Brampton…Downtown Brampton’s cultural scene will be painting the downtown on canvas as artists from across Ontario are invited to the seventh (7th) annual LIVE ART COMPETITION on Saturday August 19, 2023. For registrations and further information visit:

“We are once again extremely excited to celebrate the 7th annual LIVE ART COMPETITION on the main streets of our downtown! Brampton’s arts community is very passionate about the cultural scene and look forward to seeing you all out with your paint brushes on Saturday August 19th says Grettel Comas, organizer of Live Art Competition.

The event is presented by INZOLA’s Art Endowment Funds in partnership with the Downtown Brampton BIA, PAMA along with a number of community sponsors including The Arts of John Cutruzzola, Baci Gifts, Gallery 35, Inzola, Algoma University, and Peel Art-Museum and Archives (PAMA).

This event is being brought to downtown Brampton through the vision of long-time resident, artist and city builder John Cutruzzola. Artists will be painting and competing for first, second and third prize cash awards in two categories oil or acrylic and watercolour. Guests 13 years and older are invited to take part in the competition. Beginning at 9 a.m. and running until 5 p.m.

Early Bird Registration Ends August 5, 2023: Youth $15.00 | Adults $40.00
After August 5, 2023 until the Day of the Event: Youth $25.00 | Adults $50.00

Artists 13 – 17 years :

Gift Baskets Valued at:

  • First prize: $200.00
  • Second prize: $100.00
  • Third prize: $50.00

One 16” x 20” canvas or 14″ x 20″ watercolour paper will be provided to each artist, artists must bring their own equipment and materials. Closing ceremony begins at 4 p.m. at Gallery 35 located at 35 Queen Street West.

“The Downtown Brampton BIA is thrilled to be part of the 7th annual LIVE ART COMPETITION 2023! Art, food, business and culture will come together on August 19th to celebrate live art, food and our amazing arts community! says Suzy Godefroy, Executive Director, Downtown Brampton BIA.

To register online or download the registration form please visit:

Authorized locations are designated to drop off your registration form:

  • Baci Gifts, 37 Queen St. West, 905-457-3660
  • Downtown Brampton BIA, 7 Queen Street West, 905-874-3815

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