Painter Info – UP50 Mid West Regional Final

Morgan B

May 20th, 2015


You are invited to compete at the Ultimate Painting Mid West Regional Final In Chicago on June 17th, 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 50
Mid West Regional Final
June 17, 2015

Genesis Art Supply
2525 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
Doors open to public: 7pm
TICKET PRICE: 20$ Regular, 15$ Earlybird, 15$ Students w/ID

Competition details (inc. prizing / silent auction)

This has been an amazing year for live competitive painting in Illinois! Winners and All Stars from Chicago and Elgin will compete on June 17th to determine who will be the 2015 Mid West Regional Champion and earn a spot in the

International Live Painting Championship to be held July 24th & 25th in Toronto, ON, Canada.

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 2 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 50 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 International Live Painting Championship in Toronto, ON, Canada on July 24th & 25th, and will compete in front of an audience of thousands at the TO2015 PanAm Games!

There is no cost to participate in Ultimate Painting

Organizer Contact information

Morgan Booth is our Manager of Artist Communications and will be your pre-event contact, pre event inquiries can be directed to [email protected]

Missy Perkins is our Chicago Local Partner and will be your on site event contact. If you need to get a hold of UP please contact Missy. Her cell number is (414)379-7475 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 UP50 event page on facebook

You can also engage with us on social media using hashtags like #20minpainting #artbattle – we are also on twitter @ultpainting


Please check out our artist FAQ for questions related to allowed materials, guests, COMPETITION RULES ect. –

Please bookmark this page for event info! :)