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.

Womxn House Self Portrait Exhibition

“THE TOOL OF EVERY SELF-PORTRAIT IS THE MIRROR. YOU SEE YOURSELF IN IT. TURN IT THE OTHER WAY, AND YOU SEE THE WORLD.” — AGNÈS VARDA Calling all womxn creatives, we are seeking submissions for our Self Portrait Group Showcase opening this November. Be it a literal or abstract interpretation, we are encouraging portraits of […]

Artistic & Community Programs Coordinator

Now in its 50th season, Chamber Music Northwest (CMNW) serves more than 50,000 people annually in Oregon and SW Washington with exceptional chamber music through over 100 events including our flagship Summer Festival, year-round concerts, community activities, educational programs, broadcasts, and innovative collaborations with other arts groups. The Artistic & Community Programs Coordinator reports to […]

Volunteers Needed for the Portland Unknown Film Festival

The Portland Unknown Film Festival is in it’s forth year! The Unknown is a curated gallery of film for the underground, under-known, punk, rough and raw filmmaker. Low Budget, top priority. The festival is seeking art and film lovers to help in the days leading up to, and during the three day festival on October […]

Falcon Sculpture – University of Wisconsin, River Falls

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF) is seeking proposals for an outdoor sculpture of a falcon. Strong preference will be given to the proposal that can have the artwork installed by May 2021. If that deadline is not achievable, submit a proposed deadline for installation. The sculpture will reside outside a newly renovated building, which […]

stunning: Open Theme / Open Media

TITLE: Stunning Open Theme / Open Media Deadline: November 3, 2019 Artist Notification: November 11, 2019 Art Delivery Date: Between November 28 to December 3, 2019 Artist Reception: December 5, 2019 SHOW RUNS: December 5 to December 28, 2019 Artist Gallery Split: 65% Artist, 35% Gallery Entry $35 for up to 3 images Las Laguna […]

It’s Still Political

Though often divisive and inflammatory, we can’t avoid politics in today’s world. The intrinsic beliefs and opinions that shape us as human beings can almost always be seen in a political light. For our show this month, we seek art that express all things political, regardless of party or belief systems. This exhibition hopes to […]

Events Director

The Salem Art Association seeks a talented individual with a passion for Salem’s local arts community to fill the Events Director position. This position oversees the planning and execution of all Salem Art Association fundraising events. The Events Director works directly with the Executive Director and is required to attend all staff and events committee […]

Call for Art — Mount Hood: Contemporary Art Views Exhibit at Pittock Mansion

The exhibit opens at Pittock Mansion on Saturday, February 1, 2020, and runs through Sunday, July 5, 2020, and will feature 2- and 3-dimensional artworks, including multimedia and performance works. DESCRIPTION Mount Hood is a key part of Portland’s skyline, seated atop the Cascade Range to the east of the city. Residents and visitors alike […]

Michihiro Kosuge’s installation Contemplative Place has been relocated to Leach Botanical Garden; public dedication event planned for September 6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 27, 2019 Portland, Ore – The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC), Leach Botanical Garden and Portland’s Russo Lee Gallery are pleased to announce a dedication event for Northwest sculptor Michihiro Kosuge’s Contemplative Place installation at Leach Botanical Garden. The dedication, which will be held in the Upper Garden at Leach […]

Sand* Soul*Touch: Finding your way home

A journey inward weaving together Sand Tray, SoulCollage(R), and Touch Drawing with journaling. Please come home, Please come home. Find the place where your feet know where to walk And follow your own trail home. Poem by Jane Hooper, 1997, Whidbey Island, WA Dates: Saturday, Oct. 12 8:30am to 6pm and Sunday, Oct. 13 8:30am […]

Home is Where the HeART Is

Oregon and SW Washington artists are invited to apply to the 3rd annual juried show presented by Lunaria Gallery in Silverton, Oregon. ‘Home is Where the HeART Is’ is open to all media. Artists are asked to address the idea of ‘HOME.’ We feel that the theme is open to broad interpretation, can be emotionally […]

Call for Artists: CURRENTS New Media Festival 2020

Be a part of our 2020 Artist Lineup! Artist submissions are now open for CURRENTS 2020 New Media Festival. With 10 years of new media production, display, and support in its wheelhouse, CURRENTS New Media has become known as one of the leading emerging media arts festival in the States. Located in Santa Fe, New […]


PUBLIC ART PROJECT OPPORTUNITY RFQ FOR FAIRMOUNT AVENUE FIRE STATION PUBLIC ART PROJECT Art Budget: Approximately $145,000 Eligibility: Any artists or artist teams legally authorized to work in the U.S. Application Deadline: September 26, 2019, 4:00 PM PST The City of San Diego is seeking applications from interested qualified artists to provide public art services […]

Call for Art Eugene, Oregon

Call for Art Eugene Oregon Kimberly Kent Art Brokerage is accepting submissions for 2-D art for a Kaiser Permanente located in Eugene, OR. All Pacific Northwest artists are invited to submit and artists from the Eugene area are especially encouraged. We are looking for art or illustration that is suitable for a full wall printed […]

Kaiser Eugene

Call for Art Eugene Oregon Kimberly Kent Art Brokerage is accepting submissions for 2-D art for a Kaiser Permanente located in Eugene, OR. All Pacific Northwest artists are invited to submit and artists from the Eugene area are especially encouraged. We are looking for art or illustration that is suitable for a full wall printed […]

Art Documentation & Product Photography

Kevin McConnell Photography specializes in Art Documentation of all mediums, including jewelry, glass, sculpture, textiles, and 2D & 3D objects. I offer professional quality images for your website or portfolio, applying for grants or residencies, and for reproduction of your work. As a fellow artist, my main goal is to capture and exhibit your creative […]

Regional Emerging Artist Residency

Regional Emerging Artist Residency Call for January – June 2020 | Due Tuesday October 1 2019 View Current Prospectus Since 2000, the Artspace Regional Emerging Artist Residency has provided emerging visual artists time and space to explore their work in a supportive and thriving open studio environment in our historic building in downtown Raleigh, NC. […]

Image Text Language

IMAGE TEXT LANGUAGE Call for Submissions Now accepting submissions for a group exhibition at Carnation for the month of December 2019. Carnation Contemporary is accepting entries of visual art that make use of image and text, text as image, and concepts of language. Entries may use text in acute, subtle, or obtuse ways, and may […]

Gallery 114 seeking interested artists

Founded in 1990 as an artists’ collective, we offer our members absolute artistic freedom—distinguishing us in a critical way from most commercial galleries. Located in Portland’s Pearl District, we are currently seeking new members from around the Portland metro region. For more information, please go to: and click on the “APPLY” button at the […]