The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture is looking for an artist or two to make art for the planned Westlake & Lenora Park in the Denny Triangle.
Attention artists: Tired of the homogenous construction going on in the booming South Lake Union/Denny Triangle?
The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture will commission an artist, or a team of two artists, to design and install outdoor artwork for the planned Westlake & Lenora Park in the Denny Triangle neighborhood (2100 Westlake Ave., where the old Enterprise office was).
The winning artist(s) will receive of $110,000 to work with the park design team and create site-integrated artwork for the benefit of those in the park and those just passing by. Arts & Culture is looking for a submission that “frames an experience, promotes discovery, and/or defines a space or activity in the park.” Additionally, the artwork should be reflective of the Denny Triangle neighborhood and grab the attention of those commuting on a Metro bus or SLU streetcar.
The application (callforentry.org/festivals) is open to all professional artists living in the U.S., and will be due by 11 p.m. Jan. 12, 2016.
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The park will be less than 10,000 square feet but will include seating, play elements, and spaces for performances and vendors. Construction is to begin at the start of 2018.