Sat 9/16: Wilmington Body Painting Festival
All Day Event.
TICKETS LINK: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wilmington-bodypainting-festivaltickets-36298533892
On Saturday, September 16th, The Juggling Gypsy will host the Wilmington Body Painting Festival – a one day showcase of world class body painting artists from around the globe- creating vividly unique works of art on live canvas.
All are welcome to attend this one day extravaganza, starting with the daytime expo, (3PM) featuring live painting on human models, photoshoots, and interacting with world class bodypainting artists, Followed by the racuous 9PM Evening Show~
A Variety Cabaret featuring multiple entertainers, featuring painted models from the event. A one-of-a-kind hybrid: Part runway show, part variety show.
DAYTIME EXPO ( 3PM-6PM – $8 adv / $10 day of)
Watch as artists bring creative masterpieces to life on models, and witness upclose the artists’ attention to detail, the methods, tools, and techniques used by the very best in this unique artform. Whether you’re an enthusiast in airbrush body art, a model seeking to be painted, a photographer seeking new content, or simply a spectator, The Daytime Expo is sure to have something for everyone. Enjoy the Juggling Gypsy’s full bar, artisan grilled cheeses, and hookahs.
THE EVENING SHOW (9PM -$13 adv /$15 day of)
A hybrid variety show / runway model demo, featuring painted models from the daytime Expo, as the ‘living artworks’ showcase runway style~ And expect the unexpected: Musical guests, sideshow acts, a little burlesque, some comedy, daring feats, and other unusual performers fill out the show, making the evening even more spectacular.
Tickets are cheaper in advance. Combination day/evening discount available for day Expo and evening show.
The evening show will take place outdoors in the back stage patio of the Juggling Gypsy. Space is limited, so please arrive early to ensure good seating.
The show is expected to start promptly at 9, so don’t be “fashionably late”.
The Wilmington Bodypainting Festival is organized by five-time World Champions Scott Fray and Madelyn Greco. It is a new edition to the Bodypainting Challenge Series leading into “Living Art America, The North American Bodypainting Championship” (www.livingartamerica.com), which brings top talent from a round the globe here to compete in NC.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
ARTISTS & MODELS:
Now taking applications for Artists and Models.
To submit your interest form,
Take advantage of this unique, one-of-kind opportunity to capture spectacular images of performers in full body paint! A special package is available.
More information available at www.livingartamerica.com/wilmington
PERFORMERS: Perform in the evening Show alongside painted models and for professional photgraphers ( and audience of course.)
Seeking circus, sideshow, burlesque, dance, fire, aerial, or other variety acts, please fill out this form for inclusion in the variety cabaret. All performing artists will have the opportunity to be painted for the show, though it’s not required. *
Fill out the form to join the Evening Show!
Disclaimer: Performers may not be fully body painted to the level of the models from the Daytime Expo. To be considered for daytime Expo bodypainting, submit a separate interest form at www.livingartamerica.com/wilmington