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Eric Waugh is one of the most versatile artists on the art scene today. This is very evident on a global journey Waugh took in 2017 onboard the beautiful Azamara Quest Luxury Cruise ship. Since his embarkation on July 5th, Waugh traveled to Greece, Italy, Spain, Slovenia, Montenegro, Croatia, Scotland, Russia, Poland, Estonia, Denmark, Gibralter, Bermuda, Cuba, Miami, Mexico and many many more locations throughout the World. The inspiration Waugh experienced from these different locations was masterfully executed in acrylics on canvas right before the guests very eyes.
LIVE at the Driskill Hotel. Austin, TX.
Waugh paints LIVE at the landmark Austin Texas, Hotel, The Driskill.
Since November of 2016, Waugh has made The Driskill his creative home away from home! Eric paints Austin and Texas inspired works of art LIVE to the delight of the patrons of the famous Driskill Bar. Waugh creates everything from his trade mark "Pop Fusion" fun and funky style of Austin cityscapes, bucking broncos and cowboy boots to portraits of some of the World's biggest musical Icons including his hometown favorite, Willie Nelson.
Waugh paints LIVE at the eighth annual Pipeline to a Cure Gala at the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach
I had a blast at The eighth annual Pipeline to a Cure Gala at the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. I went a little crazy on this one and decided to create a Tricked out 1961 VW bus! It was created in acrylics on 3D wood panel. Even the bumper was a separate piece and really added to the 3D effect.
Eric paints LIVE at the US Grant Hotel in San Diego. (On going).
Eric can be found creating artwork LIVE at the Grant Grill Lounge in the US Grant Hotel. He is inspired by the music of the talented local musicians creating artwork LIVE before the guests very eyes.
Waugh paints LIVE in the Starlite Lounge at the Riviera Palm Springs. (On going).
Eric can be found creating artwork LIVE at the Riviera Hotel in Palm Springs. He is inspired by the music of resident entertainer Martin Ross creating artwork begining to end to the delight of the Hotel guests.
Waugh paints LIVE at the Purple Room in Palm Springs to benefit Well in the Desert.
Eric had a great time painting LIVE to benefit "Well in the Desert" at the Purple Room in Palm Springs to Trini Lopez, Mike Costley, Patrick Daniels and many more!
Eric created two 36" x 36" paintings within two hours. First was "Martinis and Music" then "Jammin with Trini". The winning bid on "Jammin with Trini" went to 11 year old Leo! Certainly one of his youngest collectors. Special thanks to Brian Neil Hoff and Darci Daniels for inviting me!
Waugh paints LIVE in Carlsbad California to Benefit the Tri-City Medical Center
Waugh had a beautiful setting to paint at on November 15th at the Park Hyatt Aviara in Carlsbad. He was set up on the red carpet as over 600 guests arrived to the 2014 Diamond Ball benefitting the Tri-City Hospital Center. Waugh created a 36" x 48" wine and ocean inspired painting titled, "Good Times", and thats exactly what the guests had that night!
Coalition Duchenne 4th Annual Music Power Gala award Dinner in Tustin, California
Waugh painted LIVE at the Marconi Automotive Museum to benefit COALITION DUCHENNE at the 4th Annual Music Power Gala award Dinner in Tustin, California. He created a 36" x 48" painting titled "Oceanside Serenade".
Coalition Duchenne's mission is to raise global awareness for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, to fund research and to find a cure for Duchenne.
Waugh paints LIVE in Beverly Hills
On November 12th in Beverly Hills Waugh created "Beverly Hills Groove" LIVE at the "House of Music and Entertainment.
Waugh says the Band was great and gave him the inspiration to create the Jazz Quartet complete with a female drummer! "She was awesome!" he said.
The event benefitted an organization called Single Mom Planet. Helping single Moms help themselves.
Rochester Fringe Festival "My Thing" art instalation sponsored by the First Niagara Bank.
Waugh lends his creative expertise to conceptualize and create a Massive 8' x 35' interactive Art installation in Rochester NY as part of the FRINGE Festival.
The Letters spelling out "My Thing", ( a slogan that is part of the First Niagara Bank), was created out of 1500 lbs of plywood then painted black with a faux metal look on the outside. Over the course of the 9 day festival over 2000 photos were taken of Fringe festival participants and adhered to the fronts of the 8 foot letters. People will also wrote what "Their Thing" is.
