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A Street Art Festival in Rogers Park

When: Saturday, July 20, 2019
Where: On Howard Street between Paulina and Ashland, directly east of the Howard Red Line CTA stop in Chicago

Free and open to the public

Chalk Howard Street features internationally-renowned 3D street artists and local 2D chalk artists, as well as amateur artists and kids’ art. The family-friendly festival on Chicago’s northern-most edge will promote the street's shops, restaurants and global cuisine. From Paulina to Ashland and north on Marshfield, Chalk Howard Street offers live music, great food and drink and - above all - many opportunities to experience art.


Call for Professional Street Artists

We are seeking professional artists to create 8' x 8' pieces of temporary artwork using chalk and street paint on the pavement of Howard Street for Chalk Howard Street on Saturday, July 20, 2019.

The online application is available here. Please apply by Tuesday, April 30.


Featured Artists


Anat Ronen

Houston-based Anat Ronen started with no formal education following her (and her husband’s) decision to emigrate to the USA. Anat has been commissioned by major corporations including Disney, Google and Neiman Marcus. Her work is displayed in museums and select shows, nationally and internationally from India to Germany to Kansas to California.


Nate Baranowski

Nate Baranowski is an internationally-recognized street painter, muralist and fine artist based in Chicago.

Nate was on the shortlist for the Dubai Canvas 3D Art Award, has been commissioned by Showtime for a “Twin Peaks” promotion campaign and is currently creating artwork for the Museum of Illusions in California.


Jennifer Chaparro

Founder of the International Street Painting Society, Jennifer has traveled internationally for her award-winning chalk art. She is the first American to win at the Street Art Festival in Wilhelmshaven, Germany and most recently, scored first place at the Canvas West Palm Beach Local Showdown. She received her Maestro Certification from Florida Chalk Artists Association in 2011.