Chalk it up in Perry!
Fantastic temporary art, fine music and summer fun await at the 2015 Perry Chalk Art Festival on
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Tour de Per-'RY
Rain date for the
Chalk Art Festival (only)
Saturday, July 18
Perry Village Park, Lake St
mass starts for bicyclists
Perry Chalk Art Festival
Rain Date: TBA
8:00 - 10:30AM
Adult Chalk Artist Registration
8:30AM - 3:00PM
Adult Artists Chalking
Youth Artist Registration
11:00AM - 3:00PM
Youth Artists Chalking
4:00 - 4:30PM
Artist recognition, prizes and closing ceremony
Perry Farmers' Market
8:30AM - 12:30PM
Perry Public Market
8:30AM - 4:00PM
Taste of Summer Fine Dining Event
M&T Parking lot, Downtown Perry
12:00 - 2:30PM
live music, tickets required
Perry Downtown Festival Plaza
8:30AM - 10:30AM
Kelly's Old Timers - Perry's hometown band
10:45AM - 1:15PM
1:30 - 4:15PM
Creek Bend - bluegrass & humor
The Skiffle Minstrels
9:30 - 11:30AM &
Noon - 1:30PM
Face painting with Mugsy the Clown
10:00AM - Noon
Elise Kelly - original vocals and guitar
On site at the Farmers' Market
10:00AM - 3:00PM
View the works of this year's Feature Artist Derek Crocker
Arts Council for Wyoming County, 31 S. Main St.
10:30AM - 12:30PM
Jason the Juggler - balloon art, juggling and more
1:00 - 3:00PM
Nimals Puppets - wandering puppet show
4-H Stompin' Em Cloggers - cloggers performance
- Chalk Quilt - everyone can create a mini-masterpiece
- Chance Auction
- many unique items to choose from
- Girl Scout Craft Table
- Sand boxes
- bounce house
For your artwork viewing pleasure, the Perry Downtown Festival Plaza will be closed to traffic through 3PM Sunday.
July 11, 2015
Join us for a day of fun at the Perry Chalk Art Festival! Watch trained artists create pastel masterpieces, cheer teens competing for chalking prizes, and let youngsters chalk to their heart's content while you enjoy the live music, ample shopping opportunities and fine dining at the Taste of Summer!
The Chalk Art Festival will run from 8:30am-4:30pm Saturday, and the Festival Plaza will be closed to traffic through Sunday at 3pm to allow for additional viewing of the original art.
Primary Sponsors and Grantors
Pioneer, a Navient Company
Town of Perry
Village of Perry
A NYSCA Re-grant
Taste of Summer Tent
C&R Food Service, Inc.
Morgan Laundry Service
Live Music Patrons
Perry Area Chamber of Commerce
Community Chalk Quilt Sponsor
Silver Lake Dental
People's Choice Sponsor
West's Bookkeeping Services
Youth Artist Sponsor
SLB Salon and Boutique
Center at Leicester Street
Image Out Graphics
Gold Level Sponsor
Southview Farm LP
Table Rock Farm, Inc.
Silver Level Sponsor
Carquest Auto Parts, Perry
Eaton Watson Funeral Home, Inc.
Harding Plumbing and Heating
Bronze Level Sponsor
The Bank of Castile and Tompkins Insurance Agencies
Creative Food Ingredients
Donald G. Butler Construction
JMS Studio & Gallery, Ltd.
J.N. White Designs
Kelly Motor Corp.
McClurg Auto Group
Perry Market Place
Schmidt & Volk, PC
Steuben Trust Company
True Farms, Inc.
Bush Hill Florists & Gift Shoppe
Perry Garden Club
Silver Lake Marine
Donations for the Chance Auction
Basil's On & Off Road
Bush Hill Florist & Gift Shoppe
Commodore Liquor Store
Davis' Scoops and More
Dollar General, Perry
Go 4 It Graphics
NAPA Auto Parts of Warsaw-Perry
Sky High Ink
Wave Lengths Salon
Wyoming County International Speedway
Donated Art Supplies
Blick Art Materials
Special Thanks to:
Felisa McKay, Sarah Ballinger, Kim Marusarz- handmade chalk art bags for artists.
