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West 7th Chalk Art Festival August 15

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Chalk Art Festival

Saturday, August 15 at 10:00am to 8:00pm

Come view elaborate chalk art designs by talented professional street painting artists at West 7th!  Artists will begin at 10am so come early and watch the pieces evolve!

Professional street painting artists who are interested in submitting a sketch or photograph of a proposed piece are invited to send that information here. Three professional artists will be chosen to complete the signature murals on property and compensation will be provided based on the size of the mural, level of complexity and expertise.

In addition to the professional commissions, there will be an amateur artist competition.  Prizes consisting of a combination of cash and gift cards for West 7th merchants will be given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners as determined by a panel of judges.  There will also be a People’s Choice award given.  If you are an artist interested in participating in the amateur competition, send your contact information here.

The festivities of the Chalk Art Festival include:

  • Evolution of a professional street painting mural (with time lapse videos played during awards ceremony)
  • Amateur artist competition
  • Children’s art area
  • Live music
  • Awards ceremony at 7:30 pm
  • Murals will be on display through August 31st

map at http://www.west-7th.com/event/chalk-art-festival/

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