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AB2435 – Chicago

January 27 @ 7:00 pm UTC-5

Art Battle Chicago – Jan 27, 2023

Doors @ 7:00pm / Painting @ 8:00pm
SPIN Chicago – 344 N State St, Chicago, IL

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Join us for an electric night full of community & 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 afternoon of community and creation!

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 Chicago is a 21+ 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

Zoe Nateman

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Zoe returns for her fourth art battle. A former paleontologist, she paints colorful and eclectic pieces./sf

From the artist:

This is my 4th Art Battle event! Formerly a paleontologist specializing in paleo art and marine fossils, I am currently an electrician for the IBEW in Indy. I enjoy long walks on the beach, sushi, and dad jokes. I’m here to have fun!

Josie Koznarek

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"Josie Koznarek is an artist based in Chicago, IL specializing in sumi ink paintings of natural and botanical thoughtscapes. "/sf

From the artist:

Live art is one of my favorite things to do, and the other artists always bring their A-game as well! I hope you enjoy watching brushes, pens, and markers dance on canvas as we share our excitement with you 🥰

Grecia A

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It's Grecia's first art battle. She specializes in painting, drawing (traditional and digital), sculpting, dance, makeup, and fashion./sf

Tattianna Howard

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Tattianna is a painter, community organizer, teaching artist and muralist from Chicago's West Side. Her paintings explore the emotions of pain and evolution, reflecting herself in a sensually macabre, symbolic, feminine imagery./sf

Rachel Penn

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"A Chicago-based artist, Rachel is inspired by fantasy, anachronism and irreverence, baroque, and romance art, nature, and vanitas."/sf

From the artist:

Hi Chicago,

Thank you for supporting me in my two favorite things-painting and SPORT!! If I look nervous, yes I am. Fear not though; I am rotating this competition inside my mind.

Yosmer Urrieta

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Instagram: Yostattoos

Yosmer's speciality is bold, colorful birds. They are often shown in flight which shows their fragility and spirit./sf

Alexis Gonzalez

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Instagram: agluv94

Alexis's art, while open to interpretation, is usually tied to his experiences and feelings. In addition to painting, he enjoys learning how to make rings at home from scratch, printmaking and other mediums./sf

From the artist:

Have fun, hangout, and create.

Lauran Hon

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Lauran loves to explore the concept of bringing her inner demons to the canvas. She's excited to spend 20 minutes speed painting one of her horror portraits from the depth./sf


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Aiselife's work is inspired by dystopian genres, hip hop, anime and comics. He uses bold lines and dynamic movements to tell a story in his images./sf

From the artist:

Aiselife's work is inspired by dystopian genres, hip hop, anime and comics. He uses bold lines and dynamic movements to tell a story in his images

jeff pak

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Instagram: jpak4ever

Jeff is a Chicago based multidisciplinary artist who dreams of becoming a professional wrestler. His early love of cartoons and comics heavily influences his art./sf

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Jane Remigio

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Jane returns to Art Battle! Her art is a mixture of flow, fantasy, and femininity. She looks to bridge the influence of fine art, art nouveau, and Japanese Anime together. /sf

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January 27
7:00 pm UTC-5
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