SEATTLE, WA – Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE: KRC) announces a new $50,000.00 open call for artist submissions for the Harrison Street Art Wall as part of the future Dexter development project. DPA Fine Art Consulting (“DPA”) in partnership with Kilroy Realty Corporation is seeking visual artists in the metropolitan Seattle area to apply to the “Harrison Street Art Competition” January 31 – March 15, 2018. The site at 333 Dexter Avenue N. is a new property development by Kilroy Realty (the “Dexter Development”). The property will feature two beautiful new office towers, including retail, anticipated to be completed in 2019. We are looking for an individual or a team of artists to propose concepts for an exciting public facing “art wall” to be featured on the exterior of the building!

The program seeks visual artists in the metropolitan Seattle area to submit art wall concepts with a theme of “GRITTY CITYSCAPE //GATEWAY TO SEATTLE” intended to show a compelling cityscape that is both a “gritty” realistic take on urban life and could be considered a visual gateway to Seattle based on the Harrison Street location. Artists are encouraged to ruminate on the theme and consider the best possible visual interpretation of this theme. A panel of jurors will review submissions based on the artistic translation of the theme. The jurors, consisting of arts community leaders, will include representatives from Kilroy Realty, The Miller Hull Partnership, DPA Fine Art Consulting, Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture, Cornish College of the Arts, Pratt Fine Arts Center, and Seattle Art Museum’s Art Gallery. More information on the jury will be included on the competition website in the coming weeks:

The winner will be awarded the prestigious, high-visibility art wall opportunity and receive a $50,000.00 payment to execute the project based on an approved final art plan. This competition is open to all individual artists or artist teams. All participants must be at least 18 years old at the start of the competition, eligible to work in the United States, and reside (with proof of address) in the Seattle metropolitan area (including King County, Snohomish County, and Pierce County). All references to “artist” herein shall include the participation of teams with multiple artists.

There will be one Question & Answer Session held at the Pratt Fine Arts Center Youth Room located at 1902 S. Main St, Seattle, WA 98144 on Wednesday, February 14th 2018 from 4-6pm. Anyone interested in applying to the competition can attend, get more information and ask specific questions about art wall project. Please RSVP to the February 14th 4-6pm Q&A Session by sending an email to with your name and name of guests.

The competition open submission deadline is midnight on March 15, 2018, all complete proposals must be submitted via the program’s website: All proposals will be reviewed and evaluated by the jury in April & May 2018. If your proposal is selected, a representative from DPA Fine Art will contact you on or before May 15, 2018, to review next steps. If you would like make arrangement to interview an executive member of Kilroy Realty Corporation’s leadership team, have additional questions or would like an approved quote for your article please contact Lauren Albrecht of DPA Fine Art via email: or phone: 424.346.0850.

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