Portland Cider Company presents Art Mural Competition

Press Release: Call for artists to compete for $500 cash prize & mural space at Clackamas Taproom

July 11, 2016 (Portland, OR) – In an effort to foster creativity and work with local artists, Portland Cider Company is excited to announce an art mural competition to create a lasting, amazing mural at their new Clackamas Taproom & Cidery. Open to all local mural artists, with a grand prize of $500, plus extras. Full details are listed at www.portlandcider.com/mural.

The winning artist will paint the mural of their choosing on Portland Cider Company’s 36 x 16′ blank slate, boringly white, keg cooler. This cooler has great visibility for taproom patrons, with highlighted exposure during Portland Cider Company warehouse parties and concerts.

Artists are asked to submit their portfolios by Monday, August 1. From the example work submitted, Portland Cider Company will select four artists to compete in a live paint event on August 12 at the Clackamas Taproom & Cidery. There, artists will be able to portray their mural proposals on provided canvas. At this event, taproom patrons will vote for their favorite mural concept, along with Portland Cider Company employees.

The submission deadline for portfolios is Monday, August 1. Artists are asked to submit portfolios to info@portlandcider.com, or post photos of their work to the Portland Cider Company Facebook page.

Top Prize:

  • Permanent, exclusive art mural at the Portland Cider Company Taproom & Cidery in Clackamas
  • $500 Cash Prize
  • A $150 gift certificate to Portland Cider Company taprooms
  • Portland Cider Co. will be pay for up to $300 in paint supplies

Second Place: 

  • A $50 gift certificate to Portland Cider Company taprooms.


About Portland Cider Company:

The Portland Cider Company was started in October 2012 by an Oregonian and a family of British expats with the mission of bringing cider, handcrafted in the English tradition, to the Northwest. They have two taproom locations: Hawthorne, Portland Cider House (3638 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214) and Clackamas, Taproom & Cidery (8925 SE Jannsen Rd, Bldg. F, Clackamas, OR 97015). For more information, visit www.PortlandCider.com.