The 7th Annual Chalk the Block Festival transforms the sidewalks of Uptown Somerset into a patchwork of colorful murals. Using chalk, in the ancient tradition of street painting, artists will create original works or reproduce famous works in a visual explosion of color. Somerset, Inc. encourages you to highlight your artistic talent & enthusiasm by entering the youth chalk artist competition at Chalk the Block!
APPLICATIONS ARE LIVE!
Artists create artwork in a designated space on the sidewalks on the Uptown Somerset in the designated spaces available
Registration is a FREE, but required
Chalk is provided on a first to register, first serve basis
Each artist receives:
Kids: Set of Crayola Chalk
Tweens: Set of Crayola Chalk + Small set of Pastels
Teens: Set of Crayola Chalk + Medium Set of Pastels
Parent/Guardian must be present with their child at all times
All art must be family friendly, imagery deemed inappropriate will be removed. No politics or discriminatory imagery of any kind.
No Additional materials like tempera paint, chalk paint etc.. is allowed. Youth artists can bring brushes, water, additional sidewalk chalk and pastels.
Artwork times: Artists can begin as early as 7 AM, judging begins at 2 PM on Saturday.