Photo by Chris Bennion from Young Shakespeare Workshop for As You Like It.
Photo by Chris Bennion from Young Shakespeare Workshop for As You Like It.

Youth Arts grant

Youth Arts grants support equitable access to arts and cultural learning opportunities for Seattle's Middle and High School aged youth. Programs occur outside of school hours and are led by experienced teaching artists working in communities to increase arts and cultural opportunities for young people from diverse racial and socio-economic backgrounds.  

Data shows that the greatest disparities between young people who have access to arts education and those who don't are based on race, socio economics, home language and disabilities. As with all of the Office of Arts & Culture's Creative Youth Programs, Youth Arts prioritizes programs serving young people within these demographics. 

Program Overview Workshops

Winter 2019

Draft Reviews

Winter 2019

Open Date
5/30/2018
Close Date
12/31/2018
Eligible
Organization
Individual
Application
Kristi Woo
Youth Funding Project Manager
(206) 727-8671
kristi.woo@seattle.gov

Eligibility

Individual teaching artists, art and cultural organizations, youth-service agencies, and degree-granting institutions are eligible to apply. Projects must take place between September 2018 - August 2019 and September 2019 - August 2020 and must take place within Seattle.  

Funding Level

Recipients will receive a total of $12,000 distributed over two (2) years of Youth Arts funding support (for programs in 2018-19 and 2019-20).  $6,000 is available each year to support project expenses.  

Funding may be used for

  • Artist fees
  • Youth stipends
  • Marketing and promotional fees
  • Project management and personnel costs
  • Supplies
  • Space
  • Equipment rentals
  • Program-related costs

Funding cannot be used for

  • In school activities
  • Any elements of the proposed project that are completed before funds are awarded
  • Equipment/software purchases
  • Compensation for staff, faculty or students from degree-granting institutions
  • Culminating events only (a program with a culminating event is acceptable)
  • Fundraising,benefit events or religious services

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Getting the word out

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

  • International Examiner - Contact
  • Northwest Asian Weekly - Contac
  • Pacific Publishing's papers serve the University District, Ravenna, Roosevelt, Laurelhurst, Sand Point, Wedgewood, Wallingford, Fremont, Phinney Ridge, Green Lake, Greenwood, Queen Anne, Magnolia, Madison Park, Broadmoor, Washington Park, Madrona, Madison Valley, Leschi, Capitol Hill, First Hill, Beacon Hill, Mt. Baker, South Hill, International District and Kirkland. Contact
  • Robinson News publishes Ballard News Tribune, West Seattle Herald, White Center News, The Highline Times

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

Youth Arts funds teaching artists and organizations providing out-of-school arts training. In 2017 Youth Arts awarded $157,806 to 26 artists, art/cultural organizations, youth service agencies and higher education institutions serving youth. It's estimated the funded projects will engage more than 8,300 youth in about 2,300 hours of arts training throughout the city. 

2018-19 Youth Arts Awards

Each awardee receives $6,000

Stephanie Guerra           
Stephanie Guerra teaches creative writing classes in King County at the Juvenile Detention Center to a revolving roster of incarcerated teens and helps publish their work in an online magazine.  

Extraordinary Futures  
Extraordinary Futures provides young people with dance classes and open practice sessions. Students will participate in monthly dance competitions as part of a Middle and High School Breakdance League and prepare for the culminating event, Massive Break Challenge.  

Pongo Publishing           
Pongo Publishing offers weekly writing sessions to incarcerated youth. Pongo will conduct a final poetry event inside the detention center and will share their poetry at the NW Folklife Festival.  

Seattle JazzED  
Seattle JazzED works with students at all levels of music ability to learn how to play their instrument, read music, and perform in an ensemble. Youth can participate in year round programming.  

Totem Star
Totem Star allows youth to book weekly after-school studio sessions working with teaching artists for one-on-one vocal and/or instrument lessons, participate in jam sessions, program digital beats, gain assistance with songwriting, compose and record original songs.  

Seattle Repertory Theatre          
The Seattle Repertory Theatre introduces high-school students to the work of the celebrated black playwright, August Wilson through the August Wilson Monologue Competition.  Through workshops, small-group coaching, and a multi-round competition, students prepare a monologue and compete for a spot in the national competition on Broadway.  
Spectrum Dance Theater                                             
Spectrum Dance Theater offers, DanceSPEAK, where students explore contemporary dance, improvisation, and choreograph their own solo and group dances. The collaborative process culminates in an interactive community performance.  
Jack Straw Foundation 
Jack Straw Foundation provides blind and visually impaired youth the opportunity to work with a team of artists in their professional recording studios. Students will tell stories with sound, create music, and share their work with the public, via CD and streaming online.  
Rain City Rock Camp for Girls                                                    
Rain City Rock Camp for Girls introduces Seattle girls to hands-on exploration of rock music through the support of powerful female mentors and role models to discover their own creativity, raise their voices, and join together for positive change. Girls will participate in Rock Camps and "Rockshop" deep dives into music related topics throughout the year.    
206 Zulu                                             
206 Zulu will offer Beats to the Rhyme, an after school program that offers education of the music industry, songwriting and a comprehensive insight in related fields while providing access to music production and technology. Youth collaborate to record an original album, film and release a music video, at a live concert.  
Earthseed Seattle                                           
Earthseed Seattle creates theatre that actively carves out space for parents/guardians and the children for whom they care to have space to engage in conversations about power and oppression. Teaching artist,  Jéhan Òsanyìn will cowrite this play alongside youth.  
Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association (DNDA)                                                       
DNDA manages Nature Consortium who work with youth from Southwest Interagency Academy (SWIA) to engage in four EcoArts projects. Youth will learn environmental lessons through the lenses of art, civic responsibility and sustainability.  
South Park Merchants Association (SPMA)         
SPMA in partnership with community organizations offer a mural art training program where teaching artists and youth will collaborate to paint three murals in the South Park business community. This pilot program will lay the groundwork for a long-term partnership between South Park Arts and other local artists, community groups and the businesses that will engage youth in future arts training and create additional public art in the neighborhood.  
Reel Grrls           
Reel Grrls offers young womxn and gender non-conforming youth a Media Club program at Denny International Middle School, teaching a foundation of basic production skills with a focus on emotional development and creative collaboration. Students will produce two to three completed video projects.  
Northwest Folklife                                         
Northwest Folklife provides a Youth residency focused on Mexican American and Chicana/o Roots in the Northwest. Youth will explore their cultural identities using visual arts, film, and spoken word. Participants will present their final projects at four culminating community events.

2017-18 Youth Arts Awards

Each awardee receives $6,000 

Sumayya Diop
Sumayya Diop along with local female guest artists work with girls, learning African culture through dance, song, theater, drumming, Hip Hop, music, spoken word and poetry. The program will culminate in a sharing for family and community.  
Andy Peterson 
Andy Peterson through Seattle Robotic Arts provides art and technology programs for young people who are encouraged to explore their presumptions and associations with technology while developing connections with visual art through learning opportunities and exploratory play.
Eritrean Association of Greater Seattle 
Eritrean Association of Greater Seattle's Youth Dance Group focuses on introducing youth to Eritrean dance, culture, and language. Students learn and rehearse traditional Eritrean dances, practice the Tigrinya language, study various aspects of Eritrean culture, and perform at variety of community events.  
Sondra Segundo              
Sondra Segundo through Haida Roots has implemented a preservation project that connects urban Seattle Haida youth to their critically endangered language through dance, writing, and art.  
The Filipino Community of Seattle
The Filipino Community of Seattle in collaboration with Youth Theater Northwest offers theater sessions to local youth to build theater skills, learn Filipino culture through folktales and gain confidence and experience in the performing arts.  
Young Strings Project Outreach
Young Strings Project Outreach's World Youth Orchestra, provides immigrant and refugee youth the opportunity to be mentored by professional classical musicians in orchestral and stringed instrument (viola, violin, cello) instruction. Students learn basic techniques, ensemble skills, and music theory, culminating in community concerts.  
Urban ArtWorks              
Urban ArtWorks works with King County adjudicated youth to provide subsidized work training and art training. Through the creation of site specific murals youth will connect with community in a positive way.  
Andrea LaVare Malagon              
Andrea LaVare Malagon partners with young people to learn the fundamentals of Mexican Folklorico and Traditional Quinceañera dances and their historical relevance.  
Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW)
PCNW hosts, New Views, an immersion program that teaches photography alongside language and American culture to immigrant and refugee students at Seattle World School (SWS).  
Wing Luke Memorial Foundation (The Wing)
The Wing's offers YouthCAN, an arts and leadership program for Asian Pacific American high school students. Guided by local artists, original artworks are produced by teens and displayed in The Wing's Youth Gallery and appear in community venues.  
School of Acrobatics & New Circus Arts (SANCA)
SANCA Social Circus Roda Program introduces young people to blended arts-based learning with work-readiness training in a Social Circus context. Circus skills are used as a transformational metaphor for personal and social development and students participate in a community sharing.  
Charles and Emma Frye Free Public Art Museum (Frye Art Museum)      
Frye Art Museum's Spatial Solutions in partnership with RecTech Lab at Yesler Community Center, and Seattle Youth Violence Prevention work with community youth to develop skills in architectural design and 3D modeling through instruction, local guest speakers and site visits with their work highlighted in an exhibition at the Frye Art Museum.  
El Centro de la Raza       
El Centro de la Raza educates Latino youth about Dia de los Muertos and create elements of a traditional ofrenda (altar) through mentorship of community artists. Student work is showcased at the Dia de los Muertos celebration and ofrenda exhibition at El Centro de la Raza.  
Sawhorse Revolution   
Sawhorse Revolution's All Women's Design-Build program provides female-identified youth the opportunity to work with professional women, in design and craft building fields to design and construct a custom community structure with lasting benefit for a partnering community group.  
Debra Kendrick
Debra Kendrick's No More Bull (NMB) program provides young people the opportunity to be mentored by teaching artists in history, dance, lectures, drama activities, scene building and tech support. The culmination is a stage production for the community.

2017 Youth Arts Awards

Andrea LaVare Malagon (Mexican Folklorico and Traditional Quinceañera Dance Club) $6,000
Students will be taught the fundamentals of Mexican folklorico and traditional Quinceañera dances and their historical relevance. Each session will build on the previous one, maintaining a positive and safe learning environment. Each class will present a life skill concept, discussion, and action plan.   

Coyote Central  $7,306
Engage youth in hands-on media courses by professional filmmakers, photographers, animators and recording artists during fall, winter and spring terms. Screening of work at NW Film Forum.   

Charles and Emma Frye Free Public Art Museum          $6,000
Spatial Solutions is a free of charge annual partnership program between the Frye Art Museum, RecTech Lab at Yesler Community Center, and Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative provides high school teens with limited/no access to arts education to develop skills in architectural design and 3D modeling.  

Creative Justice         $6,000
Creative Justice is an arts-based alternative to detention for court-involved youth of King County. Participants collaborate with mentor artists, building skills in a variety of disciplines, and utilizing art to express their own ideas, visions and creativity to address issues that most impact them.   

El Centro de la Raza  $6,000
Thirty-five at-risk Latino youth will learn about Dia de los Muertos and create elements of a traditional ofrenda (altar) during after-school sessions at El Centro de la Raza. Their work will be showcased at the Dia de los Muertos celebration and three-week ofrenda exhibit.   

Debra Kendrick (No More Bull (NMB))   $6,000
Teaching artist will engage youth in a 12 week fall theater program. Youth will learn basics in putting on a show from start to finish. Lessons will include history, dance, drama activities, scene building, and tech support. The program will culminate with a stage production for the community.   

Eritrean Association of Greater Seattle   $6,000
Eritrean youth will participate in weekly lessons year-round focused on Eritrean dance, culture, and language. Participants will learn and rehearse traditional Eritrean dances, practice the Tigrinya language, study various aspects of Eritrean culture, and perform at variety of community events.   

Gage Academy of Arts  $3,500
Artists will provide visual arts techniques and skill-building mentorships to teens at two sites that will close with an annual, month-long exhibit.   

Girls Rock! Seattle  $9,000
Youth will participate in music and positive aspects of rock culture lessons and coaching by female musician role models that will close with performances of original songs.   

Na'ah Illahee Fund   $3,000
Artists will offer instruction to young women as cultural bearers through basket weaving, carving, storytelling, spoken word and film-making. A community exhibit and screening closes the session.   

Peterson, Andy (Seattle Robotic Arts!)  $6,000
Seattle Robotic Arts! is a free, out-of-school art/technology program for youth in Seattle Public Schools. Youth are encouraged to explore their presumptions and associations with technology while developing connections with visual art through learning opportunities and exploratory play.  

Photographic Center Northwest  $6,000
New Views, formerly Club Photo, is as an after-school program hosted by Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW). This summer immersion program teaches photography alongside language and American culture to immigrant and refugee students at Seattle World School (SWS).  

Reel Grrls   $10,000
Three film-makers will offer afterschool video production workshops including media literacy, creative vision, and storytelling for girls who will produce their own short films.   

Richard Hugo House   $3,500
Teens will produce new work in poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction through creative writing sessions given by artists via workshops that will culminate in readings.   

Sawhorse Revolution  $6,000
High school age girls and female-identified youth from Central and South Seattle will work with professional women in design and craft building fields to design and construct a custom community structure with lasting benefit for a partnering community group.   

School of Acrobatics & New Circus Arts  $6,000
SANCA's Roda Program blends arts-based learning with work-readiness training in a Social Circus context. Emphasizing 21st century skills: creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration, circus skills are used as a transformational metaphor for personal and social development.   

Seattle Jazz Orchestra  $1,400
Provide supplemental band and jazz music instruction to teens at a week-long, summer camp led by local jazz scholars at Chief Sealth High School      

Sondra Segundo (Haida Roots)  $6,000
Haida Roots is a culture preservation project that will connect urban Seattle Haida youth to their critically endangered language through dance, writing, and art.  

Spectrum Dance Theater  $9,000
High school youth will receive in-depth learning experience in music, and cultural history of African dance and its evolution to American Tap dance. Sessions will culminate in a school-community performance.   

Sumayya Diop (Griot Gurlz!) $6,000
Students will take a sojourn of culture from Africa to America through dance, theater, drumming, music and spoken word poetry! Middle school girls will participate in multimedia/multidisciplinary arts classes, and will receive mentoring by Seattle based female artists. Classes include African dance, song, drum, Hip Hop, emceeing and culture, theatre arts, griot/poetry/rhyme, and spoken word, culminating in a share for family, community.   

The Filipino Community of Seattle  $6,000
Bringing Filipino folktales to life through theater. The Filipino Community of Seattle in collaboration with Youth Theater Northwest will offer three 12-week theater workshops for middle and high school students. Youth will build acting skills, learn Filipino culture through folktales and gain confidence and experience in the performing arts.  

Urban ArtWorks   $6,000
In this fall after school program Urban ArtWorks will work with King County adjudicated youth to provide subsidized work and art training after school Monday-Thursday. Through the creation of site specific murals youth will connect with their community in a positive way.   

WA Asian Pacific Islander Community Services  $4,000
Four artists will lead music, writing and visual arts sessions incorporating culturally-relevant life skills, music production and business elements to youth.   

Wing Luke Memorial Foundation (YouthCAN at The Wing)  $6,000
YouthCAN is The Wing's free, out-of-school arts and leadership program for Asian Pacific American high school students. Guided by local artists, original artworks produced by teens are displayed in The Wing's Youth Gallery three times a year. YouthCAN works have also appeared in community venues.   

Young Strings Project Outreach/Whidbey Island Waldorf School   $6,000
World Youth Orchestra professional classical musicians will provide sequential orchestral and stringed instrument (viola, violin, cello) instruction, including basic technique, ensemble skills, and music theory, for immigrant, refugee, and mainstream teens and will culminate in three concerts in December, March and June.  

Youth in Focus  $9,000
Seven artists will lead year-long, film-digital photography sessions for teens that will close with an exhibition of images, self-portraits and artist statements.

2015-16 Youth Arts Awards

Arts Corps
The program will provide 200 southeast/west young people with 528 hours of after-school, multi-art and leadership classes by seven artists that will culminate in showcases at each site plus service learning assignments.
$9,000
Associated Recreation Council
The program will provide 10 teens with 28 hours of hands-on graphic design and social media instruction with neighborhood and museum staff to create a campaign that reflects community issues. Classes close with a public showcase at the Frye Art Museum.
$2,700
Center for Wooden Boats
The program will teach 30 hours of Native cedar carving and restoration skills to eight at-risk youth by two artists. The project will close with an event showcasing ceremonial traditions open to the public.
$5,040
Common Language Project, The
The program will offer 40 refugee/immigrant teens an intensive workshop including 48 hours of research, reporting and publishing workshops by three artists as an introduction to create and share their own content for a public showcase. Intensives are pipelines to journalism apprenticeships.
$6,000
Cornish College of the Arts
Ten artists will lead 100 hours of summer, pre-college team intensives with critiques for 50 teen producers-in-progress that culminate in a public performance.
$7,000
Deaf Spotlight
Eight deaf artists plus an ASL translator will lead 112 hours of playwriting-theater summer camp workshops for 15 deaf teens and kids of deaf adults. Camp will end with a performance by youth.
$5,000
Diop, Sumayya
The program will offer 64 hours of fused traditional and contemporary dance-theater-spoken word-hiphop-song where 13 middle school girls will explore cultural bridges and give a community performance.
$4,521
El Centro de la Raza
The program will offer after-school sessions taught by four artists providing 338 hours of hands-on design and production of 'ofrendas' (altars) elements for 60 yount people. It will close with three Day of the Dead celebrations at two schools and one neighborhood site.
$3,400
Extraordinary Futures/Shunpike
Through 180 hours of breakdancing, meditation, yoga and mentoring by a single performing artist, 15 youth will participate in a showcase at community events with city and countywide peers.
$6,000
Guerra, Stephanie
40 at-risk teens will participate in writing, literature circles with reflection and readings taught by a novelist.
$3,600
International Capoeira Angola Foundation
Seven lead and guest artists will teach 15 teen fundamental movements, world music and history including written and spoken reflection that transform aggression and violence into a non-competitive form.
$5,000
Jack Straw Foundation
Audio story-music and visual arts pieces will be generated by 30 youth with disabilities who will engage in 100 hours of radio drama sessions led by 10 artists for an in-studio installation.
$9,000
Korson, Emily
Three artists will lead 30 hours of visual arts and literature for 15 young people to explore destruction and repair. Books with narrative and artworks will be generated and exhibited.
$3,984
Marshall, Lauren
The program will offer 82 hours of scriptwriting and theater by two artists for 16 teens with learning and physical challenges plus homeless teens at two sites. It will close with community performances.
$3,372
Mercer Middle School PTSA
40 hours of Liberation Theater workshops blended with hiphop culture focused on Beacon Hill as home will be lead by three artists for 25 youth and culminate with a community showcase.
$5,000
Na'ah Illahee Foundation
45 Native youth will create a short film, video games and engage in traditional arts through 70 hours of hands-on instruction taught by four artists at different sites. A month-long gallery show with all art works will close sessions.
$6,000
Nagy, Mary
15 teens will be lead through 120 hours of after-school b-boying/b-girling and history of hiphop culture led by one artist and two guest artists. Choreographed and original works will be performed.
$5,146
Peterson, Andy
Through 168 hours of hands-on introductory, intermediate and advanced art design, engineering and electronic projects taught by one artist, 60 southeast middle-school youth will produce and present creations for a community display.
$7,000
Photographic Center Northwest
The program will offer 60 hours of sessions with field trips and instruction in photography linked to core academics for 20 immigrant/refugee teens, taught by two artists. It will culminate in a school showcase and public slideshow.
$6,652
Pongo Publishing
The program will offer 144 hours of poetry-writing a method of healing trauma guided by three artists for 192 young people in King County Juvenile Detention Center (KCJDC). A collection of poems will be published and shared with the general public.
$6,800
Pratt Fine Arts Center
268 Central area teens will engage in 614 hours of hands-on, multi-visual arts classes plus portfolio development led by 10 artists with specialized equipment and materials. The program will close with two showcases.
$3,000
Reel Grrls
Three media artists will guide 48 teen girls through 90 hours of video, animation and performance instruction for program screenings with talk-backs.
$6,000
Sawhorse Revolution
The program will engage 12 young people in 82 hours of design, draw, build and public speaking lessons taught by three artists-architects that produce sustainable mobile structures for homeless clients.
$5,676
Seattle Art Museum
Two artists will teach 170 hours of after-school/Saturday intensive for 30 high school youth to learn field research and fundamentals of architecture that produce models of teen-friendly community space models. Multidimensional pieces will be displayed.
$7,200
Seattle Arts and Lectures, Inc.
Four artists will lead 40 hours of literary arts to 80 middle/high school teens and will pilot a Writing In The Schools summer camp for 80 middle and high school students.
$6,000
Seattle JazzED
Ten acclaimed musicians will guide 150 young people through 420 hours of introductory jazz lessons focused on improvisation and performance that will close with two community concerts.
$5,600
Totem Star Records/Seattle Neighborhood Group
Two musicians will mentor 10 youth through 50 hours of hands-on music production and business workshops featuring guest artists that will close with a live public performance.
$8,000
Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras
The program will offer 64 teens 238 hours of string instrument and ensemble coaching, rehearsals for beginner and intermediate levels by four musicians. Lessons will culminate in fall and spring concerts.
$3,998
Shantz, Michael
50 teen girls will engage in 72 hours of ensemble steel pans from Trinidad and jazz-hiphop dance taught by two artists for a performance at NW Folklife Festival 2016.
$7,480
Somali Community Services of Seattle
The program will feature a community showcase of traditional Somali art forms generated by 50 young people engaged in 156 hours of multi-arts lessons taught by four artists. Work will be based on Somali films and family interviews.
$4,572
Velocity Dance Center Ten local/international artists will lead 50 teens through 72 hours of dance, choreography, performance and video production. The series will close with self-produced concerts
$2,288
Wing Luke Memorial Foundation
20 Asian Pacific-Islander youth will be guided by three mentoring artists on after-school/summer art projects including workshops, field trips and exhibit design studios that will culminate in three exhibitions.
$4,000
Young Shakespeare Workshop
The program will offer a sequential 400 hour-long summer series of Shakesperean instruction and rehearsal by two artists for 40 youth that close with 10 city-wide, public performances at different venues.
$5,000
Young Strings Project Outreach/Whidbey Island Waldorf School
Two bilingual classical musician/composers will lead 120 hours of sequential lessons in stringed instruments, their care and ensemble work for 30 immigrant/refugee teens will culminate in recitals and a concert.
$8,982
Youth in Focus
The program will offer 16,200 hours of photography lessons, field trips, gallery visits and service learning to 300 teens led by eight artists. Debriefings will be conducted at close of each session.
$3,000
Youth Theatre Northwest
40 southeast teens will participate in 57 hours of after-school/spring break improvisation residency led by four artists. The residency will close with community performances plus family will receive tickets to YTNW productions.
$1,479

2014-15 Youth Arts Awards

Art with Heart
Two artists will lead 48 sessions of painting, drawing and creative writing for 30 Ryther female teens to assist in processing trauma through creative expression.
$2,500
Arts Corps
Seven artists will lead 780 hours of after-school arts instruction and leadership training to 165 South Seattle teens. Sessions in music, poetry and dance will be offered with select students organizing outreach, performance and event management.
$8,500
Etienne Cakpo
Thirty hours of West African dance and drum rhythms will be taught during spring term by one artist to middle and high school students. Performances will be scheduled at the student's schools, World Rhythm Festival and at Northwest Folklife Festival.
$1,900
Center for Wooden Boats
Through a 30 hour, session on history, traditional re-skinning of an Umiak (boat) and cedar paddle carving led by three cultural specialists, eight youth will learn authentic native methods. A launch of the completed Umiak will close the sessions.
$3,400
Alex Chadsey
A bilingual team of eight Seattle/LA artists will engage 56 youth at the King County Youth Detention Center in 10 hours of songwriting lessons.
$2,500
Coyote Central
Ten middle school adolescents in 20-hour multi-arts courses will engage with 18 artists to learn the skills, techniques and tools via apprenticeship during Fall/Winter terms.
$5,575
Suzanne Edison
Writer will teach a reading-writing series for 10 teens with chronic or ongoing health issues. A collection of work will be published with a group reading at Odessa Brown Clinic.
$3,000
El Centro de la Raza
Two artists will provide 804 hours of after-school traditional art, crafts and altar-building sessions to 139 at-risk Latino youth. Teens will design and build the central on-site ofrenda (altar) or create an ofrenda at schools for a community event.
$6,500
Pat Graney
Fifty-five hours of movement, American Sign Language and visual arts workshops by 3 artists will be offered to 20 Interagency School teen girls that explore personal identity and community. Completed works will be shared with the class.
$4,000
Stephanie Guerra
Forty hours of a year-long literacy-building workshops with approximately 200 youth in the King County Juvenile Detention.
$4,500
International Capoeira Angola Foundation
Five artists will lead 40 hours of after-school capoeira dance/movement, music and reflective journaling sessions for 15 youth for a group community showcase.
$6,500
Jack Straw Foundation
Thirty teens with chronic and critical health needs will participate in 40 hours of hands-on, multi-arts workshops taught by 10 artists and mentors to create audio pieces. Sessions close with public and private presentations.
$8,500
Na'ah Illahee Fund
Twenty Native middle and high school youth embark on 20 hours of out-of-school, multi-disciplinary sessions on Indigenous peoples' traditions. The sessions will include ecological knowledge including the Lushootseed Coast Salish language to create new digital media.
$6,000
Photo Center Northwest
Two artists will lead 55 hours of a year-long, after-school digital-photography program for 30 immigrant and refugee middle and high school youth. Hands-on instruction, field trips, activities and assignments will culminate in a school exhibit.
$5,900
Pongo Publishing
A 144 hour poetry program in King County Juvenile Detention by two artists for 192 distressed teens to use writing as a tool to cope with difficult feelings.
$8,500
Pratt Fine Arts Center
Eleven artists will lead 926 hours of multi-arts of after-school, week-end and summer workshops for 224 middle and high school teens for two summer exhibits.
$5,000
Red Eagle Soaring
Intergenerational workshops for 25 teens led by six artists will include 50 hours of talking circles, dramatic improvisation, traditional and digital storytelling, and music to shape a full production.
$6,000
Reel Grrls
Three media camps led by 3 artists will offer 40 hours of production to fifty girls that produce animated films. Camps serve girls both with and without an incarcerated parent. Screenings for familty and friends presented at closing.
$6,500
Richard Hugo House
Sixty teens will engage with 24 writers in 150 hours of intensive creative writing sessions including critiques, field trips and guest speakers. Series culminates with a published anthology and public readings.
$4,800
Rubicon Foundation
Eight high school teens engage in 63 hours of structural design, woodworking and carpentry to build a mobile strucuture for the homeless led by eight architects and carpenters.
$6,400
Seattle Jazz Orchestra
Four jazz musicians lead 720 hours of instruction, preparation and performance for 170 youth culminating in end-of-year concerts at each school.
$6,500
Seattle JazzED
One hundred and fifty teens from CD and Rainier Valley will participate in 210 year-long, jazz-based sessions lead by seven acclaimed musicians to cover basic to advanced and ensemble performance. An end-of-year concert will be scheduled.
$4,200
Seattle Neighborhood Group / Totem Star Records
Two teaching artists will lead a multi-media production and mentorship in Fall term with eight Southwest Seattle youth that culminates in an open mic, film screeing and exhibit.
$6,800
Seattle University
Eighteen Yesler Terrace youth will participate in 186 hours of civic dialogue, photography and documentary film taught by five artists. A youth-driven showcase of the story of the changing neighborhood will close sessions.
$6,000
Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras
In partnership with West Seattle Community Orchestras, this year-long program provides string music training, string instrument coaching orchestra membership to 60 youth by four musicians to close with winter and spring concerts.
$2,700
Southwest Youth and Family Services
During a week-long summer series, one artist will lead 24 hours of visual art and poetry workshops focused on Lichtenstein and Pop Art. Nearly 25 youth will generate work prompted by their own lives. Series culminates with a public exhibition and performance.
$2,000
Centerstone / Urban Wilderness Project
Blue Corps will train 12 youth to engage audiences as environmental artists and performers through intensive workshops and sessions to culminate with a video chapbook and public performance at the Olympic Sculpture Park.
$5,000
Shaudi Vahdat
Four artists conduct 64 hours of performance workshops in performance art for 25 homeless and foster youth. Pieces are based on the youth's own stories and experiences, and will culminate in a community showcase.
$1,800
Teen Tix
Two artists will provide 48 hours of critique and culture writing sessions, including guest journalists and editors, to 24 youth,. As portals for young people to engage as art critics, work will be sited on social media.
$3,500
Vietnamese Friendship Association
To explore cultural identities and gain appreciation for diversity, 20 immigrant and refugee students will participate in 84 hours of filmmaking sessions with one artist to produce videos for screening.
$2,000
WAPI Community Services
Serving 40 youth, four artists will lead 354 hours of all-year sessions in DJing, breakdancing, graffiti, recording-mixing and certification-entrepreneural skills for winter and spring events.
$6,500
Wing Luke Memorial Foundation
Through 242 hours of out of studio, field trips and exhibit design sessions, 32 immigrant Asian Pacific American youth will generate original works to be curated teen leaders in the gallery.
$5,575
Young Shakespeare Workshop
A summer series will provide 40 young people with 400 hours of Shakespearean theater led by two artists and two mentors. To close the series, 10-11 public performances will be offered throughout the city.
$7,500
Youth in Focus
Six artists plus mentors will lead a sequential, year-long, 28-session photography-printing series for over 300 youth at all skill levels. Teens will produce final images, self-portraits and artist statements for quarterly shows in Rainier Valley.
$6,500

