Join us in Northwood Village for the 1st ever Art Battle at Art & Wine Promenade on Friday March 28th from 6-9PM!
Watch as five local artists battle it out and create masterpieces live on the street while you shop, dine and taste wine throughout the Village.
Stop by the CRA Information booth located at Northwood Road & Spruce during the event to pick up your Village map & Wine Tasting card for your chance to win! Want to win even more? Make sure you VOTE for your favorite artist creation during the Art Battle and one lucky winner will take home $100 in Northwood Village Gift Certificates.
Want to know more about the artists? Check out the links below to see other work they have created and get to know the artist behind the canvas!
Craig McInnis – Art Battle Curator:
I have been drawing since I can remember. I decided early on that I would be an Artist. Music and art run through much of my family tree.
I doodled my way through high school and then came to Florida to attend the Art Institute. After graduation I plunged into a varied list of artistic endeavors.
“All things creative” has been the credo that I live by, when deciding what projects to take on. I enjoy keeping my workload diverse to help expand my skill set.
I have had the opportunity to make music, record and tour, paint on many different surfaces, illustrate, log many fun hours on Photoshop, create graphics and layouts, create storyboard art and props for motion pictures, apprentice as a tattoo artist, and most recently work behind the scenes to curate, promote and produce art shows for my cohorts.
As Co- Founder of Art Synergy I am proud to be part of a dedicated team of art professionals with the goal of promoting local art at National and International levels We also facilitate access to art & culture for those who may not have previously had the chance.
I am also proud to be Creative Director of Fright Nights at the South Florida Fairgrounds. Over the past 8 years, I have done, horror make-up, graphics, talent booking, casting and management, branding, set design, scenic painting, and my fair share of getting into character.
I love the challenge new creative territory poses.
My intent is to stay focused and to NEVER take my creative gifts for granted.
Glennis McClellan has specialized in murals and trompe l’oeil painting for over 15 years. Working closely with architects, designers and private clients, she creates original designs to complement any decorative scheme: traditional or contemporary. Her designs are primarily figurative and landscapes in either oil or acrylic media depending on the site requirements.
Steven Marino is an artist local to lake worth. Steven’s artwork depicts his affinity for the unseen and unexplained. Using geometric pattern and worldly texture he creates an imagery that feels deeply familiar. His art is meant to draw a connection between our subconscious and the ancient language that is art.
Originally from Union City, New Jersey, Eduardo Mendieta has been living in West Palm Beach, FL for the last 20 years. Starting at a young age he was interested in graffiti and the fine arts. Now at the age of 39 he has shown in various locations throughout South Florida.
This work has been featured in publications such as XS Magazine, City Link Magazine, Palm Beach Times, FreePress Magazine, and Closer Magazine and was selected to participate in the 1999 Hortt Exhibition, Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale.
Eduardo is currently working as a graphic designer, and after an eight year interim has finally returned to his artwork.
Within the last few years his work has been displayed all throughout South Florida in such areas including Palm Beach International Airport as part of the Palm Beach County Arts in Public Places Program;Jan & Gary Dario Gallery, Palm Beach State College; STUDIO 1608, West Palm Beach, part of Right Here Right Now SPRING GROUP SHOW; GAB Studio, Miami Art District, Group Show; Area 23 Art Gallery, Miami Art District, 20×20, Group Show; Art Nouveau, Group Show; Art Heart, Group Show; Gallery 101, Fort Lauderdale, Group Show, JF Gallery, West Palm Beach, Group Show and Lois Brezinski Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL., NAC Gallery, Miami, the Take Over Pop up show, Miami Art District, Rosenzweig Art Gallery, West Palm Beach; Yo Space, Miami, FL; Project Fine Art, FatVillage Art District, Fort Lauderdale and 50/50 Art Show, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL.
Eduardo’s work has progressed from canvas and paper to large scale murals, four located throughout Downtown West Palm Beach. Three of these murals have been in association with the Downtown Development Authority of West Palm Beach.
Eduardo has also painted two large scale murals as a featured artist in the 46 for XLVI Superbowl Indianapolis Mural Project, Indiana; painting four more murals for Art Basel week in Wynwood Art District, Miami, FL; three murals in FatVillage Art District, Fort Lauderdale FL; Bay Project, Boynton Beach Art District, FL; Hollywood Mural Project, Hollywood, FL and was selected as a featured artist in the BR Mural Project, Baton Rouge, LA Eduardo was also a featured artist in Art After Dark, Norton Museum, West Palm Beach; in the May 2011 issue of City Link; June 24, 2011 issue of the Palm Beach Daily News; July 2011 issue of Palm Beach Illustrated; the September 9, 2012 issue Palm Beach Post; Nuvo, Indy’s alternative voice, December issue in 2012 and Ice My House, DYI Network to air in 2013