Call for photo and video submissions! Due May 20, 2020

  Although the big 2020 La Strada dei Pastelli Chalk Art Festival has been rescheduled to 2021 due to COVID-19 precautions, it doesn’t mean that a celebration this year can’t still happen! In an effort to still showcase all the talents of our diverse communities, 2D4D is calling for photo and short video submissions of … Read more

Summer 2020 alternative plans

It was with a very heavy heart that 2D4D’s festival team had to announce its decision to cancel its 2020 La Strada dei Pastelli Chalk Art Festival due to COVID-19 precautions. But we care too much about our volunteers, artists, sponsors and our greater community to put any one person at the slightest bit of … Read more

La Strada dei Pastelli Chalk Art Festival, Aug 10-11, 2019

2D4D’s first annual La Strada dei Pastelli Chalk Art Festival, August 10-11, was a community engagement distinct from all others offered in Oregon’s Washington, Clackamas, or Multnomah Counties. Modeled after similar chalk festivals throughout the United States, La Strada dei Pastelli was an immersive open-air event that featured live music, hands-on activities, and large-scale street … Read more

August 8, 2019: Chalk Activities at THPRD’s Summer Kick Off!

2D4D hosted a hands-on chalk activity at THPRD’s August 8, Concert in the Park. In conjunction with the impressive live music planned, attendees had the opportunity to get down-and-dirty with chalk! The large collaborative design, estimated to be 10’x15’, was comprised of images celebrating summer and the outdoors. Art instructors helped guide participants on fun … Read more

June 20, 2019: Chalk Activities at THPRD’s Summer Kick Off!

2D4D joined up with THPRD to host a hands-on chalk activity at this 2019’s Summer Kick-Off and Concert in the Park. On June 20 from 6:00-8:00pm, Mountain View Champions Park became a ‘pop-up’ sidewalk mural showcasing the dynamic expression of this temporary medium. Art instructors helped guide ‘chalk newbies’ on best techniques for color blending … Read more

2D4D’s chalk activity at VillaSport’s annual charity event, April 13

Events_April 13 PNW Chalk Fest 2018 kids activity designed by Roxanne Haverland age 14-1100

Each year VillaSport hosts a charity event to raise funds for worthy causes. 2019’s event, which happened April 13th, supported the Make A Wish Foundation. Among the many family-focused activities, such as face paintings and pony rides, was a larger-than-life chalk activity coordinated by the Beaverton-based arts organization, 2D4D. The master design, led by local … Read more

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