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Heaven & Earth IX: Cultivate(d) Opening Reception

Seattle’s Temporary Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition Opens

Cultivate(d): Heaven & Earth 9


At the hair pin turn near Puget Sound View and the playground on NW Carkeek Park Rd. Seattle 98177

Guest-curated by ArtSite Ltd

Exhibition Coordinated by Seattle Parks & Recreation, the Associated Recreation Council, and the Carkeek Park Advisory Council

Participating artists:
Katalina Chung and Collin Bampton,;
Elizabeth Gahan,
Ted Larson,
Savina Mason,
Rodger Squirrell,


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Call for Temporary Art Projects at Carkeek Park

Heaven & Earth IX (2017): Cultivate/d

The Submission deadline has passed. Thank you to the 29 artists who have submitted proposals.

In collaboration with Seattle Parks and Recreation, ArtSite Ltd., and the Associated Recreation Council, the Carkeek Park Advisory Council (CPAC) invites proposals for up to five temporary outdoor projects for the ongoing environmental art exhibition known as Heaven & Earth. Carkeek Park is located in NW Seattle and features an approximately 190 acre urban forest with fields, wooded trails, and a saltwater beach. The exhibition runs August 5, 2017 – October 15, 2017. The deadline for submissions is June 18, 2017; there is no fee to apply. Emerging and established artists are encouraged to apply.

Artists and artist teams will be offered an honorarium of $1,000 ($500 upon successful installation of accepted projects, and another $500 upon successful de-installation of projects). For the ninth season of the ongoing series, the organizers have selected ArtSite Ltd, a professional sculpture installation team, as curator. The theme for the 2017 Heaven & Earth installation is cultivation:

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Call for Curators for 2017 Outdoor Art Exhibitions

Application deadline is March 19, 2017

art_piece_from_call_for_curator_2-15-17 In collaboration with Seattle Parks and Recreation and Associated Recreation Council, the Carkeek Park Advisory Council (CPAC) seeks a curator or curatorial team to manage various aspects of the ongoing environmental art exhibition in Carkeek Park known as Heaven & Earth. Emerging and established curators with exhibition experience, including outdoor temporary installations, are encouraged to apply. In recognition of the significant time commitment (estimated at 40 hours at $45/hr; see list below), CPAC will provide a curatorial honorarium of $1,800.

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Wild Germination Art Exhibition

Heaven & Earth VIII Site MapFrom July 23 – September 25, 2016, the ongoing Heaven and Earth series of temporary, outdoor environmental art projects in Carkeek Park will feature five environmental art projects that offer various interpretations of “Wild Germination,” a theme chosen by guest-curator Morgan McElfresh, local arts teacher at nearby Viewlands Elementary School.

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