Sidewalk art on River Street

sidewalk art of a nymph in a flower with a waterfall

Renata and Regina scored $300 with this panel.

A bunch of artists got together this past weekend at the Troy River Street Festival to compete in a sidewalk painting (or chalking) contest sponsored by the Arts Center of the Capital Region. The judge's winner, chalked by Renata and Regina Memole, is above. The people's choice winner and a few other pieces are after the jump.

Here's the people's choice winner, which was chalked by Kelly Salerno:

sidewalk art woman's back

And here are a handful of others that caught our eye:

sidewalk art ironman

sidewalk art ladybugs

sidewalk art bird in a boat

sidewalk art tongue

sidewalk art eyes

sidewalk art flower

Comments

I was inspired by this, and did some chalk drawings on my drive way. But then a passing shower erased it. Looks like I'm still under the curse of the gypsy princess and my magic toad spell did nothing to lift it. Dang.

how unfortunate pantaloons =p i think you have to do the other toad spell that requires 3 goat sacrifices and a newt eye

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

What's All Over Albany?

All Over Albany is for interested and interesting people in New York's Capital Region. In other words, it's for you. It's kind of like having a smart, savvy friend who can help you find out what's up. Oh, and our friends call us AOA.

Search

Recently on All Over Albany

Checking out the new Rensselaer esplanade

We got a chance Friday afternoon to hop over the river and check out the new esplanade along the riverfront in Rensselaer. There are some... (more)

99 properties

The city of Troy is selling 99 foreclosed properties, so Luke Stoddard Nathan mapped them, pedaled past them, and highlighted a handful that look intriguing.... (more)

There will be a film shoot in Albany next week -- and a bunch of road closures and detours

A film production crew will be in Albany next week and its work will be prompting various road closures and detours Monday through Saturday each... (more)

Morning Blend

Kaloyeros guilty + A federal jury found Alain Kaloyeros and three development company executives guilty of wire fraud and wire fraud conspiracy related to the... (more)

A few more bits about the present and future of the Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail

The second segment of Albany County's Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail is now paved -- as noted earlier this week -- meaning there's now 9 miles of... (more)

Recent Comments

The US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) in Albany takes that type of thing. I did an internship there and it's a really great organization and the refugees who receive the items are super grateful.

Checking out the new Rensselaer esplanade

...has 1 comment, most recently from Neighborhood Curmudgeon

There will be a film shoot in Albany next week -- and a bunch of road closures and detours

...has 3 comments, most recently from Greg

How a strawberry grown from a "wasteland" in Albany helped spread a national strawberry craze

...has 8 comments, most recently from Justin Devendorf

A few more bits about the present and future of the Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail

...has 3 comments, most recently from VO1

Morning Blend for Jul 13

...has 1 comment, most recently from -B