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
Lourdes Jackson created this mural as a birthday present for his six year old daughter. (more…)
Things taken for granted are often seen inside of themselves reflecting in and out.
Cyanotypes are created using a photographic process that results in the characteristic cyan blue prints.
Once, There was WILDERNESS Here
Once, there was WILDERNESS here, uses the imagery of cartography to reveal a network of thoughts about the environment.
Re-emerge in Healing
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.
Regarding the Discarded
Waste and art seem to share something in common. Whether they can become something of value may be the viewer’s call.
The Camouflage Net Project
The Camouflage Net Project points to the practice of concentration camps in the U.S., prison labor and racial bias towards immigrants of color.
The Fabric of Space & Time
These works are an invitation to ask questions of the world around us, to ponder what lays hidden, and what is hoping to be revealed to humanity.
Kristen T. Ramirez
Ramirez creates a kaleidoscope-like work that enlivens and humanizes the site.
Welcome to Tacoma and the Memory of Old Japan Town
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…)