New York (West Village, Le Poisson Rouge) 9:22:17

Art Battle kicked off it’s 2017/2018 US National Championship in NYC with a great event at Le Poisson Rouge featuring 12 artists (Dragon76, Nadine Samuel, ANJL, Kim Tateo, Gabrielle Broome, Sarah Seaman, Pinokio, Sasha Lov, Andrea Hines, Vincent Infinity, Jake Nelson, Michelle Staton) Art Battle NYC Champion – Ben Angotti, George Garcia, and an amazing audience. In the final round winners Dragon 76 Pinokio, Sarah Seaman, and Andrea Hines went head to head to head to head. Japanese street-artist Dragon 76 took the win with a fellow Japanese artist Pinokio coming in second place after wowing the crowd with his impressive performance-art featuring full mask and costume.