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Call for Artists

Battle of the Brushes: Live Painting Competition


Bring your creativity, brushes and competitive spirit for 
Art Center of Burlington’s BATTLE OF THE BRUSHES!

The Art Center is in search of five artists to compete in a live painting competition for $250 cash prize! We invite students, emerging artists, and seasoned professionals to apply for a chance to be a part of the excitement on Friday, January 12, 2018. 

Here are the details:
- A 22x28 canvas will be provided.
- Each artists brings their own paints and brushes.
- The subject and theme to be painted is revealed just minutes before the painting begins!
- Time is limited; Paint an original piece of art in front of a live audience in just three hours.
- When time is up, the winning painting will be chosen by a panel of judges.

Each piece of artwork becomes property of the Art Center. The paintings will be raffled off after the competition as a fundraiser for the Art Center. The money raised from raffle tickets will go towards operating expenses of ACB to help us continue to thrive by offering quality gallery exhibits, classes for all ages, opportunities for artists, etc.

Important Dates
Application deadline - Monday, December 18, 2017
Selected artists notified by email - Thursday, December 21, 2017
Competition – Friday, January 12, 2018 at 4pm

The five selected artists get the opportunity to showcase several of their pieces as a group show in the Art Center Gallery from January 8-29, 2018.

Wanna give it a shot? Please email your name, mailing address, phone number, website/ facebook page, and 3-5 example images of your artwork to info@artcenterofburlington.com.