Phase One: What's possible? - COMPLETED MAY 2016
Examine the Feasibility of Public Art on the Pier 86 Structures

Phase Two: What's preferable? - COMPLETED JUNE 2016
Port of Seattle stipulated only art that does not touch the 50 year-old structure, thus Luminaire or Projection Art

Phase Three: City of Seattle, Community Partnership Award -  2017

The City of Seattle awarded $78,000 to Friends of Art of Pier 86 for Let There be Light to project illuminated art onto Pier 86. A pilot image will be projected for three months during winter, and a different image will be projected at the end of 2018.  (Community match: $99,950)

Phase Four - Call For Art - JULY 2018
See our Call for Art Page for new details




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Charles Bookman
QACC, Magnolia District Council, Retired SDOT Traffic Division Head

Jeff Hawk
Queen Anne Resident
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Barry Hyman
Belltown Resident,  Retired UW Professor

Jodi Itman
ILWU Local 19

David Levinson
Belltown Community Council
Downtown District Council
Retired Attorney

Michele Marchi
Magnolia Community Council
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Don Miles
Queen Anne Resident
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Ann Priftis
Sr Manager Business Development, Amazon Art

Eleanor Roemer
Retired General Counsel & Policy
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Bob Roemer
Dean Emeritus
College of Education, Loyola University

Jane Savard
Belltown Community Council, BBA, Downtown District Council,
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Betty  Winfield
Belltown Resident
Retired University of Missouri Professor



 Addie Dunlap
Seattle Central Area Photographer & Activist
Retired Communication Specialist

Nathan Germain
Steinbrueck Native Gallery Curator

Nicole Kistler
West Seattle Artist

Yoko Mureo
Capitol Hill Artist/Choreographer

Patty Tackaberry
Belltown, Retired Arts Journalist

Ernie Thomas
Seward Park Area Artist
Retired Boeing Engineer

Kathleen Warren
Director Urban Arts Works

Daniel Winterbottom
Wallington, UW Professor of Landscape Architecture


Rosie Courtney
Port of Seattle Liasion

Ed Pottharst
DON Project Advisor

Lindsay Pulsifer
Port of Seattle Waterfront Manager &
Director Maritime Division




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