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Stormdrain Sidewalk Mural Project (Tualatin, OR) – Call For Artists

Stormdrain Sidewalk Mural Project (Tualatin, OR) – Call For Artists

Tualatin Riverkeepers and the City of Tualatin seek artists to design and paint for the Stormdrain Sidewalk Mural Project n Tualatin, Oregon. The goal of these sidewalk mural(s) is to raise awareness of stormdrains as a connection to Tualatin River water quality.

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Deadline: 14 Jun 2019

This artwork will work as a bilingual educational tool to remind the public that stormdrains drain directly to the waterways we use in our everyday life as drinking water and for recreation. Stormdrains connect urban areas to creeks, streams, and the Tualatin River through a system of pipes, drains, and culverts. They are located along streets and next to sidewalks. They collect stormwater from the surrounding impervious surfaces and direct it to nearby waterways. Stormdrains often blend into the surrounding urban infrastructure and are often forgotten about. The goal of this project is to bring awareness of these important urban features and the role they play in water quality.

Designs should incorporate an environmental theme, colors, and include the text: Drains to Tualatin River in English and another language of artist’s choice. Designs can also include images, icons, and symbols unique to the City of Tualatin and/or the Pacific Northwest. Mural should be no more than 4′ by 6′.

Stormdrain Sidewalk Mural Project Artist Requirements

  1. Submit a design proposal in PDF format.
  2. Attend and participate in at least two community events in Tualatin.
  3. Attend three meetings with Tualatin Riverkeepers and City of Tualatin staff. One prior to painting mural, one during painting of the mural, and a wrap-up meeting.

Stormdrain Sidewalk Mural Project artists will be notified by June 21st, 2019. Mural installation will take place in the summer of 2019. Selected artists will receive a commission of $750 USD after the completion of the mural. All materials will be supplied.

About Tualatin Riverkeepers

Tualatin Riverkeepers (TRK) is a community-based organization that protects and restores the Tualatin River watershed. They build watershed stewardship through engagement, advocacy, restoration, access, and education. At first glance, stormdrains and their unglamorous job of transporting stormwater runoff do not seem like catalysts for environmental activism. Yet, TRK has embraced stormdrains as canvasses to raise awareness about local water quality.  Tualatin Riverkeepers hopes these murals will strengthen the ties between communities living along the Tualatin River. This artwork serves as a multilingual educational tool to remind the public that stormdrains carry urban runoff (e.g. oil, lawn chemicals, trash, pollutants) directly to the waterways we use in everyday life for drinking and recreation.

For more information, contact ruby@tualatinriverkeepers.org.

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Public Art Gateway Project – Call For Artists

Public Art Gateway Project – Call For Artists

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego announces a call for artists for a public art gateway project at Highway 43 and Terwilliger Boulevard. Be the first artist or artist team to create a public art gateway of a size and scale that has never before been done in the City of Lake Oswego. This project will produce a public art work to define the Northeastern gateway (entrance) into Lake Oswego. This art work will be a marker of boundary as people cross from one place into another. It shall invoke a sense of place and be associated with the identity of Lake Oswego.

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Deadline: 3 Jun 2019

Total public art gateway project budget is $275,000. Of that, about $156,750 is allotted to artist (or artist team).

The Selection Committee will work with the artist (or team) to finalize the schematic design and integration of artwork with the site. Submissions will be evaluated by Selection Committee based upon the overall quality and merit of the artists’ past works. The Selection Committee will screen the artists’ applications and may select five or more finalists. Those selected will be paid a modest design fee for an interview with the Art Selection Committee and presentation of conceptual design proposals. Contracts and final budgets will be discussed at that time.

About The Arts Council of Lake Oswego

Lake Oswego’s cultural and natural resources play an important part in shaping the character of the community today. With a population of about 40,000 (largest city in Clackamas County), Lake Oswego is a growing, vibrant city. It is located ten miles south of Portland, Oregon. Demographics of the city include a median age of 45 to 70+, high discretionary incomes, active lifestyle, a love of travel, commitment to the community, and a higher education level.

In the Pacific region, residents have a higher than average attendance of visual arts programming as compared with other areas of the U.S. In Clackamas County, cultural tourism is a key economic driver. Lake Oswego is a leader in forging partnerships with the local arts community. The Arts Council of Lake Oswego administers the public art program; works with the City and community to select, site, and maintain the nationally recognized Gallery Without Walls sculpture program; maintains the City’s permanent art collection of over 250 works; and provides accessible arts programming for the community.

For more information, contact sgjohnson@lakeoswego.city.

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ArtSplash Art Show And Sale 2018 – Call For Artists

ArtSplash Art Show And Sale 2018 – Call For Artists

The City of Tualatin, Oregon, announces a call for artists for the ArtSplash Art Show and Sale 2018, a juried fine art and fine craft fair. The event includes monetary awards and will be held on the beautiful Lake of the Commons in the heart of downtown Tualatin, Oregon.

