17th. Annual Lake Worth Street Painting Festival with Island Travel Specialists - the largest festival of its kind in the USA

Top Quote Watch Art Emerge! Watch as over 400 Artists use the pavement as canvas to transform downtown Lake Worth into a temporary outdoor museum of original art and masterpiece reproductions. End Quote
  • Miami, FL (1888PressRelease) February 09, 2011 - The Street Painting Festival, in collaboration with local artist Kenneth Miller of Island Travel Specialists will be designing an original painting the promote the Lake Worth Festival.

    The painting by Ken owner of Island Travel Specialists will be viewed by more than 100,000 visitors. The 2-day event transforms the downtown streets with more than 200 street paintings sponsored by businesses, organizations, families and individuals, covering more area than any other festival of its kind in the U.S. Hundreds of artists converge to display their diverse talents on the asphalt - using only chalk - in styles that range from Renaissance classicism to Cubism and Pop Art. Street performers, strolling minstrels and Mainstage musical entertainment add to the creative atmosphere. And of course, don't miss the Festival Food Courts, accommodating culinary tastes and thirsts as diverse as the surrounding artwork.

    Part of the mission of the Street Painting Festival is to give back to the community by way of community projects associated with the arts. The Festival Committee has worked towards The Sculpture Project for a number of years and is proud to announce its completion.

    The Tradition of Street Painting
    Traced back to 16th century italy when itinerant artists would use their chalks to transform pavement into a makeshift canvas, street painting has retained its appeal through the centuries. As in ages past, crowds still gather to watch as fine works of art emerge. The "paintings" last only until the next rain, but the lively spirit and accessibility of the exhibition captivates new audiences each year and inspires lasting memories.

    Island Travel Specialists is know for their speciality in Jamaica, Bahamas, St. Lucia, Antigua, Cancun. Our partnership with Sandals Resorts has earned a worldwide reputation for providing two people in love with the most romantic vacation

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