The WORLD BODYPAINTING ASSOCIATION
- The world association of bodypainting artists
- Network and platform all around the art form
- Artists from body and facepainting, special effects and make-up
Pörtschach and the region around Lake Wörthersee will soon be flooded with colours and amazing artworks during the festival week and especially on the main days from July 3rd - 5th. There we have in various categories hundreds of participants from 50 nations! Wow, what a record number. This year, for the first time, we have artists direct from Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Guadaloupe or the Maldives. Click here to see where what countries are competing
The deadline for registrations in the World Bodypainting Festival 2015 has now passed, with this number of artists, the 18th World Bodypainting Festival - A fusion of Bodies & Beats - is again the largest international bodypainting event in history. Bodypainting art will be presented at the highest level and from a huge varieties of different cultures, so go ahead and dive in into the world of bodypainting! Get your Early Bird Ticket until June 20
At Body Fine Art 20 were competing for a grand prize of $5,000, one of the new events on the competitive body-painting circuit happening in Los Angeles. The event was supported by the WBA.
The winners were:
1. Cheryl Ann Lipstreu (USA)
2. David Gilmore (USA)
3. Johannes Stoetter (Italy)
Read more on LA Weekley
Bright winners were on stage this weekend in Leipzig, Germany. The already 10th Bodypainting Trophy sponsored by Kryolan took place on April 25th in the very hip German town. We could welcome a strong and very international field of competitors. The jury consisted this time of Janny Cierpka, Peter Richter and Wolf Reicherter. Here are the results:
1 Place Johannes Stoetter (Italy)
2 Place Silke Kirchhoff (Germany)
3 Place Kathrin Hanschke (Germany)
In the week from 7th of march 2015 "WB Production" is invited with a team to the Maldives to be part of the Installation Art Project in the Maldives National Art Gallery. It's his 4th annual exhibition about "Abuse of woman and children" in his country.
One of the most honorable days WBA Chairman Alex Barendregt had recently. Imagine that, the Korean United Nations (UNO) piece memorial organization signed an agreement with the World Bodypainting Association WBA to cooperate with our art form to be used as a medium for peace in this world. A brand new stunning memorial and exhibition was build in Koreas second largest city Busan. Thanks for this historical opportunity that was given to us and our fellow organization crew of WBA Asia.
We are going to invite as many artists as possible to be part of this amazing project. We keep you updated in newsletters and social posts, more is coming up the next months.
The Body Art Contest in Prague is officially sanctionized by the WBA. The award is presented within the INTERBEAUTY fair at the 11th April 2015.