West Bay Drive Public Art Crossing Application Workshop

City of Olympia
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date of Release: October 29, 2018
Contact:

Stephanie Johnson
Arts Program Manager
360.709.2678
sjohnson@ci.olympia.wa.us


West Bay Drive Public Art Crossing Application Workshop

Workshop to Cover Elements of a Successful Application and Project Questions

Applicants to the West Bay Art Crossings Project and anyone interested in building a better art application are encouraged to attend a free workshop Wednesday, November 7, 6-8 p.m., at The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St NW, Room 100.

Special guest Mike Sweney, ArtsWA’s Art in Public Places Program Manager, will share tips on building a better application, while Olympia’s Arts Program Manager Stephanie Johnson walks applicants through the West Bay Drive public art application.

About the Project

The City of Olympia is seeking an artist or artist team to develop site‐specific artwork for the West Bay Drive Art Crossing location. Olympia Crossings: An Art Plan for City Gateways identifies eight locations for art, located along Civic Boulevards, based in neighborhoods but located at the primary thresholds approximately a mile from the center of downtown Olympia. Applications are due by Midnight, Wednesday, November 28, 2018.

More information can be found at http://olympiawa.gov/artplan.