Painter Info – Ultimate Painting 58

Morgan B

April 18th, 2016


You are invited to compete at Ultimate Painting #58 in Elgin on May 6th, 2016!


You must ACCEPT this invitation to participate.
If you do not accept within 48 hours your spot may not be guaranteed.


Event Information

Ultimate Painting 58
May 6, 2016
Elgin, IL
Next Door Theatre at Side Street Studio Arts
15 1/2 Ziegler Court, Elgin, IL

Doors open to public: 7pm

TICKET PRICE: 15$ suggested donation

Competition details (inc. prizing / silent auction)

Ultimate Painting is live competitive painting. 12 painters create the best work they can using only acrylic paint across three 20 minute rounds of public painting. 6 painters will compete in Round 1, another 6 in Round 2, the top two painters from each round will go into a 3rd and Final Round with a new canvas. The audience vote for the winners of each round, and the single winner of each event.

Works created at Ultimate Painting 58 will be silent auctioned with 50% of the proceeds going to the artists. The winner determined by audience vote will win a spot in the 2015 City or Regional Finals to be held Summer 2016.

There is no cost to participate in Ultimate Painting

Organizer Contact information

Erin Rehberg, and Tanner Melvinis are our Elgin Local Partners. Erin will be your event contact. If you need to get a hold of UP please contact Erin. Her cell number is 773-837-8196 and email is [email protected]

What to bring

UP will provide the following materials – canvas, paint, easels, water containers, palettes, paper mixing plates and shop towels for rags. You should bring only your BRUSHES and any other non-mechanical tools you would like to use.

Invite friends

Please invite friends to the UP58 event page on Facebook

You can also engage with us on social media using hashtags like #ultimatepainting #20minpainting #artbattle


Please review our artist FAQ for questions related to allowed materials, guests, competition rules ect. –

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