The tradition of street painting is traced back to 16th century Italy where artists would use their chalks to transform pavement into a makeshift canvas, street painting has retained its appeal through the centuries. As in ages past, crowds still gather to watch as fine works of art emerge.
New for 2018 – Uptown Art Expo Chalk Art will be in a new location at Cranes Roost Park! In addition to 10 Featured Chalk Artists, we are inviting Seminole County Art Teachers and their Students to participate in a “High School Student Chalk Competition” and learning experience.
We are looking for creative Seminole County High School Chalk Artists to be create mesmerizing chalk masterpieces on Cranes Roost Park sidewalks as your canvas at the Uptown Art Expo! Saturday March 24th, 2018. Limited chalk spaces will be available!
2018 Seminole High School Competition Awards & Ribbons to be presented:
$100 – Best of Show
$50 – Best Rendering
$50 – Best in Originality
$50 – Best Use if Medium
Our chalk art competition will begin Saturday morning at 8:30am. Student Chalk artists work must be ready for the judging by 3:30pm. Judging will take place from 3:30pm to 4:30pm with winners announced by 5:00pm.
Our chalk art competition will begin Saturday morning at 8:30am. Each registered chalk space will receive a box of Koss Chalk and each participate will receive a box lunch and bottled water during the competition. Chalk artists are welcome to come back on Sunday to display and promote their masterpiece work.
Uptown Art Expo Chalk Artist Applications and Student Guide Information:
Need more information email: uptownchalkFCAA@gmail.com
or call Janet Tombros: 407-489-0525
Be a Sponsor!
You can sponsor a street painting square to advertise your business. Street painting “squares” are one of a kind paintings. Your sponsored chalk panel will feature you company logo. For more information, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org