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Street Artists at Art-A-Fair
This summer, in addition to the 125 Fine Artists, Art-A-Fair will feature spectacular Street Artists who will be creating street paintings in pastel/chalk on the pavement. Beginning on July 27th five artists will create 6′ x 8′ masterpieces each Sunday at the entrance to Art-A-Fair. Meanwhile, a 3D mural will be in process on a wall inside Art-A-Fair.
The art of street painting began in 16th Century Italy. This tradition returned in the 1970’s and was later introduced to Santa Barbara, California by 3D anamorphic artist, Kurt Wenner. Street Art, including murals and pavement art, has become popular across the United States with Street Painting Festivals as far North as Victoria Canada and to the East at the International StreetPainting Festival in Sarasota, Florida. In July and August watch Award Winning Street Painters, Maribeth McFaul (creating a different piece each of the 5 Sundays), Cyndi Kostylo (July 27), Lori Antoinette (August 3), Willie Zin (August 10), Lysa Ashley (August 17), and Ly Mai (August 24) in the process of creating amazing works of art on the pavement at Art-A-Fair!
The awards for the competition piece taking place at3:00pm on our last day of the show: August 31. The public will have the opportunity to vote on their favorite street art creation.Featured Artist Cecelia Linayao will be creating a fabulous 3D mural inside the Art-A-Fair grounds (July 27, August 3, August 10) for all to enjoy. Discover all the excitement at Art-A-Fair.
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