Every year the small town where I live has a Chalk Art Event. Local business owners sponsor an artist who designs a chalk drawing on the sidewalk in front of their stores. The small downtown turns into a great combination of chalk art, live music, food vendors and community engagement. It’s a great way to enjoy a Friday evening meeting friends, grabbing a coffee, food from one of the street venues or stopping in the local cafe.
Artists come early in the day and make their design.
That evening a map is provided with a list of all the drawings with the artists and the business that sponsors their work. Everyone is encouraged to vote for their favorite three entries and the top three with the most votes will receive a prize.
Who would you vote for?
My husband who is an artist and participates in some of the art events around the community had to pass on this one. His arthritic knees would never let him get back up if he sat down on the sidewalk to draw. But we both enjoyed the evening sharing with friends and neighbors the beautiful Friday evening in our small town.