2013-14 Youth Arts Awards

826 Seattle
Three artists guide ten Proyecto Saber teens through essay-memoir, audio and photography ready-made college essays Work will be posted on website with accompanying photo.
$1,537
Kathya Alexander
Two writers offer 100 hours of storytelling with traditional music, dance, costume and history to 30 Afrique Somali Center teens for a community event and recorded by KBCS-FM.
$6,000
Arts Corps
Four artists provide 1,200 hours of hands-on intermediate and advanced multi-arts classes including All Access and Youth Speaks Seattle to 225 youth across the city. Culmination includes public showcases and a slam series..
$6,000
Associated Recreational Council/Yesler Rec-Tech
An archival work aboutYesler Terrace will be produced after 160 hours of digital photography and video sessions taught by 5 artists and scholars to 18 youth for public screening and exhibit.
$8,000
Cinema Seattle
Five hundred teens participate in animated storytelling workshops consisting of 1,200 hours led by two artists at seven south Seattle and downtown sites.
$5,300
Coyote Central
500 teens engage in ten-thousand hours of apprenticeship courses with 18 artists to design and create works of art in multiple art forms at a range of studios and community-based locations.
$6,000
Suzanne Edison
Twenty youth with chronic or ongoing health issues publish and read original works about their life with conditions generated from a 16-hours of creative writing led by a writer.
$4,512
El Centro de la Raza
Forty Latino/a youth design and build a traditional, central ofrenda (altar) for Día de los Muertos with instruction and history provided by two artists for annual community celebration.
$8,000
Frye Art Museum
Three artists will lead 12 youth on history and audio documentary workshops focused on Yesler-First Hill-Central District neighborhoods for podcast and museum presentations.
$5,300
Pat Graney
Four artists lead 50 hours of writing, dance and visual arts for 15 teen girls from Interagency School to produce and screen a thematic performative video and published anthology.
$5,844
Stephanie Guerra
Forty hours of creative writing led by a single artist build self-expression, critique and literacy skills for 40 middle and high school youth from King County Juvenile Detention.
$6,000
Jack Straw Foundation
Thirty youth with chronic and critical health needs engage with ten artists and mentors on 40 hours of audio, writing and movement that close with public presentations of original work.
$8,000
Jazz Night School
Three musicians offer 82 hours of summer introductory to intermediate improvisational and ensemble jazz to 15 teen girls. With Jazz Big Sisters, ensembles present public concert.
$4,012
Tracy Rector
Fifty-five Native youth engage in 72 hours of cross cultural, film making, media literacy and indigenous culture with 35 artists and mentors for a screening at the Seattle Film Festival.
$5,300
Lauren Marshall
Interpersonal skill development for 8 youth with Asperger's-autism-ADHD via scripting, improvisation and theater games led by 1 artist with a closing showcase at end of each term.
$928
Moon Paper Tent
Three artists lead 456 hours of empowerment and multi-arts to an all-girl plus co-ed middle-school groups for a showcase at end of each term.
$3,500
Daniel Pak/Totem Star
Ten Seattle youth including at-risk teens engage in 60 hours of music production and hip hop performance about transformation stories led by two artists. Stories conceptualized at post-dinner sessions with closing public performances.
$5,300
Andrew Peterson
A year-long, after-school program led by one artist offers 186 hours of robotic arts to 60 South Shore and Mercer youth for a community exhibit.
$6,000
Photo Center Northwest
An after-school program offers 30 refugee and immigrant teens basic photography with literacy and language acquisition sessions by two artists for a public exhibit.
$5,700
Pongo Publishing
One-hundred forty-four hours of poetry-writing by teaching artists and mentors to 192 youth in juvenile detention center generate an in-house reading plus booklet for promotion at NW Folklife Festival and Bumbershoot.
$4,505
Pratt Fine Arts Center
Thirteen artists offer 1,017 hours of out-of-school, hands-on visual arts lessons to 217 teens on-site. Summer intensives culminate in a public exhibit.
$8,000
Red Eagle Soaring
A theatrical remaking of the traditional Salish First Salmon Ceremony will be produced via 25 hours of performance workshops by four artists to empower 25 Native youth as advocates for salmon survival.
$10,000
Reel Grrls
Thirty middle school girls from the YMCA Girls First program engage in thirty-six hours of animation production led by three filmmakers for a public screening.
$5,300
Rubicon Foundation
Three artists lead 48 hours of structural design, fine wooodworking and building lessons for 15 teens to create a play space at the Children's Play Garden for children with/without physical or developmental disabilities. After completion, a neighborhood celebration is planned.
$7,951
Michael Schantz
Fifteen teens participate in 75 hours of steel drum history and lessons to form one ensemble. Four musicians lead sessions, rehearsals and culminating performances.
$5,445
Seattle Art Museum
110 hours of workshops led by 36 artists on multi-media art making, leadership and programming for 1,000 high school teens generate numerous youth-driven events showcasing their work at the museum.
$5,300
Seattle JazzED
A 420-hour jazz techniques, composition and ensemble performance program for 150 youth is directed by six local music educators. Public performances close the series.
$4,800
Seattle Scenic Studios
Four artists provide 112 hours of scenic stage design and management instruction related to specific scripts and theaters for 55 teens. Completed work is incorporated into a variety of local theater productions.
$3,472
Spectrum Dance Theater
Two choreographers offer an after-school dance residency to 55 youth in jazz, Hip Hop and contemporary styles to enhance skills for school musical.
$4,320
Vision Loss Connection
Ten blind and low vision youth engage in 45 hours of combined museum tours, theater performances plus textured ceramic sessions with three artists. A library exhibit will be offered.
$4,226
Washington Asian/Pacific Islander Families Against Substance Abuse
Two artists lead 132 hours of urban graffiti art and music production sessions focused on hip hop culture for 40 youth to produce CD's, clothing accessories and a public performance.
$2,400
Young Shakespeare Workshop
Two artists with alumni lead a 400 hour, summer workshop series in Shakespearean theatre for 40 new and returning teens culminating in public recitals and performances throughout the city.
$6,000

2012-13 Youth Arts Awards

Arts Corps
600 youth will participate in 684 sessions of multi-arts classes taught by 22 artists at various locations culminating in a spring showcase performance.
$7,000
Center for Wooden Boats
Ten teens will engage in boat design/build classes and construct models for a public showcase at the center.
$1,500
Mary Coss
Using personal stories, 40 East African youth will engage in a five-month series of intensive workshops with traditional Islamic and African artists. Participants will examine life in contemporary America and Islamic traditions to create artwork for an exhibit and panel discussion.
$4,400
Coyote Central
Eighteen teaching artists will lead 470 teens in project-based apprenticeship courses in multiple art forms at a range of studios and community-based locations.
$7,000
Diverse Harmony
Over 40 LGBTQ teens will participate in weekly vocal, staging and performance training led by two artists throughout the academic year for quarterly public and thematic performances.
$3,600
Freehold Theatre Lab Studio
Two artists will lead 40 hours of theater and spoken word sessions for 14 youth from referred Southeast Youth & Family Services. Participants will produce scripts for two public performances at Youngstown Cultural Center.
$3,000
Gage Academy of Art
Twenty-four artists will offer year-round, weekly, evening art skill-building sessions for 1,288 teens whose body of multi-media work will be showcased at downtown, Southeast and Capitol Hill sites.
$7,000
Girls Rock! Seattle
Two week-long summer camps led by 10 artists offering 120 teen girls instrumental rock, composition, staging, performance skills plus coach newly formed/existing bands that close with performances at professional venues.
$4,750
Maria Gitana
Five artists will teach an after-school, fall series of introductory Flamenco dance classes for 15 teens including a field trip to a youth Flamenco festival and culminating with a community performance.
$3,200
Stephanie Guerra
One artist will lead an after-school, fall series of introductory Flamenco dance classes for 14 teens and culminate with a community performance.
$6,860
Jack Straw Foundation
Led by 10 teaching artists, 30 youth with chronic and critical health needs will use accessible audio technology to create original flash dramas—music/soundscapes with movement—for in-studio presentations.
$10,000
The James and Janie Washington Foundation
One artist will lead a month-long screen printing summer residency—including mentoring and portfolio development—for 18 high school teens who will examine the interplay of arts/politics. The residency will culminate in a teen-curated exhibt at the Northwest African American Museum.
$2,500
Thaddeus Jurczynski
Fifteen homeless teens will participate in a month-long series of hands-on workshops to create batik self-portraits from photos that culminates in a group exhibit in a Pioneer Square gallery.
$2,660
Lauren Marshall
Via acting classes, two teaching artists will lead communication skill development for 10 youth with Asperger's-autism-ADHD culminating in presentation of short original plays.
$1,750
Kathleen McHugh
Two teaching artists from Theater of Possibilitywill lead communication skill development sessions for 10 youth with Asperger's-autism-ADHD culminating in presentation of short original plays.
$1,000
Orion Out Loud
Actors and a dramaturge will lead 26 homeless and at-risk teens in playwriting workshops that will culminate in one-act plays written by the students and read on stage by professional actors.
$7,000
Andrew Peterson
A year-long, sequential, after-school program offering 30 South Shore K-8 youth hands-on instruction in designing and building robots using electronics, engineering, and art in a peer teaching-learning setting culminating in a community exhibit.
$4,600
Photographic Center Northwest
Two teaching artists will focus on literacy and language acquisition through an after-school photography program for 30 refugee and immigrant teens culminating in a public exhibit.
$7,800
Pongo Publishing
Teaching artists and mentors will offer poetry-writing sessions to 196 youth in juvenile detention. The year-long program will culminate in an in-house reading and a literary book will be produced for promotion at Northwest Folklife Festival and Bumbershoot.
$8,500
Pratt Fine Arts Center
Thirty-two artists will lead 396 out-of-school, multi-visual arts sessions to 78 mainstream/mixed ability youth at on- and off-site locations culminating in public exhibitions.
$7,000
Red Eagle Soaring
Four artists will lead summer drama workshops based on the play The Remember—examining the legacy of Indian Boarding Schools—for 29 Native American youth culminating in a public performance at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center.
$6,760
Reel Grrls
Eight media artists will lead public workshops to produce animated films. The workshops will engage 60 immigrant and refugee middle-school girls and culminate in an annual Spring Showcase.
$7,000
Rubicon Foundation
Three artists will work with youth to create a site-specific wood shelter. The course will include design, modeling, building, videography and photography techniques and culminate in a community screening and presentation.
$4,890
Seattle Art Museum
Thirty artists will offer workshops on multi-media art making, leadership and programming for 1,085 high school teens. The year-long program will generate numerous youth-driven events showcasing their work at the museum.
$4,800
Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras
SYSO teaching artists will engage 65 youth in all levels of string music, ensemble and performance in partnership with West Seattle Community Orchestras, culminating in neighborhood concerts.
$5,000
Spectrum Dance Theater
Thirty Madrona middle school youth will engage in after-school traditional West African and Brazilian dance classes led by two artists with a live percussionist. The dance classes will culminate in one school and one Spectrum studio performance.
$4,000
Abdoulaye Sylla
An African percussion artist will offer weekly drop-in classes on West African drumming for 20 teens at the Orion Center for homeless youth.
$1,400
The Nature Consortium
Three artists will lead quarterly sessions in vocals, graphic design and landscaping/site-specific arts to 80 youth in Southeast and Central neighborhoods culminating in a showcase of work at the annual Arts In Nature Festival.
$5,000
Velocity Dance Center
Four dance/choreographers will provide 25 teens with master dance classes and media technique workshops to create original movement and video dance pieces for public performances and screenings.
$4,400
Washington Asian/Pacific Islander Families Against Substance Abuse
Three artists will lead urban/graffiti art and music-production sessions focused on hip-hop culture for 40 youth who will produce CD's and clothing accessories. The year-long program will culminate in a public performance.
$3,300
Wing Luke Memorial Foundation
Four artists will engage 34 youth in studio visits and development of visual arts and curatorial skills. The program will examine relevant social issues and identity. Participants will develop a portfolio of new work for exhibition at the museum.
$7,000
Young Shakespeare Workshop
Two artists, with alumni assistants, will lead a summer Shakespearean theater workshop for 30 new and returning youth culminating in a recital and performances.
$7,000
Youth in Focus
In partnership with one school and one community agency, two artists will engage 45 teens in digital photography classes with a focus on storytelling. The year-long program will culminate in three public showcases.
$5,000

2011-12 Youth Arts Awards

The 5th Avenue Theater Association
Two hundred youth with a range of experience will participate in a summer musical theater training series including fundamentals, rehearsals and performance led by 32 professional artists.
$3,000
A Contemporary Theatre
Twenty youth will participate in afterschool playwriting clinics to complete an original play incorporating aspects from their own lives and imaginations. Professional actors will read select scripts at a culminating event.
$2,000
Arts Corps
Six hundred middle and high school youth led by 22 artists at schools, community centers and other sites will engage in sessions covering a spectrum of arts lessons that will culminate in a spring showcase.
$4,000
Nicole Appell
Eighteen middle school youth will design mosaic stepping stones with a community theme for a public entry at McClure Middle School. A neighborhood reception and unveiling of the work will close the project.
$2,000
Asian American Performing Arts Theatre
A master artist will lead an afterschool Chinese ethnic dance program mixed with cultural traditions and language for 20 high school teens. The program will close with three public performances.
$2,000
Asian Counseling and Referral Service
Twenty middle school youth will participate in a summer photography workshop focusing on personal stories, identity and community. The workshop will conclude with a showcase in the agency's gallery.
$2,000
Toby Campbell
Campbell will collaborate with community partners to offer year-long courses in video production and licensing and music composition for film, television and video games. Culminating showcases will take place at each partner site.
$3,000
Cinema Seattle
Industry professionals will offer free multi-disciplinary film workshops for 40 teens with all skill levels. Participants will gain insight and experience in the various aspects of filmmaking via hands-on opportunities, panel presentations and film critiques.
$3,000
Coyote Central
More than 300 sessions taught by painters, photographers, writers, cartoon animators, filmmakers and more will engage 450 youth during fall, winter and spring terms in studio and professional art venues.
$4,000
DANCE IT
Social dance lessons including cultural roots of swing and salsa will be offered afterschool by two artists at five high schools for 150 youth.
$2,000
Experience Learning Community
One hundred teens will participate in hands-on workshops and camps linked to Experience Music Project exhibits and collections and receive instruction in contemporary, improvisational music and performance.
<$3,000
Filipino Community Center
Three workshops covering oral history, documentary, poetry and cartooning will be offered to 40 immigrant teens who will produce a film, write poetry and create comic books about their lives. Their work will be featured at community festivals.
$3,000
Georgetown Arts and Cultural Center
Two artists will lead an afterschool program for 30 youth in printmaking and recycled sculpture based on themes of personal and cultural identity. The students' work will be showcased at the Georgetown Art Walk.
$2,000
Hollow Earth Radio
Forty-eight youth led by four artists will learn radio theater productions, broadcast group plays and learn circuit bending - the modification of electronic toys to make original instruments. A group showcase and performance will close the two sessions.
$2,000
International Capoeira Angola Foundation
Partnering with the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative, a 10-week class of capoeira, percussion instruction and Portuguese song will be offered to 14 youth. The class will culminate with a traditional 'roda or song circle.
$4,000
Jack Straw Foundation
Thirty youth with chronic and critical health needs will work with mentors to learn and apply accessible theater, radio, sound/music, dance and video techniques to create new work in a professional studio. Audio pieces will be public via radio, web or podcast.
$5,000
Northwest Film Forum
A two-week, immersive series of media workshops led by six artists will be offered to 24 teens. The summer sessions will cover essential skills in filmmaking and animation with a showcase at the annual Children's Film Festival presented by the Northwest Film Forum.
$3,000
Orion Out Loud
A two-part program led by 14 playwrights and dramaturgs for 20 homeless youth will include a workshop on playwriting, rehearsals and staged reading. Youth will also participate in a longer intensive to complete one-act plays for four public performances by actors at a professional theater.
$5,000
Andrew Peterson
Fourteen youth from South Shore School will learn basic concepts in electronics and engineering and employ artistic approaches to build robots. A public exhibit of their creations will close the class.
$3,000
Serene Petersen
Through a hands-on workshop series aligned with museum exhibits, 14 high school youth will produce stop-motion animated films based on facets of their lives. Guest artists will share their work and a culminating screening will showcase the teens' work.
$3,000
Photographic Center Northwest
An afterschool photography program will train 20 multilingual immigrant and refugee middle and high school youth through classes, field trips and assignments incorporating aspects of family and culture. The students' work will be featured in a culminating exhibit.
$3,500
Pongo Publishing
A year-long poetry program at King County Juvenile Detention featuring workshops and readings will culminate with the publication of chapbooks of the youth poetry distributed at the NW Folklife and Bumbershoot festivals.
$6,000
Pratt Fine Arts Center
Free visual arts training for more than 400 middle and high school youth will be offered at the Chinese Information & Service Center and Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle. Youth work will be exhibited at Pratt, Douglass-Truth branch of The Seattle Public Library and the Downtown YMCA Triangle Art Gallery.
$4,000
Red Eagle Soaring
Twenty American Indian and Alaska Native youth will participate in a 10-week beginning and advanced drama workshop series. A public performance will take place at Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center.
$5,000
Reel Grrls
An after-school and weekend media arts production program will engage 140 youth and close with a public screening. Training topics cover animation, video poetry, cinematography and TV documentaries.
$4,000
Richard Hugo House
Twenty writers will lead 630 young writers in open writing circles, peer-to-peer sessions, open mics and on-site literary events. Participants will read, critique and explore voice and language.
$5,000
Seattle Architectural Foundation
Ninety teens will work with four design professionals to explore architectural and neighborhood design via sketching, computer modeling and sculpture. The teens' models will be showcased at an annual downtown exhibit.
$3,000
Seattle Art Museum
A range of year-long opportunities and activities will engage 900 high school students in multi-arts workshops. The program also includes curatorial, tour guide and leadership opportunities for youth to present museum events and programming tailored to their peer interests.
$3,000
Seattle JazzED
Seasoned musician-composers will lead jazz ensemble sessions for 150 middle and high school youth of all skill levels at three sites. Teen performances will take place throughout the school year with a May showcase.
$3,000
Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra
Six jazz scholar artists will introduce afterschool instrumental music and jazz technique lessons plus a summer combo performance program to 31 selected students at Denny Middle School. Lessons will prepare intermediate students for advanced levels and potential entrance into established district jazz programs.
$5,000
Seattle Public Theatre
Curriculum-based training for 60 teens in behind-the-scenes technical theater disciplines taught by eight theater artists will culminate in a final team design project.
$4,000
Seattle Theatre Group
Under the mentorship of five professional musicians and visiting masters, 35 young musicians will engage in a summer songwriting lab with music business instruction. Concert attendance and a final showcase will culminate the series.
$2,500
The Service Board
Fifty youth will engage in multimedia afterschool learning labs and a summer art service program in glass and mosaics led by eight artists. Public showcases will close each program at The Vera Project and Ouch My Eye Gallery.
$3,500
SouthEast Effective Development
Ten teens, each paired with an artist, will create mosaic pieces reflecting cultural heritage, farming and the environment for installation and a public dedication at the Lake Washington Apartment Community Garden.
$4,500
Spectrum Dance Theatre
Two master dancers will lead a year-long afterschool residency featuring traditional Brazilian and African dance and traditions for 40 middle school youth at Madrona K-8 School. A costumed production with traditional foods will close the residency.
$5,000
Abdoulaye Sylla
Abdoulaye Sylla, a traditional master artist, will offer weekly drumming sessions for a year for 50 Orion Center youth. The sessions will feature a variety of Guinean percussion instruments.
$1,000
The Talented Youth
Nine media artists will provide advanced workshops and a summer series for 300 teens focused on Danish film techniques and styles. The students' work will be streamed online and their films showcased at the annual NFFTY event in May.
$2,000
Three Dollar Bill Cinema
Seven filmmakers will lead a week-long basic filmmaking course for 15 LGBTQ youth allowing them to express their identity and voice. The student films will be screened at the 17th Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival and submitted to festivals around the world.
$5,000
Urban Wilderness Project
Storytelling based on African, Native American and Irish traditions will be the focus of a fall-winter storytelling series for 140 teens culminating in two performances.
$2,000
The Vera Project
Year-round instruction, internship and volunteer opportunities led by 15 artists in music production, recording, engineering, performance and silkscreen printing for more than 1,000 young people. Participating teens will demonstrate skills and art work at ongoing events on site.
$3,000
Washington Pacific Islander
Forty youth will participate in year-long sessions in hip-hop music, break-dancing, zines and graffiti as urban art via open labs, critiques and rehearsals. A closing performance led by youth will showcase all work.
$3,000
Washington Ensemble Theatre
Three actors will lead a month-long, summer-intensive theater course that shares the unique perspective of 300 LGBT teens. Each session will produce one theater piece and one installation reflecting their experiences.
$5,000
Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
Sixty-two immigrant and refugee Asian Pacific American youth will participate in hands-on, museum-based art sessions interwoven with tradition and heritage to produce artwork, exhibits and programs that address relevant issues. Final work and exhibits will be open to the public.
$4,000
Young Shakespeare Workshop
Two artists and three alumni mentors will lead a summer-long sequential series offering 400 hours of instruction and rehearsal in Shakespearean theatre for 40 new and returning youth. The series will culminate in 10 public performances for all ages at various venues throughout the city.
$5,000
Youth in Focus
Forty teens from five community organizations will develop artistic skills and personal voice via instruction in digital photography led by a professional photographer. Select works will be featured in a public exhibit.
$4,000

2010-11 Youth Arts Awards

Arts Corps
More than 500 middle and high school teens will engage in after-school classes in performing arts, poetry, media and visual arts during fall, winter and spring terms, culminating in a public showcase.
$8,000
Bridges to Understanding
Ten high school youth will research, photograph, write and create digital stories reflecting their spring 2011 service learning experiences in Guatemala.
$3,200
Center for Wooden Boats
Haida Master carver Saaduuts will offer 36 Native-American youth hands-on experience of the art, music and culture of canoe carving. The students create a canoe from a 38-foot cedar log that will be contributed to the United Indians of All Tribes.
$3,824
El Centro de la Raza
A youth committee of ten middle and high school students, guided by professional muralists, will organize community members and 15 other youth to revitalize the neighborhood through a summer mural art project.
$8,000
Filipino Community of Seattle - Kultura Arts
Eighty youth from three southeast high schools will explore their Filipino identity and practice skills and collaboration through winter and summer workshops in photography, poetry and songwriting. The teens will create an exhibit with soundscape.
$7,346
Gage Academy of Art
A year-round, Friday-night drop-in studio offers 800 teens art supplies, skills training and a chance to make art and socialize in a safe place. Teen art work is exhibited at Gage, The Vera Project and The 2100 building.
$8,000
Girls Rock! Seattle
Third annual rock camp providing 80 teen girls lessons in instrumentation, lyric writing, performance and promotion, led by seasoned female rock musicians.
$4,846
Maria Gitana
In a 12-week workshop, 16 teens will study the rhythms and techniques of flamenco, as well as the multi-cultural history and influence of this Spanish dance. Students will present their new skills to younger children in a culminating performance.
$3,200
Hollow Earth Radio
Five artists will facilitate workshops for 15 middle school youth covering all aspects of field recording and simple editing techniques. Each student will make neighborhood field recordings and produce a radio segment to air on Hollow Earth Radio.
$2,500
Intiman Theatre
Fifteen diverse Cleveland and Roosevelt High School students will write and rehearse an original play based on issues of The Scarlet Letter. Teens will also attend shows, visit museums, volunteer, receive skills training, and perform their own show for school and public audiences.
$8,000
Jack Straw Foundation
Twenty teens with chronic and critical health needs will work with actors, radio and sound producers, musicians, dancers and audio engineers to create original audio art using accessible technology.
$8,000
Northwest Film Forum
Through two-week intensive camps and individual workshops, 45 middle and high school students will work in teams with seasoned instructor-artists to learn all aspects of filmmaking and produce media pieces to be showcased at a NWFF festival.
$7,500
Northwest Folklife
A year-long afterschool program offering West African music and dance instruction to 30 immigrant youth at the High Point Community Center, culminating in four public performances.
$8,000
Andrew Peterson
Twenty South Shore Middle School youth will engage in a three-month, afterschool, hands-on robot design program, including basic concepts in electronics, engineering, and art. Finished pieces will be exhibited at the school.
$5,440
Photographic Center Northwest
A fall-spring afterschool program offering 24 immigrant and refugee middle and high school youth fundamentals of photography, with emphasis on developing a creative eye, personal expression, and incorporating aspects of family and culture into photographic work.
$7,600
Pongo Publishing
A year-long program of self-exploration through poetry for 196 youth in detention. Specially-trained artists help youth who are often victims of childhood trauma learn both writing and coping skills and develop self-esteem.
$6,800
Red Eagle Soaring
A 10-week series of beginning, intermediate and advanced drama skills workshops and rehearsals for 20 Seattle urban American-Indian and Alaska Native youth, culminating in a free original performance staged for the public.
$6,035
Reel Grrls
A diverse group of 120 teen girls will participate in afterschool and weekend programs in media arts production. Mentored by women filmmakers, the girls will develop final video projects to be publicly screened through festivals, broadcast and school presentations.
$8,000
Richard Hugo House
Fifteen professional writers will offer 190 youth writing workshops in a wide range of literary forms. Teens will create and refine film scripts, poetry, novels, flash fiction and journalism pieces to be showcased in a series of readings.
$7,500
School of Acrobatics & New Circus Arts
Seventeen youth will be introduced to or continue training in circus arts through a year-round track of training and rehearsals. As students develop skills, they create and perform original acts at events citywide and produce their own annual show.
$6,000
Seattle Art Museum
Ongoing, free, art-based activities for 650 youth. Participants gain skills and express their ideas through hands-on art workshops with culminating displays, public discussions and public museum events for their peers.
$7,000
Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra
Nineteen diverse youth with limited music experience will participate in a year-long series of afterschool instrumental music and jazz technique lessons and performances by local jazz scholars. The pilot program will close with youth performance opportunities.
$8,000
The Service Board
A six-month program offering 50 diverse teens artist-led afterschool learning labs in music, multi-media production, performance and visual arts. Culminating projects range from music videos to photoblogs to a teen artist showcase, fostering self-discovery, creative expression, skill and community building.
$4,673
Seward Park Environmental & Audubon Center
Twenty teens will participate in a one-week spring or summer nature photography camp to learn basic digital camera operation, introductory art and composition and how to critically examine nature photography and offer constructive feedback to their peers. Students will photograph nature subjects in Seward Park and other natural sites.
$5,200
SouthEast Effective Development
Twenty southeast Seattle teens will research and fabricate an 8- to 10-foot ceramic mosaic illustrating the history of the Rainier Vista Neighborhood House on the rings of a tree. The mosaic will be unveiled at a community dedication.
$6,376
Spectrum Dance Theater
Twenty youth will participate in an afterschool dance residency linking Zimbabwean history and dance tradition to current hip-hop choreography and spoken word stories. Students will perform with professional African and hip-hop dancers at the end of the project.
$4,800
The Vera Project
Via year-round, out-of-school art workshops, internships and volunteer opportunities, 1,800 young people will gain skills and experience in music production, live sound engineering and studio recording, plus silkscreen printing and technical staging.
$8,000
Tierra Madre Fund
Fifteen Native-American middle school teens will participate in a pilot program merging traditional Coastal Salish art forms with contemporary Native music and technology skills. Students will design and build a Native version of a popular arcade game where players dance on electronic footpads.
$5,760
WAPI Community Services
Thirty youth will engage in afterschool curricula in either music or urban arts. Sessions such as music recording and emceeing, geometry, written expression, graffiti and media literacy emphasize hands-on learning, developing tangible products and developing positive life and career skills. Two showcases of teen work will culminate the project.
$6,400
Wing Luke Memorial Foundation
Through hands-on art activities and workshops, mentorships, field trips, discussions and lectures, 61 youth will learn about their heritage and develop skills by planning and producing three museum exhbits with related programs that address issues relevant to young Asian-Pacific Americans.
$8,000
Young Shakespeare Workshop
A free, multi-year summer program for 40 new and returning youth offers 400 hours of instruction and rehearsal in the poetry and plays of William Shakespeare, Lope de Vega and Sor Juana Inez. Training includes language, expression, acting, voice and fencing. The program culminates in public performances in English and Spanish.
$8,000

