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The Sarasota Chalk Festival

Street art at Burns Square, The Sarasota Chalk Festival

Beautiful Street art at Burns Square, The Sarasota Chalk Festival

The Sarasota Chalk Festival
Held between November 1 – 7, 2011, Chalk Festival attracted 200,000 visitors to see artists from all over the world. In particular, how they transform Burns Square in downtown Sarasota into an outdoor museum gallery in motion. Meanwhile using chalk as their medium and the pavement as their canvas. Noteworthy, during the closing ceremonies, the artists received 24 Medals of Recognition.
According to Denise Kowal, the founder, there is no other event that brings the quality of talent this up close and personal for everyone to enjoy and interact with while it is also free to all.

The Sarasota Chalk Festival

Stunningly beautiful art – Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

The 2011 Sarasota Chalk Festival will span several weeks with various events taking place throughout the City of Sarasota. For example, a gallery show with renowned 3D artist Kurt Wenner at the Ringling College of Art and Design, as well as an outreach with the Sarasota Herald Tribune.

The Sarasota Chalk Festival

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

A street artist working at Burns Square

The Sarasota Chalk Festival

Street art at Burns Square

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Welcome aboard. Street art at Burns Square

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Impressive Street art painting

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Fabulous Street art

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Detail of Street art

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Mythology in Street art at Burns Square

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Amoretto Corazon

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Religious theme and mythology

The Sarasota Chalk Festival

Street art at Burns Square

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Highly Realistic 3D Street art at Burns Square

The Sarasota Chalk Festival

Street art at Burns Square

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Fabulous Street art

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Stunning Street art

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Joker’s portrait

The Sarasota Chalk Festival

Burns Square

The Sarasota Chalk Festival

Sarasota Festival

The Sarasota Chalk Festival

Chalk Festival

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Lily pond. Street art at Burns Square

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Paintings in 3D. Street art at Burns Square

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

3D effect. Street art

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Unique Street art at Burns Square

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Wonderful 3D effect. Street art

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Amazing street art at Burns Square

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Tourists and visitors looking at creations of street artists

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Absolutely stunning Street art at Burns Square

A street artist working at Burns Square, Sarasota Chalk Festival

Mosaic Street art at Burns Square

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