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The 14th-annual Belmont Shore Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest presented by Justin Rudd and his nonprofit 501c3 Community Action Team will be Sat., Oct. 14, 2017. Free for artists age 18+. The event is part of the Belmont Shore Art Walk on Second Street.

Web site: www.JustinRudd.com/chalk.html


PRE-REGISTERED ARTISTS
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BEST IN SHOW: $350
1st Place: $250
2nd Place: $150
Honorable Mentions: five awards @ $50 each
Director's Awards: $50 to $100

Belmont Shore Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest Justin Rudd JUSTIN RUDD'S BELMONT SHORE SIDEWALK CHALK ART CONTEST will surely "draw" a crowd on Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. Attracting seasoned and emergent visual artists, as well as participants from local high schools and universities, the 14th annual Belmont Shore Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest, presented by Justin Rudd and his nonprofit Community Action Team (C.A.T.), will showcase the works of diverse artists who will use chalk as their medium, and the sidewalks of Belmont Shore as their canvas. There will be $1,000 cash awarded again this year.

Belmont Shore Sidewalk Chalk Art contest Justin Rudd Lori EscaleraARTISTS WILL DRAW on premium artist's paper that will be affixed to the sidewalk with blue masking tape. Artists are free to take home their artwork after the judging and/or to sell their art at the event. By drawing on paper, it also allows artists to move indoors if it rains (as it did a few years ago).

The event is part of the Belmont Shore Art Walk on Second Street.

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Event organizer: Justin@JustinRudd.com

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RULES FOR 2017

- Only solid pastels may be used. Chalk pastels are recommended.
- There is no required art theme.
- No chalking directly on the sidewalk.
- Artist's paper, approx. 38 x 50, will be supplied to pre-registrants. (Example: Lenox 100 is a 100% cotton sheet made in the USA. Developed by Legion Paper, this fine art print paper has a textured finish and is very popular for most drawing and printmaking techniques. Neutral pH, no deckles.) Or, Stonhenge (with deckles).

- If using your own supplies or pastels, please present them at check-in for inspection.

- Art must be family-friendly.
- No nude or lewd artwork.
- No political, campaign or commercial advertising statements, messages, or drawings.
- No words or symbols intended as advertising or promotion may appear within the
image.
- No stenciling.
- Organizers have the right to disqualify and/or remove any inappropriate art or writing as they may deem necessary.
- Judging based on first impression, creativity, originality, skill, and use of color.
- Digital photos will be taken and used for publicity purposes.
- This contest is for adults and students in high school and college, age 18 and older. Those teens under age 18 are welcome as non-juried participants for $20, if paid in advance by check to CAT, 5209 E. The Toledo #1, LB, 90803.
- No participants under age 16.
- Not responsible for damage or theft of art work.
- Basic, starter pastels (approx. 6-pieces of chalk and one sheet of artists' paper) will be provided for all pre-registrants.
- Participants are required to sign a liability waiver, prior to beginning to draw.
- Organizers and judges have the right to modify or add to these rules, as necessary.
- Artists are encouraged to sign their work at the bottom of the image area.

SCHEDULE & LOCATION
- Artists MUST sign-in at the table in front of Chase Bank, 5200 E. 2nd St. @ Nieto Ave., from 8:30-9:20 a.m.
- Artists can draw from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Free pizza/sodas for artists at noon in front of Chase Bank. Thanks to Rance's Chicago Pizza.
- Final Judging and awards: 4:10 p.m. in front of Chase Bank.

We will have your name on the list at the check-in on event day. You do not need to print out anything to bring. Lead artists' name appear here: http://justinrudd.com/chalk.html#artists

-Final Judging and awards: 4:10 p.m. in front of Chase Bank (finalists will be asked by the judges to attend the finals judging with their art). As the judges come around doing their preliminary judging from approx. 3:30-4 p.m., they will then alert you if you are a finalist. Only those finalists should bring their artwork and hold it up for the final judging at 4:10 in front of Chase Bank.

NEW: If you are selling your artwork created at this event, please consider donating a portion of your sale to the nonprofit 501c3 putting on this event to help us defray the $4,000+ cost of the event. The nonprofit is Justin Rudd's "Community Action Team."

We plan to give the lead artist about 6 pieces of chalk/pastel. We don't have any white or black. You may want to supplement with your own pastels.

Be sure to read the complete rules at www.JustinRudd.com/chalk

- Art must be family-friendly.
- No nude or lewd artwork.
- No political, campaign or commercial advertising statements, messages, or drawings.
- No words or symbols intended as advertising or promotion may appear within the image.

No artist is allowed to set up and draw in front of a restaurant patio, in front of a news rack, in front of a business' entrance, or close to an intersection. Please space yourselves out. Our volunteers will lead you to an appropriate area and give you confirmation of your area.

Artist's drawing space for the day are first come, first serve. We don't reserve spaces for our chalk artists.

There are at least two artists with physical limitations that prevent them from being on the ground to chalk. They've been given permission to bring their own easel in which to draw within their space that day.



Web site: www.JustinRudd.com/chalk.html

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