Artists for hire in Canada

Hire an artist for enchanting event entertainment

Inspire an audience with incredible artist entertainment. From stage shows to mix and mingle entertainment, our art based acts are designed to make an impact and leave guests lost for words.

Why hire an artist?

Live artist entertainment is fascinating to watch and provides guests with an opportunity to see the magic unfold right in front of them. From sand animation and speed painters to comedic caricaturists and ice carvers, we have a vast selection of art-based entertainment to suit every occasion.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I achieve with art-based entertainment?

Elaborate decor, picturesque backdrops, live entertainment and personalised giveaways are just some of the fantastic things you can achieve with art-based entertainment. Our roster features a diverse range of acts that can offer multiple elements throughout your event to make it truly unforgettable.

Which art based acts are suitable for customisation?

Artist entertainment is incredibly scalable and can be adapted to suit your event requirements. If you’re looking to customise elements of an act to include your brand name, logo and colours, this is something most artists on our roster can accommodate.

What materials can be used?

No artist is the same and will each have their own unique set of tools, techniques and materials in which they create. Some may use classic watercolours and traditional paper cutters and others may use copper, silk and even food in their creations. When it comes to art the only limit is your imagination.

Can I hire an artist outside of Canada?

This comes down to the individual act. Some of our artists for hire will be able to fly comfortably with all of their materials whereas others may have more substantial supplies that don’t meet airline criteria. If the latter is the case, we can advise the artist on where to source supplies locally to your event.

Aerial Dragon
Featured Act

Spotlight on Aerial Dragon

Capture the attention of guests with our Aerial Dragon sculpture as it exhales co2 out of its nostrils and into the air in a shockingly realistic manner. Handcrafted by experts, this innovative sculpture is sure to entertain a crowd with its life-like demeanour. Based in Vancouver, our Aerial Dragon is available for hire at corporate and private events throughout Canada and worldwide.

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CASE STUDY: Rubik's Cube Custom Artwork in Dubai

Looking for spectacular art-based entertainment that would develop throughout the day, Dubai Summer Surprises festival came to us with a brief for shopping mall entertainment. 

Our answer was our Rubik Cube Artist - an internationally renowned live event artist who wows passersby with beautiful artwork created from up to 5000 Rubik’s Cubes. Building bespoke art specifically for the event, he crafted a different artwork for each day over six hours showcasing iconic images of Dubai. On the final day of the festival, the last artwork was gifted to the Dubai Government.


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Daniela’s top tips on art-based entertainment

Things to consider before you hire an artist
Sand art for special occasions

Want to make a lasting impression on a special guest? Hire a sand artist to create a personalised sand story they can treasure forever. A meaningful way to celebrate a birthday, christening, wedding or anniversary.

Fashion illustrator for branded giveaways

Increase your brand's visibility with a modern fashion illustrator who can customise drawings to include brand names, logos and company colours; an excellent way to charm guests at sophisticated soirees, VIP launches, brand reveals and product launches.

Painting with Fire on Copper

New and Exciting Art Based Entertainment

Wow your guests with our award-winning event artist as she creates unique artwork by painting on copper using fire! Producing one of a kind pieces live in front of guests, this act is fascinating to watch and is certain to strike up lots of conversation. Based in Toronto and available for hire across Canada and the globe, our spectacular artist will blow audiences away with her unique skillset.

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Who are some famous Art Based Entertainment?

  • Denny Dent, Speed Painter Ambidextrous Denny Dent is thought to be the pioneer of speed painting in the United States, introducing live performances in 1981, and known for painting large portraits of celebrities. Rapidly painting on a 6-foot-tall black canvas with multiple brushes in both hands, as well as painting with his bare hands, he often performed to a musical accompaniment. Over the course of just a few pop or rock songs, he would complete a portrait. His subjects were most often musicians, but also included other entertainers, sports figures, and political leaders - one of his most famous performances was at the Woodstock '94 concert.
  • Kseniya Simonova, Sand Artist A Ukrainian artist, Simonova began experimenting with sand animation at night before performing in 2009’s series of Ukraine’s Got Talent. She presented a two-minute sand story and was selected as a semi-finalist before moving the audience to tears with her emotional stories and going on to win the competition. Since 2009, she has been invited as a special guest with her performances at important events all over the world, collaborated with symphony orchestras, and become an online phenomenon.