Public Art Portable Works Purchase

  • Commissioning Entity: ARTS and SCL
  • Budget: $150000
  • Open Date: 04/08/2020
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in region of installation
  • Close Date: 05/07/2020

Brief Description

The Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle City Light (SCL) invites artists to submit images of two-dimensional artwork and wall hanging sculptures for a competitive purchase for the City’s Civic Art Collection. Maximum measurements for work are 48 x 48 x 5 inches and work should not weigh more than 50 pounds. Artworks do not need to be framed. The artworks submitted for purchase should be under $2,500 each. Artwork not conforming to these qualifications may be disqualified. The artwork will enter a rotating portable works collection and objects may need to be moved by one person. This call is open to professional artists who are residents of the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, Montana, Idaho, and Alaska).