Friday May 1st – Sunday May 3rd
A St. Augustine 450th Commemorative Alliance
A 16th Century European Art Form. Our Theme is Happy Birthday St Augustine 450th!
Watch Art Come to Life as over 60+ local regional and international Artists create by Chalking a Fun Tribute to the Nation’s Oldest City! A Free Family-Friendly Community Event. Artists will be competing for People’s Choice Cash Prizes! Located between the City Of St Augustine’s Visitor Information Center and City Parking Garage. Premier Sponsor Vystar Credit Union.
Come enjoy our FREE 3 Day Event May 1st ~ 3rd
Friday – Pre-Event Party • Saturday – Chalking Day • Sunday – Viewing
We start with a Pre-Event Party at 6:00, May 1st. Friday night, held at The Colonial Quarter (downtown) with live music and silent auction. It’s FREE to the public and part of the St Augustine First Friday Art Walk. This party is to thank our Artists, Sponsors, and Volunteers.
Saturday beginning at 10:00 is the all day Chalking Artistry. “Future” Chalk Artists will have an opportunity to chalk in a special children’s area! Prize Winners announced at 6:00.
The completed drawings can be viewed all day Sunday while t-shirt sales continue.
Featured Artist & Master, Carolyn Schultz is a member of the Florida Chalk Art Association and participates in street painting at festivals across the United States as well as internationally. She has been awarded the prestigious designation as “Maestro Madonnari” (Master Street Painter) through the association. Carolyn performs at numerous festivals each year and we are happy to announce she will be returning again as one of our Featured Artists!
Featured Artist, LEE JONES, Professional Street Painter is the creator for the artistry of our inaugrual year. Lee is a professional street painter living in Orlando, Florida and has been street painting for 20 years. Lee has traveled all over the United States, Curacao, and Italy to paint. She also teaches street painting in schools all over the country, keeping the art form alive by teaching our youth.
Lee’s style is graphic realism, and she loves to do portraits or reproductions of Masters works such as Michelangelo, Caravaggio, and Bouguereau. Lee has produced over 225 street paintings and produces street painting and pastel drawings for Orlando area attractions.
Check out the video below to see what an awesome time we had at Paseo Pastel St. Augustine Chalk Walk 2014!
This event is being produced by The St. Augustine Regional (StAR) Council, dedicated to improving our area and promoting it to individuals outside of the region.