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Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

fax: 503-823-3596

1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

Portland's Public Art

As a passionate supporter of the arts – including jazz, modern dance, and sculpture – Nick is honored to serve as Council liaison to the Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC).


Here in Portland, we are fortunate to have a large, diverse collection of publicly-owned art.


The collection includes more than 1,900 works of art – paintings, photographs, sculptures, and more – displayed across Portland in neighborhoods, schools, libraries, and other public buildings.


In Nick’s office, we are proud to display our own gallery of public art from the collection, including carved wood pieces, abstract paintings, photographs, and watercolors.


2015 is a big year for the arts – we’re celebrating 10 years of Work for Art, 20 years of RACC, Portlandia’s 30th birthday, and 35 years of our Percent for Art program.


Portland is blessed with a strong arts community. Take a walk in your neighborhood, view our public collection on RACC’s website, or download the free PublicArtPDX app on your iPhone to find art near you!