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International Arts Competition Comes to Washington with Art Battle Seattle


SEATTLE (August 19, 2022) – Seattle Center’s Armory Food & Event Hall will turn into an art battlefield Friday, August 19 at 8 p.m. as it hosts Art Battle Seattle, a local installment of an international event that gathers artists and audience members alike to partake in an active night of artistry, refreshments and competition. This 21+ event is brought to you in partnership with Jack Daniel’s and Seattle Center.

All are invited to observe as artists go head-to-head in Art Battle Seattle. In celebration of Emerald City Comic Con, this art battle is sci-fi and fantasy themed. Artists battle each other and the clock in three fast-paced rounds, and the winners move on to the state championship for a shot at national and world titles. Each piece created at the event will be available for auction throughout the night.


  • Friday, August 19
  • Load-in and set-up by producers available for interview 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 4-5 p.m.
  • Artists available for interview arrive at 5 p.m.
  • Painting starts at 8 p.m. | Doors open at 7:15 p.m.

Armory Food & Event Hall
305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109

Art Battle Seattle is a 21 and over event. Tickets start at $17 and can be purchased here.

About Seattle Center
Seattle Center is celebrating 60 years with all that is “New, Now, and Next” as Seattle’s hub for arts, sports, community events, and cultural festivals. Originally built for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, the dynamic 74-acre campus has transformed over the years to respond to, reflect, and represent the region’s ever-broadening community. Seattle Center and its iconic International Fountain are often referred to as the “Heart of Seattle,” serving as a treasured community gathering place where the local, regional, national, and international visitors come together every day. Today more than 30 cultural, educational, sports and entertainment organizations reside on the grounds, along with a diverse variety of public programs and thousands of events attracting more than 12 million visitors each year. At Seattle Center, part of Uptown Arts & Cultural District and home to Climate Pledge Arena, our purpose is to create exceptional events, experiences, and environments that delight and inspire the human spirit to build stronger communities. Activities at the Center generate $1.864 billion in business activity and $631 million in labor income.


    Meghan McLaughlin, meghan.mclaughlin-c@seattle.gov

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