Have you ever wanted to share your artistic talents for all to see? Well, do we have the event for you - it is time to chalk up Downtown Appleton!
Register now to take part in the chalk competition along College Avenue on Friday, July 21. Are you “In It to Win It” or “Just for Fun”? Each level has their own series of prize opportunities. “Just for Fun” will have a first and second place People’s Choice Award of $50 selected by the public. The week following Chalk on the Town (July 24-28) check out Appleton Downtown’s Facebook page to vote for your favorite piece.
But wait, it gets better. Register for “In It to Win It” for your chance to win the $1000 cash Grand Prize! This grand prize will be decided by an esteemed panel of judges that Friday evening beginning at 6:30 pm. Along with the Grand Prize winnings, second place will go home with $500 and third place with $300. “In It to Win It” participants will also have the public voting for their favorite piece during the week of July 24-28 for one People’s Choice Winner of $100.
Artists must pre-register by July 12 to claim their spot in Chalk on the Town. There is no cost to participate, just supply your own chalk and other materials. The day of check in at Appleton Downtown Inc. between 9 am and 3 pm to receive your assigned sidewalk location and begin working your magic. Your masterpiece must be complete by 6 pm that evening to allow judging to begin promptly at 6:30 pm.
For more details on the different levels visit www.appletondowtown.org and click the 2017 Art on the Town page. From there it’s easy, open the file, click the link to register, fill out the form, and you are all set!