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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.

Capturing the Moment – Selected Artists April 2021

Just over a year ago, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown issued her executive order putting our state into lockdown due to the COVID-19 virus. Last fall the Regional Arts & Culture Council asked artists to submit works of all media “Capturing the Moment,” reflecting their artistic response to the economic and health crisis in our communities. It […]

Capturing the Moment artist – Michelle Fujii

Fourth-generation Japanese-American Michelle Fujii creates contemporary work centered in the Japanese art forms of taiko (drums) and folk dance. “The work I create is rooted in my cultural identity and lived experiences,” she explains. “It responds to current events, community conversations and societal issues. Being personal and authentic is the foundation of my work, investigating notions of […]

RACC Opportunity: Grants Specialist

The Regional Arts Culture Council (RACC) has one mission – to enrich our communities through arts and culture. We believe that the arts have the power to change hearts and minds, and to inspire social change. We also believe that arts and culture are key elements in creating desirable places to live, learn, work and […]

RACC Opportunity: Development Associate

The Regional Arts Culture Council (RACC) has one mission – to enrich our communities through arts and culture. We believe that the arts have the power to change hearts and minds, and to inspire social change. We also believe that arts and culture are key elements in creating desirable places to live, learn, work, and […]

Give!Guide 2021: Open Application Period

Want to be a part of Willamette Week’s Give!Guide this year? The application period opens April 1 and closes at midnight, April 30, 2021. The application and instructions are on ABOUT Willamette Week’s Give!Guide is Portland’s easiest path to year-end giving. This grassroots fundraising campaign has raised more than $40 million since its inception […]

Lunaria Gallery is Accepting Applications for Membership

Lunaria Gallery in historic downtown Silverton, Oregon is accepting applications for new members. Lunaria is a successful co-op gallery which has been in business for 25 years. We are looking for 2D, 3D and jewelry artists working in any media. Please apply by going to our membership page on our website:

Call for Photography – Dek Unu Magazine – June 2021 Edition

Open Call for Photography – June 2021 Edition Dek Unu Magazine No fee to submit. Deadline – May 1, 2021 Unique solo-format journal of fine art photography calls for interesting photo-art from interesting artists for its June 2021 edition. Extended portfolio, artist image commentary, and in-depth interview in each edition, in print and online. Please […]

Development Director

OVERVIEW OF THE SALEM ART ASSOCIATION Located in beautiful Bush’s Pasture Park, the Salem Art Association (SAA) is a nonprofit, membership organization dedicated to art education, art appreciation, and historic preservation in Salem. Founded in 1919, SAA has grown to become one of the largest community arts organizations in Oregon. Over the past 100 years, […]

City of Hillsboro Cultural Arts Division Call 4 Entries @ the Shirley Huffman Auditorium Gallery

The Cultural Arts division of the Hillsboro Parks & Recreation Department is seeking artists and visual art groups to submit proposals to exhibit original fine art at the Hillsboro Civic Center’s Shirley Huffman Auditorium Gallery. Submissions for two-month exhibitions in our upcoming 2021-22 gallery season are now being accepted from artists of all ages and […]

Brain Head Public Art Project

Brian Head Town is soliciting qualifications from all professional artist and/or artist led-teams residing in the Western United States region to design, construct, and install a public art piece in Brian Head that would be iconic in nature and serve as a major visual focal point of the Town. See attached RFQ for details. Deadline […]

Shishmaref School Murals and other artwork

The Shishmaref K-12 School in the Bering Strait School District is seeking artwork for their new building. Artworks may range from large scale murals, paintings, prints, reliefs, as well as hanging sculptures. The school is primarily interested in subject matter focusing on animals (caribou, walrus, bearded seal, birds of Northwest Alaska), nature (local landscapes), or […]

Call for Submissions: Ceramics

VisArts invites artists working in the expanded field of ceramics to apply for “This Moment of Rupture”. “This Moment of Rupture” is a juried national survey of contemporary ceramics today. We seek a broad spectrum of works that both celebrate traditional forms and that challenge the conventional definitions of craft. During “this moment of rupture” […]

Art Handler

The Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation is a private collection with an active national exhibition program. Adhering to the best art handling practices, we pack, transport, inventory and store artwork in a team environment to support approx. fifteen traveling exhibitions a year. Our 33,000 square foot facility located in NW Portland features state-of the art environmental-control […]

The Evolution Grant

Art Fluent’s grant cycle is now open to individual artists through an international open call. The Evolution Grant will provide unrestricted funding to an individual artist with recognized artistic excellence in fine art media and a demonstrated commitment to their art. Applications will be accepted until Friday, June 25, 2021. CALENDAR Applications due by Friday, […]

Call for Art – LUMIÈRE

LUMIÈRE-The presence of light in a work of art can bring a piece to life. Light surrounds us, defines our world, and is part of everything we see. We respond to it emotionally and try to understand it in a metaphorical and spiritual sense. One whisper of light can determine the strength and spirit of […]

Call for Artists + Photographers – $550.00 Innovate Grants

Innovate Grant is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2021 Cycle. Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition to receiving a grant award, winners will be featured and recognized on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. For more information […]

Director of Operations-String Theory at the Hunter

Director of Operations, String Theory at the Hunter The Director of Operations is the main point of contact for all artists, partners, sponsors, vendors, and patrons. This position reports directly to the Artistic Director. The Director of Operations, under the supervision and direction of the Artistic Director, oversees all concert operations, educational events, community outreach, […]

Transform Nation online Art Exhibition

TRANSFORM NATION 2021- 2022 Curated by KODY BOSCH & MARTHA WALLULIS CALL FOR ART Deadline for Submissions: October 1, 2021 Calling All Artists! What do you envision and hope for our nation and our future? This show is a call to creativity, to propel the momentum of our individual and collective positive, constructive vision as […]

Artists in Conversation: Speculations on Non-Male Political Dress

In this free virtual conversation, Ophir El-Boher, designer and scholar, will share a few of her insights and conclusions from research and design projects, with an emphasis on the paradigm shift from male-dominated culture to a brighter future. Ms. El-Boher researched the dress of non-male politicians of the Israeli parliamentary opposition. These incredible women leaders […]

Artists in Conversation: Mixed Race Stories in Classical Music

Danielle Jagelski presents Mixed Race Stories in Classical Music as part of Renegade Opera’s Artists in Conversation: Deconstruct Ms. Jagelski shares a collection of perspectives from young professional musicians who identify as mixed race about the complexities and lived experiences of being a classical musician. Danielle Jagelski is a conductor and composer based in New […]