Public Space Projects

McGraw Square Pop-up Gallery

The Downtown Seattle Association, with funding from the Metropolitan Improvement District, invites you to check out the new McGraw Square Pop-up Gallery at the corner of Fifth and Olive Way. This fully outdoor gallery is part of DSA/MID’s efforts to bring local, vibrant art back into our daily lives and help revitalize the local arts sector. Please enjoy our current curated selection, which will rotate with other local artists in the future!

Currently featured artists at the McGraw Square Pop-up Gallery:

  • Alexis Hilliard
    Great Seattle Fire of 1889 / Handmade paper collage on panel
  • Cannupa Hanska Luger
    The One Who Checks & The One Who Balances / Beadwork, surplus industrial felt, ceramic, riot gear, afghan
  • Eric Fisher
    A Feeling / Digital Illustration
  • Tariqua Waters
    NO / Self-portrait, mixed media
  • Jenny Zwick
    Speaking Loudly With Gentle Materials (YES) / Archival pigment print
  • Monyee Chau
    Just Adequate / Digital painting
  • Lauren Max
    Nadia & Abigail / Photograph

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General Park Info:

Michael Johnson, Director of Parks & Public Spaces


Jennifer Casillas, VP, Public Realm & Ambassador Operations

Art and Public Space Projects:

Seth Geiser, Manager, Urban Planning & Design

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