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.

AEAF Education Specialist

AEAF Education Specialist The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) is seeking an Education Specialist funded by the Arts Education and Access Fund (AEAF) to support RACC’s responsibilities in coordinating services to school districts funded by AEAF and to assist in communicating a community vision for equitable education through the arts. Status:                         Regular, Full-time […]

Oregon Humanities magazine cover: Union

If you’re an artist and have work that we might consider for the cover of the spring 2020 issue of Oregon Humanities, “Union,” we’d love to know about it. Please familiarize yourself with the publication by visiting, then send us the following by February 17, 2020: -A high-resolution digital image (300 dpi at 8” […]

Invitation to Artists born outside the U.S. to enter juried show with cash prize

Hope in Every Step is an exhibition sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church, Portland, Oregon under the supervision of the Visual Arts Committee. First Presbyterian Church is a member of the 7×7 Consortium of art galleries in 7 downtown churches. In the fall of 2020 each gallery will present a different exhibition on the theme […]

2020-2021 Production Apprenticeship Program

Portland Center Stage at The Armory is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 Production Apprenticeship Program. The apprenticeship program at Portland Center Stage invites recent college and community college graduates to spend the year with us, bringing stories to life in unexpected ways. Apprentices will work alongside industry leaders in their chosen discipline, and will […]

North by Northwest 2020: Women’s Work

The Yellowstone Art Museum’s second annual juried exhibition, North x Northwest, features the theme “Women’s Work.” We are currently accepting submissions of fine art and studio craft by contemporary artists throughout the United States. The exhibition introduces new artists to the region, showcases emerging regional artists, and features long-time favorites. In addition to Juror’s Award […]

Sr. Copywriter

Company Description Happylucky is a creative agency with soul, fluent in work that shifts hearts, minds and culture. Our clientele may be global, but our vibe and roots are local. At Happylucky, we sweat, swear and laugh. Our work is multi-disciplinary, including but not limited to brand strategy, advertising campaigns, retail engagement/installation, digital/social media, product […]

OPEN CALL: Environment & BookArt exhibition, Budapest 2020

Environment & BookArt exhibition (9 X 12) Bartok1 Gallery, Budapest 2020 Deadline: March 1, 2020 Artworks on or of paper may be any size, but MUST fit in a 9 X 12 (22.9X30.5cm) envelope or box. Unmatted, unframed photography, drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, mixed media, cast or folded paper, multimedia or digital prints. For more […]

Natural Disaster Relief for Visual Artists Fellowship

The Byrdcliffe Art Community has received a generous grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation for visual artists living/working in North America (including Mexico and Puerto Rico) who have been displaced or otherwise affected by a natural disaster. This grant includes artists affected by the earthquakes in Mexico, wildfires in California, hurricanes in Puerto Rico, Florida, and […]

Springwater — a 2020 Participatory Project Residency at The Living School of Art

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS ///////////// This residency is open to individuals or collaborative groups working in all creative disciplines, who identify as immigrants and/or BIPoC (Black, Indigenous or People of Color). If you don’t qualify for this residency but you’re interested in connecting with us, please reach out at! In your application, propose a project that […]

Freshly Painted Studio at East Creative Available Now

6 x 7 Freshly painted studio We are a local art collective in SE Portland near OMSI. We participate in First Friday’s and have a cohesive group of different artists You would have 24 hour access but this is not for living. Work only. There is an art sink near by, a small kitchen and […]

International Art Competition Open

Contemporary Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 3rd “Open” Online Art Competition for the month of January 2020. This is an international competition and artists from around the world are welcome to submit their work. There is no theme in this competition. All visual art mediums are acceptable (painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, digital, […]

ACRE 2020 Summer Residency Application Open Now Through March 7

The ACRE Residency Program takes place every summer in rural Southwest Wisconsin. Developed as a means to support emerging visual artists, sound artists, musicians, performers, writers and curators, the program provides artists with the opportunity to expand upon their individual practices as well as take part in optional programming within a collaborative community. ACRE’s 14-day […]

Head of the MFA in Collaborative Design/MA in Design Systems

POSITION SUMMARY: The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) seeks a Program Head for its MFA in Collaborative Design and MA in Design Systems programs. The Collaborative Design and Design Systems programs produce creative leaders who apply a systems mindset and a toolkit of design, analytical, and entrepreneurial […]

Events & Rentals Manager

Portland Center Stage is seeking an Events & Rentals Manager. The Events & Rentals Manager is a full time, exempt position and is part of the Portland Center Stage Production Department. The Events & Rentals Manager is responsible for all outside rentals and special events that happen at The Armory. Responsibilities include meeting annual rental […]

Executive Director

Advance Gender Equity (AGE) has launched a search for its first executive director! See AGE is a young thriving nonprofit that makes equity and inclusion the core of its existence. Our mission is to advance the power and visibility of women and nonbinary people in the arts. Thanks to the Collins Foundation, we now […]

Mineral School

Mineral School is an artists residency located in a former 1947 elementary school near Mt. Rainier, in Mineral, Washington. During 2020, we’re offering four two-week residency sessions to poetry and prose writers, as well as visual artists, providing accepted applicants with space and time to create new work without the interruptions of normal life and […]

Calling all creatives: What is your dream project?

Oregon Community Foundation’s Creative Heights initiative provides opportunities for artists and cultural creatives to stretch their creative capacity, share new works and test new ideas. The initiative aims to increase Oregon’s cultural visibility and vitality while supporting unique opportunities for Oregonians to experience innovative arts and culture. Up to $1 million in projects will be […]

Artists Vision

Artist’s Vision — Small Worlds 57th Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034 (9 miles south of Portland) Show Dates: June 26, 27, and 28, 2020 Location: Lakewood Center for the Arts (Location) Application Deadline: FEB. 16, 2020 Entry Fee: $35 Featured Artist: Nicole Gustafsson Artist’s Vision Application (Applications available Nov. 1, […]

Beaverton Ten Tiny Dances

Beaverton Ten Tiny Dances presents the work of exemplary contemporary and traditional choreographers on a 4’ x 4’ stage in non-conventional sites. This event engages, surprises, delights, and perhaps challenges the community around art in public spaces, and highlights the artistic and cultural diversity of Beaverton.

Byrdcliffe Artist Residency : Woodstock NY

Byrdcliffe Artist Residencies offer uninterrupted time and space for creatives in all disciplines. Our serene mountain community is 2.5 hours north of NYC in Woodstock NY with residencies open to individuals, teams, and couples at all stages of their career. Byrdcliffe’s AiR program is particularly beneficial to those who find it restorative to live in […]