This year, three organizations have been incredibly helpful in supporting us in our goal of creating public art that empowers young people and transforms communities, and we wanted to highlight them here to say thanks: King County Superior Court SYEP: Summer Youth Employment Program Provided by the City of Seattle, the SYEP supports participants with comprehensive […]
Urban ArtWorks was featured on K5 News this week for a mural project we facilitated with the Healthy Youth Central Area Network for Powell Barnett Park and the surrounding community. Check out the story here.
We are excited to announce an incredible project coming to Seattle this summer. In a collaboration seeded by 4Culture, we will be working with artist Gage Hamilton and the SODO BIA to create The SODO Track. The SODO Track will transform 2-miles of building backs into a vibrant street art corridor. Local, national and international artists will […]
Our director Kathleen Warren asked muralist Erik Burke about his experience and vision with the epic Richmark Mural on Capitol Hill this summer – and well, he’s good with words, so here’s what he said. There’s a lot of meat to this mammoth mural! Erik’s words below: “What I found interesting with this mural and murals […]
Join us on June 20th for Urban ArtRide, a very special guided bike tour of Seattle’s vibrant street art scene including our city’s best murals and installations, featuring the artists themselves giving a short talk on their piece! Sponsored by New Belgium Brewing, curated by Urban Artworks and in collaboration with Bombus Bikes. Hope to see you […]
About a year ago, a friend studying in Copenhagen sent me a photo of a mural of a bright pink tree with wind blowing through it. While usually not the subject of my choosing, this tree’s vibrant almost feather like flora against the rich black background stuck with me for months. I pulled the photo out […]
If ever nature creates a mural, she does it in spring. This spring in Seattle, we find ourselves taking a deep breath and gearing up for summer, the dry(er) season, and our favorite season: mural season! We hope you will save the date for two wonderful events we have coming up that will help us do our best […]
Date: Friday April 25 Time: 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. Location: Fremont Foundry – 154 N. 35th St., Seattle, WA 98103 Live DJ: DJ Phosho Food Truck: Outside The Box: Paleo Food Truck Throughout the month of March, New Belgium & IGers Seattle challenged photographers of the Northwest to capture & share their best images […]