Last year, I took my submission a day late, so, naturally, no dice on having it in the exhibition. This year I paid attention.
Here's the 411:Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) Press Release from November 28, 2012: all the art that fits returns to the Portland Building Installation Space, December 4, 2012 - January 8, 2013
It is that time of year again; the annual City and County employee
exhibition in the lobby of the Portland Building opens on Tuesday,
December 4th and runs through the holiday season. This "salon style"
exhibition, open to all current City or County employees, is a yearly
favorite and is anxiously awaited by regular visitors to the Portland
Building. All types of creative work are represented in the unique
show, from quirky to thoughtful, from elegant and beautiful to amusingly
Only original artwork created by current employees of the City or County
is eligible. The exhibition is non-juried--all the artwork submitted will
be installed, hung wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling. For those eligible
and interested in participating, submissions must be dropped off
Tuesday, December 4th, between 8:00 and 10:00 am, to the Portland
Building lobby located at 1120 SW 5th Ave. between SW Main and
As seen among the others, my artwork is on the left, framed, with a wide white matte and right beneath the largest artwork.
Here's a close-up. I kept it, just as you see it, for a whole year, ready and waiting for the announcement of this year's event. I named it "Paternal Twins."