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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.

Il Varco

The cultural association Il Varco is glad to announce its 3RD 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 […]

ART Habens 2019, Open Call for Artists, Special Edition

ART Habens is celebrating its successful activity launching a special edition, that will once again explore new trends and tendencies in Contemporary Art scene. ART Habens offers a unique opportunity to get featured in their renowed publication, that over the years has reached an international audience, providing artists, curators and gallerist with the chance of […]

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 […]

MY VOTE COUNTS

The Elisabeth Jones Art Center is looking for an Interactive Community Project dealing with voter suppression. The most desirable project will be national in scope and not tailored for the “art club” (MFA’s, curators, artists, etc.), but to a broader audience. The Art Center is open to installation work, performance, and mail art. The project […]

A Drop of Water

The Elisabeth Jones Art Center is looking for an Interactive Community Project dealing with the worldwide water crisis. The Art Center is open to installation work, performance, and mail art. The project can incorporate any medium, including installation and performance. This will ideally be an international project related to water, specifically to the water crisis. […]

Instructors/Teaching Artists For Film Appreciation Classes

In 2020, the Hollywood Theatre and Movie Madness will launch an education program focused on film exhibition and appreciation. The goal of this program is to cultivate a greater understanding of film and film history through instructor-led, small-group film viewing and discussion. Courses will run weekday evenings for four consecutive weeks beginning in early 2020. […]

Prosper Portland Community Livability Grant (CLG) Program

Fiscal Year 19-20 Funds are available through the Community Livability Grant Program for permanent, real property improvements. Projects must add, expand, or improve physical space. Priority will be given to projects that benefit historically underserved populations (e.g., communities of color or people with low income) and that promote widely shared prosperity. Such projects would, for example: Improve […]

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. […]

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 […]

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: www.gallery114pdx.com and click on the “APPLY” button at the […]

Fresh Paint with Anke Gladnick

In a city known for murals, how do you get your foot (or art) through a door when you’re an emerging artist of color? Fresh Paint, a partnership between RACC’s Public Art Murals program and Open Signal, offers that door to have artist work in the public realm. In this 2019 cycle of Fresh Paint, a selection […]

Portland Parks & Recreation + Prosper Portland + RACC: Lents Fair

The Regional Arts and Culture Council, in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation and Prosper Portland, have selected artist Molly Mendoza to create a mural in early 2020 on the exterior of a new bathroom facility in Lents Park. Molly has created a preliminary design of the mural (see image above) and is interested in […]

Pacific University Residency Writers Conference

Writers seeking to deepen their craft and expand their professional community are invited to attend the Residency Writers Conference together with Pacific’s MFA students, faculty, and guest speakers. This 10-day conference is packed with workshops, lectures, readings, classes and more. We are now accepting applications for the upcoming conference that takes place January 9-19, 2020, […]

Herstory through Art

We want to celebrate and honor the struggles and the monumental feats that women have accomplished in the last century. Artists will be asked to take a moment in time from American women’s history and create art inspired from that moment. Inspiration can be taken from a photograph, an article, movement, person or concept. Artists […]

USArtists International

USArtists International supports performances by U.S. dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at important cultural festivals and performing arts marketplaces anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. USArtists International grantees reflect the vibrant diversity of U.S. artists and creative expression in the performing arts. The program […]

Fresh Paint with Bizar Gomez

In a city known for murals, how do you get your foot (or art) through a door when you’re an emerging artist of color? Fresh Paint, a partnership between RACC’s Public Art Murals program and Open Signal, offers that door to have artist work in the public realm. In this 2019 cycle of Fresh Paint, a selection of […]

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 […]