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.

Myth & Magic Show at the Gresham Visual Arts Gallery

The Gresham Art Committee is looking for artists from East County & the Portland metro area to enter our “Myth & Magic” Show. Entry deadline is 9/27. Show Dates: November 13, 2019 – February 6, 2020 Description: Myth and Magic conjures the artistic spirit of the legendary and unknown. Artists explore mystical worlds and creatures […]

Speak / Sing! Musical Theater Writing with Matthew B. Zrebski (9/28-10/26)

The class meets for four (4) Saturdays 9/28 – 10/26 (No class 10/12) In this class series, we’ll investigate musical theater writing techniques, specifically: when and why to sing. Writers will also practice transforming the spoken word to the sung word by adapting their own monologues and duet scenes into lyrics.

Graffiti Workshop with Jesus Torralba 9/22/19

Join us for an In The Heights-inspired workshop with Portland-based Chicano visual artist Heysus Art (Jesus Adan Torralba) and an opportunity to learn graffiti lettering style, character illustration, color technique and how to create artwork in a variety of mediums for the street or galleries. No experience required!

Visitor Services Representative

Pittock Mansion is a house of historical significance and visual magnificence, offering a uniquely personal opportunity to peek into the past. Attracting over 100,000 visitors in the past year, Pittock Mansion is one of the top destinations in Oregon, and the perfect place to experience the story of Portland. We are seeking a Full Time […]

Grants for Artists

The Hopper Prize The Hopper Prize is offering 5 individual artist grants in the amount of $1,000.00 USD awarded through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators. Program Highlights Total Awards: $5,000.00 USD for visual artists + 5 artists will each receive $1,000.00 USD in unrestricted grant awards + 30 artists will […]

RACC Opportunities: Communications Manager

Are you passionate about the Portland metro region’s strong reputation for creativity, and eager to promote the power of arts and culture in our communities? The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) is looking for an experienced communications professional and gifted storyteller to join our team and help us expand the public’s understanding of RACC […]

57th Annual Juried Competition

57th Annual Juried Competition at the Masur Museum of Art The Masur Museum of Art in Monroe, Louisiana invites contemporary artists working in any medium to enter the 55th Annual Juried Competition. Best in Show receives $1,000, and total awards are $3,200. Entry fee is $10/artwork (min 2/max 5 artworks). Online entry deadline: December 5, […]

Volunteer Coordinator

Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator Employment Status: Exempt Hours: 40 hrs. per week/flexible General Description: To manage KBOO’s volunteer program. Responsible for the day-to-day coordination of volunteers and their training. Qualifications Three-years of volunteer management experience, preferably with a nonprofit community organization. Excellent communication skills specifically related to building cross-cultural awareness, sensitivity and empathy to different […]

$1000 Working Artist Purchase Award | Call for Submissions Deadline: September 30, 2019

We offer a small art purchase award to help serious artists keep working. Our award is open worldwide to all visual artists, including but not limited to those working in traditional styles, ie., painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture, glass, installation, or with digital/new media, photography and film/video. See our complete submissions guidelines at: […]

A Call for Artists: Art Installation Project at the Lincoln City Cultural Center

As part of the Public Art Master Plan adopted in 2018, the City of Lincoln City, Oregon intends to commission an engaging and remarkable public art installation at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. This is a Request for Qualifications and a call for artists and artist teams who would like to be considered for this […]

Costume & Makeup Design Teacher

Northwest Academy is seeking a Costume and Makeup Design teacher for the 2019-20 school year. Northwest Academy is a progressive, independent middle school and high school located in downtown Portland. We emphasize proficiency-based curriculum and assessment, high expectations, creativity, and student-centered classrooms. We value an inclusive, caring culture that supports and challenges students, that is […]

Technical Theater Teacher

Northwest Academy is seeking a Technical Theater teacher for the 2019-20 school year. Northwest Academy is a progressive, independent middle school and high school located in downtown Portland. We emphasize proficiency-based curriculum and assessment, high expectations, creativity, and student-centered classrooms. We value an inclusive, caring culture that supports and challenges students, that is sensitive to […]

Private Studio Space at Radius Community Art Studio

Radius has a large storefront private studio available at our main location, located at 322 SE Morrison st. This studio is only available to artists who’s work does not require excessive noise or fumes (sorry, no ceramics in the upstairs). We require a 6 month commitment when signing the lease. Studios details: 225sqft storefront private […]

New Course program in Finland, Spring 2020

New Course Residency program for artists and creative professionals at Arteles Creative Center in Hämeenkyrö, Finland 1 month periods in April and May 2020 Deadline for applications: 30th of October 2019 Setting the course & rituals for your creative practice New Course is a guided residency program for the personal growth of artists, performers and […]

Bright & Light Small Art Studios 245-265 Available Now

The East Creative Collective has 2 bright and light smaller studios for rent at a great price. Join our community and have the added benefit of participating in our First Friday Open Studios! Contact Madison for viewing or further info.

The Magazine of Contemporary Arts – Call for Submissions

THE MAGAZINE OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS is an online publication covering visual arts from around the world. It is designed to assume an international platform where artists can be connected directly with art professionals, bringing their art to a worldwide viewership of 3.2 billion internet users. The magazine is currently accepting submissions for its upcoming issue […]

Navigating Engagement and Art-making in Public Spaces

by Patricia Vázquez Gómez   Editor’s Note: In August, RACC co-hosted a workshop for emerging mural artists with Mural Arts Philadelphia, which was followed by our Art Spark summer event. We asked one of the participants, Patricia Vázquez Gómez, to share their experience and thoughts about mural making in the public realm with our readers. […]

Portland Art Gallery Preparator / Art Handler

Portland Pearl District Art Gallery Art Gallery Preparator / Art Handler: Full time 40 hours a week  (Tuesday – Saturday) Qualifications: Extensive experience in fine art handling and installation. Project managing skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to multi-task and work under a deadline. Ability to work cooperatively with a team. A knowledge […]