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AB2378 – Oakland

December 3, 2022 @ 3:00 pm UTC-5

Art Battle Oakland – Dec 3, 2022

Doors @ 3:00pm / Painting @ 4:00pm
The Queer Arts Center 3411 Lakeshore Avenue, Oakland, CA

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Join Art Battle Oakland for an electric Saturday full of live art!
Come watch as artists transform blank canvases into beautiful pieces of art in 3 rounds of just 20 minutes, and then help vote to determine the winner of the event! All artwork will also be available for silent auction.

Be a part of the fun as a spectator, or participate as one of the featured artists by applying online at artbattle.com/artists!

*Follow us on Instagram @ArtBattleOakland!

Art Battle Oakland is an All Ages event.


Artists can apply to compete. Also, most events have a ‘Wildcard’ easel, where artists leave their names at the door and we draw at random to pick the Wildcard Artist. To be a potential wildcard artist, just buy a ticket and show up!

Confirmed Competitors


The majority of CeeCee's works are colorful renditions of sex worker photos on social media. With their consent, she depicts them to promote sexuality acceptance, body positivity, but most importantly awareness to safety standards for ALL sex workers./sf


Instagram: _popochanelle

Popochanelle's art is centered around upcycling. She takes remnants from closing hotels and broken furniture to find a canvas then curates faces and bodies of color starting with the eyes,/sf

Nathan Valensky

After recently surviving cancer, Nathan is going all in for his art career. A self-taught painter, he has studied lithography, intaglio and relief at UCSC./sf

Hashem Abdel-Hadi

Hashem returns to another Art Battle. In his art, he tries to offer a new perspective on current events and to reflect by thinking outside the box. He paints, draws, sculpts and plays music./sf

Tommy perkasso

Tommy Perkasso is back. Tommy grew up drawing and graduated to a paintbrush. His art is often a mashup of multiple techniques utilizing his vivid imagination./sf


Instagram: Hugelemon

Hugelemon is a jack-of-all-trades when it comes to art. From dancing and woodworking to writing and upcycling, Hugelemon will create any form of art./sf

Tara Rocker Bates

Instagram: Artladytararocker

Tara uses color and shape to convey emotion. She loves drawing and sketching portraits and transforms black and white drawings into bright paintings./sf

Dakota Crawford

Instagram: Kota.rai

A student studying to be an astrophysicist, Dakota's art is mainly inspired by outer space and the female figure.
In addition to painting and drawing, Dakota is also a photographer./sf

Mona Farrokhi

Instagram: moonszter

Mona's passion is creating artwork that enhances the world we live in. From mythical creatures and characters to conceptual products, whatever form of creation that may amplify and expand the experience of our lives./sf

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Instagram: Cxils3

Born in Puebla, Mexico, Ilse was first "discovered" in kindergarten. She loves painting, 3-D sculpting and her cat and turtle./sf

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December 3, 2022
3:00 pm UTC-5
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