2014-15 RACC Professional Development Grants (Cycle 1)

The RACC Professional Development Grant Program individual artists and arts organizations in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington Counties with activities that improve their business management development skills and/or brings to them to another level artistically. 21 Professional Development Grants were awarded for Individual Artists and 6 for Organizations. A total of $32,187 was awarded. These grants were approved by the RACC Board on May 28, 2014:


James Allen, Website,  $800
Paul Clay, Attend SIGGRAPH 2014 IN Vancouver BC, $1,000
Kathy Coleman, DIY Documentary class at NW Documentary, $750
Tia Factor, Marketing booklet creation and distribution, $1,400
Joe Futschik, Consult with Strategic Marketing firm, $1,500
Subashini Ganesan, Consultation in Rasa with Dr. Douglas Brooks, $1,400
Nicole J. Georges, Attend Small Press Expo in Baltimore, $800
Erik Geschke, Exhibit in BAM Biennial 2014, $725
Alice Hill, Guild of Natural Scientific Illustrators Conference, $1,000
Joshua Hydeman, Attend Int’l Workshop on Ice Caves, $1,070
Chuck Israels, Perform at Western Arts Alliance Conference, $1,500
Ethan Jackson, Exhibition in Tokyo, Japan, $1,400
Diane Jacobs, Install at Suho Memorial Paper Museum in Taiwan, $2,000
Alain LeTourneau, Photographic Process Workshops with Mark Eifert, $1,400
Dana Lynn Louis, Residency at Franz Meyer of Munich glass factory, $1,500
Adrian March, Website, $1,200
Jason Savage, Market “I Love Oregon” Postcards, $743
Graham Smith-White, Perform at Ecomusicologies 2014 in Asheville NC, $700
Mariana Tres, Consult with marketing expert and create website, $1,500
Leslie Vigeant, Residency at Artspace in North Carolina, $800
Lisa Ward, Website, $1,000
Boom Arts, Attend Panorama Sur 2014 Festival in Argentina, $1,372
Oregon Arts Watch, Devise marketing plan with Carrie Hoops, $1,500
Pendulum Aerial Arts, Attend American Youth Circus Educator’s Conference in Montreal, $1,777
Pride of Portland Chorus, Attend A Cappella Harmony Academy workshop in Tulsa, $900
Risk/Reward, Craft development plan with Lena Munday, $1,250
SoulPatch Music Productions, Redesign website, $1,200