Chalk Festival Award Winners

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The 8th Annual Chalk Festival, part of the Arts and Acts Festival, was held Saturday, June 18, 10 am – 4 pm. The jury awards and People’s Choice Awards, determined by public has vote, have been announced for each age-specific division, Children (ages 0 – 11), Teens (ages 12 – 17) and Adults (ages 18 and up). The winning images are posted here and on social media.

Thank you to the participating artists, jurors, voters, sponsors, volunteers, and attendees for creating a colorful event for all to experience. We look forward to seeing you next year!


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THE 8th ANNUAL CHALK FESTIVAL AWARD WINNERS


Saturday, June 18, 2022, 10 am – 4 pm -CLOSED

CHALK FESTIVAL INFORMATION

  • Online Registration – May until Friday, June 17
  • On-Site Registration – Friday, June 17, 3 – 8 pm & Saturday, June 18, 10 am – 3 pm
  • Guidelines: Registration is per space for individual or a group
  • Check-In – At tent, 5 minutes before your reserved start time
  • Rain Date: Sunday, June 19, 10 am – 3 pm.

REGISTRATION

Online: $8 for the first space and $4 four each additional space. Up to 5 spaces per registration all with the same start time. Closes Friday, June 17.

  • Each space includes one box/bag of chalk if needed. 
  • Please select an available start time for all registered spaces.
  • Spaces filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

On-site Registration Fee: $10 per first space and $5 each additional space. Up to 5 spaces per registration all with the same start time.


CHALK FESTIVAL GUIDELINES

Eligibility: Artists of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the Chalk Festival. Artists may enter as individuals or groups (more than one) into the division determined by the age of oldest participant.

Divisions: Divisions include Children 0 – 11, Teens 12 – 17 and Adults 18+.

Artwork: Artwork must remain with the designated space, approximately 36” x 48”. Artist are encouraged to create artwork filled with color and imagination; be family friendly and appropriate for all viewers; contain no nudity or political statements, contain no words or symbols intended as advertising or promotion, and not violate any copyright laws. Drawings on buildings, trees, or any other surface are strictly prohibited.

Chalk: One bag/box of dry chalk in assorted colors is provided for each entry. Participants may bring their own chalk, brushes or water. All chalk must be dry or water-based. No spray fixatives or flammable materials.

Awards: Each division is awarded two prizes. A Jury Award determined by a panel of judges, and a People’s Choice Award determined by public vote. Photos and public voting form to be posted online Sunday & Monday, June 19 – 20.

Notification: Winners to be notified by email or phone on Thursday, June 24. If contact information not provided, winners may contact the Art House. 

Festival officials can disqualify artists for failure to adhere to any of the above CHALK FESTIVAL guidelines.


CHALK FESTIVAL CHECK-IN

Check-in: FIVE minutes before your reserved time on Saturday June 18, 10 am – 4 pm at the Chalk Festival tent.

A numbered space will be given based on online registrations and on a first-come, first-serve basis with on-site registrations. There may be some spaces that have cracks or texture variations, please make the most of these ‘imperfections’!

Questions? Email Northville Art House at events@northvillearthouse.org.


CHALK FESTIVAL PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS

Vote for up to 10 of your favorite artworks to determine the artist who wins the People’s Choice Award. One People’s Choice Award winner in each division.

Divisions: Divisions include Children 0 – 11, Teens 12 – 17 and Adults 18+.

Voting ends June 23, Thursday at 1 pm. 

Awards: Each division is awarded two prizes. A Jury Award determined by a panel of judges, and a People’s Choice Award determined by public vote.

Winning Images: Images will be posted on this page and social media by Friday at 5 pm.

Notification: Winners to be notified by email or phone on Friday, June 24. If contact information not provided, winners may contact the Art House. 

Thank you to the artists for being a pART of the 2022 Chalk Festival! See you next year!