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AB2781 – Halifax

April 19 @ 7:30 pm ADT

Art Battle Halifax – April 19, 2024

Door @ 7:30pm / Painting @ 8:15pm
The Marquee Club2037 Gottingen St, Halifax, NS

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Grab your best pals and join us for a Friday night in amazin Halifax!

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 Halifax is an 19+ 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

baillie arseneau

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Baillie has been painting for over 20 years and is always learning. She has her own business called A Happy Medium where she hosts paint nights, creates commissions, along with many other artistic services. On top of that she works her 9-5 ‘day job’ and is also a mother of two! Baillie is also versed in musical theatre, dancing, and baking.

From the artist:

If painting for over two decades doesnt give away her age, then maybe saying she is a mom extraordinaire of two minions. This woman is not only well versed in many mediums like her business ‘a Happy Medium’ suggests, she is also versed in musical theatre, dancing, and baking. She also has extensive knowledge of disney, Lord of the Rings, and the childrens show Bluey
Over Thirty, Flirty and Thriving, its Baillie!!


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People once told Shane that his talent would take him places....and here he is! He loves to try anything for a challenge, especially if it helps him grow outside his comfort zone. Shane creates stippling style with markers and pens.

Kirstie Power

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Instagram: kirstie.power

Most of Kirstie's work is commission-based portraits or chalk walls. She once painted 100 portraits in 9 months for a Lumiere project and contributed 99% of the large artwork at Breton Brewing Co. She specializes in drawing, painting, chalk, pottery, jewelry, cake decorating, and photography.

From the artist:

Glad to get to travel to Halifax to complete in art battle again! I can’t think of a better way to spend my birthday.

Felisha Nauffts

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Instagram: Naufftsfelisha

Felisha classifies her style as realistically animated. It can be anime, or she can make it look realistic. She thinks her art can be positioned over many democratically because she can do fantasy like mermaids or nature such as deer. Felisha creates through drawing, black and white painting with acrylics.

From the artist:

After 15 + years in multiple mediums I still find time to create mind you timed intervals has always when a challenge, but I love a challenge. Looking forward to tonight as third times the charm maybe . 😉

Grotto Salsman

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Instagram: foxes.and.fungi

Grotto's art is whimsical, flowing and bold. It is filled to the brim with emotion and up for your interpretation.
He loves using oil pastels because it brings the boldest colors with incredible blending power. Grotto also draws, sculpts, screen-prints and sews.

From the artist:

He is a freelance free spirit artist that dabbles in many mediums he is an all round art enthusiasts! Ever the sketchy sketcher he is sure to put on a standout performance. Give it up for Grotto!!

Taqwa Mahmood

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Instagram: taqwartnl

Taqwa is back! Taqwa, an acrylic artist, says there is no hidden meaning behind her art. She just creates something that is beautiful to the eye.

Katie Taylor-Flynn

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Katie's paintings are typically inspired by the East Coast of Canada. She loves to create art that reflects the sea, sky and land in this part of the country. Katie incorporates folk and impressionist styles into her art. Acrylic is her usual medium for painting, but she enjoys creating many forms of art.

From the artist:

I am so excited to paint and to meet new people! 😍 hope to see you there!

Zoey Russell

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Instagram: zoeyrattoos

Zoey, a tattoo apprentice, says her art is heavily influenced by fantasy and surrealism. She loves mechanical pencils and has dabbled in everything but oils.

From the artist:

Happy art battle

de Adder

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Michael de Adder is a political cartoonist. He has seven Atlantic Canada journalism awards and was nominated seven times for a National Newspaper Award, winning in 2020. Additionally, Michael has a Golden Spike Award and a Herblock Award for 2020.

Vasile Ivanov

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Instagram: Ivanovartwork

Vasile is back! A tile layer by trade, he has taught himself how to paint at night. A father to five, Vasile paints what captures his eye and what he finds beautiful. He hopes that people find happiness within his art.

From the artist:

Love art,love painting!

Morgan Currie

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Instagram: themorguehfx

Morgan's art is colorful, whimsical, and occult inspired. For her, she hopes her art inspires one to look deeper into oneself and what symbolism means to them. Music heavily inspires Morgan's art as she interprets the emotion of the songs in her work. Her skillset includes painting, drawing, digital art, finger painting and more.

From the artist:

I’m here for a good time!


April 19
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