kickstART Youth Event

Thursday, May 3, 2018
6:00 - 9:30 pm
The Latcham Gallery, 6240 Main Street

kickstART: An action-packed evening of art, prizes, and fun! Register now to participate in the Live Paint Battle. 

Congratulations to our 2018 Live Paint Battle Champion, Preet Shah! 

LIVE PAINT BATTLE - A live painting competition for youth at The Latcham Gallery as part of National Youth Week celebrations! This free, live painting event invites individual artists and/or collaborative artist teams (maximum 2 people) ages 11-18 to compete in a timed 'paint off'. Winners of each round go on to compete in the final 'paint off'. Winners are selected by the audience, and in the case of a tie, decided by an external juror. Everyone is invited to attend and cheer for their favourite artist and teams! Scroll down for information about becoming a participant. 

kickstART will also include a free, drop-in art activity led by artist Nadya Edwards (6-9pm) for children and youth of all ages, button making, snacks, and music! 

kickstART is held concurrently with the opening of The Latcham Gallery’s annual Celebrations exhibition featuring artwork by kindergarten to Grade 8 students from Whitchurch-Stouffville’s elementary schools. The exhibition will be complemented by IMAGES 2.0, a display of artwork by Grade 9-11 students from Stouffville District Secondary School. The exhibition will be open to the public beginning Thursday, May 3 at 6:00 pm. 

Registration for the Live Paint Battle is NOW OPEN! Fill out the application form below and return it to or in person at The Latcham Gallery. Only completed forms will be accepted. There is no fee to enter, however spots are limited and typically fill up before the event begins. 

Thank you to our Creative Minds sponsors for supporting this exciting youth intiative and to the Whitchurch-Stouffville Studio Tour for sponsoring prizes for the Live Paint Battle! 

A big thank you to Ivan Zhang for photographing this event! 

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