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Deadline: 19 Mar 2018

Attracting thousands of visitors each year, this event introduces original works from various mediums including ceramics, glass, painting, jewelry, fiber, metal, mixed media, photography, printmaking, and wood. This juried art show has become a popular summer event for the community. ArtSplash has earned a reputation among artists as being well organized and very artist friendly. The weekend includes a concert each day and family art activities. Proceeds from ArtSplash go to support the public arts in Tualatin.

ArtSplash dates:

  • Friday, July 13 at 4 pm – 9 pm
  • Saturday, July 14 at 11 am – 8 pm
  • Sunday July 15 at 11 am – 4 pm

ArtSplash Art Show And Sale 2018 Artist Benefits

  • Coordinated loading and unloading with volunteer assistance
  • Booth sitters for breaks
  • Hospitality tent with refreshments and packing materials all weekend
  • Overnight security
  • Artist brunch reception and awards ceremony with cash awards
  • Artists inside the community tent are provided with table or wire rack for display
  • Double spaces are available

ArtSplash ribbons, recognition, and cash prizes:

  • Best of Show: $150
  • First Place: $100
  • Second Place: $75
  • Third Place: $50
  • Honorable Mention: $25
  • Honorable Mention: $25

About the City of Tualatin, Oregon

The Tualatin Commons is the vibrant heart of downtown featuring a wide pedestrian promenade surrounding a three acre lake. Public plazas and a fountain add to the lively urban mix. Plazas include tiles and artist designed drinking fountains. For the past 23 years, the mission of the Tualatin Arts Advisory Committee has been to encourage and promote Northwest artists, expose the community to a wide range of artistic experience, and endorse interaction between artists and the community.

For more information, contact hmarx@tualatin.gov.

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Art In The Pearl Fine Arts And Crafts Festival 2017 – Call For Artists

Art In The Pearl Fine Arts And Crafts Festival 2017 – Call For Artists

Art In The Pearl Fine Arts And Crafts Festival 2017 announces a call for artists for this year’s festival. Apply to sell art at one of the top art shows in the US.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 28 Feb 2017

The Art In The Pearl Fine Arts and Crafts Festival is an annual juried arts event held on Labor Day weekend. It is located in one of the most beautiful areas in the Pearl District, Portland, Oregon. The festival is rated one of the top ten art festivals in the country featuring the artwork of 130 artists.

Drawing an estimated 75,000 attendees, Art In The Pearl features exceptional visual artists, artist demonstrations, an interactive art area for children of all ages, a songwriters stage, and a variety of unique food.

Art In The Pearl Fine Arts And Crafts Festival 2017 artist benefits

Artists will be given space for their outdoor booth, either a 10 x 10 or 10 x 20 foot space. The show is run by an artist board that has been working together for the past 21 years. Art in the Pearl attracts a large amount of visitors especially in the lunch hour time period. The site is a beautiful park in one of the wealthier neighborhoods in Portland. Being in the shade of trees the park is a wonderful location for selling your one-of-a-kind work in Portland, Oregon. There is a new jury every year. Even if you haven’t gotten in before, a new jury may make a different decision.

Art In The Pearl is an artist run show in the Pacific Northwest. They are a non-profit organization and always donate to other non-profits in the Pearl District area. Art In The Pearl was founded and is produced by a dedicated volunteer board of local artists. Their goals include commitment to stewardship, promoting the arts, educating the public, and strengthening creative and educational bonds with the community. They welcome artists who are creating one-of-a-kind pieces.

For more information, contact info@artinthepearl.com.

 

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ArtSplash Art Show And Sale 2017 – Call For Artists

The City of Tualatin’s Arts Advisory Committee invites artists to submit an application for ArtSplash Art Show and Sale 2017, to be held July 21-23 at the beautiful Lake of the Commons.

Call  for artists application / registration

Deadline: 3 Apr 2017

Booth fees range between $100 and $250 with an application fee of $35.

The 22nd annual ArtSplash Art Show and Sale 2017 is a juried fine art and fine craft fair with monetary awards held on the beautiful Lake of the Commons in the heart of downtown Tualatin, Oregon. Attracting thousands of visitors each year, this event introduces original works from various mediums including ceramics, glass, painting, jewelry, fiber, metal, mixed media, photography, printmaking, and wood. This juried art show has become a popular summer event for the community. The weekend includes a concert each day and family activities. This is due to its strong reputation as being well organized and very artist friendly.

