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.

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 […]

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 […]

Portland’s Creative Culture Depends on its Artists Thriving

by Roshani Thakore As a student in a Master’s of Fine Arts Program focused on art in the public spheres, the accessibility to the various arts communities within Portland has been extremely welcoming and exciting since I landed here a year ago after 18 years in New York City. The most invigorating, inspiring, and complex […]

Portland Falls Short When Investing in Artists of Color

by Celeste Noche Almost five years ago, I moved to Portland because it was renown for its creative community (and it’s cute af, but that’s neither here nor there). I wanted to brave a career in photography, and after years of failing to connect with other artists in San Francisco, I thought Portland would be […]

Fluid State(s)

by Roya Amirsoleymani To be asked to address the “state of the arts” in Portland is a welcome invitation, and at the same time an arguably flawed frame of reference and impossible task. No single individual can be in comprehensive or equal relationship to the breadth of formal and informal organizations, institutions, cultures, and communities […]

Administrative Assistant

Reports to: Administrative Coordinator Position Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt Desired Start Date: October 2018 Organization Overview: Youth Music Project, a nonprofit 501(c)3 music school, provides outstanding rock, pop, and country music education to children throughout Clackamas County. YMP offers group and private music lessons, and provides students with state of the art performance opportunities. Families who […]

Art studio in SE Portland for rent

Beautiful storefront work studio available for rent. Two spaces available. 350 sq ft. storefront space is $700. Also available is a half share of the rear 650 sq. ft. studio for $300 Rear space is shared with Printer/Photo media artist. If interested, email with a little info about yourself and what kind of work […]

She Flies With Her Own Wings (Juried Exhibition)

To open our centennial year, the Salem Art Association (SAA) invites established and emerging artists to submit artwork for She Flies With Her Own Wings, running January 19 – February 23, 2019. This is a juried group exhibition featuring women, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people living or working in Oregon. The exhibition will be on […]

HERE Now: Art Inspired by the Immigrant Experience

Call for Art! HERE Now: Art Inspired by the Immigrant Experience The Arts Council of Lake Oswego invites immigrant artists based in the U.S. to submit works around the theme of the immigrant experience. Works will be curated as an exhibition in our ARTspace gallery. HERE Now: Art Inspired by the Immigrant Experience is a […]

Minimalist open submission

International artist submission ‘Minimalist’ is looking for minimal artwork and artists to be featured in Murze three. We are interested in minimalist artwork from current and emerging artists, works that evoke a delicate ascetic with a purposeful conceptual construct. We are looking for artists that make use of a limited pallet of both tools and […]

Art for Advent 2018

Art for Advent is an opportunity for artists to experiment across practice and disciplines, artists involved will be challenged with creating an artwork a day during the 24 day advent period. Artists can work in any medium and are encouraged to adapt their everyday practice to fit the limitations of creating a piece of work […]