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April 26 @ 7:00 pm CDT

Art Battle Chicago City Championship! – April 26, 2024

Doors @ 7:00pm / Painting @ 8:00pm
Healthy Hood 2242 s Damen, Chicago, IL

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Join us for the 2024 Chicago City Championship!

Join us for a night of fierce artistic competition as skilled painters go head-to-head in three high-intensity rounds.

Be there as the paint flies and help decide the ultimate winner. Then, browse the amazing artwork that will be up for auction and take home your own piece of the creative action. It’s a night of community, creation, and pure artistic energy.

Art Battle Chicago is an All Ages event.

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Artists

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

Julie.. Kukreja..

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Instagram: Juliekukreja

Julie’s paintings are whimsical and fun, often starring juxtaposed animals in humorous situations. Julie’s diverse brushstrokes and attention to detail allow her to create images that appear based in reality despite the unlikely scenarios.

From the artist:

Hey Chicago!! I’m so excited to get another chance at the city championship! Your energy, kindness, and passion towards the arts is what makes this experience so amazing to be a part of! I can’t wait to create something special!

Jexhurun

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Instagram: Jexhurun

Jexhurun is an urban artist with a nouveau Renaissance flair. He hopes to combine the visceral elements of graffiti with the elegance of fine art.

From the artist:

A big thanks to all that voted for me before! I hope you like what I create this time around! I would LOVE to be the one to represent Chicago in the Art battle nationals so I’ll be bringing my ALL!

Viktoriya Naumova

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Instagram: Naviali

Viktoriya, a Ukrainian artist, specializes in acrylic, acrylic markers, markers, liner, colored pencils, watercolor, ink and digital. The war left its unforgettable impression on her work. She started creating illustrations about the horror she had experienced personally, along with the stories of people she met during evacuation.

Saul Palos Rodriguez

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Instagram: Saulpalosr

Saul Palos Rodriguez was recently announced as Best Visual Artist by Chicago Reader. They are looking forward to another Art Battle.

Trang Nguyen

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Trang makes feelings, emotions and moments visible and physical. She believes there are beautiful things in the world, and she wishes to make it last longer with her art. In addition to painting, Trang also works with printmaking, crocheting, ceramics and mixed media sculpture.

From the artist:

Put the pain in painting!

Maddness

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Instagram: Maddness108

Maddness's art is inspired by anime and afro-futurism. Ever since she was a child, she knew she wanted to be a cartoonist or illustrator, really anything to do with art. She, as a mixed-media artist enjoys digital illustration, graphic design and painting.

Ken

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Instagram: knzn.art

Ken is an artist based in Chicago, and a graduate of DePaul University's Computers and Digital Media school. Inspired by a love for social dancing and hip-hop culture, Ken uses dynamic brush strokes and layers of abstract shapes to depict surreal figures that bend and twist with their environments.

From the artist:

Inspired by a love for social dancing and hip hop culture, Ken uses dynamic brush strokes and layers of abstract shapes to depict surreal figures that bend and twist with their environments.

Arturo Aldama

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Instagram: artgod9

Arturo describes their naturalistic painting style as “fine art with a mix of concept.” Arturo’s favorite thing about being in creative communities is “meeting others who enjoy painting” too.

From the artist:

Excited to be back!

JUJU

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Instagram: mngos_juju

JUJU is back again! An artist from Chicago, he is considered a bridge between street art and expressionism paintings. He is inspired by being able to showcase his works.

From the artist:

Brining you art that makes you think. Art that makes you feel. Art that speaks to you.

Eimi Schyler

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Instagram: eimi.schylwr

Eimi Schyler is a local raccoon and mixed media artist. Always looking for a new texture, color or subject, her pieces are a mix of whimsy, tactile exploration and emotion. She's also often covered in paint cause the girl ain't tidy.

From the artist:

Eimi Schyler is a local raccoon and mixed media artist. Always looking for a new texture, color or subject, her pieces are a mix of whimsy, tactile exploration and emotion. She's also often covered in paint cause the girl ain't tidy.

Jane Remigio

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Instagram: jane.artista

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Date:
April 26
Time:
7:00 pm CDT
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