Artists: Register and Reserve a Square
Fill out the Registration Form. Big Picture will contact you via email.
Draw for a Cause Facts, Rules, and MoreBig Picture Peoria Festival on October 1s is hosting Draw for a Cause, a chalk drawing competition. The competition will take place in Peoria's Warehouse District. Cash prizes will be awarded with winners determined by public votes. Date and Time
- Saturday, October 12, 2019
- Chalk drawing begins at 8 AM
- Drawings must be completed by 2:30 PM
- Public voting will take place from 1PM - 3PM.
- Winners will be announced at the end of the festival.
- Pre-registration is required.
- Registration will close once all squares have been reserved.
- Both individual artists and teams of artists are welcome.
- The public will vote for their favorite chalk drawings. Prizes will be awarded to the top three favorites according by public vote.
- $500 First Place
- $300 Second Place
- $200 Third Place
- Public voting will take place from 1PM - 3PM on the day of the festival.
- Prizes will be announced at the close of the festival.
- Peoria's Warehouse District in the 1300 SW block of Adams
- Parking lot and sidewalk of CT Gabbert, a sponsor of Big Picture Peoria Festival. Lottery drawing will determine which artists are in the lot and which on the sidewalk.
- Artists will create their chalk artworks in parking lots in 6' x 6' spaces that will be marked prior to the start time.
- Artists can draw original works or reproductions of other works. If drawing a reproduction, the original source must be credited.
- Each artist/team will be provided with a 48-count box of Koss pastels. Artists may bring additional chalk if they desire, but it must be non-oil soft chalk.
- Art must be family-friendly and suitable for public viewing.
- Squares will be sponsored by local businesses and arts supporters. Sponsors' names will be listed in the squares and must remain clearly visible and unobstructed.
- Big Picture Peoria retains the rights to photograph the completed art and use the drawings in promotional materials.