Archive for May 26th, 2009

I Madonnari

In progress at the I Madannori festival.

In progress at the I Madannori festival.

This weekend was the I Madonnari chalk art festival in Santa Barbara. The event started on Saturday and was still going on Monday, or maybe it built up until Monday. Some of the artists were working seven hours a day on their piece and were still working Monday afternoon.

The subjects ranged from local firefighters to impressionist to portraits.

When I was there it was fairly crowded but not so much that the chalk-work was blocked out by the crowds. I liked the works but I was hoping for some of the large 3D chalk art pieces.

Still it was a good festival.

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