Alberta Art Works‘ mission is to facilitate and advocate for art and artists by connecting projects with space. The members of AAW are catalysts for creating public art by local artists to celebrate, beautify and create community. http://www.albertaartworks.org/
Awesome Portland gives $1000 grants to fund momentary flashes of brilliance. http://awesomeportland.org/
Burning Man A city in the desert. A culture of possibility. A network of dreamers and doers. https://burningman.org/
Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet is Burning Man’s leading provider of low-cost, high-quality soulmates since 1998. Low-Cost Soulmates at warehouse prices. http://www.csto.org/
Critical Northwest is an arts festival in the style of Nevada’s Burning Man festival, but with a decidedly Cascadian flavor. https://www.criticalnw.org/
CymaSpace makes arts & cultural events more accessible and inclusive to the Deaf & Hard of Hearing through Technology, Education & Outreach. http://www.cymaspace.org/
Darwin Dawgur (aka Dawg) is an artist and environmental activist from Vancouver, BC.
DJ Diem: Listen to his beats. http://www.djdiem.com/
FIGMENT is a forum for the creation and display of participatory and interactive art by emerging artists across disciplines. http://www.figmentproject.org/
Greater Vancouver Interactive Arts Society (GVIAS) is a not-for-profit society created to promote community-based interactive arts in the Greater Vancouver and British Columbia. http://gvias.org/
High Rock Security Quality security and support services for special events and festivals. http://www.highrocksecurity.com/
Ignition NorthWest is a 501c3 non-profit, fueling the Seattle community through participatory arts, events, and education. https://www.ignitionnw.com/
Mamou Mani Architects helps people and companies create inspiring spaces, products, visuals and websites. https://mamou-mani.com/
Thomas McElroy (aka @pparatus) is a founding board member of SOAK, LLC, the production company that has put on the interactive arts festivals and events affiliated with the Portland Regional Burning Man community since 2007. Lawyer by day, seasoned Artist, Black Rock Ranger, Fire aficionado and Rock Star guitarist.
Multnomah County Cultural Coalition (MCCC) champions the cultural enrichment of Multnomah County residents. MCCC awards up to $2,000 to not-for-profit and nonprofit arts and heritage organizations that cultivate community. http://multcoculturalcoalition.org/
The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) receives funding from a variety of public and private partners to serve artists, arts organizations, schools and residents throughout Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties. Its mission is to enrich these communities through arts and culture. https://racc.org/
Oregon Community Foundation promotes effective philanthropy that improves quality of life throughout Oregon. Thanks to thousands of donors and hundreds of individual funds, OCF is the leader in Oregon philanthropy, strengthening communities across our state. https://www.oregoncf.org/
The Oregon Cultural Trust champions and invests in the statewide cultural exchange and creative expression that make Oregon uniquely Oregon. https://culturaltrust.org/
The Oregon Country Fair creates events and experiences that nourish the spirit, explore living artfully and authentically on earth, and transform culture in magical, joyous and healthy ways. https://www.oregoncountryfair.org/
Pickathon is an annual music festival, held at Happy Valley’s Pendarvis Farm in Oregon. https://pickathon.com/
Portland Winter Light Festival aims to counteract the city’s tendency to hibernate during the winter. The festival brightens up the winter skyline and brings warmth to the outdoors with dazzling displays of light, color, and imagination. It is interactive, family-friendly, and designed to inspire adults and kids alike. Combining art and technology, people of all ages will find something to capture their spirit and fill their minds with imagination and wonder. https://www.pdxwlf.com/
SHIFT is an Intimate Fire, Music and Art Festival brought to you by Tectonic. http://shift-festival.com/
Reared in Steel See their talent. https://www.facebook.com/rearedinsteel/
Ken Strait (aka Santaliscious) is a founding board member of SOAK, LLC. He helped plan and participated in SOAK, the regional burn, various iterations of the regional decompression events, including Rinse and Burnout, and other events like Pre-compression, Phoenix Festival, and Kaosmosis from 2005 to 2015.
Tyler Fuqua Creations Where we build things that most can’t even imagine!
We have a three step approach to how we create our visual magic: design, create, perform. http://www.tylerfuquacreations.com/
Willamette Light Brigade Inspire a City, Light the Bridges of Portland. https://www.lightthebridges.org/