VMF 2017 – Painters Prom

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Vancouver Mural Festival 2017 presents PAINTERS PROMFeaturing Art Battle, Chapel Sound, live art, dress up paint splatter glamour and more murals-are-done mayhem!

Date: Saturday Aug 11, 2017
Time: 9pm-2am
Loco: The Beaumont Gallery @ 316 W 5th Ave, Vancouver
Tix: Free for 2017 VMF Artists,
$20 Advance, $25 Door
(Subsidized tickets are avail. Our volunteers party for free!)

Dress to impress, while making a mess!
Everyone is invited to this paint covered semi-formal as all our artists come together to celebrate as they wrap up painting on their murals. Featuring live mural painting by David Shillinglaw (UK), a special edition of Vancouver Art Battle and Music by local vibe-masters Chapel Sound! If you are daring, there will be an area you can paint your old prom clothes with a rainbow of paints!

HUGE NEW MURAL + Gallery Show
by David Shillinglaw (London, UK)
He will be muralizing the outdoor walls of the Beaumont Live! Also he will have a gallery show simultainiously inside the gallery. This will be pretty ridiculous + and totally awsome. Peep his instagram!

BIG SOUNDS + LIGHTS – by Chapel Sound
The group’s mandate is to push creative expression forward without boundaries or prejudice. Bringing people together through events, collaborations and cross-pollination with other local crews has played an important role for Chapel in realizing this ambition. The shared philosophy of openness and inclusion is among the main drivers of their continued expansion. This year, two Chapel Sound members – Ekali and Jade Statues – were accepted to the global Red Bull Music Academy, while Kline and Eli Muro were accepted to the RBMA Bass Camp in Montreal. At home, the Chapel crew stays busy nurturing the arts community as well as engaging with emerging producers and beatmakers through their Beat Critique events.

ART BATTLE® – https://vimeo.com/203488527
Art Battle is live competitive painting. Painters create the best work they can in 20 minutes. As they work, patrons move around the easels, closely watching the creative process. The medium is acrylic paint and the tools allowed are brushes, palette knives or any non-mechanical implements. At the end of the round, the audience votes democratically for their favourite painting and bids in silent auction to take the work home. Art Battle happens in 50 cities worldwide, check artbattle.com for local listings!
Next AB Event – Art Battle Vancouver – Aug 26, 2017 @ the Woodward’s Atrium! https://www.facebook.com/events/268367776977794/

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