The Artists

Learn more about the artists that bring Chalk the Port to life.

Jesse LuBera

Jesse LuBera is a professional brand illustrator and large format artist who enjoys working in all mediums of art; from oils, to digital, to outdoor murals. A Pennsylvania native, he has worked professionally with street chalk and paint for over 7 years, creating colorful works of art for festivals and private events up and down the east coast. Jesse enjoys the challenge of creating large anamorphic ("3D") street paintings, and specializes in interactive pieces.

Ken Mullen

Ken Mullen is an award-winning chalk artist, street painter, and muralist from West Palm Beach, FL, USA. Whether working alone, with his children, or as half of chalking duo "Chalk Guys", he has been creating artwork for over 20 years.

Professionally certified as a "Maestro" level chalk artist by the Florida Chalk Artist's Association, Ken has had the privilege of traveling for his artwork, and has performed at festivals and events throughout the United States.

Madelyn Kasprzak

Madelyn Kasprzak is a Kennebunk native and a science teacher at the local middle school in Kennebunk. She participated in the first Chalk the Port event in 2017 at the encouragement of her boss and friend, Wendy Good - a local watercolor artist. Madelyn had recreated some of Wendy’s work on their gallery’s chalkboard sign, so the next step was to take it to a much larger scale. Madelyn participated in the two following events, each time recreating Wendy’s watercolor works depicting some of the beautiful scenes that make Kennebunkport a truly remarkable place to live.

Holland Winslow is passionate about color and expresses this through her vibrant and deep hues in her artwork. Holland has been an artist all her life and graduated from East Carolina University with numerous art awards and scholarships along the way. Holland lives in Williamsburg, VA where she is a full time graphic designer for the Commonwealth of VA and owns a small business “Hollandesigns”, which focuses in graphic design, street painting and murals. Holland started street painting in 2007. In 2008, she won Best in Show for her “Koi Fish” at the Gloucester Chalkfest. Since then, Holland has traveled for competitions and commissions, working in both 3D and 2D designs. For more of her work, visit

Lydia Jane Anderson

Lydia Jane Anderson’s current studies are in Theatre Artisan Scene Painting at Boston University. 

Erika Lalita Thurkins is a Pittsburgh-area professional portraitist and national award-winning chalk artist who creates dynamic street art for regional and national festivals, businesses, and events. 

Janet P. Tombros

The product of a very busy mind, Janet P. Tombros’ work is ever changing in genres. Janet is a certified "Master" Street Painter with Chalk Art Nation and an established acrylic artist on both canvas and murals in Florida. "I am currently challenging myself to create intriguing images that lure my audience into the story. The difficulty lies in getting the perspective correct not only for the camera but for the viewer standing in front of the work".