Melanie Stimmell has been invited to be the artistic director for a monumental project in London, Canada this August. In her 4th year with the festival, she will lead a team of 9 artist in recreating the central panels of the Sistine Chapel Ceiling on the asphalt for the Expressions in Chalk Street Painting Festival . The street painting will take up over 1600 square feet at 18 x 92 feet, and will illustrate the most recognizable scenes from Michelangelo’s Vatican masterpiece. The original was begun in 1508 and was not complete until 1512. London’s team of 9, lead by Melanie, will complete it in 6 days, with the finish ready for viewing on Sunday, August 2nd. The team will include 2 other international artists from California, Genna Panzarella & Lysa Ashley, and 6 local London artists.
Melanie has also created a fine art piece for the event to Auction off. The proceeds will go to supporting the arts in downtown London.
Expressions in Chalk
August 1st – 2nd