2009-10 Youth Arts Awards

826 Seattle
Thirty youth will participate in a series of artist-led workshops, where they will draw and write about themselves in comic book form.
$3,207
American Asian Performing Arts Theatre
Thirty-two immigrant youth will participate in Chinese traditional, contemporary and ballet dance lessons, including cultural traditions, language, costume and music.
$5,000
Arts Corps
After-school art classes in all art forms, including performing, visual, literary and media arts, will engage 500 youth at schools and community centers across Seattle.
$7,500
Associated Recreation Council
The South Park Community Center's late night teen program will offer training in Super 8 filmmaking, stop-motion animation and music production to 45 youth.
$8,120
Bridges to Understanding
Digital technology and storytelling instruction will help 45 youth broach cultural topics via an interactive Web site with their peers in Peru, Guatemala, South Africa, Cambodia and India. The projecet will culminate in a film fest.
$4,000
Toby Campbell
Fifty teen girls will attend a week-long, summer rock-music camp, where they will form bands; take music lessons; and learn music production, audio engineering and programming.
$2,500
Center for Wooden Boats
Master carver Saaduuts will lead 36 youth in carving a 38-foot cedar log into a canoe for the United Indians of All Tribes. Participants will also learn traditional Haida drumming and singing.
$2,000
Cinema Seattle
More than 50 youth, most of Native American heritage, will participate in a two-day filmmaking intensive resulting in several short films that will be featured at the Seattle International Film Festival.
$10,000
Coyote Central
More than 400 youth will participate in interactive workshops across multiple artistic disciplines. The sessions, led by experienced teaching artists in professional studios, will culminate in showcases of the students' work.
$10,000
El Centro de la Raza
Thirty Latino youth will present a Fandango dance celebration following a series of lessons in traditional Son Jarocho dance and song with African, Spanish and Mexican roots. Mexican artists will offer hands-on instruction in the art form's unique instruments, lyrics and costumes.
$7,000
Gage Academy of Art
A year-round, Friday-night drop-in studio offers 700 teens art supplies, lessons and a chance to socialize in a safe place. Participants will showcase their work at a public exhibit.
$10,000
Jack Straw Foundation
Twelve youth with critical health needs will work with a team of artists, radio producers and audio engineers to write, interview, create and present audio stories.
$10,000
Music Northwest
A week-long chamber music camp will engage 50 student musicians in ensemble performance techniques, movement and rhythm and master classes. The camp will culminate in one in-house recital and two public recitals.
$1,875
Northwest African American Museum
Fifteen teens from Garfield, Franklin and Rainier Beach high schools will create a semi-permanent public artwork from recycled materials at Jimi Hendrix Park. The summer session will include field trips, guest speakers, and lessons in planning, fabrication and installation.
$3,208
Northwest Dance Network
More than 40 high school students will participate in after-school swing dance lessons culminating in a showcase at the 2010 NW Folklife Festival to live music by the Garfield Jazz Ensemble.
$5,000
Northwest Film Forum
A series of workshops will offer 300 hours of hands-on instruction in basic and intermediate film production and animation for 100 youth who will write scripts and tell stories through digital film and traditional animation. Their work will be screened at a youth film festival.
$7,500
Northwest Folklife
Two master African artists will lead after-school sessions in West African polyrhythmic drumming, culture, costume, dance and singing for 25 immigrant youth from Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia. culminates in four community performances.
$4,500
Pacific Northwest Blues in the Schools
Twenty middle school students study blues music and its history, with instruction in guitar, drums, bass, harmonica and percussion. Lessons will incorporate the poetry and lyrics of Langston Hughes, Jimi Hendrix, Ray Charles and Ernestine Anderson, and culminate in a community concert of the students' work.
$1,882
Photographic Center Northwest
Twenty immigrant/refugee youth will engage in 470 hours of after-school photography training encouraging them to capture their family life and culture through photography. The course will culminate in a group exhibit.
$7,000
Pongo Publishing
Nearly 200 teens in King County Juvenile Detention will participate in poetry and creative writing sessions to encourage self expression and offer a positive outlet for difficult experiences and emotions. A publication will feature pieces by the participants.
$7,000
Pratt Fine Arts Center
Nearly 500 teens from the Central and International districts will participate in a series of after-school and Saturday classes in glass art, painting/drawing, bookbinding and printmaking at Pratt. The program will result in multiple community exhibits at schools, libraries and youth service agencies.
$10,000
Reel Grrls
Animation documentary techniques, camera operation and scriptwriting are the subject of a year-long program for 115 teen girls. Participants will work in small groups led by teaching artists. The program will culminate in a screening of the students' work.
$10,000
Richard Hugo House
A team of professional writers will offer writing workshops for 300 teens in a wide range of literary genres, including scriptwriting, poetry, songwriting, fiction and journalism. The students' work will be featured at readings and in publication.
$7,500
Rubicon Foundation
A summer series will introduce 15 high school youth to printmaking and its artistic and practical applications. Students will learn to garden, cook and can, as well as study design, linoleum-woodblock, silkscreen, and letterpress. They will incorporate what they learn to produce jar labels, posters and T-shirts for two summer exhibits.
$7,500
School of Acrobatics & New Circus Arts
Fourteen youth will participate in a year-long series of theatrical workshops and coaching to create, rehearse and perform original acts, including acrobatics, juggling, human pyramids, stilt walking and aerial performances. The young circus artists will perform at public events and festivals.
$3,550
Seattle Art Museum
The museum will offer drop-in art activities and workshops for 1,350 youth on weekends and during the summer and school breaks. The programs range from creating art to an advisory teen group that develops youth programs that culminate in showcases.
$8,000
Seattle Chamber Players
Members of the Seattle Chamber Players and composer Janice Giteck will lead a series of composition workshops for 15 student musicians who attend South End high schools. The students will write quartets, and the Seattle Chamber Players will perform the students' original scores at school performance.
$3,208
Seattle Theatre Group
Forty youth from the national Black Achievers Program (BAP) will receive music, theater and dance training by local professional artists, culminating in a workshop performance.
$10,000
Southeast Effective Development
Fifteen Rainier Valley youth will participate in an after-school project combining public art and business training. The students will design 25 vinyl street banners that will later be turned into 50 recycled tote bags they will market and sell.
$4,500
The 5th Avenue Theatre Association
Nearly 700 Seattle high school students with an interest in musical theater will get the chance to meet with leading theater professionals involved in the 5th Avenue Theatre's season productions. Nine sessions will cover topics such as voice/vocals, choreography, and stage presence, and will include a dinner and post-show talk back with each cast.
$2,950
The Service Board
Eighty youth from Southeast and Southwest Seattle will participate in introductory art classes and three art leadership labs on music and multimedia production, performing, and visual arts. Student artworks will be part of a community art show.
$5,000
The Vera Project
Via an annual, comprehensive series of sessions, internships and experiential learning opportunities, 980 youth will learn skills including silkscreening, podcasting, live sound engineering and studio recording, while working on shows and the underage music venue.
$7,500
Washington Asian/Pacific Islander Families Against Substance Abuse
Three artists will offer a year-long training intensive for 20 youth who have completed or are in drug treatment. The program will include 180 hours of instruction in writing lyrics or stories, recording and editing, graphic design and social media. Participants will produce portfolios and a group performance of their original works.
$7,500
Young Shakespeare Workshop
Two actors with three alumni mentors will lead a summer session for 40 youth offering 400 hours of instruction in works by plawrights William Shakespeare, Lope de Vega and Sor Juana Inez. Students will receive instruction in acting, voice and fencing. The summer workshop culminates in public performances in English and Spanish.
$7,500
Youth Media Institute
Youth will examine the changing and diverse High Point neighborhood in West Seattle via a multi-media presentation. A sereis of after-school small-group trainings for 130 youth will cover audio/video production, print media, digital photography and media literacy. The students will host a community screening, and SCAN TV will broadcast their finished piece.
$3,000
Youth Speaks Seattle
Spoken-word artists will offer weekly workshops for 360 youth in performance poetry, creative writing, storytelling, and playwriting. Writing-circle sessions will take place at the Central Library and a Southwest rehab center. The writing exercises will culminate in a publication and/or community performances.
$10,000

2008-09 Youth Arts Awards

911 Media Arts Center
A third-year program will offer a series of multimedia intensives led by four artists for 12 at-risk youth in the South Park Late Night Teen Program. The students will design, produce and showcase animation, Super 8 film, circuit bending and game design.
$9,236
American Asian Performing Arts Theater
A year-long traditional arts program led by two master dancer/choreographers will offer dance lessons from different regions of China and adjacent countries for 30 new and continuing immigrant teens. The lessons culminate in three public performances.
$7,500
Arts Corps
A winter-quarter series of multi-disciplinary arts classes serving 250 youth, in collaboration with schools, service agencies and community centers, targeting underserved neighborhoods. The series culminates in a public showcase.
$7,500
ArtWorks
An eight-week, after-school series in mural design, painting and installation for eight adjudicated/at-risk youth. Students will study the American quilt tradition, then each create their own design to incorporate into a large "quilt" mural that they will paint and install in the Urban Arts Corridor in Sodo.
$4,035
Coyote Central
A year-long, continuing program offers 440 youth sessions in multi-arts study to master skills and techniques of each art form. The sessions are held in professional artists studios or work spaces.
$7,000
El Centro de la Raza
A summer program offers filmmaking sessions incorporating the social-justice mission of El Centro de la Raza into an original work by 10 Latino-Hispanic youth. The program culminates in a television screening on "HipHop 101."
$8,000
Intiman Theatre
Fourteen youth will create an original production based on All the King's Men as part of an after-school, cross-city school exchange between Roosevelt and Cleveland high schools. The students will explore socio-economic differences through performances and post-play discussions.
$10,000
Jack Straw Productions
Eight blind or visually-impaired high school youth will work with a team of artists and producers to create audio art using accessible technology. Students will participate in a summer intensive followed by individualized mentorships, workshops and projects, including recording an interview with blind musician/engineer and role model Todd Houghton. Work will be showcased on radio, Web and podcast.
$10,000
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center
Professional artists will lead 85 diverse youth through the development of a musical production during an intensive, summer musical theater training series. The production will reflect cultural content and relate to the everyday lives of young people.
$7,500
Live Girls! Theater
A collaboration with the organization Powerful Voices, this eight-month workshop encourages 15 teen girls to seek out positive female role models and learn to express themselves effectively. The workshop focuses on research, scriptwriting and presentation of an original script in a public reading and audience discussion.
$2,500
Jessica Lurie
A two-week summer workshop will introduce visual and musical techniques to 20 international and at-risk youth with limited arts experience. The students will work in pairs to transform an idea into a musical composition and a poster. All participants will receive a booklet and CD containing a collection of their original work.
$7,500
Music Northwest
Top professional musicians will engage 45 youth in three-tiered levels of chamber music instruction in a week-long music camp. Working in groups of three to five, students will develop music and ensemble skills as well as performance technique. The camp will culminate in a free public recital.
$2,500
Nature Consortium
A program of free culturally and environmentally themed instruction in piano, guitar, drums and music recording for 80 youth from lower income neighborhoods and subsidized public housing communities. The program culminates with a group performance.
$7,500
Northwest Folklife
A year-long, after-school instructional series on the history, dance, music and song from West Africa for 25 youth in a transitional Seattle school district program for immigrant/refugee students. The program culminates in four public performances.
$8,930
Pat Graney Company
Thirty Washington Middle School youth with no artistic experience will engage with professional artists in a four-week workshop series to produce dance/movement, sound and visual installation pieces focused on memory. Student work will be included in the November premiere of Pat Graney's new production, House of Mind.
$5,000
Photographic Center Northwest
"Club Photo" offers two 10-week after-school workshops in fall 2008 and spring 2009 in which professional photographers provide hands-on lessons and field trips. The workshops cover the fundamentals of photography for 20 immigrant middle and high school youth with limited English skills, culminating in a school/community exhibit.
$9,740
Power of Hope
Three six-week series of sequential workshops build skills in writing music, hip-hop lyrics and spoken word; rapping/DJ; and recording, mixing and producing. The series targets 60 at-risk youth from Central/Rainier neighborhoods and culminates in performances of original songs at community events.
$10,000
Pratt Fine Arts Center
A year-long, quarterly series of seven courses offers a range of visual arts, from glassblowing and fusing, to printmaking and metalsmithing, for 485 youth from the Central and International Districts. The program culminates in numerous teen exhibitions.
$10,000
Richard Hugo House
A year-long, quarterly series of Saturday writing classes in multiple genres are held on-site for 180 youth from citywide neighborhoods. The series culminates in publications and numerous readings.
$9,000
Seattle Center Academy
Artists from leading Northwest arts organizations teach a two-week summer arts program for 300 diverse middle school youth, including students with disabilities. The students explore art-making in all disciplines, and the program culminates in a performance and exhibition.
$10,000
Seattle International Film Festival
In an annual three-day filmmaking/screening intensive, professional artists pair with 50 mostly Native American youth to create short media pieces breaking down the negative stereotypes of Native peoples. The projects are screened at Seattle International Film Festival.
$8,000
Seattle Public Theater
A two-week, summer playwriting and production program focuses on effects of climate change on our immediate environment. Twenty youth from citywide locations will learn the basic tenets of theater and develop five 10-minute plays to be performed at the end of the program.
$3,000
Seattle Repertory Theatre
In a 10-week, after-school theater residency at Meany Middle School, an ensemble of 12 youth will create a short, original play exploring the challenges of transitioning into middle school. The group will perform the play for 5th grade students and their parents at T.T. Minor Elementary School.
$5,600
Seattle Theatre Group
A year-long performing arts residency reinforcing African-American traditions offers 20 youth from the YMCA's Black Achievers Program training, mentoring and interaction with mainstage artists from season productions.
$6,224
SouthEast Effective Development
A six-month public art workshop series offers 15 teen residents at Rainier Vista an opportunity to design, fabricate and install a glass tile mosaic for a seating wall in the entrance of the newly constructed Boys & Girls Club.
$7,500
The Bend-It Extravaganza
A year-long series of multi-arts workshops led by local LGBTQ artists and speakers for 80 queer youth and their allies of mixed backgrounds. The original work will be showcased at the annual Bend-It Extravaganza festival.
$4,700
The Right Brain Center for the Arts
Twenty at-risk youth at two partner youth centers will explore the issue of teen truancy through a five-month digital photography and writing series. The series will teach hands-on skills in equipment, composition and Adobe Photoshop. Students will develop a portfolio of work and mount exhibitions at each youth center.
$5,850
The Service Board
A six-month, multi-arts, after-school mentoring program enhances The Service Board's core job/life-skills/diversity curriculum with artist residencies and cultural field trips. The program is for 50 diverse and at-risk urban teens and culminates in a student showcase.
$5,850
Urban Wilderness Project
Poet/playwright Jourdan Keith leads an 11-week, after-school writing/storytelling workshop for 15 youth in Southeast Seattle. The workshop integrates cultural identity, writing and performance. Storytelling will be shared with younger children and families in agencies such as First Place. Youth may earn required high school service learning credit.
$7,335
Young Shakespeare Workshop
A sequential summer program offers 400 hours of training and performance in Shakespearean theater for 40 new and returning youth, especially low-income and immigrant students. Professional artists and youth alumni mentors lead the program, which includes a bilingual group of students performing works in Spanish by playwrights Lope de Vega and Sor Juana Inez. The program culminates in 10 public performances.
$10,000
Youth in Focus
Seventeen at-risk youth from Rainier Valley and South Park will participate in a two-part, artist-led photography/creative writing workshop. High-school teens from the first phase will mentor middle school youth in the second. Participants will explore and document stories of seniors in their families or community, and each phase will close with an exhibit.
$7,500

2007-08 Youth Arts Awards

826 Seattle
Picturing Change, two artists will offer a nine-week comic book workshop series providing 30 hours of training for 45 youth culminating in a published anthology and reading.
$8,200
911 Media Arts Center
Reel Eyes, a 15-week, after-school series offering 60 hours of digital filmmaking/media literacy workshops led by four artists for 12 youth who will produce short films focused on personal and community experience culminating with a public screening.
$8,487
Arts Corps
Winter After-School Program, offering free, eight-week, community-based arts classes led by 15 artists in sites all over the city, who will provide 340 hours of multi-arts training for 250 diverse and at-risk youth culminating in a community showcase.
$6,000
Arts in Motion
2nd Line Drum Corps, a seven-month after-school program in which an artist will offer 15 South Seattle youth 180 hours of jazz drumming classes and field trips culminating in three community performances.
$8,910
Coyote Central
Coyote Reach, a series of fall/winter, after-school and weekend, mixed-media workshops at multiple sites, totaling 8,000 hours led by 18 artists for 400 youth culminating in two showcases at the end of each session.
$10,000
Gage Academy of Art
Teen Art Studio, a year-long, free, weekly drop-in series serving 400 youth with a safe, creative art studio environment and 150 hours of mixed-media instruction by 12 artists, culminating in at least one public exhibit of the teens' work.
$10,000
Isaac Hernandez Ruiz
Polvos de Colores, the artist will teach three two-month sessions offering 48 hours of instruction in traditional Mexican sand painting (tapete de arena) for 90 youth culminating with showcases at three school and community sites.
$9,800
Jack Straw Productions
Blind Youth Audio, a summer series offering eight visually-impaired youth specially accessible audio technology and 35 hours of sequential, hands-on audio creation and production training led by eight artists. Students will create their own audio art presented at a public event, and on radio, Web and a podcast.
$10,000
Music Northwest
Chamber Music Camp, a week-long summer training offering 210 hours of individual and group music instruction by six artists for 45 youth at all levels culminating in a free recital and awards ceremony.
$2,000
Pacific Northwest Blues in the Schools
Five artists will offer a five-week after-school workshop for 30 Beacon Hill and Georgetown youth, culminating in a community concert. Forty-eight hours of training in singing, playing and writing are integrated with the blues, Langston Hughes' poetry, African American history and culture.
$10,000
Phffft! Dance Theatre Company
Dance Empowerment, a four-month series offering 50 hours of dance and choreography with tech production and marketing instruction led by four artists for 10 youth culminating in a public performance inspired by participants' life experiences.
$8,435
Pongo Publishing
Pongo Teen Writing, three artists will offer 156 hours of creative writing/poetry instruction over three months for 318 youth in detention or foster care, with two culminating events. Pongo will also publish the teens' work and present at one or more literary festivals.
$8,000
Pratt Fine Arts Center
Youth Art Works, a four-quarter, after-school/weekend series offering 4,080 hours of hands-on, multi-arts instruction led by six artists for 246 youth culminating in community exhibits after each term.
$10,000
Rainier Vista Cambodian Youth Program
Photography Project, a three-month weekend series offering 26 hours of digital photography training led by one artist for 12 youth and culminating in two public exhibits highlighting the essence of the Cambodian community.
$5,177
Reel Grrls
Reel Grrls, a three-part, winter/spring/fall series led by eight artists and mentors offering 95 hours of media literacy/filmmaking training for 85 diverse young women, and culminating in three public screenings of their work.
$10,000
Richard Hugo House
Scribes, a three-part, year-long series offering 400 hours of written/spoken word training. Led by 12 artists for 1,000 youth, the workshops focus on playwriting, poetry, zines and short fiction for publication and readings.
$6,000
Seattle Center for Book Arts
Book Arts Workshop, a year-long session led by three artists offering 1,160 youth over 100 hours of bookmaking and bookbinding techniques and formats and culminating in numerous exhibits at branch libraries citywide.
$7,869
Seattle Chamber Players
SCP Meets the Boombox, a six-week after-school residency workshop for 20 diverse students with no formal experience with music who, with the guidance of six artists, will develop their own compositions to be performed by the Chamber Players in an informal concert.
$10,000
SIFF
Superfly Filmmaking, a two-day intensive workshop, in which 20 artists will offer 60 hours of digital filmmaking training and hands-on mentoring to 50 youth grouped in teams. The teams will produce and screen four short films, all based on the same script.
$6,500
Seattle Scenic Studios
Technical Internship, six theater artists will lead a nine-week session offering eight youth 90 hours of scenic and prop design instruction and mentoring using state-of-the-art tools and showcasing sets at local theater productions.
$5,820
SouthEast Effective Development
Public Art Workshop, a year-long after-school program with three artists offering 45 at-risk youth 100 hours of multi-media design and fabrication art training culminating in the creation, installation and unveiling of a site-specific work.
$8,412
Washington Ensemble Theatre
Queer Teen Ensemble, 15 artists will lead a two-month after-school series offering 100 hours of scriptwriting and ensemble theater workshops exploring identity and building community for 20 youth and culminating in four public performances.
$6,000
Young Shakespeare Workshop
Summer Program, two artists will lead a summer-long sequential series offering 400 hours of instruction and rehearsals in Shakespearean theater for 40 youth culminating in ten public performances for all ages.
$10,000
Youth in Focus
Time (k)NOW, a two-phased after-school series offering 228 hours of skill-building classes in digital photography and written/oral texts led by four artists/peer mentors for 17 youth culminating in two public exhibitions.
$10,000
Youth Speaks Seattle
Spoken Word Residency, a five-month after-school residency offering 35 hours of poetry/spoken word workshops and rehearsals exploring self-identity led by three artists/peer mentors for 25 youth culminating in four preliminary slams and one final slam.
$5,390

2006-07 Youth Arts Awards

826 Seattle
Drawing Your Family Comic Book, a six-week graphic novel workshop for 18 youth culminating in a book reading and signing.
$3,900
Arts Corps
A two-month spring program offering 260 hours of multi-arts training culminating in a public showcase.
$10,000
Cambodian Traditional Music
A seven-month weekend series of Cambodian music instruction for 12 youth culminating in showcases.
$6,000
Coyote Central
Coyote REACH will provide two 10-week sessions of multi-media arts classes taught by 18 artists to 40 youth.
$7,000
Eleventh Hour Productions
Emerging Voices, a four-month series offering 30 hours of poetry/spoken word lessons for 150 youth culminating in a poetry slam.
$8,000
Goodwill Development Association
Lullabies by Teen Mothers, a six-month series offering 90 hours of lullaby lyrics/vocal instruction for eight homeless teen mothers culminating in a community performance with local choirs.
$6,000
Intiman Theatre
Rough Eagles, a three-month series offering theater classes that explore equity and race issues culminating in a performance with post discussion.
$6,500
Jack Straw Productions
Blind Youth Audio Project, a three-month series offering audio production and radio theater training for eight blind youth culminating a public showcase.
$10,000
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center Advisory Council
Youth Theater Project, a nine-week summer program offering musical theater training for 85 youth culminating in a public performance.
$10,000
Northwest Film Forum
Youth Voices, four programs offering film, animation and music/video training to 60 youth with showcases at the end of each program.
$3,500
Northwest Folklife, Rhythm & Moves
Five-month series offering Sengalese West African drumming and dance instruction for 30 youth culminating in two public performances.
$4,000
Pacific Northwest Blues in the Schools
Blues in the Schools at St. George Parish, a six-week series offering lessons in blues music, voice and history for 25 youth culminating in a community concert.
$8,500
Phffft! Company, Inc.
Empowering Youth at Risk in Dance, an eight-week Saturday series offering dance, choreography, production and management lessons for 12 youth culminating in a public performance.
$9,000
Photographic Center Northwest
Club Photo, provide two 10-week sessions offering photography, darkroom and exhibit instruction for 20 youth culminating in a public show.
$4,420
Pongo Publishing
Pongo Teen Writing Project, two 13-week sessions of poetry workshops for incarcerated and foster care youth culminating in showcases.
$8,000
Pottery Northwest, Inc.
Seattle Youth Sculpture Collaboration, a two-week summer session focused on the design and creation of a site-specific sculpture for 12 selected youth culminating in a public unveiling of the art work.
$4,000
Power of Hope
Hip Hop Hope in the City, three six-week series offering spoken word/hip hop and recording workshops for 60 youth culminating in numerous performances.
$8,500
Pratt Fine Arts Center
Four, eight-week sequential visual arts classes and field trips for 300 youth culminating in public showcases.
$8,500
Red Eagle Soaring Native American Theater Group
Seattle Indian Youth Arts & Performance, a two-week session featuring a drama intensive workshop for 18 youth culminating in two community performances based on teen life experiences.
$5,000
REEL GRRLS
Girls in the Directors' Chair, a five-month series offering filmmaking workshops for 60 youth culminating in a public screening of the work.
$5,000
Seattle Center Academy
A two-week summer program featuring multi-arts classes serving 300 youth and culminating in a public showcase.
$5,160
Seattle Children's Theatre
Two-Roads After-School Program, two 11-week series of interactive drama classes for 30 youth culminating in two performances.
$4,500
South Park PhotoVoice
A nine-week series offering 60 hours of photography and graphics training for eight youth culminating in an exhibit.
$6,000
SouthEast Effective Development - Public Art Workshop
Public Art Workshop, a yearlong after-school series offering 1,000 hours of site-specific public art training for 36 youth culminating in three public showcases.
$9,000
Spectrum Dance Theater
Experiencing African Dance & Culture, a three-month series of African dance for 40 youth culminating in one school and one public performance.
$8,000
Washington Asian Pacific Islander Families Against Substance Abuse
Katalyst Project, a yearlong weekly series offering music and music business workshops for 15 youth culminating in a public performance.
$8,000
Young Shakespeare Workshop
A sequential summer series offering Shakespearean theater lessons in English and divish for 40 youth culminating in five community performances.
$9,000
Youth Speaks Seattle
A three-month series offering 60 hours of poetry/performance workshops for 30 youth concluding with a poetry slam.
$4,500

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call for poems to end death penalty in WA

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Sarah Zale

sarahzpoetry@gmail.com

360-460-8589

Deadline to Apply

12/31/2018

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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

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

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

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

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

N/A
Looking for existing 2-D work by black artists in the Seattle Area.

