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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.

Call for Art-MUSE

THEME The artist’s muse is one of the most romanticized figures in art history. From lovers to spouses to friends inspiration comes from many different individuals, maybe something different for you. The relationship between an artist and their muse can be intuitive, complex, and private. This deep relationship drives the creative process, enhances it, and […]

Private Work Studio + Office

Alberta Abbey located west of MLK on Alberta St. in Northeast Portland is an arts and event center focused on equitable and affordable opportunities for learning, sharing, and creating. Available in June, this 601 sqft space features a large open studio with a separate reception/office area. Previously an acting studio, the dark plywood flooring in […]

Plein Air Pandemic Paint Out

As an alternative option to this year’s Lavender Paint Out, the Chehalem Cultural Center would like to invite you to participate in the 2020 Plein Air Pandemic Paint Out! To participate you must submit high-quality, digital images of up to three artworks of plein air paintings that are of “The Landscapes Around You”. We would […]

Private Work Studio + Office

Alberta Abbey located west of MLK on Alberta St. in Northeast Portland is an arts and event center focused on equitable and affordable opportunities for learning, sharing, and creating. Available in June, this 601 sqft space features a large open studio with a separate reception/office area. Previously an acting studio, the dark plywood flooring in […]

Standing for Justice

This past week has been devastating, with the murder of George Floyd painfully following so many others who were also victims of state-sanctioned violence. Systemic racism and white supremacy need to be stopped. The impact of what is going on across this country, across Portland, and in our neighborhoods is – all-at-once – deeply traumatic, long overdue, relevant and impossible […]

Call to Artists: Dia de los Muertos Exhibit

The Maude Kerns Art Center invites artists to submit to the 27th annual Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Exhibit, October 9 – November 2, featuring two- and three- dimensional work related to the theme of the Mexican Day of the Dead. The Dia de los Muertos celebration blends the ancient harvest rituals […]

2019-20 RACC Project Grants (Cycle 3)

RACC’s Project Grant Program provides financial support to individual artists and not-for-profit organizations in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas Counties, for project based arts programming. Grants are awarded up to $7,000 and are available in three categories: Artistic Focus, Arts Equity & Access, and Catalyst.  The following 89 Project Grants were approved on May 27, 2020 […]

Pretty in Pink

treat gallery is excited to announce our open call: “Pretty in Pink.” “From the rosy tint of wind-reddened cheeks to the first flush of arousal, from cherry blossoms to PeptoBismol, pink is a sweet, intimate, fragile and sickening shade. Few colors trigger more contradictory associations and emotions–tender, childish, plastic, pornographic–or are so symbolic of both […]

How’s the weather here there? Postcard Exchange 2020

I invite you to participate in a postcard exchange art project called, “How’s the weather here there?” happening all year, 2020. To participate, describe your current inner and outer landscape (physical space, emotional state, whatever that means to you) on a postcard and mail it to me: Erin Fussell P.O. Box 13414 Los Angeles, CA […]

Promise Neighborhood Parent Coordinator

ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND Latino Network’s mission is to provide transformative opportunities, services and advocacy for the education, leadership and civic engagement of our youth, families and communities. Our work springs from the core belief in Latino community self- determination—that is, the ability of community members to participate meaningfully in the decisions that affect their lives and […]

Our message to audiences is: “Please stay with us. We’re in this together.”

Arts consultant George Thorn on strategizing for a post-COVID world By Joni Renee Whitworth   George Thorn is a co-founder of Arts Action Research, a national arts-consulting group. The focus of his consulting is the Regional Arts & Cultural Council’s Cultural Leadership Program. He also co-leads RACC’s Art of Leadership, a six-part board training program […]

CALL FOR EXHIBITIONS

Become a Loupe Featured Gallery LOUPE® (loupeart.com) is the leading online art streaming platform with an integrated marketplace. The Loupe art player is streamed like music with pioneering methods to customize the experience. Today, the platform provides ambiance, energy, tranquility, and culture in the home and to select hotels, lobbies and lounges around the world. […]

Great Creative/Art Spaces for rent

Looking for a place to create during the lockdown? East Creative is physically distancing positive and waiting for you. Seeking artists, crafters, massage folks and more. Space is limited, so contact me soon and I will arrange a Socially distance tour of the facility. email for more info $250-490.00 Spaces available in Cool Bldg! (Inner […]

FAKfulness Art Magazine 4th issue open call

FAKfulness Art Magazine is an independent artist-run international online publication dedicated to showcasing and promoting experimental and progressive contemporary art FAKfulness Art Magazine is pleased to announce an open call for the 4th issue of mag. We welcome original and innovate approaches to “LUNATICS AND PROPHETS” topic. All international artists of all genders are welcome […]

East Portland Community -Centered Art

Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette is opening its newest health center on SE Division in East Portland in June 2020. We are committed to strengthening our community partnerships in East Portland and would like to feature a local resident’s work in the waiting room our new, beautiful health center. We have a dedicated space to hang […]

Allied Arts Heliotrope Art ‘Xtravaganza

Allied Arts is accepting applications for the 2nd Annual Heliotrope Arts ‘Xtravaganza: an artistic invasion of the Heliotrope Hotel by Whatcom County artists, performers and creative community organizations. In celebration of 40 years of community arts, Allied Arts of Whatcom County invites the community to wander the hotel grounds, listen to music, participate in immersive […]

A SHOW OF HEADS

A SHOW OF HEADS is a thematic group exhibition of work that includes and/or is based on the portrayal and interpretation of the human head. The exhibition will be held online on the Limner Gallery web site, November 1 – 30, 2020, and will also be viewable on the site thereafter until June of 2021. […]

Global Meltdown

Global Meltdown is a thematic exhibition of artwork related to the the Global Meltdown; the environmental, economic and health crisis that has been compounded by the Covid19 pandemic.  The exhibition will be held online on the Limner Gallery web site, October 1 – 30, 2020, and will also be viewable on the site thereafter until […]

Inspiration from Isolation – Online Fine Art Competition

Agora Gallery is pleased to invite artists from across the globe to enter the FREE art competition ‘Inspiration from Isolation’. Selected artists will receive prizes and opportunities that will grant invaluable exposure and promote their careers. Inspired by the spirit of our founder, Miki Stiles, Agora Gallery is responding to the challenge faced by artists […]

Call for Artists: Art Vancouver 2020

The Vancouver Visual Art Foundation is announcing an open call for the 6th edition of Art Vancouver, an international art fair held annually at The Vancouver Convention Centre, a stunning waterfront venue. Art Vancouver is the perfect west coast setting for those looking to showcase their artwork on an international stage, with galleries, dealers, collectors, […]