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.

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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

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

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

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

Artzine
International art prize with €8000 prize pool

Organization

Artzine

Website

https://artzine.com

More Info

Marina Gragera

marina@artzine.com

+34653341689

Deadline to Apply

10/1/2018

Description

From May 21st, the Artzine Art Prize 2018 will be open to artists from around the globe. With a prize pool of €8000, Artzine is calling talented artists to submit their artworks in the categories of abstract art, figurative art and urban art.

Submissions are open to all members of the international arts community, and prize entry is free of charge. Members of the public are also invited to take part by voting in the People’s Choice award, which will commence on June 11th.

How to Apply

Submissions are to be uploaded via the artzine.com website. Full details are available on the prize page.

Link to Opportunity

https://artzine.com/prize-2018

Posted

5/25/2018

Leschi Business Association
Art Festival celebrating community and diversity.

Organization

Leschi Business Association

Website

LeschiArtWalk.com

More Info

Cara Ross

cararosslmp@comcast.net

2063225118

Fee to Apply

30

Deadline to Apply

8/31/2018

Description

Visual Artists and Craftpersons are invited to show and sell their work at the Leschi Business Association’s 7th Annual Art Walk. Artists living or working in the Central, Madrona and Leschi neighborhoods are strongly encouraged to apply. Our mission is to promote community and the arts in our neighborhood.
We will provide canopies, tables & chairs (one 6’x2 1/2’ table & two chairs for each 10’X10’ booth). You may order more than one booth. Parking will be provided for one vehicle per vendor.
In addition to the artist’s booths there will community organizations represented, a music stage and children’s activities.

How to Apply

Contact Diane Snell at Leschinews@comcast.net

Link to Opportunity

LeschiArtWalk.com

Posted

6/8/2018

Pat Graney Company
Prison Project Volunteers in Writing, Dance, Visual Arts, ASL

Organization

Pat Graney Company

Website

www.patgraney.org/education

More Info

Cait Wyler

ktf@patgraney.org

2063293705

Deadline to Apply

9/1/2018

Job Type

Internship

Description

Internships available for KTF/The Prison Project. Internship begins the first week of September and goes through mid-November. KTF/ The Prison Project is an arts-based educational program that is offered at Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women in Belfair, WA, 20 minutes south of Bremerton. The program offers 2.5 hour classes twice weekly for women who reside at the Prison, which culminates in performances for residents of the institution, staff, and invited members of the general public. For further information, please contact Cait Wyler: ktf@patgraney.org. Thank you!

How to Apply

Contact Cait Wyler, Prison Project Coordinator: ktf@patgraney.org for further information and details about the project.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

6/8/2018

Mt. Si Artist Guild
2D Small Works Juried Art. 1 to 2 images per artist. Cash prizes.

Organization

Mt. Si Artist Guild

Website

mtsiartistguild.org

More Info

Leslie Kreher

lesliekreherart@gmail.com

224-622-2345

Fee to Apply

25$ one image, $35 for two images

Deadline to Apply

7/27/2018

Description

Media
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 2
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 2

Entry Fee (Mt. Si Artist Guild Small Works Show): $25.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum): $10.00

Online Entry June 8-July 27

Deadline for entry July 27, 6pm PST

Notification of acceptance August 10, by e-mail only

Artwork delivery Sunday, Sept. 9, 10am-2pm

Exhibition Sept 11 through October 6

Artist’s reception Sunday, September 16, 2-5pm

Art pickup Sunday, October 7, 10am-2pm



AWARDS:

First Place: $300

Second Place: $200

Third Place: $100

Honorable Mention: Gift Card $50

People’s Choice: Gift Card $50



ENTRY FEES: One piece $25. Two pieces $35. Limit 2 entries per person. All submitted art must meet size requirements. Entry fees are non-refundable.



RULES OF ENTRY:



All registration for this show is done online. After reviewing the prospectus thoroughly, artists should submit entries to the 2018 Small Works Show at: “Cafe website”. No mail-in registration is available. MSAG must receive all entries no later than July 27 at 6pm PST.

1. Entries juried into the show are based on images submitted with online registration. Artists should ensure that images of artwork are of good quality and are representative of the original. (Tip: If photographing your own work, avoid background clutter, glare, reflections on glass or skewing the proportions of the artwork. Be sure that the piece is in focus and properly lit.)



2. File format: JPEG or JPG only

File dimensions: 1200 pixels or greater on the longest side. Anything larger than 1200 px will be resized to fit the limitations.

File size: under 5 MB

3. Final framed artwork must measure 154 square inches or less, including the framing. Minimum size for framed art is 8” x 10”. Calculate area by measuring the height and width of the finished piece from the outside edges of the frame (or piece, if unframed). Multiply the height by the width; it must equal 154 inches or less. All painting or drawing media are eligible except photography and computer-generated art. No 3D artwork, photography, or computer- generated art will be considered for this show.

4. All works must be 2D originals and must be for sale. The suggested minimum price for artwork is $150. MSAG will retain a 30% commission from all works sold. Artists should price their work accordingly. For work sold during the show, MSAG will pay a 70% commission to the artist. Commission will be sent by mail within 30 days of show close.



5. Only original 2D works created by the artist will be accepted. No work produced in a workshop or class can be accepted. Entries must not be copies, derivatives of, nor be based on the work of another artist or of copyrighted or trademarked material. No photographic or computer generated images can be accepted. Entries must have been created in the past two (2) years, and must not have been previously shown at MSAG or Art Gallery of SnoValley.

6. All artwork must be properly finished.

a. All artwork must be properly wired for hanging. Sawtooth hangers, brackets, or exposed glass edges will not be accepted.

b. All artwork must have a label attached with the artist’s name, title of the artwork, medium and price.


c. Unframed gallery-wrapped canvas must have finished sides.

d. No wet artworks will be accepted.

e. No shipped artwork can be accepted for this show.

f. MSAG reserves the right to refuse any entry that does not meet the above specifications or that may be offensive to patrons of the venue.

7. You will be asked to sign the Gallery Release form, claim check and an Artist Inventory listing the piece on intake.

8. A current W-9 form must be on file to pay commission on any sales, which will be processed at the end of the exhibition.

9. Artists’ submitted images may be used to promote the show to the public via print and online publications, social media, postcards and posters. MSAG will use artists’ images for promotional purposes only. Artists retain rights to their work.

Delivery and Pick-Up:

1. MSAG will notify artists by August 10 whether their work is accepted into the show.

2. Accepted work must be delivered to the gallery on Sunday Sept. 9 between 10 A.M. and 2 P.M. Unless you have made special arrangements, please do not deliver artworks to the gallery before Sept.9. All artwork must remain in the gallery for the duration of the show. Sold work will hang until after the show closes.

3. With proper receipt/claim check, the artist or artist’s representative must pick up their unsold artworks on Sunday October 7 between 10:00 A.M and 2:00 P.M.

4. If the artwork is not picked up by 2:00 P.M. Oct. 7, and MSAG is not contacted and other arrangements agreed upon, the artwork will be considered abandoned and will become the property of MSAG.

How to Apply

On line at: www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5461

Link to Opportunity

www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5461

Posted

6/8/2018

S&R Foundation
2019 S&R Foundation Washington Award Application is now live!

Organization

S&R Foundation

Website

sandr.org

More Info

Molly Turner

m.turner@sandr.org

Deadline to Apply

8/3/2018

Description

The S&R Foundation Washington Award recognizes talented emerging artists working in visual
arts, music, and dance.

This year we are excited to announce the amount of the Washington Award will be increased to a cash prize of $10,000. The Awards Committee may designate a Grand Prize winner who will receive an additional $5,000.
Additionally:
• Award winners become part of the S&R Foundation network of
artists, scientists, and social entrepreneurs.
• Award winners will be invited to the Washington Award
Ceremony in Washington D.C. in Spring 2019.

Applications close August 3, 2018.

How to Apply

To learn more and apply visit https://bit.ly/2LIrAig

Link to Opportunity

https://bit.ly/2LIrAig

Posted

6/8/2018

Northwest Film Forum
The Executive Director is a collaborative, visionary leader joining Northwest Film Forum (NWFF) in an exciting time of programmatic and operational evolution. No longer focused on film as art for art’s sake, NWFF's current model centers equity, collective action, and community coalition-building as instrumental to creating and presenting film and media arts. The Executive Director will leverage collective resources to build and maintain community alliances and equitable operations. Our current growth is marked by vibrant programs overseen by a talented team, increases in membership and public attendance, grassroots community partnerships, and positive fiscal health. The Executive Director will champion the organization and build resources and capacity for NWFF’s mission and programs. As leader of a small but mighty organization, the Executive Director will balance high level roles and responsibilities to oversee NWFF’s artistic vision, strategic and financial direction, charting a dynamic course for the organization’s ongoing evolution and growth.

Organization

Northwest Film Forum

Website

http://nwfilmforum.org

More Info

Hiring Committee

hiring@nwfilmforum.org

206-329-2629

Deadline to Apply

7/20/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

Executive Director

Mission, Vision, and Values

Northwest Film Forum incites public dialogue and creative action through collective cinematic experiences. Our vision is a world where all people have the power to express themselves and connect with each other through visual storytelling and culture. We acknowledge that we are on Indigenous land, the traditional territories of the Coast Salish people. In recognition of the role of the arts as a vehicle for social change, we are committed to undoing systems of oppression in our work and lives. We share the values of the Capitol Hill Arts District, a coalition of arts advocates galvanized to keep Capitol Hill a thriving art scene invested in the creation of daring work, independent artists, and emerging ideas. These values are: Equity, Advocacy, Solidarity, Creativity, Courage, Self-Determination, Accountability, Risk Taking, and Dignity.

Role Summary

The Executive Director is a collaborative, visionary leader joining Northwest Film Forum (NWFF) in an exciting time of programmatic and operational evolution. No longer focused on film as art for art’s sake, NWFF's current model centers equity, collective action, and community coalition-building as instrumental to creating and presenting film and media arts. The Executive Director will leverage collective resources to build and maintain community alliances and equitable operations. Our current growth is marked by vibrant programs overseen by a talented team, increases in membership and public attendance, grassroots community partnerships, and positive fiscal health. The Executive Director will champion the organization and build resources and capacity for NWFF’s mission and programs. As leader of a small but mighty organization, the Executive Director will balance high level roles and responsibilities to oversee NWFF’s artistic vision, strategic and financial direction, charting a dynamic course for the organization’s ongoing evolution and growth.

