Mount Vernon IA Chalk the Walk 2017 Judge Announced

The Mount Vernon Area Arts Council has selected Hal Ide as the judge for this years Chalk the Walk event:

Hal Ide, painter, composer and flutist has lived a life immersed in the arts.  His career includes work at Hancher Auditorium in Iowa City and the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria.  Summers in Jr. and Senior High were spent at the National Music Camp at Interlochen.  As a flutist he as thrice won competitions with the National Flute Association, performed with the International Flute Orchestra in Italy, Spain, Austria, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and China and he has composed, performed and produced 7 CD’s of his original works.   As a painter Ide has had shows in the B Gallery (Iowa City) on the Iowa City Gallery Walk,  and in the University of Iowa Biomedical Discovery Building.  This fall Ide has been awarded an Artist in Residence position with the National Parks and will be at Lake Roosevelt in eastern Washington.