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Kilroy Realty Corporation, Seattle / Harrison Street Art Wall / Call for Artists

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SEATTLE, WA – Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC) announces a new $50,000.00 open call for artist submissions for the Harrison Street Art Wall as part of the future Dexter development project.  DPA Fine Art Consulting (“DPA”) in partnership with Kilroy Realty Corporation is seeking visual artists in the metropolitan Seattle area to apply to the “Harrison Street Art Competition” January 31 – March 15, 2018.  The site at 333 Dexter Avenue N. is a new property development by Kilroy Realty (the “Dexter Development”).  The property will feature two beautiful new office towers, including retail, anticipated to be completed in 2019.  We are looking for an individual or a team of artists to propose concepts for an exciting public facing “art wall” to be featured on the exterior of the building!

The program seeks visual artists in the metropolitan Seattle area to submit art wall concepts with a theme of “GRITTY CITYSCAPE //GATEWAY TO SEATTLE” intended to show a compelling cityscape that is both a “gritty” realistic take on urban life and could be considered a visual gateway to Seattle based on the Harrison Street location.  Artists are encouraged to ruminate on the theme and consider the best possible visual interpretation of this theme. A panel of jurors will review submissions based on the artistic translation of the theme.  The jurors, consisting of arts community leaders, will include representatives from Kilroy Realty, The Miller Hull Partnership, DPA Fine Art Consulting, Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture, Cornish College of the Arts, Pratt Fine Arts Center, and Seattle Art Museum’s Art Gallery. More information on the jury will be included on the competition website in the coming weeks.

Eligible media

Design, Public Art, Visual Arts