CHALK WALK
APRIL 1, 2023 | DOWNTOWN KNOXVILLE/MARKET SQUARE

  • Artists Working: 8AM-5PM
  • Award Ceremony: 7PM (Market Square Stage)

Thousands of art lovers head downtown each year to experience this live art competition in Market Square. Chalk Walk features over 150 artists and collaborative teams working on-site from 8am-5pm to complete their artwork. Cash prizes and ribbons are awarded to select artists who have created imaginative and inspiring artworks in their age division.

**Artist applications will open on Tuesday, November 1st at 10AM

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Competition Categories:

  • Elementary (Single & Collaborative)

  • Middle School (Single & Collaborative)

  • High School (Single & Collaborative)

  • College (Single & Collaborative)

  • Adult (Single & Collaborative)

  • Professional (Single)

  • Family

2022 COMPETITION WINNERS

Collaborative Elementary School

  • 3rd Place: Knoxville Montessori School Elementary Classes

  • 2nd Place: Glenwood Elementary School

  • 1st Place: Wesley House Community Center

Single Elementary School 

  • 3rd Place: Annalyn Stitt

  • 2nd Place: Brayden Moore

  • 1st Place: Harmony Thompson

Collaborative Middle School

  • 3rd Place: Miller and Lilly

  • 2nd Place: Gibbs Middle School Art Club

  • 1st Place: West Valley Middle School Art Program

Single Middle School 

  • 3rd Place: Delila Duncan

  • 2nd Place: Campbell Morgan

  • 1st Place: Mabel Shiverdecker

Collaborative High School

  • 3rd Place: Gibbs High School Art Club

  • 2nd Place: L&N STEM (NAHS)

  • 1st Place: Karns High School National Art Honor Society

Single High School

  • 3rd Place: Lily Withrow

  • 2nd Place: Natalie Aldrich

  • 1st Place: Chloe Peterson

Collaborative College/YA

  • 3rd Place:Shannon Stooksbury and Kathleen Christon

  • 2nd Place: Jua Im, Julie Ann Simpson, Jacqueline Juneau, Ashleigh Williams, Leah Falin

  • 1st Place: UTK Artists Gild

Single College/YA

  • 3rd Place: Haven Scott

  • 2nd Place: Victoria Hinkley

  • 1st Place: Faith Belt

Collaborative Family

  • 3rd Place: Johanna and Vivienne Bullard

  • 2nd Place: The Mejia Family

  • 1st Place: The Graham Family

Collaborative Adult

  • 3rd Place: American Eagle Foundation

  • 2nd Place: Melinda Sims & Co.

  • 1st Place: Touranne Nguyen & Kat England

Single Adult

  • 3rd Place: Chris Bell

  • 2nd Place: Keith Anders

  • 1st Place: Sarah Shorter

Runner-Up in Sidewalk of Fame

  • Sonia Summers

Best in Sidewalk of Fame

  • Ryne Sandberg

T-Shirt Award

  • Victoria Hinkley

WIVK 107.7FM People's Choice Award

  • Ryne Sandberg

Best in Show

  • Desiderio Manresa Bodipo (Mene Manresa)

KID'S FUN ZONE

PRESENTED BY FIRST HORIZON

Kids of all ages can also create their own chalk masterpiece with free chalk provided in The First Horizon Fun Zone.

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8 HOURS

150 SQUARES

300+ ARTISTS