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Call to Artists


The City of Auburn in pleased to announce their newest gallery space Art on Main – a small window-front public gallery, located at street level on Main Street in the One Main building. The space will feature four innovative art installations per year and is visible to the public 24/7, creating an exciting new presence for the arts in Auburn’s downtown.

A jury will be selecting four artists to install innovative 3-dimensional or multi-media art installations in the window-front exhibition space for 2017. The program offers a $1,000 artist stipend to support the creation of new work and site-specific projects, or the installation of existing work.

The City of Auburn is seeking artists and artist teams from the Pacific Northwest who:

  • Can develop a site-responsive public art display for the Art on Main exhibition space.
  • Can successfully and fully activate a window-front space that is visible to the public 24/7.
  • Is an experienced artist seeking a unique location to exhibit artwork.
  • Can create innovative artwork to engage the community and activate downtown Auburn.

Any individual artist or artist team in the Pacific Northwest may apply.

December 11, 2016 at 10:59 PM Pacific Time

To apply click here!links to external site

Fiber Weed

Above image is of the current art installation titled Fiber Grass by Suzanne Tidwell.

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To request information on arts programs, call 253-931-3043 or email the Arts Commission.

Links to the many opportunities offered to artists in our area: