February 23, 2019
The 2nd annual Chalk It Up! competition was held on Canal Street in New Smyrna Beach on Saturday, February 23,2019. The event, sponsored by The Hub on Canal, the City of New Smyrna Beach and the Canal Street Historic District, was held in conjunction with the 57th Annual Art Fiesta! art show.
More than 80 artists of all ages participated in the event, creating artistic images on 4×4’ spaces on the sidewalk in front of local Canal Street businesses. Thousands of visitors strolled the street to view the beautiful chalk art creations.
The sidewalk chalk art competition was free to all participants, with monetary awards, prizes , or trophies given for all categories.
Levels of competition included Adult Professional, Adult Amateur, Family Group, High School, Middle School, Elementary School and Business. Individuals or groups participated in a variety of categories including original, photograph, masterpiece or conservation. Sponsored by the Utilities Commission of New Smyrna Beach, the conservation category represented a nod to the city’s commitment to sustainability and conservation.
A separate category supported local businesses who competed for the honor of receiving the Best of Show Traveling Trophy.
The winners selected by the judges for the 2019 Chalk It Up Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition are listed as follows:
|ROSA VILLA||ADULT PROFESSIONAL BEST OF SHOW|
|ADULT PROFESSIONAL MASTERPIECE|
|JENNIFER LUDERS||ADULT PROFESSIONAL ORIGINAL|
|ALEXANDRA FECHER & MADELYNE SAWVELL||ADULT AMATEUR BEST OF SHOW|
|ADULT AMATEUR ORIGINAL|
|SHERI ZANOSKY||ADULT AMATEUR ORIGINAL|
|LAURA JOHNSON||ADULT AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHY|
|STELLA STEELE||ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BEST OF SHOW|
|ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ORIGINAL|
|GRACE PODRATZ||ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ORIGINAL|
|SOPHIA AND EMMA GENDILZKI||ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ORIGINAL|
|MEGAN SCHLACK||MIDDLE SCHOOL BEST OF SHOW|
|MIDDLE SCHOOL ORIGINAL|
|KALEY GRIFFIN||MIDDLE SCHOOL ORIGINAL|
|SAIGE OWENS||MIDDLE SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHY|
|HUNTER HILL||HIGH SCHOOL BEST OF SHOW|
|HUNTER HILL||HIGH SCHOOL ORIGINAL|
|SUSAN TAYLOR||HIGH SCHOOL ORIGINAL|
|EMMA BARNHART & ELLIE SHAFER||HIGH SCHOOL MASTERPIECE|
|WINSTON AND TIM HOLMES||FAMILY BEST OF SHOW|
|WINSTON AND TIM HOLMES||FAMILY ORIGINAL|
|CAITLYN AND DANA ZACHARKO||FAMILY ORIGINAL|
|ERICA GAGNE & ISABELLA KOSKO||FAMILY ORIGINAL|
|CORKSCREW BAR & GRILLE||BUSINESS TROPHY|
Click HERE to view many of the beautiful images created as part of this special event.
On behalf of The Hub on Canal, we congratulate the winners and thank all of the many sponsors, participants, and visitors for their support of this amazing event!
For more information on the sponsors for the event, click HERE.
Written by Cheryl Rich and Vicki White, Co-chairs for the event