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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.

High School Math Teacher – Part Time

High School Math Teacher – Part Time Northwest Academy is a progressive, independent middle school and high school located in downtown Portland. We emphasize creativity, student-centered classrooms, and high expectations. We value an inclusive, caring culture that supports and challenges students, that is sensitive to their developmental needs and challenges, and that ultimately guides students […]

Maude Kerns Art Center’s Dia de los Muertos Exhibit

The Maude Kerns Art Center invites artists to submit to the 26th annual Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Exhibit, October 11 – November 2, featuring two- and three-dimensional work related to the theme of the Mexican Day of the Dead. The Día de los Muertos celebration blends the ancient harvest rituals of […]

Maude Kerns Art Center’s Dia de los Muertos Exhibit

The Maude Kerns Art Center invites artists to submit to the 26th annual Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Exhibit, October 11 – November 2, featuring two- and three-dimensional work related to the theme of the Mexican Day of the Dead. The Día de los Muertos celebration blends the ancient harvest rituals of […]

$1000 Working Artist Purchase Award | Call for Submissions Deadline: July 31, 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: http://www.workingartist.org/submission-guidelines.html […]

Art Studios at East Creative Available NOW

We have 3 Art Studios Available now at East Creative. 1. $365 2. $425 3. $440 All include Utilities, Internet, and a mailbox. Perfect for Painters, sculptors, and other makers. 1st month plus deposits moves you in! Come join our community and be a part of First Friday!

FY2018-19 General Operating Support Equity Investments (Cycle 2)

The Equity Investments program provides additional funding for General Operating Support partner organizations to support initiatives which advance their commitment to equity in the arts, with a priority placed on racial equity A total of $239,550 was awarded to nine organizations in this cycle. Additional funds will be awarded in a second cycle in June […]

2018-20 RACC Professional Development Grants (Cycle 1)

The Professional Development Grant program assists artists or arts administrators with opportunities that specifically improve their business management development skills and/or brings the artist or the arts organization to another level artistically. The following 43 Professional Development Grants totaling $55,210 were awarded on June 11, 2019. (*First time grant recipients)   2019-20 Professional Development Grant […]

FALL 2020 ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE OPEN CALL

RESIDENCY SESSION: September 16–November 13, 2020 Total Artists Selected: 10 APPLY DEADLINE: August 31, 2019 | 11:59pm CST Notifications to all applicants will be made via email on December 31, 2019. For nearly four decades, Bemis Center’s core mission has been to provide artists from around the world dedicated time, space, and resources to conduct […]

Pickathon Documentary Field Production Workshop

NW Documentary and Pickathon are teaming up to create an experience that you’ll want to change your summer plans for. If you define yourself as a filmmaker, a journalist, a visual storyteller, a film school graduate, or someone seeking a hands-on experience to enhance your communications/media resume… then keep reading! Our 10-day Field Production Workshop […]

NOW•FRIENDS ; Artist Residency, Kenya

NOW open studio in partnership with House of Friends, Kenya presents an artist residency opportunities in Nairobi, Kenya; Africa starting in 2020. This collaborated venture “NOW•FRIENDS ; Artist Residency, Kenya” will give artists the opportunity to immerse themselves in real communities and obtain authentic experiences. During the 2 week residency artists are encouraged to step […]

Civilian Studios: Work Space for Artists in Inner North Portland

Civilian Studios offers an array of private work space options to artists and small business owners. Located in a large industrial warehouse tucked on a turnaround street off Interstate Ave. minutes from downtown and right by the yellow MAX light rail. We have over 40 private spaces, an enclosed Wood Shop, backyard, community kitchen and […]

Seeking Adventurous Creatives for Research Incentive

Greetings, creative Portlanders! We are innovation researchers at Escalent (www.escalent.co), looking for a handful of creative people to help us with a Portland-area innovation project on August 7th and 8th. The project involves joining us from noon – 4pm on the 7th followed by an all-day (9am – 4pm) idea generation session the next day. […]

Piano Teaching Position

We are currently accepting applications for a new piano teacher to join our faculty! This position would begin training in late August, for a fall semester teaching start. To apply, please fill out the full application on our website at: Piano Instructor Job Summary: Piano Instructor Private & Group Lessons – Weekday and weekend hours […]

Canvia: a new way to promote and earn from your art

We’re an arts and technology startup seeking artist contributions for our first project Canvia, a new way of experiencing, promoting and earning from art. Canvia is a digital display network that brings art into homes, offices, hotels and other spaces throughout the world like never before. The Canvia device uses smart technology to look like […]

Prisma Art Prize

The cultural association Il Varco is glad to announce its 2ND PRISMA Art Prize, an exhibition entirely organized by artists for the artists. A painting competition with $2000+ in Cash Awards and many other prizes, which takes place seasonally and yearly in Rome. Bringing together the spirit of community and collaboration and the efforts of […]

Middle School Science Teacher

Middle School Science Teacher Northwest Academy is a progressive, independent middle school and high school located in downtown Portland. We emphasize creativity, student-centered classrooms, and high expectations. We value an inclusive, caring culture that supports and challenges students, that is sensitive to their developmental needs and challenges, and that ultimately guides students to celebrate their […]

Docent

MAKE A DIFFERENCE – JOIN THE PORTLAND ART MUSEUM’S DOCENT PROGRAM Are you a person who likes to engage in creative, dynamic conversations with learners of all ages? Are you interested in making art come alive for all visitors, and building connections across our local community? The Portland Art Museum is looking for new volunteers […]

Call for Entries: The Annual Betty Bowen Award

Administered by the Seattle Art Museum, the annual Betty Bowen Award honors a Northwest artist for their original, exceptional, and compelling work. This is a juried award and the winner receives an unrestricted cash prize of $15,000 to further their career. A selection of works by the winner will be exhibited at the Seattle Art […]

Clay_Topia

A series of clay Handbuilding workshops by ceramic artist Paige Wright in the urban jungle setting of Pomarius Nursery. Each workshop is an hour and half, price includes your materials, instruction and a small plant from the nursery. Each month will offer new instruction on the functional aspects of unique forms and how to build […]