Street Painters

Chalk It Up

June 27 - 29th, 2024

Thank you to Adobe for generously hosting Chalk It Up!

Utah’s largest chalk art festival is back for its sixth year! Chalk It Up is an impactful three-day event bringing together close to 200 chalk artists to transform sidewalks into a captivating one-of-a-kind arts experience. Professional chalk artists fly in from around the country for this highly anticipated event. With 15k attendees, Chalk it Up is a free public arts event that prioritizes community accessibility and helps kindle an interest in the fine arts among non-traditional arts audiences.

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Festival Schedule

Thursday, June 27th (Artists Only)

10:00 AM-9:00 PM
5:00 - 6:00 PM
Chalk It Up (Artists Only)
Advanced Chalk Art Class
Festival Begins! This day is for our artists to get a head start on their pieces.
Advanced chalk art class, *for our registered chalk artists only!

Friday, June 28th

10:00 AM-9:00 PM
12:00 PM-9:00 PM
Chalk It Up 
Vendors & Food Trucks
Artists are well underwayheck out the progress!
Vending from local artisans & businesses, yummy food and drinks, and a variety of live performances!
5:00-6:00 PM
Beginners Chalk Art Class
Free class on beginner chalk art materials, colors, and techniques. Open to the public, all materials provided.

Saturday, June 29th

10:00 AM-9:00 PM
12:00 PM-9:00 PM
Chalk It Up
Vendors & Food Trucks
Come enjoy the finished masterpieces and cast your vote for People's Choice!
Vending from local artisans & businesses, yummy food and drinks, and a variety of live performances!
3:00 PM
Judging Begins 
Our panel of judges will score the artwork.
5:00 PM
Awards Ceremony 
Artist awards presented!

Festival Rules

1. Artists will have up to 36 sq. ft. for their artwork. Vignettes are acceptable for judging.
2. Chalk art is only to be produced in designated and assigned areas.
3. The art created must be suitable for public and family viewing (no nude or obscene work). No words or symbols intended as political statements may appear within the art.
4. Harrington Center for the Arts reserves the right to refuse, stop or eliminate objectionable material. Harrington Center for the Arts opinion will be final. If artists have questions about their art, it is recommended that they produce a conceptual copy of their art for approval prior to the event.
5. Please respect the other artists who are working near you. Do not walk on their pieces or have open beverage containers which could spill and destroy someone’s artwork.
6. Please try to keep your supplies to a minimum and well contained by your space.
7. The event will go on rain or shine. The artists are responsible for protecting their chalk art. Plastic drapes, tape, umbrellas can be used as needed.
8. Participants agree to allow Harrington Center for the Arts to photograph and video record the event, artist designs and artists for promotional and archival purposes.
9. No boom boxes allowed. You may wear portable headsets.
10. No pets, please!
11. Your chalk art must only include water based chalk. No paint, ink, crayon, fixatives, oil based chalk allowed. Water based tempura is allowed.
12. Chalk It Up is a smoke free event.
13. Original art is encouraged, but if replicating the work of another artist please give credit.
14. Stenciling is not allowed in the competition. Artists may use grids and reference photos to create their artwork.

EXPERIENCE

Experience

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