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Chalk Fest 2023

Chalk Fest is on Saturday August 12th in Downtown Willoughby


  • Large wall spaces on buildings 5 feet wide and at least 5 feet high for $20

  • Small sidewalk squares approximately 4 feet by 4 feet for $10

Juror: David Zinn​, National 3D Chalk Artist

Prizes: $600 in Cash prizes


  • Spaces will be provided will they last. 

  • WAC will assign spaces by August 5th

  • 1 box of chalk will be provided. Artist may bring additional chalks. No oil based or sprays allowed.

  • Artists chalking on walls will have Friday August 11th 6-9pm to start their murals

  • Artists chalking on walls and sidewalks will have August 12th 6am-2pm to complete their artwork.​

  • Prizes for the Wall Art will be based on the mural being the "most interactive and creative"

  • Prizes for the Sidewalk Art will be based on originality 


Acceptance of application will be approved within one week of entry by email.​ Send your entry fee to Willoughby Arts Collaborative c/o Stella's Art Gallery 38033 Euclid Ave T1 Willoughby, Ohio 44094 or pay online below.

Artist Application
Chalk Fest 2023

Please complete the form with your contact information and email a rendering of what you will be chalking to:

Thanks for submitting!


Request for Portfolios 

The Willoughby Arts Collaborative, the City of Willoughby, and the Lake County Development Authority seek artists to create and install a 3D art installation on a four-lane highway in front of the Lake County Executive Airport in Willoughby, Ohio.


The theme of this installation is FLIGHT.


We are seeking portfolios of artists interested and qualified for this project. Qualified chosen artists will be invited to submit a Proposal (RFP) describing the requirements in more detail. We will award a cash stipend to the top chosen candidates who will be asked to present their proposals for the outdoor sculpture.


The submitted portfolio should be as follows:

• Digital only, Single PDF

• Cover letter

• Artist Statement

• Resume/CV

• Work Samples with descriptions/locations

• Reviews and related press if any

• References




Midnight - May 15, 2023

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