What is street painting?

Street painting is an ephemeral artistic expression, in that a large drawing or “painting” is created, typically using chalk pastels, on a public plaza, street or thoroughfare. It is a performance based art form that allows the viewer the opportunity to watch art being created right before their eyes. Street paintings are not meant to…

What Are The Origins of Street Painting?

When searching out how street painting first started I encountered a variety of versions of the story, from a variety of sources. All, however, generally agreed that it was first documented in Italy. While other forms of ephemeral works have been documented in other countries and cultures throughout history, I would like

What Is The Essence of Street Painting?

Street painting can mean many things to many people but there is one concept that I feel captures the essence of this art form. That concept is ‘connective performance’. What I mean by this is simply that street painting is a performance art which allows the artist and the viewer to connect with