Stephanie Kim appointed to Oregon Arts Commission

Salem, Oregon – Stephanie Kim of Hillsboro, a senior color designer at Nike, has been appointed to the Oregon Arts Commission by Governor Kate Brown.

Kim received her BFA in textiles at the Rhode Island School of Design. Upon graduating she pursued NYC’s fashion industry, working for various brands like Ann Taylor, Tory Burch and Tibi until she was recruited by Nike in 2016. She currently works as a senior color designer for Nike Women’s Footwear.

Internationally renowned artist Ann Hamilton to visit OSU to announce her first Oregon public art commission

Salem, Oregon -- MacArthur Fellow, National Medal of the Arts recipient and internationally acclaimed visual artist Ann Hamilton will visit Oregon State University to discuss her first public art commission in Oregon at 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, in OSU’s Memorial Union Horizon Room.

165 arts organizations receive $1,271,840 in Operating Support awards

Salem, Oregon – Unrestricted awards totaling $1,271,840 will be distributed to 165 Oregon arts organizations through the Oregon Arts Commission’s fiscal year 2023 Operating Support Program. There are 13 organizations new to the program this year due to a growing number of eligible organizations. Ranging from $3,000 to $ 25,000, the grant awards are available to nonprofit organizations with arts at the core of their mission and budgets over $150,000.


106 arts organizations to receive FY2023 Small Operating Grants

Salem, Oregon – Small grants that often make a large difference in ensuring arts access for Oregonians, especially in rural areas, have been awarded statewide to 106 arts organizations by the Oregon Arts Commission for FY2023. Awarded to arts organizations in virtually every region of the state, Small Operating Grants are designed to provide support to arts organizations with budgets under $150,000.

Artist Resilience Program awards announced; 485 Oregon artists to receive recovery grant awards from the $1.5 million program

Recovery grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 will be awarded to 485 artists representing the diversity of Oregon through the Oregon Arts Commission’s Artist Resilience Program, a partnership with Oregon Community Foundation and the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation.

33 Oregon artists receive $102,011 in Career Opportunity Program grant awards from the Oregon Arts Commission and The Ford Family Foundation

Salem, Oregon – In the second and final round of FY2022 Career Opportunity Program grant awards, the Oregon Arts Commission and The Ford Family Foundation have awarded $102,011 to 33 artists for career development projects. The awards include $47,350 from the Oregon Arts Commission for all artistic disciplines and $54,666 in supplemental funding for 17 established visual artists through a partnership with The Ford Family Foundation’s Visual Arts Program. Individual grants range from $800 to $9,500.


Steel sculpture by John Fleming installed at Oregon Institute of Technology’s Cornett Hall

Salem, Oregon – A 22,000-pound steel sculpture by Seattle artist John Fleming, commissioned through Oregon’s Percent for Art in Public Places Program, has been installed outside Oregon Institute for Technology’s Cornett Hall. Titled “Fibonacci’s Arc,” the sculpture is inspired by the spiraling arc of the Fibonacci sequence, a mathematical formula often called nature’s universal rule. The Percent for Art in Public Places Program is managed by the Oregon Arts Commission.


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