The Falcon Art Community is a dynamic work environment for artists that are actively creating new works. This innovative and creative community in Portland brings together apartments, offices, retail spaces and artist studios, with a portion of all rents going directly to support artists. The Falcon Art Community supports residents’ creativity and brings strong businesses, art and events to the neighborhood while preserving and enhancing the area’s diversity.
The cornerstone of the Community is the historic Falcon building, a lovingly restored circa 1911 apartment complex. Situated on the corner of Albina Avenue and Killingsworth Court in a mixed-income and racially diverse neighborhood, the 60,000 square foot building with 14,000 square feet of studio space has 47 apartments, 25 artist workspaces and a community classroom for workshops.
The Falcon provides artists with a new live/work option that allows artists to have separate studios in the building where they live, without being forced to live in their workspaces. The Falcon fosters the talents of a select group of artists whose work combines craftsmanship and vision, partnering with them to create new opportunities for their art. Where other arts organizations promote art in general, the Falcon Art Community emphasizes supporting artists as they develop their craft and grow their careers.