2017 was a superior year and 2018 promises to our best yet! Chicago Chalk Champ, Shaun Hays, is looking to add 52 clients to the docket in 2018 and you can be one of them! Past clients include Starbucks, Chipotle, Redbull, Lollapolooza, Macy’s, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium, Navy Pier, and hundreds more! With 52 spaces…
Starbucks Chinatown Chalk Art
I had the privilege of joining the Deputy Mayor Of Chicago, Chinatown Alderman, Starbucks Staff and Executives, the Jaslin Hotel and the wonderful community around West Cermak for the Grand Opening of the #starbuckschinatown yesterday. Here are some highlights: Thank you to everyone who came out to make the day very special and especially to…
Champ Demonstrates 3D Chalk Art at Events for CPS and Illinois schools.
School and after school programs available from the Chicago Chalk Champ in 2018!
Adler Planetarium – Eclipse 2017 Summary
On August 21st, 2017 North America bore witness to a historic Solar Eclipse and I was privileged to be asked by Adler Planetarium to help them celebrate! Initially I was told to expect about 10,000 to attend the party and witness my chalk art on the Chicago lakefront, but on last count we were…
If you have trouble reaching me for the next two weeks, please be patient. I may have less connectivity than usual. Tomorrow, August 3, I will be near Buckingham Fountain drawing as part of the Chicago Lollapalooza festival. I leave immediately for Montana and Wyoming for about a week. On the 10th I leave for…
Chicago’s Adler Planetarium Chalk Art Aug 21st 2017
I usually don’t make announcement before an event finalizes the details, but I think you should be notified about this one asap: I am working out details with Adler Planetarium on Chicago’s Lakefront for some amazing Chalk Art Masterpieces! MONDAY, August 21st will be a very rare Solar Eclipse for us in the U.S. Midwest. We…
Excerpt from a small book that I have yet to finish:
“Dear reader, whether the victim of criticism or the criticiser…I urge you to remember:
It takes no talent (at all) to carelessly criticize what you had no part in.” – Shaun Hays
June 8th – World Oceans Day – Navy Pier and Shedd team up with Chicago Chalk Champ, Shaun Hays
Navy Pier and Shedd Aquarium Join Forces with Chicago Chalk Champ, Shaun Hays, to celebrate World Oceans Day (June 8th) with a pop-up style Chalk Art Fest in Polk Brothers Park From 10-2pm. Come out and try your hand at sidewalk chalk for free and add your art to the chalk board kiosk when you commit to #sheddthestraw in 2017!
Motivations via Quotations
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain
Drawing Fish, sea life, shells, etc. and my dream to make a connection.
“Alas, no invitation to my beloved Shedd Aquarium. I began to feel like the creepy guy with a secret crush and too many awkward attempts at conversation.”