(The Portland Gay Men’s Chorus | Photo courtesy of Oregon Cultural Trust) Applications are now live and open for Oregon’s Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Cultural Support program. Funds allocated to the Oregon Cultural Trust will be available to Oregon cultural organizations facing losses due to the COVID-19 health crisis. The $25.9 million in funding was…

(Across the River, mixed media on panel, 30″ x 30″ by Sylvia Avenius-Ford) Sylvia Avenius-Ford, one of 30 member-creatives at the Artists’ Gallery Sunriver, is a mixed-media painter who produces brilliant works of intense color and vibrant finish. Acrylic paint is her primary medium to which she adds fabric paint for impasto mark-making drawn directly…

(2020 Jurors’ Choice Winner: Rapture by Millie Whipplesmith Plank) The High Desert Museum unveiled a stellar collection of traditional and contemporary art on Saturday, August 1 in its annual Art in the West exhibition and silent auction. This year’s juried exhibition features works by 50 artists.   “We are excited to share the work of renowned…

(Sunriver Art Fair poster | Courtesy of The Sunriver Area Chamber of Commerce) The Sunriver Area Chamber of Commerce announces the following upcoming events: A Socially Distanced Evening of Gratitude Where Toast & Jam Thanks You for Your Support On Wednesday, August 12, beginning at 6pm, join us at the Sunriver Resort as we celebrate…

Jordan Schnitzer, in a partnership with the Jordan Schnitzer Museums of Art at the University of Oregon, Washington State University and Portland State University, is establishing a $150,000 Black Lives Matter Artist Grant Program. Each Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art will award $2,500 grants to 20 artists who use their voices, experiences and artistic expression…