Art Spark

Adams viewed Portland arts, cultural and music scene and vibrant but siloed. He and his staff[i] worked with RACC to start a quarterly gathering called ArtSpark[ii] of local to connect local artists, organizations, and creators to exchange resources and hold space for creative community. It developed to feature 2-4 artists per event, community partners and featured organizations.



Footnotes

[i] Art and Social Practice (February 2017) "Conversation series: Pollyanne Birge." https://soundcloud.com/psuartandsocialpractice/pollyanne-birge. Portland State University. Retrieved 28-22-2. [ii] Caraeff, Ezra Ace (June 17, 2008). "Art Spark." https://www.portlandmercury.com/endhits/archives/2008/06/17/art-spark-dollar-sign. Portland Mercury. Retrieved 2018-22-2.

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