About Northwest Film Forum
Established in 1995 as a member-based filmmaker collective, today NWFF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with comprehensive programs and services in three major areas: film and media arts exhibition, education, and artist support. Our 8,000 square foot venue in the heart of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood includes 2 theaters, a workshop room, edit lab, gear cage, film vault, and offices for NWFF, partner nonprofits, and filmmakers. Each year NWFF serves more than 30,000 local patrons with more than 500 events, including film screenings, festivals, community events, multidisciplinary performances, educational workshops, professional development events, and public discussions. NWFF offers classes and training for film and media creators at all stages of their development, including a growing suite of youth programs. NWFF’s artist services include access to space, gear, fiscal sponsorship, mentorship, and an edit lab.

NWFF enhances its programs through strong partnerships with peer organizations and community groups. Venue subtenants include the Seattle Globalist, Longhouse Media, Tasveer, and Brave Sprout LLC, all of which are regular program partners. NWFF is also committed to building a creative, strong team and maintaining reliable, modern facilities. Recent organizational developments include expanded youth education and community programs, a new website, a renovated lobby, a new awning, and a new CRM system. NWFF operates with a budget of nearly $1 million. The team of 2 full-time and 8 part-time employees have roles in programs and services, marketing and communications, technical production, and finances and operations. Volunteers provide vital support for NWFF’s programs.

Key Responsibilities

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP
Represent the organization publicly and engage a diverse group of stakeholders in a wide range of settings.
Build and manage relationships with partners, funders, public officials, community leaders, the Board, donors, and members.
Lead strategic planning (the current strategic plan covers 2017-2019), working with staff and Board to set organizational direction, priorities, and goals.
Build upon Northwest Film Forum’s reputation as a recognized leader in the local, regional, national, and international film and media arts communities.

DEVELOPMENT
Oversee annual development activities and events; drive planning and strategy for increasing and diversifying individual, corporate, foundation, and government sources.
With Managing Director, set standards for high-functioning development operations, systems for managing donor records/relationships, an annual development plan, and grant calendars.
Oversee marketing to produce messaging, campaign strategies, and collateral.
Manage major donor portfolios; collaborate with staff and Board to identify, cultivate, and steward donors.
Manage grants program and contribute to grant-writing with the support of a contract grant writer.
Ensure that appropriate recognition, stewardship, reporting, and relationship maintenance occurs for all donors, grantors, funders, and corporate sponsors.
Guide decision-making, strategy, and planning for any future capital campaign projects.

FINANCE
Financial management conducted in partnership with Managing Director
Work closely with the Board and Managing Director to set the annual operating budget, manage the assets and financial affairs of NWFF, monitor expenses carefully, and maintain an appropriate balance of earned and contributed income sources.
Monitor financial health of NWFF and take action to ensure future financial stability.
Coordinate management of expenditures across departments.
Manage protocols to ensure compliance with appropriate accounting systems; maintain internal controls consistent with current federal, state, and city accounting best practices.
Oversee financial procedures and processes, including the authorization of payments for contracts and expenditures, and the maintenance of a chart of accounts.

COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING
Oversee marketing strategy and implementation to increase and deepen public engagement with NWFF’s programs and services.
Serve as a chief spokesperson for the organization.
Enhance NWFF’s visibility by establishing comprehensive messaging goals and communications plans.
Cultivate membership through marketing efforts.

PROGRAMS
Provide management oversight of programs, services, and projects that reflect NWFF’s vision, mission, and values.
Support program staff in setting goals and metrics for tracking progress and evaluating program impact.
Provide leadership in strategic planning, program evaluation, and development.

ADMINISTRATION
Serve as the chief executive, overseeing all day-to-day operations and programs.
Recruit, hire, and manage the staff of full-time, part-time, and contract employees.
Maintain a positive work environment where staff are empowered to share ideas, be creative, and develop their professional skills and interests.
Support development and implementation of racial and social justice policies and practices across the organization.
Review current employee review practices and keep the Employee Handbook updated, making necessary changes as needed.
Maintain and build employee benefits packages and professional development offerings.
Provide leadership in strategic planning processes and implementation.

BOARD
Serve as an ex officio non-voting member of the Board of Directors.
Work with the Board President, Treasurer, Secretary, and relevant committee chairs to prepare Board agendas and packets.
Attend Board Meetings, reporting to the board regularly.
Meet with each Board Member at least once a year to discuss programming and the state of the organization.
Work with the Board and relevant staff to devise and employ strategic planning goals.
Support individual Board members in achieving their fundraising responsibilities and strengthening their nonprofit governance skills.
Participate in annual executive performance review by the Board.

Qualities, Qualifications, and Experience
A minimum of five years of supervisory experience, e.g. experience managing, developing, and motivating staff and volunteers.
A minimum of three years of progressively responsible fundraising experience, demonstrating ability to implement innovative strategies for fundraising and organizational development.
Ability to see, value, and adapt to cultural differences. Experience working with people of diverse ages, genders, sexualities, ethnicities, cultures, races, abilities, and socio-economic backgrounds.
Passion for and dedication to NWFF’s history, mission, vision, values, and programs. Familiarity with and passion for independent film and arts communities.
Experience with nonprofit organizations with multiple programs serving diverse constituencies in film, arts, and/or media.
A propensity for thinking in creative, non-traditional channels.
Excellent interpersonal skills, high emotional intelligence and self-awareness, ability to build meaningful relationships with a variety of stakeholders, community-oriented, outgoing, energetic, and perceptive personality. Demonstrated ability to successfully problem-solve, build consensus, and resolve conflicts.
Commitment to providing NWFF’s resources to community members with limited access to media education and programs.
Lived commitment to and investment in racial and social justice and anti-oppression analysis.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to inspire a range of supporters.
Ability to work flexible hours as necessary.
Strong organizational and time management skills, experience meeting and managing multiple deadlines, and a high level of self-motivation.
Ability to prioritize effectively, flexibility, ability to handle multiple projects at once, agility, and adaptiveness.
Familiarity with G Suite (Google) applications, MailChimp, and CRMs preferred.
Knowledge of regional granting entities and foundations preferred.
Experience with member-based and member-driven organizations preferred.

Employment Information, Compensation, and Benefits

This full-time exempt position reports to Northwest Film Forum’s Board of Directors. The starting annual salary is $65,000-75,000, depending on experience. Benefits include company paid medical, dental, and vision insurance and a subsidized ORCA card. NWFF offers salaried employees a flexible time off program for various kinds of leave including vacation and sick leave, with no specific cap on time off. In addition to free entry to NWFF events and unlimited free popcorn, perks include free entry to most screenings at Grand Illusion Cinema and SIFF Cinemas. Some remote work possible.

How to Apply

To Apply:
Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to http://bit.ly/nwffed
Applications will be accepted through July 20, 2018. The target start date for this position is October 1, 2018. Northwest Film Forum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, gender identity, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, religion, immigration status, or any kind of disability. NWFF is committed to working for racial and social equity in the workplace and throughout our organization. Applicants from historically underrepresented and minority communities including people of color, women, immigrants, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ identifying people are highly encouraged to apply.

Link to Opportunity

https://nwfilmforum.org/join-support/opportunities/

Posted

6/8/2018

StoneDance Productions
WHO: Individual artists and dance companies working in contemporary dance and based in the U.S. or Canada WHAT: CHOP SHOP: Bodies of Work, a contemporary dance festival WHEN: February 16 & 17, 2019 WHERE: Meydenbauer Center Theatre, Bellevue, WA, USA

Organization

StoneDance Productions

Website

www.chopshopdance.org

More Info

Eva Stone, Producer

eva@chopshopdance.org

2067996004

Fee to Apply

None

Deadline to Apply

7/18/2018

Description

CHOP SHOP: Bodies of Work is seeking U.S. or Canada based individual artists and dance companies with contemporary dance work to be presented at the 2019 festival (February 16 & 17, 2019), alongside master classes and a free community outreach program. Approximately eight individual artists and/or dance companies will be selected and their work will be presented in both festival performances (Saturday evening and Sunday matinee). In addition to participating in the festival performances, artists have the opportunity to offer a master class for intermediate/advanced level dancers, lead free and open to all community dance classes and lectures, participate in a lecture/demonstration on the art of choreography, engage directly with audiences through post-show Q&A sessions, and network with fellow artists.

BACKGROUND
CHOP SHOP was founded in 2008 on the mission to forge deeper connections between artists and audiences, offer insight on contemporary dance and its creative process, and promote and share work that is accessible to both new and experienced dance viewers. Since its founding, CHOP SHOP has shared and championed the work of more than 350 individual artists from 59 dance companies, welcomed 850+ Experience Dance Program participants to free and open to all ages and abilities dance classes, and invited numerous dance students to engage directly with professional artists in 55+ master classes.

ELIGIBILITY & FEE
This call is open to all individual artists and dance companies working in contemporary dance and based in the U.S. or Canada. Works presented at CHOP SHOP must be 10 minutes or less in length. “Works in progress” are accepted and considered, but your video work sample should show at least 75% of the completed work. Works still in conceptual form will not be considered.

A modest performance stipend is paid to participating individual artists and dance companies. Artists offering master classes and/or community outreach classes receive an additional teaching stipend. While we encourage applications from beyond the Pacific Northwest, please be advised that the festival is unable to assist with travel, transportation, and/or accommodation costs.


How to Apply

APPLY
To learn more about CHOP SHOP and access the application form, please visit http://bit.ly/chopshopcall_2019.

Link to Opportunity

http://bit.ly/chopshopcall_2019

Posted

6/29/2018

https://www.facebook.com/publicart.toride/
We are accepting entries for wall painting designs that are practicable and designs that meet prearranged conditions.

