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Unity at the Bemis Summer Art Show


United Creations presents "Unity at the Bemis" - 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


United Creations presents "Unity at the Bemis" - 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 Art show dates


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.

Dates & Deadlines:

June 30th                   Friday                Application Deadline for Submissions

July 7th                       Friday               Artist Notifications Sent

July 14th                     Friday               Begin Receiving Art (M-F 10-5pm)

July 24th                    Monday            Art Delivery Final Day (M-F 10-5pm)

July 25th – Aug 2nd   Tues-Wed       UBC Hanging & Installation Dates

Aug 4th - 6th              Fri-Sun             Show Dates (Fri-Sat 12-8, Sun 12-6)

Aug 7th - 9th              Mon-Wed         Sales Notification, Pick up Purchases

Aug 10th - 14              Thur-Mon          Repacking Unsold Art

Aug 14th-18th*            Mon-Fri             Pickup/Return Unsold Art

Aug 18th                     Fri                     Remittance for Sold Art Sent

*original dates shifted

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

UNITY Art show dates


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.

Dates & Deadlines:

June 30th                   Friday                Application Deadline for Submissions

July 7th                       Friday               Artist Notifications Sent

July 14th                     Friday               Begin Receiving Art (M-F 10-5pm)

July 24th                    Monday            Art Delivery Final Day (M-F 10-5pm)

July 25th – Aug 2nd   Tues-Wed       UBC Hanging & Installation Dates

Aug 4th - 6th              Fri-Sun             Show Dates (Fri-Sat 12-8, Sun 12-6)

Aug 7th - 9th              Mon-Wed         Sales Notification, Pick up Purchases

Aug 10th - 14              Thur-Mon          Repacking Unsold Art

Aug 14th-18th*            Mon-Fri             Pickup/Return Unsold Art

Aug 18th                     Fri                     Remittance for Sold Art Sent

*original dates shifted

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 all day parking on Saturdays and Sundays starting at $9.
  • Seattle Art Fair parking is estimated from $10 to $15.
  • 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.