Public Art Artist Roster / Calls and Submissions

March 6, 2024

Organization Name: City of Seattle - Office of Arts & Culture

Organization Location: Seattle, WA

Type: Calls & Submissions

Fee: Free


Artists are invited to submit an application for upcoming public art projects with the City of Seattle. The Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) maintains a public art roster that selects and places artists for each new project. All experience levels welcome and deadline to apply is March 6, 2023, 5 p.m. Pacific.

The Public Art Artist Roster is the primary method Office of Arts & Culture select artists for public art commissions with budgets of up to $500,000. Each new project will include information on the specific project budget and scope of work. The types of public art projects that are commissioned through the roster include:

Permanent artwork that is site-responsive and/or site-integrated
Temporary artwork
Design-only artwork
Creative community engagement/planning artist
Digital and new technology artwork

New artwork commissioned through the 1% for Arts program integrates artworks and ideas into a variety of public settings working alongside City agency capital project initiatives.

Applications will include contact information, up to 10 artwork samples, an artist statement and biographical statement. The application also includes a series of questions that will be used to help sort and organize the online gallery. Applications will be reviewed by a community selection panel and notification of results will be sent in June 2024.

Opportunity Website

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