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Unity at the Bemis Summer Art Show


Unity at the Bemis is a juried and curated charitable art show running Aug 4-6th at The Bemis Building in SoDo, less than 2 blocks from The Seattle Art Fair at CenturyLink Field. The goal of this community-centric art show is to raise at least $25,000 to support local homelessness efforts through the work of Facing Homelessness - a direct-action non-profit that works closely with homeless citizens. The show will feature between 40-50 Northwest artists, with affordable art up for sale throughout the 3-day event.

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Unity at the Bemis Summer Art Show


Unity at the Bemis is a juried and curated charitable art show running Aug 4-6th at The Bemis Building in SoDo, less than 2 blocks from The Seattle Art Fair at CenturyLink Field. The goal of this community-centric art show is to raise at least $25,000 to support local homelessness efforts through the work of Facing Homelessness - a direct-action non-profit that works closely with homeless citizens. The show will feature between 40-50 Northwest artists, with affordable art up for sale throughout the 3-day event.

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Call for Art


Our Call for Artists is up and running on Café right now, so please check it out here. This juried show is being curated by Diane Venti, owner of the Alki Arts gallery. Artists will keep 50% of proceeds from each sale, while the remainder, after expenses have been covered, will be donated directly to Facing Homelessness.

Participation is open to Washington & Oregon artists who work in 2D & 3D mediums. The Unity at the Bemis Committee is dedicated to creating culture-building events, and uniting regional talent through the promotion of art.

IMPORTANT DATES

June 30th                                   Artists Application Deadline for Submissions
July 7th                                       Artist Notifications Sent
July 24th                                     Art Delivery Final Day
July 25th – Aug 2nd                    UBC Hanging & Installation Dates
Aug 3rd from 6 - 8pm                  Sponsors Champagne Preview
Aug 4th - 6th                               Unity Show Dates
Aug 8th - 11th                              Unsold Artwork Returned

FOR SPONSORS
Please see UnitedCreations.com/unity for information regarding sponsorship.

Call for Art


Our Call for Artists is up and running on Café right now, so please check it out here. This juried show is being curated by Diane Venti, owner of the Alki Arts gallery. Artists will keep 50% of proceeds from each sale, while the remainder, after expenses have been covered, will be donated directly to Facing Homelessness.

Participation is open to Washington & Oregon artists who work in 2D & 3D mediums. The Unity at the Bemis Committee is dedicated to creating culture-building events, and uniting regional talent through the promotion of art.

IMPORTANT DATES

June 30th                                   Artists Application Deadline for Submissions
July 7th                                       Artist Notifications Sent
July 24th                                     Art Delivery Final Day
July 25th – Aug 2nd                    UBC Hanging & Installation Dates
Aug 3rd from 6 - 8pm                  Sponsors Champagne Preview
Aug 4th - 6th                               Unity Show Dates
Aug 8th - 11th                              Unsold Artwork Returned

FOR SPONSORS
Please see UnitedCreations.com/unity for information regarding sponsorship.

Examples of previous juried participants from the Spring Art Show:


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Directions + Parking


55 S Atlantic St Seattle 98134

The Bemis building is located in SoDo, one and a half blocks west of the south entrance to Safeco Field and the new King5 building.

Directions + Parking


55 S Atlantic St Seattle 98134

The Bemis building is located in SoDo, one and a half blocks west of the south entrance to Safeco Field and the new King5 building.

PARKING

There is limited street parking near the Bemis building. Please be careful to read all posted signs. Sunday is always free unlimited-time street parking.

Other suggested parking options:

  • The Safeco Field garage at 800 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134. They have $9 all day parking on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Street level open lots in the area
  • Take public transport, taxis or ride sharing to visit Bemis and avoid the parking hassle.

Where NOT to park:

  • DO NOT PARK in the ‘Tenant Only’ lot on the south side of the Bemis building, off Colorado Ave S. This is reserved 24 hrs for residents and tenant businesses only. Signs are posted everywhere so don’t worry about missing it.
  • Be careful of parking garages closed on the weekends. The parking garages next to the building, including the garage entrance on S. Atlantic St. closest to the Bemis' front door, are usually closed to the public on weekends. You may be able to get in, but you won't be able to get out. Please be sure you are not parking in a closed garage.