RACC Call for Art

for Errol Heights Park – East Portland’s “Little Gem”

Local Artists Encouraged to Apply

Deadline: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 5 pm

The Regional Arts & Culture Council seeks proposals for design, fabrication and installation of new artwork in Errol Heights Park. The budget for the commission comes from the City of Portland’s Percent for Art Program and is approximately $85,000. Artists and artist teams living in Oregon or Washington invited to submit proposals. Park construction is planned for completion summer 2022.

With its forested setting, topography, creek, and wetlands, the four seasons have dramatic visual impact on Errol Heights Park. Art can play a role in showcasing the changing seasons and add a long-lasting amenity. This project seeks art that can strengthen our connections to nature, respond to the natural processes found in the park, and create engaging and dynamic interactions for park visitors. Materials with proven longevity in the outdoor environment are encouraged.

Read the full details about this call and the park design goals, themes, and site constraints.

Potential applicants can learn more at these upcoming information sessions for artists:

  • Instagram Live – 6 p.m., Thursday, April 1
  • Zoom – 6 p.m., Monday, April 12 – RSVP HERE

 

For more information, visit the RACC website: https://racc.org/2021/03/19/call-for-art-at-errol-heights-park-east-portlands-little-gem/

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