Streetside Artscapes

Our streetside displays keep commercial districts activated 24/7 with temporary artworks from Pacific Northwest artists. We offer stipends to artists to take on a wide variety of spaces from storefront windows and display cases, to entire sides of buildings and public kiosks! We encourage visual artists of all mediums, and abilities to apply to be on our roster.


Current Streetside Artscapes

Welcome to Tacoma and the Memory of Old Japan Town
Nori Kimura

The mural is a temporary installation of a 360 degree murals which promotes the City of Tacoma on the street side, and Tacoma’s Cultural diversity through a Japanese Children’s Day scene on the pedestrian side. (more…)

Re-emerge in Healing
Saiyare Refaei

This mural is about uniting local environmental justice issues by coming together in healing. Specifically, it addresses the Northwest Detention Center (NWDC) and the Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) issues by highlighting some figureheads in these local movements alongside images of migratory animals.

2018 Wayzgoose Steamroll Prints
Tacoma Wayzgoose

A collection of the steamroller prints that were created during Tacoma’s 14th annual Wayzgoose letterpress and book arts celebration. 

She’s Had Enough
Jennifer Chin

An art installation where 4 female figures are being measured, judged, put on a saintly pedestal, sexually objectified, and burning a multitude of candles at both ends. The artist comments that “It is tiring. She has had enough. It is time for a change now.”

Mountain Water Spirit
Gustavo Martinez

Yesterday is gone; We seek to carry-on; In touch with thyself; As one we overcome; Fuel; Internal combustion; Sustainable vibrations; Frequencies of everlasting love.


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