Awards and Acheivements

2014   Golden Brush Art Speed Painting Competition, Champions League, 1st Place

2013   Art Battle Speed Painting Competition, National Championship, Olga Rybalko - Finalist

2013   Art Battle Speed Painting Competition, British Columbia Championship, Olga Rybalko - 1st Place

2013   Golden Brush Art Speed Painting Competition, Season Finale, 1st Place

2012   Art Battle Speed Painting Competition, British Columbia Championship, Olga Rybalko - 1st Place, Bill Higginson - Finalist

2012   Golden Brush Art Speed Painting Competition, 1st Place

 

Curriculum Vitae

2016   The Knot Pro Networking Event, Denver Botanical Gardens

2016   Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver International Auto Show Gala

2016   Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Wild Lilies Gala

2015   Match.com, Plenty of Fish Acquisition Celebration

2015   The Permanent, Vancouver Startup Week Closing Day Party

2015   Adesa Richmond, Annual Summer Party and Auction

2015   Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver International Auto Show Gala

2015   Vancouver Convention Center 5th Anniversary Celebration

2015   Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier, Kenneth Gordon Maplewood School Growing Hearts and Minds Gala

2015   Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Wild Lilies Gala

2015   ING Direct, The Art of Building a Windmill

2014   CinCin Ristorante + Bar, McCarthy Tétrault Law Firm Christmas Party

2014   Vancouver Art Gallery, Z95.3 Newcap Radio Celebration

2014   Applewood Nissan, Grand Opening Party

2014   Adesa Richmond, Annual Summer Party and Auction

2014   Vancouver Art Gallery, Blakes Law Firm Summer Social Event

2014   Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver International Auto Show Gala

2014   KPMG Langley, Office Opening Celebration

2013   Lost + Found Cafe, Art for Orphans Fundraiser

2013   Victoria Chinese Restaurant, Health and Homecare Society of BC, 5th Annual Meals on Wheels Fundraiser

2013   The Venue, Virgin Radio Staff Party

2013   University Golf Club, Health and Homecare Society of BC, 3rd Annual Meals on Wheels Fundraiser

2013   Vancouver Fan Club, Downtown Tango Milonga, Official Artists

2013   Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver International Auto Show Gala

2013   Indian Springs Ranch, West Fine Art Show

2013   Foot of Main Art Gallery, “Out Process In” contemporary art exhibit

2012   Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler, Park Royal Village Acquisition Celebration

2012   Van Dusen Botanical Gardens, Bloom Gala

2010   Capilano Country Club, West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Christmas Party

2010   Capilano Country Club, West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

2009   Capilano Country Club, West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

2007   Palazzo Versace, 8th Birthday Ball

 

Notable Wedding Venues We've Painted At

Denver Botanical Gardens

Swaneset Bay Resort & Country Club

Brix & Mortar Restaurant, Yaletown

Bridges Restaurant Granville Island

Royal Vancouver Charter Cruise

Terminal City Club

Vancouver Club

The Observatory Restaurant, Grouse Mountain

Rosewood Hotel Georgia

Four Seasons Hotel

Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

Vancouver Art Gallery

UBC Boathouse Restaurant

 
 

Imagine having a wedding, business function, private party or anything you can conjure up in your imagination caught on canvas while it is actually happening!

Through painting on site, we specialize in capturing the mood and overall feel of the event as it is being experienced, providing a piece of quality art which is finished, ready to take home and hang or presented as a gift even before the event has finished.

We arrive at the event with a blank canvas of the requested size and, within a few hours with both of us working on the painting, you will own a masterpiece that will faithfully immortalize the event in a way that only a spontaneously created artwork can.

All Time Champions of the Golden Brush live art competition and both of us finalists in the British Columbia live “Art Battle” finals, we have an unparalleled depth of experience encompassing a fine arts degree, extensive knowledge of art history, live painting in Versace’s six star hotel chain, multiple weddings, business awards, world art projects and teaching.

Our camaraderie generates a synchronicity that is an irresistible artistic force as we provide a unique service and compelling live art entertainment.

Our love of art runs deep in our veins.

You will all enjoy both the experience and the finished picture.

We promise. 
Bill and Olga.

 
 

Bill Higginson

Bill is an award winning artist from Australia. He's mastered many different styles of art, including realism graphite, landscapes, and surrealistic dreamscapes. 

 

Olga Rybalko

Olga is a painter who combines realism and impressionism in her landscapes and cityscapes. She captures the beauty of places she's visited in her travels and the rugged west coast of Canada where she lives.