Organization

https://www.facebook.com/publicart.toride/

Website

https://www.facebook.com/publicart.toride/

More Info

Nobuhiro Kuzuya

toride.hekiga@gmail.com

+81297742141

Fee to Apply

N/A

Deadline to Apply

7/27/2018

Description

[Eligibility]
• All nationalities, ages, amateurs or professionals, individuals or groups are eligible.
• Works must be the artist’s original.
• Participants may submit as many works as they want.
• Entries can be made in either the artist’s name or group’s name, but the real name of individual or group representative must be written in application form.
[Judgment]
All works that meet the application requirements will be reviewed and selected at the first selection. If there are multiple entries, one suitable piece will be selected. For the second selection, the selected works will be displayed in the city for public election. The second election will be held from August 6th -12st. Election location: Fujishiro government building, Fujishiro station, and around Toride station.
For more information please check the website.
For the final selection, the votes by Toride citizens will be added and the judging committee will judge it.


[N.B.]
- Any type of immoral expression will be excluded for the sake of public health.
- For public safety and because of the wall material, designs that are too complicated and techniques such as gradation and shadings may not be able to be expressed perfectly. If these techniques are frequently used in the design, it might affect the judging process.
- There will be preliminary discussions with the recipient about the execution of the work. However, colors and forms may not be expressed exactly like the winners work.
- Copyright of the winning work will belong to Toride City.
- If the winner requests the return of the original design, please make a phone call to make a reservation and visit the Culture and Art section of the Toride Civic Hall anytime between August 15th to September 30th.
- The original painting cannot be returned in any other ways.
- Several submitted works will be displayed in the city.
- The submitted work and applicant’s name might be used in the public information bulletin or the Toride website.
- The City and the judging committee will not be responsible for the production expense and shipping cost.
- Competitor must send the original drawing and making sure it does not get bent during transportation.
- Toride City and the judging committee will not take any responsibility of any damages during transportation.
- Preliminary inspection must be conducted under traffic regulation. No responsibility will be taken from Toride City and the judging committee if any problems arise.


[Prizes and Awards]
Grand award…1 work.
200,000(JPY) will be awarded for the design.
The winner will be informed by Toride City’s website or the judging committee’s website after the election.


[Application Period]
Jun 15, 2018 – July27, 2018

*Application MUST be sent BEFORE 11:59 p.m. of July 27th 2018 (note: Japan Standard Time)


[Schedule]
First selection: August 1st
Second selection: August 7th – 13th
Result presentation: August 14th (on website)
Awarded work will be painted on the wall in early September
*Please check our website for any changes


[Organization]
Toride City Urban Design With Mural Executive Committee, Toride City

[Address]
toridemural2018@gmail.com
Toride Shi Bunka Geijutsu Ka, International Wall Painting Competition in Toride 2017
5139 Terada Toride City Ibaraki Japan 302-8585


[Inquiry]
toride.hekiga@gmail.com
Toride City Culture and Art Section 
+81-297-74-2141 (weekday 8:30-17:15)
art@city.toride.ibaraki.jp

How to Apply

[How to apply]
Choose one way out of the two ways to apply
*Download the application file from the website or go to the culture art department window.


- Attach data which are created under the terms and fill up the necessary information and save it as PDF format and send it to  toridemural2017@gmail.com
- CMYK
- Resolution about 250dpi
- Within 3 MB
- Resolution: 250dpi
- Size: Downloaded size of the data’s frame border (reference the data)
- Format: JPEG
- The data file name must contain the applicant’s name with an extension “.jpg” ”name+.jpg”
(if applicant is making more than one entry, please number the works after the name. ”name1.jpg”

Link to Opportunity

https://www.facebook.com/publicart.toride/

Posted

6/29/2018

https://www.facebook.com/publicart.toride/
We are accepting entries for wall painting designs that are practicable and designs that meet prearranged conditions.

Organization

https://www.facebook.com/publicart.toride/

Website

https://www.facebook.com/publicart.toride/

More Info

Nobuhiro Kuzuya

toride.hekiga@gmail.com

+81297742141

Fee to Apply

N/A

Deadline to Apply

7/27/2018

Description

[Eligibility]
• All nationalities, ages, amateurs or professionals, individuals or groups are eligible.
• Works must be the artist’s original.
• Participants may submit as many works as they want.
• Entries can be made in either the artist’s name or group’s name, but the real name of individual or group representative must be written in application form.
[Judgment]
All works that meet the application requirements will be reviewed and selected at the first selection. If there are multiple entries, one suitable piece will be selected. For the second selection, the selected works will be displayed in the city for public election. The second election will be held from August 6th -12st. Election location: Fujishiro government building, Fujishiro station, and around Toride station.
For more information please check the website.
For the final selection, the votes by Toride citizens will be added and the judging committee will judge it.


[N.B.]
- Any type of immoral expression will be excluded for the sake of public health.
- For public safety and because of the wall material, designs that are too complicated and techniques such as gradation and shadings may not be able to be expressed perfectly. If these techniques are frequently used in the design, it might affect the judging process.
- There will be preliminary discussions with the recipient about the execution of the work. However, colors and forms may not be expressed exactly like the winners work.
- Copyright of the winning work will belong to Toride City.
- If the winner requests the return of the original design, please make a phone call to make a reservation and visit the Culture and Art section of the Toride Civic Hall anytime between August 15th to September 30th.
- The original painting cannot be returned in any other ways.
- Several submitted works will be displayed in the city.
- The submitted work and applicant’s name might be used in the public information bulletin or the Toride website.
- The City and the judging committee will not be responsible for the production expense and shipping cost.
- Competitor must send the original drawing and making sure it does not get bent during transportation.
- Toride City and the judging committee will not take any responsibility of any damages during transportation.
- Preliminary inspection must be conducted under traffic regulation. No responsibility will be taken from Toride City and the judging committee if any problems arise.


[Prizes and Awards]
Grand award…1 work.
200,000(JPY) will be awarded for the design.
The winner will be informed by Toride City’s website or the judging committee’s website after the election.


[Application Period]
Jun 15, 2018 – July27, 2018

*Application MUST be sent BEFORE 11:59 p.m. of July 27th 2018 (note: Japan Standard Time)


[Schedule]
First selection: August 1st
Second selection: August 7th – 13th
Result presentation: August 14th (on website)
Awarded work will be painted on the wall in early September
*Please check our website for any changes


[Organization]
Toride City Urban Design With Mural Executive Committee, Toride City

[Address]
toridemural2018@gmail.com
Toride Shi Bunka Geijutsu Ka, International Wall Painting Competition in Toride 2017
5139 Terada Toride City Ibaraki Japan 302-8585


[Inquiry]
toride.hekiga@gmail.com
Toride City Culture and Art Section 
+81-297-74-2141 (weekday 8:30-17:15)
art@city.toride.ibaraki.jp

How to Apply

[How to apply]
Choose one way out of the two ways to apply
*Download the application file from the website or go to the culture art department window.


- Attach data which are created under the terms and fill up the necessary information and save it as PDF format and send it to  toridemural2017@gmail.com
- CMYK
- Resolution about 250dpi
- Within 3 MB
- Resolution: 250dpi
- Size: Downloaded size of the data’s frame border (reference the data)
- Format: JPEG
- The data file name must contain the applicant’s name with an extension “.jpg” ”name+.jpg”
(if applicant is making more than one entry, please number the works after the name. ”name1.jpg”

Link to Opportunity

https://www.facebook.com/publicart.toride/

Posted

6/29/2018

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

Organization

Kaikai Kiki

More Info

Paatela Fraga

paatela@kaikaikikiny.net

7182906837

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Applicant passionate for art needed as assistant for INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION PRODUCTION/COORDINATION based in Seattle.

Necessary skills:
・Must be legally able to work in the US
・Japanese proficiency (written and spoken)
・English proficiency (written and spoken)
・Deep interest in art
・Ability/willingness for year-round international travel

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

シアトルでの国際展覧会の制作とコーディネーションのアシスタントを募集しています。

必要なスキル:
・米国での労働許可があること
・日本語と英語の読み書き・会話ができること
・芸術に対する深い興味があること
・随時海外渡航が可能であること

理想的なスキル:
・学士号取得者
・アートのハンドリング経験
・PC&MACスキル(特にMSエクセル)
・チームのコーディネート
・リーダーシップ、フレキシビリティ、学習意欲

How to Apply

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to:
paatela@kaikaikikiny.net

Link to Opportunity

Posted

6/29/2018

57 Biscayne/Good Arts Gallery
Call for artists to create visions of the future, for an exhibit May - August 2019 at the Good Arts Gallery

Organization

57 Biscayne/Good Arts Gallery

Website

goodartsoncherry.com

More Info

Jane Richlovsky

jane@janerichlovsky.com

206-353-6885

Fee to Apply

NO FEE!! This is run by artists for artists.

Deadline to Apply

8/15/2018

Description

Face it, things are bleak. Climate change, police brutality, gun violence, inequality, blatant racism, authoritarian populism threatening our democracy . . . you get the idea. It’s difficult not to feel discouraged and fearful. Outrage and fear are the primary notes struck in the press and amplified in the echo chambers of social media. It’s tempting for artists to just keep riffing on dystopian themes.

How about, instead, artists make a conscious effort to shape our reality towards “the good life”?

We are looking for artwork in which artists envision a hopeful future. Maybe your new and improved world is one of racial equality, gender equality, or the absence of these categories altogether. Maybe you imagine how we get around without burning fossil-fuels, or imagine new living spaces and configurations of cities and towns that nurture communities.

Pragmatism and fancy, macro and micro, cyberpunk and hippie, are equally welcome in this show. We are looking for work that doesn’t require the viewer to wonder what your vision is, i.e., art that is illustrative and representational rather than abstract.

How to Apply

Submit 3 examples of existing work and a sketch or two of the piece you would create just for this show, along with a brief verbal description of your vision for a more hopeful future and what that would look like.

Based on past work and the sketched outline of your idea, we'll invite artists to create work for the show.

Deadline for submissions: August 15, 2018
Notification: September 1, 2018
Images due for publicity: March 1, 2019
Delivery of work: April 2019

Link to Opportunity

http://goodartsoncherry.com/ourtopia/

Posted

6/29/2018

Bremerton Symphony Association
Music Director of the Bremerton Youth Symphony is a part time, salaried position, which operates under the BSA Board of Directors, reports directly to the BSA Board President, and works closely with the BSA Executive Director, administrative, and artistic staff in fostering a positive, collaborative working environment. The Music Director of the BYS is ultimately responsible for the artistic leadership and program oversight of the Bremerton Youth Symphony Program, in accordance with BSA Board directives.

