SEEDArts Studios

The SEEDArts Studios in Hillman City are home to 22 artist studios and office spaces for creative enterprise have been newly renovated. Located at 5617 Rainier Avenue South (the northwest corner of Rainier Ave & S. Orcas St) in Hillman City, SEEDArts Studios are on the top floor of the historic building that house The Collaboratory, a community co-working space and incubator.

SEEDArts is eager to bring together a creative community of artists. Studios have been newly painted, outfitted with new flooring and LED lighting. Studios range from 90 to 240 square feet, with shared kitchen space and restrooms; rents include all utilities and basic wi-fi.

Current Studios available:
We have do not have studios available at this time. We do have leases expiring in the near future. If you would like to be placed on our waiting list, send us an email at

For leasing information and tours, please call 206.760.4286 or


NOTE: The SEEDLab is rented now through December 31, 2016. Please check back in 2017.

Need a place to teach an art class? Want an art studio for a few hours a week? Studio #21 in the SEEDArts Studios has been reserved as a community art making/makerspace room. Dubbed the SEEDLab, the mission of this space is to provide a community space where the sharing, discovery, and experimentation of art and technology provide the residents of SE Seattle with an opportunity to develop 21st century skills.

This 220 sq foot studio is available for community members to rent for creative enterprise endeavors 7 days a week. Rentals include the use of seven 4’x2’ folding tables & 20 chairs. There is a sink in the studio; shared bathrooms & kitchen are down the hall. Wifi is included.

Rental Rates

Public $25/hour or $150/day
Non-profit $20/hour or $120/day

SEEDArts members including SEEDArts Studio tenants, Columbia City Gallery artists, and Presenting Partners of the Rainier Valley Cultural Center get the non-profit rate. Discounts can be negotiated for repeat usage.

Rental Terms

The rental fee and a rental agreement must be submitted to reserve the SEEDlab. Your rental period must include time for set up and clean up. Minimum 2 hours rental. A $50 damage deposit is required.

Call or email us or (206) 760-4286.

Upcoming Events

Path with Art

In the Guest Gallery – Artists and details TBA Artists’ Reception: Sat, April 8, 5-8pm

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Member Exhibit

Work by Gallery artists Jacqui Beck, Joanne Bohannon, Osa Elaiho, Shari Kaufman Artists’ Reception: Sat, April 8, 5-8pm

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4th Annual Golf Tournament @ Jefferson Park Clubhouse and Golf Course Friday, August 11, 2017 ~ For info, contact Celia ( or 206-760-4261)

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