Vancouver – Art Battle 40 – January 8th, 2013

Art Battle 40
Tuesday January 8th, 7PM
Raw Canvas, 1046 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Art Battle is live competitive painting. A thrilling event of artist creation and audience participation. Be a part of the action, inspire and be inspired. Vancouver has shown us so much talent and we can’t wait to see more! If you would like to paint at Art Battle or know someone who should, please contact us here >
For more information about our sweet venue Raw Canvas, you can contact [email protected] or check out their website. One of Vancouver’s really unique and dynamic event locations.

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Art Battle 40 will feature 8 local and international artists who will have 20 minutes to create their best possible work. The medium is acrylic paint and the only tools allowed are brushes, palette knives or any non-mechanical implements. Artists work freestyle (no reference materials) and the theme is open.

Featured painters for Art Battle 40:

Olga Rybalko

Carl Baird

Taylor Boisjoli

Julia Goudokova

Steve Hornung

Brian Liu

Jamil Keyani

The competition consists of 3 rounds.
Round 1: 4 painters, with the audience voting for the winner.
Round 2: the other 4 painters, with the audience again voting for the winner.
Round 3: the winners of each round will move into the 3rd and final round.

The overall winner will receive the grand prize and will advance to the Art Battle Vancouver Finals. The winner(s) of the Vancouver finals will be sent on an expenses-paid trip to represent Vancouver at the National Art Battle Championships. Last season’s Vancouver champion, Yared Nigussu, went to Toronto and became the first ever National Art Battle Champion.

All paintings created at Art Battle are available for sale via silent auction. Paintings that fail to meet the minimum bid will be destroyed on-site in an absynthe-fueled bonfire.

Tickets: $10 advance / $15 (cash) at the door

See you on the 8th! xo from Art Battle and Raw Canvas