2016 Art Battle National Championship!


Canada’s top live painters are in Toronto for the 2015/2016 Art Battle National Championships. These 15 artists have qualified through local Art Battle city events and then won at their regional finals across Canada. They are the best of the best. On the evening of Thursday, July 21st, the audience will vote in each of 3 rounds. In the end … Read More

AB419: Kamloops!


Art Battle returns to Kamloops, BC on Thursday, July 14th! Join us for an evening of live competitive painting at CJ’s, hosted by Jenn and Michael O’Brien. Featuring 12 local artist working across 3 rounds, and live audience voting to determine the winner. All work is available in silent auction during the show, and there is no cost to participating … Read More

Art Battle 408 – Toronto City Finals!


Art Battle Toronto City Finals! – June 21st, 2016   Please join us to celebrate another amazing season of live painting! Winners from this seasons events will paint again for the opportunity to represent Toronto at The National Championship in Toronto this July. Help us pick the best painter of the year and enjoy an incredible night of creativity and … Read More

Omar “Oms” Hopkinson

Omar Hopkinson is one of Ottawa’s most celebrated live painters. Known as ‘Oms’ (pronounced ‘Oh-mmmms’) to those close to him, he is originally from Toronto and has been classically trained at OCAD and Toronto School of Art. Oms has been a been a live performing artist for the past 15 years, doing shows in Toronto, Montréal, New York City, New Jersey and … Read More