP THEATRE
Assist Education Coordinator at small nonprofit theatre5/12/2016
Math WizZards
Print Services9/22/2016
Morgan Community Association
Lead mural effort at June 18, 2016 Festival6/8/2016
Shoreline Public Art
Shoreline Public Art Program seeks 2D artwork for Aurora Ave Banners; $1,000 honorarium5/22/2016
Aktionsart
Aktionsart seeks proposals for a newly launched partner program, artist submissions, venue donations, and funding partners.5/31/2016
City of Shoreline Public Art
City of Shoreline Public Art seeks 1-year loans of outdoor artwork for placement near City Hall. $1,000 honorarium.6/12/2016
Carkeek Park Advisory Council
2-month exibition of temporary art projects in Carkeek Park, $500 honorarium 5/15/2016
Jansen Art Center
The Jansen Art Center Ceramics Studio invites ceramic artists to submit work for the 4th Annual Juried Cup Show.5/16/2016
ArtWalla
The fourth annual ArtSquared is scheduled for the weekend of September 30-October 2 at CAVU Cellars, and we need artists!5/13/2016
Seattle Music Partners
Seattle Music Partners seeks an AmeriCorps Member to serve as our Program Coordinator.5/13/2016
Work Readiness Arts Program grant
In collaboration with the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative (SYVPI), funds arts, cultural and community organizations in providing programming that links arts learning and work experiences for Seattle youth ages 12 to 18 years old. 05/05/2016
AlliedArts
Bellingham SeaFeast showcases and celebrates our rich marine heritage, thriving working waterfront, commercial fishing and seafood industries, and the culinary bounty of our corner of the Pacific Northwest.6/3/2016
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is looking to expand our Healing Music Program and is seeking accomplished musicians.5/9/2016
Sequim Irrigation Festival Innovative Arts & Crafts Fair
You are invited to submit an application to the 121st Sequim Irrigation Festival Innovative Arts and Crafts Fair.4/8/2016
Department of Biology, University of Washington
The University of Washington Department of Biology is seeking artists through a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to apply for a commission to be located on the first floor of the new Life Sciences Building.5/2/2016
Mukilteo Arts Guild
Holiday Art Mart in Mukilteo4/27/2016
Mukilteo Arts Guild
Open Call for the Mukilteo Art Festival 4/27/2016
Cultural Partnerships Intern <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
We are seeking an undergraduate junior or senior intern, to be a part of the Cultural Partnerships Team and is primarily responsible for general administrative and event support for meetings, workshops, gatherings and grant panels. 4/26/2016
Intiman Theatre
Intiman seeks a seasonal Patron Services Manager to join its small, close -knit annual staff.4/15/2016
Intiman Theatre
Intiman seeks a seasonal Patron Services Manager to join its small, close -knit annual staff.4/1/2016
Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council
The Gallery at Town Center in Lake Forest Park seeks new artists to sell small works and gift items4/22/2016
Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce
Salmon Days is looking for Artists5/1/2016
Rogue Community College
All artists 18+ are invited to submit proposals in any media. Work must be original and have been executed within the last two years.5/13/2016
VALA Eastside
VALA Eastside and Redmond Town Center invites artists, craftsmen and designers in all categories to submit an application for participation in the 7th Annual Redmond Arts Festival at Redmond Town Center 4/7/2016
AlliedArts
The 2017 Juried Artist Series will consist of approximately eight shows, each one a month long, taking place in 2017. Participation is open to all artists in Whatcom County. Membership with Allied Arts of Whatcom County is required and can be obtained at the time of application.8/26/2016
Seattle University
The inaugural Seattle Arts Leadership Conference is seeking art for temporary installation on the Seattle University campus in conjunction with the conference. Visual and performance art are encouraged, and all art forms are eligible. The conference is April 23, 2016 at Seattle University, hosted by MFA alumni.3/25/2016
Polaris Dance Theatre
Polaris Dance Theatre’s annual outdoor dance festival returning for its fourth year this August!7/1/2016
Short Run Seattle
The Dash is a grant to self-publish a comic to premiere at Short Run Comix and Arts Festival on November 5, 2016. Short Run focuses on indie, self-published, small press and handmade books from the Pacific Northwest and around the world-the work we choose will reflect that.4/1/2016
Jack Straw Cultural Center
Learn the basic skills of recording and editing sound with audio editing software. 6/9/2016
Jack Straw Cultural Center
Learn techniques for high quality field recording of music, ambience, sound effects, and voice with portable equipment. 6/4/2016
Jack Straw Cultural Center
Hands-on instruction in the industry's most popular digital audio production system. 6/2/2016
Jack Straw Cultural Center
A detailed look at microphone types, pickup patterns, placement and use, both for live and studio applications. 5/27/2016
Minnesota State Arts Board