Organization

N/A

Website

www.khadijatarver.com

More Info

Khadija Tarver

khadija.tarver@gmail.com

42534650077

Fee to Apply

0

Deadline to Apply

Ongoing

Description

Open call for current 2-D works by black artists in the greater Seattle metropolitan area.

SIX WALLS AT PRITCHARD PARK is a temporary installation occurring August 23 - August 25 at Pritchard Island Beach Park (a 20 minute walk from the Rainier Beach Light Rail station). It is part of the Arts in the Parks program.

The call for art opens July 18, 2018 at 12PM PST. The first 25 artists to successfully complete the application will be selected. Each participating artist will receive $50. All participating artists will need to work with the organizer to drop off work in Seattle by early August.

Artists of all ages welcome. The guiding purpose of this installation is to provide space for artists to show anything they want.

This project is funded by Seattle Arts and Culture in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation.

Please contact Khadija Tarver (khadija.tarver@gmail.com) with any questions.

How to Apply

To apply, complete the 6-question submission form. The form opens at 12PM PST on July 18. The first 25 successful submissions will be chosen.

Link to Opportunity

https://goo.gl/forms/4Ms2xaOm9HPNvfpX2

Posted

8/13/2018

Jack Straw Cultural Center
Learn the basic skills of recording and editing sound with audio editing software.

Organization

Jack Straw Cultural Center

Website

http://www.jackstraw.org

More Info

Levi Fuller

levi@jackstraw.org

2066340919

Deadline to Apply

8/24/2018

Location

Jack Straw Cultural Center, Seattle

Start Date

08/23/2018

Start Time

06:00 PM

End Date

08/23/2018

End Time

10:00 PM

Cost

$70 member; $95 non-member

Description

Learn the basic skills of recording and editing sound with audio editing software. We'll learn two different programs, both free or affordable, and see the advantages and disadvantages of each. Audacity is open-source free-download software used for audio and video production; GarageBand is a very affordable recording and music production program from Apple. Learn to record, edit, and process sounds in each environment, for interview, story, video, and music applications. Followup intensive instruction available also.

How to Apply

To register call Jack Straw Cultural Center at 206-634-0919 with your credit card to pay the deposit or full class fee.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.jackstraw.org/programs/ed/adult/workshops_current.html

Posted

8/13/2018

Jack Straw Cultural Center
Learn techniques for high quality field recording of music, ambience, sound effects, and voice with portable equipment.

Organization

Jack Straw Cultural Center

Website

http://www.jackstraw.org

More Info

Levi Fuller

levi@jackstraw.org

2066340919

Deadline to Apply

8/26/2018

Location

Jack Straw Cultural Center, Seattle

Start Date

08/25/2018

Start Time

09:00 AM

End Date

08/25/2018

End Time

05:00 PM

Cost

$135 member; $160 non-member; $80 visually impaired

Description

Learn techniques for high quality field recording of music, ambience, sound effects, and voice with portable equipment. Useful for radio and TV producers, as well as sound artists and engineers. Students will practice field recording and listen to their work.

How to Apply

To register call Jack Straw Cultural Center at 206-634-0919 with your credit card to pay the deposit or full class fee.

Link to Opportunity

http://www.jackstraw.org/programs/ed/adult/workshops_current.html

Posted

8/13/2018

Museum of Northwest Art
The Museum of Northwest Art seeks an experienced registrar to join our team of museum professionals to help us realize our mission to engage visitors, both within and beyond the MoNA community. This position is responsible for assisting with the management of MoNA’s collections and for incoming and outgoing loans of art to the museum. Reporting to the Curator, the Registrar is part of the museum team and responsible for, but not limited to, all aspects of the care and management of objects owned by or on loan to MoNA, the handling of both collections in accordance with approved policies, and in alignment with museum best practices.

Organization

Museum of Northwest Art

Website

http://www.monamuseum.org/

More Info

Chloe Dye Sherpe

chloed@museumofnwart.org

3604664446

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Key Responsibilities
• Administers an accurate inventory of all MoNA’s collections.
• Maintains records in a sound and secure manner that provides current and accurate information on each object, including its location, catalogue information, status, and condition, and responds to general inquiries about the collections.
• Manages the collections management database system.
• Manages all incoming and outgoing loans to MoNA of art and objects related to its collections, acquisitions, and exhibition program.
• Assists the Consulting Collection Manager with managing the Museum objects in storage or on display in the Art Museum.
• Coordinates photography of the Art Museum collections.
• Responsible for record-keeping systems (electronic and paper), inventory procedures, administration of insurance policy, documentation, storage, care, handling/packing, condition, display and security of objects (in permanent collections and on loan).

This position will be primarily accountable for the thoroughness, accuracy and the proper documentation and filing and storing of all object records (both digital and paper). Accountable for managing orderly records, files, and retrieval systems for MoNA collection (exhibition history, location, provenance). Produces accurate and timely reports (e.g. in conjunction with appraisals, inventories, insurance purposes, exhibitions), for leading inventories, audits, and spot-checks as required. Accountable for working with curators and other museum staff to ensure that forms (e.g. loan forms, deed of gift) are meeting AAM standards and are approved by MoNA.

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in art history, studio art, museum studies, or related field and/or equivalent combination of experience or training required. Master's degree in Museum Studies, Art History or related field desired.
• Knowledge of accepted museum registration practices, art handling techniques, US customs and copyright laws, and risk management practices and standards. Experience in records management, art transport arrangements, accessioning and deaccessioning, loan management, exhibition management, database management, and administrative and supervisory experience.
• Excellent organizational and communication skills and demonstrated leadership ability.
• Demonstrated experience with PastPerfect is desired. Knowledge of nomenclature, metadata standards and best practices in the field required.
• Confidentiality, discretion, and flexibility are a must.
• Must be capable of working with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, conservators, museum professionals, scholars, collectors, lenders and the general public on a daily basis and foster a cooperative work environment.

About the Museum of Northwest Art
The Museum of Northwest Art is renowned for the quality and focus of its collection of over 2,400 artworks. MoNA collects and exhibits contemporary art from across the Northwest, including Alaska, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington, fostering essential conversations and encouraging creativity. The museum aims to provide a rich experience with thoughtful context and personalized attention for visitors from our diverse community.

The museum's acclaimed education program, MoNA Link, has served nearly 8,000 students and over 140 teachers in the school districts of Anacortes, Burlington-Edison, Concrete, La Conner, Mount Vernon, Sedro-Woolley and Stanwood-Camano. MoNA Link provides comprehensive art education for students from pre-K to middle school. The outreach program meets the needs of the underserved, including the homeless, youth in juvenile detention, and assisted living residents.

MoNA offers free admission and is open seven days a week to ensure access to all. The museum has received the Governor's Award for significant contributions to arts and culture, and the facility’s renovations by Henry Klein Partnership Architects received an honor award from the American Institute of Architects.


How to Apply

To Apply Application deadline is ongoing. The position is 30 hours a week with flexible hours. Apply with cover letter and current resume sent to Chloé Dye Sherpe, Curator, chloed@museumofnwart.org. Position will remain open until filled. Find out more about MoNA at www.monamuseum.org. EOE

Link to Opportunity

http://www.monamuseum.org/assistant-registrar

Posted

8/13/2018

Seattle Arts & Lectures
SAL seeks a Marketing Coordinator to increase the visibility and impact of the organization, our mission, and programs. The ideal candidate for this position has a love of the mission, an eye for detail and design, a passion for data and databases, a flair for writing and storytelling, a talent for relationship building with a diverse span of people, and a commitment to racial equity and social justice. The Marketing Coordinator will join a small but passionate team of book lovers to support and implement marketing, advertising, communications, and engagement efforts for all of our programs but with a focus on our Public Programs which includes the Literary Arts Series, Journalism Series, Poetry Series, Women You Need to Know Series, SAL Presents, Hinge, and Summer Book Bingo.

Organization

Seattle Arts & Lectures

Website

http://www.lectures.org

More Info

Amanda Carrubba

salhr@lectures.org

2066212230 x14

Deadline to Apply

8/31/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

Organization Overview:
Since 1987, Seattle Arts & Lectures (SAL) has championed the literary arts by inspiring and engaging readers and writers of all generations in the greater Puget Sound region. We provide children and adults with opportunities to meet writers and cultural thinkers; to read and reflect upon novels, poems, and other literary works; to encounter new ideas and artistic creations; to develop their own writing; and to engage in meaningful and open discussions about literature, culture, and society. We believe these activities are essential to the development of a more creative, thoughtful, and democratic society. SAL fulfills its mission through these programs: Literary Arts Series, Poetry Series, Women You Need to Know Series, Journalism Series, Hinge, SAL Presents, Summer Book Bingo, and Writers in the Schools (WITS).

At SAL we value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our work and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Position Overview:
The Marketing Coordinator works with the Associate Director to implement marketing, advertising, communications, and engagement efforts to increase the visibility and impact of the organization, our mission, and programs.

The Marketing Coordinator works with the media, coordinates print pieces and emails, contributes to our social media presence, works with partner organizations, and promotes SAL events to engage people of all ages and backgrounds to become or return as ticket-buyers, subscribers, donors, and friends. The Marketing Coordinator reports to the Associate Director and works primarily with the Public Programs team (including the Content Editor and Box Office Manager). The Public Programs team drives the outreach and sales for all ticketed events and the engagement around our free Summer Book Bingo program. While a large part of this position is focused on ticket sales and earned income, we are also seeking to diversify our audiences through creative and grassroots methods. The Marketing Coordinator also supports the Writers in the Schools (WITS) and Development teams.

The ideal candidate for this position has a love of the mission, an eye for detail and design, a passion for data and databases, a flair for writing and storytelling, and a commitment to racial equity and social justice. The ideal candidate is an extroverted book person who enjoys building relationships with a diverse span of people—from media partners and donors to grassroots organizations and individuals at events. The Marketing Coordinator must be able to know when to multi-task and when to dive deep; must be a team-player in a highly collaborative environment; to think both quantitatively and qualitatively; to look simultaneously at the big picture and to listen to the individual story.


Responsibilities:
Marketing & Advertising (30%)
• Coordinate the design, production, and timely delivery of all ads to media.
• Maintain and cultivate existing media sponsorship relationships; procure contracts, in-kind forms, and make sure that contract specifications are fulfilled on both sides.
• Cultivate new media relationships, including sponsorships and paid opportunities.
• Coordinate the design and production of all Public Programs and Development print pieces, including, but not limited to: our annual brochure, two annual postcards, the Annual Report, fundraiser invitations and collateral, our annual subscription campaign, and others. Support Writers in the Schools (WITS) print productions as needed.
• Manage relationships with graphic designers.
• Seek creative and cost-effective opportunities for marketing and advertising.
• Coordinate social media advertising on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Track and analyze trends and insights.
• Manage and update SAL’s TRG Database and respond to list-trade requests from other organizations.
• Attend monthly lunchtime Market the Arts meetings (currently held at Seattle Center) and stay abreast of best practices in marketing and outreach, as well as network with other local marketing practitioners to make connections and engage with the local arts community.

Communications (20%)
• Produce engaging pre- and post-event emails and all one-off emails through MailChimp.
• Generate engaging and fresh content for event programs and coordinate the design and printing of these programs.
• Contribute compelling content to bi-weekly newsletters, the website, and the blog.
• Copyedit all external-facing communications.
• Execute a social media strategy with content crafted for each of our social media brands.
• Track and analyze social media engagement based on trends and organizational focus.
• Help ensure that SAL’s visual and tonal brand is upheld in all external-facing communications.
• Coordinate audience survey tactics, including the distribution and collection of surveys at events and online at the end of the season. Coordinate the entry and analysis of this data.

Community Engagement (20%)
• Represent the organization at the majority of SAL’s Public Programs, WITS, and fundraising events (approximately 35 events a year). Duties may include relationship-building, public relations, supporting media and community partner tables, handling press and partner comps, or other support roles as needed. Evening hours required; typically, 1-2 times/week September – May. See lectures.org for full schedule of events.
• Seek creative opportunities for deepening and expanding community engagement overall.
• Coordinate audience engagement and audience building efforts, focusing on specific subgroups identified by our strategic plan.
• Answer phones, take ticket-orders, and provide excellent front-line customer service and support to all SAL’s stakeholders.

Public Relations (15%)
• Generate and distribute well-written press releases as needed.
• Maintain an up-to-date list of current press contacts.
• Respond to feedback from the public on social media and via email and phone.
• Cultivate relationships with editors and reporters and pitch creative ideas for stories.

Other (15%)
• Track spending, manage actuals-to-budget, and coordinate vendor payments and invoices.
• Attend and contribute to weekly Public Programs planning and marketing meetings and Staff meetings.
• Participate in ongoing equity work and trainings.
• Attend cultivation events, SAL celebrations, and community functions as needed.
• Work with marketing interns.
• Gather reporting data for the Board as requested and occasionally present as needed (typically one time a year).
• Greet and direct office visitors and delivery people and staff the office intercom.
• This is a small team; we all pitch in to help each other out and our work is always evolving. The ideal candidate will be flexible, joyful, and up for the variety of kinds of work that a small non-profit encounters on the day-to-day.

Desired Qualifications:
• Passion for SAL’s mission and a love of stories and storytelling.
• One year of experience and a successful track record in implementing outreach and marketing programs, preferably in an arts/non-profit context.
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a dynamic, creative, highly collaborative team in a fast-paced, open-office environment. Must be a self-starter yet able to work under direction.
• Curiosity, a growth mindset, and love of continuous learning.
• Demonstrated flexibility, initiative, and ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
• Strong attention to detail, and a love of managing and analyzing data.
• Excellent relationship-building skills, passionate storytelling and persuasive writing skills, and a professional and joyful outlook.
• A commitment to racial equity and social justice.
• Exceptional customer service skills with excellent follow-through and commitment to protecting confidential information.
• Working knowledge of donor/ticketing database programs (PatronManager preferred) and proficiency with any of the following highly desirable: Microsoft Office, Mac platform, MailChimp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, SEO, Google Analytics, and Google Ads.
• Proficiency with InDesign, Photoshop, and design experience a plus.
• An awareness of the Seattle non-profit community, literary organizations, local media, and grassroots organizations all a plus.
• Evening/weekend hours required; typically 1-2 times/week September – May. See lectures.org for full schedule of events.
Compensation & Benefits:
This is a 40 hours/week full-time exempt position. Salary is $32,000-36,000 per year (commensurate with experience and qualifications) with a benefits package, including:
• generous paid time off, including 20 vacation days / year starting your 2nd year (15 days in year one) as well as sick, personal, and holidays;
• 100% of medical, vision, and dental insurance covered;
• 403(b) retirement plan pre-tax distribution;
• flex time as appropriate;
• support and budget for professional development and growth.

Hiring Process & Timeline:
• We will begin scheduling phone interviews in late August.
• We will begin in-person one-hour interviews in September.
• Finalists will be invited to a second-round, two-hour interview (comprised of several shorter interviews with different teams), and we will make an offer shortly thereafter.
• We would like to have the selected candidate start in mid to late October.

How to Apply

To Apply:
No phone calls, please.

Send a resume and thoughtful, well-written cover letter that addresses how your background and skills relate to the position.

Submit applications electronically to salhr@lectures.org. The email subject line should be Marketing Coordinator, and please include your last name in file names of your attachment(s).

Open until filled. For best consideration, please submit no later than August 27, 2018.

Seattle Arts & Lectures
340 15th Ave E, Suite 301
Seattle, WA 98112

Link to Opportunity

https://lectures.org/opportunities/marketing-coordinator/

Posted

8/13/2018

ACT Theatre
The Ticket Systems Associate is a power user of the Tessitura database. This staff member designs the path for how a performance is built, priced, promoted, tracked, sold, and reconciled via all points of purchase through ACT’s primary database platform, Tessitura.

Organization

ACT Theatre

Website

acttheatre.org

More Info

Amy Gentry

amy.gentry@acttheatre.org

2062927660

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Key Responsibilities

Build ticketing campaigns for Subscriptions, ACTPass Memberships, Single Tickets and all events with a ticket or reservation on the ACT Theatre calendar
Work closely with ACT’s Digital Marketing and Database Manager to ensure proper function of the campaigns and purchase paths online using the TNEW application withing Tessitura
With the ticket office manager and assistant ticket office manager, implement dynamic pricing and zone mapping for all campaigns
Run automated payment programs
Supervise annual subscriber ticket printing project
Assure proper financial postings for ticket office transactions
Manage American with Disabilities Act (ADA) seating inventory and sales practice according to current Washington State & Federal Laws
Assist the Marketing Department with reporting, analysis, proofing, projections
Provide support for other departments as needed and perform other duties as assigned
Abilities Required

Excellent organization skills, able to plan ahead, meet deadlines and goals while simultaneously managing multiple projects.
Read and interpret documents such as instructions and procedure manuals
Calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages
Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations at one time
Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of database software; internet software; order processing systems; spreadsheet software and word processing software, i.e., MS Word and Excel, and ticketing software (preferably Tessitura).
Knowledge and Education

Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferred
Previous experience in a constituent business arena (subscriber, membership, development, event management, etc.) a plus, especially in arts or Tessitura environment
Training could be provided in particular areas such as advanced Tessitura, HTML, T-stats
Compensation & Benefits

Beginning annual salary: $40,000
A-rated health insurance plan
Complimentary ACTPass

How to Apply

To Apply

Position open until filled, with a desired start date in early September, 2018.
Please send a current resumé and cover letter stating how your qualifications, experience, and goals are a match for this position to: Amy Gentry, Director of Sales & Marketing, amy.gentry@acttheatre.org
Subject Line: Last Name, Ticket Operations Associate Applicant
No phone calls, drop-ins, or physical mailings please.

ACT is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from people of color and women. This position will remain open until filled and until a diverse and qualified pool of candidates is identified. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply.

Link to Opportunity

https://acttheatre.org/about/work-with-us/

Posted

8/13/2018

Seattle Foundation
Grants to dance and theatre organizations in the Greater Seattle/Western Washington region.

Organization

Seattle Foundation

Website

http://themorganfund.com/

More Info

Lauren Domino

l.domino@seattlefoundation.org

12063881652

Deadline to Apply

9/30/2018

Description

The Morgan Fund, a Family Foundation at Seattle Foundation, is proud to announce the 2018 request for proposals to support performing arts organizations located in the Seattle/Western Washington and Washington, DC regions with a focus on dance and theatre. Proposals for Investment Grants ranging from $1,500 to $15,000 will be considered across a wide range of needs, such as equipment purchases and strategic business development, to help advance and deepen artistic quality. Applicant organizations must be a tax¬ exempt nonprofit under section 501(c)3 of the IRS code or be fiscally sponsored by a 501(c)3 organization. The Morgan Fund intends to distribute $250,000 in funding this cycle. Decisions will be announced and funding distributed in January 2019.

How to Apply

Please visit www.themorganfund.com to view full details or to complete the online application form. The deadline is September 30, 2018.

Link to Opportunity

http://themorganfund.com/

Posted

8/24/2018

South Puget Sound Community College
The Gallery at the Kenneth J Minnaert Center for the Arts seeks proposals that bring the impossible to life, are culturally diverse, and multifaceted. For exhibition during the 2019-20 academic year.

Organization

South Puget Sound Community College

Website

https://spscc.edu/gallery

More Info

Sean Barnes

sbarnes2@spscc.edu

360-596-5527

Deadline to Apply

1/10/2019

Description

SUBMISSION PROCESS: Deadline: January 10, 2019

Solo exhibitions - Please include the following in one PDF document. Video files must be submitted in a separate email or included as a separate file on a thumb-drive if mailed:
1. Letter of interest describing the proposed exhibition.
2. Resume including bio, exhibition record, and contact information.
3. Artist statement.
4. Ten images of recent work that give an accurate indication of the quality and theme of work to be exhibited.
5. Image inventory including title, media, dimensions, and date completed for each work.

For group exhibitions – Please include the following in one PDF document. Video files must be submitted in a separate email or included as a separate file on a thumb-drive if mailed:
1. Letter of interest describing the proposed exhibition.
2. Resume including bio, exhibition record, and contact information for each artist.
3. Three images of work by each artist in the group. Images should give an accurate indication of the quality and theme of work to be exhibited. Groups must submit work in the same format all in one PDF document.
4. Image inventory including the artist’s name, title, media, dimensions, and date completed for each work.

How to Apply

Proposals may be sent on thumb-drive via post
or email with the subject line: “Artist Proposal _ YOUR NAME”
to:

c/o Sean Barnes
The Gallery at the Kenneth J Minnaert Center for the Arts
South Puget Sound Community College
2011 Mottman Rd. SW
Olympia, WA 98512-6292

Email: sbarnes2@spscc.edu Phone: 360-596-5527

For more information visit our web site: http://www.spscc.edu/gallery




Link to Opportunity

https://spscc.edu/gallery

Posted

8/24/2018

The Hopper Prize
The Hopper Prize is offering multiple individual artist grants totaling $5,000.00 USD awarded through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators.

Organization

The Hopper Prize

Website

https://hopperprize.org/

More Info

Pat

info@hopperprize.org

Fee to Apply

40

Deadline to Apply

11/14/2018

Description

The Hopper Prize is offering multiple individual artist grants totaling $5,000.00 USD awarded through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators.

Program Highlights
Total Awards: $5,000.00 USD in grants for visual artists
+ 5 artists will each receive $1,000.00 USD in unrestricted grant awards
+ 30 artists will have their work archived at hopperprize.org
+ Early applications will be considered for Instagram artist features @hopperprize (https://www.instagram.com/hopperprize/)

Curators
The Hopper Prize Fall 2018 grant winners will be selected by:

+ Patricia Restrepo, Assistant Curator
— Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

+ Mia Lopez, Assistant Curator
— DePaul Art Museum Chicago

Eligibility
The Hopper Prize is open to all artists age 18 and older working in any media. There are no restrictions on genre, subject matter, or media.

Deadline
November 13, 2018

Past Winners
Letitia Huckaby, Benbrook, Texas
Tracy Kerdman, Saugerties, New York
Lebohang Kganye, Johannesburg, South Africa
Christopher Meerdo, Chicago, Illinois
Erik Parra, San Francisco, California

How to Apply

Apply Online
Show us your work at https://hopperprize.org

Link to Opportunity

https://hopperprize.org

Posted

9/28/2018

Brewery art show in Tacoma to support local Washington artists, as well as to raise funds for Seattle's Art With Heart Program.

Website

https://www.facebook.com/onenightartcall/

More Info

Ashley Morgan

ashleymorgan307@gmail.com

6197152296

Fee to Apply

Free!

Deadline to Apply

11/15/2018

Description

December 14th, 2018, Narrows Brewing will be holding an art show for local artists!
This event is to show our support to our local art community, as well as to raise funds for 'Art With Heart', a program based in Seattle which serves kids and teens who've suffered from traumatic life experiences by facilitating trauma-informed, creative expression programs and training practitioners all over the country to lead their programs and maximize their impact on as many children as possible. Each artist chosen for the event will be required to donate a one-of-a-kind original piece of art for the night's raffle. All the proceeds made from the raffle will go directly to the Art With Heart program, to support the children in our community. More information on the program will be provided at the event.
The theme of the Night? Creatures of the Deep.
Each artist is required to follow the theme: Creatures of the Deep; there are many ways to be creative with this theme, and we look forward to seeing everyone's take on it!
As the event is being held at a Brewery, each applicant must be at least 21 years of age. Space is limited to six artists; each artist will have a 7x6 space, and is required to bring their own display materials to properly showcase their work. There will be no wall availability to hang work, as this is a one night event. Each artist is allowed to fill their space however they see fit, though we are requiring a minimum of 5 pieces to display. All artists are allowed to put out and sell printed copies of their displayed originals, including copies of their donated piece. For the donated piece, canvases may not exceed 30 inches in width, or 40 inches in length. Artists that are selling their work are required to have a visible price tag for each piece; it is not required to have a title-tag, but is encouraged. All artists are required to stay for the entire duration of the show, 5:00 p.m to 9 p.m. Artists must arrive with all materials a minimum of 45 minutes early to set up, though and are allowed to come earlier if need be.

How to Apply

Submitting an Application
E-mail the events coordinator, Ashley Morgan, at ashleymorgan307@gmail.com with the following information and attachments:
The Deadline to submit is midnight, November 15th.
Brief Bio: Name, age, who are you, what inspires your work, what mediums do you work in?
Contact info: e-mail, and phone number.
Examples of your work; each must reflect the theme of the show as well as your signature style.
Each artist must submit a minimum of 4 pieces, and they must be in the medium they will be working with for the show.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the show, please contact the events coordinator.
Facebook: @onenightartcall

Link to Opportunity

https://www.facebook.com/onenightartcall/

Posted

9/28/2018

Cornish College of the Arts
to facilitate the risk taking of the allied arts

Organization

Cornish College of the Arts

Website

https://www.cornish.edu/playhouse/arts_incubator/

More Info

Pinky Estell

pestell@cornish.edu

2063155776

Fee to Apply

None

Deadline to Apply

11/19/2018

Description

The Cornish Playhouse Arts Incubator residency aims to facilitate the risk taking of the allied arts. The goal for this program is to support artists in the creation of work that is outside the boundaries of their genre, discipline, or comfort zone. The intention of Arts Incubator is not to create a final, polished product. Instead, the program seeks to give artists time and space to incubate and begin to develop an idea, concept, or exploration. Four groups will be selected to participate in a two week residency. They will receive free rental space at the Alhadeff Studio Theater to incubate new and exciting ideas. The program is part of Cornish Playhouse’s public benefit to the Seattle community.

How to Apply

Apply through our website. Open to Washington residents only.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.cornish.edu/playhouse/arts_incubator/

Posted

9/28/2018

Contemporary Craft
Emerging Craft Artist- LEAP Award

Organization

Contemporary Craft

Website

https://contemporarycraft.org

More Info

Susan Hillman

storemanager@contemporarycraft.org

4122317100

Fee to Apply

25

Deadline to Apply

1/1/2019

Description

The LEAP Award was established in 2007 in honor of Contemporary Craft Director of Exhibitions Kate Lydon’s 20-years of service. The program recognizes exceptional emerging talent in the contemporary craft field and provides opportunities for these early career artists to bring their artwork to the consumer market. The yearlong retail program features, markets and sells the work of one winner, who also receives a $1,000 prize, and 4 finalists.

LEAP is open to exceptionally talented graduate students and/or emerging artists who are beginning to receive recognition for their work, but are not currently represented by well-established galleries. Artists must work in craft media: ceramics, wood, metal/jewelry, glass, found materials, mixed media, fiber or a combination of these materials.

How to Apply

website link will be active October 1,2018

https://contemporarycraft.org

Link to Opportunity

https://contemporarycraft.org

Posted

9/28/2018

Arts Council of Lake Oswego
The Arts Council of Lake Oswego is pleased to invite emerging, mid-career, and established artists to submit proposals for Lake Oswego’s nationally recognized, award-winning outdoor Gallery Without Walls exhibit. Artwork will be on display throughout the downtown business district for a two-year exhibition period starting in the summer of 2019. While on exhibit, sculptures must be available for purchase. Artists should have some experience with public art and be interested in expanding their practice into the public realm, but do not need an exhibition history with public art in order to apply. In its nineteenth year, the gallery’s mission is to integrate art into the daily lives of local residents and visitors to the community by presenting works from regional, national, and internationals artists that resonate with people of diverse backgrounds. We seek artists working in a variety of media and encourage proposals that engage, educate, and inspire the community. Up to fifteen artists will be chosen by the Selection Committee to provide a work of art for outdoor public display in Lake Oswego. In recognition, the Arts Council will provide each selected artist with an honorarium of $850.

