Uptown Storefronts RFPs / Calls & Submissions

July 31, 2022

Organization Name: Shunpike

Organization Location: Seattle, WA

Type: Calls & Submissions

Fee: Free


Uptown Arts & Culture Coalition (UACC), in partnership with Shunpike, will produce storefront art installations and pop-up performances to activate COVID-impacted arts venues, businesses and vacant commercial spaces in the Uptown Arts District. Arts professionals similarly affected by the pandemic will design and execute the activations. Local businesses and commercial space managers will host the art installations and performances/activations.

There is NO application fee.

Visual-Art Proposals: Install artwork in empty or occupied storefronts/ businesses. Installations will be up for approximately 3 months.

Performance-Art Proposals: Artists to produce performance-based activations in empty or occupied storefronts/ businesses. These can be one-time or repeat occasions.

Proposals can be submitted by an individual artist or collective of artists, and encompass a Visual Art Component, a Performance Art component OR a combination of the two. For example: a 4 month installation of paper art in an empty storefront, with a monthly poetry reading every 4th Tuesday at the site, which is free and open to the public.


$1,000 for a 3 month visual installation
$2,000 for a 3 month installation and 1 one-time activation
$2,500 for n activation series


Opportunity Website

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