Artist Steve Prince will join artists in brightening the downtown sidewalks of Gloucester on Saturday during the Gloucester Arts Festival’s Paint Main 2.0 event. While Plein Air festival painters compete in a fast-paced paint-out creating works of art on easels, Prince will work his magic with chalk, starting shortly after 10 a.m.
As Director of Engagement & Distinguished Artist in Residence at Williamsburg’s Muscarelle Museum of Art, Prince fosters outreach and educational programs to deliver art to the community, said a press release. He dubs himself an “art evangelist,” who believes in the restorative transformation art offers a community and its members.
Prince will bring a collection of 300 colors of sidewalk chalk to Main Street to recreate one of the 50 images from the Muscarelle Museum’s permanent collection on 8x8 feet of asphalt.
The project mimics the Muscarelle’s 2021 Driveway Chalk Art Competition, which invites individuals or groups to choose from that same ...
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