Resources

As part of our effort to support the arts & culture community impacted by COVID-19, please visit our Emergency Relief, Donate and Relief Resource Listings.

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.

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, […]

Announcing two new calls for public art; more support for artists

In response to the impact on artists of COVID-19, the Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) announces two calls for new public art; an initiative to further emerging visual artists making work in Oregon and Southwest Washington and a direct purchase of artwork for the Visual Chronicle of Portland. Eligible artists may apply to either […]

New Public Art COVID-19 Relief Opportunities

In our continued response to individual artists and creative workers impacted by COVID-19, we have two new public art calls opportunities: a direct purchase of artwork for The Visual Chronicle of Portland and Support Beam, an initiative to commission emerging visual artists making work in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Eligible artists may apply to either or both opportunities.   The Visual Chronicle […]

Lummi Island Artist Show

Lummi Island Artist Show November 6 – 28, 2020 Opening Reception: Friday, November 6, 2020 6pm – 9pm Gallery Hours: Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm, Saturday 12 – 5pm Please enjoy images of works from the show through our online gallery at alliedarts.org. Allied Arts of Whatcom County’s 2020 Exhibit Series presents […]

Allied Arts: Whatcom Artist Studio Tour

Allied Arts: Whatcom Artist Studio Tour September 4 – 6, 2020 Opening Reception: Friday, September, 4, 2020 6pm – 9pm Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm, Saturday 12 – 5pm Please enjoy images of works from the show through our online gallery at alliedarts.org. Allied Arts of Whatcom County’s 2020 Exhibit Series is […]

Allied Arts: Whatcom Artists of Clay and Kiln

Allied Arts: Whatcom Artists of Clay and Kiln August 7-29, 2020 Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the Allied Arts Gallery will be closed until further notice. We will not be holding an opening reception for WACK, but please enjoy images of works from the show through our online gallery at alliedarts.org. Allied Arts of Whatcom […]

Allied Arts: Precisely Abstract

Allied Arts: Precisely Abstract July 3 – August 1, 2020 Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the Allied Arts Gallery will be closed until further notice. We will not be holding an opening reception for Precisely Abstract, but please enjoy images of works from the show through our online gallery at alliedarts.org. Allied Arts of Whatcom […]

Allied Arts: Magnificent Emotion

Allied Arts: Magnificent Emotion October 2 – 31, 2020 Opening Reception: Friday, October 2, 2020 6pm – 9pm Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm, Saturday 12 – 5pm Please enjoy images of works from the show through our online gallery at alliedarts.org. Allied Arts of Whatcom County’s 2020 October Exhibit Series will host […]

Two new supports announced for our artists and art organization partners

Arts and culture organizations, individual artists and creative workers need support now – we have been uniquely impacted and are among the first folks hurt financially by the limits on public gatherings and physical distancing requirements.  That is why RACC moved quickly to advocate for and provide relief to the arts community. Our first actions included setting up the Emergency Fund for Individual Artists and bringing together arts […]

Politically Charged Art Show

This show will be exhibited in the midst of the 2020 presidential elections, a time when it will more important than ever to make space for productive discussion about the future of our country. So although it’s normally a taboo, we’re inviting you to talk politics. Voice your comments, questions, concerns, or support through your […]

Watercolor Group Show

The Watercolor Open Call gives artists the opportunity to participate in a juried show in the WestPark Workshop Gallery. Michael Dunlavey will be the juror for this show, and is being featured in a concurrent exhibition of watercolor works in the main Coker gallery. We are looking for works in watermedia.

30 x 30 – 30 Pieces in 30 Days

30 pieces in 30 days The 30×30 show is a great way to explore any theme or style by creating one panel that displays 30 works that are 6 inches by 6 inches each, or 3 dimensional work that is no bigger than 6 x 6 x 6 inches. We cannot accommodate any 3 dimensional […]

Escape Reality: Video Game Art

Narrative, character development, choreography, illustration, set design, music, and cinematography all play a role in the creation of a video game. So is a video game art or entertainment? Can it be both? Whether you’re a fan of old school pixels or emerging tech, the Video Game Art show is the perfect place to showcase […]