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  • Brought Tears to My Eyes

    When I was in Venezuela a few years ago on a government funded chalk drawing project I was brought to tears when I saw that the Arts organization (IARTES) was giving every kid (all 800) a goodie bag that had a few treats AND art supplies. The kids and community there in the outlaying areas […]

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  • New World Record Chalk Drawing Attempt: West Haven, Connecticut, USA

    My new friend Elinor Slomba emailed about their town and school’s idea of attempting to beat our world record. I said, cool, use me as a consultant, I’ll share with you everything I know. ~Mark Wagner: Founder of Drawing on Earth What: CHALKVILLE!! Why: Because every kid (not to mention the kid in all of […]

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  • Mark Wagner Speaking @ Stanford

    “Street Painting & Burning Man: Creating Community Through Impermanent Art.” Founder and Creative Director of Drawing on Earth will be speaking at Stanford Dec. 12 with the LASER Series. Dec. 12 (12.12.12) 6:45pm, Stanford University, History Corner (Building 200), Room 305 SEE BURNING MAN PHOTOS OF MW’s WORK   The LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening […]

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  • Elementary School: Artist-in-Residency

    A few years ago I created a pilot Artist-in-Residency program at a local elementary school in Alameda California USA. The school district and many around the country and world have NO ART TEACHERS in the elementary schools. This just drives me crazy. As a professional artist and visionary this has got to be one of the […]

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  • Sarasota Chalk Festival 2012

    I wasn’t able to get to the Sarasota Chalk Festival in Florida this year for the fantastic and amazing biggest chalk drawing festival in the world – which also includes murals and graffiti. But I can show you some photos and hook you up with them on Facebook.   (apologies for not having photographers credits) Carolyn […]

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  • 3rd Satellite Photo of Art for Wagner: Burning Man 2012

    Mark Wagner, Founder and Creative Director of the nonprofit Drawing on Earth went to Burning Man this year. Wagner registered onsite as an official Burning Man artist on the desert in Northern Nevada. He picked a spot, a marker was set with a GPS and Wagner, and using a simple garden tool, rope, stake, and […]

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  • Dublin Food, Wine, & Art Festival

    Mark Wagner was invited to chalk draw at the Dublin (CA,USA) Food, Wine, & Art Festival called Splatter. Sticking with the theme Wagner designed used a palette, grapes, glass of wine, spoon, knife, and a brush to create the image. Wagner photographed the still life and then used a software program called BSAsidewalk3D which “creates […]

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  • Out of the Box

    It’s the kids who are often over looked, not seen because they aren’t as handsome, smart, or fast as other kids, it’s these kids who live out of the box who will be the ones who will help save the world, save humanity by helping us stay connected to nature, and to our creativity and imagination.

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  • Oxford Phoenix

    Oxford Elementary School – Berkeley California USA Funded by a generous grant from the Berkeley Public Education Foundation. BPEF 4th grade teacher Lauren Bollier (on left) invited Mark Wagner, Founder of Drawing on Earth to work with her class. The schools power animal/mascot is the Phoenix. After an assembly Mark begins with a chalk drawing […]

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  • 2012 Award Winner: Best Charity from ABC Channel 7

    Thank you everyone who voted for us. We are #1 on the A List with ABC Channel 7 in the San Francisco Bay Area. It doesn’t come with a $10,000 grant unfortunately, but the gesture is appreciated and it comes with some good energy! ~M

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