November 15-18 Venice Island, Florida USA


Chalk Festival 
200 Base Avenue East, Venice, Florida 34285 USA
(941) 488-8877

Sarasota Chalk Festival
530 South Orange Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236 USA

100% of our proceeds benefit the Avenida de Colores, Inc. 501c3 cultural arts nonprofit organization

Volunteer Staff - Lead Captains

Denise Kowal, Founder/Chalk Festival CEO

Suzy Pardo, Volunteer Lead Captain Chairwoman

Laura Hester, Volunteer Captain

Chris Hanrahan, Social Media Chairwoman

Julie Hilz, Office Chairwoman

Annette Heaney, Lodging/Transportation Chairwoman

Pam Garlock & Ann Gould, Entrance Co-Chairwomen

Russ Bullis, Beverage Chairman

San Dee Phillips, Accountability co-Captain

Manny Lopez, Music Chairman

Mary Conway, Business/Art/Food Vendor Chairwoman

Austin Kowal, Merchandising Chairman

Carol Ciallella, Comptroller Chairwoman

Adam Holbrook, Logistics Chairman

Mike Pachota, Chairman 

Joan Lucyk, Artist Assistant/Runner Chairwoman

Alice Mazzoini, Student's Chalk Area

Bazou Garcia, Assistant to CEO - Archive Chairman

Cheryl & Wayne Renshaw, Assistant to CEO - Artist Site Layout Co-chairs

Alessio Cuomo & Sander De Nooij, Assistant to CEO - Videographer Chairmen

Lori Escalera, Assistant to CEO - Artist Technique Chairwoman

Tonya Youngberg, Assistant to CEO - Artist Chairwoman

Heidi Schubert, Assistant to CEO - Artist Supplies Chairwoman

For a complete list of our volunteer captains and leaders please visit the About Us Volunteer page.

Our Artists

For a list of our artists, please go to About Our Artists

Our Sponsors

For a list of our sponsors, please go to About Our Sponsors