The opportunity to travel the world is something I had always dreamed of. I never would have thought that being an artist would bring me the chance to make that dream a reality. In the 15 years of my street painting career I have been to some amazing places…Thailand, Israel, Turkey, Italy, Germany, France, even The Republic of Georgia, to create painting on their streets.
In all the places I have been, The Netherlands, has always been one of my favorites. I was very fortunate to be chosen as the only American artist to participate in the first International 3D Street Painting Festival in Kerkrade. Kerkrade is in the lush region of Limburg in the south of Holland and is just beautiful. The event arranged for the 15 artist to stay in a 900 year old abbey within the city. Stunning! But the best part of the event was being able to see old friends, and get to know new ones. Artists from Germany, Italy, The Ukraine, Russia, and Holland. Here are some of my favorite pics…
I was really excited because We Talk Chalk team members were the big winners of the festival.
Here are the winners…
Peoples Choice: Jose Luis Aleman (Mexico)
Third Place: Philipp Kozlov (Russia)
Second Place: Tony Cuboliquido (Italy) WTC
First Place: Ruben Poncia (The Netherlands) WTC