The Northampton Arts Council is a city board and a non-profit organization whose goal is to support and promote the arts in Northampton. Originally created as a Local Arts Lottery Council, it began its work by administering a grants program in which proceeds from a state lottery are distributed to local artists, arts groups, and public schools.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Northampton Chalk Art Festival Call for Artists

NORTHAMPTON CHALK ART FESTIVAL INVITES ARTISTS TO APPLY!

The Northampton Center for the Arts is seeking artists to join in the 7th annual Northampton Chalk Art Festival on Friday, September 9, 2016. Participation requires the completion of a simple application form by Friday, August 5. Details are at www.nohoarts.org.

The festival is scheduled from 10 am until 8 pm and is part of Northampton’s monthly Arts Night Out. Artists will be invited to work from 10 am until 4 pm, rendering drawings in chalk on 5’x5’ cement canvases located throughout downtown Northampton. All who participate receive a $100 stipend. In addition, cash prices of $300, $200 and $100 will be awarded by a panel of judges for the top three creations.

This event is sponsored by the Northampton Radio Group and Chartpak Inc. It is produced in cooperation with the City of Northampton, the Northampton Center for the Arts, and Arts Night Out.

Attached images by Rochelle Shicoff and Jennifer Gutterman



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