Painter Info – UP35 Grand Rapids

Morgan B

March 17th, 2015


You are invited to compete at Ultimate Painting #35 in Grand Rapids on April 16th, 2015!


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 35
April 16, 2015
Grand Rapids, MI
The Pyramid Scheme
68 Commerce Ave SW
Doors open to public: 7pm


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 35 will be silent auctioned with 50% of the proceeds going to the artists. The winner determined by audience vote will win a  and a spot in the 2015 City or Regional Finals to be held Summer 2015.

There is no cost to participate in Ultimate Painting

Organizer Contact information

Jenna Meyer is our Grand Rapids Local Partner and will be your event contact. If you need to get a hold of UP please contact Jenna. Her cell number is 517-944-4240 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 UP35 event page on Facebook

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

We are @ultpainting on twitter


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

Please bookmark this page for reference to event specific details :)