Organization

Arts Council of Lake Oswego

Website

http://artscouncillo.org

More Info

Stephanie Johnson

sgjohnson@lakeoswego.city

5036752531

Deadline to Apply

11/9/2018

Description

Call to Artists
Program & Location: Gallery Without Walls, Lake Oswego, Oregon
Budget: $850.00 honorarium and an opportunity to be nominated for an up to $15,000 People’s Choice Purchase Award
Eligibility: Open to all local, regional, national and international artists
Application Deadline: November 9, 2018, 5:00 PM PST
Program Description: The Arts Council of Lake Oswego is pleased to invite emerging, mid-career, and established artists to submit proposals for Lake Oswego’s nationally recognized, award-winning outdoor Gallery Without Walls exhibit. Artwork will be on display throughout the downtown business district for a two-year exhibition period starting in the summer of 2019. While on exhibit, sculptures must be available for purchase. Artists should have some experience with public art and be interested in expanding their practice into the public realm, but do not need an exhibition history with public art in order to apply. In its nineteenth year, the gallery’s mission is to integrate art into the daily lives of local residents and visitors to the community by presenting works from regional, national, and internationals artists that resonate with people of diverse backgrounds. We seek artists working in a variety of media and encourage proposals that engage, educate, and inspire the community. Up to fifteen artists will be chosen by the Selection Committee to provide a work of art for outdoor public display in Lake Oswego. In recognition, the Arts Council will provide each selected artist with an honorarium of $850.
2019-2021 Exhibition
 The work of art must be of suitable scale for outdoor public art and of high artistic quality.
 The artwork must require minimum maintenance and be able to withstand the effects of weather, be as resistant as possible to vandalism, able to with stand pedestrian contact, and not impede pedestrian and/or vehicular traffic. ADA guidelines are considered in placement of each sculpture.
 Sculpture will be on loan to the City for two years and must be available for sale to the public.
 In the event of a sale, there will be a 30% gallery fee paid to the Arts Council for any sculpture sold while on exhibit in the Gallery Without Walls. Sold sculpture shall remain on exhibit for the entire two year period, unless the artist and ACLO mutually agree otherwise.
 Concrete pads are provided by the Arts Council for the display of each sculpture. Anchoring method will be as described by ACLO’s structural engineer and may be either bolts (as described below) or weld only depending on the assigned site location. The engineer typically requires 1/2"" Titen HD bolts that screw through a baseplate. Bolts are provided by the Arts Council. If accepted into the program, each artist will be required to submit detailed information related to the anchoring method before and, if necessary, after the engineer’s report. Unless otherwise specified by ACLO's engineer, baseplate holes must be drilled to 3/4"" to accommodate bolts. Concrete pads range in size from 2 x 2' - 7 x 7' (4 – 49 square ft.). Weld only pads require weld-able tabs on the sculpture/sculpture base.
 During the exhibit period, the City will maintain liability insurance to cover any damages incurred.
 It is the artist’s responsibility to deliver and install the sculpture at the specified site in the summer of 2019, and then remove the work from the site at the end of the exhibition period in the summer of 2021. Artwork cannot be shipped as there is no available storage space or staff available for this purpose.
 The Arts Council reserves the right to reject work that, when completed, differs from the original proposal, or does not meet standards of durability, safety and quality.
 Artists invited to exhibit with GWW will enter into a contract with the City of Lake Oswego for a two-year exhibition period.
 Artists in the current 2018-20 GWW exhibition are ineligible to apply. Please apply next year.
Benefits:

 $850.00 honorarium per artist
 All works are for sale and promoted as such.
 Marketing and PR: 10,000 brochures published annually and distributed throughout the region, iPhone app with link to artist’s website, docent-led tours of exhibition, ACLO media and promotion (includes social media platforms, as well as mailings and website promotion).
 Inclusion in the Gallery Without Walls celebration event in September 2019.
 Up to a $15,000 Purchase Award: A People’s Choice vote may be launched to purchase one of the sculptures in the exhibit for the City’s permanent art collection. A selection committee nominates five of the sculptures to be placed on a ballot that is made available to all citizens of Lake Oswego.


Timeline:

 November 9, 2018, 5:00 PM PST- Artist proposals must be received by the Arts Council. This is not a postmark date. Electronic submissions preferred.
 January 31, 2019 - Artists will be notified of the Selection Committee’s decision regarding proposal.
 July/August 2019 - All sculptures must be installed in Lake Oswego.
 September 2019— Be our VIP at the annual event welcoming new sculpture into the community! This free public celebration is an opportunity to be recognized for your work. All invited Gallery Without Walls 2019-21 artists are encouraged to attend.
 July 2021 – De-installation of sculpture by the artist.
 Docent-led walking tours are offered throughout the year to any interested individuals or groups.

Selection Process:

The Selection Committee will jury on two levels; first for general quality of the artist’s body of work, and then on the piece(s) submitted with the application materials. The objective of the Selection Committee is to create an exhibition of quality works of art that reflect the greatest potential for diversity in accordance with the City of Lake Oswego's Public Art Guidelines.
To view the current exhibit, visit the Arts Council website at www.artscouncillo.org or take a Gallery Without Walls tour with your phone.
Free download at App Store - L.O. Art Tour or www.artscouncillo.org/gallery-without-walls/tour on your smartphone.

Proposal Must Include:
 Cover Page: A cover page listing artist’s full name, mailing address, phone number, email, website
 Artist’s Statement: A statement (300 words maximum) that describes your work (inspiration, personal statement) particular to each entry and suitable for publication
 Please include information that details your experience with public art
 Resume: A current resume, not to exceed 3 pages. Artists submitting in teams may submit a resume for each artist. Please include website and/or social media info, if applicable
 Proposed works. May submit up to 3 works, recently completed (within the last 36 months) per proposal. Only include artwork available for exhibition and sale. Detailed, in-concept proposals are also acceptable (see below).
 Include images of proposed works: Up to 2 digital images per sculpture; JPEG (jpg) minimum 300 dpi / 2400 x 3000 pixels in dimension. Include images of front and back of sculpture. If possible, show scale. Maximum of 2 images per proposed artwork = 6 images total per proposal.
 Annotated Image List: Title, date, medium, height, width, depth, weight, and base size. Please include information on where this sculpture has been exhibited before, if relevant. A brief description of artwork should be included
 Proposals for work not yet fabricated: If you propose work that is not yet fabricated, please submit a detailed illustration for each entry. Indicate size (height, width and depth), medium, color and anticipated weight
 Artist’s name should appear on all pages of proposal
 Please send as a single PDF if applying electronically; if applying by mail, please submit images on a CD or jump drive

Application Deadline: All materials listed above must be received by November 9, 2018 at 5:00 PM PST. Receipt of completed applications will be confirmed via email by November 16th if not sooner. Please, no calls or emails between November 6th and 16th while materials are sorted. Thank you.
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The Arts Council of Lake Oswego strongly believes that we all benefit from diversity. ACLO does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Artists of color are strongly encouraged to apply.


How to Apply

Applications can be e-mailed to: sgjohnson@lakeoswego.city

Applications can be mailed to:
Arts Council of Lake Oswego
Attn: Stephanie Johnson
PO Box 369
Lake Oswego, OR 97034

Applications can be hand delivered to:
Arts Council of Lake Oswego
Attn: Stephanie Johnson
520 1st Street
Lake Oswego, OR 97034

Please note: Proposals mailed to the street address rather than the PO Box will not be delivered by USPS.
Call Stephanie at 503.675.2531 for more information

Link to Opportunity

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/57a7a704b8a79b2fec2d397d/t/5bb29f3f0d92979a53c0bcf1/1538432832702/GWW+2019+Call+to+Artists.pdf

Posted

10/26/2018

Seattle Opera
Coordinates all technical aspects of the staging process to a level of stage preparedness, keeping the Director of Production informed in all areas. Works within technical department budgets. Assists the Director of Production as is necessary. Monitor and assign supervision for the personnel associated with the construction, load-ins, load outs, all technical rehearsals, performances, performances strike backs and restores for both the mainstage and outreach programs. Supervises all warehouse and rehearsal hall activities as well as gear maintenance and set construction. Works closely with the production stage manager to ensure successful coordination of technical elements in pre-planning through the end of the performance run. Organizes for file all information needed for re-mounting of production. Executes all assignments in a timely manner to ensure that critical deadlines are met, and that planning and producing of each production proceeds in a consistent and orderly manner.

Organization

Seattle Opera

Website

https://seattleopera.org/globalassets/downloads/job-descriptions/technical-director.pdf

More Info

Technical Director

jobs@seattleopera.org

206-676-5521

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

• Provides support to guest Directors, Designers and Director of Production which includes correspondence, drawings, inventories, updates, mailings, etc.
• Develop, to Director of Production specifications, all necessary documents used in mounting of productions including technical drawings and permits.
• Generates and reviews the technical calendar and crew call schedules with the Director of Production.
• Articulates the goals and objective of the daily work calls to the department heads.
• Perform and analyze risk assessments and review with the Director of Production to achieve workable and safe productions at all levels, to assist the Director of Production in making decisions regarding safety.
• Cad drafting.
• Coordinates the scheduling of local and long distance trucking and any other means to transportation of scenery, props and technical equipment.
• Responsible for assigned research and development and procurement of technical equipment.
• Coordinate Opera schedules with the other McCaw Hall user groups.
• Writes Purchase Orders (P.O.’s) for stage equipment purchases and supplies. Proofs P.O.'s and route for approvals. Provides information and answer questions on P.O.'s for Director of Production. Assist the Lighting Designer as requested. Keeps organized the assigned files of information relating to technical department projects, or production being produced to serve as a resource for the Technical Group and related departments. This includes all existing schedules, calendars, notes and drawings relating to technical department projects, all contact sheets, lists, etc.

SUPERVISION
RECEIVED: This position reports to the Director of Production
Receives requests from guest Scenic Designers and Stage Directors with approval from Director of Production. Works to department objectives and budget requiring initiative, accuracy, and reliability.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises stage crews.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Master’s Degree in Technical theatre or equivalent experience preferred. Excellent communication skills. Proven computer skills on Macintosh and IBM-compatible applications systems. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Photoshop. Proven drafting skills, VectorWorks and Auto-Cad preferred.

SKILLS: Initiative. Reliability. Accuracy. Effective communication skills - both written and verbal - and strong organization skills. Excellent personal skills. Work independently. Ability to multi-task. Must be able to exercise good judgment and discretion in directing work activities in others.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required for Production Department projects. Access to transportation.

COMPENSATION
Salary DOE. Seattle Opera offers a generous benefit package including medical, dental, life and disability insurance paid vacation, sick and holiday leave.



How to Apply

CONTACT
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by email with “Technical Director” in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

https://seattleopera.org/globalassets/downloads/job-descriptions/technical-director.pdf

Posted

10/26/2018

On the Boards
On the Boards seeks an experienced Bookkeeper.

Organization

On the Boards

Website

www.ontheboards.org

More Info

Sara Ann Davidson

jobs@ontheboards.org

2062179886

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

On the Boards, Seattle’s home for contemporary dance, theater and
multidisciplinary performance, seeks an experienced Bookkeeper.
This person is detail-oriented, and has proven success in a
collaborative, fast-paced environment.

Organization Description:
On the Boards is a 39-year-old arts organization located in Seattle, Washington. We are celebrating our 40th anniversary in 2018 – and the 2018/2019 season will feature community and fundraising events, as well as a comprehensive fundraising campaign. The organization owns and operates the Behnke Center for Contemporary Performance located
in Seattle's Lower Queen Anne neighborhood. The facility includes multiple art and performances spaces, including the 300-seat Merrill Wright Theater, and a flexible Studio Theater.
OtB has repeatedly been the first art center in our region to introduce audiences to the world’s most forward-thinking artists like Spalding Gray, Bebe Miller, Phillipe Quesne, The Wooster Group, Reggie Watts, Gisele Vienne, David Byrne, Laurie Anderson, Pat Graney, Crystal Pite,
Zoe|Juniper, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Dayna Hanson, and Dani Tirrell. This extraordinary roster of artists, among many others have played a vital role in On the Boards’ history, and its reputation in the field as one of the best places in the country to develop, perform, and view
contemporary performance. Our next performance is Andrew Schneider’s YOUARENOWHERE from October 18-21, 2018.

On the Boards operates with a $1.58 million budget and a staff of 15. Our programming includes regional and international commissions and performance presentations, in addition to new initiatives that center a diversity of artists and their creative ideas, which increases a greater
understanding of racial and social equity within our community. We also run OntheBoards.tv, a publishing platform that functions as a streaming subscription service and an archive for groundbreaking artistic projects and contemporary performances and is used in all 50 states, 157
countries, and by thousands of students at over 125 universities worldwide. On the Boards has a well-earned reputation for hitting above its weight.

Organization Mission and Values:
On the Boards invests in leading contemporary performing artists near and far, and connects them to a diverse range of communities interested in forward-thinking art and ideas. We believe if we are successful in our work that we can grow our field, enrich people's lives, and contribute to civic and global dialogues.

Behnke Center for Contemporary Performance
STREET 100 West Roy Street
Seattle, Washington 98119
MAILING PO Box 19515
Seattle, Washington 98109‐1515

Bookkeeper Job Description
Reports to: Finance Manager
Collaborates with: Development
Director, Director of Audience Services,
Patron Relations Specialist

We value:
● artistic risks while being fiscally responsible;
● leadership in our field and the multiple communities we serve to strategically advance
the role contemporary artists play in society;
● racial and social equity, and accountability;
● provocative art as a vehicle to connect people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives;
● our regional creative community as we engage with international artists and peers;
● professional and transparent management.
A Note About On the Boards Workplace Culture:
On the Boards honors collaboration, respect, humor, and the humanity of its employees, Board members, and volunteers. We regularly acknowledge that life happens, friends and family are
important, and that working in a small non-profit is much better with likable, hard-working colleagues. On the Boards is made up, at every level, of individuals who will change the light
bulbs, empty a trash can when needed, or step up to represent the organization in a professional and energetic way.
The organization is prioritizing racial equity in the workplace. An equity task force, made up of staff and board members, has implemented regular trainings and workshops and has developed an equity toolkit for decision-making. Our work is ongoing, and we are looking for a new
member of our team whose experience and qualifications can help us make our workplace and practices more racially equitable.

Key Responsibilities:
 Develop and oversee the accurate processing, tracking, and recording of all
financial transactions according to On the Boards’ standard procedures: 1)
accounts payable on a consistent schedule, with payments allocated to the
correct budget category in the chart of accounts; 2) accounts receivable following
On the Boards’ invoicing procedures.
 Maintain up-to-date and accurate payroll, timecard, tax status, health benefit and
other personnel records, and submit payroll and taxes on a semi-monthly basis.
 Reconcile all transactions in the general ledger in accordance with GAAP on a
monthly basis.
 Reconcile all earned and contributed income with PatronManager.
 Reconcile reports and create payments to OntheBoards.tv featured artists and
partners.
 Invoice OntheBoards.tv academic subscribers and process payments to activate
subscriptions.
 Pay taxes and fees and prepare accompanying returns for city, county, state, and
federal agencies.
 Prepare and make bank deposits.
 Maintain an up-to-date, organized, and easily accessible filing system of past
financial records.
 Maintain inventory records and reconciliations.
 Issue regular financial reports for review and use by management and finance
committee.
 Assist in assembling information for external auditors for the annual audit.
 Provide administrative support to management as requested.
Qualifications:
 Minimum two years of non-profit bookkeeping experience, including payroll.
 Working knowledge of the QuickBooks accounting software packages.
 Intermediate or above skills working in Excel.
 Familiarity with Salesforce/PatronManager a plus.
 Proven organizational and time management skills.
 Highly accurate with attention to detail, ability to work independently.
 Excellent written and oral communication skills

General Information:
Status: Part-time non-exempt (average of 18 hours a week, schedule may fluctuate due to accounting cycle deadlines)
Reports to: Finance Manager
Compensation: $18-22 per hour, DOE
Benefits: Subsidized ORCA e-purse or parking pass; pro-rated sick and
vacation leave; complimentary tickets to OtB performances.

How to Apply

Email cover letter, resume and three professional references to jobs@ontheboards.org (subject line: Bookkeeper Search). Position open until filled, with interviews to begin the week of October 22. Final candidates will be subject to a background check.
On the Boards is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse, accessible workplace, and to supporting our staff with ongoing career development opportunities. Our building and offices are ADA accessible and we strive to make any additional accommodations. People of color, people with disabilities, women, and
LGBTQIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Must have, or be willing to acquire, legal authorization to work in the United States.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.ontheboards.org/sites/default/files/otb_bookkeeper_20181005_final_0.pdf

Posted

10/26/2018

Murze
24 days of art competition

Organization

Murze

Website

murze.org

More Info

Pierre

murzemag@outlook.com

7387074544

Fee to Apply

15

Deadline to Apply

11/30/2018

Description

Art for Advent is an opportunity for artists to experiment across practice and disciplines, artists involved will be challenged with creating an artwork a day during the 24 day advent period. Artists can work in any medium and are encouraged to adapt their everyday practice to fit the limitations of creating a piece of work consistently for 24 days.

All artists involved will be featured on our website in an online publication, showing the process and progression of the artist work over the 24 day period.

How to Apply


Applications must be submitted by the 30th November 2018
Fee of £15 to be payed in application
Artwork to be submitted daily from the 1st December to the 24th December
500 word artist statement submitted via email no later than 28th December 2018
​​
Artworks must be submitted in jpeg format daily via email. Each artist will be required to submit a 500 word statement on the process and production of their work, this will accompany their images in the online publication.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.murze.org/artforadvent

Posted

10/26/2018

Arts Council of Lake Oswego
The Arts Council of Lake Oswego invites immigrant artists based in the U.S. to submit works around the theme of the immigrant experience. Works will be curated as an exhibition in our ARTspace gallery. The exhibition will take place from February 15, 2019 to April 5, 2019 and include a variety of concurrent programming including a First Friday Reception and an Artist Talk/Lunch Time Lecture. The Lunch Time Lecture will take place in partnership with the Lake Oswego Public Library as part of their L.O. Reads program. This year’s Lake Oswego Reads book is, The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez and includes themes of immigration.

Organization

Arts Council of Lake Oswego

Website

http://artscouncillo.org

More Info

Stephanie Johnson

sgjohnson@lakeoswego.city

5036752531

Deadline to Apply

12/1/2018

Description

Call for Art!

HERE Now: Art Inspired by the Immigrant Experience
The Arts Council of Lake Oswego invites immigrant artists based in the U.S. to submit works around the theme of the immigrant experience. Works will be curated as an exhibition in our ARTspace gallery.
HERE Now: Art Inspired by the Immigrant Experience is a planned exhibition that will bring together works by artists from a wide range of backgrounds to explore American immigration through personal experience. Works may encompass a variety of media and styles, engaging the deeper meanings of transcultural migration to the United States.
The exhibition will take place from February 15, 2019 to April 5, 2019 and include a variety of concurrent programming including a First Friday Reception and an Artist Talk/Lunch Time Lecture. The Lunch Time Lecture will take place in partnership with the Lake Oswego Public Library as part of their L.O. Reads program. This year’s Lake Oswego Reads book is, The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez and includes themes of immigration.
In this novel, the word “unknown” takes on different meanings. These characters are unknown within the country they have worked so hard to be able to call home—but they are also, in large part, unknown to themselves and to each other. Their futures, too, are unknown, and the longer they stay in America the more unknown they become to the people from their pasts. As Henríquez’s characters struggle with unknowns, identity, they come to embrace the reality of the American dream— the feeling of being unseen and unknown. In spite of all of that the characters persevere toward success and happiness.
As the only dedicated visual arts gallery in the city of Lake Oswego, the Arts Council and its ARTspace have a unique opportunity to inspire thought and conversation through art. The Arts Council of Lake Owego’s mission is to ensure that arts are accessible and an integral part of life in our community.

How to Apply

Eligibility
This exhibition is open to all artists working in the theme of US immigration from contemporary personal experience. All media will be considered.
• Works may not exceed 32 inches in width and 6.5 feet in height (must fit through gallery door)
• All work must be ready for exhibition upon arrival – Framed with wire for hanging
• Any special hardware should be provided
• In the event a work must be assembled, include clear instructions

• If entries from out of area are accepted, no reimbursement for shipping or delivery will be provided
• Works will be assessed for exhibition based on quality, subject matter, and overall aesthetic
• Accepted artists are required to become a Friend and purchase a membership ($50 fee) to help offset costs in producing the exhibition, promotion and associated programming
Applications should include:
• No more than three pieces per artist will be considered
• Photos in JPEG, PNG or PDF format
• A brief description of each work including title, date, medium and dimensions
• Artist statement
• Contact info for artist including website and/or social media
Email applications as a single PDF to artscouncillo@gmail.com with the subject line “Call for Art; HERE Now”. While emailed applications are preferred, applications by mail should include a CD or jump drive with digital photos and can be sent to: Arts Council of Lake Oswego, PO Box 369, Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034
Deadline: December 1, 2018

Artists will be notified of their acceptance status by January 1, 2019. Accepted artwork shall be delivered to the Arts Council no later than February 4, 2019.
It is free to submit entries for this exhibition.
Artist Benefits
Accepted work will be exhibited in our ARTspace gallery from February 15 to April 5, 2019. The gallery is free and open to the public Tuesdays through Fridays, 11am to 4pm. Artists are asked to offer their works for sale, with the understanding that the Arts Council takes a 30% commission. Numerous and varying programs are planned during the exhibition to add dimension and provide more opportunities for visitors to see and engage with the art work.
About the Arts Council of Lake Oswego
Our Mission:
The Arts Council of Lake Oswego works to ensure that arts are an integral part of life in our community, now and into the future.
Vision:
Our collective actions and commitment will result in:
• Enlivening our built and natural environments, while adding value to Lake Oswego’s economy;
• Effective collaborative partnerships that strengthen our community;
• Increased visual art appreciation and understanding by all of our residents and visitors;
• Increased arts tourism and visitors as economic drivers for the city and our organization.
For more information, please visit www.ArtsCouncilLO.org

Link to Opportunity

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/57a7a704b8a79b2fec2d397d/t/5bb7f3a871c10bf7204ca618/1538782121640/Call+to+Artists-+Immigrant+Art+Show.pdf

Posted

10/26/2018

Southwest Seattle Historical Society
Opening and closing of museum and light administrative duties

Organization

Southwest Seattle Historical Society

Website

www.loghousemuseum.org

More Info

Nancy Sorsensen

nancy@sorensenlawoffice

2064398282

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

OFFICE COORDINATOR JOB DESCRIPTION
REPORTS TO: Directly to the Executive Director
STATUS: Part Time; Hourly
$18-$20 per hour; 20 hours per week. Thursday – Sunday 11:30am to 4:30pm plus additional hours may exceed 20 hours from time to time as authorized.
JOB SUMMARY
This position supports and reports to the executive director in the processing and follow through of administrative functions. Museum attendance to meet 4000 annual visitors, including walk in patrons, tour groups, and onsite museum programs that are open to the public. Weekly, monthly, and annual facilities maintenance to preserve landmarked log museum building. Oversee the museum Store, daily and weekly operations tasks.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS
Education & Experience:
• At least 2 years of administrative experience required.
• Must be proficient in Windows, spreadsheets and word processing.
• Experience with Little Green Light and QuickBooks software is a plus.
• Must have valid driver's license for Washington State.
• Reliable transportation.
• General facilities experience preferred.

Physical requirements:
• Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

Mental requirements:
• Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
• Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure.
• Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary.
• Must have the ability to assimilate complex information, data, etc. from disparate sources and consider, adjust, or modify to meet the constraints of the particular need.
• Must be effective at listening to, understanding, clarifying and resolving the concerns and issues raised by co-workers and visitors.
• Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data, and basic arithmetic functions.
• Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.




DUTIES & FUNCTIONS
• Must open and close the museum during open hours which are from 12p-4pm, Thursday-Sunday.
• Act as docent during open hours when there is no volunteer available.
• Approach all encounters with visitors and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
• Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Southwest Seattle Historical Society standards, as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the museum.
• Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include compliance with Southwest Seattle Historical Society’s dress code and wearing a nametag when working
• Comply and ensure adherence to Southwest Seattle Historical Society standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient museum operations.
• Completely secures museum premises by checking doors, lights and grounds area.
• Assisting and coordinating with museum staff and volunteers as necessary through calendar postings and e-mails to assure that museum operations proceed in the authorized manner.
• Arranging and scheduling of housekeeping, gardening and any site repair issues.
• Monitoring and ordering office supplies. Checking voice mail and responding or directing to the appropriate person.
• Process incoming mail following proper procedure as directed. Process and track licenses, taxes and other agency requests for the director or bookkeeper as appropriate to ensure they are filed and paid when due.
• Data entry including member database updates, time cards, bill payments, etc.
• Maintain a professional working relationship and promote open lines of communication with staff, volunteers, visitors and the board.
• Occasionally running errands for the museum
• Perform any other duties as required.

How to Apply

Email - Nancy@sorensenlawoffice.com

Link to Opportunity

Posted

10/26/2018

Meany Center for the Performing Arts
Reporting to the Executive & Artistic Director of Meany Center for the Performing Arts (MCPA), the Senior Director of Planning & Operations provides key leadership engaging and executing MCPA’s mission and is responsible for the day-to-day operational and administrative aspects of the organization; this includes facility/venue management and operations, technical production, front-of-house services, ticketing services, IT, budget monitoring, and strategic organizational and artistic initiatives. Meany Center for the Performing Arts is recognized as a visionary performing arts center for the 21st century, and the Sr. Dir. of Planning & Operations will share a deep personal enthusiasm and professional commitment to building on the excellence, innovation, connection and inspiration that it is known for.

Organization

Meany Center for the Performing Arts

Website

http://meanycenter.org

More Info

Michelle Witt

mwitt@uw.edu

206-685-7935

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Position: Senior Director of Planning & Operations, Meany Center for the Performing Arts

About Meany Center:

Meany Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Washington, Seattle, is one of the region’s premier performing arts presenting organizations and, together with its university and community partners, Meany Center fosters innovative performances that advance public engagement, cultural exchange, creative research and learning through the arts. Meany Center provides opportunities for diverse artists, community, students and faculty to connect in the discovery and exploration of the boundless power of the arts to create positive change in the world. Meany Center strives to model equity and inclusion throughout its organization and programs, fostering a dynamic environment of open collaboration and creative exchange. Located in the heart of the UW Campus, Meany Hall serves as the primary performance space for the University’s academic programs in Dance, Music, Digital Arts and Experimental Media, Drama and for the Meany Center Visiting Artist Program.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Executive & Artistic Director of Meany Center for the Performing Arts (MCPA), the Senior Director of Planning & Operations provides key leadership engaging and executing MCPA’s mission and is responsible for the day-to-day operational and administrative aspects of the organization; this includes facility/venue management and operations, technical production, front-of-house services, ticketing services, IT, budget monitoring, and strategic organizational and artistic initiatives. Meany Center for the Performing Arts is recognized as a visionary performing arts center for the 21st century, and the Sr. Dir. of Planning & Operations will share a deep personal enthusiasm and professional commitment to building on the excellence, innovation, connection and inspiration that it is known for.

