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
after the summer and an amazing World Bodypainting Festival we are happy to give you some ideas of other events around the world that are supported by the World Bodypainting Association. We are starting in September with some WB Academy Programs such as workshops and master classes:
20.09.2014 Vienna, Austria: 2 days Bodypainting Basics powered by Diamond FX
26.09.2014 St. Petersburg, Russia: Master Class, 3 days
07.10.2014 Seoul, South Korea: Bodypainting until 14.10.2014
25.10.2014 London, UK: Ultimate UV, 2 days,
25.10.2014 Beijing, China: Bodypainting, 5 days
03.11.2014 Riga, Latvia: Body Art Fashion powered by Diamond FX
08.11.2014 Vienna, Austria: Camouflage Bodypainting, 2 days powered by Diamond FX
09.12.2014 Bangkok, Thailand: Bodypainting for Beginners & Masterclass
All details: www.wb-academy.com
Already in October, there are also many different competitions all around the world:
02 - 04 October 2014 Atlanta, USA: Living Art America
11 - 12 October 2014, Belgrad, Serbia: Body Art Festival Serbia
25 October 2014, Munich, Germany: Beauty Forum Munich
02 November 2014, Riga, Latvia: Baltic Beauty World, Styling Make-up and Bodypainting Competitions
From September on we have quiete some programs to offer through the World Bodypainting Academy. The next individual courses are held in Vienna, London, Riga. WBA member do get special discounts for most programs.
Within the frame of the World Bodypainting Festival, we anounced the winners of the independend annual WBA Image Awards 2014. The awards were sponsored this year by Diamond FX, MEHRON and Cameleon.
And the winners are:
The annual Image Award co-organized by the World Bodypainting Association's member Filippo ioco approaced its deadline. It is to recognize and award bodypainters, models and photographers worldwide in the discipline and image creation of traditional and non-traditional bodypainting without a reference to time or location in the categories:
An indipendend jury got selected and is soon giving their marks to all entries. The winners are announced at the upcoming World Bodypainting Festival.
Deb Haugen - Los Angeles
Trisha Singletary - Los Angeles
Maleeza Korley - Los Angeles
Nadia Attura - London
Cat Backer - Los Angeles
Cameron Carpenter - NYC
The video review from the WBF 2014 is published. Our video crew has surpassed themselves. Amazing shots from the air and the ground, powerful slow motion pictures and high emotional winner images were composed into the 15 minutes review. Many thanks to the wonderful participants and the entire festival crew.
In less than 2 weeks we are starting the worlds largest and most important bodypainting event, the World Bodypainting Festival taking place again this year in Pörtschach am Wörthersee, Austria.
A huge program within 8 days is expected for artists, photographers, models or simply interested peolple in bodypainting. 60 hands on classes and new this year the Global Bodypainting Conference are taking place during the festival week before the three main days with the World Championships.
Categories are full and registration is closed now. We are very happy to welcome artists from 46 countries worldwide for the 17th issue!
We have also for the next workshop at the WB Academy Program in London a special goodie for WBA Members:
3D Illusions & Creepy Creatures with World Champion MATTEO ARFANOTTI powered by CAMELEON, June 7th and 8th
WBA members get a € 60 / ~ £ 50 discount. Use voucher code: creepy in the WB online shop