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Arts Alive

 April 29th and 30th, 2017 at the Oso Viejo Community Park on the Village Green and neighboring Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center, 24932 Veterans Way.

With a “Lights, Camera  Action!” theme, this year's festival will feature a cornucopia of fun – arts and crafts, musical performances as well as amazing street paintings brought to life by incredible artists traveling to Mission Viejo from near and far. The two-day event includes an array of tasty fare and beverages along with cool activities for kids.

Thank you for your interest in applying as a Street Painter.  We are at capacity and are no longer accepting applications!

2017 Featured Artists - Ever Galvez & Rod Tryon

Ever Galvez - photo by Craig HoudeshellEver Galvez and Rod Tryon - photo by Craig HoudeshellRod Tryon - photo by Craig Houdeshell

Last year's festival celebrated the arts and culture of the 1990s. We thank all of the participants who helped make this event such a great success!

Photos of all of the chalk art entries and winners from 2016 are available.

2016 chalk art contest winners are:

  • Best in Show: Everado Galvez with assistants Lynn Okimura and Evelyn Garcia, "Michael Jordan and Friends"
  • Interpretation of  Theme: Shaina Joel and Cherie Joel, "Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone"
  • Use of Color: Jennifer Ripassa and Brendan Cheng, "LeeLoo from '5th Element'"
  • Youth Award: Faith Lee, Alyssa Loduca, Lauren Skinner, "Disney Inspired"

Honorable Mentions:

  • Moe Notsu
  • Lysa Ashley
  • Tonie, Tiffany and Rafael Garza
  • Kimberly Brake Ayon (youth)
  • Chris Brake
  • Meg Fix
  • Rebecca Goolsby
  • Yuna Song (youth)

Photos from previous years can be found here: