MOE NOTSU

Moe Notsu was born in Shimane Prefecture, Japan. Upon completing high school in 2007 she came to America to further her education.She graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a BA degree in Art. During this time she began to participate in activities and competing events involving graphic design, painting and especially chalk art, which she excels in. 

It has been about 6 years since she starts chalk painting. She now tries to attend the chalk art events as many as she can to share the art with everyone.

島根県出身。高校卒業後、米国カリフォルニア州立大学ロングビーチ校に入学し、アート(グラフィックデザイン)専攻で卒業。在学中から様々なチョークアートのコンテストに参加しライブアートの楽しさを知る。卒業後はグラフィックデザイナー兼画家として活動中。

 

Awards

2011 : Best Technique & People’s Choice at Pasadena Chalk Art Festival

           First Place at Redondo Pier Chalk Art Contest

           First Place at Belmont Shore Chalk Art Contest, Long Beach

2012 : First Place & Peole’s Choice at Pasadena Chalk Art Festival

           Honorable Mention at Belmont Shore Chalk Art Contest, Long Beach

2013 : First Place, People’s Choice & Tom Matousek’s Choice at Pasadena Chalk Art Festival

           First Place at Redondo Pier Chalk Art Contest

           Director’s Award at Belmont Shore Chalk Art Contest, Long Beach

2014 : First Place at Downey Chalk Art Festival

           Best in show and People’s Choice at Palm Springs Chalk Art Festival

           Second Place & Best of Silent Auction at Pasadena Chalk Art Festival

           People’s Choice at Carlsbad Art Splash, San Diego

           People’s Choice at FESTA!’s Gesso Italiano, San Diego

           Second Place at Belmont Shore Chalk Art Contest, Long Beach

2015 : 4th Place at Palm Springs Chalk Art Festival

           Best in Show at Autism Chalk Art Festival, West Covina

           First Place & Peole’s Choice at Pasadena Chalk Art Festival

           First Place at Monrovia Chalk Art Festival

           Director’s Award at Belmont Shore Chalk Art Contest, Long Beach

2016: Best in Show & People’s Choice at Palm Springs Chalk Art Festival

          Best of Original at Autism Chalk Art Festival, West Covina