Jack Straw Cultural Center relies on artists, educators, and volunteers to make our programs possible.

Artist opportunities

Jack Straw Artist Residency Programs:

The Jack Straw Artist Support Program, New Media Gallery Program, and Writers Program offer established and emerging artists in diverse disciplines an opportunity to explore the creative use of sound in a professional atmosphere through residencies in our recording studios and participation in our various presentation programs.

The application deadline for our 2022 Writers Program is November 1, 2021. The 2022 Writers Program Curator is Michael Schmeltzer.

The application deadline for our 2022 Artist Support and New Media Gallery programs is November 29, 2021.

All residency program applications are now online, via Submittable. Please contact us at arts@jackstraw.org or 206-634-0919 if this application format is not accessible to you for any reason.

Questions? See our residencies FAQ!

Other opportunities for artists:

In addition to our residency programs, there are plenty of opportunities for artists to work at Jack Straw, through our studio services, becoming a teaching artist for our educational programs, or partnering to present events in our studio or gallery. Drop us a line if you have any ideas or questions!

Volunteer opportunities

We are always on the lookout for new volunteers to help us achieve our mission. Prospective board members, technical and program advisors, and other motivated people with a passion for art and learning are encouraged to contact Executive Director Joan Rabinowitz and/or Administrative Coordinator Levi Fuller.

Internship opportunities

Please mail or email a letter of interest and a resume, and we will get back to you.

Jack Straw Cultural Center
4261 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

or email opportunities@jackstraw.org or education@jackstraw.org.

Please do not stop by without an appointment. Thank you.

Employment opportunities:

We are not taking any applications at this time.