The Strong, National Museum of Play annual "Play Ball Gala"
Waugh was all puzzled in Rochester, New York supporting the The Strong, National Museum of Play. For their annual "Play Ball Gala". Eric created a portrait of the Monopoly Man, (Mr. Money Bags). But this time he created it on 6 puzzle pieces Live in 24 minutes! Some pieces were upside down. Some Sideways!
The winning bidder gifted the Painting to the Museum. It will be on permanent display.
Indiana Children's Wish Fundraiser @ Ruth's Chris Grand Opening Aug 15-16.
Eric had a blast in Indianapolis taking part in a Grand opening of an epic two story Ruth's Chris Restaurant. To mark the occasion Waugh created two paintings LIVE on Friday and Saturday night which were auctioned off to benefit the Indianapolis Children's Wish Fund.https://www.indianachildrenswishfund.org/ Eric also created a special commemorative painting depicting the characters and ambiance of the old Ruth's Chris Restaurant.
Jazz On The Mountain At Blue. Collingwood, Ontario July 4th.
Eric had a great day up at Blue Mountain in Collingwood, Ontario . It was a busy one for him. First he created " Jazz at Blue" it was a 40" x 120" then proceeded right after with "Wild Horses" 36" x 96". He also got to meet a favorite musical artist of his from the past, Gino Vannelli. He created a portrait of him which was auctioned off for the CNIB.
5' x 25' Painting created LIVE in 75 minutes!
Rochester Jazz Festival
Eric created an EPIC 5' x 25' wide painting LIVE in just 75 minutes at the Rochester Jazz Festival to Lou Gramm, the voice of Foriegner. June 21st, 2014
Eric Waugh Paints LIVE on stage with the Pointer Sisters.
Waugh created a 40" x 60" painting LIVE to THE POINTER SISTERS at the 10th annual "Strangers in the Night" in Pointe Claire, Quebec. The evening benefited the Starlight Children's Foundation of Quebec.
Montreal Museum Of Fine Art
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada Gala
Eric had a great at the Montreal Museum of Fine Art creating "Circus Love" to benefit the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada. The theme was taken from the incredible circus performers entertaining the crowd throughout the evening. The 36" x 48" painting was created in one and half hours and was part of the LIVE auction.
Miriam Foundation Art Auction
On May 28th, Waugh Took Part in the Miriam Foundations annual Art Auction at the Loft Hotel In Montreal to benefit people with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Eric created a 40" x 40" painted titled "Piano Puzzle Pop". Waugh cleverly integrated puzzle pieces into the piano which is the symbol of Autism.
Chantal Desjardin's Poker Tournament to
benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Waugh painted LIVE in Montreal at Chantal Desjardin's poker tournament on May 10th in aid of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Eric created a painting of Montreal Canadians, PK Subban within 2 hours and it was auctioned off after a lengthy battle to charity supporter Larry Cohen. Congrats!
The Mack Belson Foundation
Waugh was honoured to be a part of the Mack Belson Foundation Charity Poker Tournament at Playground Poker in Montreal last night. Eric created a 36" x 60" painting of Montreal Canadiens Goalie "Carey Price" titled "Priceless Save" LIVE during the tournament within 3 hours.
American Heart Association Tuxes and Tennis Shoes Gala.
Eric was honoured to be invited to the American Heart Associations Gala event "Tuxes and Tennis shoes" in Jacksonville, Florida. April 4th 2014.
Eric created a two panel 48" x 60" painting live during a three hour period.
A Night To Remember
Alzheimer Society of Montreal
Waugh had a great time on November 4th 2013 creating a painting LIVE for the Alzheimer Society of Montreal.
It was held at Place Des Art downtown Montreal with the theme of the evening... Mad Men! The night had an awesome 60's Vibe perfect for the inspiration for Waugh's painting, "Musical Mad Men".
It was created within an hour and a half and auctioned off before the paint had a chance to dry! Pictured is Jason the winning bidder.
Eric Paints "Lady Liberty" Live in five and a half minutes on board the Caribbean Princess October 2011.
West Island Cancer Wellness Center
Eric Paints Live at the Summerlea Golf Club in Montreal September 12th 2011 to Benefit the West Island Cancer Wellness Centre.
Eric was on board Royal Caribbean's "Explorer of the Seas" on the June 4th voyage to Bermuda. This was Eric's first voyage on Royal Caribbean.
The Grand Slam Charity Jam
Benefiting Camp Hometown Heroes
Eric paints Live to Erica Hoyt, Jamecia, Paris Bennett, Abri Van Straten and Kimberley Locke of American Idol in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. April 2, 2011