In November 2014, I came across an ad for a "Sidewalk Chalk Festival" in a nearby town. It promised a large cash prize for the winner of the Professional Artist category. I thought, 'hey, I can do that! No problem. It'll be an easy win!

Well, I was wrong. I ended up losing the contest but fell in love with the medium. Today I have a large collection of chalks and a crazy desire to enter every street painting festival around.

Knoxville Chalk Walk Knoxville, Tennessee April 2017

Knoxville Chalk Walk
Knoxville, Tennessee
April 2017

ArtsFest Gwinnett Lawrenceville, Georgia July 2016

ArtsFest Gwinnett
Lawrenceville, Georgia
July 2016

Bloom N Chalk Festival Safety Harbor, Florida March 2017

Bloom N Chalk Festival
Safety Harbor, Florida
March 2017

Fayette County Chalk Art Festival Fayetteville, Georgia May 2016

Fayette County Chalk Art Festival
Fayetteville, Georgia
May 2016

Lake Worth Street Painting Festival Lake Worth, Florida February 2017 Photo by Craig Houdeshell.

Lake Worth Street Painting Festival
Lake Worth, Florida
February 2017
Photo by Craig Houdeshell.

McDonough Spring Arts Festival McDonough, Georgia April 2016

McDonough Spring Arts Festival
McDonough, Georgia
April 2016

Lake Worth Street Painting Festival Lake Worth, Florida February 2017

Lake Worth Street Painting Festival
Lake Worth, Florida
February 2017

Macon-Bibb Sidewalk Chalk Arts Festival Macon, Georgia November 2014 

Macon-Bibb Sidewalk Chalk Arts Festival
Macon, Georgia
November 2014