2014 Nationals Champions Collection

Art Battle Canada works with some of the best painters from across the country. The 2014 National Championship featured 20 artists from 9 provinces and territories. We are proud to represent and offer for sale these exceptional studio works from these top Art Battle painters, all of the pieces showcased here are available for purchase. For more information or to purchase, please contact [email protected] or … Read More

Lavinia Ungureanu, Toronto

  Lavinia Ungureanu is a multi-disciplinary artist living in Toronto, with a strong focus on fine art and graphic design. Lavinia’s work is often inspired by fashion illustration, the emotional spectrum, dreams and memories. She likes to experiment with different styles and techniques and combine stylish figures with a touch of surrealism and symbolism. Her work is often colourful and … Read More

National Championship WILDCARD

  IT COULD BE YOU!! We have reserved one final spot for a Wildcard artist to step up to the easel.  Just place your name in the hat on July 26th at the event, cross your fingers, and YOU could be painting alongside 19 of Canada’s finest for a shot at the 2014 Art Battle National Championship!

Lazarus Ioannou, Collingwood

  Lazarus Ioannou is a Collingwood based artist with a passion for creating unique, dream-like paintings of Canada’s landscape. Lazarus’s works have been described as “organized chaos”, wherein colours, shapes and lines intertwine and build on each other to reveal stylized textural visions of the fields, flora, fauna and folks of the Great Lakes regions, creating scenes that seem familiar … Read More

Katrina Manigbas, Toronto

  Katrina Manigbas is a Toronto based artist from the Philippines who first discovered her love of painting in 2011, the same year that she moved to Canada. Katrina’s work focuses on creating a dynamic balance of emotion, free flowing representation, and impressionism. Armed with a bold palette, she always attacks the canvas with creative zeal. Katrina first competed in … Read More

Olga Pankova, Markham

Olga Pankova is an artist based in Markham who’s colour-rich works radiate with vitality. Known for her joyful depictions of an array of subject matter, Olga’s current focus is on portrait painting, and representations of the natural world.  Eclectic, yet harmonious, her works seem to exist in a domain of dreams. Olga competed in our first ever Markham event, where … Read More

Allan André, Ottawa

  Allan André is a Canadian born Haitan artist based in Ottawa. He is known for his graphic realist works infused with a deep narrative of colour and emotion. Inspired by his travels as well as the personal connections he has made along the way, Allan believes that art is the fuel that drives us in all facets of life. … Read More

2014 National Championship Portrait Contest

Have you ever wanted to have your portrait painted live by an awesome artist? Now is your chance! Participate in our ‘Paint My Portrait’ contest for a chance to win your own portrait by one of our amazingly talented painters! One winner will sit and have their personal portrait painted by an Art Battle champion painter on either Tuesday July 22nd … Read More

Corey Hardeman, British Columbia

  Corey Hardeman is an artist based in Prince George who will be representing British Columbia in the 2014 Art Battle National Championship. Inspired by her home in the Boreal forest, and exploring themes of longing and impermanence, Corey’s work focuses on creating a sense of identity through place. Painting representationally, but with an infusion of abstraction and colour, her … Read More

Tia Gillespie, Kingston

  Tia Gillespie is a Kingston based artist known for her ability to create portraits that seem to exist within a moment. Inspired by the ephemerality and the concept of time, Tia’s subjects are often caught suspended in a naturally understated and wistful state. It’s this casualness that creates a beautiful sense of familiarity between the portrait’s subject and viewer. … Read More