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Call for Chalk Artists for “Chalk This Way”

Lakeside Arts Foundation is now accepting applications for Amateur Sidewalk Chalk Artists and Business Sponsors for Chalk This Way sidewalk art festival at ColorPalooza, a Celebration of Spring! This event, hosted by the City of Lewisville, takes place on April 14, 2018 outside the Lewisville MCL Grand and City Hall area from 10 AM to 5 PM.

Sponsors of $150 or more may have their logos drawn in colorful chalk at the event, along with other benefits depending on the sponsorship level. Admission to the event is free but there is a charge for some of the activities.  The day-long event will feature professional chalk artists, amateur chalk art contest, scholarship contest, a children’s non-competitive gallery, art, food & drink vendors, art auction and a variety of entertainment.

Details, rules, and entry forms are available on the website at chalkthisway.org. For more information about participating in the chalk art activities, contact Lakeside Arts Foundation at (972) 625-1726 or email president@lakesidearts.org. For more information about the overall ColorPalooza festival, or to inquire about possible FREE booths for Plein Aire or demonstrating artists, see lewisvillecolorpalooza.com.

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ColorPalooza April 9 in Lewisville



Saturday, April 9
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Old Town Lewisville

ColorPalooza will feature a wide variety of exhibits and interactive events with a “spring feel” for the whole family. Festival admission will be free, although some activities might carry a nominal charge. Visitors will get to show off their artistic abilities, watch skilled artists create one-of-a kind sculptures and paintings, marvel at colorful sidewalk chalk art, and learn how to better care for the Earth and make their homes more environmentally friendly. There also will be emphasis on interactive events for children, including inflatable play structures and creative arts and crafts stations.

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Chalk Alley call for artists + free workshop March 11 & 12


The Taste of Dallas is marking their 30th year and would like to celebrate with Art. So, we are putting together a street painting portion to their event and we are looking for 30 local artists to create spectacular soft pastel creations on asphalt. ‘Chalk Alley’ will pay homage to the 500 year old tradition of street painting. What started as a folk art form has turned into a worldwide phenomenon with festivals all over the globe and artist becoming world famous for their stunning illusions.

We would love to invite any Dallas / Fort Worth artists to participate in our inspiring event on June 4th & 5th at Fair Park. It’s a great way to network with other artists, art fans, and collectors. We provide free advertising of each participant on Taste of Dallas website and during the festival, All supplies and Food are provided during the June 4th and 5th event and the pay is $100. Each artist must create an 8×10 foot soft pastel painting on asphalt over the two days. It’s great fun.

Melanie Stimmell Van Latum will be hosting free workshops on March 11th or 12th for any and all artists to come and see what the street painting event is all about.  She will be giving a hands on demo as well as tips and techniques.  Artists will have a chance to practice with the materials and ask any questions they may have about the process or event.  Contact her at melanie@wetalkchalk.com or 213-293-8344. The workshop is being held at 2528 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226. Workshop brochure: ChalkAlleyWorkshop


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