Photos: 2016 Arbor Lakes Chalkfest in Maple Grove
Jun 12, 2016 09:51PM ● Published by Wendy Erlien
2016 Arbor Lakes Chalkfest on Main Street, Maple Grove. (Photo by Wendy Erlien)
Gallery: Chalkfest 2016 - Main Street, Maple Grove [22 Images] Click any image to expand.
The People’s Choice Award was received by artist Michael Las Casas, creator of the piece featured above. Las Casas collected the most votes from community attendees.
Featured artists included Leigh Jones, Jessi Queen, Katie Bush, Lesley Perdomo, Shawn McCann, Cuboliquido, Michael Las Casas, Craig Thomas, Tim Ritter, Erik Greenawalt, Kumpa Tawornprom, Tonya Youngberg, Kimberly Wood, Willie Zin, Joel Yau, Chelsey Austin, Alexandra Alfeo, Anat Ronan, Ever Galvez, Cass Womak, and BK Lyons.
Arbor Lakes Business Association, Maple Grove Arts Center, and area businesses were actively involved in Chalkfest by through sponsorship and hosting meals for the artists. Major festival sponsors include Great Southern Bank, Doran Companies, The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes, Fountains at Arbor Lakes, Kimco Realty Corporation, Arbor Lakes Business Association, Prime Advertising, Step By Step Montessori, Ryan Companies, Minneapolis Northwest Tourism, Maple Grove Arts Center, Holiday Inn, Courtyard by Marriott, Hampton Inn, Staybridge Inn and Suites, and Main Street Arbor Lakes. Approximately 20 additional sponsors are provided cash or in-kind contributions.