The City of Tacoma’s Media and Communications Office – in partnership with the Office of Arts & Cultural Vitality – has released a new episode of artTown, a cultural documentary-style TV initiative exploring Tacoma’s emergence as a major creative hub in the Pacific Northwest. In this episode: Explore the public art inside and outside at […]
Spaceworks Tacoma is partnering with the Downtown Tacoma Business Improvement Area (BIA) to find an artist or artist team to beautify a downtown icon in need of a facelift!
The location is in the skybridge over Commerce Street connecting the Park Plaza North Parking Garage (923 S. Commerce) and Transit Plaza/Theater on the Square (917 Broadway). This consists of the two interior walls, each roughly 85-feet long and 3-feet tall.
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Click to see more and view Tacoma Art Work. Cool stuff!
From left: mural by Angela Larsen, Tollbooth video installation by China Faith Star, and storefront window installation by Becky Frehse.
Spaceworks Tacoma is seeking artists and artist teams from the Pacific Northwest who:
• Can develop a site responsive, temporary, public art display.
• Can successfully and fully activate a public space that is visible 24/7.
• Is an experienced artist seeking a unique location to exhibit artwork.
• Can create an enticing destination-quality visual display for passersby.
Artscapes temporarily places 2-dimensional, 3-dimensional, mural, or multi-media art installations in storefront windows, outdoor spaces, and an outdoor video gallery in the City of Tacoma. The program offers an artist stipend to support the creation of new work and site-specific projects, or the installation of existing work. Since launching in 2010, Spaceworks has commissioned 125 art installations! Click here to view them all.
• Any individual artist or…
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