COMMUNITY PROGRAMS
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Storefronts

Storefronts is an innovative arts program that activates communities, neighborhoods, and streets by matching the work of local artists with vacant or under-utilized retail spaces.

ACES: Artists of Color Expo & Symposium

Artists of Color Expo & Symposium (ACES) is a two-day, POC-led, community-curated program with performances, exhibits, presentations, workshops, listening opportunities, and open forums.

Studio at 2+U

The Studio at 2+U provides opportunities for workshops, rehearsals, and presentations at the new 2+U building in the heart of Downtown Seattle. The Studio is created with underserved creative communities in mind – those most affected by gentrification and displacement.

Amazon Residency

Amazon’s Artist in Residence program provides artists a ten week residency in an on-site art studio at the South Lake Union Seattle Headquarters.

Arts Business Clinics

Arts Business Clinics invite professionals in the field to present on arts business topics from marketing to fundraising, strategic planning to basic budgeting. Clinics are open to the public.

Arts Business Dates

Arts Business Dates are 30 minute one-on-one meetings with experienced arts professionals, where you can ask questions specific to your arts project or creative enterprise.

Shunpike also provides fiscal sponsorship services to the arts community

Thanks to corporate partnerships, government and philanthropic support, and collaboration with individuals and organizations in our region’s creative sector, we proudly create programs to showcase art in the community.