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Cleanse: Art and Public Space with Paul Farber and Michelle Angela Ortiz

Cleanse: A Dialogue on Art and Public Space with Paul Farber and Michelle Angela Ortiz About this Event Paul Farber, Cofounder and Director, Monument Lab When: 12 pm, Tuesday April 20, 2021, Zoom Admission: Free, but donations are accepted Co-presented by Converge 45, Regional Arts & Culture Council, Portland Art Museum, and Portland Parks Foundation. Paul Farber is Director and Co-Founder of Monument Lab, a public art and history studio based in Philadelphia that cultivates and facilitates critical conversations around the past, present, and future of monuments. The Lab works with artists, students, educators, activists, municipal agencies, and cultural institutions on participatory approaches to public engagement and collective memory and to make generational change in the ways art and history live in public. Michelle Angela…

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Application Deadline: KBOO Artist in Residence

The KBOO Community Radio Artist In Residence Program assists artists working creatively with sound. Every year, one artist or one collaborative group of artists will be awarded twenty hours of studio recording*** and production time with a KBOO Mixologist in order to create a piece of sound art that will be publicly presented at the end of the Residency. ***Due to COVID19, studio recording time may be limited or not available. KBOO is currently closed to all non-essential in-studio activity and we do not yet have an anticipated date for re-opening. The public presentation may need to be limited to a virtual format only depending on health and safety measures. Applicants should submit proposals that do not depend on using KBOO studios or having an…

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Tech Support: A Zine Workshop & Peer Support Group for Phone Users

In this four-part zine workshop meets peer support group, we will gather with the intention to cultivate both community and creative consciousness around the complex presence that smartphones have in our lives. Each meeting will include space for sharing, followed by conversation to develop ideas for a cumulative collaborative Tech Support zine. The zine may include drawings, writings, poems, prompts, experiments, photos, etc which reflect the unique relationships and experiences that we have with our phones. Participants can expect weekly email offerings with questions, prompts and themes to support their processes, to be used if desired. Facilitated by Erika Dedini Meets Mondays Biweekly Mar. 8th – Apr. 19th $15-25 Sliding Scale; cost reflects all four class sessions Register here Zoom link will be sent the first day of…

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Marking Making & Comics Appreciation

*IPRC Winter & Spring Creative Writing Workshops will take place on zoom, PST Register here Mark Making and Comics Appreciation is a four-week workshop meeting on Sunday nights in April, taught by Liz Yerby. Each week, Liz will give a short lecture on a comics artist or aspect of the medium of comics, and then participants will do drawing exercises together. Between sessions there will be optional homework, such as doing a few 15-minute drawing exercises throughout the week and reading a comic book. The purpose of this class is to approach drawing in a manner that is experimental and kind. Content covered in lectures includes the work of Tove Jansson, Aya by Marguerite Abouet, the work of David B, and more. Sundays, 7-8:30pm PST April 4th –…

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IPRC: Tech Support: A Zine Workshop & Peer Support Group for Phone Users

In this four-part zine workshop meets peer support group, we will gather with the intention to cultivate both community and creative consciousness around the complex presence that smartphones have in our lives. Each meeting will include space for sharing, followed by conversation to develop ideas for a cumulative collaborative Tech Support zine. The zine may include drawings, writings, poems, prompts, experiments, photos, etc which reflect the unique relationships and experiences that we have with our phones. Participants can expect weekly email offerings with questions, prompts and themes to support their processes, to be used if desired. Facilitated by Erika Dedini Meets Mondays Biweekly Mar. 8th – Apr. 19th $15-25 Sliding Scale; cost reflects all four class sessions Register here Zoom link will be sent the first day of…

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Submission Deadline: SHIFT – Transformative Change and Indigenous Arts

The only way to get change is not through the courts or—heaven forbid—the politicians, but through a change of human consciousness and through a change of heart. Only through the arts […] can we really reach each other. ― Leslie Marmon Silko (Laguna Pueblo) EMPOWERMENT, ACTION, LIBERATION The SHIFT – Transformative Change and Indigenous Arts program supports artist and community-driven projects responding to social, environmental or economic justice issues through a Native lens. The program focuses on efforts that are built upon community cultural assets, resilience and strengths and draw increased attention to Native communities, perspectives and challenges, shifting a national narrative of invisibility, misunderstanding and misappropriation. SHIFT provides invaluable resources for project development, production and presentation for the artists and their collaborators. Resistance is its…

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Submission Deadline: LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists

We are what we imagine. Our very existence consists in our imagination of ourselves. Our best destiny is to imagine, at least, completely, who and what and that we are. —N. Scott Momaday (Kiowa) NURTURE, ELEVATE, UNFOLD LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists program will provide invaluable support to early career Native artists with one-year awards to develop and realize new projects. Support for burgeoning artists is critical in developing fresh voices and envisioning the future of our respective Native practices. LIFT encourages artists to uplift communities, advance positive social change, point courageously toward environmental sustainability, and foster communal meaning making. Following extensive research and strategic planning, LIFT refocuses NACF’s programmatic efforts to expand the potential of emergent Native artists. LIFT consists of…

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Things that have to do with fire: Artist talk and virtual walkthrough with Vo Vo

(Portland, OR) Fuller Rosen Gallery is pleased to present Things that have to do with fire, a solo show of new work by Portland-based artist Vo Vo. Their newest series of video, print and  large-scale textile banners focus on the social, racial and environmental upheaval during the summer of 2020. Led by the ideals of Black Lives Matter, Antifa and their own background as a radical educator, Vo’s solo show investigates the multitudes of activism and is a call for social justice and global solidarity. Come with curiosity. Approach with openness. Opening weekend February 18 – 21, 12-5 pm. Artist talk and virtual walkthrough with Vo Vo March 13, 5-6pm. Zoom Link + Information https://portlandcc.zoom.us/j/95962382201?pwd=RWNjN3ZoRUlBWWFWdmNDRXl3MXRhQT09 Time: Mar 13, 2021 5-6PM Pacific Time Meeting ID: 959…

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IPRC: Tech Support: A Zine Workshop & Peer Support Group for Phone Users

In this four-part zine workshop meets peer support group, we will gather with the intention to cultivate both community and creative consciousness around the complex presence that smartphones have in our lives. Each meeting will include space for sharing, followed by conversation to develop ideas for a cumulative collaborative Tech Support zine. The zine may include drawings, writings, poems, prompts, experiments, photos, etc which reflect the unique relationships and experiences that we have with our phones. Participants can expect weekly email offerings with questions, prompts and themes to support their processes, to be used if desired. Facilitated by Erika Dedini Meets Mondays Biweekly Mar. 8th – Apr. 19th $15-25 Sliding Scale; cost reflects all four class sessions Register here Zoom link will be sent the first day of…

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Teens: Choosing a Career in the Creative Industries

What does it mean to say, “I want to be an artist?” In this virtual workshop, we’re bringing together college counselors, art directors, professional artists, and art administrators to talk about what it really means to work in the creative sector. Not everyone becomes a studio artist – many become corporate product designers, nonprofit arts administrators, social justice advocates, business owners and more! Find the right college, explore the many directions you can go in the creative sector, and hear answers to the infamous question, “how do you make a living as an artist?” Our panel of creative professionals will guide you through an activity to give you meaningful steps to take toward the career you want. We invite young artists of all media –…

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