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AB2763 – Victoria

March 28 @ 6:00 pm PDT

Art Battle Victoria – March 28, 2024

Doors @ 6:00pm / Painting @ 7:00pm
Victoria Event Centre – 1415 Broad Street, Victoria, BC

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Join us for an electric Thursday night full of live art!

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 night 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 Victoria is an All Ages 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

Ellie Cool kid Martin

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Instagram: ellie.c.k.martin

Ellie is a new and upcoming artist with a knack for combining horror with reality. Ellie creates something uniquely weird that for some reason grabs you and keeps your attention in a chokehold. She focuses on traditional painting and drawing but occasionally carves teeth into fruit and dips her toe in sculpture.

From the artist:

Coming in at a whopping 5'3", she here to metaphorically paint you into oblivion. She does not actually paint you away because she doesn't know how to do that... yet.

Maria Maul

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Instagram: themariamaul

Maria creates an experience. While also a music creator and electric guitar player, Maria loves all types of mediums and the ability to show yourself through artistic expression. She in inspired by nostalgia, self-identity, and emotion.

From the artist:

Get Mauled!

Sam Langille

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Instagram: 5am_weirdo

Sam is a student studying visual arts. They have 3 pet rats named Marshmallow, Houdini, and Popcorn. Their friends say they always have strange facts at the ready!

From the artist:

Currently a Fine Arts student at Uvic I love making art of any kind. I’ve done this once before I just had to come right back and see all the awesome artists!

Michael johnston

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Instagram: lustart77

Michael has 28 years of experience painting and tattooing across Canada. He considers himself organic and feeds off of his environment. His skillset includes airbrushing, painting, illustrations, tattooing, and mural art. He is published and recognized across Canada and the United States.

From the artist:

I look forward to creating something special and sharing my love.

Zo Walde

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Instagram: zoe_walde

Zo loves all things weird and unusual. They use every method and medium they can get their hands on. Born into a family of artists, Zo is also a musician playing the guitar, bass, synthesizer, percussion and loop cassette tables. Their main mediums include digital video, soft sculpture, and mixed media.

From the artist:

I’m just an artist 🙂 buy my art pay my bills

River Brotherston

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Instagram: river.brotherston

River likes drawing what he calls "funny little freaks". His skillset includes ink, acrylic paint, chalk pastels, watercolor and alcohol markers.

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Aileen McQueen

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Aileen's art is a little psychedelic and whimsical. Usually, she tops her paintings off with a piece of nostalgia, smashing together her favorite things: tv, movies and color. Aileen works mainly in acrylic, but she loves to dabble in mixed media.  

From the artist:

Hello Art Battle! So excited to compete at my first art battle and be a part of this wicked event! Come down and vote vote vote!!!!

Sid tataryn

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Instagram: Pvppy.teeth

Sid is a multidisciplinary artist who is trying to learn and excel at many mediums. Their focus right now is on oil pastel and their main medium of choice is watercolor. Sid also works in polymer clay and sometimes ceramic. Their best time to make art is 3 am.

From the artist:

I am proud to be a queer and disabled artist.

Vaishali Rehal

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Instagram: Lilac.s_studio

In Vaishali's artistic journey, she is deeply moved by the women who surround her who provide a constant wellspring of creativity and infuse her work with a sense of empowerment and beauty. In her art, she strives to celebrate the diverse narratives of femininity. Vaishali says her paintings are a manifestation of her whimsical dreams, within the realm of her imagination.

From the artist:

I invite you to embark on a journey through my whimsical world, where dreams dance with reality and women exude strength and grace. Each stroke of my brush captures the essence of free-spirited femininity and the boundless imagination that fuels my creativity. Join me as we explore vibrant landscapes and surreal scenarios, where every painting tells a story of empowerment and enchantment. Thank you for joining me on this artistic adventure!

Ciaran Sterling

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Instagram: ciaransterling

Ciaran's primary source of inspiration is organic forms/anatomy. He produces mostly real or imaginary creatures and surreal landscapes. Ciaran's skillset includes pencil, watercolor. pencil crayon, acrylic painting, digital media and clay.

From the artist:

I hope everybody enjoys the event as much as I will!

Jason Balaam

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Jason likes to explore the relationships between light and sound with his art. He enjoys creating multi-layered psychedelic color spaces. A majority of Jason's newer works flow under UV light. Jason mostly paints but he also creates through drawing and photography.

Algebra Young

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Vancouver Island artist Algebra Young specializes in two contradicting mediums: watercolor and fire. Self-taught, her creations prioritize experimentation and play. Her work with gunpowder in particular, is constantly evolving, blazing new trails into the vast unknowns of this underrepresented medium.


March 28
6:00 pm PDT
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