Washington Support Organizations
4Culture (Formerly Cultural Development Authority (CDA) of King County)
Charlie Rathbun, Arts Program
101 Prefontaine Place South
Seattle, WA 98104
Individual & organizational grants; Programs for Arts, Heritage, Public Art and Education. Directory of artists & space study on artists' needs.
Access Arts Line
1211 E John Street, Apt A
Seattle, WA 98102
Access Arts Line is a project of Arts & Visually Impaired Audiences; support from United Blind of Seattle King County chapter of the Washington Council for the Blind. Audio-Description Service is sponsored by the Allied Arts Foundation and Arts and Visually Impaired Audiences. Audio-Description Service receives grants from: King County Arts Commission, Seattle Arts Commission, City of Seattle.
4111 E. Madison St. #52
Seattle, WA 98112
Non-profit Grants - individual artists and organizations.
Gives money for the Arts, Architecture, Historical Preservation, and Urban Environment efforts in the Greater Seattle area
Grants & event planning. Allied Arts spearheaded the effort to create the Seattle Arts Commission and the country's first "One Percent for Art" program, which requires that a percentage of all government construction project budgets be devoted to arts purchases. 1952 -- . Offer umbrella sponship to arts organizations.
Publisher: Cultural Guide
Founded 1982 published ten times annually. Distributed free to hotels, galleries, theatres, restaurants, museums, bookstores, etc. from Portland to Seattle.
Deadlines 10th of the month.
Art/Not Terminal Gallery
2045 Westlake Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
Art gallery with performance space.
Co-op schedules small rehearsal and performance stage with resilient floor in back of gallery.
Margit Rankin, Executive Director
1835 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
Provides grants to individuals: Fellowships ($5,000 awards to artists) GAPs - Grants for Artist Projects (up to $1,000 for projects generated by artists). GAP provides support to develop new ideas and directions or to complete projects which have partial or no funding. May also include travel and research. Awards are made by an inter-disciplinary selection committee. Access to Affordable Health Care.
Karen Hanan, Executive Director
P.O. Box 1354
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Arts Northwest is a membership organization of performing artists, performing arts managers, presenters of the performing arts and local arts councils in the Northwestern United States and Western Canada.
Holds annual booking conference, Arts Northwest.
Mission: Maintain a communications network among presenters of performing arts events throughout the Northwest region of the United States and Canada.
158 Thomas Street, Suite 16
Seattle, WA 98109
ArtsEd Washington works to ensure that all students in Washington state have access to a complete education that includes the arts. We believe that the only equitable way to reach every child is to teach the arts at school, during school hours.
Mari Horita, President and CEO
10 Harrison Street, Suite 200
PO Box 19780
Seattle, WA 98109-6780
Network - Business funding for the arts
Founded: 1969; former name: Corporate Council for the Arts: CCA. Distributes grants to individuals and theatre companies, which have been in existence longer than three years. Assists businesses by working as the middle-man between the businesses and the arts community. ArtsFund interviews & screens grants. Provides a means for individuals to support non-profit arts organizations in the Puget Sound region. Gifts can be made independently or through a workplace giving drive.
Over 300 listings featuring artists in all performing arts disciplines; comprehensive listing of artists available for touring. artists such as tour availability, fees, shows offered (community, school, corporate etc), photos. Artists are interested in touring in BC, Alberta, Yukon, Alaska, Washington, Idaho and Oregon.
Incorporated in 1999 as a project of Arts and Visually Impaired Audiences, and is made possible in part by the SAC, KCAC, WSAC, NEA and the Jack Straw Foundation.
Jesse Minkert, Executive Director
400 Harvard Ave. E. #202
Seattle, Washington 98102-4951
telephone (voice): 206-323-7190
Access Arts Line
(voicemail messages): 206-528-2085
Access Arts Line is a recorded voicemail service providing information on access for blind and visually impaired people to the arts in the Seattle area. The Access Arts Line is a project of Arts & Visually Impaired Audiences; The Access Arts Line is supported by the King County Arts Commission and Sound Telecom. The Audio-Description Service provides live descriptions of scheduled performances of plays in Seattle theaters. Audio description is a project of Arts and Visually Impaired Audiences. Audio-Description Service receives grants from: King County Arts Commission, Seattle Arts Commission, City of Seattle, the Washington State Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Blind Youth Audio Project
AVIA collaborates with Jack Straw Productions so visually impaired teenagers work with producers and audio engineers at Jack Straw's audio production facility.
