2D4D is a TVC ArtPass member!

2D4D is delighted to be part of Tualatin Valley Creates‘ (TVC) new ArtPass Membership Program. The ArtPass is a membership program run by our friends at TVC, a Washington County, Oregon arts service organization. The ArtPass offers special deals to local arts and culture businesses such as coffee shops, wine bars, restaurants, retailers, and theatres. … Read more

Come get a FREE Chalk Kit on Aug. 5, 2021

Turn your neighborhood into a multi-colored outdoor gallery – draw with the same pastel materials that professional street painters use! Come get a FREE chalk pastel kit from 2D4D during the chalk art buzz-builder 8:00am-12:30pm on Thursday, August 5, 2021 in front of Beaverton City Library, 12375 SW Fifth St Beaverton 97005. ​The vibrant chalk … Read more

Celebrating visual and literary arts together

Jan’s Paperback Books will be host to two local talents – a visual artist creating a live street painting, and a literary artist signing their children’s book! The whole family is invited to this FREE, immersive event happening Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 11:00am-1:00pm at Jan’s Paperback Books, 12320 SW 1st St, Beaverton, OR 97005 … Read more

Art pop-ups up across Portland-Metro this summer

2D4D has been collaborating with partners across Beaverton and the Portland-metro area to coordinate art pop-ups as we enter into summer 2021. This summer will see various chalk activities in front of businesses and inside parks as we all emerge from the monotonous quarantine of Coronavirus. 2D4D focuses on “bridging artists with non-arts industries to … Read more

2D4D pairs with Boom Arts for “Acting Out Festival”, June 25-27, 2021

Get out! Get Going! Get Inspired! 2D4D is teaming up with Portland’s innovative theatre organization, Boom Arts for their “Acting Out Festival“, happing June 25-27, 2021.   Boom Arts presents A NEW three-day, free outdoor festival featuring dance, circus, and interactive arts activities. Inspired by contemporary international street arts festivals but with a distinctively Portland … Read more

Buzz-Builder at Beaverton City Library Aug. 5, 2021

Join us August 5, 2021, for a La Strada dei Pastelli 2021 introductory event at the Beaverton City Library. From 9:00 am to noon, local chalk artists will demonstrate the traditional Italian street art of chalk painting on the concrete in front of the library. The Beaverton City Library is located at 12375 SW 5th … Read more

Covering Beaverton, Oregon with rainbows!

2D4D was delighted to work with Beaverton Downtown Association‘s Executive Director and Design Committee Chair to organize the Community Chalk Art Mural that happened June 27, 2020. Brittany Resch, who’s chalked a number of 2D4D programs since 2019 led small groups of community members in completing this 15′ x 30’ drawing. The day was made … Read more

2020 La Strada “Un-Festival” video!

In the wake of a global pandemic, 2D4D had to re-imagine how to provide a chalk art festival experience without getting thousands of people together. The reason that these art festivals are so important is that in just a few hours attendees watch drawings evolve from plain asphalt to fully-rendered imagery. Festivals are days of … Read more

Community Chalk Art with Beaverton Downtown Association on June 20, 2020

It has been a very strange year so far. As Oregon starts to re-open, we’re delighted to work with Beaverton Downtown Association‘s Executive Director and Design Committee Chair to host a community chalk art mural on Saturday, June 20, 2020. One of our favorite local artists, Brittany Resch is creating the design and will be … Read more

Give a little, get a lot!

Support artists, community engagement, and the planet by purchasing one (or a bunch) of limited edition reusable bags. We’re making a tradition of producing reusable for each year’s chalk art festival, La Strada dei Pastelli. Last year the bags were big, bright, and perfect for hauling beach or camping gear. This year, as we coordinate … Read more

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