Crosscut.com: In SLU, development is driving art space for a change

With its larger-than-life installations, MadArt isn’t known for doing things conventionally. Its newest HQ is no different.

Imagine that your apartment building also houses an art studio, home to a revolving cast of artists working on large-scale projects and sculptural work destined for the public sphere. This art-lover’s dream is soon-to-be reality: In the next few weeks, MadArt, a for-profit mission-driven arts organization that funds large-scale public art works, is finishing up one of the most fascinating hybrid live/work spaces in town. Their location: The ever-growing South Lake Union neighborhood in the heart of Amazon territory. Read more »