The Senior Director supervises all operational staff including: Technical Director, Director of Patron Services, Audience Services Manager, and IT services (includes IT and Tessitura administrators); and maintains a dotted-line reporting relationship from the Director of Finance & Administration. The Senior Director oversees and supports the development and implementation of clear processes, systems, and communication across the entire organization and its programs, including the visiting artist series, with the goal of optimizing work flow, balancing organizational priorities, managing resourcing, and meeting deadlines across all functional areas. The Senior Director also coordinates and monitors strategic organizational initiatives, oversees all capital projects and serves as the spokesperson and liaison for these and other campus and system-wide issues with external and internal constituents.

The Senior Director supports the Meany Center Visiting Artist Series in advancing its mission, also ensures that Meany Center activities support its mission of integrating the arts into the academic life of the University; and acts as the primary point person in responding to the operational needs and requests of the academic arts departments. The Senior Director cultivates and maintains strong relationships with departmental chairs to stay abreast of, support, and communicate academic projects and programs to Meany staff and to other key stakeholders. The Senior Director acts as Meany’s lead representative to the Meany Academic Usage Committee, which is Chaired by the Divisional Dean of the Arts.

The Senior Director also manages Meany Center’s event rental business; working with limited calendar dates, monitoring revenue and expenses and ensuring client needs are met; and manages the strategic development of the performance calendar, balancing available resources, with its principal users (Meany Center Visiting Artists, Schools of Music, Drama, and the Dept. of Dance) as well as the community rentals program.


Position Details
Administrative Management:
• Provides strong internal management to increase the productivity of the organization and to foster continued growth toward the fulfillment of all areas of Meany Center’s mission.
• Facilitates consistent and effective communication to guarantee all levels of staff are well-informed, enabling productive and timely decision making.
• Supervises daily operations management ensuring that the administrative systems and day-to-day activities of the organization are maintained effectively and professionally.
• Supervises HR recruitment and review processes as well as any grievance and disciplinary procedures.
Performance and Event Management:
• Oversees all operational aspects of event planning and production, including technical production, front-of house services, concession services, ticketing services and IT services; interfacing directly with artists in supporting creative development residencies and productions.
• Manages the event rental business; working with limited calendar dates, developing, implementing and monitoring revenue that includes cultivating and maintaining departmental and community rental clients and ensuring client needs are met.
• Strives to implement and/or maintain state-of -the-art customer service and technical capacities.
Facility Management:
• Manages the operation and maintenance of Meany Hall’s facilities day-to-day operation, planning and implementing maintenance, upgrades and capital projects for the Hall’s physical plant and production needs.
• Responsible for ensuring a strong safety program to protect audience members, artists, faculty and staff. Maximizes net income from venue rentals in a manner consistent with the mission for the rentals program and in balance with the Meany Center Academic and Visiting Artist priorities.
• Working with the Campus Art Administrator, the Senior Director is also responsible for the Meany Hall art collection and ongoing exhibitions within the lobby spaces.
Financial Planning and Control:
• Monitors the development of organizational annual and multi-year operating and capital budgets, identifies new earned-income opportunities and cost savings, supervises cash flow and budget projections, supervises appropriate budget to actuals reporting, and other key operational metrics, and recommends proactive adjustments as needed.
• Monitors timely execution and follow through of all artist agreements and payments.
Information Technology:
• Responsible for information technology management and systems administration including Tessitura ticketing software, financial reporting software, event management software, and internally developed databases.
• Seeks out new and emerging technology to incorporate into the departments’ systems, facilities and performances in order to improve staff, artist and audience experiences.
• Manages the website operations and online ticket purchase system, Tessitura implementation and upgrades, ensuring compliance with UW business practices and financial regulations and strong interfaces between the Meany Center, Arts UW and Departmental websites.
Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Qualifications and Experience:

Ten years or greater of progressively responsible experience managing operations of a performing arts presenting program. Experience with a university presenting program preferred. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong working knowledge of multiple business components and have considerable experience supervising performing arts events’ planning and production, overseeing facilities management, as well as strong direct experience with cross-departmental project management, planning, budget planning and management, and personnel administration. Experience managing IT staff and systems preferred. Prior experience supervising major facilities and strategic projects a plus. Excellent organizational and communication skills a must, and an interest in working collaboratively across multiple arts units within a dynamic academic and community setting in which the exchange of creative ideas is highly valued.

How to Apply

Submit resumes to the following UW link:

https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/ENG/Candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=160536

Link to Opportunity

https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/ENG/Candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=160536

Posted

10/26/2018

murze
Murze is looking for minimal artwork and artists

Organization

murze

Website

murze.org

More Info

Pierre

murzemag@outlook.com

7387074544

Fee to Apply

6

Deadline to Apply

11/12/2018

Description

International artist submission

‘Minimalist’ is looking for minimal artwork and artists to be featured in Murze three.

We are interested in minimalist artwork from current and emerging artists, works that evoke a delicate ascetic with a purposeful conceptual construct. We are looking for artists that make use of a limited pallet of both tools and material to create their artwork.

Artwork selected will be featured in Murze three, a further selection of work and artists will be featured across our website and social medial.

£6 non refundable submission fee for up to 3 artworks
Accompanying text with the artworks
2D and 3D work will be accepted
The deadline to submit work is the 20th November 2018

How to Apply

To apply head to our website murze.org/minimalist

Link to Opportunity

murze.org/minimalist

Posted

10/26/2018

Chop Suey
Social Media Coordinator for Chop Suey

Organization

Chop Suey

Website

https://www.chopsuey.com/

More Info

nathan chambers

nathan@chopsuey.com

2066196244

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Part time

Description

Chop Suey is looking for a talented social media coordinator to create and maintain a strong online presence for our company. Your role is to implement online marketing strategies through social media accounts.

If you are a tech-savvy professional with an interest in communicating with music lovers through online channels, we would like to meet you.

How to Apply

Email info@chopsuey.com with Resume and a brief description of your previous experience.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

10/26/2018

Path with Art
This is a position created to develop and implement our Student Pathways Initiative in order to help Path with Art participants (students) and potential participants obtain early success and build off their accomplishments. The Student Community Manager will be the primary point of contact for daily work with students and with our social service partner organizations. The position will work on the creation, refinement, execution, and evaluation of Student Pathways Initiatives including Open Studio, partner-specific workshops, beginning and advanced classes, PathTix, and Student Leadership Opportunities. In this position you will also be leading an effort to document student art, experiences, materials and stories, manage program evaluation and impact through analyzing student participation data, lead student community meetings, and help facilitate trainings and Program Advisory Board related activities. This position reports directly to Path with Art’s Program Director.

Organization

Path with Art

Website

www.pathwithart.org

More Info

Kate Brookhyser

kate@pathwithart.org

2066017112

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Student Community Manager
Employment Status: Full time

Reports to: Program Director

Compensation:

Salary: $40,000 to $55,000 /year commensurate with experience

Benefits: 100% healthcare coverage including dental and vision

Vacation: Generous paid vacation prorated for employment status

Professional development: Funds available to support staff in achieving career objectives


POSITION SUMMARY
This is a position created to develop and implement our Student Pathways Initiative in order to help Path with Art participants (students) and potential participants obtain early success and build off their accomplishments. The Student Community Manager will be the primary point of contact for daily work with students and with our social service partner organizations.

The position will work on the creation, refinement, execution, and evaluation of Student Pathways Initiatives including Open Studio, partner-specific workshops, beginning and advanced classes, PathTix, and Student Leadership Opportunities. In this position you will also be leading an effort to document student art, experiences, materials and stories, manage program evaluation and impact through analyzing student participation data, lead student community meetings, and help facilitate trainings and Program Advisory Board related activities. This position reports directly to Path with Art’s Program Director.

OUR MISSION
Path with Art transforms the lives of people recovering from homelessness, addiction, and other trauma by harnessing the power of creative engagement as a bridge to community and a path to stability.



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Cultivating social service partner engagement in Student Pathways Initiatives inclusive of: outreach to existing and potential partners to maintain and deepen partnerships, regular visits/presentations to partners to increase awareness of programming, distribution of promotional materials to partner locations, active participation in partner events, regular communications with partner staff, and maintenance of internal records of relevant partner locations and services.

• Cultivating participant engagement in Student Pathways Initiatives inclusive of: electronic, in-person, and phone communications with participants, coordination of 2 annual student community meetings, maintenance of regular open-to-all Office Hours, and direct outreach to participants.

• Coordinating the smooth operation of Student Pathways Initiative programs inclusive of: Open Studio, Partner Specific Classes, Certificate Program, and Student Speakers Bureau, and Student ID cards.

• Managing Student Pathways Initiative-relevant databases and calendars inclusive of creating and overseeing registration processes.

• Documenting and archiving Student Pathways Initiative images and written materials.

• Working with Program Evaluation Consultant to refine program evaluation processes and deliverables. Provide quarterly progress reports to the Program Director.

• Preparing Student Pathways Initiative informational materials for public distribution on Path with Art’s website, newsletter, and in print.

• Actively recruiting, interviewing, training, placing, and managing volunteers to support Student Pathways Initiative, organizing and hosting 2 volunteer appreciation events per year, and cultivating a general atmosphere of volunteer appreciation.

• Coordinating Program Advisory Board meetings inclusive of monthly participation/note-taking and relevant communications.

• Additional tasks as necessary inclusive of: participating in all-staff and program-staff meetings, collaborating on day-of tasks for Student Pathways Initiative-related events, maintaining/organizing Student Pathways Initiative supplies, cultivating a friendly and welcoming atmosphere for participants, and supervising programmatic intern(s).

• Attend and assist with fundraising efforts 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

• 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.

How to Apply

Please, no phone calls about this position.

To apply please submit a cover letter and résumé to jobs@pathwithart.org, attn: Kate Brookhyser

Link to Opportunity

https://www.pathwithart.org/student-community-manager

Posted

10/26/2018

City of Lynnwood Arts Commission
Looking for 30 creative people or teams to create large “art eggs”

Organization

City of Lynnwood Arts Commission

Website

www.LynnwoodArts.org

More Info

fred wong

fwong@lynnwoodwa.gov

4256705502

Deadline to Apply

12/16/2018

Description

We’re looking for 30 creative people or teams to create large “art eggs”. We will place 30 art eggs throughout the city, for the 2nd Annual “EGGS-plore Lynnwood” Egg Hunt. Creative people of all ages in WA State. Find out more at www.LynnwoodArts.org

How to Apply

Get application from our website, www.LynnwoodArts.org

Link to Opportunity

www.LynnwoodArts.org

Posted

10/26/2018

Website

https://createmagazine.com/callforart/

More Info

Create! Magazine

info@createmagazine.com

Fee to Apply

30

Deadline to Apply

11/30/2018

Description

Create! Magazine is pleased to announce an open call for the Winter 2019 International Print Issue.

About Our Guest Curator

Margaret Winslow, Curator of Contemporary Art, Delaware Art Museum

Margaret Winslow currently lives and works in Wilmington, Delaware where she is the Curator of Contemporary Art at the Delaware Art Museum. Margaret has curated for the Neuberger Museum of Art and The Delaware Contemporary and assisted with exhibits for the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum. Her recent exhibitions at the Delaware Art Museum include Dream Streets: Art in Wilmington 1970–1990, Retro-Active: Performance Art from 1964–1987, Anne Truitt: Luminosities, and Once Upon a Time in Delaware: In Quest of the Perfect Book, the most recent installment of Nina Katchadourian’s Sorted Books project. In 2010, she attended Independent Curators International’s Curatorial Intensive in New York and in 2015, she served as juror for Art of the State: Pennsylvania at the State Museum of Pennsylvania. Margaret holds a B.A. in Art History from the University of Mary Washington and an M.A. in Modern and Contemporary Art, Theory, and Criticism from SUNY Purchase College.

About Create! Magazine

Helping fellow artists is our passion. Our goal is to create a welcoming community through our print issues and online galleries. Aside from releasing our bimonthly editions, we promote artists on our website, social media and connect them to opportunities and gallery exhibitions.

Each beautifully crafted edition features inspiring interviews, perspectives, and advice from the top creative professionals. We dedicate a significant portion of the publication to an array of artists selected by guest curators through our calls for art and contests.

We are passionate about providing opportunities for emerging and mid-career artists. Each issue is filled with vibrant contemporary art, craft, design, and inspiring stories of the makers behind it.

Create! Magazine has been featured by The Jealous Curator, Art Miami Fairs, Apartment Therapy and more.

Available in select bookstores internationally.

How to Apply


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

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

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

Deadline: November 30, 2018

https://createmagazine.com/callforart/

Link to Opportunity

https://createmagazine.com/callforart/

Posted

10/26/2018

Judd Creek Ranch Gallery
January/February group or solo show related to architecture, building, functional art, Japanese Arts

Organization

Judd Creek Ranch Gallery

Website

juddcreekranch.com

More Info

Connie Conroy

connie@juddcreekranch.com

2067130997

Deadline to Apply

11/13/2018

Description

JUDD CREEK RANCH GALLERY
CALL FOR ARTISTS

Location: 22237 103rd Av SW, Vashon, WA 98070
Website: juddcreekranch.com
Please direct inquiries and submissions to gallery@juddcreekranch.com
Interested Artists and/or Curators are invited to submit the following for consideration for January/February showing of Art related to Architecture, Engineering, Design, or Built Environment. Examples: Fashion, Bookmaking, 3-D Modeling, Architectural Rendering, Model-Building, Basketry, Product Design, Any type of Functional Art and Craft, etc.
If you design or make things that people use…we’d like to hear from you!
We especially welcome the work of emerging artists. If you have never shown in a gallery before we would still like to see your work!
We are particularly interested in Teaching Artists…those who would like to offer a workshop in their area of expertise.
Your submission should include:
1) Artist Statement
2) Indication of whether you seek to participate in a solo or a group show
3) Images of between 3 and 7 examples of work representing work substantially consistent with that which would be in this show. High resolution jpeg or tiff.
4) Indication of number of pieces you could contribute to a show
5) Your resume, including a list of other exhibits and dates in which you have participated (if any)
6) What you would like to teach, if anything
7) The best way to reach you
Potential Curators please send your concept in whatever format you prefer.
Please submit on-line at: gallery@juddcreekranch.com
OR
By mail to: Gallery at Judd Creek Ranch, 22237 103rd Av. SW, Vashon, WA
Deadline for Submitting: Thursday, November 12th, 2018
Work will be juried by an internal committee of 3 Artists
Artists and/or Curators will be invited for further discussion to later than Thursday, November 16th

How to Apply

See Full Description above

Link to Opportunity

juddcreekranch.com

Posted

10/26/2018

Art Center Nabi
Warm greetings to you. It is with our great pleasure to let you know that ISEA2019 will take place at the Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, the Republic of Korea, from 22 - 28 June 2019.

Organization

Art Center Nabi

Website

www.nabi.or.kr

More Info

Soyoung Lim

syl9425@nabi.or.kr

82221210907

Fee to Apply

0

Deadline to Apply

11/30/2018

Description

Dear All,

Warm greetings to you. It is with our great pleasure to let you know that ISEA2019 will take place at the Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, the Republic of Korea, from 22 - 28 June 2019.

ISEA is one of the world’s most prominent international arts and technology events, bringing together scholarly, artistic, and scientific domains in an interdisciplinary discussion and showcase of creative productions applying new technologies in art, interactivity, and electronic and digital media. For ISEA2019, under the theme Lux Aeterna, a topic inspired by a literal meaning of the host city Gwangju, “City of Light”, it is planned to include subcategories embracing complex themes that allow open interpretations inculture,science, and history.

How to Apply

25th International Symposium on Electronic Art

ISEA2019 Gwangju, South Korea

June 22-28 2019

Asia Culture Center(38 Munhwajeondang-ro, Dong-gu, Gwangju 61485, Republic of Korea)


Main Theme: Lux Aeterna (Eternal Light)

Aeternitas: Eternity of the Mortal

Symphonia: Harmony of Noise

Illuminatio: Enlightenment of A.I (Artificial Intelligence) & A.E (Artificial Emotion)

Penumbra: In-between

Important Dates

Proposal Deadlines

ISEA2019 Residency Submission Deadline: 31 October 2018

Paper/Panel/Poster/Artwork/Workshop Submission Deadline: 30 November 2018

Artist Talk/Institutional Presentation Submission Deadline: 28 February 2019

In relation to the theme of ISEA2019, we are excited to announce the Open call for Full and Short Papers, Panel Discussions, Posters, Workshops/Tutorials, Institutional Presentations, Artworks for the Juried Exhibition, Artist Talks, and Residency Program in partnership with the Asia Culture Center. We are committed to hosting an open platform in which multifarious ideas could be shared and discussed. Thus, we cordially welcome you to ISEA2019 and hope ISEA2019 reach many academics, artists, and professionals in the related field with interest.

Here are the general guideline and the submission kit for the open calls. Details could be accessed at our website: http://isea2019.isea-international.org /


We look forward to welcoming you at ISEA2019 and should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Link to Opportunity

http://isea2019.isea-international.org /

Posted

10/26/2018

Stone Soup Theatre
Seeking costumer for youth performance!

Organization

Stone Soup Theatre

Website

stonesouptheatre.org

More Info

Maureen Miko

maureen@stonesouptheatre.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Freelance/Consultant

Description

Stone Soup Theatre is seeking a costumer looking to build their resume for the Youth Conservatory performance program. Tech week will be December 9th-12th with shows the 13th-15th.

Please be prepared to share past show designs. Send resumes to Maureen@stonesouptheatre.org.

How to Apply

Send resumes to Maureen@stonesouptheatre.org.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

10/26/2018

Seattle International Film Festival
The Institutional Partnerships Coordinator is responsible for supporting the partnerships/ development department in all aspects of sponsorship tracking and fulfillment. Not only does the Institutional Partnerships Coordinator work closely with all members of the Partnerships team, they will also engage with all departments within SIFF to ensure timely and accurate fulfillment of sponsor/donor deliverables. The Institutional Partnerships Coordinator reports to the Director of Partnerships.

Organization

Seattle International Film Festival

Website

siff.net

More Info

siffjobs@siff.net

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Sponsorship team
 Assist account managers in drafting contracts, acquiring signatures, maintaining organization, recording/updating information in the database and invoicing for collections
 Oversee information in development database and ensure that it is entered consistently and accurately for tracking
 Provide reports for tracking contract execution, department income, receivable materials, deliverable fulfillment, ticketing and cash collections, and account reconciliations
 Maintain organization of department files on shared drive
 Maintain and/or create content on all sponsor-related webpages of the SIFF website
 Process all sponsor ticketing and prepare fulfillment packages
 Create on-screen materials as needed and oversee activation
 Manage all aspects of sponsor branding (i.e. ad and logo placements) in SIFF publications and marketing materials
 Manage scheduling, content and tracking for sponsor social media placements
 Manage department calendar and work with team to meet appropriate deadlines
 Serve as recorder at department meetings
 Serve as interdepartmental liaison for relaying sponsorship information to other departments

Team Support
 Enter sponsorship account information and history into database
 Generate acknowledgement letters, tax letters, and thank you notes
 Track all invoices and follow up on payment issues
 Provide fundraising campaign support as needed
 Provide event support as needed

Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
 Attention to detail and strong time management, organizational, and multi-tasking skills; able to set priorities, meet deadlines and work independently
 Ability to collaborate internally and externally, and cultivate strong relationships with a diversity of community partners, donors, and colleagues
 Excellent oral and written communication skills
 A positive and professional attitude with strong diplomacy skills and professionalism; this includes the ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times
 Ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams in a shared office environment

Preferred Skills:
 Experience using Microsoft Office, specifically proficiency with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
 Experience using Google Apps, specifically Drive, Docs, and Spreadsheets
 Familiarity with a comprehensive database (FileMaker) and point of sale interface (Luminate). Training provided as needed
 Experience with non-profit arts institutions, interest in film desirable


COMPENSATION:
 Hourly non-exempt, 40 hours/week with O/T, benefits and vacation package. Salary available upon request.

How to Apply

Email a letter of interest and resume to siffjobs@siff.net indicating Institutional Partnerships Coordinator in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

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

Posted

10/26/2018

Town Hall Seattle
The Technical Lead supports the work of the Production Department in producing professional, high-quality events. As Town Hall prepares to reopen to the public, the Technical Lead will be instrumental in launching our new, state-of-the-art theatrical systems, and will train and support others in their use.

Organization

Town Hall Seattle

Website

www,townhallseattle.org

More Info

Dana Feder

jobs@townhallseattle.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Town Hall Seattle is a nonprofit community cultural center, offering a broad program of music, humanities, civic discourse, and world culture events. Formed collaboratively in 1998 as a shared venue, Town Hall Seattle is both an arts organization and a community resource, with a season collectively programmed by the community itself. Town Hall serves as a venue and a producer, a responsive host, and a catalytic cultural force, serving more than 100,000 artists and audience members in 400+ events annually. We are in the final stages of renovating our 100-year-old building, and will be moving back into our newly-updated historic home in early 2019.
Reporting to the Production Director, the Technical Lead supports the work of the Production Department in producing professional, high-quality events. As Town Hall prepares to reopen to the public, the Technical Lead will be instrumental in launching our new, state-of-the-art theatrical systems, and will train and support others in their use. Proper and safe setup, operation, and teardown of audio, projection, lighting, and staging equipment is required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

Equipment Operation - 70%
● Ensure flawlessly executed events through accurate and timely setup, operation, and breakdown of audio, lighting, and projection equipment.
● Perform event-related responsibilities that may include stage management, lighting, audio, projection, or other required areas of support.
● Troubleshoot technical issues and resolve problems quickly as they arise.
● Ensure equipment is secure from theft and/or damage when in use or storage.
● Assume crowd control and/or evacuation responsibility during emergencies in consultation with House Manager and building staff.
Technical Consultation - 15%
● Collaborate with internal team on event solutions pre-event to ensure the best possible customer satisfaction and audience experience.
● Perform advance work with operations team members. Oversee the technical needs (planning and implementation) of complex Town Hall-produced and rental events.

Training & Scheduling - 10%
● Build work schedule for part-time technical staff, ensuring all events receive sufficient support.
● Supervise and direct other technicians on an as-needed basis.
● Ensure safety of artists, running crew and additional staff involved with individual productions.
● Assist in recruiting and training additional temporary technical staff.
● Provide mentorship and consultation to technical, sales and operations team members to develop technical knowledge and skills as needed.
● Contribute to an atmosphere that fosters the development of technical and leadership skills in other employees.

Equipment Troubleshooting and Maintenance - 5%
● Maintain technical equipment and facilities. Assist team and advise as to proper security, storage, and maintenance of equipment.
● Perform inventory and forecasting of equipment needs.


The above listed duties are not all-inclusive. This position is expected to perform other work-related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.
QUALIFICATIONS

● Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
● Intermediate experience in three of the following four disciplines: audio, video, computers (presentation software), and lighting. Advanced experience in one discipline. A minimum of three years of professional audio-visual experience required.
● General knowledge and experience operating light boards, video switching/projection, digital mixing consoles, and presentation software such as PowerPoint/Keynote/Playback Pro/QLab.
● Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to interact professionally and effectively with a diverse workforce and customer base.
● Provide excellent customer service and strive to exceed the expectations and needs of internal stakeholders and rental clients.
● Must be able to manage several projects simultaneously.
● Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail.
● The ability to remain calm under pressure.
● A minimum of two years of customer service or hospitality experience is preferred.

COMPENSATION AND STRUCTURE

● Position is full-time non-exempt hourly (40 hours/week).
● $27.88/hr-$30.00/hr DOE ($58,000-$62,400/year).
● Benefits package includes fully-paid medical & dental insurance, fully-subsidized bus pass, and matched 403(b) plan. Generous vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
● Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, evenings, and occasional holidays.

How to Apply

Submit résumé and cover letter outlining specific qualifications and your interest in Town Hall, along with three professional references, to jobs@townhallseattle.org, with Technical Lead in the subject line.
Resumes are requested by November 25, 2018, but position will remain open until filled.

For more information about Town Hall Seattle or to access this job description online, please visit our Web site at: www.townhallseattle.org.

Reflecting the creativity and concerns of our region, Town Hall’s program aspires to host the broadest possible range of voices and interests. Diversity within the organization’s staff advances our mission and work. Consequently, Town Hall supports the goals of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action as essential to its institutional values, and to a democratic and pluralistic society.

Link to Opportunity

https://townhallseattle.org/job/technical-lead/

Posted

10/26/2018

Town Hall Seattle
The Rental Event Manager coordinates logistics for external rental clients producing events at Town Hall Seattle. This role supports all rental activity with various levels of complexity. It is a high-volume environment where work productivity, process efficiency and effective communication skills are essential for success.

Organization

Town Hall Seattle

Website

www,townhallseattle.org

More Info

Dana Feder

jobs@townhallseattle.org

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Town Hall Seattle is a nonprofit community cultural center, offering a broad program of music, humanities, civic discourse, and world culture events. Formed collaboratively in 1998 as a shared venue, Town Hall Seattle is both an arts organization and a community resource, with a season collectively programmed by the community itself. Town Hall serves as a venue and a producer, a responsive host, and a catalytic cultural force, serving more than 100,000 artists and audience members with 400+ events annually. We are in the final stages of renovating our 100-year-old building, and will be moving back into our newly-updated historic home in early 2019.
Reporting to the Production Director, the Rental Event Manager coordinates logistics for external rental clients producing events at Town Hall Seattle. This role supports all rental activity with various levels of complexity. It is a high-volume environment where work productivity, process efficiency and effective communication skills are essential for success.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES
Event Management:
● Ensure successful event execution through the supervision of all activities relevant to event planning and production.
● Participate in site visits and ongoing communication with client to develop a plan that most closely meets the needs of the contracted event.
● Maintain and develop high-quality service and execution standards when working with rental clients and the general public.
● Coordinate with peers, other departments and clients to prioritize questions, concerns and/or resolve operations issues.
● Determine the necessary technical supports, such as lighting, sound, staging, and special needs, necessary for events in advance of production dates.
● Collaborate with Rental and Booking Director to ensure that all event files have an executed contract, payment of deposit and proof of insurance prior to event date. Maintain a seamless relationship between sales and service.
● Control and monitor the customer contact aspect of event production, planning facility operations, outside contractor services and related responsibilities as required.
● Produce detailed event notes and floorplans for day-of-show house staff.
● Monitor events in progress to ensure compliance with regulations, contracts, timely event services, staffing levels, building security, guest safety and client satisfaction.
● Maintain complete and accurate rental client user files.
● Other duties as assigned.

House Management:
● Provide team leadership to manage large events with highly coordinated project delegation.
● Open building and ensure presentable condition of event spaces, lobbies, restrooms, waste receptacles, café, and building exterior. Supervise cleaning and maintenance as necessary to keep facility in continuously event-ready state.
● Act as the primary liaison between Town Hall and presenters, performers and rental clients and set a professional and positive tone for all interactions.
● Take initiative and proactively coordinate event set up, execution, and break down.
● Expertly manage large capacity and high complexity events.
● Further develop production standards and audience services to ensure consistent, high-quality events for presenters and patrons alike.
● Assist members of the public with a variety of special needs (including early and reserved seating for injured or disabled persons).
● Respond to emergency situations by determining and implementing appropriate response with the support of Town Hall’s Front of House staff.
● Submit post-event report in a timely manner, providing comprehensive details about each important aspect of the event.

