Most artists spend a lifetime finding both success and passion with their art. Tracy Lee Stum, known on Flickr as Tracy Stum, is one of those exceptions. Tracy makes a living traveling the world creating interactive 3D street art - beautiful chalk masterpieces on the sidewalk.
“I love what I do because I get to take a piece of pavement and transform it into this amazing, imaginary world,” Tracy says in the accompanying video. “And the great thing about it is people can actually step into and be a part of it!”
Tracy says she was born an artist who loved drawing and painting as a child. She studied art in school and became a successful mural painter. However, her discovery of street art was a total accident. In 1998, she happened upon a street painting festival in Santa Barbara, CA and was immediately drawn to it.
“I went over there and thought, ‘Oh my god! Here are hundreds of people, down on the pavement making these amazing masterpieces with chalk pastel! It was incredible,’” Stacy says.Read More »from Tracy Lee Stum's Amazing Chalk Art Masterpieces