For the second year in a row, the STars are up on the Red Wall surrounding the Capitol Hill light rail construction site. Sound Transit is partnering with the Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce to shine a light on neighborhood non-profits who make life brighter for everyone on Capitol Hill.
The STars will be on view through February. More information on last year's partnership between roster artists and non-profits is here. Capitol Hill Seattle article here.
2011 STart on Broadway:
100 years & still growing! Encouraging public participation, education,& preservation of your beautiful local Conservatory.
JoAnne Lepore - artist
Building confidence and self-sufficiency for homeless youth by providing a continuum of care that includes outreach, basic services, emergency shelter, housing, counseling, education, and employment training.
Ferdous Ahmed - artist
Empowering young women from diverse communities to realize their power, talent, & influence through media production.
Kelly Lyles - artist, www.kellyspot.com
Supporting transgender people toward growth and well-being through education, advocacy, & information resources for people interested in gender identity issues.
ilvs strauss - artist, www.hellomynameisilvs.blogspot.com
Promotes the health & well being of the Latino LGBTQ community, using culture & language as their strength.
Joey Veltkamp - artist, www.72clouds.com
Bottom row (left to right): 2011 Entre Hermanos, Joey Veltkamp; 2011 Ingersoll Gender Center, ilvs strauss (lowercase correct); 2010 Gay City Health Project, NKO; 2011 Reel Grrls, Kelly Lyles; 2011 Youthcare, Ferdous Ahmed. Special thanks to JCM Construction for hanging and powering the STars.