Call to Chalk Artists


Press release:

Trestle Inc. in collaboration with Newburgh Illuminated Festival 2015 presents the Chalk Artist Expo — an opportunity for artists to create Chalk Art Paintings on Broadway for thousands of people to see and photograph. This exhibition will be part of a Citywide festival celebrating the foods, arts and culture of Newburgh.

Deadline: All images and entry fees must be RECEIVED by June 1, 2015.

Eligibility: The competition is open to artists anywhere in the world, 18 years of age or older.

Awards: Cash awards, trophies and certificates will be awarded. See application for details.

Submission Guidelines: Artists must submit a completed entry form and pay a non‐refundable entry fee of $20 US dollars to submit 2 images.

Image size, format and resolution: Horizontal images should have a width of 1000 pixels or more, and vertical images should have a height of 850 pixels or more. Images can be in a jpg, png, pdf or tif format and in RGB color mode (not CMYK). A resolution of 72 dpi is all that is necessary (images should not be greater than 300 dpi). Do not submit videos.

Acceptance/Notification: Artists accepted into the festival will be notified by June 10, 2015 by email with instructions and details for the event

We reserve the right to use accepted images for inclusion in online publicity.

TO APPLY, visit

Questions? For further information, text or call Pamela Krizek at 845‐598‐3475.