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Ellis on the Rise Chalk Art Competition

The Downtown Penticton Association is hosting the “Ellis on the Rise Block Party” on May 26, 2017. During this event the street will be closed to traffic and the first annual Ellis Street Chalk Painting Challenge will kick off. This event is a fantastic opportunity to show case Penticton’s up and coming artists.

Event Details

  • Each group (two members maximum) or individual will have a 10’ x 10’ section of road to work with
  • Chalk will be provided in a variety of colours, artists may bring their own chalk
  • Additional non-permanent art supplies can be used upon approval
  • A rough sketch of the planned artwork must be submitted
  • Artists may start at 2:30pm and must be completed by 5:00pm for public viewing and judging
  • Prize presentation at 7:00pm
  • The chalk art will be judged by the community who will be given ballots to pick their favourite
  • The top two teams will receive $100 in Downtown Dollars and a sidewalk stall in the Downtown Community Market to promote a club, event or fundraiser