Chalkfest aims to draw big crowds

The National Gallery invites all
professional and community artists to visit Market Street, Camana Bay to use
the pavements as their canvas at the seventh annual Chalkfest Competition on
Saturday, 1 May.

Held in conjunction with the Cayman
National Cultural Foundation’s Cayfest and sponsored by Camana Bay, this year
the event will be held from 3pm to 6pm.

Registration begins at 2pm. The
entry fee is $5 for children and $10 for adults and includes the use of

Enter into one of the following
categories: Primary School (5-10 years old); Middle School (11-13 years old);
High School (14-17 years old) and Adults (18 and older).

Artists will be assigned materials
on a first come first serve basis on the day. 
Chalk will be given out free of charge pending availability of supplies
and chalking areas.  Participants are encouraged
to bring along rags, sponges and buckets to help with blending and covering
large areas.  Free water and sunscreen
will be available to all participants.

For more information call Mona Lisa
Tatum-Watler of the National Gallery, at 945-8111


A chalk creation which was a mini masterpiece.
Photo: Elphina Magona