Organization

Bremerton Symphony Association

Website

http://bremertonsymphony.org

More Info

Anna James Miller, Executive Director

amiller@bremertonsymphony.org

3603731722

Deadline to Apply

8/10/2018

Job Type

Part time

Description

POSITION TITLE: Music Director of the Bremerton Youth Symphony (BYS)
COMPENSATION: $1,000 per month, estimated 10+ hours per week
REPORTS TO: Bremerton Symphony Association (BSA) Board of Directors
SUPERVISES: Bremerton Youth Symphony Program artistic staff

POSITION SUMMARY: Music Director of the Bremerton Youth Symphony is a part time, salaried position, which operates under the BSA Board of Directors, reports directly to the BSA Board President, and works closely with the BSA Executive Director, administrative, and artistic staff in fostering a positive, collaborative working environment. The Music Director of the BYS is ultimately responsible for the artistic leadership and program oversight of the Bremerton Youth Symphony
Program, in accordance with BSA Board directives.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1. Oversees the Bremerton Youth Symphony Program and ensembles, while
ensuring artistic quality of the concerts and staying within the budget set by
the BSA Executive Director and Board of Directors.
2. Collaborates with other Bremerton Symphony artistic staff, including the
Music Director of the Bremerton Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and the
Bremerton Symphony Chorale Director, as well as any participating local
partner organizations.
3. Manages the BYS Program artistic staff, including the hiring, evaluation, and
termination thereof.
4. Creates artistic programs for three annual BYS concerts, selecting repertoire
in collaboration with the BSO Music Director and communicating with the
BSA Music Librarian about part preparation in accordance with published
timelines.
5. Works with the BSA Executive Director to coordinate rehearsal and
performance schedules.
6. Recruits for the BYS Program through outreach into public and private school
environments, including homeschool and community organizations, by word
of mouth, personal appearance, e-mail, and any other available forms of
communication.
7. Prepares monthly written reports for the BSA Board of Directors and attends
monthly Board meetings.
8. Provides the BSA Executive Director with timely, accurate information for
marketing, promotion, and production of programs for all BYS concerts,
fundraising, recruitment, auditions, and other events or activities within the
scope of the BYS Program.
9. Works with the Stage Manager to ensure all needs are met prior to each BYS
concert, attends production meetings, and responds to communication from
production staff as needed.
10.Engages and communicates with the parents of BYS students and
collaborates with the BSA Executive Director and BYS Program staff to raise
support for the BYS Program and scholarship funding.
11. Prepares and encourages BYS students to participate in the Bremerton
Symphony Orchestra and communicates with the BSO Music Director about
potential new BSO members coming from the BYS Program.
12. Cooperates with the BSA Executive Director and Board of Directors in
Association-wide events, including but not limited to the BYS Program annual
fundraiser, “Brunch with Bach”.
13. Fosters a mutually supportive, collaborative, creative, and respectful
environment for all students, staff, and artists.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Bachelor’s degree or higher.
2. Teaching experience in music, with a focus on youth.
3. Strong orchestral conducting and leadership skills.
4. Knowledge of and passion for classical music repertoire.
5. Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as needed.
6. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including public speaking.
7. Computer skills: proficiency with Word, Excel, and e-mail required.
8. Clear Washington State background check.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Master’s degree.
2. Knowledge of stage production, arts education, and program evaluation.
3. Connections to the Kitsap music educators’ community.

PERFORMANCE REVIEWS AND GENERAL EMPLOYMENT: A performance review will
be scheduled within the first six months of employment and annually thereafter, or
as needed. Employment will be on an at-will basis in accordance with Washington
State labor law and may be terminated at any time for any reason upon written
notice.

WORK ENVIRONMENT & CONDITIONS: Rehearsal location (currently at St. Paul’s
Episcopal Church in Bremerton) may change; location is subject to space the BSA
can secure. Performances take place at Bremerton High School Performing Arts
Center, and other locations to be determined. These venues are non-smoking and
have free parking onsite. Bremerton Symphony Association is an equal opportunity
employer.

BSA MISSION: We unite and enrich West Sound communities by sharing a passion
for live music, preserving artistic tradition, and supporting music education.

BSA VISION: The West Sound will be an inspired community of supported and
connected local arts and artists with opportunities for citizens of all ages to explore
creativity and develop talent, and a dedicated home for music within a thriving local
economy.

BSA VALUES:
We are committed to:
• Community
• Accessible education, creativity, and transformational music experiences
• Respectful, fair, and open communication and interaction
• Stewardship of resources and relationships

How to Apply

TO APPLY: Please send an email to amiller@bremertonsymphony.org with the
subject line “BYS Music Director”. Include a cover letter, resume, three references,
and (if available) a YouTube or other video link of your conducting/teaching work.

DEADLINE: No later than August 10, 2018. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis.

TARGET START DATE: September 1, 2018.

Link to Opportunity

http://bremertonsymphony.org/wp-content/uploads/BYS-MD-JD.pdf

Posted

6/29/2018

Music Center of the Northwest
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will collaborate in setting the vision and lead Music Center in its mission of cultivating exceptional and transformative musical experiences.

Organization

Music Center of the Northwest

Website

www.musiccenternw.org

More Info

Kendal Keyes

kendalkeyes@musiccenternw.org

206-526-8443

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Music Center’s new Executive Director will join an organization poised to be a cornerstone of not only the Aurora Licton-Springs neighborhood, but also the greater Seattle metro area. With the challenges of Seattle’s income inequality, the need for accessible, high quality arts experiences is greater than ever. The new Executive Director, in partnership with the Board and staff, will lead Music Center into its next phase of growth and innovation.

Music Center is governed by a committed Board of Directors who have launched a $2 million capital campaign to purchase and improve the current facility. The campaign has already seen a broad base of community support under the direction of a dedicated Steering Committee and professional fundraising consultants. The new Executive Director will join a campaign with the foundation for success already in place.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will collaborate in setting the vision and lead Music Center in its mission of cultivating exceptional and transformative musical experiences. S/he oversees Music Center’s 30+ teaching artists and an administrative staff of 3 FTE. The Executive Director has the primary responsibility for development, implementation and execution of programs, fundraising, and strategic partnerships.

How to Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter and résumé to search@musiccenternw.org.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.musiccenternw.org/jobs/

Posted

6/29/2018

John Stanford International School
Part-Time Certificated Art Teacher at John Stanford International School

Organization

John Stanford International School

Website

https://stanfordes.seattleschools.org/

More Info

Sarah Jones

sajones1@seattleschools.org

206-252-6080

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Art Teacher - John Stanford International - .5 FTE

Salary: $50,603.72 - $98,982.00 Annually
Location: John Stanford International School, WA
Job Type: Part-Time
Department: John Stanford International School
Job Number: 13572
Closing: Continuous
FTE.5

Description
A classroom teacher fosters and enhances an effective learning environment; facilitates the development or revision of curriculum and instructional materials; establishes learning objectives and standards based upon general District guidelines; provides instruction; counsels, disciplines, and supervises to meet the individual needs of assigned students, and evaluates student performance and progress.

Essential Functions
Fosters an educational environment conducive to the learning and maturation process of assigned students; plans an instructional program designed to meet individual student needs and whole groups which may include at risk or special needs youth; prepares lesson plans.

Uses necessary and appropriate instructional methods and materials, which are suited to the well-being of the students and to the nature of the learning activities, program and/or curriculum involved; implements established program or curriculum objectives; attends in-service training and continues to improve professional growth through study and experimentation to remain current in methods and techniques for instruction.

Establishes and implements, in a positive and supportive manner, classroom policies and procedures governing student behavior and conduct; provides guidance, counseling, and discipline to encourage students to meet standards of achievement and conduct; makes referrals for assistance where appropriate.

Confers with students, parents or guardians, and other staff, maintaining an open positive relationship as appropriate to provide guidance and evaluation, and to encourage student achievement.

Establishes classroom goals and objectives, in conformation with courses of study specified by State and School District statutes, regulations and guidelines; evaluates and records student progress; prepares reports for parents or guardians.

Collects and interprets a variety of data; provides reports for administrative purposes.

Directs the activities of assigned non-certificated personnel.

Attends or participates in all required staff meetings and other activities deemed necessary by the District and/or building principal, in order to accomplish the objectives of the position and for professional achievement.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:


Serves on staff committees as required.
Participates in a variety of activities to enhance personal and professional skills.
Performs related tasks consistent with the scope and responsibility of the position.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of: Subject areas appropriate to assignment; effective behavior management techniques; effective instructional techniques; rules and procedures for student safety.

Skill in: Proficiency in reading, writing, and oral communications; effective communication with parents or guardians in a diverse community; designing and implementing lesson plans for students having a wide range of achievement.

Ability to: Deal with students in a positive and confident manner; be fair and consistent when working with a culturally, racially, and economically diverse student population; adapt to change and remain flexible; organize activities; manage student behavior; use good judgment to maintain a safe learning environment; provide instruction and demonstrate techniques; use necessary equipment, computers, machinery, tools, or software; direct assistants; in some positions, administer first aid and CPR; establish and maintain effective, positive working relationships with students, parents or guardians, staff and administrators.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Required to deal with a wide range of student achievement and behavior; required to remain flexible to meet students immediate needs; required to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize; may experience frequent interruptions; may occasionally deal with distraught or difficult students; potentially exposed to ordinary infectious diseases carried by students; in some positions the necessary and appropriate instructional methods may require specific positions and movements, and sufficient stamina and exertions, to demonstrate techniques properly for student safety, or to conduct or direct students; in some positions precautions may need to be taken to prevent or lessen exposure of self and/or students to various materials, fumes, equipment, cutting edges or hot surfaces; may teach in a classroom without telephone communication.


Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree; academic preparation for or experience in teaching a culturally, racially and economically diverse student population in an urban school system. Specific programs may require additional academic preparation or professional experience, including; working with bilingual students and assisting them in the transition to regular classrooms; implementing programs designed to prevent the dropout of "at risk" students; and, teaching multi-level, open-concept, and main streamed classes.

Certificates & Licenses:

Valid Washington State Teaching Certificate; some positions may require valid first aid and CPR certification; some positions may require a valid Washington State driver's license and/or a Class II driver's license.

Clearances:

Criminal Justice fingerprint and background check.




