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
The world’s one and only UN Peace Memorial Hall opened in Busan, South Korea in 2014. It is located next to the world’s only UN cemetery, the UN Memorial Park.
The UN International Peace Hall showcases the UN’s activities and history in their endeavor to promote peace in every corner of the globe.
The UN-PM and World Bodypainting Association Chairman Alex Barendregt with the WBA Asia delegation led by Mr. Park Chan were signing a MOU in May 2015 to create together a project to raise attention for the institution.
The concept of WB Production includes, of course, the oldest human artform to create a contemporary, multimedia exhibition.
“LET’s NOT IGNORE the problems in our world”
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We are very happy to announce this year that "WB Academy" powered by CAMELEON is able to offer an education program with some of the best artists in the world within the North American Bodypainting Competition "Living Art America". WB Academy takes place October 1st and 2nd in Atlanta Downtown, at the Georgia Fright Depot. All programs are now online.
Special for WBA Members, please request!
WB-Academy Instructor Alex Hansen
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
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.
In the 10th year of the Italian Bodypainting Festival's the organizers extended the categories. Especially the Brush/Sponge category was very strong this year.
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)