Pioneer Square Residents’ Council / Art Outside the Box / Call for Artists

January 1, 1970

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The Pioneer Square Residents’ Council (PSRC) is pleased to announce the initiation of a phased neighborhood project to enhance the streetscapes of Pioneer Square with art on signal boxes – Art Outside the Box! The first phase of the project includes five signal boxes. These boxes will be embellished with original art created by indigenous Coast Salish artists, First People in Seattle’s First Neighborhood.
In collaboration with the Chief Seattle Club, up to five artists will be selected for their exceptional designs for five signal boxes in Pioneer Square. Artists will work with the project team and may participate in the approval processes, via the Pioneer Square Preservation Board (PSPB), Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and the fabricator to provide adjustments as required to designs. Artists may be asked to modify submission based on feedback from the PSPB, SDOT or fabricator. Artist will submit digital images of the final design, meeting the specifications of the fabricator’s template (project team will assist with digital translation of artworks).
Eligibility – This call is open to professional artists at all stages of their careers who may submit up to three works of art. Applicant must provide proof of Coast Salish tribal enrollment or descent.