The Minnesota State Arts Board, on behalf of the City of Rochester, Minnesota, requests proposals from professional public artists or artist-led teams for permanent, site-specific public artwork at the newly expanded Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minnesota. Professional public artists or artist-led teams residing in Minnesota and in the United States are eligible to apply. Artists submitting qualifications for this RFP shall be at least 18 years of age, and must have successfully managed and completed at least one publicly-funded commission project with a budget equal to or greater than $50,000. An all-inclusive budget of $160,000 is available for this project.4/7/2016
Arts Corps
Arts Corps, EMP Museum and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are hosting year 2 of the Hip Hop Artist Residency. We are seeking Hip Hop Teaching Artists who are exceptional creative role models with strong youth development skills and a commitment to social justice. The Hip-Hop Artist Residency aims to bridge the gap in access to arts opportunities for at-risk teens, empowering confidence, professional development in the music industry, and leadership identity by building participants’ skills in artistic expression and collaboration. From July 25- August 12, 2016, this intensive residency will serve 40 emerging artists through two tracks: the Vocal Track, which will foster self-expression through lyricism, rhyme structure, and delivery and the Production Track, which will emphasize media literacy, beat-making, and song construction. Participants will feature their work at a culminating event at the end of the residency. Following the residency, youth will participate in four monthly 3-hour cyphers (from September through December 2016) as a way to advance their collaborative learning.4/15/2016
Mighty Tieton
A call for small works6/13/2016
Lynnwood Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Arts Department
Summer Instructors Needed for an Expaned Arts/Outdoors Program4/1/2016
Northwest Film Forum
Local Sightings is the Northwest’s premiere showcase of new films, putting homegrown talent in front of Seattle audiences and connecting artists from Alaska to Oregon in a week-long celebration of cinema from the region. This annual fall film festival features new films, juried prizes, killer parties and national industry scouts looking for strong new work.6/13/2016
Northwest Film Forum
From the fundamentals of filmmaking to delivering festival-ready work: from the first day of class, you will learn to master all the elements of filmmaking. Our vertically aligned, hands-on and project-oriented curriculum builds throughout the year as you develop your imagination and refine your skills in writing, cinematography, audio production, editing and producing. Our practical classes cover the art and practice of making movies, as well a strong technical foundation.6/13/2016
Washington Lawyers for the Arts
Depreciation, capital gains, deductions, W-2s, 1099s! Having trouble keeping track of it all? Neil Sussman’s popular tax workshop is back to guide artists and their attorneys through yet another season of gains, losses, formulas and forms. Learn all the basics you need, plus special tips and what’s new for your 2015 tax return.3/15/2016
ArtsWA
Project Support grants provide funding for arts organizations, community service groups, and local or tribal governments that provide arts events targeted to public audiences in Washington State. This funding supports a diverse array of performances, exhibitions, workshops, and services to expand arts engagement and arts participation.5/19/2016
Camp Solomon Schechter
Camp Solomon Schechter invites professional artists or artist teams to submit their qualifications for consideration to design, fabricate and install a piece of Jewish interactive art at camp.5/16/2016

Initial Application for Theatre Enrichment Grants3/11/2016
Filipino Cultural Heritage Society of Washington
Art & Culture Festival3/31/2016
Museum of History & Industry
The Contract Videographer for this project is responsible for filming 60 minute oral history interviews with 100 remarkable people. These segments will be showcased in the museum and also be preserved in MOHAI’s archives.3/10/2016
Shunpike
Join us for a FREE information session about Shunpike's Fiscal Sponsorship Services3/11/2016
Shunpike
Join Shunpike for a FREE walking tour of the South Lake Union Storefront Installations2/17/2016
Shunpike
Arts Business Clinic is an informal, drop-in clinic, Shunpike staff and experienced arts industry professionals are on-hand to talk with you about your arts business needs.2/25/2016
PYE Global
An introduction to PYE’s powerful arts-based learning model and a great place to start for anyone who is new to the Creative Community Model. This experiential training gives you a toolbox of easy-to-lead activities designed to bring confidence and creativity to your role as a facilitator for groups of all sizes. 3/11/2016
ArtsWA
Provides funding to arts organizations, schools, nonprofits, and government agencies committed to building community partnerships that improve the quality and quantity of arts education for K-12 students in public schools in Washington State. 3/22/2016
