Exhibits & Events - Community Happenings - Battle of the Brushes 2018

Our annual outdoor event is always an exciting time for artists and spectators alike.

This 30-minute 'People's Choice' painting competition is a staple on the SSAC calendar and with cash prizes up for grabs each year it brings people out from all over our county and beyond. Only 32 participants will be allowed to battle it out, and spots are given out on a first come first served basis. We recommend registering in advance to secure your entry in the battle. Cost of registration is $5.

Battle Outline:

Round 1: 10am first group of artist go into battle for 30 min.
Vote #1: Public will vote on their top pick from Round 1.
Round 2:
Vote #2: Public will vote on their top pick from Round 2.
Finals: Winners from Round 1 & 2 Battle it out for 30 min.
Final Vote: Public votes for their top pick of the finals
Announcement of winners & raffle draw of all artworks will be made public.

Top prize $500
2nd Prize $250

What is supplied:

- All Paint (primary colours, white, & black)
- Canvas
- Easel

What to Bring:

- All brushes & tools

What is not allowed:

- Masking tape
- Pencils/charcol
- no refrence images of any kind.

and all work is the property of the SSAC and will be raffled off at the end of the day.

Everyone over the age of 16 years old is encouraged to participate.

Register Online at: southsimcoeartscouncil.com/courses/course/battle-of-the-brushes-2018-registration/august-2018ssacbob

Tell all your friends and neighbours to come out and cheer on the artists and help vote for their favourite paintings!!

Battle check in starts at 9am and the first round to start at 10am.
To be held in the courtyard beside the SSAC shop at 41 Victoria Street East.

Want to help volunteer for BATTLE set up or registration table? Please let us know!

Registration Fee: $5.00 CAD