ArtXPress

Friday, June 2, 2017

The second annual ArtXPress event showcases artists aged 14 – 19 as they participate in three - 20 minute lightening rounds of live art-making. Vote for your favourite in each category for Paint it!, Draw it! & Spray it!  Cash prizes are given to the winners in each round. Enjoy live music and snacks. Take the excitement and memory of the event home with you by purchasing one of the newly created artworks in the silent auction! The event is free but please reserve your spot.
 

Location:  Grain Terminals, Millennium Park - This is an indoor/outdoor venue so dress for the weather!

Time: Doors open 6:00 p.m., Rounds begin 6:30 p.m

 

Reserve a Spot to Attend |  Register to Participate

Reserve a Spot to Attend

Young artists create their own unique style of artwork in just 20 minutes! Reserve your spot to see their creativity unleashed live and up close. Live music and free snacks top off the event!

It’s Free!

Email artsandculture@collingwood.ca or call 705-444-2500 ext. 3287

Want to check out ArtXPress 2016? - click here!

Register to Participate

Let loose your artistic flair on canvas, paper or board in a friendly competition for young artists of all levels and backgrounds. We’ll bring the paint, you bring originality and creativity! There's a limited number of participants in each round so register now! Cash prizes are awarded in each round! Participants get to take home the spray paint, brushes, coloured pencils and markers we provide!

Rounds:

Paint it! – We provide an easel, 12 x 16 canvas, two brushes (Masters #8 Flat and Masters #4 Bright) & acrylic colours by Nu Art (Rubin Red, Ultramarine Blue, Primary Yellow, Bright Green, Titanium White and Black). Feel free to bring other colours, brushes or instruments.

Draw it! – We provide an easel, 11 x 14 paper on board, markers & coloured pencils (standard colours). Feel free to bring other colours/pencils, markers or pastels.

Spray it! – We provide a board 4’ x 6’ (white or brown), spray colours (Montana 94: Freedom Blue, Clandestino Red, Valley Green, Naranja Orange, & Matt Black) and astro universal & fat caps. You bring your gloves, mask and additional caps and supplies if desired.

Some quick rules:

  • You may bring additional colours, brushes & tools of your own with the exception of power tools and mechanical devices.
  • No photos or pictures of your desired finished piece.
  • Items to inspire or incorporate into your art are permitted (i.e. multi-media).
  • Dress for a mess.
  • Show everyone what you do best.
  • Keep it real (& family-friendly).
  • Have fun. We want to see your creative process live and in action! 

To register, please fill out the form below:

Please indicate which category you would like enter. If you would like to participate in more than one category, please submit a second form.