The Bakersfield Museum of Art hosted the 20th annual Via Arte Italian Street Painting Festival at The Marketplace this weekend.
More than 200 professional and student artists used thousands of pieces of chalk to create over 150 works of art in the museum’s largest fundraiser.
The votes have been tallied and the results are in:
2018 Festival Awards
People’s Choice Award – Beth Chaney
Best In Festival – Abby Kinsey
Best Rendition of a Master – Allie Shehorn
Best Technique – Katie Irwin
Best Use of Color – Khang Duong
Best Overall High School — Stockdale High School
High School – Best Rendition of a Master — Stockdale High School
In Memory of Curtis Darling
High School – Best Technique — Stockdale High School
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High School – Best Use of Color — Bakersfield High School
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17’s Mary Kate visited the Via Arte festival and recapped the event: