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Your Art Could Greet Travellers at Sea-Tac Airport

Your Art Could Greet Travellers at Sea-Tac Airport

Whether arriving home, changing planes, or setting off on an international adventure, the Port of Seattle Art Program wants travelers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to feel a distinctly Northwest sense of place. We’re teaming up with the Port to find two artists or artist teams to help with that goal, by creating site-specific artwork for two highly...
Get Inspired for Tech Specific

Get Inspired for Tech Specific

Our Site Specific Program has been inspiring innovation and reaching new communities since 2005—this year, it’s going tech. Tech Specific invites artists using technological mediums—from old-school to emerging—to apply for funding, and encourages designers, fabricators, engineers, developers, media-producers, and more to see themselves as artists and apply their skills to creative projects! Individuals, collaborative teams, and organizations...
Plant 2015 at Jack Block Park, from Artist Jordan West Monez

Plant 2015 at Jack Block Park, from Artist Jordan West Monez

Jordan West Monez is a multi-disciplinary designer who received funding through our Historic Site Specific program – below, Jordan shares more about her project. In 2016, the Site Specific program will be tech-focused – the deadline to apply is October 15, 2015.  Plant 2015 has been installed at the Port of Seattle’s Jack Block Park and at Boeing Plant...
On e4c in August: Evertt Beidler

On e4c in August: Evertt Beidler

King County Metro Transit estimates that more than 20,000 people travel on our block, Prefontaine Place South, every day. We think they all deserve to see some great art as they pass by our windows, and we also think it’s a perfect opportunity to showcase some fascinating work by artists – enter e4c. Since 2008,...
Conductive Garboil Grant Application Deadline: August 17

Conductive Garboil Grant Application Deadline: August 17

You have just three weeks to apply for the Conductive Garboil Grant! Do you push the creative act beyond accepted limits? Do you engage audiences outside the aesthetic industrial complex? If you happen to be a King County resident with a significant connection to Pioneer Square, consider applying for the 2015 Conductive Garboil Grant. Individual artists and...
Touring Arts Roster 2015 Live Auditions Set

Touring Arts Roster 2015 Live Auditions Set

Sunday & Monday, August 23rd & 24th, 9AM-5PM Carco Theater 1717 SE Maple Valley Highway Renton, WA 98055 4Culture promotes the performing arts through the Touring Arts Roster, a juried directory of talented King County musicians, dancers, actors, poets, storytellers and more. This online artist roster offers an excellent resource for arts presenters and is marketed...
Introducing "Tech Specific"

Introducing “Tech Specific”

The Site Specific Program started in 2005, with the goal of inspiring innovation and reaching new communities by supporting visual art, installation and performance happening in alternative spaces –  from vacant storefronts to city parks, alleyways to farms. By 2013, the focus of the program shifted to projects connecting audiences with the stories and architecture of historic places in King County. To date,...
Artist Wanted @ the Intersection of Art, Technology and Quirk

Artist Wanted @ the Intersection of Art, Technology and Quirk

Hey WA, OR, and CA-based artists: Do you play with color? Energy efficient lighting? Explore inventive uses for everyday materials? How about lenticular printing or digital fabrication – are either your bailiwick for exterior applications? If yes, this open call is for you. Parkstone Properties, a locally owned and operated development company, has hired 4Culture to...
Become an Agent of Information for 4Culture!

Become an Agent of Information for 4Culture!

Do you want to go to arts and heritage events—plays, concerts, exhibitions, movie screenings, readings, lectures, and much more—around King County for free? And even get paid for it? (At least, paid enough to cover your travel costs…) Are you a thoughtful, articulate person who can write about your experiences in a thoughtful, articulate way?...
Bellevue's Meydenbauer Bay Park

Bellevue’s Meydenbauer Bay Park

The City of Bellevue, Washington is seeking artists/artist teams to create site-responsive artwork for Phase 1 the Meydenbauer Bay Park development, a significant linear open space that will connect the urban core to the shoreline of Lake Washington. The city envisions a public park characterized by excellence in design and environmental restoration that serves as...
Last Call: TROY Block Deadline February 17

Last Call: TROY Block Deadline February 17

Check out 4Culture’s Opportunities page for application links to the TROY Block call-for-artists. This is an excellent opportunity for a US-based artist to create a highly public artwork in Seattle’s exciting, technology-centered neighborhood along South Lake Union. The developer and project team envision a signature artwork that interacts with the buildings, context and natural systems...
Art Projects: Positive Changes for 2015

Art Projects: Positive Changes for 2015

Guidelines and applications for our Art Projects grants are now open to artists and art groups, residing in King County, who are creating and presenting work in all disciplines including Dance, Theater, Music, Media, Literature and the Visual Arts. Eligible projects may be at any stage including planning, development and final production. Selected projects must offer...