Portland Offers Guidelines for Street Artists. It’s Still Technically Illegal to Punch The Mimes, if You’re Wondering

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street artistsDid you know that Portland loves street artists? Did you know there are a few rules to follow? To help decipher them, Creative Portland and Maine College of Art have just released “A Guide to Street Artist Rules and Regulations” to increase awareness of, and compliance with, the City’s rules and regulations regarding artists who sell their work in public areas. The guide is an initiative of a city task force set up by Portland City Councilor Ed Suslovic earlier this year to examine issues that have arisen as more street artists locate in highly trafficked areas, like Commercial Street during “cruise ships days,” and the Portland Farmer’s Markets in Monument Square and Deering Oaks Park. (read more at LiveWorkPortland)

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