Chalk the Walk Art Festival 2019

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The County Library's Viridian Event Center

8030 S 1825 W

West Jordan, Utah 84088

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Saturday, August 31, 9 am–6 pm

Spend the day watching artists fill the sidewalks with unique and exciting artwork at the County Library’s third-annual Chalk the Walk art festival.

A free, day-long sidewalk art event on the sidewalks surrounding the Library’s Viridian Event Center, Chalk the Walk is an opportunity to enjoy art, music and other festivities while artists perfect their masterpieces.

Don't miss out on the fun! Anyone can attend. Artists must register in advance to participate. (Registration is closed, but spots on the waitlist (link to Eventbrite) are still available.)

Registration Options (Individuals or Teams)

  • Youth Individual (812)
  • Teen Individual (1317)
  • Adult Individual (18+)
  • Youth Team (up to 4 individuals, all 812)
  • Teen Team (up to 4 individuals, all 1317)
  • Adult Team (up to 4 individuals, all 18+)
  • Family Team (up to 4 individuals, kids and adults)

Step 1: Register on Eventbrite before August 1, 2019, and print your registration confirmation.

Step 2: Watch your email for updates about participation.

Step 3: Submit a sketch of your proposed artwork with your participation agreement to viridian@thecountylibrary.org by August 15, 2019.

Step 4: Arrive at the Library's Viridian Event Center between 910 am to check in on August 31, 2019.

Rules and Regulations for Artists:

  • Each artist or team will have a 6x6ft space (approximate) assigned to them. Assigned spaces cannot be changed.
  • Check in begins at 9 am on Saturday, August 31, 2019. All artists must check in with their registration ticket by 11 am in order to participate.
  • To be considered for judging, artists must complete their work by 5 pm.
  • Artists should completely fill the assigned space with their design.
  • Youth artist paticipation requires parent or guardian approval.
  • ONE box of 48-count pastel chalk will be provided for each artist/team. Some spare chalk will be availble, but not guaranteed. We encourage trading chalk with other artists.
  • You may bring your own chalk but it MUST be water-based (NO oil pastels).
  • Chalk is the ONLY medium that may be used.
  • No fixatives allowed on the drawings.
  • Chalk can only be used in designated areas by artists. Artists are responsible for ensuring others do not take their chalk or draw in unassigned areas.
  • Art must be family friendly.
  • Artists must submit a paper sketch of their intended art prior to the festival for approval. The Library's Viridian Event Center reserves the right to reject applicants for any reason they deem necessary.
  • Chalk the Walk staff reserves the right to stop or erase any art that does not match the approved sketch or is deemed inappropriate.
  • Respect for artists and their work is a high priority. Please only bring beverage containers with closed lids and avoid stepping on art or insulting other artists.
  • This is a rain or shine event. The Library's Viridian Event Center may consider alternatives in the event of extreme weather, but artists are responsible for protecting their work.
  • No portable speakers allowed.
  • There are no available power sources to charge phones or other devices.
  • Artwork must be original. If an artist or team intends to reproduce something originally created by another artist, the original artist must be credited.
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