ArtBattles U New York Battle
Webster Hall (125 E. 11th St., Manhattan)
Free with RSVP
On Thursday, April 4th, ArtBattles U will host a live painting battle in New York. Four visual artists from New York’s best art colleges will take the stage at Webster Hall (Marlin Room) and paint live in front of more than 500 fellow students and fans. The competitors have 90 minutes to transform a blank canvas into a fully finished masterpiece. At the end of the battle, the fans will cheer for their favorite artist to determine the winner. The winning artist will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Miami where they will stay at the W Hotel on South Beach and receive passes to the city’s best galleries. Admission is free.
Sponsors: The W Hotel, Monster Energy (will be giving away Java Monster drinks) and Blick Art Materials (is providing all materials used in the live painting battle).
Battle host: iLLspokinn
DJ’s: Kalkutta, Flaxo and Vonzi
Body painting: Matt Deifer of BodyPaint.me.