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Creative Portland is here to help you. As we build capacity, we will modify the resources available below.
Open Call for Art
Creative Portland is accepting submissions for our spring show - "(Almost) Black & White." Artists are invited to submit up to three pieces of work via high resolution jpeg to submissions@creativeportland.com for consideration. Deadline for submissions: March 17th, 2018.
Criteria for selection:
  • Artist must be a resident of Greater Portland (Biddeford to Brunswick).
  • Pieces must be mostly black & white, greyscale, or sepia-toned; no more than 25% color.
  • All 2D mediums are welcome; no sculptures please.
  • Dimensions must be at least 24" x 30" (our gallery space is designed for large pieces).
  • Price must fall between $200 and $5000.
  • Each jpeg must be labeled with the artist's name as well as the title, medium, dimensions, and price of the piece. Please also include this info in the body of your email, as well as your physical address and a link to you website (if applicable).
  • Pieces must be available to hang for approximately 6 months, April - September 2018.
Professional Development Workshops 
Business basics for artists. These hour-long, FREE workshops are available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis in an intimate environment of interaction between presenters and participants. For more information, contact us at programassistant@creativeportland.com
Upcoming Topics:
Creative Portland Artist Meetups
We host bi-annual or quarterly meetups for artists by industry: dance, film, music, etc.
If you are interested in attending these meetings of like-minded people, please contact us at programassistant@creativeportland.com and we will add you to or database for future meetup dates.
Fiscal Sponsorship
Read more about our fiscal sponsorship opportunities for artists and arts and cultural organizations.
Job & Internship Opportunities
Arts & Cuture Sector Opportunities
To submit your job listing, send job description or link to programassistant@creativeportland.com. Any questions, call Emily at (207) 370-4784.
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