Time: September 9, 2011 all day
Location: Various locations in downtown Northampton
Website or Map: http://www.nohoarts.org
Phone: 413 584 7327
Event Type: artists, invited, to, submit, proposals, the, festival., stipends, and, prizes!, details, at, www.nohoarts.org.
Organized By: Northampton Center for the Arts
Latest Activity: Aug 30, 2011
Application Deadline August 26, 2011The Center for the Arts is seeking artists to participate in the second annual Northampton Chalk Art Festival scheduled for Friday, September 9, 2011. Participation is selective and requires the completion of an application form with supporting materials. This year’s festival is scheduled from 8 am until 8 pm and is a part of Northampton's Arts Night Out. Selected artists will be invited to work from 8 am until 4 pm, rendering drawings in chalk on 5’x5’ cement canvases located throughout downtown Northampton. All who participate receive a $100 stipend. In addition, cash prizes of $250, $150 and $100 will be awarded by a panel of judges for the top three creations. The public is welcome to watch the chalk art pieces develop and to view the completed works during the city's monthly gallery walk from 5-8pm on Friday evening. All of the chalk art will remain for the public to enjoy throughout the weekend.