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Announcements

The RACC Announcement page consists of all entries which RACC posts on its website on a daily basis – including all artist opportunities like grants, jobs, calls to artists, etc. Other entries might include important media stories on the arts, advocacy alerts, or general news from the art community.

To submit an opportunity or other notice, use our submission form.

Entries below are listed in date posted order, starting with the most recent.

CGTrader Digital Art competition 2018

CGTrader, the world’s largest database of 3D models and 3D designers, has introduced the Digital Art Competition, which invites all CG artists (both 2D and 3D)! You can submit up to three works of art to each of the six categories: Character Illustration, Character Concept Design, Environment Illustration, Environment Concept Design, Object Design, and Object […]

RACC Opportunity: Call for Artists: Two Parks in Portland, OR

The Regional Arts & Culture Council invites artists/artist teams living in the states of Oregon, Washington and Idaho to submit qualifications for two separate public art opportunities for Portland Parks & Recreation. These opportunities will be for the newly developed parks located at Glenhaven Park and at Lynchview Park. Artworks created for these parks must […]

GOS Survey Results

In January, RACC conducted a stakeholder survey to collect feedback on RACC’s General Operating Support (GOS) grant program. The anonymous survey was distributed to all current GOS program member organizations, more than 150 arts organizations that do not currently receiving GOS support, and to community members. Here is the Executive Summary. GOS is the single largest funding […]

Portland City Council adopts arts affordability plan

On February 28, Portland City Council adopted a set of recommendations to protect and expand affordable arts spaces. You can read the resolution and the adopted plan here: A Plan for Preserving and Expanding Affordable Arts Space in Portland The need for such a plan is clear: the cost of living in Portland is rising […]

Night Lights on March 1

Night Lights’ second showcase of 2018 includes work from the inaugural class of Open Signal’s Future Forum program, which provides an in-depth learning experience for socially driven media makers to improve their creative practice and teaching abilities as well as increase their engagement with the community. This year’s Future Forum artists include ariella tai, Ashlin […]

Search update for February 27

Working with our executive search firm, Koya Leadership Partners, the RACC Search Committee has selected four semi-finalists for our Executive Director position. The Search Committee is organizing a diverse sample of community members to meet the semi-finalists. The sample will include board members, staff members, individuals representing organizations, individual artists, and public officials. All four semi-finalists prefer not […]

Privacy Policy

  Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, RACC has developed this policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy for www.racc.org, www.therightbraininitiative.org, www.workforart.org and www.portlandartspark.com. . LINKS TO OTHER SITES – A DISCLAIMER RACC websites […]

RACC Opportunity: Fall 2018 Professional Development Grants

The Professional Development Grant Program assists artists or arts administrators with opportunities that specifically improve their business management development skills and/or brings the artist or the arts organization to another level artistically Proposals in the Professional Development Grant Program cannot be geared toward the creation of a specific art project, but must clearly demonstrate how […]

Public Relations + Social Media Manager, INTERN

Public Relations + Social Media Manager, INTERN Required skills: – Knowledgable/comfortable in social forums such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter – Shows an understanding and interest in the brand aesthetic – Able to take specific direction and work within strict deadlines – Articulate and strong skills in writing and colloquial language – Positive, team mentality […]

Operations Assistant, INTERN

Operations Assistant, INTERN Required skills: – Knowledgable/comfortable with Microsoft Office – Highly organized and efficient – Able to take specific direction and work within strict deadlines – Positive, team mentality – Creative thinker, quick learner, highly productive – Must be able to meet at least once a week at Crib Design House in downtown Portland […]

Graphic Designer, INTERN sought by Crib Design House

Graphic Designer, INTERN Required skills: – Skilled and comfortable with Adobe Creative Suite – Creative and highly productive – Able to take specific direction and work within strict deadlines – Positive, team mentality – Must be able to meet at least once a week at Crib Design House in downtown Portland Job Description: – Graphic […]

Meet our newest staff members

RACC staff are a talented and passionate lot – and we are here to support you! You can meet the entire staff on our website here, and we wanted to take some extra time to introduce you seven of our newest employees. Meet Mia, Jack, Eugenie, Yasmine, Sean, Humberto and Alisa! Special thanks to Intisar […]

Art Spark is on February 26

The first Art Spark of 2018 is here!!! Join us for another evening of education and celebration as we share space with Orí Gallery, UNA Gallery, and Portland Open Studios (celebrating their 20 year anniversary!!). This February, Art Spark is trying something NEW and will raise funds for these amazing organizations and the important work […]

Search update for January 26

The search committee will conduct first-round interviews on February 2 and 3.  Last week Koya Leadership Partners presented 13 candidates to the search committee for a blind review (no identifiers), after which the committee selected seven candidates to interview (some local, some out of state). Applications received by January 31st will still be considered for the initial interview phase. […]

Regional Arts & Culture Council elects new board members

PORTLAND, ORE – The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) has elected three new board members:   Bob Geddes is a native Oregonian, retired from US Bancorp where he worked in legal and corporate services. His volunteer projects have included Oregon Council for the Humanities, 1000 Friends of Oregon, Literary Arts, The Wessinger Foundation, SMART, […]

RACC Announces the 2018 Juice Honorees

PORTLAND, ORE. — The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) will host its second annual Juice breakfast on March 1 at the Portland Art Museum. The annual benefit is an opportunity for members of the business and arts communities to come together and celebrate the people and partnerships fueling the arts in our region. This year […]

Subashini Ganesan is Portland’s new Creative Laureate

Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish has announced the city’s next Creative Laureate, Subashini Ganesan! She was introduced at the Wednesday January 17th City Council meeting. “Our inaugural Creative Laureate, Julie Keefe, served the City with distinction and set a high bar for her successor,” said Commissioner Fish. “Suba will bring passion, innovation, and a wealth of experience to this […]

General Operating Support Grant survey

The General Operating Support (GOS) Grant Program – the single largest funding program at RACC – seeks to fund arts organizations across the community spectrum and help support a wide range of quality arts programming made available to the Portland tri-county public. Last year the GOS program funded 54 arts organizations and distributed over $2.4 […]

2017-18 RACC Professional Development Grants (Cycle 2)

2017-18 RACC Professional Development Grants (Cycle 2) The Professional Development Grant Program assists artists or arts administrators with opportunities that specifically improve their business management development skills and/or brings the artist or the arts organization to another level artistically. The RACC Board of Directors approved these Professional Development Grants on December 13, 2017. Individual recipients: Avantika […]

Search update for December 22

The search for RACC’s next executive director continues. In early December, all members of the search committee completed unconscious bias training, and the committee will begin interviewing candidates in mid-January. Questions? Comments? The search committee can be reached at edsearch@racc.org.    

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