Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Deadline approaching - RACC project

*** PUBLIC ART OPPORTUNITY, Portland, Oregon***

Request for Qualifications from Artists for PGE Park Public Art

The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) in Portland, Oregon invites artists/teams residing in the United States to submit qualifications for a public art opportunity at PGE Park, a sports stadium for professional soccer, in Southwest Portland. With this current renovation, the stadium will become the permanent home of the Portland Timbers, who will be joining Major League Soccer. The art budget for the project is $100,000. Applications must be submitted using the CaFÉ website.Go to www.racc.org/public-art/racc-public-art-opportunity-pge-park for information and links to RFQ and CaFE website.

Deadline: October 25, 2010, 11:59 p.m., Mountain Daylight Time.

Lecture @ PNCA - tonight!

Philip Tinari - Postures in Clay
Tuesday, October 19, 6:30 pm
Swigert Commons, PNCA Main Campus
1241 NW Johnson Street
Free and open to the public

In conjunction with Ai Weiwei: Dropping the Urn (Ceramic Works, 5000 BCE - 2010 CE), Philip Tinari discusses the practices of Jingdezhen porcelain production in the context of Ai Weiwei's approach to contemporary Chinese ceramics.Tinari is founding editor of LEAP, a new bimonthly journal of contemporary Chinese art based in Beijing and published by the Modern Media Group. Since 2007, he has run the publishing imprint, editorial office, and translation studio Office for Discourse Engineering. He is a contributor to Artforum, and is the founding editor of artforum.com.cn, the magazine's Chinese-language website. He has written and lectured widely on contemporary art in China, for publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times Magazine, and Parkett.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Portland Open Studios

Have you ever been curious about what other artists studios look like? How they have set-up their spaces and what little tricks they've come up with to make working more efficient or easier? Well, this is the first of two weekends here in Portland where artists open up their studios to the public and there are many OPA members involved this year. Tour the studios of Babette Harvey, Jeanne Henry, Amy Maule, Sara Swink, Pam Grow, Careen Stoll and Kris Paul along with artists representing all mediums. Purchase a tour guide by following this link to the Portland Open Studios website for a list of retailers.
Portland Open Studios Dates:
October 9 & 10, 2010 - 10am - 5pm
October 16 & 17, 2010 - 10am - 5pm

Hope to see you on the tour!