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Collecting & Art Making

IPRC Workshops will be held on zoom, PST through Summer 2021 Register here and zoom link will be sent on the day of the event Over the course of 6 weeks, this experimental concept studio class will demonstrate different ways to assemble, collect and identify aspects from the everyday as material for creating visual and written narratives. This class will explore chance and choice, collaboration, materiality, site specificity, and the symbolism of objects as themes to creating with different media. Class capacity: 20 Instructor: Elizabeth Arzani Workshop Fee: $75-150 sliding scale Materials: Below is a basic list of materials and tools that will be needed in class. Additional materials may vary dependent on each student’s desires and needs. Materials, tools and techniques will be discussed…

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From Concept to Object: The Zine as a Creative Conduit

Self-published, limited distribution, one-of-a-kind works of text and images, zines have been a subculture mainstay for decades and continue to evolve. This workshop will recontextualize this definition as it relates to filmmaking today and examine how zines can become tools in exploring, developing, and materializing your ideas. We will look at examples of filmzines and explore how they can help you get started on a project with no equipment or funding, be a gateway to other mediums, and allow you to visualize an idea from your head to the page. Being works of art in and of themselves, we will touch on the history of the zine and the merits of physical objects in the creative process. Join Mila Matveeva, illustrator, film producer, and zine-maker,…

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Grant Submission Deadline: Make | Learn | Build – Round Two

We are pivoting our grantmaking, offering more flexible awards with the goal of supporting a greater number of artists and arts-based businesses during a time of rapid change and creative innovation. Changes to our grantmaking align with our value of equity and commitment to racial justice and representation in our services and investments. These changes also reflect the feedback we received this summer and fall from an on-line survey and series of focus groups with Black artists, Indigenous artists, and other artists of color. Thank you to all who took the time to talk with us and shared your insights and perspectives. This grant offers funding for artists and arts-based business/organizations in three categories: MAKE: the creation of work in any artistic discipline LEARN: artistic…

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Connect in Place: Art as Activism: Changing the World through Creative Expression

Art influences society by changing opinions, instilling values, and translating experiences across space and time. Artists often see their artwork as a way to provoke, to voice, to enlighten. Art can express ideas that would otherwise be rejected or censored. How can you use art to talk about what you feel is right or wrong? Join Pepe Moscoso for a conversation that invites participants to intimately explore their feelings, sentiments, and experiences and how to use art as a medium to turn thinking into doing. RSVP for this program. Pepe Moscoso, CEO of Blind Insect, is a Portland-based gallery owner, curator, creative consultant, arts producer, and lawyer. A lot of his work has to do with education, inclusion, personal narrative, the exploration of identity, diversity…

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Bodecker Foundation Workshops for High School Students – Summer Registration Opens

Led by professional artists, writers, musicians, and educators, our FREE creative workshops for high school students include a mix of online group activities and offline individual and/or collaborative project work. Class size is generally limited to 12 students. Summer Term Registration Opens Monday May 17

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The State of the Arts in COVID Times

Free panel with Q&A: Oregon creatives and arts organizations talk about how their communities are adapting and what’s next. Siren Nation, amplifying the voices of women in the arts for the past 15 years, is proud to present Siren Nation Speaks—a monthly online series of free arts workshops, talks, and performances. Join us May 9 for a live panel discussion exploring how the arts have struggled, survived, and sometimes thrived during the COVID-19 pandemic. This all-star panel features artists and arts administrators from different disciplines and backgrounds, coming together to discuss their experiences of how the arts have been affected by a year in pandemic lockdowns, how arts communities are adapting, and where we may go from here. Be sure to bring your questions for…

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Photoshop: Prepping Files for Print

In this Intro Photoshop tutorial-based workshop, learn the basics of prepping files for printing. Learn the basics of touching up images of photos and illustrations, layer separation and best practices for CMYK printing.This workshop is open to all, but especially geared towards IPRC Members looking to learn more about file prep for screenprinting and risograph printing. Taught by Anthony Wylen $10 Register here, and zoom link will be sent on the day of the workshop. Flier design by Luke Mollerup

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April Collage Challenge

To Celebrate Earth Day, April’s Collage Challenge is to create a collage using repurposed or recycled materials. Tag the IPRC or join us Thursday, April 22nd for a virtual collage show & tell. Register here and zoom link will be sent on the day of the event.

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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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