Jon Hicks - Speed Painter

Speed Painter Jon

Fantastic speed painter creates stunning masterpieces in minutes
Incredible live event artist delivers bespoke paintings in a range of styles in a dynamic act full of rock n roll attitude
Talented event painter paints upside down or using revolving canvases for a truly spectacular and suspenseful act
Live art entertainer has performed at Glastonbury festival and for major companies like Disney, Toyota, BMW and MSN
Amazing speed artist based in the UK and available for events worldwide

Speed Painter Jon VIDEOS

Book our fantastic speed painter for a dynamic and dazzling performance of live artistry like no other. Our event painter creates jaw-dropping artistic masterpieces in mere minutes, right before your eyes.

His vast range of paintings includes famous portraits, city landscapes and much more, and our live event artist can perform bespoke pieces tailored to any event or theme of your choosing. Guests will be hooked as our speed artist creates stunning and vibrant pictures whilst they watch, in a dynamic act that is full of raw energy, making him a magnetic and highly entertaining performer. For a stylish and passionate live art performance full of rock n roll attitude and stunning artistic talent Speed Painter Jon is the perfect choice. 

Our charismatic and versatile speed painter offers a range of dazzling acts to entertain audiences at events ranging from corporate functions to PR stunts, festivals and street events. His iconic portraits are a popular choice of entertainment as our speed artist creates stunning likenesses of famous faces in just a few minutes. Our live event artist paints the canvases upside down so that the final reveal of the finished piece never fails to wow the crowd.

This event painter performs with a wit and energy that make his routines mesmerising to watch. Our acclaimed speed painter has performed all over the world including at Glastonbury festival and for major companies like MSN, BMW, Disney and Toyota. Jon’s high octane live art act is set to kicking rock music and promises to be a thrilling and unforgettable entertainment spectacle like no other.

Scarlett Entertainment offers you a fantastic selection of art based entertainment for events worldwide. Contact our team to arrange booking.


  • BMW
  • Disney
  • MSN
  • Smart Car
  • Toyota
  • Halifax Buskers Festival 2001
  • Edmonton Street Festival 2002
  • Windsor Buskers 2004
  • River Buskers Festival 2001
  • South Canterbury Buskers Festival 2003
  • Appearances since 2000 include:
  • Belfast Arts Festival
  • Car Free Day (London)
  • Edinburgh Fringe
  • Islington International Festival
  • Streets of Manchester
  • INTERNATIONAL events also in:
  • France
  • Spain
  • United States
  • TV appearances in:
  • Japan
  • And on the BBC
  • CORPORATE clients include:
  • Capital Radio
  • English Heritage
  • Peugeot
  • Takashimaya
  • War on Want...
  • Spruce Grove Buskers 2002
  • Nelson Street Festival 2002
  • Waterloo Buskers 2004
  • Christchurch World Buskers Festival 2003
  • Wellington Fringe Festival 2003
  • Canary Wharf
  • Cardiff Street Festival
  • Glastonbury
  • Streets of Brighton
  • Austria
  • Japan
  • Turkey
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • Amnesty International

" Your performance is awesome "

Izumi Hatano – Programmer, Canal Entertainment Works Co. Ltd., Fukuoka, Japan

" Your shows were fabulous and drew large crowds which made a fantastic atmosphere in the town square... thank you very much for your professionalism and hard work. "

Debbie Robinson - Co-ordinator Walsall Streets Alive

" awe inspiring performance "

Tunbridge Wells Winter Festival - Zap Productions - England

" We were delighted to see you and the map featured in colour by The Times and The Independent, and also by The Guardian and on the local BBC and ITV news programmes. "

Sir Jocelyn Stevens - Chairman English Heritage

" … it really gave arts and culture a much needed boost to what people think is public art and it was exactly what I wanted it to do. "

Jocelyn McMillan, Cultural Development Manager, Crewe & Nantwich Borough Council

" stealing the show with an act never before seen at this festival "

Timaru Herald - New Zealand

" you are the paintertainer "

Ged Bryan - Winchester Hat Fair audience member - England

" I had a good time. Thank you. I‚ll see you them "

From Rina Haruguchi (Age 6) Note from audience member - Canal City - Fukuoka - Japan

" Balletic "

Hattie Spice (Live Awards Set Designer of the Year 99/2000) - England

" we were delighted... adding such an imaginative visual art dimension to our programme "

Islington International Festival


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