Michael Sparling (Mr. Scribbles!) - event logo
Renee Koziel - seating, logistical support
Gail Vosburg and Tish Sylvester - bookkeeping
Warsaw Pennysaver - design and advertising support
Image Out - Signage
Perry Rotary - signage
SignLanguage - signage
Scott Safford - Festival and Taste of Summer Design consultation and execution
M&T Bank, Perry - use of parking lot for Taste of Summer
Lorraine Tilton and Traver Apartments - use of parking lot for Taste of Summer
Ed Koziel, Mike Post and their teams - Perry Festival Plaza
Rick Hauser -event layout & design
Event Day Volunteers
Perry Chalk Art Festival Committee Members
Beth Begy Ward
Jacquie Billings Barlow
Selected Works from the 2014 Perry Chalk Art Festival
Erica Hauser and Jon Reichert's 2014 Transformation of subway cars into ocean reef
Chalknado, by Rebecca Crocker, Dani Pachuta and Ryan McDanel, modeled by Ryan and Kimmie McDanel
Rick Hauser's 2014 historic transformation work
Briana Coogan-Bassett's 2014 art work
Tim Humberstone's transformative work
Overview of the 2014 chalking area
Perry Chalk Art Festival
July 11th, 2015
:: Chalk Art ::
:: Live Music ::
:: Farmers' Market ::
:: Public Market ::
:: Crafts ::
:: Face Painting ::
:: Tour de Per'-RY ::
:: Taste Of Summer
Fine Dining Event ::
:: Chance Auction ::
::See Event Photos
on Facebook ::
Perry Chalk Art Festival
Adult Artists: More prize money!
For 2015, the artist of the jury-selected first place artwork will receive $400, second place $150, third place $50. All accepted adult artists receive a $50 stipend for a completed work.
There will be one chalking category in 2015. Artists are welcome to work as a team to create a multi-square artwork, which will be judged as one piece. Find complete details in the Artist Application. Judging to be performed by a qualified team using specific criteria.
Register and begin chalking anytime from 8:30-10:30am. All chalking must be completed by 3:00pm. Judging from 3:00- 3:30pm. Recognition and awards ceremony at 4pm.
Youth Artists: Register and begin chalking at 11am. All works must be completed by 3pm. Two award categories with a $25 prize in each category. Complete details in the Youth Artist Application.
TASTE OF SUMMER
After feasting your eyes on fantastic chalk art, enjoy the Taste of Summer where regional restaurants and wineries will offer delectable dishes inspired by local and seasonal produce. While dining, enjoy the decorative displays designed by Scott Safford and be soothed by the sound of live music. Event takes place from noon-2:30pm. Each culinary creation costs two tickets, and your $15 pre-sale ticket purchases 20 tickets. At the event, tickets are $1 each.
Pre-sale tickets are available at: The Hole in the Wall Restaurant and Lounge, Questa Lasagna, Yard of Ale, Perry Town Hall, Burlingham Books, the Bank of Castile Perry branch, and M&T Bank Perry branch.
Taste of Summer Participants (subject to change):
- Glen Iris Inn
- Hole in the Wall Restaurant and Lounge
- Jack's Place
- Questa Lasagna
- The Nines
- Yard of Ale
More information about this year's Chance Auction coming soon!
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Feature Artist - Daniel Butler
Dan Butler, 2015 Feature Artist, with his 2014 piece on the theme Transformations
2013 Chalk Art Festival Entry: Believe it or Not
2012 Chalk Art Festival Entry: Food for Thought
Specializes in contemporary and traditional bluegrass with a smattering of Cajun, country and humor. They've won the Gettysburg and Erie County Fair Bluegrass Championships and their recordings have been hailed with critical acclaim.
Kelly's Old Timers
This local favorite and Perry tradition has been performing for over 60 years! Be ready to square dance, waltz, polka, or just tap your toes and have fun when they perform at the Chalk Art Festival.
The Skiffle Minstrels
The Skiffle Minstrels is a five piece Western Swing band that plays Bob Wills, Hank Williams and original tunes designed for Two Steppin, Lindy Hoppin, and Country Shufflin. The Skiffle Minstrels has something for every music lover!