Agency
Seattle Public Schools
Address
2445 3rd Ave South

Seattle, Washington, 98124-1165
Phone
206-252-0215
Website
http://www.seattleschools.org/careers

How to Apply

Go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattleschools/jobs/2020954/art-teacher-john-stanford-international-5-fte

to apply

Link to Opportunity

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattleschools/jobs/2020954/art-teacher-john-stanford-international-5-fte

Posted

6/29/2018

Washington State Convention Center
Group Quarterly Exhibits

Organization

Washington State Convention Center

Website

www.wscc.com

More Info

Diana Cross

diana.cross@wscc.com

2066945182

Deadline to Apply

8/24/2018

Description

Rotating exhibits are booked quarterly through this call, following a screening and selection process by an Art Advisory Committee, comprised of Convention Center Board Members and art professionals . More than 179 exhibitions and displays have been featured since the program's inception in 1991. Many of these exhibits feature local artists, although a number of them are juried national or international exhibitions specifically for the Center. The Galleria is a free public space and has established a reputation of being a high quality exhibit site with tremendous daily visibility. The Washington State Convention Center’s Art Program was established with a mission to provide an environment that enriches the experience of all who pass through the facility. These guests include convention delegates, tradeshow and event participants, theater attendees, and local residents who use the facility everyday as a link between downtown Seattle and First Hill.

How to Apply

See Call for Artists on Website

Link to Opportunity

https://www.wscc.com/about/art/rotating-gallery

Posted

6/29/2018

Pacific Science Center
The Exhibit Developer works within a collaborative team to conceptualize, develop, design, prototype and install innovative, engaging and impactful experiences for Science Center guests using a variety of platforms. This includes handling all aspects of assigned projects from sourcing appropriate hardware and software solutions, building and testing prototypes, to the creation of training and maintenance documents.

Organization

Pacific Science Center

Website

https://www.pacificsciencecenter.org/careers/

More Info

Sam Freier

sfreier@pacsci.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Participate within a collaborative, cross-disciplinary development team to formulate the optimal experience strategy for each exhibit project, including evaluating content direction and execution.
Create high-quality interactive experiences via an iterative prototyping process. Responsible for conception, development, design, fabrication and/or coding and installation of the final product. Program or customize software to implement different digital platforms for content delivery and/or work with outside producers to ensure final production meets design standards. Ensures the best guest experience by building and testing prototypes or models and actively participating in the evaluation process.
Responsible for researching and assimilating a wide variety of science-based topics and then facilitating the translation of this information for a general audience.
Foster relationships with internal and external stakeholders to generate and evaluate hands-on (or interactive) opportunities for guest experiences. Prepare exhibit descriptions and fact sheets for internal and external communication, and interface with all departments, project teams, subcontractors, and partners to ensure all aspects of the exhibit process are completed on time and within budget and agreed upon guidelines.
Articulate ideas for interactive components via drawings, storyboards, schematics and/or written descriptions. Create source lists, gather and/or generate estimates for fabrication time and cost. Responsible for creating final documentation for completed interactives which includes, but is not limited to, source code, screen shots, digital assets, photos and video, operating and maintenance instructions, trouble-shooting information and final parts/vendors information.
As needed, support Exhibit Operations team in troubleshooting and maintaining existing exhibits.
Assist project management by participating in future proposal development; providing bid information and developing timelines and costs; researching and recommending hardware and software solutions based on durability, maintenance and user interface; keeping accurate records for all financial transactions and processing all financial paperwork in a timely and organized manner. Maintain an organized, professional and secure workspace. Keeps inventory for and oversees maintenance of equipment, and tracks and updates software used in experience development.

How to Apply

https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=PACSCI&cws=1&rid=842

Link to Opportunity

https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=PACSCI&cws=1&rid=842

Posted

6/29/2018

Seattle Art Museum
This annual award honors a Northwest artist for their original, exception and compelling work.

Organization

Seattle Art Museum

Website

www.seattleartmuseum.org

More Info

Steffi Morrison

stephaniem@seattleartmuseum.org

510-915-6794

Fee to Apply

10

Deadline to Apply

8/1/2018

Description

This award was established to honor Betty Bowen (1918-1977) who was an enthusiastic supporter of Northwest contemporary art. This is a juried award and the winner receives an unrestricted prize of $15,000 to further their career. A selection of works by the winner will be exhibited at the Seattle Art Museum.

For more information about the application process and to see a list of previous winners visit:
visitsam.org/betty-bowen or email bettybowen@seattleartmuseum.org.

How to Apply

The application is available at www.callforentry.org. All entries must be submitted online.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5497

Posted

6/29/2018

Northwest Chorale
All parts welcome to join NWC for the upcoming season!

Organization

Northwest Chorale

Website

/www.nwchorale.org

More Info

Janice

nwchoraleinfo@gmail.com

2069928397

Fee to Apply

The suggested dues are $75/fall season, $75/spring season

Deadline to Apply

9/25/2018

Description

Come and Sing with Northwest Chorale! Join us for the 2018-2019 Season! All vocal parts welcome: Sopranos, Altos, Tenors, and Basses

If you are looking for a place to sing that will challenge and satisfy you at the same time, NW Chorale may be just the place for you. The Chorale currently consists of approximately 60 singers from the greater Seattle area. Members come from all walks of life, but have one thing in common – a love of music.

Rehearsals begin on September 10th, 2018 and take place Monday nights 7:00-9:30 PM at Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 12509 27th Ave. NE, Seattle.

Even if you haven’t sung since your high school or college choral days, never fear; we are a friendly, inclusive, and active organization. So ... come and sing with us!

For more information, please visit us at www.nwchorale.org or email us at
nwchoraleinfo@gmail.com

How to Apply

Rehearsals begin on September 10th, 2018 and take place Monday nights 7:00-9:30 PM at Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 12509 27th Ave. NE, Seattle.

Sing with your section: Auditions are held informally by section and take place during the first several weeks of rehearsals (which being on Monday September 10th at 7pm at Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 12509 27th Ave. NE, Seattle). We request that members be able to read music, blend with your section, and keep up with rehearsals.

The suggested dues are $75/fall season, $75/spring season, plus a small amount for purchasing scores when necessary.

For more information, please visit us at www.nwchorale.org or email us at
nwchoraleinfo@gmail.com

Link to Opportunity

www.nwchorale.org

Posted

6/29/2018

Path with Art
The Operations Manager will be responsible for general office operations including but not limited to managing contracts, records archival, daily bookkeeping, financial reporting, HR Support and basic administrative tasks.

Organization

Path with Art

Website

pathwithart.org

More Info

Cally Shine

Cally@pathwithart.org

2064840083

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Operations Manager
Employment Status: 32 hours
Reports to: Executive Director
Compensation: DOE

Position Summary
The Operations Manager will be responsible for general office operations including but not limited to managing contracts, records archival, daily bookkeeping, financial reporting, HR Support and basic administrative tasks.

A strong candidate will have proficiency in all facets of MS Office suite, Quickbooks, and basic accounting principals. The ideal candidate will be a team-player, clear communicator, detail orientated, flexible in nature, extremely organized, and have the ability to manage multiple priorities with a positive disposition.

Primary Responsibilities

• Manage purchase orders and office needs
• Vendor relations
• IT support management
• HR support
• Compliance issues
• Contract support
• Conduct weekly bookkeeping, process payroll, and produce financial reports
• Assist in the development and implementation of systems and procedures for all staff to maximize efficiency in administration
• Telephone, general email, and mail processing
• Management of filing and records maintenance
• Other duties and responsibilities as needed


Qualifications

A strong candidate will:

• Believe in Path with Art’s mission
• Be self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively
• Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Possess strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills with the ability to manage priorities and workflow
• Demonstrate a high level of professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues
• Understand basic financial management practices
• Have proficiency with Quickbooks, MS Office Suite, especially Excel
• Familiarity with Mailchimp, Salesforce, Cloud Storage platforms, social media management platforms, and Adobe Creative Suite is a plus, but not mandatory
• Possess a Bachelor’s degree or have demonstrated related experience; three to five years or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Demands

• Ability to lift up to 40 pounds, accurately read written information, and work with computers.

Work Environment

Generally, work is in an office setting but may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of typical office environment.

Path with Art is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all backgrounds, races, sexual orientation, and gender identities to apply.

Please, no phone calls about this position. To apply please submit a cover letter and résumé to jobs@pathwithart.org, attn: Sheeka Arbuthnot

How to Apply

Please, no phone calls about this position. To apply please submit a cover letter and résumé to jobs@pathwithart.org, attn: Sheeka Arbuthnot

Link to Opportunity

Posted

6/29/2018

Renegade Craft
We’re seeking Makers + Designers, Experiential + Installation artists, and Purveyors of Food + Drink on the forefront of their craft. Curating emerging artists and established voices, we’re on the lookout for inspired and original products that are made with exceptional quality, innovation, and care.

Organization

Renegade Craft

Website

https://www.renegadecraft.com/

More Info

Mady Renn

mady@renegadecraft.com

6263530993

Fee to Apply

50

Deadline to Apply

Ongoing

Description

We’re returning to Seattle for our 4th year with a celebration of contemporary handmade featuring the country’s foremost voices in craft and design.

We’re seeking Makers + Designers, Experiential + Installation artists, and Purveyors of Food + Drink on the forefront of their craft. Curating emerging artists and established voices, we’re on the lookout for inspired and original products that are made with exceptional quality, innovation, and care.

How to Apply

https://www.renegadecraft.com/participate

Link to Opportunity

Posted

6/29/2018

Seattle JazzED
This position is the lead for handling program logistics, included but not limited to student registration, student form collection, program attendance, and family and student communication as it pertains to program schedule and tuition. This position will often be the staff contact for families and teachers during program hours, which will include some evening and weekend hours.

Organization

Seattle JazzED

Website

www.seattlejazzed.org

More Info

Britt Madsen

britt@seattlejazzed.org

206-324-5299

Deadline to Apply

8/15/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

Position Description
This position is the lead for handling program logistics, included but not limited to student registration, student form collection, program attendance, and family and student communication as it pertains to program schedule and tuition. This position will often be the staff contact for families and teachers during program hours, which will include some evening and weekend hours.

The Program Manager is an integral part of the 5-person JazzED administrative team. Because we are a relatively small enterprise, we have an “all hands on deck” philosophy. For big events like concerts, community events and the annual gala fundraiser in March, all staff pitch in even though event tasks may fall outside the scope of one’s normal job.

