ART BATTLE – Sat. June 3rd
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ART BATTLE® IN SUPPORT OF THE SHUSWAP HOSPITAL FOUNDATION WILL TAKE PLACE ON JUNE 3rd IN SALMON ARM, BC – LIVE AT THE WESTGATE PUBLIC MARKET
Salmon Arm, BC (April 20th, 2017) – A night of Art Battle® live competitive painting connects and celebrates the local Salmon Arm creative community while supporting the Shuswap Hospital Foundation. Twelve artists compete in timed rounds of live painting, the audience votes for winners, and all works are auctioned. The winner of this event will qualify for the BC Championships on June 24th in Vancouver.
The event and silent auction proceeds will support Shuswap Hospital Foundation in the purchase of much needed health care equipment and project completions in the Shuswap health care facilities to ensure the best healthcare for Salmon Arm and area. Specifically, these funds will be directed to the provision of a new labour and delivery bed for Shuswap Lake General Hospital.
Since 2009, artists have been coming together at Art Battle Canada events across the country with the goal of turning a blank canvas into a magnificent creation, and to share the secrets of artistic process with voting audiences. The movement has spread to more than 100 cities and 6 continents, with more than 1000 events produced. From Brooklyn to Europe, South America, Asia and beyond, Art Battle has showcased incredible creative talent and built communities and relationships that support live art as a way of expression, innovation and celebration.
All 16 works created at the Art Battle in Salmon Arm will be sold by silent auction on the night of the event.
Confirmed artists for the June 3rd competition include:12 artists and one wildcard artist will be chosen on the night of the event from applicants in the audience. Artists can apply to join the tournament at artbattle.com/join.
Advance tickets for this event are $35 and include some light food for audience enjoyment. Please visit artbattle.com for further information or to reserve tickets.
Tickets are also available at the Barley Station Brewpub or by calling 250-832-0999
AB551 – Salmon Arm, BC
Saturday, June 3rd
Gateway Public Market
2090 – 10th Avenue South West
Doors 6:30 PM
Art Battle is coming to Salmon Arm! Join us for a wonderful evening of creativity and community featuring local artists and connecting Salmon Arm to towns and cities around the world! Come and be part of the fun as a spectator, or participate as one of the featured artists by applying online at artbattle.com/join/ The winner of this event will advance to the BC Finals in Vancouver on June 24th with a chance to advance to Nationals this summer. Don’t miss it.
$35 General Admission (includes food)