Get Your Chalk On! The Loop’s first chalk festival will be held on September 3rd (Rain Date: Sept. 4th).
Each participating artist will check in beginning at 9am at the Chuck Berry Statue- which is conveniently located next to Fitz’s at 6605 Delmar. Each participating artist will receive their location of where to draw their sidewalk chalk art, and a box of chalk the morning of the event. Artists will be able to sign up at a fee of $10 for adults; $8 for students ( ages 13-18); $2 for children under 12.
Awards will be given for chalk drawing in 4 categories: Best Walk of Fame Theme, Best Loop Theme, Most Creative, and Viewer’s Choice. A variety of prizes will be given for each winning artist including Gift Certificates from the events Main Sponsor Blick Art Materials located at 6300 Delmar. A variety of other gift certificates will be provided by Loop businesses, and of course CASH PRIZES! The winning artist in each category will be featured on The Loop website with a photos of their winning artwork, a story about their artistic background, and a link to their portfolio or personal website.
When you register you will be asked to sign up for one of the following categories:
Best of The Loop Theme- Did you know that The Loop was designated “One of the 10 Great streets in America” by the American Planning Association? What do you like most about The Loop?
Chalk of Fame- Pick someone from the St. Louis Walk of Fame and embody an important aspect of their life or their achievements in your artwork. http://stlouiswalkoffame.org/inductees/
Most Creative- If a picture is worth a 1000 words, express your most creative side and tell us a story through your chalk drawing.
Chalk Land- This is the kids area for all children 12 and under.
To register for this event, Please Click Here.
After you register, don’t forget to print out your confirmation of payment and bring it with you the morning of the event to check-in at the Chuck Berry Statue at 9am. If you have any questions at all, please contact VisitTheLoop@gmail.com.