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AB2624 – Grand Rapids

October 7, 2023 @ 7:30 pm EDT

Art Battle Grand Rapids – October 7, 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!

Join us for a wonderful evening of creativity and community, a live painting tournament showcasing local artists and connecting Grand Rapids to towns and cities around the world!

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!

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

Myia Teasley

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Instagram: _madebymyia

Myia has been creating art since she was a young girl. Her art is inspired by nostalgia, historical and motivational figures, and music. She can both paint and draw but what she enjoys the most is charcoal and graphite pencil drawings. /sf

Amy Edmondson

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Amy loves to paint animals and people. She tries to capture the spirit of the subject. Her love of art came from her mom who had a paint brush in Amy's hand at an early age. While painting and drawing are her top choices, she will create in any way she can./sf

From the artist:

Peace and love!


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Instagram: strandedfigures

Tyler is a self-taught artist inspired by Ross Pino, Basquiat, and Franz Kline. He is an educator, abuse survivor, ptsd warrior , and he has a passion for fixed gear bicycles. He loves painting on cardboard, canvas, wood, and more./sf

From the artist:

I'm the next big thing in art Just wait 😉



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Instagram: Custom.steppers

Scoob is a versatile artist who creates art with meaning behind them on sneakers, clothing and canvas. While he doesn't have one particular skill set, he loves to create and challenge himself. He is looking forward to meeting other artists./sf

From the artist:

Thank you for coming out and supporting

Debbie Kuehl

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Instagram: dkuehl_art

Debbie works as a physical therapy assistant and uses art to destress after work. She usually gets her painting inspiration from photos she's taken while traveling. Debbie uses mainly watercolor and gouache, but sometimes acrylics, alcohol markers and colored pencils./sf

From the artist:

Hi! I'm Debbie, wish me luck!

Elliot Chaltry

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Instagram: @elliotchaltry

Elliot's art is a bold, graphic style with a color palette to match. Most of his work transcends the natural world and into the psychedelic realm with trippy flowers and beats from another planet. He has a wide range of skills that range from large scale murals, physical drawing, digital illustration, graphic design, creating files for screen print, to beer bottle and can design.

From the artist:

First time for everything and can’t wait to go head to head with other local artists!

Farai Johnson

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Farai tries to make art that encapsulates his feelings and what he is going through. He creates through drawing, painting, coloring, writing, singing, and rapping.

From the artist:

I look forward to battling for you all.

For Rent Artist

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For Rent Artist is a self-taught artist who has been drawing since he was 6 years old. He has various abilities including painting, pencil and epoxy. However, his strong point is pen and ink.

From the artist:

Art is part of everyone. All one needs is the right teniques. Looking forward to meeting the compitition.

Raven Moss

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Instagram: _Ravenamahdivine_

Raven considers her artwork to be a form of freedom, allowing her spirit to flow through to the canvas. She does abstract as well as conceptual artwork. She's looking forward to showing the audience that an average person can have a gift.

From the artist:

Looking to bring fun fresh flavor!! Unquestionably my way✌🏾


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Instagram: Immashowtheworld

Steven is a multi-media artist on a never-ending adventure of learning and exploration of himself and his talents. He is a painter, printmaker, sculptor, carpenter, illustrator, drawer, woodworker, metal worker, and musician.

From the artist:

Just excited to get out into the public and share my work further with more people!


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Instagram: Not_pia

Pia's creative career goal is to liberate others to tap into the energy of creating and lose themselves in the process. Give Pia a surface, and she will paint it. From clothes and shoes to money and a lunchbox, she considers nothing safe!

From the artist:

Let’s make some art! Looking forward to painting for you folks! ◡̈

Amber Jackson

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Instagram: ammjackson11

Amber is a Chemo nurse, hair boycotter, arts and crafts addict and a mom of visionaries. She loves chickens, music, starting IVs and creating. She has an uncanny ability to do any kind of creating she sets her mind to.

From the artist:

So excited to be surrounded by so much talent!!


October 7, 2023
7:30 pm EDT
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