Grace Simms

(Above: Grace Simms’ winning painting from Art Battle 41) January 12th, 2013, Grace Simms is voted as the first ever Art Battle Halifax Champion!  Grace is an Art teacher who lives in Truro NS, and was inspired to compete at Art Battle to make an example of courage for her students.  She ended up doing a lot more than that! … Read More

AB41 Halifax Gallery

The first Art Battle in Halifax was the talk of the town, sold out at the door, and an amazing introduction to live competitive painting for a city and community of painters that proved they are ready to rock and paint! So many great performances, here’s a taste of what it looked like, thanks to Dorian Geiger for use of … Read More

Rodrigo Perez

Rodrigo paints Art Battle Sweet Sixteen, July 26 2011 Rodrigo is one of the natural talents that has stepped up to the easel at Art Battle Canada. A finalist at AB15 and again at AB19, he also painted at Cage Matches 2 in December, earning a victory in the opening match of the evening. Rodrigo Perez will be a featured … Read More

Art Battle in Chatelaine magazine

In September 2012, Art Battle was featured in the national print release of Chatelaine magazine. An online version of the article is posted here:

Keita Morimoto stop motion from AB19

Don’t miss Keita and 12 other greats at Art Battle 38 in Toronto (Tue. Nov. 27th, 2012) Post a comment below for a chance to win a free ticket to our 2013 National Championships

Robbie J

*photo by Alex Jones – Robbie J as ‘Bob Ross’ at Art Battle Halloween Rob Jolicoeur “Robbie J” is one of Toronto’s best emerging painters and one Art Battle’s most colourful personalities.  Skilled in both figurative and abstract styles, Robbie J is at ease painting quickly in front of hundreds of fans and also working on super large-scale commissions in … Read More

Morgan Booth

*photo by Eric Forsyth Toronto artist Morgan Booth is a twice-crowned Art Battle Champion, winning Art Battle 18 in October 2011 and  Art Battle Halloween in October 2012. Morgan’s first appearance at the AB easel was in November 2009 during the second round of Art Battle 2.  The dialogue of her work speaks to the openness of the heart, the … Read More

Paint Breaker Videos and more

What an amazing night! A crowd of 100+ braved the torrent of rain to join Art Battle and Creatures Collective for a ruckus night. The B-Boys (Fil Fury, Darko and Emstro) were amazing, take a look below. Excellent performances by: Tong Chen, Gina Walker, Cat Reyto, David McKenzie, Megan Paints Cats, Keita Morimoto, Morgan Booth, Cal Schuab, Katryna Shreyer, Christina … Read More