Yesterday I chalked at the Latino Comics Expo’s 10th Anniversary, which took place at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, CA. I collaborated with three artists, and we chalked a square which was 11′ x 17′. The original art in our chalk square was designed by illustrator Rhode Montijo. We had a blast!
Last weekend I participated in the Daly City Chalk Festival, up in the bay area. It was a family event so I chalked Mario and Yoshi from the Super Mario Galaxy Nintendo game. How fun was that?
Time-lapse of Mario Galaxy at Daly City Westlake shopping center.
Before heading back from Reno after the Chalk Festival, I spent a day in Virginia City with two awesome artists (Lori Antoinette and Mri Scott). And guess what? It’s HAUNTED! We had so much fun exploring the history and ghost hunting. If you love visiting haunted locations, this city is not to be missed.
The Reno Chalk Art & Music Festival, presented by Atlantis Casino Resort Spa was a blast! We chalked in the Atlantis’ West Parking Lot all weekend. This was my first time chalking here, it was awesome! My square was 10′ x 12′.
Check out my time-lapse here.
On June 19 & 20, I got to chalk at the Paseo Colorado Mall in Pasadena, CA. It was a 12-artist chalk collaboration of Norman Rockwell’s “Golden Rule”, a gathering of men, women, and children of different races, religions, and ethnicities. It was a precursor of the socially conscious subjects that he would soon illustrate. “Do Unto Others as You Would Have Them Do Unto You” was a simple but universal phrase that reflected the artist’s personal philosophy.
Check out our time-lapse here:
It’s the middle of summer and Covid-19 still has all outdoor gatherings cancelled! That still doesn’t stop us from making art at home. This year I participated in Chalk Mafia’s first annual Epic Virtual Chalk Fest for the Fourth of July weekend. I challenged myself by creating a flag with lots of folds in it.
Check out my time-lapse below.
My new painting for this year’s Pasadena Chalk Festival, it will be entered in the auction (and priced to sell!), I really enjoyed painting this and I hope it gets a new home tomorrow. I am a huge fan of the Haunted Mansion, the characters are fun and spark joy in my life.