Arts & Culture
As Council liaison to the Regional Arts and Culture Council, Nick believes that arts, culture and heritage contribute to our economy and are the soul of our city.
- Nick champions small grants that prioritize local, emerging, and diverse artists.
- Nick supports arts education in our schools, and a fair and accountable Arts Tax.
- Nick protected funding for the Portland Film Office and Open Signal.
- Nick helped preserve a unique part of Portland’s culture and heritage by working with community partners to save the Portland Jazz Festival.
- In our rapidly-changing community, Nick is working with his Council colleagues to protect Portland’s artists and creative spaces.