Staff Leadership:
● Support production department with planning and execution of Town Hall building move-in: learn new systems, anticipate rental client needs, orient production staff and volunteers, co-lead training for new staff and volunteers.
● Develop and implement systems and tools as necessary to facilitate accurate and clear two-way communication between full-time and part-time production staff.
● Revise and develop written tools, procedure manuals and documentation necessary for accurate communication and training purposes within the production department.
● Attend regular production meetings with the house management team to ensure follow-up on any issues encountered at events. Take meeting minutes as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS
● 3+ years of experience in event planning, coordination and/or production, preferably in the arts, entertainment, or hospitality fields
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
● Highly organized with strong attention to detail.
● Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
● Must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook or Gmail, Word, Excel; prior use of Adobe Illustrator and Salesforce a plus.
● Proven ability to provide effective customer service for external client groups.
● Must be detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills, in order to manage a continuous workflow in a high volume, multi-tasking environment.
● Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment with a dynamic range of people, including clients, vendors, and the general public.
● Ability to handle stress and stay organized, focused, even-tempered and congenial when faced with multiple deadlines.
● Ability to lift and move 25 lbs.

COMPENSATION AND STRUCTURE
● Position is full-time non-exempt hourly (40 hours/week).
● $20.50-$22/hour DOE (42,640-$45,760/year).
● Benefits package includes fully-paid medical & dental insurance, fully-subsidized bus pass, and matched 403(b) plan. Generous vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
● Must be willing to work flexible hours, but most often afternoon into evening, including weekends and occasional holidays.

How to Apply

Submit résumé and cover letter outlining specific qualifications and your interest in Town Hall, along with three professional references, to jobs@townhallseattle.org, with Rental Event Manager in the subject line.
Resumes are requested by November 25, 2018, but position will remain open until filled.

Reflecting the creativity and concerns of our region, Town Hall’s program aspires to host the broadest possible range of voices and interests. Diversity within the organization’s staff advances our mission and work. Consequently, Town Hall supports the goals of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action as essential to its institutional values, and to a democratic and pluralistic society.

Link to Opportunity

https://townhallseattle.org/job/rental-event-manager/

Posted

10/26/2018

Artist Trust
The Administrative Assistant works collaboratively with the staff and Board of Trustees to support Artist Trust’s mission and represent its values when interacting with the community. This position will focus on supporting the organization by acting as the main point-of-contact for the administrative functioning of the office and ensuring daily operations are running smoothly and efficiently. This includes assisting the Chief Executive Officer and Finance and Operations Manager through a variety of administrative duties, such as meeting planning, preparing and filing documents, data entry and IT assistance, and corresponding with staff and board.

Organization

Artist Trust

Website

artisttrust.org

More Info

Gems

hiring@artisttrust.org

2064678734

Deadline to Apply

11/26/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

Artist Trust is a not-for-profit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Artist Trust is recognized as a national model for direct funding and professional development of working artists, and has invested over $10 million in individual artists throughout the state since its inception in 1986. Artist Trust actively seeks to be equitable, accessible and inclusive in its service to individual artist of all disciplines, ethnicities and geographies in Washington State.

The Administrative Assistant works collaboratively with the staff and Board of Trustees to support Artist Trust’s mission and represent its values when interacting with the community. This position will focus on supporting the organization by acting as the main point-of-contact for the administrative functioning of the office and ensuring daily operations are running smoothly and efficiently. This includes assisting the Chief Executive Officer and Finance and Operations Manager through a variety of administrative duties, such as meeting planning, preparing and filing documents, data entry and IT assistance, and corresponding with staff and board.

Reports to: Finance and Operations Manager

This is a full-time exempt position at 32 hours/week, with an annual salary range of $25,600-$29,600 DOE.

Time Commitment: FULL TIME (EXEMPT) @ 32 HOURS/WEEK

Responsibilities:

PRIMARY DUTIES INCLUDE
• Greet visitors, manage incoming phone calls, and assist staff with daily needs.
• Maintain inventory of and purchase office supplies and technology.
• Troubleshoot basic issues with technology, office equipment, and facilities, and coordinate with external vendors if necessary.
• Complete data entry tasks, organize and implement file storage systems, and facilitate database improvement projects.
• Provide HR support to Finance and Operations Manager, including office orientations and paperwork for new hires and interns.
• Provide clerical and bookkeeping assistance to Finance and Operations Manager.
• Maintain organization calendar, schedule appointments, and coordinate internal meetings and events as necessary.
• Act as a liaison to the Board of Trustees, including meeting scheduling, correspondence, preparation and distribution of materials, Board website maintenance, and information tracking.
• Attend and assist in organization of 3 Board Meetings and 1 Board Retreat which occur annually outside of the regular Monday – Friday work week (usually on Saturdays; Board Retreat on Saturday and Sunday), including IT setup, and coordination of location and catering.
• Attend and take minutes at Board, Executive Committee, and Finance Committee meetings.
• Assist Chief Executive Officer with scheduling and administrative tasks.
• Participate in weekly staff meetings and periodic planning retreats.
• Other duties as may be required.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES
• Passion for and commitment to Artist Trust’s core mission and goals.
• Highly organized and detail-oriented.
• Adaptability, ambition, creativity, and innovativeness.
• Proven teamwork and collaboration with humor and an unstoppable penchant for success.
• Excellent communication skills; a readiness to share information; an approach that seeks, values, and incorporates advice.
• Emotional intelligence and cultural competence.
• Passion for and commitment to racial equity in the arts.
• Decisiveness and resourcefulness with the ability to adapt to rapid change, to anticipate and act quickly on opportunities.
• Availability for occasional evening/weekend meetings and events.

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
• Some experience in an office setting providing support and/or administrative assistance, preferably in a not-for-profit setting.
• Resourceful problem-solver with can-do attitude.
• Friendly and able to work with a variety of people.
• Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, & Outlook); Salesforce or similar CRM/database; and digital communications, and a willingness to learn new technology.
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Benefits:

Generous paid vacation and sick leave. Eligible for group medical, long-term disability, life insurance, and employer-matched retirement plan.

How to Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume to Hiring@ArtistTrust.org with the subject ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT. Preference given to candidates applying by 9am on November 26, 2018. No phone calls or contacts through social media.

Artist Trust is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all EOE and ADA requirements. We are committed to employing a racially diverse workforce. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Link to Opportunity

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

Posted

11/2/2018

ITS LIQUID GROUP
ITSLIQUID International Art Show, international exhibition of photography, painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art

Organization

ITS LIQUID GROUP

Website

http://www.itsliquid.com

More Info

luca curci

info@itsliquid.com

Deadline to Apply

11/10/2018

Description

ITSLIQUID International Art Show | December 05 2018 – January 11 2019
Deadline: November 09, 2018

ITSLIQUID GROUP, in collaboration with VALORIZZAZIONI CULTURALI | ART-EVENTS and Venice Events, is selecting all interesting photo, painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art works to include in the next exhibition:

CONTEMPORARY VENICE 2018 – ITSLIQUID International Art Show, that will be held in Venice, at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space, from December 05, 2018 to January 11, 2019 at Misericordia Archives, from December 06, 2018 to January 11, 2019 and in other prestigious venues and historical buildings.

CONTEMPORARY VENICE will be focused on the theme of IDENTITIES and on the relationship between man, society and contemporary cities. The exhibition will explore the lifestyles and the ways of being that run on a parallel level of our ordinary life. Everyday behaviours are the actual reflection of cities and societies we have created and that have developed a personal identity. This new city character becomes the new order that modifies our everyday life. All artists are invited to reflect on the theme and present works related to it. 
Deadline for applications is November 09, 2018 (11.59 PM of your local time)

How to Apply

Artists, photographers, video makers, architects and performers are invited to submit their works. To take part in the selection, send your works’ submissions with a CV/biography, some still images (for video-art), links of videos/films/performances and pictures via e-mail to lucacurci@lucacurci.com or fill the form at the webpage: http://www.itsliquid.com/call-for-artists-contemporary-venice-2018.html

Link to Opportunity

http://www.itsliquid.com/call-for-artists-contemporary-venice-2018.html

Posted

11/2/2018

First Hill Improvement Association
The First Hill Improvement Association (FHIA) seeks an artist to create public art for First Hill Park, a Seattle Parks Department neighborhood park.

Organization

First Hill Improvement Association

Website

www.firsthill.org

More Info

Anne McCullough

info@firsthill.org

3143040932

Deadline to Apply

11/16/2018

Description

The First Hill Improvement Association (FHIA) seeks an artist to create public art for First Hill Park, a Seattle Parks Department neighborhood park. The Park is undergoing improvements in response to a public process conducted by FHIA in conjunction with Departments of Neighborhoods and Parks. The selected artist or team will collaborate with the park design team led by the landscape architecture firm Site Workshop and the project will be reviewed by the Seattle Department of Parks for long-term maintenance. Reflecting comments heard in public process, the design team is interested in artwork that responds to the unique 1910 story of two bear cubs which were raised as pets at the Stimson Green Mansion next door. For more about this story, see “Wild Life in First Hill” link is included below. The successful art element should be playful, engaging, and have cross-generational appeal. First Hill park is approximately 122' x 72'.

How to Apply

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS - APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS:

PROFILE — Artist contact information.

RESUME —Two-page (maximum) current professional résumé. Artist teams should include two-page resumes for all members as one document. PDF format only.

STATEMENT OF INTEREST — 500 words (or less) that explain your interest in this project, how your approach and past work is relevant to the above noted selection criteria.

WORK SAMPLES — Submit up to 10 total work samples. Samples in excess of 10 will not be reviewed. Please submit samples in PDF format, not to exceed 10 MB.

You are encouraged to submit samples of past work that best illustrate your qualifications for this project. The title of the artwork/project name, completion date, medium and dimensions are required fields. Please provide a brief description (75 words or less) for each work sample. Completion of optional fields for project location, commissioning agency, budget, project partners, photo credit, and copyright owner are encouraged.

PLEASE SUBMIT ALL REQUIRED MATERIALS NO LATER THAN 5PM ON NOVEMBER 16TH VIA EMAIL TO INFO@FIRSTHILL.ORG

QUESTIONS:

Questions may be directed to FHIA Executive Director Anne McCullough at info@firsthill.org

DEADLINE:

Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. on November 16, 2018.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.firsthill.org/request-for-qualifications/

Posted

11/2/2018

City of Redmond
Cultural Arts Administrator

Organization

City of Redmond

Website

http://redmond.gov/jobs

More Info

Hailey McCracken

hmccracken@redmond.gov

4255562120

Deadline to Apply

11/12/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

More than anything, our people make us great. City of Redmond employees view each day as an adventure and a new opportunity to shine.

Redmond is leading with Arts and Culture to create a vibrant city where cultural diversity is celebrated, community members are drawn together, and innovation and creativity are nurtured.

The Cultural Arts Administrator plans, directs, and coordinates the work plan for the Arts & Culture Program and ensures that the program is in alignment with City and Department's policies, goals and strategic plan. As a member of the Park Planning & Cultural Arts Division of the Parks and Recreation Department, the Cultural Arts Administrator has direct access to planning, construction management and other staff to oversee the development of integrated art projects.

In addition, the incumbent collaborates with the Departmental Engagement and Events Administrator to incorporate public art into large scale community events as well as to plan, produce, and promote arts programs through marketing and sponsorships. The Cultural Arts Administrator is the staff liaison to the Arts & Culture Commission.

For more information and to apply, please visit http://redmond.gov/jobs.

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit http://redmond.gov/jobs.

Link to Opportunity

http://redmond.gov/jobs

Posted

11/2/2018

Peripheral ARTeries
Peripheral ARTeries is inviting entries for the competition to find the most interesting emerging worldwide artists in various fine arts disciplines.

Organization

Peripheral ARTeries

Website

https://peripheralarteries.yolasite.com/

More Info

Katherine Williams

peripheral.arteries@europe.com

Fee to Apply

No application fee

Deadline to Apply

1/30/2019

Description

Peripheral ARTeries is inviting entries for the competition to find the most interesting emerging worldwide artists in various fine arts disciplines.

The contest, on its 10th edition, comes under the sign of collaborative networking and will once again explore and show current trends and tendencies in Contemporary Art.

All we aim to is to encouraging artists to innovate and create: we cultivate a spirit of openness through a unique collaborative and participatory approach. Accordingly, worldwide artists at any career-stage can submit their works. Each artist may submit a maximum of three works or projects made in any technique:

Painting
Video Art & Experimental Cinema
Fine Art Photography
Experimental Media
Mixed Media
Installation
Public Art
Performance

We are open to all proposed forms of art and media and we focus to works which causes people to reflect on the larger community and a kind of art capable of challenging the viewers’ traditional perspective on art itself. This competition aims to give the impetus and opportunity to artists to work between the boundaries of Contemporary Art.

How to Apply

Please fill the following entry form:

https://form.jotform.com/artcall/peripheralarteries2019

Link to Opportunity

https://peripheralarteries.yolasite.com/

Posted

11/2/2018

ITS LIQUID GROUP
Artists, architects, designers and fashion designers have the chance to win 100,000.00 euros in prizes

Organization

ITS LIQUID GROUP

Website

http://www.itsliquid.com

More Info

luca curci

info@itsliquid.com

Fee to Apply

related to the number of submitted artworks

Deadline to Apply

12/9/2018

Description

JURY: ITSLIQUID Contest is developed in partnership with a professional jury, composed by renowned curators, gallerists, architects, fashion designers, high level experts and important professionals of the Art, Architecture, Design and Fashion Worlds and with our media partner Project Baikal

10 CATEGORIES: painting, photography, video-art, sculpture and installation, performing art, architecture, product design, fashion design, computer graphic, illustration and drawing

PRIZES & AWARDS: THE FIRST PRIZE of 3 AWARDS of 1 YEAR professional renowned Art Gallery representation in Venice, Bogotá, Buenos Aires
1 AWARD of 1 YEAR participation in International Art Exhibitions in Venice, New York City, Bogotá, Buenos Aires
16 Contemporary Art Exhibitions in Venice, New York City, Bogotà, Buenos Aires and in other prestigious venues and art galleries all over the world scheduled by ITSLIQUID GROUP events' program
31 featured articles on the ITSLIQUID Platform and prestigious art magazines.

DEADLINE for registration is December 09, 2018

How to Apply

Download the official Contest rules and choose your Submission plan according to the number of works you want to submit

Link to Opportunity

http://www.itsliquid.com/contest/

Posted

11/2/2018

Chihuly Garden and Glass
Process ticket sales quickly and accurately, in a welcoming manner, while providing miscellaneous information about Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibition amenities, other tourist attractions, and the Seattle area. A strong focus on up-selling and a solid grasp of detailed information regarding various ticket packages and other Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibition offers.

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

Full time

Description

Essential Functions:
Process ticket sales quickly and accurately, in a welcoming manner, while providing miscellaneous information about Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibition amenities, other tourist attractions, and the Seattle area. A strong focus on up-selling and a solid grasp of detailed information regarding various ticket packages and other Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibition offers.

Experience & Skills Required:

Proven cash handling experience in a high volume operation, basic computer and internet knowledge. Established strategies and tactics that effectively increase sales by recognizing opportunities to match particular products with diverse cliental. Possesses strong initiative and decision making ability along with competency in general principles of mathematics is essential. Presents excellent guest service skills. Communicate clearly and effectively with a diverse range of guests and team members. Has the ability to maintain a friendly and courteous demeanor in a fast paced work environment. Maintain a professional attitude and poised appearance at all times. Attention to detail and accuracy is essential. Multitasking skills are a must.
Other Ideal Qualifications: Working knowledge of the Seattle area. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Is a self starter who stays productive with little supervision. An interest in Art.

Physical Demands: Ability to work in a confined space; stand, speak and perform repetitive manual dexterity for the entire shift, and lift 50 pounds on a daily basis. Typical shift is approximately 8 hours.



This permanent, year round position requires full weekend availability. Most be available during operating hours.

We offer
Art Education
Transportation Subsidy
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K
Vacation time, Sick time
So much more!

How to Apply

https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=SPACENEEDLE&cws=43&rid=1819

Link to Opportunity

https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=SPACENEEDLE&cws=43&rid=1819

Posted

11/2/2018

Photographic Center NW
Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) is pleased to announce the opening of our call for entries for the 22nd PCNW Juried Photography Exhibition, and our esteemed jurors, Lara Behnert, Senior Manager of Starbucks Creative Studio and Conor Risch, Senior Editor of Photo District News (PDN) and PDNOnline.com. Emerging and experienced photographers are invited to submit to this opportunity—selections are made by the jurors, Lara Behnert and Conor Risch, and will result in a three month long exhibition at PCNW from January 17 - March 14, 2019.

Organization

Photographic Center NW

Website

www.pcnw.org

More Info

Erin Spencer

espencer@pcnw.org

206-720-7222 ex 13

Fee to Apply

$50 for 5 images, $5 for each additional image up to 5 (10 total)

Deadline to Apply

11/15/2018

Description

Entry Deadline: 11/9/18

REQUIREMENTS:

Media
Images - Minimum: 5, Maximum: 10
Total Media - Minimum: 5, Maximum: 10

Entry Fee (PCNWs 22nd Juried Exhibition Entry Fee): $50.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum): $5.00

Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) is pleased to announce the opening of our call for entries for the 22nd PCNW Juried Photography Exhibition, and our esteemed jurors, Lara Behnert, Senior Manager of Starbucks Creative Studio and Conor Risch, Senior Editor of Photo District News (PDN) and PDNOnline.com. Emerging and experienced photographers are invited to submit to this opportunity—selections are made by the jurors, Lara Behnert and Conor Risch, and will result in a three month long exhibition at PCNW from January 17 - March 14, 2019.

In an effort to continue to provide meaningful professional opportunities to photographic artists, PCNW has shifted to a biennial schedule for its juried exhibition, alternating annually with its Foto Revu portfolio and networking event which will next take place in spring 2020.

JURORS:

We are honored that both Lara Behnert and Conor Risch have agreed to jury this year's juried exhibition.

Lara Behnert is the senior manager of Starbucks Creative Studio where she leads the global art program for Starbucks, helping to evolve store design and develop the company's brand expression. Her background is in creative directions and design for magazines, brands, and worthy causes. Lara is a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, has spent many years in New York City, and currently lives in Seattle.
Conor Risch is Senior Editor of Photo District News (PDN) and PDNOnline.com, the award-winning monthly magazine and website for professional photographers, and he has worked with professional photographers for more than 15 years. He is editor of PDN’s monthly “Exposures” column, which features photographers’ new books, exhibitions and personal projects, and he is also co-editor of the annual PDN’s 30 special issue and website focused on emerging photographers


THEME: OPEN

DEADLINE: Friday, November 9th, 2018 10:59pm

All entries must be submitted via www.callforentry.org by 10:59pm November 9th, 2018 (Pacific Time)

ENTRY FEE:

The entry fee is $50 for 5 jpgs (minimum) and we encourage an artist’s statement. You may add additional jpgs for $5 each, up to 10 total. Payment must be in U.S. Dollars. Entry fees are non-refundable.

NOTIFICATION:

A list of accepted artists will be posted on this page in early December. Selected artists will be notified by email and telephone. The framed work will need to arrive to PCNW in Seattle, WA by Wednesday, January 9th, 2019. Artists will be responsible for shipping their framed work to and from the gallery.

COMMISSION:

Work selected by the judge for the juried show will be exhibited at the Photographic Center Northwest. All sales of work in the juried show will be conducted by PCNW and PCNW will retain a 50% commission on all work sold. The artist can determine if they wish to sell their work.

How to Apply

Registration is now open on the CAFE website (click here). You can prep your materials in advance by following these specs below.

File format: JPEG only
File dimensions: No smaller than 1920 pixels on the longest side
File resolution: 72 ppi/dpi (standard web resolution)
File size: 5 MB maximum

Link to Opportunity

http://pcnw.org/connect/submissions/call-for-entries-pcnw-22/

Posted

11/2/2018

Pilchuck Glass School
Pilchuck Glass School is seeking a creative leader to shape and implement the next phase of the institution’s programming. The Artistic Director will plan and oversee the educational and artistic programming of Pilchuck while building the necessary partnerships to ensure that program goals are met. She/he will set and lead the organization’s programmatic vision, represent the organization to its past, present and prospective constituents, and manage interactions with an array of creative professionals on and off campus.

Organization

Pilchuck Glass School

Website

www.pilchuck.com

More Info

Michael Oaks

moaks@pilchuck.com

2062541967

Deadline to Apply

12/21/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

POSITION DESCRIPTION
Pilchuck Glass School is seeking a creative leader to shape and implement the next phase of the institution’s programming. The Artistic Director will plan and oversee the educational and artistic programming of Pilchuck while building the necessary partnerships to ensure that program goals are met. She/he will set and lead the organization’s programmatic vision, represent the organization to its past, present and prospective constituents, and manage interactions with an array of creative professionals on and off campus.

Reporting Relationships
The Artistic Director will build and maintain a strong partnership with and report to the Executive Director. S/he will work collaboratively with senior staff, board members, and program partners to successfully implement the school’s strategic goals.

Primary Responsibilities
Plan programs including the summer educational programs, annual cycle of residencies, and educational partnerships. Develop new programs that will generate new earned and contributed revenue. The Artistic Director will oversee the school’s archives, collections, exhibition spaces, and educational resources to benefit our mission and deepen partnerships within the local, national, and international glass community.

Work collaboratively with senior staff including the Deputy Director (program operations and budgets); Development Director (gift cultivation and solicitation, participation in fundraising events, provide narrative for grants) and Marketing and Communications Manager (build the program visibility to meet enrollment goals). Must also work collaboratively with the education and campus staff to insure effective program delivery and highest level of customer service.

Liaison to the Board of Trustees including artistic and strategic committees. Chief among these are the Program and Operations Committees, Artistic Advisory Committee, and Strategic Plan Committee.

Travel nationally/internationally to visit artists, participate in conferences, meet leaders of affiliated colleges, schools, guilds, etc., connect with current and prospective faculty and students, etc. and serve as an ambassador and advocate for the school.

The Artistic Director will possess and expand a network to bring high-level artists to the Artist in Residence (AiR) program, continue to attract world-class instructors, build community partnerships, and advance Pilchuck’s goals of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Experience and Skills Required
The Artistic Director will be a visionary leader with strong artistic, educational, people management, strategic, and communication skills. This individual should possess a passion for: the mission of Pilchuck; a deep appreciation for, and understanding of, the artistic process and working with artists with an emphasis on glass art and arts education; and possess a broad understanding of contemporary art, its practices and directions.

The successful candidate will have firm understanding of and a documented track record of successful program development. S/he must work collaboratively with administrative and development staff and focus on forging new and deepening existing relationships with multiple and diverse constituents. S/he will be a flexible team player with the ability to engage with various audiences and have exceptional written and oral communication skills. S/he will be an active listener, possess unquestionable integrity and demonstrate a commitment to professional excellence. It is generally assumed that the candidate will have an advanced degree in studio arts, administration, or education.

The Artistic Director is a year-round position with a workload that varies throughout the year. Pilchuck’s summer programming, which typically runs May – September, forms the core of the mission and the most intense time of year. However, the organization has begun implementing spring and fall partnerships, conducts an annual fundraising auction in the fall, and is exploring year-round programming. The Artistic Director must possess the temperament to gracefully manage the ebbs and flows of an uneven annual schedule.

Physical Requirements:
The Pilchuck Glass School campus is situated in a rustic camp-like setting. Candidates must have the ability to move safely over uneven terrain and unpaved pathways. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. This full-time position includes medical, dental, vision, and long term disability insurance, a 401K retirement plan, and sick and vacation benefits.

How to Apply

Applications are due by December 21 and should include the following:
• A one-page cover letter outlining your interests in, and qualifications for the position
• Resume or CV
• Set of images (10-20) of past and current artistic work OR similar documentation of relevant arts educational projects (at least 3 examples with narrative)
• Artist or educational philosophy statement (one-page)
• List of five references, with a brief explanation about your professional connection and contact information for each
Please submit all suggestions, nominations, and applications in confidence to jobsearch@pilchuck.com, subject: ""Artistic Director Position, Your Name"". Please make sure to label all files with your name. The Artistic Director is an exempt position. No phone calls please.

Upon receipt of your emailed packet, you will receive a reply that your materials have been received and a general schedule for the search process.

Link to Opportunity

Posted

11/2/2018

The Mineral School
Are you looking for a way to make a difference and use your marketing, fundraising, finance, or events management skills? The Mineral School is looking for enthusiastic board members to join our all volunteer run organization. Meetings and fundraising occurs in Seattle.

Organization

The Mineral School

Website

http://mineral-school.org/about-mineral-school/

More Info

Renate Raymond

renatewray@gmail.com

2069928744

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Volunteer

Description


Are you looking for a way to make a difference and use your marketing, fundraising, finance, programs, or events management skills? The Mineral School an artist in residence program located near Mt Rainier is is looking for enthusiastic board members to join our all volunteer run organization. Meetings and fundraising occurs in Seattle.
MESSAGE ME directly for more information renatewray@gmail.com

How to Apply

Are you looking for a way to make a difference and use your marketing, fundraising, finance, or events management skills? The Mineral School an overnight artist in residence program located near Mt Rainier is is looking for enthusiastic board members to join our all volunteer run organization. Meetings and fundraising occurs in Seattle.
MESSAGE ME directly for more information renatewray@gmail.com

Link to Opportunity

http://mineral-school.org/about-mineral-school/

Posted

11/2/2018

The Vestibule
we invite work represents sleep, evokes sleep, investigates sleep. Guests will be invited to spend the night with the show.

Organization

The Vestibule

Website

http://thevestibule.org/

More Info

Kascha Snavely

home@thevestibule.org

6462837386

Deadline to Apply

12/15/2018

Description

What kind of beings are we that we need sleep? What kind of life do we have when we sleep? How can art met in waking life shape dream life? How can art dreams shape waking life?

In this exhibition, we invite work that investigates these questions.  Show us work that represents sleep, evokes sleep, investigates sleep. Send work you’d like to sleep with: Guests will be invited to spend the night with the show.  Consider how sleep secures memories and learning. For example, trauma victims are encouraged not to sleep directly after an experience. The brain, rather than inactive, activates itself in a new way. A lack of sleep has been tied to numerous psychological and physiological illnesses, yet the average American today sleeps two hours less than a century ago. Sleeping together can be time of intimacy, and yet we each sleep alone.
 
Work in any medium welcome. We invite proposals for site-specific installations for the sleeping loft of the gallery. Details for submission below.

NB: We are a small space... only a few of the wonderful submissions will fit. We thank you ahead of time for sharing your work. 
 
Important Dates
Dec 1                  Submissions due
Dec 20                 Acceptances
Jan 21-24              Installation and drop off
Jan 26                 Opening
Jan 26-Feb 10          Exhibition
Feb 10-12              Deinstall and pick up

How to Apply

Submissions
For all submissions send
• 2-3 sentences (max) about the relevance of the work to the show.
• Link to online presence with bio and portfolio (or enclose similar)
For drawing, collage, photography, painting or mixed media, send
• 2 images of the work (one close up and one overall)
For site-specific installations, send
• detailed drawings or image of the proposal. The loft is accessed by a 10 foot ladder. The loft holds a queen bed

Ready to Submit? 
email home@thevestibule.org

Link to Opportunity

http://thevestibule.org/call-for-work-sleep/

Posted

11/2/2018

HMC
Open Call for Artists: Hungarian Multicultural Center AIR-HMC residency program in Budapest, Hungary.

Organization

HMC

More Info

Beata Szechy

bszechy@yahoo.com

Fee to Apply

$25 entry fee

Deadline to Apply

11/25/2018

Description

Deadline: November 25, 2018
Subject: “Environmental Project & BookArt2”

Session 1: Tuesday, May 14 - Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Session 2: Tuesday, June 11 - Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Session 3: Tuesday, July 9 - Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Session 4: Tuesday, August 6 - Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Session 5: Thursday, December 26 - Friday, January 10, 2020

HMC International Artist Residency Program, a not-for-profit arts organization based in Dallas, TX / Budapest, Hungary - provides national and international artists to produce new work while engaging with the arts community in Budapest, Hungary. 

