Chapter 24 Winery Gets Tagged with New Graffiti Art


Arts & Books
Chapter 24 Vineyards is getting tagged in honor of Oregon Wine Month. The winery's contemporary tasting room, a sharp-edged and chrome-plated box off Oregon 99W Highway, is lending a wall to Portland street artist Ashley Montague over two weekends of wine-tasting events. Montague, a self-titled "visual explorer" who works under the moniker Eardrums 4 Eyelids, painted the side of Northwest ...   More
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 by Enid Spitz

Street Art Mecca Taylor Electric Gets Bulldozed (VIDEO)


Arts & Books
The paint covered, burned out walls of the old Taylor Electric building where finally brought down May 11th, following months of close watch by street artists and Portland Street Art Alliance. The site, at Southeast 3rd Avenue and Clay Street, will soon be 240 Clay, an office building in the inner Southeast Industrial area. Taylor Electric's long-vacant concrete shell, leftover from the factory's ...   More
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 LUCAS CHEMOTTI

Portland Muralists Want to Paint Without Permits


Many of the artists involved in Forest for the Trees—a week-long public mural project that just wrapped up in Portland—got their start in dark alleyways and on rickety ladders with small stencils, spray cans and stickers.Over the last week 15 muralists from around the world converged on Portland to create 10 original pieces of art. And while they painted, mural activists also shared a bigger point: ...   More
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by Sara Sneath

Well-Known Mural Artist Forced to Paint Over Portland Piece

Cannon Dill Mural

Oakland muralist Cannon Dill—an artist who has painted pen-and-ink style graffiti on walls in Chicago, Kansas City and New Orleans—was told to paint over his work by Portland police Monday, Aug. 12. Tiffany Conklin, co-director of Portland Street Art Alliance and the blogger at PDX Street Art who broke the story, says Cannon is not the first out-of-town graffiti artist to have a run-in ...   More
Thursday, August 22, 2013 by Sara Sneath

Rogue Ales Offers Free Beer For Cleaners

Rogue Ales is teaming up with the Pearl District Neighborhood Association to eradicate a “massive urban blight” from Portland's Northwest neighborhood. Drunkenness? No. Try graffiti. The brewery has adopted two city blocks in the Pearl District (13th to 14th Streets between Flanders and Glisan and 10th and 11th Streets between Davis and Everett) and has already sent one team out to peel ...   More
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 Riley Hooper


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