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.

Float On Visual Art Program

Float On is seeking artists to participate in our visual art program! We are looking for artists to feature in January 2019. Artists will receive four free float tank sessions in exchange for one original float inspired piece of artwork to be donated to Float On. Our goal is to better understand the link between […]

2019 City Art Bus

Transform CAT and JAUNT buses with your original designs! Tom Tom Founders Festival, JAUNT and Charlottesville Area Transit are looking for creative visionaries to design the 2019 City Art Buses. From ten finalists, a public vote will determine which two designs will transform a 35’ CAT bus and a 28’ JAUNT bus into moving murals. […]

Whatcom READS! Art Challenge

Call for Artists!! Whatcom READS and Allied Arts of Whatcom County present the 2019 Whatcom READS Art Challenge. We challenge artists to create works inspired by the novel “The Big Burn” by Timothy Egan. The exhibit is open to artists of all genres, mediums, and skill levels. It’s easy to participate! 1. Read the book […]

Multnomah County Library Writers Project

From October 17 to December 17, the library will be accepting submissions from local authors who would like to see their work added to the library’s collection. For this round of submissions, the library will accept memoirs as well as works of fiction, for adults, teens and children.

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts – Residency Program

Our next deadline is March 1, 2018. The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, NE offers 2- to 8-week residencies for writers, visual artists, interdisciplinary artists and composers/musicians. Housing, studio space, $100/week stipend. Approximately 60 residencies awarded per year. Two deadlines each year: March 1 for the following July – December 15; […]

Teleservices Representative, Part Time – Oregon Symphony

SUMMARY: Serves as front-line representative of the Oregon Symphony to the public, generating revenue through outbound sales and fundraising calls. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned. Sell Oregon Symphony (OSA) concert subscriptions, tickets and memberships by phone at the facility provided by the OSA, from leads furnished by the OSA. Develop and […]

Armory Concierge (Portland Center Stage)

Portland Center Stage at The Armory is hiring for an Armory Concierge. This part-time, hourly position is responsible for greeting, assisting, and treating all our visitors with the utmost respect and courtesy. The position provides our guests, artists, staff, and vendors with information and guidance with the highest level of responsiveness, and monitors lobby traffic […]

FIVE Squared benefit show & sale

The Davis Family YMCA is seeking donations of 5″ x 5″ art for a benefit show and sale. All artists, any age, amateur or professional, from anywhere in the world, are encouraged to participate. All mediums are acceptable if the art can hang on a wall via sticky tack. The art will sell for $25 […]

Museum Guest Services

The Oregon Jewish Museum is seeking a dynamic individual to work in Museum Guest Services each Sunday between noon and 5pm. Responsibilities include • Welcoming and greeting museum visitors • Collecting admission fees and providing tickets • Directing people to exhibitions • Sales activities in the Museum Shop • Answering telephone • Concierge activities: Providing […]

New mural materializing now on NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard

Artists Andrea de la Vega and Damien Dawahare have their backs turned towards the camera. Damien is holding a brush with his right hand, raised, and Andrea is looking to where Damien is pointing on the wall.

Local artists channel Día de Muertos in next installment of Fresh Paint, a temporary murals program October 17, 2018 — PORTLAND, OR – Passersby can now see the newest work-in-progress from Fresh Paint, a temporary murals program, on the exterior wall of Open Signal: Portland Community Media Center on NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard […]

Artist studio/workspace

Studio space available in NE Portland… 57th and Fremont! 24 hour access! $200 p/month. Available now. Potential for additional space could be included for an additional cost of $2 per square ft. No welders or big machine woodworkers please… limited on 220 power. Not a live/work space. Please call, text or email Micki for more […]

Reflections Exhibiton, Call for Artists

We have an open call for our January Exhibition at Columbia Art Gallery in Hood River, Oregon. Bringing light to a dark winter month, our Reflections exhibition asks artists to use literal reflections (mirrors, glass, etc) or metaphorical reflections to express themselves in their art. Eligibility: This exhibition is open to all artist living in […]

Creative Co-working Space

Close- in East side creative co-working space for $150-300/month. We have a small store front /studio/office that we share between three people. We are looking for one more artist, creative, designer or writer type person to share the space. We are socially engaged artists doing consulting, design, education and workshops in the space, and are […]

Circular art, international call

International artist submission ‘Circular art’ is looking for circular artwork to be featured in Murze three. A circular canvas relinquishes the artwork of the constraints of an angular box border or straight lines, making the artwork take on a completely different dimension. Artists can create new or submit pre-existing work for this project. We are […]

NW Film Center Director

The NWFC Director will bring innovative perspective, artistic leadership, management experience, strategic insight, significant fundraising capabilities, and operational skill to the NW Film Center. Reporting to the Director of the Portland Art Museum, the Director is responsible for the overall profile, growth and operation of the Film Center, including exhibitions, education, regional filmmakers’ support, and […]

Public Art for Downtown Festival Block

Boise City invites public artists to apply for an opportunity to design and fabricate public artwork(s) to be integrated into the streetscape on a new downtown festival block. Up to three artists may be selected from this Request for Qualifications as finalists who will be invited to participate in an interview process. Finalist artists will […]

Winter In America

For this show, Gallery 114 asks you to give meaning to the theme Winter In America”. Beyond Currier and Ives daydreams, currently everyone in the U.S. is facing at least one winter, if not multiple, and possibly metaphorical winters. Our gallery is one of the oldest art collectives on the west coast and is located […]

November 2018 Night Lights: Windows 11

Image of a person projected onto RACC's office building. Their hands are stretched upwards and clasped. while their face looks downward. They're wearing black framed glasses, a black, white, and grey sweater, and grey pants.

Night Lights, RACC’s outdoor public art event series continues with local artists Roesing Ape and Beth Whelan. Following a successful kickoff to the series with Laura Median’s Flying in October, the next Night Lights event will take place on November 1st at 6PM. Titled Windows 11, Ape and Whelan’s work involves a minimalist dance piece inside an architectural projection of […]

Portland State of the Arts: 2018

As Portland continues to change, we asked artists, arts administrators, and creatives to share their thoughts on the “state of the arts” here in the city to illuminate the ways arts and culture intersect with our lives as Portlanders and get a glimpse of the cultural landscape through their eyes. Their words serve as a […]

Notes on Surviving in Portland

by Paul Susi I am a Portland native, the son of immigrants and a person of color. I am the Co-Chair of the Multnomah County Cultural Coalition; I am the Artistic and Executive Director of Portland Actors Ensemble / Shakespeare in the Parks; I am a Conversation Project Facilitator for Oregon Humanities; I serve as […]