The City of El Paso’s Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) invites eligible artists to apply for consideration to create temporary works of art using chalk on sidewalks for the 15th annual Chalk the Block Public Art Festival!
The El Paso Downtown Arts District, MCAD in partnership with the El Paso Community Foundation present the 15 year anniversary of Chalk the Block!
The Chalk the Block 15 Chalk Art Competition is open to all artists (International artists must submit legal documentation to work in the U.S.). Artists must select one category for which they want to be considered when they submit their applications. Artists may apply in one of the following categories:
-Showcase Artists (Advanced Artists 18 years and older)
-Emerging Artists (Intermediate Artists 18 years and older)
-Student Artists (Artists currently enrolled in High School)
If selected, all artists must attend a MANDATORY orientation to participate at CTB 15. Selected artists must be set-up as vendors with the City of El Paso and have a valid form of identification.
*MCAD does not provide housing accommodations for selected regional artists.
All applications will be reviewed by the MCAD review panel. Artists selected to participate will be notified via email by Friday, September 16, 2022.
If selected, all artists must attend a MANDATORY orientation to participate in CTB15 on Saturday, September 24, 2022. Location To Be Determined.