Commitment to Equity
Seattle JazzED believes that achievement of our core mission - to empower ALL students with exceptional music
education - requires an organization-wide commitment to dismantle systemic racism, sexism, and economic
inequality by keeping these issues centered in our work. We will strive to understand, support and reflect the
communities that we serve.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Ownership of Program Registrar functions and resources
-Development and implementation of registration and tuition collection systems
-Oversight and tracking of program enrollment, tuition collection, scholarship coding, family communication
and stewardship
-Coordinate (most) day-to-day program logistics communication with families
-CRM management: Maintain database of students and families
-Manage relationships with online vendors for registration related products
-Other duties as assigned
The ideal candidate will have:
-2-plus years of work experience in youth development or program management or other relevant fields.
-Passion for youth development, music education
-Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
-Professional, friendly and timely email and phone communication skills
-Able to work independently when needed
-Experience using email programs like MailChimp or Constant Contact, database systems, and Microsoft
Office
Other qualifications
-A commitment to dismantling systemic racism, sexism and economic inequality by keeping these issues centered in your work.
-Having or pursuing a college degree is preferred but not required.
-You must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Compensation
$40,000/year. Position is full-time non-exempt (40 hours/week); some regular evening and weekend hours required. Benefits package includes fully paid medical & dental insurance. Generous vacation, sick leave and holidays.

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to Britt Madsen
britt@seattlejazzed.org

Link to Opportunity

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/56ec36287c65e44921a975cb/t/5b351b06352f53d22dbd3042/1530206983034/Seattle+JazzED+Program+Manager+Position+Description.pdf

Posted

6/29/2018

Coyote Central
We are looking for a unique combination of data management and bookkeeping skills with a deep commitment to our mission and a constant sense of creativity and joy.

Organization

Coyote Central

Website

www.coyotecentral.org

More Info

Claudia Stelle

cstelle@coyotecentral.org

206.323.7276

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Coyote Central’s mission is to challenge young adolescents of every race and socio-economic background to build skills, creative thinking, self-awareness, and social awareness through hands-on projects with professionals in creative fields. Over 1,600 young people ages 10 to 16 come to Coyote every year for hands-on workshops with professional artists, chefs, furniture makers, fashion designers, metal artists, animators, dancers, filmmakers, and many other creative people. Our campus in Seattle's Central District brings together kids from all different races, economic backgrounds, cultures and neighborhoods, and all our courses are pay-what-you-can. Young people at Coyote learn sophisticated artistic skills but also people skills, cultural competence, and social awareness.

Coyote Central’s culture is grounded in equity, ingenuity, fun, and collaboration. Any new member of the team will be welcomed warmly but also challenged to perform at a high level. Every member of the staff has an equal voice in collaborative decision making, and every member shares an investment in and commitment to the organization and its mission. We serve a lot of kids with a very small staff because each of us is both efficient and committed to Coyote and its community. The right candidate can grow this position to full-time status.

The position includes data, finance, and personnel duties as follows:

Data
 Track enrollment demographics and statistics and prepare reports
 Compile all student and parent survey results and prepare reports for E.D.
 Record all gifts and maintain donor database (Salesforce for Non-Profits)
 Assist in compiling and preparing data for grant reporting
 Manage auction donations, registrations, and sales data

Finance
 Manage accounts payable and receivable, banking, and payroll
 Maintain spreadsheets for paying teaching artists
 Perform monthly reconciliations of bank, Paypal and GoPayment accounts
 Update financial dashboard and prepare reports as requested by ED
 Prepare and file all city, state, and federal reports




Personnel
 On-board all teaching artists and volunteers, including background checks and all paperwork
 Prepare and execute teaching artist contracts
 Maintain personnel files for all employees
 Ensure compliance with L&I and other employer postings


REQUIREMENTS
 The kind of mind that thrives on order and organization
 Minimum of two or more years of experience with data and/or accounting
 Experience with a relational database, preferably Salesforce
 Experience in QuickBooks or another similar financial system
 Innate attention to detail with consistent follow-through
 Excellent oral and written communication skills
 Ability to balance multiple priorities and handle chaos with humor and equanimity
 Initiative, independence, flexibility, and self-confidence
 Great teamwork skills, humor, and joy

How to Apply

Please send a resume and a cover letter to coyotecentral@gmail.com describing your relevant experience and addressing why you would want to be a part of the Coyote Central team. And throw in one oddball fact about you that might give us a window on your life outside of the working world.

Link to Opportunity

http://media.virbcdn.com/files/2a/473f2bb19885535d-DataFinanceManager2018.pdf

Posted

6/29/2018

Encore Media Group
The Assistant Production Manager duties primarily include working closely with the Design and Production Director to manage work flow, manage projects, provide job cost estimating and job cost analysis, and preparing budgets. The position includes production work such as page layout, design, prepress for publications and custom publishing projects; and creating advertising materials as needed. This position works with external clients, internal staff and reports to the Design & Production Director.

Organization

Encore Media Group

Website

www.encoremediagroup.com

More Info

Genay Genereux

genayg@encoremediagroup.com

206-443-0445 x 104

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty proficiently and in a highly satisfactorily manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

General Responsibilities:
- Understand and support Encore Media Group values, mission, vision, policies, and procedures
- Understand and adhere to performance standards and reporting structures
- Attend and participate in company and departmental meetings, as required
- Maintain positive working relationships with all team members, clients, and external stakeholders
- Provide active and constructive input with Encore Media Group team members to assist in meeting their respective goals and objectives
- Provide substantial contributions to each project worked on
- Complete projects to specifications and deliver on time

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change and/or be assigned as needed.
Supervisory
- Collaborate closely with Design & Production Director to help manage workflow, project/publication assignments, provide analytics, project tracking, timelines and budgeting
- Act as supervisor backup for the associate level production staff
- Assist the Design & Production Director in the management of print vendors, by obtaining estimates, quotes, schedules, shipping coordination and creating & sending purchase orders.
- Manage external arts & custom publishing client expectations with the ability to recognize critical issues and resolve them strategically and diplomatically
- Assist the Design & Production Director in the management of arts venue data & publishing services billing information in EMG’s Publishing Software (MagHub)
- Manage and lead the digital flatplanning initiative (MagBuilder) within the MagHub system
- Create mailing lists & reports and maintain the Seattle Art Dealers Association’s proprietary database
- Ensures all deliverables on assigned projects (internal, partners) are accurate, on time and routed through the appropriate departments for approval
Production
- Manage the publication/custom publishing process from start to finish; specifically, project timing and expectations for all deliverables and conduct quality assurance
- Provide layout, design and production for various Encore Arts Programs & Custom Publishing Projects as assigned
- Create publication proofs; known as draft, proof and blueline and upload files on completion
- Create, pre-flight and troubleshoot advertising for placement into publications

Education and/or Experience: 4+ years of publication/magazine production & design experience, knowledge of printing process, prepress, paper stocks and proofing methods. 2+ years of supervisory and/or lead experience. Experience working with web & sheet fed printers. Up to date with new production techniques and trends through research and continuous education.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@encoremediagroup.com.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

6/29/2018

Administrative Director
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will collaborate in setting the vision and lead Music Center in its mission of cultivating exceptional and transformative musical experiences.

Organization

Administrative Director

Website

www.musiccenternw.org

More Info

Kendal Keyes

kendalkeyes@musiccenternw.org

2065268443

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Music Center’s new Executive Director will join an organization poised to be a cornerstone of not only the Aurora Licton-Springs neighborhood, but also the greater Seattle metro area. With the challenges of Seattle’s income inequality, the need for accessible, high quality arts experiences is greater than ever. The new Executive Director, in partnership with the Board and staff, will lead Music Center into its next phase of growth and innovation.



Music Center is governed by a committed Board of Directors who have launched a $2 million capital campaign to purchase and improve the current facility. The campaign has already seen a broad base of community support under the direction of a dedicated Steering Committee and professional fundraising consultants. The new Executive Director will join a campaign with the foundation for success already in place.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will collaborate in setting the vision and lead Music Center in its mission of cultivating exceptional and transformative musical experiences. S/he oversees Music Center’s 30+ teaching artists and an administrative staff of 3 FTE. The Executive Director has the primary responsibility for development, implementation and execution of programs, fundraising, and strategic partnerships.

How to Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter and résumé to search@musiccenternw.org.

Link to Opportunity

www.musiccenternw.org/jobs

Posted

7/16/2018

On the Boards
On the Boards (OtB) announces a call for artists to present solo choreographic work as part of a new festival in the 18/19 Season. Solo: A Festival of Dance (October 4-7, 2018) will explore the significance of this fundamental form and feature artists from around the country in a series of short live performances, video works, and discussions. Applications are due Monday, July 23, 2018, 11:59pm PST.

Organization

On the Boards

Website

https://www.ontheboards.org/

More Info

Jayme Yen

jayme@ontheboards.org

206-217-9886

Deadline to Apply

7/24/2018

Description

On the Boards (OtB) announces a call for artists to present solo choreographic work as part of a new festival in the 18/19 Season. Solo: A Festival of Dance (October 4-7, 2018) will explore the significance of this fundamental form and feature artists from around the country in a series of short live performances, video works, and discussions. Applications are due Monday, July 23, 2018, 11:59pm PST.

Solo: A Festival of Dance:
The solo is a choreographic technique that is consistently taught to dancers. There is an art to composing a dance, a specificity to the arrangement of movement, a technique of representing various movements, and a notation system. This fundamental building block of making a dance is particularly critical at this moment when so much of dance and contemporary performance is being called into question. It is important to refocus on the core of how we define dance as a medium and discipline.

A festival allows viewers, audiences, and artists to have access to a number of different performance works simultaneously. By creating a situation of watching multiple solos in a festival context we begin to open up the space for conversation about how this discipline and medium of dance and contemporary performance is being defined and explored with curatorial and institutional practices.

How to Apply

Eligibility
• Proposed performance must be approximately 20 minutes in length.
• Artist must be available for one day of tech between September 29–October 3, 2018
• Artist must be available for performance October 4–7, 2018
• International artists are encouraged to apply, but note that visa processing fees and assistance is limited.

Selected artists will receive an honorarium, use of existing light and sound equipment, staff support, and a travel stipend (if applicable).  


