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Announcing Our New Logo Design Contest!

by Joe McDonald on October 21, 2014

It’s LONG overdue, but we are excited to announce our design contest for a new logo! Be part of our new re-branding campaign and submit your concept at 99designs. The winning designer will receive $300 as well as various promotions through our community pages.

Visit 99designs to learn more at was launched 15 years ago in 1999 to provide local artists with a way to showcase their work and use digital technology to help promote and discover the hidden talent of the Pacific Northwest and Seattle art communities. Over the years our community has continued to grow but we’ve been a bit behind the times on re-freshing our own identity. So now is the time to modernize our look!

We’re looking for new concept designs that reinforce our strong connection to the great city of Seattle and highlight some of the iconic symbols, while staying loyal to our art roots.

We’re so excited to see what our new look will be.

For more information and to submit your own design concept, visit



Seattle Artist Ulrich Pakker Receives UNESCO Art Award

by Joe McDonald on October 8, 2013

We’d like to congratulate Ulrich Pakker for being selected to receive the UNESCO art award for "Inspiring Peace and Humanity Through Art and Science". Ulrich is also a premier gallery member of

"I am honored to be receiving this UNESCO art award from Dr. Sheree Wen, U.S. National Commissioner for UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization).  It has been a great year and this is certainly the crowning glory." says Ulrich Pakker.

If you’d like any more information on the UNESCO award or on what Ulrich has been working on lately, please visit

Seattle Artist Ulrich Pakker receives UNESCO art award


Hidden Hazards in the Arts Free Workshops

by Joe McDonald on January 3, 2013

Are you an artist with your own workshop or work in a shared work space? King County offers free workshops on the Hidden Hazards in the Arts. Four workshops are coming soon and these are all free to the public! 

king_county_logoThese entertaining and insightful workshops are designed for artists and art educators to help them protect themselves and their environment from toxic, corrosive and flammable chemicals, while still producing vibrant art.

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