Leaving their (chalk) mark

Artist share their chalk works of art during Chalkfest in Maple Grove on June 10 and 11. The event took place along Main Street.

The second annual Chalkfest in Maple Grove concluded with works of art created along the street with chalk. The two-day event took place June 10 and 11 along Main Street near Elm Creek Boulevard.

Chalkfest featured sidewalk chalk art by professionals, amateurs and art enthusiasts from across the world. Over30 professional street artists traveled to Main Street Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove from around the country and as far away as Bahrain, Mexico and Milan, Italy to showcase their amazing talents.

An artist works on a chalk drawing of Pope Francis at the second annual Chalkfest in Maple Grove.