Announcing the Winners for the 2nd Annual Chalk It Up! Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition in New Smyrna Beach

March 21, 2019
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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:

NAME AWARD
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