Submission Guidelines
Applications must be submitted by Monday, July 23, 11:59 pm (PST) via Submittable: http://bit.ly/Solo2018OpenCall

Application requirements
• A short description of the proposed solo performance (150 words max)
• A resume or short artist narrative (150 words max)
• A work sample of up to 5 minutes. A single sample can include multiple clips. Work samples can also include the proposed solo performance.

Selection Process
This festival is curated by Rachel Cook, Artistic Director; Clare Hatlo, Associate Producer; and Charles Smith, Director of Program Management. Selection is based on the clarity of themes and concepts, the depth of the movement vocabulary, use of space and time, and the overall composition of the piece.  

Notification of Results
All applicants will be notified of the status of their application no later than August 31, 2018.

Questions?
Questions about the application process can be directed to curatorial@ontheboards.org

Link to Opportunity

https://www.ontheboards.org/solo-a-festival-of-dance

Posted

7/16/2018

Outskirt Press
Short Fiction/Poetry/Art Submissions

Organization

Outskirt Press

Website

outskirt-press.com

More Info

Meg Gray

outskirtpress@gmail.com

4148610032

Fee to Apply

free

Deadline to Apply

9/1/2018

Description

Outskirt Review is a bi-annual print journal publishing the works of women and non-binary creators with a focus on Seattle-based talent. The goal of Outskirt Review is to showcase talent and give voices to creators often overlooked in mainstream media. Contributors may publish up to 3 pieces of short fiction, poetry, or visual art. See outskirt-press.com for additional information.

How to Apply

Submit work to outskirtpress@gmail.com along with a short bio describing yourself as a creator. Please send submissions as individual documents or attachments.

Link to Opportunity

outskirt-press.com

Posted

7/16/2018

Borealis Festival of Light
In October 2018 the Borealis Festival of Light will debut in Seattle. Featured light installations will take place in the plazas, parks, and waterfront of the South Lake Union neighborhood. We are looking for all forms of Light Installations that address the theme of Transformation.

Organization

Borealis Festival of Light

Website

https://borealisfestivaloflight.com/call-for-artists/

More Info

Terry Morgan

terry@borealisfestivaloflight.com

(206) 417-0777‬

Deadline to Apply

7/25/2018

Description

New Call for Art!
Light Installations
Curatorial Theme: Transformation

Featured light installations will take place in the plazas, parks, and waterfront of the South Lake Union neighborhood. We are looking for all forms of Light Installations that address the theme of Transformation. Based in South Lake Union, the area has undergone enormous change over the recent past physically, commercially, and socially. We live in a time of transformation. Our technological world is transforming culture, the city, and our individual lives. Explored in diverse ways, this theme has a narrative thread with a wide birth for creative license.

There are 6 sites which will be filled through this call. In particular, we are looking for lit sculptural forms, virtual reality, and alternative light forms that offer an interactive experience. We are looking for a variety of artwork, art that sits at the intersection of art and technology, art that speaks to new possibilities, and also art that humanizes the district. We are looking for inclusive experiences that invite social engagement.
There is an honorarium and mini grants for rentals/supplies.

How to Apply


Application Form on website https://borealisfestivaloflight.com/call-for-artists/
Email attachments:
A scale drawing of the work including site dimensions
Sketch, photoshop image, or photo of the proposed Artwork
One paragraph Bio
A portfolio example of 5-10 images with work sample sheet
A simple Budget Form

Link to Opportunity

https://borealisfestivaloflight.com/call-for-artists/

Posted

7/16/2018

Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Flameworking Demonstrator supports Center Art’s organization mission, vision and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence, competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, personalization, accountability and ownership. This is a part-time temporary position. This position will create safe and educational glass demonstrations at our mobile Flameworking studio.

Organization

Chihuly Garden and Glass

Website

www.chihulygardenandglass.com

More Info

Diane Santiago

DianeS@SpaceNeedle.com

206-905-2157

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description


GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY :



The Flameworking Demonstrator supports Center Art’s organization mission, vision and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence, competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, personalization, accountability and ownership. This is a part-time temporary position.

This position will create safe and educational glass demonstrations at our mobile Flameworking studio.



DEMONSTRATOR:

Work independently to demonstrate the basic properties of glass
Produces well-crafted glass objects to demonstrate traditional and contemporary techniques for all audiences
Responsible for pace and quality of the show
Support other demonstrators and work as a team
Responsible for set/up and teardown of equipment and materials


EDUCATOR:

Clearly articulates an accurate and engaging narration of the glass making process to all audiences
Modifies narration to address requirements for specific groups as needed
Interacts with audience; answers questions
Create a welcoming environment in the galleries
Promote a positive, courteous, and professional attitude and appearance to all Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibition Team Members and visitors


GENERAL:

Provide information about the Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibit, other attractions, Seattle and the surrounding area
Sets up work area, tools and equipment as needed
Ensures that Flameworking equipment is in good operating order
Performs routine housekeeping during and after each performance to maintain orderly appearance of work area and stage
Monitors glass and supplies required for demonstrations
Complies with all CGG safety procedures, practices and rules, including wearing safety equipment, close-toed shoes, etc
Daily reporting




OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES :

Sensitivity to visitor’s learning styles and interpretation of the art
Provide information about all areas of the Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibition.
Maintain working knowledge of all Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibition policies and procedures
Know Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibition emergency and fire/life/safety procedures.
Reassure the guests in times of emergency and participate as needed in emergency procedures
Other duties as assigned


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED :


2 years of Flameworking experience
1 year experience as an educator or presenter
Working knowledge of Flameworking equipment and safety
Ability to create excellent quality and wide variety of glass objects quickly to required standards
Proficient in using computers, knowledge of MS office a plus but not required
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; professional presentation and demeanor
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to work and speak in front of large groups of people
Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures
Professional appearance and attitude
Ability to effectively communicate using the English language
Knowledge of Seattle and surrounding area preferred
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 – Ambulatory, ability to lift up to 50 lbs, ability to climb a ladder, ability to stand for long periods of time, must be able to work outdoors

How to Apply

https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=SPACENEEDLE&cws=43&rid=1779

Link to Opportunity

https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=SPACENEEDLE&cws=43&rid=1779

Posted

7/16/2018

Chihuly Garden & Glass
Serve as the guest’s liaison to all Chihuly Garden and Glass, the Space Needle and the surrounding area has to offer. Specifically, engage with guests at the entrance to Chihuly Garden and Glass or at the entrance of Collections Café to answer questions, help in way finding and to promote and sell tickets to Chihuly Garden and Glass, Space Needle and participating partner partners. Promote the value-added services at Chihuly Garden and Glass such as free digital professional photography, gallery and garden tours, and other special programming. Promote locally-curated ticket bundles and excursions. Support Marketing, Partner Promotions, and Collections Café conversion goals. Assist the guest- regardless of whether inquiries concern on-premises or off-premises attractions, facilities, services, or activities. Knows how to provide concise and accurate directions. Assist guests with questions regarding Chihuly Garden and Glass, Space Needle, and general Seattle tourism questions. Promote Collections Café and the ArtPlaza and be able to make reservations for guests wanting to dine.

Organization

Chihuly Garden & Glass

More Info

Diane Santiago

DianeS@SpaceNeedle.com

2069052157

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Essential Functions:

Serve as the guest’s liaison to all Chihuly Garden and Glass, the Space Needle and the surrounding area has to offer.
Specifically, engage with guests at the entrance to Chihuly Garden and Glass or at the entrance of Collections Café to answer questions, help in way finding and to promote and sell tickets to Chihuly Garden and Glass, Space Needle and participating partner partners.
Promote the value-added services at Chihuly Garden and Glass such as free digital professional photography, gallery and garden tours, and other special programming.
Promote locally-curated ticket bundles and excursions.
Support Marketing, Partner Promotions, and Collections Café conversion goals.
Assist the guest- regardless of whether inquiries concern on-premises or off-premises attractions, facilities, services, or activities. Knows how to provide concise and accurate directions.
Assist guests with questions regarding Chihuly Garden and Glass, Space Needle, and general Seattle tourism questions.
Promote Collections Café and the ArtPlaza and be able to make reservations for guests wanting to dine.


Experience & Skills Required: Qualified candidates will have the skills needed to provide excellent guest service and the ability to interact with guests face to face in a professional manner. Candidates must have excellent written and verbal skills and the ability to anticipate customer needs. The ideal fit for the position is a motivated self-starter with organizational skills and the ability to feel comfortable initiating a conversation.



Other Ideal Qualifications: Background in customer service, concierge, sales, hospitality, promotional team or tourism industry is preferable. Continued education is a plus.



Physical Demands: Ability to stand and speak for the entire shift with standard breaks. Typical shift is approximately 8 hours. Ability to lift 30 lbs


This position is expected to last through mid-September

How to Apply

https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=SPACENEEDLE&cws=43&rid=1726

Link to Opportunity

https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=SPACENEEDLE&cws=43&rid=1726

Posted

7/16/2018

4Culture
Creative Consultancies provides an opportunity for creative thinkers, artists or organizations, to work in residence with a King County city.

Organization

4Culture

Website

4culture.org

More Info

Charlie Rathbun

charlie.rathbun@4Culture.org

(206) 263-1607

Fee to Apply

no fee

Deadline to Apply

8/30/2018

Description

Attention King County artists and creative thinkers! Apply for a Creative Consultancy – an opportunity to work in residence with a local city on seeking and implementing creative solutions to the challenges faced by communities throughout King County. Apply by August 30, 2018

How to Apply

Please read the guidelines and apply on line.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.4culture.org/grants/creative-consultancies/

Posted

7/16/2018

Jet City Improv
Jet City Improv is seeking an entrepreneurial and visionary Marketing Manager.

Organization

Jet City Improv

Website

www.jetcityimprov.org

More Info

Keith Dahlgren

keith@jetcityimprov.org

206 351-8291x1

Deadline to Apply

7/30/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

Jet City Improv (JCI), a nonprofit organization founded in 1992 as Wing-It Productions, is seeking an entrepreneurial and visionary Marketing Manager to work with the Artistic Director,Managing Director and staff to market to and develop the audience for Jet City Improv. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

To apply, send a resume and a cover letter addressing why you are interested in a professional management position with an arts organization and how your skills and experience will benefit Jet City Improv to keith@jetcityimprov.org by July 27, 2018. Please, no phone calls.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.jetcityimprov.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Marketing-Position-Announcement-2018.pdf

Posted

7/16/2018

Curator PR for The Shops at The Bravern
The Shops at the Bravern are set to host their very first Fashion Week and art competition. Seattle artists and designers are encouraged to create an entry piece for the art competition. The winner will be selected by a panel of judges and receive a cash prize of $1,000 and their design featured on the official Fashion Week tote.

