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AB2418 – Grand Rapids

February 18 @ 7:30 pm UTC-5

Art Battle Grand Rapids – Feb 18, 2023

Doors @ 7:30pm / Painting @ 8:00pm
Zeal Aerial Fitness 1111 Godfrey Ave SW, Suite S-290, Grand Rapids, MI

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Join us for a Saturday night full of community and creation!

Come watch the paint fly before your eyes and help vote to determine the Winner as artists battle the clock & each other in 3 fast-paced rounds.
All artwork will also be available for auction during this incredible night!

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

Art Battle Grand Rapids is a 21+ event / BYOB




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

Christian M. Topil

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Christian is willing to use anything as a canvas, such shoes, pants, toasters, car tops, signs and furniture. /sf

From the artist:

Execute order 66


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Instagram: fosterjcartier

Foster's art is best described by the genres that influence it the most: surrealism, impressionism, and romanticism. They thrive on challenging their abilities and testing new things./sf

From the artist:

Hello all! I am excited to share my art with you live. I only hope that this will further my future of creating art and help me reach a broader network of art-lovers and artists alike!


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Billy has been drawing since childhood and would love to do great things with art all around the world someday. He specializes in drawing and painting realistic pieces./sf

From the artist:

Go follow me in on instagram @speedyart_1210

Kate Beery

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Kate's painting is a form of meditation, influenced by the sounds and energy around her. She hopes to inspire others to take themselves outside of what they believe is possible./sf

From the artist:

Let's get the night!

Amy Edmondson

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A tattoo apprentice, Amy recently left the corporate world to pursue art. She grew up around artists and has been painting since childhood./sf

From the artist:

I’m excited to come out of the art closet and represent Grand Rapids to my fullest!

Emma Bandos

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Emma Bandos is a High School Art Teacher and an Artist based here in the Grand Rapids Area! She loves to create bright and fun works that incorporate realistic and nonrealistic aspects together utilizing a variety of medias./sf

From the artist:

Emma Bandos is a High School Art Teacher and an Artist based here in the Grand Rapids Area! She loves to create bright and fun works that incorporate realistic and nonrealistic aspects together utilizing a variety of medias. To see more of her work, follow her instagram @quirkcreation

Erik Rodak

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Instagram: Rodak94

Erik's art: ECLECTIC, LOOSE, FREE. He primarily works with clay with a dash of painting on the side for fun. He also works closely with clay making functionary pottery./sf

Aja McCray

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Instagram: @art4f00d

Aja's skill set is painting and 2D but has also begun to create clothing from upcycled materials and incorporating painting into those projects./sf

From the artist:

Thanks for giving me the space to create. Im just happy to have something I make be seen.

Jeremy Winkler

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Instagram: Slimriggins

Jeremy focuses on the abstract, his art as crazy as his personality. While he will use a brush, he mostly uses his hand and anything else that can count as a brush./sf

From the artist:

I’m here to get messy, have a blast, and paint some cool shit. Thank you for everyone who came out to support this wave of Art in the Mitten!

Tevyona Knox

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Born and raised in Michigan, Tevyona is a traveling art instructor and owner of Extraordinary Art, LLC. She specializes in abstract art. /sf

From the artist:

Come take a look of my Extraordinary style of painting & if you are looking for a way to explore your artistic side but don't know where to start? Book with me!

James Sutherlin

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Instagram: beaconnectar

James likes to draw right off the top of his head. His art features bold lines and bright colors. He is also a fan of circular compositions and high contrast line work/sf

From the artist:

Hello my name is James and I like to draw off the top of my head and in the moment and let the audience find meaning in the art I create

juliann Cannon

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Juliann is a mixed media artist, a trendsetter, a left-handed jewelry designer, a fashion stylist and a triplet. She has been a published celebrity fashion stylist featured in NTFW 17./sf

From the artist:

Juliann Cannon KCAD graduate , fashion stylist and goldsmith . mix media abstract artist with bold colors and textures. Crystalwavesbyjc is my business!


February 18
7:30 pm UTC-5
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