Blue Scooter Productions
Marketing Communications/ Storytelling in Multiple Media
Bill Murray, Writer-Director-Producer
2033 6th Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
Allows searching by city and show title of shows touring as part of the SFX Theatrical Group, Inc. the largest network of venues in the country - Seattle includes Paramount and Moore. Short list of cities with job openings
P.O. Box 291
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to furthering arts in Kitsap County.
Publishes Arts Journal, which includes information on Classes & Workshops. Quarerly Reference Guide listing special events and opportunities for contests, exhibitions, and jobs.
Center for Movement Arts and Therapy
Stace Goodrich & Margaret Sutro, Directors
418 N35th St
Seattle, WA 98103-8607
Business - Health
Psychotherapists dealing with Physician or self-referral.
The Center School
Judy Peterson, Principal
6-12 arts, science and media emphasis. Collaborate with: Pacific Science Center, Intiman, PNB, Experience Music Project & KCTS
PO Box 482
Bellevue, WA 98009-0482
Workshops, Agent, publishes talent resource guide
Contact: Nancy Lynn Newman
PO Box 3097
Port Angeles, Wa 98362
Board development, strategic planning, leadership, community outreach
Photographer of headshots and posters
Dramatists & Actors Meeting Now: DAMN
505 Belmont Ave
Seattle, WA 98102-
EARS, Inc. (Educational Arts Resource Services), Inc.
1100 Dexter Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
Business - Publisher and Workshops
Promote and support art groups, teachers, and students of art by providing a variety of services and products that connect these groups with artists and their skills and knowledge.
605 Woodland Sq. Loop SE
Olympia, WA 98507-9046
America's Job Bank is a partnership between the US Department of Labor and the state operated public Employment Service. The America's Job Bank computerized network links state Employment Service offices to provide job seekers with the largest pool of active job opportunities available anywhere and nationwide exposure for their resumes. For employers it provides rapid, national exposure for job
PO Box 1231
Freeland, WA 98249-9911
216 1st Ave S. Suite 251
Seattle, WA 98104
Writers' retreat stay from one week to two months. Founded by Nancy Skinner Nordquist. Writers invited. 2.5 : 1 ration staff to writers. Six individual cabins and shared dining.
I.A.T.S.E. District One International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Pictures Technicians, Artists, & Allied Crafts; Studio Mechanics of the Pacific Northwest
2800 First Avenue, Suite 231
Seattle, WA, 98121
2800 1st Ave, Rm 228
Seattle, WA 98121
Serves Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Western Montana -- movies and commercials. Benefits: safe working conditions, health coverage and retirement to members.
Jack Straw Productions Audio
Joan Rabinowitz, Executive Director
4261 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105-6999
Founded in 1962. Audio production and training center dedicated to the creation, production, and presentation of all forms of audio art. Commissions independent artists in all disciplines to create sound and audio productions; provides education programs for youth and adults. Sponsors annual artist residencies. 16-track facility with full range of studio recording services for artists of all types.
1201 1st Avenue S. #309
PO Box 24365
Seattle, WA 98124-0365
Publishes Northwest Production Index, Media Inc. Magazine, and other indexes
Network and organizer for Northwest Film Industry. Publishes a variety of directories including: Media/Northwest Film, Video and Audio Production Index.
4616 25th Ave. NE - PMB #439
Seattle, WA 98105 Kim Cunningham, President
The Northwest Screenwriters Guild is a non-profit screenwriting organization
dedicated to helping screenwriters in the Northwest further their craft and careers. Maintains Resources for Screenwriters
1204 Minor Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
Mark Gerth, Executive Director
The members of the Washington State Arts Alliance are artists, arts organizations, business people, arts educators, policy makers, parents, and people from all walks of life who are committed to keeping the arts strong and at the center of community life across Washington State.