Detail of new mural. See it below.(Photo: Cyclone Bicycle Supply) One measure of a great bike city that you won’t find in academic research papers or on various “Best Of” lists is the extent to which bicycles are represented in public art. Here in Portland, bikes are everywhere. Not just in racks and on the … Read more
Scroll down for photos of the show. A handful of lucky Portlanders were treated to quite a show on Friday night at the closing reception of The 2012 Bicycle Experience: Prototypes, Visions & Dreams. In his first installation/show, Johnnie Olivan impressed everyone with his sculptures and other creations (there were also some excellent paintings by … Read more
One of the installations by Johnnie Olivan at The 2012 Bicycle Experience show currently going on at the Gallery at Port City on N. Williams and Thompson.
“Alpenrose Women’s Madison,” a linocut by Amy Erickson on display at Bikeasaurus. Our friends at Bikeasaurus — the fabulous bike-inspired art, gift, and accessory store at 1337 SE MLK Jr Blvd — sent us a note about the art coming to their “mini-gallery” this month. Check out the blurb from owner Becky Morton below and … Read more
Still from Filmed by Bike 10th anniversary trailer.(Film by Burk Webb) Our much beloved local film fest, Filmed by Bike, turns 10 this year. To celebrate, fest founder Ayleen Crotty is looking to make it the biggest and best one ever. Last week she released a special, 10th anniversary trailer. Check it out…
Northwest Portland based parts distributor Cyclone Bicycle Supply is looking for someone to paint a bike-themed mural on the side of their warehouse. Company staffer Ashley Brewer contacted us recently to share that they want to spruce up their “big ugly gray” headquarters building at NW 21st and Vaughn. Here’s more from Ashley:
It’s been a pretty crazy day (actually crazy last couple of days)… So I thought you’d enjoy taking a break and seeing some really fun bike art created by Lents neighborhood resident Tom Labonty. Check out his “Rat-Fiets” drawing below… Drawing by Tom Labonty. See it on Flickr.
Artist: Jason Hardy(See more below) According to artist and founder of The Canary Project Edward Morris, the Green Patriot Posters project was launched to “create stronger, more broadly appealing imagery for the sustainability movement”. When he and his partners set up a website and asked designers to submit posters, they were intrigued by how many … Read more
A reader sent along a few photos of some cool bike art on the walls of Taqueria Los Gorditos in Southeast Portland (1212 SE Division St). Check ’em out…