Organization

Curator PR for The Shops at The Bravern

More Info

Solana Tanabe

solana.tanabe@curatorpr.com

(916) 799-3193

Deadline to Apply

7/23/2018

Description

The Shops at The Bravern announced the opening of its first-ever design competition, in which art, fashion and design students and independent designers are encouraged to submit their one-of-a-kind designs for the chance to win $1,000, as well as VIP access to the luxury center’s Fashion Week events, including the opening party on Friday, Sept. 14, and panel discussion, runway show and Neiman Marcus after party on Saturday, Sept. 15. Even more exciting, the winning design will be featured on The Shops at The Bravern’s exclusive Fashion Week tote bag, which will be produced by eco-friendly manufacturer Supreme Creations.

The competition challenges entrants to create a digital design related to art, fashion and The Shops at The Bravern. One winning design will be selected at the end of July by a panel of guest judges, including Matthew Klutznick, General Manager of The Shops at The Bravern and Richard Samuelson, Vice President/General Manager of Neiman Marcus in Bellevue.

How to Apply

• Create an “Extravaganza” themed design to be featured on The Bravern Fashion Week exclusive tote bag
• Preferred dimensions: 11''W x 13''H (38cm x 43cm) visible area plus a 1''(2.5cm) bleed on all sides
• Accepted formats: high resolution JPEG, PDF, PNG, AI or EPS vector file
• Fill out and upload the design in digital form online at https://www.bravernfashionweek.com/art-competition/ by July 22
• Provide a brief explanation for the inspiration of the design

Those interested in learning more about the Bravern’s art competition, as well as to submit their design can do so by visiting: www.bravernfashionweek.com. All submissions are due by midnight on July 22, 2018.

Link to Opportunity

www.bravernfashionweek.com

Posted

7/16/2018

Seattle Opera
Seattle Opera Programs and Partnerships Department is in search of an Education Stage Manager for our upcoming Youth Opera – Odyssey by Ben Moore and Kelley Rourke.

Organization

Seattle Opera

Website

www.seattleopera.org

More Info

Britney Schroeder

britney.schroeder@seattleopera.org

206.676.5557

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

We anticipate approximately 80 young performers for this year’s production, ranging in age from 7 to 18 years old. The show is approximately 50 minutes in length and performs at Cornish Playhouse. We rehearse on Thursday evenings (4pm-9pm) and Saturdays (10am-3pm). Rehearsals will be held at TPS until we move into our new building later this year (around November).
Additional information:
- Rehearsals begin October 4th, 2018. The SM team will start their prep the week before (24Sep) and will be expected to attend the Parent/Student Orientation Mtg on September 29th.
- We do not rehearse the week of Thanksgiving (November 18th-24th) and or during Winter Break for the schools (December 16th-29th).
- We move to Cornish Playhouse for tech week (23Feb2019-28Feb2019).
- Performances are 01Mar2019 (7PM), 02Mar2019 (2PM and 7PM), and 03Mar2019 (2PM).
- We anticipate the SM team working approximately 11-13 hours/week, with the exception of tech week, which may average closer to 30-35 hours.


How to Apply

If you’re interested in this Education Stage Management opportunity and would like more information, please email Britney Schroeder (Production Manager, Community Projects) at Britney.schroeder@seattleopera.org

Link to Opportunity

https://seattleopera.org/globalassets/downloads/job-descriptions/education-stage-manager.pdf

Posted

7/16/2018

Seattle Opera
Seattle Opera is accepting applications for a School Programs Stage Manager, this is a short term, hourly non-exempt position working between 20-40 hours depending on School Tour activities. We expect work to be available starting in September and running through May 2019.

Organization

Seattle Opera

Website

www.seattleopera.org

More Info

School Programs Stage Manager

jobs@seatleopera.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

POSITION DESCRIPTION

SCOPE & PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
The School Programs Stage Manager is responsible for supporting the School Tour program during the school year. This program is designed to engage individuals and groups in the component parts of opera.
The ideal individual will possess initiative, a collaborative spirit, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to handle multiple programs and projects of varying natures simultaneously. Success in this role requires someone who is imaginative, highly motivated, and who can work in a self-directed manner. This role necessitates someone who reflects and inspires creativity, fosters lifelong learning, seeks to provide multiple entry points to the world of opera, and facilitates meaningful exchanges, building capacity for opera throughout our community. This full-time, non-exempt position reports to the School Programs Manager, Programs and Partnerships.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This hourly position is tasked with supporting all aspects of the Programs & Partnerships Department’s School Tour program and will typically work 40 hours per week. The School Tour is a 45-minute opera geared toward young audiences with two casts of five singers each, plus one pianist. This touring production visits approximately 50 elementary schools in Washington State during the 3 month touring season.

The Tour Coordinator must be able to:
• Run all School Tour;
• Successfully run technical rehearsals and call a show;
• Write, distribute, and file Rehearsal and Performance Reports;
• Work closely with the Production Manager and School Programs Manager to ensure shows stay within scope and on schedule;
• Load/unload the touring van for each School Tour performance (with help from the performers) and set up all necessary sound equipment, scenic pieces, costume racks, and props;
• Create an availability calendar for all School Tour performers;
• Attend all School Tour Production Meetings;
• Work with the School Programs Manager as well as teachers and principals to schedule all School Tour performances according to singer availability;
• Communicate effectively with both internal and external parties;
• Act as the Programs & Partnerships Department on-site liaison and facilitator for all
School Tour performances, including leading the post-show question and answer session with student audiences;
• Perform additional duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
Stage Management experience
Knowledge of opera and arts education
Ability to read music
Experience working with young people
Touring experience a plus
Knowledge of, and sensitivity to, issues of social justice and racial equity
Excellent communication skills (writing and speaking)
Experience with body mics and sound equipment a plus
Administrative experience is a plus

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be able to work nights and weekends
Position requires incumbent to lift 40 pounds or more with or without assistance
Valid driver license and a clean driving record
Able and willing to drive a rental truck or van to performance venues across Washington state


COMPENSATION
Salary DOE.

How to Apply


CONTACT
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@seattleopera.org with “School Tours Stage Manager” in the subject line. No phone calls please. Seattle Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Link to Opportunity

https://seattleopera.org/globalassets/downloads/job-descriptions/school-tours-stage-manager.pdf

Posted

7/16/2018

Create! Magazine
Create! Magazine is pleased to announce a new call for art for the two year anniversary issue, which will coincide with Miami Art Week. Artists from all countries are welcome to submit work in any medium, and incorporate and subject or theme.

Organization

Create! Magazine

Website

www.createmagazine.com

More Info

Sarah Mills

info@createmagazine.com

Fee to Apply

35

Deadline to Apply

9/29/2018

Description

Create! Magazine International Print Issue 12
Miami Edition + Two-Year Anniversary Issue​

https://createmagazine.com/callforart/

Create! Magazine is pleased to announce a new call for art for the two year anniversary issue, which will coincide with Miami Art Week. Artists from all countries are welcome to submit work in any medium, and incorporate and subject or theme.

GUEST CURATOR:

Kaly Scheller-Barrett, Hashimoto Contemporary

Kaly Scheller-Barrett is a visual artist and secret poet hailing originally from Bavaria. Drawing heavily from her extensive training in craft technique, Kaly’s work attempts to blur the boundaries between fine art and craft practices, asking the viewer to un- and re-frame their preconceptions of material. Kaly recently completed an MFA in Sculpture at California College of the Arts where she taught Craft Theory and is currently the Associate Director of Hashimoto Contemporary​.​

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. We are passionate about providing opportunities for emerging and mid-career artists.

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


WHERE TO FIND: Copies will be available in our online shop and at several retail locations in Miami, London, New York, Amsterdam, Wilmington (DE), Philadelphia and more.

FEE: $35

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. All themes are welcome.

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: September 29, 2018

Have a question? We are here to help! Send us an e-mail to info@create-magazine.com.

How to Apply


https://createmagazine.com/callforart/

Link to Opportunity

https://createmagazine.com/callforart/

Posted

7/16/2018

Museum of National Taipei University of Education
Montue

Organization

Museum of National Taipei University of Education

Website

http://montue.ntue.edu.tw/

More Info

Ms. Chen

montue.artist@gmail.com

at+886-227360316

Deadline to Apply

7/31/2018

Description

MoNTUE has launched the 2019 Dreamin’ MoNTUE Project and open to artist in every artistic discipline from all around the world.

【Aim】
1. To inspire more experimental and multidisciplinary art creations, exploring the potentiality of the museum’s future.

2. To intensify the connections between the museum, campus, community and city,
realizing the true value of art education through exhibitions and educational activities.

3. To encourage both local and foreign emerging artists and curators to participate in this project, establishing a platform for the international exchange of arts and culture.

*Application deadline:2018/07/31
* There is no limit on mediums or forms.

How to Apply

1.The application deadline for the open call is July 31, 2018(23:59:59 CCT). Kindly mail the application via registered mail, express delivery, or drop the application by person to MoNTUE北師美術館 front reception at No.134, Sec. 2, Heping E. Rd., Da’an Dist., Taipei City 106, Taiwan (R.O.C.). Postal submissions must be postmarked by June 30,2018; please clearly note “2019 Dreamin’ MoNTUE Open Call” on the envelope, (the deadline is subject to the postmark of the mail). Submissions by e-mail are not accepted.

2.Short of item, hand in overtime or not in accordance with specification will not be accepted.

3.Unaccepted applicant will need to collect their portfolio by registered time be for December, 2018, otherwise the museum will deal with the application files.

4.For any further questions, please contact us by email at montue.artist@gmail.com or contact us during working hours at+886-227360316.

【Download】
Application|https://goo.gl/deE5W5
Floor Plan|https://goo.gl/SyUQca

Link to Opportunity

http://montue.ntue.edu.tw/news/show/174

Posted

7/16/2018

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