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South Dakota Artists Alliance
Sketch Crawl

Full downtown Crawl

  • First Congregational Church, 300 S Minnesota Ave
  • The BNSF Railway Co Train Depot  behind 8th & RR Center, across from Fernson Brewing
  • The building with old advertising painted on it at 4th & Main. (where Bread & Circus Sandwich is located...great place to stop for lunch!)
  • The falls at Falls Park
  • Tower Park,  1000 N Main Ave

What is The Sketch Crawl?

Each artist is given a specially designed sketch book which contains a map of 5 locations, 5 5x7 sheets of mixed media or watercolor paper that has been stamped to ensure all work is done on the day of the event.  They then have  5 hours to complete the sketches of the 5 locations. 


$10 for members,   $15 for Non-SDAA members. 

Artists Choice Award is $65

When:  August 25

Artists Check-In:  9:30-10:00  at Zandroz, 209 S. Phillips Ave. , registration fee due at check-in
Sketching/painting: 10:00-3:30.
All artists then bring their books back to Zanbroz by 3:30 to be verified and put on display for the reception.  Artists Choice Award will be awarded once voting is completed. 

Maps of the locations will be available to the public all day at the SDAA table in front of Zanbroz

Artists have 2 choices this year!  They can do the full crawl hitting locations throughout downtown Sioux Falls or stay on Phillips and do the 3 block crawl.
                                                           The locations chosen this year are:

Philips Ave 3 block crawl

  • The corner of 12th St. & Phillips

  • The State Theatre, 316 S Phillips Ave

  • The corner of 11th St & Phillips

  • Zandbroz Variety, 209 S. Phillips Ave

  • View looking East from the Phillips Avenue Dinner, 121 S Phillips Ave

Reception:  3:45-5:00 at Zanbroz Variety, 209 S. Phillips Ave.  where all sketch books will be on display and available for sell for $65.  All proceeds of the sale will go to the artist. 
This a rain or shine event.

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