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Edmond Artist Chris Cargill participating in the 2021 “Good VIBES” Paint Off. Photo by Eriech Tapia.

The favorite VIBES event of the season, the “Good VIBES” Paint Off, returns to Downtown Edmond on Thursday, September 7th, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Entrance of Festival Marketplace. Enjoy the Paint Off, along with all of the monthly fun at the September VIBES event.
The “Good VIBES” Paint Off is a live painting competition where ten local artists will paint a 16″ by 20″ canvas for 1.5 hours for your vote. The artist with the most votes will be crowned the 2023 “Good VIBES” Paint Off winner. This years participating artists are Ashley Showalter, Brooke Livingston, Chris Cargill, Jay Holobach, Jeff Shoemake, Kierston Anderson, Matthew Nelson, Natalie Evans, Reian Williams, and Sara Kay Michael. The “Good VIBES” Paint Off is presented by Kirkpatrick Bank.
Engage with 50 local artists throughout the 15 blocks of VIBES, including favorites like Mark & Jennifer Hustis, Janet Funk, Ryan Day, and Aimee Eischen. Check out the talents of new artists for 2023, like Colby Howard, Adrienne Parcher, Kristi Self, and Gregg Standridge. All types of art will be on display and available for purchase, from painting to woodworking, ceramics, stained glass, fiber art, and everything in between. 
This months performing artist lineup includes the talents of A Perfect Body Band at The Icehouse Project, Five Year Gap on the corner of 1st and Broadway, Vearl T playing at The Paint Off at Festival Market, and many more! Grab your dancing shoes and jump out on the dance floor with the Groovemeant Dance Community moving and grooving at Vault 405.
There is truly something for everyone at this free, family-friendly event. We can’t wait to experience the magic in Downtown Edmond with you! Stay up to date on all the monthly features by following @Edmond_Vibes on Instagram or the www.edmondvibes.org website. 
VIBES, Edmond’s First Thursdays is a program of the Fine Arts Institute, Edmond’s nonprofit community arts organization providing visual and performing art classes for children and adults year-round. For more information, visit EdmondFineArts.com or call 405-340-4481. The 2023 VIBES Season is made possible by Citizens Bank of Edmond, Mercy, Edmond Electric, Broadway Development Group, Empire Slice House, and other businesses that believe in the importance of access to creativity.