For artists in the greater Portland metro area
Call for qualifications
RACC and Open Signal, announce a new call for Fresh Paint muralists. Fresh Paint is a professional development initiative providing emerging artists of color with a paid opportunity to paint a public mural for the first time in Portland.
To qualify for the opportunity, artists must live in the greater Portland metropolitan area, defined as Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties in Oregon and Clark County in Washington. The selected artists receive a commission for their participation and are offered the opportunity to engage with a range of resources at Open Signal, including the use of equipment.
Read more about this call – no previous mural experience required.
Apply by: July 14
Apply online in the RACC Opportunity Portal.
Selection criteria and decision-making
The partnership is focused on engaging new communities of artists, as well as expanding the range of artistic and cultural expression represented in RACC’s Public Art Murals Program.A selection panel of past Fresh Paint muralists will review submissions and recommend new artists for selection.
Pick your platform, date, and time!
Join us for one of our upcoming information sessions. You’ll learn more about the selection process, how to prepare your application, and ask questions of program staff. Attendance is encouraged but not required.
We’re here to help!
Questions? [email protected]