Thursday, January 8, 2009

Office seeks artist for South Park drainage project

Lydia Aldredge, Kate Wade and Peggy Gaynor; Meadowbrook Pond Reflective Refuge; 1998; permantly sited at Meadowbrook Pond.
The Office in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) seeks an artist for a public art opportunity linked to a neighborhood stormwater drainage project in South Park. The application deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 13. A link to the application is available on our Web site.

The selected artist will create an artwork at a new pump station and/or Marra-Desimone Park, where SPU is building drainage swales and other improvements. The artist will also serve as an artist-in-residence and identify art opportunities for future South Park drainage projects. The total budget for the artwork and residency is $115,000.

The opportunity is open to professional artists living in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana or California.

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