RR Anderson, DIY Cultural Arts Specialist

Oct. 11, 2008 at 8:01pm

Frost Park's Greatest Hits

for those cold fall days... a little warmth in your heart

In the world of competitive sidewalk chalk illustration there are winners and there are losers.  Many many losers.  Yet the greatest number ever are counted in winners. What I mean is, any civilian who encounters one of our artists' works in the wild is instantly transformed into a winner. 

Below is a retrospective of some of my favorite mind blowing experiences.   




Dave L's technicolor Frost Park Lights Joe Izenman does Martin the Angry English Owl Made in Russia: Elle Stowe's World Record Chalk Experiment Urban Folk Art Crowd Shot Andrea + Adam the Alien Sarah Palin of Alaska in Tacoma Dawn's Underdog (awesome) Monlux Learn To Draw School RR's LeMay Americaz Auto Museum: Life's a Gas Unknown Artist + Lance Dave L's Fantastic Java Jive Lara Hanan Throws Down Electric Elliot's Technicolor Dream Future Father & Son Chalk Duo Ms. Darcy Enjoys the Melon 2 Professor Fry, Constructon Cranes
The end?

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Comments

by dawntown on 10/11/2008 @ 10:35pm
Aw, we miss the Ellegoddess :(

by izenmania on 10/11/2008 @ 11:51pm
The end?

Damn no. The beginning.

by Erik on 10/12/2008 @ 1:03am
Nice memories. Here's a few of mine:

Two Jedis cross swords:



The first chalk off prize in the history of Tacoma is delivered:



RR Anderson's avatar:



RR Hipster:



Lance is crowned:



The coat ceremony is completed after RR's win:




Chalkies assembled for the first and only time at Frost Park for a photo:





by Erik on 10/12/2008 @ 1:09am
Elliot delivers s famed melon to Elle


by Erik on 10/12/2008 @ 10:21am
Reporter on the scene:



Fashion:



Chalkie bonding:



Bad boys:



Mysterious prize transfer ceremony:



Frost Park Hits the MSM:



Happy times:



Random events:



Secret chalkie technology:




by NineInchNachos on 10/22/2008 @ 11:34pm
hey whatever happened to that picture of the ladies denim bottoms covered in chalk?

by joel413 on 10/23/2008 @ 5:27am
RR I can't believe the "I've got Boobs!" shot of Elle didn't make your list... not that there's anything wrong with that.

by NineInchNachos on 10/23/2008 @ 6:40pm
say WA??

by KevinFreitas on 10/23/2008 @ 7:04pm
@RR:


by jcbetty on 10/23/2008 @ 9:07pm
that's my buttttt.... with dawn's butttttt... damn, they're cute butttttts, (can I say that? even when mine's on the large-ish side, comparitively??) --



awwwwwwwwww, RR, and Eric, and et-cetera (hi, Kevin!) what a faboooo look back in time. Such a good year, good event, good energy. It must be bottled and either sold as perfume to rival Britt-Knee, or preserved for next spring. I vote the latter.

again, all I can say is, what a fabulous, fabulous thing this was... (and will be!!)

by Mofo from the Hood on 10/23/2008 @ 9:54pm
Certified Spankable.

by NineInchNachos on 10/23/2008 @ 10:00pm
make sure you pick up a copy of Lance's Weekly Volcano! On news stands today!

by joel413 on 10/23/2008 @ 10:13pm
Must I provide the picture to jog your memory? Elle's gonna kill me...


by KevinFreitas on 10/23/2008 @ 10:20pm
Just plowed through 3,000 or so of my Frost Park pics and pulled 77 of my favs that I hope to show this weekend. Can't wait to share!

by NineInchNachos on 10/23/2008 @ 10:38pm
Nice Kevin.

I hear even Electric Elliot is going to have a piece hanging there.

Excited to see Andrea's contribution.


and thanks Joel for turning my string of warm memories into a burlesque show. You rascal!

by Courtney on 10/23/2008 @ 11:08pm
Very cool retrospective! Plus I got see Sto shrink in pictures.

by NineInchNachos on 12/9/2011 @ 1:03pm
Talked with Debivans at CLAW white elephant gift exchange... anyone wanna do a Christmas Frost Park chalking?

by Dave_L on 12/10/2011 @ 8:35pm
Thank you, R.R.
Man, I have a lot of great lunch-hour memories from when I was able to attend these. Especially the time some of you pushed me into chalking for the first time.
A Christmas Frost Park chalking is a great idea!

by NineInchNachos on 1/4/2012 @ 12:23am
I'm ready for the sunshine to come back. meanwhile... fleshing out this thing.. www.holisticforgeworks.com/chalk/

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