Portland Muralists Want to Paint Without Permits

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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

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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


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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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