Public Art Updates

Multnomah County Library and Regional Arts & Culture Council announce community artist as part of diverse work at North Portland Library

Sadé DuBoise will focus on community input as part of artwork for library’s new Black Cultural Center Contact: Liz Sauer, Multnomah County Library Capital Building Projects Communications Manager, 971.350.8733, elizabeths@multco.us Contact: Meech Boakye, Communications Lead, Regional Arts & Culture Council, 503.823.5111, mboakye@racc.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 22, 2024 PORTLAND, OR. — Multnomah County Library […]

Thirty-three Artworks Inspired by the People and Places of Portland Selected for Purchase

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 11, 2024 Portland, Oregon — The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC), in partnership with the City of Portland, announces that 33 artworks by 26 artists have been selected for purchase through a competitive application and review process. Celebrating and taking inspiration from the people and places of Portland, the selected […]

Request for Qualifications: Albina Library Sculpture Series

Rendering of the art site, exterior southeast view, facing NE Russell Street  If you would prefer these materials in another language please contact the RACC project team for translation services. Interpretation services are available, please email info@racc.org. Servicio de interpretación disponible Предоставляются услуги переводчика Có dịch vụ thông 提供口译服务 Important Dates November 20, 2023 – […]

Regional Arts & Culture Council and Port of Portland Announce Selection of PDX Phase 1 Terminal Redevelopment Artists

Left: Sanford Biggers, photography by Matthew Morrocco. Right: Yoonhee Choi, photography by Samuel Gehrke. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 16, 2023 Portland, OR – The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) in collaboration with the Port of Portland (Port) is pleased to announce the selection of two artists, Yoonhee Choi and Sanford Biggers. Both artists […]

Artists Chosen for Mural Project at Arbor Lodge Shelter Lead with a Community-Centric Approach

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2023 Meech Boakye, Communications Lead, RACC, mboakye@racc.org Sophie May Hook, Public Art Project Manager, RACC, shook@racc.org Portland, OR – The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC), in partnership with Multnomah County, the Joint Office of Homeless Services and Do Good Multnomah, proudly announces the selection of artists Lillyanne Pham (LP/she/they) […]

Request for Qualifications – PDX Terminal Redevelopment Public Art Project – International Arrivals

The Regional Arts & Culture Council (“RACC”) and the Port of Portland (“Port”) in Portland, Oregon, are inviting artists to submit their qualifications for the design and installation of a permanent public art display that will be a part of the Portland International Airport’s (PDX) terminal redevelopment project. The Port of Portland has contracted with […]

RACC Grantee Heléna Dupre Thompson’s “Unintentional Spectacles”

Laura Vincent Design & Gallery is a space in downtown Portland known since 2018 for its careful selection of contemporary artists. We visited to interview artist Heléna Dupre Thompson and view her exhibition Unintentional Spectacles, funded in part by a Make|Learn|Build grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council (RACC).  Thompson was raised in the […]