Call to artists! Manatee County's first chalk festival would like your help

Anna Maria Island – The island is gearing up for the Anna Maria Chalk Festival and they are looking for local artists that would like to get in on the action.

Taking place on January 18th and 19th from dawn until dusk, is a collaboration between the Pine Avenue Restoration group, the Tourist Development Council, the Historic Green Village, members of the Anna Maria Island’s artistic and cultural community and Sarasota Chalk Festival founder Denise Kowal. Adult artists of all skill levels are invited to participate in Manatee County’s first ever chalk festival. Tentatively set for Friday January 17th at the Studio on Gulf & Pine, a class will be held to give fresh entrants into the chalk game a basics instructional session on how to create with chalk.

Anna Maria Island Chalk Festival

For further information on how to get involved, as well as the date and time of the class, email or call Denise Kowal at and 941-954-5800. Pay attention to AMIChalkFest.Com and for more information on the festival and it’s artists.

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