Wanted: artist

Rainier Valley signal box decal

Update: The deadline for submissions is extended to August 31.

Are you an artist?  Do you live in the Central District, Judkins Park or Squire Park?  If so, we’re waiting to hear from you.

SDOT is partnering with the folks over in the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs on a project that hires a local artist to design artwork for metal traffic signal boxes at intersections in the Central District, Judkins Park and Squire Park neighborhoods.  

Rainier Valley traffic signal box decalThe selected artist will receive $2,000 for his or her designs, which will be displayed throughout the community.  You just have to be a resident of the neighborhoods in order to be considered. 

Maybe it’s the summer weather, but submissions have been a little low.  If you’ve been thinking about sending something in, now’s your chance! 

The deadline is this Friday, July 24.  More info and submission requirements here.