Art Wars at HATCH 1121

From Saturday, February 17, 2024 -  06:00am
To Friday, February 16, 2024 - 10:00pm

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ART WARS: A Fusion of Art and Philanthropy

ART WARS is an extraordinary philanthropic event that seamlessly blends the worlds of art and altruism, providing immense support to the local art community. This event promises an unforgettable evening filled with delightful experiences, including scrumptious food from Curbside Gourmet and Twisted Smoke BBQ food trucks. The soundscape will be provided by "Brady Beats and the Token Girl" from West Palm Beach, Florida.

The Artistic Battle: Live Painting Competition

The main highlight of ART WARS is an exhilarating live painting competition. Fifteen exceptionally gifted artists from South Florida will have four hours to create a masterpiece using their preferred materials. The participating artists include:

  • Steph Stinchcomb
  • Hilary Mangel
  • Anastasia Sultzer
  • Melissa Mastrangelo-Diaz
  • Renata Rodrigues
  • Manzi Liu
  • Pablo Hernandez
  • Brent Bludworth
  • Sami Makela
  • Daniel Echeverry
  • Alejandro Enriquez
  • Ali Aliscio
  • Nicole Galluccio
  • Jose Gadi
  • Kevin Goff
  • Gregory Dirr
  • Emmanuel Gonzales

In addition to the live painting competition, these artists will showcase their awe-inspiring works in Hatch's breathtaking indoor gallery. Attendees will also have the opportunity to explore a vendor's alley, featuring talented crafters presenting their unique creations for sale. ART WARS truly offers an arts and crafts extravaganza!

Vote for Your Favorite Creation

As an audience member, you will have the privilege of voting for your favorite creation. A surprise guest judge will also select their personal favorite. The prizes awarded to the competition winners will remain a thrilling secret until the event.

Event Details:

Date: Saturday, February 17th, 2024
Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: HATCH 1121, downtown Lake Worth, South Florida
Admission: Free

About the Curator: Emmanuel Gonzales

Emmanuel Gonzales, a renowned local artist in South Florida, curates ART WARS. With a degree in Fine Arts from Palm Beach Atlantic College, Emmanuel has made a strong impact on the art scene. His unique style combines collage, pencil, acrylic, stencils, and oils to create detailed and vibrant artwork that captures movement and energy. Emmanuel has organized live painting performances at prestigious venues like the W Hotel and Rosemary Square in West Palm Beach. You can explore Emmanuel's art on his website, social media, galleries, showrooms, public spaces, and in the homes of celebrity patrons and art enthusiasts worldwide.

About the Event Space: HATCH 1121

HATCH 1121 is an exhilarating exhibition space located in downtown Lake Worth's vibrant Art's Overlay District. This venue has undergone a stunning transformation and serves as a dynamic hub for cultural and artistic activities. The walls of HATCH 1121 are adorned with an awe-inspiring mural called "the Great Wall of Artists." This extraordinary venue, supported by a cultural facilities grant from the State of Florida's Department of Cultural Affairs, unites the community through a tapestry of culture and the arts. Prepare to be captivated by the boundless creativity that thrives at HATCH 1121!

Join us at ART WARS and be part of a visually stunning experience that also makes a profound impact on the local art community.



HATCH 1121
1121 Lucerne Ave.