Chalk-art

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There’s an innocence and fleeing quality about Kevin Townsend’s organic chalk drawings that cover entire spaces, an act that he says liberates him from the confines of the artist’s studio. We’ve featured many chalk artists on our blog over the years, but Townsend, who is also a teacher, uses this child’s mark making tool specifically for its impermanence. The Boston based artist finds himself captivated by the idea of how time and our perception of it helps to shape our identities, as well as our relationship to overlooked urban environments. 

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