Kurt Wenner born in Ann Arbor, Michigan is an artist best known for his realistic street painting and chalk murals using a projection called anamorphosis. These 3D chalk drawings on pavement have been featured in many newspapers and on several television shows.
In 1987, Masterpieces in Chalk the National Geographic documentary featuring Wenner's work in Europe, won first place in the fine arts division at the New York Film Festival. In 1991, Swiss-German Television created a 45-minute documentary on his work in Italy, which aired in Switzerland and Germany. His work has also been seen worldwide on Televisa, the international Spanish broadcast station.