Chalk the Block 2010

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Chalk the Block 2010

  1. 2. Youth and Family Area Adult Area Artist Area Public Chalk Area Plaza Theatre Mills Bldg. Centre Bldg. El Paso Museum of Art San Jacinto Plaza Camino Real Hotel
  2. 3. Event Summary <ul><li>3rd Annual free public art event in downtown El Paso </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership with the City of El Paso Museum and Cultural Affairs Department and the El Paso Community Foundation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Private sector raising 50% of funds ($32,000) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Projecting 20,000+ people, 20+ artists and 15+ art vendors </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Impact </li></ul><ul><li>Total Attendees 2009: 15,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Of those, 12,435 were El Pasoans who generated $230,047in spending (including gassing up the car, parking, lunch, artist goods etc) </li></ul><ul><li>2,565 were likely out-of-county visitors who generated about $140,151 in local spending </li></ul>
  3. 11. Chalk the Block 2009 Winners
  4. 12. Stephen Ingle 1 st Place - Showcase
  5. 13. Geronimo Garcia 2 nd Place - Showcase
  6. 14. Reginald Armstrong 3 rd Place - Showcase
  7. 15. Xochitl Burciaga People’s Choice Award
  8. 18. THE HERON PROJECT by: christina sporrong
  9. 23. WISE FOOL NEW MEXICO AERIAL ARTISTS
  10. 29. WISE FOOL NEW MEXICO GIANT PUPPETS
  11. 34. THE HAND OF MAN by: christian ristow
  12. 39. PROJECTION ART by: selected community artists
  13. 41. Farm.Cycle by: christine foerster
  14. 42. FARM.CYCLE An Interactive Installation By UTEP Professor and Artist: Christine Foerster An Interactive installation that is both a farm stand and an open air greenhouse built from bamboo, tent poles, connectors, shade cloth, a bicycle and a trailer. An open air greenhouse with vertical wall gardens growing from bamboo poles and from hemp canvas bags. And a hydroponic garden built from recycled plastic bottles farm.cycle Farm.Cycle (formerly called Farm.Stand) at UTEP
  15. 43. ACTIVITIES 2-3 Dance Performances: Using produce from the Farmstand, dancers will make Pico de Gallo salsa. Edible food/produce from the farm stand will become costumes, props, and temporary installations. Chiles as a Social Fabric: knitted tapestries will be made from locally grown chilies, rubber bands and yarn. Bokashi Compost Station: As a unique composting system that can compost meat and dairy, Bokashi stations will be setup for the public to compost their organic waste while learning how to use and make it in their own home. Poemales: Poems, written by Juarez residents, will be wrapped in corn husks making “poemales,” which will be available for purchase at the farm.cycle by Chalk the Block participants. An onsite poetry writing workshop will be held in conjunction. activities Farm.Cycle (formerly called Farm.Stand) at UTEP

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