ArtSplash dates:

  • Friday, July 21 at 12 pm – 9 pm
  • Saturday, July 22 at 11 am – 8 pm
  • Sunday July 23 at 11 am – 4 pm

ArtSplash Art Show and Sale 2017 amenities include:

  • Coordinated loading and unloading with volunteer assistance
  • Booth sitters
  • Hospitality tent with refreshments all weekend
  • Overnight security
  • Artist brunch reception and awards ceremony with cash awards
  • Artists inside community tent are provided with table or wire rack for display

ArtSplash ribbons, recognition, and cash prizes:

  • Best of Show: $150
  • First Place: $100
  • Second Place: $75
  • Third Place: $50
  • Honorable Mention: $25
  • Honorable Mention: $25

ArtSplash Art Show And Sale 2017 - Call For Artists

ArtSplash is a three-day outdoor show at the beautiful Lake of the Commons in Tualatin. The Tualatin Commons is the vibrant heart of downtown featuring a wide pedestrian promenade surrounding a three acre lake. Public plazas and a fountain add to the lively urban mix. Plazas include tiles and artist designed drinking fountains.

For the past 22 years, the mission of the Tualatin Arts Advisory Committee has been to encourage and promote Northwest artists, expose the community to a wide range of artistic experience, and endorse interaction between artists and the community. Proceeds from ArtSplash go to support the public arts in Tualatin.

For more information, contact hmarx@ci.tualatin.or.us.

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Newspace Call for Artist Residency Proposals

Newspace is proud to announce a new residency and exhibition opportunity in 2017 in collaboration with the Oregon Historical Society for a project on collective histories, identity formation, and the politics of place.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 7 Nov 2016

All creative minds based in Oregon are invited to submit residency proposals.

  • The selected project will receive an unrestricted artist fee of $5,000.
  • Travel and lodging expenses for three research trips during the residency and for exhibition-related programs.
  • The selected artist(s) will receive a production budget to cover all research expenses, exhibition materials, and public program costs.
  • Newspace will provide access to its facilities in Southeast Portland (equipped with a darkroom, digital lab, and lighting studio), terms to be determined according to resident’s needs and facilities’ availability.
  • OHS will provide access to its collections during the course of the project’s development (to be scheduled following project selection).
  • The artist and/or collaborators will work regularly with Newspace’s Curator and OHS’s Archivist to develop the exhibition and programming components of the project.

Major support for this project is generously provided by The Oregon Community Foundation’s Creative Heights Grant.

Newspace Center for Photography connects and inspires people by offering an accessible place to create, learn, and engage in the evolution of the image.

For more information, contact curator@newspacephoto.org.

Newspace Call for Artist Residency Proposals

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ArtSplash Art Show and Sale – Call for Artists

ArtSplash Art Show and Sale is an annual three day art show on the beautiful Lake of the Commons in Tualatin. Visual artists are encouraged to apply to this art show that features Northwest artists, concerts, kids’ activities, and more.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 3 May 2016

For the past 20 years, ArtSplash has been an art show that the entire community looks forward to. It is known for showcasing Northwest artists in a wide range of mediums.

The goal of the Tualatin Arts Advisory Committee is to encourage and promote Northwest artists, expose the community to a wide range of artistic experience, and endorse interaction between artists and the community. Proceeds from ArtSplash go to support the public arts in Tualatin.

For more information, contact hmarx@ci.tualatin.or.us.

ArtSplash Art Show and Sale

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Community Gallery Solo Exhibition – Call for Artists

The Rogue Gallery and Art Center invites artists to submit a portfolio of work for the 2016 Community Gallery Exhibition Series. Artists working in all media are encouraged to apply.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 30 Jun 2015

Artists will have the opportunity to gain exposure while showing, and possibly selling their work.

The Rogue Gallery and Art Center is a non-profit community art center located in the heart of Downtown Medford, OR. Our mission is to enliven the individual and enrich the community through inspirational visual art experiences.

For more information, contact kate@roguegallery.org.

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Artist Residency Opportunity

Playa’s residencies are open to visual artists, writers, performance artists, scientists, naturalists, and individuals engaged in forms of creative research. Playa welcomes a range of applicants–from emerging artists of promise to professionals with an established history of accomplishment.Residencies include housing, work or studio space, and twice weekly group dinners at no cost, however donations are welcome. Playa offers seclusion and quiet in south central Oregon.

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Deadline: 9/1/2014.

Playa, in south central Oregon, is a retreat for creative individuals who are committed and passionate about their work and who will benefit from time spent in a remote location. Playa offers seclusion and quiet in a natural environment and the opportunity for interaction, if desired, with a cohort of residents and the local rural community. A residency provides the time and space to create substantive work or to research and reflect upon one’s creative or scientific processes. Away from the urgencies of daily life, residents can focus on their projects, immerse in a desert landscape of basin and rangeland, and find inspiration through self-directed inquiry.

For more information, contact info@playasummerlake.org.

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