City seeks artist for 23rd Avenue improvement project

The city’s Office of Arts & Culture, in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), is calling for an artist or team of artists to create artwork along 23rd Avenue, between John and Jackson streets, as part of the 23rd Avenue improvement project.

More on the project from the city:

The desired artistic approach will consider a unified visual and conceptual presence along the corridor and will address the historic and socio-cultural identity of the Central District.

The selected artist or artist team will begin design work immediately after selection in early January 2014 and deliver a final design proposal by June 2014. Construction of this project is scheduled to begin in fall 2014.

Eligibility: Open to professional artists residing in the United States who have experience working in public process and have successfully completed at least one public art commission.

Budget: The total project budget is estimated to be $200,000, all-inclusive of travel expenses, taxes and other project costs.

Interested artists can learn more and apply here. The deadline is 11 p.m. on November 18. 

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