How to Apply

For more info and application form write to: Beata Szechy
bszechy@yahoo.com

Link to Opportunity

http://www.hungarian-multicultural-center.com/

Posted

11/2/2018

A Northwest curator is issuing a Request for Qualifications from artists to design and paint a mural on an exterior wall in the Bellevue area.

More Info

Terese Clark

coptercrazy@icloud.com

Deadline to Apply

11/16/2018

Description

GOAL
“The piece will be original and created outdoors. We are looking for an interactive, playful design that features people and children.”

LOCATION
The exterior wall measures approximately 9’ high and 127’ long, and is a cement surface. Artists will be asked to design an image that covers the entire identified space. A Northwest curator is issuing a Request for Qualifications from artists to design and paint a mural on an exterior wall in the Bellevue area.

BUDGET
The project budget of $7000 is for all expenses associated with the mural. This includes, but is not limited to, the artist’s compensation for design and completion of project, materials, and travel.

PROJECT TIMELINE
-RFQ response deadline: November 16
-Selection and Notification of finalists: November 17
-Project completion: January 10

ELIGIBILITY
Applicants should provide evidence of experience and qualifications for designing and completing the work of art they propose. They must be willing to work collaboratively with the curator. An application from a group of artists must include the qualifications of all the group’s members.

How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY
Interested artists may email Jpegs images, and a single PDF that includes the following to coptercrazy@icloud.com. Please included your images and PDF as attachments in a single email.
-Contact information
-Resume/Bio (2 page max)
-Submission of up to 8 JPEG images of your artwork. Include the title, medium, date, size, and description of each piece. All mediums are welcome, but examples demonstrating abilities with large-scale public works should be included. Images should be a maximum of 2000 pixels on the largest side.
-Use last name when saving file e.g. Jones_1.jpg
-Submissions must be received by November 16th

If you have questions about the application process, email coptercrazy@icloud.com.


SELECTION CRITERIA
-Initial proposal that reflects intent.
-A body of work reflecting artistic excellence.
-Experience working in public settings.
-Experience installing permanent artwork suitable for outdoors with knowledge of future conservation.
-Design: Ability to integrate the work with the location.
-References.

Thank you for your application. We are excited about this project and look forward to hearing from you. 


Link to Opportunity

Posted

11/2/2018

HMC
Open Call for Artists: Hungarian Multicultural Center AIR-HMC residencies in Budapest, Hungary

Organization

HMC

Website

http://www.hungarian-multicultural-center.com/

More Info

Beata Szechy

bszechy@yahoo.com

Fee to Apply

$25 entry fee

Deadline to Apply

11/25/2018

Description

Deadline: November 25, 2018
Subject: “Environmental Project & BookArt2”
Session 1: Tuesday, May 14 - Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Session 2: Tuesday, June 11 - Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Session 3: Tuesday, July 9 - Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Session 4: Tuesday, August 6 - Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Session 5: Thursday, December 26 - Friday, January 10, 2020

HMC International Artist Residency Program, a not-for-profit arts organization based in Dallas, TX / Budapest, Hungary - provides national and international artists to produce new work while engaging with the arts community in Budapest, Hungary. 

How to Apply

For more info and application form write to: Beata Szechy
bszechy@yahoo.com

Link to Opportunity

http://www.hungarian-multicultural-center.com/

Posted

11/9/2018

ITSLIQUID Group
International Art Show

Organization

ITSLIQUID Group

Website

http://www.itsliquid.com

More Info

Luca Curci

lucacurci@lucacurci,com

3387574098

Deadline to Apply

11/9/2018

Description

CALL FOR ARTISTS: CONTEMPORARY VENICE 2018
ITSLIQUID International Art Show | December 05 2018 – January 11 2019
Deadline: November 09, 2018

ITSLIQUID GROUP, in collaboration with VALORIZZAZIONI CULTURALI | ART-EVENTS and Venice Events, is selecting all interesting photo, painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art works to include in the next exhibition:

CONTEMPORARY VENICE 2018 – ITSLIQUID International Art Show, international exhibition of photography, painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art, that will be held in Venice, at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space, from December 05, 2018 to January 11, 2019 at Misericordia Archives, from December 06, 2018 to January 11, 2019 and in other prestigious venues and historical buildings.

The participation includes the following services:
– exhibition space dedicated to the artist’s works
– assisting with customs formalities, international shipping and local transport
– assisting in finding accommodation for artist
– the design and the printing of invitation cards, posters
– the global and local press office, publicity, press, banners, totem, etc.
– the realization of the exhibition website and dedicated press releases
– mounting and dismounting of the exhibition
– exhibitions opening event with drinks and food
– a one day dedicated presentation, talk or workshop focusing on the artist’s career
– a dedicated interview published on ITSLIQUID website and spread on our social networks
– providing services and drinks for small meetings at the exhibition places for invited guests

How to Apply

To take part in the selection, send your works’ submissions with a CV/biography, some still images (for video-art), links of videos/performances and pictures via e-mail to lucacurci@lucacurci.com or fill the form: http://www.itsliquid.com/call-for-artists-contemporary-venice-2018.html

Link to Opportunity

http://www.itsliquid.com/call-for-artists-contemporary-venice-2018.html

Posted

11/9/2018

Northwest Folklife
Join the Northwest Folklife team, learn the ropes of the volunteer department, and earn community service hours.

Organization

Northwest Folklife

Website

www.nwfolklife.org

More Info

Xaviera Vandermay

volunteers@nwfolklife.org

2066847300

Deadline to Apply

12/5/2018

Job Type

Internship

Description


Our Big Neighborhood Assistant Volunteer Coordinator Internship

Northwest Folklife Internship Program:

Interning at Northwest Folklife can be the experience you need to gain a career in event planning, festival production, the music industry, nonprofit management, marketing, fundraising and a whole host of other fields. Interns at Northwest Folklife take on a significant role in executing the largest free community arts festival in the nation and learn how to increase visibility and strengthen the sustainability of a nonprofit organization.

Before you apply:
• Housing and transportation are not provided.
• Start and end dates, hours per week, and days of the week are all negotiable based on the intern’s availability.
• All applicants must be able to commit to working February 15-17 + April 5-7 in a lead capacity.
• Internship is unpaid.
• Academic credit for internships must be arranged by the intern with their sponsoring institution. Academic credit is up to the discretion of the intern’s college or university.
• Computer resources are limited; prospective interns with laptops are encouraged to apply
Title: Our Big Neighborhood Assistant Volunteer Coordinator Intern
Internship Length: January 7, 2019 – April 16, 2019 (dates flexible)
Hours per week: 4-10 hours per week (increased hours over Seattle School’s Mid-Winter Break and Spring Break),
Reports to: Volunteer Coordinator

The Our Big Neighborhood Assistant Volunteer Coordinator Internship requires collaborating with almost every department and aspect of Northwest Folklife and therefore is a perfect fit for anyone who wants to learn more about the event planning world. The primary focus of this internship will be to assist with scheduling and Volunteer Registration at our Movin’ Around the World Winter and Spring week long events.

Responsibilities
• Assist with the scheduling of volunteers and outreach efforts
• Help with Volunteer Appreciation Thank You Card and Certificate of Appreciation mailing after both Movin’ Around the World events
• Help run volunteer registration during Movin’ Around the World (February 15-23 + April 5-13)
o Help with data entry and other Volunteer Registration procedures
o Assist with the Volunteer Check-In process and Training
• Assist the Production Team with load-in and break down of the events

Identified Learning Outcomes:
• Strengthen customer service skills as part of an Event Management Team by communicating with staff, donors, and members of the community, volunteers, performers and business associates.
• Develop an understanding of event coordination by working with development teams, production teams, volunteer coordinators, and sponsorship associates.
• Enhance communication skills through interactions with community representatives, artists, performers, sponsors, and production teams.
• Gain experience with non-profit arts administration and coordination.

Requirements
• Strong work-ethic and communication skills.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel and data entry.
• A love of music, arts, and culture.





How to Apply

Please send your resume and a cover letter via email to the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteers@nwfolklife.org with your name and Volunteer Coordinator Internship in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.idealist.org/en/nonprofit-internship/679dcf05df5f4510b6af5b27cb6ecbb9-our-big-neighborhood-assistant-volunteer-coordinator-internship-northwest-folklife-seattle

Posted

11/9/2018

SIFF Cinema
The Digital Marketing Manager is responsible for increasing attendance at and engagement with all SIFF programs, including The Seattle International Film Festival, SIFF Cinema, SIFF Educational programs, and special campaigns and events by planning, creating, executing, tracking, and reporting on the digital and communications strategy of the organization (including email marketing, social media, digital content creation, live event coverage, and digital and social media advertising). This position also oversees the SIFF website, including the maintenance, monitoring, and training of SIFF staff and interns on how to use it. The Digital Marketing Manager also manages (hires, trains, supervises) digital marketing interns and Festival digital associates, and works closely with the Director of Marketing and Communications to assign and oversee digital marketing and website projects for the Marketing Coordinator.

Organization

SIFF Cinema

Website

siff.net

More Info

siffjobs@siff.net

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
DIGITAL MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS
● Design the annual measurable digital marketing plan and strategies to drive brand awareness, audience engagement, and ticket sales. Works together with the Marketing Manager to ensure it aligns with the SIFF marketing plan.
● Create and disseminate original and editorial content (video, copy, audio, photography, etc.) through SIFF platforms
● Create plan for, and direct, video coverage of events and share and archive resulting material
● Curate and steward all SIFF social media communities, including Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Spotify, etc.
● Provide or manage all live SIFF event coverage across SIFF social media platforms
● Strategize and manage all digital and social media advertising campaigns, including creation of ad images and copy, budget allocation, and ROI tracking. Traffic, or delegate the traffic, of all digital and social media advertising.
● Strategize and manage Pay-Per-Click advertising via Google Grant and paid Adword accounts
● Working closely with the Marketing Manager, strategize, manage and grow SIFF email marketing. Administer the email marketing platform (Mailchimp) ensuring lists are maintained correctly, campaigns are logically filled, and images are deleted or organized as necessary. Grow and cultivate email sign-ups. Train SIFF departments and new staff and interns on email marketing best practices. Make recommendations and changes to email marketing platform as necessary.
● Create and send weekly (Cinema) and daily (Festival) e-newsletters to SIFF subscribers and track traffic and conversions resulting from these campaigns. Work side-by-side year-round and Festival marketing team on alignment and priority of content.
● Regularly track, analyze, and report on web, social media, and email metrics; monitor trends in the digital space and continually explore and evaluate new online opportunities; keep the organization at the forefront of developments in digital marketing.

WEBSITE
● Analyze web traffic and conversion data and make recommendations for improvements based upon findings
● Ensure website design remains up to date with organization’s needs. Lead process for any site improvements or redesigns, working closely with the Director of Marketing and Communications, and including internal staff and external website partners as needed
● Maintain the SIFF website daily ensuring all content is correct and up to date as well as creating new pages and content as needed
● Work closely with internal programming and box office teams on the transfer of Festival data from our database to website and ticketing system

STAFFING SUPPORT
● Hire, supervise, and manage workflow of interns and Festival digital associates
● Oversee videography partners on video projects
● Working with the Director of Marketing and Communications, assign and oversee projects and tasks for Marketing Coordinator, which may include social media content curation, post creation, and email marketing; assist with the daily maintenance of the SIFF website; and, assist with writing, proofing, and updating web marketing copy as needed

QUALIFICATIONS
● A bachelor’s degree in the liberal arts, communications, journalism, or the equivalent work experience
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills, editing and proofreading skills, photography skills, and project management skills
● Displays in-depth knowledge and understanding of Adobe Creative Suite, Google Analytics, social media platforms, email marketing applications, online practices and protocols
● Working knowledge of SEO and keyword research
● Work effectively both independently and as part of a team
● Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate well within Marcom and all other areas of the organization, and to provide exceptional service both internally and externally
● Demonstrate winning social/customer service technique, creativity, and documented immersion in social media
● Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, be detail and deadline-oriented, organized, and take initiative
● As a voice of the organization in a media-driven environment, ability to exercise good judgment and discretion always is required
● Working knowledge and love of cinema as an art form

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT
● Full time, year-round beginning November or December 2018

How to Apply

Email your resume, letter of interest and three references to siffjobs@siff.net. Please indicate Digital Marketing Manager in the subject line.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.siff.net/Documents/2018_DigitalMarketingManager_JobDescription.pdf

Posted

11/9/2018

Intersections Festival
Intersections: A Celebration of Seattle Performance is a comedy festival focused on equity, inclusion, and representation.

Organization

Intersections Festival

Website

www.intersectionsfestival.com

More Info

Natasha Ransom

intersectionsfestival@gmail.com

Fee to Apply

$0-5

Deadline to Apply

12/25/2018

Description

Applications are now open for Intersections 2019!

Intersections: A Celebration of Seattle Performance is a comedy festival focused on equity, inclusion, and representation. Our next festival will run in March 21-24, 2019 at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. We showcase performers in improv, sketch, stand-up, spoken word, music, theatre, dance, burlesque, drag, storytelling, and more! Intersections focuses on inclusion in terms of race, gender, disability, and LGBTQIA+. We hope these performances bring new voices to the forefront, and spark conversation and action for social justice and representation in our community.

We celebrate incredible performers who enrich our community through their unique identities. We actively fight white supremacy, homophobia, transphobia, racism, sexism, ageism, and ableism. We strive to cultivate an environment of critical analysis, holding our community and ourselves accountable for the inequities that currently exist. We work to create and sustain systems that forge a new path in the direction of true equity.

How to Apply

Visit https://www.intersectionsfestival.com/apply/ , fill out the form, and submit the $5 application fee. If the fee is at all prohibitive, we're happy to waive it! Just email us at intersectionsfestival@gmail.com

Link to Opportunity

https://www.intersectionsfestival.com/apply/

Posted

11/9/2018

Pacific Northwest Ballet
The Costume Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of PNB’s Costume Shop and Wardrobe operation. This includes staff and workflow management as well as supply management, planning, development, budgeting and control of all costume and wardrobe work areas.

Organization

Pacific Northwest Ballet

Website

www.pnb.org

More Info

Terrie Flaming

apply@pnb.org

Deadline to Apply

Ongoing

Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Management Related Responsibilities
• Create and manage budgets for Costume and Wardrobe department, including new works, refurbishment of existing works, specialty hair/makeup, specialty shoe requirements and theater running costs.
• Responsible for hiring and scheduling staff, including seasonal, over-hire and union staff for all costume/wardrobe related productions and projects.
• Monitor that all costume work areas are equipped, maintained and properly supplied.
• Maintain positive working relationships with all other departments of Pacific Northwest Ballet.
• Maintain positive working relationships with other ballet company and theater costume shops, rental clients and vendors – locally as well as nationally and internationally.
• Responsible for negotiating costume designer contracts, costume rental contracts and job-out services.
• Oversee and advise on all costume, wardrobe and hair/makeup related expenditures.
• Oversee costume packing and storage in Seattle and on tour.

Artistic Responsibilities
• Consult with Artistic staff to ensure artistic standards are being met.
• Set standards for the costume shop techniques and procedures.
• Understand, support and serve as visual eye to designers in order to be able to make informed decisions in their absence.
• Ensure production of all costumes in a timely fashion.
• Arrange and ensure thorough and appropriate record-keeping including archive files, costume inventories and photographic records.
• Attend all technical and dress rehearsals.
• Act as liaison for fittings, rehearsal costumes and production notes (attend fittings as necessary).
• Attend all production and senior management meetings.






TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES
• Organization, initiative, innovation, efficiency, accuracy. Ability to organize and prioritize a wide variety of projects and meet all established deadlines. Ability to perform well under pressure. Flexibility to function within the context of changing priorities and schedules.
• Demonstrate sound project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects in a busy environment, while maintaining a cohesive department.
• Effectively demonstrate knowledge of all aspects of costume construction including fabric selection, pattern drafting, cutting, stitching, fitting and finishing as well as knowledge of the characteristics of various fabrics, as impacted by theatrical lighting effects, color effects and movement.
• Demonstrate knowledge of historical costume as it pertains to ballet as well as modern concepts and practices of costuming dance.
• Organize and clearly communicate with artistic and practical concepts.
• Demonstrate exemplary work ethics. Effectively motivate and inspire employees.
• Demonstrate ability to budget and work effectively with spreadsheets.
• Effectively utilize computer technology to perform duties in an efficient manner
• Familiarity with sewing machines (industrial and domestic; single and multi-needle), overlock machines, drafting tools, cutting tools, hand finishing tools, clothing washers and dryers, dye vats, steamers and irons.
• Working knowledge of safety standards and the implementation of same

QUALIFICATIONS
• Minimum 5 years supervising costume construction
• Knowledge of and experience in all areas of ballet costuming
• Knowledge of and experience in accounting procedures and budgeting
• Demonstrated experience in time management, budgeting and work flow analysis
• Excellent creative and organizational skills
• Excellent interpersonal, diplomacy and communication skills
• Computer literate with experience in MSOffice
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

PNB values diverse perspectives, and life experiences; people of color, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Go to https://www.pnb.org/aboutpnb/employment/ for full job description and directions to apply

Link to Opportunity

https://www.pnb.org/aboutpnb/employment/

Posted

11/9/2018

Gage Academy of Art
Identify, cultivate, and secure major individual gifts ($1,000+)

Organization

Gage Academy of Art

Website

www.gageacademy.org

More Info

Nick

nick@gageacademy.org

2063234243

Deadline to Apply

12/31/2018

Job Type

Full time

Description

Gage Academy of Art is a respected non-profit organization in Seattle which for over 25 years, has quietly committed itself to advancing the study of art, championing and showcasing artists, and serving as a vibrant cultural heartbeat for artists of every age, ability and economic means. Led by a hardworking board of 16 and a talented staff of 10 full-time and 10 part-time non-profit professionals, and a faculty of more than fifty outstanding Northwest artist instructors, Gage is a $2.8m organization with a record of financial stability and a lean, program-focused budget. Recently the organization has made a deep investment in its infrastructure and staff talent – this position is part of that initiative to re-invent Gage for more relevance and resonance in the community. Gage’s mission is based on the belief that artists are made, not born: we exist to bring more art and artists into the world through a rich, diverse program for all ages, abilities, backgrounds and economic means. Gage complements its studio art program, free teen workshops and 4-year Atelier program with a year-round roster of free exhibits, festivals, artist “toolkits,” workshops, lectures, films, and a variety of special events.

Gage seeks an experienced non-profit professional for the position of Major Gift Officer (MGO). Working closely with the Development Director (DD), this position plays a key role in ensuring the success of Gage’s current programs and future expansion. The ideal candidate must be a team player who also works well independently with leadership abilities and an entrepreneurial spirit, who possesses initiative, has unparalleled attention to detail, and excels in being creative, dependable, flexible, and resourceful. The MGO will design, develop and implement Gage Academy of Art’s annual major gift plan (individual contributions of $1,000+). The MGO will be responsible for managing relationships with existing major gift prospects, as well as identifying and cultivating new prospects. An ability to empathize with donors and clearly communicate our organization’s mission is key. The MGO will be expected to energize team members, persuade prospects and meet annual fundraising objectives. This position works closely with program managers and the DD and Executive Director (ED) to align major gifts efforts with the Gage strategic plan and mission.

Position Description

Responsibilities in Prioritized Order:
• Working closely with the DD, ED, Artistic Director (AD) and Gage Trustees, the MGO will:
• Assist donors in accomplishing their philanthropic goals through a relationship with Gage Academy of Art
• Successfully manage an annual major gift plan of $350,000+
• Coordinate and document annual trustee giving
• Identify, cultivate, and secure major gifts ($1,000+)
• Identify current donors (<$1,000) with the capacity to give majors gifts. Work with Development Coordinator (DC) and DD to execute consistent prospect research on donors giving $500+.
• Manage existing portfolio of donors and prospects (1,000+)
• Manage systems and software to track and cultivate donors and prospects, including Gage’s donor database and wealth screening tools
• Work with the development department to align efforts and set goals
• Create and implement moves management plans
• Make direct, face-to-face solicitations, and assist the board and other staff with their solicitation (e.g. provide portfolio development support, strategic counsel, and help with donor communications)
• Acknowledge major donors through public and private recognition
• Track and report progress using specific metrics
• Under the guidance of the DD, work with the ED to identify major donors who would be excellent candidates for the Board of Trustees

Annual Auction & Gala and Donor Cultivation Events
• Work with Director of Development and Executive Director in planning the individual donor strategy for Gage’s annual Gala (every year in April/May)
• The MGO will work with the DD, gala committee members, and community partners to procure experience auction items for Gage’s annual art auction and gala.
• Assist in planning, coordinating and regularly attending donor cultivation events including but not limited to, private home tours, Gage Masterpiece Dinner series, exhibition openings, Drawing Jam, Best of Gage, Donor Breakfast, and other special events

Scholarships and Planned Giving
• Work with DD and Gage Trustees to develop legacy gift and endowment solicitations
• Identify, cultivate and solicit funding for scholarship awards

Professional Experience
• 5-years, minimum, demonstrated experience in non-profit fundraising
• The perfect candidate has shown an ability to secure individual major gifts of $10,000+
• Experience with the philanthropic and cultural landscape of the Pacific Northwest
• Successful track-record of personally identifying, cultivating and soliciting new acquisitions
• Record of measurable results in organizing and implementing development events and related activities
• Comfortable using a donor database, prospect research and other wealth screening tools to aid in the moves management process
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Bachelor’s Degree

Personal Qualities
• You’re a self-starter and are driven by results
• Strategist adept at planning, prioritizing, multi-tasking and following through
• Diplomatic
• Committed and enthusiastic about art and the Seattle artistic community
• Willing and capable to work hands-on developing and executing fundraising events

How to Apply

To apply please send resume and cover letter to countess@gageacademy.org. Preference will be given to candidates who apply before December 1st.

Link to Opportunity

https://www.gageacademy.org/

Posted

11/9/2018

Glass Art Society
Development Manager

Organization

Glass Art Society

Website

http://www.glassart.org

More Info

Brandi Clark

jobs@glassart.org

206-382-1305

Deadline to Apply

Open until filled

Job Type

Full time

Description

Development Manager
Job Description


SUMMARY

The Glass Art Society is an international non-profit membership organization founded in 1971 whose purpose is to encourage excellence, to advance education, to promote the appreciation and development of the glass arts, and to support the worldwide community of artists who work with glass. The Society strives to stimulate communication among artists, educators, students, collectors, gallery and museum personnel, art critics, manufacturers, and all others interested in and involved with the production, technology and aesthetics of glass. We are dedicated to creating greater public awareness and appreciation of the glass arts. The Development Manager reports to the Executive Director.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Work closely with the Executive Director to identify and secure sources of funding for GAS programs and activities, including corporate, foundation, and individual support
• Support and partner with GAS staff, the Board of Directors, key volunteers, and stakeholders in outreach and fundraising efforts
• Work with Executive Director to set, prioritize, track, and meet fundraising goals
• Research and set up individual and corporate giving sources in preparation for Executive Director's direct contact
• Create development plan; manage the GAS grant and development calendar
• Research, write, and submit grant applications and reports with guidance from the Executive Director
• Develop, track, and implement sponsorship plans and proposals for the annual GAS conference
• Manage the organization's annual appeal campaign
• Work with the Administrative Assistant to ensure timely and accurate processing and acknowledgement of all donations and gifts
• Run donor reports as needed
• Oversee proper functioning of donor database including consistency and accuracy of records
• Update GAS development web pages, including sponsor recognition, fund descriptions, giving, etc.
• Serve as staff representative on the Development and Auction committees; maintain minutes of committee meetings; coordinate committee projects
• Maintain advanced understanding of non-profit development techniques and best practices
• Other duties as assigned from time to time

CONFERENCE:

• Prepare sponsorship proposal and follow up on sponsorship asks
• Manage additional fundraising activities/events that are part of the conference
• Provide conference and post-conference support and wrap up, as directed by the Executive Director
• Act as main point of contact for conference sponsors including benefit tracking and fulfillment

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

The successful candidate will:

• Be collaborative in working with staff, Board, and partners
• Be flexible in responding to and working with shifting priorities of cyclical projects
• Be committed to an ""all-hands-on-deck"" approach to GAS's work, especially during conference season (this includes but is not limited to helping answer phone calls, assisting inquiries about navigating and using the website, helping with conference registration, and traveling to/participating in the management of the conference)
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, non-profit environment
• Experience with visual arts, especially glass, is desired
• Bachelor's degree, or equivalent education/experience
• Demonstrated fundraising and grant writing experience
• Demonstrated success in securing and developing funding, donors and stakeholders
• Demonstrated experience in developing individual and corporate giving strategies
• Demonstrated research and planning skills; attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills: verbal, written, electronic
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, and other on-line applications

The Glass Art Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer, encouraging and supporting diversity of glass art, artists, and employees. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample. No phone calls, please.

How to Apply

We are currently looking for a Development Manager. If you are interested, please read the job description and send your information to jobs@glassart.org

Link to Opportunity

https://www.glassart.org/_Library/JobDescriptions/Development_Manager_JD.pdf

Posted

11/9/2018

Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council
Entries will be judged by an esteemed jury of local filmmakers and advocates, including Tony Doupe, SAG/AFTRA Actor and Shoreline Community College Film Department Professor, Denise Walz, Co-President of PRR Biz, Vivian Hua, Executive Director at the Northwest Film Forum, & Award-winning producer and founder of Indie Movie Mastery, Jenna Edwards. Accepted films will be screened during the single night festival on Saturday, February 9th in the state-of-the-art Shoreline Community College Theater and the best of the best will take home some prizes and awards!

Organization

Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council

Website

http://www.shorelinearts.net/

More Info

Kevin Sheen

publicity@shorelinearts.net

12064174645

Fee to Apply

15

Deadline to Apply

12/21/2108

Description

Deadline to submit your film is December 21, 2018!

We have added a $15 entry fee to help cover many of the rising costs for this single night event at the Shoreline Community College. And we still have cash awards for the top films in these categories: Best Picture, Viewer’s Choice, Best Comedy, Best Music Video, Best Animation, and Best Student Film! Prize amounts TBD.

Entries will be judged by an esteemed jury of local filmmakers and advocates, including Tony Doupe, SAG/AFTRA Actor and Shoreline Community College Film Department Professor, Denise Walz, Co-President of PRR Biz, Vivian Hua, Executive Director at the Northwest Film Forum, & Award-winning producer and founder of Indie Movie Mastery, Jenna Edwards. Accepted films will be screened during the single night festival on Saturday, February 9th in the state-of-the-art Shoreline Community College Theater and the best of the best will take home some prizes and awards!

2019 Categories Include:
•General Submission
•Comedy Submission
•Music Video Submission
•Animated Submission
•Student Submission

Rules & Terms
Film Specifications
*FILMS MUST BE MADE BY FILMMAKERS WORKING IN WASHINGTON STATE*
•Films must be 3-10 minutes in length, including credits
•Filmmakers must have the proper license to all copyrighted music, video, and images included in the duration of their submission(s)
•Films must have been completed after January 1, 2017
•All non-English films must have English subtitles
•Submissions must be made online. DVDs and Blu-Rays will not be accepted

Submission & Acceptance
•There is a $15 entry fee this year | $5 for Student Films
•Notification of acceptance will be sent via email by January 9th, 2019
•Filmmakers may submit only one film
•Preference is given to filmmakers working in the Greater Seattle Area
•Still shots and/or excerpts from selected films may be used by the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council for publicity purposes
•All entries are final and may not be withdrawn from the festival once submitted

By submitting an entry to the Shoreline Short Short Film Festival, you attest that all information provided is accurate and complete, that you have the authority to submit said entry for consideration, and that you have read, understand, and agree to all terms of entry.

How to Apply

Apply at: https://filmfreeway.com/ShorelineShortShortFilmFestival

Link to Opportunity

https://filmfreeway.com/ShorelineShortShortFilmFestival

Posted

11/9/2018

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