CHALKING THE CORNERSTONES OF HOUSTON!!
Whether you call it Space City, Bayou City or the Energy Capital of the World, Houston is cosmopolitan, entrepreneurial and the multi-cultural model for the Country. The Center has enlisted several local and national, professional street painters to create original large-scale chalk-art paintings that depict an iconic element of Houston. Against the backdrop of City Hall, Bagby Street will come alive with six breath-taking murals. Special viewing platforms will give attendees a birds-eye view and excellent photo opportunities.
Murals will feature:
•Performing & Visual Arts –This mural will sing, dance and explore the disciplines of life with dramatic colors and images
•Medicine – The pulse of the Medical Center will be captured in stunning strokes of chalk
•Energy – Home to more than 5,000 energy-related firms, this mural will be gushing with creativity
•Sports – Houston teams have brought home 48league championships and counting, this winning spirit will be captured in Technicolor
•Bayou City – Houston is defined by its waterways and bayous; your artist will create a beautiful homage to recreation, conservation and wildlife
•Aerospace & Technology –Houston is the nation’s city identified with putting the first man on the moon; this street painting will blast off with gravity-defying colors
•Building and Architecture – This sprawling chalk art mural will depict the beautiful architecture, landmarks and real estate of Houston
•Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo – An imaginative fresco will highlight the world’s largest rodeo that features performances by international superstars and millions in scholarships