The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, in partnership with Seattle City Light, has put out a call for submissions from an artist or team of artists interested in writing and illustrating a fictionalized graphic novel which incorporates aspects of the Georgetown Steam Plant’s history.
The call for submissions is open to all professional writers/artists/illustrators residing in Washington, Oregon, Idaho or British Columbia. Experienced and published graphic writers/artists/cartoonists encouraged to apply. The deadline for applications is 11 p.m., Tuesday, August 15, 2017. The chosen artist or team of artists will receive an $85,000 commission.
Want to learn more? The Office of Arts & Culture is offering a free, optional workshop on July 8 at the Georgetown Steam Plant, where staff will be able to answer questions regarding the project and the online application system. Guided tours of the Georgetown Steam Plant are also available at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on that day, so you can get to know the prospective subject. Visit the Georgetown Steam Plant website for driving and parking access information.
Georgetown Steam Plant Graphic Novel Workshop
Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Georgetown Steam Plant
6605 13th Ave S. Seattle, WA 98108
To read more about the project and what will be covered in the workshop, visit the Georgetown Steam Plant Graphic Novel project page at the Office of Arts & Culture website.