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AB2628 – Brighton

October 7 @ 6:00 pm BST

Art Battle Brighton – 7 October, 2023

Doors @ 6:00pm / Painting @ 7:00pm
Brighton Bier Brewery10, Bell Tower Industrial Estate, Roedean Rd, Brighton

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Join us in Brighton for a Saturday night full of live art!

Be a part of the electrifying energy as skilled artists engage in a high-speed showdown, flinging paint with every stroke.

Cast your vote and crown the champion in three pulse-pounding rounds. And as the night unfolds, snag a one-of-a-kind masterpiece as every piece created goes up for auction. Don’t miss this unforgettable evening of live art!

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 Brighton is an 18+ 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

Tony Parsons

Instagram: @artistonthehill

Tony paints everything, with no specific theme. He paints en plein air where possible. He is obsessed with light and water. He is game for projects or collaborations that promise to be an adventure./sf


Instagram: cassettelord

Cassettelord's art is inspired by pop art and street art. He loves Japanese animation and enjoys illustrating and retro graphics. He likes to use bright, high contrast colors and patterns. Cassettelord's art usually features animals or retro music equipment. /sf

From the artist:

I'm looking forward to creating a new live piece at Art Battle Brighton!

Alice Hesketh

Instagram: @aliceheskethart

Alice's art is expressive and largely figurative. She aims to create a sense of movement with loose brushstrokes and varied mark making. For drawing, she particularly likes to use red conte pencils. She often finds that the quicker she works, the more interesting the outcome!/sf


Instagram: creme_de_la_crud

Arthur's art thrives on the empathy he develops towards members of various sub-cultures and fringe groups. He considers his work to be strident, violent, intricate and unfamiliar. He uses the airbrush and watercolor to revive neglected artistic traditions./sf

From the artist:

Let's go humans, this ain't AI.

serena sussex

Instagram: Serena Sussex arts

Serena's work is mainly landscapes, seascapes and nature in oil and mixed media paintings on canvas. She take inspiration from the world around her, creating works of art that reveal the wonders of nature and the environment. /sf

From the artist:

Looking forward to enjoy the challenge of painting live and sharing with an audience the experience of watching my art unfold showing techniques and inspire others to pick up a bush and have ago at painting and producing a painting of their own.

Georgie Wheeler

Instagram: G_wizz_wheeler

Georgie is a graphic artist/muralist focussing on bold, tragic, comic nostalgia from 80s/90s pop culture. She is an eyeball fanatic and always looking to include the comedy narrative and finer details. She works across a wide range of media depending on the context, but generally combine spray paint, acrylic, ink and drawing in one./sf

From the artist:

Cannot wait to get cracking in the battle! It's going to be hair-raising creative chaos!

Caroline Beavon

Instagram: carolinebeavon_art

Caroline is a mixed media artist with an interest in the weird. She considers her art folklore meets cyberpunk meets 80s goth. She discovered her passion during lockdown, finding time to discover a new way to be creative.

From the artist:

Pulling faces from the mixed media chaos since 2020. Destroyer of breast cancer, raised by Wolves, burnished by the glorious Brighton sun.

Yemi Sawyerr

Instagram: yemicsawyerr

Hailing from the United Kingdom, Yemi stands as a contemporary artistic force, breathing life into canvas and textiles with a fusion of patterns, colors, and innovation. With an unwavering commitment to artistic exploration, Yemi has earned a reputation as a pattern maestro, seamlessly weaving together traditional techniques and cutting-edge digital prowess.

From the artist:

I'm so excited to bring my live painting skills to you! I hope my quick fire patterns resonate with you and you get a kick out of the live performance. Thanks for supporting a local artist!

Nicky Edwards Art

Instagram: @nickyedwardsart

Nicky is a contemporary, abstract artist inspired by creation in its rawest form of land, sea, and sky. In her work, she aims to paint space and distance which feels like the familiar world we call home. She loves using thick layers of acrylic with touches of oil pastel to give a sense of motion.

From the artist:

Hi everyone, I’m Nicky! Ready to create a masterpiece together in front of your eyes! Let’s smash it!! 😁🙌

jeremy cunningham

Instagram: Jeremy leveller

Jeremy is a mixed media artist. He works primarily with acrylic, oil paints, magnum size pens and occasionally spray paint. He has done many record covers for various bands but mainly for the Levellers.

From the artist:

I’ll be there ill prepared, terrified and ready to paint-up 20 mins of mixed media hysteria!


Instagram: lat.a.m

Lata is an artist and graphic designer from Colombia. She seeks to represent how human connections and feelings are formed through her art. She really likes using technical pens and markers.

Kelly-Anne Wills

Instagram: wills_whims

Kelly-Anne has been a scenic artist and art director in Light Entertainment TV for the past 25 years. She recently returned to traditional painting. She experiments with lots of different medias and style and prefers painting modern art.

From the artist:

I'm looking forward with trepidation to this inaugural Brighton Art Battle....20 minutes is barely time to whet my brushes...my knees are knocking but my hand is as steady as a rock. Bring on the canvases. Awooga!


October 7
6:00 pm BST
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