Chalk Art Contest

As a part of a fun day of art, music, and food, the Arts Alliance of Greater Jefferson is now adding a Chalk Art Contest to the Annual Jefferson Art Walk on July 25th, 2015.  We are seeking participants of all ages (solo and groups) to register for this contest.

As a registered artist or group, you will get a set of sidewalk chalk (see rules for specific details) and a square of sidewalk to work with. Squares will be assigned upon check-in on the morning of the event.

Event Categories and Prizes:
Prizes were generously donated from local Jefferson businesses!
One prize will be awarded in each of the following 4 categories:
• ADULT SOLO ARTIST – Over 18 PRIZE: $25 Gift Certificate ~ Brickhaus Café
• JUNIOR SOLO ARTIST – High school (Age 14-18) PRIZE: $25 Gift Certificate ~ Wedl’s Hamburger Stand
• YOUTH SOLO ARTIST – Under 14 PRIZE: $25 Gift Certificate ~ Burger Corner
• FAMILY/TEAM/GROUP ARTISTS – Must have 1 lead artist 18 years of age PRIZE: $25 Gift Certificate ~ Neighbors Grill & Pizza
Registration:
No entry fee.
Preregistration is required. Entries will be processed in the order they are received.
Location:
Southwest corner of Center Avenue and Racine Street/Hwy 18 in Jefferson, WI

More Details, Rules, and Registration Form can be found on this form:

Chalk Art Contest 2015

Yarn Extravaganza

Envision Jefferson County bursting with unexpected color as Tomorrow’s Hope, area Art Alliances and community organizations along with volunteer artisans yarn bomb their communities.
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For more information on how you can get involved with this great activity, check the Yarn Extravaganza tab on this website or go to www.tomorrowshope.org.

 

Call to Artists – Annual Jefferson Art Walk – July 25th 2015

The Arts Alliance of Greater Jefferson is seeking exhibitors of original arts and crafts for its annual Art Walk in downtown Jefferson on July 25th, 2015 from 10:00am-4:00pm. This is an opportunity to show and sell your artwork at a local downtown business location or a vacant storefront during the event.   The Art Walk is open to all artists.  There is no entry or booth fee.  Musicians and performers are encouraged to apply along with artists from a wide range of artistic practices.  The call is open but may be limited based on the number of artists applying and businesses participating.

New this year are a variety of purchase awards that will be presented to participating artists.  More details will be available on the Annual Art Walk tab in coming months.

Applications are available on the Annual Art Walk tab on this site.

Invitation – Arts Alliance of Greater Jefferson Annual Meeting

Arts Alliance members and other interested individuals are invited to attend the Annual Meeting:
Date:  February 19th, 2015
Time:  7:00 – 8:30pm
Place:  Jefferson Area Business Center, 222 S Wisconsin Dr, Jefferson

The evening will include:
Appetizers and beverages
Treasurer’s Report
Preview of Arts Alliance Events for 2015
Speaker – Barb Endl of Tomorrow’s Hope introducing the 2015 Yarn Extravaganza (a joint fundraiser in several Jefferson County communities)
Live musical performance

Please join us to provide your input of our upcoming activities and let us know what you think we should focus on in the future.

Ellen Waldmer
President