City of Portland Creative Laureate
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Creative Laureate Overview

The role of the Creative Laureate is to serve as a volunteer advocate and ambassador of the power of creative practice in our city. The Creative Laureate will participate in community events, advocate for creativity and arts issues, and utilize the position and the Office of the Mayor as a platform from which to lead, inspire and promote Portland’s vibrant arts and creative community.

Download and review the Adobe Acrobat PDF DocumentCreative Laureate Guidelines for information, eligibility, and review criteria.

Deadline for submission is .

The Creative Laureate application process is by nomination or application (self-nomination).  Please prepare all application materials before submitting through this online upload process.

When ready to apply, please provide the best contact information for the Creative Laureate nominee below. After submission of the contact information, you will be asked to upload the following information to complete the application:

Nomination Letter (or self-nomination narrative) (maximum two pages) addressing the following:

Creative Resume of professional activities and achievements 

Upload or Link to Appropriate Work Samples that document artistic quality (submit no more than two different media):

One Page Description of Work Samples:

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Address 2
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Mailing address (if different):
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Mailing Address 2
City, State, Zip
Nominee Contact Phone*
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Nominee Website