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THANK YOU!

Thank you for submitting an entry into the People's Choice Awards!

A winner will be announced on Sunday, March 24 at 4:45pm.

SATURDAY, MARCH 23 | 10AM - 5PM
SUNDAY, MARCH 24 | 10AM - 5PM

FREEDMAN ARTS DISTRICT

presents

Chalk It Up! – an immersive two-day festival featuring music performances by local musicians, hands-on activities, food trucks, and large-scale street chalk painting will be held in historic downtown Beaufort, SC. This distinctively creative event, being organized by the Freedman Arts District, combines community engagement and art appreciation into one FREE fun-filled weekend, March 23-24!

 

Festival organizers are gathering together artists near and far to create huge colorful chalk illustrations directly on the pavement of a neighborhood parking lot. Artists interested in participating can apply here.

 

An awards ceremony will follow on Sunday at 5pm. Three prizes will be awarded – First Place $500; Second Place $300; People’s Choice $200.

This year's Signature Artists:

Lisa Gaither  Raleigh, NC

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Erik Greenawalt  Pittsburgh, PA

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Chelsey Scott  Atlanta, GA

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Chalk It Up! is funded in part by the South Carolina Arts Commission; National Endowment for the Arts; Beaufort County ATAX; and the City of Beaufort.

This year's Musicians:

Walker Dean

Saturday Morning

Ashley Holland

Saturday Afternoon

The Deckhands Band

Sunday Morning

Edward & Ryan

Sunday Afternoon

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Chalk It Up! is funded in part by the South Carolina Arts Commission; National Endowment for the Arts; Beaufort County ATAX; and the City of Beaufort.

SPONSORS

Freedman Arts District and its festival organizers are grateful for sponsorship support of Chalk It Up! As our primary fundraiser for the year, sponsors are critical in helping us achieve our fundraising goals. We love to celebrate the businesses and individuals who believe in our mission of investing in the local community, its artists and the future of creative thinkers.

Art Aficionado | $10,000+

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Sharon & Dick Stewart

Signature Artist Star | $5,000 - $9,999

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Community Patron | $1,000-$4,999 or in-kind

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303 Associates
Beaufort Inn
​Forino
JH Hiers Construction

Sharing Common Ground / Billy Keyserling
James H. Moss
H. Fred Kuhn, Jr.

Art Lover | $500-$999 or in-kind

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Leadership Beaufort Class of 2024

Pell-Co Construction

Bill & Julie Quarles

SK Signs*

Marc & Linda Sviland

Good Neighbor | $250-$499 or in-kind

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INDIVIDUALS

Stacy Applegate & Wendy Geller/Keller Williams

Pat Battistini

​Berman Property Group

Bliss Salon

Destination Beaufort

Tim & Maryann Driscoll

Emily Durso

George & Jane Forsythe

​Hamilton Fine Homes / Rick Hamilton

Rick Hamilton/Hamilton Fine Homes

Tim & Lisa Holt

Mike McFee/Hometown Realty

​Pruitt Grocery House / Mike & Kathy Uzzle

Christine Rogers-Raetsch

Barbara Thomas

​Tully LLC

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