LIVE ART / EVENT ACTIVATIONS


I started doing live art at festivals, industry events, and fundraisers in 2017. I like the opportunity to connect crowds to causes I think are important. I do it because it’s the best way to put my passion into action while also creating a deeper impact than if I were to be painting alone at home. I typically partner with Brands and NPOs that want to showcase their value based work through a unique on-site activation. We’ve used art as an entry point in Calls To Action, fundraisers, campaign work, and interactive public displays. In so many ways, witnessing the creative process unlocks meaningful and emotional connection to the subject matter on display. I feel grateful to help connect those dots!


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PREVIOUS LIVE ART ACTIVATIONS HAVE BENEFITED THE FOLLOWING NON-PROFITS + CAMPAIGNS:

  • Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association- trail building - $2700 raised in a live auction at the YETI Tribe gathering

  • Roaring Fork Conservancy- water conservation- $3800 raised by selling live art at Carbondale Mountain Fair

  • Conservation Colorado - public lands protection- $7300 raised by selling live art at Outdoor Retailer.   In Partnership with Outdoor Research.

  • The Hayden Kennedy Fund- public lands protection - $9000 raised at 5Point Film Festival.  In Partnership with The Wilderness Society.

  • American Rivers- 5,000 miles of wild water conservation campaign- $3000 raised at the GoPro Games.  In Partnership with Klean Kanteen

  • American Whitewater- 5,000 miles of wild water conservation campaign- $4000 raised at Outdoor Retailer.  In Partnership with Klean Kanteen.

  • Sustainable Settings Farm- a biodynamic farm and leader in the local food movement- $500 raised during the 2018 Harvest Festival

  • Protect our Winters - Climate Change Advocacy in the Winter Sports Community - $5,000 raised at Outdoor Retailer. In partnership with Tincup Mountain Whiskey.


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Painting Live at the base of Aspen Mountain on International Women’s Day. This interactive mural was designed to give skiers a place to pay tribute to a woman that inspired them on one side while I painted live on the other. The turn out was great and this was my first successful “winter live art” performance!


Painting “For the Love of Snow,” a fundraiser for Protect Our Winters during the 2019 Winter Snow Show in Denver, Colorado.

Painting “For the Love of Snow,” a fundraiser for Protect Our Winters during the 2019 Winter Snow Show in Denver, Colorado.

Tincup Mountain Whiskey hosted my live art activation in their booth space during the OR show

Tincup Mountain Whiskey hosted my live art activation in their booth space during the OR show

Colorado Governor Jared Polis stops by to learn about the mural and the work POW is doing at Outdoor Retailer

Colorado Governor Jared Polis stops by to learn about the mural and the work POW is doing at Outdoor Retailer

The POW staff celebrates after 3 days of talking about Climate Change at the OR show while I painted the mural.

The POW staff celebrates after 3 days of talking about Climate Change at the OR show while I painted the mural.


Live Art at Summer Outdoor Retailer 2018 with Klean Kanteen and American Whitewater

Live Art at Summer Outdoor Retailer 2018 with Klean Kanteen and American Whitewater

Participants are encouraged to TAKE ACTION, through the interaction with the artwork and guidance by the partnering NPO.

Participants are encouraged to TAKE ACTION, through the interaction with the artwork and guidance by the partnering NPO.


Live art at the GoPro Games with Klean Kanteen and American Rivers

Live art at the GoPro Games with Klean Kanteen and American Rivers


Live art at YETI Tribe Gathering with the Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association

Live art at YETI Tribe Gathering with the Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association


Live Art at 5Point film Festival with the Wilderness Society, raising money for the Hayden Kennedy Fund- a public lands fund created in memory of my dear friend who passed away in 2017.

Live Art at 5Point film Festival with the Wilderness Society, raising money for the Hayden Kennedy Fund- a public lands fund created in memory of my dear friend who passed away in 2017.


Live Art at Carbondale Mountain Fair with Roaring Fork Conservancy, raising awareness about what a healthy watershed looks like.

Live Art at Carbondale Mountain Fair with Roaring Fork Conservancy, raising awareness about what a healthy watershed looks like.

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Live Art at Carbondale Mountain Fair and the Roaring Fork Conservancy

Live Art at Carbondale Mountain Fair and the Roaring Fork Conservancy


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Before + After : Live Art Mural for Conservation Colorado on the Outdoor Research tiny house

Before + After : Live Art Mural for Conservation Colorado on the Outdoor Research tiny house

Before + After : Live Art Mural for Conservation Colorado on the Outdoor Research tiny house

Before + After : Live Art Mural for Conservation Colorado on the Outdoor Research tiny house

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I build my live art installations from the ground up, typically with repurposed barn wood or left over building materials I’ve collected from local contractors.

I build my live art installations from the ground up, typically with repurposed barn wood or left over building materials I’ve collected from local contractors.