Local Arts Opportunities for Youth

There are a variety of opportunities, events, workshop, and classes for youth in the Portland Metropolitan region. See the listings below in right column.

Call for Honoring Our Rivers 2017 – A Student Anthology

We welcome submissions of original writing, art, and photography from students who love their rivers! Eligibility All students from kindergarten through college are invited to submit. Students outside of Oregon are welcomed to submit. Media – What We Accept Art – drawings, paintings, watercolor, photography, multimedia, sculpture, glass, installations, etc. If in doubt about whether […]

Student Art Competition: The ArtEffect Project

The ArtEffect Project, with cash prizes totaling $13,500, teaches students their power to create positive change by honoring the legacies of Unsung Heroes from history. The competition is open to U.S. and international students in grades 6-12, and is free to enter. The final deadline to submit art is February 15, 2017. For full competition […]

Outdoor student internship opportunity – stickwork sculpture

The City of Hillsboro’s Public Art program is seeking two temporary, part-time student interns for a very unique and exciting Public Art project in Orenco Woods Nature Park in April, 2017. We would love to have two volunteer/project managers to help with the project. These opportunities may be of best fit to students in the […]