Posts tagged "Water Street Chalk Festival"
Hudson Valley Chalk Festival draws out fun (with photo gallery)

Hudson Valley Chalk Festival draws out fun (with photo gallery)

Photos by Lauren Thomas   Cordoned off from the hustle and bustle of Water Street Market in New Paltz, up on the hill, a group of artists scratched away at the pavement — shading, preening and tweaking their chalk art until it was just right. Some — like Thomas Gould, who recreated a spot-on duplicate...
Hudson Valley Chalk Festival returns to Water Street Market

Hudson Valley Chalk Festival returns to Water Street Market

The second annual Hudson Valley Chalk Festival is making a return to the Water Street Market in downtown New Paltz from Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14. According to the event coordinator Amanda Lipstein, last year’s inaugural Chalk Festival brought approximately 4,000 people to the Water Street Market, and this year it’s expected to...
Ephemeral art rules at chalk festival

Ephemeral art rules at chalk festival

Twenty-five years ago, the first chalk festival came to Santa Barbara, California; and this past weekend, the first chalk festival made its way to New Paltz at the Water Street Market. Thousands of people rolled into the Market in downtown New Paltz to check out the chalk-works in progress, which included professional chalk artists from...
Water Street Market will host Chalk Art Festival on July 20-22

Water Street Market will host Chalk Art Festival on July 20-22

The Water Street Market is bringing in world-class chalk artists for its first annual three-day Chalk Art Festival, slated for July 20 through 22. While chalk festivals have grown in popularity worldwide, like many other “temporary art” media — ice sculpture, sandcastle-building, finger painting — these festivals are typically found in larger cities like Sarasota,...
Water Street Market seeks artists for chalk festival

Water Street Market seeks artists for chalk festival

Remember when you were young and the pavement was your canvas? The Hudson Valley Chalk Art Festival is calling for local artists to participate in this year’s event. Water Street Market in downtown New Paltz is hosting The Hudson Valleys First Ever Chalk Art Festival from July 20-22. For three full days, twelve professional chalk...