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Oregon Arts Commission News - April 2017

National report shows Oregon ranks near top for arts and culture jobs

April 2017 Alexis Rockman (American, b. 1962), Evolution, 1992, oil on wood, 96 x 288 in., George R. Stroemple Collection, Lake Oswego, Oregon. Featured in curator and writer Linda Tesner’s essay “Thoughts on a Museum of Wonder,” which was commissioned for the Ecology Project. h Arts Commission and The Ford Family Foundation Launch Visual Arts Ecology Project

The Oregon Visual Arts Ecology Project is now live at www.oregonvisualarts.org.

The online magazine and archive attempts to further explore the depth and expand the breadth of Oregon’s visual arts ecology. The Project is a joint effort of the Oregon Arts Commission and The Ford Family Foundation to create an accessible, permanent and interactive virtual collection documenting Oregon’s visual arts landscape, and the interconnected realms of artist, institution, patron, curator and arts writer.

The collection is a beginning, with historic and contemporary content drawn from the archives of the Arts Commission and

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Call for Oregon Artists: October 1 Deadline

Call to Oregon artists – October 1 deadline! The Ucross Foundation, in partnership with the Ford Foundation, extends its invitation to you to apply for a 4 week residency in Wyoming with a stipend. [gview file="https://blogs.soartists.com/ArtMatters/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Call-for-Oregon-Artists.pdf"]

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RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITY FOR MID-CAREER OREGON ARTISTS

THE UCROSS FOUNDATION RESIDENCY PROGRAM, in partnership with The Ford Family Foundation, is currently accepting applications from mid-career Oregon visual artists for residencies of 4 weeks in 2015. Deadline extended to October 15 , link to application in the post!

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Grant Deadline Announcements for Visual Artists from Oregon Arts Commission

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The application deadline for three unrestricted $25,000 Hallie Ford Fellowships awarded by The Ford Family Foundation is Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 10:59 p.m. MDT. Artists must apply through the Western States Arts Federation’s CaFE system.

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Spread the word about the Cultural Trust and other news from the Oregon Arts Commission

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Spread the word about the Oregon Cultural Trust The Arts Build Community in Oregon: FY12 grants announced Artists Fuel Oregon’s Economy: New Career Opportunity Grants announced Congress Adopts Obama Levels of Funding for Arts & Humanities Oregon Arts Commission Announces February 1 Deadline For Capacity Grant Applications for Arts Organization

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Oregon Arts Commission Offers Grants to Artists

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Career Opportunity grants offer awards of up to $1,500 to enable artists of all disciplines to take advantage of unique opportunities to advance their careers through the development of artistic, business or professional skills. Grants can fund opportunities such as exhibits in national and international venues, or participation in conferences or workshops to expand their knowledge base.

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News From the Oregon Arts Commission

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Post Highlights: May 2nd deadline for Operating Support, Arts Services and Arts learning Grants Approaches; Webinar on Identifying and Hurdling Adaptive Challenges, featuring SOHS Executive Director Allison Weiss, Set for May 3, 2011; New Creative Oregon Stories by Lisa Radon Posted; Spring round of FY11 Career Opportunity Grants and new Ford Family Foundation Opportunity Grants Announced; Cultural Trust Announces May 16 deadline for Cultural Development Grants

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