4Culture
Grants for Artists and Arts Groups in King County3/9/2016
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2017 season of site-specific artist installations.6/15/2016
Washington Lawyers for the Arts
With the new year coming, taxes are always just around the corner! Be ready and reduce your anxiety by attending our State Tax workshop!1/28/2016

990 sq ft divided 4 ways, $250, SODO2/5/2016
National Endowment for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in the nation’s only arts funder to award grants in all 50 states and U.S. jurisdictions. As the first step in its funding process, the NEA has posted application guidelines for the Art Works and Challenge America categories for art projects anticipated to take place in 2017. New in this fiscal year is a pilot grant opportunity that is part of the NEA’s 50th anniversary initiative, Creativity Connects.*2/12/2016
Intiman Theater
The IEAP is an 8-week summer training program that will give you detailed insight into the professional theatre industry, and help prepare you to become a successful member of the Seattle arts community.3/9/2016
RadioActive
RadioActive is a program of KUOW 94.9 Public Radio. We create a space where youth delight in discovering public radio journalism and support young people’s growth as media makers by sharing access to public radio’s knowledge, skills, and institutions.2/5/2016
Washington Lawyers for the Arts
With the new year coming, taxes are always just around the corner! Be ready and reduce your anxiety by attending our State Tax workshop!1/28/2016
Writer/poet residency
The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) seeks a practicing, published poet, fiction, or creative non-fiction writer for a unique project-based artist residency in the northwest tower of the Fremont Bridge. The selected writer will undertake an in-depth exploration of the bridge and write a piece in response to the experience. 2/16/2016
Lighting artist residency
The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) seeks a lighting artist or lighting artist team for a unique project-based artist residency in the southwest tower on the University Bridge. The selected lighting artist(s) will undertake an in-depth exploration of Seattle’s three historic bascule bridges: the University, Fremont, and Ballard bridges, and create a conceptual plan for lighting each bridge. 2/16/2016
AFTA Arts Leadership preconference scholarship
SALT is offering two scholarships to Seattle-based emerging arts professionals to attend the Americans for the Arts (AFTA) Arts Leadership Preconference in Boston, MA Thursday, June 16 through Friday, June 17, 2016.6/17/2016
Washington Lawyers for the Arts
In this workshop, Sign Here, Please: Contract Law Basics for Artists and the Lawyers that Represent Them, transactional and art lawyer, Alison Ivey, will walk you through the basics of contract law including an explanation of fundamental contract terms and an overview of key principals surrounding contract formation and enforcement. 12/16/2015
Washington Lawyers for the Arts
Our workshop will give all artists a better understanding of how to protect creative work.12/15/2015
YMCA
Angeline’s Center for Homeless Women offers homeless women a safe, warm, and welcoming space with weekly activities. Most of our women enjoy music. We need volunteers with a love of music, and the ability to lead a group in discussions about music. Some music and stereo are provided. As group leader, you will set up the stereo, build rapport and engage in conversation, and lead the group in discussions about music. Women will be encouraged to bring music that speaks to them to play for the group, and to share why they love it.6/1/2016
The New Foundation Seattle
Residency Program Funds (RPF) are for Seattle-based contemporary visual artists, curators, and arts writers who have opportunities to attend residencies out-of-state and need assistance to cover tuition, fees, and travel expenses.11/29/2015

You may be aware that the Hill-Snowdon Foundation recently launched our Making Black Lives Matter Initiative (MBLM)- a three year, $900,000 grantmaking and strategic co-funding initiative that seeks to support Black-led organizing as a means of building the infrastructure for Black institutional and political power for social change and racial justice.11/23/2015
Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
Snag insider tips to make your proposal stand out! Meet the grantmakers and ask them your burning questions. PSGA’s annual South Sound Funders Forum is your chance to meet at least four funders in person and hear about their giving guidelines.12/4/2015
IUGTE
international multidisciplinary intensive lab11/30/2015
Jack Straw Cultural Center
Learn techniques for high quality field recording of music, ambience, sound effects, and voice with portable equipment. 9/13/2015
smART ventures grant
Encouraging innovation and widening cultural participation, particularly by individuals, organizations and communities that may not qualify for other grant programs. Accepting applications year-round, smART ventures is flexible, inclusive and simple.

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