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About Storefronts

A core program of Shunpike, Storefronts supports our creative community and our urban neighborhoods in Seattle and Bellevue by providing opportunities for artists to create dynamic, engaging works that reach out to passersby, and activate our built environment.

Shunpike is accepting applications for Storefronts 2021. Click to learn more.

Storefronts Locations

NEW FEATURE: Click on the pins on the maps below to preview the artwork in each location.

Bellevue

Shunpike proudly presents two installations in Bellevue as part of its acclaimed Storefronts program, on display year-round.

Current Storefront Artists: South Lake Union

Sarah Lovett

ARTIST: Sarah Lovett
STOREFRONT LOCATION: Harrison East

ARTIST STATEMENT: My work takes the form of creatures with personal significance in my life and transformation. The joy of creation is in vision, innovation and the process of […]

Nina Vichayapai

ARTIST: Nina Vichayapai
STOREFRONT LOCATION: Thomas East

ARTIST STATEMENT: Here is a garden of non-native plant species naturalized within the Pacific Northwest. The presence of these plants across backyards and roadsides alludes to the impact of the […]

Nathan Clark

ARTIST: Nathan Clark
STOREFRONT LOCATION: Mercer West

ARTIST STATEMENT
Nets are ubiquitous, made and used by humans worldwide throughout history. A net can trap prey, carry goods, or be used as a safety device – it is […]

May Kytonen

ARTIST: May Kytonen
STOREFRONT LOCATION: Thomas West

ARTIST STATEMENT: Yuán Fèn is a word for how fate ties together people and places. Featured on these panels are the “Four Symbols”, who serve as guardians of the […]

Janet Neuhauser

ARTIST: Janet Neuhauser
STOREFRONT LOCATION: John St

ARTIST STATEMENT: I value intuition, thinking 25 years ago that pinhole would be less technical than film cameras. It is not easier with NO lens, viewfinder or focus. I […]

Fumi Amano

ARTIST: Fumi Amano
STOREFRONT LOCATION: Republican

ARTIST STATEMENT: Since moving to the US in 2013, I’ve grown homesick. I started making glass sculptures using old window frames from my friends house. I imagined what her and […]

Elise Koncsek

ARTIST: Elise Koncsek
STOREFRONT LOCATION: Mercer East

ARTIST STATEMENT: Can I see myself best in my reflection, refracted through the eyes of others, or with my eyes closed? Who puts the limits on how I can […]

Debbie Daniels

ARTIST: Debbie Daniels
STOREFRONT LOCATION: Harrison West
NAME OF WORK: Oil Paintings

ARTIST STATEMENT
My large scale oil paintings are about freezing the movement of water to preserve the delicacy of a fleeting moment in time. The goal of this […]

Current Storefront Artists: Westlake

Lawrence Pitre

ARTIST: Lawrence Pitre
STOREFRONT LOCATION: Olive Way

ARTIST STATEMENT: This collection recognizes all the cultures that have been a part of the Central District, what makes it special, starting from 1850 all the way to the […]

Soo Hong

ARTIST: Soo Hong
STOREFRONT LOCATION: Pine St

ARTIST STATEMENT: My work explores unrooted human condition which is happening directly and indirectly in contemporary times. Having lived in various countries across Europe, Asia and America, I am not deeply […]

Robert Horton

ARTIST: Robert Horton
STOREFRONT LOCATION: Olive Way
TITLE: Album Covers Art

ARTIST STATEMENT: In my studio, I often listen to music while I’m creating my masterpieces of art. John Coltrane, Billie Holiday, and Miles Davis, are just a […]

Minh Carrico

ARTIST: Minh Carrico
STOREFRONT LOCATION: Pine St

ARTIST STATEMENT: My work reflects upon a personal journey in search of solace during troublesome periods in my life through meditation. I am seeking to recreate the emotional connections […]

Kirk Yamahira

ARTIST: Kirk Yamahira
STOREFRONT LOCATION: Olive Way

ARTIST STATEMENT: I see myself and work as points within the cycle of deconstruction and reconstruction. I deconstruct the canvas to reconstruct it in 2½ dimensions and stay continually […]

June Sekiguchi

ARTIST: June Sekiguchi
STOREFRONT LOCATION: Pine St
TITLE:  Ancestral Inheritance of an Unknown Artist

ARTIST STATEMENT: I was gifted several large hand painted sumi-e (ink paintings) scrolls of an unknown artist by Paul Kikuchi and the […]

Juliana Kang Robinson

ARTIST: Juliana Kang Robinson
STOREFRONT LOCATION: Pine St

ARTIST STATEMENT: Pojagi Unity Flags have no nationality or allegiance.  They do not function as traditional flags that mark separation of states and nations.  The flags’ patchwork mark […]

Current Storefront Artists: Bellevue

Jessyca Murphy

ARTIST: Jessyca Murphy
STOREFRONT LOCATION: NE 6th St

ARTIST STATEMENT: Jessyca is an artist, musician, and feminist killjoy living in Seattle, WA. Her work blends humor and radical vulnerability to address issues of mental illness and […]

Lee Davignon

ARTIST: Lee Davignon
STOREFRONT LOCATION: NE 6th St

ARTIST STATEMENT: I am a mixed media artist working in textiles, sculpture, and installation. Through a combination of sculptural experiments, object-making, and performance, my work explores broader themes […]

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Call for Artists

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