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We’ve Only Just Begun…

We’ve Only Just Begun…

Creative Justice is 4Culture’s new arts-based alternative to incarceration for King County youth.

Writer, musician, actor, and teaching artist, Shontina Vernon is leading the inaugural project session and working with 12 participants to tell their stories through interdisciplinary performance, new ... Read more

Creative Justice

Creative Justice

Creative Justice... Read more is 4Culture’s new arts-based alternative to incarceration for young people in King County. Through collaboration with mentor artists, participants consider the root causes of incarceration (as they intersect with racism, classism and other oppressions) and focus on the
Mentor Artists Join Creative Justice

Mentor Artists Join Creative Justice

Creative Justice is a new arts-based alternative to incarceration for young people in King County. Launching in February of 2015, the pilot year of programming will engage 48 youth and families involved with the juvenile court.

Through collaboration with mentor ... Read more

Conductive Garboil Grant 2014: Congrats Jeppa K Hall!

Conductive Garboil Grant 2014: Congrats Jeppa K Hall!

Prolific performance artist/comedian, vocalist, musician and songwriter, Jeppa K Hall has been awarded the 2014 Conductive Garboil Grant.

Jeppa challenges the limits of creative discourse, connects community, facilitates excitement, and generally shakes things up. Her creative practice is a life ... Read more

Ebb & Flow on the Burke-Gilman Trail

Ebb & Flow on the Burke-Gilman Trail

Kristen Ramirez has created an immersive experience of color and light in the bustling Wayne Tunnel, a gateway between communities and natural landmarks. Ebb & Flow combines blasts of bright yellow, orange, pink and purple, symbols that represent the flora ... Read more

2014 Conductive Garboil Grant!

2014 Conductive Garboil Grant!

Christian French, Paul Rucker, Rio Pacific Studio (Jen Vertz and Jeff Jacobson), Kelly Lyles, Sheri Brown, and Johnathan Heath Lambe are past recipients of the Conductive Garboil Grant, the annual, non-restricted award of $3,000 envisioned and endowed by artist Su ... Read more

South Park Bridge - GRAND OPENING!

South Park Bridge – GRAND OPENING!

After an unprecedented effort that brought together community members, business partners, and government at the local, regional, state, and national levels, the new South Park Bridge is receiving its finishing touches. Designed to resemble its iconic predecessor, the new bridge ... Read more

Volunteer Opportunity: Wayne Tunnel Mural

Volunteer Opportunity: Wayne Tunnel Mural

WORK WITH KRISTEN RAMIREZ & ACTIVATE THE BURKE-GILMAN TRAIL’S WAYNE TUNNEL

4Culture, working in partnership with King County Parks, has commissioned Seattle-based artist, Kristen Ramirez to make the experience of navigating the Wayne Tunnel on the Burke-Gilman Trail (under 96th ... Read more

UW Bothell Students = Future Public Artists

UW Bothell Students = Future Public Artists

Kristen Ramirez is designing an immersive mural for the Wayne Tunnel on the Burke-Gilman Trail in Bothell. She will be engaging volunteers in the painting process this July – stayed tuned!

As part of her early outreach, Kristen connected with ... Read more

Heishman + Kiefer create an identity for the Lake to Sound Trail

Heishman + Kiefer create an identity for the Lake to Sound Trail

Jenny Heishman and Kurt Kiefer, firmly rooted Northwest transplants, will be combining their experience as artists, project managers, and planners to develop functional design elements as a “kit of parts” for King County’s new Lake to Sound Trail.

As a ... Read more

Lake to Sound Trail: Kit of Parts

Lake to Sound Trail: Kit of Parts

Currently in phased development and slated for completion in 2023, the Lake to Sound Trail (L2S) will link the shoreline of Lake Washington in Renton to the shoreline of Puget Sound in Des Moines, while passing through the cities of ... Read more