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AB2631 – Northwest Regional Championship

March 9 @ 8:15 pm PST

Art Battle Northwest Regional Championship – March 9, 2024

Doors @ 8:15pm / Painting @ 9:00pm
Seattle Center Armory 305 Harrison St, Seattle, WA

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Join us at the Seattle Center Armory for a wonderful night of community and creation!

Coming up in Seattle – The 2024 Northwerst Regional Championship! You don’t want to miss it!

Come watch the paint fly before your eyes and help vote to determine the Winner of the night as artists battle the clock & each other to create their masterpieces in only 20 minutes.

All artwork will also be available for auction during this incredible night!

Art Battle Seattle 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

Haley Michelle

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Instagram: paleypaintz

Haley's art is bold colors and bright lights to bring a more modern approach to a classic subject matter. She is obsessed by how colors change the emotions we feel when we look at a work of art. Haley has a line of hand-painted refurbished flannel shirts available on her website that she wears all the time.

Madelynn Kost

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Instagram: mkkcreations

Madelynn is a self-taught, semi-realism and surrealism artist from Bend, OR. After working for years with practice and dedication, she is ready to share her art on a wider basis in hopes that someone will resonate with her pieces.

From the artist:

Thank you to everyone who voted to get me here! I can’t wait to compete again against even tougher competition!!


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Instagram: Franswuhh_art

Franswuhh is an artist who specializes in drawing, painting, graphic design, and tattooing. He got into drawing at very young age when he saw his first anime. While he is slowly building his own style, he studies the greats like Picasso, Dali, Van Gogh and Warhol. Right now, his style is a form of abstract portraits with an explosion of vibrant colors.

From the artist:

Excited to be back for the regional championship. Come see the boy paint!!!

Holly Moxley

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Instagram: hollymoxley

Holly lives in Portland, Oregon and shares her passion for art with others at her downtown art studio. Through her work she imbues animals, landscapes, and people with a colorful magic exploring an emotional journey. Holly wants her art to bring joy and positive energy to a space, and to capture the imagination of her audience.

From the artist:

I want my art to bring joy and positive energy to a space, and to capture the imagination of my audience 🎨 ❤️

Janae Velasco

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Instagram: Junaveestudio

With an eye for unique palettes and creating a sense of depth, Janae describes their style as a colorful mix between expressionism, impressionism, and surrealism. Janae has always been inspired by nature, choosing to incorporate elements of both the natural world, and the cosmic unknown for an intriguing duality between imagination and reality.


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Giusiana is a Seattle based multi-media artist whose work is largely inspired by her experiences living life with an incurable illness. A lot of her work is dark and moody, but she also enjoys working in lighter themes as it shows beauty in the darkness. Giusiana works mainly in acrylic but enjoys using watercolor and ink as well.

From the artist:

I’m so excited to compete in Art Battle again! I love the community I’ve found and the people I’ve met. I’m excited to meet these amazing artists I’m competing against, and to create something new!

Em Oradei

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Instagram: Oradei.art

An avid adventurer, Em loves taking photos of places they've been and then painting from their explorations. Em enjoys the PNW because there are endless opportunities for beautiful views. Em uses different techniques for painting but especially finger painting!

From the artist:

I love adventuring around the PNW and seeing all the beautiful places there are to see. I enjoy coming home and painting those images and make my memories come to life on canvas! I enjoy using different techniques for painting but especially finger painting!

Olga Bolgar

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Instagram: b.olga.popart

Olga has always loved drawing, first with pencils then with paint. She was drawn to the world of imagination, to the world of heroes and later on, nature. She hopes that one day she can express herself with brush strokes and colors as easily as if she was talking out loud.

From the artist:

Hello Art Enthusiasts,

This is Olga Bolgar, and I'm thrilled to be one of the artists competing in the upcoming Art Battle! I wanted to personally invite you to join us for an evening where brushes fly, colors blend, and creativity takes center stage. As an artist in the heat of the competition, I'll be pushing my limits, transforming blank canvases into expressions of my artistic vision under the ticking clock. It's not just about the competition; it's about sharing the passion and energy of live art with an audience that appreciates creativity as much as I do. Your support and cheers mean the world to us artists. So come, be part of this vibrant art community, and experience the exhilaration of Art Battle. Can't wait to see you there and share this incredible journey!

Best wishes,
Olga Bolgar

Chase Velarde

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Instagram: chasevelarde

Oregon native Chase Velarde’s artistic journey began with a childhood fascination with Saturday morning comics, 80’s sci-fi, and OG portraiture masters of the renaissance. Today, Velarde is an art director at an animation studio and continues to pursue his love for traditional art by specializing in mixed-media portraiture. His work can be found in a multitude of children's books and video games.

From the artist:

Honored to be in Seattle tonight competing against a group of such passionate and talented artists!

Lera Bagdasarova

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Instagram: Leriksart

Lera's art is an expression of herself. She is defining herself as an artist by applying her ability to articulate her inner voice through art and tell and original story.


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Instagram: piepoptart25

Ever since Esther can remember, she has had a pencil and paper in her hands. When she is drawing or painting, she is most at peace. She specializes in pen and ink and acrylic painting.

From the artist:

I’m so excited to be here!
Let’s have some fun!!


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Kater's art transcends what most call "low brow" art. With a harsh yet comforting tone, its often described as a trippier Dr. Seuss. He has over 10,000 hours in using spray paint, and acrylic/brush. He also illustrates, paints murals, design clothes, makes-3d designs for toys, designs album covers, and has actually created a medium of his own, being the first person to create a saran-wrap mural.

From the artist:

“Ummm I don’t know. But I do know one thing. Waffles are a great breakfast food”

Liz koopman

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Instagram: borapostergirl

Liz was traditionally trained in oil painting and portraiture at Oregon College of Art and Craft. She has since shifted her passion for art to painting 3D resin printed Dungeons and Dragons miniatures. But she has a special place in her heart for painting.

From the artist:

I was classically trained in oil painting, but my passions lies in painting D&D miniatures. I can't wait to spend my time creating art again with Art Battle.

Frida Haas

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Instagram: FridaHaasArt

Frida is a face and body painter as well as a studio painter. She will paint on anything! She also specializes in everything from portraits to logos to sculpture.

From the artist:

I am thrilled to participate in an other Art Battle event. A paintbrush is hand is my happy place.

Jordan Tarrant

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Instagram: @nawkturnart

Jordan is a Portland-based artist, originally from Kansas, who embodies a fusion of murals and live painting. He is renowned for captivating word portraits infused with graffiti influences. Jordan is currently engaged in collaborations with local schools to enhance campuses with bright bold educational murals with the help of students and teachers.

From the artist:

Grateful for the opportunity to paint and connect with other passionate artists. Thank you to the Art Battle community and volunteers for making this inspiring experience possible.

Hillarie Isackson

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Instagram: @hillarieart

This is Hillarie's 5th Art Battle. Art Battle has helped her to move away from her sometimes-rigid painting style and pushes her to let go of details, focusing on the creative process. She enjoys painting Pacific Northwest scenes and infusing them with color and contrast.

From the artist:

Thank you for supporting local artists, and events like this one, that encourage creativity and self expression. I’m excited to be a part of Art Battle!


March 9
8:15 pm PST
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