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Chalk Art Festival at Mercato

Heidi Saletko, a local artist from Naples, adds color to her chalk rendition of Picasso's 'Mediterranean Landscape' at the Mercato shopping center in Naples on Sunday, March 21, 2010. The event, sponsored by the Pelican Bay Rotary Club, drew artists, both professional and amateur, from across southwest Florida to create sidewalk 'chalk art' to raise money for the Rotary Club's scholarship fund for Collier County High School students. Photo by Tristan Spinski

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Heidi Saletko, a local artist from Naples, adds color to her chalk rendition of Picasso's "Mediterranean Landscape" at the Mercato shopping center in Naples on Sunday, March 21, 2010. The event, sponsored by the Pelican Bay Rotary Club, drew artists, both professional and amateur, from across southwest Florida to create sidewalk "chalk art" to raise money for the Rotary Club's scholarship fund for Collier County High School students. Photo by Tristan Spinski

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  • Evyn Graefe, 14, of Naples, puts the final touches on her chalk drawing of a hibiscus at the Mercato shopping center in Naples on Sunday, March 21, 2010. The event, sponsored by the Pelican Bay Rotary Club, drew artists, both professional and amateur, from across southwest Florida to create sidewalk 'chalk art' to raise money for the Rotary Club's scholarship fund for Collier County High School students. Photo by Tristan Spinski
  • Heidi Saletko, a local artist from Naples, adds color to her chalk rendition of Picasso's 'Mediterranean Landscape' at the Mercato shopping center in Naples on Sunday, March 21, 2010. The event, sponsored by the Pelican Bay Rotary Club, drew artists, both professional and amateur, from across southwest Florida to create sidewalk 'chalk art' to raise money for the Rotary Club's scholarship fund for Collier County High School students. Photo by Tristan Spinski
  • Lauren Rouse, 3, of Naples and daughter of Naples-based artist Marvin Rouse, dabbles in chalk art at the Mercato shopping center in Naples on Sunday, March 21, 2010. The event, sponsored by the Pelican Bay Rotary Club, drew artists, both professional and amateur, from across southwest Florida to create sidewalk 'chalk art' to raise money for the Rotary Club's scholarship fund for Collier County High School students. Photo by Tristan Spinski
  • Chalk art scenes at the Mercato shopping center in Naples on Sunday, March 21, 2010. The event, sponsored by the Pelican Bay Rotary Club, drew artists, both professional and amateur, from across southwest Florida to create sidewalk 'chalk art' to raise money for the Rotary Club's scholarship fund for Collier County High School students. Photo by Tristan Spinski
  • Chalk art scenes at the Mercato shopping center in Naples on Sunday, March 21, 2010. The event, sponsored by the Pelican Bay Rotary Club, drew artists, both professional and amateur, from across southwest Florida to create sidewalk 'chalk art' to raise money for the Rotary Club's scholarship fund for Collier County High School students. Photo by Tristan Spinski
  • Chalk art scenes at the Mercato shopping center in Naples on Sunday, March 21, 2010. The event, sponsored by the Pelican Bay Rotary Club, drew artists, both professional and amateur, from across southwest Florida to create sidewalk 'chalk art' to raise money for the Rotary Club's scholarship fund for Collier County High School students. Photo by Tristan Spinski
  • From left, Erica Vente, 18, Jacqueline Thorsen, 17, and Sarah Vente, 16, all Barron Collier High School students and volunteers with the Interact Club - a branch of the Pelican Bay Rotary Club - create chalk art at the Mercato shopping center in Naples on Sunday, March 21, 2010. The event, sponsored by the Pelican Bay Rotary Club, drew artists, both professional and amateur, from across southwest Florida to create sidewalk 'chalk art' to raise money for the Rotary Club's scholarship fund for Collier County High School students. Photo by Tristan Spinski
  • From left, Erica Vente, 18, Jacqueline Thorsen, 17, and Sarah Vente, 16, all Barron Collier High School students and volunteers with the Interact Club - a branch of the Pelican Bay Rotary Club - create chalk art at the Mercato shopping center in Naples on Sunday, March 21, 2010. The event, sponsored by the Pelican Bay Rotary Club, drew artists, both professional and amateur, from across southwest Florida to create sidewalk 'chalk art' to raise money for the Rotary Club's scholarship fund for Collier County High School students. Photo by Tristan Spinski
  • Various pieces of chalk art sit in parking spaces at the Mercato shopping center in Naples on Sunday, March 21, 2010. The event, sponsored by the Pelican Bay Rotary Club, drew artists, both professional and amateur, from across southwest Florida to create sidewalk 'chalk art' to raise money for the Rotary Club's scholarship fund for Collier County High School students. Photo by Tristan Spinski
  • Pedestrians admire and photograph a chalk drawing by Bonita Springs-based artist Christine Moore (not pictured) at the Mercato shopping center in Naples on Sunday, March 21, 2010. The event, sponsored by the Pelican Bay Rotary Club, drew artists, both professional and amateur, from across southwest Florida to create sidewalk 'chalk art' to raise money for the Rotary Club's scholarship fund for Collier County High School students. Photo by Tristan Spinski
  • From left, Don Cahill, Bethany Bohall, 15, and her father, Blaise Bohall, all of Naples, interpret the meaning of a chalk painting at the Mercato shopping center in Naples on Sunday, March 21, 2010. The event, sponsored by the Pelican Bay Rotary Club, drew artists, both professional and amateur, from across southwest Florida to create sidewalk 'chalk art' to raise money for the Rotary Club's scholarship fund for Collier County High School students. Photo by Tristan Spinski
  • Evyn Graefe, 14, of Naples, puts the final touches on her chalk drawing of a hibiscus at the Mercato shopping center in Naples on Sunday, March 21, 2010. The event, sponsored by the Pelican Bay Rotary Club, drew artists, both professional and amateur, from across southwest Florida to create sidewalk 'chalk art' to raise money for the Rotary Club's scholarship fund for Collier County High School students. Photo by Tristan Spinski
  • Evyn Graefe, 14, of Naples, puts the final touches on her chalk drawing of a hibiscus at the Mercato shopping center in Naples on Sunday, March 21, 2010. The event, sponsored by the Pelican Bay Rotary Club, drew artists, both professional and amateur, from across southwest Florida to create sidewalk 'chalk art' to raise money for the Rotary Club's scholarship fund for Collier County High School students. Photo by Tristan Spinski

Photos from the chalk art festival at the Mercato shopping center in Naples on Sunday, March 21, 2010. The event, sponsored by the Pelican Bay Rotary Club, drew artists, both professional and amateur, from across southwest Florida to create sidewalk 'chalk art' to raise money for the Rotary Club's scholarship fund for Collier County High School students.

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