Murals | Illustration | Chalk Art


Chloe Smith is a freelance artist & illustrator based in Rochester, NY. She is an RIT graduate of the BFA Illustration program & studied Painting & Art History in Cortona, Italy. She works primarily as a muralist & street chalk artist, accepting a wide range of commissions from portraiture & animals to large scale botanical themes. 

Her personal work primarily focuses on narrating the crossover between the human form, femininity & nature in a variety of media including watercolor, colored pencil & acrylics. 


WALL THERAPY, ROCHESTER, NY. 2020 Mini Grant Recipient- Sunflowers over Eden, Garden Shed Mural. August, 2020.

ART CENTER OF ROCHESTER, Irondequoit, NY. Nothing Ethereal About Her (Group Show). November, 2019. 

ROC THE RIVERWAY FESTIVAL, Rochester, NY. Interactive Chalk Drawing. October, 2019

ARTIST ROW,  Rochester, NY Public Market. Juried Show. September 2019.

WHELPLEY & PAUL OPTICIANS, Webster, NY. Live Chalk Paintings. June-August 2019.

TRUE LILY, Canandaigua, NY. Live Chalk Painting. August 2019.

UR CLINICAL & TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE INSTITUTE, Rochester NY. Live Chalk Painting. July 2019.

ELDERWOOD VILLAGE AT FAIRPORT, Fairport, NY. Live Chalk Demonstration, July 2019.

FRATELLIS RESTAURANT GALLERY,  Avon, NY.  Solo Show. April-June 2018

CORN HILL ARTS FESTIVAL, Rochester, NY. Juried Show. July 2018.

CORN HILL ARTS FESTIVAL, Rochester, NY. Live Chalk Painting. July 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015.

SERENDIPITY PHOTOS, Rochester, NY. Hungerford Artisans First Friday. February 2018.

ROCHESTER DESIGN CENTER, Rochester, NY. Furniture Exhibition. January 2018.

STUDIORAD, Rochester NY. In-house Artists Shows. Aug-Dec 2017

ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL, Gates, NY. Live Chalk Painting. September 2017

GREENHOUSE CAFE, Rochester, NY. Roc City Writers Festival. July 2017.

PARK AVE FESTIVAL, Rochester, NY. Live Chalk Painting. August 2017.

SARASOTA CHALK FESTIVAL, Venice, FL. Live Chalk Painting. November 2016.

ROCHESTER GREENOVATION, Rochester, NY. Artist Pop-up Shop, March-June 2016.

VIA DELL'INDEPENDENZA, Bologna, Italy. Live Chalk Paintings. March-May 2015.

GALLERY R, Rochester, NY. Illustration Senior Thesis Show. May, 2014.


Winter Residency in Cortona, Italy. December-March 2020. Watercolor landscape and portrait studies from life. Collaboration with local elementary school teaching mixed media portraiture. Thesis show @ Art Center of Rochester May 2020 (postponed until 2021). 

Painting Apprenticeship with RICK MUTO DECORATIVE ARTS, Jan-May 2016. Provided assistance with painting a multi-paneled exterior mural for the Town of Brockport, NY depicting the town's history.


ELEMENTARY ART TEACHER, St. Kateri School Irondequoit, 2018-2019.
SUBSTITUTE TEACHER, Wheatland Chili Central Schools, 2017-present.


Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) – BFA in Illustration, May 2014

University of Georgia (UGA) –  Study Abroad Program in Cortona Italy, May 2013. Coursework in Painting, Art History, Art Education.