Chalk Art Exhibition

Friday, July 29th & Saturday, July 30th

10am - 5pm | West Middle Street

 

Come check out these amazing artists as they create mind blowing works of street using using chalk! This visual and performance art is something you have to see in person!

 

 

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Winner of the 2023 Best In Show Chalk Art Contest!

Aaron Turek is a Chelsea local since 1991 and the owner of Color Blast Painting. Growing up, Aaron always had a love for the arts. Painting, drawing, sculpting and building have crafted him into the artist he is today. Chalking was recently added to the collection of mediums Aaron enjoys. He started chalking a few years ago and has really enjoyed the chance to challenge his skills in something new. Aaron can been seen weekly during Sounds & Sights on Thursday Night at the How to Chalk Stage.

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Dave Brenner holds a BFA with a concentration in painting and a BA in theater from the University of Alaska – Fairbanks. He is now a Creative Director and Lecturer at the University of Michigan. Dave has a unique ability to transform creative ideas into stunning works of 3D street art. He is inspired by the prospect of bringing the impossible to life via the interactive nature of his 3D designs and often employs themes of fantasy or illusion. He is regularly featured in street painting festivals both within the U.S and internationally. Dave also enjoys collaborating with his wife on large-scale projects as part of their Pigment of Your Imagination team.

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Shelley Brenner has been featured in a large number of street painting festivals both nationally and internationally. A lifelong artist in a variety of mediums, she has found a passion for traditional and 3D street painting. Her work is often inspired by classic portraiture, interactions between humans and nature, and the unexpected. She loves the process of bringing a piece to life on a large-scale within a public and accessible environment where artists and others can interact. As one half of the Pigment of Your Imagination team, she also enjoys collaborating with her husband, Dave, on large 3D designs for festivals and clients. Shelley began her higher education with a fine arts scholarship at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. Today, in addition to street painting, she works as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist in Chelsea, MI.

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Mia Brenner has grown up in the professional chalk world. Her immediate family is full of international chalk professionals who have all participated in the Chelsea Chalk Art Contest for many years. Mia won several categories of the 2022 Chelsea Chalk Art Contest: Best in Show, People’s Choice, Best Art Reproduction, and 2nd Place Youth! While her visual art skills are impressive, she is also a singer/songwriter, and guitarist.

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Eva Brenner has been an artist from an early age.  Although she mainly works in digital mediums, she enjoys bringing images to life in large-scale through street painting.  She is a previous winner of the Chelsea Chalk Art Best in Show award and the Dexter Daze Chalk Art Best Art Reproduction award.  She will be attending university this fall and plans to pursue a degree in animation.