Shift is an artist-run gallery that opened in December 2004 in the renovated Tashiro-Kaplan arts complex; an artist live/work building at 306 S. Washington in the Pioneer Square district of Seattle.
Shift was established as an artist-run space, with the primary goal of supporting Northwest area artists, working in a variety of media, whom are dedicated to creating challenging and innovative work.
Shift exists as a venue for its artists to exhibit, develop and advance their work. Shift is committed to celebrating art of diverse media and rigorous content.
Shift's founders are Garth Amundson, Stephen Chalmers, Cara Jaye, Pierre Gour and Joni Papp.