December 2, 2014

STars on Broadway - Honors Capitol Hill Nonprofits


Join us for a lighting ceremony: 
Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
In conjunction with Holiday Hotspot.

Meet at the corner of East John Street and Broadway in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.  

Sound Transit, for the fifth year, is celebrating nonprofits on Capitol Hill that make life brighter for everyone, through partnering with the Capitol Hill Chamber, for the STars on Broadway project.
Meet at E John & Broadway
Friday Dec 5th at 6pm
STart, Sound Transit’s art program, pairs an artist with a local organization selected by the Capitol Hill Chamber to create a custom STar inspired by the nonprofit. These STars stay lit on the Capitol Hill Link light rail construction wall through the dark winter nights. The STars will be installed on the Capitol Hill Red Wall at East John Street and Broadway.


Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
Promulgating universal joy and expiation of stigmatic guilt,
artist: Clyde Peterson

Artist Trust
Supporting Washington State artists creating in all disciplines,
artist: Evan Blackwell  

Jubilee Women’s Center
Rebuilding lives, one extraordinary woman at a time, 
artist: Keely Dolan

Hugo House
A place for writers – to read words, hear words,
and make your own words better, artist: Vis-a-Vis Society

Seattle Area Support Groups
Promoting well-being through peer support,
artist: Ken Turner


People’s Memorial Funeral Cooperative, artist: Maria Meneses 
Community Lunch on Capitol Hill, artist: Roy Powell 
Powerful Voices, artist: Vida Rose 
Northwest Film Forum, artist: DK Pan 
Gender Justice League, artist: Lauren Holloway

Capitol Hill Housing, artist: Dan Hawkins
Three Dollar Bill Cinema, artist: Monika Proffitt 
Velocity Dance, artist: Ezra Dickinson 
Washington Bus, artist: Susan Brown 
Friends of Olmsted Parks, artist: Jeanie Lewis

Entre Hermanos, artist: Joey Veltkamp 
Friends of the Conservatory-Volunteer Park, artist: Joanna Lepore
Ingersoll Gender Center, artist: ilvs strauss 
Reel Grrls, artist: Kelly Lyles 
Youthcare, artist: Ferdous Ahmed 

Rosehedge/Multifaith Works, artist: Michiko Tanaka 
Cal Anderson Park Alliance, artist: Rob Zverina 
Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets, artist: Jesse Brown 
Neighborhood Farmer’s Market Alliance, artist: Sam Trout 
Gay City Health Project, artist: NKO

June 6, 2014

Britta Johnson - Streamlined Fadeout

Britta Johnson, a member of the Seattle Experimental Animation Team (SEAT), has completed her wall animation project entitled Streamlined Fadeout. Britta is the latest artist to occupy the Red Wall for the 6-month SEAT residency program, which presents the collective membership an opportunity to work on large-scale animation projects. Photos and information on her October '13 installation can be found here. Jen Graves, Pulitzer-finalist art critic for The Stranger, writes about Britta's project here.
Vimeo page -
Website -
Streamlined Fadeout from Britta Johnson on Vimeo.

January 5, 2014

STars On Broadway 2013!!!

STart (Sound Transit's art program)

Please join us for the

STars on Broadway Lighting Ceremony

Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 | 5:30 p.m.

Corner of E John St & Broadway in Seattle

Sound Transit partners with the Capitol Hill Chamber to shine a light on neighborhood nonprofits who make life brighter for everyone.

STart pairs an artist with a Chamber selected organization, who creates a custom star inspired by the nonprofit’s mission. These STars stay lit on the Capitol Hill Link light rail construction wall throughout the dark winter nights. The STars will be installed on the Capitol Hill Red Wall at East John Street and Broadway on Dec. 12. They will stay up through early February.

2013 NonProfit STars on Broadway, and their STart artists:

Capitol Hill Seattle